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- Aug 27, 2013 at 4:00PM
When you get to your tenth decade on this globe, you sometimes have to take a break and wonder if all the high tech things happening are for the best.
- Aug 28, 2013 at 5:00AM
The rhythm of San Juan Island will undergo a seismic shift starting Thursday, as the 755 or so students of the island’s sole public school district will be first to cross the threshold in the annual back-to-school migration.
- Aug 28, 2013 at 10:17AM
Taylor, who maintained a 4.0 GPA throughout her college career, graduated Aug. 24 from Western Washington University's Woodring College of Education with a master's degree in education and an endorsement in Spanish. She begins a professional career in the field of education this fall at Friday Harbor High School, teaching Spanish classes.
- Aug 28, 2013 at 12:00PM
Cartoon musings on local news and events are published periodically in the Journal of the San Juan Islands, and periodically on SanJuanJournal.com.
- Aug 28, 2013 at 4:46PM
San Juan County will award grants and loans totaling up to $25,000 in 2013 for projects that help make housing available to local residents of very low income. Deadline to apply is Sept. 30.
- Aug 28, 2013 at 8:00PM
The two-week journey will generally follow the coal train path from the Powder River Basin in Montana and Wyoming, connecting with Indian tribes, towns, cities and rural residents along the route.
- Aug 29, 2013 at 4:00AM
From Beethoven to Gershwin: von Dassow, Krivchenia, Zarek, Collado in concert
- Aug 29, 2013 at 2:00PM
Women who are served by the more than 50 public hospital districts in the state will continue to have the assurance they can exercise their legal rights.
- Aug 29, 2013 at 6:00PM
When time is critical, like in the real-life case study below, Island Air Ambulance responds
- Aug 30, 2013 at 12:00PM
The 2nd annual San Juan Music Festival begins at 11 a.m., on the grounds of the former Browne’s Lumber parking lot, 330 Spring Street.
- Aug 31, 2013 at 8:00AM
New eatery offers 60 varieties of cheese, 40 Pacific Northwest wines
- Aug 31, 2013 at 8:00PM
“I make everything from scratch,” chef Ricarda Burnett says. “I love cooking and I love changing the menu to take advantage of whatever growing season we’re in.”
- Aug 31, 2013 at 7:37PM
Three fewer entries than a year ago didn’t set back Concourse d’ Elegance 2013 one bit. In fact, this year’s event, marked by a 23 percent increase in spectator contributions, topped the 2012 mark for charitable proceeds by a healthy dose.
- Aug 31, 2013 at 7:03PM
Harlan loved any sport played with a ball, but most especially softball. He played for Friday Harbor Mudsharks from 1987-1998, then later with co-ed and men’s teams in Bellingham and Brookings.
- Aug 31, 2013 at 7:15PM
Emily’s lifelong wish was to observe orcas in the wild. With as much time as the resident orcas have been spending away from San Juan Island this summer (due to the lack of food source), I was definitely feeling the pressure. What if the orcas weren’t around the Salish Sea while she was here?
- Aug 31, 2013 at 8:13PM
A standing-room-only crowd urged the commission to advocate for the islanders who elect the commissioners and pay the taxes. Charles Richardson told the commission, “I need you to represent me with PeaceHealth.” Meanwhile, Island Hospital passed on a potential partnership with PeaceHealth
- Sep 1, 2013 at 5:00AM
The Family Resource Center offers opportunities for families and children that are important for individuals, families and the entire community.
- Sep 1, 2013 at 7:00AM
There will be a benefit spaghetti dinner at the American Legion for Greg on Sept. 7, at 5 p.m., as he recovers from a construction accident. Support can also be made through donation to “The Greg Truesdale Benefit Fund” at Whidbey Island Bank.
- Sep 1, 2013 at 8:00AM
Update: The Port of Friday Harbor and San Juan Island Fire Rescue announced Friday, Aug. 30, that the Aug. 17 fire that destroyed Downriggers Restaurant was caused by an electrical problem within a wall near the restaurant's kitchen.
- Sep 1, 2013 at 10:00AM updated Sep 4, 2013 at 5:35PM
Local playwright Don Pollard takes us into the study of the third President of the United States for a close-up chat that follows Jefferson from his presidency and tumultuous relationship with John Adams, through his efforts to expand the country westward, to the end of his life on the same July 4 that Adams died.
- Sep 1, 2013 at 12:00PM
It appears to me that rather than determining which healthcare services should be available, the commissioners are allowing PeaceHealth to tell us what services PeaceHealth (and the Catholic Bishops) are willing to provide. Shouldn’t the board be telling PeaceHealth what services they need to provide in order to receive taxpayer funds?
- Sep 1, 2013 at 12:00PM
A recent Department of Justice memo was issued to remind U.S. attorneys to use “limited investigative and prosecutorial resources to address the most significant threats in the most effective, consistent and rational way.”
- Sep 2, 2013 at 6:00AM
We give thanks to everyone who helped make John’s Celebration of Life so beautiful and heart-filled. There are sooooo many people we can’t list them all here and we don’t want to leave anyone out…sooooo much love!
- Sep 2, 2013 at 9:00AM
A stop-over at Cattle Point Road kicked off Larsen’s Aug. 28 afternoon tour of San Juan Island. He was accompanied on stops along the way by numerous local officials, including the three members of the county council.
- Sep 3, 2013 at 11:00AM
Islanders now get the chance listen to Carl in a solo performance up close and personal in the Gubelman