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Spellbound: prizes, awards up for grabs in annual ‘Bee’ competition

  • Mar 10, 2014 at 11:00AM

Spelling Bee 2014, sponsored by SJI Rotary Club, gets under way at 3:30 p.m., Thursday, at SJCT

Journal political cartoon; April 2 edition | Opinion

  • Apr 2, 2014 at 12:00PM

Cartoonist Rob Pudim's view on local news and events are published periodically in the Journal of the San Juan Islands, and periodically on

Jack Smith: 1929—2014 | Passages

  • Apr 2, 2014 at 1:00PM

John Smith, affectionately called Jack or Limey, passed away peacefully March 20 at his daughter Ali’s home in Vacaville, Calif.

Soroptimist St. Paddy’s Day Extravaganza & benefit dinner

  • Mar 10, 2014 at 1:00PM updated Mar 11, 2013 at 2:21PM

Soroptimist International of Friday Harbor hosts its 16th annual St. Patrick’s Day Extravaganza

On Bike! ‘End to End’ over England

  • Mar 10, 2014 at 2:00PM

Tales of pedal power revealed at SJ Trails Committee potluck, Wednesday, 5:30 p.m. at the Grange

San Juan schools superintendent nearly nets new job in Port Angeles

  • Apr 2, 2014 at 2:37PM

Superintendent Rick Thompson was one of two finalist chosen from 36 applicants vying for an upcoming vacancy in nearby Port Angeles school district, which boasts an enrollment of roughly 3,700 students. His rival? The superintendent of a school district east of Barstow, Calif.

Making sense of EMS levy failure | Letters

  • Apr 2, 2014 at 3:00PM

Residents of San Juan County Public Hospital District No. 1 who fly on Island Air Ambulance will incur no out-of-pocket expense for that flight.

Measles alert update: Four cases 'suspected' in Friday Harbor; one confirmed

  • Mar 31, 2014 at 3:00PM updated Apr 2, 2013 at 7:16PM

The county department of health bulletin said exposure to the disease may have occurred in the afternoon and evening hours of March 21 to March 24 in downtown Friday Harbor. The incubation period for the disease is seven to eighteen days. Questions about exposure, symptoms and immunization can be directed to the county health department, 378-4474.

Legislative triple play; Lytton, Morris, Ranker in Friday Harbor, Thursday

  • Apr 2, 2014 at 10:00AM updated at 7:25PM

What was achieved in the legislative session in Olympia? What remains to be done? And, how will it affect the San Juans? Find out when the 40th District legislative trio, Sen. Kevin Ranker, and state representatives Kristine Lytton and Jeff Morris, host a town hall meeting, Thursday, in Friday Harbor.

War Horse: Part two

  • Apr 3, 2014 at 10:00AM

Since its first performance at the National Theatre in 2007, War Horse has become an international smash hit, capturing the imagination of four million people around the world.

Happy Birthday Howard, No. 93 | Editorial

  • Mar 11, 2014 at 12:00PM

The Journal wants to take the occasion of Howard Schonberger’s 93rd birthday on March 9 to wish him many happy returns of the day, and many more.

SJC Dems meet, host convention, Sat., April 12

  • Apr 3, 2014 at 1:00PM

The San Juan County Democratic Party will hold its 2014 county convention Saturday, April 12, at the Friday Harbor Grange.

New spin on classical tunes

  • Mar 11, 2014 at 1:00PM

They’ll showcase island composer Richard Hieronymus’s piece, “The Wounded Hawk” from the American Folk Ballet, Moon of the Falling Leaves.

Federal agencies under the microscope at Salish communities roundtable, potluck

  • Mar 11, 2014 at 1:43PM

Hosted by Friday Harbor's Citizens of the Core, the roundtable discussion and potluck, Thursday, at Brickworks, 5-7 p.m., will include presentations by representatives of several Whidbey Island-based grass-roots citizen groups.

Exxon Valdez: lessons learned? | Editorial

  • Apr 3, 2014 at 3:00PM

The Department of Ecology has set standards for its ecological review that even supporters of the project say cannot be satisfied.

Silverman calls it a career

  • Mar 11, 2014 at 3:00PM updated at 6:10PM

In addition to a dogged tenacity and unwavering work ethic, former sheriff Bill Cumming said that Silverman will long be remembered for the compassion that he brought to the job, a quality that endeared him to his many colleagues and to the community as well. Silverman was involved in every “big case” in San Juan County over the last 20 years.

Update: Co-op board of directors election draws seven candidates

  • Apr 2, 2014 at 10:00AM updated Apr 3, 2013 at 3:52PM

The upcoming election promises to highlight contrasting views on what direction Orcas Power & Light Cooperative should take.

Highlands in Harmony

  • Apr 2, 2014 at 5:00PM updated Apr 3, 2013 at 3:55PM

Founded by a group of friends in 1969 and named after the ‘Battlefield’ area of Glasgow, the band has been touring and performing throughout the world ever since. The band will host a musical workshop, Saturday, beginning at 4 p.m. at the Community Theater.

Fisher joins Friday Harbor Dentistry team

  • Mar 11, 2014 at 7:00PM

Dr. Michael Horn has added Dr. Greg Fisher to the Friday Harbor Dentistry team.

Heartfelt ‘Thank You’ from McCutcheon family | Letters

  • Mar 11, 2014 at 10:00PM

It’s important we acknowledge the kindness many of you have shown our family by staying close by our side

Three-part video workshop, live or live-streamed

  • Mar 12, 2014 at 5:00AM

The workshop is open to San Juan County residents, and all courses are live-streamed so you can attend from your business or home.

Poster-child for conflict of interest | As I See It

  • Apr 4, 2014 at 6:00AM

Appearance of fairness dwindles as weight of interest group rises on planning commission

Tangled up over tax breaks: Part II

  • Mar 12, 2014 at 6:00AM

Tax shift cited as cause for concern, scrutiny over compliance with guidelines for current-use programs

Exxon Valdez: disaster remembered, series of events in store

  • Mar 12, 2014 at 12:00PM

The 25th anniversary of the disaster, a continuing environmental nightmare and human tragedy, will be memorialized in San Juan County with a series of events and activities beginning Friday, March 14, including informative talks, movie, and drift-card drops

Marina success linked to San Juan economy

  • Mar 12, 2014 at 12:00PM

Port of Friday Harbor offers guest marina customers a fifth night of free moorage with four nights of paid moorage.

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