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- Oct 29, 2013 at 7:00PM
The Journal of the San Juan Islands won seven awards at this year’s annual Washington Newspaper Publishers Association annual Better Newspapers Contest.
- Oct 30, 2013 at 4:00AM
Officials will scream up and down that it’s impossible to connect barcodes and ballots. The system that connects the two is “encrypted.”
- Oct 30, 2013 at 6:00AM updated at 8:54AM
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.
- Oct 30, 2013 at 8:00AM
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.
- Oct 30, 2013 at 10:39AM
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
- Oct 30, 2013 at 12:04PM
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.
- Oct 30, 2013 at 12:00PM
We had many happy music fans, a beautiful day, sold lots of food and drink, and made a modest profit toward funding sight and hearing services in our community.
- Oct 30, 2013 at 2:38PM
Island Shades, Friday Harbor's Mary Haselow's latest enterprise, offers custom window blinds and shades, in addition to her own expertise in customized interior design.
- Oct 30, 2013 at 3:00PM
The program encourages merchants to support the center’s mission and programs by donating at any one of three levels.
- Oct 30, 2013 at 5:32PM
Once occupied by Windermere Realty and currently the home of Howard's Sell it Again, the 4,500 square foot retail at Friday Harbor Center will be used to house Customs and Border Patrol agents now working out of leased space at the Port.
- Oct 30, 2013 at 8:00PM
The building reflects what is going on inside. Coming here will be an artistic experience.
- Oct 31, 2013 at 7:00AM
Friday Harbor swept league opponent Shoreline Christian at home Oct. 24 to remain in the hunt with Darrington for sole possession of second place in the final league standings.
- Oct 31, 2013 at 7:00AM
Joyce was a quiet, gentle woman with a love of music, playing piano and organ for most of her life.
- Oct 31, 2013 at 9:00AM updated at 11:07AM
Catch a preview of the upcoming trick-or-treat extravaganza, as ghouls, goblins, action heroes, witches, warlocks, princesses and more, stroll the streets of Friday Harbor in the annual children's Halloween parade, beginning at 1 p.m. It's just the start...
- Oct 31, 2013 at 9:56AM
Kick off time for the Halloween clash between the Wolverines and Lynden Christian will be 6:45 p.m... that's 15 minutes earlier than previously planned.
- Oct 31, 2013 at 12:16PM
With the support of local businesses, this week's edition of the Journal features a "Halloween Safety Game" designed for kids. Pick up a copy and play today.
FH volleyball team splits first two playoff matches; soccer ousted in opening round loss | Prep Sports
- Oct 31, 2013 at 12:51PM
High school sports post-season update: Wolverines advance into the second round of the district 1A volleyball playoff consolation bracket with a victory over Meridian. Girls soccer team falls 7-1 to Kings High School in elimination game.
- Oct 31, 2013 at 5:00PM
The reason for this time-table was to prevent the election for CRC occurring in a low voter-turn-out year
- Nov 1, 2013 at 7:00AM
Tampering with voting districts by initiative allows for too much chaos
- Nov 1, 2013 at 10:58AM
Pure and simple, Proposition 1 was put on your ballot via a unanimous vote of the San Juan County Council in order to give you a choice.
- Nov 1, 2013 at 12:00PM updated at 4:50PM
Reasonable persons understand the need for proper border protection and customs laws including the critical benefits of safety and security they provide. However, placement of this essential, necessary and quasi-reclusive federal agency requiring some level operational concealment and security in a commercial corridor of a small town dependent on tourism and positive image seems irrational.
- Nov 1, 2013 at 12:00PM updated Nov 3, 2013 at 5:44PM
The floating structures, in addition to being unauthorized, will be removed in an effort to improve navigation and ensure environmental protection, and before they become damaged or unhinged by winter storms, according to Brenda Treadwell of the state Department of Natural Resources.
- Nov 1, 2013 at 1:43PM
Bring home a household items you fancy in exchange for one that you no longer wish to have at the Great Island Giveaway, sponsored by Soroptimist International of Friday Harbor, Saturday, Nov. 2.
- Nov 1, 2013 at 4:46PM
Owner of Friday Harbor-based Space Exploration Engineering Corporation, Mike Loucks designed and helped implement the trajectory used to send the Environment Explorer into orbit. He designed the trans-lunar and lunar orbit capture portion of LADEE’s trajectory.
- Nov 1, 2013 at 3:52PM
An enthusiastic delighted in the spectacle as the students of Friday Harbor Elementary School paraded through the streets of the town in the annual Halloween procession.