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'Highlights' of killer whale recovery plan featured in Whale Museum lecture

  • Sep 2, 2014 at 6:24PM

The presentation by NOAA Fisheries' Brad Hanson offers an overview of federally funded research accomplishments on behalf of the Southern residents. In addition, Hanson will discuss ongoing and new challenges, as well as areas of future research.

Back to school special report: Be smart with social media

  • Sep 3, 2014 at 5:34PM

Social media is a lightening fast form of communication, which can quickly and easily spin out of control. Communication is the key to keeping social media under control and enjoyable.

Wealthy working to alter gun laws | Guest Column

  • Sep 3, 2014 at 5:46PM

Two years after their money helped make charter schools possible, the Ballmers, the Gateses and the Nick Hanauer are using some of their loose millions to try to tighten gun laws in Washington.

Big 'Thank you' for support; big 'No' to pipeline | Letters

  • Sep 3, 2014 at 6:00PM

San Juan Islanders for Safe Shipping says "thank you" to all of you who stopped by to buy a brownie, spin the oil tanker Wheel of Fortune, and/or sign the petition at our booth at the County Fair.

Why cut the mustard? Because it's noxious & invasive | Guest column

  • Sep 3, 2014 at 6:55PM

Although edible for humans, the garlic mustard plant is not eaten by local wildlife or by insects. It is a fast growing, damaging invasive that once established is difficult to eradicate.

SJ Community Home Trust awarded $40K grant

  • Sep 3, 2014 at 6:00PM updated Sep 4, 2014 at 2:48PM

Proceeds from the grant, awarded by the Catholic Campaign for Human Development, will help cover Home Trust operating costs, design work for Phase 2 of the Sun Rise neighborhood, and other administrative expenses.

Bruce Kingland: 1932-2014 | Passages

  • Sep 4, 2014 at 11:53AM

Bruce skied the mountains of the West, always coming back to Crystal Mountain, where a run is named for him. When he and Mary move to San Juan Island in 1995, the proximity to Whistler, B.C. lured him and he spent many winter weekdays skiing its runs.

Oops... our bad, but in case you haven't heard... | Letters

  • Sep 4, 2014 at 1:00PM

We would never knowingly do anything to offend our neighbors or to detract from the beauty of our island. We hope that this will not prevent people from attending the “Remember the Rendezvous” Salmon Barbecue on September 13 at the Fair Grounds.

Venerable, musically diverse; Chamber SJs kicks off 27th season

  • Sep 4, 2014 at 6:04PM

What does Chamber San Juans have in store for Saturday's performance, the kick off to its 27th season? Click here to see what artistic director Patricia Kostek has to say about it...

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.

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.

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...

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.

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