Islam's initiation tradition, requiring a partner for God while the Quran is condemning the same, proves the religion to be schizophrenic. A person that is only believing in and honoring God, without Muhammad as God’s partner, is labeled an infidel and becomes the target of Islamic terrorists.
In recognition of Cinco de Mayo, I’m taking the opportunity to thank so many families in the local Latino community for trusting me with the care of their children over the past decade.
This week we celebrate National Teacher Appreciation Week May 4-8. Our community is exceptionally lucky to have inspiring educators giving our students their best.
More "MORE" is a win-win for residents and the Co-op. Solar’s peak production season, for example, coincides with peak demands during summer’s influx of visitors when reducing OPALCO's peak loads reduces BPA's peak pricing.
Thanks to everyone who attended and supported our 9th annual “Greeting Ceremony” fundraiser. Because of you, we raised just over $18,000 to further The Whale Museum’s mission of promoting stewardship of whales and the Salish Sea ecosystem through education and research.
With their investment in the fiber backbone and their support of the new Rock Island Communications subsidiary, OPALCO board of directors have charted a course of action that is good for the county and good for the economy.
It is not the high school but our state legislature that is not doing it's job in this instance, and that is the ruling of the state Supreme Court, not just my opinion.
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.
How can you not support an organization that keeps us healthy and participating in activities that keep us growing and developing as a community while having fun?
Not all athletes are stellar students; however, the grade requirements FHHS imposes to stay eligible and play the sport they love drives them to overcome obstacles in the classroom and improve performance. I’ve seen firsthand.
Every time I see the wonderful volunteers with their bags and bright vests picking up roadside trash, it reminds me what a terrific place in which we live.
The effects of a sexual assault is dramatic and life-changing. Personal relationships fall apart, self-esteem is destroyed, depression and often suicide attempts result. But the good news is this can all be avoided by educating our children and educating ourselves.
Contrary to the impression left by the Journal’s article, our family had nothing to do with the altercation and unfortunate sequence of events that ultimately led to a violent situation.
Having hosted the recent OPALCO candidate forums and followed OPALCO closely for years, we believe Randy and Winnie are best suited to help mitigate the negative impacts of these monumental shifts in our co-op.
I grew up in Friday Harbor and sports were an incredibly positive experience for me and paramount to keeping me “grounded” in my teenage years.
Without funding from Island Rec, our schools would not be able to provide the well-rounded education so essential for today’s students.