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Stephens claims decisive lead in District 3 council race

  • Apr 23, 2013 at 9:10PM

But the race was no runaway, as McClerren collected 43 percent of votes counted in the initial April 23 election tally. Stephens, chairman of the council, claimed 57 percent of ballots counted in the early results, 3,021 votes in all. McClerren had 2,260 votes as of Tuesday.

Hughes leads by 100 votes in District 2 council contest

  • Apr 23, 2013 at 9:51PM

With 5,818 ballots tabulated as of Tuesday, Hughes had 51 percent of votes counted, 2,831; Byers, with 2,731 votes, had 49 percent of the early April 23 countywide election results.

Jarman takes lead in early election results, 100 votes

  • Apr 23, 2013 at 9:00PM updated Apr 24, 2013 at 9:27AM

Jarman, who emerged with a narrow win and a council post in November, by 99 votes, gained the early lead in Round 2, claiming a 113-vote advantage following Tuesday's initial tally of the April 23 countywide election.

Whiteley era ends; legacy lives on

  • Apr 24, 2013 at 2:00AM

Renowned UW researcher driven by curiosity, passion, science, and love

United Way helps families to thrive | Letters

  • Apr 24, 2013 at 6:00AM

The San Juan Island Family Resource Center has greatly benefited from the financial support of United Way of San Juan County.

Next up in Know Your Island Walk Series? Third Lagoon

  • Apr 24, 2013 at 9:37AM

It's spring, so expect to see wild flowers, marine birds, and forested wetlands in a 1.5-mile walk at Third Lagoon.

A matter of trust; new leash on life

  • Apr 24, 2013 at 8:35PM

If you walk into a stranger’s home and come face-to-face with a good-sized Staffordshire Bull Terrier, more commonly known as a pit bull, one that’s obviously disturbed by the intrusion and letting you know about it, the urge to flee is hard to resist. That’s why Michael MacLellan advises to simply ignore the barking and to not look Zeus straight in the eye. It seems to work.

District 2 council race conceded by Byers | Letters

  • Apr 24, 2013 at 8:45PM

I have appreciated Rick’s grace, humor and collegial approach to this campaign, and I trust that he will do his best to represent us well.

Journal political cartoon; Apr. 24 edition | Opinion

  • Apr 25, 2013 at 4:00AM

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

Works of noted fiber artist on display at IMA

  • Apr 25, 2013 at 10:00AM

Anacortes artist Lanny Bergner’s art will be presented in a solo exhibit by San Juan Islands Museum of Art, beginning Friday, April 26.

Council Election: Big win for Stephens, Hughes, Jarman prevail

  • Apr 25, 2013 at 5:00PM updated at 10:36PM

With the dye of the April 23 election now cast, the council will now shift from a 6-person panel of part-time legislators to a 3-person body with legislative duties and with responsibility over day-to-day operations of county government. Each will earn $75,000 a year, plus benefits.

Sights set on OPALCO’s next 75 years | Opinion

  • Apr 26, 2013 at 1:00AM

Future demands require new strategies. These are exciting and challenging times for OPALCO.

Jean Long: 1928 — 2013 | Passages

  • Apr 26, 2013 at 6:00AM

Jean Long, age 85, of Glide, Ore., passed away peacefully at her home on Sunday April 14, 2013.

Spring Street scholarship fundraiser, Saturday

  • Apr 26, 2013 at 11:01AM

Spring Street International School scholarship fundraiser, hosted by San Juan Island Yacht Club, features silent and live auctions, and catered culinary delights.

'Hall of Fame' honor for local aviation pioneers Les LaBar, Marilyn Nasman

  • Apr 26, 2013 at 1:33PM

Founders of Friday Harbor-based Aeronautical Services, the two will be inducted into the San Juan Aviation Museum on Sunday, April 28, at the Friday Harbor Airport Roy Franklin Terminal, as part of a ceremony beginning at 2 p.m. The ceremony features stories about early island aviation, as well as and light refreshments.

Dollar-stretching news for local non-profit

  • Apr 26, 2013 at 3:28PM

For one 24 hour period in May every dollar donated to DVSAS through the Seattle Foundation’s GiveBig website will be “stretched” with a percentage matching gift from the Foundation’s individual and corporate sponsors.

Creosote pilings, logs removed for free

  • Apr 27, 2013 at 5:00AM

The goal of the project is to improve water quality and overall ecosystem health for salmon and salmon prey, and is part of DNR’s statewide creosote removal program

Sound of ‘Sinfonia’

  • Apr 27, 2013 at 7:00AM

The Island Sinfonia orchestra begins its annual tour of the San Juans with a free concert Sunday, May 5, at Friday Harbor Presbyterian Church

Broadband puts co-op on shaky ground | Opinion

  • Apr 27, 2013 at 12:00PM

Plan calls for dramatic increase of debt; first step should be a vote by members

Putting children first; United Way | Letters

  • Apr 28, 2013 at 2:00PM

Over the past year, hundreds of children have participated in Youth Leadership Initiative activities due to the support of United Way.

Feds to weigh whether captive whale deserves 'endangered' status

  • Apr 28, 2013 at 7:22PM

Lolita is the only survivor of 45 Southern Resident orcas held in captivity. She was captured in 1970 at about age three, along with six other Southern Resident whales and has lived her entire life in a pool at Seaquarium in Miami, Fla. Federal officials agreed to consider whether she too should be granted "endangered" status.

Ferries 'peak season' surcharge starts Wednesday, May 1

  • Apr 28, 2013 at 8:00PM

The surcharge applies to all vehicles and drivers paying full fare. It does not apply to multi-ride tickets and fares.

Theatre makes ‘make-believe’ believable | Ferry Home Companion

  • Apr 29, 2013 at 6:49PM

Community theatre's production of 'Into the Woods' is as breathtaking as any Broadway awarding-winning show; perhaps better.

Friday Harbor picked 5th best state high school by U.S. News & World Report

  • Apr 29, 2013 at 6:55PM

Friday Harbor High School has again achieved a US News & World Report Gold Medal, ranking as the 5th highest performing high school in Washington.

Hospital district, IMA strike deal on sale of EMS building

  • Apr 29, 2013 at 7:02PM

Art museum will lease defunct San Juan EMS building on Spring Street, with a purchase and sale agreement pending

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