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Cali posted 258 stories to The Journal of the San Juan Islands.
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Snowy owls confirmed on San Juan

Two snowy owls have been confirmed on the San Juan Islands by local bird experts. And one was caught by a camera lens.

  • Jan 13th, 2012 12:47am

Snowy owls on the San Juan Islands?

The majority of San Juan county residents have never seen a snowy owl in their neighborhood, but as more of these birds are spotted in the region, it may be possible to see white wings gliding through the air.

  • Jan 5th, 2012 7:46pm

Bringing free jazz music to the people

Matt Bachmann is a practical composer — writing songs with the intent that they will be heard by an audience. That’s why over the last year he has been creating music for his own group — the JEM Jazz Trio.

  • Dec 30th, 2011 9:24pm

Citizen of the Year: Lilo Rustmann

Because of her motivation, dedication and optimism — Lilo Rustmann has made a difference in the community

  • Dec 30th, 2011 9:17pm

Open season on traffic signs?

Each island tends to have a signature, when it comes to traffic sign damage. On Lopez, vandalism typically involves bullet holes, but on San Juan the incline is simply to pull signs out of the ground and leave them on the side of the road. On all three islands, San Juan County Public Works has had to clean signs shot with paintball guns.

  • Dec 30th, 2011 9:47pm

‘Rise Up’ with Beau Borrero

Borrero visited the Occupy Wall Street movement in September and returned to his home in Friday Harbor inspired to write the song “Rise Up.” Within a few weeks of its inception, the song was recorded with local musicians Teddy Deane, Jonathan Piff, Benj Ross, and Borrero’s mom Gretchen Gubelman.

  • Dec 27th, 2011 4:00am

Ring in the New Year with family fun

SJ Prevention Coalition and Island Rec host a healthy, happy party

  • Dec 24th, 2011 5:02am

Times are tough for pets too

Poor economy puts people and their cats and dogs out of homes

  • Dec 23rd, 2011 2:29am

‘Drive by Christmas Carols’ | Multi media

It was six nights before Christmas, at 6:30 p.m., on the corner of Front and Spring Street when two islanders danced in the glow of holiday lights to songs played on saxophone and upright bass.

  • Dec 22nd, 2011 4:34pm

Harper Poesy Hair Salon celebrates one year

“It all happened really fast,” said Quinn, who celebrated the salon's first year anniversary this month. “It’s all very breath-taking, it has been a fast first year it has been a lot busier than I expected.”

  • Dec 13th, 2011 6:52pm

Songs of tragedy, friendship and world cultures

Shocked by the sudden passing of two members in his small island community, Stanley Greenthal started writing down wishes he imagined one might experience before dying — and words just started to tumble from his pen. It was like trying to catch someone else’s words running around in his head.

  • Dec 13th, 2011 5:02pm

Spike in fraud reports on SJ

Police say beware of anything involving cash transfers

  • Dec 13th, 2011 4:56pm

Island Artisans Holiday Marketplace — a quieter, friendlier Black Friday | Multi media

Over 50 vendors from all four islands gathered at the Artisans Holiday Market on San Juan Island to offer an array of items including jewelry, sweets, bodycare products, art and more.

  • Nov 27th, 2011 3:16am

Let the holidays begin — festivities begin Dec. 1

What do train sets, apple cider, strings of colored lights, music, an auction and fishing all have in common? They are just a few things to look for in the wide array of events starting Thursday to kick off the month of December.

  • Nov 25th, 2011 12:00am

Food Bank wins big at annual shopping spree

Barbara Cable - this year’s winner of King’s Market annual four-minute shopping spree sponsored by the San Juan Island Lions Club - collected a total of $736.33. And all of the merchandise will go to the Friday Harbor Food Bank.

  • Nov 24th, 2011 12:18am

Federal trial ends in $1 fine

Islander, arrested at American Camp, found guilty of ‘inteference’

  • Nov 15th, 2011 5:27pm

‘Oh No! Granny’s got the Remote!’

More than 50 island kids hit the stage with lots of singing, dancing and giggling

  • Nov 15th, 2011 4:44pm

“Oh No! Granny’s got the Remote!” | Slide show

Here is a look at a few scenes from this week's rehearsals.

  • Nov 11th, 2011 6:13pm

Love triangles, girl power and tragedy — it’s opera

On Saturday, Nov. 12, 5 p.m., “Pelleas et Melisande” is presented by the Puget Sound Concert Opera at Friday Harbor Presbyterian Church

  • Nov 8th, 2011 4:51pm

Coastal cutthroat — What we don’t know can hurt us | Part 2

Little research has been done on coastal cutthroat, and experts want to know more in order to move forward with conservation efforts.

