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After months of work, leaders for the Port of Coupeville have a dollar amount for a conservation easement they want to place on the agricultural, recreational and environmentally sensitive lands at the Greenbank Farm.
A Freeland man was airlifted to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle after crashing his car Wednesday morning on Highway 20. As of June 21, a Harborview spokesperson said Edward Sawyers was listed in serious condition in the intensive care unit.
Riding state ferries is likely to become a bit more expensive.
With both the Greenbank Farm and Coupeville Wharf in need of some TLC, leaders for the Port of Coupeville are exploring potential maintenance projects.
In terms of facilities, Whidbey General Hospital is facing stiff competition from its neighbors.
Leaders for the Port of Coupeville are figuring out how to best use an award that is nearly equal to the entity’s yearly tax collection.
A small group of students hoping to cultivate a career in agriculture are busy harvesting crops at the Greenbank Farm.
Years of work to add another layer of protection to the Greenbank Farm came to fruition this week.
Work is starting on a crucial piece of information needed for a conservation easement at the Greenbank Farm. Commissioners for the Port of Coupeville, which owns the Central Whidbey farm, approved a $9,000 contract recently with Edmonds-based Terra Valuations to conduct an appraisal of the farm’s property.
A commissioner for Whidbey General Hospital resuscitated the idea this week of asking voters to approve a bond measure.
Port of Coupeville hired an accountant to investigate financial allegations made by a former chairperson of a volunteer committee.
Two spots of congestion that took place in Coupeville during a popular relay race is prompting concerns about runner safety.
A Clinton resident was transported to Whidbey General Hospital Friday morning after her car struck a tree along State Highway 20 near Libbey Road.
When it comes to handing out money to community projects, at least one Port of Coupeville commissioner thinks the Port of South Whidbey may have a better approach.
A group of Whidbey General Hospital employees descended upon the June 10 hospital commissioners’ meeting to speak about the long hours they work, often days at a time with no days off or no vacation, and the less-than-average wages they earn.
As the state budget process gets rolling, reductions on Whidbey’s ferry routes are being considered. Washington State Ferries was asked by the governor’s office to come up with $5 million in budget cuts for the upcoming biennial budget. Ferry officials submitted their proposal to the governor’s office last week. Officials are proposing to reduce two-boat ferry service to one-boat ferry service on the Port Townsend-to-Coupeville route for four weeks in the spring and four weeks in the fall. They also propose eliminating late-night service on the Clinton-to-Mukilteo route.
A popular festival on Central Whidbey will soar to new heights next week.
Problems with Greenbank Farm’s septic system have prompted state involvement and could leave the Port of Coupeville with a pricey fix.
A process is starting that could change how the Greenbank Farm is operated.
The town of Coupeville is paving the way for electric cars. The Coupeville Town Council approved rules for allowing the installation of charging stations, which would benefit electric vehicles traveling through town.