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- Aug 11, 2013 at 10:00AM
We as neighbors have always been included in new ideas that will have an impact on our quality of life in our homes.
- Aug 11, 2013 at 12:00PM updated at 3:04PM
Islanders Bank's annual "Gear up for Our Schools" campaign and school supply donation drive is Aug. 7 to Aug. 27. Click here to find out a list of sought-after supplies and where to donate.
- Aug 11, 2013 at 4:10PM
According to court documents, authorities claim the two men were plotting to steal prescription medication from a man whom they both knew and wearing masks when they knocked on the door of his Linder Street apartment on July 11, shortly before midnight. Both were unarmed.
- Aug 11, 2013 at 6:24PM
San Juan Island's Bob Wilson, of San Juan Surveying, was interviewed for POB’s July 2013 edition of “Solo Notes”, a series that focuses on small business owners in the land surveying profession.
- Aug 12, 2013 at 7:17PM
During the fair, donations to the Community Foundation ear-marked for IMA will be matched 50 percent by the Foundation up to $1,000. All of these donations will be used to assure that local students have the opportunity to experience first- hand the arts in many media as an integral part of their education.
Fatal flight, tires slashed by ex, bad combo: drinking, driving, deer; San Juan County Sheriff's Log
- Aug 12, 2013 at 7:00PM updated Aug 13, 2013 at 10:44AM
July 27: A San Juan Island man claims the driver of a Dodge Durango threaten him with a knife during a confrontation over an exit-only sign at a Friday Harbor home remodel center. The 33-year-old, working security outside the center's parking lot at the time, claims the driver entered the parking lot via its exit, pulled out a knife when confronted, and then exited through the entrance, and sped away.
- Aug 12, 2013 at 7:13PM
The marine waters in the proposal include near-shore kelp forests that are essential to rearing juveniles and adjacent deeper waters used by adults for shelter, foraging and reproduction. Comment period for the proposed critical habitat area expires Nov. 4.
- Aug 13, 2013 at 9:47AM
Jane was a person of extraordinary beauty who touched everyone around her with love, who moved and inspired us all. A Memorial Celebration will be held in Friday Harbor on Aug. 17, 2013.
- Aug 13, 2013 at 11:33AM
Did Custer dither at the river? Was he incapacitated or dead before ever reaching Last Stand Hill? Come hear the testimony assembled by historian and author Bruce Brown of Native Americans and survivors of the Battle of Little Bighorn and decide for yourself, Saturday, Aug. 17.
- Aug 13, 2013 at 1:37PM
Convicted by a jury in mid-July, Daniel Glenn Roadruck was found guilty of two counts of second-degree burglary and of second-degree criminal trespass. He recently filed an appeal seeking to overturn the verdict at the state Court of Appeals.
- Aug 13, 2013 at 1:12PM
Through the Harbor Life Ring program, a household is eligible to receive a grant to cover the cost of one month of utility bills, once a year. Applicants are screened by the Family Resource Center, a non-profit agency headquartered in Friday Harbor that provides a wide array of programs and services, as well as referrals in support of island families.
- Aug 14, 2013 at 12:37PM
It's a dizzying lineup of demonstrations, talks and presentations at the 2013 County Fair Agricultural Tent. Check out the daily schedule below
- Aug 14, 2013 at 3:03PM
After clearing the harbor most of the fleet picked up the southeast 8-knot wind on a port tack and headed counterclockwise for Upright Channel. Only three boats chose to sail clockwise on a run up San Juan Channel. The counterclockwise boats made good progress until they reached Harney Channel, at which time the winds calmed and stalled the turn at Hankin Point.
- Aug 14, 2013 at 5:23PM
The baby cormorants engage in a fascinating food dance—an exhibition you may have noticed while onboard the ferry at the Anacortes terminal. Besides the energetic nodding upwards without ceasing, they must convince mom or dad to open their mouths. They do it this way...
- Aug 14, 2013 at 5:37PM
Albert was born in Seattle, Washington where he attended Fauntleroy Grade School, James Madison Jr. High School and graduated from West Seattle High School, class of 1942. He resided for over 40 years in the San Juan Islands and was the owner of San Juan Ferry and Barge since 1976.
- Aug 15, 2013 at 1:24PM
The 2013 season will usher in the 40th anniversary of the Friday Harbor High School football program, and plans are well under way for a grand celebration in conjunction with the Wolverines Sept. 6 home opener. Read below to find out what's in store.
- Aug 15, 2013 at 1:29PM
Hilda spent most of her adult life in Washington state. She and her husband Bill owned the Friday Harbor Bakery in the 1970s and ‘80s. A loving wife, mother, and grandmother, family was the most important thing in Hilda’s life.
- Aug 16, 2013 at 9:03AM
With milder weather and forecasts that call for rain, and following the lead of the state Department of Natural Resources, Washington State Park repealed its ban on campfires in Western Washington as of Thursday, Aug. 15.
- Aug 16, 2013 at 9:54AM
At the regular meetings on Monday, Aug. 5 and Tuesday, Aug. 6 the council voted to reduce the current-use open-space fee from $4,060 to the $2,030. Additionally, the council voted to reconsider recent Marine Resources Committee appointments and extend the terms of several appointees whose terms have expired.
- Aug 16, 2013 at 9:20AM
Island Stage Left's summer series of 'Shakespeare Under the Stars' wraps up this weekend with three performances of "The Taming of the Shrew", Friday, Saturday, Sunday, 8 p.m., at the production company's Wold Road stage.
- Aug 16, 2013 at 1:46PM
“Watching the most exciting talents in the world perform with the Met and National Theatre is an experience you won't forget," SJCT Artistic Director Susan Williams said.
- Aug 17, 2013 at 4:05PM
The first wave of fire fighters at the scene were able to battle the blaze from inside the building for only a few minutes, San Juan Island Fire Department Chief Steve Marler said. The blaze quickly made its way into the ceiling, spreading rapidly and forcing fire fighters to evacuate.
- Aug 18, 2013 at 10:39AM
Correct me if I'm wrong, but in the coming days and weeks, all the people who were going to eat in downtown Friday Harbor, before the fire at Downriggers, are still going to eat there. If every restaurant hired one or two of the old Downriggers staff, the unemployment situation caused by the fire could be partially corrected.
- Aug 18, 2013 at 7:35PM
Friday Harbor's Aidan Anderson hadn't had as much time as he would have like to train. But the 17-year-old high school senior trailed Kelly across the finish line by only 43 seconds, just the same, finishing first in the 15-19 division, at 35:19, and in second place overall.
- Aug 18, 2013 at 8:13PM
Now as one would expect, deeply entrenched government and industry interests are unwilling to respond to the rising temperatures and cascading effects of greenhouse gas emissions. Citizens, once again, will have to force the necessary transformation.