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Wade Paul Hill: 1920—2014 | Passages

  • Jul 3, 2014 at 2:00PM

Wade’s great passion in life was yacht racing and in this he was very successful. He was on the winning Trans-Pac boat, a Cal 40, Psyche in 1968. He has sailed many boats, winning many races in many places.

Puerto Vallarta's best club band headlines Home Trust 'Fiesta'

  • Jul 3, 2014 at 2:19PM

The fundraiser features dinner, dancing, a silent auction and a raffle drawing... the prize? A week's stay in a condo in Puerto Vallarta with dinner out, and concert with, Los Bambinos in their hometown.

Meet your local volunteer firefighter | Guest Column

  • Jul 4, 2014 at 7:00AM

Although he has been trained in all aspects of beginning and advanced firefighting, Michael Hartzell's favorite roll is fighting structural fires, as a hose man. “Its more fun!”

San Juan men face felony charges for alleged break-in, weapons theft

  • Jul 4, 2014 at 8:00AM

Authorities claim the two men broke into a home in the Lampard Road area on the night of May 22 and, after searching from room to room, made off with a jar full of coins, a $20 bill and a 9-mm Glock handgun from a bedroom cabinet.

Encore, encore… It's The Met: Live in HD summer series

  • Jul 4, 2014 at 9:00AM

Since launching its Live in HD series in December 2006, the Metropolitan Opera has become a leading producer of alternative cinema content, hitting 15 million tickets sold in April, with Puccini’s La Bohème.

A little humility; good place to start | Guest Column

  • Jul 4, 2014 at 5:00PM

Magnificent resident orcas mesmerize us while steadily sliding down the slope of extinction. Yet, we seem only willing to rearrange the deck furniture some, rather than fix the root problems.

Barbara Jean Schonefeld: 1931—2014 | Passages

  • Jul 5, 2014 at 12:00PM

Barbara Jean Schonfeld of Friday Harbor, Wash., passed away Sunday, June 22, at Life Care Center of the San Juan Islands. She was 83.

All about you, food, and climate change

  • Jul 6, 2014 at 8:00AM

Chad Kruger, director of WSU’s Center for Sustaining Agriculture & Natural Resources, will cover topics ranging from agricultural production practices to cutting-edge research, to critical issues facing agriculture worldwide and closer to home, including climate change; discussion to follow.

Bring on the 'Night'... summer concert series, that is

  • Jul 6, 2014 at 10:00AM

Season No. 3 of San Juan Community Theatre’s Night Music Summer Concert Series kicks off July 10, with pianist David Bayley’s “Boogie, Blues and Beyond,” and Laura Lee Chorba’s “Acoustic Heart & Soul Chic-Rock.”

B & B owner pays $100K for shoreline clearcut; Preservation Trust drops lawsuit

  • Jul 8, 2014 at 10:47AM

Accused in a Skagit County court of "timber trespass" and of illegally clear-cutting a portion of a waterfront nature preserve, a Anacortes B & B owner agreed to pay $100K to the Preservation Trust to settle the matter before it went to trial.

Chaos reigns with 'eagle feed' on Roche Harbor Road

  • Jul 8, 2014 at 11:02AM

I am flummoxed that this practice has been going on for so many years. This area is not designated as a tourist stop, and there is no signage to indicate for drivers to slow down.

What's up on the beach? More than you might think

  • Jul 8, 2014 at 1:12PM

As of today, forage fish spawning activity has been documented along 10 miles of local beaches; that's just four percent of the total length of shoreline in San Juan County and 10 percent of non-bedrock shores. Friends of the San Juans is searching for more as part of a state-funded survey.

Cutthroat Pirates capture 'Judges' Choice' award

  • Jul 8, 2014 at 4:08PM

Decisions must've been rough, but here's what the judges came up for the best of the 2014 Friday Harbor Independence Day Parade—drum roll, please...

Through the lens: Friday Harbor Fourth of July Parade | Slideshow

  • Jul 8, 2014 at 7:00PM

In mid-morning of a sun-splashed July 4, Storybook Heroes (theme of the 2014 procession) and plenty of other characters strutted their stuff on the streets of Friday Harbor in the annual Independence Day Parade... here's a look back at the event in pictures.

Pizza, pie, patio and a whole lot more at Van Go's

  • Jul 8, 2014 at 8:00PM

The pizza is delicious, and salads equally delightful, and having a patio out back makes an evening at Van Go Pizza all that much more scrumptious. You just may have to look around a bit to find it.

Through the lens: San Juan Island Fourth of July Celebration | Slideshow

  • Jul 8, 2014 at 9:00PM

The annual parade in Friday Harbor was just the beginning to San Juan Island's all-day celebration of Independence Day. Here's a look at some other events.

Best Bets: summer time entertainment

  • Jul 9, 2014 at 9:00AM updated at 3:08PM

Here is a list of things that shouldn't be missed this summer. From Island Rec's first annual photo contest to Whale Museum’s fun-filled over-nighter.

Transfer of ancient Samish canoe builds bridges to the past

  • Jul 9, 2014 at 9:46AM

A Samish canoe, believed to date from pre-contact, was carried once around the gathering hall, then placed in the middle of the room on blankets that had been laid out earlier, as part of a June 28 transfer ceremony between San Juan Island Historical Society and the Samish Nation. A name was bestowed on the canoe: S7alexw, which means “The Old One.”

Fireworks ban? It’s more like a free-for-all | Letters

  • Jul 9, 2014 at 10:00AM

We pet owners tranquilize our pets for the 4th, and did not expect or want to do it a second time. So a dutiful call to 911 nets me another phone number that no one answers.

Backdraft: the ‘Voice’ of the Fly-In | Guest Column

  • Jul 9, 2014 at 12:00PM

In February 1970, Rick was the On-Scene Search and Rescue Commander for the rescue of two downed US Navy crew who had been shot down in their A-6 Intruder, along the Ho Chi Minh Trail.

State fines SJ Island westside property owner $79K for waterfront clearcut

  • Jul 9, 2014 at 1:50PM

The Washington Department of Ecology issued two penalties and a corrective-action order to Orca Dreams, LLC for removing at least 80 trees from 1.25 acres of shoreline last fall.

San Juans ‘arts’ scene takes center stage

  • Jul 10, 2014 at 6:00AM

A statewide advocate for the arts, ArtsWA speaks up for the value of public art and helps to build leadership in the arts in local communities, strengthens arts education in public schools, promote the arts as a creative industry, expand participation in the arts, and maintains the state’s Art Collection on behalf of Washington residents.

Best part of summer vacation? Getting home in time for the 4th of July | Ferry Home Companion

  • Jul 10, 2014 at 7:00AM

One of John's gifts was a "Sneaky Pete" pool cue. The next day we foolishly asked John if we could go to the pool room. "Sure," he said, "although I might be a bit rusty." I should have known better.

San Juan Island Conservation Corps... making an impact

  • Jul 10, 2014 at 10:32AM

For youth to actively engage in hands-on projects, as well as participate in community stewardship decisions that have a lasting impact on generations to come, helps build their confidence as thoughtful visionaries and participating activists, whether they're working with public lands or any position that emphasizes service learning and social and ecological improvement.

DeGraff granddaughter wins gold at national gymnastics competition

  • Jul 10, 2014 at 2:03PM

Twelve-year-old Ariana Deacon, granddaughter of Norm and Teresa DeGraff, finished first in the double-mini trampoline event to claim a gold medal at the USA Level 5-7 Tumbling & Trampoline National Gymnastics Competition, June 11-15, in Spokane.

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