- About Us
- Local Savings
- Green Editions
- Legal Notices
- Weekly Ads
Connect with Us
- Sep 25, 2013 at 4:00PM
Heat, debris and sparks from electrical wiring left exposed after being chewed on by rodents combined to cause the Aug. 17 blaze that destroyed Downriggers and displaced three other waterfront businesses in Friday Harbor, according to fire investigators.
- Sep 25, 2013 at 5:00PM
Parks launches Spanish-speaking outreach program with funding from ‘Best Idea’ grant
- Sep 25, 2013 at 8:00PM
National Theatre Live’s production of ‘Othello’ featured in SJCT’s HD-live series
- Sep 26, 2013 at 6:00AM
Learn the ins and out of photographing your art as part of a full-day workshop
- Sep 26, 2013 at 11:11AM
Zoerb had successful surgery on his hand, which was burned in a Sept. 20 accident on Lopez Island, when he came into contact with a high voltage line. The prognosis is good, although he still has challenges ahead, OPALCO said in a recent press release.
- Sep 26, 2013 at 4:00PM
Rod Crawford, curator of arachnids at the Burke Museum in Seattle, told the Seattle Times in August that the presumed spider boom this year is a phrase he has heard every year for the last 30 years.
- Sep 26, 2013 at 4:04PM
Feisty to a fault, Betsy Roberts, presiding juror of the Ruth Neslund murder trial, lived life with flair, and on her own terms.
- Sep 26, 2013 at 7:00PM updated Sep 27, 2013 at 3:34PM
The Bureau of Land Management will take its first steps in creating a plan for the San Juan Islands National Monument by hosting a series of public meetings: Thursday on Orcas, 6-8 p.m., at the senior center: Friday on Lopez, 6-8 p.m., at Woodmen Hall; and Friday on San Juan, 10 a.m to noon, at the Grange Hall.
- Sep 27, 2013 at 8:59AM
Beginning Oct. 1st, burn permits may be obtained in person from the fire districts on Orcas, San Juan, Lopez and Shaw Islands. Permits will also be available on line at the San Juan County Fire Marshal’s Web site: www.sjcfiremarshal.org.
- Sep 20, 2013 at 5:47PM
In the event of an oil spill, what would be the response, what kind of preventative steps would be taken and who would be involved? Find out answers to these questions and more in a workshop entitled, "In the Event of The Unthinkable: An Oil Spill in our Waters," Saturday, Sept. 28, at UW Friday Harbor Labs Lecture Hall. See agenda below:
- Sep 27, 2013 at 9:19AM
San Juan Island's Pirrette Rouse bought just one raffle ticket, but that was all she needed to win a nine-day, eight-night stay in a two-bedroom condominium on the Kona side of Hawaii.
- Sep 27, 2013 at 4:00PM
Feisty to a fault, Betsy Roberts lived life with flair, and on her own terms
- Sep 27, 2013 at 6:34PM
If PeaceHealth has decided that pregnant women and new mothers are not welcome at the PeaceIsland facility, then that’s something that should be of grave concern to everyone, including the hospital district commissioners.
- Sep 29, 2013 at 4:03PM
Button down the hatches. The National Weather Service issued a High Wind Warning from Sunday, 3 p.m., until Monday, 5 a.m., in the San Juan Islands, with strongest winds expected between 7 p.m. and midnight.
- Sep 29, 2013 at 3:52PM
Friday Harbor jumped out to 22-0 lead at the half, and would need every bit and another touchdown, too, to fend off a second-half rally by La Conner and to post their third consecutive win, a dangerously close 30-28 victory, Friday, at home.
- Sep 29, 2013 at 6:00PM
With back-to-back victories at home, highlighted by an improbable comeback over Mount Baker, the Friday Harbor volleyball team remains undefeated, but with tougher tests dead ahead.
- Sep 30, 2013 at 7:27PM
The husband and wife duo, known on stage as Beleza, will heat up the rain-soaked and chilly in Friday Harbor with soul, blues, funk, bossa and jazz as well, blending all those generes together into a one scintillating World Music vibe.
- Sep 30, 2013 at 7:11PM
In 1988, Ron and Ann moved to Friday Harbor and became avid boaters, enjoying cruising and fishing throughout the Pacific Northwest, every summer.
- Sep 30, 2013 at 7:23PM
Questions have been raised about whether board members of the Common Sense Alliance, which challenged the county's critical areas ordinance before Growth Management Hearings Board, ought to be able to weigh in on required changes as part of their role on the Planning Commission.
- Sep 30, 2013 at 7:37PM
This island has such an amazingly supportive community. We do need to personally thank some of those fantastic islanders who helped with the spaghetti dinner...
- Oct 1, 2013 at 5:00AM updated Oct 2, 2013 at 1:48PM
Although the hospital commission has not yet taken a formal position on the AG opinion, hospital district chairwoman Lenore Bayuk pointed to the services provided in the amended Subsidy Agreement between PeaceHealth and the hospital commission.
- Oct 1, 2013 at 9:15AM
Domestic violence touches every person in our community and society as a whole
- Oct 1, 2013 at 12:00PM
What will the Affordable Care Act affect you? A brief Q & A, info below
- Oct 1, 2013 at 4:18PM
Islands' Oil Spill Association is offering two free training classes for those who would like to help care for wildlife in the event of an oil spill. The first of the two training sessions, IOSA's "Basic Care of Oiled Birds", is Saturday, Oct. 5, on San Juan Island, 11:30 a.m. to 5:15 p.m.
- Oct 2, 2013 at 12:00PM
Several episodes of dangerous high winds have already occurred, and winter winds can be quite extreme, causing damage and power outages.