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Three-hour first place finish in SJI Marathon; dueling dads battle for first in 'Half'

  • Jun 20, 2013 at 8:00PM updated Jun 21, 2013 at 2:00PM

Half-marathon winner Greg Poffenroth was one of many fathers pounding the pavement in the 11th annual San Juan Island Marathon, Half Marathon, 10K run, Sunday, June 16, sponsored by Kings Market. With a total 229 people registered for all three events combined, participation in the 2013 marathon, on Father's Day, was up 20 percent over the previous year's total

Journal political cartoon; June 19 edition | Opinion

  • Jun 21, 2013 at 7:00AM

Cartoon musings on local news and events are published periodically in the Journal of the San Juan Islands

CAO appeals to be aired before Hearings Board starting Monday

  • Jun 21, 2013 at 11:06AM

The hearing will be held in the San Juan County Council chambers, in Friday Harbor, Monday, June 24, 12 p.m. to 5 p.m., Tuesday, June 25, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Wednesday, June 26, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Cantwell extends congrats to Orcas Island entrepreneur for state SBA award

  • Jun 21, 2013 at 1:41PM

U.S. Sen. Maria Cantwell offered congratulations to Jill Blankenship, CEO of Frontline Call Center, for being named Washington state's Small Business Person of the Year, June 21 at a meeting in the nation's capitol.

Margaret (Peg) Hoeppner: 1920 - 2013 | Passages

  • Jun 21, 2013 at 5:47PM

Through her eldest sister, Peg met Fred Hoeppner, who moved to the San Juan Islands after his retirement from the Navy. Peg and Fred married October, 1972, in Virginia, and their adventures began.

29th annual Dance Happy | Slideshow

  • Jun 21, 2013 at 6:00PM

The 29th annual Dance Happy extravaganza took center stage at San Juan Community Theatre, Saturday, June 15th.

A super-duper lunar affair

  • Jun 24, 2013 at 11:34AM

San Juan Island shutterbug Peggy Butler captured this image of Saturday's "Super-moon" — the biggest full moon of the year — as it passed over Cattle Point Lighthouse on the island's southend, at about 9:20 p.m.

'Plan B': back in slow lane on information highway | Letters

  • Jun 24, 2013 at 6:59PM

OPALCO’s proposal would have given nearly all members fiber optic or high-speed wireless connections to take us into the next decades. Given our small market and difficult terrain, the private sector is not going to invest to build us such infrastructure.

Join together with the band

  • Jun 24, 2013 at 7:28PM

Get in step with the Community Marching Band and help light up Friday Harbor's 2013 Fourth of July Day Parade. Rehearsals, June 24, July 1, July 3.

2260 fund provides big payday for SJC Parks

  • Jun 24, 2013 at 7:08PM

A stair access project for Agate Beach on Lopez was awarded $75,400 and renovation of the Otis Perkins Day Park, also on Lopez, was awarded $58,900. The rest of the $264,000 in available funds was allocated to the Port of Friday Harbor and the San Juan County Fairground.

The Place garners award of 'Excellence'

  • Jun 24, 2013 at 7:16PM

Now in its 17th year, the Place Restaurant and Bar received a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence Award for 2013. The online travel guide, founded in 2000, awards certificates of excellence to businesses that consistently earn top-rating from TripAdvisor travelers.

Oak Harbor attorney avoids jail time for felony theft conviction

  • Jun 25, 2013 at 4:11PM

According to court documents, Douglas Saar reportedly admitted to a detective that he forged signatures on four checks totaling nearly $100,000 from the estate of Gwendolyn Wilson and deposited the money into his personal checking account. He reportedly reimbursed the San Juan Island estate, along with interest, while the alleged theft was under investigation.

Skagit grads defy test of time

  • Jun 25, 2013 at 4:00PM

Skagit College has 10,000 students from 20 countries spread over 5 campuses in three counties - with students “from 17 years old to 60.”

And what about all the potholes? | Letters

  • Jun 25, 2013 at 8:00PM

Price Steet in front of the Paideia School and St. Francis Catholic Church has so many pot holes that never get fixed. This is not the only street in Friday Harbor that has these issues, there are many.

Hey ‘Blue’, thanks for job well done | Letters

  • Jun 26, 2013 at 8:00AM

I would like to thank all the men and women who have answered the call to umpire youth baseball and softball.

PeaceHealth, Regence ink new 2-year medical insurance pact

  • Jun 26, 2013 at 10:00AM updated at 1:04PM

The new contract begins July 1, 2013, resulting in no interruption of coverage for Regence members. The agreement covers PeaceHealth Southwest, St. John, St. Joseph and Peace Island, as well as Peace Health Medical Group offices in those service areas.

Healthcare: their way or highway? | Letters

  • Jun 26, 2013 at 12:00PM

The idea is they buy controlling interest in a local hospital. Woman then must comply with male religious mandates or go elsewhere.

They're cuddly, cute, charismatic, but abandoned? Perhaps not

  • Jun 26, 2013 at 1:37PM

It is not unusual for the harbor seal mother to leave its young on the beach as she returns to the ocean to forage for the food she needs to produce enough high-fat milk to support her pup.

It's official: feds ratify 'Alternative B' in fix for Cattle Point Road

  • Jun 26, 2013 at 5:11PM

Alternative B was identified in September in the project's final environmental impact statement as the preferred alternative for realignment of the road. It calls for moving a 4,950-foot section of the road about 300-feet upslope from its present location, which skirts along Mount Finlayson, and is expected to protect the road from erosion for about 100 years.

Big bets placed on Byway Bus

  • Jun 27, 2013 at 6:00AM

The idea is simply to minimize our environmental impact and maximize our island experience.

Sheriff: for safety sake, more deputies on patrol over holiday weekend

  • Jun 28, 2013 at 11:07AM

Additional deputies will be on patrol — on the road and on the water —with an eye out for potential alcohol-related infractions, fireworks too, over the Fourth of July holiday weekend, according to San Juan County Sheriff's Department.

Price of fame

  • Jun 28, 2013 at 10:00AM

Once again, re-live Pickett’s Charge 150 years to the day of that terrible event during The Life and Times of General George Pickett.

Princess Christina, aka ‘Chris’: 1952 — 2013 | Passages

  • Jun 28, 2013 at 12:05PM

Chris will be forever remembered for her loving and light-hearted spirit, sparkling humor, tremendous generosity, and over-riding passion for life.

The ‘Real Thing’: My father’s story | Guest Column

  • Jun 29, 2013 at 6:00AM

The first MASH unit into Korea at War; as told to Sue Carnes by Lisa Brown

Pitfalls persist in path to privatization of Orcas dump

  • Jun 30, 2013 at 3:08PM

County officials maintain Orcas Recycling Services will overcome a recent spate of obstacles and will eventually take over management of the Orcas Island transfer station. Meanwhile, Mount Vernon-based Lautenbach Industries is expected to sign a contract within 30 days and begin operating the San Juan Island dump by Sept. 1.

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