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FH engineer plots a course for the moon

  • Nov 1, 2013 at 4:46PM

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.

Film Festival success? Takes a village | Guest Column

  • Nov 2, 2013 at 8:00AM

Many deserve credit for this year's inagural Friday Harbor Film Festival and 2014 will be even better

Coincidence or karma? Ferry passengers dazzled by orca whales' display

  • Nov 2, 2013 at 1:57PM

About 20 orca whales put on an impressive display as they swam around a Washington state ferry carrying tribal artifacts to a new museum at the ancestral home of Chief Seattle, Tuesday, along the Bainbridge Island-Seattle crossing. Some believe the spectacle is more than coincidence. Click on the headline above for a story by the Seattle Times.

Poetry reading by Gano, music and more

  • Nov 4, 2013 at 9:14AM

The poetry reading is sponsored by Spring Street International School, where Gano will teach poetry classes this week as part of the Skagit River Poetry

Award-winning housing advocate to offer insights at Home Trust annual meeting

  • Nov 4, 2013 at 9:28AM

Greg Winter led the campaign in support of a “Home Fund levy” dedicated to affordable housing in Bellingham, which voters approved last year and for which, in part, he received a “Friend of Housing Award” at the Washington State Affordable Housing Conference in Spokane, in October.

Local industries under the microscope at EDC ‘Summit’

  • Nov 4, 2013 at 6:33PM

The summit will explore which industries are doing well, which are likely to grow and what actions can be taken to spur growth and employment.

In concert: Corey Harris' new shade of 'the blues'

  • Nov 4, 2013 at 6:49PM

Starting off as a street singer in New Orleans, Corey Harris has gone on to tour, record and perform with some of the top names in the business, including BB King, Taj Mahal and Dave Matthews. But it's his achievements as a solo artist that earned him a "genius award'

Ghatan bests Shildneck, Prop. 1 fails and more | Election 2013

  • Nov 6, 2013 at 9:25AM

In the race for Town of Friday Harbor council Anna Maria de Freitas ran unopposed for position 3.

Islanders Bank Service Update

  • Nov 6, 2013 at 1:38PM

Islanders Bank is open during the county wide outage.

CenturyLink, OPALCO team up on temporary fix, restore communication lines

  • Nov 7, 2013 at 12:08PM

Through the use of the local power cooperative's fiber optic network, CenturyLink expects to soon have a temporary solution in place that will restore voice and 911 service for its customers on San Juan, Orcas and Lopez islands, according to spokeswoman Jan Kampbell.

Earth Box is out of this world; thanks for donation | Letters

  • Nov 7, 2013 at 12:57PM

Andrea loved her stay at Earth Box, and once again I am grateful for the generosity that abounds on our islands. This was a great gift of Earth Box during Domestic Violence Awareness Month.

Hey, marine naturalist? Unwind at Whale Museum end of season 'Gear Down' workshop

  • Nov 7, 2013 at 12:51PM

The program includes a presentation about sea otters a talk about effects of human exposure on anti-predatory responses of harbor seals and a discussion about sound production and echolocation in orca whales... oh yeah, and a "mythbusters" workshop, too.

In concert: Dana Lyons—at the library

  • Nov 7, 2013 at 1:37PM

Best known perhaps for his song "Cows With Guns", Bellingham-based singer, songwriter Dana Lyons will perform a free concert, Friday, at San Juan Island Library.

Homeland Security in center of town...why? | Letters

  • Nov 7, 2013 at 1:21PM

Why does Homeland Security need to expand their base of operations here? Will there be holding cells; armed and uniformed officials guarding the doors on that corner? Why must this be at the very center of the Friday Harbor tourist area?

Connect to the internet at county Legislative Building

  • Nov 7, 2013 at 2:55PM

Islanders can use two computers and the county's wireless service to connect to the internet at the Legislative Building in Friday Harbor during regular business hours.

Telephone service restored between Orcas, San Juan islands

  • Nov 7, 2013 at 6:21PM

Islanders on Orcas and San Juan are able to talk to each other by telephone after CenturyLink restored phone service between the two islands at about 4 p.m., Thursday. Residents and businesses still grappling with disruption to electronic communication.

Local inventor to lead WordPress EDC workshop

  • Nov 8, 2013 at 8:00AM

The course will be presented by Bryan Hoyer, who is an inventor and entrepreneur who spent 25 years in silicon valley before moving to the islands in 2007.

Wolverines defeat Vashon in season finale, 54-17 | Football

  • Nov 8, 2013 at 10:36AM

Friday Harbor put up big numbers on the scoreboard in their final game of the season, dealing the visiting Pirates of Vashon Island a 54-17 defeat.

My hat’s off to those who help | Letters

  • Nov 8, 2013 at 10:00AM

My red truck got stuck in a ditch and I tried myself to get it out, making it worse. I called AAA and All Seasons Towing arrived.

Deputy auditor to join school district

  • Nov 8, 2013 at 11:00AM

Domenech takes business manager post after 11 years with county

County Council declares 'state of emergency' in wake of communications failure

  • Nov 8, 2013 at 12:00PM updated at 3:16PM

In addition to being an official request for help from state agencies and resources, the declaration is step one in creating access for businesses to seek reimbursement for lost revenue because of the widespread communication failure.

FH officials issue statement on pending US Customs relocation

  • Nov 8, 2013 at 11:08AM

Friday Harbor officials issued a statement Nov. 7 in response to concerns raised over the Department of Homeland Security's pending move from the port marina into the heart of the town. "...the Town has no say or involvement in the private real estate dealings..."

Ardell Ruth Gordon: 1922–2013 | Passages

  • Nov 8, 2013 at 3:00PM

A beloved mother, Ardell will be remembered for her heart filled with gratitude and her warm and caring presence.

Hook into the Internet at county legislative building, Saturday

  • Nov 8, 2013 at 4:05PM

The conference room at the San Juan County Legislative building that has been open for public Internet use since the day after the communications outage began, will be available for public use Saturday, from 8:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

History in the making

  • Nov 8, 2013 at 6:00PM

The museum and its parent group, the San Juan Island Historical Society, recently launched a fundraising drive to help finance the project.

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