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- Nov 11, 2013 at 8:35AM
In a Saturday morning conference call, CenturyLink reported that its repair crews had a “temporary fix” in place providing about 20 percent of the telephone capacity the system had before an undersea cable broke early Tuesday morning.
- Nov 11, 2013 at 7:44PM
A memorial will be held at Circle 8 BMX Trail Site in Seattle on Nov. 16 at 2 p.m. An island memorial will be held the following week. You can view or post tributes on the Facebook page: Johnny Waycock.
- Nov 11, 2013 at 7:39PM
Located at a depth of 280 feet in San Juan Channel, and roughly 5,000 feet off-shore of Lopez Island, the cable was suspended along a rock face south of where it had originally been placed, according to the telecommunication company.
- Nov 12, 2013 at 9:29AM
“Exploring the Salish Seafloor: things you never knew” by Gary Greene of the SeaDoc Society on Tuesday, Nov. 12 at 7 p.m., at Emmanuel Parish Hall, Orcas Island
- Nov 12, 2013 at 12:08PM
Maybe we need someone in that job who understands the seriousness of what happened and is working hard to make sure it is fixed quickly and never happens again
- Nov 12, 2013 at 2:12PM
Spokeswoman Jan Kampbell of CenturyLink will be at Friday Harbor House, 3-6 p.m., today (Tuesday) to field questions or hear from islanders about the recent communications outage.
- Nov 12, 2013 at 3:00PM
An independent study by the Alliance for Natural Health found that I-522 will not substantially increase food costs
Ahrenius, Ghatan, Schwinge post wins in contested races; I-522 backed by local voters, but fails statewide
- Nov 12, 2013 at 6:00PM
Voter turnout in the Nov. 5 election totaled 61 percent, a little below average for general elections, but close to the 2009 and 2011 off-year election turnouts.
- Nov 12, 2013 at 7:00PM
“Controversy and Clarity: Healthcare and Religious Institutions,” speakers will give introductory remarks, after which the discussion will be open to written questions from the audience.
- Nov 13, 2013 at 5:00AM
Despite the downward trend these numbers indicate, there’s more to the market than meets the eye
- Nov 13, 2013 at 9:00AM
I would like to personally thank Island Air of Friday Harbor for the times they have medical evacuated me off
- Nov 13, 2013 at 12:17PM
The latest update from CenturyLink notes improved Internet connectivity for Rock Island customers and better connections for local cell-phone coverage, according to a department of emergency management press release.
- Nov 13, 2013 at 12:00PM
More than 350 households have donated to the Trust’s “Save Vendovi” campaign
- Nov 13, 2013 at 2:00PM
Projects such as bulkheads, piers, dredging, marinas and barging facilities must result in no net-loss of habitat function
- Nov 13, 2013 at 6:00PM
Our most gracious and humble thanks for the support of all our customers, the community and to those who consigned their treasures with us over the years.
- Nov 13, 2013 at 8:00PM
As her unbridled curiosity and thirst for adventure offer perfect opportunity for Peterson to unleash her journalist-turned-sleuth on another spine-tingling and dangerous mystery
- Nov 14, 2013 at 4:00AM updated at 8:39AM
I can only imagine the damage that could have been done if we had not been able to land at the scene
- Nov 14, 2013 at 6:00AM
Activities get under way at the county Fairgrounds at 11 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 16, and wrap up at 2 p.m.
- Nov 14, 2013 at 9:18AM
At times, it seemed those running the Yes on 522 campaign had not learned many lessons from the defeat of a nearly identical food labeling initiative in California in 2012. As a result the ballot measure, which 66 percent of potential voters endorsed in a September Elway Poll, is on track to finish with only 49 percent voting for it.
- Nov 14, 2013 at 9:00AM
It is in this spirit that a very special choral concert is being offered to our community on November 23rd
- Nov 14, 2013 at 11:00AM
He will be greatly missed by his family and many friends.
- Nov 14, 2013 at 2:00PM
Research by Whale Museum reveals facts behind long-standing myths
- Nov 14, 2013 at 5:00PM
A community responded to make sure we remain safe, secure and healthy and we were reminded again that "we're all in this together."
- Nov 15, 2013 at 5:00AM updated at 10:24AM
Assessor in error, farms needn’t be ‘profitable’ to qualify for tax breaks
- Nov 15, 2013 at 9:00AM
The Land Bank acquired the Beaverton Valley Marsh property, home to one of the largest expanses of critical wetland habitat in the county, some years ago.