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- Apr 18, 2014 at 3:00PM
Linda Degnan Cobos, Heidi Evans, Lenora Johnson were honored at this year's Friday Harbor Soroptimists annual awards luncheon.
- Apr 18, 2014 at 5:00PM
Cartoonist Rob Pudim's view on local news and events are published periodically in the Journal of the San Juan Islands, and periodically on SanJuanJournal.com.
- Apr 19, 2014 at 9:00AM
Erin Benzakein owner of Mount Vernon-based Floret Flowers and a leader in the so-called “slow-flower” movement, will be in Friday Harbor Saturday, April 26, to kick off the WSU Master Gardeners Spring Gardening Workshop as the keynote speaker.
- Apr 19, 2014 at 3:00PM updated at 5:24PM
"Few members oppose OPALCO having a lead role in expanding broadband capacity for the cooperative and its members. What we expect, however, is honesty from the board about what it is doing, what it is costing and what risk the cooperative may be taking on in the process. It is worth noting that OPALCO still hasn’t..."
- Apr 19, 2014 at 4:50PM
The new compensation package totals $134,820 and will become effective June 24, the first anniversary of Mike Thomas' first day on the job. Thomas, a former Enumclaw city administrator, was hired a year ago at a salary of $120,000, plus 5 percent in deferred compensation.
- Apr 20, 2014 at 7:00AM
According to Dr. Ronald Schultz, a professor at the University of Wisconsin School of Veterinary Medicine, puppies absolutely need to be vaccinated for canine parvovirus, distemper and adenovirus, but for decades he has also spoken out against over-vaccinating adult pets.
- Apr 21, 2014 at 7:09PM
The current project is a continuation of water and sewer line replacements on Spring Street between Second and First streets completed in 2012 after the water main ruptured in front of the movie theater.
- Apr 22, 2014 at 9:00AM
24th annual Children’s Festival offers games, activities, Wild, Wild West theme, and more. Headlining this year’s festivities is Karen Quest, trick roper extraordinaire, named the women’s big loop champion at the Wild West Arts International Convention.
- Apr 22, 2014 at 11:00AM
The focus is to improve the quality and delivery of education for the boating public and vessel examinations that are conducted in the San Juan Islands.
- Apr 22, 2014 at 2:00PM
"I support the Co-op’s taking the time necessary to examine very carefully all aspects of that role from the standpoint of prudent fiscal standpoint of prudent fiscal policy and enhancing, not harming, island businesses."
- Apr 22, 2014 at 5:00PM
The Whale Museum hosts its annual Marine Naturalist Gear-Up to discuss the changes in orca sightings and behaviors in recent years will take place at San Juan Grange.
- Apr 22, 2014 at 8:00PM
Close call for this Friday Harbor driver and two joggers on Beaverton Valley Road.
- Apr 23, 2014 at 6:00AM
Grey skies? Chilly breeze? They were last things on the mind of the throng of children that descended upon Jackson's Beach, Sunday, combing the waterfront in search of brightly colored eggs in San Juan Fire & Rescue's annual Easter egg hunt, and with the Easter Bunny cheering them on.
- Apr 23, 2014 at 11:51AM
View the entries for the Grange Arts and Crafts Contest, check out the beginnings of the Makers Guild Tool Library, and scope out the plans for a new water-view deck. The event, which begins at 5 p.m., Wednesday, April 23, features refreshments, music, and friendship.
- Apr 23, 2014 at 1:48PM
Orcas Island's Lambiel Museum is an incredible celebration and exhibition of our local artistic talents, and the building department is harassing the owner, Leo Lambiel, to the point where he is going to move it to LaConner. Why are we shooting ourselves in the foot?
- Apr 23, 2014 at 1:05PM
After a bumpy 1-and-3 start to the season, the Wolverines have been on a tear, winning seven of their last nine games, with one tie, a 1-1 stalemate against Division 2A Squalicum on the road, and falling only to Cedar Park Christian (Bothell) in a 5-1 loss, April 12, at Cedar Park, during that nine-game stretch.
- Apr 23, 2014 at 4:00PM
A total of six cases have been reported among San Juan Island residents since March 22. While all the known cases have passed the infectious period, additional cases may be present, and symptoms from the outbreak could develop as late as April 29.
- Apr 24, 2014 at 8:00AM
Negotiations among the town, the county and Lautenbach Recyling have been ongoing for nearly two years after a town-county selection committee used a “proposal approach” under state law.
- Apr 24, 2014 at 10:00AM
“Quilts, Quarters and Quirks of History” is the theme of the many exhibits, tours, lectures and special events that will be on hand as part of this year’s commemoration of National Historic Preservation Month.
- Apr 24, 2014 at 2:00PM
One of Glenna Hall's chief priorities is to make sure that this important service not be reserved solely for the rich due to high prices.
- Apr 24, 2014 at 4:00PM
As OPALCO investigated a county-wide broadband solution in early 2013, a moratorium was placed on new Island Network connections. The board lifted that freeze in February. As of today, there are 28 members hooked up to the co-op’s broadband.
- Apr 24, 2014 at 6:00PM
The Whale Museum invites orca supporters to its 8th Annual Celebration of the “Orca Greeting Ceremony.” This fundraising dinner and auction is Friday, May 9, at Brickworks building.
- Apr 25, 2014 at 6:00AM
Dr. John Geyman will be inducted into San Juan Aviation Museum's "Wall of Honor" in a ceremony at Friday Harbor Airport's Roy Franklin Terminal, Sunday, April 27, beginning at 2 p.m.
- Apr 25, 2014 at 7:00AM
Initially, plants and seeds produced through the Salish Seed Project will be used at restoration sites on Land Bank and Preservation Trust preserves, but the local land conservation partners hope the project will make plants or seeds available for other conservation areas and to private landowners eventually.
- Apr 25, 2014 at 7:00AM updated at 9:35AM
A decline of Southern Resident orcas in the Salish Sea over the past decade, and shows a plausible connection with a rapid drop in Fraser River Chinook salmon. Historically it has been normal to see members of J-Pod almost every day during April through September months.