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Creating ‘perfect utilization’: Methodist church will house new activities for Coupeville seniors

Georgie Wright, left, and Kathleen Flower visit while enjoying their weekly Wednesday lunch provided by Senior Services. The Town of Coupeville is partnering with Senior Services and Coupeville United Methodist Church to provide activities for seniors. - Megan Hansen photo
  • Sep 17, 2014 at 8:00PM updated Sep 18, 2014 at 12:44PM

The Town of Coupeville is partnering with Senior Services and Coupeville United Methodist Church to provide programs and dining for Central Whidbey seniors.

 

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Martha Rose is out as Island Transit chief

  • Sep 19, 2014 at 3:00PM updated Sep 22, 2014 at 11:19AM

The embattled executive director of Island Transit quit Friday after a tense meeting with the board of directors and an hour-long executive session. It was unclear whether the board asked Martha Rose to turn in her keys during the closed-door session, or even whether she retired or resigned. The board members voted unanimously — with Island County Commissioner Helen Price Johnson participating via speakerphone — to accept Rose’s letter of resignation. Afterward, Rose said she was retiring, not resigning.

No OLF flight operations scheduled Sept. 21-27

  • Jan 10, 2014 at 1:00PM updated Sep 18, 2014 at 12:43PM

No Field Carrier Landing Practice operations for aircraft stationed at Whidbey Island Naval Air Station are scheduled at the Outlying Field Coupeville, Wash., Sept. 21-27, 2014.

Museum fundraiser to honor Shermans

  • Sep 17, 2014 at 9:00PM

No matter how high Roger Sherman gets up in years, he never grows tired of the view of Ebey’s Prairie. It’s something he has enjoyed for a lifetime and is happy that others will be able to admire today and into the future.

Every penny counts in Port preliminary budget

  • Sep 17, 2014 at 7:00PM

The Port of Coupeville’s preliminary budget was so tight this year that the agency’s director scrutinized just about every penny. Executive Director Tim McDonald said he had to review each line item to balance the $538,000 operating budget.

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