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Conflict? Skewed view short on support | Letters

  • 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.

SJ Trails group nominated for state award

  • 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.

While time flies, partnerships prevail | Guest Column

  • Apr 5, 2014 at 7:00PM

Community ties remain key to management, protection of SJIs National Monument.

Larsen joins congressional coalition calling for continued support for salmon recovery

  • 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.

Rainy days: from sprinkles to storms | Guest Column

  • Mar 14, 2014 at 5:00AM

Part 1: Flooding in your home, place of business, or on your farm

Would-be armed robber gets two years in prison following failed home invasion

  • 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.

View of waterfront lost; dismayed by changes to port building design

  • 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.

Patricia Schwinn: 1925-2014 | Passages

  • Mar 14, 2014 at 12:00PM

Patricia Schwinn was born in Bellingham, Wash., June 7, 1925.

Cooper-West notches eight Ks in one-run win | Baseball

  • 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...

Library launches mobile app

  • 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.

On Book! New, comical take on Chekhov classic

  • 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.

In the cradle of Friday Harbor, 8,868 miles from home

  • 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.

Ready, set, go: Run Ladies Run

  • 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.

San Juans at risk from 'significant' increase in tanker traffic | Letters

  • 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.

Wolverines shine in league home meet | Track and Field

  • Apr 7, 2014 at 3:00PM

Girls team claims league win thanks to flurry of first-place finishes, boys take 2nd

Of plants, birds and the coming of spring

  • Mar 15, 2014 at 4:00PM

The best way to attract birds to your yard is by the decisions you make about plants.

Health department readies measles vaccine; clinics on San Juan, Tuesday, Orcas, Wednesday

  • 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.

League of Women Voters in April: “Island Crossroads: Vessel Traffic, Oils Spills and You,”

  • 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.

Woeful memories of Exxon Valdez | Letters

  • 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.

Sharron Lee Brown Crinean: 1931—2013 | Passages

  • Apr 8, 2014 at 9:00AM

Sharron Lee Brown Crinean passed away quietly at home on Oct. 18, 2013 after a short illness.

San Juan hit by measles outbreak

  • Apr 8, 2014 at 2:24PM

The public health department circulated an “exposure alert” March 31 after confirming that a San Juan Island man had the measles.

Candidates Corner: Steve Hudson | Guest Column

  • Apr 8, 2014 at 3:04PM

Large scale broadband expansion fundamentally redefines what our co-op is and does. It should be done only after rigorous evaluation and open debate; and only with solid approval by the members who must pay the bill.

Off target over ‘conflict of interest’ | Guest Column

  • Apr 8, 2014 at 5:00PM

It’s not a ‘conflict of interest’ just because people might disagree

Wilson Derby, Week 9: 20-plus pounder catapults Payne into second place

  • Apr 8, 2014 at 5:31PM

Chuck Payne wasn't the only angler to climb up the leader board in the derby's next-to-last-week. Don Wilson hooked a 16.32-pounder to takeover third-place, Carol Holman netted a 16.11 pound prize to move into fourth and Bob Wilson landed in fifth place with a 15.79 catch.

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