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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

Henry Goodman Curtis: 1926 — 2013 | Passages

  • Aug 6, 2013 at 5:00PM

Henry Curtis and his wife Lynn developed an interest in sailing and moved to San Juan Island in 1977 after his semi-retirement. There they were active in community affairs, especially the San Juan Community Theater, of which he wrote a history.

Feds to help fund enforcement of killer whale rules

  • Aug 6, 2013 at 6:00PM

In addition to $924,961 in federal funds, Washington state will augment enforcement of on-the-water rules implemented by NOAA in 2011 with $300,000 in state money. Those rules include a restrictions that prohibit vessels of all types — motor boats, sail boats and kayaks — from approaching a killer whale closer than 200 yards or from intercepting a whale or positioning a vessel in its path.

On your mark, get set... register now for the 36th annual 8.8K Loop Run

  • Aug 7, 2013 at 2:00AM

The 36th annual 8.8K Loop Run is Saturday, Aug. 17.

And all that jazz

  • Aug 7, 2013 at 4:00AM

A self-taught vocalist, Seattle’s Greta Matassa, has released eight CDs over the course of her career

Local wood for local products

  • Aug 7, 2013 at 10:00AM

Architects, builders, craftspeople, homeowners and other wood products users are encouraged to attend.

Record low primary turnout Snoozer puts Ghatan, Shildneck in playoff

  • Aug 7, 2013 at 12:00PM

With perhaps 60 votes to be counted at 5 p.m. on Aug. 8, the turnout percentage may rise to 33 percent, but the "top two" is pretty well set.

Lack of permits prompts $1.6M settlement

  • Aug 7, 2013 at 12:00PM

Backers of proposed coal facility sued over un-permitted drill, fill, excavation

Back to school? Vaccine time

  • Aug 7, 2013 at 6:00PM

Children ages 4 to 6 and getting ready for kindergarten are due for boosters of four vaccines.

Legacy of romance: children of two worlds

  • Aug 7, 2013 at 9:00PM

Historian traces mingling of cultures, what military men left behind on the western frontier

EMT course starts in October

  • Aug 8, 2013 at 4:00AM

San Juan Island EMS and MedEvac will conduct an Emergency Medical Technician course beginning Oct. 5.

It’s our 40th; and you’re invited | Letters

  • Aug 8, 2013 at 3:00PM

The routine has varied over the years, but beginning with Les and Marilyn Labar and one small aircraft, Aeronautical Services has without interruption provided the San Juan Islands with this service since 1973.

Air ambulance: above and beyond | Guest Column

  • Aug 8, 2013 at 7:00PM

Fully accredited, local program is on the cutting edge of critical care air transport

Tree removal to aid prairie preservation

  • Aug 8, 2013 at 9:00PM

The park will be removing a stand of about 170 young Douglas firs that have encroached on the prairie southeast of the Redoubt.

Free grief support group offered by Hospice SJ

  • Aug 9, 2013 at 11:00AM

The support group is offered free of charge and begins Sept. 10.

Conservation district parcel fees 'adjusted' down, and up

  • Aug 9, 2013 at 4:38PM

By the end of the Aug. 6 council meeting, and after an hour of public testimony lauding the "great work" of the conservation district, the council voted without dissent to decrease the district's existing "parcel fee" to $4.95, and to impose an "acreage assessment" of seven cents an acre.

State of storm water run-off? Still can deliver a lethal dose | As I See It

  • Aug 10, 2013 at 4:00AM

Tests show efforts to keep pollutants out of the harbor don’t measure up

Pancake flippin’ pirates say thanks | Letters

  • Aug 10, 2013 at 5:00AM

Our crew was incredible and worked together like clockwork, and last but not least, the customers were all great — even when the line got long.

Robert 'Bob' Erickson: 1939 — 2013 | Passages

  • Aug 10, 2013 at 2:16PM

Bob was born in Everett, Wash., Dec. 25, 1939 to Eric and Frances Erickson. He grew up in Friday Harbor, graduating from FHHS in 1958. Following high school, Bob entered the United States Marine Corps. After his tour of duty, he then returned to Friday Harbor where he worked for and retired from the Town of Friday Harbor.

Opposition by Lummi Nation against Gateway coal deserves support | Letters

  • Aug 10, 2013 at 7:02PM

It is a common misperception that treaty rights are given to native people. Actually, the US government does not “give” treaty rights to anyone — native people reserved them when they signed treaties in a government-to-government relationship.

It's back: Community Foundation to match donations at the fair by 50 percent

  • Aug 10, 2013 at 6:52PM

Make a donation at the county fair to any of eight separate community projects, including medical support for shelter animals, volunteer training for Hospice and Brickworks, and the Community Foundation will match it by 50 percent.

‘Trashion’ in Fashion

  • Aug 11, 2013 at 6:00AM

San Juan County’s Fairly Outrageous Trashion Fashion Show, heartwarming, homespun, inspired and somewhat absurd, and most appropriately named, is just such an event.

Miffed by deal for ‘Drive-In’ movies | Letters

  • Aug 11, 2013 at 10:00AM

We as neighbors have always been included in new ideas that will have an impact on our quality of life in our homes.

Islanders Bank annual school supply donation drive; full speed ahead

  • Aug 11, 2013 at 12:00PM updated at 3:04PM

Islanders Bank's annual "Gear up for Our Schools" campaign and school supply donation drive is Aug. 7 to Aug. 27. Click here to find out a list of sought-after supplies and where to donate.

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