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Nibler nets Week 4 winner, shakes up Wilson Derby leader board

  • Mar 4, 2014 at 1:39PM

Justin Nibler's Week 4 winner, at 13.63 pounds, wasn't hefty enough to bump Brenda Schmidt from the lead, but its weight proved large enough to claim the $75 weekly gift certificate from derby sponsor King's Marine, and catapulted Nibler into second place, with six weeks remaining in the annual 10-week fishing competition.

Critics of 'Growler' jets to air info at San Juan Island town hall

  • Mar 4, 2014 at 3:00PM updated Mar 5, 2014 at 8:36AM

Noise from Whidbey Island and its new fleet of Navy jets will be under the microscope when Citizens of the Ebey Reserve present an informational town hall, Saturday, March 15, at the Friday Harbor Grange.

Journal political cartoon; March 5 edition | Opinion

  • Mar 5, 2014 at 9:00AM

Cartoon musings on local news and events are published periodically in the Journal of the San Juan Islands, and periodically on

Meet-n’-greet with National Monument manager

  • Mar 5, 2014 at 10:00AM

A veteran administrator with the Bureau of Land Management, Marcia deChadenedes was recently named manager of the newly created national monument.

Reward offered for info, arrest, conviction in weekend vandalism spree

  • Mar 5, 2014 at 12:03PM

Much of the damage was done by spray paint, according to San Juan County Sheriff's Department, and the list of targets include Friday Harbor Elementary School, the Head Start building near the elementary school, the Friday Harbor Presbyterian Church pre-school building, Kingdom Hall, and the Homes for Islanders project on Grover Street. In addition, 11 tires were slashed on vehicles in the area where the vandalism occurred.

Silverman retirement 'open house', Wednesday, at the courthouse

  • Mar 5, 2014 at 1:32PM

Hired in 1980 by former prosecuting attorney Gene Knapp, deputy prosecutor Charlie Silverman spent 26 of his 36-year legal career working for the San Juan County prosecuting attorney's office.

New revenue needed for road repairs | Guest Column

  • Mar 5, 2014 at 12:00PM

Price list for repairs tops $10M, boost in town sales tax would help cover that cost

Make a splash in swim safety field

  • Mar 6, 2014 at 5:00AM

San Juan Fitness is offering “the basic” American Red Cross Lifeguarding course.

Make the most with your meal | Editorial

  • Mar 6, 2014 at 4:00PM

What are you doing next Wednesday— March 12—for lunch?

Ain't over til it's over; more time to purchase native plants

  • Mar 6, 2014 at 4:40PM

There is still time to order native plants from the San Juan County Master Gardener/Conservation District Native Plant Sale. The sale is March 29, 9 a.m. to noon, on San Juan (Fairgrounds), Lopez (Sunshine Builders) and Orcas Islands (The Grange); deadline for orders has been extended to March 21.

Sweet sound of success; Friday Harbor students honored at Lionel Hampton Jazz Fest

  • Mar 6, 2014 at 6:18PM

Among soloists awarded "Noteworthy Recognition" by the festival judges are Friday Harbor's Guthrie Burnett-Tison (flute), Grace Willows (clarinet) and Nelson Wynn (guitar).

Starry starry night; celestial marvels revealed

  • Mar 7, 2014 at 9:00AM

The planetarium program “Under the Night Sky” catapults viewers from our own solar system and out into deep space.

Weekend Best Best: Third annual 'Isle Be Wed' wedding show

  • Mar 7, 2014 at 11:00AM

The third annual Isle Be Wed wedding show, a two-day event and the only one of its kind in the San Juan Islands, is March 8 on Orcas Island and March 9 on San Juan Island. The show features 40 different vendors promoting an intriguing array of services, products and venues that can help make that very special day both truly memorable and deliciously complete.

March Madness on the table top

  • Mar 7, 2014 at 2:00PM

Island Rec is sponsoring its third annual table tennis tournament, March 16

Daniel Dennis Martel: Aug. 10, 1941—Feb. 16, 2014 | Passages

  • Mar 7, 2014 at 8:25PM

Denny was born in Anacortes, Wash. to Ed and Edith Martel and graduated from Friday Harbor High School with the Class of 1959, his graduating quote, “I find joy in living, Why Not!”

FAA safety standards prompt tree removal along Mullis Street

  • Mar 8, 2014 at 4:58PM

Removal of the line of trees inside the fence along Mullis Street is part of phase-one of a broader effort of tree topping or removal for sake of airport safety and to satisfy FAA regulations, the Port of Friday Harbor said.

Failure of the EMS levy? Four points to ponder | Letters

  • Mar 8, 2014 at 5:29PM

I believe virtually everyone on the island adores our EMTs and the splendid service they provide. So there had to be some pretty powerful influences to make over 40 percent of the voters say “No” to the levy request. In my opinion there were four contributing factors...

House wants funding for third 144-car ferry to come from new tab fee

  • Mar 8, 2014 at 5:15PM

Editor's note: House Bill 1129 passed in the state Senate, Friday, on a 41-8 vote. The bill has already passed the House on a 62-36 vote. "What this means is that the oldest boats in the fleet, the Evergreen State class, can finally be retired and replaced by newer and more reliable vessels," San Juan Ferry Advisory Committee Chairman Jim Corenman said. "While beloved, the three E-State class boats are approaching 60 years of age and increasingly costly to maintain."

Scott David Forbes: 1957—2014 | Passages

  • Mar 9, 2014 at 6:00AM

Possessor of a cheerful heart and quick smile, Scott nearly invented what it is to be friendly, to which his multitude of friends will testify. Hard-working, hard-partying, and an incurable boater, Scott was what is referred to as our “charming local color.”

Port nets $2.6M insurance settlement for Spring Street Landing building

  • Mar 10, 2014 at 8:57AM

Moving ahead with replacement of the building will be the subject of a rare evening Port Commission meeting at 7 p.m., Tuesday, March 11, at San Juan Island Yacht Club. The agenda includes approving design changes requested after the latest design presented to the public and commission a month ago.

Spellbound: prizes, awards up for grabs in annual ‘Bee’ competition

  • Mar 10, 2014 at 11:00AM

Spelling Bee 2014, sponsored by SJI Rotary Club, gets under way at 3:30 p.m., Thursday, at SJCT

Soroptimist St. Paddy’s Day Extravaganza & benefit dinner

  • Mar 10, 2014 at 1:00PM updated Mar 11, 2014 at 2:21PM

Soroptimist International of Friday Harbor hosts its 16th annual St. Patrick’s Day Extravaganza

On Bike! ‘End to End’ over England

  • Mar 10, 2014 at 2:00PM

Tales of pedal power revealed at SJ Trails Committee potluck, Wednesday, 5:30 p.m. at the Grange

Happy Birthday Howard, No. 93 | Editorial

  • Mar 11, 2014 at 12:00PM

The Journal wants to take the occasion of Howard Schonberger’s 93rd birthday on March 9 to wish him many happy returns of the day, and many more.

New spin on classical tunes

  • Mar 11, 2014 at 1:00PM

They’ll showcase island composer Richard Hieronymus’s piece, “The Wounded Hawk” from the American Folk Ballet, Moon of the Falling Leaves.

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