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Town digs in, ‘shovel ready’

  • May 7, 2013 at 4:00PM

That dispute, though, only concerns a small part of a “town stimulus program” that Wilson and the town council have implemented to improve the “infrastructure” and the flow of traffic around town - and at the same time, get people working.

Inspired by fresh face of progress | Letters

  • May 7, 2013 at 6:00PM

I am very happy to learn that after all those years together, these two women are finally able to marry.

‘Into the Woods’, smashing success | Letters

  • May 8, 2013 at 5:00AM

These islands have enticed all kinds of gifted people willing to share their gifts. So we do, in fact, have some great restaurants, artists, writers, musicians, actors, and theater.

Yearly chip seal roadwork begins May 14 on San Juan

  • May 8, 2013 at 9:00AM

It'll take 11 work days to chip seal 18 miles of roadway and an additional seven days to fog seal 32 miles of roads. The work is expected to be complete by June 28. First up? Golf Course Road. Others are...

Bay Area ‘Piano Man’ plays benefit for Nature Institute

  • May 8, 2013 at 10:00AM

But after meeting many local musicians, performing at musicale and giving private lessons, Boyajy was smitten by the island nonetheless.

Rousar takes 2nd place at league championship | Golf

  • May 8, 2013 at 4:17PM

After shooting 48 on the front nine, Rousar clinched the Northwest league runner-up position by shaving six strokes off that total on the back nine, for a 42, and finishing with a 90 over 18 holes, three strokes behind Cedar Park Christian's Ben Reidy, who captured the league crown with an 87.

Nowhere without talented teachers | Letters

  • May 9, 2013 at 2:00AM

As we celebrate National Teacher Appreciation Week May 6-10, we want to give a big thank you to the dedicated teachers and staff that make our island children thrive.

Scenes from Opening Day Boat parade…olè

  • May 9, 2013 at 6:00AM

Chaired by Fleet Captain Hank Snider and coordinated for the fifth year in a row by Burke Critchfield, the annual start to boating season marks the kickoff of the yacht club’s 50th year

Bellingham man dies in diving accident on San Juan Island

  • May 9, 2013 at 5:31PM

The 47-year-old began complaining about having difficulty breathing while ascending from a depth of about 60 feet below the surface, near Dinner Island. He reportedly collapsed while trying to climb back onboard the boat and fell backwards into the water.

‘Art Afternoon’

  • May 10, 2013 at 2:00AM

Presented by Peace Island Volunteers, the event is an opportunity to enjoy and learn more about the medical center’s numerous, various pieces of artwork.

Journey of Buck family unfurled

  • May 10, 2013 at 8:00AM

Author of “The Bucks Stopped Here”, Buck II will trace the history of the Buck family from its first days on the island, 1918, to present.

SJ Public Schools Foundation earns state 'Leadership Award'

  • May 10, 2013 at 6:00PM updated May 12, 2013 at 12:44PM

The foundation raises thousands of dollars each year, through fundraising activities and events such as its annual Phone-a-Thon and the Knowledge Bowl, for direct classroom support for San Juan Island students. After nearly 20 years of providing financial support, the foundation is nearing a $1 million milestone of donations.

Make art out of metal at IMA workshops

  • May 11, 2013 at 5:00AM

Based in Anacortes, Bergner, whose artwork is on exhibit at IMA, is a mixed-media sculptor/installation, fiber and sculptural vessel artist.

On Book! Travel inside the mind of Tibetan tales

  • May 12, 2013 at 3:00AM

The production offers a unique perspective, as Itallie uses the interior of the human skull as the setting for the play.

Comfort for the terminally ill provided by United Way | Letters

  • May 12, 2013 at 11:18AM

San Juan Island, surrounded by the Salish Sea and accessible only by boat or plane, poses challenges to the care of terminally ill patients. Because of United Way of San Juan County's support for Hospice of San Juan, those challenges are being met, and overcome.

Melee over money, burglar targets booze, Chihuahua nearly barbecued ; San Juan County Sheriff's Log

  • May 12, 2013 at 11:39AM

— A Seattle woman could possibly face criminal charges for leaving a chihuahua inside a Honda sedan, in the sun and without water, after parking it in downtown Friday Harbor. The incident is under review as a potential case of animal neglect.

Council airs dissatisfaction over aerial photos contract

  • May 12, 2013 at 12:00PM

The county will likely be stuck with paying $122,000 for a new slate of aerial photographs despite mounting displeasure from the council with both the process and terms of the three-year contract, according to the county prosecuting attorney.

Essay contest: get on the Scenic Byway bus — for free

  • May 12, 2013 at 1:28PM

Winners of San Juan Island Scenic Byway Partnership's essay contest will each receive a free summer pass onboard the Explorer Bus, which will run daily, beginning May 17, through Sept. 15.

Genavie ‘Geb’ Nichols: 1929—2013 | Passages

  • May 13, 2013 at 7:00AM updated at 9:04AM

Geb had a hand in almost all aspects of Shaw life over the past 42 years. It began in 1971 when she and her second husband, John Nichols (Woodland Park Zoo superintendent,) bought the Shaw General Store along with the post office, marina, gas station and ferry dock contract.

Wildflowers in bloom, SJ Historical Museum Yellow Island tour

  • May 14, 2013 at 11:00AM updated at 1:14PM

Managed by the Nature Conservancy since 1979, Yellow Island is covered with more than 50 species of wildflowers and features open fescue meadows. Get a first-hand look at the abundance Sunday, May 19, of San Juan Historical Museum guided tour.

Marathon man: Gilbert hits the road in fight against MS

  • May 14, 2013 at 1:13PM

San Juan Island's Clark Gilbert hopes to raise $10,000 for research and education in the battle against multiple sclerosis by running 163 miles in seven days, the 6th leg of the National Multiple Sclerosis's Society's coast-to-coast US Relay.

Love songs & a lighter side, A Cappella choir

  • May 15, 2013 at 12:00PM

The ensemble, founded 11 years ago by Dennis Bonner as Orcas A Cappella, now includes singers from San Juan, Orcas, and Lopez islands. Angel Michaels, from San Juan, directs.

New face for historic Friday Harbor home

  • May 15, 2013 at 12:00PM updated May 16, 2013 at 8:17AM

She was honored by the Town of Friday Harbor as the 2013 recipient of the “Partners in Preservation” award, May 8, on the front steps of the restored bungalow at 460 Argyle Avenue.

Transportation voucher program continues

  • May 15, 2013 at 3:00PM

The Voucher Program is a public-private partnership of transportation providers and local social services agencies which provides community access to 180 transportation-vulnerable community members.

Marilyn Frances: 1930 — 2013 | Passages

  • May 15, 2013 at 8:00PM

Marilyn Frances passed away peacefully at home in Brush Prairie, Wash. on May 2, 2013 at the age of 82, surrounded by family.

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