Lt. j.g. Kevin Howard and Lt. j.g. Kevin Goodloe

Lt. j.g. Kevin Howard and Lt. j.g. Kevin Goodloe posted 333 stories to Whidbey News-Times.
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New deputy looking forward to being a part of community

There’s a new deputy patrolling the not-so-mean streets of Coupeville, but don’t…

  • Jan 12th, 2017 10:55am

Port repair needs raises levy discussions

As a new year approaches, leaders with the Port of Coupeville are…

  • Dec 21st, 2016 5:01pm

Port fills vacant commission seat

The board for the Port of Coupeville is back to being three…

  • Dec 21st, 2016 5:04pm

Holiday House preparing for season of giving

Volunteers are hard at work this week decorating and organizing for the…

  • Dec 14th, 2016 2:32pm

Festival association awards $31K in community grants

The Coupeville Festival Association awarded more than $31,000 in community grants last…

  • Dec 13th, 2016 5:53pm

Traces of firefighting chemical show in town well testing

Results from the Town of Coupeville’s independent testing of its water supply…

  • Dec 7th, 2016 5:23pm

Town hiring consultant for independent review of EIS

Coupeville Town Council approved a request last week to hire two consultants…

  • Dec 1st, 2016 1:30am

Town budget reflects staffing, salary increases

Town of Coupeville will go into 2017 with a budget reflecting additional…

  • Dec 1st, 2016 1:30am

Red Ticket offers incentive to shop local

As people gear up for the holiday season, Coupeville merchants are giving…

  • Nov 23rd, 2016 2:00pm

A Coupeville Christmas sheds light on shoulder season

Coupeville may be heading into its quiet season, but things don’t appear…

  • Nov 23rd, 2016 2:00pm

Council approves doubling mayor’s salary in 2017

Coupeville Mayor Molly Hughes will get a large pay raise in 2017.…

  • Nov 17th, 2016 1:30am

Port resolution narrows public comment field

The repeal of a motion by Port of Coupeville commissioners last week…

  • Nov 3rd, 2016 3:03pm

Evaluation another example of ‘rogue’ commissioner

The weeks leading up to the firing of Port of Coupeville Executive…

  • Nov 3rd, 2016 3:04pm

Lions bringing new life to Town Park kitchen shelter

The Coupeville Lions Club has been hard at work since the summer renovating the kitchen shelter at Coupeville Town Park.

  • Oct 26th, 2016 7:05pm

Haunting finale: Weekend filled with Halloween thrills and chills

Coupeville’s month of Halloween fun is coming to an end this weekend with a grand finale of events.

  • Oct 26th, 2016 6:58pm

Port hiring interim director from SW port

The former interim director of Port of South Whidbey will be moving on up to help the Port of Coupeville.

  • Nov 3rd, 2016 3:16pm

Port commission violated OPMA, employees say

Port employees say commissioners met outside of a public meeting for nearly two hours last week.

  • Nov 3rd, 2016 3:21pm

Port staff say board broke OPMA rules

Employees for the Port of Coupeville say board commissioners met outside of a public meeting for nearly two hours last week.

  • Oct 19th, 2016 8:06pm

Interim port director hails from South Whidbey port

The former interim director of the Port of South Whidbey will be helping with the other port on the island.

  • Oct 20th, 2016 6:22pm

Port employee resigns due to ‘toxic’ work environment

A former Port of Coupeville employee said she resigned this month because the working environment between staff and commissioners became so toxic and hostile that she was concerned for her health.

  • Oct 12th, 2016 5:25pm

Port turmoil ensues after termination

A vote by Port of Coupeville commissioners last week to terminate the executive director also resulted in the resignation of its board president.

  • Oct 5th, 2016 9:10pm

Diamanti resigns as president of Port of Coupeville board

Mike Diamanti resigned today as president of the board of commissioners for the Port of Coupeville.

