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- Dec 16, 2012 at 11:00AM
We want to express a big, “Thank you” to all the people who put together the benefit for our family last March.
- Dec 14, 2012 at 1:00PM
We feel that this is a "rocky bottom" in our market and we don't anticipate any large downward fluctuations in our market over the next year.
- Dec 14, 2012 at 5:00PM
Foster was born in La Paz, Baja California Sur, Mexico, Oct. 22, at 11:20 a.m.
- Dec 16, 2012 at 6:00PM
You and your child together will learn the basics of throwing, catching, batting, and kicking.
- Dec 15, 2012 at 4:00PM
This season, Friday Harbor’s fate may well rest in the hands of whomever steps up to fill the void left behind by Dakota Rosales.
- Dec 15, 2012 at 4:00PM
Check out the boys basketball schedule which runs from November 27 through February 5, 2013.
- Dec 15, 2012 at 6:00AM
Town says new pavement on Spring St. not up to snuff
- Dec 13, 2012 at 8:41AM
Supporting a strong local economy and providing effective advocacy at the regional, state and national levels, are issues she is highlighting in her campaign.
- Dec 14, 2012 at 11:04AM
I discovered in my mailbox a lovely handmade card awarding us a "Twinkle Award" for "Best Reindeer" award. I want the elves to know that my poor husband spends hours each year checking one by one, burned out bulbs to get that reindeer to light up each year, as there is always at least one string out.
- Dec 14, 2012 at 1:00PM updated at 6:51PM
A specialist in abnormal heart rhythms, Ayers has assisted in the development of various medical devices, such as defibrillators, health monitors and pacemakers, and is co-founder of the Island Reproductive Health Initiative and has served on the Orcas Medical Foundation board of directors.
- Dec 15, 2012 at 7:00AM
Economic development and job growth top Forlenza's list of priorities. He intends to meet with business leaders locally and in Seattle, and with representatives of state government, as a means to help create new economic opportunities in the islands. He supports expansion of the broadband initiative, spearheaded by Orcas Power and Light Cooperative, to foster new educational and telecommuting opportunities. "The truth is it's hard to make a living in San Juan County," he said. "We need jobs, not necessarily more people."
- Dec 14, 2012 at 9:00PM
A San Juan Island resident of 38 years, Jarman is a two-term incumbent on San Juan Island Fire Department's elected commission and for more than 30 years worked in various roles and capacities with the local phone company, operated now by CenturyLink. In his first-ever bid for the county council, he defeated first-term incumbent Lovel Pratt by 90 votes to claim the South San Juan position, formerly known as the county legislative District 1.
- Dec 17, 2012 at 8:44PM
Collin Williamson, Donald Galt and Otis Cooper-West each scored in double-digits in the Wolverines back-to-back wins over the weekend, at La Conner.
- Dec 17, 2012 at 8:51PM
With a first-victory under its belt, Friday Harbor this week launches into the teeth of its regional 1A conference schedule, facing Coupeville at home Thursday, and then taking on Nooksack Valley, also at home, on Saturday. Tip off is 6 p.m. against Coupeville and at noon against the Pioneers.
- Dec 17, 2012 at 9:00PM
Of the total expenditures, almost $2 million is appropriated for the "Current Fund" — the general operating account for the town government. That's about 20 percent more than the 2012 budget, which was $1.66 million.
- Dec 17, 2012 at 9:02PM
Your surprise award brought cheer and joy to all of us, and is on display in our school. We wish to send a heartfelt “Thank You” for spreading holiday happiness this season.
- Dec 18, 2012 at 11:53AM
With three candidates vying for the District 2 post — Dr. Gregory Ayers and Rick Hughes have entered the race as well — voters across the county will narrow the field to two in a Feb. 12 primary election. The top two vote-getters will then square off in a countywide "general" election April 23.
- Dec 19, 2012 at 10:24AM
“Our Monday night dinner special will be ribs and Rainier — select from a spicy, cayenne rub for those that like heat and a more traditional rub — both having a nice smoke flavor,” Oldwyn said, adding that ribs and Rainier are a “perfect” combination and compliment for Monday Night football.
- Dec 19, 2012 at 10:27AM
Prior to moving to the Pacific Northwest, Jeanne Petersen lived in Santa Cruz County for 70 years. During those years she was very active in charitable organizations and graciously hosted many events. She is survived by her daughters Joan Petersen White of Friday Harbor, Wash., and Susan A. Petersen of Watsonville, Calif.
- Dec 19, 2012 at 10:30AM
One thing the public didn’t understand was that the representation of Lopez, with one council member and one-sixth of the population of the county, now gets the same representation as either San Juan or Orcas.
- Dec 19, 2012 at 11:47AM
Since the Nov. 26 opening of Peace Island Medical Center, the medical center's staff have compiled a list of "Frequently Asked Questions", and responses to those questions, to help inform islanders about the center's procedures, policies and services; read below:
- Dec 19, 2012 at 7:00PM updated Dec 20, 2012 at 1:05PM
The spirit lives on in this slideshow of two of Friday Harbor's most popular holiday events — the Santa Ship and Dance of the Elders. Click on the arrow.
- Dec 20, 2012 at 12:00PM
Among the Orcas islanders, she found a home, church and community that she adored and often said that the happiest time of her life was here in the San Juan Islands.
- Dec 20, 2012 at 2:00PM
Greatest gifts in life are often free, but can disappear if they’re not cared for
- Dec 20, 2012 at 5:00PM
Without the straw filters, large quantities of silt, asphalt pieces, oil, and other toxins will again be going into the waters of Friday Harbor.