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- Jun 18, 2014 at 9:55AM
San Juan County Sheriff’s Department ended its long-standing policy of honoring a request by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, that anyone taken into custody, and who is suspected of being in the country illegally, be detained for up to 48 hours, long enough for immigration enforcement agents to presumably pick them up.
- Jun 19, 2014 at 10:00AM
Patients signing up through the healthcare exchange are being told to get a physical. This has been touted nationally and statewide as part of your preventive benefits.
- Jun 19, 2014 at 6:30PM
OPALCO no longer is operating as a cooperative, but rather as if it were a private corporation, and a deceptive and aggressively private one at that. It is a completely unnecessary and unfortunate change that needs to be reversed.
- Jun 19, 2014 at 7:01PM
Robert Walters earned a bachelor's degree in natural resources policy management through OSU's e-course program, completing his entire coursework online and earning the required credits while living on San Juan Island.
- Jun 20, 2014 at 3:28PM
Dave was an adventurer, electrician, road-trip junkie, son, brother, uncle and the archetypal cowboy. He lived in many states, was a proud veteran, enjoyed the company of horses and loved his boat.
- Jun 20, 2014 at 3:00PM updated Jun 21, 2014 at 10:17AM
The Good Steward award, embodied by the coveted "Finee," a glazed ceramic salmon made by Crow Valley Pottery, is bestowed upon deserving islanders and local businesses in recognition of exceptional efforts in environmental stewardship
- Jun 20, 2014 at 6:55PM
Okay, this thing squirts water, but at this price it should launch planes, submerge, or fire missiles.
- Jun 21, 2014 at 1:00PM updated Jun 23, 2014 at 7:36PM
By all accounts, a new twist to a long-standing state pollution prevention program got off to a smashing success on the waterfront of Friday Harbor. Still, for Ken Norris, the launch signaled a most bittersweet goodbye.
- Jun 21, 2014 at 2:18PM
Dying to know what Project Grad Night is all about? Click on this article to get the inside scoop on the festivities enjoyed by the Class of 2014.
- Jun 21, 2014 at 2:02PM
Yesterday, a woman ran out from between two parked cars, right in front of our car; she never looked. All she could think about was getting a picture of an eagle.
- Jun 24, 2014 at 12:50PM
The Friday Harbor Fourth of July Community Marching Band seeks musicians of any age or skill level to join the band and take part in the upcoming parade. Rehearsals are June 23, June 25 and June 27, with final rehearsals June 30 and July 2 in the Friday Harbor High School Band room.
- Jun 24, 2014 at 1:00PM updated at 3:41PM
By purchasing a portion of the wireless company's 700 MHz FCC-licensed frequency, the power cooperative expects to increase its ability to communicate with crews in the field, better monitor remote equipment and improve emergency communications countywide
- Jun 24, 2014 at 3:00PM
In the coming weeks and months you will be seeing a lot more of your community foundation—in the newspaper, on your computer, at the Farmers’ Market, at the County Fair, at gatherings where we will be seeking your input on community needs and services.
- Jun 24, 2014 at 6:00PM
Kiwanis Club of Friday Harbor is pleased and proud to present this years Fourth of July Pig War Picnic at the Historical Museum Park.
- Jun 25, 2014 at 7:00AM
The "50-and-over-crowd" made what is perhaps its strongest showing to date at the San Juan Island Marathon, proving age is irrelevant—or at least not a handicap—in a grueling, long distance run on the road.
- Jun 25, 2014 at 9:00AM
Penny was a strong woman with strong beliefs. She held herself to a high standard of ethics and was very generous to those around her.
- Jun 25, 2014 at 11:00AM
Travel Light Cycles and the Port of Friday Harbor have joined forces to make mechanically sound bicycles available to visitors and guests.
- Jun 25, 2014 at 3:00PM
The feature highlights D’Errico’s goal to turn challenges into triumphs through a soccer superhero character, “Ammon Walker,” created as part of a Talenthouse art invite sponsored by Marvel Comics legend Stan Lee.
- Jun 26, 2014 at 7:00AM
Most of all, Mike loved his motorcycle. He loved riding whenever he could, and always looked forward to his yearly ride with the “guys.” Mike loved the sense of freedom he got when he was out on the road.
- Jun 26, 2014 at 8:00AM updated at 12:42PM
Road less traveled leads to degree for five Skagit Valley College graduates. Though small in number the graduating class, five in all, are “rich in background and in diversity.”
- Jun 26, 2014 at 12:41PM
A 33-year-old San Juan Island man, accused of dumping a mass of auto tires on the shoreline of a westside preserve, faces a $1,000 fine and a $4,700 cleanup bill, and possible prosecution on criminal charges. And, that's just the start.
- Jun 26, 2014 at 12:00PM
The Science Outreach Program focuses on getting students actively engaged in the process of science.
- Jun 26, 2014 at 1:36PM
The Evergreen State, built in 1954 and a fixture in the San Juans for decades, will make her final sailing Sunday, June 29; take time to bid the venerable boat "bon voyage" on her last day in service. (Send us your stories about the Evergreen State for a future tribute to her years of service in the San Juans).
- Jun 26, 2014 at 1:44PM
We have lost something that represents some of the most important values of a small town. Reading the Sheriff’s Log was a regular reminder that each of us is not just an individual but also a part of our community.
- Jun 26, 2014 at 4:00PM
Every year, the Friday Harbor Elementary Student Council organizes a fundraiser to raise funds to donate to a charitable organization of their choice.