Coupeville

Registration open for Harvest Relays

Gifts from the Heart Food Bank and the Coupeville Farmers Market are seeking teams for the 10th Annual Food Bank Harvest Relays next month. The… Continue reading

Fort Casey offering day of family fun

Fort Casey State Park is offering a day of family fun Friday, Aug. 25. Families will have the opportunity to touch a real gray whale… Continue reading

Filmmakers scouting locations on ‘magical’ Whidbey

When he was scouting locations for his new project, “Laketown,” Whidbey Island quickly became the logical choice, said Seattle filmmaker Tyler Hill. A small town… Continue reading

Port imposing $150 bad boater fee

Commissioners for the Port of Coupeville passed a resolution adopting a $150 fee for people who cause problems at the Coupeville Wharf. Executive Director Chris… Continue reading

Town starting competitive 2 percent process

The way Coupeville distributes its 2 percent lodging taxes will now officially be a more competitive process. The council approved Tuesday night a resolution adopting… Continue reading

Water system unknowns alter town update plans

Due to unknowns with its water system, the Town of Coupeville is submitting a limited update for its required 10-year plan. State Health requires an… Continue reading

Public asked to help develop vision for port

Ideas came in abundance Tuesday from a small group of community members interested in shaping the future of the Port of Coupeville. The port, which… Continue reading

Coupeville High School honor roll

The following Coupeville High School student made honor roll for second semester: Asia Abernathy, Lauren Grove, Emma Mathusek, Lucy Rose Sandahl, Jared Allen, Phoebe Haddock,… Continue reading

Coupeville Middle School honor role

The following Coupeville Middle School students made honor roll for second semester: Aiden Anderson, Kaia Crebbin, Carolyn Lhamon, Audrianna Shaw, Emily Anderson Gaskill, Noelle daigneault,… Continue reading

Land Trust protects forest land off Broadway

Whidbey Camano Land Trust closed on property off Broadway Street and Black Road in Coupeville, protecting more than eight acres of land. The property, owned… Continue reading

Firefighter’s legacy on Whidbey still felt today

Robert Spinner, 50, a founding member of Whidbey Island Professional Firefighter’s Association, died of a heart attack July 14, leaving Whidbey firefighters to remember his… Continue reading

Port director gets $10K benefits hike

After approximately two months on the job, Port of Coupeville Executive Director Chris Michalopolous received a $10,200 pay increase. The salary increase was negotiated as… Continue reading

Port wants public’s help with comp plan update

Port of Coupeville is asking the public for input as it updates its comprehensive scheme and strategic plan. The port owns two historic public properties… Continue reading

Field School celebrating 10 years with focus on Pratts

The public has an opportunity to help preserve a bit of Central Whidbey history this summer. The Ebey’s Reserve Preservation Field School will celebrate its… Continue reading

Lighthouse beacon turning again after 14 years

A piece of history is back in working order at Admiralty Head Lighthouse. An 1800s rotating Fresnel lens that sat stationary for an estimated 14… Continue reading

Online rental sites reshaping Whidbey’s lodging industry

Every September, Whidbey Island Center for the Arts officials are faced with finding free lodging for approximately 60 Djangofest performers, typically turning to bed and… Continue reading

Town road plan includes overlay projects this year

Town of Coupeville approved its Six Year Transportation Improve-ment plan that highlights at least three streets that will see work this year. The town is… Continue reading

Lions garage sale this weekend

Unpacking for the annual Coupeville Lions Club Garage Sale is a bit like a treasure hunt. As Lions and volunteers open the three barns worth… Continue reading

Coupeville schools petition state for additional $400k

Coupeville School District is asking the state superintendent’s office for $400,000 to cover unexpected expenses. The school board Monday night unanimously approved a resolution to… Continue reading

Coupeville hires middle school principal

Several staff members are coming and going at the Coupeville School District with the end of the school year. The Coupeville School Board approved several… Continue reading