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- Dec 6, 2013 at 10:00AM
The generosity of our Friday Harbor community has just sent 225 shoeboxes to be part of this mission.
- Dec 6, 2013 at 11:32AM
Major planned capital expenditures included in the 2014 capital improvement plan are $250,000 for a patrol boat based on Lopez and $600,000 for the public safety boat acquisition, most of which will be financed by a federal grant.
- Dec 6, 2013 at 4:00PM
The board of Families and Neighbors Support Island Rec would like to thank all of the families who attended the carnival—we hope all of you thoroughly enjoyed yourselves.
- Dec 7, 2013 at 8:00AM
A prize for the ugliest sweater in the room is just one of the many events in store as Friends of Lime Kiln State Park celebrate the holiday season
- Dec 8, 2013 at 10:00AM
Shop local and support San Juan Island Library at Friends of the Library Holiday Book Sale
- Dec 8, 2013 at 8:18PM
Meanwhile, the outage and its impact in the San Juans, and CenturyLink's response, remains under investigation by the Washington State Utilities and Transportation Commission. The commission meets Monday, Dec. 9, in Friday Harbor, beginning at 6 p.m.
- Dec 8, 2013 at 8:30PM
With the win, Friday Harbor improved to 2-0 on the season. Three days earlier, the Wolverines outpaced Forest Ridge to claim a 73-16 victory in their 2013-14 season opener on the road. Keane (32) and Galt (21) together combined for 53 of the team point total.
- Dec 8, 2013 at 8:27PM
Leading 16-12 at the end of the first period, Friday Harbor weathered a barrage of three-pointers by Falcons senior Brandon Asay, three in the first half and a total of six in the game, widened the advantage late in the second period to take a 30-22 lead at the half.
- Dec 8, 2013 at 10:00PM
The bottom line is the town will now get $25 dollars I would have spent locally. And I could have parked all day long at Target without penalty, shopping on the mainland is starting to have its appeal.
- Dec 10, 2013 at 11:57AM
Town of Friday Harbor Administrator Duncan Wilson said four town employees spent about 12 hours in bone-chilling temperatures, dropping as low as 10 degrees, working to repair the break. It’s the second substantial break in the town’s aging water line in the past 15 months.
- Dec 10, 2013 at 1:04PM
The week-long event, entitled “In the Footsteps of Thomas Moran”, featured 24 nationally recognized artists, including Lopez Island's Steven Hill, from around the U.S. that were invited to participate.
- Dec 10, 2013 at 12:44PM
There will be boxes for toys at Key Bank, Islanders Bank, Wells Fargo, Whidbey Island Bank and Friday Harbor Drug. Kiwanis gladly accepts cash donations that will be turned into toys at our North Pole location.
- Dec 10, 2013 at 1:00PM
Perhaps most incredible is the nature of the protests—the belief that vociferous outcries might cause Mr. Petersen’s lease with Customs to be terminated. Unlike many other comparatively developed countries, our American tradition is not one of settling matters by griping.
- Dec 10, 2013 at 3:00PM
What is most disturbing is that regardless of public opinion or potential impact to the whole community, self-interest and closed dealings have so far prevailed. This will affect us all—including those that vocally and silently support the landlord and the federal government in this matter.
- Dec 10, 2013 at 5:00PM
When it comes to the issue of PeaceHealth's referrals about the option of Death With Dignity, it is our hospital district commissioners and PIMC chief administrative officer who are muddying the debate with misinformation and half truths.
- Dec 11, 2013 at 1:00PM
Ferries received $5.8 million from the state Legislature in early 2010 to implement a reservation system, and it remains a key goal in the agency’s long-range plan.
- Dec 11, 2013 at 4:37PM
My feelings are that the ferry system itself does not pay enough attention to the needs of the residents of the San Juan Islands, but I totally disagree with Mr. Mercer as to the attitude of the workers.
- Dec 11, 2013 at 7:00PM updated Dec 13, 2013 at 6:26PM
For 33 years now, once or twice a week, somewhere on San Juan Island, the San Juan Singers choir rehearsal begins.
- Dec 12, 2013 at 6:00AM
In a press release announcing the budget, OPALCO said the rate increase is necessary to meet a nine percent rate increase by the Bonneville Power Administration.
- Dec 12, 2013 at 7:00AM
Family and friends of Frank and Sally Hudson will hold a Celebration of Life for the recently deceased couple
- Dec 12, 2013 at 10:00AM updated at 5:50PM
I am incredibly disappointed in the members of our island community who are spending so much time and energy being angry about US Customs moving to another office...
- Dec 12, 2013 at 10:00AM updated Dec 23, 2013 at 10:25AM
A fireside program features dramatic presentations, from the ridiculous to the sublime, and will include musical contributions by special guests Angel Michaels, John Boyne and Beatrice Grauman.
- Dec 12, 2013 at 2:53PM
Copies of the amendments are available for review at Town Hall, 60 Second Street, Friday Harbor, between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday beginning Dec. 17, 2013.
- Dec 12, 2013 at 2:00PM
The Firewise program, sponsored San Juan Island Fire Department, and spearheaded by Ron Garner of San Juan Island Fire & Rescue, has expanded to include 38 communities on San Juan Island.
- Dec 12, 2013 at 5:18PM
The only option I see for the GSA to reconsider alternative locations for the CBP that would meet with broader community support would be for the GSA to identify an alternate tenant for the current lease...The idea for a ‘one-stop shop’ public lands information and interpretive center was identified as a high priority at the community listening sessions hosted by the Department of the Interior.