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- Dec 18, 2013 at 2:00PM
Treatment costs are expected to exceed the Wilson family’s insurance and to be beyond the family’s ability to pay.
- Dec 17, 2013 at 10:08AM
The wetland protection buffers were, and still are, among the most fought-over parts of the ordinances.
- Dec 18, 2013 at 5:00PM updated Dec 19, 2013 at 10:06AM
The Port of Friday Harbor officially opened its newly constructed Pilot Welcome Center Dec. 11 with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. The Welcome Center is located at the south east corner of the airport, on Mullis Street, near the visiting pilot tie-down area and next to the driveway leading to Bakery San Juan.
- Dec 19, 2013 at 5:00AM
The Discover Pass provides access to millions of acres of recreation sites, including parks, trailheads, water access points and wildlife watching and heritage sites in Washington state.
- Dec 19, 2013 at 10:00AM
The theme of the San Juan Island Chamber of Commerce 2013 island holiday lights contest was “Holiday Travel: by Plane, Sleigh or Ferry.”
- Dec 19, 2013 at 6:00PM
Featuring 10 musicians and singers, and bearing a uncanny resemblance to the famed Von Trapp Family Singers from the Sound of Music
- Dec 19, 2013 at 6:24PM
Post a picture in the Journal's 12th Man photo contest for your chance to win a $50 gift certificate from Ace Hardware. The photo receiving the most votes... wins. Show us your spirit and cast your vote online today.
- Dec 19, 2013 at 9:00PM
“Believer”, a music video with an anti-bullying message in Seattle’s Kris Orlowski soon-to-be-released recording
- Dec 20, 2013 at 8:17AM
Due to the first snow of the year, San Juan Island public schools will open to hours later than normal; "snow day" bus routes in effect.
- Dec 20, 2013 at 8:25AM
Friday's early morning snow is expected to turn to rain by the afternoon, with temperatures in the mid-to-low 40s, according to the National Weather Service.
- Dec 20, 2013 at 5:53PM
New owners of the former San Juan Island west side resort reportedly cleared trees and vegetation at the water's edge without having the required state and local permits.
- Dec 20, 2013 at 6:38PM
In December of 2012, our lame-duck county council passed a very hotly contested critical areas ordinance. They rushed it through in the last days of their term, led by Ms. Pratt.
- Dec 20, 2013 at 6:17PM
After fielding concerns and complaints from island constituents, the US Democratic Congressman is seeking answers from senior Customs and General Services Administration officials about newly signed lease at corner of Friday Harbor's First and Spring.
- Dec 21, 2013 at 9:00AM
As is so visible in the pictures of the newly cleared and straw covered shoreline, stewardship ethics and land use laws were broken by these new property owners and/or their advisors. An investigation is underway... unfortunately, enforcement has been woefully underfunded in San Juan County and many cases, as egregious as this one, are still unresolved.
- Dec 23, 2013 at 11:28AM
I believe that San Juan Island is dangerously vulnerable to the coercive actions of groups and individuals who presume far too much in pronouncements that they speak for the community.
- Dec 23, 2013 at 2:36PM
An ambitious undertaking, to say the least, and scheduled for mid-October as well, sometimes an iffy month, weather-wise, in the San Juans. But in the end, the first-ever Friday Harbor Film Festival: Stories from the Pacific Rim, proved a smashing success, defying skeptics and demonstrating that both visitors and islanders would turn out in big numbers to take part in a shoulder-season event that captivated their interest and imagination.
- Dec 23, 2013 at 2:33PM
The new three-person council was enacted after county charter changes were approved by voters in November.
- Dec 23, 2013 at 4:00PM
We’re on track to meet budget thanks to an ‘extraordinary” July, ‘excellent’ August
- Dec 23, 2013 at 4:44PM
The Friday Harbor High School graduates became engaged Dec. 17, during a recently family trip to Leavenworth, surrounded by the holiday glow of Christmas lights.
- Dec 23, 2013 at 5:00PM
The project is intended to improve water quality, eelgrass growing conditions, and upper beach habitat at a documented Pacific sand lance spawning site.
- Dec 23, 2013 at 5:17PM
In 1999, Jim met the love of his life, Jeanie Rouleau Burns, and they were married in 2000. In his life, he enjoyed sailing, playing pool and driving his sports car.
- Dec 23, 2013 at 6:00PM
A big thank you to the Land Bank for the new bird blind on the little trail next to West Side Lake.
- Dec 24, 2013 at 6:00AM
We believe that First and Spring is an inappropriate location for a government security agency.
- Dec 24, 2013 at 10:00AM
Adults and kids alike can enter games and contests for a chance to win one of many fabulous door prizes donated by local businesses
- Dec 24, 2013 at 1:00PM
You’ll find a treasure trove of articles about Washington history and a growing list of stories about the history of the San Juan Islands as well.