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Great Island Cleanup: Round 3

  • Apr 15, 2013 at 10:00PM

Somewhere in the neighborhood of another 2,000 pounds of trash, strewn along the roadways, sitting in the ditches and scattered across San Juan Island’s picturesque beaches.

County Council CAO 'Implementation Committee' meets Wednesday

  • Apr 16, 2013 at 11:55AM

Wednesday's get together, beginning at 1 p.m., is billed as a "special meeting".

A 'Thank you' for all the support, and world-class care | Letters

  • Apr 16, 2013 at 11:13AM

Friday Harbor should be very proud of its emergency services, which enable all residents to go about their daily lives knowing world class help is just a call away. Thank you.

'Holy bat detector!'; borrow one at SJI Library

  • Apr 16, 2013 at 1:00PM updated at 3:15PM

Bat detectors convert ultrasonic bat calls into audio which humans can hear, enabling us to identify species and to note behavioral patterns. Much of this can be done without ever seeing the bats.

Wolverines making waves on the mound | Boys baseball

  • Apr 16, 2013 at 1:34PM

Guard throws ‘perfect’ game; three Wolverines combine on no-hitter.

Fate of precious freedoms at stake | Letters

  • Apr 16, 2013 at 3:02PM

Like many of us, we came here to escape the tyranny of “civilization” – the rules, regulations, oversight, and restrictions that are such an oppressive part of daily life on the mainland. But two of our candidates have built their careers around such rules and regulations.

Gary Roger Smith: 1943 - 2013 | Passages

  • Apr 16, 2013 at 3:29PM

Gary Smith worked for many years in the heating, air conditioning and sheet metal industries. Gary and his wife Linda moved to Friday Harbor in 1993, upon his retirement. He was a 10-year member of Friday Harbor Kiwanis Club.

Best person for the job? Byers in District 2 | Letters

  • Apr 16, 2013 at 3:14PM

We need our county leaders to define what the most important issues are facing our county; make sure these are issues that the county council should and can impact; and, achieve those impacts as efficiently and effectively as possible. Lisa will do that.

Reggae legend to unveil ‘Heart & Soul’ in acoustic, solo show

  • Apr 17, 2013 at 5:00AM updated at 5:04PM

New album in tow, Clinton Fearon hits the stage for a first-ever performance in Friday Harbor

Anglers limited to one chinook per day through April 30

  • Apr 17, 2013 at 12:06PM

As of April 7, the number of chinook salmon landed or released in Marine Area 7 exceeded pre-season projections, prompting the Washington state Department of Fish & Wildlife to scale back the number of chinook anglers can keep per day, from two down to one, through the end of the winter season, which closes April 30.

Return of the ‘Winds’

  • Apr 17, 2013 at 3:00PM

The Winds of Yarrow venture through a kaleidoscope of musical styles like an enchanting summer breeze.

Pig War Part 2: new territory unveiled

  • Apr 17, 2013 at 7:00PM

Author Mike Vouri takes a fresh look at the Pig War, Saturday, at Griffin Bay Bookstore

Council inks ‘aerial photos’ deal

  • Apr 18, 2013 at 6:00AM updated at 9:14AM

Three-year agreement calls for monetary investment by other local agencies. Editor's note: (Click on this article to see an update clarifying which agencies have signed on to the county contract with Pictometry).

Get to know Stillpoint at ‘Spring Showcase’

  • Apr 18, 2013 at 10:00AM

“Spring Showcase” tours are available by appointment on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays, after the school day ends.

Wiener dog gone wild, Easter Bunny weighs in on school bond, banished for boorish behavior; San Juan County Sheriff's Log

  • Apr 18, 2013 at 12:13PM

March 30: Lopez Island school officials were in no laughing mood after someone scattered six dozen Easter eggs inside, including in a fish tank, in an apparent April Fool's Day prank, and trespassing complaint. Several eggs had "No Bond" written on them, an apparent political statement about the school construction bond election; authorities found no sign of forced entry.

Council candidate without an 'agenda'; Hughes in District 2

  • Apr 18, 2013 at 1:44PM

Rick Hughes has no agenda, is not indebted to anyone and when he has made numerous choices to help working folks on the island it has often come out of his own pocket, which has sometimes meant less profit at the end of the day.

A cut above the rest; Byers in District 2

  • Apr 18, 2013 at 1:48PM

While all the candidates have our gratitude, Lisa Byers has our vote. She has tipped the balance with her stellar experience working in this county, leading a remarkable organization through historically challenging economic times.

Best Bet: Island Stage Left's 'A Number' — final week

  • Apr 18, 2013 at 4:27PM

Catch Island Stage Left's production of "A Number", by British playwright Caryl Churchill, at the San Juan County fairgrounds Marie Boe Building, Thursday-Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Sunday, 4 p.m.

Candidate fundraising slows, not so for PAC

  • Apr 18, 2013 at 5:06PM

The only registered Political Action Committee active in the county council races, Trust Islanders, reported receiving an additional $8,100 on April 13, increasing its total donations to $23,925, from 57 people.

Spirits soar in song

  • Apr 19, 2013 at 3:00AM

Two touring youth choirs from Saint Mark’s Cathedral in Seattle will be the featured performers at the Choral Evensong service

Maritime history — by name

  • Apr 19, 2013 at 6:00AM

SJ Historical Museum hosts author Richard Blumenthal, Saturday

This is one 'Number' you don't want to miss | Letters

  • Apr 19, 2013 at 7:00AM

In only an hour, "A Number" addresses issues of identity and relationship, providing much food for thought. And as always, it is beautifully acted.

National Parks celebrates addition of Westcott Bay property, Sunday

  • Apr 19, 2013 at 11:13AM

The celebration will include music, living history demonstrations, guided walks and activities for children. The event will open with a ceremony featuring brief remarks by the partners involved in the purchase; NPS will provide a free shuttle to and from the event.

Dance troupe turns ‘Ballroom’ in tribute to silver screen

  • Apr 19, 2013 at 12:00PM

The Utah-based ballroom dance company showcases well-known dances and sounds of the silver screen, likes Gene Kelly’s signature performance of “Singin’ in the Rain”.

Nancy Bryant Smith: 1930 — 2013 | Passages

  • Apr 19, 2013 at 3:00PM

Nancy was a generous, enthusiastic and curious soul, full of encouragement and always willing to share her heart.

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