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Tangled up in Dylan; tribute features four island musicians

  • 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.

You could help name state's newest ferry; here's how

  • 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.

'Interim' no more; Swalla named director of FH Labs

  • 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.

Good going so far, but what’s ahead? Guest Column

  • 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.

From The Journal editorial pages: Aug. 6 Edition | Opinion

  • Aug 7, 2014 at 4:06PM

Journal cartoonist Rob Pudim takes a swing of his own on primary election endorsements by the Democratic Party.

Wounded Warrior riders to tour San Juan Island

  • 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.

Spotlight shines on sea otters in Whale Museum lecture

  • 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.

Message emerges through eye of the beholder | Letters

  • Aug 8, 2014 at 12:52PM

What message does the Journal's most recent political cartoon convey? As letters from two readers demonstrate, it may depend on one's point of view.

Ronald Marshall Nelson: 1929—2014 | Passages

  • Aug 8, 2014 at 12:12PM

Ronald Nelson grew up in Friday Harbor, Wash., on San Juan Island, and graduated from Central Washington University in economics. While there he met Flossie Mitchell, his wife of 59 years, who preceded him in death.

San Juan man to serve 30 days for drug-related burglary, theft; Orcas man gets treatment in lieu of jail

  • Aug 8, 2014 at 3:47PM

The 28-year-old was confronted by local authorities after footage from a security camera revealed that he sold a 47-inch flat-screen TV at a Mount Vernon pawn shop. He reportedly told investigators that he broke into the home, stole the equipment and pawned what he could to repay a drug debt.

Three weeks, nine shows, 'Twelfth Night'; Shakespeare Under the Stars

  • Aug 8, 2014 at 6:04PM

Island Stage Left heads home to the outdoor stage on Wold Road for nine performances in its summer 2014 presentation of “Shakespeare Under the Stars,” featuring the Bard’s classic rib-tickling and heart-tugging romantic comedy, “Twelfth Night,” beginning Friday, Aug. 8.

Rob Roy McGregor: 1932—2014 | Passages

  • Aug 9, 2014 at 7:00AM

Rob was many things: charitable, decisive, funny, and determined. He was an excellent golfer, a better poker player and he enjoyed an evening gin and tonic.

Zucchini 500? More than just a whacky race | Letters

  • Aug 9, 2014 at 10:00AM

Future generations will someday attempt to describe the “Electrician’s Nightmare,” Susie Lefever’s racing zucchini, and Harry “The Honey man’s” CO2 cartridge powered creations, but I promise you this: it is impossible not to laugh, cheer, and be completely entertained.

Shaw Island struck by postal budget blues

  • Aug 12, 2014 at 9:00AM updated at 11:03AM

In a Aug. 7 letter to Post Master General Patrick Donaho, Larsen called on the Postal Service to classify the Shaw Island post office as a “Part-Time Post Office,” a designation under which the office would be allowed to operate six hours a day.

Wistful reminder of wit that was | Letters

  • Aug 12, 2014 at 11:00AM

Last week’s letter to the editor, “Flummoxed by furor over felines,” reminded me of why I miss the former “Sheriff’s Log”.

Colwell & crew sail away with Shaw Island Classic title

  • Aug 12, 2014 at 11:19AM

Fickle winds make for sluggish times, but annual 'round-the-island' race buoyed by down-to-the-wire finishes.

We might disagree – but we all love the islands | Ferry Home Companion

  • Aug 12, 2014 at 5:57PM

We’ve had a County Fair for over a hundred years, just as we’ve had a strong newspaper for more years than that. It is just one example of how we all pitch in to make things work.

Featured at the Fair: Egg Roll Booth revival

  • Aug 13, 2014 at 1:56PM

A six-year hiatus comes to an end with the revival of the much-beloved, long-esteemed, uniquely inspired and unquestionably affordable Egg Roll Booth.

Islanders should be proud of PIMC | Letters

  • Aug 12, 2014 at 4:00PM

Residents of Friday Harbor should be proud of the excellent Peace Island Medical Center facility on your island.

John Nord | Notice of death

  • Aug 13, 2014 at 1:57PM

John Nord, 82, of Friday Harbor, Wash. passed from this life Aug. 6, 2014.

Work crew escapee apprehended after two hours on the run

  • Aug 13, 2014 at 1:02PM

According to Undersheriff Bruce Distler, the man was left alone for two to three minutes and in that time ran onto the inter-island ferry boat. The 22-year-old jumped onboard the boat to head back home to Orcas Island, Distler believes.

New home for animal shelter? Plans, design, location unveiled

  • Aug 13, 2014 at 1:55PM

Two years ago, what was then a dream became a necessity when APS was made aware that its lease with the Port of Friday Harbor would more than likely be shortened from 20 years to five.

Knocked out by ‘Twelfth Night’ | Letters

  • Aug 13, 2014 at 3:50PM

Could there be a better way to spend a summer evening than watching a timeless Shakespeare comedy, one performed outdoors by a talented and energetic cast? Umm...doubt it.

Because every kid deserves a good pair of shoes | Guest Column

  • Aug 13, 2014 at 3:16PM

All shoes collected through the Windermere San Juan Island office will be delivered on Aug. 18 to the San Juan Island Family Resource Center and distributed to island families in need, seeing to a new pair of shoes for every child on the first day of school.

Building bridges of comradery over a not-so common course

  • Aug 14, 2014 at 7:00AM

Can outdoor activities, like bicycle tours, barbecues and a game of golf, help to tighten the bond between military veterans struggling with injuries and ease the discomfort of fitting in back home? The Wounded Warrior Project believes they can.

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