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What's Marysville got to do with it? I-594 is bad legislation | Letters

  • Oct 30, 2014 at 1:00PM

The incident in question was done by a weapon that had been legally acquired through all the proper channels and had nothing to do with the so called "loophole". The problem here is not gun control, it is mental health.

Journal political cartoon; Oct. 29 edition | Opinion

  • Oct 30, 2014 at 2:00PM

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.

Excellent emergency medical service requires additional support | Letters

  • Oct 31, 2014 at 7:00AM

Cutting salaries and degrading benefits are demoralizing enough. Not feeling like you have the backing of your community is completely disheartening.

Newlyweds: Anderson & Elsing

  • Oct 31, 2014 at 8:24AM

Britt Anderson is the daughter of John and Jan Anderson of Friday Harbor, and Blaine Elsing is the son of Blaine Sr. and Sherry Elsing of Marysville.

Rude awakening, drivers endangered by deer, family fisticuffs lead to arrest; San Juan County Sheriff's Log

  • Oct 31, 2014 at 9:00AM

Oct. 11: A 25-year-old Friday Harbor man was arrested for assaulting family members and a responding deputy in a domestic violence call on rural San Juan Island.

State champs; playoff-bound FH soccer teams earn top academic honors

  • Oct 31, 2014 at 9:00AM updated at 1:17PM

The 14 members of the Friday Harbor’s boys soccer team had a collective 3.38 GPA and the 13-member girls soccer team together averaged 3.74 for the fall quarter. The boys open post-season play Saturday, Nov. 1; the girls face the runner-up of the Sea-Tac League in a "win-to-survive" playoff match, Nov. 5.

Mailbox mayhem, stranded—not forgotten, run down by 'mis-brake'; San Juan County Sheriff's Log

  • Nov 23, 2014 at 7:25PM

Nov. 1: A Lopez deputy responded to a reported vandalism. Eight mailboxes had been smashed in the same area of the island. There is no suspect information at this time.

Giving credit where credit is due—in triplicate | Letters

  • Nov 23, 2014 at 7:36PM

Evidently, the San Juan Island Quakers haven't gotten in tune with that 'ol saying, that no good deed goes unpunished. For good deeds, they're doling out praise, instead...read on:

Journal political cartoon; Nov. 26 edition | Opinion

  • Nov 23, 2014 at 7:16PM

Cartoonist Rob Pudim's view on local news and events are published weekly in the Journal of the San Juan Islands, and on SanJuanJournal.com.

Solar power for public schools? We’re electrified | Letters

  • Oct 31, 2014 at 8:28PM

Now is the time to move into solar power because of the reduction in cost for photovoltaic panels, including installation; and, the Community Solar For Our School program, which provides a unique funding model to put solar power into and onto our schools.

Friday Harbor Food Bank: helping to brighten the holidays for those in need

  • Nov 23, 2014 at 8:00PM

About 150 families rely on the Friday Harbor Food Bank every week to help put food on the table and make ends meet. In anticipation of Thanksgiving, the Food Bank provides a T-Day Dinner package, complete with a frozen turkey (Kings Market) traditional trimmings, stuffing and vegetables, and pumpkin pie, too.

Friday Harbor boys claim 3rd at State; girls team takes 4th | Prep soccer

  • Nov 23, 2014 at 8:30PM

Saturday's triumph at Sumner High School's Sunset Chervron Stadium catapulted the Wolverines into third place at the 2014 state tournament with a second straight 1-point win over Grace Academy, this time in the consolation round of the championship bracket.

San Juan man ordered to pay $10K in restitution for blows to the face, but no jail time

  • Oct 31, 2014 at 9:00PM updated Nov 2, 2014 at 5:35PM

According to court documents, a San Juan Island man struck another in the face over a $50 drug debt and with such force that the repeated blows broke the man's jaw. The injuries required multiple surgeries to mend.

Lytton to tackle leadership role in state House

  • Nov 24, 2014 at 7:00AM

“With education funding, the entire state budget, and a number of other key issues set to dominate,” Lytton said in a press release. “I’m expecting this to be one of the busiest and most significant sessions in recent memory.”

Update: SJ Grange to host forum on pot moratorium proposal

  • Nov 18, 2014 at 6:00PM updated Nov 24, 2014 at 12:26PM

The forum will include presentations about differing perspectives on marijuana production and a moderated question-and-answer session. The forum, which gets under way at the Grange Hall in Friday Harbor at 7 p.m., is open to the public.

Buyers hold sway, but gains in real estate recovery emerge | As I See It

  • Nov 24, 2014 at 1:06PM

In this buyer’s market it is all about pricing, and listings that are priced properly sell in a timely manner. If sellers desire action around their listing, they should price their property to sell based on the level of recovery in our market and amount of inventory that is direct competition.

League of island artists bids adieu

  • Nov 24, 2014 at 3:13PM

Founded in 1998 by a group of local artists, Teri Cooter, Trudy Dallas, Nancy Maron, Joe Miller and Pat O’Shea, Island Art League offered numerous classes over the years to participating members, beginners and professionals alike, ranging from pottery to wood carving, textile arts to painting, and in a host of different locations, from personal studios to the great outdoors.

Council's would-be moratorium smacks of self-interest, defies voter mandate | As I See It

  • Nov 24, 2014 at 4:12PM

In a fair world, legislation should never have the look-and-feel of a NIMBY action that turns a deaf ear to a voters’ mandate.

Rain re-routes annual Halloween parade; procession moves indoors

  • Nov 1, 2014 at 5:00PM

Astronauts, princesses, costumed kitties and high spirits reigned supreme at Friday Harbor Elementary School Halloween parade, even if rain showers kept the procession indoors.

Savor the holiday weekend in San Juan style

  • Nov 24, 2014 at 4:58PM

With the long weekend there are plenty of holiday themed activities on the home front. Islanders share what they are doing for Thanksgiving.

And it keeps on growing: four years after moving to larger space Co-op will expand again

  • Nov 24, 2014 at 5:17PM

Nearly four years since the doors opened on Mullis Street and it’s time to expand again. A volunteer effort this summer transformed an unused back room of the building, that once functioned as a metal shop, into a space to store food, sort deliveries, and host workshops and cooking classes.

Charles Warren Lindenberg: 1932—2014 | Passages

  • Nov 25, 2014 at 6:00AM

Charlie kept his love of music, his sense of humor, and his warmth to the very end. He will be sadly missed. He loved San Juan Island and didn’t want to be anywhere else.

Arts Council workshop to enhance online marketing skills

  • Nov 2, 2014 at 8:00AM

The workshop is intended for those interested in using social media to promote one’s art, arts’ organization, or arts’ facility.

Hospice to sponsor grief support group for holiday season

  • Nov 2, 2014 at 8:00AM

“Grief and Loss: Getting Through the Holiday Season,” Nov. 10, 9 a.m., will be held at the library.

Island holidays: the ‘hull’ truth | Reporter's Notebook

  • Nov 25, 2014 at 8:00AM

Such is life when outfitting a boat, most of your money and time goes into it.

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