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The treasure of knowing ‘Ernest’ | Letters

  • Nov 26, 2013 at 9:00AM

He was the penultimate kindly old-timer from an era long since passed, and quite possibly never existed at all.

Former Orcas Island 21-year-old pleads guilty to rape

  • Nov 26, 2013 at 12:23PM

On Nov. 18, Peter John Anderson pleaded guilty in San Juan County Superior Court to two counts of third-degree rape, a Class C felony. Anderson, who will be required to register as a sex offender as a result of the conviction, is slated to be sentenced on Feb. 28.

New agent joins Coldwell Banker San Juan Island team

  • Nov 26, 2013 at 12:19PM

Vicki Telford recently moved to Friday Harbor from the resort community of Flathead Lake, Mont., where she was owner and operator of a real estate firm.

Case of overkill in feds new home | Letters

  • Nov 26, 2013 at 3:00PM

Perhaps we need an increase in customs agents, but I hardly think terrorism is a problem in Friday Harbor.

Convicted burglar accused of felony assault

  • Nov 27, 2013 at 5:00AM

Only hours after he was sentenced to 15 months in prison, authorities claim a 24-year-old Friday Harbor man went to the home of a former girlfriend and, after his sexual advances were rejected, that he then attacked, threatened and strangled the woman in a fit of rage.

Insurance settlement elusive for fire-ravaged Spring Street Landing

  • Nov 27, 2013 at 8:00AM

Three months after the fire that burned the Spring Street Landing Building, the Port and its insurer, Enduris Washington, are wrangling over the amount that will be paid for damages.

Ace…the Holiday Helpful Place

  • Nov 27, 2013 at 9:43AM

One day only! 50% off 1 item priced $30 or less. Anacortes and Friday Harbor stores only.

Wondering Why There Is Another Crane in the Harbor?

  • Nov 27, 2013 at 10:00AM

The Port will also add two new concrete multi-hull slips on E walkway, near the floating restrooms.

Council fails to inform in outage | Letters

  • Nov 27, 2013 at 12:00PM

The county may claim lack of information, but they knew or should have known infinitely more than the individual citizen.

Attorney General vs. Grocery Manufacturer’s Association regarding GMO's

  • Nov 27, 2013 at 2:00PM

Initiative 522 was the measure on the Nov. 5 ballot requiring mandatory labeling of genetically engineered foods, seeds and seed products.

Q & A session with Customs and Border Protection

  • Nov 27, 2013 at 4:00PM updated at 7:04PM

Several speakers asked questions or raised subjects, such as body cavity searches and holding cells, that the panel did not have answers for.

Eight earn ‘True Grit’ honors at Chamber annual awards | Slideshow

  • Nov 27, 2013 at 4:00PM

Going the extra mile and enduring unforseen hardship didn’t gone unnoticed by the local business community

Seeking support for worthy cause | Letters

  • Nov 28, 2013 at 6:00AM

We choose “La Casa de Los Niños” orphanage because it’s in the city of Tepic, Nayarit, where both our moms were born.

Latest property values complete; notices mailed

  • Nov 28, 2013 at 10:00AM

The largest average change in value, a 4.9 percent decrease, was in the Town of Friday Harbor.

Salute to Odlin Park volunteers | Letters

  • Nov 29, 2013 at 7:00AM

Parks staff will now spread the wetland grasses seed and all will emerge in the spring.

Friday Harbor Labs tests deep-water 'profiler'

  • Nov 29, 2013 at 8:00AM

FH Labs is helping to test scientific equipment that will collect chemical, biological, physical, optical and other data profiles and are scheduled for deployment in 2014 on the RSN system off the coast of Oregon in water depths of 600 to 2,900 meters (1,969 to 9,514 feet).

Lesa Anne Williams: 1952 — 2013 | Passages

  • Nov 29, 2013 at 3:00PM

Lesa Williams loved the summers on the island the most because it was warm, sunny and there were flowers everywhere.

Don’t like this? Well, blame the editor

  • Nov 30, 2013 at 6:00AM

There’s no place like home. Particularly when you have a dear partner to be with.

Carnival ‘kicked it’ thanks to support | Letters

  • Nov 30, 2013 at 6:00AM

The board of Families and Neighbors Support Island Rec would like to thank all of the families who attended the carnival—we hope all of you thoroughly enjoyed yourselves.

Community thank you | Letters

  • Dec 1, 2013 at 8:00AM

The generosity of our Friday Harbor community has just sent 225 shoeboxes to be part of this mission.

EDC offers workshop on the Basics of WordPress

  • Dec 1, 2013 at 10:00AM

The workshop is ideal for budding businesses that need an online presence, for organizations looking to keep their members informed, or for entrepreneurs looking for something more flexible than social media.

Mount Vernon man faces DUI following Thanksgiving Day crash

  • Dec 1, 2013 at 5:05PM

When awakened by a ferry terminal attendant, the 65-year-old reportedly put the pickup into gear and then careened forward into the rear of the building, and collided into several unoccupied vehicles parked in the rear parking lot of the building as well.

Shopping spree: four minutes and counting in the aisle of plenty

  • Dec 2, 2013 at 6:00PM updated Dec 3, 2013 at 8:53AM

In the end, Scott and Kim Bell filled 10 shopping carts and amassed $637.19 worth of food items in just four minutes. As winner of the raffle drawing, they also received $50 worth of complimentary meat and cheese, courtesy of the Lions Club, sponsors of the yearly fundraiser.

Friday Harbor winter high school sports season heats up, starting Tuesday

  • Dec 2, 2013 at 7:18PM

The Friday Harbor boys basketball team will be first out of the gate, hosting Division 2A Burlington-Edison, Tuesday, in their 2013-14 season opener; tip off is 6 p.m. in Turnbull Gym

Hunger at home; where's the outrage? | Letters

  • Dec 2, 2013 at 7:40PM

If 150 people can gather at The Grange to protest Catholic Bishops making health care decisions; and, scores of individuals are agitated about Homeland Security coming to town, why aren’t we outraged that local children, and their parents, are going hungry?

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