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Website commentary rife with personal attacks, abuse... especially by fascists | Letters

  • Feb 8, 2014 at 6:19PM

Ask yourself this, when did this kind of public behavior become acceptable in your community? If your answer is “NEVER!” then please ask your local publications to delete abusive comments from their web sites and ban those who post such hatred.

Islands' non-profits to share $86K in United Way support in 2014

  • Feb 8, 2014 at 6:08PM

“This year, contributions from San Juan County individuals and businesses are helping over 5,000 children, families, elders and disabled individuals countywide," San Juan Island's Bill Morrissey, president of the chapter board of directors, said. It is hard to find another local non-profit where one gift provides so much good to so many in our community.”

Fleming stars in ‘Met Live’ in HD

  • Feb 9, 2014 at 12:00PM

The renowned Renee Fleming returns to one of her signature roles in Dvorak’s soulful fairy tale opera

Fish for Teeth: bounded together for sake of a healthy, happy smile | Guest column

  • Feb 9, 2014 at 6:43PM

Fish for Teeth operates from a 100 percent volunteer effort; teeth wouldn’t be fixed without support from the dental community, and every dental office on San Juan Island has either helped already or pledged their support for future clinics.

Friday Harbor's Holman lands Salmon Classic top prize: $10K

  • Feb 9, 2014 at 6:37PM

A total of 172 fish were weighed in over the course of the two-day winter time fishing extravaganza, in which 344 fisherman and 100 boats competed for $26,000 in cash prizes. The 2014 Classic was a sold-out event.

Of Waldron, war, and H.D. Thoreau | Letters

  • Feb 9, 2014 at 7:00PM

The essence of war and all its machinery is death. There is a military police state forming here.

Wolverines to host Blaine in post-season opener—tonight, in Turnbull Gym

  • Feb 10, 2014 at 9:31AM

The Friday Harbor boys basketball team, winners of eight of their last nine games, will open post-season play at home, Monday, Feb. 10, against Blaine High School. Tip off is 5 p.m. in Turnbull Gym. The girls team faces Kings, on the road, Tuesday, in the opening round of post-season play.

Lytton named 'Legislator of the Year' by Humane Society

  • Feb 10, 2014 at 10:08AM

The 40th District legislator, whose represents all of San Juan and portions of Skagit and Whatcom counties, was honored by the U.S. Humane Society for brokering a resolution designed to settle a long-running dispute over the Washington state's grey wolf population.

Assessor opts out of run for re-election | Election 2014

  • Feb 10, 2014 at 6:26PM

Charles Zalmanek decided after his unopposed 2010 election to retire after completing his second term in office. He recently reiterated that decision as part of a wide-ranging interview with the Journal about current issues and future plans at the assessor’s office.

Without context, touting numbers smacks of self-promotion | Letters

  • Feb 10, 2014 at 6:19PM

Data and numbers are not information: they need context and analysis. The list recently supplied by PIMC to the public needs careful drill down to be understood:

K-Bowl 2014: thrills, chills & trivia too — tonight!

  • Feb 11, 2014 at 9:00AM

Can the high school 9th-10th team make it three in a row? Find out tonight; doors open at 6:30 p.m.

Wolverines best Blaine in post-season opener; 46-31 | Boys basketball

  • Feb 11, 2014 at 5:00PM updated Feb 13, 2014 at 10:07AM

Post-season update: On the heels of Wednesday's loss on the road to No.2-seed Kings in the District 1A playoffs, the Wolverines will host South Whidbey in a post-season elimination game, Friday; tip off is 5 p.m. in Turnbull Gym. (click on this story to watch video footage of the Wolverines' Feb. 10 playoff win over Blaine— video by Jeremiah Lord).

Sweet 'n Sour: SJ schools M & O levy approved; EMS levy fails | Election 2014

  • Feb 12, 2014 at 2:22PM

San Juan Island hospital district needed to hit the 60-percent mark, or better, to replace its 6-year EMS levy with one that does not require future voter approval. It garnered 55.2 percent of 5,789 ballots counted in the initial tally of the Feb. 11 election.

Whiteley Lecture: ‘Dog Days, Raven Nights’, Thursday

  • Feb 12, 2014 at 3:00PM

“Dog Days, Raven Nights” is a behind-the-scenes look at adventures of field science and an insightful exploration of relationships, animal and human.

Shepard’s ‘True West’ featured in Readers Theatre

  • Feb 12, 2014 at 4:00PM

True West examines the brothers’ relationship and how their roles become reversed as conflict between the two arises.

Three F.H. teens injured in mid-afternoon rollover

  • Feb 12, 2014 at 5:46PM

According to the San Juan County Sheriff's Department, a newly licensed 16-year-old Friday Harbor girl and three passengers, 15-17 years in age, were involved in the rollover collision. All four were wearing safety belts at the time, Sheriff Rob Nou said in a press release.

Sales tax hike for roads?

  • Feb 12, 2014 at 6:00PM

Bump in sales tax would net $220K a year for road projects

Nursing homes in need of new rates | Letters

  • Feb 12, 2014 at 8:00PM

The future looks startling to those of us who comprise the “silver tsunami”

‘KY’ Island Walk: Westcott Bay Trail

  • Feb 13, 2014 at 5:00AM

National Parks Service Superintendent Lee Taylor will lead a 3-mile roundtrip trek along the new Westcott Bay Trail at English Camp

Passion at play

  • Feb 13, 2014 at 9:00AM updated at 12:52PM

Time is running out on making plans to impress your sweetheart with a romantic gesture or gift for Valentine's Day. Click on this article for a few "can't miss" ideas.

Faults, failures in the ‘fairness’ test | As I See It

  • Feb 13, 2014 at 12:00PM

Our property tax system could be more uniform, equitable and fair; here’s how

Wolverines, Nooksack Valley square off in post-season elimination game | Girls basketball

  • Feb 13, 2014 at 12:49PM

The Wolverines (8-13) fell into the consolation bracket following a 63-31 defeat at Kings High School, Tuesday. The Pioneers (14-7) stumbled into the consolation game after falling to Blaine 56-39 in their post-season opener as well.

Journal political cartoon; February 12 edition | Opinion

  • Feb 13, 2014 at 4:00PM

Cartoonist Rob Pudim's view on local news and events are published periodically in the Journal of the San Juan Islands, and periodically on

Convicted burglar gets eight more months for felony assault

  • Feb 13, 2014 at 6:25PM

A 24-year-old San Juan Island man was ordered by Judge Don Eaton to serve eight months in prison at the conclusion of a 15-month prison term that had previously been imposed for a first-degree burglary conviction. He was also ordered to pay $950 in fines and fees.

Avalanche claims life of Friday Harbor grad

  • Feb 13, 2014 at 7:00PM updated Feb 14, 2014 at 8:56AM

Thirty-year-old Shane Coulter, a 2001 graduate of Friday Harbor High, was one of two people killed when an avalanche struck a backcountry ski party, Tuesday, Feb. 11, in Oregon's Wallowa Mountains.

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