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It's business as usual at Friday Harbor Radio Shack

  • Feb 12, 2015 at 11:44AM

Co-owner Cecil DeMeerleer said it's business as usual at the Friday Harbor shop despite the 94-year-old corporate retailer's recent bankruptcy filing. "Because this is a franchise we own the store and buy stuff from Radio Shack," DeMeerleer said. "We're going to continue to be open."

Outdoor inspiration: Land Bank seeks entries for poetry trail

  • Feb 12, 2015 at 1:11PM

In celebration of its 25th anniversary, as well as National Poetry Month, the Land Bank is seeking nature-themed poems for a poetry trail, which will be on display on popular hiking paths on the west side of San Juan Island in the month of April.

Return of Lolita to Pacific Northwest waters? Long overdue | Editorial

  • Feb 12, 2015 at 4:17PM

As of last week, Lolita is officially on the endangered species list. But that doesn’t mean she will leave the Miami Seaquarium and return to her native Washington waters.

San Juan EMS honors its own, and RH Marina staff, too

  • Feb 12, 2015 at 5:11PM

In acknowledgement of a continual readiness for emergencies, the Roche Harbor Marina staff was presented with San Juan EMS' Community Service Award, a honor infrequently bestowed by the agency, at EMS annual award banquet, Jan. 10.

Basketball tournament on Orcas, battle of the islands

  • Feb 13, 2015 at 1:59PM

Represent your island in the third Annual 5-on-5 Basketball Tournament

Help raise money for rescue dog Bunny

  • Feb 13, 2015 at 1:57PM

Animal Protection Society of Friday Harbor and island resident Suzanne Bryner are raising money for Bunny--a little, female rescue dog at the shelter that has benign tumors on her ears that are beginning to impact her respiratory system.

Baby boom? J-pod buoyed by another newborn, second in two months time

  • Feb 13, 2015 at 3:38PM

The Center believes J-19 is the mother of new calf sighted off the west side of San Juan Island in mid-morning of Feb. 12.

Stand in solidarity, support Jenny Rice | Letter to the editor

  • Feb 13, 2015 at 4:00PM updated Feb 17, 2015 at 12:43PM

Unfortunately, Jenny's neighbors appear to be uninterested in the greater good of our community. They are using punitive lawsuits to obstruct the operation of a legitimate business entity on San Juan Island.

Community comes together for 2015 Knowledge Bowl

  • Feb 14, 2015 at 7:00AM

The 21st annual Knowledge Bowl saw students and local service groups battle it out for bragging rights, Feb. 10, at the San Juan Community Theatre.

Contra-calling duo to put its ‘Stomp’ on town

  • Feb 14, 2015 at 8:00AM

Maine-based, high-energy folk duo Sassafras Stomp performs alongside Chicago dance-caller Rachel Shapiro Wallace

Long may she wave | Ferry home companion

  • Feb 14, 2015 at 10:00AM

Congratulations, town council, on reversing your decision to deny the designed decor on the American Legion wall.

Double-bill up next in live-opera streaming series

  • Feb 15, 2015 at 8:00AM

The next The Met: Live in HD at San Juan Community Theatre is a double feature of an enchanting fairy tale, and an erotic psychological thriller, Feb. 23, at 7 p.m.

Art of Self Care, workshop introduces Qi Gong & Tai Chi

  • Feb 15, 2015 at 9:00AM

Friday Harbor Holistic Health’s Nicholas Corrin will host the weekend workshop, Art of Self Care: Intro to Qi Gong and Tai Chi, Feb. 21-22, at Brickworks.

Welcome to Almost, Maine: A town bordering on love

  • Feb 16, 2015 at 5:00AM

“Almost, Maine,” a romantic comedy directed by Carol Hooper, opens at San Juan Community Theatre Feb. 20, 7:30 p.m., and is sure to leave almost everyone in the audience smiling.

Journal political cartoon; February 18 edition | Opinion

  • Feb 17, 2015 at 9:00AM

Cartoonist Rob Pudim's views on local news and events are published weekly in the Journal of the San Juan Islands and on as well.

Proper dose proves key in rescue of Stellar sea lion

  • Feb 17, 2015 at 3:00PM updated at 5:35PM

A few weeks ago, Joe Gaydos found himself facing a Steller sea lion entangled by a piece of plastic packing strap off Fanny Bay in British Columbia.

Lawson lands winner in abbreviated annual fishing derby, fundraiser

  • Feb 17, 2015 at 5:34PM

An early closure to recreational fishing in Marine Area 7, which encompasses the San Juan Islands, took a big bite out of what has historically been a 10-week-long competitive fishing extravaganza, reducing this year's derby to just two weeks, total, Feb. 1 to Feb. 15. The derby typically closes in early April.

'Crunch time' nears in search for San Juan Island schools new superintendent

  • Feb 18, 2015 at 1:32PM

The search for a new San Juan Island schools superintendent shifts into high gear beginning Feb. 24, when the school board meets in executive session with its consultant to learn results of screening and reference checks of candidates for the job. Click on this article to find out more about the search and what the school board has in store.

Senate unveils $15 billion bi-partisan transportation plan; funding relies on 11.7-cent gas tax hike

  • Feb 18, 2015 at 4:18PM

The bulk of plan's transportation improvements would be center in major metropolitan areas, while other areas of the state—specifically legislative districts 1, 10, 20 and 40 (which includes San Juan and portions of Whatcom and Skagit counties) and Lewis County—would see no improvements. The plan drew opposition from Sen. Kevin Ranker, D-Orcas Island, and others.

Hats off to Friday Harbor in its battle against the 'broom,' and other noxious weeds | Letters

  • Feb 18, 2015 at 4:46PM

A grateful San Juan County Noxious Weed Control Board applauds the town for its effort and progress in combating noxious weeds.

Assessment of local health needs turns blind eye to 'thorny issues' | As I See It

  • Feb 19, 2015 at 10:11AM

The report has unconscionably ignored, and therefore omitted, topics that were not only of considerable discussion during the process but are being held up to serious scrutiny by the ACLU and legislators in Olympia.

Meet your volunteer firefighters' new fire engines | Guest Column

  • Feb 19, 2015 at 9:41AM

The engines are island specific. In other words, they were designed with our island's particular needs in mind. They provide much better driver sight, thereby providing more safety for the crew aboard.

Orcas overrun by Wolverines in post-season opener; 49-29 | Girls basketball

  • Feb 19, 2015 at 2:45PM

With the win, the Wolverines not only avenged an eight-point loss at home to the Vikings three weeks earlier, but advanced into the championship game of the 2B District post-season tournament and a showdown against undefeated La Conner (21-0) for the tournament title.

Coronation by 'King of Glass'

  • Feb 19, 2015 at 2:46PM

IMA illuminated by glass artists in grand opening, Feb. 14

Chamber appoints new executive director

  • Feb 19, 2015 at 3:15PM

Becki Day will take the helm as the new executive director for the San Juan Island Chamber of Commerce, March 1.

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