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Two car collision with minor injuries on Bailer Hill Road | San Juan County Sheriff’s Office

  • Aug 28, 2014 at 12:25PM

At 4:55 p.m. Wednesday Aug. 28, a two vehicle collision occurred on Bailer Hill Road north of Kanaka Bay Road resulting in minor injuries to a Friday Harbor woman.

Port of Friday Harbor public hearing

  • Aug 28, 2014 at 2:00PM

The Port of Friday Harbor will hold a Public Hearing on 5 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 10 at Ernie’s Cafe at 744 Airport Circle Drive, Friday Harbor.

Teachers and San Juan Island School District labor dispute may close schools Sept. 2

  • Aug 29, 2014 at 1:22PM

A letter sent by San Juan Island School District Superintendent Rich Thompson stated a labor dispute between the teachers' union and San Juan Island School District may cause schools to not open the doors Tuesday, Sept. 2.

San Jaun County Council cancels meetings due to Labor Day

  • Aug 29, 2014 at 5:18PM

The Council will not be meeting due to Labor Day. The next scheduled meeting is Monday, Sept. 8

“War of the Whales” event and book signing | The Whale Museum Friday Harbor

  • Aug 30, 2014 at 11:54AM

he Whale Museum announced Joel Reynolds, Natural Resources Defense Council, and Ken Balcomb of the Center for Whale Research for a special event and “War of the Whales” book signing.

United Way of San Juan County Day of Caring Sept. 13

  • Aug 30, 2014 at 11:35AM

United Way of San Juan County announced the Day of Caring will be meeting at 8:45 a.m. at Mullis Center. There will be sign-in sheet at the check-in

Orcas Island Chamber of Commerce Music in the Park

  • Aug 30, 2014 at 11:40AM

Here is the revised rundown of musical performers for Sunday's Big BBQ Bash at the Eastsound Village Green.

American Legion appealing mural decision, not suing Friday Harbor Council | Letter

  • Aug 30, 2014 at 10:00PM

First, I do not officially speak for the American Legion in Friday Harbor, but as an American, although I have been a legion member and officer for over 25 years.

Dance Happy classes begin Sept. 8

  • Aug 30, 2014 at 10:29PM

Dance Happy classes for children, ages 2 1/2 to 12 years old, will begin on Monday, Sept. 8.

Washington State Sen. Kevin Ranker one of keynote speakers | Climate Action Summer Speaker Series

  • Aug 30, 2014 at 10:34PM

The finale event of our summer-long speaker series, Climate Action Imperative: Understanding Impacts & Making Choices, at a hosted reception at 5 p.m. and program at 7 p.m. on Sept. 10 at the San Juan Community Theatre in Friday Harbor. Both events are free and open to all community members.

No change reported in San Juan School District and teachers' union dispute | Schools may not open Tuesday

  • Aug 31, 2014 at 1:54PM

As of Sunday, Aug. 31, at 2 p.m. there is no change to report in the negotiations between the school district and the teachers' union.

Update | San Juan Island School District and teachers union met through Sunday evening - no settlement reached

  • Aug 31, 2014 at 9:02PM

San Juan Island School District Superintendent Rich Thomposon sent an email release at about 8:30 p.m. tonight, Sunday, Aug. 31 reporting no collective bargaining agreement has been reached between the two side.

Washington State Ferries weekly update

  • Sep 1, 2014 at 1:00PM

This week, we signed the Notice to Proceed document for construction of the third Olympic Class 144-car ferry.

Update | Progress but no agreement in San Juan School District and teachers union talks

  • Sep 1, 2014 at 4:20PM

While a tentative agreement has not been reached, both sides report significant progress in negotiations.

United States Department of Agriculture nutrition guidelines expanded for students

  • Sep 1, 2014 at 7:53PM

Starting this school year, United States Department of Agriculture nutrition guidelines will be expanded to all food and beverages sold in schools including vending machines, student stores and at fundraisers.

San Juan County Stormwater plan open house week of Sept. 15

  • Sep 1, 2014 at 7:48PM

With fall approaching we once again look toward the rainy season. Last year the season started with a shockingly large storm event that overwhelmed our Eastsound storm sewer system.

Agreement reached between teachers union and San Juan Island School District - school in session Sept. 2

  • Sep 1, 2014 at 7:24PM

Superintendent Rick Thompson sent an email at 6:30 p.m. that an collective bargaining agreement has been reached.

Summer drift card drop to study oil spill impacts in the Salish Sea | FRIENDS of the San Juan’s

  • Sep 1, 2014 at 7:43PM

Plywood drift cards stamped with “this could be oil” were released this week in an experiment to simulate the dispersion of an oil spill from Kinder Morgan’s planned $5.4 billion pipeline expansion project that would increase tanker traffic from five ships a day to 35 ships per day through the San Juan Islands.

Navy jet noise? An echo of U.S. military excess | Letters

  • Sep 2, 2014 at 5:41PM

Our area of San Juan and Skagit counties has a greatly expanded population base. The extremely loud Growler jets are a poor fit in this situation and are bound to create more complaints as the Navy continues to expand the numbers of aircraft and activities at Whidbey.

Wolverines to host Orcas in gridiron opener, Friday

  • Sep 2, 2014 at 5:52PM

This year, league standings and playoff position will come into play, as both teams fall in the same league for the first time since 2006.

Acclaimed film director, Andrew McLaglen, dead at 94

  • Sep 2, 2014 at 5:25PM

Born into a theatrical family with a rich cinematic history, Andrew V. McLaglen became a film industry luminary in his own right, directing 28 full-length feature films, largely Western and action-adventure movies, many of which featured John Wayne ("Cahill U.S. Marshal," "McLintock!") or James Stewart ("Shenandoah," "Rare Breed") in the lead role.

Blair Ave reconstruction delayed by unexpected snags underground

  • Sep 2, 2014 at 6:46PM

Curb and gutters will be installed the week of Sept. 8 and new road base Sept. 22. The asphalt base layer will be installed Sept. 2, according to Mike Carlson of San Juan's Mike Carlson Enterprises, which is leading the reconstruction project.

'Highlights' of killer whale recovery plan featured in Whale Museum lecture

  • Sep 2, 2014 at 6:24PM

The presentation by NOAA Fisheries' Brad Hanson offers an overview of federally funded research accomplishments on behalf of the Southern residents. In addition, Hanson will discuss ongoing and new challenges, as well as areas of future research.

Back to school special report: Be smart with social media

  • Sep 3, 2014 at 5:34PM

Social media is a lightening fast form of communication, which can quickly and easily spin out of control. Communication is the key to keeping social media under control and enjoyable.

Wealthy working to alter gun laws | Guest Column

  • Sep 3, 2014 at 5:46PM

Two years after their money helped make charter schools possible, the Ballmers, the Gateses and the Nick Hanauer are using some of their loose millions to try to tighten gun laws in Washington.

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