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Improvements scheduled for San Juan County Fairgrounds RV site

Submitted by San Juan County Work will soon begin to install and…

  • Nov 13th, 2018

Community Treasures celebrates 14 years on San Juan

Submitted by Community Treasures Celebrate 14 years at Community Treasures on Nov.…

  • Nov 13th, 2018

San Juan construction course to strengthen economy | Letter

The San Juan County Economic Development Council strives to strengthen and diversify…

  • Nov 13th, 2018

Join San Juan 4-H for more than cows and sows

Submitted by organizers More often than not, interested families say that they…

  • Nov 13th, 2018

Congrats to Jewett | Letter

My congratulations go to Carolyn Jewett for her election as our next…

  • Nov 13th, 2018

FANS carnival returns Nov. 17 on San Juan

Submitted by organizers An annual carnival to fund the local parks and…

  • Nov 13th, 2018
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Friday Harbor swimmers compete at district

Submitted by Kelley Balcomb-Bartok Friday Harbor junior Kyla Balcomb-Bartok competed in the…

  • Nov 12th, 2018
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Comment on San Juan Islands National Monument | Letter

Public comments on the San Juan Islands National Monument Resource Management Plan…

  • Nov 12th, 2018
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Boys tennis returns to Friday Harbor High School

Submitted by Kyle Loring Friday Harbor tennis coach Boys tennis is back.…

  • Nov 12th, 2018
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Gone goats, vanishing vehicles and deadly dogs | San Juan County Sheriff’s Log

The San Juan County Sheriff’s Office responded to the following calls: Oct.…

  • Nov 12th, 2018
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                                Seal.

Wolf Hollow receives grant for marine mammal rehabilitation

Submitted by Wolf Hollow Wolf Hollow Rehabilitation Center’s proposal to NOAA’s John…

  • Nov 12th, 2018
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                                Seal.
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Free first aid class at A Place to Play

Submitted by A Place to Play Have you ever wondered what you…

  • Nov 11th, 2018
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Island Rec presents youth roller hockey

Submitted by Island Rec Youth roller hockey returns Nov. 13. Roller hockey…

  • Nov 11th, 2018
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                                One of Aprils Surgent’s pieces, “All the Little Things.”

Artist uses found debris to highlight overuse of plastic

Submitted by the San Juan Islands Museum of Art Marine debris and…

  • Nov 11th, 2018
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                                One of Aprils Surgent’s pieces, “All the Little Things.”
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                                Tigers peewees Boaz Moses and Kash Griffith hold the team’s second place trophy for their division.

Tigers juniors head to championship, peewees, freshmen end stellar seasons

Submitted by Shawn Kleine Junior Tiger football coach The Friday Harbor Tiger…

  • Nov 11th, 2018
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                                Tigers peewees Boaz Moses and Kash Griffith hold the team’s second place trophy for their division.

Citizens join nationwide protest

By Tate Thomson Reporter Citizens gathered on the San Juan County Courthouse…

  • Nov 11th, 2018

Comment on American Camp’s new visitor center on San Juan

Submitted by SJI National Historical Park The National Park Service is proposing…

  • Nov 10th, 2018
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                                Feed a turkey this Thanksgiving, don’t eat one, at Island Haven Animal Sanctuary.

Third annual ThanksLiving celebration

Submitted by Island Haven Animal Sanctuary Join Island Haven Animal Sanctuary for…

  • Nov 10th, 2018
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                                Feed a turkey this Thanksgiving, don’t eat one, at Island Haven Animal Sanctuary.

Animal Protection Society Presents: Pet of the Week

Hello, darlings. I’m Nora and just in case you’re wondering I am…

  • Nov 9th, 2018
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Rotary donates dictionaries to San Juan youth

Submitted by the Rotary Club of San Juan Islands The Rotary Club…

  • Nov 9th, 2018
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San Juan County Severe Weather Shelter set to open

Submitted by organizers The San Juan County Severe Weather Shelter will be…

  • Nov 8th, 2018
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                                The crew rescues Cowboy.

San Juan firefighters rescue dog who fell down cliff

By Carolyn Hudson Journal contributor When Cowboy toppled down a 30-foot cliff…

  • Nov 7th, 2018
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                                The crew rescues Cowboy.
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Surf’s up on San Juan | Photos

Surfers hit the waves on Sunday morning, Nov. 4, at Eagle Cove…

  • Nov 7th, 2018
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Friday Harbor football closes successful season

By John Stimpson Journal Contributor The Concrete Lions beat the Friday Harbor…

  • Nov 7th, 2018

Dissonance means Democracy | Editorial

We applaud the passion and motivation of islanders who have written letters…

  • Nov 7th, 2018

Robert Stephen Olson | 1939 – 2018

Robert Stephen Olson passed away peacefully in Chico, California on Sept. 30,…

  • Nov 7th, 2018
Contributed photo/Claudia Mills. Skyler Reynolds and Nick Herko.

Wolverines boys soccer heads to state tournament

By Claudia Mills Journal contributor The Friday Harbor High School boys soccer…

  • Nov 6th, 2018
Contributed photo/Claudia Mills. Skyler Reynolds and Nick Herko.

Wolverines football heads to mini-playoff game for state | Update

By John Stimpson Journal contributor Amidst strong wind gusts and sheets of…

  • Nov 6th, 2018

How the sport of politics keeps us divided | Guest column

By Kathleen Bartholomew San Juan Island America is sliding into political dysfunction…

  • Nov 6th, 2018

Thanks to home supporters | Letter

The Yes for Homes Coalition of San Juan County extends its sincere…

  • Nov 6th, 2018
Contributed photo/FHFF. Karen Palmer, Lazlo Pal and Lynn Danaher

Winners of Friday Harbor Film Festival awards

Submitted by Friday Harbor Film Festival A local San Juan Island producer…

  • Nov 6th, 2018
Contributed photo/FHFF. Karen Palmer, Lazlo Pal and Lynn Danaher

Island generosity | Letter

Thank you to the Friday Harbor community, including Sara Perkins, Susie Vejvoda…

  • Nov 5th, 2018

Ballots cannot be mailed after 3 p.m., Nov. 6 on San Juan| Letter

Editor’s note: This notice is also located at the post office. Do…

  • Nov 5th, 2018

Krebs for sheriff | Letter

We are voting to re-elect Ron Krebs to be sheriff of San…

  • Nov 5th, 2018
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                                A Southern resident breeches.

Celebrate orca recovery on Nov. 10

Submitted by organizers From 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 10, an Orca…

  • Nov 5th, 2018
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                                A Southern resident breeches.

Remembering veterans this Veterans Day | Guest column

By Phil Peterson Orcas Island John Kennedy once said that “The cost…

  • Nov 5th, 2018

San Juan County board vacancies

Submitted by the San Juan County Council The San Juan County Council…

  • Nov 5th, 2018

Tires tampered, cyclist slammed, freed Fidos follow | San Juan County Sheriff’s Log

The San Juan County Sheriff’s Office responded to the following calls: Oct.…

  • Nov 5th, 2018

Animal Protection Society presents Pets of the Week

Hello! We’re the three amigos - Bowie, Baez and Elton. We’re appearing…

  • Nov 4th, 2018

Indian Island busier than ever, diversity threatened

Submitted by Kwiaht Kwiaht and community scientists of the Indian Island Marine…

  • Nov 4th, 2018