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- 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.
- posted Oct 29, 2013 at 11:35 AM
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.
- posted Oct 30, 2013 at 2:38 PM
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.
- posted Oct 29, 2013 at 11:47 AM
The program encourages merchants to support the center’s mission and programs by donating at any one of three levels.
- posted Oct 30, 2013 at 5:32 PM
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.
- posted Oct 29, 2013 at 11:56 AM
The building reflects what is going on inside. Coming here will be an artistic experience.
- posted Nov 22, 2013 at 7:47 PM
Residents of San Juan County have likely realized by now that they do not have the luxury of putting their health and well-being into the hands of a remote monopoly player.
- posted Oct 29, 2013 at 12:17 PM
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.
- posted Oct 29, 2013 at 11:44 AM
Joyce was a quiet, gentle woman with a love of music, playing piano and organ for most of her life.
- posted Oct 31, 2013 at 9:30 AM— updated Oct 31, 2013 at 11:07 AM
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...
- posted Oct 31, 2013 at 9:56 AM
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.
- posted Oct 31, 2013 at 12:16 PM
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
- posted Oct 31, 2013 at 12:51 PM
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.
- posted Nov 22, 2013 at 7:44 PM
More than 130 people filled every seat and stood in doorways and along the walls to hear a wide-ranging discussion that touched on women's health care rights.
- posted Oct 29, 2013 at 11:38 AM
The reason for this time-table was to prevent the election for CRC occurring in a low voter-turn-out year
- posted Nov 22, 2013 at 7:49 PM
Believed to be billions of years old, a relic of the ancient solar system, ISON will makes its closest pass by the sun on Thanksgiving Day
- posted Oct 29, 2013 at 12:04 PM
Tampering with voting districts by initiative allows for too much chaos
- posted Nov 1, 2013 at 10:58 AM
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.
- posted Nov 1, 2013 at 12:59 PM— updated Nov 1, 2013 at 4:50 PM
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.
- posted Nov 1, 2013 at 12:44 PM— updated Nov 3, 2013 at 5:44 PM
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.
- posted Nov 1, 2013 at 1:43 PM
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.
- posted Nov 1, 2013 at 4:46 PM
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.