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- Sep 23, 2014 at 4:00PM
A classic whodunit with stunning Pacific Northwest imagery, suspense, and even a love triangle composes this tale of a man seeking simplicity, and finding mystique.
- Sep 23, 2014 at 5:00PM
Colleen Howe, of Mitchell Bay Farm and Nursery, an organic farm on San Juan Island, began keeping bees 35 years ago for their honey.
- Sep 24, 2014 at 7:00AM
The Wolverines came out of halftime fired up against the Braves, who seemed to be arguably the better team for the beginning of the second half.
- Sep 24, 2014 at 9:00AM
‘Barefoot Bandit’ story, one of three premieres at Friday Harbor Film Festival. The Friday Harbor Film Festival strives to connect countries and communities across the Pacific rim.
- Sep 24, 2014 at 3:18PM
The Town of Friday Harbor is seeking input to a survey to help identify the perceived image of the town and provide direction for marketing the town as a place to live, grow a business, start a new business, and vacation. Click on this story to find the survey.
- Sep 25, 2014 at 12:41PM
Many St. Francis parishioners received an email, which was thought to represent the entire parish and administration, but it did not; it reflected the desires of some members of the Tarte family, who want the chapel to remain a consecrated space for Catholic worship during the summer season.
- Sep 25, 2014 at 12:34PM
Whether it's an eagle flying overhead, a woodpecker mistaking our house for a dead tree or an otter playing in the ocean, Stephen always took a moment to take notice, appreciate, and be thankful.
State legislature found in 'contempt' over lack of K-12 funding; SJI School board response | Guest column
- Sep 25, 2014 at 3:06PM
Most of our local levy now goes to pay for basic costs rather than the extras that keep us in the top tier of school districts. This means the upcoming legislative session in January is going to be very important to the San Juan Island School District.
- Sep 25, 2014 at 6:09PM
With four consecutive wins to open the 2014 season, Friday Harbor has dropped only two games over that four-game stretch and pitched a shutout against each of its last two opponents, the Vikings and Division 2A Sedro Woolley.
- Sep 25, 2014 at 8:00PM
George had a great love for the sea, he had three boats in his lifetime—The Little Orphan Annie, The Downwind and SeaGramps. His favorite spot for fishing was Westcott Bay.
- Sep 26, 2014 at 11:06AM
Renovations are currently underway at Friday Harbor High School to create a new STEM Center to promote science, technology, engineering and math education. This year’s phon-a-thon will seek funds to equip the new computer lab, in addition to many other initiatives in the elementary and middle schools.
- Sep 26, 2014 at 11:28AM
The annual fundraiser for American Cancer Society, as well as local cancer support programs, features food, games, activities, live music. The event, 3 p.m. to 11 p.m. at the fairgrounds in Friday Harbor, begins with a Survivors Reception, at 2 p.m., and a Luminara ceremony starts at sundown.
Fracas over fence, cracked windshield prompts arrest, luggage tossed overboard; San Juan County sheriff's log
- Sep 26, 2014 at 12:00PM updated at 6:24PM
Two men traveling on a ferry on Sept. 11 reportedly feared the luggage another man asked them to watch, which contained electrical parts and equipment, and then became separated from may have been wired to explode. So, they tossed it overboard.
- Sep 26, 2014 at 6:51PM
The new engines will replace five fire trucks that are nearly 30 years old, and satisfy an insurance industry requirement that penalizes policy holder’s when a community’s fire engines are more than 10 years old, according to fire department spokeswoman Sheila Harley
- Sep 27, 2014 at 1:03PM
If it turns out that a significant amount of revenue raised by the sale of recreational marijuana is up for grabs, lawmakers will be able to amend the state law to make clear who should get it. Cities and counties have a suggestion: us.
- Sep 27, 2014 at 12:45PM
While Julie Hanks moved on to work at other island nonprofits, she continued her volunteer help at SJCT; and when the development job became available she jumped at the chance to return “home.”
- Sep 27, 2014 at 1:21PM
With the reduction of the fire-risk rating, commercial and residential burn permits will be available beginning Oct. 1.
- Sep 29, 2014 at 8:30AM
The entire branding idea (justifiably in my opinion) may be sliding into obscurity. Look at where we live. Do we really need branding?
- Sep 29, 2014 at 8:48AM
With a 55-yard scoring drive and 2-point safety to start the second half, the Wolverines erased a 5-point deficit, stole back the momentum and muscled their way into the driver’s seat of the Northwest 2B /1B League title chase in a 39-21 victory at home, Sept. 26, over La Conner.
- Sep 29, 2014 at 7:18PM
“Over ten thousand bats were heard,” said Russel Barsh, director of the Lopez-based Kiwaht research center, which conducted the first survey of bats in the San Juans in 75 years. “... and that is only perhaps one percent of what’s out there.”
- Sep 29, 2014 at 7:24PM
It seems that when the solid waste transfer truck from Friday Harbor is in transit on the ferry, it is depositing maggots on the car deck of the ferry. Lots of them.
- Sep 30, 2014 at 11:18AM
A competitive showing against the Grizzlies might be better for the Wolverines at this point of the season than another lopsided win
- Sep 30, 2014 at 1:00PM updated at 4:03PM
Just like when any other neighborhood is under construction, those living at the marina anticipate some degree of inconvenience.
- Sep 30, 2014 at 12:56PM
Rooted in the sounds of the gypsy jazz legend, the band’s signature style is marked by nimble string work, pulsing rhythm guitar, and of course, swing.
- Sep 30, 2014 at 4:39PM
The amount of money being requested now is far in excess of that which is necessary to provide quality service to our community with the level of emergency response to which we have become accustomed.