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- Oct 11, 2013 at 6:16PM
Nothing feeds a politician’s campaign coffers quite like a good partisan fight. So it’s no surprise Democratic and Republican members of Congress across the country and here in Washington seized on Monday’s showdown then shutdown (Oct. 7) to raise campaign cash.
- Oct 11, 2013 at 6:00PM
As planning commissioners, litigants have another chance to rewrite the CAO
- Oct 13, 2013 at 12:19PM
Participants of the class, entitled "Search, Capture & Rescue of Oiled Birds," will learn different strategies in locating and capturing oil-laden birds, as well as stabilization techniques in the field and initial care.
- Oct 13, 2013 at 1:34PM
The OPALCO board is seeking to fill a vacancy for the co-op District 4 area, Shaw, Crane, Canoe and Bell islands, following the resignation of John Bogert. The term of the vacant position expired at the co-op's annual meeting in 2016.
- Oct 15, 2013 at 8:00AM updated at 10:09AM
Opponents believe Prop. 1 is the first step to change countywide voting to voting by district, and perhaps to increase the number of council members. Supporters say its intent is simply to return to the people the possibility of changing the size and shape of voting districts
- Oct 15, 2013 at 9:59AM
San Juan County Assessor Charles Zalmanek thought he had found a way to give local farmers a three-year grace period to make enough money from farming
- Oct 15, 2013 at 10:00AM
... a few people with an ax to grind want to foist their upset upon the rest of us. The proponents (of Prop. 1) call this a small change, but it is not.
- Oct 15, 2013 at 1:00PM
“Shining Night”: A man, an island, and music that moves the world
- Oct 15, 2013 at 1:00PM
The crown for Best Overall Chili went to defending champ SJISD Food for Thought, with Cask and Schooner Restaurant in second place. The tasty entry of SJISD Food for Thought also won for Most Local Chili, with Cask & Schooner Restaurant close behind with a chili that featured products from 12 local farms.
- Oct 15, 2013 at 4:00PM
Seattle author recounts rise and fall of family fortune in heart of Japan
- Oct 16, 2013 at 5:00AM updated at 9:58AM
Contract with PeaceHealth provides for similar level of maternity care as offered at former medical center…not less
- Oct 16, 2013 at 9:57AM
CenturyLink, as a condition of buying Qwest earlier this year, was required to petition the state's Utilities and Transportation Commission to grant the new company a seven-year renewal of an Alternative Form of Regulation previously granted to Qwest in 2006.
- Oct 16, 2013 at 11:00AM
“Lights on After school” was created to raise awareness of the importance of affordable, quality after-school care.
- Oct 16, 2013 at 6:00PM
This isn’t just an artist at work, it’s a woman who’s doing what she wants
- Oct 17, 2013 at 10:00AM
“Who’s Afraid of Virginia Wolf”, in the next installment of San Juan Community Theatre’s free “On Book! Readers Theatre” series
- Oct 17, 2013 at 11:21AM
San Juan Island National Historical Park, home to American Camp and English Camp, reopened Thursday on the heels of an agreement over a temporary spending measure that brought an end to the partial shutdown of the federal government.
- Oct 17, 2013 at 12:00PM
Annual flea market and craft fair will take place at the San Juan County Fair grounds on Nov. 9 and Dec. 7
- Oct 18, 2013 at 9:00AM updated at 3:16PM
In need of a flu shot? Read below for schedule, time and locations of the county health department upcoming flu clinics.
- Oct 18, 2013 at 9:04AM
There will be a delicious salmon dinner and beverages to buy, live music starting around 5 p.m. with Ryan Brown, Chuck Cooper and Ian Cooper, as well as a silent auction with a wide variety of great things throughout the night and a live auction starting around 7 p.m. Following the live auction we will be grooving and dancing to The Chameleons.
- Oct 18, 2013 at 5:37PM
The grant will actually end up draining the already scant funds of fairgrounds as soon as they purchase the equipment because, according to experts in the movie industry on our island, they will have to spend lots of dollars to make this project work.
- Oct 19, 2013 at 1:25PM
Helen Venada will be remembered for her intuitive, amazing gardening skills and her lifelong dedication to environmental advocacy. We honor her life by remembering her message of living simply.
- Oct 19, 2013 at 2:19PM
Both federal and state law identify and regulate foods that are “misbranded” or “adulterated,” but neither state nor federal law requires specific labeling of foods produced using genetic engineering.
- Oct 19, 2013 at 3:00PM
I prefer to stay away from this laboratory-created food until it’s proven to be reasonably safe over the long run, and not be a guinea pig in a huge uncontrolled nationwide feeding experiment.
- Oct 19, 2013 at 4:08PM
Verbiage of these two candidates "concerns" does not constitute the mission of the commission. It would be appropriate for them to withdraw from consideration.
- Oct 21, 2013 at 6:00PM updated Oct 22, 2013 at 3:33PM
A week ago, the Wolverines (5-0 league, 7-5 overall) shattered a scoreless tie at the half to upset the La Conner, the defending league champ, in a 3-1 victory on the Braves home field. Expect La Conner to be looking to even the score.