Jeep rolls in front of hospital

A Jeep SUV hit a tree in front of WhidbeyHealth Medical Center in Coupeville and rolled onto its top this… Continue reading

Conviction upheld in fatal crash

Court finds probable cause to draw blood without warrant

Coping with the smoke enveloping Whidbey

Driving from Coupeville to Oak Harbor Thursday afternoon, Teresa A. Krychta pulled off the road at San de Fuca to… Continue reading

Man, 42, accused of shooting gun in homeless camps

A man accused of shooting a gun in the vicinity of a homeless camp earlier this month is facing a… Continue reading

Rocks to deter suicides deemed a danger

It was a nice thought, but a bad idea. A Skagit County group made TV news this week after the… Continue reading

Solid Waste no longer taking some plastics

Only plastic bottles, containers marked No. 1 and No. 2 allowed

City to evaluate impacts of new developments more as a whole

The way the city evaluates traffic impacts of new developments is set to change after the Oak Harbor City Council… Continue reading

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New focus for Oak Harbor schools

The 2018-2019 school year will be marked by increased sustainability education and practices for the Oak Harbor school district’s youngest Continue reading...

Coupeville students return to find new faces

Students will return to the Coupeville School District on Sept. 4 for a new school year with new faces, programs Continue reading...

Photo by Jim Christensen.
                                The rented canoe is hauled ashore at a stopping point.

Man takes canoe trip of a lifetime

Jim Christensen’s summer vacation means getting away to the remote woodlands of Northern Minnesota, making his way into Ontario’s Quetico Continue reading...

Photo by Maria Matson / Whidbey News Group
                                Peggie Suess will be celebrating her 100th birthday on Aug. 22. She sits here at Summer Hill Senior Living, ready for the day’s Bingo game.

Oak Harbor woman celebrates her 100th birthday on Aug. 22

On Aug. 22, Peggie Suess will celebrate her 100th birthday. The celebration will be at Summer Hill Senior Living, where Continue reading...

News

VFW Auxiliary hosts Family Freedom Festival

Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary Post 7392 will host its second annual Family Freedom Festival in conjunction with the post… Continue reading

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Wag ‘n’ Walk all fun and games

It’s a day for the dogs that helps raise money for WAIF

 

Business

Chamber honors business success

Coupeville Chamber of Commerce held its annual awards banquet and board installation last week. The big awardees of the night… Continue reading

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Audiology center celebrates 1 year anniversary

Coupeville’s Hearing Health Services will hold a ribbon cutting ceremony on Friday, May 18 to celebrate the first anniversary of… Continue reading

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Sports

WIAA proposals could affect new North Sound Conference

The makeup of Coupeville High School’s new athletic home, the North Sound Conference, may have a short shelf life. The… Continue reading

 

Photos: Wolves, Wildcat start practice / Football

Practice for high school football began across the state Wednesday, Aug. 15. Photographer John Fisken stopped by Coupeville and Oak… Continue reading

 

Marketplace
Domestic violence IS preventable: July 21’s Refuse To Abuse 5k is a unique run/walk through every level of Safeco Field, from the players’ tunnel to the final lap around the field.

LifeWire provides a lifeline for woman fleeing abuse

Refuse to Abuse 5K at Safeco Field raises funds and awareness to fight domestic violence

 

Real people. Real stories. The real impact of tobacco

Education campaign returns with powerful stories to help Island County residents quit smoking

 

Life

Islanders help victims of Kilauea

Hurricanes, floods, wildfires, landslides. And now, two Whidbey Islanders add volcano recovery assistance to their experiences. Red Cross Disaster Cycle Continue reading...

 

The 1960s

Rockin’ A Hard Place: From small roots to beloved festival

Annual Coupeville event hits 54