Coupeville

Coupeville High School honor roll

The following Coupeville High School student made honor roll for second semester: Asia Abernathy, Lauren Grove, Emma Mathusek, Lucy Rose Sandahl, Jared Allen, Phoebe Haddock,… Continue reading

Coupeville Middle School honor role

The following Coupeville Middle School students made honor roll for second semester: Aiden Anderson, Kaia Crebbin, Carolyn Lhamon, Audrianna Shaw, Emily Anderson Gaskill, Noelle daigneault,… Continue reading

Land Trust protects forest land off Broadway

Land Trust protects forest land off Broadway

Whidbey Camano Land Trust closed on property off Broadway Street and Black Road in Coupeville, protecting more than eight acres of land. The property, owned… Continue reading

Land Trust protects forest land off Broadway

Firefighter’s legacy on Whidbey still felt today

Robert Spinner, 50, a founding member of Whidbey Island Professional Firefighter’s Association, died of a heart attack July 14, leaving Whidbey firefighters to remember his… Continue reading

Port director gets $10K benefits hike

After approximately two months on the job, Port of Coupeville Executive Director Chris Michalopolous received a $10,200 pay increase. The salary increase was negotiated as… Continue reading

Port wants public’s help with comp plan update

Port wants public’s help with comp plan update

Port of Coupeville is asking the public for input as it updates its comprehensive scheme and strategic plan. The port owns two historic public properties… Continue reading

Port wants public’s help with comp plan update
Ebey’s Reserve Preservation Coordinator Sarah Steen describes the work to be done on Pratt equipment shed during the Preservation Field School. Photo by Megan Hansen/Whidbey News-Times

Field School celebrating 10 years with focus on Pratts

The public has an opportunity to help preserve a bit of Central Whidbey history this summer. The Ebey’s Reserve Preservation Field School will celebrate its… Continue reading

Ebey’s Reserve Preservation Coordinator Sarah Steen describes the work to be done on Pratt equipment shed during the Preservation Field School. Photo by Megan Hansen/Whidbey News-Times
Lighthouse beacon turning again after 14 years

Lighthouse beacon turning again after 14 years

A piece of history is back in working order at Admiralty Head Lighthouse. An 1800s rotating Fresnel lens that sat stationary for an estimated 14… Continue reading

Lighthouse beacon turning again after 14 years
Online rental sites reshaping Whidbey’s lodging industry

Online rental sites reshaping Whidbey’s lodging industry

Every September, Whidbey Island Center for the Arts officials are faced with finding free lodging for approximately 60 Djangofest performers, typically turning to bed and… Continue reading

Online rental sites reshaping Whidbey’s lodging industry

Town road plan includes overlay projects this year

Town of Coupeville approved its Six Year Transportation Improve-ment plan that highlights at least three streets that will see work this year. The town is… Continue reading

Lions garage sale this weekend

Lions garage sale this weekend

Unpacking for the annual Coupeville Lions Club Garage Sale is a bit like a treasure hunt. As Lions and volunteers open the three barns worth… Continue reading

Lions garage sale this weekend
Superintendent Jim Shank said the majority of a $400,000 request to state will be used to fix the failing high school roof. 2017 Whidbey News-Times file photo

Coupeville schools petition state for additional $400k

Coupeville School District is asking the state superintendent’s office for $400,000 to cover unexpected expenses. The school board Monday night unanimously approved a resolution to… Continue reading

Superintendent Jim Shank said the majority of a $400,000 request to state will be used to fix the failing high school roof. 2017 Whidbey News-Times file photo

Coupeville hires middle school principal

Several staff members are coming and going at the Coupeville School District with the end of the school year. The Coupeville School Board approved several… Continue reading

Town Council approves new sign code

After months of work and review, Coupeville Town Council last week approved its new sign code. The final draft reflects additions and changes that account… Continue reading

Town looking to open 2 percent fund application process

Town looking to open 2 percent fund application process

The application process for 2 percent funds will be more open and transparent with changes Coupeville Town Council is looking to make. Council decided last… Continue reading

Town looking to open 2 percent fund application process

Jacob Ebey House in need of additional volunteers

The docent program at the Jacob Ebey House is in dire need of more volunteers. Sally Straathof, a ranger with Ebey’s Landing National Historical Reserve… Continue reading

Robin Cedillo, right, gets ready to step up and receive her diploma during the commencement ceremony for Coupeville High School’s Class of 2017 Friday night, June 9, 2017. Emily Rose is in the background. Photo by Ron Newberry/Whidbey News-Times

Salute to Coupeville’s Class of 2017

Clay Reilly gave so many hugs after the graduation ceremony at Coupeville High School last Friday night that he was all hugged out. He found… Continue reading

Robin Cedillo, right, gets ready to step up and receive her diploma during the commencement ceremony for Coupeville High School’s Class of 2017 Friday night, June 9, 2017. Emily Rose is in the background. Photo by Ron Newberry/Whidbey News-Times
Ed Hartin, fire chief with Central Whidbey Fire & Rescue, will be hosting a tour of Station 53 on Race Road on three different dates this month. He wants to give Central Whidbey residents a visual of what proposed station renovations would look like. Photo by Ron Newberry/Whidbey News-Times

Fire station tours to give public a glimpse of proposed renovation

Ed Hartin can talk for hours about the improvements that Central Whidbey Fire &Rescue is hoping voters will approve at Station 53 on Race Road.… Continue reading

Ed Hartin, fire chief with Central Whidbey Fire & Rescue, will be hosting a tour of Station 53 on Race Road on three different dates this month. He wants to give Central Whidbey residents a visual of what proposed station renovations would look like. Photo by Ron Newberry/Whidbey News-Times

Public invited to ham radio operator’s Field Day June 24-25

Whidbey Island ham radio operators will be among thousands nationwide to switch on their shortwave radios at remote locations to practice emergency communications capabilities during… Continue reading

Permits moving along for school grandstand construction

Coupeville Town Council approved a Conditional Use Permit for the school district to construct a 3,024-square-foot grandstand. As part of the district’s ongoing capital facilities… Continue reading

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