Megan Hansen

Megan posted 161 stories to Whidbey News-Times.
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Town proposing $8 million draft 2018 budget

Coupeville Town Council held the first of two hearings on its proposed…

  • Nov 21st, 2017 6:13pm

Coupeville Thanksgiving feast expecting up to 175 guests

Many volunteers will be on hand for the 20th annual Coupeville Community…

  • Nov 21st, 2017 6:15pm

Fight off that turkey coma with variety of weekend activities

There are several events happening this weekend, sure to revive even the…

  • Nov 21st, 2017 6:23pm

Pool programs suspending Monday with levy failure

In the wake of the levy failure, most activities at Oak Harbor’s…

  • Nov 10th, 2017 12:40pm

Central Whidbey Fire bond sees landslide approval

With more than 65 percent of voters approving its bond, Central Whidbey…

  • Nov 10th, 2017 12:49pm

Second wave of votes pushes pool levy closer to approval

A second round of ballot counts late Wednesday bumped the North Whidbey…

  • Nov 9th, 2017 11:39am

Town completes first competitive 2 percent grant process

Coupeville Town Council awarded its first batch of tourism dollar grants under…

  • Oct 31st, 2017 1:36pm

Admitting executive session mistake, Holly steps aside as chair

Admitting she made a mistake when calling an illegal executive session, Donna…

  • Oct 31st, 2017 1:40pm

Cartoon for Saturday, Oct. 28

Cartoon by Jeff Koterba.

  • Oct 27th, 2017 1:11pm

Levy, communication key topics for park district candidates

Six candidates are vying for three positions on the North Whidbey Park…

  • Oct 27th, 2017 2:25pm

Candidates hope to change dialogue in local politics

Two candidates vying for a seat on Coupeville Town Council said local…

  • Oct 21st, 2017 1:30am

Secret meeting probably was illegal

One North Whidbey Park and Recreation District board member’s behind-closed-door attempt to…

  • Oct 20th, 2017 1:35pm

Town marshal out 8 weeks for shoulder surgery

Coupeville Marshal Chris Garden is off duty for at least eight weeks…

  • Oct 10th, 2017 1:08pm

Ghosts and goblins making way to Coupeville for annual ‘Haunting’

Ghouls and goblins are making their way into dark corners throughout town…

  • Sep 29th, 2017 1:14pm

Pool prices could double if parks district levy fails

Cost of using the Oak Harbor pool could potentially double if the…

  • Sep 29th, 2017 1:54pm

Team race to raise $12k for food bank

Relay teams raced their way to victory Saturday raising more than $12,000…

  • Sep 26th, 2017 12:56pm

Fired port director files wrongful termination lawsuit

A former executive director is asking for a jury to decide if…

  • Sep 26th, 2017 12:57pm

‘Draconian cuts’ to come if parks levy fails again

North Whidbey Park and Recreation District commissioners spent hours Tuesday talking about…

  • Sep 22nd, 2017 2:02pm

Port to fill new executive assistant position

Port of Coupeville commissioners approved a job description for an “executive assistant,”…

  • Sep 19th, 2017 1:33pm

WAIF providing shelter to Texas hurricane cats

A group of feline refugees traveled across the country, making it to…

  • Sep 20th, 2017 12:19pm

Mayor to give state of the town address Sept. 19

It’s been a busy year for Town of Coupeville staff, and as…

  • Sep 12th, 2017 2:09pm

AED installations aid in community preparedness

Citizens in Coupeville are more prepared in the event of a cardiac…

  • Sep 5th, 2017 2:12pm

Wharf donation box ravaged by thieves twice

A community group raising money for the Coupeville Wharf is about halfway…

  • Sep 1st, 2017 2:31pm

Filmmakers scouting locations on ‘magical’ Whidbey

When he was scouting locations for his new project, “Laketown,” Whidbey Island…

  • Aug 18th, 2017 2:50pm

Port imposing $150 bad boater fee

Commissioners for the Port of Coupeville passed a resolution adopting a $150…

  • Aug 18th, 2017 2:50pm

Dock crabbing at Cornet Bay is about to become one-third less fun

“The sea, once it casts its spell, holds one in its net…

  • Aug 17th, 2017 10:27am

Ecology awards town’s ‘outstanding’ wastewater treatment plant

For the seventh year in a row, Coupeville has been recognized for…

  • Aug 15th, 2017 12:27pm

Town starting competitive 2 percent process

The way Coupeville distributes its 2 percent lodging taxes will now officially…

  • Aug 12th, 2017 1:30am

Schools approve nearly $12 million budget

Coupeville schools passed a nearly $12 million budget, and officials say they…

  • Aug 8th, 2017 12:07pm

Public asked to help develop vision for port

Ideas came in abundance Tuesday from a small group of community members…

  • Aug 4th, 2017 1:31pm

Fort Casey celebrating lighthouse, volunteers Saturday

Fort Casey State Park is inviting the public to celebrate Admiralty Head…

  • Aug 1st, 2017 3:04pm

Best of Whidbey: Aesthetician in business of making clients ‘feel good’

For aesthetician Melissa York, community and relationships are a big part of…

  • Jul 28th, 2017 1:39pm

Land Trust protects forest land off Broadway

Whidbey Camano Land Trust closed on property off Broadway Street and Black…

  • Jul 28th, 2017 1:44pm

Water system unknowns alter town update plans

Due to unknowns with its water system, the Town of Coupeville is…

  • Aug 10th, 2017 10:47am

Oak Harbor retailer focus of racial harassment complaint

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission is suing Big 5 Sporting Goods after…

  • Jul 25th, 2017 1:15pm

Port wants public’s help with comp plan update

Port of Coupeville is asking the public for input as it updates…

  • Jul 21st, 2017 1:22pm

Port director gets $10K benefits hike

After approximately two months on the job, Port of Coupeville Executive Director…

  • Jul 21st, 2017 1:23pm

Field School celebrating 10 years with focus on Pratts

The public has an opportunity to help preserve a bit of Central…

  • Jul 14th, 2017 1:58pm

Lighthouse beacon turning again after 14 years

A piece of history is back in working order at Admiralty Head…

  • Jul 11th, 2017 2:43pm

Town road plan includes overlay projects this year

Town of Coupeville approved its Six Year Transportation Improve-ment plan that highlights…

  • Jul 5th, 2017 1:30am