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Update: $23,000 will save sports programs
May 30 2008, 8:54 AM
Update: Superintendent Michael Soltman said today that $23,000 would save all sports programs at San Juan schools.
Supporters say $30M hospital in San Juans would earn money by fifth year
May 30 2008, 8:56 AM
Building a new community hospital in Friday Harbor would cost $29.8 million — $10 million of which would be raised through philanthropy, $7 million from PeaceHealth and $12.8 million from a bond backed by the island's property tax-supported hospital district.
San Juan schools now $125K short of closing budget gap
May 30 2008, 8:53 AM
Recent gifts through the "Save Our Schools" Campaign have pushed the matching funds total to $175,000 toward matching a $300,000 "Challenge Gift" to mitigate anticipated program reductions.
Recent pledges of $10,000 each by Roche Harbor Resort, and Rich and Joan Komen helped the campaign go over the halfway mark toward matching the challenge gift.
Superintendent Michael Soltman said in a press release, “With matching funds, $350,000 has been raised to restore program cuts related to a $600,000 budget shortfall. We are now able to restore classroom teaching positions, the Primary Intervention Program, part of the athletic program, and some essential secretarial, custodial and student support services.
There's room for more teams in Relay for Life
May 30 2008, 10:13 AM
Twenty-six teams have signed up for Relay for Life, the local fundraiser for the American Cancer Society.
The goal is 35 teams. The event is July 25, 5:30 p.m., to July 26 at 11 a.m. on the Friday Harbor High School football field.
The next Team Captains meeting is June 10, 6 p.m. in the Islanders Bank bank building. "It's bank night — a good chance to turn in money. It's also the second to last captains' meeting," said Deanna Osborn, coordinator of Relay for Life San Juan.
Lovel Pratt announces candidacy for San Juan County Council, San Juan South
Sep 16 2008, 9:05 PM
San Juan County Planning Commissioner Lovel Pratt has announced her candidacy for San Juan County Council, San Juan South.
San Juan's RE/MAX, Friday Harbor Realty will merge, become Sotheby's
Jun 11 2008, 11:21 AM
The owners of RE/MAX San Juan Island will buy Friday Harbor Realty and the combined offices will become Island Group Sotheby's International Real Estate, effective July 1.
Councilman Balcomb-Bartok resigns, accepts job in Renton
May 31 2008, 6:57 PM
Friday Harbor Town Councilman Kelley Balcomb-Bartok announced Friday he is resigning effective June 6 to move to Renton, where he will work as communication specialist in the Renton mayor's office.
Balcomb-Bartok begins his new job June 16. It was not immediately known whether the Town Council will appoint someone to the vacancy or will place it on the August or November ballot.
"Kelley was chosen over 78 other applicants for the communication position," said Preeti Shridhar, communications director for the City of Renton. "It was one of the largest pool of applicants the city has ever had. Kelley will be a wonderful asset to our communications team."
New Friday Harbor hospital would require $12.8M taxpayer bond
Jun 03 2008, 8:22 AM
Proponents say it would break even by fifth year
Remembering Friday Harbor man's place in D-Day invasion
Jun 06 2008, 1:55 PM
Living in the San Juans is a joy for many reasons, not the least of which is getting to know so many fine people.
Friday Harbor Town Council will discuss councilman's resignation Thursday
Jun 06 2008, 9:46 AM
Councilman leaving to take job with City of Renton