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Tires slashed, meds & jewelry snatched, traffic stop prompts DUI arrest; San Juan County Sheriff's Log
- Sep 12, 2014 at 12:22PM
Sept. 4: Jewelry, medications and other items were reportedly stolen from a vehicle parked in Friday Harbor. The financial loss was unlisted in the incident report.
- Sep 12, 2014 at 3:00PM
The long lives and low reproductive survival combined with past over-harvesting and degraded habitats, have resulted in declines of many populations of rockfish in the Salish Sea.
- Sep 13, 2014 at 5:00AM
One aspect Coach Richard Ledford is fairly unfamiliar with is the lack of depth on this year’s roster. Only 38 players turned out this year; Ledford is more used to a team with 50.
- Sep 13, 2014 at 8:00AM
It is life-affirming to live in a place where ideas matter, and where the hard work of many can create true change. For that we are grateful.
- Sep 14, 2014 at 6:48PM
The OPALCO Board of Directors will discuss utility rates for 2015, beginning budget talks for the upcoming year at its next meeting, Sept. 18, in Friday Harbor.
- Sep 14, 2014 at 6:39PM
When friends heard Dave Hall had major expenses associated with his cancer, they offered to help with a fundraiser. The Dinner/Auction/Dance Benefit 4 Dave Hall is Oct. 4 at the Fairgrounds. Doors open at 5 p.m. for auction item viewing; dinner is 5:30-6:30 p.m. Read below to find out more.
- Sep 14, 2014 at 6:44PM
Prosecutors, in calling for a prison term at the upper end of the state-standard range of sentencing, note that the theft of a firearm and its concealment where it might have been discovered by children demonstrate a disregard for the safety of others. The loaded revolver, as well as its holster, were reportedly visible through a milk crate they had been stashed in, regardless of the flower pot placed on top of it.
- Sep 15, 2014 at 7:00AM
I am asking the community to do one more thing for me and all those fighting cancer now and in the future. Please attend the Relay for Life fundraiser for the American Cancer society on Sept. 27 at the Fairgrounds from 3-11 p.m., and show us your support. There are many in our community that would benefit.
- Sep 15, 2014 at 7:58PM
The primary objective of the new IMA museum will be to bring world class, exciting art to the local population of San Juan County—exhibitions seen recently in major metropolitan museums throughout the country, and even the world. These exhibitions will be totally free of charge to the public.
- Sep 15, 2014 at 8:20PM
Imagine walking into a room and being transported back to 1964 where you felt you were continuing a conversation that you had started 50 years ago.
- Sep 15, 2014 at 8:10PM
Many of Pasado’s cats had to be relocated to high-kill shelters in order to accommodate an influx of 48 felines rescued as part of a cat-hoarding case, but the lucky seven that ended up at the Friday Harbor animal shelter face no threat of termination.
- Sep 16, 2014 at 12:19PM
San Juan Vineyard grows two white varieties on their estate, Siegerrebe and Madeleine Angevine. They will be trucking in Pinot Gris and Riesling grapes from the Yakima Valley to crush this year.
- Sep 16, 2014 at 1:00PM updated Sep 18, 2014 at 3:07PM
Born and raised on San Juan Island, and a prominent figure in island agricultural, Al Sundstrom died at his home Wednesday, Sept. 10. He was 96.
- Sep 16, 2014 at 2:00PM
A less than perfect document, the Constitution did not extend voting rights to landless citizens, women, Native Americans, and blacks.
- Sep 16, 2014 at 3:00PM
Individuals and organizations willing to offer fiscal support are encouraged to come and ask questions about the significance of the program for our county.
- Sep 16, 2014 at 6:00PM
I can look at a 100-year-old building or a post-war structure and appreciate that each has something to say about America, and even our community, at a given moment in time.
- Sep 17, 2014 at 10:00AM
Shining Night, a film by Michael Stillwater, received the “Audience Favorite” award at the 2013 Friday Harbor Film Festival.
- Sep 17, 2014 at 12:00PM updated Sep 18, 2014 at 10:31AM
If you’re looking to score some weed in the San Juan Islands, legally, that is, don’t hold your breath. It could take awhile.
- Sep 17, 2014 at 1:00PM
More than 100 original oil paintings by San Juan Island artist David Price, Sr. will be on display and available for a reduced price as part of a first-ever show at the artist's home.
- Sep 17, 2014 at 4:00PM
I see the reservation system benefiting the tourist industry, the retiree, the professional who lives here part-time, but this benefit comes at the expense of the working families who live here and are the core of our community.
- Sep 17, 2014 at 7:00PM
Over the next several years, I observed significant and positive motivational changes in the student. Ron remains one of the most committed parents I have met in my 27 years here.
- Sep 18, 2014 at 8:00AM
Leave No Trace is a national non-profit organization that aims to protect the outdoors by teaching people how to enjoy it responsibly.
- Sep 18, 2014 at 11:00AM
But if you still think climate change is a joke, or that what’s happening across the globe is simply some kind of cyclical twist in Mother Nature’s grand scheme or bag of tricks, then think again.
- Sep 18, 2014 at 1:00PM
Cartoonist Rob Pudim's view on local news and events are published weekly in the Journal of the San Juan Islands, and periodically on SanJuanJournal.com.
- Sep 18, 2014 at 3:00PM
Robert Thomas Speers was assigned to work crew as part of a sentence handed down for violating court orders on back-to-back convictions in 2011 for bail jumping and for escape from community custody.