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Weekend showcase: artists in action on 22nd Annual Studio Tour

  • May 29, 2013 at 11:00AM updated May 31, 2013 at 10:42AM

Get a small group of talented artists together and something creative is bound to spring up. Need proof? Then look no further than the Annual San Juan Island Artists Studio Tour. It’s Saturday, June 1, and Sunday, June 2.

Student art on display at Brickworks Plaza

  • May 29, 2013 at 11:00AM updated at 1:01PM

Conceived of and created by the 5th-7th grade creative arts class of Spring Street International School, the murals, with the "History of Farming in the San Juans" as their theme, will be on display through the end of the summer.

Special Meetings: SJC Planning Commission, shoreline master program update, May 30 & May 31

  • May 29, 2013 at 3:16PM

The commission will meet Thursday, beginning at 8:30 a.m., in the Legislative Building hearing room, 55 Second Street, Friday Harbor, in a continued hearing on the proposed master program update, and for deliberations only.

Castle is 'King' at FH elementary school arts program fundraiser

  • May 29, 2013 at 5:11PM

Seattle violinist Geoffrey Castle will headline back-to-back musical benefits for the Friday Harbor Elementary School Arts Program, Friday, and Saturday, beginning at 7:30 p.m., at San Juan Community Theatre

Spirits revisited in ‘spooky’ stroll

  • May 29, 2013 at 5:00PM updated May 30, 2013 at 11:54AM

Ghost stories not only permeate local lore and legend, they also lend added interest to historic buildings.

How are we doing? First quarter revenue backslide | Guest Column

  • May 29, 2013 at 6:00PM

Retail sales were up, statewide, in the first three months of the year, but not so in the San Juan Islands

New showroom for Island Wholesale

  • May 30, 2013 at 10:00AM

Company to showcase carpet, tile, stone, hardwood at ‘A’ Street location

You be the judge; FHHS seeks volunteers to evaluate student-led community projects

  • May 30, 2013 at 12:00PM updated at 4:12PM

Spring semester projects include, painting and tutoring at the elementary school, planting at the National Parks, playhouses for the fairgrounds, making hats and capes for patients undergoing mammograms at local hospitals, to name just a few.

Frank Edwin Rader: 1915—2013 | Passages

  • May 30, 2013 at 2:00PM

Frank had a distinguished military career flying for the Royal Canandian Airforce in WWII, where he met his wife Violet.

Thomas Vandivort Judge: 1942—2013 | Passages

  • May 30, 2013 at 4:00PM

Tom was a talented mechanic, electrician, pilot of planes, helicopters and boats… he could fix anything.

Profile: Artist finds home in Sun Rise | Guest Column

  • May 31, 2013 at 7:00AM

Artist Chinmayo has a new canvas to decorate in SJCLT neighborhood

Brothers battle, contraband in court, booze snooze on the road; San Juan County Sheriff's Log

  • May 31, 2013 at 10:40AM

May 22: A Lopez Island man was taken to the medical center for treatment but avoided criminal charges after he was found lying unconscious in the 300 block of Burt Road in mid-afternoon. The 43-year-old reportedly passed out on the roadway while trying to change a tire; his blood-alcohol level was nearly three times the legal limit about two hours after an officer arrived at the scene.

Coalition seeks moratorium on hospital mergers, partnerships

  • Jun 3, 2013 at 9:16AM

Reacting to proposed mergers and affiliations between secular and religious hospitals in Washington state, the ACLU and a coalition of civil rights and health advocacy groups have sent a letter to Gov. Jay Inslee asking him to impose a six-month moratorium on decision by the state Department of Health on applications related to hospital ownership, operation, or management.

In praise for ‘Poppy Days’ support | Letters

  • Jun 3, 2013 at 6:37PM

The Auxiliary would also like to express its deepest thanks to all those who purchased poppies during this annual Memorial Day observance, May 19-31. The poppies are made by disabled veterans and all proceed from the sales stay on-island to help support our many veterans and their families.

Planning Commission stamp of approval expected on SMP update, June 21

  • Jun 3, 2013 at 6:46PM

The planning commission has proposed amendments to residential development regulations, including standards for subdivisions and for permits for both conforming and non-conforming uses. Land division criteria are being changed, including making the former "common area" mandate for new subdivision optional.

Dorothy May Lawson: 1918 — 2013 | Passages

  • Jun 3, 2013 at 6:56PM

Dorothy was an accomplished toile painter, crafter and talented needle worker, crocheting many beautiful intricately patterned doilies for friends and family. For nearly 30 years, she was director of the Friday Harbor Food Bank and served as president.

Potholes on Orcas? Heads should roll | Letters

  • Jun 3, 2013 at 8:00PM updated Jun 4, 2013 at 12:56PM

The areas in question now are massively pot-holed, not as bad as a third-world country, but for Orcas Island, one of the richest areas in the state, this is nothing less than a “Shonda”. That is Yiddish for disgrace.

Reporter trains spotlight on politics in blog debut

  • Jun 4, 2013 at 2:10PM

Click on "read more", below, for a link to Journal reporter Steve Wehrly's blog, "Positive Politics", and to other bloggers hosted by

Let freedom ring; help support 4th of July FH fireworks show

  • Jun 4, 2013 at 4:00PM

Because an evening full of rockets red glare doesn't happen for free, each year the San Juan Island Chamber of Commerce is tasked with raising roughly $15,000 to pay for the show. This year is no different.

Let freedom ring; help support 4th of July FH fireworks show

  • Jun 4, 2013 at 4:00PM

Because an evening full of rockets red glare doesn't happen for free, each year the San Juan Island Chamber of Commerce is tasked with raising roughly $15,000 to pay for the show. This year is no different.

Parks rolls out ‘free day’ lineup

  • Jun 4, 2013 at 3:00PM

Visitors are not required to display a Discover Pass, or purchase a day-pass, to park at any state park on a free day, including Lime Kiln State Park.

Patients’ rights at the crossroads | Opinion

  • Jun 4, 2013 at 6:00PM

Lax enforcement of state law puts access to healthcare at risk; time for change

Fleet of foot…Traversing the ACT

  • Jun 5, 2013 at 3:00AM

The American Camp Trail, part gravel, part grass, part paved road, is open for business just the same.

In review: Holiday weekend proves profitable despite bridge collapse

  • Jun 5, 2013 at 5:01PM

Hotels and restaurants noted few or no cancellations, and local retailers and realtors expressed satisfaction with sales and traffic as the summer season began in earnest on San Juan Island.

Hats off to ‘Home Tour’ supporters | Letters

  • Jun 6, 2013 at 5:00AM

I extend a sincere thank you to all who turned out in support of the San Juan Historical Museum’s Historic Home Tour on May, 18.

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