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San Juans named No. 3 by travel guide

  • Dec 16, 2012 at 2:00PM

The publisher of more than 500 travel guides and home to a travel website that gets 12 million hits per month has ranked the San Juans “Number 3” in its Top 10 U.S. Destinations for 2013.

Winter solistice celebrated in music

  • Dec 16, 2012 at 5:00AM

Greenthal ensemble bridging musical boundaries, Dec. 20, 7 p.m. at Isle Be Jammin’

Legal challenge launched against charter changes

  • Dec 14, 2012 at 8:00AM

The change in county government caused by this measure results in differential treatment of citizens within each district of the county.

County 2013 budget: $52M

  • Dec 15, 2012 at 12:00PM

The budget is divided in two parts, a “General Fund,” which is roughly equivalent to the state operating budget, and the “Special Revenue and Proprietary Funds.”

You deserve our applause, credit | Letters

  • Dec 14, 2012 at 10:00AM

Thank you all so much for your service and your commitment to make this transition possible. We wish you all the best as you take on this next journey in healthcare for San Juan County.

Freedom, rights demand defense | Letters

  • Dec 15, 2012 at 9:00AM

The Bill of Rights serves to define and limit the powers of government, to state to all members of the government that they serve the citizens and that the citizens reserve the right to restrain government.

Little Atlas livin’ large, thank you | Letters

  • Dec 16, 2012 at 11:00AM

We want to express a big, “Thank you” to all the people who put together the benefit for our family last March.

So, what’s my home really worth? | Guest column

  • Dec 14, 2012 at 1:00PM

We feel that this is a "rocky bottom" in our market and we don't anticipate any large downward fluctuations in our market over the next year.

Foster Cortez Moorhouse | Births

  • Dec 14, 2012 at 5:00PM

Foster was born in La Paz, Baja California Sur, Mexico, Oct. 22, at 11:20 a.m.

Start Smart: sports skills for toddlers and parents

  • Dec 16, 2012 at 6:00PM

You and your child together will learn the basics of throwing, catching, batting, and kicking.

Fine-tuned, ready to roll | Winter Sports Preview

  • Dec 15, 2012 at 4:00PM

This season, Friday Harbor’s fate may well rest in the hands of whomever steps up to fill the void left behind by Dakota Rosales.

2012-2013 Boys Basketball Schedule

  • Dec 15, 2012 at 4:00PM

Check out the boys basketball schedule which runs from November 27 through February 5, 2013.

More work slated for spring

  • Dec 15, 2012 at 6:00AM

Town says new pavement on Spring St. not up to snuff

Pratt to run for 3-person County Council

  • Dec 13, 2012 at 8:41AM

Supporting a strong local economy and providing effective advocacy at the regional, state and national levels, are issues she is highlighting in her campaign.

Hearts warmed by 'Twinkle Elves' surprise | Letters

  • Dec 14, 2012 at 11:04AM

I discovered in my mailbox a lovely handmade card awarding us a "Twinkle Award" for "Best Reindeer" award. I want the elves to know that my poor husband spends hours each year checking one by one, burned out bulbs to get that reindeer to light up each year, as there is always at least one string out.

Ayers joins Orcas county council race

  • Dec 14, 2012 at 1:00PM updated at 6:51PM

A specialist in abnormal heart rhythms, Ayers has assisted in the development of various medical devices, such as defibrillators, health monitors and pacemakers, and is co-founder of the Island Reproductive Health Initiative and has served on the Orcas Medical Foundation board of directors.

Forlenza joins the field in District 1 race

  • Dec 15, 2012 at 7:00AM

Economic development and job growth top Forlenza's list of priorities. He intends to meet with business leaders locally and in Seattle, and with representatives of state government, as a means to help create new economic opportunities in the islands. He supports expansion of the broadband initiative, spearheaded by Orcas Power and Light Cooperative, to foster new educational and telecommuting opportunities. "The truth is it's hard to make a living in San Juan County," he said. "We need jobs, not necessarily more people."

Jarman tosses hat into District 1 ring

  • Dec 14, 2012 at 9:00PM

A San Juan Island resident of 38 years, Jarman is a two-term incumbent on San Juan Island Fire Department's elected commission and for more than 30 years worked in various roles and capacities with the local phone company, operated now by CenturyLink. In his first-ever bid for the county council, he defeated first-term incumbent Lovel Pratt by 90 votes to claim the South San Juan position, formerly known as the county legislative District 1.

FH heads into ‘heart’ of 1A heat with two wins in tow | Boys basketball

  • Dec 17, 2012 at 8:44PM

Collin Williamson, Donald Galt and Otis Cooper-West each scored in double-digits in the Wolverines back-to-back wins over the weekend, at La Conner.

Freshman's 16 points fuels Wolverines first win | Girls basketball

  • Dec 17, 2012 at 8:51PM

With a first-victory under its belt, Friday Harbor this week launches into the teeth of its regional 1A conference schedule, facing Coupeville at home Thursday, and then taking on Nooksack Valley, also at home, on Saturday. Tip off is 6 p.m. against Coupeville and at noon against the Pioneers.

Reserves up, budget balanced, town in fine fiscal shape

  • Dec 17, 2012 at 9:00PM

Of the total expenditures, almost $2 million is appropriated for the "Current Fund" — the general operating account for the town government. That's about 20 percent more than the 2012 budget, which was $1.66 million.

'Twinkle Elves' strike again | Letters

  • Dec 17, 2012 at 9:02PM

Your surprise award brought cheer and joy to all of us, and is on display in our school. We wish to send a heartfelt “Thank You” for spreading holiday happiness this season.

OPAL's Byers vying for Orcas county council post

  • Dec 18, 2012 at 11:53AM

With three candidates vying for the District 2 post — Dr. Gregory Ayers and Rick Hughes have entered the race as well — voters across the county will narrow the field to two in a Feb. 12 primary election. The top two vote-getters will then square off in a countywide "general" election April 23.

The 'Shack' is back, Oldwyn at the helm

  • Dec 19, 2012 at 10:24AM

“Our Monday night dinner special will be ribs and Rainier — select from a spicy, cayenne rub for those that like heat and a more traditional rub — both having a nice smoke flavor,” Oldwyn said, adding that ribs and Rainier are a “perfect” combination and compliment for Monday Night football.

Jeanne Sambuck Petersen: 1921 — 2012 | Passages

  • Dec 19, 2012 at 10:27AM

Prior to moving to the Pacific Northwest, Jeanne Petersen lived in Santa Cruz County for 70 years. During those years she was very active in charitable organizations and graciously hosted many events. She is survived by her daughters Joan Petersen White of Friday Harbor, Wash., and Susan A. Petersen of Watsonville, Calif.

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