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Looking forward to political season on the Rock this year | Rockin' A Hard Place

  • Today at 3:00PM

It must be something in the air that makes it so difficult for us Rock dwellers to agree on anything. Maybe it’s another effect of pollen from evergreen trees. In addition to sinusitis.

 

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Administration cut at schools was right call | Opinion

  • Today at 8:00PM

It was a difficult decision, but it was the right one. Jim Shank, superintendent of the Coupeville School District, and the school board decided that Larry Walsh will not be retained as principal of the high school and middle school in the face of declining enrollment necessitating staff cuts.

Barberries pay off when it comes to colorful foliage | Sowin 'n' the trowel

  • Apr 29, 2015 at 2:44PM

I don’t know about you, but if I’m putting a lot of effort into the care and maintenance of a shrub, let alone the financial investment at the time of purchase, I want a reasonable payoff. This is doubly true when it comes to deciduous shrubs.

Would be great to see multiple candidates run | Opinion

  • Apr 22, 2015 at 8:00PM

Filing Week is fast approaching, and with four positions up for re-election at Town of Coupeville, now is a great opportunity to get involved.

Finding a silver lining in some plant bad habits | Sowin 'n' the trowel

  • Apr 16, 2015 at 10:08AM

In a column a couple of months back, I wrote about some great plants for shade gardens. One of the plants I mentioned was sweet box, or Sarcococca, a very fragrant evergreen perennial that sometimes has a tendency to spread via runners.

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