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San Juan voters approve school levy

  • Feb 9, 2016 at 8:11PM

San Juan Island School District #149 Proposition No. 1 Capital Levy for School Facilities & Technology passed with 73.5 percent of voters voting yes, a total of 1,956 votes.

22nd Annual Knowledge Bowl | Slideshow

  • Feb 9, 2016 at 7:00AM updated at 5:06PM

The San Juan Public Schools Foundation held their 22nd annual Knowledge Bowl Monday, Feb. 8,in front of a packed audience at the San Juan Community Theatre.

Peace Island Medical Center names new Chief Administrative Officer

  • Feb 8, 2016 at 5:00PM

Merri-Ann Keane is the new Chief Administrative Officer at PeaceHealth

Sheriff's office warns of IRS phone scams

  • Feb 8, 2016 at 4:15PM

Phone scammers posing as the IRS are in full force this time of year

Bringing radio to the islands | Letter

  • Feb 9, 2016 at 7:00AM

I would like to publicly acknowledge the good and important work of the late Michael Calhoun who, along with his wife Jody and son Copper, went to great efforts to start the local radio station that is now such a valuable resource to San Juan island.

Turn out for the Pet Food Drive to support the local shelter | Letters

  • Feb 8, 2016 at 2:36PM

The Animal Protection Society of Friday Harbor is asking that people help support local pets and families by donating pet food during its annual Valentine’s Day Community Pet Food Drive.

Wolverine sports update: Boys and girls basketball, wrestling

  • Feb 9, 2016 at 7:00AM

Wrestling takes third in sub regionals, girls basketball wins after going into overtime, and boys basketball loses, and both basketball teams head to district playoffs.

Ruthe Ramirez (1930 – 2016) | Passages

  • Feb 8, 2016 at 8:00AM updated at 2:13PM

Beloved mother and member of St. Francis Church member passed away Jan. 30.

Accomplished outdoorsman Wolf Bauer remembered

  • Feb 8, 2016 at 7:00AM updated at 2:13PM

Champion skier, mountaineer, kayaker and conservationist achieved greatness in his 104 years.

Howard Schonberger is Citizen of the Year

  • Feb 4, 2016 at 7:00AM updated Feb 5, 2016 at 3:56PM

Howard was involved with a number of service groups, and was the very definition of an engaged citizen.

Pigs on the Wing comes to San Juan Island

  • Feb 5, 2016 at 7:00AM updated at 9:48AM

Over the years their repertoire has grown to include music from all Pink Floyd’s albums and eras, including the infamous Syd Barrett’s. Pigs on the Wing has also done renditions of the Wizard of Oz sync (Play Dark Side of the Moon while watching Wizard of Oz and there are some mighty strange connections).

Community says farewell to Chief Marler: leader, collaborator and family man

  • Feb 3, 2016 at 7:00AM updated at 5:09PM

On Tuesday, Jan. 26, 10 emergency vehicles with lights flashing and more than 30 people came out to honor San Juan Island Fire Chief Steve Marler upon his final return to the island he so loved.

Another world lies under the sea – explore it in Whiteley lecture series

  • Jan 28, 2016 at 8:00AM updated Feb 3, 2016 at 5:06PM

Arthur Whiteley Lecture Series features researchers looking into ocean voyages, sharks, shoreline armoring and more.

Meet your firefighter of the month Ian Paterson

  • Feb 6, 2016 at 7:00AM

Ian Paterson is a Firefighter 2, Instructor I, Wildland Firefighter 2 and Fireboat Crew Member. He also has a regional certification for safety officer.

A look at December unemployment rates for San Juan County

  • Feb 6, 2016 at 7:00AM

San Juan County had a 5.7 percent unemployment rate as of December 2015.

County Economic Development Council offers workshops

  • Feb 5, 2016 at 7:00AM

The workshops cover brochure design, crowdfunding, and financial planning and retirement.

Town hall meeting with county councilman Bob Jarman

  • Feb 3, 2016 at 7:00AM

San Juan County Councilman Bob Jarman discussed a number of community concerns, OPALCO’s broadband efforts, transient rentals, affordable housing, and brought up a few of his goals.

Basketball teams head towards district tournaments, wrestling to sub-regional competition

  • Feb 2, 2016 at 1:42PM

A series of wins in basketball and wrestling has set the teams up for next-level competition

Cathaleen T. “Cathy” Cavanagh (1949 – 2016) | Passages

  • Feb 4, 2016 at 8:00AM

Community service advocate and long time islander passed away Jan. 30.

Chief Marler will be missed by many | Guest Column

  • Feb 5, 2016 at 7:00AM

" A kind, gentle, giant of a man with a huge heart and a great sense of humor.”

Are Southern resident killer whales being properly protected under the Endangered Species Act?

  • Feb 6, 2016 at 8:00AM

The Fisheries Service last year announced plans to expand existing critical habitat diversity protections beyond the killer whales’ summer habitat in Puget Sound.

Richard 'Rick' Gerring | Passages

  • Feb 2, 2016 at 1:00PM

Musician, ukulele builder, fisherman and extraordinary happy spirit.

Free estate planning workshop

  • Feb 9, 2016 at 8:00AM

People who want to learn more about creating or updating a will are urged to attend this free workshop.

The Journal's media survey results

  • Feb 4, 2016 at 8:00AM

The Journal's online survey provided surprising results about where readers get their news.

Democrats urged to vote in upcoming caucuses | Letter

  • Feb 7, 2016 at 7:00AM

March 26 caucuses are the start of the process to select delegates from Washington State to the Democratic National Convention on July 25-28 in Philadelphia where the official Democratic presidential and vice presidential candidates will be selected.

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