The Friday Harbor club sent $2,000 to two California clubs that are coordinating plans to purchase table-top water filters for immediate and for long-term use. Water and sanitation are international Rotary imperatives supported by the Friday Harbor club.
Lopez islanders apparently don’t want to have anything to do with marijuana
In a rare excursion away from its headquarters in Olympia, the state Utility and Transportation Commission has scheduled a public hearing in Friday Harbor as part of its investigation into CenturyLink's 10-day voice and data service outage in mid-November in the San Juan Islands.
Parks ‘Special project’ funds will be targeted for improvement of trails, roads, buildings and grounds at English and American camps
In the end, Scott and Kim Bell filled 10 shopping carts and amassed $637.19 worth of food items in just four minutes. As winner of the raffle drawing, they also received $50 worth of complimentary meat and cheese, courtesy of the Lions Club, sponsors of the yearly fundraiser.
When awakened by a ferry terminal attendant, the 65-year-old reportedly put the pickup into gear and then careened forward into the rear of the building, and collided into several unoccupied vehicles parked in the rear parking lot of the building as well.
Several speakers asked questions or raised subjects, such as body cavity searches and holding cells, that the panel did not have answers for.
The Port will also add two new concrete multi-hull slips on E walkway, near the floating restrooms.
One day only! 50% off 1 item priced $30 or less. Anacortes and Friday Harbor stores only.
Initiative 522 was the measure on the Nov. 5 ballot requiring mandatory labeling of genetically engineered foods, seeds and seed products.
The largest average change in value, a 4.9 percent decrease, was in the Town of Friday Harbor.
FH Labs is helping to test scientific equipment that will collect chemical, biological, physical, optical and other data profiles and are scheduled for deployment in 2014 on the RSN system off the coast of Oregon in water depths of 600 to 2,900 meters (1,969 to 9,514 feet).
Three months after the fire that burned the Spring Street Landing Building, the Port and its insurer, Enduris Washington, are wrangling over the amount that will be paid for damages.
On Nov. 18, Peter John Anderson pleaded guilty in San Juan County Superior Court to two counts of third-degree rape, a Class C felony. Anderson, who will be required to register as a sex offender as a result of the conviction, is slated to be sentenced on Feb. 28.
Only hours after he was sentenced to 15 months in prison, authorities claim a 24-year-old Friday Harbor man went to the home of a former girlfriend and, after his sexual advances were rejected, that he then attacked, threatened and strangled the woman in a fit of rage.
The Journal 's parent company, Sound Publishing, is gearing up for a busy Thanksgiving and Black Friday week... its busiest Black Friday ever, in fact.
The Town of Friday Harbor has been awarded a grant by the Washington State Transportation Improvement Board for reconstruction of Blair Street.
A civic-minded get together, billed as an "All Community Meeting," drew roughly 70 mostly like-minded residents to the Brickworks building, nearly all of whom question why the federal security agency would need 4,500 square feet of office space for a new headquarters in the heart of town—almost seven times the size of its current location at the Port of Friday Harbor.
According to court documents, the two men barged their way into the Linder Street apartment of a man whom they both knew in mid-July, plotting to steal prescription medication that they believed to be in the home at the time. They both wore masks to disguise their identities.
Meanwhile, an ad hoc group of islanders will conduct a town hall meeting of their own Wednesday, Nov. 20, at Brickworks, to discuss impacts and concerns of Customs pending relocation into the "core" of the town; the meeting begins at 7 p.m.