Coupeville


Coupeville community set to celebrate Boyles’ life April 29

When Bennett Boyles became ill last spring, the Coupeville community rallied to…

Port finally settles on tenant lease rates

At least one more tenant plans to leave Greenbank Farm after learning…

Town gets $10K grant for safety switch

Town of Coupeville received a $10,000 grant to make it safer for…

Town hoping to grow renewed interest in community garden

Coupeville’s Community Garden is getting a little TLC with the hope of…

Coupeville High sends 13 to state Science Olympiad

Mitchell Carroll gets a rush from soaring as a track athlete at…

Coast Guard responds to false alarm at Coupeville underwater park

A diver surfaced from the choppy waters near Fort Casey State Park…

Coupeville eyes possibility of a new elementary school

Long before Dave Ebersole walked the grounds as principal of Coupeville Elementary…

Duck hunters get the squeeze at Crockett Lake

For decades, residents near Crockett Lake on Central Whidbey have awakened to…

Coupeville doctor in ‘satisfactory stable’ condition following plane crash

A Coupeville ophthalmologist is recovering at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle after…

Coupeville schools going back to model that lets middle schoolers be kids

During her career as an educator, Glenda Merwine got the opportunity to…

Twin Falls picks one of its own for superintendent post

Members of the Coupeville School Board breathed a collective sigh of relief…

Longtime Greenbank Farm gallery making move to Langley

Longtime Greenbank Farm tenant, the Rob Schouten Gallery, is packing up and…

Town unveils new updated website

Town of Coupeville unveiled a new website that, officials say, gives them…

Coupeville brings track back to its home turf

Coupeville held its own three-ring circus Thursday. A 400-meter oval served as…

Ebey’s Forever hits million-dollar milestone

Ebey’s Forever grants hit $1 million mark

Wazzu on Whidbey thanks to technology

Tim Lawrence admits to having a lot of ideas buzzing around in…

Coupeville superintendent eyes Idaho post

The idea of Jim Shank leaving as superintendent in the Coupeville School…

A sign of spring: Farmers market starting Saturday

The arrival of spring came and went rather unceremoniously this month. Prolonged…

Some Central Whidbey elected officials may not seek reelection

With Filing Week more than a month away, one school board member…

Lions honor students of the quarter

Coupeville Lions Club honored Coupeville High School seniors Kaela Hollrigel and Nicholas…

  • Mar 21st, 2017

Tenants questioning accuracy of port’s appraisal

Rather than implement higher rental rates at the Coupeville Wharf and Greenbank…

Climate change ‘rock star’ to speak on Whidbey

Retired Oak Harbor physician Marshall Goldberg likens Xiuhtezcatl Martinez to a rock…

Space heater likely cause of Smith barn fire

An investigation into the fire that burned down the historic Smith Barn…

Coupeville Chamber recognizes business excellence

The Coupeville Chamber of Commerce honored standout businesses and business leaders during…

  • Mar 14th, 2017

Farmer overwhelmed by community response

Sunshine returned to Ebey’s Prairie Wednesday, and along with it, a smile…

Rock In a Hard Place: An elegy for much more than a barn

The Smith barn burned down this week. Pretty much all of us…

Park Service to lease 300 acres on Central Whidbey

The National Park Service wants to hear from people interested in farming…

Shell-biter: Weekend MusselFest in Coupeville a hit

They sized each other up, shook hands, mumbled “good luck” and took…

Rockin’ A Hard Place| Hello, Gorgeous! City, shining — on Hill, waterfront attached

Greetings, Oak Harbor. I am delighted that my monthly musings about life…

Flag, streamer restrictions in draft sign code raises concerns

Some Coupeville business owners want to ensure new sign regulations don’t take…

Admiral’s Cove well tests come back clean

Admiral’s Cove residents are breathing a sigh of relief after water samples…

Coupeville Lions auction nets $27,000 for scholarships

Coupeville Lions Club raised an estimated $27,000 during its annual Scholarship Auction,…

  • Mar 3rd, 2017

Coupeville drama club tackles wacky dark comedy

Playing the character of the “evil nephew” in “Arsenic and Old Lace”…

Penn Cove Taproom’s flagship beer a collaborative effort

The product of a joint effort between the owners of a Coupeville…

Navy starts second phase of well testing

The wait is almost over for the more than 1,000 residents who…

Island County Commissioners should serve interests of all county citizens

Editor, I read twice reporter Jessie Stensland’s article, “Commissioners deny grant, calling…

  • Feb 21st, 2017

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

As members of Coupeville Town Council approved their final comments for the…

Appraiser chosen to determine wharf, farm rental rates

The Port of Coupeville is hiring a Sedro-Woolley-based appraisal company to determine…

Businesses hosting Mardi Gras bash for schools foundation

A handful of Coupeville businesses are throwing a Mardi Gras bash. The…

Fort Casey State Park adds three new events in 2017

Though it’s tough to quibble with any view from Fort Casey State…