Port hiring interim director from SW port

The former interim director of Port of South Whidbey will be moving on up to help the Port of Coupeville.

Art school celebrating 30 years Saturday with auction event

The Pacific Northwest Art School is inviting the public to attend its…

Evaluation another example of ‘rogue’ commissioner

The weeks leading up to the firing of Port of Coupeville Executive…

Island County Museum reschedules auction for January

Although the windstorm that was forecasted to wreak havoc on Whidbey Island…

Pumpkin Races spark creative competition

Coupeville’s Great Pumpkin Race was greater than ever this year, with more…

Ferry terminal work to cancel Coupeville runs

With work slated on terminal, no ferries Nov. 5-6 on the Coupeville-to-Port Townsend route

Customer ‘dumbfounded’ by movie set money

A phony $20 bill that a woman tried to spend at the…

Crockett Barn hosts Community Potluck Friday

Bring a dish to share, along with your own plates and utensils,…

  • Nov 3rd, 2016

Port resolution narrows public comment field

The repeal of a motion by Port of Coupeville commissioners last week…

Lions bringing new life to Town Park kitchen shelter

The Coupeville Lions Club has been hard at work since the summer renovating the kitchen shelter at Coupeville Town Park.

Coupeville graduation rates soaring

Jim Shank, the superintendent of the Coupeville School District, reported a 93.5 percent graduation rate by the Class of 2016 at Monday night’s school board meeting.

Horse death shakes up crash scene

A rear-end accident in Coupeville left one woman aching from back pain last week. But it was the loss of a horse that left everyone shaken.

Haunting finale: Weekend filled with Halloween thrills and chills

Coupeville’s month of Halloween fun is coming to an end this weekend with a grand finale of events.

Help, donations need for Thanksgiving potluck

The 18th annual Community Thanksgiving Day Dinner will be 12-2:30 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 24 at the Coupeville Rec Hall.

  • Oct 26th, 2016

Volleyball club hosts parent meetings

The new Whidbey Volleyball Club has scheduled a pair of parent/player meetings to answer any questions before team tryouts begin.

  • Oct 25th, 2016

Officials board looking for new basketball referees

The Northwest Board of Basketball Officials is seeking members to referee high school and middle school boys and girls basketball.

  • Oct 25th, 2016

Wolves dominate league tournament | Tennis

After finishing the league season undefeated, the Coupeville High School tennis team continued its mastery over conference foes at the Olympic League 1A Tournament Saturday, Oct. 22, in Chimacum.

  • Oct 25th, 2016

Eagles stop Coupeville 4-0 | Soccer

Klahowya continued its dominance in soccer in the Olympic League, beating Coupeville 4-0 Saturday, Oct. 22, in Silverdale.

Hard-luck Wolves fall to Klahowya | Football

Showing no signs of a letdown after being eliminating from playoff contention in its previous game, Klahowya defeated the Coupeville High School football team 45-12 Friday, Oct. 21, in Silverdale.

  • Oct 24th, 2016

Coupeville captures conference crown | Volleyball

The Coupeville High School volleyball team clinched the Olympic League title with a 3-0 win at Port Townsend Thursday, Oct. 20.

Wolves set win record | Soccer

A 6-2 win at Port Townsend Thursday, Oct. 20, pushed the Coupeville High School soccer to its seven victory of the season, the most in school history.

Wynn places 35th at league meet | Cross country

Coupeville junior Henry Wynn finished 35th in at Olympic League Cross Country Championships Thursday, Oct. 20, at the Cedars at Dungeness Golf Course outside of Sequim.

Wolves increase league lead | Volleyball

The Olympic League leading Coupeville volleyball team put more distance between it and second-place Klahowya with an impressive 3-0 win over the visiting Eagles Tuesday, Oct. 18.

Eagles top Coupeville in match for first place | Soccer

Klahowya tightened its grip on first place in the Olympic League soccer standings with a 5-2 win at Coupeville Tuesday, Oct. 18.

Falcons top Wolves in finale | Tennis

Closing out the regular season, the Coupeville High School tennis team lost a 5-2 non-league match at South Whidbey Tuesday, Oct. 18.

Interim port director hails from South Whidbey port

The former interim director of the Port of South Whidbey will be helping with the other port on the island.

Examiner earns second in WNPA general excellence

The Whidbey Examiner won second place for General Excellence in its circulation group in the 2016 Better Newspaper Contest.

  • Oct 19th, 2016

Marshal helping ‘take back’ drugs

The Coupeville Marshal’s Office will be accepting any unused and unwanted prescription drugs 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 22 as part of the Drug Enforcement Administration’s drug takeback program.

  • Oct 19th, 2016

Teaching life skills in the classroom

A new program at Coupeville High School is designed with the intention of teaching students living and working skills.

Port staff say board broke OPMA rules

Employees for the Port of Coupeville say board commissioners met outside of a public meeting for nearly two hours last week.

Wolves set records but fall to BC | Football

Two record-tying performances were not enough as the Coupeville High School football team lost 34-28 to Bellevue Christian at rainy Lake Washington High School in Kirkland Saturday, Oct. 15.

Monte Johnson

Monte Johnson of Coupeville passed away Oct. 15, 2016. He was born…

  • Oct 15th, 2016

Another change to Coupeville/Bellevue Christian games

The schedule for Coupeville High School’s soccer/football doubleheader at Bellevue Christian Saturday, Oct. 15, has changed again.

  • Oct 14th, 2016

Coupeville changes starting times because of predicted poor weather

Because of the threat of stormy weather Saturday night, the starting times for Coupeville High School’s soccer and football games at Bellevue Christian have been changed.

  • Oct 14th, 2016

Wynn takes 23rd at King’s | Cross country

Coupeville’s Henry Wynn placed 23rd in a four-team cross country meet hosted by King’s in Shoreline Thursday, Oct. 13.

Coupeville teams struggle at Sequim | Volleyball/soccer/tennis

Sequim wasn’t very hospitable when three Coupeville High School athletic teams visited Tuesday, Oct. 11.

Wolves drop Homecoming game | Football

It wasn’t a happy Homecoming football game for Coupeville High School — Port Townsend dampened the festivities by blanking the Wolves 57-0 Friday, Oct. 7, at Mickey Clark Field.

There’s a new marshal in town: Garden brings years of experience and variety of skills to job

Garden is also a jack of all trades when it comes to the world of first responders. He’s held just about every conceivable position in the sheriff’s office that a commissioned officer can. He’s a captain with the Oak Harbor Fire Department, where he’s worked for 30 years, and an EMT with the hospital. Garden’s newest challenge is patrolling the mean streets of Coupeville as the new town marshal. He started in September.

HarvestFest Relay Races raise $15K

Heavy rains didn’t damper the fun at HarvestFest Saturday.

Port employee resigns due to ‘toxic’ work environment

A former Port of Coupeville employee said she resigned this month because the working environment between staff and commissioners became so toxic and hostile that she was concerned for her health.