Megan Hansen

Ebey’s Forever funds $66K in grants

Nearly a dozen historic properties in Central Whidbey will receive a total of $66,000 in grants from the Ebey’s Forever Fund for 2018. Now in… Continue reading

 

Coupeville United Methodist Church as it stands today, still uses the building constructed in 1894. The church has since been added to and renovated.

Methodist church celebrates 165 years of worship

This weekend, Whidbey Island’s oldest church and one of the oldest in the state, will celebrate 165 years of sermons. Coupeville United Methodist Church will… Continue reading

 

Shank leaving for Idaho superintendent position

Coupeville schools Superintendent Jim Shank is moving to larger, not necessarily greener, pastures. He was selected Monday to become superintendent for the Cassia County School… Continue reading

 

Park district director resigns, other staff cut

North Whidbey Pool, Park and Recreation District is tightening its purse strings again. The district’s board of commissioners said it is making additional cuts in… Continue reading

Campaign to buy historic Coupeville house revived

Campaign to buy historic Coupeville house revived

Pennies for Preservation hits first project goal

It took three years and thousands of coin rolls, but Pennies for Preservation reached its first project goal for the historic Coupeville Wharf. The campaign,… Continue reading

Town to look at Rec Hall use rates, guidelines

Coupeville Town Council assigned a committee to review use and rate structures at the Rec Hall. The committee was appointed after Mayor Molly Hughes raised… Continue reading

New nursery in Coupeville blooming with energy

Jackie Bartsch has been getting a lot of lookie-loos in the last several months as she slowly makes renovations to her newest business venture. “A… Continue reading

Port continues levy lid lift discussions

The Port of Coupeville is taking steps to place a levy lid lift on the November ballot. Commissioners discussed the plan further during a workshop… Continue reading

District changes name to include ‘pool’

Commissioners for the North Whidbey Park and Recreation District decided to change its name to make it clear to voters it owns and operates the… Continue reading

Bringing style, design options to Central Whidbey

Owners of a new interior design store want their shop to be as warm and welcoming as the Greenbank Farm community they just joined. Seaside… Continue reading

‘Conductor’ leads night of laughs, rich desserts and fund-raising

The annual Coupeville Lions Scholarship Auction Saturday was an evening filled with laughter, competition and giving back. The new emcee, self-proclaimed “Conductor of Fun” Jim… Continue reading

Coupeville schools levies passing with more than 60 percent

Both replacement levies for the Coupeville School District are passing by a landslide. The district’s Maintenance and Operations/Enrichment Levy is passing with 1,793 votes, or… Continue reading

New nonprofit raising funds to reopen community pool

An army of volunteers will be out Wednesday in the Oak Harbor community collecting donations with the sole purpose of getting the community pool reopened.… Continue reading

Sweet! Tickets are still available for Coupeville’s tastiest event of the year

A handful of tickets remain available for Saturday’s Coupeville Chocolate Walk. For the third year, participants can spend a Saturday strolling through the historic seaside… Continue reading

Coupeville Lion chosen as new town council member

Of three candidates who applied to fill a vacancy on Coupeville Town Council, the relative newcomer was appointed to the seat. Rick Walti retired in… Continue reading

Penn Cove Mussel Festival unveils new poster

Organizers unveiled the new poster art for the 2018 Penn Cove Mussel Festival Monday night. This is the first year the festival has been solely… Continue reading

Board seeking ideas on how to reopen pool

Commissioners for the North Whidbey Park and Recreation District are inviting the public to attend a special workshop Thursday, Jan. 25. The workshop will be… Continue reading

Port floats idea of pursuing levy lid lift

Officials of the Port of Coupeville began preliminary discussions Wednesday about possibly running a levy lid lift in November. “Now’s the time to start talking… Continue reading

April Fools stories mark most read of the year

Out of the thousands of articles published this year in the Whidbey News-Times, the Top Two stories read most online were fake. Two stories from… Continue reading