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Phone service to mainland restored, capacity limited; cell-phone, digital service spotty

  • 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.

Rama Fire: March 27, 1977—Nov. 2, 2013 | Passages

  • 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.

Broken fiber-optic cable located; CenturyLink preps for repair

  • 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.

Explore the Salish Sea floor

  • 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

Wisecracks over outage don’t fly | Letters

  • 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

CenturyLink representative to field questions at Open House; 3-6 p.m.

  • 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.

Pivotal points lost in I-522 coverage | Letters

  • 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.

League hosts forum on state of local health care

  • 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.

Real estate snapshot: volume down, prices up

  • Nov 13, 2013 at 5:00AM

Despite the downward trend these numbers indicate, there’s more to the market than meets the eye

Grateful for care from Island Air | Letters

  • 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

Outage update: cell phone coverage improved, boost in connectivity for Rock Island customers

  • 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.

Optimism rises in Vendovi campaign | Guest Column

  • Nov 13, 2013 at 12:00PM

More than 350 households have donated to the Trust’s “Save Vendovi” campaign

Groups call for better protection of Puget Sound

  • 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

Fond farewell from ‘Sell It Again’ | Letters

  • 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.

Murder, mystery: an author event

  • 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

High praise for Airlift Northwest | Letters

  • 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

Fun & games at FANS carnival

  • 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.

Defeat of I-522 deconstructed | Guest column—The Petri Dish

  • 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.

Hard times & the holidays: Concert, unity, faith to help community heal

  • 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

Arne Briane Ferchen: 1955—2013 | Passages

  • Nov 14, 2013 at 11:00AM

He will be greatly missed by his family and many friends.

‘Tall tales’ of local wildlife explored

  • Nov 14, 2013 at 2:00PM

Research by Whale Museum reveals facts behind long-standing myths

Hey, can you hear me now? | Editorial

  • 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."

Lack of ‘profit’ no proof of failure for farm tax-break program

  • Nov 15, 2013 at 5:00AM updated at 10:24AM

Assessor in error, farms needn’t be ‘profitable’ to qualify for tax breaks

Students united for wetlands sake

  • 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.

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