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- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.”
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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
- 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.
- Jan 25, 2013 at 7:00AM
Proposed two-month delay allows more time for public education
- Jan 23, 2013 at 10:03AM
The Showcase, formerly titled the Islands Playwrights Festival, opens Thursday, Jan. 24, for a two-week run.
- 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.
- Jan 26, 2013 at 7:00AM
Newton’s latest topic of research is assessing the status of ocean acidification in local marine waters.
- Jan 26, 2013 at 10:00AM
The annual Father-Daughter Dance is Friday, Feb. 8, at the Mullis Community Senior Center