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Want to better your life? Find out how at Soroptimists free seminar

  • Jan 16, 2013 at 11:14AM

Sponsored as part of Soroptimists International's America's Live Your Dream Initiative, the day-long seminar includes five workshops; "Money Magic", "Pulling a Job out of a Hat", "Presto Chango", "Confidence Wizardry", and "The Amazing Mind", all led by local professionals in each workshop-related field.

U.S. court ruling prompts Watson to step down as head of Sea Shepherd

  • Jan 16, 2013 at 12:20PM

A temporary injunction that prohibits Sea Shepherd from coming within 500 yards of Japanese whaling boats, issued by the U.S. 9th District Court, prompted the recent resignation of world renowned anti-whaling activist Capt. Paul Watson as head of the conservation society.

New rules for legalizing pot in the spotlight at Skagit Valley College forum

  • Jan 16, 2013 at 1:58PM

Skagit Valley College will host one of six public forums wherein officials of state Liquor Control Board will talk about their role in developing rules in legalizing marijuana and take public testimony about what those rules should look like. The Feb. 19 forum at Skagit Valley College will be held in the college's theater, beginning at 6 p.m.

Forum: candidates differ over endorsements, CAO, but not much else

  • Jan 16, 2013 at 4:00PM

All six also assured the crowd that they would strive for "balance" between environmental protection and property rights. Pratt and Byers, however, proved more supportive of the county council-approved critical areas ordinance update, while Forlenza, Ayers and Jarman expressed support for revising the recently passed ordinances.

Curtain draws near on first annual IMA high school art exhibit/invite

  • Jan 16, 2013 at 4:33PM

There's a "buzz" going around about the current exhibition of art at San Juan Islands Museum of Art, a presentation of work by students enrolled at Friday Harbor High School's advanced art program. It's also the first annual Friday Harbor High School Invitation hosted by IMA, 232 A Street, Friday Harbor, and it closes this Friday... don't miss it.

County Council mulls delay in CAO startup date

  • Jan 17, 2013 at 2:31PM

Postponement would allow an additional two months for county staff to complete a series of workshops for design professionals, planning staff, real estate professionals, and also to develop materials and information to assist individuals in understanding revisions of the ordinance before it takes effect, slated prospectively for March 1.

Forlenza does what he says | Letters

  • Jan 17, 2013 at 2:49PM

Several years ago, Marc became aware that the county had terminated the derelict vessel removal program because of lack of funds. Marc said, “That’s not right, I’ll fix it”. And he did.

DVSAS offers classes in career training, domestic violence awareness

  • Jan 17, 2013 at 4:41PM

The training series consists of two different class levels; one for those interested in providing support and raising their awareness of domestic violence and providing support, and another for those contemplating a career in working with survivors of abuse or handling crisis calls.

Town offers $250 reward for arrest in vandalism spree

  • Jan 17, 2013 at 6:00PM updated Jan 18, 2013 at 10:46AM

The planters were heavily damaged in a string of vandalism that occurred in the early morning hours of Nov. 19, Nov. 24 and, most recently, on Jan. 13.

New director: Orton at the helm of SJI Library

  • Jan 18, 2013 at 11:00AM updated at 4:00PM

Serving most recently as branch manager of the Lydia Malcolm Library in Henderson, Nev., for 10 years, Laurie Orton will begin her tenure as director Feb. 19. She replaces Marjorie Harrison, who, following a two-year tenure as director, left the library at the end of October to take a position with the Oregon State Library in Salem, Oregon.

Diligent, thoughtful, thorough; Pratt for County Council | Letters

  • Jan 18, 2013 at 11:18AM

While we were serving on the Land Bank Commission (Nancy), and as mayor of Friday Harbor (David), we worked with Lovel to make the Brickworks project a reality. Together we drafted and re-drafted thoughts on the scope of the project and worked with county and town elected officials to obtain funding for the project.

Hospital commission stands by contract

  • Jan 22, 2013 at 8:44AM

In a letter circulated last week, the San Juan Island hospital commission disputes the contention by the ACLU of Washington that its 50-year contract with PeaceHealth violates state law, and points out that present services at Peace Island Medical Center were previously provided at Inter-Island Medical Center and “have not changed.”

Capable, dependable, accessible; Jarman for county council | Letters

  • Jan 22, 2013 at 8:56AM

As the county council transitions from a policy making body to a management body, we need commissioners with the kind of real world management experience and knowledge of the county that Bob will bring.

Pratt for county council; keeps the ‘big picture’ in mind | Letters

  • Jan 22, 2013 at 9:07AM

As a former San Juan County commissioner, I have been aware that Lovel is a strong supporter of local agriculture. Lovel is humble and yet not afraid to dig into issues.

Erika Lynn Sundstrom: 1977 — 2013 | Passages

  • Jan 22, 2013 at 9:13AM

Erika was born March 18, 1977 in Mount Vernon to Debbie Lawson Browne and Dan Sundstrom, and comes from a long line of island pioneer families. She attended school in Friday Harbor from kindergarten to her graduation in 1995.

Kwiaht seeks anglers' help in solving 'Blackmouth' mystery

  • Jan 22, 2013 at 9:51AM

About one in six juvenile Chinook prefers insects and other invertebrates even when baitfish are plentiful. Both wild and hatchery Chinook exhibit this behavior. Biologists call this a “portfolio strategy” and believe that it makes efficient use of all available resources.

Wolverines ‘Reimer-ized’ in loss at home | Boys basketball

  • Jan 22, 2013 at 12:00PM updated Jan 23, 2013 at 10:22AM

Friday Harbor will be looking to bounce back from a loss at home when they host undefeated La Conner (15-0), Friday, with the Northwest 1A/2B League title on the line.

Friday Harbor beats back Braves, sweeps regular-season series | Wrestling

  • Jan 22, 2013 at 10:26AM

The Wolverines wrestlers outmuscled La Conner to claim a 2-point team win, Jan. 16, at home, their second victory of the season over the Braves.

EDC workshop: learn to build your own website or blog

  • Jan 23, 2013 at 6:00AM

The workshop is geared for businesses that need an online presence, for organizations wanting to keep their membership informed, or for entrepreneurs looking for something more easy to customize than social media

Council kick starts manager quest

  • Jan 24, 2013 at 6:00AM

The Council directed Prothman and county staff to make a special effort to find local candidates for the job.

Council mulls delay of CAO startup date

  • Jan 25, 2013 at 7:00AM

Proposed two-month delay allows more time for public education

Playwrights Showcase opens Thursday

  • Jan 23, 2013 at 10:03AM

The Showcase, formerly titled the Islands Playwrights Festival, opens Thursday, Jan. 24, for a two-week run.

Kakehashi: a Bridge to Japan

  • Jan 23, 2013 at 2:00PM

San Juan Islands Museum of Art kicks off a two-month long celebration of Japanese-inspired art and culture.

Study of acidic oceans in focus at Whitely lecture

  • Jan 26, 2013 at 7:00AM

Newton’s latest topic of research is assessing the status of ocean acidification in local marine waters.

Dads, daughters; dancin’ days are here again

  • Jan 26, 2013 at 10:00AM

The annual Father-Daughter Dance is Friday, Feb. 8, at the Mullis Community Senior Center

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