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Journey of success spans culture divide

  • Oct 15, 2013 at 4:00PM

Seattle author recounts rise and fall of family fortune in heart of Japan

Debate muddied by misinformation | Guest Column

  • Oct 16, 2013 at 5:00AM updated at 9:58AM

Contract with PeaceHealth provides for similar level of maternity care as offered at former medical center…not less

Proposal would allow CenturyLink greater flexibility in setting telephone rates

  • Oct 16, 2013 at 9:57AM

CenturyLink, as a condition of buying Qwest earlier this year, was required to petition the state's Utilities and Transportation Commission to grant the new company a seven-year renewal of an Alternative Form of Regulation previously granted to Qwest in 2006.

What’s up with kids after school?

  • Oct 16, 2013 at 11:00AM

“Lights on After school” was created to raise awareness of the importance of affordable, quality after-school care.

Larger than life

  • Oct 16, 2013 at 6:00PM

This isn’t just an artist at work, it’s a woman who’s doing what she wants

On Book! stages ‘Who’s Afraid of Virginia Wolf’

  • Oct 17, 2013 at 10:00AM

“Who’s Afraid of Virginia Wolf”, in the next installment of San Juan Community Theatre’s free “On Book! Readers Theatre” series

National Parks back in business

  • Oct 17, 2013 at 11:21AM

San Juan Island National Historical Park, home to American Camp and English Camp, reopened Thursday on the heels of an agreement over a temporary spending measure that brought an end to the partial shutdown of the federal government.

Fairgrounds to host craft fairs

  • Oct 17, 2013 at 12:00PM

Annual flea market and craft fair will take place at the San Juan County Fair grounds on Nov. 9 and Dec. 7

Help guard against winter illness with a flu shot; walk-in clinics, appointments available

  • Oct 18, 2013 at 9:00AM updated at 3:16PM

In need of a flu shot? Read below for schedule, time and locations of the county health department upcoming flu clinics.

Benefit dinner for Susan Ross, Saturday, 5 p.m. | Letters

  • Oct 18, 2013 at 9:04AM

There will be a delicious salmon dinner and beverages to buy, live music starting around 5 p.m. with Ryan Brown, Chuck Cooper and Ian Cooper, as well as a silent auction with a wide variety of great things throughout the night and a live auction starting around 7 p.m. Following the live auction we will be grooving and dancing to The Chameleons.

Fair should keep $25K grant, but ditch drive-in movies | Letter

  • Oct 18, 2013 at 5:37PM

The grant will actually end up draining the already scant funds of fairgrounds as soon as they purchase the equipment because, according to experts in the movie industry on our island, they will have to spend lots of dollars to make this project work.

Cancer claims life of longtime waste reduction advocate, 'Hazardous Helen' | Passages

  • Oct 19, 2013 at 1:25PM

Helen Venada will be remembered for her intuitive, amazing gardening skills and her lifelong dedication to environmental advocacy. We honor her life by remembering her message of living simply.

Health risks vs. higher costs; supporters, critics clash over impact of I-522

  • Oct 19, 2013 at 2:19PM

Both federal and state law identify and regulate foods that are “misbranded” or “adulterated,” but neither state nor federal law requires specific labeling of foods produced using genetic engineering.

I-522: labels mean a lot in debate over genetically modified foods | Guest Column

  • Oct 19, 2013 at 3:00PM

I prefer to stay away from this laboratory-created food until it’s proven to be reasonably safe over the long run, and not be a guinea pig in a huge uncontrolled nationwide feeding experiment.

Hospital commission 'Johnny-come-lately' candidates should withdraw | Letters

  • Oct 19, 2013 at 4:08PM

Verbiage of these two candidates "concerns" does not constitute the mission of the commission. It would be appropriate for them to withdraw from consideration.

Wolverines host La Conner in league title bout, Tuesday | Girls soccer

  • Oct 21, 2013 at 6:00PM updated Oct 22, 2013 at 3:33PM

A week ago, the Wolverines (5-0 league, 7-5 overall) shattered a scoreless tie at the half to upset the La Conner, the defending league champ, in a 3-1 victory on the Braves home field. Expect La Conner to be looking to even the score.

Candidate Q &A: Friday Harbor Port Commission | Election 2013

  • Oct 22, 2013 at 3:26PM

Daniel Miller: "I am running for port commissioner position No. 1 to work help keep down property taxes, as well as careful spending at the port. I am also running to work to help build jobs and a good local economy."

Candidate Q &A: Friday Harbor Port Commission | Election 2013

  • Oct 22, 2013 at 3:30PM

Mike Ahrenius: "At this point, there is more that I can contribute to the Port of Friday Harbor and the residents of San Juan Island by way of experience in the industry and, now with the loss of the Spring Street Landing building, seeing this project through to completion is very important."

Make that three in a row; Wolverines sweep Blaine | Volleyball

  • Oct 22, 2013 at 4:08PM

With perennial 2B state title contender La Conner (11-0) and Lynden Christian (9-1) waiting in the wings, Friday Harbor (9-1) began its toughest four-game stretch of the year Tuesday, Oct. 22, in a showdown at home against La Conner, and with first-place in the Northwest 1A/2B League standing up for grabs

It's about more power to the people; vote 'Yes' on Prop. 1 | Letters

  • Oct 22, 2013 at 4:14PM

Proposition 1 is not about special interests or “end runs” or any other attempt to undermine our government; it is plainly and simply about the people’s rights and freedom.

Community Theatre's 25th Anniversary Redux: 'Talking with…'

  • Oct 23, 2013 at 1:00PM updated at 9:03PM

Led by artistic director Susan Williams the play stars some of the island’s most accomplished actresses, including Julie Greene, who also, like Williams, starred in the original performance. Thursday marks opening night of the play, with performances Thurs-Sunday.

In reply: Confident in my credentials, spirit to serve | Letters

  • Oct 23, 2013 at 9:27PM

In response to the recent letter to the editor titled “Hospital Commission ‘Johnny-come-lately’ candidates should withdraw,” I find it incredibly unfortunate that any one should feel this way.

Town council weighs zoning restrictions on retail pot shops

  • Oct 23, 2013 at 9:39PM

The marijuana zoning ordinance, part of the late afternoon council session, attracted the most public interest, especially when town planning chief Mike Bertrand said a marijuana retail store would probably be limited to a strip along Mullis Street, from the Technology Building to Browne’s Home Center.

Tribute to Sen. George McGovern | Letters

  • Oct 23, 2013 at 9:00PM

Senator McGovern is a decorated combat veteran, a college professor, a three-term United States senator, and a humanitarian. Senator McGovern ran for the presidency against former President Richard Nixon during the Vietnam War.

Candidate Q &A: Friday Harbor Town Council | Election 2013

  • Oct 24, 2013 at 8:23AM

Town council candidate Matt Shildneck answers four questions from the Journal

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