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Island County Health Board votes 3-2 to take no action regarding jet noise

  • Aug 25, 2016 at 3:40PM

In a resolution narrowly passed by the Island County Board of Health Wednesday, members of Citizens of Ebey’s Reserve, or COER, who have been the primary proponent of jet noise complaints and the alleged health impacts produced by Navy flight operations on the island, were told that the board will not take action to “protect against the unknown, unquantifiable and unverifiable public health and safety claims” COER has raised.

 

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Fire guts Coupeville home

  • Aug 28, 2016 at 5:20PM

After firefighters had left his property Sunday afternoon, Bruce Silvia remained next to the charred shell of his house, still trying to come to grips with what happened.

Grounded boat spilled less than 5 gallons of fuel

  • Aug 24, 2016 at 4:00PM

A private fishing boat that grounded near Monroe Landing last month spilled less than five gallons of diesel into Penn Cove.

Neighbors weigh in on South End pot farm plan

  • Aug 24, 2016 at 3:00PM

You may not like having a pot farm sprout up in your backyard, but that doesn’t make it illegal.

Coupeville schools ready for new year

  • Aug 24, 2016 at 2:00PM

The Coupeville School District will welcome six new teachers, one new administrator and at least 66 new kindergartners when classes start Sept. 6.

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