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- Oct 6, 2014 at 7:32PM
Amanda May Ferguson, a 29-year-old Portland-area resident vacationing on Orcas Island with a friend, was unconscious and unresponsive when a team of public safety personnel arrived at the Deer Harbor home shortly after a 911 call at about 3:15 p.m.
- Oct 6, 2014 at 7:26PM
Citing indifference of local law enforcement in cases of possible animal abuse, the Animal Task Force called on the County Council to lend support for funding an animal control officer or better training for deputies.
- Oct 7, 2014 at 12:45PM
Domestic Violence Sexual Assault Services will host a "Remember My Name" vigil on the County Courthouse lawn, Wednesday, Oct. 12, in observance of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, the month of October. The event begins at noon.
- Oct 7, 2014 at 2:14PM
The Wolverines gave up a combined five points in the first two games, and, substituting liberally in the third game of the best-of-five match, tallied a 25-14 win to seal a runaway win over Cedar Park Christian.
- Oct 7, 2014 at 2:28PM
When I commented at the dump that it is getting expensive I was told that I could save money by just putting my recycling into the trash and that is what a lot of people are doing. I feel like this is going backwards.
- Oct 7, 2014 at 3:00PM
Applicants need not be artists but should care about the arts and bring management, development and collaboration skills to advance the state of the arts in the county.
- Oct 8, 2014 at 12:06PM
The Big Dipper, the only “pocket yacht” of its kind, is Jeff and Linda Patterson’s pride and joy, their window to the world, so to speak, and a venture in adaptability.
- Oct 8, 2014 at 1:00PM
Joyce and her husband, Wes, enjoyed numerous cruises to Alaska and the Mexican Riviera, both favorite destinations. Year-around “camping” in their motorhome brought them often to beautiful locations in Washington and Oregon, where they shared precious moments together and with family and friends.
- Oct 8, 2014 at 3:49PM
Town leaders talk about details, goals, benefits, and confront rumors, about Friday Harbor's branding initiative.
- Oct 8, 2014 at 4:04PM
As the elected sheriffs in Island, Watcom and Skagit counties, respectively, who share a common border with San Juan, we count on Sheriff Nou as a critical part of the Northwest Washington Law Enforcement “Leadership Team.”
- Oct 8, 2014 at 4:52PM
By supporting them, we are supporting our friends and our families, our community, and ultimately ourselves with one of the finest and most highly-respected EMS departments in the country.
- Oct 9, 2014 at 7:00AM
Failure to pay a traffic ticket can have more serious consequences than your case being sent to collections. You could lose your driver’s license and, if you continue to drive, you could be arrested and your car impounded.
- Oct 9, 2014 at 10:48AM
For the San Juans, the proposed service reduction includes: extending the winter service from 12 weeks to 20 weeks: no service to Sidney, BC; and reducing service on the San Juans inter-island routes.
- Oct 9, 2014 at 10:32AM
A fully integrated estate, growing, harvesting and distilling all its lavender oil on site, Pelindaba Lavender Farm cultivates 25,000 lavender plants on 25 acres and distills over 100 gallons of lavender oil each fall.
- Oct 9, 2014 at 3:39PM
Enjoy a Bavarian-themed evening of fun, games and events, complete with beer, brats and desserts, and bring your German heritage dog along for a Dachshund race, Saturday, Oct. 11, at the Friday Harbor fairgrounds, beginning at 5 p.m.
- Oct 9, 2014 at 3:58PM
Communication is key in leadership. Ron has, as a peacemaker, not only in the community, but within the agency, has repeatedly proven himself to be a strong communicator.
- Oct 10, 2014 at 7:00AM
An investigation of alleged drug peddling led to a series of undercover drug buys, in which an informant paid a Friday Harbor about $250 for a so-called "eight ball" of cocaine, roughly 3.4 grams, twice in mid-December and two more times in January.
- Oct 10, 2014 at 11:15AM
Will the SJISD Food for Thought reign as victors for the third year in a row? Or will last year's runner-up, Cask and Schooner, crush the defending champs like red pepper? Find out Saturday, Oct. 11, at Brickworks Plaza, 3:30 p.m.
- Oct 10, 2014 at 2:34PM
I have the highest respect for the EMS personnel but do have concerns regarding the fiscal management of our tax dollars. If your tax revenue increases due to a rebound in property values, how will you the deal with the excess revenue?
- Oct 10, 2014 at 2:21PM
While some islanders are in favor of a guaranteed travel option, other islanders have gone as far as creating a petition against the new program.
- Oct 10, 2014 at 7:31PM
It is difficult enough to practice medicine and to maintain public credibility without the added burden of inaccurate press releases and inadequate fact-checking. Witness the mess of health system errors and horrible reporting nationally on the Ebola virus situation.
Somewhere Barney Oldfield sheds a tear, but it's time for me, and some of my compatriots, to hang up the keys | Opinion
- Oct 10, 2014 at 7:20PM
Sure, he may have gotten a start in the horse-and-buggy days, but columnist Howard Schonberger, as he hands over the keys, can wax nostalgic with the best of 'em about those very first days, and about his many adventures, behind the wheel.
- Oct 11, 2014 at 8:00AM
Getting a flu vaccine is easy, and it is the single-best way to protect yourself and your loved ones from flu. Get vaccinated early and stay protected throughout the flu season. Find a list of flu clinics below.
- Oct 13, 2014 at 1:44PM
I believe Friday Harbor should adopt the White “Serenity” Flag as its brand to celebrate our unique culture of peace, freedom, independence and heritage.
- Oct 13, 2014 at 7:54PM
Charged initially with assault with a deadly weapon, a felony, a 61-year-old San Juan man was credited with having served 33 days of a 365-day "suspended" jail sentence for misdemeanor assault, ordered to undergo a mental health evaluation and to serve two years probation.