Appointment prompts concern about port transparency

Port of Coupeville Commissioner Marshall Bronson, center, swears in newly-appointed commissioner John Carr, not shown, immediately following the resignation of Bill Larsen, left. Commissioner Mike Diamanti, right, approved both actions.  - Megan Hansen photo
  • Jan 21, 2015 at 4:17PM

The appointment of a hand-picked commissioner to the Port of Coupeville last week raised questions about whether the public agency conducts business in an open and transparent manner.


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No OLF flight operations scheduled Jan. 26 to Feb. 1

  • Jan 10, 2014 at 1:00PM updated Jan 22, 2015 at 11:56AM

No Field Carrier Landing Practice operations for aircraft stationed at NAS Whidbey Island are scheduled to occur at the Outlying Field (OLF) in Coupeville, Wash., from Jan. 26 to Feb. 1, 2015.

Island County seeks volunteers for this year’s homeless count

  • Jan 21, 2015 at 9:00PM

Island County is seeking volunteers to help gather the most comprehensive homeless count to date. “We’re expanding the method significantly this year,” said Joanne Pelant, Island County’s housing resource coordinator.

Native American exhibit opens

  • Jan 21, 2015 at 8:00PM

Packing 10,000 years of history into a 1,400-square foot room is an impractical, perhaps even impossible, task. And Rick Castellano will be the first to tell you.

Red Dress Ball targets women’s heart health

  • Jan 21, 2015 at 7:00PM

For the fourth year, the three Soroptimist International groups on Whidbey Island are teaming up to help raise funds and awareness for women’s heart health.

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