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- Mar 25, 2014 at 3:00PM
Spring is here and we are hoping for another great turnout this coming Thursday, March 27th for the annual Dining for Scholars day.
- Mar 25, 2014 at 3:44PM
As many as 14 people were killed and many more remain missing in the wake of a massive landslide that struck a rural neighborhood outside of Oso, leveled no fewer than six homes and engulfed a mile-long stretch of state highway shortly after 10 a.m., Saturday, March 22.
- Mar 2, 2014 at 6:27PM
Aaron D'Errico says town Administrator Duncan Wilson and Mayor Carrie Lacher needed little convincing to help make town streets safer and navigating across the street easier for those with mobility challenges. "it took somebody like Aaron to make us aware of the situation," Wilson said. "He's been gracious thanking us, but we should thank him."
- Mar 2, 2014 at 6:39PM
Twenty-five years ago, the small communities of Prince William Sound, dependent (as are we) upon a healthy environment for their economic survival, suffered a devastating loss that is still being felt today. Are we prepared?
- Mar 26, 2014 at 5:00AM
Friday Harbor Middle Players present Wilde’s time-honored and signature stage production, “The Importance of Being Earnest.”
- Mar 26, 2014 at 7:00AM
We ought to feel compassion for neighbors who suffer such arbitrary, seemingly meaningless, tragedy.
- Mar 26, 2014 at 10:00AM
Part 2: Standing water on your property: understanding the causes and possible solutions
- Mar 26, 2014 at 10:06AM
Run Ladies Run annual spring half-marathon and 10K run drew more than 120 runners and walkers.
- Mar 26, 2014 at 2:00PM
Apple brandy nets gold, best of class, gin earns silver
- Mar 26, 2014 at 2:56PM
Top-flight performances by several Wolverines were not enough to put Friday Harbor in the winner's circle, as Grace Academy prevailed by two strokes, 198-200, to notch the team win, Tuesday, at San Juan Island Golf & Country Club.
- Mar 25, 2014 at 3:32PM
San Juan County’s Hazardous Waste Round-up gives residents a no-cost opportunity to dispose of up to 25 gallons of surplus or waste materials.
- Mar 26, 2014 at 5:08PM
Freshman Yasmin Sarah, playing in the No. 2 singles slot, swept all three of opponents she faced in the four-school round-robin tournament, highlighted by a 8-7 pro-set victory against Vashon that Yasmin sealed with a 13-11 win in the pivotal tie-breaker.
- Mar 3, 2014 at 6:48PM
Following a successful debut a year ago in Friday Harbor, this year’s Ag Summit will take place on Orcas Island, March 7-8. The event, hosted by Orcas Island School, in Eastsound, offers two days of information and inspiration, workshops and panel discussions with local elected officials, a seed sweep, and more.
- Mar 3, 2014 at 6:36PM
The most far-reaching amendment abandons the complex, site-specific 13-category wetland and water quality rating system devised by the county in 2012 and substitutes a four-category rating system developed by the Washington state Department of Ecology.
- Mar 3, 2014 at 7:03PM
John Kulseth, an attorney by training, has worked in the assessor's office for 10 years. He's worked for that office as an appraiser, manager and database administrator.
- Mar 26, 2014 at 6:00PM
Jonas Kaufman stars in “Werther,” an opera based on Goethe’s revolutionary and tragic romance, and broadcast live in high-definition
- Mar 3, 2014 at 7:13PM
I was driving west on Bailor Hill Road the other day, out in front of Martel's field and home. It was windy and overcast, and I slowed with heavy heart to look across the field toward Denny's house and shop. I noticed a hawk...
- Mar 4, 2014 at 9:27AM
The problem is that Olympia treats our ferry system differently than the rest of our state’s transportation system. That mentality is the first thing that must change. In addition to that, there are three steps that Olympia must take to make a noticeable difference in our ferry system. First...
- Mar 4, 2014 at 1:05PM
The San Juan County Republican Party's "Reagan Weekend" kicks off Friday, with dinner in Friday Harbor at the Blue Water Grill. Dinner includes a trivia contest, two auctions and Seattle Port Commissioner Bill Bryant, the weekend's featured guest speaker.
- Mar 27, 2014 at 12:52PM
Junior Gabe Lawson tossed a 2-hit shutout over five innings and drove in six of the team's 12 runs with a single, a triple and a home run. Seniors Peter Holt and Mitch Coleman had two hits apiece in the lopsided win.
- Mar 4, 2014 at 1:39PM
Justin Nibler's Week 4 winner, at 13.63 pounds, wasn't hefty enough to bump Brenda Schmidt from the lead, but its weight proved large enough to claim the $75 weekly gift certificate from derby sponsor King's Marine, and catapulted Nibler into second place, with six weeks remaining in the annual 10-week fishing competition.
- Mar 27, 2014 at 2:07PM
Ramona Hayes, who pleaded guilty Feb. 27 to one count of wire fraud, was sentenced to 366 days in federal prison and ordered to pay a total of $58,350 in restitution. The case against Hayes' fellow coffee-shop co-owner, Cory Eglash, has yet to be resolved.
- Mar 4, 2014 at 3:00PM updated Mar 5, 2013 at 8:36AM
Noise from Whidbey Island and its new fleet of Navy jets will be under the microscope when Citizens of the Ebey Reserve present an informational town hall, Saturday, March 15, at the Friday Harbor Grange.
- Mar 27, 2014 at 4:52PM
The presence of Pacific white-sides in local waters, even if sporadic, may account for the body of the one discovered on the rocks of Lime Kiln State Park, Wednesday, March 26, near the lighthouse. About six feet long, the dolphin had a large gash near its dorsal fin but the cause of death has yet to be determined. "It's a pretty big wound," Olson said. "But we don't know yet if it happened before or after it died."
- Mar 5, 2014 at 9:00AM
Cartoon musings on local news and events are published periodically in the Journal of the San Juan Islands, and periodically on SanJuanJournal.com.