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- Mar 13, 2014 at 6:00AM
A-1 Shredding can haul your papers and documents to its secure Bellingham plant for shredding and disposal.
- Mar 13, 2014 at 10:00AM
Plans call for another 2,620 deep-draft vessels in the Salish Sea each year. What could go wrong?
- Mar 13, 2014 at 3:00PM
Our local WNPS chapter promotes the appreciation of native plants and their habitats through field trips and educational programs.
- Apr 5, 2014 at 3:50PM
I had seen the play in London in 1978 and wondered how youngsters could possibly do that. The play was not only "nice," but also one of the greatest weekends we can remember.
- Apr 5, 2014 at 4:08PM
The result of people standing up for themselves is that now there are several people serving on the planning commission who are looking for rational, common sense solutions to planning for the future of our islands; a welcome change Mr. Dehlendorf opposes.
- Mar 13, 2014 at 6:00PM
The Trails Committee was selected for its Know Your Island Walks series, a four-year-long program featuring tours of public places of interest led by local experts every fourth Saturday, and the brainchild of the committee's Eileen Drath.
- Apr 5, 2014 at 7:00PM
Community ties remain key to management, protection of SJIs National Monument.
- Apr 5, 2014 at 7:28PM
Larsen, D-Bellingham, Wash-2nd District, is among a dozen West Coast congressional leaders seeking renewal of $65 million for improving salmon habitat in the Pacific Northwest in 2015. Congress appropriated a similar amount for 2014.
- Mar 14, 2014 at 5:00AM
Part 1: Flooding in your home, place of business, or on your farm
- Mar 14, 2014 at 10:14AM
According to prosecutors, the 25-year-old Orcas Island man wore a black hooded sweatshirt and a red bandana covering his face, and was armed with a rifle, an AK-47, when he kicked in the front door of a couple's Geiser Way home, pointed the weapon at the man's chest and demanded that he hand over whatever cash he had.
- Mar 14, 2014 at 10:25AM
The previous design was beautiful, and would have been a vast improvement over what was there before. The new design, slipped in under cover of darkness, takes the roof line from 17 feet to 29-feet 10-inches. The previous elegant design turns into massive 30-foot behemoth blocking any hope of a view of the harbor from Front Street.
- Mar 14, 2014 at 12:00PM
Patricia Schwinn was born in Bellingham, Wash., June 7, 1925.
- Apr 5, 2014 at 6:00PM updated Apr 6, 2013 at 1:21PM
Friday Harbor snapped a scoreless tie and grabbed a 1-0 lead in the third inning after Cooper-West and junior Peter Holt swatted back-to-back singles, and Gabe Lawson and Amer Melic each drew a walk to send Cooper-West across home plate with the Wolverines first run of the contest. But that narrow lead wouldn't last...
- Mar 14, 2014 at 2:00PM
Allows for one-click access to services from any internet-capable phone or device
Author in town: meet-and-greet-and-gift exchange with Gabrielle Zevin, Wednesday, at Griffin Bay Bookstore
- Apr 6, 2014 at 4:09PM
It should come as no surprise that independent booksellers across the nation have fallen in love with Gabrielle Zevin's latest novel, "The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry," as the story is, in a very poignant way, about them.
- Mar 14, 2014 at 6:00PM
The Tony Award-winning play features middle-aged siblings Vanya and Sonia, who live in the family home in Pennsylvania.
- Mar 15, 2014 at 7:00AM
Zula Mucyo, an 11th grader, started at Spring Street International School in January and is the second African (the first, an Ethiopian girl, graduated a year ago) and eighteenth current international student.
- Mar 15, 2014 at 8:00AM
Run Ladies Run annual spring fling on the roadway gets underway at 9:30 a.m., Saturday, March 22.
- Mar 15, 2014 at 9:00AM
Human error, mechanical failures, weather events, navigational mistakes are all probable as more ships spend more time in our challenging waters. Chances are high that in the unknowable future we will be subjected to an Exxon Valdez size oil spill, or worse.
- Apr 7, 2014 at 3:00PM
Girls team claims league win thanks to flurry of first-place finishes, boys take 2nd
- Mar 15, 2014 at 4:00PM
The best way to attract birds to your yard is by the decisions you make about plants.
- Apr 7, 2014 at 6:32PM
The San Juan County Health Department will conduct immunization clinics in Friday Harbor on Tuesday, April 8 and on Orcas Wednesday, April 9. If you do not have a regular health care provider, call the Health Department and make an appointment to get immunized now.
- Apr 7, 2014 at 6:55PM
The league's April meeting, noon to 2 p.m. at San Juan Island Library, features guest speakers Shaun Hubbard and Lovel Pratt, and “Island Crossroads: Vessel Traffic, Oils Spills and You,” will feature Shaun Hubbard and Lovel Pratt as speakers.
- Mar 15, 2014 at 7:00PM
The lab was still finding weathered Exxon Valdez oil buried in intertidal sediments in Prince William Sound, 22 years after the spill.
- Apr 8, 2014 at 9:00AM
Sharron Lee Brown Crinean passed away quietly at home on Oct. 18, 2013 after a short illness.