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It's here; your guide to outdoor adventure

  • Jul 3, 2013 at 6:03PM

Pick up this week's Journal for your copy of our 2013 Parks & Trails Guide, or stop by the Journal office, where we'll be delighted to provide one.

Frightful first for Friday Harbor 4th parade

  • Jul 5, 2013 at 11:00AM updated at 5:56PM

Although, scraped, battered and bruised, and with a possible broken ankle as well, a young girl carrying a banner in the Friday Harbor 4th of July parade escaped without life-threatening injuries after being struck by a slow-moving car traveling behind her.

Federal dollars on tap for Cattle Point Road realignment

  • Jul 5, 2013 at 5:27PM

San Juan County is slated to receive up to $5.5 million in federal funds for realignment and reconstruction of a section of Cattle Point Road long-threatened by erosion.

Sandwith family salutes all for 'Fun-Raiser' benefit | Letters

  • Jul 5, 2013 at 5:40PM

What a great turn out it was. We are so thankful we live in such a warm and giving community. It was an amazing and heart-filled evening.

Sub-standard broadband takes its toll on property value | Letters

  • Jul 8, 2013 at 7:59PM

Recently, transactions in process have been known to fail when the lack of high-speed internet is discovered. In San Juan County alone, the lack of high-speed broadband could impact values to the tune of tens of millions of dollars or even much more as demand increases.

Meet the new masters... Master Gardeners, that is

  • Jul 8, 2013 at 7:08PM

A total of 33 islanders, representing Lopez, Shaw and San Juan island, join the ranks of WSU's Master Gardeners by completing eight week of training, with 60 hours of instruction on horticulture for the homefront.

Heart complications claim the life of former county councilman

  • Jul 8, 2013 at 7:00PM updated Jul 9, 2013 at 2:57PM

A political newcomer at the time, Alan Lichter catapulted to San Juan County's highest elected office with a victory in the 2004 election over a three-term incumbent. Licther reportedly suffered heart-related medical complications at the beginning of June, and elected to leave the hospital and return to his Orcas Island home to spend time with family, where he died, Saturday, July 6.

Friday Harbor girl suffers broken ankle in 4th of July parade pileup

  • Jul 8, 2013 at 10:00PM

Kevin Holmes said his daughter Jessica suffered a broken ankle and a bit of road rash as well. Holmes noted that the front tire of the car did not, as some suspected, run over Jessica’s leg. “A lot of people have been asking so we wanted to let them know she’s okay,” he said.

Wounds often linger for military veterans, even back home

  • Jul 9, 2013 at 6:00AM updated at 8:58AM

Many of the veterans who Veterans Advisory Board Chairman Michael Baker works with come in once and he never sees them again. Others have longer-term issues. “They [veterans] exist,” Baker said. “There are frustrations of not being able to offer a program that helps them more than just piecemeal.”

FH Soroptimists walk the talk; group backs better family nutrition with $2,400 pledge

  • Jul 9, 2013 at 7:00AM updated at 9:05AM

Soroptimists has pledged $2,400 to double WIC’s vouchers to $40 each, and to provide another 45 families with $40 vouchers as well, bringing the total number of families served to 75.

FH artist makes headlines with latest comic book creation

  • Jul 9, 2013 at 9:34AM

Click on this story for a link to Q13 Fox News' recent interview with Friday Harbor artist Aaron D'Errico, co-starring San Juan Island's own Pat O'Day.

Five bands featured in Island Rec free summer concert series

  • Jul 9, 2013 at 12:00PM updated at 3:03PM

The 13th annual Music on the Lawn Summer Concert Series unfolds with five successive Wednesdays of top-flight musical entertainment

Tribal canoe journey to skip stop-over in the San Juans

  • Jul 9, 2013 at 2:00PM

According to Stephanie Buffum, executive director of Friends of the San Juans, the decision was made over the weekend by canoe skippers largely because of safety and funding concerns.

Who tames who? Island Stage Left presents 'Shakespeare under the Stars'

  • Jul 10, 2013 at 5:00AM updated at 8:51AM

It’s safe to say that the “taming” of Kate, or Katherine, often proves something other than altogether amusing when the transformation of that female lead character, and how it comes about, are gauged through the sensibilities and the lens of a modern audience. That’s one reason why Island Stage Left’s Helen Machin-Smith resisted performing the play. Until now...

A look back: Friday Harbor celebrates the 4th of July | Slideshow

  • Jul 10, 2013 at 10:00AM

Spectators lined the streets by the hundreds for the annual holiday parade, the kick off for the Fourth of July Day celebration on San Juan Island. Check out this slideshow for some of our favorite holiday photos.

Good, timely call by County Council | Letters

  • Jul 10, 2013 at 11:00AM

These unique conditions and ecological values, and because oil spills do not stop at international boundaries are necessary from both Canadian and US governments.

Waldron earns American Legion leadership award

  • Jul 11, 2013 at 2:00PM

Friday Harbor architect David Waldron was honored July 4 for his long, dedicated service on behalf of Boy Scout Troop 90.

Big Trees, Old Trees: What makes an Old Growth Forest?

  • Jul 11, 2013 at 4:00PM updated Jul 12, 2013 at 10:19AM

The forests of Turtleback Mountain have a story to tell. Join forester and restoration ecologist Carson Sprenger for an interpretive walk through the north woods of Turtleback, Saturday, July 13, to find out what that story is all about.

New markets bolster island ‘Ag’

  • Jul 11, 2013 at 5:00PM

Processing and marketing of island grown products on a commercial scale is becoming a prevalent topic of conversation among farmers and small-business food companies on San Juan, Orcas and Lopez islands.

Columnist hits a homer in ‘heroes’ | Letters

  • Jul 12, 2013 at 4:00AM

I thank God for the heroes among us and for the power of good they represent.

James Settles | Passages

  • Jul 12, 2013 at 2:00PM

James was passionate about playing the drums and motorcycling, and he was young at heart.

Insider's view: Council Clerk's Corner, 'C3' | Guest Column

  • Jul 12, 2013 at 5:51PM

The San Juan County Council hopes to improve the flow of information by posting a regular update, which will include the highlights of recent meetings, advisory committee reports and items of general interest. The column below by Council Clerk Ingrid Gabriel is a first installment.

Two arrested following alleged home invasion by masked men

  • Jul 12, 2013 at 5:15PM

The two men, a 26-year-old and 23-year-old, were wearing masks when they forced their way into a Friday Harbor apartment at about 11:30 p.m., demanding various property items and then assaulted the occupants. Neither of the men were armed at the time, Sheriff Rob Nou said.

Youth work crew builds on success

  • Jul 13, 2013 at 6:00AM

New recruits bolster the ranks of San Juan Island Youth Conservation Corps

Matthews takes the reins at Community Foundation

  • Jul 13, 2013 at 6:00PM updated Jul 15, 2013 at 9:52AM

As executive director, she will take a leadership role in all aspects of the foundation operations and, together with the board of directors, an all-volunteer 13-person panel, will expand the array of services the foundation provides to its donors and to local non-profit groups.

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