Above: Retired Coupeville teacher Jack Tingstad opens his model railroad display to the public every Thanksgiving weekend. The display, called Cloud City & Western, features scenes from central Colorado’s mining district. Right: Tingstad is regularly adding scenes throughout his display. During his open house he offers a scavenger hunt list of things to find. - Megan Hansen photos

All aboard:

  • Nov 25, 2015 at 6:00AM

For the 15th year in a row, Coupeville resident Jack Tingstad will once again open his model railroad to the public for two days this weekend. And as always, there’s something new to see.


Community Events, November 2015

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Time running out for Haller House

  • Nov 25, 2015 at 6:00AM

The sleek new sign placed at the corner of Front and Main streets in Coupeville last spring was intended to pose as a classy introduction to a historically significant 19th century grand residence and bring attention to a cause.

Trees to be cut along highway

  • Nov 25, 2015 at 4:00AM

Contractors will be removing about 100 trees along Highway 20 near Coupeville to make room for a future road project, according to the state Department of Transportation.

Pratt collection on display through Dec.

  • Nov 25, 2015 at 4:00AM

For the first time in our island community, the Frank J. Pratt Jr. private collection of historical paintings, sketches, photography, poems, creative writing and related correspondence will be available for public viewing. Close facsimiles of original art, spanning the years 1917 to 1939, will be displayed for the month of December at the Coupeville Library.

Sip 'n' Shop promotes small business Saturday

  • Nov 25, 2015 at 4:00AM

In conjunction with Small Business Saturday, the Coupeville Chamber of Commerce is offering a chance to sip on local wine, dine on local appetizers and shop in the town’s variety of small shops.

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