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Ochoa named 1A/B All-State starter

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:00AM

Wolverine Richie Ochoa’s solid play this year did not go unnoticed as the state’s coaches and sportswriters named him a 1A/B All-State starter.

Deadline tonight to fully restore athletic budget

  • Jun 24, 2008 at 11:55AM

San Juan Island Schools Superintendent Michael Soltman reported that $17,600 has been raised toward a goal of $23,000 needed to fully restore the athletic program for next year.

Sports Briefs

  • Jun 24, 2008 at 11:55AM

Island Rec sailing classes got off to a windy start last week. Using boats generously provided by the Sailing Foundation, two classes of aspiring sailors came to Percich Pond to test the waters.

San Juan businesses see profits fall amid high gas prices, bad weather

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:00PM updated Jun 26, 2008 at 2:00PM

Some Friday Harbor business owners say tourist traffic is down compared to June 2007. And they say they are feeling the financial pinch.

Dentures are now the next-to-the-best thing

  • Jun 24, 2008 at 11:56AM

New technique not only helps dentures stay snug, but also helps bone structure stay healthy

Whidbey, Frontier bank merger is off | San Juan Business Briefs

  • Jun 24, 2008 at 11:56AM

Whidbey Island Bank, which has a branch in Friday Harbor, will not become Frontier Bank.

Graveside service Thursday, 1 p.m., at Valley Cemetery for Jim Desermeaux

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 5:00AM updated Jul 2, 2008 at 4:07PM

James Leon Desermeaux, former San Juan County assessor and 42-year resident of Friday Harbor, has died. Mr. Desermeaux died at home on June 18. He was 75. Graveside service is Thursday, 1 p.m., at Valley Cemetery.

San Juan Public Meetings | June 25-July 14

  • Jun 24, 2008 at 11:56AM

Port Commission, Hospital District Commission, School Board meet today

‘Velveteen rabbits’ graduate from Griffin Bay High

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:00AM

Ninety-five friends and family members gathered June 14 afternoon in the Friday Harbor Middle School commons to celebrate the graduation of nine seniors from Griffin Bay High School.

Art spirit is alive and well in San Juans | Ferry Home Companion

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:00PM updated Jul 23, 2008 at 10:03AM

Back in 1938, I was considering getting out of high school in mid-winter. My Omaha Central High School adviser told me it would be tough entering a good college that way unless transferring from another college.

Poisoned apples, personal growth

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 5:00AM updated Jul 2, 2008 at 12:50PM

The more comfortable you can get them in their own skin prior to adolescence, the better they’ll be able to handle the onslaught on their identity during their teenaged years. Life skills. Empowerment. That’s why Missoula Children’s Theatre (MCT) and activities like it are so important.

What’s Happening!

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 5:00AM updated Jul 17, 2008 at 3:22PM

Today: Summer Reading Program kickoff with Maggie Gallivan, 1:30 p.m., Friday Harbor Elementary School field. Enjoy music with Maggie Gallivan, popcorn, lemonade and lots of fun. Sponsored by the San Juan Island Library. Call 378-2798.

Around Town

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 3:00PM updated Jul 17, 2008 at 3:24PM

San Juan Community Theatre is offering two Children’s Summer Theatre Workshops in July, presented by professional theater artists.

Cancer survivor participating in Relay for first year

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:00PM updated Jun 26, 2008 at 2:45PM

Every year my friends and family tell me I should be recognized for being a cancer survivor. So this year, I gave in. I have been free of cervical cancer since 2001. It was  the scariest and most painful two years of my life but I made it through with the help of my family and friends! Without them, I am sure my outcome would have been different. They gave me the strength to fight it.

San Juan hospital: We like it, but have questions | Editorial

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 4:00PM updated Jun 27, 2008 at 10:09AM

A lot of questions need to be answered about the feasibility of an integrated medical center on San Juan Island. We encourage the San Juan Hospital District Commission, which oversees Inter Island Medical Center and San Juan EMS, to approve the letter of intent that will allow a study that will answer those questions.

Coveted pedestal on the bumpy road to freedom

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 10:00AM updated Jun 27, 2008 at 10:09AM

They didn’t see it, all those who deserved to. It simply took too long and they were unable to wait.

Students are making progress with biodiesel

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 10:00AM updated Jun 27, 2008 at 10:11AM

When we began the Friday Harbor High School biodiesel project three weeks ago, we had no idea all the little things it would entail.

San Juan Journal Letters to the Editor | June 25

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 4:00PM updated Jul 29, 2008 at 4:39PM

Have you signed up as a supporter of Judge John Linde yet? Judge Linde was appointed by the governor as our Superior Court judge for San Juan County because of his judicial experience and his unbiased application of the law during his many years of experience on the bench.

Hospital commission moves to hire two physicians

  • Jun 24, 2008 at 2:00PM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 5:31AM

In an unexpected action taken in today's executive session, the San Juan Hospital Board of Commissioners voted to offer Dr. Al Johnson the full-time physician's position vacated by outgoing Dr. Greg Moran, who leaves for private practice to Dallas, Texas in July.

1895 county jail gets a new roof

  • Jun 24, 2008 at 3:00PM updated Jun 30, 2008 at 12:29PM

Restoration began today on one of Washington's oldest county jails. Dana Owens restored the cupola of the 1895 San Juan County Jail, located on the grounds of the San Juan Historical Museum. Bailer Hill Construction and Local Islands Roofing are doing the main roof. The entire roof of the old jail, which houses public exhibits related its history, is expected to be completed in time for the Fourth of July Pig War Picnic on the museum grounds.

Friday Harbor's Peterman sisters bicycle from Seattle to San Francisco for women's health

  • Jun 26, 2008 at 1:00PM updated Jul 1, 2008 at 11:36AM

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. The ride was called the Bike to End Fistula.

Candidate Petersen schedules 'Welcome Wednesdays' in his office

  • Jun 26, 2008 at 9:00AM updated Sep 16, 2008 at 9:12PM

Gordy Petersen, candidate for County Council, San Juan South, has scheduled "Welcome Wednesdays" throughout July. He will welcome people to his downtown office each Wednesday in July from 1-4 p.m.

San Juan Democrats opening headquarters on Fourth of July

  • Jun 26, 2008 at 9:00AM updated Sep 16, 2008 at 9:12PM

The San Juan County Democrats are opening a headquarters, which will be known as "Democracy Corner," on July 4 right after the parade.

Do you know the men in this photograph?

  • Jun 26, 2008 at 10:50AM

Peggy Cantrell of Friday Harbor retrieved this photo after it had been discarded by a man who bought a wallet at the Thrift Shop. "She retrieved it as a piece of history," said Minnie Knych, who has the photo.

Seattle Weekly reports on San Juan citizenship spot checks

  • Jun 26, 2008 at 12:44PM

"Kicking the Juans Out of the San Juans" is the title of a story in Seattle Weekly about the issue of citizenship spot checks in the San Juans.

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