Megan Hansen

‘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

Festival association awards $31,000 in community grants

Coupeville Festival Association distributed $31,000 in community grants last week to nonprofit groups and projects aimed at bettering the Central Whidbey community. Those grants, combined… Continue reading

Grants to help fund town road repairs

Some Coupeville roads will be getting a facelift in the coming year. Coupeville Town Council approved three road related projects this week, mostly utilizing grant… Continue reading

Donation drive about caring for community

As Pati Brigman collected warm winter coats for donation Thursday afternoon at her Coupeville store, she suddenly stopped. “What about scarves and gloves?” she asked.… Continue reading

Coupeville awards $1.2 million bid for elementary expansion

Coupeville School District will be starting the last major project funded by its capital facilities levy in January. The school board awarded P&L Construction out… Continue reading

Coupeville Schools bringing M&O, tech levies to voters

The Coupeville School District will ask voters to approve two replacement levies in February. The two levies, a maintenance and operations levy and a technology… Continue reading

Town to fill council, commission vacancies

Councilwoman Lisa Bernhardt is resigning her position on the council effective Dec. 31 after serving half of her four-year term. The Town of Coupeville is… Continue reading

Coupeville Thanksgiving feast expecting up to 175 guests

Many volunteers will be on hand for the 20th annual Coupeville Community Thanksgiving tomorrow. The annual event is 12-2:30 p.m. Thanksgiving Day at the Coupeville… Continue reading

Fight off that turkey coma with variety of weekend activities

There are several events happening this weekend, sure to revive even the deepest turkey coma. The Coupeville Chamber of Commerce is once again holding its… Continue reading

Town proposing $8 million draft 2018 budget

Coupeville Town Council held the first of two hearings on its proposed $8-million budget Tuesday evening. “This budget reflects our desire to continue to serve… Continue reading

Central Whidbey Fire bond sees landslide approval

With more than 65 percent of voters approving its bond, Central Whidbey Fire and Rescue appears to be the big winner in Tuesday’s election. Meanwhile,… Continue reading

Pool programs suspending Monday with levy failure

In the wake of the levy failure, most activities at Oak Harbor’s John Vanderzicht Memorial Pool will come to a halt Monday. The replacement levy… Continue reading