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Heavenly touch, tasty cheese

  • Jul 23, 2014 at 1:00PM

Sister Noella Marcellino shared her expertise with the Shaw monastery’s Mother Prioress (Mother Thérese), and now islanders can enjoy artisan farmstead cheeses ripened from the raw milk of the monastery’s two Jersey cows.

Monster in our midst? Ignorance and greed, not DOE | Letters

  • Jul 23, 2014 at 3:00PM updated at 6:48PM

The monster is someone with the gift of money feeling like they can abuse Earth however they please, because they "own it."

PIMC 'outreach' offers free physicals for high school fall sports

  • Jul 23, 2014 at 5:14PM

The free physical clinic is Sunday, Aug. 3, 3-7 p.m., in Friday Harbor High School's Hall Gym. Students should fill out and bring a completed "athletics packet" to the clinic (available on the SJI school district website).

Featured at the Fair: Blockbuster Saturday; Loop Run, Trashion Fashion, Hit Machine, and more

  • Aug 15, 2014 at 4:48PM

Entertainment is in full swing Saturday at the San Juan County Fair, with circus performances, horse riding competitions, 8.8K Loop Run, Trashion Fashion show and Main Stage headliner the "Hit Machine."

‘Cutting-edge’ of a cappella at SJCT

  • Jul 24, 2014 at 7:00AM

The group got its "bob-bob-bobbin’" start more than 30 years ago when two singing telegram deliverers lost their jobs and teamed up with a bass singer, songwriter and recording engineer.

On Board? Honesty not the preferred policy at OPALCO | As I See It

  • Jul 24, 2014 at 7:00AM

As OPALCO continues to try to find financially responsible ways to help its members obtain more robust Internet service and perhaps also help improve the county’s emergency-response communication system, it is imperative that members trust its board and management to be open and honest about the choices, the costs, the risks and the expected benefits. Well, do we?

Fair time is just right around the corner | Opinion

  • Jul 24, 2014 at 12:00PM

While it remains a community event at heart and soul, the County Fair attracts more and more visitors each year as well. And, it’s a pretty good bargain, too.

Double duty; Wilson appointed town treasurer, finance officer

  • Jul 24, 2014 at 5:51PM

Longtime town employee Kelle Wilson will take over the unexpired term of former treasurer Wendy Picinich, who stepped down in mid-June. Wilson was also appointed town finance director, a position that Picinich previously, and simultaneously, held as well.

Journal political cartoon; July 23 edition | Opinion

  • Jul 24, 2014 at 5:00PM

Cartoonist Rob Pudim's view on local news and events are published weekly in the Journal of the San Juan Islands, and periodically on SanJuanJournal.com.

June Arlene (Schinkel, Davison) Stewart: 1925—2014 | Passages

  • Jul 25, 2014 at 9:00AM

June took great pride in telling family and friends about her last sighting of eagles that nested nearby or pods of orca, or minke whales, that frequently swam by their water-view dream home.

Hoist the jib; Shaw Island Classic sets sail Aug. 9

  • Jul 25, 2014 at 12:55PM

Reserve your spot at the starting line by registering online at, www.sjiyc.com; dinner reservations and commemorative Shaw Island Classic shirts can be ordered online as well.

Mortgage paid, Brickworks now debt free

  • Jul 25, 2014 at 1:49PM

In all, over $1 million in private funding was raised to complement the federal, state and town grants, allowing the Ag Guild to fully renovate and repurpose the building, develop the plaza, add a community kitchen, pay off the mortgage, and then some.

Life's tough enough already... why pick on feral cats? | Letters

  • Jul 25, 2014 at 1:00PM updated Jul 27, 2014 at 11:47AM

I do many favors for the person who adopted me. No mouse has been seen in our house since I arrived. DeCon has also disappeared, along with its additives. There is no fly. Even bugs have disappeared. I am almost as good as a vacuum cleaner, actually better. I don't have to be dumped out.

Corvette featured at 8th Annual ‘Concours d'Elegance'

  • Aug 18, 2014 at 10:00AM

The featured model for this year's event is the Chevrolet Corvette, in honor of the car company's recent introduction of the C7.

General George E. Pickett: Life & Times

  • Aug 18, 2014 at 12:00PM

In "The Life & Times of General George E. Pickett", Michael Vouri, takes his audience back to the late 1800s in a no-holds barred retrospective of Pickett and the many events.

Hoping for your help to ‘Deck the Hall’ | Letters

  • Aug 18, 2014 at 8:03PM

Remember all the great parties and events you’ve attended at our beloved Grange Hall in Friday Harbor? Now imagine a large deck that will extend the available square footage and open up the fabulous view to the harbor and beyond.

Victor Prescott: 1922—2014 | Passages

  • Aug 19, 2014 at 9:43AM

Born in Los Angeles on Dec. 4, 1922, Victor spent his 91 years full of curiosity about the world around him. He shared his excitement about science, math, history and ideas with his children, and he instilled in each a dedication to learning throughout life.

Boston couple make good on wedding gift, finish first in annual Loop Run

  • Aug 18, 2014 at 7:00PM updated Aug 19, 2014 at 12:09PM

While Lexi Abel completed the 5.4-mile course in 36 minutes, 47 seconds, and well ahead of her closest competitor, two-time reigning Loop Run women’s champ Laura Newcomb, at 38:02, boyfriend Joshua Accomando kept up his end of the bargain with a desperate last-second dash, crossing the finish line only three seconds ahead of second-place finisher Chris Kamykowski, in 33 minutes flat.

Relay for Life: new date, new venue, same mission | Letters

  • Aug 19, 2014 at 12:17PM

Enjoy the “One More Time” band, Folklorico – Traditional Mexican Dancers- food by Spring Street Deli, and contests, prizes, auction items and gift items for sale, Sept. 27-28, at the Friday Harbor fairgrounds.

2014 ‘Trashion Fashion’ show tops ‘em all | Slideshow

  • Aug 19, 2014 at 6:00PM updated at 8:04PM

This year’s tribute to boundless creativity and rebirth of castaway materials was witnessed by what Fair officials believe is the single-largest crowd ever to attend a featured entertainment event

Know Your Island Walk: Westcott Bay summer bonus

  • Jul 28, 2014 at 9:19AM

National Park Superintendent Lee Taylor will lead a three-mile roundtrip sojourn along the Westcott Bay Trail

Convicted sex offender back behind bars 24 hours after release

  • Aug 20, 2014 at 9:37AM

On Aug. 6, Troy Fitzgerald Niebling was taken into custody by the San Juan County Sheriff’s Department on the heels of a complaint about the 49-year-old spending time with the woman and her child. Convicted in February of one count of voyeurism, a Class C felony, Niebling turned himself into the Sheriff’s Department upon learning that a warrant had been issued for his arrest, according to Undersheriff Bruce Distler.

Through the lens: 2014 county Fair flashback | slideshow

  • Aug 20, 2014 at 10:00AM

A soggy start gave way to a steady stream of sunshine. By Saturday, activities were in full stride—Loop Run, circus acts, Trashion Fashion show, music, and more. Check out the Journal slideshow for a look back at the "Farm-Tastic" 2014 County Fair.

Unlimited growth is not the answer | Letters

  • Aug 20, 2014 at 2:00PM

There is a presumption that the island community should always be receptive to development; regardless of water availability, of pressure on schools, on infra-structure issues.

Journal political cartoon; August 20 edition | Opinion

  • Aug 20, 2014 at 5:00PM

Cartoonist Rob Pudim's view on local news and events are published weekly in the Journal of the San Juan Islands, and periodically on SanJuanJournal.com.

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