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

Group encourage everyone to get involved in discussion

Editor, This is an open letter to the Central Whidbey community. You may have heard of us: Coupeville Community Allies. We are a group of… Continue reading

What was produced last 22 years should be treasured

I come not to bury the Examiner, but praise it. I had a long, sometimes volatile relationship with the paper, working as a regular freelancer… Continue reading

Woodworker turns piles into possibilities

The voles that take up residence in the debris piles around the Pacific Rim Institute for Environmental Stewardship aren’t crazy about Robert Pelant’s latest project.… Continue reading

Tickets on sale for Coupeville Lions dinner, auction fundraiser

Tickets are on sale for the annual Coupeville Lions Club Scholarship Dinner and Auction. Proceeds from the event go to scholarships for Coupeville High School… Continue reading

Town of Coupeville to refund nearly $70,000 in impact fees

Town of Coupeville is preparing to return nearly $70,000 in park impact fees and accumulated interest it collected over 10 years because its own code… Continue reading

Appraiser may determine fair rents at Greenbank Farm

Deciding fair market value for tenant rents at the Greenbank Farm may come down to a third party appraisal. After receiving requests from several tenants… Continue reading

Coupeville Lions recoginize Students of the Quarter

Coupeville Lions recently honored seniors Mitchell Carroll and Valen Trujillo as the club’s Students of the Quarter. Trujillo maintains a 3.92 GPA. She is in… Continue reading

Wolves’ all-around strong effort leads to win / Girls basketball

At the end of a long email describing his team’s 34-29 win at Mount Vernon Christian Friday, Jan. 13, Coupeville High School girls basketball coach… Continue reading

Coupeville couple grateful for Central Whidbey Hearts and Hammers

As Arlene and Allen House have advanced in years, keeping up with the maintenance around their Coupeville home has grown increasingly challenging. Both are in… Continue reading

Wolves can’t catch a break / Boys basketball

Lady Luck, who has hidden from the Coupeville High School boys basketball team this season, was absent once again when the Wolves lost 54-49 at… Continue reading

Coupeville man facing child porn charges

A Coupeville man is facing more than eight years in prison for possessing more than 3,000 child pornography images and videos on his home computer,… Continue reading