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Port commission to talk Greenbank Farm future
Mar 01 2013, 3:17 PM
Commissioners for the Port of Coupeville will hold a special meeting next week to continue discussions about the future of the Greenbank Farm and how it’s managed.
The meeting is 10 a.m., Wednesday, March 6 in Barn A at the Greenbank Farm, 765 Wonn Road.
Volunteers needed for Oak Harbor School District student projects
Mar 01 2013, 3:18 PM
Oak Harbor High School seniors will be giving their senior presentations this month and need a little help getting ready.
Community volunteers are needed for about 90 minutes, March 19-20, to listen and provide feedback.
Muddy footprint adds to South Whidbey cow mystery
Mar 01 2013, 3:13 PM
The mystery of the dead cow with the skin removed from half its face deepened this week with the discovery of a strange looking footprint.
The cow’s owner, Diane Schneider, said farmhand Javier Meja came across the track and photographed it with his cell phone.
Oak Harbor schools to start planning strategy for using levy funds
Mar 01 2013, 3:08 PM
While voters approved a measure that essentially doubled Oak Harbor School District levy, about half of those extra dollars will be available for the next school year.
Oak Harbor school officials are figuring out what parts of the levy to implement.
The Oak Harbor School District typically receives its tax dollars two times a year.
Freeland Shell Shack smoke thieves sought by sheriff’s deputies
Mar 05 2013, 4:14 PM
Detectives with the Island County Sheriff’s Office are seeking help identifying three suspects who stole $10,000 worth of tobacco products from a Freeland gas station.
Detective Ed Wallace said the three masked men – or possibly women – entered the Freeland Shell station, commonly known as the Shell Shack, by forcing open the drive-through window at about 3 a.m. Feb. 19.
Wallace released images captured by the store’s surveillance video Monday in hopes someone will be able to help identify the culprits.
Teens keep jumping into oncoming traffic | Oak Harbor Scanner
Mar 05 2013, 4:16 PM
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North Whidbey motorcycle accident injures Renton man
Mar 05 2013, 4:25 PM
A Renton man was seriously injured in a motorcycle accident Saturday on East Silver Lake Road on North Whidbey.
Joel Crouch, 27, suffered head injuries and was airlifted to Harborview Medical Center and Hospital in Seattle.
A hospital official confirmed Tuesday that he was out of intensive care and in satisfactory condition.
Every playground must have its rules | Publisher's Column
Mar 05 2013, 4:28 PM
The Whidbey News-Times has a lively website that invites reader comments.
As a community newspaper, we welcome a variety of opinions — an exchange of differing ideas. And we have many readers who readily and frequently share their thoughts.
Greenbank Farm hires new trainer
Mar 05 2013, 4:24 PM
Greenbank Farm Management Group hired a new farmer trainer straight from corn country.
The management group named Jessica Babcock as the training director of the Organic Farm School, which has been breaking in new farmer for the past several years. She replaces Sabastian Aguilar, who will help administer the farm on a contract basis. Aguilar moved to Oregon to start a farm.
Babcock comes to the Greenbank Farm from Decorah, Iowa, where she worked for the Seed Savers Exchange, a nonprofit organization striving to preserve heirloom seeds. She said the exchange is the largest non-governmental seed bank in the United States.
Alaska fisherman from Coupeville isn’t sure where reality TV journey will take him but he’s enjoying ride
Mar 06 2013, 8:31 AM
It’s two minutes past the hour and Gavin Keohane is late for breakfast.
Suddenly, a tall figure walks into the dimly lit Tyee Restaurant in Coupeville. It’s Keohane, wearing a familiar smile, light scruff on his face and his trademark black knit cap on his head.
“It’s been a while since I’ve eaten at the Tyee,” Keohane says as he takes a seat. “I ate here in high school all the time.
“It’s a bellwether in this town.”