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Meet the San Juan Island firefighter volunteer candidates

  • Dec 26, 2015 at 12:00AM updated Dec 28, 2015 at 8:36AM

– Submitted by San Juan Island Fire and Rescue

Conservation partnership steps in to save Zylstra Lake

  • Dec 26, 2015 at 12:00AM updated Dec 28, 2015 at 8:36AM

– Submitted by San Juan Preservation Trust

Elwha out of service due to “necessary repairs” | Updated

  • Dec 29, 2015 at 5:09PM

The Washington State Ferries has issued a travel alert that the Elwha is out ofservice for repairs, affecting ferry travel. The Hyak will be replacing the Elwha routes for Dec. 30 service.

Lions Club featured as chamber member of the month

  • Jan 12, 2016 at 1:10PM

The local Lions Club has been chosen for Chamber Member of the Month. The club membership is 53 people. Meetings are every Tuesday at noon in the downstairs portion of the American Legion Building. Each year, the Lions sponsor the Friday Harbor High School Knowledge Bowl and the Health Screening Van at Market Place.

Toxic creosote removal in progress in waters during January

  • Jan 12, 2016 at 2:55PM

–Submitted by Friends of the San Juans

Congressmen Larsen votes to sanction North Korea for nuclear test

  • Jan 13, 2016 at 12:00AM updated at 11:06AM

– Submitted by the office of Representative Rick Larsen

Grief support is available to anyone who has lost a loved one

  • Jan 14, 2016 at 8:00AM

Hospice of San Juan will offer its 2016 Grief Support Group to anyone in the community who is grieving the loss of a loved one.

Nature Institute begins winter lecture series in Friday Harbor

  • Jan 14, 2016 at 8:00AM

San Juan Nature Institute's annual winter lecture series in collaboration with University of Washington Friday Harbor Labs begins on Thursday Jan. 21 with a lecture by Adam Summers with the intriguing title: Biomaterials from the Sea – a naturalist swims with Edison.

Enter a fantastic world in high school production of “The NeverEnding Story”

  • Jan 14, 2016 at 8:00AM

Have you ever gotten lost in a book, and never wanted it to end?

Sen. Ranker introduces oil protection bill

  • Feb 10, 2016 at 10:13AM

An oil protection bill introduced by Sen. Kevin Ranker would establish economic safeguards and significantly strengthen protections for the public and the environment from oil spills while protecting refinery jobs.

The Whale Museum shows their love

  • Feb 10, 2016 at 10:16AM

Submitted by The Whale Museum

‘Love Letters’

  • Feb 10, 2016 at 10:21AM

Although "Love Letters" was not written by Shakespeare, this tale featuring a pair of star-crossed lovers seemed perfect to Helen Machin-Smith, Islands Stage Left's co-founder, for the Valentine season.

Firefighter training begins June 21

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:00AM updated Jun 11, 2008 at 12:44PM

Upon completion of the 32-hour class, participants will have earned a “red card,” the nationally recognized wildland firefighter certification.

Friday Harbor’s new postmaster has 28 years of experience

  • May 14, 2008 at 11:00AM

Daniel Flemming, 48, is the new postmaster of Friday Harbor. Flemming brings 28 years of experience with him, working his way up from a variety of different jobs. “My first job with the postal service was as a letter sorting machine operator,” he said.

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

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