Pushkara Sally Ashford, right, plays the guitar and sings to a small group who gathered at Greenbank Farm last Friday on Earth Day. The group came to participate in a global “Sing for the Trees” event that is intended to raise environmental awareness.  - Ron Newberry photo

Sing to the trees: Earth Day event honors farm’s tallest residents

  • Apr 27, 2016 at 2:00PM

Under the canopy of a pair of revered, century-old cottonwood trees, a small group joined hands, sang songs, prayed and rejoiced, offering thanks for the beautiful simplicity of what nature provided.


Community Events, May 2016

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Registration open for next Coupeville School year

  • Apr 27, 2016 at 5:00PM

Parents of children planning to attend Coupeville Elementary School for the 2016-2017 school year may now pre-register their children grades kindergarten through fifth through June 16.

Penn Cove Water Festival seeking bread donations

  • Apr 27, 2016 at 4:00PM

If you can bake a loaf of bread, any kind, it will be gratefully received and presented at the festival on May 14.

Wharf revamp

  • Apr 27, 2016 at 3:00PM

Sound Water Steward Dick Johnson removes a wall he installed more than 10 years ago as an Island County Beach Watcher to make way for an updated marine display at the Coupeville wharf.

Charges filed in Island County jail assault

  • Apr 27, 2016 at 2:00PM

An inmate held in the Island County jail is accused of brutally beating another inmate over an insult, according to court documents.

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