Coupeville


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…

Lower property values from jet noise hurt port revenues, say commissioners

The Port of Coupeville joined a growing list of Central Whidbey entities…

Sex offender moves to Greenbank, sheriff’s office holding community meeting

A Level Two sex offender has moved to Greenbank and will be…

Port of Coupeville launching search for permanent director

The search is underway for a permanent executive director for the Port…

Museum archivist appointed to Historic Preservation Commission

Coupeville resident Sarah Aldrich was recently appointed to the Historic Preservation Commission.…

Greenbank Farm Wine Shop offers tastings, tales and tails

A mom and pop shop where daughter and dog call the shots

Local artist, author guides abstract journeys

It isn’t unheard of to find Mary Leonard onstage with a symphony…

Former port director seeking $120,000 for wrongful termination

Citing a state whistleblower law, a former executive director of the Port…

Farmers working to relaunch ‘Whidbey Island Grown’ campaign

At a time when innovative marketing ideas were taking root in surrounding…

Coupeville Community Allies holding EIS info meeting Monday

Editor, The Navy’s plan to dramatically increase Growler flight operations will significantly…

  • Feb 4th, 2017

Town takes hard stance against increased OLF flight operations

Safety, lack of resources and impacts to economy and way of life…

Town statement well reflects citizen needs

Editor, The Coupeville Town Council, along with Mayor Molly Hughes and our…

  • Feb 3rd, 2017

Coupeville school board extends superintendent’s contract

Superintendent Jim Shank received an “excellent” annual review by the Coupeville School…

Town looking to hire building inspector

Town of Coupeville is looking to hire a part-time building inspector and…

Town’s annual Spring Clean Up Day changing day and location

Coupeville’s Spring Clean Up Day will get a new day and location…

Deputy honored for saving a life

Recently departed Coupeville deputy Bo Miller was honored Tuesday evening for actions…

Coupeville Elementary prepares to tackle ‘James and the Giant Peach Jr.’

Wendy Wasik couldn’t be more proud of her little earthworm. That’s the…

Friends of Greenbank Farm gaining momentum

Community members who love the Greenbank Farm are taking formal steps to…

‘Iowa farm girl’ devotes life to education

Onawa is a small rural town in western Iowa that has a…

Island County settles beach access lawsuit in 2-1 vote

In a 2-1 vote Tuesday, the Island County Board of Commissioners chose…