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- Sep 3, 2014 at 6:00PM
San Juan Islanders for Safe Shipping says "thank you" to all of you who stopped by to buy a brownie, spin the oil tanker Wheel of Fortune, and/or sign the petition at our booth at the County Fair.
- Sep 3, 2014 at 6:55PM
Although edible for humans, the garlic mustard plant is not eaten by local wildlife or by insects. It is a fast growing, damaging invasive that once established is difficult to eradicate.
- Sep 3, 2014 at 6:00PM updated Sep 4, 2014 at 2:48PM
Proceeds from the grant, awarded by the Catholic Campaign for Human Development, will help cover Home Trust operating costs, design work for Phase 2 of the Sun Rise neighborhood, and other administrative expenses.
- Sep 4, 2014 at 11:53AM
Bruce skied the mountains of the West, always coming back to Crystal Mountain, where a run is named for him. When he and Mary move to San Juan Island in 1995, the proximity to Whistler, B.C. lured him and he spent many winter weekdays skiing its runs.
- Sep 4, 2014 at 1:00PM
We would never knowingly do anything to offend our neighbors or to detract from the beauty of our island. We hope that this will not prevent people from attending the “Remember the Rendezvous” Salmon Barbecue on September 13 at the Fair Grounds.
- Sep 4, 2014 at 6:04PM
What does Chamber San Juans have in store for Saturday's performance, the kick off to its 27th season? Click here to see what artistic director Patricia Kostek has to say about it...
- Sep 4, 2014 at 7:26PM
“We are thrilled to welcome Kevin back to work,” said OPALCO General Manager Foster Hildreth. “Kevin is a veteran lineman; he and his family are important members of the OPALCO family.”
- Sep 5, 2014 at 2:36PM
Participants can earn two-year certification credentials upon successfully completing the American Heart Association program for First Aid and for CPR. The classes, sponsored by Island Rec are an ideal way for parents, baby sitters, volunteer coaches and recreation leaders to be prepared in the event of a medical emergency.
- Sep 6, 2014 at 5:44PM
Diagnosis, evaluation, treatments, and other options have come a long way thanks to science and echnology, and there are more and more support and information groups, including an “UsToo” group (a part of “USToo” International) in Friday Harbor that meets monthly at the Mullis Center.
- Sep 6, 2014 at 5:21PM
Andrew McLaglen moved to San Juan Island, Wash. in 1975, where he found his paradise. He was very active in the local community theatre in Friday Harbor, directing many plays over the years with the local talent. His love of film, theatre and life was evident in all that he did.
- Sep 6, 2014 at 5:14PM
The Post Office itself could help ease the traffic and congestion in the area of the Blair Avenue road construction, and in its own parking lot, by temporarily placing mail-drop boxes at four or five locations around the perimeter of the town. Several convenient locations come to mind...
- Sep 8, 2014 at 9:00AM
Professor of American history at U of W-Tacoma, Honey, a former Southern civil rights organizer and 2011 Guggenheim fellow, is author of three books on the history labor and civil rights, including "Going Down Jericho Road: The Memphis Strike, Martin Luther King's Last Campaign."
- Sep 8, 2014 at 12:00PM
The San Juan "Rendezvous" first got its start in 1948, as a homecoming of sorts and sponsored at that time by the Chamber of Commerce, and ran through the early '80s. It proved an instant hit.
- Sep 8, 2014 at 1:00PM
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.
- Sep 8, 2014 at 8:01PM
A Texas driver's license provides local authorities with a clue, but "extensive" decay will delay identification of a male body discovered Saturday, Sept. 5, near Cascade Lagoon.
- Sep 8, 2014 at 8:13PM
Relay For Life makes it possible for the American Cancer Society to provide helpful information on cancer, treatments, support services, and more 24 hours a day, 365 days a year at 1-800-227-2345 and cancer.org.
- Sep 9, 2014 at 11:00AM updated at 3:43PM
The Town of Friday Harbor will host a “Branding and Marketing Your Community” presentation featuring Roger Brooks, of Roger Brooks International, Thursday, Sept. 11, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., at the Grange Hall.
- Sep 9, 2014 at 1:00PM
The back-to-back events wrap up the series, which featured eight climate change experts—oceanographers to botanists, biologists to meteorologists.
- Sep 9, 2014 at 3:00PM
Expect to hear captivating renditions of Broadway and popular favorites, including songs from “Sound of Music,” “Once Upon a Mattress,” “Wicked,” “The Addams Family” and “Little Shop of Horrors.
- Sep 10, 2014 at 6:00AM
The Stormwater Utility is moving into the final phase of countywide stormwater management planning.
- Sep 10, 2014 at 9:00AM
I have been asked to return to Central Asia and the country of Tajikistan in November to assist a small group of farmers in the village of Mekhnatobod Jamoat (near Qurghon-Teppa city) in the southwestern part of Tajikistan.
- Sep 10, 2014 at 2:00PM
The 2014 Relay for Life event, Saturday, Sept. 27, at the Friday Harbor Fairgrounds, will feature an assortment of activities, entertainment and fund-raising opportunities.
- Sep 10, 2014 at 5:42PM
San Juan Island Fire Department will host a brief ceremony in observance of those who perished in the the 2001, Sept. 11 terrorists attacks, beginning at 9 a.m., at Memorial Park, in Friday Harbor.
- Sep 10, 2014 at 5:00PM
On the eve of competition, prospective opponents shied away from putting the Wolverines on their calendar because of the absence of bodies on the Friday Harbor roster
- Sep 11, 2014 at 8:00AM
First-year coach Nadine Varsovia has about a dozen players on the junior varsity squad who, with a little time, attention and fine-tuning, will help keep the program at its elevated pitch.