  • Nov 8th, 2011 4:00pm

Local veteran honored by nation’s highest award

Roy Matsumoto, 98, a San Juan Island resident and highly decorated war hero, became the recipient of the nation’s highest civilian award — the Congressional Gold Medal, on Nov. 2, in Washington D.C.

  • Nov 8th, 2011 4:25am

Mystery of a fish: the future of coastal cutthroat may be jeopardy | Part 1

Experts say that further research on cutthroats in the San Juan Islands is needed to determine the fish’s future

  • Nov 2nd, 2011 6:01pm

Ghouls, goblins, fairies and more on parade | Slide show

A look back at Friday Harbor Elementary School's Halloween Parade — just a click away.

  • Nov 2nd, 2011 5:55pm

General Pickett Returns — this time for someone in need

Mike Vouri, chief of interpretation at the San Juan Island National Historical Park, as the playwright and star, joins Folksinger Michael Cohen and Director Chris DeStaffany in “The Life and Times of General George Pickett,”which is returning to Friday Harbor as a special benefit performance, Oct. 26, Wednesday, 7:30 p.m., at the San Juan Community Theatre. Proceeds will offset Wahl’s medical costs.

  • Oct 19th, 2011 5:01pm

Friday Harbor High School rated among state’s top 12 in AP exams

The 7th Annual AP Report by CollegeBoard tracked the number of seniors who have earned a score of three, four or five on at least one of their Washington state Advanced Placement exams. In addition to high scores, over 30 percent of the Friday Harbor’s 2011 graduating class, who took the AP exams earned elective college credit.

  • Oct 18th, 2011 3:33am

Flamenco; it’s all about the cante

When it comes to this Spanish tradition, keep your eyes and ears open for singing, dancing and guitar

  • Oct 11th, 2011 11:11pm

Whooping cough strikes San Juan; nine cases documented

According to John Manning, director of the county public health department, children are most susceptible to whooping cough, but the disease is spread by teenagers and adults who need to renew their vaccination.

  • Oct 11th, 2011 3:25am

Merritt Olsen is the Ladies Man

Found out why Olsen is back under the theater’s bright lights

  • Oct 4th, 2011 12:18am

SJI’s Oktoberfest rolls out that big German-Austrian sound with the same lederhosen, but different owners

Lederhosen helps the San Juan Island’s Blaskapelle Oktoberfest Band get into character for the upcoming 17th annual Oktoberfest, Oct. 8, 5:30 - 10 p.m. San Juan Island Fairgrounds Pavillion.

  • Sep 28th, 2011 3:48pm

Dance with a smile, the rest will follow

How twirling on the dance floor leads to romance, friendship and happiness

  • Sep 21st, 2011 6:55pm

Back to school tips for transitions at the beginning of the year

Back to school transitions can be hard, so follow these tips from local experts for success

  • Sep 15th, 2011 7:30pm

Fresh food and fresh space at this week’s Farmer’s Market

Brickworks Plaza breathes new life into the Farmer's Market

  • Sep 13th, 2011 5:50pm

Big boost for ‘Byways’; two grants totaling $204K

San Juan Islands Scenic Byways Partnership has been awarded two totaling roughly $204,00, which together will help tell the stories of the natural and cultural history of the islands and surrounding waters, and provide seed money for a possible "Byway" shuttle service.

  • Sep 7th, 2011 5:57pm

A ‘kooky’ old radio show

Watch the ‘Stoned Ranger’ and ‘As the Harbor Churns’ at the Gubelman Theater this August and September

  • Aug 25th, 2011 9:00pm

Griffin Bay Bookstore presents two men who love movies

Author Stephen B. Armstrong and director Andrew v. McLaglen teamed up to produce the book "Andrew V. McLaglen: The Life and the Hollywood Career"

  • Aug 24th, 2011 8:01pm

The fair’s 5th Annual Trashion Fashion Show | Multimedia dispatch

See this year's contestants at the most popular fashion show at the fair

  • Aug 24th, 2011 10:42pm

Marriage is work: The good, the bad and the first spark of a 42 year marriage

The Earnharts discuss the ups and downs of a 42 year marriage

  • Aug 17th, 2011 6:12pm

How well does Edith’s garden grow?

After a three year hiatus, Edith’s flowers are back at the San Juan County Fair. Why did she stop entering in the fair's exhibits and why is she starting again?

  • Aug 11th, 2011 7:55pm

10th Annual Northwest Cruiser’s Rendezvous features sailboats, pirates, music and more

A preview of the events at Latitudes and Attitudes Magazine's annual event

  • Aug 11th, 2011 7:47pm

Can we share the sea? Reaction of those on the water to new federal rules

While it may be too early to tell how new federal rules prohibiting boaters from getting within 200 yards of the Southern resident killer whales affects the health and behavior of the orcas, it’s been in effect long enough to see how boaters and researchers are reacting to the new law.

  • Aug 10th, 2011 9:41pm