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Public Meetings

  • May 20, 2008 at 1:05PM

Thursday — County Councilman Bob Myhr, 4-5:30 p.m., Lopez Island Library. Discussion of local and county issues, including County Charter implementation status, Lopez Village UGA and parking, Odlin Park South, Fisherman Bay Road Plan, ferries, and other current issues. 

Fairgrounds requests revisions to its use permit

  • May 21, 2008 at 12:00AM updated at 10:31AM

The San Juan County Fair Board has asked the county to consider an amendment to the Comprehensive Plan that would reclassify the fairgrounds property, allowing additional new activities to occur.

Around Town

  • May 21, 2008 at 12:00AM updated at 10:31AM

The Tulalip Tribes Foundation has donated $5,000 to the United Way of San Juan County.

Longley film will document lives, struggles of homeless

  • May 20, 2008 at 1:06PM

Margaret Longley of San Juan Island, a sophomore at College of the Atlantic, will spend the summer creating a film on the disenfranchisement of the homeless.

Four-year scholarship for Wynn Barnard

  • May 21, 2008 at 12:00AM updated at 10:31AM

Friday Harbor High School graduating senior Wynn Barnard has received a Sullivan Leadership Award to attend Seattle University.

Sheriff's Log

  • May 20, 2008 at 1:06PM

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

Vehicular homicide trial scheduled for Sept. 15

  • May 21, 2008 at 12:00AM updated at 10:31AM

Trial is expected to begin Sept. 15 in Superior Court for Robert Benedict, who is charged with vehicular manslaughter in a fatal crash March 5, 2007 near Cattle Point Estates.

Contractor gets year in prison for theft

  • May 20, 2008 at 1:07PM

A former Oregon man who three years ago moved to San Juan Island to help a couple remodel their home — and took off instead with thousands of dollars of their belongings — was ordered to serve a year in prison for theft and for failing to register as a sex offender.

Ex-Okanogan man gets 60 days for misdemeanors

  • May 20, 2008 at 1:07PM

A former Okanogan man — a familiar face in local courts — was sentenced to 60 days in jail after pleading guilty to a pair of misdemeanors, including attempted possession of an explosive device.

Gaylord says Ogle’s death ruled accidental

  • May 20, 2008 at 1:07PM

Christopher Ogle’s death has been ruled accidental, Prosecuting Attorney Randy Gaylord said last week.

Taylor wins second bi-district

  • May 20, 2008 at 1:07PM

Friday Harbor’s Jordyn Taylor won the 1A Bi-District Golf Tournament for the second consecutive year May 13, this time at Eagles Pride Golf Course at Fort Lewis.

Merrilee Rush headlines at golf classic

  • May 20, 2008 at 1:08PM

The Wells Fargo San Juan Island Celebrity Golf Classic is May 30-31 at the San Juan Golf and Country Club.

Barnes, GrosJacques, Porters qualify for state

  • May 20, 2008 at 1:08PM

Kelsey Barnes, Christine GrosJacques, Matthew Porter and his sister Whitney Porter all qualified for the track and field championships, Thursday and Saturday at the tri-district meet at King's High School.

Freshman Kelsey Barnes heads to Ohio for basketball invitational

  • May 21, 2008 at 12:00AM updated at 11:14AM

Kelsey Barnes of Friday Harbor High School has been invited to participate in the USA Junior Nationals International Sports Festival in Columbus, Ohio, July 21-27.

Thursday night racing is back at Jackson’s Beach

  • May 21, 2008 at 12:00AM updated at 11:14AM

The San Juan Sailing Foundation is offering a four-week racing series that starts Thursday, 5:30 p.m. Meet at the Net Shed at Jackson’s Beach.

F.H.'s season ends at tri-district

  • May 20, 2008 at 1:08PM

Back-to-back losses at the tri-district tournament brought an abrupt end to the season for the Friday Harbor softball team, May 14 at Sprinkler Fields in Tacoma.

F.H. downs Connell 4-1, takes eighth

  • May 21, 2008 at 12:00AM updated at 11:14AM

The Friday Harbor baseball team claimed an eighth-place finish at State and a shot at advancing into the semifinal round by dealing Connell a 4-1 defeat in the opening round of the state 1A tournament.

Wolverines' tennis title hopes end in post-season

  • May 20, 2008 at 1:09PM

Hopes for the Wolverines' tennis team came to an abrupt halt last weekend as everyone went down swinging.

Business Briefs

  • May 20, 2008 at 1:09PM

Shahn McGuire and Clint Mills have opened Allied Counseling Services in the Old Carter House, 470 Argyle Ave., Unit C, Friday Harbor.

Relay for Life Events

  • May 21, 2008 at 12:00AM updated at 12:43PM

Order a Relay for Life luminaria and you can honor a loved one and raise money for the fight against cancer.

21 are now local Beach Watchers

  • May 21, 2008 at 12:00AM updated at 12:43PM

The third class of San Juan County/WSU Beach Watchers has graduated after attending nearly 100 hours of classroom training and field experience about the San Juans’ marine and watershed environment.

Fourth Leadership San Juans class graduates May 30

  • May 21, 2008 at 12:00AM updated at 12:43PM

Leadership San Juan Islands newest class will graduate May 30, 3-5 p.m. at Skagit Valley College San Juan Center.

Newsmakers

  • May 20, 2008 at 1:10PM

The following Friday Harbor students made the Dean's List at the University of Washington for winter quarter:

Memorial Day: Why we do this

  • May 21, 2008 at 4:00PM updated May 26, 2008 at 9:04AM

Decoration Day. That's what it was called until after World War II. It was the day graves of fallen servicemen were decorated, speeched were made and heads were bowed.

What's Happening!

  • May 20, 2008 at 1:11PM

Today: Orcas Spring Lecture Series: "Geology of Turtleback and Orcas Island," 7 p.m., Orcas Senior Center, off North Beach Road on Henry Lane, Eastsound. Dr. Ned Brown, professor emeritus of Western Washington University, gives this lecture. Sponsored by the San Juan Nature Institute. Free. Call 378-3646 or visit www.sjnature.org.

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