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Keep on course; ‘No’ on Prop. 1 | Letters

  • Oct 25, 2013 at 5:00AM

Our current charter recognizes the importance of these significant changes to our local governance and requires a more deliberative process

Journal political cartoon; October 23 edition | Opinion

  • Oct 25, 2013 at 9:00AM

Cartoon musings on local news and events are published periodically in the Journal of the San Juan Islands, and periodically on SanJuanJournal.com.

SJ Island EMS, Island Air earn national 'Excellence' award

  • Oct 25, 2013 at 12:29PM

The Award of Excellence, sponsored by LifePort, a Sikorsky AeroSpace Services company, is a competitive industry honor recognizing leadership and significant contributions by an individual or team in the enhancement, development and improvement of patient care or safety in fixed-wing air ambulance service.

Fight of a lifetime: allies await in battle against cancer

  • Oct 25, 2013 at 1:00PM

When islanders fall critically ill and need intensive medical care accessible only by boat, there’s a network of support to ease the burden.

Macbeth in HD; starring Branagh

  • Oct 24, 2013 at 9:15AM

This electrifying production of Shakespeare’s tragic tale of ambition and treachery unfolds within the walls of an intimate deconsecrated Manchester church.

Special guest featured at San Juan Island Cheese event

  • Oct 25, 2013 at 2:47PM

Writer Shannon Borg, sommelier at Doe Bay Cafe on Orcas Island, will tell you about green and sustainable vineyards and wineries on the West Coat and about the wines you'll be sampling at a special event at Richard and Sherri Daly's wine and cheese store and restaurant, San Juan Island Cheese, Friday, beginning at 5:30 p.m., at 155 Nichols St., across from Brickworks.

Women’s liberation today? For many it starts with owning your own business | Women in Business

  • Oct 24, 2013 at 9:53AM

Flexibility is key; six lessons learned from the ‘Great Recession’

Candidate Q & A: SJI Hospital District Commission | Election 2013

  • Oct 25, 2013 at 6:41PM

The San Juan Island Public Hospital District is governed by a 5-person elected commission. A volunteer position, commissioners serve six-year staggered terms, and oversee financial and administrative matters of the district, which includes medical and emergency services. In 2012, tax revenue generated by the hospital district and EMS district together totaled roughly $2.7 million.

Candidate Q & A: SJI Hospital District Commission | Election 2013

  • Oct 25, 2013 at 6:49PM

The San Juan Island Public Hospital District is governed by a 5-person elected commission. A volunteer position, commissioners serve six-year staggered terms, and oversee financial and administrative matters of the district, which includes medical and emergency services. In 2012, tax revenue generated by the hospital district and EMS district together totaled roughly $2.7 million.

Soroptimists offer financial aid in quest for success | Women in Business

  • Oct 25, 2013 at 6:00PM

Local women are encouraged to apply for the Women’s Opportunity Award, the Violet Richardson Award, the Ruby Award and the Fellowship Award through Soroptimist International of Friday Harbor

Brass featured in autumn concert

  • Oct 26, 2013 at 4:00AM

Artistic director and clarinetist Patricia Kostek presents the Northwest’s Brass Reflections

Key to car repair? Communication | Women in Business

  • Oct 26, 2013 at 12:00PM

”The more you know about your car the happier we are.” — Gina Creone

About 'Big Brother' and ballot barcodes | Letters

  • Oct 26, 2013 at 4:23PM

Officials will scream up and down that it’s impossible to connect barcodes and ballots. The system that connects the two is “encrypted.” Right. We’ve all learned recently how secure “encrypted” things are from inquiring eyes at the NSA.

The man, the monster, and the madness

  • Oct 27, 2013 at 6:00AM

Based on the novel by Mary Shelley, Oscar-winner Danny Boyle, directs a sensational production with Benedict Cumberbatch as Victor Frankenstein

Paw Spa: sharing a passion for pets | Women in Business

  • Oct 27, 2013 at 1:00PM

Groomed, trained, transported, too; pet spa offers full range of services

Spirits featured in pre-Halloween walk & talk

  • Oct 27, 2013 at 1:00PM

Island’s spooky side revealed with double dose of pre-Halloween events

Airlift NW drops reciprocal payment program with SJ EMS

  • Oct 28, 2013 at 8:28AM

Although Airlift Northwest will continue to provide emergency transportation to county residents, it will no longer cover out-of-pocket costs if Airlift Northwest members are flown off San Juan Island by Island Air Ambulance, a service of San Juan Island EMS.

Audrey Leah (Lycklama) Kelsey: 1965—2013 | Passages

  • Oct 28, 2013 at 10:14AM

She had a special gift of caring and hospitality, often ministering to the needs of other children in their home.

Wolf Hollow hops on 'crowd-funding' train to cover cost of eaglet care

  • Oct 29, 2013 at 9:54AM

With its "crowd-funding" campaign on LoveAnimals.org, the San Juan Island-based wildlife rehabilitation center hopes to raise $2,368 to cover the cost of caring for and for feeding the two eaglets, Artemis and Athena, over the next seven months

Enchanted by show of goodwill | Letters

  • Oct 29, 2013 at 11:30AM

These islanders made the evening just that much more significant, supporting the practice islanders are here for one another. What goes around comes around.

Repair or replacement? Fate of fire-damaged waterfront building still unknown

  • Oct 29, 2013 at 11:00AM updated at 2:55PM

Friday Harbor Port Director Marilyn O'Connor said the port has received no offers of settlement from its insurers as of Oct. 23, and that the port commission has not discussed costs to repair or replace the building.

Second-half property tax payment due Oct. 31

  • Oct 29, 2013 at 11:22AM

Property owners can pay in person, by mail or online, but payments must be received or postmarked by Oct. 31 to avoid interest of 1 percent added to any unpaid amount.

Charles Franklin Hudson, Jr.: 1922—2013 | Passages

  • Oct 29, 2013 at 2:00PM

His brave heart had carried him through a full life and let him go peacefully in the early morning as he slept.

Orca whales celebrated at Whale Museum 'Day of the Dead'

  • Oct 29, 2013 at 4:41PM

The museum invites event-goers to share stories, photographs and memories in a tribute to whales lost this year, L-2, L-26, L-79 and J-8, as well as those previously departed, Friday, Nov. 1, 3-5 p.m.

Can the chaos; say ‘No’ to Prop. 1 | Letters

  • Oct 29, 2013 at 4:00PM

If you like the chaos and confusion of our frequent changes of government in the last several years, vote to approve Proposition 1.

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