Coupeville

Businesses hosting Mardi Gras bash for schools foundation

Businesses hosting Mardi Gras bash for schools foundation

A handful of Coupeville businesses are throwing a Mardi Gras bash. The Feb. 25 celebration is being held to raise money to enrich students’ educational… Continue reading

Businesses hosting Mardi Gras bash for schools foundation
Fort Casey State Park is hosting three new events in 2017, including a movie night outdoors, an Easter scavenger hunt and live music. Most of the events take place near the Admiralty Head Lighthouse. Photo by Michael Watkins/Whidbey News-Times

Fort Casey State Park adds three new events in 2017

Though it’s tough to quibble with any view from Fort Casey State Park, the one afforded from Battery Turman near Admiralty Head Lighthouse is breathtaking.… Continue reading

Fort Casey State Park is hosting three new events in 2017, including a movie night outdoors, an Easter scavenger hunt and live music. Most of the events take place near the Admiralty Head Lighthouse. Photo by Michael Watkins/Whidbey News-Times
Lower property values from jet noise hurt port revenues, say commissioners

Lower property values from jet noise hurt port revenues, say commissioners

The Port of Coupeville joined a growing list of Central Whidbey entities asking that the Navy locate any increase in EA-18G Growler practices at Ault… Continue reading

Lower property values from jet noise hurt port revenues, say commissioners
Sex offender moves to Greenbank, sheriff’s office holding community meeting

Sex offender moves to Greenbank, sheriff’s office holding community meeting

A Level Two sex offender has moved to Greenbank and will be the subject of a community meeting this weekend. Richard Dyer registered as a… Continue reading

Sex offender moves to Greenbank, sheriff’s office holding community meeting

Port of Coupeville launching search for permanent director

The search is underway for a permanent executive director for the Port of Coupeville. Interim Director Jan Marc Jouas told port commissioners Wednesday that it’s… Continue reading

Museum archivist appointed to Historic Preservation Commission

Coupeville resident Sarah Aldrich was recently appointed to the Historic Preservation Commission. Aldrich is an archivist with the Island County Historical Museum. She also owns… Continue reading

Greenbank Farm Wine Shop offers tastings, tales and tails

Greenbank Farm Wine Shop offers tastings, tales and tails

A mom and pop shop where daughter and dog call the shots

Greenbank Farm Wine Shop offers tastings, tales and tails
Local artist, author guides abstract journeys

Local artist, author guides abstract journeys

It isn’t unheard of to find Mary Leonard onstage with a symphony orchestra, layering her brushstrokes in time with the movements, using the vibrations and… Continue reading

Local artist, author guides abstract journeys
Former port director seeking $120,000 for wrongful termination

Former port director seeking $120,000 for wrongful termination

Citing a state whistleblower law, a former executive director of the Port of Coupeville is taking steps towards suing the district for wrongful termination. Oak… Continue reading

Former port director seeking $120,000 for wrongful termination
Farmers working to relaunch ‘Whidbey Island Grown’ campaign

Farmers working to relaunch ‘Whidbey Island Grown’ campaign

At a time when innovative marketing ideas were taking root in surrounding areas to promote local agriculture, a group of farmers and residents from Whidbey… Continue reading

Farmers working to relaunch ‘Whidbey Island Grown’ campaign

Coupeville Community Allies holding EIS info meeting Monday

Editor, The Navy’s plan to dramatically increase Growler flight operations will significantly affect people, businesses and the environment in our region. Coupeville Community Allies —… Continue reading

Town takes hard stance against increased OLF flight operations

Safety, lack of resources and impacts to economy and way of life were among concerns voiced by Coupeville Town Council members Tuesday in response to… Continue reading

Town statement well reflects citizen needs

Editor, The Coupeville Town Council, along with Mayor Molly Hughes and our Town Planner Owen Dennison, met Tuesday night to review the town’s response to… Continue reading

The Coupeville School Board gave Superintendent Jim Shank and excellent review and extended his contract another year during a school board meeting Monday, Jan. 23, 2017. File photo by Ron Newberry/Whidbey News-Times

Coupeville school board extends superintendent’s contract

Superintendent Jim Shank received an “excellent” annual review by the Coupeville School Board, extending his contract with the school district for another year, said school… Continue reading

The Coupeville School Board gave Superintendent Jim Shank and excellent review and extended his contract another year during a school board meeting Monday, Jan. 23, 2017. File photo by Ron Newberry/Whidbey News-Times

Town looking to hire building inspector

Town of Coupeville is looking to hire a part-time building inspector and plan review person. “The town has had building inspectors in the past,” said… Continue reading

Town’s annual Spring Clean Up Day changing day and location

Coupeville’s Spring Clean Up Day will get a new day and location this year. Usually the event is held the first Saturday in April at… Continue reading

Deputy honored for saving a life

Deputy honored for saving a life

Recently departed Coupeville deputy Bo Miller was honored Tuesday evening for actions he took in November that saved the life of a member of the… Continue reading

Deputy honored for saving a life
Nicholas Wasik and drama club students from Coupeville Elementary School rehearse for the musical ‘James and the Giant Peach” Thursday, Jan. 26, 2017 in the school’s multi-purpose room. Photo by Ron Newberry/Whidbey News-Times

Coupeville Elementary prepares to tackle ‘James and the Giant Peach Jr.’

Wendy Wasik couldn’t be more proud of her little earthworm. That’s the role her son Nicholas is playing in the Coupeville Elementary School production, “James… Continue reading

Nicholas Wasik and drama club students from Coupeville Elementary School rehearse for the musical ‘James and the Giant Peach” Thursday, Jan. 26, 2017 in the school’s multi-purpose room. Photo by Ron Newberry/Whidbey News-Times
Friends of Greenbank Farm gaining momentum

Friends of Greenbank Farm gaining momentum

Community members who love the Greenbank Farm are taking formal steps to officially become its “friend.” A board and executive director were selected for the… Continue reading

Friends of Greenbank Farm gaining momentum
Kathleen Anderson has dedicated much of her life to education. She’s served 22 years on the Coupeville School Board and 15 on the Washington Board of Education. “I feel so strongly if you have good schools, you’ll have a strong community,” she said. Photo by Ron Newberry/Whidbey News-Times

‘Iowa farm girl’ devotes life to education

Onawa is a small rural town in western Iowa that has a history of thinking big. The town boasts the widest main street in the… Continue reading

Kathleen Anderson has dedicated much of her life to education. She’s served 22 years on the Coupeville School Board and 15 on the Washington Board of Education. “I feel so strongly if you have good schools, you’ll have a strong community,” she said. Photo by Ron Newberry/Whidbey News-Times
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