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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.

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.

Battle-tested, ready to soar | Fall Sports Preview Girls' Volleyball

  • Sep 11, 2014 at 8:00AM

First-year coach Nadine Varsovia has about a dozen players on the junior varsity squad who, with a little time, attention and fine-tuning, will help keep the program at its elevated pitch.

Choir adds song to ‘Shining Night’

  • Sep 11, 2014 at 8:00AM

This very special screening of the documentary Shining Night, A Portrait of Composer Morten Lauridsen showcases the life and music of a San Juan Island resident

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.

‘Savor the San Juans’ partners with local papers for special section

  • Sep 11, 2014 at 10:00AM

Savor the San Juans pulls together all of the elements of a memorable post-summer vacation getaway, including winemaker’s dinners, harvest festivals, farm events, and specials at lodgings and restaurants throughout the islands.

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.

Donation by Soroptimists helps put local food on families plates

  • Sep 11, 2014 at 4:26PM

Thanks to the donation by the Soroptimists International of Friday Harbor, 30 San Juan Island families had their WIC checks doubled, to $40 each, and another 45 families received $40 vouchers for purchase of farmers' market produce.

Size, experience on their side | Fall Sports Preview Boys' Soccer

  • Sep 11, 2014 at 6:00PM

With experience, size, numbers (30 players turned out for the team) and perhaps the most well-conditioned squad in the league, the stars are aligned for the 2014 Wolverines.

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

IMA makes final cut in pursuit of $650K state grant

  • Sep 12, 2014 at 7:00AM

San Juan Islands Museum of Art is ranked sixth among 14 finalists selected from a field of 50 applicants by the advisory committee of the Washington State Building for the Arts. The committee's list of recommendations will now go to the legislative branch for funding consideration.

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.

New league prompts renewed commitment | Fall Sports Preview Girls' Soccer

  • Sep 12, 2014 at 11:00AM

The Wolverines this year face all four Northwest 2B League opponents three times each, in the past they’ve played each other twice.

Tires slashed, meds & jewelry snatched, traffic stop prompts DUI arrest; San Juan County Sheriff's Log

  • Sep 12, 2014 at 12:22PM

Sept. 4: Jewelry, medications and other items were reportedly stolen from a vehicle parked in Friday Harbor. The financial loss was unlisted in the incident report.

Decade of Dominance

  • Aug 20, 2014 at 1:00PM updated at 6:02PM

Whether Island Towing returns next season, either as a shadow of itself, or at all, remains to be seen. But with a 88-5 won-loss record and 10 consecutive league championships, and two off-island tournament titles and one second-place finish, the Towing team carries a record and legacy that speaks for itself.

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.

Rockfish: talk on trail of recovery

  • Sep 12, 2014 at 3:00PM

The long lives and low reproductive survival combined with past over-harvesting and degraded habitats, have resulted in declines of many populations of rockfish in the Salish Sea.

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.

CenturyLink faces $173K in fines for November outage

  • Aug 20, 2014 at 6:00PM

Following an eight-month investigation, staff of the Washington State Utilities and Transportation Commission cited 15,935 violations of UTC rules and laws governing "major outages" in a report released Tuesday, Aug. 19, and recommend that the commission issue a formal complaint and $173,210 in fines against the company, the single-largest provider of telecomm services in the San Juans.

Retooled, rebuilt for 2B battle | Fall Sports Preview Football

  • Sep 13, 2014 at 5:00AM

One aspect Coach Richard Ledford is fairly unfamiliar with is the lack of depth on this year’s roster. Only 38 players turned out this year; Ledford is more used to a team with 50.

Forever grateful, and a fond farewell | Letters

  • Sep 13, 2014 at 8:00AM

It is life-affirming to live in a place where ideas matter, and where the hard work of many can create true change. For that we are grateful.

Poor reception on Orcas for paddlers | Letters

  • Aug 21, 2014 at 8:00AM

And once word gets out, more kayakers might put Orcas Island on their destination list instead of Friday Harbor.

Best Bet: don't miss last-ever performance of 'Pickett', tonight

  • Aug 21, 2014 at 10:30AM

A few of main events in Pickett’s life include the “Pig War,” when the then-commander of U.S. troops confronted Vancouver Island Governor Sir James Douglas and the Royal Navy over ownership of San Juan Island. The story culminates in the disastrous “Pickett’s Charge” that brought ruin to the Confederate Army at the Battle of Gettysburg.

Mysterious, good, bad? Bats unveiled

  • Aug 21, 2014 at 11:00AM

Mouse-eared bats look similar from a distance and use the same frequencies to navigate and target their prey, but they vary somewhat in body proportions and behavior. Two of our mouse-eared species are actually quite rare.

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