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- Jul 15, 2013 at 8:38AM
After retiring from the academic life at 62, Alan Lichter moved to Orcas Island. He had begun going there in 1957, and considered the island his true home. He became a full-time resident in 1993, and it was on Orcas that he met and married his second wife Kate Agape. His "retirement" was anything but retired.
- Jul 15, 2013 at 8:07AM
The San Juan Islands Stewardship Network presented Krieger, owner of Crystal Seas Kayaking and a member of the county Marine Resources Committee, with its coveted annual "Finee" award July 9 for spearheading the effort to create a demonstration rain garden in the commercial core of Friday Harbor.
Shoplifter wields knife, spat prompts couple's arrest, three is a crowd: San Juan County Sheriff's Log
- Jul 15, 2013 at 9:00AM updated at 12:03PM
July 5: Several hard blows to the head from a flashlight prompted an intruder to flee from a couple's sleeping cabin following an early morning misadventure at a Friday Harbor marina. The couple were in bed and asleep onboard their boat, moored at the time at a private marina on Warbass Way, when an unidentified man reportedly tried to crawl into their bed at about 2 a.m.
- Jul 16, 2013 at 11:00AM
So what keeps Seattle’s “First Lady” of Flamenco in the groove and on the move?
- Jul 16, 2013 at 2:22PM
Local fire officials on Tuesday, July 16, turned the fire danger dial up a notch, moving it the needle from "low" to "moderate", and anticipate going up another notch, to "High", in several weeks time if the current weather pattern continues.
- Jul 16, 2013 at 2:00PM
Property rights group fights on in Open Meetings case
- Jul 16, 2013 at 4:00PM
Age, upbringing, willing partner cited in support of prison sentence below state standard
- Jul 16, 2013 at 5:03PM
Now in its 22nd year, the STIHL Tour des Trees is the signature fundraising event for the Tree Research and Education Endowment Fund, and America’s largest fundraiser for tree research and education. This year’s ride launches from Niagara Falls, Ontario, July 28 and traces a counterclockwise route around Lake Ontario
- Jul 16, 2013 at 10:00PM
My bike, a blue Raleigh I’ve owned for 30 years, was stolen. I posted signs everywhere and told everybody I saw about my bike.
- Jul 17, 2013 at 5:00AM updated at 1:31PM
Not only was it San Juan Island's most destructive fire ever — in dollar value — the July 10 inferno that destroyed a luxury yacht at Roche Harbor Resort marina left a big mess in its wake. “It’s the biggest recovery we’ve ever done,” said IOSA's Jackie Wolf, “by a long shot.”
- Jul 17, 2013 at 8:00AM
The Blackjack Squadron, a Fly-In favorite, will be back with its impressive formation arrival and landing.
- Jul 17, 2013 at 4:00PM
This booklet is dedicated to Edith Dickinson, who has been a stalwart gardener for many years and an inspiration to anyone who has passed her garden or orchards in the past years.
- Jul 18, 2013 at 6:00AM
The Journal hopes that you will join dozens of your fellow islanders in walking, running or just cheering on the community teams that come together to “go the extra mile”.
- Jul 18, 2013 at 6:00AM
Lawrence Delay and Chloe Klein said "I do" on July 7 at their Friday Harbor home
- Jul 18, 2013 at 1:24PM
Learn about the process for planning for the future of National Parks Service property at Westcott Bay and Mitchell Hill, July 31, at Brickworks. It's a chance to offer your thoughts about the future of these two places as well.
- Jul 18, 2013 at 3:00PM
James and Bailey will sing and drum to honor the bond that the Samish tribe has with the land and sea.
- Jul 18, 2013 at 3:40PM
Trained at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Stedman has been director of five organizations, taught environmental courses at Harvard, Tufts and Western Washington University, and worked with various governmental and tribal leaders, as well as private industry executives, during his career.
- Jul 19, 2013 at 4:00AM
Sponsored by San Juan Islands Agricultural Guild, Sundays@Brickworks features food producers, artists, services, crafters, musicians, performance artists, children’s projects and more.
- Jul 19, 2013 at 11:00AM
Charles planted trees and worked in the mental hospital at Steilacoom
- Jul 19, 2013 at 3:00PM
The response from all of you wonderful folks who sent cards, flowers, food, and messages to our family during our very difficult and sad time is so appreciated.
Drive-in movies at the fairgrounds? Bygone era is back with inflatable screen, thanks to county tourism fund
- Jul 19, 2013 at 5:50PM
The fair expects to offer movies on 23 nights between April and November, with room for about 100 cars and 50 spectators at each after-dusk movie. The drive-in, including expected concession stand sales, is projected to generate about $24,000 in annual revenue. It will not operate during the county fair.
- Jul 19, 2013 at 7:23PM
While Farhad Ghatan has been involved in many other important volunteer efforts lately, as a pilot, chef and pianist, I’m pleased to see him wanting to get back into town government. He is an excellent choice for town council on the current primary ballot.
- Jul 21, 2013 at 5:00AM
Karen graduated from Friday Harbor High School in 1984, attended WWU and earned her degree at Everett Community College. She worked many years as a successful paralegal then worked for Haggen Corporate Offices managing in the I.T. department.
- Jul 21, 2013 at 6:00PM
Produced by veteran Hollywood film director and author Tom Shadyac (Ace Ventura: Pet Detective, Patch Adams) "I Am" traces the story of a man who had it all, until something happened that made him realize he might have it all… wrong.
- Jul 21, 2013 at 7:49PM
Kristina Anderson married Cameron Landies in Friday Harbor, June 29. Anderson is the daughter of Kathy and Steve Anderson of Friday Harbor. Family and friends joined the newlyweds, and their son, Griffin Robert, for a wedding ceremony at the San Juan Island Grange.