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Our ‘C.U.P.’s’ for kids runneth under | Guest Column

  • Aug 1, 2013 at 6:00AM

Let’s rally to remove the last bit of red tape from the community ballfields

Lytton named to state education oversight panel

  • 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.

Salute for support of Pig War Picnic | Letters

  • 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.

Journal political cartoon; July 31 edition | Opinion

  • Aug 1, 2013 at 3:00PM

Cartoon musings on local news and events are published periodically in the Journal of the San Juan Islands

Judith Arlene Nash: 1940 — 2013 | Passages

  • 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.

Library to close for inventory, Aug. 14-16

  • 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.

Help for a friend in a time of need | Letters

  • 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.

Petition to delist Southern resident killer whales rejected

  • 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.

Antics of grumpy old men aren't always amusing | Letters

  • 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?

FH High School grad earns master's degree

  • 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.

Elementary school renovation project hums along

  • 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.

FH Film Fest's Tuesday's film series: 'The 11th Hour'

  • 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.

Cha-ching; double dose of ferry fare hikes in store

  • 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.

FH town council primary: ballots due today

  • 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.

Whale Museum lecture series: Sixgills in the spotlight

  • 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.

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.

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