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- posted Nov 6, 2013 at 1:38 PM
Islanders Bank is open during the county wide outage.
- posted Nov 25, 2013 at 10:20 AM
Lesa Williams loved the summers on the island the most because it was warm, sunny and there were flowers everywhere.
- posted Nov 25, 2013 at 10:35 AM
There’s no place like home. Particularly when you have a dear partner to be with.
- posted Nov 25, 2013 at 10:35 AM
The board of Families and Neighbors Support Island Rec would like to thank all of the families who attended the carnival—we hope all of you thoroughly enjoyed yourselves.
- posted Nov 7, 2013 at 12:08 PM
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.
- posted Nov 7, 2013 at 12:57 PM
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.
- posted Nov 7, 2013 at 12:51 PM
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.
- posted Nov 7, 2013 at 1:37 PM
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.
- posted Nov 7, 2013 at 1:21 PM
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?
- posted Nov 7, 2013 at 2:55 PM
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.
- posted Nov 7, 2013 at 6:21 PM
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.
- posted Nov 27, 2013 at 2:50 PM
The generosity of our Friday Harbor community has just sent 225 shoeboxes to be part of this mission.
- posted Nov 7, 2013 at 3:12 PM
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.
- posted Nov 8, 2013 at 10:36 AM
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.
- posted Nov 27, 2013 at 2:53 PM
The workshop is ideal for budding businesses that need an online presence, for organizations looking to keep their members informed, or for entrepreneurs looking for something more flexible than social media.
- posted Nov 7, 2013 at 3:32 PM
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.
- posted Nov 7, 2013 at 3:19 PM
Domenech takes business manager post after 11 years with county
- posted Nov 8, 2013 at 11:08 AM— updated Nov 8, 2013 at 12:26 PM
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..."
- posted Nov 8, 2013 at 1:09 PM— updated Nov 8, 2013 at 3:16 PM
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.
- posted Nov 7, 2013 at 3:21 PM
A beloved mother, Ardell will be remembered for her heart filled with gratitude and her warm and caring presence.
- posted Nov 8, 2013 at 4:05 PM
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.
- posted Dec 1, 2013 at 5:05 PM
When awakened by a ferry terminal attendant, the 65-year-old reportedly put the pickup into gear and then careened forward into the rear of the building, and collided into several unoccupied vehicles parked in the rear parking lot of the building as well.
- posted Nov 7, 2013 at 3:25 PM
The museum and its parent group, the San Juan Island Historical Society, recently launched a fundraising drive to help finance the project.
- posted Nov 7, 2013 at 3:29 PM
Love, jealousy, betrayal, tyranny, power, persuasion, and more
- posted Nov 7, 2013 at 3:41 PM
This office has been and continues to be supportive of farmers and farmland owners.