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- posted Oct 24, 2013 at 9:17 AM
Island’s spooky side revealed with double dose of pre-Halloween events
- posted Nov 19, 2013 at 11:53 AM
Barbara Shorett was active in her community and was a valued member of the San Juan County Weavers Guild.
- posted Nov 19, 2013 at 11:55 AM
I thank the voters of San Juan County Public Hospital District No. 1 for affording this new commissioner the opportunity to serve and learn.
- posted Oct 28, 2013 at 8:28 AM
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.
- posted Nov 19, 2013 at 12:09 PM— updated Nov 20, 2013 at 8:26 AM
Entitled “Echoes of the Tides,” the month-long exhibit of visual art at the Islands Museum of Art.
- posted Nov 19, 2013 at 11:57 AM— updated Nov 20, 2013 at 9:09 AM
Farmland provides ecological services such as water filtration and habitat, as well as social services such as open space and local food.
- posted Oct 28, 2013 at 10:14 AM
She had a special gift of caring and hospitality, often ministering to the needs of other children in their home.
- posted Nov 20, 2013 at 1:46 PM
According to court documents, the two men barged their way into the Linder Street apartment of a man whom they both knew in mid-July, plotting to steal prescription medication that they believed to be in the home at the time. They both wore masks to disguise their identities.
- posted Nov 19, 2013 at 12:13 PM
Mary Gray adapted the classic Tchaikovsky ballet into a modern production featuring singing, dancing and a family-friendly script.
- posted Oct 29, 2013 at 9:54 AM— updated Oct 29, 2013 at 10:57 AM
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
- posted Oct 29, 2013 at 11:30 AM
These islanders made the evening just that much more significant, supporting the practice islanders are here for one another. What goes around comes around.
- posted Oct 29, 2013 at 10:38 AM— updated Oct 29, 2013 at 2:55 PM
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.
- posted Nov 19, 2013 at 12:16 PM
Painful past darkens family holiday in Stage Left play
- posted Oct 29, 2013 at 11:22 AM
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.
- posted Oct 29, 2013 at 11:41 AM
His brave heart had carried him through a full life and let him go peacefully in the early morning as he slept.
- posted Oct 29, 2013 at 4:41 PM
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.
- posted Oct 29, 2013 at 11:32 AM
If you like the chaos and confusion of our frequent changes of government in the last several years, vote to approve Proposition 1.
- posted Oct 29, 2013 at 12:19 PM
The Journal of the San Juan Islands won seven awards at this year’s annual Washington Newspaper Publishers Association annual Better Newspapers Contest.
- posted Nov 21, 2013 at 9:22 PM
A civic-minded get together, billed as an "All Community Meeting," drew roughly 70 mostly like-minded residents to the Brickworks building, nearly all of whom question why the federal security agency would need 4,500 square feet of office space for a new headquarters in the heart of town—almost seven times the size of its current location at the Port of Friday Harbor.
- posted Oct 29, 2013 at 11:34 AM
Officials will scream up and down that it’s impossible to connect barcodes and ballots. The system that connects the two is “encrypted.”
- posted Nov 19, 2013 at 12:21 PM— updated Nov 21, 2013 at 8:34 AM
Isabel Pauline Stewart Stern enjoyed the company and comfort of family members and close, longtime companions at her home on her beloved San Juan Island.
- posted Oct 29, 2013 at 11:50 AM— updated Oct 30, 2013 at 8:54 AM
While four members of the Southern Resident killer whales are missing and presumed dead, some orca advocates insist there’s greater concern for the long-term health of the endangered population than just the decline in overall headcount.
- posted Oct 29, 2013 at 11:44 AM
Sally never really retired as she continued to create the warm home that was always a comfort to Frank, and to their children when they returned for the holidays.
- posted Oct 30, 2013 at 10:39 AM— updated Oct 30, 2013 at 11:15 AM
The Town of Friday Harbor plans to replace portions of its aging and fragile downtown water and sewer main beginning in January. Details of the project will be explained Wednesday, Nov. 6, at an informational meeting, beginning at 1 p.m., at town hall.
As I See It: superior service gets short shrift in decisions over emergency flights... why? | Guest column
- posted Oct 30, 2013 at 12:04 PM
Island Air Ambulance is a useful emergency backup, but never should be the primary means of emergency medical evacuation when Airlift's superior capabilities are available. But the questions here revolve around the massive shunting of emergency airlifts to Island Air over the past year and the self-congratulatory empire building that is going on at county expense to build up this fixed wing service and fraudulently bill it as an equivalent.