Wine and beer garden planned at Arts Festival

Following a successful inaugural year, the Central Whidbey Chamber of Commerce will host a wine and beer garden at this weekend's Coupeville Arts and Crafts Festival.

Froggwell art show highlights art, garden

Some traditions just get better every year. This weekend's Froggwell Biennale 2012 Art Show is one of them.

Bolstad, Freeman exhibit at Schouten Gallery

The Rob Schouten Gallery at Greenbank Farm will hold an opening reception to honor new exhibits by painter Karin Bolstad and sculptor Dan Freeman from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 3.

Shakespeare Festival begins Aug. 4

Island Shakespeare Festival on Whidbey Island opens its 2012 summer offering with “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” Saturday, Aug. 4 through Aug. 26 at the Storyhouse Stage in Clinton.

Tall ship to visit Coupeville

The 2012 Coupeville Arts and Crafts Festival will include a visit by the tall ship Hawaiian Chieftain, which is scheduled to arrive at the Port of Coupeville Wharf on Tuesday, Aug. 7. The ship will offer public tours and sails during the festival on Saturday, Aug. 11 and Sunday, Aug. 12.

Museum features quilt exhibit

The Island County Historical Society Museum in Coupeville is featuring an exhibit of antique quilts and quilt tops through Labor Day.

Open windows and a talking storm drain

Recent calls to the Coupeville Marshal's Office.

Stolen stuff: tools, binoculars, computers, kayaks and more

Recent calls to the Island County Sheriff’s office.

Coupeville deputy identifies suspect in statewide case

A Coupeville deputy marshal has helped crack a statewide prescription forgery case.

Transit envisions pedestrian tunnel

Pedestrians and bus riders may have a safer way to cross Highway 20 on the eastern edge of Ebey's Landing National Historical Reserve.

New art gallery opens in Coupeville

A new art gallery is opening in Coupeville, just in time to celebrate the Coupeville Arts and Crafts Festival.

Race the Reserve on Saturday

It’s not too late to sign up to Race the Reserve Saturday, Aug. 11 in support of a safe and sober graduation night for Coupeville High School’s class of 2013.

Wolf trio snag football honors

A young football team on the rise added to its trophy case recently as three Coupeville High School gridiron stars captured top honors at a prestigious football camp run by former National Football League standout Lawyer Milloy.

Wolf b-ball promotes King to top job

Less than two years after longtime boys' basketball guru Randy King retired, David King (no relation) has been named as the news head girls' hoops coach at Coupeville High School.

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Crabbing season runs Thursdays through Mondays through Sept. 3 in waters surrounding Island County.

How to help Kittitas County wildfire victims

Money, not donated items, is what is most needed to help people displaced by the wildfires raging in Kittitas County.

Expect delays during road work in Greenbank

Washington Department of Transportation maintenance crews will be out on Hwy. 525 in the Greenbank area doing some patch paving during the day to help smooth the highway.

Coupeville pastor injured in fall

Well-known Coupeville pastor Garrett Arnold was airlifted to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle today after his back was broken when he fell from a 35-foot-high bluff in the Ledgewood neighborhood north of Greenbank.

Haugen’s opponent disowns negative mailers

A state senator and her opponent in this year’s campaign are both upset about a series of mailers that criticize the incumbent and distort some of the facts.

Navy noise rattles neighbors

Neighbors of the Navy’s practice airstrip just southeast of Coupeville already are used to hearing jets roaring overhead as pilots practice touch-and-go landings meant to simulate landing and taking off from an aircraft carrier.