Coupeville

Enforcement officers remind clam diggers that Penn Cove beach is closed

A new rule closing shellfish harvesting at a popular Whidbey Island beach is catching many clammers by surprise. Enforcement officers with the Washington Department of… Continue reading

Town Hall doing some remodeling

Coupeville Town Hall is under construction for the next several weeks as it creates a more secure space for its marshal’s office. The planning department… Continue reading

Freeland man selected as next port director

Former Whidbey Telecom employee Chris Michalopoulos was chosen as the next executive director for the Port of Coupeville. Michalopoulos was one of six candidates interviewed… Continue reading

Land trust faces a hairy situation: removal of 100 acres of noxious weed

Crockett Lake is known for attracting an array of bird species, making it one of Whidbey Island’s most popular destinations for birders. On windy days,… Continue reading

Coupeville Elementary to hold kindergarten parent information night

Coupeville Elementary School is holding a kindergarten parent information night this month. The informational meeting will take place from 6:30-8 p.m. May 18 in the… Continue reading

Town addresses noise complaints at Rec Hall

The Town of Coupeville is working to address complaints about noise coming from the Recreation Hall while still maintaining the building as a community asset.… Continue reading

Zoning may be key to Coupeville’s A-frame work around

Coupeville Town Planner Owen Dennison came up with an idea to use zoning to get around proposed sign code restrictions that some say may have… Continue reading

Coupeville starts search for middle school principal

The Coupeville School District is looking for a new principal to lead its middle school after learning that Melissa Rohr is leaving the district to… Continue reading

Coupeville community set to celebrate Boyles’ life April 29

When Bennett Boyles became ill last spring, the Coupeville community rallied to his support. This month, it mourned his death. Boyles, 12, died April 6… Continue reading

Port finally settles on tenant lease rates

At least one more tenant plans to leave Greenbank Farm after learning of the increased rents the Port of Coupeville will be charging over the… Continue reading

Town gets $10K grant for safety switch

Town of Coupeville received a $10,000 grant to make it safer for staff to turn on generators for the South Main Street lift station. The… Continue reading

Town hoping to grow renewed interest in community garden

Coupeville’s Community Garden is getting a little TLC with the hope of sprouting renewed public interest. Public works employees from the Town of Coupeville installed… Continue reading

Coupeville High sends 13 to state Science Olympiad

Mitchell Carroll gets a rush from soaring as a track athlete at Coupeville High School whether it be in the pole vault or jumping events.… Continue reading

Coast Guard responds to false alarm at Coupeville underwater park

A diver surfaced from the choppy waters near Fort Casey State Park Thursday afternoon and probably wondered what all the fuss was about. The diver… Continue reading

Coupeville eyes possibility of a new elementary school

Long before Dave Ebersole walked the grounds as principal of Coupeville Elementary School, he ran around the same fields as a child. Ebersole, who grew… Continue reading

Duck hunters get the squeeze at Crockett Lake

For decades, residents near Crockett Lake on Central Whidbey have awakened to the sound of shot gun blasts in the predawn hours of fall and… Continue reading

Coupeville doctor in ‘satisfactory stable’ condition following plane crash

A Coupeville ophthalmologist is recovering at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle after surviving a plane crash Sunday in Olympic National Park. Agencies involved with the… Continue reading

Coupeville schools going back to model that lets middle schoolers be kids

During her career as an educator, Glenda Merwine got the opportunity to interact with students of all ages. As a teacher and later as an… Continue reading

Twin Falls picks one of its own for superintendent post

Members of the Coupeville School Board breathed a collective sigh of relief Monday after the Twin Falls School District in Idaho announced that it was… Continue reading

Longtime Greenbank Farm gallery making move to Langley

Longtime Greenbank Farm tenant, the Rob Schouten Gallery, is packing up and moving. The business has found a new home in the Village by the… Continue reading