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- Jul 2, 2013 at 7:00PM
Mary Celia Carter Gregory passed away Sunday, June 23, 2013 at The Village at the Harbour, Friday Harbor, Wash., at the age of 96.
- Jul 3, 2013 at 6:00AM
The Beatles shaped not only music through these eras but influenced the people of an entire generation.
- Jul 3, 2013 at 12:43PM
Olympic Lights Bed & Breakfast has received a "Certificate of Excellence" for the second year in a row from Trip Advisors. The award is made to establishments that rank in the top 10 percent for positive traveler feedback.
- Jul 3, 2013 at 5:42PM
For a week prior to the fundraiser through July 1, an online auction of 114 items raised about $8,500. More than 100 businesses and animal lovers donated everything from 300 pounds of gravel to four tickets to Jay Leno's television show. Almost every restaurant on San Juan Island donated gift certificates.
- Jul 3, 2013 at 6:03PM
Pick up this week's Journal for your copy of our 2013 Parks & Trails Guide, or stop by the Journal office, where we'll be delighted to provide one.
- Jul 5, 2013 at 11:00AM updated at 5:56PM
Although, scraped, battered and bruised, and with a possible broken ankle as well, a young girl carrying a banner in the Friday Harbor 4th of July parade escaped without life-threatening injuries after being struck by a slow-moving car traveling behind her.
- Jul 5, 2013 at 5:27PM
San Juan County is slated to receive up to $5.5 million in federal funds for realignment and reconstruction of a section of Cattle Point Road long-threatened by erosion.
- Jul 5, 2013 at 5:40PM
What a great turn out it was. We are so thankful we live in such a warm and giving community. It was an amazing and heart-filled evening.
- Jul 8, 2013 at 7:59PM
Recently, transactions in process have been known to fail when the lack of high-speed internet is discovered. In San Juan County alone, the lack of high-speed broadband could impact values to the tune of tens of millions of dollars or even much more as demand increases.
- Jul 8, 2013 at 7:08PM
A total of 33 islanders, representing Lopez, Shaw and San Juan island, join the ranks of WSU's Master Gardeners by completing eight week of training, with 60 hours of instruction on horticulture for the homefront.
- Jul 8, 2013 at 7:00PM updated Jul 9, 2013 at 2:57PM
A political newcomer at the time, Alan Lichter catapulted to San Juan County's highest elected office with a victory in the 2004 election over a three-term incumbent. Licther reportedly suffered heart-related medical complications at the beginning of June, and elected to leave the hospital and return to his Orcas Island home to spend time with family, where he died, Saturday, July 6.
- Jul 8, 2013 at 10:00PM
Kevin Holmes said his daughter Jessica suffered a broken ankle and a bit of road rash as well. Holmes noted that the front tire of the car did not, as some suspected, run over Jessica’s leg. “A lot of people have been asking so we wanted to let them know she’s okay,” he said.
- Jul 9, 2013 at 6:00AM updated at 8:58AM
Many of the veterans who Veterans Advisory Board Chairman Michael Baker works with come in once and he never sees them again. Others have longer-term issues. “They [veterans] exist,” Baker said. “There are frustrations of not being able to offer a program that helps them more than just piecemeal.”
- Jul 9, 2013 at 7:00AM updated at 9:05AM
Soroptimists has pledged $2,400 to double WIC’s vouchers to $40 each, and to provide another 45 families with $40 vouchers as well, bringing the total number of families served to 75.
- Jul 9, 2013 at 9:34AM
Click on this story for a link to Q13 Fox News' recent interview with Friday Harbor artist Aaron D'Errico, co-starring San Juan Island's own Pat O'Day.
- Jul 9, 2013 at 12:00PM updated at 3:03PM
The 13th annual Music on the Lawn Summer Concert Series unfolds with five successive Wednesdays of top-flight musical entertainment
- Jul 9, 2013 at 2:00PM
According to Stephanie Buffum, executive director of Friends of the San Juans, the decision was made over the weekend by canoe skippers largely because of safety and funding concerns.
- Jul 10, 2013 at 5:00AM updated at 8:51AM
It’s safe to say that the “taming” of Kate, or Katherine, often proves something other than altogether amusing when the transformation of that female lead character, and how it comes about, are gauged through the sensibilities and the lens of a modern audience. That’s one reason why Island Stage Left’s Helen Machin-Smith resisted performing the play. Until now...
- Jul 10, 2013 at 10:00AM
Spectators lined the streets by the hundreds for the annual holiday parade, the kick off for the Fourth of July Day celebration on San Juan Island. Check out this slideshow for some of our favorite holiday photos.
- Jul 10, 2013 at 11:00AM
These unique conditions and ecological values, and because oil spills do not stop at international boundaries are necessary from both Canadian and US governments.
- Jul 11, 2013 at 2:00PM
Friday Harbor architect David Waldron was honored July 4 for his long, dedicated service on behalf of Boy Scout Troop 90.
- Jul 11, 2013 at 4:00PM updated Jul 12, 2013 at 10:19AM
The forests of Turtleback Mountain have a story to tell. Join forester and restoration ecologist Carson Sprenger for an interpretive walk through the north woods of Turtleback, Saturday, July 13, to find out what that story is all about.
- Jul 11, 2013 at 5:00PM
Processing and marketing of island grown products on a commercial scale is becoming a prevalent topic of conversation among farmers and small-business food companies on San Juan, Orcas and Lopez islands.
- Jul 12, 2013 at 4:00AM
I thank God for the heroes among us and for the power of good they represent.
- Jul 12, 2013 at 2:00PM
James was passionate about playing the drums and motorcycling, and he was young at heart.