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Jean Long: 1928 — 2013 | Passages

  • Apr 26, 2013 at 6:00AM

Jean Long, age 85, of Glide, Ore., passed away peacefully at her home on Sunday April 14, 2013.

Spring Street scholarship fundraiser, Saturday

  • Apr 26, 2013 at 11:01AM

Spring Street International School scholarship fundraiser, hosted by San Juan Island Yacht Club, features silent and live auctions, and catered culinary delights.

'Hall of Fame' honor for local aviation pioneers Les LaBar, Marilyn Nasman

  • Apr 26, 2013 at 1:33PM

Founders of Friday Harbor-based Aeronautical Services, the two will be inducted into the San Juan Aviation Museum on Sunday, April 28, at the Friday Harbor Airport Roy Franklin Terminal, as part of a ceremony beginning at 2 p.m. The ceremony features stories about early island aviation, as well as and light refreshments.

Dollar-stretching news for local non-profit

  • Apr 26, 2013 at 3:28PM

For one 24 hour period in May every dollar donated to DVSAS through the Seattle Foundation’s GiveBig website will be “stretched” with a percentage matching gift from the Foundation’s individual and corporate sponsors.

Creosote pilings, logs removed for free

  • Apr 27, 2013 at 5:00AM

The goal of the project is to improve water quality and overall ecosystem health for salmon and salmon prey, and is part of DNR’s statewide creosote removal program

Sound of ‘Sinfonia’

  • Apr 27, 2013 at 7:00AM

The Island Sinfonia orchestra begins its annual tour of the San Juans with a free concert Sunday, May 5, at Friday Harbor Presbyterian Church

Broadband puts co-op on shaky ground | Opinion

  • Apr 27, 2013 at 12:00PM

Plan calls for dramatic increase of debt; first step should be a vote by members

Putting children first; United Way | Letters

  • Apr 28, 2013 at 2:00PM

Over the past year, hundreds of children have participated in Youth Leadership Initiative activities due to the support of United Way.

Feds to weigh whether captive whale deserves 'endangered' status

  • Apr 28, 2013 at 7:22PM

Lolita is the only survivor of 45 Southern Resident orcas held in captivity. She was captured in 1970 at about age three, along with six other Southern Resident whales and has lived her entire life in a pool at Seaquarium in Miami, Fla. Federal officials agreed to consider whether she too should be granted "endangered" status.

Ferries 'peak season' surcharge starts Wednesday, May 1

  • Apr 28, 2013 at 8:00PM

The surcharge applies to all vehicles and drivers paying full fare. It does not apply to multi-ride tickets and fares.

Theatre makes ‘make-believe’ believable | Ferry Home Companion

  • Apr 29, 2013 at 6:49PM

Community theatre's production of 'Into the Woods' is as breathtaking as any Broadway awarding-winning show; perhaps better.

Friday Harbor picked 5th best state high school by U.S. News & World Report

  • Apr 29, 2013 at 6:55PM

Friday Harbor High School has again achieved a US News & World Report Gold Medal, ranking as the 5th highest performing high school in Washington.

Hospital district, IMA strike deal on sale of EMS building

  • Apr 29, 2013 at 7:02PM

Art museum will lease defunct San Juan EMS building on Spring Street, with a purchase and sale agreement pending

Fed up with ferry failures? A call to action | Letters

  • Apr 29, 2013 at 6:52PM

It is time for us to become the islands that know how to be the squeaky wheel. If we sit here and do nothing, nothing is what we will get. So let’s give Olympia an earful. Together.

Wolverines face Blaine at home, May 1, in post-season opener | Baseball

  • May 1, 2013 at 9:46AM

The Wolverines, winners of their last seven games, including a Northwest 1A/2B League title-clinching 20-0 shutout over Orcas at home April 29, enter the District 1A playoffs as the No. 1 seed of eight teams competing for four slots in the Tri-District tournament.

Fear proves unfounded; knocked out by ‘Into the Woods’ | Letters

  • May 1, 2013 at 9:59AM

Franky, I was dreading the evening, having seen an awful community theatre performance of the Stephan Sondheim musical many years ago. I’m so glad we went Friday night.

County readies for overhaul of land-use enforcement rules

  • May 1, 2013 at 9:55AM

The proposed regulations implement new enforcement and appeals procedures, and reduced penalties, for violations of the county unified development code, which includes county laws on land development, remodeling, shoreline protection and the critical areas ordinances.

Imagination takes flight: oh, the places they will go

  • May 1, 2013 at 2:00PM

Many of the Children's Festival's 30 local sponsors will produce numerous hands-on games and kid-friendly activities, such as: face painting, clay crafting, balloon animals, making musical instruments, fencing play, collage making, doll making (yes, boys can make dolls too) and a petting zoo.

And then there were six: face-to-face with finalists for county manager

  • May 2, 2013 at 9:23AM

Islanders will have an opportunity to talk with the six county manager finalists at a series of open houses, billed as an "informal setting", and provide feedback about each as well to the recruiting agency conducting the job search on behalf of the County Council.

Lawson propels Wolverines playoff win with 2-run homer | Baseball

  • May 2, 2013 at 10:47AM

Friday Harbor (16-3) scored six unanswered runs in the final three innings to advance into the winners bracket of Northwest District 1A playoffs with a 8-2 victory at home, May 1, over Blaine at Hartman Field.

Lyshall tapped to lead Conservation District

  • May 2, 2013 at 1:00PM updated at 3:34PM

A former marine programs coordinator for San Juan County, Linda Lyshall resume also includes serving as ecosystem recovery coordinator with the Puget Sound Partnership and with the Puget Sound Action Team in the Office of the Governor.

'Lessons from the Heartland'; author explores a public school system in peril

  • May 2, 2013 at 5:00PM updated May 3, 2013 at 9:10AM

Author of “Lessons from the Heartland: A Turbulent Half-Century of Public Education in an Iconic American City”, Barbara J. Miner will be at Griffin Bay Bookstore, Saturday, May 4, to talk about her observations and latest book as part of a nationwide tour.

More praise for 'Into the Woods' | Letters

  • May 2, 2013 at 5:07PM

You will be amazed how the stories are cleverly woven together. Questions about honesty, integrity and how we should treat giants are all discussed. Plus...

Catch the King's High School Choir, Saturday, at FH Presbyterian Church

  • May 3, 2013 at 11:54AM

The King's High School Choir will be joined by the group Living Faith for a performance Saturday, May 4, at Friday Harbor Presbyterian Church, beginning at 7:30 p.m.

Creativity takes center stage at annual Kid's Fest, Saturday

  • May 3, 2013 at 12:07PM

Island Rec has enlisted Everett’s renowned Imagine Children’s Museum to provide science and engineering projects and exhibits that will entrance (“fill with wonder and delight, holding the entire attention”) at this year's Children's Festival.

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