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Port needs the Greenbank Farm to be self sufficient | Guest Column

  • Jul 29, 2015 at 4:00PM

The Port of Coupeville, after having been in negotiation with the Greenbank Farm Management Group for more than one year has come to a point of impasse.

 

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Lots of heat, little rain wear a gardener out | Sowin 'n' the trowel

  • Jul 22, 2015 at 9:00PM

If you thought this summer would be a great time to buy a bunch of trees or shrubs, gather together a hoard of your favorite annual and perennial flowers or completely revamp your landscaping, my heart goes out to you.

Decision was unbecoming of port officials | Opinion

  • Jul 15, 2015 at 6:00PM

After years and years of on-again, off-again relations, quiet grumbling and likely more than a few private fantasies of more financially profitable partnerships, Port of Coupeville commissioners this week abruptly cut ties with the Greenbank Farm Management Group.

WSU officials clear air to Greenbank Farm takeover rumors | Opinion

  • Jul 6, 2015 at 11:53AM

To the residents of Island County, In response to recent media reports and community concerns, Washington State University seeks to clarify discussions it had, and is currently having, with the Port of Coupeville in its role as owner of Greenbank Farm.

Splinters of thought for a wooden year | Rockin' a Hard Place

  • Jul 1, 2015 at 6:00PM

Six years ago this month, my spouse, two dogs and I began our new lives on the Rock. Hallmark Cards says the correct sixth anniversary gift should be wood, but please don’t bother. We already have plenty of that on this evergreen-encrusted isle.

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