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Transparency matters for all taxing districts | Opinion

  • Jan 21, 2015 at 4:25PM

The Port of Coupeville is one of those small governmental entities that most people probably don’t dwell on.

 

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The early bulb thinks it’s warm and that’s OK | Sowin 'n' the trowel

  • Jan 14, 2015 at 8:00PM

When I checked a map of the weather monitoring stations throughout the island via www.wunderground.com this New Year’s morning, I saw numbers ranging from below freezing to 46 degrees. We’ve been having results like this for quite a while. Remember the recent snow storm that missed Oak Harbor and Coupeville and dumped four inches on the south end?

Freedom comes with a price tag | Opinion

  • Jan 14, 2015 at 2:13PM

The cold-blooded murder of 12 people at French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo is a reminder that freedom sometimes comes with a high price.

Memories bring year to a close on the Rock | Rockin' A Hard Place

  • Jan 8, 2015 at 2:00PM

Few of us bother to sing the third verse of “Deck the Halls” at Christmastime, but it’s a sweet celebration of the new year’s approach: “Fast away the old year passes / Hail the new, ye lads and lasses / Sing we joyous all together / Heedless of the wind and weather!” So, ye Whidbey lads and lasses, herewith I sing carols about some fond year-end memories here on the Rock, heedless of our wind and weather.

Lions committed to helping build new club facility | Guest Column

  • Jan 8, 2015 at 1:00PM

A number of years ago, a few people with vision realized the need for a Boys & Girls Club in Coupeville. Spurred to action by Margie Parker and Sue Roundy, the pair realized that the Central Whidbey Youth Coalition’s Saturday night get-together in the gym proved the need.

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