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- Jan 5, 2015 at 7:14PM
Fish for Teeth, a local non-profit, is chief sponsor of the mobile dental clinic, which provides dental care for anyone who is financially unable to afford it. Appointment applications can be downloaded from the Fish for Teeth website, filled out and then dropped off at San Juan County Health Department.
- Jan 6, 2015 at 10:43AM
Seasonal affective disorder, or seasonal depression, is a real thing. King County reports that four to six people out of 100 experience the disorder prevalently, while 10 to 20 percent of people experience milder forms of the winter blues.
- Jan 6, 2015 at 11:23AM
The calf appeared to be healthy and energetic, swimming alongside its presumed mother. However, researchers immediately recognized some peculiarity surrounding its birth.
- Jan 6, 2015 at 11:16AM
Classic vista binoculars installed in Friday Harbor
- Jan 6, 2015 at 12:50PM
— Editor’s note: Our compass clearly got turned around, as Mr. Zaehring cleverly notes in his letter and about the story referenced below.
- Jan 6, 2015 at 1:13PM
The newly constructed IMA art museum drew 1,000 visitors in a little less than a month since its grand "soft opening" Dec. 5 in Friday Harbor. The works of nearly 60 local artists are on display through Jan. 25 as part of IMA's yearly Artists' Registry Show.
- Jan 7, 2015 at 7:00AM
The first 10 years I lived here I was blessed with decent housing and kind people to rent from. But over the past 10 years, the rental housing situation has changed dramatically. During the recession, rents went up but wages did not.
- Jan 7, 2015 at 9:11AM
Cartoonist Rob Pudim's views on local news and events are published weekly in the Journal of the San Juan Islands and SanJuanJournal.com.
- Jan 7, 2015 at 12:00PM updated at 2:25PM
The Wolverines (4-0 league) host the Hurricanes of Mount Vernon Christian in a clash of league title contenders Friday, Jan. 9; tip off is 5:30 p.m. They are back home Friday, Jan. 16, to host La Conner (3-0, 9-0 overall) in what looms as a battle for sole possession of first place in the league standings.
- Jan 7, 2015 at 4:54PM
The decision to dissolve was due, in large part, to new core standards established by the National Association of Realtors adopted in May 2014, which include additional accounting regulations, state reporting, duties for staff and board of directors, more travel and per diem, along with increase state meeting participation.
- Jan 7, 2015 at 6:19PM
Cooperatives began 200 years ago as a way to protect common folk from the exactions of greedy merchants and corporations, but OPALCO is running just like any ordinary corporation, always seeking more sources of wealth to appropriate, usually from those with the least to spare.
- Jan 8, 2015 at 12:00PM
... how can we be a better community in this new year and beyond? Here are a few thoughts:
- Jan 8, 2015 at 2:00PM updated at 5:25PM
The EMT Association cited budgetary constraints now faced by EMS following defeat of its proposed property tax as well as the need of a new ambulance as driving forces for the fundraising campaign.
- Jan 9, 2015 at 12:39PM
As a B-17 pilot during WWII, Don Craddock received the “Lucky Bastard” award for having successfully completed 35 bombing missions over Germany. The average number of missions flown by the a pilot of a B-17, aka "Flying Fortress," was six.
- Jan 9, 2015 at 1:15PM
A memorable and intoxicating trip, Theresa Simendinger rode roughly 30 miles each day through territory the Masai have long called home, encountering elephants, lions and giraffe along the way. She'll share reflections and photos of her journey, Monday, Jan. 12 at the library.
- Jan 9, 2015 at 5:07PM
Fish for Teeth helps families and individuals get dental care who otherwise cannot afford it.
- Jan 9, 2015 at 7:19PM
Following school, Corinne worked for the Alaska Steamship Company. There she met Margaret McRea and Irene Spangler, who became good friends. Margaret introduced her to Alan Carter, a friend from her home town of Friday Harbor, and love blossomed.
- Jan 10, 2015 at 8:00AM
At the association's annual meeting in December, San Juan Island's John Chessell was elected to a third term as president, and Stephen Brandli of Friday Harbor was re-elected treasurer.
- Jan 10, 2015 at 9:00AM
I am against the proposed moratorium on growing cannabis in San Juan County. We should be supporting the success of a diversified agriculture not standing in it's way.
- Jan 12, 2015 at 7:00AM updated at 7:39PM
Although change often proceeds at a glacial pace within the halls of government, islanders may expect nothing less from newly elected Sheriff Ron Krebs after handing him the election with a 64-percent margin of victory.
- Jan 12, 2015 at 7:14PM
With a four-game win streak in tow, and a bout against Cedar Park Christian (3-2 league, 3-5 overall) on deck, Friday Harbor will host La Conner (4-0 league, 8-2 overall) Friday with first place in the Northwest 2B/1B League standings most likely riding on the outcome; tip off is 5:30 p.m.
- Jan 12, 2015 at 7:07PM
Senior Madden Shanks knocked down a two-pointer to give the Wolverines an eight-point advantage and room to breathe with three minutes remaining in regulation. But the upset-minded Hurricanes and sharpshooter Jacqueline Case weren’t ready to concede.
Food Bank, Family Resource Center prove worthy recipients of realtors annual donation | Guest column
- Jan 12, 2015 at 7:38PM
For more than 25 years, Windermere realtors have set aside a portion of every single transaction for the Windermere Foundation. At the end of each year, the team meets to apportion these funds to island non-profits which are serving the needs of our neighbors and community members.
- Jan 12, 2015 at 7:22PM
Once again, I am faced with struggling to make ends meet until spring, when the tourist season begins again... the “reefer madness” hysteria has prevailed at the expense of year-round, full-time employment for 16 people.
- Jan 13, 2015 at 11:02AM
Hear about the Pig War, and if you think you’ve heard it all before, you better listen up. Vouri keeps learning more and new aspects of island history—walk and hear what he’s found out.