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State's U.S. delegation renews 'Conservation Area' designation quest

  • Mar 7, 2013 at 4:44PM

Designation of the lands, presently managed by the Bureau of Land Management of the U.S. Department of the Interior, would put the 1,000 acres under permanent federal protection and would qualify the lands for federal appropriations for preservation, accessibility and enhancement.

Guys on Ice: Beauty, eh?

  • Mar 8, 2013 at 2:00PM

Guys on Ice chronicles the amusing antics of three Wisconsin fishing buddies and home-grown philosophers in song and dance as they spend a day inside an ice shanty.

Legion to honor deceased veterans

  • Mar 8, 2013 at 5:00PM

A special National Guard Color Guard from Bellingham will join the Post 163 Color Guard in salute to the deceased veterans.

Daylight savings begins Sunday

  • Mar 9, 2013 at 10:35AM

Exchange near the Equinox: we'll trade an hour of sleep for 60 more minutes of daylight in the evening when daylight savings begins Sunday, at 12:01 a.m.

Dine and dance at St. Paddy’s Day ‘Extravaganza’

  • Mar 9, 2013 at 11:00AM

Guests can enjoy appetizers, music and beverages — adult or not — and browse the many items on display in prelude to the event’s live and silent auction.

Lions Club Blood Drive March 13

  • Mar 9, 2013 at 5:00PM

In partnership with Puget Sound Blood Center, the Lions Club-sponsored blood drive is noon to 6 p.m.

Spotlight shines on battle over ‘8’

  • Mar 9, 2013 at 7:00PM

“8” draws on trial transcripts, interviews and first-hand observations as the legal battle over Prop. 8, which stripped same-sex couple of their right to wed, proceeded in federal court.

Join creative force at 2013 ‘Kid’s Fest’

  • Mar 10, 2013 at 4:00PM

The Imagine Children’s Museum is providing science and engineering projects, and other special guests are expected to contributed various building materials as well.

Sushi made easy; Kakehashi event

  • Mar 11, 2013 at 7:00AM

San Juan Island caterer Cynthia Burke will show and tell how to roll your own sushi using various ingredients, from simple to creative.

Runaway trailer, drug busts, church targeted in fishy theft; San Juan County Sheriff's Log

  • Mar 11, 2013 at 9:25AM

Feb. 25: Two 2-foot tall aquariums, both containing fish, and a water pitcher disappeared from the Presbyterian church in Friday Harbor in an apparent theft. Valued together at $175, the aquariums — with four fish in one and two in the other — were located in a classroom on the ground floor of the Spring Street church at the time. Windows of the classroom were reportedly unlocked and church officials were unsure whether the door to the classroom was lock as well.

Bold bet clinches K-Bowl crown

  • Mar 11, 2013 at 8:00PM updated Mar 12, 2013 at 3:13PM

Friday Harbor's 9th & 10th grade team claims second straight Knowledge Bowl championship; Public Schools Foundation delivers $60K in donations for schools.

Westcott Bay seafood farm added into fold of National Parks

  • Mar 11, 2013 at 8:00PM updated Mar 13, 2013 at 10:54AM

San Juan Island National Historical Park expands its boundaries with $3 million purchase on Westcott Bay.

More convinced now than ever; Byers for County Council | Letters

  • Mar 11, 2013 at 9:20PM

Mike Carlson deserves our thanks for questioning Ms. Byers’ veracity concerning her philosophy of government. Her response to his, apparently, misplaced accusations has convinced me that she is the best candidate from Orcas for the new County Council.

Thoughtful, creative leadership needed; Hughes for council | Letters

  • Mar 11, 2013 at 9:14PM

Rick’s management skills are exactly what we need to help us grow and yet more efficiently run our county and county government.

Creator of Robert's Rules of Order featured at potluck

  • Mar 12, 2013 at 11:06AM

In addition to his manual of parliamentary procedures — Robert's Rules of Order — U.S. Army engineer Henry Martyn Robert was the guiding force behind the fortifications installed at San Juan Island's American Camp during the Pig War, like the Redoubt.

Quality of health care improved by PIMC | Letters

  • Mar 12, 2013 at 11:30AM

I was also ‘jabbed in the butt’ by nuns in my youth as your contributor for last week wrote. In my case, having Rocky Mountain spotted fever with a mortality rate of 30 percent at the time, the care I received from the nuns most likely saved my life, for which I am very grateful.

Control vs. inspiration; a matter of trust | Letters

  • Mar 12, 2013 at 11:22AM

Those individuals who are given a handout rather than a hand up are effectively being taught that they do not have the power to compete in this world

SJ man to stand trial for allegedly dealing cocaine

  • Mar 12, 2013 at 12:30PM

Trevor Kent Easterbrook, 26, became the target of an undercover narcotics investigation in early September.

Don't miss the chance to vote for your favorite feline

  • Mar 12, 2013 at 3:43PM

It's not too late. More than 120 votes have been cast in SanJuanJournal.com's kitty contest, "Something to purrrr about... Celebrate your cat". Deadline to vote, or for last-minute entries, is Wednesday, March 13, at midnight.

Guard homers twice in Wolverines season-opening win | Baseball

  • Mar 12, 2013 at 5:00PM

Overlake narrowed the deficit in the fifth, scoring six runs on just three base hits before Cooper-West took the mound and slammed the door shut. The lanky left-hander junior allowed only one base hit over the final three innings and held the Owls scoreless to seal the victory.

Stamets joins Ag Summit as featured speaker

  • Mar 12, 2013 at 6:00PM

The Summit will be a forum where agricultural supporters can share knowledge and help create meaningful change for the broader agricultural community in the islands.

Many to thank for ‘Corps’ support | Letters

  • Mar 13, 2013 at 2:00AM

The Madrona Institute is pleased to provide this youth stewardship program to middle school students on San Juan Island in cooperation with our federal partner, the National Park Service.

Cameron Schuh to lead as Youth Director

  • Mar 13, 2013 at 6:00AM

For 2013, OPALCO will select three students to receive the Nourdine Jensen Cooperative Youth Scholarship ($500) and, with Cameron, attend the Co-op Youth Rally and leadership camp at the College of Idaho.

Faith in American ‘spirit’ drives GOP | Letters

  • Mar 13, 2013 at 8:00AM

Michelle Loftus enlightens us why Republicans have a unique approach to helping people.

Knowledge Bowl 2013 | Slideshow

  • Mar 13, 2013 at 10:00AM updated at 12:35PM

The 2013 Knowledge Bowl raised a total of $60,587 in donations. Friday Harbor High School's 9th and 10th grade team won for the second year in a row.

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