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A year after life-threatening accident, OPALCO 'Miracle Man' returns to work

  • Sep 4, 2014 at 7:26PM

“We are thrilled to welcome Kevin back to work,” said OPALCO General Manager Foster Hildreth. “Kevin is a veteran lineman; he and his family are important members of the OPALCO family.”

Learn how to save a life; First Aid, CPR classes

  • Sep 5, 2014 at 2:36PM

Participants can earn two-year certification credentials upon successfully completing the American Heart Association program for First Aid and for CPR. The classes, sponsored by Island Rec are an ideal way for parents, baby sitters, volunteer coaches and recreation leaders to be prepared in the event of a medical emergency.

September is prostate cancer awareness month; here's how we can help | Guest Column

  • Sep 6, 2014 at 5:44PM

Diagnosis, evaluation, treatments, and other options have come a long way thanks to science and echnology, and there are more and more support and information groups, including an “UsToo” group (a part of “USToo” International) in Friday Harbor that meets monthly at the Mullis Center.

Hey, Post Office... how 'bout thinkin' outside the box? | Letters

  • Sep 6, 2014 at 5:14PM

The Post Office itself could help ease the traffic and congestion in the area of the Blair Avenue road construction, and in its own parking lot, by temporarily placing mail-drop boxes at four or five locations around the perimeter of the town. Several convenient locations come to mind...

Andrew V. McLaglen: 1920—2014 | Passages

  • Sep 6, 2014 at 5:21PM

Andrew McLaglen moved to San Juan Island, Wash. in 1975, where he found his paradise. He was very active in the local community theatre in Friday Harbor, directing many plays over the years with the local talent. His love of film, theatre and life was evident in all that he did.

Forgotten tale of ‘Troubadour’ retold

  • Sep 8, 2014 at 9:00AM

Professor of American history at U of W-Tacoma, Honey, a former Southern civil rights organizer and 2011 Guggenheim fellow, is author of three books on the history labor and civil rights, including "Going Down Jericho Road: The Memphis Strike, Martin Luther King's Last Campaign."

‘Remember the Rendezvous’, SJ tradition revived

  • Sep 8, 2014 at 12:00PM

The San Juan "Rendezvous" first got its start in 1948, as a homecoming of sorts and sponsored at that time by the Chamber of Commerce, and ran through the early '80s. It proved an instant hit.

Journal political cartoon; September 10 edition | Opinion

  • Sep 8, 2014 at 1:00PM

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.

Mystery surrounds discovery of body at Moran State Park

  • Sep 8, 2014 at 8:01PM

A Texas driver's license provides local authorities with a clue, but "extensive" decay will delay identification of a male body discovered Saturday, Sept. 5, near Cascade Lagoon.

Help finish the fight, join Relay for Life | Letters

  • Sep 8, 2014 at 8:13PM

Relay For Life makes it possible for the American Cancer Society to provide helpful information on cancer, treatments, support services, and more 24 hours a day, 365 days a year at 1-800-227-2345 and cancer.org.

Friday Harbor to embark on marketing plan—prepare to be ‘branded’

  • Sep 9, 2014 at 11:00AM updated at 3:43PM

The Town of Friday Harbor will host a “Branding and Marketing Your Community” presentation featuring Roger Brooks, of Roger Brooks International, Thursday, Sept. 11, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., at the Grange Hall.

Panel to weigh in at Climate Action series finale

  • Sep 9, 2014 at 1:00PM

The back-to-back events wrap up the series, which featured eight climate change experts—oceanographers to botanists, biologists to meteorologists.

Encore, encore: It’s ‘Broadway Melodies'

  • Sep 9, 2014 at 3:00PM

Expect to hear captivating renditions of Broadway and popular favorites, including songs from “Sound of Music,” “Once Upon a Mattress,” “Wicked,” “The Addams Family” and “Little Shop of Horrors.

Plans afoot for stormwater solutions | Guest Column

  • Sep 10, 2014 at 6:00AM

The Stormwater Utility is moving into the final phase of countywide stormwater management planning.

Farmers’ fraternity; San Juan to Asia | Guest Column

  • Sep 10, 2014 at 9:00AM

I have been asked to return to Central Asia and the country of Tajikistan in November to assist a small group of farmers in the village of Mekhnatobod Jamoat (near Qurghon-Teppa city) in the southwestern part of Tajikistan.

Relay for Life: new twist, common cause

  • Sep 10, 2014 at 2:00PM

The 2014 Relay for Life event, Saturday, Sept. 27, at the Friday Harbor Fairgrounds, will feature an assortment of activities, entertainment and fund-raising opportunities.

Observance of 9/11 anniversary, Thursday, in Friday Harbor

  • Sep 10, 2014 at 5:42PM

San Juan Island Fire Department will host a brief ceremony in observance of those who perished in the the 2001, Sept. 11 terrorists attacks, beginning at 9 a.m., at Memorial Park, in Friday Harbor.

Game, set, no more match? | Fall Sports Preview Boys' Tennis

  • Sep 10, 2014 at 5:00PM

On the eve of competition, prospective opponents shied away from putting the Wolverines on their calendar because of the absence of bodies on the Friday Harbor roster

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

‘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.

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.

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.

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.

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