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Cause of Argyle accident under investigation

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

Early last night, a female driver crashed into two vehicles and damaged a number of barriers on a construction site on Argyle Avenue.

Local filmmaker delves into the sexual assault epidemic

  • Mar 8, 2016 at 12:00AM updated Mar 9, 2016 at 3:27PM

By Courtney Oldwyn

M/V Yakima suffers engine fire, out of service indefinitely

  • Mar 8, 2016 at 12:00AM updated Mar 9, 2016 at 4:15PM

An electrical fire in the engine room of the M/V Yakima has the 50-year-old ferry out of service indefinitely.

League of women voters to host ‘What’s next for healthcare’

  • Mar 9, 2016 at 12:00AM updated at 5:20PM

Submitted by the the League of Women Voters of the San Juans

Homebuyer education class open to the public

  • Mar 10, 2016 at 1:30AM

San Juan Community Home Trust is hosting a Washington State Housing Finance Commission-sponsored homebuyer education class on Saturday, March 12, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m, Community Room at Heritage Bank at 535 Market Street. It is free and open to the public, with information about the WSHFC's mortgage programs, down-payment assistance and tax credits. The completion certificate is valid for 2 years and is honored by all affordable housing loan programs in Washington. Bring a snack and reserve your seat. Contact Tim Eberth for more info (206) 557-7404 or at

Upcoming blood drive

  • Mar 10, 2016 at 1:30AM

The San Juan Island Blood Drive is Wednesday, March 16, 11:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. at the Mullis Community Senior Center.

Sheriff’s Log for Feb. 24 - March 1

  • Mar 10, 2016 at 5:30AM

Feb. 24

Power out on Shaw and Orcas

  • Mar 10, 2016 at 10:09AM

At approximately 6:00 a.m. outages were reported for all of Shaw and Orcas islands, leaving residents with no power. At 8:55 OPALCO reported that the outage is still affecting all of Shaw and part of Orcas.

Town business license program

  • Mar 11, 2016 at 1:30AM

Submitted by the Town of Friday Harbor

Wise Self Counseling - new practice opens

  • Mar 12, 2016 at 10:30AM

Rosa Blair, a San Juan Island native, has returned to serve her community as a licensed counselor and in private practice. You may know her as a landscaper, fruit tree arborist, artist, teacher, or manager of the SJI Farmers Market. Transitioning from these community roles to that of holistic counselor and healer has been a long path. "With a 37 year history on San Juan Island, I am intimately familiar with the nuanced personality, strengths, and challenges of island life. I want our community to be strong, healthy, and empowered, on an individual and collective level".

Wolf Hollow Wildlife Rehabilitation Center open house and baby shower

  • Mar 13, 2016 at 12:30AM

Have you ever wondered what goes on at a Wildlife Rehab Center? Now is your chance to find out.

Spring Street Landing building progress report

  • Mar 14, 2016 at 12:00AM updated at 9:48AM

Submitted by the Port of Friday Harbor

Larsen launches School Safety Caucus

  • Mar 15, 2016 at 9:35AM

Reps. Rick Larsen, WA-02, and Susan Brooks, IN-05, this week launched the School Safety Caucus to focus on best practices for school safety and investments to help schools meet their unique safety needs.

Friday Harbor resident’s last wish is to find a home for her pets

  • Mar 15, 2016 at 12:00AM updated at 9:40AM

As Friday Harbor resident Kathleen Zuidema sits in a chair at the hospital awaiting her chemo treatment, she describes her three Aussies, their love of chasing balls and rides into town in her car with the wind on their tongues.

Beware of scams | Letter

  • Mar 15, 2016 at 2:05PM

Grandparent alert! Someone called us this morning impersonating our grandson.

Easter fundraiser | Letter

  • Mar 16, 2016 at 12:00AM

Stop by the main lobby of PeaceHealth Peace Island Medical Center on Friday, March 18, when Easter baskets will be on sale from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The Peace Island Volunteers have been busy assembling the baskets, which feature such themes as Kids, Baby, Pets, Gardening, Spa, Get Well, Hostess Gifts, and Cancer Care. Each basket is chock full of donated goods that are sure to delight.

Larsen Encourages High School Students to Participate in Art Contest

  • Mar 16, 2016 at 12:00AM

Rep. Rick Larsen, is inviting high school-aged students in the Second Congressional District to submit their artwork for the Congressional Art Competition.


  • Mar 16, 2016 at 12:00AM

'Spartacus' ballet

A look at the Republican Convention

  • Mar 16, 2016 at 12:00AM

The San Juan Island County Republican Party hosted it's county caucus on Saturday, March 12 at Friday Harbor Middle School. Approximately 75 county residents were in attendance to help craft their platform, elect state convention delegates and alternates and listen to Keynote Speaker Fredi Simpson, Washington State Republican Party National Committee woman.

Lady Wolverines volleyballers go to all-state volleyball tournament

  • Mar 16, 2016 at 1:30AM

Submitted by Travis Mager

Being brave in the face of death | Editorial

  • Mar 16, 2016 at 1:30AM

A Friday Harbor woman's Facebook request went viral, reaching more than 30,000 eyes.

Spring Rummage Sale and Bake Sale March 19

  • Mar 16, 2016 at 1:30AM

The perfect incentive for spring cleaning, supporting Friday Harbor High Seniors and finding bargains galore all at the same time is Saturday, March 19 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the high school commons.

The story of Hartman Field

  • Mar 16, 2016 at 1:30AM

By Bruce Williams

A history of herrings, from communication by farting to their connection to humans

  • Mar 16, 2016 at 1:30AM

For more than a century a tiny silver pelagic fish, the herring, has played a critical role in the lives of people living in the San Juans.

Author talk at Griffin Bay Bookstore

  • Mar 16, 2016 at 1:30AM

So many of us have been or are now caregivers for family members and friends diagnosed with cancer or a debilitating illness. And as caregivers we, ourselves, often need and appreciate support or a boost. You'll find a big dose of support as well as practical tips for caregiving in Abbe Rolnick's just-released memoir, "The Cocoon of Cancer: An Invitation to Love Deeply." Griffin Bay Bookstore is proud to host Abbe Rolnick on Saturday evening, March 26, 7 p.m.

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