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- Oct 20, 2014 at 8:14AM
As an attorney, I have had regular contact with Joan, both in her role in the private sector and at the clerk's office. Through out all those years, I have appreciated Joan's skills and knowledge, her willingness to help me and others, and her friendly, "can-do" approach to her job.
- Oct 20, 2014 at 8:30AM
The Shell refinery in Anacortes is an unloading zone for crude oil, not a shipping point. Islanders for Safe Shipping wants to ensure it stays that way, and has raised concerns over the refinery's would-be project and capacity to receive crude by rail.
- Oct 20, 2014 at 7:51PM
The 34-year-old reportedly was handling her luggage, moving the bags about, when a single round from an unholstered firearm in one of the bags discharged and struck her. She was airlifted from Lopez Island with non-life-threatening injuries.
- Oct 20, 2014 at 8:00PM updated Oct 21, 2014 at 2:59PM
The county can either treat its citizens as thinking adults and disclose the necessary information, or it can treat its citizens as sheep. In this instance (Prop. 1), the county and its attorney, Mr. Gaylord, have opted to treat us as sheep.
- Oct 21, 2014 at 9:28AM
Cartoonist Rob Pudim's view on local news and events are published weekly in the Journal of the San Juan Islands, and periodically on SanJuanJournal.com.
- Oct 21, 2014 at 12:00PM updated Oct 22, 2014 at 9:13AM
The filmmaker claims the tank’s compressed dimensions violate the Animal Welfare Act, and according to Visser, cause Lolita to demonstrate “stereotypic behaviors” that are both abnormal and repetitive, and actions not seen of an animal in its natural habitat.
- Oct 21, 2014 at 2:00PM updated Oct 22, 2014 at 8:29AM
The Center for Whale Research confirmed that the baby, L-120, first identified Sept. 6 off the west side of San Juan Island, was nowhere to be seen when its mother, L-86, along with other members of L-pod, were recently photographed in the waters of Juan de Fuca Strait.
- Oct 21, 2014 at 2:00PM
I was going to thank him for having the courage to publicly state his beliefs about keeping guns out of the hands of the wrong people.
- Oct 21, 2014 at 3:12PM
The level of professionalism, competency, and experience that Joan White brings to the office of superior court clerk is just outstanding. We are truly fortunate to have Joan working for all of us; she deserves to be reelected.
Presentation to shed light on 'Obamacare', changes and options in insurance coverage, and in healthcare
- Oct 22, 2014 at 6:00AM
In prelude to the upcoming enrollment period for the Affordable Care Act, Nov. 15, Larry Thompson of the Whatcom Alliance for Health Advancement will discuss changes in quality of care, explain the ACA's impact on healthcare costs and highlight changes under way in the medical care industry, as part of a presentation, Oct. 29, in Friday Harbor.
- Oct 22, 2014 at 8:00AM
Presented by Island Stage Left, “Red,” written by John Logan, returns to the San Juan County Fairgrounds; opening night is Oct. 24, 7:30 p.m.
- Oct 22, 2014 at 7:22PM
I have had an opportunity to get to know Ron in the last year, starting when I needed assistance in a civil matter concerning the return of misplaced property to me. Ron showed up with a can-do approach that was to say, at the very least, impressive.
- Oct 22, 2014 at 10:02AM
In the past several days I have received mailings in support of the EMS levy and County Proposition 1. The difference between them is stark and telling.
- Oct 22, 2014 at 9:59AM
If the levy does not pass, more internal cuts will be made, as well as cuts to services. A second failed levy will limit funds for many valued programs and will undoubtedly affect morale.
- Oct 22, 2014 at 1:00PM
I am voting to approve the EMS levy not only for my own and my family’s self interest, but because my friends and our community need them.
- Oct 22, 2014 at 5:57PM
Nationally-known environmental author, Todd Wilkinson, and Cascadia Wildlands executive director, Bob Ferris, will be at Griffin Bay Bookstore , Oct. 25, 1:30 p.m.
- Oct 23, 2014 at 6:00AM
The contested use of Fieldstone Road is the latest in a series of legal entanglements facing the west side marijuana operation. Neighbors are also contesting a decision by San Juan County that the Sun Grown San Juan operation will have no adverse environmental impact on the area's natural resources.
- Oct 23, 2014 at 6:00AM
How many times does one get an offer of “what can I do to help?” from any service provider, let alone a member of the government? But that is exactly what Joan White embraces in both her words and actions...
- Oct 23, 2014 at 8:00AM
Browse ‘til your heart’s content at the used book place. Classics, bestsellers, Pacific Northwest authors—you name it, they’ve probably got it. And if they don’t, they’ll find it.
- Oct 23, 2014 at 8:00AM
I want a sheriff who holds law enforcement professionals accountable for their actions; not someone beholding to the guild.
- Oct 23, 2014 at 10:23AM
The monthlong celebration of local island bounty is coming to a close with the culmination of all Savor events, the first-ever “Bite of the San Juans.” The gathering of food, drink and merriment is Sunday, Oct. 26, 1-4 p.m., at Brickworks.
- Oct 23, 2014 at 10:00AM
I wrote to Sheriff Rob Nou three times and left voice mail messages—none of which ever got a reply. We asked deputy Krebs for help and he came to the rescue.
- Oct 23, 2014 at 10:28AM
The Islands' Sounder, sister paper of the Journal, weighs in on a campaign for San Juan County sheriff that raises questions and concerns about both candidates.
- Oct 23, 2014 at 4:00PM
Amy Bienvenu aims to unlock the body’s potential through Rolfing, a form of therapeutic manipulation of connective tissues in the body, is designed to relieve tension and discomfort, realign the body, and provide postural education.
- Oct 23, 2014 at 4:12PM
San Juan Island's Ron Stanger was near his Hillcrest neighborhood home when he snapped this photo of the Oct. 23 solar eclipse. How'd he capture the image? Read on...