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- Apr 3, 2014 at 1:00PM
The San Juan County Democratic Party will hold its 2014 county convention Saturday, April 12, at the Friday Harbor Grange.
- Apr 3, 2014 at 3:00PM
The Department of Ecology has set standards for its ecological review that even supporters of the project say cannot be satisfied.
- Apr 4, 2014 at 6:00AM
Appearance of fairness dwindles as weight of interest group rises on planning commission
- Apr 5, 2014 at 3:50PM
I had seen the play in London in 1978 and wondered how youngsters could possibly do that. The play was not only "nice," but also one of the greatest weekends we can remember.
- Apr 5, 2014 at 4:08PM
The result of people standing up for themselves is that now there are several people serving on the planning commission who are looking for rational, common sense solutions to planning for the future of our islands; a welcome change Mr. Dehlendorf opposes.
- Apr 5, 2014 at 6:00PM updated Apr 6, 2014 at 1:21PM
Friday Harbor snapped a scoreless tie and grabbed a 1-0 lead in the third inning after Cooper-West and junior Peter Holt swatted back-to-back singles, and Gabe Lawson and Amer Melic each drew a walk to send Cooper-West across home plate with the Wolverines first run of the contest. But that narrow lead wouldn't last...
- Apr 5, 2014 at 7:28PM
Larsen, D-Bellingham, Wash-2nd District, is among a dozen West Coast congressional leaders seeking renewal of $65 million for improving salmon habitat in the Pacific Northwest in 2015. Congress appropriated a similar amount for 2014.
- Apr 5, 2014 at 7:00PM
Community ties remain key to management, protection of SJIs National Monument.
Author in town: meet-and-greet-and-gift exchange with Gabrielle Zevin, Wednesday, at Griffin Bay Bookstore
- Apr 6, 2014 at 4:09PM
It should come as no surprise that independent booksellers across the nation have fallen in love with Gabrielle Zevin's latest novel, "The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry," as the story is, in a very poignant way, about them.
- Apr 7, 2014 at 3:00PM
Girls team claims league win thanks to flurry of first-place finishes, boys take 2nd
- Apr 7, 2014 at 6:00PM updated Apr 10, 2014 at 5:18PM
Although marijuana stores in Washington will not open until July or later, marijuana sales to individuals started in Colorado last year at medical marijuana dispensaries. Reports from from the Weed Blog indicate that January sales in Colorado were $14.02 million, which raised about $2 million in tax revenue for the state. (This article has been updated since its initial post to clarify applicants listing 775 Mullis Street as a potential retail location).
- Apr 7, 2014 at 6:55PM
The league's April meeting, noon to 2 p.m. at San Juan Island Library, features guest speakers Shaun Hubbard and Lovel Pratt, and “Island Crossroads: Vessel Traffic, Oils Spills and You,” will feature Shaun Hubbard and Lovel Pratt as speakers.
- Apr 7, 2014 at 6:32PM
The San Juan County Health Department will conduct immunization clinics in Friday Harbor on Tuesday, April 8 and on Orcas Wednesday, April 9. If you do not have a regular health care provider, call the Health Department and make an appointment to get immunized now.
- Apr 8, 2014 at 9:00AM
Sharron Lee Brown Crinean passed away quietly at home on Oct. 18, 2013 after a short illness.
- Apr 8, 2014 at 2:24PM
The public health department circulated an “exposure alert” March 31 after confirming that a San Juan Island man had the measles.
- Apr 8, 2014 at 3:04PM
Large scale broadband expansion fundamentally redefines what our co-op is and does. It should be done only after rigorous evaluation and open debate; and only with solid approval by the members who must pay the bill.
- Apr 8, 2014 at 5:31PM
Chuck Payne wasn't the only angler to climb up the leader board in the derby's next-to-last-week. Don Wilson hooked a 16.32-pounder to takeover third-place, Carol Holman netted a 16.11 pound prize to move into fourth and Bob Wilson landed in fifth place with a 15.79 catch.
- Apr 8, 2014 at 5:00PM
It’s not a ‘conflict of interest’ just because people might disagree
- Apr 8, 2014 at 6:00PM updated Apr 10, 2014 at 4:45PM
A freshly revised design for the Spring Street Landing Building is just the start of the Port of Friday Harbor's proposed 10-year, $10-plus million dollar revamp of the waterfront.
- Apr 9, 2014 at 8:00AM
The San Juan Islands Scenic Byway became Washington’s newest state byway in the spring of 2009.
- Apr 9, 2014 at 11:00AM
San Juan County member/owners of the OPALCO co-op are being asked to vote in two new board members.
- Apr 9, 2014 at 3:00PM
OPALCO elections have often been decided with a turnout of about 10 percent of the co-op’s 12,000 members
- Apr 9, 2014 at 4:56PM
Rural places need workable connectivity even more than do urban areas. The ability to reach the outside world levels the economic playing field and creates jobs. It gives island kids reasons to stay where they were brought up and keep young, fresh ideas here. Lack of connectivity can cripple tourism.
- Apr 9, 2014 at 6:00PM
Spring is an ideal time to look for lingering seabirds, swans and ducks.
- Apr 10, 2014 at 5:00AM
Part 3: Storm water, septic tanks, on-site sewage treatment & disposal systems