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Dine for scholars, every bite counts | Letters

  • 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.

San Juan Fire & Rescue joins recovery effort in Oso

  • 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.

Friday Harbor artist leads battle against clunky curbs, and wins, with ease

  • 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."

Long, dark shadow of Exxon Valdez; lessons learned? | Letters

  • 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?

Wickedly Wilde: 'Earnest' on stage

  • Mar 26, 2014 at 5:00AM

Friday Harbor Middle Players present Wilde’s time-honored and signature stage production, “The Importance of Being Earnest.”

Tragedy strikes close to home | Editorial

  • Mar 26, 2014 at 7:00AM

We ought to feel compassion for neighbors who suffer such arbitrary, seemingly meaningless, tragedy.

Rainy Days Part II: From sprinkles to storms, and beyond | Guest Column

  • Mar 26, 2014 at 10:00AM

Part 2: Standing water on your property: understanding the causes and possible solutions

Slideshow: On the road again

  • Mar 26, 2014 at 10:06AM

Run Ladies Run annual spring half-marathon and 10K run drew more than 120 runners and walkers.

San Juan distillery reaps awards

  • Mar 26, 2014 at 2:00PM

Apple brandy nets gold, best of class, gin earns silver

Grace Academy no match for Meeker, but Wolverines fall by two | Golf

  • 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.

Time to toss those toxics; hazardous waste round-up nears

  • 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.

Wolverines net nine wins at Granite Falls Invite | Girls tennis

  • 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.

Orcas Island to host second annual Agricultural Summit

  • 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.

County Council stamp of approval expected on revision of hotly contested CAO

  • 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.

Chief appraiser to seek public office, county assessor job

  • 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.

Love, tragedy, opera; together in high-def

  • 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

An ode to Denny Martel | Letters

  • 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...

Three-step fix for ferry system | As I See It

  • 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...

Events on San Juan, Orcas, Lopez featured in GOP 'Reagan Weekend'

  • 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.

Lawson leads Friday Harbor over La Conner in league opener | Baseball

  • 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.

Nibler nets Week 4 winner, shakes up Wilson Derby leader board

  • 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.

Former owner of Criminal Coffee convicted in federal court of fraud

  • 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.

Critics of 'Growler' jets to air info at San Juan Island town hall

  • 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.

Dolphin discovered on Lime Kiln waterfront; cause of death undetermined

  • 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."

Journal political cartoon; March 5 edition | Opinion

  • 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

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