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- Apr 28, 2014 at 10:00AM
Award-winning San Juan Island author Susan Wingate, best-seller on Amazon, will lead a one-day workshop entitled, "Jump on Board the Starship 'Publishing'," Saturday, May 17, 9 a.m. to 3:45 p.m., in the Community Room of Skagit Valley College's San Juan Center, located near the airport, on Weber Way.
- Apr 28, 2014 at 6:00PM
The mission of San Juan Island Service Scholarship is to support higher education and promote volunteerism among our community’s youth.
- Apr 28, 2014 at 7:18PM
We are voting to keep two smart experienced board members to help guide Opalco through the big changes to come, both in broadband and, most especially, in the bigger transition to green energy that must come soon. We’re voting for Glenna Hall and Vince Dauciunas and we hope you will too.
- Apr 28, 2014 at 7:24PM
In addition to 2-percent fare hike, the peak-season surcharge will also be in effect, May 1 through Sept. 30, for vehicles and drivers paying full fare. Multi-ride products will not be affected by the peak-season surcharge.
- Apr 29, 2014 at 6:00AM
How can one reconcile Mr. Cornelius’ statement in his letter: “In summary, the OPALCO board’s actions are transparent to the cooperative’s members and completely consistent with cooperative principles...” with the proposed or perhaps passed board policy No. 1, which states, “Directors are required to keep confidential all matters involving the cooperative that have not been disclosed to the public.”
- Apr 29, 2014 at 7:00AM
The ESCO project will increase energy efficiency and save money on heating and water bills at the Labs. Energy efficient lights have been installed on buildings and on the dock, the oil boiler was converted to a more efficient propane boiler, the roof on Lab 4 was replaced and a photovoltaic system mounted on the roof.
- Apr 29, 2014 at 9:27AM
It's your opportunity to recognize exemplary members of the community who have shown their commitment to preserving and protecting the San Juan Islands. Deadline for nominations is May 23, click on this article to find out how.
- Apr 29, 2014 at 9:12AM
Derek was very active in the local Lions Club and the San Juan Island theater (building sets for local plays), as well as a volunteer with the National Park Service. He helped organize the annual Friday Harbor Oktoberfest, which first started in 1995, where he loved to dance the polka with Pierette.
- Apr 29, 2014 at 10:00AM
Texas born and raised Ruthie Foster, who returns to Friday Harbor to ignite the San Juan Community Theatre Whittier Stage with her very own specially heated blend of blues, rock, soul, folk and a little bit of gospel.
- Apr 29, 2014 at 2:00PM
Over the years, since 2011, the monthly walks have been guided by individuals from the community who represent a wide variety of groups.
- Apr 30, 2014 at 7:00AM
Five islanders talk about their interest in OPALCO's upcoming annual meeting and board of directors election. Six candidates are seeking election to the board, and two member-initiated bylaws amendments are also on the ballot.
- Apr 30, 2014 at 9:00AM
Longtime San Juan islanders and Yacht Club members Sam and Barbara Buck will serve as co-Grand Marshals of the event and preside over the parade from the decks of the “Båten”.
- Apr 30, 2014 at 11:00AM
As we celebrate National Teacher Appreciation Week May 5-9, we want to give a huge thank you to the dedicated teachers and staff that make our island children thrive.
- Apr 30, 2014 at 12:00PM
Some of your fellow members are active in trying to affect the direction of those changes. We think those changes might work better if everyone pays attention, gets involved and votes.
- Apr 30, 2014 at 3:00PM
Under the direction of Mr. Bobby Olson, the groups will perform a music ranging from Classical to World Music, Gospel, and Spirituals. King’s Choir has been coming to Friday Harbor since 1996, and the students are excited to return again this year.
- Apr 30, 2014 at 5:00PM
As well as volunteering with firefighting, they both have been very active with the San Juan Island Sailing Foundation for many years, the community theatre, the San Juan Island Food Co-op, and are just taking on a 4- H sheep project.
- May 1, 2014 at 7:00AM
Island Rec extends an invitation to all islanders to tour its newly acquired “Rec House” at a special Open House, Wednesday, May 7, 5-7 p.m.
- May 1, 2014 at 7:00AM
We all remember the economic damage and safety issues our community experienced when CenturyLink lost access to our islands.
- May 1, 2014 at 8:00AM
Highlights of the energy fairs include a solar home tour, electric vehicles, and demonstrations of energy-related technologies at a Home Energy Efficiency Workshop.
- May 1, 2014 at 11:15AM
"I'm disappointed in the decision and in the fact that the very brief opinion was unpublished, which is an impediment to obtaining Supreme Court review," CAPR attorney Dennis Reynolds said of the appellate court decision.
- May 1, 2014 at 3:00PM
The three proposed amendments include relocation of a required sidewalk on Carter Avenue, from Guard Street to the ball fields, construction of a 1,440 square-foot pump-house and maintenance building, and relocation of the family playground area to an area nearer the restrooms and parking lot.
- May 1, 2014 at 3:00PM
Part 4: Got Muddy pastures? We can help; managing stormwater on agricultural land A thick pasture of green plants covering the soil for the whole year promotes the nutrient cycle and increases water quality and healthier pastures for livestock.
- May 2, 2014 at 6:00AM
Cartoonist Rob Pudim's view on local news and events are published periodically in the Journal of the San Juan Islands, and periodically on SanJuanJournal.com.
- May 2, 2014 at 8:00AM
The conservation district provides technical and financial assistance to help bring about locally based, voluntary, and cooperative natural resource conservation practices.
- May 2, 2014 at 10:00AM
Remember, we are but the “front line troops”. The real power lies with parents who do immunize their children—you are the commanders.