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Legacy of romance: children of two worlds

  • Aug 7, 2013 at 9:00PM

Historian traces mingling of cultures, what military men left behind on the western frontier

EMT course starts in October

  • Aug 8, 2013 at 4:00AM

San Juan Island EMS and MedEvac will conduct an Emergency Medical Technician course beginning Oct. 5.

It’s our 40th; and you’re invited | Letters

  • Aug 8, 2013 at 3:00PM

The routine has varied over the years, but beginning with Les and Marilyn Labar and one small aircraft, Aeronautical Services has without interruption provided the San Juan Islands with this service since 1973.

Air ambulance: above and beyond | Guest Column

  • Aug 8, 2013 at 7:00PM

Fully accredited, local program is on the cutting edge of critical care air transport

Tree removal to aid prairie preservation

  • Aug 8, 2013 at 9:00PM

The park will be removing a stand of about 170 young Douglas firs that have encroached on the prairie southeast of the Redoubt.

Free grief support group offered by Hospice SJ

  • Aug 9, 2013 at 11:00AM

The support group is offered free of charge and begins Sept. 10.

Conservation district parcel fees 'adjusted' down, and up

  • Aug 9, 2013 at 4:38PM

By the end of the Aug. 6 council meeting, and after an hour of public testimony lauding the "great work" of the conservation district, the council voted without dissent to decrease the district's existing "parcel fee" to $4.95, and to impose an "acreage assessment" of seven cents an acre.

State of storm water run-off? Still can deliver a lethal dose | As I See It

  • Aug 10, 2013 at 4:00AM

Tests show efforts to keep pollutants out of the harbor don’t measure up

Pancake flippin’ pirates say thanks | Letters

  • Aug 10, 2013 at 5:00AM

Our crew was incredible and worked together like clockwork, and last but not least, the customers were all great — even when the line got long.

Robert 'Bob' Erickson: 1939 — 2013 | Passages

  • Aug 10, 2013 at 2:16PM

Bob was born in Everett, Wash., Dec. 25, 1939 to Eric and Frances Erickson. He grew up in Friday Harbor, graduating from FHHS in 1958. Following high school, Bob entered the United States Marine Corps. After his tour of duty, he then returned to Friday Harbor where he worked for and retired from the Town of Friday Harbor.

Opposition by Lummi Nation against Gateway coal deserves support | Letters

  • Aug 10, 2013 at 7:02PM

It is a common misperception that treaty rights are given to native people. Actually, the US government does not “give” treaty rights to anyone — native people reserved them when they signed treaties in a government-to-government relationship.

It's back: Community Foundation to match donations at the fair by 50 percent

  • Aug 10, 2013 at 6:52PM

Make a donation at the county fair to any of eight separate community projects, including medical support for shelter animals, volunteer training for Hospice and Brickworks, and the Community Foundation will match it by 50 percent.

‘Trashion’ in Fashion

  • Aug 11, 2013 at 6:00AM

San Juan County’s Fairly Outrageous Trashion Fashion Show, heartwarming, homespun, inspired and somewhat absurd, and most appropriately named, is just such an event.

Miffed by deal for ‘Drive-In’ movies | Letters

  • Aug 11, 2013 at 10:00AM

We as neighbors have always been included in new ideas that will have an impact on our quality of life in our homes.

Islanders Bank annual school supply donation drive; full speed ahead

  • Aug 11, 2013 at 12:00PM updated at 3:04PM

Islanders Bank's annual "Gear up for Our Schools" campaign and school supply donation drive is Aug. 7 to Aug. 27. Click here to find out a list of sought-after supplies and where to donate.

Two men accused of home invasion to stand trial in October

  • Aug 11, 2013 at 4:10PM

According to court documents, authorities claim the two men were plotting to steal prescription medication from a man whom they both knew and wearing masks when they knocked on the door of his Linder Street apartment on July 11, shortly before midnight. Both were unarmed.

San Juan Island surveyor featured in national trade magazine

  • Aug 11, 2013 at 6:24PM

San Juan Island's Bob Wilson, of San Juan Surveying, was interviewed for POB’s July 2013 edition of “Solo Notes”, a series that focuses on small business owners in the land surveying profession.

An ‘art-ful’ reason to attend, and donate, at Fair | Letters

  • Aug 12, 2013 at 7:17PM

During the fair, donations to the Community Foundation ear-marked for IMA will be matched 50 percent by the Foundation up to $1,000. All of these donations will be used to assure that local students have the opportunity to experience first- hand the arts in many media as an integral part of their education.

Fatal flight, tires slashed by ex, bad combo: drinking, driving, deer; San Juan County Sheriff's Log

  • Aug 12, 2013 at 7:00PM updated Aug 13, 2013 at 10:44AM

July 27: A San Juan Island man claims the driver of a Dodge Durango threaten him with a knife during a confrontation over an exit-only sign at a Friday Harbor home remodel center. The 33-year-old, working security outside the center's parking lot at the time, claims the driver entered the parking lot via its exit, pulled out a knife when confronted, and then exited through the entrance, and sped away.

Would-be rockfish protection zone spans 1,700 square miles of Puget Sound

  • Aug 12, 2013 at 7:13PM

The marine waters in the proposal include near-shore kelp forests that are essential to rearing juveniles and adjacent deeper waters used by adults for shelter, foraging and reproduction. Comment period for the proposed critical habitat area expires Nov. 4.

Jane Kitchell: Dec. 13, 1946—Aug. 2, 2013 | Passages

  • Aug 13, 2013 at 9:47AM

Jane was a person of extraordinary beauty who touched everyone around her with love, who moved and inspired us all. A Memorial Celebration will be held in Friday Harbor on Aug. 17, 2013.

Civil War Lecture Series finale: 'Conversations with Crazy Horse'

  • Aug 13, 2013 at 11:33AM

Did Custer dither at the river? Was he incapacitated or dead before ever reaching Last Stand Hill? Come hear the testimony assembled by historian and author Bruce Brown of Native Americans and survivors of the Battle of Little Bighorn and decide for yourself, Saturday, Aug. 17.

Sentenced to nearly six years in prison, 'Bakerview Road Burglar' appeals conviction

  • Aug 13, 2013 at 1:37PM

Convicted by a jury in mid-July, Daniel Glenn Roadruck was found guilty of two counts of second-degree burglary and of second-degree criminal trespass. He recently filed an appeal seeking to overturn the verdict at the state Court of Appeals.

Town, Resource Center seek to bolster utility assistance program

  • Aug 13, 2013 at 1:12PM

Through the Harbor Life Ring program, a household is eligible to receive a grant to cover the cost of one month of utility bills, once a year. Applicants are screened by the Family Resource Center, a non-profit agency headquartered in Friday Harbor that provides a wide array of programs and services, as well as referrals in support of island families.

What's up at the Fair Ag Tent?

  • Aug 14, 2013 at 12:37PM

It's a dizzying lineup of demonstrations, talks and presentations at the 2013 County Fair Agricultural Tent. Check out the daily schedule below

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