Ferry reservations in San Juans built around 'staggered release'

Washington State Ferries Dwight Hutchinson, right, and outreach consultant Fauna Larkin point out the parking and “staging” scheme at the Friday Harbor terminal to better accommodate the state ferry system
  • Nov 18, 2014 at 6:05PM

Ninety percent of a boat’s auto-deck will be available for reservations up to two days prior to any sailing; 30 percent with release of a new schedule, 30 percent more two weeks before a sailing and another 30 percent two days prior to any sailing.

Young Filmmakers Project, spotlight on student films at the FHFF

  • Today at 11:36AM

Films were submitted by young filmmakers in San Juan County and Anacortes. Prior to the showcase, a panel of students, separate from the filmmakers, viewed and voted on which films would be shown. Seven films were chosen to premiere, and one took the title of best film.

Owls vs. autos, a dangerous match up, be careful on the road | Special to the journal

  • Nov 19, 2014 at 3:05PM

At this time of year it is dark when most people are driving home from work, or to-and-from evening activities, so there is a lot of traffic on the roads when owls are hunting, resulting in many being hit by cars.

Digging for truth on Easter Island, finding reminders on San Juan

  • Nov 19, 2014 at 2:54PM

For over 12 years Gossen has been digging in the dirt on Easter Island, a southern hemispheric province of Chile, unearthing its rich history.

John Warren Brookbank: 1927—2014 | Passages

  • Nov 19, 2014 at 11:23AM

John was passionate about preserving the quality of life in the San Juans. He served as president of the San Juan Nature Institute and was a consultant in the fields of land-use and conservation and fin-fish aquaculture.

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