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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

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..."

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.

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.

Jealousy stars in Puccini’s ‘Tosca’

  • Nov 9, 2013 at 6:00AM

Love, jealousy, betrayal, tyranny, power, persuasion, and more

Cartoon misses mark on farm tax | Letters

  • Nov 9, 2013 at 10:00AM

This office has been and continues to be supportive of farmers and farmland owners.

Thanks to Harvest Dinner volunteers | Letters

  • Nov 9, 2013 at 7:00PM

Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Services would like to offer our deepest gratitude to all who volunteered, donated the amazing food

OPALCO opens up network to restore digital, 911 communication on San Juan Island

  • Nov 10, 2013 at 1:22PM

OPALCO’s data communications system is now carrying the phone and data traffic for San Juan Island, and providing 911 and phone solutions for the rest of San Juan County until CenturyLink can repair or replace their failed submarine cable.

St. David's service features songs by Shapiro

  • Nov 10, 2013 at 6:35PM

The works of local composer Alex Shapiro will be featured in an Evening Prayer service hosted by Saint David’s Episcopal Church, Saturday, Nov. 16, beginning at 5 p.m. The performance also features local musicians Dorothy Baker, piano, Pamela Stewart, flute, Sue Collado, clarinet, and Pat Nelson, bassoon.

Workshop offers free training on low impact development techniques

  • Nov 10, 2013 at 7:18PM

Low Impact Development is a planning, design and engineering approach to managing storm water run-off. The workshop is designed to help building and landscaping professionals emphasize conservation and the use of on-site natural features to protect water quality.

One more reason to love our library | Letters

  • Nov 10, 2013 at 7:09PM

some of us had never taken advantage of the library’s online capabilities—until last week when our usual sources failed us and the library became a refuge. Its computers, laptops and internet capabilities were a godsend to islanders.

Phone service to mainland restored, capacity limited; cell-phone, digital service spotty

  • Nov 11, 2013 at 8:35AM

In a Saturday morning conference call, CenturyLink reported that its repair crews had a “temporary fix” in place providing about 20 percent of the telephone capacity the system had before an undersea cable broke early Tuesday morning.

Rama Fire: March 27, 1977—Nov. 2, 2013 | Passages

  • Nov 11, 2013 at 7:44PM

A memorial will be held at Circle 8 BMX Trail Site in Seattle on Nov. 16 at 2 p.m. An island memorial will be held the following week. You can view or post tributes on the Facebook page: Johnny Waycock.

Broken fiber-optic cable located; CenturyLink preps for repair

  • Nov 11, 2013 at 7:39PM

Located at a depth of 280 feet in San Juan Channel, and roughly 5,000 feet off-shore of Lopez Island, the cable was suspended along a rock face south of where it had originally been placed, according to the telecommunication company.

Explore the Salish Sea floor

  • Nov 12, 2013 at 9:29AM

“Exploring the Salish Seafloor: things you never knew” by Gary Greene of the SeaDoc Society on Tuesday, Nov. 12 at 7 p.m., at Emmanuel Parish Hall, Orcas Island

Wisecracks over outage don’t fly | Letters

  • Nov 12, 2013 at 12:08PM

Maybe we need someone in that job who understands the seriousness of what happened and is working hard to make sure it is fixed quickly and never happens again

CenturyLink representative to field questions at Open House; 3-6 p.m.

  • Nov 12, 2013 at 2:12PM

Spokeswoman Jan Kampbell of CenturyLink will be at Friday Harbor House, 3-6 p.m., today (Tuesday) to field questions or hear from islanders about the recent communications outage.

Pivotal points lost in I-522 coverage | Letters

  • Nov 12, 2013 at 3:00PM

An independent study by the Alliance for Natural Health found that I-522 will not substantially increase food costs

Ahrenius, Ghatan, Schwinge post wins in contested races; I-522 backed by local voters, but fails statewide

  • Nov 12, 2013 at 6:00PM

Voter turnout in the Nov. 5 election totaled 61 percent, a little below average for general elections, but close to the 2009 and 2011 off-year election turnouts.

League hosts forum on state of local health care

  • Nov 12, 2013 at 7:00PM

“Controversy and Clarity: Healthcare and Religious Institutions,” speakers will give introductory remarks, after which the discussion will be open to written questions from the audience.

Real estate snapshot: volume down, prices up

  • Nov 13, 2013 at 5:00AM

Despite the downward trend these numbers indicate, there’s more to the market than meets the eye

Grateful for care from Island Air | Letters

  • Nov 13, 2013 at 9:00AM

I would like to personally thank Island Air of Friday Harbor for the times they have medical evacuated me off

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