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Tires slashed, meds & jewelry snatched, traffic stop prompts DUI arrest; San Juan County Sheriff's Log

  • Sep 12, 2014 at 12:22PM

Sept. 4: Jewelry, medications and other items were reportedly stolen from a vehicle parked in Friday Harbor. The financial loss was unlisted in the incident report.

Rockfish: talk on trail of recovery

  • Sep 12, 2014 at 3:00PM

The long lives and low reproductive survival combined with past over-harvesting and degraded habitats, have resulted in declines of many populations of rockfish in the Salish Sea.

'Boo': Halloween candy donation drive? Because Gummy Bears don't grow on trees

  • Oct 5, 2014 at 6:34PM

The Kiwanis Club's candy donation drive helps ensure there's plenty of yummy stuff to go around in the high-traffic neighborhoods visited by all those ghouls, goblins, faeries and ghosts on Halloween.

Want a public servant with a positive attitude? Re-elect Joan White | Letters

  • Oct 5, 2014 at 7:03PM

In her eight years as County Clerk, Joan has helped increase public access to the Superior Court, made it more user-friendly, and improved the security of and accessibility to our public records.

Retooled, rebuilt for 2B battle | Fall Sports Preview Football

  • Sep 13, 2014 at 5:00AM

One aspect Coach Richard Ledford is fairly unfamiliar with is the lack of depth on this year’s roster. Only 38 players turned out this year; Ledford is more used to a team with 50.

Forever grateful, and a fond farewell | Letters

  • Sep 13, 2014 at 8:00AM

It is life-affirming to live in a place where ideas matter, and where the hard work of many can create true change. For that we are grateful.

Wolverines bounce back after bitter defeat, net back-to-back wins | Boys soccer

  • Oct 6, 2014 at 6:51PM

The Wolverines (6-3) sit in fourth place in league, which boasts four of the state's Top 10 Division 2B teams, including No.8 ranked Friday Harbor, as well as No. 4 ranked Mount Vernon Christian (8-0). Friday Harbor will host the league-leading Hurricanes Tuesday, Oct. 7; game time is 4:30 p.m.

Group claims imperiled animals get short shrift, seek support for animal control officer

  • Oct 6, 2014 at 7:26PM

Citing indifference of local law enforcement in cases of possible animal abuse, the Animal Task Force called on the County Council to lend support for funding an animal control officer or better training for deputies.

Update: Hot tub drowning victim identified

  • Oct 6, 2014 at 7:32PM

Amanda May Ferguson, a 29-year-old Portland-area resident vacationing on Orcas Island with a friend, was unconscious and unresponsive when a team of public safety personnel arrived at the Deer Harbor home shortly after a 911 call at about 3:15 p.m.

Bias for weapons revealed by reporter's word choice | Letters

  • Oct 6, 2014 at 7:36PM

Words do matter and they can often make or break an issue, especially when they appear in the media. What is “onerous” in our society today is the number of men, women and children killed and injured by guns.

'Remember My Name' vigil honors victims of domestic violence

  • Oct 7, 2014 at 12:45PM

Domestic Violence Sexual Assault Services will host a "Remember My Name" vigil on the County Courthouse lawn, Wednesday, Oct. 12, in observance of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, the month of October. The event begins at noon.

Wolverines bounce back from back-to-back losses, trounce Cedar Park | Volleyball

  • Oct 7, 2014 at 2:14PM

The Wolverines gave up a combined five points in the first two games, and, substituting liberally in the third game of the best-of-five match, tallied a 25-14 win to seal a runaway win over Cedar Park Christian.

With new dump fees, incentive is to recycle...less? | Letters

  • Oct 7, 2014 at 2:28PM

When I commented at the dump that it is getting expensive I was told that I could save money by just putting my recycling into the trash and that is what a lot of people are doing. I feel like this is going backwards.

Arts Council seeks applicants for board of directors

  • Oct 7, 2014 at 3:00PM

Applicants need not be artists but should care about the arts and bring management, development and collaboration skills to advance the state of the arts in the county.

Will utility rates rise in 2015?

  • Sep 14, 2014 at 6:48PM

The OPALCO Board of Directors will discuss utility rates for 2015, beginning budget talks for the upcoming year at its next meeting, Sept. 18, in Friday Harbor.

Dinner, dancing, must-have auction items, music, and more... for a good cause | Guest column

  • Sep 14, 2014 at 6:39PM

When friends heard Dave Hall had major expenses associated with his cancer, they offered to help with a fundraiser. The Dinner/Auction/Dance Benefit 4 Dave Hall is Oct. 4 at the Fairgrounds. Doors open at 5 p.m. for auction item viewing; dinner is 5:30-6:30 p.m. Read below to find out more.

San Juan man to serve 28 months for weapons theft

  • Sep 14, 2014 at 6:44PM

Prosecutors, in calling for a prison term at the upper end of the state-standard range of sentencing, note that the theft of a firearm and its concealment where it might have been discovered by children demonstrate a disregard for the safety of others. The loaded revolver, as well as its holster, were reportedly visible through a milk crate they had been stashed in, regardless of the flower pot placed on top of it.

Relay for Life: it makes a difference, so many benefit | Letters

  • Sep 15, 2014 at 7:00AM

I am asking the community to do one more thing for me and all those fighting cancer now and in the future. Please attend the Relay for Life fundraiser for the American Cancer society on Sept. 27 at the Fairgrounds from 3-11 p.m., and show us your support. There are many in our community that would benefit.

Along the Waterfront: Big dreams, tiny boat, and one portly dog

  • Oct 8, 2014 at 12:06PM

The Big Dipper, the only “pocket yacht” of its kind, is Jeff and Linda Patterson’s pride and joy, their window to the world, so to speak, and a venture in adaptability.

Joyce Margaret Graham: 1941—2014 | Passages

  • Oct 8, 2014 at 1:00PM

Joyce and her husband, Wes, enjoyed numerous cruises to Alaska and the Mexican Riviera, both favorite destinations. Year-around “camping” in their motorhome brought them often to beautiful locations in Washington and Oregon, where they shared precious moments together and with family and friends.

What's 'branding' about? Here's the scoop

  • Oct 8, 2014 at 3:49PM

Town leaders talk about details, goals, benefits, and confront rumors, about Friday Harbor's branding initiative.

Incumbent draws peer-support in sheriff's race | Letters

  • Oct 8, 2014 at 4:04PM

As the elected sheriffs in Island, Watcom and Skagit counties, respectively, who share a common border with San Juan, we count on Sheriff Nou as a critical part of the Northwest Washington Law Enforcement “Leadership Team.”

Respond in kind; vote ‘Yes’ for EMS | Letters

  • Oct 8, 2014 at 4:52PM

By supporting them, we are supporting our friends and our families, our community, and ultimately ourselves with one of the finest and most highly-respected EMS departments in the country.

Same mission, new museum; here's what to expect of IMA | Guest Column

  • Sep 15, 2014 at 7:58PM

The primary objective of the new IMA museum will be to bring world class, exciting art to the local population of San Juan County—exhibitions seen recently in major metropolitan museums throughout the country, and even the world. These exhibitions will be totally free of charge to the public.

Fifty years later, the joy of coming home | Letters

  • Sep 15, 2014 at 8:20PM

Imagine walking into a room and being transported back to 1964 where you felt you were continuing a conversation that you had started 50 years ago.

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