Coupeville

U.S. Rep Rick Larsen seeking comments on Affordable Care Act

Have you benefited from the Affordable Care Act? If so, Second District U.S. Rep. Rick Larsen wants to hear from you. Larsen and other Democratic… Continue reading

Coupeville couple has its hands full with hummingbirds

Charles and Ruth Hammer have never seen anything like the feeding frenzy taking place on the back porch of their Coupeville home this winter. Hummingbirds… Continue reading

Antonius Wilhelmus Imkamp:Born Sept. 19, 1926, in Beek, Limburg, NetherlandsDied Dec. 27, 2016 on Whidbey Island, WA

He is survived by his wife of 21 years, Mary Ann; his daughter Machteld Van Lennep of South Africa; his three sons Evert-Jan of Federal… Continue reading

New deputy looking forward to being a part of community

There’s a new deputy patrolling the not-so-mean streets of Coupeville, but don’t worry: He’s no stranger to the area. Deputy Leif Haugen brings with him… Continue reading

Flu sufferers fill Whidbey Island waiting rooms

Flu is taking its toll on Island County with feverish people packing clinic waiting rooms, health care workers calling in sick and some school nurses… Continue reading

Fire victim ‘like family’

He hadn’t worked at Penn Cove Shellfish in a few years, but Phil Harris was still considered family at the company. And that family was… Continue reading

Coupeville man killed in fire ‘one of nicest guys you could ever meet’

He hadn’t worked at Penn Cove Shellfish in a few years, but Phil Harris was still considered family at the company. And that family was… Continue reading

Tonight’s Coupeville games with Sequim postponed / Boys, girls basketball

The basketball doubleheader between Coupeville and Sequim scheduled for tonight (Tuesday, Jan. 10) has been postponed until Monday, Jan. 30. Poor road conditions caused Sequim… Continue reading

House fire claims the life of Coupeville man

A Coupeville man perished Friday night in the third house fire in less than 48 hours on North and Central Whidbey. Central Whidbey Fire &… Continue reading

Coupeville grinds out win over Chimacum / Girls basketball

Putting together a gritty, blue-collar performance, the Coupeville High School girls basketball team won its 22nd straight league game 42-33 at Chimacum Friday, Jan. 6.… Continue reading

Coupeville edged in OT / Boys basketball

When wins are hard to come by, losing a close one can be worse than a lopsided setback. The Coupeville High School boys basketball team,… Continue reading

House fire claims the life of Coupeville man

A Coupeville man perished Friday night in the third house fire in less than 48 hours on North and Central Whidbey. Central Whidbey Fire &… Continue reading

Coupeville WhidbeyHealth meeting to address life-and-death decisions

Too many people leave too many painful life and death decisions to someone else, making an already stressful situation worse for family and friends. How… Continue reading

Coupeville paddler lands spot on Team USA senior dragon boat team

It’s not uncommon for Roberta Piercy to be on the water six days a week. That devotion recently landed the Coupeville resident a spot on… Continue reading

Michael G. Frost: Oct. 2, 1950 – Dec. 31, 2016

Michael Gene Frost, 66, passed away Dec. 31, at WhidbeyHealth Medical Center in Coupeville. He was born Oct. 2, 1950 in Seattle. He was the… Continue reading

Coupeville continues conference streak with win over Redhawks / Girls basketball

A second-half surge carried the Coupeville High School girls basketball team to a 39-29 win at Port Townsend Tuesday, Jan. 3. The win upped the… Continue reading

Poor shooting leads to loss for Wolves / Boys basketball

Struggling to take advantage of its scoring opportunities, the Coupeville High School boys basketball team lost 60-39 to visiting Port Townsend Tuesday, Jan. 4. Port… Continue reading

Roehl continues to touch the lives of Coupeville student athletes

It’s a gift that keeps on giving. While this adage is usually used in a humorous context, in this case it is heartfelt. The gift… Continue reading

Overstuffed and underfed: A holiday tale on the rock

As I think about all the great food and drink I consumed over the holidays, all the loved ones I hugged and all the goodies… Continue reading

New 564 area code is coming to Whidbey and rest of region

Whidbey residents may see phone-related changes in the new year. Phone companies will begin issuing a new “overlay” area code in Western Washington, possibly beginning… Continue reading