Cancer survivor heals through writing book: Whidbey author discovers strength through battle

Rognan doesn’t sweat the small things anymore. She’s learned to look at life differently and live more simply — in her case, in the comfort of a small cabin on a farm.

Up to $150,000 in fake money may be hitting county

The Island County sheriff is warning businesses on Whidbey Island to be on the lookout for counterfeit cash.

Commissioners failed to provide needed support | In Our Opinion

The Port of Coupeville seems to be right back where it was last summer with another surprise vote causing uproar at Greenbank Farm, which is run by the elected port commissioners.

Healing power of a walk on the beach | Rockin’ a Hard Place

I took a walk along the beach one afternoon last week. I hadn’t done that for ages. I did it because I had a lot on my mind. Scientists says salt air by the shoreline contains negatively charged hydrogen ions that help us absorb oxygen and balance out serotonin levels, resulting in more energy and diminished depression. Whatever the reason, a walk on the beach always helps clear the clutter in my head.

John Louis White

It is with a heavy heart we report John Louis White passed away suddenly near his home in Coupeville, Wash., Oct. 12, 2016.John was born… Continue reading

Lodell sets record as Wolves win fifth straight | Volleyball

Running its win streak to five matches, the Coupeville High School volleyball team vanquished visiting Port Angeles 3-0 in a non-league match Thursday, Oct. 6.

Missed chances hurt Wolves | Soccer

Port Angeles took advantage of the wind and Coupeville didn’t as the Roughriders defeated the Wolves 3-1 in soccer at Mickey Clark Field Thursday, Oct. 6.

Wolves run in 8-team meet | Cross country

Coupeville cross country runners Henry Wynn and Danny Conlisk finished 30th and 31st out of 99 runners at an eight-team meet at South Whidbey High School Thursday, Oct. 6.

Coupeville defends title | Tennis

Clinching its second consecutive Olympic League championship, the Coupeville High School tennis team defeated visiting Chimacum 6-1 Wednesday, Oct. 5.

Coupeville trims Chimacum to stay in first | Volleyball

With a 3-1 win at Chimacum Tuesday, Oct. 4, the Coupeville High School volleyball team remained in first place in the Olympic League with a perfect 4-0 mark.

Littlejohn sets school record; team nears new win mark | Soccer

The Coupeville High School soccer team and Mia Littlejohn keep marching along, this time crushing host Chimacum 7-2 Tuesday, Oct. 4.

Homola was available, listened, did homework | Letter

I have known Angie Homola for a number years, including her time as an Island County commissioner. She was, and is, dedicated to the welfare of the community. While Angie has not agreed with me on some issues, she was always available; she listened, and, most importantly, does her homework regarding topics that affect this county.

New Port of Coupeville website a disappointment | Letter

Yesterday I went to the Coupeville Wharf and clicked my smartphone on a QR diagram on the wall. It said that the web page could not be found. Very disappointing.

Did the port commissioners hold illegal meetings? | Letter

It is time for the Port of Coupeville’s commissioners to be recalled and new leadership put in place.

Family loses home in fire: Mobile a complete loss, but woman knows how lucky she was

Five days after she, her boyfriend and her daughter escaped a terrifying house fire, Ardus Wertz was still trying to process what they had gone through. Too much reflection brought on tears.

Port turmoil ensues after termination

A vote by Port of Coupeville commissioners last week to terminate the executive director also resulted in the resignation of its board president.

Wonn Road beach access trial delayed

A trial that is supposed to decide the ownership of a sliver of waterfront property in Greenbank is now delayed.

Diamanti resigns as president of Port of Coupeville board

Mike Diamanti resigned today as president of the board of commissioners for the Port of Coupeville.

Littlejohn receives WIAA honor

Coupeville junior soccer player Mia Littlejohn received the Washington Interscholastic Activities Association’s 1A Player of the Week honor for week four of the fall season.

Wolves explode for 63-32 win over Vashon | Football

That was a feel-good win. The Coupeville High School football team blasted Vashon Island 63-32 Friday, Sept. 30, at Mickey Clark Field.