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Ian K. Gatley: 1931—2013 | Passages

  • Oct 8, 2013 at 12:00PM

For the last 20 years, Ian had made the San Juans his home, living the good life in retirement, just the way he wanted. He loved the lifestyle Friday Harbor provided, the people, and calm pace where there always seemed to be plenty of time to savor life as it happened.

Domestic Violence Awareness Month: 'Remember My Name' vigil, Oct. 10

  • Oct 8, 2013 at 5:00PM

The vigil will be held in observance of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, October, a time in which the community is encouraged to come together to build awareness and partnerships to end the cycle of domestic violence.

Loretta Smith: 1921—2013 | Passages

  • Oct 9, 2013 at 7:00AM

Loretta lived in Friday Harbor, Wash., with her husband Tuck Smith for 22 years. She was active at the Friday Harbor Library as a volunteer, she was an avid bridge player, and an avid lover of dachshunds all of her life.

‘New chapter’ for OPALCO? Here’s what we’d like to see | Guest Column

  • Oct 9, 2013 at 7:00AM

Let’s make conservation, investment in ‘green energy’ part of the solution

‘Honor & Sacrifice’: An epic family journey

  • Oct 9, 2013 at 9:00AM updated at 11:23AM

He was all of eight years old when Roy Matsumoto and his brother boarded a steamer bound for the family’s ancestral home in Japan.

Our garden grows with your support | Letters

  • Oct 9, 2013 at 12:00PM

The Dollars For Scholars program added a strong, young soil-turning student into our midst.

Wolverines dominate Orcas in 8-0 win | Girls soccer

  • Oct 9, 2013 at 12:00PM updated Oct 10, 2013 at 4:58PM

The Wolverines may have had difficulty finding the back of the net in their last two matches, but not so against Orcas.

Stories from the Pacific Rim: 3-day film festival begins Friday

  • Oct 9, 2013 at 2:00PM

San Juan County Residents: Ask for your Locals’ Discount by phone or in person. Purchase tickets from the San Juan Community Theatre box office (100 Second St.), by telephone at 360-378-3210 or on-line at

Wolverines prevail in see-saw battle against Orcas | Volleyball

  • Oct 9, 2013 at 3:00PM updated at 5:28PM

With the best-of-five match tied at two games apiece, Friday Harbor grabbed a 12-5 advantage midway through the final game and then tallied three of the next seven points to claim a 15-9 win in the finale, and the match by a final score of 3-2.

What’s love got to do with it?

  • 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.

‘Dems’ to blame for shutdown, too | Letters

  • 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

Stamper named director of Red Cross Islands Chapter

  • 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.

Fair to host meeting on Drive-In movie plans

  • 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.

Town to hold public hearing on retail pot law

  • 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.

Toybox now all-women owned, staffed

  • 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.

Brickworks to host 'Community Conversation' on Death with Dignity law, today, 1 p.m.

  • 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.

Support for PAC runs deep, wide | Letters

  • Oct 11, 2013 at 4:00PM

As the county blunders along the road to the CAO, how can people not resort to political action?

Soroptimists to distribute $10,500 in awards, scholarships; apply soon

  • 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.

Presentation by property rights group probes excesses of 'sustainability'

  • 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.

Blame game over shutdown prompts partisan calls for campaign cash

  • 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.

Whose interest does this panel serve? | Guest Column

  • Oct 11, 2013 at 6:00PM

As planning commissioners, litigants have another chance to rewrite the CAO

IOSA offers free training to help birds in event of an oil spill

  • 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.

OPALCO seeks to fill vacancy on board of directors

  • 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.

Small change? Supporters, critics differ over impact of Proposition 1

  • 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

Tax breaks for farms in jeopardy

  • 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

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