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More 'Growlers', more noise; Whidbey NAS subject to full-blown environmental review

  • Jan 14, 2014 at 2:06PM

Even though complaints from the San Juans represent less than one percent of the total noise complaints received at the Whidbey Island Naval Air Station, according to Mike Welding at NAS Whidbey, islanders from as far away as Waldron Island are telling the Journal and the county council that they are bothered by increased noise from the new planes, which are gradually replacing the 1970’s era EA-6B Prowlers as the fleet’s electronic warfare jets.

Through the Looking Glass

  • Jan 14, 2014 at 1:00PM

Prepare to be bedazzled and entertained, as the Friday Harbor High School Drama Group pulls out all the stops and puts its own whimsical, almost cartoon-like twist on Lewis Carroll’s classic tale

Impressed by this reporter’s stories | Letters

  • Jan 14, 2014 at 3:00PM

With controversy the primary star in 2013, it has been refreshing to read features by Steve Wehrly these last two years.

Through the lens: 'Suspicious' fire extinguisher removed by hand

  • Jan 14, 2014 at 4:00PM updated Jan 17, 2014 at 4:13PM

Authorities opted for a low-tech solution, removing an abandoned and "suspicious" fire extinguisher by hand from a Second Street sidewalk, to bring an end to potential bomb threat Jan. 14 in Friday Harbor.

Bridging the gap; ‘Yes’ on M&O levy | Letters

  • Jan 14, 2014 at 9:00PM

We are asking you to approve this levy again. Please join me in voting “YES” for our award winning schools.

Update: Album release party slated for San Juan Island, Feb. 8

  • Jan 15, 2014 at 7:00AM updated at 12:35PM

Seattle musician Kris Orlowski will celebrate the release of his new album with an all ages show at the historic Howard Homestead Barn on San Juan Island, Saturday, Feb. 8. (The date/day of the show was listed incorrectly in a previous post)

Unfair advantage at work in the skies | As I See It

  • Jan 15, 2014 at 8:00AM

Does EMS dispatch favor Island Air ambulance service over Airlift NW?

Three cheers for the Thrift House | Letters

  • Jan 15, 2014 at 12:00PM

Treasures galore, good and honest pricing, and the best use of all of our island stuff being reused, recycled, and reloved.

Wolverines top Meridian in lopsided win; 51-26 | Boys basketball

  • Jan 15, 2014 at 12:00PM updated at 2:08PM

Points proved hard to come by for the Trojans. The Wolverines grabbed an early advantage by outscoring Meridian 16-5 in the opening period and held the Trojans to just a single point in the third quarter.

Program gives islanders first shot at campsite reservations at county parks

  • Jan 15, 2014 at 1:59PM

The popular County Parks program offers residents a chance to make prime-time summer camping reservations between Jan. 13 and Feb. 27, for county parks on San Juan, Odlin and Shaw islands.

Back on track: Wolverines outpace Meridian; 48-33 | Girls basketball

  • Jan 15, 2014 at 2:59PM

Tabatha Keane scored 22 points, her second 20-plus point game in a row, to lead all scorers. Sophomore Maddie Kincaid tossed in 18 points, 10 in the first half, and Allie Galt had six.

Islands ignored by coal port EIS

  • Jan 15, 2014 at 3:00PM

The County Council approved a letter to the Corps of Engineers that asks for specific consideration of the impacts of the project on San Juan County.

Early Music concert series opens next week

  • Jan 14, 2014 at 5:00PM

The Salish Sea Early Music Festival features international soloists on period instruments

Benefit potluck, auction, Jan. 25 for Cavanagh

  • Jan 16, 2014 at 6:00AM updated Jan 19, 2014 at 2:18PM

Cathy Cavanagh, is known for having donated hundreds of hours of accounting expertise to various island non-profits over the years.

Poor excuse for officers’ excess | Letters

  • Jan 16, 2014 at 9:00AM

In both cases statements like, “I didn’t make the laws, but it is my duty to enforce them” were used to rationalize unnecessarily rough action by the officers.

Mona Mary (Strahota) Illig: Nov. 25, 1927—Jan, 2, 2014 | Passages

  • Jan 16, 2014 at 10:00AM

In 1998 Russ and Mona Illig moved to beautiful San Juan Island. She was an avid bridge player and loved to play at the senior center. She had a love of reading and sewing.

Part-time SJ Island resident missing after plane crash off California coast

  • Jan 16, 2014 at 2:43PM

Tony Cipolla of the San Luis Obispo Sheriff's office said that unidentified human remains and a wallet with David B. Casey's identification were found about one mile offshore, near the site of the crash. Casey is a part-time resident of California and San Juan Island, with a home and airplane hanger on Cessna Avenue, near Roche Harbor Resort airstrip.

All my thanks for heartfelt support | Letters

  • Jan 16, 2014 at 3:00PM

To all the thoughtful people who sent cards, flowers, food, offers of help, and words of comfort, in a very trying time, I thank you all.

Road map to living well with diabetes | Guest Column

  • Jan 16, 2014 at 4:40PM

"On the Road to Living Well with Diabetes" is a free program open to all persons with pre-diabetes and diabetes and their spouse/caregiver. The next session starts Tuesday, Jan. 21, from noon to 2 p.m., at the Skagit Community College classroom.

Carter Avenue ballfields construction on the fast track?

  • Jan 16, 2014 at 6:00PM

The board of directors of San Juan Island school district will meet in special session Friday to consider a lease amendment that may expedite construction of the ball fields and sports complex on Carter Avenue.

SJ Soroptimist to host free Open House, luncheon

  • Jan 17, 2014 at 5:00AM

The Open House offers an opportunity to get to know the mission and programs of Soroptimist International, and to learn how the group fosters its “best for women” approach within the community.

Student success demands support | As I See It

  • Jan 17, 2014 at 8:00AM

The M & O levy provides 20 percent of the district’s budget; let’s renew it

Relocation to FH Center tops agenda at US Customs Friday meeting

  • Jan 17, 2014 at 9:48AM

The meeting, which is open to the public, begins at 1 p.m. at the Mullis Street Fire Station, 1011 Mullis Street.

Demolition of Spring Street Landing building to begin Jan. 21

  • Jan 17, 2014 at 2:00PM

A total of 28 construction dumpsters will be needed to haul away the charred remains of Downriggers restaurant and the rest of the former Spring Street Landing building, as part of the much-anticipated demolition of the building destroyed by fire on Aug 17.

Kudos and Concerns | Editorial

  • Jan 18, 2014 at 5:00AM

While we’re waving a green flag for the DVR program, we want to raise an orange caution flag about two other current county matters.

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