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- 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
- Oct 15, 2013 at 10:00AM
... a few people with an ax to grind want to foist their upset upon the rest of us. The proponents (of Prop. 1) call this a small change, but it is not.
- Oct 15, 2013 at 1:00PM
“Shining Night”: A man, an island, and music that moves the world
- Oct 15, 2013 at 1:00PM
The crown for Best Overall Chili went to defending champ SJISD Food for Thought, with Cask and Schooner Restaurant in second place. The tasty entry of SJISD Food for Thought also won for Most Local Chili, with Cask & Schooner Restaurant close behind with a chili that featured products from 12 local farms.
- Oct 15, 2013 at 4:00PM
Seattle author recounts rise and fall of family fortune in heart of Japan
- Oct 16, 2013 at 5:00AM updated at 9:58AM
Contract with PeaceHealth provides for similar level of maternity care as offered at former medical center…not less
- Oct 16, 2013 at 9:57AM
CenturyLink, as a condition of buying Qwest earlier this year, was required to petition the state's Utilities and Transportation Commission to grant the new company a seven-year renewal of an Alternative Form of Regulation previously granted to Qwest in 2006.
- Oct 16, 2013 at 11:00AM
“Lights on After school” was created to raise awareness of the importance of affordable, quality after-school care.
- Oct 16, 2013 at 6:00PM
This isn’t just an artist at work, it’s a woman who’s doing what she wants
- Oct 17, 2013 at 10:00AM
“Who’s Afraid of Virginia Wolf”, in the next installment of San Juan Community Theatre’s free “On Book! Readers Theatre” series