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Third-grader a finalist in Google art contest

  • May 13, 2008 at 12:13AM

The San Juan Island School District is in a budget crunch. A third-grader with a penchant for doodling hoped to help.

Chaffee runs for County Council, Friday Harbor

  • May 14, 2008 at 11:00AM

Fay Chaffee announced May 4 her candidacy for County Council, Friday Harbor. The primary election is Aug. 19. The general election is Nov. 4.

Thought extinct, glass sponge reef found in S.J.

  • May 14, 2008 at 12:00PM updated May 16, 2008 at 12:03PM

Thought to have gone extinct, glass sponge reefs were rediscovered in Georgia and Hecate Straits during the 1990s. Professor Paul Johnson, an oceanographer at the University of Washington and chief scientist on 38 deep-water cruises, has spent most of his career working on hydrothermal systems on the Juan de Fuca Ridge and became involved “obliquely.”

F.H. clinches berth at state

  • May 13, 2008 at 12:14AM

The Friday Harbor baseball team punched its ticket to the State 1A Baseball Tournament with a 4-2 victory over Orting in the final round of the Northwest District playoffs, Saturday at Stanwood.

Tri-district berth on the line today

  • May 13, 2008 at 12:15AM

The Friday Harbor softball team kept its quest for a state tournament berth alive by dismantling Meridian 6-2 Saturday in the sub-district playoffs at Janicki Fields in Sedro-Woolley.

Soccer season ends with 2-0 loss to Vashon

  • May 14, 2008 at 11:00AM

The Friday Harbor Wolverines boys soccer team’s season ended May 6 with a 2-0 loss to Vashon Island High School.

In Search of Par

  • May 14, 2008 at 11:00AM

As we piled out of the concierge vans, the breathtaking links-style course was majestically strewn over what seemed like miles of some of the most coveted property in the Tacoma area.

Register now for June basketball camps

  • May 14, 2008 at 11:00AM

Advantage Basketball Camps is accepting registration for camps scheduled June 16-19, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., at Friday Harbor High School.

Business Briefs

  • May 13, 2008 at 12:16AM

With the expiration of her lease and with her daughter’s graduation from high school, Laura Westmiller has moved her Classic Design, Inc., to a studio in the Northwest area of the island near her home.

And a good time was had by all ...

  • May 13, 2008 at 12:17AM

This week's Journal features a page of photos from prom, Opening Day of boating season, and the Children's Festival.

What's Happening!

  • May 14, 2008 at 2:00PM updated May 21, 2008 at 5:03PM

Wednesday: Orcas Spring Lecture Series: “Hydrology of Cascade Creek Watershed,” 7 p.m., Orcas Senior Center, off North Beach Road on Henry Lane, Eastsound. Jeff Bash, watershed lead for the state Department of Ecology, gives this lecture. Sponsored by the San Juan Nature Institute. Free. Call 378-3646 or visit www.sjnature.org.

Title designer for ‘Music Man’ lives on San Juan

  • May 14, 2008 at 11:00AM

Wayne Fitzgerald, who has lived on San Juan since 2003, is the man behind the title design for the original 1962 film of Meredith Willson’s “The Music Man.”

On faith & love

  • May 14, 2008 at 8:00PM updated May 20, 2008 at 10:21AM

For Matt Johnson and his wife, Jackie, sleep and calm are catch as catch can. Keep the car filled up with gas, check on the kids. Remember to eat.

Pre-vacation reflections on a very busy island

  • May 14, 2008 at 11:00AM

I decided to do a three-dot column à la Herb Caen or Emmett Watson, to note a few things I thought about writing on before goofing off in the sun ... we needed the break. Here goes ...

Editorial: Community pulls through for schools

  • May 14, 2008 at 11:00AM updated May 15, 2008 at 12:58PM

We have to search for words that appropriately express our gratitude to the donors who have given so much to help our local schools through this financial crisis. As of Friday, six donors had given $285,000 to help make up some of the school district’s projected budget shortfall, and islanders contacted by phone in Thursday’s phone-a-thon had pledged $55,000 more.

Crazy roller coaster of water mismanagement

  • May 14, 2008 at 2:00PM updated May 21, 2008 at 2:33PM

So-called exempt wells could potentially run our rivers dry. Our rivers are connected to the ground waters and what affects one affects the other.

CenturyTel 'open house' May 29-30

  • May 13, 2008 at 4:29PM

Jan Kampbell, CenturyTel's business account representative for San Juan County, wants to warmify CenturyTel's relationship with islanders. She be in CenturyTel's Friday Harbor office on May 29-30, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., to meet customers.

Likes the 'new' SanJuanJournal.com

  • May 13, 2008 at 4:38PM

The "new" San Juan Journal Online is such an improvement. I looked at the old one occasionally but was never impressed. I will become a regular reader.

Relay for Life: Here's how you can help

  • May 14, 2008 at 5:00PM updated May 15, 2008 at 5:29PM

You can honor a loved one by sharing their story, sing in "Relay Idol," and try some standup comedy ...

Taylor wins bi-district; four golfers advance to state

  • May 14, 2008 at 1:00PM updated May 15, 2008 at 9:09AM

Friday Harbor's Jordyn Taylor won the 1A Bi-District Golf Tournament for the second consecutive year Tuesday, this time at Eagles Pride Golf Course at Fort Lewis. Taylor, a junior, shot an even round 72 at the course, voted the sixth-best golf course in the entire military by Travel and Leisure magazine.

Town, county may team up against citizenship spot checks

  • May 14, 2008 at 3:47PM

Impact on tourism cited as local elected officials look to Senators Cantwell and Murray, and Congressman Larsen, for help in changing inspection procedures

'You have to take the hit, but where's it going to end?'

  • May 14, 2008 at 5:01PM

Some Friday Harbor residents expect to tighten their belts more — and do away with extras — to meet the costs of escalating utility rates

Lehr, Lopez, Milkis at quad-district today

  • May 15, 2008 at 10:00AM updated at 12:44PM

Junior tennis player Peter Duggins lost his quad-district qualifier Monday in Coupeville but, according to him, the win couldn't have gone to a nicer guy. "He's a really friendly guy, " Duggins said. "It was a cordial match. We were evenly matched."

School district makes painful trade-offs to fix budget

  • May 15, 2008 at 12:43PM

Gone is half the athletic program's budget. Gone is the Primary Intervention Program for at-risk elementary school students. Gone is the food service program for every student. Gone are teachers' aides, secretarial jobs and custodians.

The Shadow

  • May 19, 2008 at 6:00AM updated May 22, 2008 at 12:32PM

Who knows who's naughty and nice in Friday Harbor? The Shadow knows.

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