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Happy Birthday Howard, No. 93 | Editorial

  • Mar 11, 2014 at 12:00PM

The Journal wants to take the occasion of Howard Schonberger’s 93rd birthday on March 9 to wish him many happy returns of the day, and many more.

New spin on classical tunes

  • Mar 11, 2014 at 1:00PM

They’ll showcase island composer Richard Hieronymus’s piece, “The Wounded Hawk” from the American Folk Ballet, Moon of the Falling Leaves.

Federal agencies under the microscope at Salish communities roundtable, potluck

  • Mar 11, 2014 at 1:43PM

Hosted by Friday Harbor's Citizens of the Core, the roundtable discussion and potluck, Thursday, at Brickworks, 5-7 p.m., will include presentations by representatives of several Whidbey Island-based grass-roots citizen groups.

Silverman calls it a career

  • Mar 11, 2014 at 3:00PM updated at 6:10PM

In addition to a dogged tenacity and unwavering work ethic, former sheriff Bill Cumming said that Silverman will long be remembered for the compassion that he brought to the job, a quality that endeared him to his many colleagues and to the community as well. Silverman was involved in every “big case” in San Juan County over the last 20 years.

Fisher joins Friday Harbor Dentistry team

  • Mar 11, 2014 at 7:00PM

Dr. Michael Horn has added Dr. Greg Fisher to the Friday Harbor Dentistry team.

Heartfelt ‘Thank You’ from McCutcheon family | Letters

  • Mar 11, 2014 at 10:00PM

It’s important we acknowledge the kindness many of you have shown our family by staying close by our side

Three-part video workshop, live or live-streamed

  • Mar 12, 2014 at 5:00AM

The workshop is open to San Juan County residents, and all courses are live-streamed so you can attend from your business or home.

Tangled up over tax breaks: Part II

  • Mar 12, 2014 at 6:00AM

Tax shift cited as cause for concern, scrutiny over compliance with guidelines for current-use programs

Exxon Valdez: disaster remembered, series of events in store

  • Mar 12, 2014 at 12:00PM

The 25th anniversary of the disaster, a continuing environmental nightmare and human tragedy, will be memorialized in San Juan County with a series of events and activities beginning Friday, March 14, including informative talks, movie, and drift-card drops

Marina success linked to San Juan economy

  • Mar 12, 2014 at 12:00PM

Port of Friday Harbor offers guest marina customers a fifth night of free moorage with four nights of paid moorage.

Study: National Parks draws visitors, dollars to backyard communities

  • Mar 12, 2014 at 4:00PM

The figures in the report track spending by nearly 283 million visitors in communities near national parks in 2012.

Richard Christopher DeStaffany: 1956—2014 | Passages

  • Mar 13, 2014 at 6:00AM

Richard Christopher DeStaffany amazed his friends with his eagerness to share rare bits of knowledge at Trivia Night.

A-1 Shredding expands, offers service in San Juans

  • Mar 13, 2014 at 6:00AM

A-1 Shredding can haul your papers and documents to its secure Bellingham plant for shredding and disposal.

In the shadow of the Exxon Valdez | Guest Column

  • Mar 13, 2014 at 10:00AM

Plans call for another 2,620 deep-draft vessels in the Salish Sea each year. What could go wrong?

Of birds, habitats and native plants | Letters

  • Mar 13, 2014 at 3:00PM

Our local WNPS chapter promotes the appreciation of native plants and their habitats through field trips and educational programs.

SJ Trails group nominated for state award

  • Mar 13, 2014 at 6:00PM

The Trails Committee was selected for its Know Your Island Walks series, a four-year-long program featuring tours of public places of interest led by local experts every fourth Saturday, and the brainchild of the committee's Eileen Drath.

Rainy days: from sprinkles to storms | Guest Column

  • Mar 14, 2014 at 5:00AM

Part 1: Flooding in your home, place of business, or on your farm

Would-be armed robber gets two years in prison following failed home invasion

  • Mar 14, 2014 at 10:14AM

According to prosecutors, the 25-year-old Orcas Island man wore a black hooded sweatshirt and a red bandana covering his face, and was armed with a rifle, an AK-47, when he kicked in the front door of a couple's Geiser Way home, pointed the weapon at the man's chest and demanded that he hand over whatever cash he had.

View of waterfront lost; dismayed by changes to port building design

  • Mar 14, 2014 at 10:25AM

The previous design was beautiful, and would have been a vast improvement over what was there before. The new design, slipped in under cover of darkness, takes the roof line from 17 feet to 29-feet 10-inches. The previous elegant design turns into massive 30-foot behemoth blocking any hope of a view of the harbor from Front Street.

Patricia Schwinn: 1925-2014 | Passages

  • Mar 14, 2014 at 12:00PM

Patricia Schwinn was born in Bellingham, Wash., June 7, 1925.

Library launches mobile app

  • Mar 14, 2014 at 2:00PM

Allows for one-click access to services from any internet-capable phone or device

On Book! New, comical take on Chekhov classic

  • Mar 14, 2014 at 6:00PM

The Tony Award-winning play features middle-aged siblings Vanya and Sonia, who live in the family home in Pennsylvania.

In the cradle of Friday Harbor, 8,868 miles from home

  • Mar 15, 2014 at 7:00AM

Zula Mucyo, an 11th grader, started at Spring Street International School in January and is the second African (the first, an Ethiopian girl, graduated a year ago) and eighteenth current international student.

Ready, set, go: Run Ladies Run

  • Mar 15, 2014 at 8:00AM

Run Ladies Run annual spring fling on the roadway gets underway at 9:30 a.m., Saturday, March 22.

San Juans at risk from 'significant' increase in tanker traffic | Letters

  • Mar 15, 2014 at 9:00AM

Human error, mechanical failures, weather events, navigational mistakes are all probable as more ships spend more time in our challenging waters. Chances are high that in the unknowable future we will be subjected to an Exxon Valdez size oil spill, or worse.

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