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Mike MacLellan 2015 firefighter of the year

  • Mar 17, 2016 at 1:30AM

Submitted by SJIFD

Join Crab Team at upcoming training

  • Mar 17, 2016 at 1:30AM

Washington's salt marshes and pocket estuaries are diverse and productive habitats, currently facing potential invasion by European green crabs (Carcinus maenas). Often listed among the world's most problematic invasive species, green crabs are now poised to enter Washington's inland waters along the Strait of Juan de Fuca, Puget Sound and the San Juan Islands.

Hummingbirds return | Letter

  • Mar 17, 2016 at 10:30AM

Hummingbird season is upon us. The little migratory Rufous Hummingbird has returned from its usual wintering grounds in Mexico. Hordes of Rufous Hummingbirds will pass through our area on their way north to Southeast Alaska, but many will stay here to breed and raise young. The Annas Hummingbird is the second hummingbird species that frequent our islands. They are not migratory and they will hang around all winter, especially if fed at feeders.

Friday Harbor man faces charges for theft

  • Mar 17, 2016 at 11:00AM

Christian Wayne Rogers, 46, of Friday Harbor, is charged with trafficking in stolen property in the first degree and residential burglary. Rogers pleaded not guilty to the charges and his trial is set for June 6, 2016.

EDC offers FREE workshop on business planning and financing

  • Mar 18, 2016 at 12:00AM

Submitted by the San Juan County Economic Development Council

Call for Children’s Festival Activity Providers

  • Mar 18, 2016 at 12:00AM

Submitted by Island Rec

Experience on the green for golf team | Sports Preview

  • Mar 18, 2016 at 1:30AM

Friday Harbor High School golf team coach Jack Rice has his hands full this year with over twenty golfers between the boys and girls teams. With a large number of returning players and new talent already showing Rice is feeling good about the upcoming season.

Fresh faces for tennis | Sports preview

  • Mar 19, 2016 at 12:00AM

By Courtney Oldwyn

Upcoming workshops at Whale Museum

  • Mar 19, 2016 at 1:30AM

Join The Whale Museum and the Salish Sea Association of Marine Naturalists for two special events on Earth Weekend. On Saturday April 23rd we will host our annual Marine Naturalist Gear-Up. This one-day workshop will be held at the San Juan Island Grange in Friday Harbor from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Registration will begin at 9:30 a.m. The schedule for the day includes a presentation about shipping noise by Dr. Jason Wood of SMRU Limited, an introduction to the Harbor Porpoise Project by Cindy Elliser of the Pacific Biodiversity Institute, a discussion about the effects on salmon from increased shipping and higher temperatures by Michael O'Leary of the National Wildlife Federation, and a talk about shoreline restoration projects in San Juan County by Tina Whitman of Friends of the San Juans. The registration fee is $25 with a 20% discount for Whale Museum or SSAMN members.

Track team looks promising | Sports preview

  • Mar 20, 2016 at 1:30AM

By Courtney Oldwyn

FHAA Lacrosse team has talent |Sports preview

  • Mar 20, 2016 at 1:30AM

Friday Harbor Athletic Association's High School Lacrosse team is full of talent this season, according to their coaches.

Kowolitz medals with 41 | Golf update

  • Mar 20, 2016 at 10:30AM

On March 15, the Wolverines' golf team faced La Conner at the San Juan Golf Club.

Lakedale Resort changes it’s swimming policies

  • Mar 22, 2016 at 11:30AM

Lakedale Resort has been a summer-time swimming hole for islanders for years but overcrowding and disrespectful behavior by some locals has changed that.

Dying wish comes true

  • Mar 22, 2016 at 11:44AM

Friday Harbor resident Kathleen Zuidema's dying wish will come true, she has found a home for her three Aussies.

County unemployment numbers for January released

  • Mar 22, 2016 at 12:00AM updated at 2:45PM

San Juan County's unemployment rate is on par with the numbers from January 2015, with unemployment reaching 6.8 percent for the month of January 2016.

Thank you for the blood drive

  • Mar 22, 2016 at 3:00PM

Submitted by Sasha Seiden

Watson for county council | Opinion

  • Mar 23, 2016 at 1:30AM

Submitted by Bill Watson

Tea and talk with OPALCO board member

  • Mar 23, 2016 at 1:30AM

Submitted by OPALCO

Changes at the grange

  • Mar 23, 2016 at 7:30AM

By Courtney Oldwyn

Be informed | Letter

  • Mar 23, 2016 at 9:00AM

My sister has stage four breast cancer. She was able to enroll in a health insurance program this past year even with this serious preexisting condition. We have friends that have chronic diseases that prior to the Affordable Care Act could not obtain health insurance due to their pre-existing health conditions.

Bernie is best | Letters

  • Mar 23, 2016 at 9:05AM

In all of the hundreds of articles from the various bloggers, pundits, and news sources that I've read to date reflecting on this year's democrat presidential candidates the following stands out in my mind the most:

Scholarship fund | Letters

  • Mar 23, 2016 at 9:09AM

Scholarship fund

St. Pat success | Letters

  • Mar 23, 2016 at 9:10AM

St. Pat success

Dana Lynn Louis talk is cancelled

  • Mar 23, 2016 at 4:17PM

(Editor's note: The Dana Lynn Louis talk on April 1 is cancelled. )

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