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John William ‘Gramps’ McCutcheon: 1924-2014 | Passages

  • Feb 14, 2014 at 6:59PM

John’s legacy will always be that of an amazing father and grandfather who committed his life to providing a strong sense of unconditional love and support to his family.

Rental of building doesn't mean endorsement | Letters

  • Feb 14, 2014 at 7:07PM

It should be noted that, when renting Brickworks for community use, the Ag Guild maintains a general policy of non-discrimination. Accordingly, the renting of the facility to any individual or organization should not be regarded in any way as the Ag Guild endorsing either the event itself or the mission or goals of the party organizing the event.

Wolverines cruise in win over South Whidbey; clinch berth in Tri-Districts

  • Feb 15, 2014 at 1:11PM

The Friday Harbor boys basketball team punched its ticket to the Tri-District tournament with a 64-48 win over the Falcons in a post-season elimination game, Friday, in Turnbull Gym. The Wolverines will battle Lynden Christian in the District 1 consolation bracket finale, Saturday, Feb. 15, at Mountlake Terrace High School.

Juniors, seniors reclaim K-Bowl crown

  • 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.

Right there in the fine print; GSA's bureaucratic blunder | Guest column

  • 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?

Dynamite performance; turnout a shame | Letters

  • 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...

Friday Harbor to face University Prep in Tri-District tourney

  • 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.

Waterfront clearcut at former Mar Vista Resort draws $3K fine

  • 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.

APS ‘Pet Food Drive’: show us what you got

  • Feb 18, 2014 at 10:00AM

APS’ goal this year is to collect a total of 2 tons of food.

Sign up early for table tennis tourney discount

  • Feb 18, 2014 at 1:00PM

If you enjoy playing ping pong, here’s your chance to “Go for the Gold.”

Proposal seeks to preserve, protect Ag land

  • 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.

Henley announces re-election bid | Election

  • Feb 18, 2014 at 6:00PM

Two-term incumbent seeks a third as chief of county finances, elections

Salish Sea Music Fest: Bach, Bach, and more Bach

  • 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.

Thanks for health seminar support | Letters

  • 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.

Friday Harbor art students bring home the 'Gold'

  • 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.

Journal political cartoon; February 19 edition | Opinion

  • 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.

San Juan Island aviator extraordinaire dead, at 72

  • 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.

Don’t sell cheap US coal to Asia | Guest Column

  • 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

Steamed over stormwater? Here’s who to call

  • Feb 20, 2014 at 4:00AM

Do you have a stormwater problem? If so, Public Works would like to know.

Get to know your volunteer firefighter | Guest Column

  • 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.

Concert for the very young, and young at heart

  • Feb 20, 2014 at 10:00AM

Designed by Grisha Krivchenia the concert is open to the public with admittance by donation.

A passion for prose

  • 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.

Jackson wins second round; repeats as weekly Wilson Derby prize winner

  • 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.

OPALCO invests in energy savings to keep member costs down

  • 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

Hospice grief support group begins early March

  • 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.

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