Fast start not enough to carry Wolves to win / Girls basketball

The Coupeville High School girls basketball team scored more points in the first quarter than the entire second half, and that helps explain the Wolves’… Continue reading

Blaine’s press pesters young Wolves / Boys basketball

The lack of experience of the Coupeville High School boys basketball team was evident in the Wolves’ season-opening lopsided losses Tuesday, Nov. 29. Coupeville returns… Continue reading

Coupeville teacher earns national recognition

John Luvera honored for his role as educator at Island County Juvenile Detention Center

Coupeville man’s death ruled to be a homicide

The Island County coroner ruled this week that a 71-year-old Coupeville man’s death at a nursing home Oct. 17 was the result of an assault… Continue reading

Residents urged to respond to Navy impacts

An anti-noise group is urging residents to take action when it comes to the Navy’s impact on Central Whidbey. More than 100 people crowded into… Continue reading

Town budget reflects staffing, salary increases

Town of Coupeville will go into 2017 with a budget reflecting additional employees, benefits and projects. The $4.46-million budget was approved by the Town Council… Continue reading

Town hiring consultant for independent review of EIS

Coupeville Town Council approved a request last week to hire two consultants to review and analyze the Navy’s draft Environmental Impact Statement on jets that… Continue reading

Uplifting experience: Phay sets three state records

It didn’t take Sherry Phay long to muscle her way to the top of Washington state powerlifting. Phay, a Greenbank resident, set state records in… Continue reading

Emily J. Ramsey: April 8, 1935-Nov. 15, 2016

After a lengthy period of ill health, Emily J. Ramsey (Rizzo), a longtime resident of Coupeville, Wash., passed away surrounded by her loved ones. Emily… Continue reading

Wolves compete in jamboree, start regular games tonight

The Coupeville High School girls basketball team received a taste of game action when it competed in the Sedro-Woolley Jamboree Saturday, Nov. 26. Both the… Continue reading

Winter Prep Preview: Coupeville basketball teams get ready for 2016-17 season

As the Coupeville High School basketball teams head into the 2016-17 season, the girls are aiming to capture their third consecutive conference crown while the… Continue reading

A Coupeville Christmas sheds light on shoulder season

Coupeville may be heading into its quiet season, but things don’t appear to be slowing down for the tourism-driven town. The community is launching a… Continue reading

Central Whidbey fire commissioners recognized for length of service

Cheryl Engle remembers how puzzled she felt when Paul Messner asked her about running for Central Whidbey Fire &Rescue commissioner. She had worked as an… Continue reading

Red Ticket offers incentive to shop local

As people gear up for the holiday season, Coupeville merchants are giving shoppers another incentive to shop locally. The annual Red Ticket promotion began Nov.… Continue reading

Littlejohn named Olympic League MVP/ Soccer

Littlejohn named Olympic League MVP/ Soccer

Coupeville junior Mia Littlejohn was selected as the Olympic League’s Most Valuable Player in soccer, the conference announced Monday. Three other Wolves earned spots on… Continue reading

Littlejohn named Olympic League MVP/ Soccer
Smith two-way, all-league selection

Smith two-way, all-league selection

Hunter Smith, a junior on the Coupeville High School football team, was named to the Olympic League first-team on both offense and defense for the… Continue reading

Smith two-way, all-league selection

Navy sets meetings for next week on well testing

Tests to check for chemical in firefighting foam deemed potentially harmful by EPA

Whidbey Conservation District focusing on a five-year vision

Robert Gartley and his family members own roughly 80 acres of forested land on North Whidbey. When it came time to set up a forestry… Continue reading

March back in time: Volunteers bring history to life at Fort Casey

History came alive at Fort Casey State Park this weekend as a group of volunteers marched back in time. Self-described history preservationists, members of the… Continue reading

A few wishbones to pick before Thanksgiving arrives

It’s been a pretty rotten year. Terrorism, disasters, crime, wars, nasty politics. Even here on our beautiful Rock, life has felt a bit less blissful… Continue reading