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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

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?

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.

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.

Larsen: Navy Shows Commitment To NSE With A New Destroyer

  • Mar 4, 2016 at 3:49PM

Rep. Rick Larsen, WA-02, released the following statement today after the U.S. Navy announced that it will homeport a new destroyer at Naval Station Everett. The Navy had already committed to homeporting five destroyers at the base, and today's announcement brings the total to six. The USS Ralph Johnson is a new destroyer that will be commissioned in FY2017.

Robin Ray Reid | Passages

  • Mar 8, 2016 at 10:04AM

Robin Ray Reid | Passages

Friday Harbor sends two teams to state championships

  • Mar 8, 2016 at 10:13AM

By Mike Martin

Eighth grader Joanna Evans wins annual spelling bee

  • Mar 8, 2016 at 10:24AM

It all came down to an ancient word, regnal, meaning a monarch's reign, during the Rotary club's annual spelling bee. Joanna Evans correctly spelled the word, helping her cinch the win. The Bee, emceed by Steve Bowman, started off with 22 students ranging from fourth through eighth grade. Pronouncer Carolyn Haugen assigned words like flavor, and snowflake during the first few rounds, escalated to bulwark and manufacture 14 rounds later. During this round, all but two of the contenders were eliminated, fifth grader Marcia King and eighth grader Joanna Evans.

Soroptimist honors local women

  • Mar 8, 2016 at 12:00AM updated at 1:43PM

By Heather Spaulding

Clarity after Larsen meeting | Letters

  • Mar 9, 2016 at 12:00AM

Clarity after Larsen meeting | Letters

Concerns about OPALCO | Letters

  • Mar 9, 2016 at 12:00AM

Concerns about OPALCO | Letters

Pet of the Week

  • Mar 9, 2016 at 12:00AM

Does this floor make my butt look big? I hope not, because I'm really hoping someone will see this picture of me and run right over to the animal shelter to meet me. My name is Marissa and I'm a middle-aged girl with lots and lots of love to give. I have beautiful manners and don't talk a lot like some other girls I know…. We'd be so happy together! Come meet me soon!

Future of fish | Letters

  • Mar 9, 2016 at 12:00AM

Future of fish | Letters

Re: Smaalers | Letters

  • Mar 9, 2016 at 12:00AM

Re: Smaalders

Native plant sale

  • Mar 9, 2016 at 1:30AM

By Master Gardener Jane Wentworth

A look at sexual assault on the San Juan Islands

  • Mar 9, 2016 at 12:00AM updated at 11:42AM

By Heather Spaulding

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