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Investigators: rodent responsible for Downriggers fire

  • 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.

Grant helps NPS break down barriers

  • Sep 25, 2013 at 5:00PM

Parks launches Spanish-speaking outreach program with funding from ‘Best Idea’ grant

Love, betrayal, jealousy, on screen

  • Sep 25, 2013 at 8:00PM

National Theatre Live’s production of ‘Othello’ featured in SJCT’s HD-live series

In focus: the fine art of taking art photos revealed

  • Sep 26, 2013 at 6:00AM

Learn the ins and out of photographing your art as part of a full-day workshop

Injured OPALCO lineman improves | Update

  • 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.

Spider season: myth versus reality

  • 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.

Flair for adventure; beyond the Neslund trial | Reporter's Notebook

  • 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.

A National Monument in the making

  • 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.

Outdoor burning season begins Oct. 1

  • 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:

Workshop: the A, B, C's of oil spill prevention | Update

  • 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:

San Juan couple hold winning ticket in Hawaiian condo raffle drawing

  • 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.

Beyond the Neslund murder trial

  • Sep 27, 2013 at 4:00PM

Feisty to a fault, Betsy Roberts lived life with flair, and on her own terms

PeaceHealth backpedals; hospital board must do its job | Letters

  • 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.

They call it 'Stormy Sunday'; high wind warning for San Juans

  • 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.

Wolverines weather 2nd half storm in 30-28 win | Football

  • 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.

At 3-0, young Wolverines off to scintillating start | Volleyball

  • 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.

‘World Music’ takes center stage in Friday Harbor

  • 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.

Ronald J. Einboden: 1937—2013 | Passages

  • 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.

New battlefront opens over CAO

  • 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.

A heartfelt thanks for all your support | Letters

  • 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...

Chief officer: 'No maternity services at PIMC'

  • 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.

Learn to help end the cycle of violence

  • Oct 1, 2013 at 9:15AM

Domestic violence touches every person in our community and society as a whole

New era of health coverage unfolds | Guest Column

  • Oct 1, 2013 at 12:00PM

What will the Affordable Care Act affect you? A brief Q & A, info below

Free class teaches how to help birds in event of an oil spill

  • 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.

DEM: don't let the winds of October blow your house down

  • 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.

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