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San Juan County's 113-year-old jail yields surprises

  • Jul 16, 2008 at 11:00AM updated at 2:17PM

It was like something out of an “Antiques RoadShow” episode. While reroofing the old county jail on the grounds of the San Juan County Historical Museum, June 24 through July 3, Al Gonzales and two other men made an unexpected find in the rafters of the 113-year-old building.

Around San Juan Island | Briefs

  • Jul 15, 2008 at 12:40AM

The annual Pancake Breakfast put on by the Friday Harbor and San Juan Island Fire Department Firefighters Associations is Saturday and Sunday, 7 a.m. to noon in the Friday Harbor Fire Station.

Candidate Q&A: San Juan County Superior Court Judge

  • Jul 16, 2008 at 9:00AM updated Sep 16, 2008 at 9:15PM

This week, The Journal and SanJuanJournal.com begin their series of Q&As with candidates in the Aug. 19 primary election. The series begins here with the candidates for San Juan County Superior Court judge. The term is four years; the salary is $146,832, half of which is paid by the state, half by the county. The election of judge will be decided in the primary.

San Juan public meetings scheduled this week

  • Jul 15, 2008 at 12:40AM

A list of meetings happening on San Juan, starting July 17.

Candidates forum Aug. 2 | Political Notebook

  • Jul 16, 2008 at 12:00PM updated Sep 16, 2008 at 9:15PM

The League of Women Voters of the San Juan Islands is hosting a primary election candidate forum Aug. 2, 2:30-4:30 p.m., in Mullis Community Senior Center, 589 Nash St., Friday Harbor.

Candidate Q&A: San Juan County Council, Friday Harbor

  • Jul 16, 2008 at 12:00PM updated Sep 16, 2008 at 9:14PM

The race for San Juan County Council, Friday Harbor, will not be on the Aug. 19 primary ballot because there are only two candidates. The race will be on the Nov. 4 general election ballot. Council members serve four years and are paid $33,700 per year and receive benefits. July 23: Candidates for San Juan County Council, San Juan South. July 30: Candidates for 40th District state Senate.

Myhr named to Puget Sound Salmon Recovery Council

  • Jul 15, 2008 at 12:41AM

The County Council has affirmed the designation of Councilman Bob Myhr, Lopez/Shaw, as San Juan County’s representative on the Puget Sound Partnership Salmon Recovery Council.

Whale Museum lecture topic: Impact of noise on orcas

  • Jul 15, 2008 at 12:41AM

The Whale Museum’s 2008 lecture series begins with a talk by Dr. Marla Holt at the museum tonight at 7.

Tom Odegard, San Juan County Fire District 3 | Firefighter of the Month

  • Jul 16, 2008 at 4:00PM updated Jul 17, 2008 at 4:47PM

San Juan County Sheriff’s Log | July 16

  • Jul 15, 2008 at 12:41AM

San Juan County Sheriff’s Department reported responding to these calls.

First-time felony offender gets 15 days for vandalism spree

  • Jul 16, 2008 at 12:00AM

A San Juan Island man who pummeled a couple’s cars with eggs, tossed a block of concrete through the rear window of one and repeatedly vandalized their vehicles has been sentenced to 15 days in jail.

District Court

  • Jul 16, 2008 at 4:00PM updated Sep 16, 2008 at 9:14PM

Couldn’t be better, but most unlikely to happen again | Along the Waterfront

  • Jul 16, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jul 30, 2008 at 12:24PM

Sea to Sand. That’s what it’s like cruising up the Columbia River.

A lost pot may catch, kill 75 crabs each year

  • Jul 16, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jul 17, 2008 at 5:59PM

On July 2, the summer crabbing season began in San Juan County. The WSU Beach Watchers Program reminds crabbers that using a crab pot escape cord prevents needless waste of the crab resource. Volunteers are reaching out to all crabbers to hand out information about crab pot escape cords and to provide free samples of the cord.

Sports Briefs

  • Jul 16, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jul 19, 2008 at 6:54AM

They’re familiar faces on the golf course at San Juan Golf and Country Club.

San Juan Scoreboard | July 16

  • Jul 16, 2008 at 3:00PM updated Jul 17, 2008 at 4:52PM

Scores from around San Juan Island.

Friday Harbor Baseball Boosters Club to host alumni game

  • Jul 15, 2008 at 12:42AM

Bragging rights and more will be on the line when the Friday Harbor Baseball Boosters Club hosts its first Wolverine alumni game and fund-raiser July 26 at Hartman Field. Game time is TBD.

Shuksun Golf Course to host annual NWAIA tourney

  • Jul 15, 2008 at 12:42AM

The Northwest Washington American Institute of Architects annual Golf Tournament benefits the NWAIA Scholarship Endowment Fund.

Around Town | Events on San Juan

  • Jul 16, 2008 at 2:00PM updated Jul 17, 2008 at 4:29PM

The Turn Point Lighthouse Restoration Society’s museum at Turn Point opened July 4.

Eight San Juan students named to UW Dean’s List

  • Jul 15, 2008 at 12:42AM

Eight students from San Juan Island and two from Lopez were named to the University of Washington Dean’s List for the spring quarter.

What’s Happening! San Juan Island | July 16

  • Jul 16, 2008 at 3:00PM updated Jul 17, 2008 at 4:40PM

Summer Reading Program with Wolf Hollow, 1:30 p.m., Friday Harbor Elementary School field. Learn all about birds of prey and become more aware of the birds living around us. Learn how your activities can cause problems for these animals, and consider what you can do to help. Sponsored by the San Juan Island Library. 378-2798.

Encampment at English Camp July 26-27

  • Jul 16, 2008 at 9:00AM updated Jul 24, 2008 at 12:56PM

The National Park Service's 10th annual “Encampment” at English Camp July 26-27

Around Town

  • Jul 16, 2008 at 12:00AM

John Harlin III successfully climbed the Eiger in the Alps 40 years after the mountain claimed the life of his famous father.

California Guitar Trio performs at San Juan Community Theatre

  • Jul 16, 2008 at 10:00AM updated Jul 23, 2008 at 10:00AM

They’ve played for audiences around the world. And now, California Guitar Trio brings their whirlwind of instrumental styles to Friday Harbor and the San Juan Community Theatre on Tuesday at 8 p.m.

Does your ink reveal more than you think? | Jill Urbach

  • Jul 16, 2008 at 10:00AM updated Jul 17, 2008 at 3:01PM

Ah, mid-July. A welcome respite from the chill of “June-uary.” The days are reliably warm. Sandals can be worn consistently without socks. Swimsuits have been donned … and the lack of coverage displays just what sort of ink people are wearing these days. Yes, tattoos.

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