OPALCO's new rates? It's like Robin Hood in reverse | Guest Column

The 10% of OPALCO members who consume the least electricity (decile 1) will see the highest bill increases. The range of winter bill increase (in year 2019 compared to 2014) for each decile is indicated by the red box graphs, while average consumption (kWh per month) by each decile is shown in green.   - Graph by Chris Gracean
  • Apr 27, 2015 at 7:16PM

By 2019, the base rate will rise to nearly $78 per month before any electricity is used.To some, that’s not a lot of money. For others, it means difficult choices between winter heat, putting food on the table, or dipping into life savings.

Friday Harbor student earns association of cities scholarship

  • Apr 27, 2015 at 7:04PM

Isabel Gabriel was nominated for the award by the Town of Friday Harbor, one of 281 cities and towns represented by the Association of Washington Cities.

Wolverines sweep singles; Coupeville wins doubles, and the match | Girls Tennis

  • Apr 27, 2015 at 12:15PM

The Friday Harbor girls tennis team will host three consecutive matches, April 29, May 1 and May 6, beginning at 4:15 p.m. at the high school tennis courts, before finishing their regular-season schedule on the road, May 8, at Forest Ridge.

Stewart, Bates tally personal best; Lobos take the match | Golf

  • Apr 27, 2015 at 10:52AM

Newcomer Joe Stewart shot 52 to tally Friday Harbor's lowest individual score and freshman Adam Bates nearly broke the 60-stroke mark for the first time, finishing right on 60, as each player notched a personal best in the April 21 inter-island match


Squeaky clean by the sea; big 'high-five' to all GIC participants | Letters

  • Apr 23, 2015 at 7:00PM updated Apr 26, 2015 at 12:31PM

A special thank you goes to the 52 youngsters from Cub Scout Pack 4090, Paideia School, and Stillpoint School who helped clean Eagle Cove, Jackson Beach, and the streets of Friday Harbor, respectively.

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