Coupeville

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

A Level Two sex offender has moved to Greenbank and will be the subject of a community meeting this weekend. Richard Dyer registered as a… Continue reading

Port of Coupeville launching search for permanent director

The search is underway for a permanent executive director for the Port of Coupeville. Interim Director Jan Marc Jouas told port commissioners Wednesday that it’s… Continue reading

Museum archivist appointed to Historic Preservation Commission

Coupeville resident Sarah Aldrich was recently appointed to the Historic Preservation Commission. Aldrich is an archivist with the Island County Historical Museum. She also owns… Continue reading

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 orchestra, layering her brushstrokes in time with the movements, using the vibrations and… Continue reading

Former port director seeking $120,000 for wrongful termination

Citing a state whistleblower law, a former executive director of the Port of Coupeville is taking steps towards suing the district for wrongful termination. Oak… Continue reading

Farmers working to relaunch ‘Whidbey Island Grown’ campaign

At a time when innovative marketing ideas were taking root in surrounding areas to promote local agriculture, a group of farmers and residents from Whidbey… Continue reading

Coupeville Community Allies holding EIS info meeting Monday

Editor, The Navy’s plan to dramatically increase Growler flight operations will significantly affect people, businesses and the environment in our region. Coupeville Community Allies —… Continue reading

Town takes hard stance against increased OLF flight operations

Safety, lack of resources and impacts to economy and way of life were among concerns voiced by Coupeville Town Council members Tuesday in response to… Continue reading

Town statement well reflects citizen needs

Editor, The Coupeville Town Council, along with Mayor Molly Hughes and our Town Planner Owen Dennison, met Tuesday night to review the town’s response to… Continue reading

Coupeville school board extends superintendent’s contract

Superintendent Jim Shank received an “excellent” annual review by the Coupeville School Board, extending his contract with the school district for another year, said school… Continue reading

Town looking to hire building inspector

Town of Coupeville is looking to hire a part-time building inspector and plan review person. “The town has had building inspectors in the past,” said… Continue reading

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

Coupeville’s Spring Clean Up Day will get a new day and location this year. Usually the event is held the first Saturday in April at… Continue reading

Deputy honored for saving a life

Recently departed Coupeville deputy Bo Miller was honored Tuesday evening for actions he took in November that saved the life of a member of the… Continue reading

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 role her son Nicholas is playing in the Coupeville Elementary School production, “James… Continue reading

Friends of Greenbank Farm gaining momentum

Community members who love the Greenbank Farm are taking formal steps to officially become its “friend.” A board and executive director were selected for the… Continue reading

‘Iowa farm girl’ devotes life to education

Onawa is a small rural town in western Iowa that has a history of thinking big. The town boasts the widest main street in the… Continue reading

Island County settles beach access lawsuit in 2-1 vote

In a 2-1 vote Tuesday, the Island County Board of Commissioners chose a King Solomon-style solution to disputed beach territory on the end of Wonn… Continue reading

Farewell, Examiner. You taught me a lot about the Rock

It’s always tough to say goodbye to an old friend, especially one I have loved as dearly as The Whidbey Examiner. I know only too… Continue reading

Examiner says ‘goodbye’ after 22 years

In May 1995 a group of community-minded journalists unveiled a special preview edition of The Coupeville Examiner, a newspaper they hoped to launch to give… Continue reading