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All aboard? Grumble if you like, but WSF's reservation system might not be so bad after all| Editorial

  • Nov 26, 2014 at 10:00AM

When it happens to something very familiar, something very important, like travel on the state ferry system, change may seem even that much more of a headache. We get that. Still...

No place like home for the holiday season

  • Nov 26, 2014 at 10:09AM

Caroling, cookies, hot cocoa and much, much more in store in Island Lights Festival.

IMA Unveiling: The Best of the Artists' Registry | Special to the Journal

  • Nov 26, 2014 at 10:28AM

The Artists' Registry has been a jewel in IMA's crown for many years, and the dramatic glass and steel building on Spring Street in Friday Harbor will open its doors to showcase them just in time for the holidays.

Next up in SJCT's National Live Theatre? 'Skylight' in high-def

  • Nov 26, 2014 at 9:00PM

Bill Nighy from “Love Actually,” and Carey Mulligan of “The Great Gatsby” fame star in a story about an attempt to rekindle romance, directed by Academy Award nominee Stephen Daldry.

Of oaks, folks and climate change | Guest Column

  • Nov 27, 2014 at 7:00AM

On one sweltering day, I turned to focus on the fir landscape below as my arms relaxed in the abrupt quiet. Sawdust swirled in the noon sun, chainsaw pinging hot. We strained, pinch-fingered while removing a cross-section of history writ in solid wood, from a reclining, furrowed grey trunk, at rest for maybe a century.

Stage Left's holiday production for all; date & time update

  • Nov 27, 2014 at 8:00AM updated Dec 2, 2014 at 11:05AM

"Omnium Gatherum" which means, "a gathering of all," will be at the Roche Harbor Pavilion, beginning Dec. 18.

Extravagance in store for SJCT's biggest fundraiser of the year

  • Nov 27, 2014 at 8:00AM updated Dec 1, 2014 at 1:54PM

The annual SJCT Holiday Festival fundraiser returns, along with a live, streaming production of The Nutcracker.

Roll out the barrel; it's holiday tasting time at San Juan Vineyards

  • Nov 27, 2014 at 12:00PM

Winemaker Chris Primus and crew will guide event-goers on a one-of-a-kind tasty tour of the winery's 2014 and 2013 vintages.

Holiday shopping made more convenient in Friday Harbor

  • Nov 28, 2014 at 8:00AM

More than a half-dozen Friday Harbor businesses will be extending their hours into the night.

Holiday magic in the harbor

  • Nov 28, 2014 at 8:00AM

In addition to cookies, hot cider and carolers, there's a pre-Santa Ship holiday tradition in store that's sure to light a spark for your holiday spirit as well.

The 'Elders': takin' it to the streets

  • Nov 29, 2014 at 8:00AM

Bundle up and prepare to be dazzled and delighted. It's the Dance of the Elders, returning to the streets of Friday Harbor, Thursday, Dec. 11.

Holiday events at Roche Harbor

  • Nov 29, 2014 at 8:00AM

Roche Harbor Resort has plenty of holiday activities to warm the spirit and enjoy the season.

Artists registry featured in grand opening of all-new IMA

  • Nov 29, 2014 at 9:00PM

San Juan Island Museum of Art's annual "Artists Registry" show will be in the spotlight as IMA showcases the interior of its new home and galleries, beginning Dec. 5.

Hats off to an ally in my battle against tobacco addiction | Letters

  • Nov 29, 2014 at 9:00PM

By telling me that I couldn’t quit my doctor showed me how little he knew about my personality. No one tells me what I can and cannot do. No one. So, three days later on Dec. 1, I went back to him and...

Island Rec to host family centered New Year's Eve celebration

  • Nov 30, 2014 at 1:24PM

Activities include a hat-decorating station, photo booth, games, contests, food, music and more. There are chances to wine prizes donated by local businesses.

Annual avian tally: for the benefit of birds, and fun for you, too

  • Nov 30, 2014 at 1:21PM

Christmas Bird Count 2014: Don't take the title too literally, because the Christmas Bird Count, sponsored by the San Juan Islands Chapter of the Audubon Society, won't take place on Christmas Day.

Motorcycle, golf, warm weather await: undersheriff says 'so long'

  • Nov 30, 2014 at 2:45PM

Bruce Distler leaves the sheriff's department at a pivotal time. In January, Ron Krebs will replace Rob Nou as the sheriff and will appoint a new undersheriff. Distler's advice to the new team? Find balance in the leadership roles.

Fond farewell to exemplary officer | Letters

  • Dec 1, 2014 at 11:22AM

As Undersheriff, Bruce was usually my initial contact when issues arose involving the Sheriff’s Department.

Acclaimed female poets to perform at Griffin Bay Bookstore

  • Dec 1, 2014 at 12:06PM

Washington state Poet Laureate Elizabeth Austen, and poet Susan Rich are renown for brining the magic of poetry alive in their readings.

Big gifts come in small packages; in donations to Home Trust every bit counts

  • Dec 1, 2014 at 1:44PM

The Lutheran Church in the San Juans has donated $1,050 to the Home Trust, choosing the organization as this years recipient of charitable funds.

Next stop for lawsuit over long-gone council subcommittees? State supreme court

  • Dec 2, 2014 at 10:36AM

Twice rejected in earlier legal rulings, a lawsuit alleging San Juan County violated the state open public meetings act as part of its critical areas ordinance update will be argued before the state Supreme Court.

Unique holiday shopping at the Fairground's Flea Market; Gingerbread House Competition

  • Dec 2, 2014 at 11:20AM

The market will feature vintage items and hand-made creations.

Community comes together in contra dance

  • Dec 2, 2014 at 2:32PM

Thirty people filter in from the cold, shedding layers and lining up to tap their toes and dosey doe.

Divide surfaces over pot farms

  • Dec 3, 2014 at 8:00AM updated at 10:29AM

The County Council will host two workshops on the topic of local marijuana cultivation, regulations on its impact, and a possible moratorium on future marijuana-related development permits, Jan. 12 and Jan. 26

Local singers, local musicians; good time guaranteed | Letters

  • Dec 3, 2014 at 9:44AM

While I appreciate your promotion of the two SJCT events, the Holiday Festival on December 6 and the HD streaming Nutcracker on December 22, I do wonder why you don't mention the San Juan Singers concert on December 13 and 14... local singers, local orchestral musicians, good fun.

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