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- Feb 17, 2014 at 6:21PM
Suleiman the Magnificent, Atticus Finch, Gene Gould and Sacagawea were the answers. Do you know the questions? Except for Gene Gould, whom no one could identify as Friday Harbor’s first mayor, the juniors and seniors came forth with those names without difficulty on their way to winning yet another coveted Knowledge Bowl championship, sponsored for the 20th consecutive year by San Juan Public Schools Foundation.
- Feb 17, 2014 at 6:32PM
GSA administrators clearly violated 1-203(c) because they did not consult with local government in Friday Harbor. The Town had no direct communication with GSA in calendar year 2013, the year in which the lease was negotiated. What more “appropriate” local government officials could there be?
- Feb 17, 2014 at 6:25PM
Not only did the actors NOT have their noses buried in their scripts, they had a large part of the dialogue memorized and truly brought their lines to life. It was a very good play that was excellently acted and directed. Now the BAD NEWS...
- Feb 17, 2014 at 7:07PM
Avenge and advance: the Wolverines can avenge a 5-point loss early in the season and advance in post-season play with a win over the Pumas (16-4) in the opening round of the Tri-District 1A tournament; tip off is 5 p.m. at University Prep.
- Feb 17, 2014 at 6:12PM
The Honeywells, who won a nine-figure Powerball prize in early 2013, purchased the property in mid-2013 for $6 million. According to an eight-page statement signed by Honeywell and prepared in response to the county investigation, the Honeywells intend to use the property as their retirement home and family retreat.
- Feb 18, 2014 at 10:00AM
APS’ goal this year is to collect a total of 2 tons of food.
- Feb 18, 2014 at 1:00PM
If you enjoy playing ping pong, here’s your chance to “Go for the Gold.”
- Feb 18, 2014 at 3:00PM
House Bill 2306 would expand a tax classification on land actively used for agriculture, timber production or undeveloped open space.
- Feb 18, 2014 at 6:00PM
Two-term incumbent seeks a third as chief of county finances, elections
- Feb 19, 2014 at 6:00AM
The baroque orchestra “Simphonie Nouvelle” will present an evening of concerti on period instruments at the Grange Hall in Friday Harbor, Sunday Feb. 23.
- Feb 19, 2014 at 11:00AM
On behalf of the Soroptimist Healthy People, Healthy Planet committee, I’d like to thank those who supported our Women’s Health seminar.
- Feb 19, 2014 at 1:10PM
Friday Harbor High School seniors Alaina Scheffer and Ellery Von Dassow won top honors at the 2014 Western at Large Regional Scholastic Art & Writing Awards Competition, a juried competition featuring works or art submitted by students from 10 western states, including California, Colorado, Oregon, Hawaii, Nevada and Washington.
- Feb 19, 2014 at 3:00PM
Cartoon musings on local news and events are published periodically in the Journal of the San Juan Islands, and periodically on SanJuanJournal.com.
- Feb 19, 2014 at 5:00PM updated Feb 20, 2014 at 9:16AM
A fifth-generation islander, Denny Martel was found dead at the scene and lying near his pickup when a family member discovered his body Sunday evening, according to Charlie Silverman of the San Juan County Prosecuting Attorney's Office, which doubles as county coroner. Martel was 72.
- Feb 19, 2014 at 7:00PM updated Mar 2, 2014 at 11:26AM
An environmental hazard, sure, but coal exports undermine U.S. economy, too
- Feb 20, 2014 at 4:00AM
Do you have a stormwater problem? If so, Public Works would like to know.
- Feb 20, 2014 at 5:00AM
Lenora has been in the community for about 10 years and felt that she wanted to give something back.
- Feb 20, 2014 at 10:00AM
Designed by Grisha Krivchenia the concert is open to the public with admittance by donation.
- Feb 20, 2014 at 12:00PM
An open mic night often brings to mind a barren stage with a single microphone and a harsh spotlight, but not here.
- Feb 20, 2014 at 3:52PM
John Jackson bested the derby field for the second-straight week by snagging a 11.66 pounder, eclipsing his 10.78-pound Week 1 winning fish by nearly a pound. Kevin Klein netted Week 2's second-biggest fish and 2012 derby champ Geno James landed in third place.
- Feb 20, 2014 at 4:38PM
OPALCO’s Energy Services department has executed a successful Bonneville Power Administration rebate program to date, issuing a total of $685,328 in rebates to members and reporting more than 2.7 million in kilowatt-hour savings during the period 2012-2013. And the co-op believes there's more savings to come
- Feb 21, 2014 at 5:00AM
Facilitated by Lenore Bayuk, the eight-week program offers an opportunity to share experiences and acquire tools and resources for coping with grief. It is open to anyone who has experienced a significant loss; prior hospice affiliation is not required.
- Feb 21, 2014 at 9:38AM
Registration is required, but everyone is invited on Wednesday or Thursday, Feb. 26 or 27, to brainstorm ideas with Tom Beckwith, a La Conner-based urban design consultant hired by the Town of Friday Harbor to mastermind the redevelopment of Sunshine Alley.
- Feb 21, 2014 at 9:15AM
The executive order in question relating to space acquisition states in Section 1-103 that: Except where such selection is otherwise prohibited, the process for meeting Federal space needs in urban areas shall give first consideration to a centralized community business area and adjacent areas of similar character, including other specific areas which may be recommended by local officials.
- Feb 21, 2014 at 4:00PM
This property is located in the county and therefore, dogs must be under the immediate control of the owner or keeper or other authorized person by means of a leash, voice, whistle or hand signal.