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See, Clark earn Dist. 3 top awards

  • Feb 11, 2013 at 11:00AM

See was named 2012 Firefighter of the Year and Clark, Officer of the Year.

Spotlight shared by song & dance

  • Feb 8, 2013 at 6:00PM

A Fairytale Romance, was created and choreographed by the island’s Lina Downes,

Disrespect on display by equestrians | Letters

  • Feb 8, 2013 at 5:23PM

The island is a special place and it works so well because the people respect the rules and respect others. I believe horse riders would do well to follow these guidelines and by doing so respect themselves.

A record of understanding unmatched; Byers in Dist. 2 | Letters

  • Feb 8, 2013 at 11:00PM

Lisa not only brings this knowledge and understanding to the table, she also has the capacity and skill to work effectively with diverse groups. Lisa excels at creating approaches and solutions that include everyone involved.

County Council ignores 'appearance of fairness' with appointment| Letters

  • Feb 9, 2013 at 12:00PM

I also find it startling that the county would appoint an individual to any position volunteer or otherwise, who is personally or as part of an organization, actively engaged in a lawsuit against the county. I believe the San Juan County Council should put fairness and democracy back into the center position.

Undeterred by ultimatum; Pratt responds | Letters

  • Feb 9, 2013 at 6:00AM

I recognize that I-502 presents economic development opportunities for local farmers, processors, and other related businesses. I-502 also presents enforcement challenges.

Challenge against charter changes lands in SJ County court

  • Feb 9, 2013 at 7:00AM

Judge John Meyer in Skagit County signed two orders, the first granting San Juan County Prosecuting Attorney Randy Gaylord's motion for a "change of venue" and the second requiring that the six current county council members and the candidates for the three-person council be added to the case as "necessary parties."

San Juan man arrested twice in three hours for DUI, female friend busted too; San Juan County Sheriff's Log

  • Feb 9, 2013 at 7:04PM

A traffic stop for speeding prompted the arrest of a San Juan Island man for DUI twice in less than three hours, following a late-night traffic stop in the 400 block of Tucker Avenue. His female passenger, a 33-year-old Shaw Island woman, was also arrested for DUI after driving the car in which the two were traveling into a nearby parking lot, as her 65-year-old chauffeur was being taken into custody at about 11:30 p.m......

Canceled: Sunday show of Salish Sea Early Music Festival

  • Feb 9, 2013 at 7:11PM

Sunday's performance, slated for the Grange Hall in Friday Harbor, has been canceled because of illness. Click on the link on the following page for a schedule of future performances.

Objections over appointment unwarranted, puffed up | Letters

  • Feb 11, 2013 at 6:00AM

In my opinion, if Chairman Jamie Stephens and members of the county council (who voted 6-0 to approve this appointment) succumb to the bullying we are seeing in opposition to Tim Blanchard, we will all be worse off for the loss of an excellent addition to the planning commission.

Norma Angela (Gagner) Young: 1921—2013 | Passages

  • Feb 11, 2013 at 8:15PM

Norma loved gardening, crocheting, good food, playing cribbage, traveling, clam digging, camping and the simple pleasures of life.

Nelson lands top catch at Roche Harbor Salmon Classic

  • Feb 11, 2013 at 8:00PM updated Feb 14, 2013 at 9:21AM

While a 16.7-pounder may be a far cry from many trophy fish landed over the years by Nelson, winner of some 30 or so Northwest fishing competitions, he’s delighted to be back on top, and to pocket the derby’s top cash prize, $10,000. That’s $599 a pound, if you’re keeping score.

Spike in DUI arrests — total of 16 in January

  • Feb 12, 2013 at 7:00PM

The San Juan County Sheriff’s Office made 16 DUI arrests in the month of January. If that rate were to hold, the number of DUI arrests would hit 180 over the course of the year. That’s nearly double the 93 of 2011, one of the highest totals in recent years.

Maddie Ovenell; new face of the Fair

  • Feb 12, 2013 at 2:03PM

Ovenell, whose began her tenure as manager of the San Juan County fairgrounds Jan. 7, most recently spent five years as community events specialist with Lake Oswego, where she managed the city's farmers' market and coordinated a variety of events, including a Fourth of July parade, summer concert series, harvest festival and an assortment of holiday events.

New era of health care? Indeed | Letters

  • Feb 12, 2013 at 2:19PM

As I waited for my son's turn in the ER I walked around the facility, gazing at fancy woodwork and locally sourced decor. Cool stuff. But at the same time I had this sinking feeling, 'Who's paying for all of this?'. Well, I guess I am, an insured self-employed guy who's high deductible won't cover a dime towards my son's stitches.

Elections hijacked by political parties? Not so | Letters

  • Feb 12, 2013 at 2:31PM

As voters, what we really want is civility. We don't need personal attacks on other candidates and exaggerated claims about special interest groups. Come on, this is San Juan County, not Congress.

Tragedy transformed

  • Feb 13, 2013 at 7:00AM

Exhibit to ensure orca’s untimely death will not have been in vain

Journal political cartoon; Feb. 13 edition | Opinion

  • Feb 14, 2013 at 10:00AM

Cartoon musings on local news and events are published periodically in the Journal of the San Juan Islands

Crazy Little Thing Called Love

  • Feb 14, 2013 at 9:00AM

Winner of the Journal’s inaugural Valentine’s Day contest, “Crazy Little Thing Called Love”.

Love hits the airwaves: KWIT Radio Hour

  • Feb 13, 2013 at 6:00AM

The Radio Hour is back with “Love is in the Airwaves,” bringing along big microphones, special sound effects, live music and silly comedy.

Meeker earns berth at State | Wrestling

  • Feb 15, 2013 at 10:00AM

Kaylen Meeker sealed a slot at the Division 1A state tournament

FH boys ousted by Blaine; 59-45 | Boys Basketball

  • Feb 15, 2013 at 2:00PM

Friday Harbor finished the 2012-13 season undefeated in league play, at 7-0, clinched its first league championship in four years

Vote for those who promote pot | Letters

  • Feb 15, 2013 at 6:00AM

Before you vote in the next election make sure the candidate you are voting for agrees with your views.

Stuck in the Dark Ages of elections | Letters

  • Feb 14, 2013 at 6:00AM

The “rational” used to defend the same kind of at-large unequal districts scheme in San Juan County has been defeated.

Charter changes not yet complete | Letters

  • Feb 17, 2013 at 6:00AM

The county has been divided into three districts since 1889: San Juan No. 1, Orcas No. 2, Lopez/Shaw No. 3, with each district including neighboring smaller islands.

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