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One of three applicants for recreational marijuana-based businesses on Whidbey Island is withdrawing its application. Ester Bandelin Rodriguez said the planned Coupeville-based Salish Sea Industries is withdrawing its land-use permit request due to federal regulation conflicts.
Whidbey Island had to batten down the hatches Thursday for its first big storm of the season.
Port of Coupeville commissioners took strides Monday toward taking over management of the Greenbank Farm.
Rumors about a future partnership between the Port of Coupeville and Washington State University may turn out to be true. After being directly questioned by a member of the public, port Commissioner Marshall Bronson confirmed at a meeting last week that he’s been having ongoing conversations about the possibility of WSU coming to the port-owned Greenbank Farm. He also said WSU would like to hold a public meeting about the idea.
Any hopes that the Greenbank Farm Management Group could continue in an advisory role over the farm were dashed Monday night as the farm management group said it’s done.
The Penn Cove Water Festival will once again honor the region’s Native American heritage with canoe races, performances and education. The festival allows Northwest tribes to share their heritage through tribal dancing, singing, storytelling, native artists’ booths and demonstrations.
When Lynda Eccles was first diagnosed with breast cancer, she’d already lost one sister to the disease and watched another go through the same diagnosis six months prior.
The Greenbank Farm community is still reeling from the 2-1 vote by the Port of Coupeville last week to terminate negotiations with the Greenbank Farm Management Group.
The fate of one of Whidbey Island’s long-standing festivals is up in the air.
Whidbey General Hospital is one step closer to construction this summer of a $50 million expansion project.
Kimberly Hoctor made three sales before she even opened her Coupeville store June 15.
The Greenbank Farm has its first casualty as a result of ongoing turmoil between the Port of Coupeville and Greenbank Farm Management Group. For the first time in at least 20 years, there will be no Holiday Market at the farm.
In a town filled with historic treasures, some are out for the world to see while others are hidden in plain sight.
Administrators for Whidbey Animal Improvement Foundation are still catching their breath after a whirlwind week of moving into a new 12,544 square foot shelter.
After nearly six months of negotiating, a contract for management of Greenbank Farm was approved Wednesday, dispelling rumors that the publicly-owned farm was at risk of being closed.