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New duo to lead Friday Harbor House

  • May 23, 2013 at 5:00AM

Innkeeper, chef bring nearly 20 years of combined experience to the table

Broadband plan sits on shaky ground | Guest Column

  • May 23, 2013 at 1:00PM

Is OPALCO ready for battle in a cutthroat business? We don’t think so

Morris wireless bill signed into law

  • May 23, 2013 at 3:00PM updated May 24, 2013 at 10:16AM

House Bill 1183, sponsored by state Rep. Jess Morris, 40th District, updates Washington’s State Environmental Policy Act review process regarding wireless structures, exempting those that are constructed atop existing buildings and commercial or industrial areas.

Broadband plan bears hidden cost | Letters

  • May 24, 2013 at 7:00AM

However, every OPALCO customer will pay the same $15 per month forever and every subscriber will pay the same amount regardless of the faster or slower service.

Bypass for I-5 bridge collapse; alternative routes to San Juans available

  • May 24, 2013 at 12:33PM

Alternatives routes are well marked and easy to follow to get from I-5 to the Anacortes ferry terminal and the San Juan Islands for the Memorial Day weekend.

Golf Classic features familiar faces

  • May 24, 2013 at 6:00PM

Several celebs to make their debut at annual fundraiser, including King 5 News' Jesse Jones, and King 5 colleague Meghan Black

Edward Frederick Carlberg, Jr.: 1922—2013 | Passages

  • May 24, 2013 at 7:30PM

Upon his retirement, Ed and Betty moved to the west side of San Juan Island and built their dream home, just the two of them, from the foundations up. They enjoyed frequent vacations to the Caribbean, Hawaii, and South Pacific.

Inspired by your support, we'll pay it forward | Letters

  • May 24, 2013 at 7:36PM

And interwoven with your many talents is an altruistic spirit that can lift up and carry a family during the toughest of times. It is a rare and special gift our town has.

San Juans offer support, reminder islands are open for business after I-5 bridge collapse

  • May 24, 2013 at 7:23PM

Read a press release from the Town of Friday Harbor and San Juan County about the I-5 bridge collapse, Memorial Day weekend in the islands, and best routes to get here.

Heart, Art & Soul: Castle headlines elementary school art program benefit

  • May 25, 2013 at 8:00AM

Geoffrey Castle headlines a benefit concert for the Friday Harbor Elementary School Arts Program, May 31 and June 1.

Journal political cartoon; May 29 edition | Opinion

  • May 26, 2013 at 4:00PM

Cartoon musings on local news and events are published periodically in the Journal of the San Juan Islands, and periodically on

Petal Power: gettin' in the garden groove

  • May 26, 2013 at 8:15PM

13th annual Garden Tour features four of San Juan Island’s finesta diverse bunch, ranging from a modestly sized garden with raised beds and hoop houses, anchored by a fruit and vegetable enterprise, to one that features flowers, vegetables and a circular walk through a surrounding forest on the grounds of a secluded bed-and-breakfast.

PeaceHealth, UW Medicine pursue potential healthcare 'alliance'

  • May 26, 2013 at 10:00PM

The letter of intent outlines opportunities the organizations could pursue together, including performance improvement initiatives to reduce costs and clinical programming to increase access to specialized services such as cardiovascular care, high-risk obstetrics and neonatology, cancer care, behavioral health and neurosciences.

Giuliani, flute, guitar, featured in Salish Sea Early Music 'Fest' finale

  • May 26, 2013 at 11:00PM

Heralded by many as the most famous composer of music for flute and guitar, Giuliani, a friend of Beethoven, is considered a guitar virtuoso whose music is rarely heard on the instruments with which he and Beethoven were familiar.

No ‘quick fix’ for broken bridge

  • May 27, 2013 at 6:00AM

Vistiors bound for the San Juan Islands can take various alternate routes to reach the Anacortes ferry terminal, the jump-off point to the islands, but state officials say the I-5 bridge in Mount Vernon could take, "months, not weeks" to repair.

Best bet: human voice in harmony; Barbershop 'Bonanza'

  • May 27, 2013 at 8:00AM

Ranked 9th best barbershop quartet in the world in 2012, Via Voice also scored the highest in the quartet division at the Evergreen District finals this year. The Pacific Northwest group’s 4-part harmony styles include arrangements that infuse traditional barbershop with '40s and '50s jazz, and '60s and '70s rock.

Learn to hoist the jib, set sail with Island Rec

  • May 27, 2013 at 12:00PM

In partnership with San Juan Sailing Foundation, Island Rec will offer a number of opportunities this summer for any one of almost any age, ages 8 and up, to learn to sail.

Bates takes second place in WGC Men's Invitational

  • May 28, 2013 at 2:42PM

San Juan Island's Ron Bates outpaced all but one competitor in the "championship flight" to finish as runner-up in the Whidbey Golf Club's Men's Invite. Story below, by Jim Waller, sports editor of the Whidbey News Times, a sister paper of the Journal.

Port of FH launches first-ever 'Welcome to the Water' festival

  • May 28, 2013 at 5:11PM

Live music, marine swap meet, free dinghy rides, kids activities, seafood chowder cook-off, and more, featured as part of Port of Friday Harbor's inaugural "Welcome to the Water" festival.

State to fund region-wide promotional campaign in wake of I-5 bridge collapse

  • May 29, 2013 at 9:30AM

The Department of Commerce is working with partners in Skagit, Whatcom, Island and San Juan counties. Together, the group will develop and launch a regional media and communications plan and possibly other services to inform the public that area businesses and attractions are open and easily accessible by several alternate routes and ferries.

Weekend showcase: artists in action on 22nd Annual Studio Tour

  • May 29, 2013 at 11:00AM updated May 31, 2013 at 10:42AM

Get a small group of talented artists together and something creative is bound to spring up. Need proof? Then look no further than the Annual San Juan Island Artists Studio Tour. It’s Saturday, June 1, and Sunday, June 2.

Student art on display at Brickworks Plaza

  • May 29, 2013 at 11:00AM updated at 1:01PM

Conceived of and created by the 5th-7th grade creative arts class of Spring Street International School, the murals, with the "History of Farming in the San Juans" as their theme, will be on display through the end of the summer.

Special Meetings: SJC Planning Commission, shoreline master program update, May 30 & May 31

  • May 29, 2013 at 3:16PM

The commission will meet Thursday, beginning at 8:30 a.m., in the Legislative Building hearing room, 55 Second Street, Friday Harbor, in a continued hearing on the proposed master program update, and for deliberations only.

Castle is 'King' at FH elementary school arts program fundraiser

  • May 29, 2013 at 5:11PM

Seattle violinist Geoffrey Castle will headline back-to-back musical benefits for the Friday Harbor Elementary School Arts Program, Friday, and Saturday, beginning at 7:30 p.m., at San Juan Community Theatre

Spirits revisited in ‘spooky’ stroll

  • May 29, 2013 at 5:00PM updated May 30, 2013 at 11:54AM

Ghost stories not only permeate local lore and legend, they also lend added interest to historic buildings.

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