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Elections dumps controversial ballot-tracker system

  • Jul 30, 2013 at 4:08PM

County Auditor Milene Henley said that after Superior Court Judge Don Eaton decided that the tracking system violated a state law that requires any voting system to obtain federal certification, she decided not to appeal that decision, but instead to abandon the MIBT system, even though Henley insists that the MIBT system did not in any way compromise ballot secrecy.

Puzzled by pick of photos of the past | Letters

  • Jul 30, 2013 at 8:00PM

Why do people put in a photo of the person at a very young age, someone who was born in, say, 1920 when the current year is 2013?

Book sale a boon thanks to you all | Letters

  • Jul 31, 2013 at 3:00AM updated at 9:51AM

We are fortunate to live in a community with so many people willing to pitch in on this event to help support our fine library’s programs.

Insider’s view: San Juan County Council in the spotlight | Guest Column

  • Jul 31, 2013 at 5:00AM

The fee for every document recorded at the auditor’s office includes a one dollar charge dedicated to historic preservation projects in the county.

Campfires banned in all state parks — until further notice

  • Jul 31, 2013 at 11:53AM

Campers will be allowed to use devices that allow for control of combustion, including propane and liquid gas stoves appropriate for camping and backcountry use; propane barbecue devices that do not use solid briquettes; propane or pressurized white gas warming devices that have a shield or base; and solid fuel citronella or other candles in a metal bucket or glass container.

Aeronautical Services to host 40th anniversary, birthday bash

  • Jul 31, 2013 at 12:00PM

The Friday Harbor-based commercial airfreight company will commemorate 40 years of delivering packages by air with a reunion and open house.

Ranker elected president of regional economic development group

  • Jul 31, 2013 at 7:00PM

PNWER works to increase the economic well-being, coordinate energy, economic and environmental strategies and enhance competitiveness of the region.

Two businesses join T-Advisor’s ‘Excellence’ club

  • Aug 1, 2013 at 4:00AM

Trip Advisor awards Certificates of Excellence to the top ten percent of establishments in several categories of hotels and other tourism facilities.

Our ‘C.U.P.’s’ for kids runneth under | Guest Column

  • Aug 1, 2013 at 6:00AM

Let’s rally to remove the last bit of red tape from the community ballfields

Lytton named to state education oversight panel

  • Aug 1, 2013 at 10:00AM

The committee will oversee implementation of the law, which is intended to help failing schools improve their performance through support, guidance and, if necessary, direct intervention by OSPI.

Salute for support of Pig War Picnic | Letters

  • Aug 1, 2013 at 1:00PM

We served more than 1,300 meals on the 4th and couldn’t have done it without the wives, husbands, friends and family members that stepped in to help us.

Journal political cartoon; July 31 edition | Opinion

  • Aug 1, 2013 at 3:00PM

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

Judith Arlene Nash: 1940 — 2013 | Passages

  • Aug 2, 2013 at 9:13AM

When the Islands Convalescent Center opened in 1967, Judy was the first LPN to work there. She cared for people there for many years. Judy also worked at Inter Island Medical Center as an LPN and EMT.

Library to close for inventory, Aug. 14-16

  • Aug 2, 2013 at 10:49AM

The library asks that those with books or other check-out items to return to refrain from doing so until after the inventory is completed; however, the library website will be fully operational during the closure to provide online access to information resources.

Help for a friend in a time of need | Letters

  • Aug 2, 2013 at 4:00PM

Any donations that exceed Cathy’s out-of-pocket expenses will be gifted to Peace Island Volunteers to help them continue their mission in assisting our local Peace Island Medical Center patients.

Petition to delist Southern resident killer whales rejected

  • Aug 2, 2013 at 7:58PM

Despite claims by critics, NOAA Fisheries stands by its determination that the Southern resident killer whales are a population distinct from others of their kind.

Antics of grumpy old men aren't always amusing | Letters

  • Aug 2, 2013 at 8:02PM

Is it any wonder why young people who grow up on this island can’t wait to leave, when the place is run by such old, bitter, angry men who seem to get their way with no opposition?

FH High School grad earns master's degree

  • Aug 5, 2013 at 8:00AM updated at 2:36PM

A Fulbright Scholar, DeBoer, daughter of Kerry and Beth Anderson of Friday Harbor, teaches fourth grade at Whitney Elementary School in Yakima, Wash., where she and husband Josh DeBoer make their home.

Elementary school renovation project hums along

  • Aug 5, 2013 at 8:55AM

The renovation project includes installation of more energy efficient windows, replacement of all the building's exterior siding and remodel of the main student bathrooms.

FH Film Fest's Tuesday's film series: 'The 11th Hour'

  • Aug 5, 2013 at 8:29AM

Where we've been, where we're headed and, most importantly, how we can change... the state of the global environment revealed in this documentary narrated by Leonardo DiCaprio.

Cha-ching; double dose of ferry fare hikes in store

  • Aug 6, 2013 at 10:29AM

The uptick in fares is intended to cover an increase in Washington State Ferries' operating revenue, enacted by the legislature in the state's latest two-year transportation budget. The targeted increase in revenue generated by fares — $328 million — represents a 6-percent increase over the amount WSF was expected to collect through fares — $310 million — in the previous biennial budget.

FH town council primary: ballots due today

  • Aug 6, 2013 at 10:45AM

Democracy is not a spectator sport... it just might be your ballot that determines which two Friday Harbor Town Council candidates advance to the general election.

Whale Museum lecture series: Sixgills in the spotlight

  • Aug 6, 2013 at 11:37AM

It’s been about five weeks or so since a massive sixgill shark — a 12-foot long female — washed up on the beach at Argyle Lagoon. If you’ve been wondering what that was all about, well, The Whale Museum just may be the place to find some answers.

Fine Arts seeks helping hands at the fair

  • Aug 6, 2013 at 12:38PM

Hey, art lovers... just two hours of your time is all it would take to lend a helping hand at the Fine Arts Exhibit at the county fair.

New owner, new plans for Jeri’s mall

  • Aug 6, 2013 at 4:00PM

Constructed in 1973, Jeri's mall was originally intended to be a two-story structure

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