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- Aug 1, 2013 at 6:00AM
Let’s rally to remove the last bit of red tape from the community ballfields
- Aug 1, 2013 at 10:00AM
The committee will oversee implementation of the law, which is intended to help failing schools improve their performance through support, guidance and, if necessary, direct intervention by OSPI.
- Aug 1, 2013 at 1:00PM
We served more than 1,300 meals on the 4th and couldn’t have done it without the wives, husbands, friends and family members that stepped in to help us.
- Aug 1, 2013 at 3:00PM
Cartoon musings on local news and events are published periodically in the Journal of the San Juan Islands
- Aug 2, 2013 at 9:13AM
When the Islands Convalescent Center opened in 1967, Judy was the first LPN to work there. She cared for people there for many years. Judy also worked at Inter Island Medical Center as an LPN and EMT.
- Aug 2, 2013 at 10:49AM
The library asks that those with books or other check-out items to return to refrain from doing so until after the inventory is completed; however, the library website will be fully operational during the closure to provide online access to information resources.
- Aug 2, 2013 at 4:00PM
Any donations that exceed Cathy’s out-of-pocket expenses will be gifted to Peace Island Volunteers to help them continue their mission in assisting our local Peace Island Medical Center patients.
- Aug 2, 2013 at 7:58PM
Despite claims by critics, NOAA Fisheries stands by its determination that the Southern resident killer whales are a population distinct from others of their kind.
- Aug 2, 2013 at 8:02PM
Is it any wonder why young people who grow up on this island can’t wait to leave, when the place is run by such old, bitter, angry men who seem to get their way with no opposition?
- Aug 5, 2013 at 8:00AM updated at 2:36PM
A Fulbright Scholar, DeBoer, daughter of Kerry and Beth Anderson of Friday Harbor, teaches fourth grade at Whitney Elementary School in Yakima, Wash., where she and husband Josh DeBoer make their home.
- Aug 5, 2013 at 8:55AM
The renovation project includes installation of more energy efficient windows, replacement of all the building's exterior siding and remodel of the main student bathrooms.
- Aug 5, 2013 at 8:29AM
Where we've been, where we're headed and, most importantly, how we can change... the state of the global environment revealed in this documentary narrated by Leonardo DiCaprio.
- Aug 6, 2013 at 10:29AM
The uptick in fares is intended to cover an increase in Washington State Ferries' operating revenue, enacted by the legislature in the state's latest two-year transportation budget. The targeted increase in revenue generated by fares — $328 million — represents a 6-percent increase over the amount WSF was expected to collect through fares — $310 million — in the previous biennial budget.
- Aug 6, 2013 at 10:45AM
Democracy is not a spectator sport... it just might be your ballot that determines which two Friday Harbor Town Council candidates advance to the general election.
- Aug 6, 2013 at 11:37AM
It’s been about five weeks or so since a massive sixgill shark — a 12-foot long female — washed up on the beach at Argyle Lagoon. If you’ve been wondering what that was all about, well, The Whale Museum just may be the place to find some answers.
- 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.
- Aug 6, 2013 at 4:00PM
Constructed in 1973, Jeri's mall was originally intended to be a two-story structure
- 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.
- 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.
- Aug 7, 2013 at 2:00AM
The 36th annual 8.8K Loop Run is Saturday, Aug. 17.
- Aug 7, 2013 at 4:00AM
A self-taught vocalist, Seattle’s Greta Matassa, has released eight CDs over the course of her career
- Aug 7, 2013 at 10:00AM
Architects, builders, craftspeople, homeowners and other wood products users are encouraged to attend.
- 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.
- Aug 7, 2013 at 12:00PM
Backers of proposed coal facility sued over un-permitted drill, fill, excavation
- Aug 7, 2013 at 6:00PM
Children ages 4 to 6 and getting ready for kindergarten are due for boosters of four vaccines.