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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.

'Lucky seven' find adapting to island life comes easy at FH shelter

  • Sep 15, 2014 at 8:10PM

Many of Pasado’s cats had to be relocated to high-kill shelters in order to accommodate an influx of 48 felines rescued as part of a cat-hoarding case, but the lucky seven that ended up at the Friday Harbor animal shelter face no threat of termination.

Legal Matters: Consequences can be dire by driving with a suspended license | Guest column

  • Oct 9, 2014 at 7:00AM

Failure to pay a traffic ticket can have more serious consequences than your case being sent to collections. You could lose your driver’s license and, if you continue to drive, you could be arrested and your car impounded.

A harvest for the senses

  • Oct 9, 2014 at 10:32AM

A fully integrated estate, growing, harvesting and distilling all its lavender oil on site, Pelindaba Lavender Farm cultivates 25,000 lavender plants on 25 acres and distills over 100 gallons of lavender oil each fall.

County council calls on governor to reject proposed cuts in ferry service

  • Oct 9, 2014 at 10:48AM

For the San Juans, the proposed service reduction includes: extending the winter service from 12 weeks to 20 weeks: no service to Sidney, BC; and reducing service on the San Juans inter-island routes.

From 'bud-break' to bottle

  • Sep 16, 2014 at 12:19PM

San Juan Vineyard grows two white varieties on their estate, Siegerrebe and Madeleine Angevine. They will be trucking in Pinot Gris and Riesling grapes from the Yakima Valley to crush this year.

Celebration of Life: Al Sundstrom: 1918—2014 | Passages

  • Sep 16, 2014 at 1:00PM updated Sep 18, 2014 at 3:07PM

Born and raised on San Juan Island, and a prominent figure in island agricultural, Al Sundstrom died at his home Wednesday, Sept. 10. He was 96.

US Constitution: does it matter anymore? | Guest Column

  • Sep 16, 2014 at 2:00PM

A less than perfect document, the Constitution did not extend voting rights to landless citizens, women, Native Americans, and blacks.

Leadership San Juan Islands is back

  • Sep 16, 2014 at 3:00PM

Individuals and organizations willing to offer fiscal support are encouraged to come and ask questions about the significance of the program for our county.

Ompah-pah-pah, celebrate fall in Bavarian style, Oktoberfest

  • Oct 9, 2014 at 3:39PM

Enjoy a Bavarian-themed evening of fun, games and events, complete with beer, brats and desserts, and bring your German heritage dog along for a Dachshund race, Saturday, Oct. 11, at the Friday Harbor fairgrounds, beginning at 5 p.m.

Fellow deputy backs challenger in sheriff's race | Letters

  • Oct 9, 2014 at 3:58PM

Communication is key in leadership. Ron has, as a peacemaker, not only in the community, but within the agency, has repeatedly proven himself to be a strong communicator.

It’s Friday Harbor history… and you | Letters

  • Sep 16, 2014 at 6:00PM

I can look at a 100-year-old building or a post-war structure and appreciate that each has something to say about America, and even our community, at a given moment in time.

San Juan Island man admits to selling cocaine, gets 16-month prison term

  • Oct 10, 2014 at 7:00AM

An investigation of alleged drug peddling led to a series of undercover drug buys, in which an informant paid a Friday Harbor about $250 for a so-called "eight ball" of cocaine, roughly 3.4 grams, twice in mid-December and two more times in January.

Portrait of a local composer

  • Sep 17, 2014 at 10:00AM

Shining Night, a film by Michael Stillwater, received the “Audience Favorite” award at the 2013 Friday Harbor Film Festival.

Third annual Chili Cook-off, one hot competition

  • Oct 10, 2014 at 11:15AM

Will the SJISD Food for Thought reign as victors for the third year in a row? Or will last year's runner-up, Cask and Schooner, crush the defending champs like red pepper? Find out Saturday, Oct. 11, at Brickworks Plaza, 3:30 p.m.

Lack of supply puts delay on pot shop debut

  • Sep 17, 2014 at 12:00PM updated Sep 18, 2014 at 10:31AM

If you’re looking to score some weed in the San Juan Islands, legally, that is, don’t hold your breath. It could take awhile.

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