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Extravagance in store for SJCT's biggest fundraiser of the year

  • Nov 27, 2014 at 8:00AM updated Dec 1, 2014 at 1:54PM

The annual SJCT Holiday Festival fundraiser returns, along with a live, streaming production of The Nutcracker.

Roll out the barrel; it's holiday tasting time at San Juan Vineyards

  • Nov 27, 2014 at 12:00PM

Winemaker Chris Primus and crew will guide event-goers on a one-of-a-kind tasty tour of the winery's 2014 and 2013 vintages.

Holiday shopping made more convenient in Friday Harbor

  • Nov 28, 2014 at 8:00AM

More than a half-dozen Friday Harbor businesses will be extending their hours into the night.

Holiday magic in the harbor

  • Nov 28, 2014 at 8:00AM

In addition to cookies, hot cider and carolers, there's a pre-Santa Ship holiday tradition in store that's sure to light a spark for your holiday spirit as well.

Holiday events at Roche Harbor

  • Nov 29, 2014 at 8:00AM

Roche Harbor Resort has plenty of holiday activities to warm the spirit and enjoy the season.

The 'Elders': takin' it to the streets

  • Nov 29, 2014 at 8:00AM

Bundle up and prepare to be dazzled and delighted. It's the Dance of the Elders, returning to the streets of Friday Harbor, Thursday, Dec. 11.

Artists registry featured in grand opening of all-new IMA

  • Nov 29, 2014 at 9:00PM

San Juan Island Museum of Art's annual "Artists Registry" show will be in the spotlight as IMA showcases the interior of its new home and galleries, beginning Dec. 5.

Hats off to an ally in my battle against tobacco addiction | Letters

  • Nov 29, 2014 at 9:00PM

By telling me that I couldn’t quit my doctor showed me how little he knew about my personality. No one tells me what I can and cannot do. No one. So, three days later on Dec. 1, I went back to him and...

Island Rec to host family centered New Year's Eve celebration

  • Nov 30, 2014 at 1:24PM

Activities include a hat-decorating station, photo booth, games, contests, food, music and more. There are chances to wine prizes donated by local businesses.

Annual avian tally: for the benefit of birds, and fun for you, too

  • Nov 30, 2014 at 1:21PM

Christmas Bird Count 2014: Don't take the title too literally, because the Christmas Bird Count, sponsored by the San Juan Islands Chapter of the Audubon Society, won't take place on Christmas Day.

Motorcycle, golf, warm weather await: undersheriff says 'so long'

  • Nov 30, 2014 at 2:45PM

Bruce Distler leaves the sheriff's department at a pivotal time. In January, Ron Krebs will replace Rob Nou as the sheriff and will appoint a new undersheriff. Distler's advice to the new team? Find balance in the leadership roles.

Fond farewell to exemplary officer | Letters

  • Dec 1, 2014 at 11:22AM

As Undersheriff, Bruce was usually my initial contact when issues arose involving the Sheriff’s Department.

Acclaimed female poets to perform at Griffin Bay Bookstore

  • Dec 1, 2014 at 12:06PM

Washington state Poet Laureate Elizabeth Austen, and poet Susan Rich are renown for brining the magic of poetry alive in their readings.

Big gifts come in small packages; in donations to Home Trust every bit counts

  • Dec 1, 2014 at 1:44PM

The Lutheran Church in the San Juans has donated $1,050 to the Home Trust, choosing the organization as this years recipient of charitable funds.

Next stop for lawsuit over long-gone council subcommittees? State supreme court

  • Dec 2, 2014 at 10:36AM

Twice rejected in earlier legal rulings, a lawsuit alleging San Juan County violated the state open public meetings act as part of its critical areas ordinance update will be argued before the state Supreme Court.

Unique holiday shopping at the Fairground's Flea Market; Gingerbread House Competition

  • Dec 2, 2014 at 11:20AM

The market will feature vintage items and hand-made creations.

Community comes together in contra dance

  • Dec 2, 2014 at 2:32PM

Thirty people filter in from the cold, shedding layers and lining up to tap their toes and dosey doe.

Divide surfaces over pot farms

  • Dec 3, 2014 at 8:00AM updated at 10:29AM

The County Council will host two workshops on the topic of local marijuana cultivation, regulations on its impact, and a possible moratorium on future marijuana-related development permits, Jan. 12 and Jan. 26

Local singers, local musicians; good time guaranteed | Letters

  • Dec 3, 2014 at 9:44AM

While I appreciate your promotion of the two SJCT events, the Holiday Festival on December 6 and the HD streaming Nutcracker on December 22, I do wonder why you don't mention the San Juan Singers concert on December 13 and 14... local singers, local orchestral musicians, good fun.

November to remember: FH soccer makes its mark at State

  • Dec 3, 2014 at 9:00AM

In an unprecedented post-season performance, the Friday Harbor soccer program set a new milestone, as the boys squad claimed the third-place trophy and the girls team finished in fourth place in its first-ever appearance at State.

Celebration of Life: Greg Taylor

  • Dec 3, 2014 at 10:36AM

The family invites those attending to wear purple, as it was Greg's favorite color. A benevolence fund has been established in his name at Islanders Bank.

Many to thank for help with Fan-tastic carnival | Letters

  • Dec 3, 2014 at 10:00AM

The outpouring of volunteerism was phenomenal: from the dozens of high school students from the San Juan Island Service Scholarship, the Leos and the S-Club; to members of Soroptimist International and their free face-painting booth; to parents and grandparents...

Hughes earns association of counties 'Leadership Award'

  • Dec 3, 2014 at 12:00PM

The Orcas Island elected official was recognized for an "extraordinary effort" in forming new, collaborative partnerships with other counties during his 2014 tenure as County Council chairman.

CenturyLink faces $2.9 million penalty for statewide 911 outage

  • Dec 4, 2014 at 10:38AM

Staff of the state UTC determined a six-hour statewide 911 system outage in April was caused by errors originating in a data center owned and managed by CenturyLink’s 911 vendor. Commission staff also determined that 5,840 attempted 911 calls from Washington state failed to properly reach emergency services during the outage.

Rash of auto break-ins on Orcas prompt reminder about precaution

  • Dec 4, 2014 at 11:26AM

Backpacks and purses left in plain sight appear to be the common denominator for a rash of automobile break-ins over the Thanksgiving holiday on Orcas Island, according to the Sheriff's Department.

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