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Workshop: the A, B, C's of oil spill prevention | Update

  • Sep 20, 2013 at 5:47PM

In the event of an oil spill, what would be the response, what kind of preventative steps would be taken and who would be involved? Find out answers to these questions and more in a workshop entitled, "In the Event of The Unthinkable: An Oil Spill in our Waters," Saturday, Sept. 28, at UW Friday Harbor Labs Lecture Hall. See agenda below:

San Juan couple hold winning ticket in Hawaiian condo raffle drawing

  • Sep 27, 2013 at 9:19AM

San Juan Island's Pirrette Rouse bought just one raffle ticket, but that was all she needed to win a nine-day, eight-night stay in a two-bedroom condominium on the Kona side of Hawaii.

Beyond the Neslund murder trial

  • Sep 27, 2013 at 4:00PM

Feisty to a fault, Betsy Roberts lived life with flair, and on her own terms

PeaceHealth backpedals; hospital board must do its job | Letters

  • Sep 27, 2013 at 6:34PM

If PeaceHealth has decided that pregnant women and new mothers are not welcome at the PeaceIsland facility, then that’s something that should be of grave concern to everyone, including the hospital district commissioners.

Wolverines weather 2nd half storm in 30-28 win | Football

  • Sep 29, 2013 at 3:52PM

Friday Harbor jumped out to 22-0 lead at the half, and would need every bit and another touchdown, too, to fend off a second-half rally by La Conner and to post their third consecutive win, a dangerously close 30-28 victory, Friday, at home.

They call it 'Stormy Sunday'; high wind warning for San Juans

  • Sep 29, 2013 at 4:03PM

Button down the hatches. The National Weather Service issued a High Wind Warning from Sunday, 3 p.m., until Monday, 5 a.m., in the San Juan Islands, with strongest winds expected between 7 p.m. and midnight.

At 3-0, young Wolverines off to scintillating start | Volleyball

  • Sep 29, 2013 at 6:00PM

With back-to-back victories at home, highlighted by an improbable comeback over Mount Baker, the Friday Harbor volleyball team remains undefeated, but with tougher tests dead ahead.

‘World Music’ takes center stage in Friday Harbor

  • Sep 30, 2013 at 7:27PM

The husband and wife duo, known on stage as Beleza, will heat up the rain-soaked and chilly in Friday Harbor with soul, blues, funk, bossa and jazz as well, blending all those generes together into a one scintillating World Music vibe.

Ronald J. Einboden: 1937—2013 | Passages

  • Sep 30, 2013 at 7:11PM

In 1988, Ron and Ann moved to Friday Harbor and became avid boaters, enjoying cruising and fishing throughout the Pacific Northwest, every summer.

New battlefront opens over CAO

  • Sep 30, 2013 at 7:23PM

Questions have been raised about whether board members of the Common Sense Alliance, which challenged the county's critical areas ordinance before Growth Management Hearings Board, ought to be able to weigh in on required changes as part of their role on the Planning Commission.

A heartfelt thanks for all your support | Letters

  • Sep 30, 2013 at 7:37PM

This island has such an amazingly supportive community. We do need to personally thank some of those fantastic islanders who helped with the spaghetti dinner...

Chief officer: 'No maternity services at PIMC'

  • Oct 1, 2013 at 5:00AM updated Oct 2, 2013 at 1:48PM

Although the hospital commission has not yet taken a formal position on the AG opinion, hospital district chairwoman Lenore Bayuk pointed to the services provided in the amended Subsidy Agreement between PeaceHealth and the hospital commission.

Learn to help end the cycle of violence

  • Oct 1, 2013 at 9:15AM

Domestic violence touches every person in our community and society as a whole

New era of health coverage unfolds | Guest Column

  • Oct 1, 2013 at 12:00PM

What will the Affordable Care Act affect you? A brief Q & A, info below

Free class teaches how to help birds in event of an oil spill

  • Oct 1, 2013 at 4:18PM

Islands' Oil Spill Association is offering two free training classes for those who would like to help care for wildlife in the event of an oil spill. The first of the two training sessions, IOSA's "Basic Care of Oiled Birds", is Saturday, Oct. 5, on San Juan Island, 11:30 a.m. to 5:15 p.m.

DEM: don't let the winds of October blow your house down

  • Oct 2, 2013 at 12:00PM

Several episodes of dangerous high winds have already occurred, and winter winds can be quite extreme, causing damage and power outages.

Strike up the Chamber; music to save the savage beast | Column

  • Oct 2, 2013 at 12:36PM

It was a good crowd at Chamber Music San Juans annual concert, but not a sellout. This article is to proclaim that those who missed it should eat their heart out. They missed a fantastic group of talents.

Time for Congress to restore rights | Letters

  • Oct 2, 2013 at 3:00PM

Without a strong VRA, our ability to fight off anti-voter legislation and keep our elections free, fair and accessible is significantly weakened.

Through the lens: Stories from the Pacific Rim

  • Oct 2, 2013 at 5:00PM updated Oct 3, 2013 at 9:08AM

So, what is this event? It’s none other than the Friday Harbor Film Festival, and it’s the first of its kind hosted by San Juan Island.

Margaret Ann Hodgson Jenison: 1931—2013 | Passages

  • Oct 3, 2013 at 6:00AM

As a fourth-generation pioneer family on Lopez Island, Margaret Ann leaves the seventh generation of her family to live in the Richardson area of Lopez Island.

Fear them? Trust us? New playbook for local elections?

  • Oct 3, 2013 at 11:00AM

Fear what can happen when you allow progressive thoughts to manifest here in the San Juans Islands.

League of Women Voters to host election forums

  • Oct 3, 2013 at 11:12AM

The election seasons heats up in October, with the local League of Women Voters sponsoring a series of candidate and ballot measure forums, beginning Monday, Oct. 7, on San Juan Island.

Doctor in the house? Yes, Fraley-McRoberts earns Ph.D

  • Oct 3, 2013 at 11:23AM

Celebrating Lisa's achievement's in Minneapolis were parents Dr. George and Judy Fraley of Friday Harbor, and husband, Michael McRoberts, also of Friday Harbor High School, Class of '81.

Savor the San Juans: October's Finest

  • Oct 3, 2013 at 3:00PM

“Savor the San Juans”, ties together under the biggest of umbrellas a whole host of early autumn activities, festivals and events scheduled throughout the archipelago’s three largest and most populated islands.

Tchaikovsky tale to shine in high-def

  • Oct 4, 2013 at 4:00AM

Come watch this fateful romance unfold between lovestruck Tatiana and the imperious Onegin set in the late 19th century.

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