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San Juan County hit by first case of D68 enterovirus

  • Oct 2, 2014 at 12:10PM

The current outbreaks of Enterovirus D68 are resulting in significant numbers of children with respiratory infections requiring emergency department visits and hospitalizations, primarily for difficulties with breathing and severe asthma. Children with asthma appear to be more susceptible to serious illness from the virus.

Last call to student filmmakers

  • Oct 2, 2014 at 2:00PM

Calling all students, ages 12-19, the Young Filmmakers Project, Nov. 8, is just six weeks away. There’s still time to write, film and edit a 3-10 minute movie for submission.

United in cause, spirit

  • Oct 2, 2014 at 5:00PM

Raising money for research that leads to breakthroughs is only one of the goals of Relay For Life, according to Jeff Weatherbie of the American Cancer Society, a Relay for Life specialist based in Everett.

United Way helps island kids thrive | Letters

  • Oct 2, 2014 at 8:00PM

United Way supports SJIPC to help youth acquire skills for navigating our globally competitive information age.

Drugs gotta' go, common sense might help; vote Krebs for sheriff | Letters

  • Oct 26, 2014 at 7:00AM

Traffic laws are in place for good reasons; however, commons sense should come into play. Meanwhile, every student at Friday Harbor High School knows where to purchase alcohol, marijuana, cocaine and heroin, if they so desire.

Let’s hear from you | Editorial

  • Oct 3, 2014 at 7:00AM

Will ferry travel be more convenient with a reservation system in place? Are you well-served by your public agencies? Can the Town of Friday Harbor “brand” itself in such a way that creates a rising tide that lifts all boats? What do you think?

Local author presents healing workshop in Eastsound

  • Oct 26, 2014 at 7:00AM

Letting go, according to Corrin, is the initial step in self-mastery and includes surrendering all needs to control. This release will then allow the second vital step to take place—letting in.

A song for Domestic Violence Awareness month

  • Oct 26, 2014 at 8:00AM

Orcas Island songstress Mandy Troxel has released a new, original song in honor of October’s Domestic Violence Awareness month. The song developed from a frightening incident that unfolded between a couple, near where Troxel works.

Celebration of Life: Ted Middleton

  • Oct 3, 2014 at 9:00AM

Friends of Ted Middleton are invited to join a gathering of family and friends, Oct. 12

Oregon woman, 29, drowns in Deer Harbor hot tub

  • Oct 3, 2014 at 11:36AM

About one hour elapsed between the time a Portland-area resident was last seen alive and well, and when she was found unconscious in a hot tub at a home on the westside of Orcas Island in mid-afternoon.

Journal political cartoon; October 1 edition | Opinion

  • Oct 3, 2014 at 12:00PM

Cartoonist Rob Pudim's view on local news and events are published weekly in the Journal of the San Juan Islands, and periodically on SanJuanJournal.com.

Brett Alan Corbin: 1963—2014 | Passages

  • Oct 26, 2014 at 1:00PM

Brett made friends easily, and loved to discuss all kinds of subjects. He was constantly doing research on the internet.

Marysville shooting calls for greater urgency on gun control; 'Yes' on I-594 | Letters

  • Oct 27, 2014 at 6:00AM

Mr. Guard, no one is interested in depriving supervised young adults from safely hunting legal game with legal and appropriate hunting rifles. It is scare tactics such as those expressed in your article “As I See It” (“Madden’s first deer: Inside view of I-594”) which will cause otherwise responsible people to defeat I-594.

Troubled by EMS campaign tactics | Letters

  • Oct 27, 2014 at 5:07PM

When comparing EMS information to the county assessor, auditor, and elections offices, the numbers don’t add up.

Oktoberfest keeps tradition alive

  • Oct 5, 2014 at 7:00AM

In years past, attendance trumped 300–this year organizers anticipate even more sausage-eating, suspender-wearing, beer-drinking islanders to join in the fun.

A Celebration of Life: Andrew V. McLaglen

  • Oct 5, 2014 at 9:00AM

A Celebration of Life for Andrew V. McLaglen will be held Sunday, Oct. 26, at San Juan Community Theatre, beginning at 1:30 p.m.

Orcas Island deputy awarded silver star for bravery

  • Oct 27, 2014 at 9:00AM updated Oct 28, 2014 at 10:00AM

The award was bestowed upon deputy Doug Maya for rescuing two men, both overcome by toxic fumes, from inside a smoke-filled trailer where a mattress was smoldering in late August. Maya was on a visit to San Juan Island and off-duty at the time.

Sales-tax hike for streets? Friday Harbor voters will decide

  • Oct 28, 2014 at 10:52AM

While the fate of the ballot measure rests solely in the hands of the town’s 1,354 registered voters, the increase would apply to anyone that, for lack of a better term, shops in Friday Harbor, visitors and islanders alike. That’s part of the equity of the proposal, billed on the ballot as Town Proposition No. 1, according to town officials.

In time of need, there's no substitute for critical care; vote 'Yes' for EMS | Letters

  • Oct 28, 2014 at 12:04PM

I was two weeks overdue with my first baby and my water broke, full of meconium, 30 minutes after the last ferry left. We called EMS and they were there within minutes, and hustled to get me on a flight to beat the rapidly approaching fog.

Successful first season at 'A Place to Play'

  • Oct 28, 2014 at 12:47PM

A Place to Play, located at 55 Spring Street, opened its doors Memorial Day Weekend. In children’s museum style, it functions as an indoor playing space for children, where imagination and creation are at the forefront of fun.

Faulty formula, costs unclear; a ‘No’ vote for EMS

  • Oct 28, 2014 at 1:24PM

My car insurance has nothing to do with the appraised value of my house. I appreciate the service (EMS), but until the costs are transparent and a better funding mechanism is proposed, I’ll be voting “No” on this measure.

'Boo': Halloween candy donation drive? Because Gummy Bears don't grow on trees

  • Oct 5, 2014 at 6:34PM

The Kiwanis Club's candy donation drive helps ensure there's plenty of yummy stuff to go around in the high-traffic neighborhoods visited by all those ghouls, goblins, faeries and ghosts on Halloween.

Twin testimonials by two attorneys; re-elect of White | Letters

  • Oct 28, 2014 at 6:30PM

All my interactions with Joan were pleasant, efficient, and professional, representing the way that government at every level should interact with the public, but too often doesn't.

Issanjou nets penalty kick, lifts Wolverines over Grace Academy; 3-2 | Boys soccer

  • Oct 28, 2014 at 6:19PM

Arno Issanjou scored his team-leading 13th and 14th goals of the season, including opening the scoring just before halftime, and later converting a penalty kick in the dying minutes of the game to give the Wolverines the win.

Want a public servant with a positive attitude? Re-elect Joan White | Letters

  • Oct 5, 2014 at 7:03PM

In her eight years as County Clerk, Joan has helped increase public access to the Superior Court, made it more user-friendly, and improved the security of and accessibility to our public records.

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