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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

Public asked to help develop vision for port

Public asked to help develop vision for port

Ideas came in abundance Tuesday from a small group of community members interested in shaping the future of the Port of Coupeville. The port, which… Continue reading

Public asked to help develop vision for port

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
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