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The rivalry between South Whidbey and Coupeville just got turned up a notch. For years the Wolves and Friday Harbor were the only 1A schools with tennis programs in District 1, and Coupeville has dominated the series recently. Tradition-rich South Whidbey, with a dip in enrollment, drops from 2A and joins them this year.
Football linemen rarely get the glory, but the petrol that runs the Coupeville High School football engine this fall will be the big boys up front.
Coupeville High School volleyball coach refuses to let her girls play the "What if" game. Four players -- all likely starters this season-- will don different uniforms this fall. Over the past two years, three have transferred to other schools and a fourth chose to change sports.
The Coupeville High School soccer team had trouble running up the score last fall, so this season first-year coach Dan d'Almeida is having the Wolves run.
This summer, the Washington State Transportation Commission launched the Voice of Washington State (VOWS), an innovative web-based public engagement program, which includes seven regional discussion forums and a survey panel.
I am writing in support of Helen Price Johnson’s re-election this year. I came to know Helen over the years as a local business owner and active community volunteer. I observed that she demonstrated excellent leadership qualities in whatever role she served in church, school, community, or business. As our Island County commissioner, she has restructured county departments to increase effectiveness and efficiencies with fewer resources and has been a good steward of Island County water resources, parks, and trails.
Fans of Lavender Wind Farm just off West Beach Road will soon have a new place to shop for the farm’s selection of lavender-infused goods.
Input sought for Coupeville Community Green projectInput sought for Coupeville Community Green project
A master plan has been developed for Coupeville’s Community Green, otherwise known as the grass field behind the library where the farmers market is held.
The Central Whidbey Chamber of Commerce is no more. The group has officially changed its name to Coupeville Chamber of Commerce.
Local residents are coming together to help raise money for the family of Garrett Arnold, a local pastor who suffered a serious spinal injury last month that resulted in paralysis of his body below the waist.
Remember the fresh-start feeling of shiny, stiff shoes and new supplies on the first day of school?
First grader Lillyanna Tennis takes a break on the playground during her first day at class at Coupeville Elementary School.
The earth shakes. Walls buckle as the ground heaves and shudders. Buildings collapse, crushing the contents inside and trapping people in surroundings that were once familiar but are now jumbled and disorienting. Frantic, loved ones search for one another, hoping, praying, believing that everyone has escaped the rubble unscathed.
Environmentally conscious folks in Coupeville will soon have a new way to recycle. The town is several weeks away from finalizing an agreement with Island Disposal for a curbside recycling program.
Wildlife is the theme for the Whidbey Island Camera Club's meeting from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 18 at Oak Hall, Room 306, Skagit Valley College Whidbey Island.
The Central Whidbey Sportsmen's Association continues its education series by holding a firearms safety class for women on Saturday, Sept. 1 at 9 a.m.
Island County officials and Whidbey Camano Land Trust staff say they will pursue a slightly different ownership strategy for the Trillium Community Forest, located just north of Freeland.
The Oak Harbor Lions Club is sponsoring a blood drive from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 30 at First United Methodist Church, 1050 SE Ireland St., Oak Harbor. The Puget Sound Blood Center is in critical need of O positive and O negative, but every blood type is helpful.
“Island life has its own music and imagery,” says Clinton resident Sheryl Clough, editor and publisher of a new poetry anthology, “Surrounded: Living With Islands.” “I really dig Whidbey Island,” Clough said with a smile. “You can hardly go a mile here without wanting to stop and write a poem.”
Events and activities coming up on Whidbey Island.