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CenturyLink, OPALCO team up on temporary fix, restore communication lines

  • Nov 7, 2013 at 12:08PM

Through the use of the local power cooperative's fiber optic network, CenturyLink expects to soon have a temporary solution in place that will restore voice and 911 service for its customers on San Juan, Orcas and Lopez islands, according to spokeswoman Jan Kampbell.

Earth Box is out of this world; thanks for donation | Letters

  • Nov 7, 2013 at 12:57PM

Andrea loved her stay at Earth Box, and once again I am grateful for the generosity that abounds on our islands. This was a great gift of Earth Box during Domestic Violence Awareness Month.

Hey, marine naturalist? Unwind at Whale Museum end of season 'Gear Down' workshop

  • Nov 7, 2013 at 12:51PM

The program includes a presentation about sea otters a talk about effects of human exposure on anti-predatory responses of harbor seals and a discussion about sound production and echolocation in orca whales... oh yeah, and a "mythbusters" workshop, too.

In concert: Dana Lyons—at the library

  • Nov 7, 2013 at 1:37PM

Best known perhaps for his song "Cows With Guns", Bellingham-based singer, songwriter Dana Lyons will perform a free concert, Friday, at San Juan Island Library.

Homeland Security in center of town...why? | Letters

  • Nov 7, 2013 at 1:21PM

Why does Homeland Security need to expand their base of operations here? Will there be holding cells; armed and uniformed officials guarding the doors on that corner? Why must this be at the very center of the Friday Harbor tourist area?

Connect to the internet at county Legislative Building

  • Nov 7, 2013 at 2:55PM

Islanders can use two computers and the county's wireless service to connect to the internet at the Legislative Building in Friday Harbor during regular business hours.

Telephone service restored between Orcas, San Juan islands

  • Nov 7, 2013 at 6:21PM

Islanders on Orcas and San Juan are able to talk to each other by telephone after CenturyLink restored phone service between the two islands at about 4 p.m., Thursday. Residents and businesses still grappling with disruption to electronic communication.

Local inventor to lead WordPress EDC workshop

  • Nov 8, 2013 at 8:00AM

The course will be presented by Bryan Hoyer, who is an inventor and entrepreneur who spent 25 years in silicon valley before moving to the islands in 2007.

Wolverines defeat Vashon in season finale, 54-17 | Football

  • Nov 8, 2013 at 10:36AM

Friday Harbor put up big numbers on the scoreboard in their final game of the season, dealing the visiting Pirates of Vashon Island a 54-17 defeat.

My hat’s off to those who help | Letters

  • Nov 8, 2013 at 10:00AM

My red truck got stuck in a ditch and I tried myself to get it out, making it worse. I called AAA and All Seasons Towing arrived.

Deputy auditor to join school district

  • Nov 8, 2013 at 11:00AM

Domenech takes business manager post after 11 years with county

FH officials issue statement on pending US Customs relocation

  • Nov 8, 2013 at 11:08AM

Friday Harbor officials issued a statement Nov. 7 in response to concerns raised over the Department of Homeland Security's pending move from the port marina into the heart of the town. "...the Town has no say or involvement in the private real estate dealings..."

County Council declares 'state of emergency' in wake of communications failure

  • Nov 8, 2013 at 12:00PM updated at 3:16PM

In addition to being an official request for help from state agencies and resources, the declaration is step one in creating access for businesses to seek reimbursement for lost revenue because of the widespread communication failure.

Ardell Ruth Gordon: 1922–2013 | Passages

  • Nov 8, 2013 at 3:00PM

A beloved mother, Ardell will be remembered for her heart filled with gratitude and her warm and caring presence.

Hook into the Internet at county legislative building, Saturday

  • Nov 8, 2013 at 4:05PM

The conference room at the San Juan County Legislative building that has been open for public Internet use since the day after the communications outage began, will be available for public use Saturday, from 8:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

History in the making

  • Nov 8, 2013 at 6:00PM

The museum and its parent group, the San Juan Island Historical Society, recently launched a fundraising drive to help finance the project.

Jealousy stars in Puccini’s ‘Tosca’

  • Nov 9, 2013 at 6:00AM

Love, jealousy, betrayal, tyranny, power, persuasion, and more

Cartoon misses mark on farm tax | Letters

  • Nov 9, 2013 at 10:00AM

This office has been and continues to be supportive of farmers and farmland owners.

Thanks to Harvest Dinner volunteers | Letters

  • Nov 9, 2013 at 7:00PM

Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Services would like to offer our deepest gratitude to all who volunteered, donated the amazing food

OPALCO opens up network to restore digital, 911 communication on San Juan Island

  • Nov 10, 2013 at 1:22PM

OPALCO’s data communications system is now carrying the phone and data traffic for San Juan Island, and providing 911 and phone solutions for the rest of San Juan County until CenturyLink can repair or replace their failed submarine cable.

St. David's service features songs by Shapiro

  • Nov 10, 2013 at 6:35PM

The works of local composer Alex Shapiro will be featured in an Evening Prayer service hosted by Saint David’s Episcopal Church, Saturday, Nov. 16, beginning at 5 p.m. The performance also features local musicians Dorothy Baker, piano, Pamela Stewart, flute, Sue Collado, clarinet, and Pat Nelson, bassoon.

Workshop offers free training on low impact development techniques

  • Nov 10, 2013 at 7:18PM

Low Impact Development is a planning, design and engineering approach to managing storm water run-off. The workshop is designed to help building and landscaping professionals emphasize conservation and the use of on-site natural features to protect water quality.

One more reason to love our library | Letters

  • Nov 10, 2013 at 7:09PM

some of us had never taken advantage of the library’s online capabilities—until last week when our usual sources failed us and the library became a refuge. Its computers, laptops and internet capabilities were a godsend to islanders.

Phone service to mainland restored, capacity limited; cell-phone, digital service spotty

  • Nov 11, 2013 at 8:35AM

In a Saturday morning conference call, CenturyLink reported that its repair crews had a “temporary fix” in place providing about 20 percent of the telephone capacity the system had before an undersea cable broke early Tuesday morning.

Rama Fire: March 27, 1977—Nov. 2, 2013 | Passages

  • Nov 11, 2013 at 7:44PM

A memorial will be held at Circle 8 BMX Trail Site in Seattle on Nov. 16 at 2 p.m. An island memorial will be held the following week. You can view or post tributes on the Facebook page: Johnny Waycock.

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