A nonprofit group working to save Coupeville’s Haller House on Front Street got good news last week when two events happened in time to allow for the group to apply for a state grant to acquire the house. A $20,000 pledge from the Pickard family kick-started the process. - Ron Newberry photo

Haller House gets reprieve: Late donation opens doors for grant opportunity

  • May 25, 2016 at 2:00PM updated May 27, 2016 at 12:19PM

A group working to save Coupeville’s Haller House got a double dose of good news last week to keep alive hopes that it can purchase the home, restore it and one day turn it into a heritage and visitor center to showcase Washington’s territorial period.


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No coho season for Whidbey anglers

  • May 26, 2016 at 9:07PM

State and tribal leaders finally set 2016 salmon seasons, closing all Puget Sound waters to coho with exception of Hood Canal

Memorial Day Parade Saturday

  • May 25, 2016 at 2:00PM

The community will gather Saturday to honor and remember those who died serving in the nation’s armed forces.

Coupeville man crashes glider into Saratoga

  • May 25, 2016 at 2:00PM

Michael Clark, a 63-year-old Coupeville resident, crashed his plane into Saratoga Passage on Friday and waded away with nary a scratch. In fact, the only victims in the potentially fatal accident were Clark’s aircraft, a Pipistrel Virus touring motor glider valued at about $85,000, and his dripping and nonfunctional smartphone.

Proposed lights may be too bright, council says

  • May 18, 2016 at 5:00PM

Plans to retrofit street lights in Coupeville are temporarily on hold while town officials review other options and seek public input.

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