Raylee Miniken, 12, is selling her art on cards in order to raise money to help the Campaign to Save Mount Grant
Three new artists are showcasing their work at San Juan Island Museum of Art through the fall
Three artists capture the uniquely muted Pacific Northwest light to create gems for the San Juan Islands Museum of Art shows opening Aug. 29.
The Okanogan Conservation District is asking for support for firefighters and residents in Eastern Washington that are affected by the wildfires. This is the state’s worst fire season on record. An estimated 732,608 acres have burned, with 13 uncontained fires still burning. The Okanogan Complex fire is the largest wildfire the state has ever seen, nearing 300,000 acres.
Rep. Rick Larsen visited San Juan Island and Lopez Island this week to hold round table discussions and visit locally important sites.
Donors Paul and Beatrice Reiss gave the land in hopes it will be preserved for future generations.
The Journal wants to know: are there more wasps out and about this summer?
Island County Prosecutor Greg Banks announced today that he no longer believes he is the right person to review the April death of Keaton Farris in the Coupeville Jail.
A pursuit ensued from the Kanaka Bay area and ended in Friday Harbor when the subject abandoned his vehicle behind the ball fields on Spring Street and fled on foot.
In some cases there are cheaper alternatives to the price of a patient’s medication. According to Cristina DuVall, pharmacy manager at Friday Harbor Drug, pharmacists cannot offer these cheaper options unless a patient inquires, because limitations put on them by contracts and laws. Their intent, said DuVall, is to keep pharmacists by being influenced by drug companies and choosing a medication for a patient that might not be the right fit.
The San Juan County Sheriff’s Office responded to the following calls.
Kitsap County Sheriff's Office detectives said investigating the murder of Heather Kelso and Kaden Lum was like putting the many pieces of a puzzle together. They were trying to use all those bits and pieces to – as Lt. Det. Earl Smith put it – "paint a picture." The picture the sheriff’s office painted was released Aug. 20 in the form of a nine-page statement of probable cause against Geraldo "Jerry" Castro De Jesus, 30, of Port Orchard, whom investigators allege committed the murders.
Several of his albums have been in the Top 10 in the U.S. and Europe; and in 2002 he was appointed MBE (Most Excellent Order of the British Empire) “For Services to Jazz Music” by Her Majesty the Queen of Great Britain.
San Juan County residents experience outage after cables clipped by oversized load in Anacortes caused a CenturyLink outage. We will post updates as soon as we know more.
Three houses bound for settlement in the Phase 2 of Sun Rise neighborhood built by San Juan Community Home Trust were barged in late Wednesday, Aug. 19, through Jackson Beach.
“Cascadia is like a stuck window. You wonder whether it’s painted shut. I keep a close eye on it. Any earthquake out there would really get our attention. We would be doing better if we had more offshore monitoring equipment.”
The 9,000 pound totem pole was carved from a single tree, and started out weighing seven tons. The pole features an eagle at the top with its wings outstretched, a seal, sea lions, salmon eggs, a raven and an orca whale, as well as a bubble man, a traditional figure in Kwakwaka’wakw Nation artwork.
Travel vicariously to Maine, London, Canada, France and Kenya through these reads of summer
Check out Aaron Shepard's photos from the San Juan County Fair 2015
Zucchini races, horse riding, live music, the county fair has it all. This year's theme for the county fair was Strawberry Fields for Heifer.