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Do you know the men in this World War II-era photograph?

  • Jul 2, 2008 at 1:00PM

Peggy Cantrell of Friday Harbor saw the man take something out of the wallet he had just purchased at the Thrift Store, and toss it into the trash.

Political Notebook

  • Jul 2, 2008 at 3:00PM updated Sep 16, 2008 at 9:13PM

The Waldron Community Meeting will host a forum July 12, 2-4 p.m., for candidates for County Council, District 4; and Superior Court judge.

Four apply for vacancy on F.H. Town Council

  • Jul 2, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Sep 16, 2008 at 9:13PM

Four Friday Harbor residents have applied for a vacancy on the Town Council.

Two local firefighters head to Grant County to help contain wildfire

  • Jul 2, 2008 at 12:00AM

The San Juan Island Fire Department dispatched two firefighters and a wildland fire engine to Grant County on Monday, to help firefighters contain a more than 3,000-acre wildland fire near Warden.

Additional charges for alleged airborne driver

  • Jul 2, 2008 at 12:00AM

Pretrial hearing is July 23, 10 a.m. in District Court for the driver of a car that got airborne and crashed on Cattle Point and Golf Course roads, injuring the driver and killing his dog.

Profile: Jane Hutchison, F.H. Fire Department

  • Jun 30, 2008 at 11:46PM

Name: Jane Hutchison

Airlift Northwest stations crews on San Juan Island for summer

  • Jul 2, 2008 at 3:00PM

Airlift Northwest regional manager Jeff Richey is working with local EMS officials to post an air ambulance on San Juan Island for the summer.

Sheriff’s Log

  • Jul 2, 2008 at 12:00AM

The San Juan County Sheriff’s Department reported responding to the following calls.

District Court

  • Jul 2, 2008 at 12:00AM

District Court

EWU soccer coaches put San Juan girls through the ringer

  • Jul 2, 2008 at 10:00AM updated at 4:00PM

It’s soccer camp for the high school, and an unusual one for local players. Wolverine Coach Mark Fishaut called in some coaches of a quality not normally seen on-island. George Hageage and his wife Tamara run the women’s soccer program at Eastern Washington University. They came to the island last week to offer a soccer camp for Fishaut’s team. Some 29 girls and three boys signed up for the week-long camp.

San Juan School District's athletic budget restored

  • Jul 2, 2008 at 3:00PM

Down by $800,000 at the half, the San Juan Island School Board last week disclosed that by the end of the third quarter, they had nearly made a comeback, closing on their opponent — a nearly 10 percent budget shortfall — to less than $100,000. With three months to go, the $100,000 in cuts, which would have eliminated the entire athletic budget, has been averted thanks to an overwhelming and committed team effort and a spectacular end-of-the-quarter play by Islanders Bank, who came up with the last $5,400 to restore the high school’s athletic program to last year’s funding levels.

Catching up with sailors John and Ann Bailey | Along the Waterfront

  • Jul 2, 2008 at 11:00AM updated Jul 30, 2008 at 12:25PM

Last week, wife Peg and I were pleased to have Ann and John Bailey visiting with us.

Petermans bicycle to S.F. for women’s health

  • Jun 30, 2008 at 11:47PM

Friday Harbor High School graduates Amber and Kelsea Peterman bicycled from Seattle to San Francisco to raise money for – and awareness of – women’s health issues in sub-Saharan Africa.

Island Rec offers women’s sailing class July 11-13

  • Jul 2, 2008 at 12:00AM

Island Rec is offering a sailing class taught by and for women, the weekend of July 11-13.

Public Meetings

  • Jun 30, 2008 at 11:47PM

The following public agencies meet this week

Around Town

  • Jul 2, 2008 at 12:00AM

It’s not a barn-raising, but a playground raising that will bring together members of the island community July 14 and 15.

Old Browne Lumber site to become a parking lot

  • Jul 2, 2008 at 12:00AM

The former Browne Lumber Co. site on Spring Street will become a lot for paid parking, operated by Dan Ward of San Juan Transit.

Around Town

  • Jul 2, 2008 at 12:00AM

Several local veterans went to Inter Island Medical Center on Saturday for treatment and medication evaluations by Veterans Administration personnel.

Award-winning choir performs here July 10-13

  • Jul 2, 2008 at 12:00AM

Seattle’s Imani Fellowship Choir, winners of the 2008 McDonalds Gospelfest, headlines at this year’s annual Gospel Tent Meeting, July 10-13, 7 p.m. nightly, at the San Juan County Fairgrounds.

San Juan Lions host speakers

  • Jul 2, 2008 at 12:00AM

The following are scheduled speakers at the San Juan Lions Club luncheons.

‘Island Animals on Parade’

  • Jul 2, 2008 at 4:00PM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 11:21AM

Each year, island animals are a favorite of parade watchers, whether they’re of the dachshunds-on-parade variety or the pirates-on-the-plunder kind.

What’s Happening!

  • Jun 30, 2008 at 11:49PM

Thursday, July 3— Dance Classes: Beginning Salsa, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Dance Workshop II. This is a one-time two-hour session. For more information, call Bill or Rita Ament at 378-9628.

When ‘faking it’ wears out its welcome

  • Jul 2, 2008 at 12:00AM

Have you learned to “fake it?” (And no, I’m not referring to the scene from “When Harry Met Sally.”) Most adults have.

Disasters can come in big and small packages

  • Jul 2, 2008 at 12:00AM

We now have a disaster center right here in island city at Mullis!

Newsmakers

  • Jul 2, 2008 at 12:00AM

Four San Juan County residents graduated from University of Washington in June.

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