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Friday Harbor Town Council will accept petition for Buck property annexation

  • Jul 19, 2008 at 7:00AM updated Jul 21, 2013 at 10:50AM

Friday Harbor Town Council members approved Thursday the circulation of a petition for annexation of the 46-acre Buck property, 15 acres of which would be an affordable-housing neighborhood developed by the San Juan Community Home Trust.

Abandoned fishing gear, crab pots are ‘perpetual killing machines’ in San Juan waters

  • Jul 23, 2008 at 11:00AM updated at 2:07PM

Perhaps it should comes as no surprise, but the enormity of the problem is stunning in its own right. And the statistics and casualties just keep piling up.

Can ‘patch’ end ballot flap?

  • Jul 23, 2008 at 12:00AM

County Elections officials will use a patch on barcodes on local ballots as an additional measure to protect voter identity.

Town will accept petition for annexation of Buck property

  • Jul 21, 2008 at 10:20PM

Friday Harbor Town Council members approved Thursday the circulation of a petition for annexation of the 46-acre Buck property, 15 acres of which would be an affordable-housing neighborhood developed by the San Juan Community Home Trust.

Westcott Bay Institute, Visual Arts Museum agree to merger

  • Jul 21, 2008 at 10:20PM

Westcott Bay Institute for Art & Nature and the Visual Arts Museum of San Juan County will merge and create a new organization under a new name.

Council hopefuls make their pitches

  • Jul 23, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Sep 16, 2013 at 9:17PM

Despite Town Administrator King Fitch’s warning, they stayed put.

Political Notebook

  • Jul 21, 2008 at 10:20PM

Lovel Pratt has been endorsed by the Democrats of San Juan County.

Stuff you need to know about the county fair Aug. 13-16

  • Jul 23, 2008 at 6:00AM updated at 1:35PM

The Written Word is San Juan County Fair’s opportunity for all local writers to “show their stuff.”

Coast Salish canoes visit the San Juans this week

  • Jul 23, 2008 at 9:00AM updated Jul 24, 2013 at 6:28AM

Lummi, Nooksack, Samish, Suquamish, Swinomish and Tulalip canoes arrive in the San Juans this week en route to Duncan, B.C., as part of the 2008 Canoe Journey.

Candidate Q&A: Gordy Petersen, County Council San Juan South

  • Jul 23, 2008 at 7:00AM updated Sep 16, 2013 at 9:17PM

The Journal’s series of Candidate Q&As continues this week with candidates for San Juan County Council, San Juan South. The top two vote-getters in the Aug. 19 primary will advance to the Nov. 4 general election. Council members serve four years and are paid $33,700 per year and receive benefits. Last week: Candidates for San Juan County Superior Court judge; and candidates for San Juan County Council, Friday Harbor. Next week: Candidates for 40th District state Senate.

Candidate Q&A: Lisa Guard, County Council San Juan South

  • Jul 23, 2008 at 7:00AM updated Sep 16, 2013 at 9:17PM

The Journal’s series of Candidate Q&As continues this week with candidates for San Juan County Council, San Juan South. The top two vote-getters in the Aug. 19 primary will advance to the Nov. 4 general election. Council members serve four years and are paid $33,700 per year and receive benefits. Last week: Candidates for San Juan County Superior Court judge; and candidates for San Juan County Council, Friday Harbor. Next week: Candidates for 40th District state Senate.

Candidate Q&A: Daniel Miller Jr., County Council San Juan South

  • Jul 23, 2008 at 7:00AM updated Sep 16, 2013 at 9:16PM

The Journal’s series of Candidate Q&As continues this week with candidates for San Juan County Council, San Juan South. The top two vote-getters in the Aug. 19 primary will advance to the Nov. 4 general election. Council members serve four years and are paid $33,700 per year and receive benefits. Last week: Candidates for San Juan County Superior Court judge; and candidates for San Juan County Council, Friday Harbor. Next week: Candidates for 40th District state Senate.

Political Notebook

  • Jul 23, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Sep 16, 2013 at 9:16PM

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: Lovel Pratt, County Council San Juan South

  • Jul 23, 2008 at 7:00AM updated Sep 16, 2013 at 9:16PM

The Journal’s series of Candidate Q&As continues this week with candidates for San Juan County Council, San Juan South. The top two vote-getters in the Aug. 19 primary will advance to the Nov. 4 general election. Council members serve four years and are paid $33,700 per year and receive benefits. Last week: Candidates for San Juan County Superior Court judge; and candidates for San Juan County Council, Friday Harbor. Next week: Candidates for 40th District state Senate.

Blakely Island group takes aim at fireworks ban

  • Jul 23, 2008 at 12:00AM

Local voters overturned a set of stormwater fees in the first-ever referendum under San Juan County’s county charter.

Sheriff’s Log

  • Jul 21, 2008 at 10:21PM

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

San Juan, B.C. coroners study possible link in foot find

  • Jul 21, 2008 at 10:21PM

Officials in British Columbia have asked for information which could determine if there is a connection between human remains found in San Juan County in 2007 and a human foot recovered with a shoe on Valdes Island more than a year later.

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

  • Jul 23, 2008 at 3:00PM updated Jul 30, 2013 at 12:24PM

Sand to Sand. John Bailey left us in Astoria, returning to Seattle by train while the remaining crew — daughter Carol, Peg and I — toured the city. Astoria is most interesting: must do is the museum with graphic pictures and stories of the Bar, the Columbia Lightship, the climb up Coxcomb Hill and the Astor Tower with its overview of the area.

McKee, Bates win Two-Man Best Ball

  • Jul 21, 2008 at 10:22PM

Local duo Phil McKee and Ron Bates had little trouble at the annual Two-Man Best Ball Tournament at San Juan Golf and Country Club, shooting 65 on Saturday and a 69 on Sunday to capture the gross division.

Scoreboard

  • Jul 21, 2008 at 10:22PM

Sports Briefs

  • Jul 21, 2008 at 10:22PM

The 2008 Summer Salmon Derby, hosted by the Puget Sound Anglers San Juan Islands Chapter and sponsored by Haley’s Bait Shop & Grill, is modeled after the Frank Wilson Memorial Blackmouth Derby.

Last Pod Nod of season Friday at Whale Museum | Around Town

  • Jul 21, 2008 at 10:22PM

The last Pod Nod of the summer is Friday.

Relay for Life Profile: Patti Benz

  • Jul 23, 2008 at 10:00AM updated at 5:08PM

Relay for Life — Friday, 5:30 p.m., to Saturday, 11 a.m., on the Friday Harbor High School football field — raises money for the American Cancer Society. To put a face on the fight against cancer and encourage participation in Relay for Life, families submitted to The Journal photos of loved ones who fought the battle. See SanJuanJournal.com for other profiles

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