Paul Schmakeit appears in Island County Supeior Court Monday with attorney Craig Platt. He’s accused of burglary and assault in an incident that left a man paralyzed. - Dan Richman photo

$100K bail for Coupeville grad, men face charges for burglary that paralyzed man

  • Sep 2, 2015 at 2:00PM

A second young Coupeville man was arrested in connection with a July 27 burglary that left a resident paralyzed.


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Tree crushes Coupeville house in storm

  • Sep 2, 2015 at 5:00PM

Rick Marti was kicked back watching TV in his living room Saturday when Mother Nature delivered a nasty surprise.

County drops speed on Engle Road in Coupeville

  • Sep 2, 2015 at 5:00PM

In response to vigorous public reaction, the speed limit on Engle Road in Coupeville will be cut to 35 mph, from 50, from Hill Road to the town limits, the Island County Board of Commissioners concluded Tuesday. An earlier proposal would have imposed the 35-mph limit only along the 0.2 mile south of town, though several residents wanted that limit along the road’s entire length.

Police respond to downed trees, fire | Sheriff's Report

  • Sep 2, 2015 at 4:00PM

The Coupeville Marshal’s Office responded to the following calls.

School year off to strong start Monday in Coupeville

  • Sep 2, 2015 at 2:00PM

Nerves and emotions that come with the start of a new school year were on display Monday as Coupeville opened its doors a week earlier than other school districts on Whidbey Island.

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