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Slice of frontier Scandinavia in view; historic Tharald homestead tour

  • Sep 12, 2013 at 3:41PM

Renowned for its "Nordic" style architecture, the Tharald Homestead embodies an era of early Scandinavian settlement in Washington state and owns a spot on the National Register of Historic Places. Protected by a Land Bank historic preservation easement, the pioneer-era farm on the west side of San Juan Island has long been touted as one of the best and oldest examples of its kind in San Juan County.

Online comic book creator launches fundraiser for illustrator

  • Sep 12, 2013 at 4:27PM

Aaron D'Errico is promoting an online fundraiser for the prize of to hand out to the winning artist of his very own art contest. "The goal is to raise a total of $2,000 dollars via the online funding website, Crowdtilt.com,"D'Errico said.

Shelter teeters under weight of feral cats

  • Sep 12, 2013 at 4:00PM

Limited in resources, APS struggles to care for two colonies of feral cats

Fall Season Preview: Fellowship of ‘5’ battle against the odds | Boys Tennis

  • Sep 12, 2013 at 5:00PM

The Wolverines are slated to open the season at home, Sept. 13, against Coupeville.

Helping hands at work countywide | Letters

  • Sep 13, 2013 at 5:00AM

The day’s events include service projects designed to aid community members and programs that could benefit from a day’s work.

Journal political cartoon; September 11 edition | Opinion

  • Sep 13, 2013 at 1:00PM

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

'Constitution Week' observance begins Monday, Sept. 17

  • Sep 13, 2013 at 4:11PM

The San Juan Islands Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution will commemorate Constitution Week with special assembly at Friday Harbor Elementary School Sept. 16, and by receiving proclamations from the San Juan County Council, Sept. 16 as well, and from the Friday Harbor Town Council Sept. 19.

Fall Season Preview: Turnover at top, expectations on high | Football

  • Sep 13, 2013 at 3:00PM

It’s that type of passion for the game and for competition itself that Ledford expects every player to bring to the field, and to bring on each and every down.

Paraglider pummeled by pavement, punches thrown in parking lot, officers targeted in assault; San Juan County Sheriff's Log

  • Sep 13, 2013 at 4:34PM

Sept. 3: A meander over a fog line in the road led to an early evening arrest of a San Juan Island man for DUI, resisting arrest and two counts of assault. The 55-year-old, who was pulled over at about 5:30 p.m. near the intersection of Treeline Drive and Portland Fair Road, allegedly assaulted a deputy at the scene of the arrest and assaulted another while being booked at the Sheriff's office.

A year old, a new name.... oh, Joy!

  • Sep 14, 2013 at 6:00AM

The competition was close. But with more than 2,500 votes were cast in The Friday Harbor Whale Museum's most recent naming contest, in which Joy edged out the pack by roughly 100 votes.

Hospital board on hook for remedy | Letters

  • Sep 14, 2013 at 7:00AM

Not everyone is currently happy with that outcome, but the board did accomplish something important for our community.

Celebration of Life: Dan Calohan

  • Sep 14, 2013 at 10:00AM updated Sep 17, 2013 at 11:14AM

Born Sept. 22, 1944, Calohan, a noted island artist and craftsman, died Nov. 27, 2012. A collection of his furniture, sculpture and surfboards will be featured at the event.

Fall Season Preview: Six skilled seniors lead the charge | Girls soccer

  • Sep 14, 2013 at 12:00PM

Their experience gives the girls confidence, and I have confidence in this team.

Friday Harbor grocery store evacuated, street closed by bomb threat

  • Sep 14, 2013 at 2:59PM

Authorities rolled out a full array of precautionary measures after a suspicious looking briefcase was found outside a Friday Harbor grocery store Saturday, at about 11:30 a.m.

Update | Briefcase bomb threat proves to be false alarm

  • Sep 15, 2013 at 1:53PM

Two officers from a Washington State Patrol bomb squad based in Marysville arrived at the scene at about 3:30 p.m. to detonate the briefcase, which was discovered perched against a boulder in a landscaped area in front of the Marketplace parking at about 11:30 a.m.

Big plays add up to big win for Wolverines | Football

  • Sep 15, 2013 at 5:04PM

Peter Holt scooped up a loose ball and raced 80 yards on a blocked field-goal attempt by Nathan Steenkolk, giving the Wolverines an early lead. The Lyncs bounced back with a big play of their own, a 67-yard touchdown pass, and with a 2-point conversion grabbed an 8-7 advantage. The big plays were just beginning.

Black belts: seven years in the making

  • Sep 16, 2013 at 7:05PM

After seven years of intense training, three young students each received a black belt from Master Michael Rennick.

Debate over coal tainted by unfounded fears | Letters

  • Sep 16, 2013 at 7:37PM

Consider an academic study commissioned by the Washington State Farm Bureau that concludes many benefits in multiple areas from the construction and operation of the terminal, and not just agriculture.

Wolverines strike a blow in season opener; sweep Orcas | Volleyball

  • Sep 16, 2013 at 7:34PM

The Wolverines jumped out to an early lead, claiming each of the first two games by a score of 25-17 in the Sept. 12 non-league contest. But the Vikings dug in for a fight in the third.

Boost in funding spurs new slate of construction projects

  • Sep 16, 2013 at 7:44PM

Plans and projects are buoyed by the success of the Brickworks, with five construction projects in various stages of completion and six major planning efforts underway. Town Administrator Duncan Wilson likes to call Friday Harbor “The Busiest Small Town in America (or at least the state).”

FHHS AP art students shine in nationwide competition

  • Sep 17, 2013 at 11:30AM

Six Friday Harbor High School AP Art students beat the odds by earning the highest possible score of “5” on portfolios submitted to the College Board Advanced Placement Art program.

How are we doing? Much depends on sales tax revenue | Guest Column

  • Sep 17, 2013 at 2:12PM

Since sales tax is always a big part of my quarterly reports, I thought I’d take this opportunity to explain a little more about our local sales tax.

FH girl leads bunny to state blue-ribbon award

  • Sep 17, 2013 at 3:12PM

Ten-year-old Jersie Angel capped a prize-winning performance at the county fair by earning first place in showmanship, among other awards, at the Washington State Fair rabbit judging division.

September, time to remember; library card sign-up month

  • Sep 17, 2013 at 4:03PM

Library cards are free to island residents with proof of residency. Bring ID, and something that shows residence on San Juan Island. For people who cannot demonstrate residency, guest cards are available for a small fee, which also enables the library to serve our neighbors on outer islands.

Southern residents: Road to recovery? Or, into the abyss?

  • Sep 18, 2013 at 11:00AM updated at 3:59PM

Learn about the health and future prospects of the Southern resident killer whales as The Friday Harbor Whale Musuem hosts Lynne Barre and Brad Hansen of NOAA Fisheries tonight, Sept. 18, in the conclusion of its 2013 Summer Lecture Series.

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