Dave Engle, center, was involved in a car accident as he attempted to cross Highway 20 from South Ebey Road to Broadway Ave. He is among a long list of accidents at the intersection. - Megan Hansen photo

Town of Coupeville asking state to address Broadway safety

  • Jul 27, 2016 at 4:00PM

According to emergency response records in Island County, 31 accidents have occurred in the last five years at that intersection. There have been five collisions so far this year. Two accidents over the years have resulted in fatalities.


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Fishing vessel runs aground in Penn Cove

  • Jul 26, 2016 at 6:00PM updated Jul 29, 2016 at 2:59PM

A 32-foot private fishing vessel came aground in Penn Cove Tuesday, prompting emergency responders to work together quickly to help contain a fuel spill.

New marshal coming to town Sept. 1

  • Jul 27, 2016 at 4:00PM

The Coupeville Marshal’s Office will see a change in command starting Sept. 1.

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Wild lightning show

  • Jul 22, 2016 at 11:29AM

Lightning filled the sky on the west side of Whidbey Island Thursday night, July 21. The lightning and thunder show started in the evening and continued well into the next morning.

Rare glimpse inside Ferry House: National Park Service to celebrate centennial with public opening

  • Jul 20, 2016 at 2:00PM updated Jul 21, 2016 at 9:38AM

It’s not often one gets to step inside the Ferry House, the empty, solitary landmark that rests above Ebey’s Landing and once served as an inn, tavern, post office, residence and Hollywood movie site. Yet, opening the doors to the public to enter one of Washington’s oldest residential buildings is what is in store for one day next month and is why Zipp, Richards and others with the Ebey’s Landing National Historical Reserve will be hopping in the coming weeks to prepare for the rare event.

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