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For art sake, and more

  • 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.

Reservations about reservations? | As I See It

  • 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.

Krebs for sheriff; leads by example | Letters

  • 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.

Tourism ‘hot spot’, San Juans declared endangered

  • 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.

Climate change, at our front door | Editorial

  • 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.

Journal political cartoon; September 17 edition | Opinion

  • 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.

Work crew vanishing act prompts 17-month sentence | Crime Brief

  • 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.

Foundation helps causes that count | Letters

  • Sep 18, 2014 at 5:00PM

Less well known is the Foundation’s involvement in support of practically invisible services geared toward those least able to advocate for themselves.

Deputy's guild backs Krebs in sheriff's race

  • Sep 19, 2014 at 7:00AM updated at 10:26AM

The Guild, which represents the department's deputies, detectives, sergeants, dispatch and corrections staff, 28 members in all, voted in overwhelming numbers to endorse Krebs, following a questions-and-answer forum with each candidate Monday, Sept. 15.

Helen Doris Peckinpaugh: 1937—2014 | Passages

  • Sep 19, 2014 at 7:00AM

Doris loved reading, the arts, flowers, fashion and clothes, a room with a view (especially of crashing waves), and Coca-Cola with lime.

Wolf Hollow ‘kick starts’ for otter care

  • Sep 19, 2014 at 10:00AM

LoveAnimals.org was created so organizations like Wolf Hollow can access crowd-funding resources and reach the larger audience that is critical to the funding of its projects.

Body in Moran State Park identified; cause of death remains unknown

  • Sep 20, 2014 at 7:00AM

The cause of death of Mehmet Tokgozoglu has yet to be determined, and the last year's of his life are shrouded in mystery as well. No one seems to know how the 51-year-old engineer and former Raytheon employee got to Orcas Island or much of his whereabouts in the last year.

Are we to believe the emperor has new clothes? | As I See It

  • Sep 21, 2014 at 3:51PM

I can’t think of anything more fundamental to a cooperative’s board than honesty. Right behind that is the ability to acknowledge mistakes, apologize and take steps to make sure they aren’t repeated... Right now, we’re not getting that.

Friday Harbor topples Loggers in a rout; 43-6

  • Sep 21, 2014 at 3:30PM

With a decisive win over Darrington, the Wolverines (2-1) will have momentum on their side when they face league-leading La Conner, at home, Friday, Sept. 26; kick off is 6:30 p.m.

Board critic long on fantasy, short on facts | Letters

  • Sep 22, 2014 at 6:59PM

It's been a pretty long time since a man has spun fantasies about me, so in a way I should be grateful to Mr. MacLeod for thinking about me in his off hours.

Off-duty deputy rescues two from smoke-filled home

  • Sep 22, 2014 at 6:49PM

“I felt a little naked because I didn’t have any gear, but it was a small space with easy access – if things went sideways I could have gotten out,” deputy Doug Maya recalls of the rescue of two people from a mobile home filling up fast with toxic smoke.

Wickman hat-trick fuels win over Concrete | Girls soccer

  • Sep 22, 2014 at 6:43PM

Emma Wickman scored the first, second and third goals of her varsity career in the Wolverines runaway win over Concrete. But the Friday Harbor sophomore isn't the only one to find the back of the opponent's net.

Pierce Transit CEO picked to lead Washington State Ferries

  • Sep 22, 2014 at 7:04PM

Lynne Griffith, who was slated to step down as CEO of Pierce Transit at the end of the year, will begin her new assignment as assistant secretary of WSF in early October.

Step back in time to World War II on San Juan Island

  • Sep 23, 2014 at 10:35AM

The talk will focus on what is was like living on the island during World War II and what measures islanders took to protect the home front.

Hail to keepers of island parks, trails | Letters

  • Sep 23, 2014 at 12:00PM

The ongoing prairie restoration work at American Camp reflects an active and thoughtful approach to land management.

‘Start spreading the news,’ Jimmy Moe ‘Sinatra’ show

  • Sep 23, 2014 at 2:00PM

Donning a black suit and tie, and with his own natural blue eyes to complete the ensemble, Moe will sing the classic Sinatra sounds from the 1950s and ‘60s.

Money matters energize election

  • Sep 23, 2014 at 2:00PM

With three contested county office races, including sheriff, and no fewer than six local property tax or bond measures on the Nov. 4 election ballot, San Juan County voters have plenty to pay attention to in the run-up to the 2014 general election.

Crime novelist; at Griffin Bay

  • Sep 23, 2014 at 4:00PM

A classic whodunit with stunning Pacific Northwest imagery, suspense, and even a love triangle composes this tale of a man seeking simplicity, and finding mystique.

Simply symbiotic; Honey bees provide Nature’s sweetest gift

  • Sep 23, 2014 at 5:00PM

Colleen Howe, of Mitchell Bay Farm and Nursery, an organic farm on San Juan Island, began keeping bees 35 years ago for their honey.

Short-handed Wolverines claim big win on the road | Boys soccer

  • Sep 24, 2014 at 7:00AM

The Wolverines came out of halftime fired up against the Braves, who seemed to be arguably the better team for the beginning of the second half.

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