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- Nov 5, 2014 at 8:00PM
The Friday Harbor Film Festival, three full days of cinematic splendor featuring stories from all across the Pacific Rim, from the arctic to the tropics, and with plenty of the Salish Sea in between, gets under way this Friday.
- Nov 6, 2014 at 6:00AM updated at 8:35AM
The Wolverines wrap up a 10-game regular-season schedule at home, Thursday, Nov. 6, against the Red Raiders of Bellingham; kick off is 5 p.m. Meanwhile, they will hope that Orcas can pull off an upset over La Conner earlier in the day, giving Friday Harbor a clear shot at clinching a berth in post-season play.
- Nov 5, 2014 at 11:02AM
What functioned as a wood shop, metal shop, and general storage space will be transformed into a space with a large work shop, two multi-purpose classrooms, a media production room, and an equipment room.
- Oct 14, 2014 at 1:49PM
None of us are immune from a stroke and a fast response is very important when a stroke arrives; so if we lose our EMS services the next islander to have a stroke may very well die.
- Oct 14, 2014 at 1:40PM
David’s love for the islands ran deep and raising his children there was the highlight of his life.
- Oct 14, 2014 at 1:37PM
Activities in store for National Friends of the Libraries Week, Oct. 19-25, include deep discount book sales, dessert fundraiser and Friends of the LIbrary membership drive (sign up for a chance to win a Kindle or Amazon Prime subscription).
- Oct 14, 2014 at 4:43PM
Endorsements for candidates and ballot measures were determined as part of the local political party's first-ever polling of party members via email.
- Oct 14, 2014 at 4:56PM
Holly Taylor, a historic preservation consultant from Vashon Island, and a doctoral student at the University of Washington, will talk about her research on the history and preservation of grange halls, Oct. 15, 7 p.m.
- Nov 6, 2014 at 4:24PM
Joel left home early for some adventure. He sailed the Caribbean, learned to scuba-dive, loved the ocean breezes and all the wonderful people he encountered on the many islands he visited.
- Nov 6, 2014 at 5:00PM
Dave and Nadine want to let the community know the benefit was a financial success and they truly appreciate and are humbled by the generosity of the community. Proceeds from the benefit will go towards expenses associated with his battle against cancer.
- Nov 6, 2014 at 5:55PM
Order a beautiful, aromatic, long-lasting, 24-inch Northwest Noble Fir wreath, complete with pinecones, berries, and a handmade bow in the color of your choice, and at the same time you'll help support a safe, sane and memorable graduation for the Friday Harbor High School Class of 2015.
- Oct 15, 2014 at 11:09AM
In addition to its individual BNC awards, The Journal also shared with staff of its sister paper, the Islands’ Sounder, in earning second-place for the 2013 Springtide publication and third-place for the 2013 edition of Home & Garden.
- Nov 7, 2014 at 10:24AM
A share of the proceeds from license fees goes to local animal protection societies to help cover the cost of operations. A portion is reserved for reimbursement of owners of livestock killed or damaged by dogs.
- Oct 15, 2014 at 11:31AM
When islanders took to the microphone at an Oct. 7 town hall on Lopez Island, most asked various versions of the same two questions of U.S. Rep. Rick Larsen: Do you care? And, are you representing us?
- Nov 7, 2014 at 2:27PM
With the victory, the Wolverines (13-4) punched their ticket to the Division 2B state tournament and collected their ninth consecutive victory, thanks in large part to three timely saves by goalkeeper Hayden Mayer.
- Nov 7, 2014 at 2:33PM
Would that vote have been the same if in the public mind EMS were not a part of Peace Health Inc.? I don’t think so.
- Oct 15, 2014 at 3:24PM
A cancer diagnosis is one that no individual wants to receive, especially when some treatment is accessible only on the mainland, but there's a network of support across the San Juans to help ease the burden of travel and help get patients to where they need to be.
- Oct 15, 2014 at 3:30PM
I appreciate all the skills, experience, and time to further educate himself as Rob Nou has done and continues to do.
- Oct 15, 2014 at 7:50PM
When it comes to the style of policing, the past couple of years has seen a trend in what I think is the wrong direction. There seems to be a consistent emphasis on "catch and enforce" rather than "serve and protect."
- Oct 16, 2014 at 9:00AM
He’s travelled the globe performing, and his stop in San Juan Island is the beginning of a Pacific Northwest tour.
- Oct 16, 2014 at 9:00AM updated at 11:21AM
Written by Christopher Durang, "Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike" is a 2013 Tony Award winner for Best Play, and showcases a scintillating dialogue brimming with barbs, wit and allure, and rich in comedic illustration of sibling rivalry and a family at odds.
- Oct 16, 2014 at 11:00AM
He lived his entire 96 years on San Juan Island, and became our living link to the island’s rich agricultural past. He was an islander through and through, self-reliant, with true grit.
- Oct 16, 2014 at 1:13PM
I have worked closely with Rhonda during her 14-year tenure with the auditor’s office. Her knowledge of the county’s computer systems, her work ethic and her customer service skills will greatly serve the citizens of San Juan County, and will ensure a smooth transition for the office of treasurer.
- Oct 16, 2014 at 9:01AM
The EMS levy must be renewed every six years, and comes up for renewal in 2016. We are asking for levy renewal two years early due to increased needs.
- Oct 16, 2014 at 2:00PM
Why not wait and see how the next two years go? Real estate values are on the rise again and that alone will give SJIEMS more tax revenues to spend.