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Are we to believe the emperor has new clothes? | As I See It

  • Sep 21, 2014 at 3:51PM

I can’t think of anything more fundamental to a cooperative’s board than honesty. Right behind that is the ability to acknowledge mistakes, apologize and take steps to make sure they aren’t repeated... Right now, we’re not getting that.

Friday Harbor topples Loggers in a rout; 43-6

  • Sep 21, 2014 at 3:30PM

With a decisive win over Darrington, the Wolverines (2-1) will have momentum on their side when they face league-leading La Conner, at home, Friday, Sept. 26; kick off is 6:30 p.m.

SJC Dems election endorsements released

  • Oct 14, 2014 at 4:43PM

Endorsements for candidates and ballot measures were determined as part of the local political party's first-ever polling of party members via email.

Presentation to feature history, future of grange halls in Washington state

  • Oct 14, 2014 at 4:56PM

Holly Taylor, a historic preservation consultant from Vashon Island, and a doctoral student at the University of Washington, will talk about her research on the history and preservation of grange halls, Oct. 15, 7 p.m.

Journal earns 17 awards in annual 'better newspapers contest'

  • Oct 15, 2014 at 11:09AM

In addition to its individual BNC awards, The Journal also shared with staff of its sister paper, the Islands’ Sounder, in earning second-place for the 2013 Springtide publication and third-place for the 2013 edition of Home & Garden.

Fur flies over navy jet noise; Larsen on the hot seat at Lopez town hall

  • Oct 15, 2014 at 11:31AM

When islanders took to the microphone at an Oct. 7 town hall on Lopez Island, most asked various versions of the same two questions of U.S. Rep. Rick Larsen: Do you care? And, are you representing us?

Skilled, experienced; vote Nou for sheriff | Letters

  • Oct 15, 2014 at 3:30PM

I appreciate all the skills, experience, and time to further educate himself as Rob Nou has done and continues to do.

Island allies abound in fight against cancer

  • Oct 15, 2014 at 3:24PM

A cancer diagnosis is one that no individual wants to receive, especially when some treatment is accessible only on the mainland, but there's a network of support across the San Juans to help ease the burden of travel and help get patients to where they need to be.

Board critic long on fantasy, short on facts | Letters

  • Sep 22, 2014 at 6:59PM

It's been a pretty long time since a man has spun fantasies about me, so in a way I should be grateful to Mr. MacLeod for thinking about me in his off hours.

Off-duty deputy rescues two from smoke-filled home

  • Sep 22, 2014 at 6:49PM

“I felt a little naked because I didn’t have any gear, but it was a small space with easy access – if things went sideways I could have gotten out,” deputy Doug Maya recalls of the rescue of two people from a mobile home filling up fast with toxic smoke.

Wickman hat-trick fuels win over Concrete | Girls soccer

  • Sep 22, 2014 at 6:43PM

Emma Wickman scored the first, second and third goals of her varsity career in the Wolverines runaway win over Concrete. But the Friday Harbor sophomore isn't the only one to find the back of the opponent's net.

Pierce Transit CEO picked to lead Washington State Ferries

  • Sep 22, 2014 at 7:04PM

Lynne Griffith, who was slated to step down as CEO of Pierce Transit at the end of the year, will begin her new assignment as assistant secretary of WSF in early October.

A candidate who 'gets it'; Krebs for sheriff | Letters

  • Oct 15, 2014 at 7:50PM

When it comes to the style of policing, the past couple of years has seen a trend in what I think is the wrong direction. There seems to be a consistent emphasis on "catch and enforce" rather than "serve and protect."

Island poet: South Pacific to Salish Sea

  • Oct 16, 2014 at 9:00AM

He’s travelled the globe performing, and his stop in San Juan Island is the beginning of a Pacific Northwest tour.

Step back in time to World War II on San Juan Island

  • Sep 23, 2014 at 10:35AM

The talk will focus on what is was like living on the island during World War II and what measures islanders took to protect the home front.

Albin Evans Sundstrom: 1918—2014 | Passages

  • Oct 16, 2014 at 11:00AM

He lived his entire 96 years on San Juan Island, and became our living link to the island’s rich agricultural past. He was an islander through and through, self-reliant, with true grit.

Opening Night: Tony Award winner featured in Community Theatre's fall play

  • Oct 16, 2014 at 9:00AM updated at 11:21AM

Written by Christopher Durang, "Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike" is a 2013 Tony Award winner for Best Play, and showcases a scintillating dialogue brimming with barbs, wit and allure, and rich in comedic illustration of sibling rivalry and a family at odds.

Hail to keepers of island parks, trails | Letters

  • Sep 23, 2014 at 12:00PM

The ongoing prairie restoration work at American Camp reflects an active and thoughtful approach to land management.

Best choice to fill my shoes; Pederson for treasurer | Letters

  • Oct 16, 2014 at 1:13PM

I have worked closely with Rhonda during her 14-year tenure with the auditor’s office. Her knowledge of the county’s computer systems, her work ethic and her customer service skills will greatly serve the citizens of San Juan County, and will ensure a smooth transition for the office of treasurer.

‘Start spreading the news,’ Jimmy Moe ‘Sinatra’ show

  • Sep 23, 2014 at 2:00PM

Donning a black suit and tie, and with his own natural blue eyes to complete the ensemble, Moe will sing the classic Sinatra sounds from the 1950s and ‘60s.

Money matters energize election

  • Sep 23, 2014 at 2:00PM

With three contested county office races, including sheriff, and no fewer than six local property tax or bond measures on the Nov. 4 election ballot, San Juan County voters have plenty to pay attention to in the run-up to the 2014 general election.

Tax hike? EMS numbers don’t add up | Point/Counterpoint: San Juan EMS levy in debate

  • Oct 16, 2014 at 2:00PM

Why not wait and see how the next two years go? Real estate values are on the rise again and that alone will give SJIEMS more tax revenues to spend.

Expertise in EMS calls for investment | Point/Counterpoint: San Juan EMS levy in debate

  • Oct 16, 2014 at 9:01AM

The EMS levy must be renewed every six years, and comes up for renewal in 2016. We are asking for levy renewal two years early due to increased needs.

Crime novelist; at Griffin Bay

  • Sep 23, 2014 at 4:00PM

A classic whodunit with stunning Pacific Northwest imagery, suspense, and even a love triangle composes this tale of a man seeking simplicity, and finding mystique.

Simply symbiotic; Honey bees provide Nature’s sweetest gift

  • Sep 23, 2014 at 5:00PM

Colleen Howe, of Mitchell Bay Farm and Nursery, an organic farm on San Juan Island, began keeping bees 35 years ago for their honey.

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