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Relay for Life Profile: Sheila McLaglen

  • 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

Relay for Life Profile: Alice Gertrude Douglas Groseclose

  • Jul 23, 2008 at 10:00AM updated at 5:09PM

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

Newsmakers | Rebecca Funke

  • Jul 21, 2008 at 10:23PM

Rebecca N. Funke of Friday Harbor earned a spot on the spring quarter honor roll at Central Washington University.

Relay for Life Profile: Dolores Fantin

  • Jul 21, 2008 at 10:23PM

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

Obituaries| Kevin Scott Obbink

  • Jul 21, 2008 at 10:23PM

Kevin Scott Obbink, son of Rodney John Obbink of Holland, Mich., and Terry Lembeck of San Juan Island, Wash., died suddenly at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Bellingham, Wash., from complications of a lung infection.

‘Tempest’ is a great show, but wear long johns | Ferry Home Companion

  • Jul 23, 2008 at 11:00AM

Seventy years ago at Northwestern University, Professor Bergen Evans used to insist that his students read the King James version of the Bible and the works of Shakespeare while taking his sophomore English class.

Puget Sound Food Network Web site to launch Aug. 6

  • Jul 23, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jul 31, 2008 at 1:39PM

The launching of a new Web-based project enabling real-time communication between consumers, farmers and other participants in the Puget Sound regional food system — and facilitating online food-related transactions — is scheduled to launch the first week of August.

‘Drumship Enterprise’ touches down Tuesday at SJCT

  • Jul 23, 2008 at 12:00AM

A fabulous fiddler and soulful alto lead singer — combined with a trio of instrumental wizards that even use cat food tins as instruments — make up the eclectic American roots band of Rani Arbo & Daisy Mayhem.

San Juan Journal Letters to the Editor | July 23

  • Jul 23, 2008 at 10:00AM updated Jul 29, 2008 at 4:37PM

The contested Aug. 19 primary election for Superior Court judge is an issue of vital public importance. I fully support Judge John Linde and urge everyone to vote for him.

Join Relay for Life and make a difference | Editorial

  • Jul 21, 2008 at 10:24PM

Support Relay for Life and you are helping someone win a battle against cancer. You are helping educate people so they know how to live better to reduce their cancer risk. And you are helping to fund research that will someday make cancer go the way of polio.

For the Record | Corrections and Clarifications

  • Jul 21, 2008 at 10:24PM

— “Caring for Our Natural Resources,” a special section produced by the San Juan Nature Institute and the San Juan County Marine Resources Committee, is included in mail subscriber copies of this week’s Jourtnal.

Like any family, we must work at getting along | Being Frank

  • Jul 21, 2008 at 10:24PM

Nature has established a rhythm through the millennia of our planet’s existence. It’s a rhythm that, for the sake of our children’s children, society cannot continue to ignore.

Rewards of volunteering are always priceless | Beach Watchers' Journal

  • Jul 21, 2008 at 10:24PM

What happened at the 10th annual OrcaSing held at the park’s lighthouse only confirmed just how little we know about the three families of orcas who have been vacationing in the Salish Sea for eons, long before there was a summer ferry schedule.

Zimbabwe musicians play the Grange Hall Friday

  • Jul 22, 2008 at 10:51AM

Mawungira Enharira are masters of African instruments will play one night only for San Juan Islanders.

Updated: Jimmie Jones, San Juan Island's Mr. Christmas, dies

  • Jul 22, 2008 at 12:00PM updated Jul 23, 2008 at 7:45AM

Funeral was Tuesday at 1 p.m. at Valley Cemetery for Jimmie Jones. His granddaughter told The Journal today that he died over the weekend. He was 89. Jones, a 36-year island resident who still retained a bit of drawl from his native Texas, was known as Mr. Christmas because of his generosity.

Orcas Island man swims channel for cancer awareness

  • Jul 23, 2008 at 11:00AM updated Jul 24, 2008 at 6:29AM

Orcas Island resident Damien Stark will swim the Anacortes-to-Friday Harbor ferry route — 19.5 miles — Saturday and Sunday because he believes “There is no greater joy than ... not the swimming itself, but the ability to use swimming in order to help someone else.” This has been what he calls his personal mantra as he swims almost every other day, all year long, in East Sound. And this is how “Swimming the Crossing for Breast Cancer” began.

Canoe Journey comes to San Juan today

  • Jul 24, 2008 at 5:00AM updated at 9:04AM

Twelve, possibly 13, Coast Salish canoes depart Shaw Island for Roche Harbor this morning, as part of the 2008 Intertribal Canoe Journey. Canoes are expected to begin arriving at Roche Harbor early afternoon.

Updated: Get to know San Juan candidates

  • Jul 24, 2008 at 6:00AM updated Sep 16, 2008 at 9:17PM

The following campaign events are scheduled in the San Juan Islands.

Updated: San Juan's Relay for Life begins today at 5:30 p.m.

  • Jul 25, 2008 at 6:00AM updated at 12:04PM

They walk for their wives, their husbands, their parents and their children. Sometimes they walk for themselves. Breast cancer, skin cancer, leukemia, prostate cancer, lung cancer ... the list of deadly culprits is as endless as the list of loved ones cancer has taken away.

In passing, as in life, San Juan’s Mr. Christmas left ’em smiling

  • Jul 24, 2008 at 9:00AM updated at 3:43PM

It was a gathering Jimmie Jones would have liked. The sun shone brightly in a clear sky at this spot overlooking San Juan Valley, a spot he once told his family was the most beautiful place on the island. People shared funny stories. This was Jones’ funeral, but there was more laughter than tears. Then, as the small group of mourners dispersed, a plane flew overhead, as if in salute to this World War II airman who loved the skies.

Inter Island Medical Center to host open house farewell to Dr. Moran on Monday

  • Jul 24, 2008 at 9:00AM updated at 11:03AM

Inter Island Medical Center hosts an open house farewell to Dr. Greg Moran on July 28, 5-7 p.m., in the medical center lobby. The event is open to the public.

Obituaries | Carl Angelo Perovich, 1942-2008

  • Jul 24, 2008 at 1:00PM updated Jul 30, 2008 at 4:12PM

Canoe Journey may yield important information about our sea

  • Jul 24, 2008 at 5:00PM updated Jul 29, 2008 at 8:29PM

Some of the oldest technology on the sea is being paired with some of the newest technology to provide a more complete picture of the health of the region's waters. Thirteen Coast Salish canoes arrived at Roche Harbor today as part of the 2008 Canoe Journey: the ultimate destination is the territory of the Cowichan First Nation near Duncan, B.C. A free community welcome dinner is scheduled tonight at 7; the canoes depart Saturday morning.

Spanel endorses Henderson for state Senate

  • Jul 25, 2008 at 11:00AM updated Sep 16, 2008 at 9:18PM

Spanel's upcoming retirement spawned a field of seven candidates for the position. Candidates include San Juan County Councilman Kevin Ranker and former state Rep. Steve Van Luven of Samish Island.

Relay for Life profile: Carl Stoddard

  • Jul 25, 2008 at 11:38AM

Carl Stoddard has survived melanoma, bladder cancer, prostate cancer and non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. Remarkably, his name has been changed to "Comeback Kid."

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