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Candidate fundraising slows, not so for PAC

  • Apr 18, 2013 at 5:06PM

The only registered Political Action Committee active in the county council races, Trust Islanders, reported receiving an additional $8,100 on April 13, increasing its total donations to $23,925, from 57 people.

Spirits soar in song

  • Apr 19, 2013 at 3:00AM

Two touring youth choirs from Saint Mark’s Cathedral in Seattle will be the featured performers at the Choral Evensong service

Maritime history — by name

  • Apr 19, 2013 at 6:00AM

SJ Historical Museum hosts author Richard Blumenthal, Saturday

This is one 'Number' you don't want to miss | Letters

  • Apr 19, 2013 at 7:00AM

In only an hour, "A Number" addresses issues of identity and relationship, providing much food for thought. And as always, it is beautifully acted.

National Parks celebrates addition of Westcott Bay property, Sunday

  • Apr 19, 2013 at 11:13AM

The celebration will include music, living history demonstrations, guided walks and activities for children. The event will open with a ceremony featuring brief remarks by the partners involved in the purchase; NPS will provide a free shuttle to and from the event.

Dance troupe turns ‘Ballroom’ in tribute to silver screen

  • Apr 19, 2013 at 12:00PM

The Utah-based ballroom dance company showcases well-known dances and sounds of the silver screen, likes Gene Kelly’s signature performance of “Singin’ in the Rain”.

Nancy Bryant Smith: 1930 — 2013 | Passages

  • Apr 19, 2013 at 3:00PM

Nancy was a generous, enthusiastic and curious soul, full of encouragement and always willing to share her heart.

Shirley Jones: 1927 — 2013 | Passages

  • Apr 20, 2013 at 5:00AM

Shirley will be missed by those she came in contact with in her 86 years.

The ABC’s of living plastic free in the spotlight

  • Apr 20, 2013 at 4:00PM

Find out April 26, when Terry shares her personal story and practical steps to reducing the use of plastics at a free lecture and book signing.

FHES kindergarten sign-up dates: April 23 & April 24

  • Apr 21, 2013 at 6:00AM

Registration for next year’s kindergarten class at Friday Harbor Elementary School is Tuesday, April 23, and Wednesday, April 24.

Janine Lendi: 1953 — 2013 | Passages

  • Apr 21, 2013 at 11:00AM

Janine’s deep compassion for others led to a lifetime of caring for people, first as a licensed respiratory therapist, and then as a massage therapist.

More to this 'deal' than meets the eye | Letters

  • Apr 21, 2013 at 10:05PM

I do not feel this technology fits in our county, or with our desire to keep the rural character of our county. My feed back from county islanders is that we want to preserve our privacy as much as possible.

County calls for 'Open Meetings' lawsuit to be tossed

  • Apr 22, 2013 at 6:53PM

Ruling in lawsuit over alleged violations of 'Open Meetings Act' could undo sections of the county critical areas ordinance.

DSHS in Friday Harbor, Tuesday & Wednesday, full range of services available

  • Apr 22, 2013 at 7:17PM

DSHS will be at the Family Resource Center, 476 Market Street, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., April 23, and from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., April 24.

'Queen for a day'; Gilbreath celebrates No. 95

  • Apr 22, 2013 at 7:07PM

Doris Gilbreath wore a one of her many presents — a tiara — with pride as friends and family helped the San Juan Island resident celebrate birthday No. 95, April 16, with a festive lunch at Downriggers restaurant.

Help fight hunger one Zumba step after another

  • Apr 22, 2013 at 7:23PM

A person burns roughly 750 calories by participating in a one-hour Zumba session. For every one-hour Zumba class attended at the Ament’s Zumba headquarters, located at Dance Workshop II, the Ament’s will donate 14 cents to the Untied Nations World Food Program and Feeding America as part of the "The Great Calorie Drive".

'Rural Resistance'? A poor path to travel | Letters

  • Apr 22, 2013 at 7:36PM

Rural Resistance tells us to “Trust Islanders” in their political literature, by which they mean do away with any regulation. Unfortunately, this would be the triumph of hope over experience.

Over the river and…'Into the Woods'

  • Apr 23, 2013 at 11:00AM updated at 2:00PM

Stephen Sondheim’s two-act, 30-song take on making wishes come true features the somewhat dark, Grimm, side of Cinderella, Jack and the Beanstalk, Rapunzel and Little Red Riding Hood.

Whale watch boat runs aground; two suffer minor injuries

  • Apr 23, 2013 at 1:00PM updated at 5:28PM

A total of 12 people, ten passengers and two crew members, were onboard the Western Prince II when the 46-foot power vessel struck a reef off the southeast side of Crane Island, Sunday, at about 3 p.m.

Famed soloists featured in Early Music ‘Sonata’

  • Apr 23, 2013 at 3:00PM

Violinist Ingrid Matthews will be among the featured performers as the Salish Sea Early Music Festival presents four internationally acclaimed soloists in its upcoming chamber music concert, Trio Sonata.

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.

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