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SJC Dems election endorsements released

  • Oct 14, 2014 at 4:43PM

Endorsements for candidates and ballot measures were determined as part of the local political party's first-ever polling of party members via email.

Presentation to feature history, future of grange halls in Washington state

  • Oct 14, 2014 at 4:56PM

Holly Taylor, a historic preservation consultant from Vashon Island, and a doctoral student at the University of Washington, will talk about her research on the history and preservation of grange halls, Oct. 15, 7 p.m.

Joel Westgate: 1962—2014 | Passages

  • Nov 6, 2014 at 4:24PM

Joel left home early for some adventure. He sailed the Caribbean, learned to scuba-dive, loved the ocean breezes and all the wonderful people he encountered on the many islands he visited.

Many to thank for Hall benefit, bash | Letters

  • Nov 6, 2014 at 5:00PM

Dave and Nadine want to let the community know the benefit was a financial success and they truly appreciate and are humbled by the generosity of the community. Proceeds from the benefit will go towards expenses associated with his battle against cancer.

Holiday wreath sale to benefit Class of '15 graduation night

  • Nov 6, 2014 at 5:55PM

Order a beautiful, aromatic, long-lasting, 24-inch Northwest Noble Fir wreath, complete with pinecones, berries, and a handmade bow in the color of your choice, and at the same time you'll help support a safe, sane and memorable graduation for the Friday Harbor High School Class of 2015.

Journal earns 17 awards in annual 'better newspapers contest'

  • Oct 15, 2014 at 11:09AM

In addition to its individual BNC awards, The Journal also shared with staff of its sister paper, the Islands’ Sounder, in earning second-place for the 2013 Springtide publication and third-place for the 2013 edition of Home & Garden.

Protect you pooch, and yourself; dog licenses available for purchase, Nov. 17

  • Nov 7, 2014 at 10:24AM

A share of the proceeds from license fees goes to local animal protection societies to help cover the cost of operations. A portion is reserved for reimbursement of owners of livestock killed or damaged by dogs.

Fur flies over navy jet noise; Larsen on the hot seat at Lopez town hall

  • Oct 15, 2014 at 11:31AM

When islanders took to the microphone at an Oct. 7 town hall on Lopez Island, most asked various versions of the same two questions of U.S. Rep. Rick Larsen: Do you care? And, are you representing us?

Wolverines clinch first-ever state tourney berth in overtime win | Girls soccer

  • Nov 7, 2014 at 2:27PM

With the victory, the Wolverines (13-4) punched their ticket to the Division 2B state tournament and collected their ninth consecutive victory, thanks in large part to three timely saves by goalkeeper Hayden Mayer.

Support for EMS undermined by ties with Peace Health | Letters

  • Nov 7, 2014 at 2:33PM

Would that vote have been the same if in the public mind EMS were not a part of Peace Health Inc.? I don’t think so.

Island allies abound in fight against cancer

  • Oct 15, 2014 at 3:24PM

A cancer diagnosis is one that no individual wants to receive, especially when some treatment is accessible only on the mainland, but there's a network of support across the San Juans to help ease the burden of travel and help get patients to where they need to be.

Skilled, experienced; vote Nou for sheriff | Letters

  • Oct 15, 2014 at 3:30PM

I appreciate all the skills, experience, and time to further educate himself as Rob Nou has done and continues to do.

A candidate who 'gets it'; Krebs for sheriff | Letters

  • Oct 15, 2014 at 7:50PM

When it comes to the style of policing, the past couple of years has seen a trend in what I think is the wrong direction. There seems to be a consistent emphasis on "catch and enforce" rather than "serve and protect."

Island poet: South Pacific to Salish Sea

  • Oct 16, 2014 at 9:00AM

He’s travelled the globe performing, and his stop in San Juan Island is the beginning of a Pacific Northwest tour.

Opening Night: Tony Award winner featured in Community Theatre's fall play

  • Oct 16, 2014 at 9:00AM updated at 11:21AM

Written by Christopher Durang, "Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike" is a 2013 Tony Award winner for Best Play, and showcases a scintillating dialogue brimming with barbs, wit and allure, and rich in comedic illustration of sibling rivalry and a family at odds.

Albin Evans Sundstrom: 1918—2014 | Passages

  • Oct 16, 2014 at 11:00AM

He lived his entire 96 years on San Juan Island, and became our living link to the island’s rich agricultural past. He was an islander through and through, self-reliant, with true grit.

Best choice to fill my shoes; Pederson for treasurer | Letters

  • Oct 16, 2014 at 1:13PM

I have worked closely with Rhonda during her 14-year tenure with the auditor’s office. Her knowledge of the county’s computer systems, her work ethic and her customer service skills will greatly serve the citizens of San Juan County, and will ensure a smooth transition for the office of treasurer.

Expertise in EMS calls for investment | Point/Counterpoint: San Juan EMS levy in debate

  • Oct 16, 2014 at 9:01AM

The EMS levy must be renewed every six years, and comes up for renewal in 2016. We are asking for levy renewal two years early due to increased needs.

Tax hike? EMS numbers don’t add up | Point/Counterpoint: San Juan EMS levy in debate

  • Oct 16, 2014 at 2:00PM

Why not wait and see how the next two years go? Real estate values are on the rise again and that alone will give SJIEMS more tax revenues to spend.

Whale Museum October workshops

  • Oct 16, 2014 at 4:00PM updated at 6:02PM

The workshop will feature a discussion about transient orcas by Josh McInnes of the University of Victoria, an overview of NOAA’s 10 years of research and conservation on behalf of southern resident killer whales, by Dawn Noren, and a program about the Conservation Canine program by Liz Seely.

Ask and you shall receive; questions about EMS levy answered | Letters

  • Oct 17, 2014 at 7:00AM

A Journal reader recently submitted a letter asking seven specific questions of EMS about the proposed increase in the its property tax levy. Click on the headline to read the reply.

2014 Homecoming Parade: a spirited competition

  • Oct 16, 2014 at 6:50PM

Spirit Week at Friday Harbor High School reaches its crescendo, Friday, Oct. 17, beginning with the annual Homecoming parade through town, beginning in mid-afternoon, followed by the football game, at 6:30 p.m.

Hoop season is here; coaches needed for boys recreational league

  • Oct 17, 2014 at 11:55AM

The 2014 season begins Oct. 27 and runs through Dec. 14. The Island Rec program focuses on building skills on the court and friendly competition for players and teams in three age categories: 3/4th grade, 5/6th grade and 7/8th grade.

'Local Government 101': Mechanics of gov't demystified

  • Nov 9, 2014 at 5:58PM

The EDC sponsored free seminar will be led by Duncan Wilson, Town of Friday Harbor administrator, Wednesday, Nov. 12, beginning at 11 a.m. at the town council chambers; topic include sources of revenue, day-to-day operations, advisory committees and commissions, and more.

Encore: second chance to see 'Return of the River', 'DamNation'

  • Nov 9, 2014 at 6:39PM

Friday Harbor Film Festival will presents a special double feature screening on Monday, Nov. 10, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. of two award-winning films that were sold out during the three-day festival and are worthy to screen again and together.

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