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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

For art sake, and more

  • Sep 17, 2014 at 1:00PM

More than 100 original oil paintings by San Juan Island artist David Price, Sr. will be on display and available for a reduced price as part of a first-ever show at the artist's home.

Reservations about reservations? | As I See It

  • Sep 17, 2014 at 4:00PM

I see the reservation system benefiting the tourist industry, the retiree, the professional who lives here part-time, but this benefit comes at the expense of the working families who live here and are the core of our community.

Krebs for sheriff; leads by example | Letters

  • Sep 17, 2014 at 7:00PM

Over the next several years, I observed significant and positive motivational changes in the student. Ron remains one of the most committed parents I have met in my 27 years here.

Tourism ‘hot spot’, San Juans declared endangered

  • Sep 18, 2014 at 8:00AM

Leave No Trace is a national non-profit organization that aims to protect the outdoors by teaching people how to enjoy it responsibly.

Climate change, at our front door | Editorial

  • Sep 18, 2014 at 11:00AM

But if you still think climate change is a joke, or that what’s happening across the globe is simply some kind of cyclical twist in Mother Nature’s grand scheme or bag of tricks, then think again.

Journal political cartoon; September 17 edition | Opinion

  • Sep 18, 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.

Work crew vanishing act prompts 17-month sentence | Crime Brief

  • Sep 18, 2014 at 3:00PM

Robert Thomas Speers was assigned to work crew as part of a sentence handed down for violating court orders on back-to-back convictions in 2011 for bail jumping and for escape from community custody.

Foundation helps causes that count | Letters

  • Sep 18, 2014 at 5:00PM

Less well known is the Foundation’s involvement in support of practically invisible services geared toward those least able to advocate for themselves.

Deputy's guild backs Krebs in sheriff's race

  • Sep 19, 2014 at 7:00AM updated at 10:26AM

The Guild, which represents the department's deputies, detectives, sergeants, dispatch and corrections staff, 28 members in all, voted in overwhelming numbers to endorse Krebs, following a questions-and-answer forum with each candidate Monday, Sept. 15.

Helen Doris Peckinpaugh: 1937—2014 | Passages

  • Sep 19, 2014 at 7:00AM

Doris loved reading, the arts, flowers, fashion and clothes, a room with a view (especially of crashing waves), and Coca-Cola with lime.

Wolf Hollow ‘kick starts’ for otter care

  • Sep 19, 2014 at 10:00AM

LoveAnimals.org was created so organizations like Wolf Hollow can access crowd-funding resources and reach the larger audience that is critical to the funding of its projects.

Body in Moran State Park identified; cause of death remains unknown

  • Sep 20, 2014 at 7:00AM

The cause of death of Mehmet Tokgozoglu has yet to be determined, and the last year's of his life are shrouded in mystery as well. No one seems to know how the 51-year-old engineer and former Raytheon employee got to Orcas Island or much of his whereabouts in the last year.

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.

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.

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.

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