Coupeville

Ebey’s Forever funds $66K in grants

Nearly a dozen historic properties in Central Whidbey will receive a total of $66,000 in grants from the Ebey’s Forever Fund for 2018. Now in… Continue reading

 

Trading her keyboard for kale: A rock farmer’s tale

Farmers have little time for chit-chat. If it’s not planting time, it’s harvest time, or it’s time to clean the barn or order seed or… Continue reading

 

Town to look at Rec Hall use rates, guidelines

Coupeville Town Council assigned a committee to review use and rate structures at the Rec Hall. The committee was appointed after Mayor Molly Hughes raised… Continue reading

 

New nursery in Coupeville blooming with energy

Jackie Bartsch has been getting a lot of lookie-loos in the last several months as she slowly makes renovations to her newest business venture. “A… Continue reading

Port continues levy lid lift discussions

The Port of Coupeville is taking steps to place a levy lid lift on the November ballot. Commissioners discussed the plan further during a workshop… Continue reading

Bringing style, design options to Central Whidbey

Owners of a new interior design store want their shop to be as warm and welcoming as the Greenbank Farm community they just joined. Seaside… Continue reading

‘Conductor’ leads night of laughs, rich desserts and fund-raising

The annual Coupeville Lions Scholarship Auction Saturday was an evening filled with laughter, competition and giving back. The new emcee, self-proclaimed “Conductor of Fun” Jim… Continue reading

Marshal warns of jury duty phone scam

The Coupeville Marshal and Island County Sheriff’s Office are warning residents of a phone scam that duped at least one local woman out of $750.… Continue reading

Coupeville schools levies passing with more than 60 percent

Both replacement levies for the Coupeville School District are passing by a landslide. The district’s Maintenance and Operations/Enrichment Levy is passing with 1,793 votes, or… Continue reading

Sweet! Tickets are still available for Coupeville’s tastiest event of the year

A handful of tickets remain available for Saturday’s Coupeville Chocolate Walk. For the third year, participants can spend a Saturday strolling through the historic seaside… Continue reading

Coupeville Lion chosen as new town council member

Of three candidates who applied to fill a vacancy on Coupeville Town Council, the relative newcomer was appointed to the seat. Rick Walti retired in… Continue reading

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

Donation drive about caring for community

As Pati Brigman collected warm winter coats for donation Thursday afternoon at her Coupeville store, she suddenly stopped. “What about scarves and gloves?” she asked.… Continue reading

Coupeville awards $1.2 million bid for elementary expansion

Coupeville School District will be starting the last major project funded by its capital facilities levy in January. The school board awarded P&L Construction out… Continue reading

Coupeville Schools bringing M&O, tech levies to voters

The Coupeville School District will ask voters to approve two replacement levies in February. The two levies, a maintenance and operations levy and a technology… Continue reading

Town to fill council, commission vacancies

Councilwoman Lisa Bernhardt is resigning her position on the council effective Dec. 31 after serving half of her four-year term. The Town of Coupeville is… Continue reading

Fight off that turkey coma with variety of weekend activities

There are several events happening this weekend, sure to revive even the deepest turkey coma. The Coupeville Chamber of Commerce is once again holding its… Continue reading

Town proposing $8 million draft 2018 budget

Coupeville Town Council held the first of two hearings on its proposed $8-million budget Tuesday evening. “This budget reflects our desire to continue to serve… Continue reading

Annual Vets Day program Saturday in Coupeville

The Central Whidbey community will honor veterans Saturday during the annual Veterans Day Remembrance Ceremony. The event, organized by the Central Whidbey Lions Club, will… Continue reading

Port planning Greenbank Farm bond payoff celebration

After 20 years, the Port of Coupeville is set to make its final payment on the Greenbank Farm bond Dec. 1. And staff wants to… Continue reading