  • Oct 3rd, 2016 8:03pm

Port of Coupeville fires executive director in surprise vote | UPDATED

Commissioners for the Port of Coupeville voted 2-1 today to fire Executive Director Forrest Rambo, effective immediately.

  • Sep 30th, 2016 4:47pm

Sign-ups underway for relay races

There’s still time to sign up for the Harvest Fest Relay Races. The annual event, which raises money for the Gifts From the Heart food bank, is being held at noon Saturday, Oct. 8 at the Coupeville Farmer’s Market.

  • Sep 28th, 2016 8:11pm

Coupeville goblins gearing up for month-long Haunting

Groups and businesses in and around Coupeville are dusting off their ghouls and goblins in preparation for the annual Haunting of Coupeville celebration.

  • Sep 28th, 2016 8:05pm

Town of Coupeville seeking new utility superintendent

Coupeville’s Wastewater Treatment Plant was recognized by the state Department of Ecology for the sixth year in a row for outstanding performance just as utility Superintendent Willy LaRue resigned from his position.

  • Sep 28th, 2016 8:04pm

Coupeville is tiny, mighty, mayor says

The Town of Coupeville may be small, but it gets a lot accomplished, said Mayor Molly Hughes during her first-ever State of the Town Address last week.

  • Sep 28th, 2016 7:52pm

Council evaluating LED lights

Coupeville residents can see for themselves what the difference is between two types of LED lights the town is considering installing.

  • Sep 21st, 2016 8:10pm

Utility rates slated for approval

Coupeville Town Council is anticipated next week to approve new utility rates that will increase the average homeowner’s bill by $42.

  • Sep 21st, 2016 8:09pm

Electric vehicle charger installed at Greenbank Farm

The new changing station is up and running at Greenbank Farm and was installed as part of the Greenbank Farm Community Solar Project.

  • Sep 14th, 2016 9:22pm

Eye on the pie

The event was brought back by farm managers, the Port of Coupeville, due to community demand. The event also coincided with the 20th anniversary of the community saving the farm from development. The two-day event included live music, an adult pie-eating contest, food and a beer garden.

  • Sep 14th, 2016 9:21pm

Mayor to give State of the Town Tuesday

With eight months under her belt as Coupeville mayor, Molly Hughes will give her first State of the Town Address next week.

  • Sep 14th, 2016 9:17pm

Town says Navy jet noise area of impact not large enough

Coupeville Town Council members asserted that the Navy should consider areas near the Central Whidbey touch-and-go field as “directly impacted” by jet noise.

  • Sep 7th, 2016 7:13pm

Brewing up sunshine

Sunshine Drip Coffee Lounge opened earlier this month and has been serving a steady stream of customers ever since.

  • Aug 24th, 2016 5:52pm

Another successful art festival completed

Under sunny skies and despite an abundance of events on Whidbey over the weekend, attendance was strong for this year’s Coupeville Arts and Crafts Festival.

  • Aug 19th, 2016 5:53pm

A&C festival taking over downtown this weekend

Coupeville Arts and Crafts Festival organizers are finalizing last-minute details before one of Whidbey Island’s largest events of the year gets underway Friday.

  • Aug 11th, 2016 5:55pm

EIS request brings town confusion

Members of the Coupeville Town Council said they could not provide comment on a portion of the Navy’s Environmental Impact Statement without further clarification.

  • Aug 3rd, 2016 5:29pm

Farm gears up for lavender festival

The pretty purple fields at Lavender Wind Farm off West Beach are a far cry from last year’s “bumper” crop.

  • Jul 27th, 2016 10:25pm

New marshal coming to town Sept. 1

The Coupeville Marshal’s Office will see a change in command starting Sept. 1.

  • Jul 27th, 2016 10:21pm

Town looking at changes to how land use process is done

Coupeville Town Council is considering changing the way it approves some of its land-use applications.

  • Jul 20th, 2016 7:19pm