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Impressive 'can-do' approach, and business savvy; Krebs for sheriff | Letters

  • Oct 22, 2014 at 7:22PM

I have had an opportunity to get to know Ron in the last year, starting when I needed assistance in a civil matter concerning the return of misplaced property to me. Ron showed up with a can-do approach that was to say, at the very least, impressive.

A 'Yes' vote for Prop.1, a 'No' on EMS, for now... here's why | Letters

  • Oct 22, 2014 at 10:02AM

In the past several days I have received mailings in support of the EMS levy and County Proposition 1. The difference between them is stark and telling.

Fate of vital programs, award-winning service at stake; vote 'Yes' for EMS | Letters

  • Oct 22, 2014 at 9:59AM

If the levy does not pass, more internal cuts will be made, as well as cuts to services. A second failed levy will limit funds for many valued programs and will undoubtedly affect morale.

A service too critical to be compromised; 'Yes' for EMS | Letters

  • Oct 22, 2014 at 1:00PM

I am voting to approve the EMS levy not only for my own and my family’s self interest, but because my friends and our community need them.

Environmental advocates drop by Griffin Bay

  • Oct 22, 2014 at 5:57PM

Nationally-known environmental author, Todd Wilkinson, and Cascadia Wildlands executive director, Bob Ferris, will be at Griffin Bay Bookstore , Oct. 25, 1:30 p.m.

Lawsuit over road could put kibosh on San Juan Island pot farm

  • Oct 23, 2014 at 6:00AM

The contested use of Fieldstone Road is the latest in a series of legal entanglements facing the west side marijuana operation. Neighbors are also contesting a decision by San Juan County that the Sun Grown San Juan operation will have no adverse environmental impact on the area's natural resources.

Dedicated, effective—not easy to replace; re-elect White | Letters

  • Oct 23, 2014 at 6:00AM

How many times does one get an offer of “what can I do to help?” from any service provider, let alone a member of the government? But that is exactly what Joan White embraces in both her words and actions...

Promise of print still alive at Serendipity | Women in Business

  • Oct 23, 2014 at 8:00AM

Browse ‘til your heart’s content at the used book place. Classics, bestsellers, Pacific Northwest authors—you name it, they’ve probably got it. And if they don’t, they’ll find it.

Be wary of Guild's endorsement of fellow deputy; re-elect Nou | Letters

  • Oct 23, 2014 at 8:00AM

I want a sheriff who holds law enforcement professionals accountable for their actions; not someone beholding to the guild.

'Bite' into the San Juans, the tastiest archipelago

  • Oct 23, 2014 at 10:23AM

The monthlong celebration of local island bounty is coming to a close with the culmination of all Savor events, the first-ever “Bite of the San Juans.” The gathering of food, drink and merriment is Sunday, Oct. 26, 1-4 p.m., at Brickworks.

Don't get snubbed by law enforcement; Krebs for sheriff | Letters

  • Oct 23, 2014 at 10:00AM

I wrote to Sheriff Rob Nou three times and left voice mail messages—none of which ever got a reply. We asked deputy Krebs for help and he came to the rescue.

Puzzled over county sheriff race | Editorial

  • Oct 23, 2014 at 10:28AM

The Islands' Sounder, sister paper of the Journal, weighs in on a campaign for San Juan County sheriff that raises questions and concerns about both candidates.

Her ‘hands-on’ approach to wellness | Women in Business

  • Oct 23, 2014 at 4:00PM

Amy Bienvenu aims to unlock the body’s potential through Rolfing, a form of therapeutic manipulation of connective tissues in the body, is designed to relieve tension and discomfort, realign the body, and provide postural education.

Cat's eye of a Jack-o'-lantern? Nope... solar eclipse over San Juan

  • Oct 23, 2014 at 4:12PM

San Juan Island's Ron Stanger was near his Hillcrest neighborhood home when he snapped this photo of the Oct. 23 solar eclipse. How'd he capture the image? Read on...

William ‘Bill’ Longworth: 1943-2014 | Passages

  • Oct 24, 2014 at 7:00AM

Bill was well known and respected within the islands and had an excellent reputation as a fine craftsman and a kind and honest man.

Soroptimist: united in a common cause | Women in Business

  • Oct 24, 2014 at 12:00PM

Founded 18 years ago to help better the cause of women in the community, Soroptimist International of Friday Harbor doesn’t necessarily immerse itself in the world of business.

Payback: Wolverines dispatch Darrington in post-season preview

  • Oct 24, 2014 at 5:11PM

With the victory, the Wolverines (9-3) avenged a hard-fought early season loss on the Loggers home court and secured the No. 2 seed for the upcoming Northwest 2B Division playoffs, Oct. 30, at Mount Vernon Christian.

Milestones on a long road to equality | Women in Business

  • Oct 24, 2014 at 5:00PM

We instilled in our daughters the need to have a career, to be able to take care of ourselves and our families.

Nothing 'extra' about these critical services; Yes on Prop. 1 | Letters

  • Oct 25, 2014 at 8:00AM

These ‘extra’ services are critical to what makes the islands such an exceptional place to live, but, in my opinion, are by no means ‘extra’.

Saving lives and a whole lot more; vote 'Yes' for EMS | Letters

  • Oct 25, 2014 at 10:00AM

I am voting in favor of the EMS Levy because I believe we have an incredible EMS team. Not only are they there to help when you need them, they also work to prevent tragedy.

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.

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.

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.

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