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- Jul 9, 2013 at 7:00AM updated at 9:05AM
Soroptimists has pledged $2,400 to double WIC’s vouchers to $40 each, and to provide another 45 families with $40 vouchers as well, bringing the total number of families served to 75.
- Jul 9, 2013 at 9:34AM
Click on this story for a link to Q13 Fox News' recent interview with Friday Harbor artist Aaron D'Errico, co-starring San Juan Island's own Pat O'Day.
- Jul 9, 2013 at 12:00PM updated at 3:03PM
The 13th annual Music on the Lawn Summer Concert Series unfolds with five successive Wednesdays of top-flight musical entertainment
- Jul 9, 2013 at 2:00PM
According to Stephanie Buffum, executive director of Friends of the San Juans, the decision was made over the weekend by canoe skippers largely because of safety and funding concerns.
- Jul 10, 2013 at 5:00AM updated at 8:51AM
It’s safe to say that the “taming” of Kate, or Katherine, often proves something other than altogether amusing when the transformation of that female lead character, and how it comes about, are gauged through the sensibilities and the lens of a modern audience. That’s one reason why Island Stage Left’s Helen Machin-Smith resisted performing the play. Until now...
- Jul 10, 2013 at 10:00AM
Spectators lined the streets by the hundreds for the annual holiday parade, the kick off for the Fourth of July Day celebration on San Juan Island. Check out this slideshow for some of our favorite holiday photos.
- Jul 10, 2013 at 11:00AM
These unique conditions and ecological values, and because oil spills do not stop at international boundaries are necessary from both Canadian and US governments.
- Jul 11, 2013 at 2:00PM
Friday Harbor architect David Waldron was honored July 4 for his long, dedicated service on behalf of Boy Scout Troop 90.
- Jul 11, 2013 at 4:00PM updated Jul 12, 2013 at 10:19AM
The forests of Turtleback Mountain have a story to tell. Join forester and restoration ecologist Carson Sprenger for an interpretive walk through the north woods of Turtleback, Saturday, July 13, to find out what that story is all about.
- Jul 11, 2013 at 5:00PM
Processing and marketing of island grown products on a commercial scale is becoming a prevalent topic of conversation among farmers and small-business food companies on San Juan, Orcas and Lopez islands.
- Jul 12, 2013 at 4:00AM
I thank God for the heroes among us and for the power of good they represent.
- Jul 12, 2013 at 2:00PM
James was passionate about playing the drums and motorcycling, and he was young at heart.
- Jul 12, 2013 at 5:51PM
The San Juan County Council hopes to improve the flow of information by posting a regular update, which will include the highlights of recent meetings, advisory committee reports and items of general interest. The column below by Council Clerk Ingrid Gabriel is a first installment.
- Jul 12, 2013 at 5:15PM
The two men, a 26-year-old and 23-year-old, were wearing masks when they forced their way into a Friday Harbor apartment at about 11:30 p.m., demanding various property items and then assaulted the occupants. Neither of the men were armed at the time, Sheriff Rob Nou said.
- Jul 13, 2013 at 6:00AM
New recruits bolster the ranks of San Juan Island Youth Conservation Corps
- Jul 13, 2013 at 6:00PM updated Jul 15, 2013 at 9:52AM
As executive director, she will take a leadership role in all aspects of the foundation operations and, together with the board of directors, an all-volunteer 13-person panel, will expand the array of services the foundation provides to its donors and to local non-profit groups.
- Jul 14, 2013 at 12:00PM
Familiar space is home to a new face; Roop at the helm of Good Karma Cafe
- Jul 14, 2013 at 12:55PM
The San Juan County Hospital District No. 1 board of commissioners will meet in "special" session, Monday, July 15, beginning at 5 p.m.
- Jul 15, 2013 at 8:07AM
The San Juan Islands Stewardship Network presented Krieger, owner of Crystal Seas Kayaking and a member of the county Marine Resources Committee, with its coveted annual "Finee" award July 9 for spearheading the effort to create a demonstration rain garden in the commercial core of Friday Harbor.
- Jul 15, 2013 at 8:38AM
After retiring from the academic life at 62, Alan Lichter moved to Orcas Island. He had begun going there in 1957, and considered the island his true home. He became a full-time resident in 1993, and it was on Orcas that he met and married his second wife Kate Agape. His "retirement" was anything but retired.
Shoplifter wields knife, spat prompts couple's arrest, three is a crowd: San Juan County Sheriff's Log
- Jul 15, 2013 at 9:00AM updated at 12:03PM
July 5: Several hard blows to the head from a flashlight prompted an intruder to flee from a couple's sleeping cabin following an early morning misadventure at a Friday Harbor marina. The couple were in bed and asleep onboard their boat, moored at the time at a private marina on Warbass Way, when an unidentified man reportedly tried to crawl into their bed at about 2 a.m.
- Jul 16, 2013 at 11:00AM
So what keeps Seattle’s “First Lady” of Flamenco in the groove and on the move?
- Jul 16, 2013 at 2:22PM
Local fire officials on Tuesday, July 16, turned the fire danger dial up a notch, moving it the needle from "low" to "moderate", and anticipate going up another notch, to "High", in several weeks time if the current weather pattern continues.
- Jul 16, 2013 at 2:00PM
Property rights group fights on in Open Meetings case
- Jul 16, 2013 at 4:00PM
Age, upbringing, willing partner cited in support of prison sentence below state standard