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Navy will put filter in Coupeville’s water system

The Navy has agreed to install a filtering system in the Town of Coupeville’s water system to lower the level of a chemical that comes… Continue reading

For the love of books

Two Coupeville seniors reclaim school library

Growlers movie premieres Jan. 18 at Nordic Lodge

Coupeville Community Allies is presenting the premiere of a film Thursday that looks at the region-wide impacts of the Navy E/A-18G Growler aircraft. “Plane Truths”… Continue reading

Way of the Whales workshop Saturday

Whale enthusiasts are invited to the all-day workshop Ways of Whales from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Saturday at the Performing Arts Center, at 501… Continue reading

Island County Commissioner Rick Hannold will seek second term

Island County Commissioner Rick Hannold announced he is seeking re-election in 2018. Hannold is serving his freshman term as the commissioner representing District 3, which… Continue reading

County inks settlement agreement with WEAN

The Board of Island County Commissioners signed a settlement agreement last week with the Whidbey Environmental Action Network over the county’s critical areas ordinance update.… Continue reading

Broad View Elementary School Literacy Night a fairy tale success

Knights, dragons and fairies roamed the halls of Broad View Elementary School Thursday night, and they all had one quest— to promote literacy and family… Continue reading

Oak Harbor arson suspect charged

An Oak Harbor police officer caught a suspected arsonist who was allegedly setting a third fire in the early morning of Dec. 27, according to… Continue reading

Lions scholarship auction Feb. 17

Tickets are on sale now for the annual Coupeville Lions Scholarship Auction. This year’s auction will be held 5-8:30 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 17 at the… Continue reading

  • Jan 12, 2018

Port floats idea of pursuing levy lid lift

Officials of the Port of Coupeville began preliminary discussions Wednesday about possibly running a levy lid lift in November. “Now’s the time to start talking… Continue reading

Chocolate Walk tickets on sale now

Tickets are on sale now for the Whidbey News-Times Coupeville Chocolate Walk. Stroll around picturesque Historic Coupeville in search of mouth-watering chocolate delights on Saturday,… Continue reading

  • Jan 12, 2018

Lawmaker unveils ambitious plan to protect Salish Sea

By Taylor McAvoy WNPA Olympia News Bureau A far-reaching package of laws aimed at clean water, orca whale protection, and phasing out fish farms in… Continue reading

  • Jan 10, 2018

New bill could put Washington salmon farms in jeopardy

By Alex Visser WNPA Olympia News Bureau A senate committee is considering a bill that could bring an end to some of Washington state’s largest… Continue reading

  • Jan 10, 2018

Wait over for Whidbey Saturday bus service

Island Transit set to roll Jan. 27

Honoring Martin Luther King Jr.

‘Compassion’ topic of Oak Harbor tribute

Robotics team invites public to design night

Whidbey Island Wildcats robotics team invites members of the community help it choose the robot design for its next competition. People can come vote on… Continue reading

Port commissioners dismissed from lawsuit

Two Port of Coupeville commissioners won’t be individually liable in a lawsuit that was brought against both them and the port. On Friday, Island County… Continue reading

Police: Suspect, 28, taped himself beating a homeless man

A 28-year-old Oak Harbor resident is facing a felony assault charge after he videotaped himself beating up a homeless man, court documents state. Jon M.… Continue reading

Machete-wielding Oak Harbor man accused of rape

A man is accused of chasing a woman with a machete and then raping her in Oak Harbor, according to court documents. Prosecutors charged Johnson… Continue reading

Lewd texts and harassing calls | Island Scanner

The following items were selected from reports made to the Island County Sheriff’s Office: Tuesday, Dec. 12 At 3:14 p.m., a caller reported that loose… Continue reading