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The Greenbank Farm community is still reeling from the 2-1 vote by the Port of Coupeville last week to terminate negotiations with the Greenbank Farm Management Group.
With back-to-back storms ravaging the Puget Sound region this week, North and Central Whidbey fared relatively well.
Arts and crafts vendors will fill the streets of downtown Coupeville this weekend as the Coupeville Festival Association rings in its 50th anniversary.
After nearly six months of negotiations, a contract for management of the Greenbank Farm was approved last week, dispelling rumors the publicly owned farm was at risk.
In recent weeks there has been discussion amongst downtown businesses about utilizing parking spaces on Front Street for outdoor dining.
Old newspapers aren’t just for packing and lining bird cages anymore. The Whidbey News-Times announced this week a new partnership, bringing new use to the 125-year-old print product. Starting April 1, the Whidbey News-Times will be printed on new material provided by Zig Zag, the popular maker of smokable rolling papers, allowing readers to read up and then toke up.
Chowder aficionados don’t have to wait much longer.
Some downtown Coupeville merchants aren’t happy about new rules imposed for the Coupeville Arts and Crafts Festival that they say could hurt business.
An 82-year-old Oak Harbor man died Tuesday morning in a five-car accident north of Dugualla Bay.
The fate of one of Whidbey Island’s long-standing festivals is up in the air. Whidbey Island Area Fair’s move to the end of July now conflicts with Greenbank Farm’s annual Loganberry Festival. The date change prompted Greenbank Farm and Port of Coupeville officials to cancel this year’s festival.
After 20 years with Whidbey General Hospital, spokeswoman Trish Rose has left her position to work for Naval Hospital Oak Harbor.
Twenty-three years after leaving Coupeville, Concerts on the Cove founders David and Pat Howell have returned to town, hoping to leave their mark once again.
Whidbey General Hospital is a step closer to breaking ground on its $50-million expansion project.
Friends and family are mourning the loss of two Oak Harbor women who died Wednesday in a single-car accident on State Highway 20 in Skagit County.
Pounding rain didn’t stop teams from having a good time Saturday during the Harvest Fest Relay Races.
There’s always something new to see during Coupeville resident Jack Tingstad’s annual model railroad open house.
Management of Admiralty Head Lighthouse will change later this year and an employment position will be opening up.
Man airlifted and 40 families evacuated Wednesday after car hits natural gas regulator station | Updated
An Oak Harbor man was airlifted with a serious eye injury Wednesday evening after he allegedly fell asleep at the wheel and crashed into a fence off East Crescent Harbor Road. The crash took out a regulator station operated by Cascade Natural Gas, causing the evacuation of at least 40 homes in base housing at Whidbey Island Naval Air Station.
An inspection of the Coupeville Wharf shows part of the structure has settled about 2 inches because of rotting piling caps.
The Penn Cove Water Festival will once again honor the region’s Native American heritage with canoe races, performances and education. The Water Festival allows Northwest tribes to share their heritage through tribal dancing, singing, storytelling, native artists’ booths and demonstrations. The event also includes food such as fry bread and salmon cooked over an alder wood fire.