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You've got questions, they have answers; LofWV candidate forums

  • Sep 30, 2014 at 4:31PM

The League of Women Voters of the San Juans will sponsor a series of forums where candidates and speakers on ballot issues will address the public, and take questions. Click on headline for schedule.

At the helm: OPALCO's Hildreth talks solar, broadband, family

  • Oct 1, 2014 at 11:36AM

Orcas Power & Light Cooperative's newly appointed general manager, Foster Hildreth, the power co-op's former vice president, is excited about continuing the co-op mission and about getting a few new projects off the ground, like Community Solar.

Ooh, ahh... October, 31 days to 'Savor'

  • Oct 1, 2014 at 12:12PM

Savor the San Juans, the monthlong carousel of food, farm and art festivities is in full-swing with October’s arrival. Click on this article to find out where—and what— the action is.

Grand opening of Friday Harbor 'fine art' gallery, Saturday

  • Oct 1, 2014 at 12:30PM

The grand opening of Northwest artist Michael Bienvenu's Friday Harbor fine art gallery, Oct. 4, 4-7 p.m., will feature works of highly acclaimed and, as some say, "suggestive," as in provocative, painter Steven LaRose, a Seattle native.

Benjamin T. 'Pop' Alvey: 1927—2014 | Passages

  • Oct 1, 2014 at 1:00PM

Ben "Pop" Alvey was born in Taylorville, Ill. and lived in Friday Harbor for the past 25 years. He worked much of his adult life as a long-haul truck driver for Groendyke Transport of Enid, Okla., spending his last working years as a dispatcher in the trucking industry.

Wolverines even season series, shutout La Conner for 2-0 win | Girls soccer

  • Oct 1, 2014 at 5:00PM updated Oct 2, 2014 at 9:23AM

With the win, the Friday Harbor girls soccer team tallied victory No. 4 in its last five matches, as well as its fourth consecutive win in league play, and also evened its three-game regular season series against the Braves at one game apiece.

Hats off to these telecom heroes | Letters

  • Oct 2, 2014 at 11:00AM

As the county’s IT manager and on behalf of the county’s employees and the citizens who depend on our services, I thank CenturyLink’s Skels and Connally, and council member Bob Jarman for stepping in and doing everything necessary to get us working again.

San Juan County hit by first case of D68 enterovirus

  • Oct 2, 2014 at 12:10PM

The current outbreaks of Enterovirus D68 are resulting in significant numbers of children with respiratory infections requiring emergency department visits and hospitalizations, primarily for difficulties with breathing and severe asthma. Children with asthma appear to be more susceptible to serious illness from the virus.

Last call to student filmmakers

  • Oct 2, 2014 at 2:00PM

Calling all students, ages 12-19, the Young Filmmakers Project, Nov. 8, is just six weeks away. There’s still time to write, film and edit a 3-10 minute movie for submission.

United in cause, spirit

  • Oct 2, 2014 at 5:00PM

Raising money for research that leads to breakthroughs is only one of the goals of Relay For Life, according to Jeff Weatherbie of the American Cancer Society, a Relay for Life specialist based in Everett.

United Way helps island kids thrive | Letters

  • Oct 2, 2014 at 8:00PM

United Way supports SJIPC to help youth acquire skills for navigating our globally competitive information age.

Let’s hear from you | Editorial

  • Oct 3, 2014 at 7:00AM

Will ferry travel be more convenient with a reservation system in place? Are you well-served by your public agencies? Can the Town of Friday Harbor “brand” itself in such a way that creates a rising tide that lifts all boats? What do you think?

Celebration of Life: Ted Middleton

  • Oct 3, 2014 at 9:00AM

Friends of Ted Middleton are invited to join a gathering of family and friends, Oct. 12

Oregon woman, 29, drowns in Deer Harbor hot tub

  • Oct 3, 2014 at 11:36AM

About one hour elapsed between the time a Portland-area resident was last seen alive and well, and when she was found unconscious in a hot tub at a home on the westside of Orcas Island in mid-afternoon.

Journal political cartoon; October 1 edition | Opinion

  • Oct 3, 2014 at 12:00PM

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.

Oktoberfest keeps tradition alive

  • Oct 5, 2014 at 7:00AM

In years past, attendance trumped 300–this year organizers anticipate even more sausage-eating, suspender-wearing, beer-drinking islanders to join in the fun.

A Celebration of Life: Andrew V. McLaglen

  • Oct 5, 2014 at 9:00AM

A Celebration of Life for Andrew V. McLaglen will be held Sunday, Oct. 26, at San Juan Community Theatre, beginning at 1:30 p.m.

'Boo': Halloween candy donation drive? Because Gummy Bears don't grow on trees

  • Oct 5, 2014 at 6:34PM

The Kiwanis Club's candy donation drive helps ensure there's plenty of yummy stuff to go around in the high-traffic neighborhoods visited by all those ghouls, goblins, faeries and ghosts on Halloween.

Want a public servant with a positive attitude? Re-elect Joan White | Letters

  • Oct 5, 2014 at 7:03PM

In her eight years as County Clerk, Joan has helped increase public access to the Superior Court, made it more user-friendly, and improved the security of and accessibility to our public records.

Wolverines bounce back after bitter defeat, net back-to-back wins | Boys soccer

  • Oct 6, 2014 at 6:51PM

The Wolverines (6-3) sit in fourth place in league, which boasts four of the state's Top 10 Division 2B teams, including No.8 ranked Friday Harbor, as well as No. 4 ranked Mount Vernon Christian (8-0). Friday Harbor will host the league-leading Hurricanes Tuesday, Oct. 7; game time is 4:30 p.m.

Bias for weapons revealed by reporter's word choice | Letters

  • Oct 6, 2014 at 7:36PM

Words do matter and they can often make or break an issue, especially when they appear in the media. What is “onerous” in our society today is the number of men, women and children killed and injured by guns.

Update: Hot tub drowning victim identified

  • 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.

Group claims imperiled animals get short shrift, seek support for animal control officer

  • 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.

'Remember My Name' vigil honors victims of domestic violence

  • 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.

With new dump fees, incentive is to recycle...less? | Letters

  • 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.

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