Coupeville

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

Letter: Hopes readers do their own fact-checking in 2017

Editor, Positive news you may have missed in 2016: From the BBC: Giant Pandas have been removed from the endangered species list. From the World… Continue reading

Langley mourns orcas with tears, candlelight vigil

Candles quivered and noses sniffled in Langley last Tuesday night during a candlelight vigil for a recently deceased orca. Around 70 people gathered at Whale… Continue reading

Troop helps Central Whidbey with after-Christmas cleanup

Now that Christmas has come and gone, Coupeville Boy Scout Troop 4058 again offers its services to recycle the community’s Christmas trees. This Christmas tree… Continue reading

After 22 years, The Examiner will cease publication

In May 1994, I was one of the five people who founded The Whidbey Examiner, a newspaper that was launched to serve the Coupeville and… Continue reading

Orcas Island runs by Wolves / Boys basketball

Although it had one of its best offensive nights of the season, the Coupeville High School boys basketball team couldn’t keep up with host Orcas… Continue reading

Coupeville comes back to oust Orcas / Girls basketball

Ramping up its defensive pressure, the Coupeville High School girls basketball team overcame a 10-point deficit to defeat host Orcas Island 42-41 in overtime Friday,… Continue reading

Coupeville hosts annual Roehl Tournament / Basketball

The ninth annual Tom Roehl Roundball Classic was held Monday, Dec. 26, at Coupeville High School. The tradition holiday tournament, which included 10 teams this… Continue reading

Smith named WIAA’s Athlete of the Week / Boys basketball

Coupeville High School junior Hunter Smith was named the Washington Interscholastic Activities Association 1A Male Athlete of the Week for his performance in the Wolves’… Continue reading

Coupeville athletes leave their mark on 2016

Here’s a look at the imprint Central Whidbey athletes left in 2016. January Makana Stone sat much of the game because of fouls but stilled… Continue reading