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- Jul 30, 2014 at 11:00AM
Great weather, an 8 a.m. kickoff breakfast by the Cutthroat Pirates, many hard-working volunteers, generous sponsors and pilots, and a fabulous turnout made this an event to remember. (Click on this letter for a link to images of the event by Fly-In photographer Steve Brandli).
- Jul 30, 2014 at 2:00PM
The Good Lovelies burst onto the musical scene with a self-titled album in 2009, which garnered the group headlines as “New Emerging Artist”
- Jul 31, 2014 at 9:00AM
Just how many he will be able to unveil in a single and singular performance, Sunday, Aug. 3, at San Juan Island Library, remains to be seen.
- Jul 31, 2014 at 11:00AM
Potential closure of the station near home prompted now-Lt. Wood to join San Juan Island Fire Rescue
- Jul 31, 2014 at 3:00PM
American Indian relied almost entirely on what was at hand, especially the cedar tree, known to them as the “tree of life.”
- Jul 31, 2014 at 6:00PM
The roll-out of the reservation system is slated to begin in late December and early January, with the start of the winter sailing schedule.
- Aug 1, 2014 at 9:33AM
Personally, I don’t see much difference between a guy feeding eagles and people with wild bird feeders in their backyard. The issue here, is one of public safety.
- Aug 2, 2014 at 5:43PM
I was stranded while traveling alone, on foot, in Sidney, B.C. on Friday, July 11, when someone at Washington State Ferries made the decision to cancel the only sailing to Friday Harbor rather than replace the ailing M/V Chelan with the M/V Elwha. But it's a different story when ferries fail down Sound.
- Aug 2, 2014 at 5:49PM
Boyd will be remembered for his wonderful sense of humor, his passion for collecting old trucks, his remarkable strength, his amazing ability to get the job done, all along while keeping a smile on his face while doing so, regardless of the challenge.
- Aug 2, 2014 at 6:11PM
Got a beef with a ballot measure? Problem with proposed property tax hike? Or, perhaps you'd like to advocate in favor of such a proposal before the November election rolls around. If so, the San Juan County Elections department is looking for you.
- Aug 4, 2014 at 8:00PM updated Aug 5, 2014 at 9:47AM
Deadline for comment on the draft environmental impact statement for the North Wing of BP'S Cherry Point refinery, in operation since 2001, is Wednesday, Aug.6. See what SJC LofWV president Diane Martindale has to say about the DEIS, here.
- Aug 5, 2014 at 10:44AM
Mr. Jarman’s action has shown a complete disregard for our county’s charter by circumventing its requirement that only the full council can direct county employees. I also believe Mr. Thomas displayed questionable judgment by not questioning Mr. Jarman’s authority to “direct” him on this matter.
- Aug 5, 2014 at 11:00AM updated at 4:55PM
July 29: At 0530, a Lopez Island man called stating that there was a raccoon in his bathroom. A deputy responded and found a “large, angry cat” in the bathroom. The cat caused some damage during the eviction process.
- Aug 5, 2014 at 12:00PM
Don loved a good party, fishing, hunting, and “hanging” with his many friends, family and neighbors. He loved and could cook seafood, chili and venison in all forms. He was well known for his generosity, sense of humor, and love of the outdoors (at least if it wasn’t too cold or wet).
- Aug 5, 2014 at 1:00PM
The 8th annual Trashion Fashion Show is alive and well on Saturday night, Aug. 16, 6 p.m., at the main stage of the San Juan County Fair, with a Seattle DJ in “gold lame,” and a rockin’ runway. We have a cast of characters and there is room for more, i.e., you.
- Aug 5, 2014 at 4:54PM
Oregon authorities on Monday located the body of Jennifer Huston, along with her SUV, in a remote area of Yamhill County. The Dundee-area resident went missing July 25. Huston, mother of two young sons, was known to have vacationed in the San Juans and local authorities had been alerted to be on the lookout for her. Click on this article for news about the case.
- Aug 6, 2014 at 4:33PM
I've been driving for 56 years and never have I had anyone key my car. Never, that is, until...
- Aug 6, 2014 at 3:31PM
San Juan Island’s very own barbershop singers will harmonize their way from Friday Harbor to Orcas Island, and back, aboard the inter-island ferry, joined by Sound Vibrations, San Juan’s women’s barbershop and jazz group, and whomever else gets bitten by the barbershop bug, and would like to join in.
- Aug 6, 2014 at 3:11PM
The musical spotlight will shine on one of America's most influential songwriters, Thursday, at San Juan Community Theatre, as four San Juan Island musicians join forces in a tribute to the music and the meaning of Robert Allen Zimmerman, aka Bob Dylan.
- Aug 6, 2014 at 5:13PM
Names for ferries should carry statewide significance and represent the state’s image and culture, such as state adopted symbols, tribal names, names of bodies of water, geographic locations, cities, counties, relate to nautical heritage, etc.
- Aug 7, 2014 at 1:00PM updated at 3:19PM
An active researcher and member of the Labs community since 1999, professor Billie Swalla agreed to serve as full-time director of the Labs for the next five years. Her appointment, effectively immediately, is subject to approval of the U of W Board of Regents.
- Aug 7, 2014 at 3:32PM
Today, about a third of us are year-round islanders. But a lack of affordable homes and rentals will decrease that number. There soon may come a time for community intervention.
- Aug 7, 2014 at 4:06PM
Journal cartoonist Rob Pudim takes a swing of his own on primary election endorsements by the Democratic Party.
- Aug 8, 2014 at 10:35AM
Following a tour of Whibey's Fort Casey State Park, Friday, riders and support teams will visit San Juan Island Saturday for a series of events, starting with a bicycle tour that begins at the San Juan Island Fire Department's Mullis Street fire station. Later in the day, San Juan Golf & Country Club will host a luncheon and golf competition, a "scramble" format, for roughly 60 or so participants of the Soldier Ride.
- Aug 8, 2014 at 11:56AM
Find out everything you wanted to know, and more, about sea otters in the next episode of the Friday Harbor Whale Museum's Summer Lecture Series, with Seattle Aquarium's Shawn Larson, Monday, Aug. 11.