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Port of Friday Harbor public hearing

  • Aug 28, 2014 at 2:00PM

The Port of Friday Harbor will hold a Public Hearing on 5 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 10 at Ernie’s Cafe at 744 Airport Circle Drive, Friday Harbor.

Two car collision with minor injuries on Bailer Hill Road | San Juan County Sheriff’s Office

  • Aug 28, 2014 at 12:25PM

At 4:55 p.m. Wednesday Aug. 28, a two vehicle collision occurred on Bailer Hill Road north of Kanaka Bay Road resulting in minor injuries to a Friday Harbor woman.

Friday Harbor airport construction begins with night work

  • Aug 26, 2014 at 9:00AM updated Aug 28, 2014 at 12:00PM

A major construction project at the Friday Harbor Airport began Monday.

San Juan Community Foundation's matching program donations peak $31,000

  • Aug 28, 2014 at 10:27AM

The San Juan Community Foundation's matching program generated more than $31,000 in donations during the four-day run of the San Juan County Fair.

13th Annual Wooden Boat Rendezvous in Deer Harbor Labor Day

  • Aug 28, 2014 at 10:04AM

The Wooden Boat Society of the San Juan Islands is holding the 13th Annual Wooden Boat Rendezvous Sept. 1-3 at Deer Harbor and Orcas Island.

Taxable sales increase 4.9 percent for first quarter of 2014 | Washington State Department of Revenue

  • Aug 27, 2014 at 6:02PM

The state’s taxable retail sales totals grew to $27.3 billion in the first quarter of 2014 (Jan. 1-March 31), recording a 4.9 percent increase over the same period in 2013. Retail trade, a subset of total taxable retail sales, rose 2.4 percent to $12.3 billion.

San Juan Island Garden Club hosts excursion to the WSU Display Gardens

  • Aug 27, 2014 at 6:27PM

The San Juan Island Garden Club is hosting an excursion to the WSU Display Gardens in Mount Vernon.

Get Started Using Computers | San Juan Island Library

  • Aug 27, 2014 at 6:00PM

The San Juan Island Library partners with Skagit Valley College to offer four workshops on using PC computers.

Early Learning Lab coming to San Juan Island | San Juan Island Library

  • Aug 27, 2014 at 6:00PM

Thrive by Five Washington’s Early Learning Lab is coming to San Juan Island in partnership with the San Juan Island Library and the San Juan Island Family Resource Center.

A major wake-up for San Juan Island communities | Colleen Armstrong

  • Aug 25, 2014 at 4:00PM updated Aug 27, 2014 at 4:03PM

We applaud the Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission for recommending CenturyLink be fined more than $170,000 for the 10-day communications outage last November that created an upheaval in the San Juans

Get in on naming the next ferry, time running out | Washington State Transportation Commission

  • Aug 27, 2014 at 12:25PM

Construction of the next 144-car-ferry is under way and the Washington State Transportation Commission is asking people from across the state to get involved and submit proposals for the new boat’s name.

Two San Juan Islands crab fishing areas to remain open past Labor Day

  • Aug 27, 2014 at 10:39AM

Two areas near the San Juan Islands will remain open for recreational crab fishing while all others in the Puget Sound Region will close to crab fishing at sunset on Labor Day (Sept. 1), with summer catch reports due by midnight Oct. 1.

Frazer Homestead Walk | American Camp

  • Aug 26, 2014 at 4:42PM

Frazer Homestead Walk, American Camp, 2-4 p.m., free.

Navy Jet noise is small price to pay | Letter

  • Aug 26, 2014 at 9:00AM updated at 4:37PM

During the 4 of July parade (Lopez), a group protesting jet noise from NAS Whidbey participated.

San Juan Islands weather almanac | Aug 18-24

  • Aug 26, 2014 at 4:36PM

RCAS High Low Precip Aug. 18 68 58 —

Wild places: Sustenance for the soul

  • Aug 26, 2014 at 10:00AM updated at 4:26PM

Most of us find indescribable solace in the mysteries of the natural world.

Rev. Joseph Carney: 1929—2014 | Passages

  • Aug 26, 2014 at 7:00AM

Joe was loved by everyone who knew him for his ready smile, his sense of humor and the joy and kindness he exuded. He will be greatly missed by his family and friends.

The bell tolls for back to school | San Juan School District

  • Aug 25, 2014 at 2:10PM

The bell tolls for the first day of class, Aug. 28 (that’s right, a pre-Labor Day start of school is now the norm) the reconstruction of Blair Avenue, which will deliver new curbs, gutters and sidewalks as well as a new road surface, will still be in progress.

A Totem Pole story | FRIENDS of the San Juans

  • Aug 25, 2014 at 3:40PM

people of faith and local activists to learn more about this year’s journey and how they can stand with the Lummi community in support of their work to stop the Gateway Pacific coal terminal and fossil fuel exports that threaten sacred tribal sites.

American Legion Post 163 files suit over mural decision by Friday Harbor Town Council

  • Aug 25, 2014 at 4:46PM

The Friday Harbor Town Council may have expected to see a second attempt at creating a very large mural, toned down and with perhaps a little less personality.

Trashion Fashion 2015? Don’t wait | Letters

  • Aug 25, 2014 at 6:00PM

Thank you, thank you, thank you; each and every one of you who participated on stage, behind stage and behind the scenes of the Trashion Fashion Show.

Keith Jefferts: 1931—2014 | Passages

  • Aug 22, 2014 at 6:19PM

Keith was an avid outdoorsman and early member of the Mountaineers and REI— backpacking trips in the Cascades and Olympics (always with a fly rod or two) were an omnipresent part of Keith’s graduate-school and early parenting years, and he continued those adventures with his children well into their adulthoods.

How are we doing? Islands' abuzz in economic activity; county revenue on the rise | Guest Column

  • Aug 22, 2014 at 6:12PM

As a community shifts from the hunker-down mentality of recession to the beehive activity level of a healthy, vibrant community, local government prospers, as well. Indications are we’ve reached the beehive.

Community Foundation 'match program' raises $44K in donations

  • Aug 21, 2014 at 5:15PM

Under the program, the Community Foundation matched up to 50 percent of each of the eight separate non-profits represented through the program and their respective project goals, for a total of $44,000 in donations generated at the Fair.

Best Bet: don't miss last-ever performance of 'Pickett', tonight

  • Aug 21, 2014 at 10:30AM

A few of main events in Pickett’s life include the “Pig War,” when the then-commander of U.S. troops confronted Vancouver Island Governor Sir James Douglas and the Royal Navy over ownership of San Juan Island. The story culminates in the disastrous “Pickett’s Charge” that brought ruin to the Confederate Army at the Battle of Gettysburg.

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