Megan Hansen

Two join town planning department

Town of Coupeville has two more sets of hands helping move business along with the addition of a town engineer and building inspector. Ed Jones… Continue reading

Official nearly resigns so girlfriend can get lease

A Port of Coupeville Commissioner nearly resigned Wednesday so his girlfriend could rent space at the Greenbank Farm. Carolee Laduke submitted a request to lease… Continue reading

Town ponders best way to co-exist with deer

Some of Coupeville’s four-legged residents are a bit ornery these days, and in some cases causing a ruckus. Mayor Molly Hughes told the council that… Continue reading

Town Hall doing some remodeling

Coupeville Town Hall is under construction for the next several weeks as it creates a more secure space for its marshal’s office. The planning department… Continue reading

Freeland man selected as next port director

Former Whidbey Telecom employee Chris Michalopoulos was chosen as the next executive director for the Port of Coupeville. Michalopoulos was one of six candidates interviewed… Continue reading

Town addresses noise complaints at Rec Hall

The Town of Coupeville is working to address complaints about noise coming from the Recreation Hall while still maintaining the building as a community asset.… Continue reading

Zoning may be key to Coupeville’s A-frame work around

Coupeville Town Planner Owen Dennison came up with an idea to use zoning to get around proposed sign code restrictions that some say may have… Continue reading

Port sets half off discount for nonprofits

Port of Coupeville established a policy offering a 50 percent discount to nonprofits on moorage and rental fees. The move was in response to continued… Continue reading

Six interviewing for port director job

Six candidates will be interviewed Thursday for the job of executive director for the Port of Coupeville. Nineteen people applied for the job, said interim… Continue reading

Aquatic club parent’s outburst overshadows discussion

Civil discourse took a backseat Tuesday to yelling, gavel banging and fist slamming during the North Whidbey Park and Recreation District meeting. In response to… Continue reading

Port finally settles on tenant lease rates

At least one more tenant plans to leave Greenbank Farm after learning of the increased rents the Port of Coupeville will be charging over the… Continue reading

Town gets $10K grant for safety switch

Town of Coupeville received a $10,000 grant to make it safer for staff to turn on generators for the South Main Street lift station. The… Continue reading

Town hoping to grow renewed interest in community garden

Coupeville’s Community Garden is getting a little TLC with the hope of sprouting renewed public interest. Public works employees from the Town of Coupeville installed… Continue reading

With levy looming, Parks & Rec board at odds over funding swimming coach

With North Whidbey Parks and Recreation preparing to float a replacement levy, district commissioners are in disagreement on how that money should be spent. During… Continue reading

Two Oak Harbor men airlifted in critical condition after accident

Six Whidbey Island residents were involved in a three-vehicle crash Thursday evening just south of Anacortes, sending two men to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle.… Continue reading

Coupeville doctor in ‘satisfactory stable’ condition following plane crash

A Coupeville ophthalmologist is recovering at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle after surviving a plane crash Sunday in Olympic National Park. Agencies involved with the… Continue reading

Longtime Greenbank Farm gallery making move to Langley

Longtime Greenbank Farm tenant, the Rob Schouten Gallery, is packing up and moving. The business has found a new home in the Village by the… Continue reading

Town unveils new updated website

Town of Coupeville unveiled a new website that, officials say, gives them more flexibility and is a better public resource. The new website has the… Continue reading

Council OKs Costco store in Coupeville

Whidbey residents soon won’t have to travel off the island to stock up on a year’s supply of toilet paper or buy two-gallon buckets of… Continue reading

Ebey’s Forever hits million-dollar milestone

Ebey’s Forever grants hit $1 million mark