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- Oct 6, 2013 at 6:22PM
On Oct. 1, the Common Sense Alliance filed a petition for review in San Juan County Superior Court, contesting the ruling by the Growth Management Hearings Board in the CAO update case. Over the next few days, Friends of the San Juans, P.J. Taggares Co. and William H. Wright took the opportunity to file appeals of their own.
- Oct 6, 2013 at 7:04PM
Washington Conservation Voters awarded state Sen. Kevin Ranker, D-Orcas Island, its highest honor by naming him the 2013 “Legislator of the Year.” Ranker was bestowed the award for his leadership during and following the 2013 Legislative Session.
- Oct 8, 2013 at 10:24AM
In his letter of resignation, board member John Bogert said he supported the board's effort to explore two alternative broadband deployment strategies, "OPALCO-only and a partnership with CenturyLink and/or other providers". But more recent developments prompted a parting of the ways.
- Oct 8, 2013 at 10:09AM
Ms. Harrington failed to understand my comments. To clarify, Peace Island Medical Center physicians do not provide maternity services, as was the case when they were at the Inter Island Medical Center.
- Oct 1, 2013 at 10:00AM updated Oct 31, 2013 at 10:05AM
Steenkolk tallies three TDs, gains 233 yards in 35-28 narrow defeat
- Oct 8, 2013 at 11:45AM
San Juan Island author and noted conservationist Terry Domico hopes to tell the tale of Australia's prickly pear cactus infestation and the cactoblastis moth with the aid of a Kickstarter campaign. Learn more about the strange, surprising saga in a presentation by Domico, Wednesday, Oct. 9, at San Juan Island Library, beginning at 7 p.m.
- Oct 8, 2013 at 11:00AM
Billed as an illuminating portrait of a southwestern tragedy, the book follows the brutal murder that rocked the Arizona border town of Arivaca
Prep sports roundup: Volleyball team extends win streak; football, soccer squad fall short in tangle with Trojans
- Oct 8, 2013 at 11:16AM
The Friday Harbor volleyball team collected its second win of the season over a Division 1A rival and remains unbeaten, at 5-0, with a three-game sweep at home, Oct. 3, over Meridian.
- Oct 8, 2013 at 12:00PM
For the last 20 years, Ian had made the San Juans his home, living the good life in retirement, just the way he wanted. He loved the lifestyle Friday Harbor provided, the people, and calm pace where there always seemed to be plenty of time to savor life as it happened.
- Oct 8, 2013 at 5:00PM
The vigil will be held in observance of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, October, a time in which the community is encouraged to come together to build awareness and partnerships to end the cycle of domestic violence.
- Oct 9, 2013 at 7:00AM
Let’s make conservation, investment in ‘green energy’ part of the solution
- Oct 9, 2013 at 7:00AM
Loretta lived in Friday Harbor, Wash., with her husband Tuck Smith for 22 years. She was active at the Friday Harbor Library as a volunteer, she was an avid bridge player, and an avid lover of dachshunds all of her life.
- Oct 9, 2013 at 9:00AM updated at 11:23AM
He was all of eight years old when Roy Matsumoto and his brother boarded a steamer bound for the family’s ancestral home in Japan.
- Oct 9, 2013 at 12:00PM
The Dollars For Scholars program added a strong, young soil-turning student into our midst.
- Oct 9, 2013 at 12:00PM updated Oct 10, 2013 at 4:58PM
The Wolverines may have had difficulty finding the back of the net in their last two matches, but not so against Orcas.
- Oct 9, 2013 at 2:00PM
San Juan County Residents: Ask for your Locals’ Discount by phone or in person. Purchase tickets from the San Juan Community Theatre box office (100 Second St.), by telephone at 360-378-3210 or on-line at http://www.sjctheatre.org/
- Oct 9, 2013 at 3:00PM updated at 5:28PM
With the best-of-five match tied at two games apiece, Friday Harbor grabbed a 12-5 advantage midway through the final game and then tallied three of the next seven points to claim a 15-9 win in the finale, and the match by a final score of 3-2.
- Oct 9, 2013 at 4:00PM
Nicole Hardy’s “Confessions of a Latter-Day Virgin”, has been hailed as a mesmerizing, wholly relatable account of one woman’s hard-won mission to find love, acceptance, and happiness—on her own terms.
- Oct 10, 2013 at 5:00AM
For those who believe that government should involve negotiation and compromise, that both sides must be willing at least to consider giving up something they want in order to pass legislation
- Oct 10, 2013 at 10:04AM
In 2012, The Islands Chapter assisted 29 families affected by home fires and other emergencies, and provided emergency communications and other assistance for over 400 military families through Red Cross’s Service to Armed Forces Programs. Both services are provided predominantly by volunteers.
- Oct 10, 2013 at 10:00AM
The fair expects to offer movies on 23 nights between April and November, with room for about 100 cars and 50 spectators at each after-dusk movie.
- Oct 10, 2013 at 3:12PM
The Friday Harbor Town Council will consider a new law as part of an Oct. 17 public hearing that would allow the production, processing or retailing of marijuana in land-use zones designated light industrial as part of an Oct. 17 public hearing.
- Oct 10, 2013 at 3:00PM updated at 7:44PM
Founded by Nancy Buechner in 1993, the Toybox, 20 First St., is celebrating 20 years in business, and with the addition of Jade Cooper-Yockers and Sabrina Helton, is now an all-women owned and operated enterprise.
- Oct 11, 2013 at 9:54AM
Dr. Tom Preston, medical director for Compassion & Choices and key architect and advisor for Washington state's Death with Dignity law, will be the featured speaker at a "community conversation" focusing on issues regarding that law.
- Oct 11, 2013 at 4:00PM
As the county blunders along the road to the CAO, how can people not resort to political action?