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

Town unveils new updated website

Town of Coupeville unveiled a new website that, officials say, gives them more flexibility and is a better public resource. The new website has the… Continue reading

Coupeville brings track back to its home turf

Coupeville held its own three-ring circus Thursday. A 400-meter oval served as the center stage and Mother Nature provided a blue-skied big top. The school… Continue reading

Ebey’s Forever hits million-dollar milestone

Ebey’s Forever grants hit $1 million mark

Wazzu on Whidbey thanks to technology

Tim Lawrence admits to having a lot of ideas buzzing around in his head. One of them calls for a glass beehive in the lobby… Continue reading

Coupeville superintendent eyes Idaho post

The idea of Jim Shank leaving as superintendent in the Coupeville School District for another job became a shocking reality last week when it was… Continue reading

A sign of spring: Farmers market starting Saturday

The arrival of spring came and went rather unceremoniously this month. Prolonged cold, wet weather has a way of doing that. Proof of spring’s emergence… Continue reading

Some Central Whidbey elected officials may not seek reelection

With Filing Week more than a month away, one school board member has already said he won’t seek reelection, and two other Coupeville officials —… Continue reading

Lions honor students of the quarter

Coupeville Lions Club honored Coupeville High School seniors Kaela Hollrigel and Nicholas Dion as its students of the quarter Wednesday night. Hollrigel is a cheer… Continue reading

Tenants questioning accuracy of port’s appraisal

Rather than implement higher rental rates at the Coupeville Wharf and Greenbank Farm, commissioners for the Port of Coupeville say they’ll “kick the can down… Continue reading

Climate change ‘rock star’ to speak on Whidbey

Retired Oak Harbor physician Marshall Goldberg likens Xiuhtezcatl Martinez to a rock star. Securing Martinez for two speaking engagements on Whidbey Island was no small… Continue reading

Space heater likely cause of Smith barn fire

An investigation into the fire that burned down the historic Smith Barn in Coupeville revealed that combustibles in front of a space heater was the… Continue reading