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- Oct 8, 2013 at 12:00PM
For the last 20 years, Ian had made the San Juans his home, living the good life in retirement, just the way he wanted. He loved the lifestyle Friday Harbor provided, the people, and calm pace where there always seemed to be plenty of time to savor life as it happened.
- Oct 8, 2013 at 5:00PM
The vigil will be held in observance of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, October, a time in which the community is encouraged to come together to build awareness and partnerships to end the cycle of domestic violence.
- Oct 9, 2013 at 7:00AM
Loretta lived in Friday Harbor, Wash., with her husband Tuck Smith for 22 years. She was active at the Friday Harbor Library as a volunteer, she was an avid bridge player, and an avid lover of dachshunds all of her life.
- Oct 9, 2013 at 7:00AM
Let’s make conservation, investment in ‘green energy’ part of the solution
- Oct 9, 2013 at 9:00AM updated at 11:23AM
He was all of eight years old when Roy Matsumoto and his brother boarded a steamer bound for the family’s ancestral home in Japan.
- Oct 9, 2013 at 12:00PM
The Dollars For Scholars program added a strong, young soil-turning student into our midst.
- Oct 9, 2013 at 12:00PM updated Oct 10, 2013 at 4:58PM
The Wolverines may have had difficulty finding the back of the net in their last two matches, but not so against Orcas.
- Oct 9, 2013 at 2:00PM
San Juan County Residents: Ask for your Locals’ Discount by phone or in person. Purchase tickets from the San Juan Community Theatre box office (100 Second St.), by telephone at 360-378-3210 or on-line at http://www.sjctheatre.org/
- Oct 9, 2013 at 3:00PM updated at 5:28PM
With the best-of-five match tied at two games apiece, Friday Harbor grabbed a 12-5 advantage midway through the final game and then tallied three of the next seven points to claim a 15-9 win in the finale, and the match by a final score of 3-2.
- Oct 9, 2013 at 4:00PM
Nicole Hardy’s “Confessions of a Latter-Day Virgin”, has been hailed as a mesmerizing, wholly relatable account of one woman’s hard-won mission to find love, acceptance, and happiness—on her own terms.
- Oct 10, 2013 at 5:00AM
For those who believe that government should involve negotiation and compromise, that both sides must be willing at least to consider giving up something they want in order to pass legislation
- Oct 10, 2013 at 10:04AM
In 2012, The Islands Chapter assisted 29 families affected by home fires and other emergencies, and provided emergency communications and other assistance for over 400 military families through Red Cross’s Service to Armed Forces Programs. Both services are provided predominantly by volunteers.
- Oct 10, 2013 at 10:00AM
The fair expects to offer movies on 23 nights between April and November, with room for about 100 cars and 50 spectators at each after-dusk movie.
- Oct 10, 2013 at 3:12PM
The Friday Harbor Town Council will consider a new law as part of an Oct. 17 public hearing that would allow the production, processing or retailing of marijuana in land-use zones designated light industrial as part of an Oct. 17 public hearing.
- Oct 10, 2013 at 3:00PM updated at 7:44PM
Founded by Nancy Buechner in 1993, the Toybox, 20 First St., is celebrating 20 years in business, and with the addition of Jade Cooper-Yockers and Sabrina Helton, is now an all-women owned and operated enterprise.
- Oct 11, 2013 at 9:54AM
Dr. Tom Preston, medical director for Compassion & Choices and key architect and advisor for Washington state's Death with Dignity law, will be the featured speaker at a "community conversation" focusing on issues regarding that law.
- Oct 11, 2013 at 4:00PM
As the county blunders along the road to the CAO, how can people not resort to political action?
- Oct 11, 2013 at 5:03PM
Local women are encouraged to apply for the Women’s Opportunity Award, the Violet Richardson Award, the Ruby Award and the Fellowship Award. Click on this article for information about each award and application deadlines.
- Oct 11, 2013 at 4:37PM
Author, journalist and former European bureau chief for Life Magazine, Elizabeth Nickson will be the featured guest speaker of a presentation entitled "Surviving Sustainability in the San Juans," sponsored by Citizens Alliance for Property Rights, Saturday, Oct. 12.
- Oct 11, 2013 at 6:16PM
Nothing feeds a politician’s campaign coffers quite like a good partisan fight. So it’s no surprise Democratic and Republican members of Congress across the country and here in Washington seized on Monday’s showdown then shutdown (Oct. 7) to raise campaign cash.
- Oct 11, 2013 at 6:00PM
As planning commissioners, litigants have another chance to rewrite the CAO
- Oct 13, 2013 at 12:19PM
Participants of the class, entitled "Search, Capture & Rescue of Oiled Birds," will learn different strategies in locating and capturing oil-laden birds, as well as stabilization techniques in the field and initial care.
- Oct 13, 2013 at 1:34PM
The OPALCO board is seeking to fill a vacancy for the co-op District 4 area, Shaw, Crane, Canoe and Bell islands, following the resignation of John Bogert. The term of the vacant position expired at the co-op's annual meeting in 2016.
- Oct 15, 2013 at 8:00AM updated at 10:09AM
Opponents believe Prop. 1 is the first step to change countywide voting to voting by district, and perhaps to increase the number of council members. Supporters say its intent is simply to return to the people the possibility of changing the size and shape of voting districts
- Oct 15, 2013 at 9:59AM
San Juan County Assessor Charles Zalmanek thought he had found a way to give local farmers a three-year grace period to make enough money from farming