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Paraglider pummeled by pavement, punches thrown in parking lot, officers targeted in assault; San Juan County Sheriff's Log
- Sep 13, 2013 at 4:34PM
Sept. 3: A meander over a fog line in the road led to an early evening arrest of a San Juan Island man for DUI, resisting arrest and two counts of assault. The 55-year-old, who was pulled over at about 5:30 p.m. near the intersection of Treeline Drive and Portland Fair Road, allegedly assaulted a deputy at the scene of the arrest and assaulted another while being booked at the Sheriff's office.
- Sep 14, 2013 at 6:00AM
The competition was close. But with more than 2,500 votes were cast in The Friday Harbor Whale Museum's most recent naming contest, in which Joy edged out the pack by roughly 100 votes.
- Sep 14, 2013 at 7:00AM
Not everyone is currently happy with that outcome, but the board did accomplish something important for our community.
- Sep 14, 2013 at 10:00AM updated Sep 17, 2013 at 11:14AM
Born Sept. 22, 1944, Calohan, a noted island artist and craftsman, died Nov. 27, 2012. A collection of his furniture, sculpture and surfboards will be featured at the event.
- Sep 14, 2013 at 12:00PM
Their experience gives the girls confidence, and I have confidence in this team.
- Sep 14, 2013 at 2:59PM
Authorities rolled out a full array of precautionary measures after a suspicious looking briefcase was found outside a Friday Harbor grocery store Saturday, at about 11:30 a.m.
- Sep 15, 2013 at 1:53PM
Two officers from a Washington State Patrol bomb squad based in Marysville arrived at the scene at about 3:30 p.m. to detonate the briefcase, which was discovered perched against a boulder in a landscaped area in front of the Marketplace parking at about 11:30 a.m.
- Sep 15, 2013 at 5:04PM
Peter Holt scooped up a loose ball and raced 80 yards on a blocked field-goal attempt by Nathan Steenkolk, giving the Wolverines an early lead. The Lyncs bounced back with a big play of their own, a 67-yard touchdown pass, and with a 2-point conversion grabbed an 8-7 advantage. The big plays were just beginning.
- Sep 16, 2013 at 7:05PM
After seven years of intense training, three young students each received a black belt from Master Michael Rennick.
- Sep 16, 2013 at 7:37PM
Consider an academic study commissioned by the Washington State Farm Bureau that concludes many benefits in multiple areas from the construction and operation of the terminal, and not just agriculture.
- Sep 16, 2013 at 7:34PM
The Wolverines jumped out to an early lead, claiming each of the first two games by a score of 25-17 in the Sept. 12 non-league contest. But the Vikings dug in for a fight in the third.
- Sep 16, 2013 at 7:44PM
Plans and projects are buoyed by the success of the Brickworks, with five construction projects in various stages of completion and six major planning efforts underway. Town Administrator Duncan Wilson likes to call Friday Harbor “The Busiest Small Town in America (or at least the state).”
- Sep 17, 2013 at 11:30AM
Six Friday Harbor High School AP Art students beat the odds by earning the highest possible score of “5” on portfolios submitted to the College Board Advanced Placement Art program.
- Sep 17, 2013 at 2:12PM
Since sales tax is always a big part of my quarterly reports, I thought I’d take this opportunity to explain a little more about our local sales tax.
- Sep 17, 2013 at 3:12PM
Ten-year-old Jersie Angel capped a prize-winning performance at the county fair by earning first place in showmanship, among other awards, at the Washington State Fair rabbit judging division.
- Sep 17, 2013 at 4:03PM
Library cards are free to island residents with proof of residency. Bring ID, and something that shows residence on San Juan Island. For people who cannot demonstrate residency, guest cards are available for a small fee, which also enables the library to serve our neighbors on outer islands.
- Sep 18, 2013 at 11:00AM updated at 3:59PM
Learn about the health and future prospects of the Southern resident killer whales as The Friday Harbor Whale Musuem hosts Lynne Barre and Brad Hansen of NOAA Fisheries tonight, Sept. 18, in the conclusion of its 2013 Summer Lecture Series.
- Sep 18, 2013 at 12:00PM updated at 3:57PM
The state ferry system convened a board of inquiry late Friday afternoon to investigate the collision. WSF spokeswoman Marta Coursey said that placement of the two WSF employees on administrative assignment is routine procedure as part of such an investigation.
- Sep 18, 2013 at 3:04PM
Journal readers have spoken. Pick up a Sept. 18 edition of the Journal or look online at SanJuanJournal.com Green Pages for results of the "2013 Best of San Juan Island" contest.
- Sep 18, 2013 at 3:40PM
The PeaceHealth agreement with UW Medicine specifies, "This Agreement is not a merger, acquisition, corporate restructure or lease and does not constitute a change in governance or change in mission for either organization."
- Sep 18, 2013 at 10:00PM
Published by Dawn Publications in September, 2012, Granny's Clan takes young readers on a real-life adventure with two young orcas and Granny, the clan’s 100-year-old matriarch as they welcome a new baby, “see” with sound, hunt for salmon, play, face dangers and encounter humans. Weaving science with story, it celebrates the importance of family and friendship, as children learn about the lives and behavior of killer whales, and dangers that threaten them.
- Sep 19, 2013 at 9:55AM
To find a large stack of mail to sift through after returning from a long-overdue vacation was to be expected. But within that stack was one letter that caught Diane Martindale almost completely by surprise...
- Sep 19, 2013 at 1:14PM
As part of the three-day, 30-mile trek, the three traveled 10 miles on Lopez, Orcas and San Juan islands, respectively, Sept. 5-7, completing the one-foot-in-front-of-the-other fundraiser at the Barking Bird in Friday Harbor Saturday, Sept. 7.
- Sep 19, 2013 at 2:42PM
I found myself in a “time capsule” two weeks ago. I stood on the tarmac of the Bellingham Airport at one o’clock in the morning watching my husband being transferred from Island Air’s fixed-wing ambulance plane to the waiting ambulance ready for the journey to the cardiac care unit of St. Joe’s hospital.
- Sep 19, 2013 at 6:00PM
Chamber Music San Juans will be shattering stereotypes and coloring outside the lines as it launches into its 26th season with an unconventional, "diverse" performance, Saturday, Sept. 21, at San Juan Community Theatre; showtime is 7:30 p.m.