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Wolverines prevail over Shoreline in O.T.; Wood to the rescue | Girls basketball

  • Dec 10, 2014 at 5:02PM

Early on, Friday Harbor rode the hot hand of junior Madi Kincaid, who scored 16 of the Wolverines first 20 points, before Wood tallied eight straight in a pivotal run to end the third period, and that carried over into the fourth.

Orcas man killed in Deer Harbor motorcycle crash

  • Nov 17, 2014 at 6:53PM

Shannon E. Andersen was entering an S-turn just below Deer Harbor Inn, and less than a mile from home, when he lost control of the motorcycle early Saturday and struck an alder tree. He died of injuries suffered from the collision with the tree.

Wolverines seal first-ever win at State in shutout, clinch semi-final berth | Girls soccer

  • Nov 17, 2014 at 7:37PM

With the game still scoreless in the 25th minute, the Bears would be whistled for a foul about 30 yards from their goal and there was no doubt who would strike the free kick, as Domenech stepped up to the ball.

It takes a village to raise a Film Festival; many thanks | As We See It

  • Nov 17, 2014 at 7:58PM

Thanks to all for extending such a warm welcome to our filmmakers, plus our off-island visitors; comment cards were full of compliments about how friendly everyone was—they loved our little town and felt very welcome.

Three nights in a row? Bark as bad as the bite | Letters

  • Nov 17, 2014 at 7:26PM

Dog owners need to take responsibility for their animals. The lack of concern for fellow islanders is appalling.

Let the sunshine: 4-course dinner featured in benefit for schools solar project

  • Nov 17, 2014 at 7:20PM

The benefit includes a four-course dinner, live music and creative auction items crafted by islanders (check out auction items on the Conservation District's Facebook page), and will be hosted by Brickworks, 120 Nichols Street, in Friday Harbor, Dec. 5.

Issanjou's 'hat-trick' propels Friday Harbor to State semi-final berth | Boys soccer

  • Nov 17, 2014 at 8:00PM

Arno Issanjou tallied his third hat-trick (three goals in a game) of the season and the Wolverines showed one of their strongest defensive performances, limiting the Crusaders (11-8) to only a handful of shots and leaving goalkeeper Dalton Ayers with little to do.

Season's spirit of giving alive & well on San Juan Island | Letters

  • Dec 11, 2014 at 10:05AM

Operation Christmas Child received 186 shoeboxes from our island that will be part of over 10 million gifts sent to children in over 140 countries... God bless all of you who helped make this project possible...

Winter sports preview: Roster reinforced by youth; familiar foes await | Wrestling

  • Dec 11, 2014 at 10:16AM

Division 2B competition has meant significant change in regular-season opponents and post-season prospects for many of Friday Harbor’s athletic teams. Not so much for the Wolverines wrestlers. “We’re still grinding it out with Concrete and Darrington,” Head Coach Taine Pyle said.

Where are they now? Itsy-bitsy to tuxedo, Oliver at Thanksgiving

  • Dec 11, 2014 at 12:41PM

Six-month-old Oliver Thomas Greenwood is the son of Lynnwood’s Donald and Samantha Greenwood, the couple’s first child, and a descendent of Lopez Island’s Greenwood family. He is the great great-grandson of John Henry Greenwood, who homesteaded on Lopez during the frontier era.

Of water, wells and San Juan real estate | Guest Column

  • Dec 11, 2014 at 1:07PM

When you first consider purchasing an unimproved parcel of land you should condition your purchase upon a satisfactory water source. Due to the risk of closing before the water source is determined, the days of clients purchasing land without the source are long gone.

Nursery rhymes come alive at SJCT

  • Nov 18, 2014 at 2:15PM

San Juan Community Theatre’s latest Family Theatre production, “Law and Order: C-rhyme and Pun-ishment” opens Fri., Nov. 21, 7 p.m.

Early turkey day dinner returns, and you're invited

  • Nov 18, 2014 at 2:24PM

A year ago, more people than ever dropped by to dine on turkey, stuffing, sweet potatoes, pie and all the traditional T-Day trimmings.

Political payback? Voters should expect less from EMS, evidently | Letters

  • Nov 18, 2014 at 3:32PM

While a recent press release from hospital district officials starts off claiming to respect the voters’ decision, it quickly descends into a series of likely retributions we voters have apparently brought upon ourselves.

Ferry reservations in San Juans built around 'staggered release'

  • Nov 18, 2014 at 6:05PM

Ninety percent of a boat’s auto-deck will be available for reservations up to two days prior to any sailing; 30 percent with release of a new schedule, 30 percent more two weeks before a sailing and another 30 percent two days prior to any sailing.

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.

Winter sports preview: New season, lofty goals, rugged rivals | Girls basketball

  • Dec 12, 2014 at 7:00AM

For the Friday Harbor girls basketball team, competition at the 2B level means going toe-to-toe with some of the state’s toughest teams in both the 2B and 1B divisions, and with the outcome of each and every game having impact on its position in the Northwest 2B/1B League standings and its prospects of post-season play.

No patience with poachers at San Juan's south end | Letters

  • Dec 12, 2014 at 8:00AM

We intercepted the guys at their vehicle parked at the gated south entrance on Cattle Point Road. They fled the scene, but we were able to give the Sheriff's Department an accurate vehicle description and part of the license plate number.

San Juan tops in state demolition 'turn-in' program; five dismantled in two days time

  • Dec 11, 2014 at 9:00AM updated Dec 12, 2014 at 10:29AM

Four made of fiberglass, measuring 21 to 27 feet in length, respectively, proved rather routine and crumbled quickly, but even the old-hands at Deer Harbor winced a bit when it came time to gut and disassemble a 38-foot wooden Owens cabin cruiser, its former glory only faintly eclipsed by the passing of time.

John Warren Brookbank: 1927—2014 | Passages

  • Nov 19, 2014 at 11:23AM

John was passionate about preserving the quality of life in the San Juans. He served as president of the San Juan Nature Institute and was a consultant in the fields of land-use and conservation and fin-fish aquaculture.

Winter sport preview: Built for battle in the paint, speed on the wings | Boys basketball

  • Dec 12, 2014 at 11:00AM

Sure, every team likes its chances at the start of a new season. Friday Harbor is no different in that regard. But having a bounty of proven assets to wield would appear to make a healthy dose of optimism for the prospects ahead something more than a simple inclination for pre-season wishful thinking.

Legion awards traditional Blue Star Banner

  • Dec 12, 2014 at 1:28PM

The custom of the Blue Star Banner began in WWI as a symbol that a family has a loved one in military service during time of wa

Digging for truth on Easter Island, finding reminders on San Juan

  • Nov 19, 2014 at 2:54PM

For over 12 years Gossen has been digging in the dirt on Easter Island, a southern hemispheric province of Chile, unearthing its rich history.

Owls vs. autos, a dangerous match up, be careful on the road | Special to the journal

  • Nov 19, 2014 at 3:05PM

At this time of year it is dark when most people are driving home from work, or to-and-from evening activities, so there is a lot of traffic on the roads when owls are hunting, resulting in many being hit by cars.

Toxic creosote pilings removed near Blakely Island

  • Dec 12, 2014 at 1:00PM updated at 6:21PM

Since creosote pilings can continue to leach chemicals throughout their lifetimes, efforts are underway to remove unnecessary and unwanted creosote structures, including pilings and derelict docks.

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