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Best Best: Relay for Life, Saturday, Sept. 27, 3 p.m. to 11 p.m.

  • Sep 26, 2014 at 11:28AM

The annual fundraiser for American Cancer Society, as well as local cancer support programs, features food, games, activities, live music. The event, 3 p.m. to 11 p.m. at the fairgrounds in Friday Harbor, begins with a Survivors Reception, at 2 p.m., and a Luminara ceremony starts at sundown.

Fracas over fence, cracked windshield prompts arrest, luggage tossed overboard; San Juan County sheriff's log

  • Sep 26, 2014 at 12:00PM updated at 6:24PM

Two men traveling on a ferry on Sept. 11 reportedly feared the luggage another man asked them to watch, which contained electrical parts and equipment, and then became separated from may have been wired to explode. So, they tossed it overboard.

SJ Fire department welcomes first of six new fire engines

  • Sep 26, 2014 at 6:51PM

The new engines will replace five fire trucks that are nearly 30 years old, and satisfy an insurance industry requirement that penalizes policy holder’s when a community’s fire engines are more than 10 years old, according to fire department spokeswoman Sheila Harley

In Olympia: Tug-of-war over state pot revenue expected | Guest column

  • Sep 27, 2014 at 1:03PM

If it turns out that a significant amount of revenue raised by the sale of recreational marijuana is up for grabs, lawmakers will be able to amend the state law to make clear who should get it. Cities and counties have a suggestion: us.

Familiar face joins Community Theatre staff

  • Sep 27, 2014 at 12:45PM

While Julie Hanks moved on to work at other island nonprofits, she continued her volunteer help at SJCT; and when the development job became available she jumped at the chance to return “home.”

Fire danger in San Juan County drops—officially—to 'low'

  • Sep 27, 2014 at 1:21PM

With the reduction of the fire-risk rating, commercial and residential burn permits will be available beginning Oct. 1.

Five reasons (or more) to question 'branding survey' results | Letters

  • Sep 29, 2014 at 8:30AM

The entire branding idea (justifiably in my opinion) may be sliding into obscurity. Look at where we live. Do we really need branding?

Wolverines upend La Conner with second-half shutout | Football

  • Sep 29, 2014 at 8:48AM

With a 55-yard scoring drive and 2-point safety to start the second half, the Wolverines erased a 5-point deficit, stole back the momentum and muscled their way into the driver’s seat of the Northwest 2B /1B League title chase in a 39-21 victory at home, Sept. 26, over La Conner.

'Holy systematic study'; San Juans home to bats aplenty

  • Sep 29, 2014 at 7:18PM

“Over ten thousand bats were heard,” said Russel Barsh, director of the Lopez-based Kiwaht research center, which conducted the first survey of bats in the San Juans in 75 years. “... and that is only perhaps one percent of what’s out there.”

Maggots on the Chelan? That's too much | Letters

  • Sep 29, 2014 at 7:24PM

It seems that when the solid waste transfer truck from Friday Harbor is in transit on the ferry, it is depositing maggots on the car deck of the ferry. Lots of them.

Friday Harbor blanked by Bear Creek | Girls' Soccer

  • Sep 30, 2014 at 11:18AM

A competitive showing against the Grizzlies might be better for the Wolverines at this point of the season than another lopsided win

New era unfolds at Port of FH; marina gets a makeover

  • Sep 30, 2014 at 1:00PM updated at 4:03PM

Just like when any other neighborhood is under construction, those living at the marina anticipate some degree of inconvenience.

Acclaimed Gypsy Jazz band takes FH ‘string by string’

  • Sep 30, 2014 at 12:56PM

Rooted in the sounds of the gypsy jazz legend, the band’s signature style is marked by nimble string work, pulsing rhythm guitar, and of course, swing.

EMS levy: the numbers don't add up; vote ‘No’ | Letters

  • Sep 30, 2014 at 4:39PM

The amount of money being requested now is far in excess of that which is necessary to provide quality service to our community with the level of emergency response to which we have become accustomed.

EMS levy: quality care and much, much more, vote 'Yes' | Letters

  • Sep 30, 2014 at 4:00PM updated Oct 1, 2014 at 9:41AM

The EMS professionals provide much more than emergency care when disaster happens, they support their patient and give surrounding friends and family emotional support and important information about what happens next.

You've got questions, they have answers; LofWV candidate forums

  • Sep 30, 2014 at 4:31PM

The League of Women Voters of the San Juans will sponsor a series of forums where candidates and speakers on ballot issues will address the public, and take questions. Click on headline for schedule.

At the helm: OPALCO's Hildreth talks solar, broadband, family

  • Oct 1, 2014 at 11:36AM

Orcas Power & Light Cooperative's newly appointed general manager, Foster Hildreth, the power co-op's former vice president, is excited about continuing the co-op mission and about getting a few new projects off the ground, like Community Solar.

Ooh, ahh... October, 31 days to 'Savor'

  • Oct 1, 2014 at 12:12PM

Savor the San Juans, the monthlong carousel of food, farm and art festivities is in full-swing with October’s arrival. Click on this article to find out where—and what— the action is.

Grand opening of Friday Harbor 'fine art' gallery, Saturday

  • Oct 1, 2014 at 12:30PM

The grand opening of Northwest artist Michael Bienvenu's Friday Harbor fine art gallery, Oct. 4, 4-7 p.m., will feature works of highly acclaimed and, as some say, "suggestive," as in provocative, painter Steven LaRose, a Seattle native.

Benjamin T. 'Pop' Alvey: 1927—2014 | Passages

  • Oct 1, 2014 at 1:00PM

Ben "Pop" Alvey was born in Taylorville, Ill. and lived in Friday Harbor for the past 25 years. He worked much of his adult life as a long-haul truck driver for Groendyke Transport of Enid, Okla., spending his last working years as a dispatcher in the trucking industry.

Wolverines even season series, shutout La Conner for 2-0 win | Girls soccer

  • Oct 1, 2014 at 5:00PM updated Oct 2, 2014 at 9:23AM

With the win, the Friday Harbor girls soccer team tallied victory No. 4 in its last five matches, as well as its fourth consecutive win in league play, and also evened its three-game regular season series against the Braves at one game apiece.

Hats off to these telecom heroes | Letters

  • Oct 2, 2014 at 11:00AM

As the county’s IT manager and on behalf of the county’s employees and the citizens who depend on our services, I thank CenturyLink’s Skels and Connally, and council member Bob Jarman for stepping in and doing everything necessary to get us working again.

San Juan County hit by first case of D68 enterovirus

  • Oct 2, 2014 at 12:10PM

The current outbreaks of Enterovirus D68 are resulting in significant numbers of children with respiratory infections requiring emergency department visits and hospitalizations, primarily for difficulties with breathing and severe asthma. Children with asthma appear to be more susceptible to serious illness from the virus.

Last call to student filmmakers

  • Oct 2, 2014 at 2:00PM

Calling all students, ages 12-19, the Young Filmmakers Project, Nov. 8, is just six weeks away. There’s still time to write, film and edit a 3-10 minute movie for submission.

United in cause, spirit

  • Oct 2, 2014 at 5:00PM

Raising money for research that leads to breakthroughs is only one of the goals of Relay For Life, according to Jeff Weatherbie of the American Cancer Society, a Relay for Life specialist based in Everett.

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