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Letters- Restoring my faith in newspaper

  • Sep 30, 2016 at 2:48PM

I want to express my satisfaction and admiration at your courageous decision to provide complete and factual coverage on the recentmurder-suicide incident here on my home island of Lopez. Another reader and I were discussing this story when your first article came outin Volume 36, Number 35 of the Weekly. We came to a reluctant agreement that your staff would most likely bow to political correctness andnot provide any further details in subsequent issues. But you surprised us with your professional and accurate reporting and for this I amgrateful. Sadly, it's not so common these days for the printed press to do its job and give the people the full and relevant details of a story,no matter how much discomfort they may cause to a particular segment of our society.

Letters- Appreciation of stories

  • Sep 30, 2016 at 2:46PM

I wanted you to know that I appreciate these stories about what's going on in our community and I think it's important for people to knowthat just like anywhere else, we have crime here.

Letters- Disturbing news

  • Sep 30, 2016 at 2:45PM

Thank you for being a "news"paper. Serious news should be printed in the proper place, including the front page. The paper should beprimarily for adults, not children.

Four survive Kenmore plane crash in Cattle Pass, San Juan Island

  • Sep 30, 2016 at 12:00AM updated at 2:37PM

At 8:45 this morning, a Kenmore plane with four passengers went down in Cattle Pass off the shore of San Juan Island.

Flights from Canada to Friday Harbor on the horizon

  • Sep 30, 2016 at 2:24PM

By Meredith M. Griffith

Wolverines boys soccer team wins in Tuesdays game

  • Sep 30, 2016 at 12:00AM updated at 12:22PM

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Wolverines boys soccer Thursday game slide show

  • Sep 30, 2016 at 12:00AM updated at 12:20PM

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Changes coming to OPALCO elections | Update

  • Sep 21, 2016 at 12:00AM updated Sep 30, 2016 at 10:32AM

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A sparkling San Juan Island farm tour

  • Sep 29, 2016 at 12:00AM updated Sep 30, 2016 at 9:42AM

By Dana Zia

Flea markets return to fair grounds

  • Sep 30, 2016 at 1:30AM

The upcoming flea market will be held on two Saturdays, Oct. 15 and Dec. 10 from 9 a.m.–noon at the San Juan County Fairgrounds. From jewelry to yard tools, this is the place to find it. Got some items you'd like to sell? Booth space is just $15 with applications available at www.sjcfair.org. For more information, call 378-4310.

Lopez Garden Club meeting

  • Sep 30, 2016 at 1:30AM

Submitted by the Lopez Island Garden Club

Finding a long-lost daughter

  • Sep 30, 2016 at 1:30AM

When Mona Bradford saw him in the airport she did not recognize his face, but there was something familiar in his presence. Bradford was meeting her foster father Steven King, whom she hadn't seen for more than 44 years.

EDC announces ‘Launch San Juan Islands’

  • Sep 29, 2016 at 12:00AM updated at 3:33PM

EDC invites entrepreneurs to participate in a business plan competition, "Launch San Juan Islands." Entrepreneurs can bring their business ideas to the next level in the second annual EDC Launch San Juan Islands business plan competition, created by the San Juan County Economic Development Council and sponsored by local businesses.

Detective from Grellet-Tinner case placed on administrative leave

  • Sep 28, 2016 at 12:00AM updated Sep 29, 2016 at 3:32PM

San Juan County Sheriff Detective Stephen Parker was put on paid administrative leave while the sheriff looks into new information of misconduct involving a victim in an ongoing case.

Vote counting equipment testing

  • Sep 29, 2016 at 2:31PM

A "Logic and Accuracy" test of ballot tabulating equipment used in San Juan County for the Nov. 8 General Election is scheduled for Oct. 6 at 11 a.m. The test works by tallying the results of a prepared set of ballots to see if the results match the votes cast. The test will take place in the Elections Office located at 55 Second Street, Suite A, in Friday Harbor.

Sports Report

  • Sep 29, 2016 at 2:31PM

Football

First Annual Inter-island Bocce Tournament

  • Sep 29, 2016 at 2:02PM

On Sunday, Sept. 24 - teams descended on Roche Harbor to participate in the First Annual Inter-island Bocce Tournament. Players from Bellingham, Lopez, Orcas, San Juan, and Stuart island enjoyed a sunny day while rolling balls, making friends, and enjoying all the wonder of being at Roche. Pairs were "blind drawn". The champion pair were Clay Lainson from Bellingham, and islander Nate Schons, of Island Hoppin Brewery. San Juan resident Ashley Palmer Sullivan teamed up with Bellingham's Tom McNutt (middle school with the F.H. class of 1977) took second place.

Reaction to violence - Editorial

  • Sep 29, 2016 at 2:00PM

On an evening ferry sailing to Anacortes on Sept. 23, passengers heard a disturbing message from the loudspeakers: "We have very sad news. There has been a shooting at the Cascade Mall in Burlington. If you have shopping, we urge you to not go to the mall, as the shooter is still at large."

Grieving and processing tragedy

  • Sep 29, 2016 at 1:59PM

My phone and email have been very busy lately with community members who want to talk about the heart-breaking event in our island community this month.

Wolverines volleyball slideshow

  • Sep 28, 2016 at 12:00AM updated Sep 29, 2016 at 1:56PM

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Readers Theatre at SJCT

  • Sep 29, 2016 at 1:56PM

A Broadway hit is the featured play in the next edition of San Juan Community Theatre's On Book! Readers Theatre series.

Laurie Stewart Burns | Passages

  • Sep 29, 2016 at 1:54PM

Laurie Stewart Burns was born Feb. 21, 1952 in Los Angeles, California and died on Sept. 18, 2016 in Friday Harbor, Washington from complications of ALS.

Special Port Commissioner Meeting on Friday Sept. 30

  • Sep 29, 2016 at 12:00AM updated at 1:36PM

Submitted by the Board of Commissioners of the Port of Friday Harbor

Deobrat Mishra to perform at Brickworks

  • Sep 27, 2016 at 10:32AM

Deobrat Mishra is one of the most energetic and innovative sitar artists in India and will be performing on Friday, Sept. 30 at Brickworks from 7:30–9:30 p.m.

Music for the children

  • Sep 27, 2016 at 10:27AM

Music man Steve Moore is a new teacher at the Friday Harbor Elementary School this year and his class room reverberates with sounds of excitement.

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