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Register now for support group sessions Feb.-March

  • Jan 27, 2015 at 3:50PM

The group offers participants an opportunity to share their experiences and acquire the tools and resources needed for coping.

Local dam removal initiative finds footing in Washington D.C.

  • Jan 27, 2015 at 3:00PM updated Jan 28, 2015 at 9:32AM

What started as a petition to be submitted to Washington state congressional representatives will soon find its way to the nation’s capital.

Free tarot readings at Lavendera Day Spa

  • Jan 27, 2015 at 3:52PM

Lavendera Day Spa will host a free evening of Tarot, Numerology and Astrology with Maria, Jan. 29, 6:30 p.m.

Nature artists puts down roots on San Juan Islands

  • Jan 28, 2015 at 12:56PM

For the past three years, Jill Bliss has been wandering through the islands in the Pacific Northwest and landed in the San Juans, where she finally gets to live in the landscapes that inspire her art instead of just visiting them.

Fish for Teeth: Great 'catch' for free dental care

  • Jan 28, 2015 at 1:08PM

The cost of dental work when you’re uninsured or underinsured that can be more frightening than the sound of the drill.

Next up in Nature Institute lectures: Shipwrecks

  • Jan 28, 2015 at 1:12PM

The next lecture in the San Juan Nature Institute sponsored Whiteley Lecture Series is Derek Smith, Ph.D. student, Jan 29., 7 p.m.

Salmon fishing in San Juan Islands open Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays only starting Jan. 29

  • Jan 28, 2015 at 10:35PM

Salmon fishing in San Juan Islands open Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays only starting Jan. 29

Friday Harbor Arts Commission meeting

  • Jan 28, 2015 at 10:30PM

The Friday Harbor Arts Commission will hold its first regular meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 3.

Meet your local firefighter: Mike MacLellan | Guest column

  • Jan 29, 2015 at 11:48AM

As far back as Mike MacLellan remembers, he has always wanted to be a firefighter, and volunteering is his joy; he loves helping people.

Cheryl Murray: 1950 — 2014 | Passages

  • Jan 29, 2015 at 11:56AM

Born in Anacortes in 1950, Cheryl Murray, a graduate of Friday Harbor High School, passed away peacefully at her home in Shoreline Dec. 17.

Plagued by pre-Super Bowl anxiety? Try pruning a tree or two

  • Jan 29, 2015 at 12:11PM

Winter months offer an excellent time to not only think about pruning trees, but for doing it as well, and, it's an ideal antidote in combating that pre-Super Bowl stress.

Know Your Islanders Talks: Legally blind, Argentina bound

  • Jan 29, 2015 at 12:32PM

White canes in hand, Jim Stegall and a fellow legally blind friend left their sighted-wives at home and set off for a journey across the South American continent. Hear about the adventure in the next episode of Know Your Islanders Talks, Feb. 2, at San Juan Island Library.

Revised 'Patient Bill of Rights' enacted by county health board

  • Jan 29, 2015 at 5:42PM

Members of the board of health maintain that the revisions contained in the bill of rights will clarify issues about local health care that either were confusing or disconcerting to many local residents.

Grange calls for equal treatment in regulating pot cultivation | Guest column

  • Jan 30, 2015 at 9:42AM

Even though the San Juan County Council has abandoned a proposed moratorium on marijuana production, San Juan Island Grange No. 966 would like to make clear its position towards the regulation of marijuana cultivation in San Juan County.

Local woman goes the distance for the love of Dachshunds

  • Jan 30, 2015 at 4:55PM

The self proclaimed "crazy Dachshund bag lady," raises money for the veterinary care of rescue Dachshunds, and helps get them placed in forever homes.

San Juan man accused of dealing heroin to stand trial

  • Jan 30, 2015 at 5:36PM

A 44-year-old San Juan Island man allegedly sold less than a gram of heroin on two occasions (a total of 1.2 grams for $175), and $20 worth of meth on one occasion, to an informant who volunteered to make a series of undercover drug buys as part of a mid-summer investigation by local detectives.

Awash in Super Bowl fever; WSF renames ferries in support of Seahawks

  • Jan 30, 2015 at 6:00PM

The list of honorary names include "M/V Justin Britt," better known as the Elwha, and the "M/V Cam Chancellor," more commonly referred to as the Sealth, until now. Click on this article to find out the identity of the rest of the fleet.

Ferry Home Companion: Where have all the babies gone? | Column

  • Jan 30, 2015 at 6:46PM

After having a Baby Derby in the Journal for nearly 30 years we've come to a new record… with 31 days in January, and checking with all the local hospitals, we have yet to know who will be crowned the 2015 Baby Derby winner in San Juan County.

Friday Harbor got spirit, yes it do—Go Seahawks!

  • Jan 31, 2015 at 3:14PM

Donned in Seahawks green-and-blue, San Juan Island Seahawks fans turned out en masse for a community "12th Man" photograph on the eve of Super Bowl XLIX.

Friday Harbor Village fetches $940K at foreclosure sale

  • Jan 31, 2015 at 4:55PM

Carson Rasmussen of Fairview Investment Fund said the firm's intent for the apartments is to "rent them" and that he and his partners have no immediate plan to alter the rent restrictions on the 26 units that have historically made them affordable for low to moderate income households.

No money for new ambulance? What happened to capital reserve? | Letters

  • Jan 31, 2015 at 5:06PM

Long ago, a capital reserve fund was in place to provide funds to replace aging ambulances... at present it is not in place and there have been no ambulances purchased. I assume the monies were transferred to the general fund... and, if so... why?

Friday Harbor falls to free-throw savvy Falcons; 60-53 | Boys basketball

  • Feb 1, 2015 at 3:00PM updated Feb 2, 2015 at 8:17AM

Over the course of the 32-minute game, the Wolverines knocked down six of only 10 attempts at the free-throw line. The Falcons buried 29 attempts in 34 trips to the charity stripe.

Morris legislation would strengthen privacy laws, limit data collection by drones

  • Feb 2, 2015 at 9:25AM

“Just as you can’t hop the fence onto your neighbor’s private property and take photos of them in their bathroom, you shouldn’t be able to fly your drone in front of their window and do the same,” Morris said in support of the would-be legislation.

Charles T. Karpf: 1921-2015 | Passages

  • Feb 2, 2015 at 12:15PM

Charles (Chuck) Karpf died at his home in Friday Harbor, Wash., on Jan. 30. He was 93.

2015 Knowledge Bowl: Annual battle of education returns

  • Feb 2, 2015 at 12:00PM updated at 5:45PM

If knowledge is power then prepare for an influential evening when the twenty-first annual Knowledge Bowl returns Tuesday, Feb. 10, at the Community Theatre.

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