Coupeville

Town proposing $8 million draft 2018 budget

Coupeville Town Council held the first of two hearings on its proposed $8-million budget Tuesday evening. “This budget reflects our desire to continue to serve… Continue reading

Annual Vets Day program Saturday in Coupeville

Annual Vets Day program Saturday in Coupeville

The Central Whidbey community will honor veterans Saturday during the annual Veterans Day Remembrance Ceremony. The event, organized by the Central Whidbey Lions Club, will… Continue reading

Annual Vets Day program Saturday in Coupeville

Port planning Greenbank Farm bond payoff celebration

After 20 years, the Port of Coupeville is set to make its final payment on the Greenbank Farm bond Dec. 1. And staff wants to… Continue reading

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Candidates hope to change dialogue in local politics

Two candidates vying for a seat on Coupeville Town Council said local dealings with political issues like jet noise motivated them to run. Brett Rebischke-Smith… Continue reading

Rebischke-Smith

Friends of Greenbank Farm declines continued port negotiations

In a recent vote, the board of directors of Friends of Greenbank Farm decided not to execute an agreement with the Port of Coupeville to… Continue reading

A wicked homecoming parade for Coupeville

A wicked homecoming parade for Coupeville

Witches, wizard, football and floats

A wicked homecoming parade for Coupeville
Sgt. Laura Price with the Island County Sheriff’s Office will be acting Coupeville Marshal while Marshal Chris Garden is out for shoulder surgery. File photo

Town marshal out 8 weeks for shoulder surgery

Coupeville Marshal Chris Garden is off duty for at least eight weeks after undergoing shoulder surgery Thursday. “They will be repairing some damage that I… Continue reading

Sgt. Laura Price with the Island County Sheriff’s Office will be acting Coupeville Marshal while Marshal Chris Garden is out for shoulder surgery. File photo
Ghosts and goblins making way to Coupeville for annual ‘Haunting’

Ghosts and goblins making way to Coupeville for annual ‘Haunting’

Ghouls and goblins are making their way into dark corners throughout town in preparation for the annual Haunting of Coupeville. Festivities start Sunday, Oct. 1… Continue reading

Ghosts and goblins making way to Coupeville for annual ‘Haunting’
Fired port director files wrongful termination lawsuit

Fired port director files wrongful termination lawsuit

A former executive director is asking for a jury to decide if he was wrongly terminated by the Port of Coupeville. Oak Harbor attorney Chris… Continue reading

Fired port director files wrongful termination lawsuit
Team race to raise $12k for food bank

Team race to raise $12k for food bank

Relay teams raced their way to victory Saturday raising more than $12,000 for Gifts From the Heart Food Bank. This was the 10th anniversary of… Continue reading

Team race to raise $12k for food bank

Port to fill new executive assistant position

Port of Coupeville commissioners approved a job description for an “executive assistant,” a position that will replace the current administrative assistant. The port’s executive director,… Continue reading

Mayor to give state of the town address Sept. 19

Mayor to give state of the town address Sept. 19

It’s been a busy year for Town of Coupeville staff, and as the year heads into its fourth quarter planning is already underway for 2018.… Continue reading

Mayor to give state of the town address Sept. 19
AED installations aid in community preparedness

AED installations aid in community preparedness

Citizens in Coupeville are more prepared in the event of a cardiac emergency these days with the installation of three new AEDs around town. AEDs,… Continue reading

AED installations aid in community preparedness
Wharf donation box ravaged by thieves twice

Wharf donation box ravaged by thieves twice

A community group raising money for the Coupeville Wharf is about halfway to its goal despite the setback of two separate thefts this summer. Pennies… Continue reading

Wharf donation box ravaged by thieves twice
Registration open for Harvest Relays

Registration open for Harvest Relays

Gifts from the Heart Food Bank and the Coupeville Farmers Market are seeking teams for the 10th Annual Food Bank Harvest Relays next month. The… Continue reading

Registration open for Harvest Relays

Fort Casey offering day of family fun

Fort Casey State Park is offering a day of family fun Friday, Aug. 25. Families will have the opportunity to touch a real gray whale… Continue reading

Filmmakers scouting locations on ‘magical’ Whidbey

Filmmakers scouting locations on ‘magical’ Whidbey

When he was scouting locations for his new project, “Laketown,” Whidbey Island quickly became the logical choice, said Seattle filmmaker Tyler Hill. A small town… Continue reading

Filmmakers scouting locations on ‘magical’ Whidbey

Port imposing $150 bad boater fee

Commissioners for the Port of Coupeville passed a resolution adopting a $150 fee for people who cause problems at the Coupeville Wharf. Executive Director Chris… Continue reading

Town starting competitive 2 percent process

The way Coupeville distributes its 2 percent lodging taxes will now officially be a more competitive process. The council approved Tuesday night a resolution adopting… Continue reading

Water system unknowns alter town update plans

Due to unknowns with its water system, the Town of Coupeville is submitting a limited update for its required 10-year plan. State Health requires an… Continue reading

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