Megan Hansen

Council OKs Costco store in Coupeville

Whidbey residents soon won’t have to travel off the island to stock up on a year’s supply of toilet paper or buy two-gallon buckets of… Continue reading

Ebey’s Forever hits million-dollar milestone

Ebey’s Forever grants hit $1 million mark

Some Central Whidbey elected officials may not seek reelection

With Filing Week more than a month away, one school board member has already said he won’t seek reelection, and two other Coupeville officials —… Continue reading

Tenants questioning accuracy of port’s appraisal

Rather than implement higher rental rates at the Coupeville Wharf and Greenbank Farm, commissioners for the Port of Coupeville say they’ll “kick the can down… Continue reading

Flag, streamer restrictions in draft sign code raises concerns

Some Coupeville business owners want to ensure new sign regulations don’t take away from the town’s quirky charm. David Broberg, owner of the Blue Goose… Continue reading

Town trying to ‘wrap heads’ around ‘unprecedented’ event

As members of Coupeville Town Council approved their final comments for the Navy’s draft Environmental Impact Statement Tuesday night, they were still trying to grasp… Continue reading

Appraiser chosen to determine wharf, farm rental rates

The Port of Coupeville is hiring a Sedro-Woolley-based appraisal company to determine fair market cost for rental space at the Greenbank Farm and Coupeville Wharf.… Continue reading

Businesses hosting Mardi Gras bash for schools foundation

A handful of Coupeville businesses are throwing a Mardi Gras bash. The Feb. 25 celebration is being held to raise money to enrich students’ educational… Continue reading

Lower property values from jet noise hurt port revenues, say commissioners

The Port of Coupeville joined a growing list of Central Whidbey entities asking that the Navy locate any increase in EA-18G Growler practices at Ault… Continue reading

Museum archivist appointed to Historic Preservation Commission

Coupeville resident Sarah Aldrich was recently appointed to the Historic Preservation Commission. Aldrich is an archivist with the Island County Historical Museum. She also owns… Continue reading

Port of Coupeville launching search for permanent director

The search is underway for a permanent executive director for the Port of Coupeville. Interim Director Jan Marc Jouas told port commissioners Wednesday that it’s… Continue reading

Former port director seeking $120,000 for wrongful termination

Citing a state whistleblower law, a former executive director of the Port of Coupeville is taking steps towards suing the district for wrongful termination. Oak… Continue reading

Town takes hard stance against increased OLF flight operations

Safety, lack of resources and impacts to economy and way of life were among concerns voiced by Coupeville Town Council members Tuesday in response to… Continue reading

Town looking to hire building inspector

Town of Coupeville is looking to hire a part-time building inspector and plan review person. “The town has had building inspectors in the past,” said… Continue reading

Deputy honored for saving a life

Recently departed Coupeville deputy Bo Miller was honored Tuesday evening for actions he took in November that saved the life of a member of the… Continue reading

Town to hold EIS workshop Tuesday

Coupeville Town Council will hold a special workshop to discuss the town’s response to the Navy’s draft Environmental Impact Statement 6 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 31,… Continue reading

Town’s annual Spring Clean Up Day changing day and location

Coupeville’s Spring Clean Up Day will get a new day and location this year. Usually the event is held the first Saturday in April at… Continue reading

Friends of Greenbank Farm gaining momentum

Community members who love the Greenbank Farm are taking formal steps to officially become its “friend.” A board and executive director were selected for the… Continue reading

Appraiser may determine fair rents at Greenbank Farm

Deciding fair market value for tenant rents at the Greenbank Farm may come down to a third party appraisal. After receiving requests from several tenants… Continue reading

Port seeking firm to draft comp plan

Port of Coupeville is looking to hire a professional consultant to prepare its 10-year comprehensive plan. The port said it anticipates the job will cost… Continue reading