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Make that three in a row; Wolverines sweep Blaine | Volleyball

  • Oct 22, 2013 at 4:08PM

With perennial 2B state title contender La Conner (11-0) and Lynden Christian (9-1) waiting in the wings, Friday Harbor (9-1) began its toughest four-game stretch of the year Tuesday, Oct. 22, in a showdown at home against La Conner, and with first-place in the Northwest 1A/2B League standing up for grabs

It's about more power to the people; vote 'Yes' on Prop. 1 | Letters

  • Oct 22, 2013 at 4:14PM

Proposition 1 is not about special interests or “end runs” or any other attempt to undermine our government; it is plainly and simply about the people’s rights and freedom.

Community Theatre's 25th Anniversary Redux: 'Talking with…'

  • Oct 23, 2013 at 1:00PM updated at 9:03PM

Led by artistic director Susan Williams the play stars some of the island’s most accomplished actresses, including Julie Greene, who also, like Williams, starred in the original performance. Thursday marks opening night of the play, with performances Thurs-Sunday.

Town council weighs zoning restrictions on retail pot shops

  • Oct 23, 2013 at 9:39PM

The marijuana zoning ordinance, part of the late afternoon council session, attracted the most public interest, especially when town planning chief Mike Bertrand said a marijuana retail store would probably be limited to a strip along Mullis Street, from the Technology Building to Browne’s Home Center.

Tribute to Sen. George McGovern | Letters

  • Oct 23, 2013 at 9:00PM

Senator McGovern is a decorated combat veteran, a college professor, a three-term United States senator, and a humanitarian. Senator McGovern ran for the presidency against former President Richard Nixon during the Vietnam War.

In reply: Confident in my credentials, spirit to serve | Letters

  • Oct 23, 2013 at 9:27PM

In response to the recent letter to the editor titled “Hospital Commission ‘Johnny-come-lately’ candidates should withdraw,” I find it incredibly unfortunate that any one should feel this way.

Candidate Q &A: Friday Harbor Town Council | Election 2013

  • Oct 24, 2013 at 8:23AM

Town council candidate Matt Shildneck answers four questions from the Journal

Wolverines prevail over La Conner in shootout | Girls soccer

  • Oct 24, 2013 at 11:28AM

With the top spot the league standings at stake and the Braves looking to avenge an earlier loss to the Wolverines on their home field, Friday Harbor Coach Paul Hopkins expected Tuesday's battle to be intense. It didn't disappoint.

Initiative ‘By the People’? Prop. 1 is nothing of the sort | Guest Column

  • Oct 24, 2013 at 12:00PM

Ballot measure would put to much power into the hands of a few

Candidate Q &A: Friday Harbor Town Council | Election 2013

  • Oct 24, 2013 at 1:00PM

Town council candidate Farhad Ghatan answer four questions from the Journal.

Special Section: 2013 Women in Business

  • Oct 24, 2013 at 3:36PM

Pick up a copy of the Oct. 23 edition of the Journal for our annual Women in Business section, a 12-page tribute to San Juan Island's ladies of industry, with profiles, photos, tributes, stories, and more.

Eye in the sky, feet on the ground | Women in Business

  • Oct 24, 2013 at 4:00PM

Owner, president and director of operations, Jackie Hamilton is at the helm of Island Air

Team Friday Harbor to compete in Special Olympics

  • Oct 24, 2013 at 6:00PM

Friday Harbor’s first-ever Special Olympics bowling team will travel to Mount Vernon to compete in a regional tournament, Saturday.

Operation candy drop; assist with contributions

  • Oct 24, 2013 at 9:00PM

Kiwanis Club of Friday Harbor is conducting a candy drive to supplement the Halloween candy supply for the homes hit hardest on Halloween night

Woman of many hats, many friends | Women in Business

  • Oct 24, 2013 at 10:00PM

Debbie Dardanelli's is to make people happy, to make them satisfied with what they buy and feel good about doing business with her.

Keep on course; ‘No’ on Prop. 1 | Letters

  • Oct 25, 2013 at 5:00AM

Our current charter recognizes the importance of these significant changes to our local governance and requires a more deliberative process

Journal political cartoon; October 23 edition | Opinion

  • Oct 25, 2013 at 9:00AM

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

SJ Island EMS, Island Air earn national 'Excellence' award

  • Oct 25, 2013 at 12:29PM

The Award of Excellence, sponsored by LifePort, a Sikorsky AeroSpace Services company, is a competitive industry honor recognizing leadership and significant contributions by an individual or team in the enhancement, development and improvement of patient care or safety in fixed-wing air ambulance service.

Fight of a lifetime: allies await in battle against cancer

  • Oct 25, 2013 at 1:00PM

When islanders fall critically ill and need intensive medical care accessible only by boat, there’s a network of support to ease the burden.

Macbeth in HD; starring Branagh

  • Oct 24, 2013 at 9:15AM

This electrifying production of Shakespeare’s tragic tale of ambition and treachery unfolds within the walls of an intimate deconsecrated Manchester church.

Special guest featured at San Juan Island Cheese event

  • Oct 25, 2013 at 2:47PM

Writer Shannon Borg, sommelier at Doe Bay Cafe on Orcas Island, will tell you about green and sustainable vineyards and wineries on the West Coat and about the wines you'll be sampling at a special event at Richard and Sherri Daly's wine and cheese store and restaurant, San Juan Island Cheese, Friday, beginning at 5:30 p.m., at 155 Nichols St., across from Brickworks.

Women’s liberation today? For many it starts with owning your own business | Women in Business

  • Oct 24, 2013 at 9:53AM

Flexibility is key; six lessons learned from the ‘Great Recession’

Candidate Q & A: SJI Hospital District Commission | Election 2013

  • Oct 25, 2013 at 6:41PM

The San Juan Island Public Hospital District is governed by a 5-person elected commission. A volunteer position, commissioners serve six-year staggered terms, and oversee financial and administrative matters of the district, which includes medical and emergency services. In 2012, tax revenue generated by the hospital district and EMS district together totaled roughly $2.7 million.

Candidate Q & A: SJI Hospital District Commission | Election 2013

  • Oct 25, 2013 at 6:49PM

The San Juan Island Public Hospital District is governed by a 5-person elected commission. A volunteer position, commissioners serve six-year staggered terms, and oversee financial and administrative matters of the district, which includes medical and emergency services. In 2012, tax revenue generated by the hospital district and EMS district together totaled roughly $2.7 million.

Soroptimists offer financial aid in quest for success | Women in Business

  • Oct 25, 2013 at 6:00PM

Local women are encouraged to apply for the Women’s Opportunity Award, the Violet Richardson Award, the Ruby Award and the Fellowship Award through Soroptimist International of Friday Harbor

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