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Members deserve explanations, beginning perhaps with reasons for OPALCO's pending rate hike | As I See It

  • Dec 17, 2014 at 10:00AM updated at 12:03PM

Among other things, perhaps the OPALCO Board of Directors could explain why it's proposing to increase the base charge for residential service by more than $10 a month, or about 35 percent...?

Feathers ruffled by ineffective, foul-mouthed flagger | Letters

  • Dec 17, 2014 at 12:15PM

Not only was the flagger inept in directing traffic correctly, I found it astonishing that a public employee would even think of screaming obscenities at the traffic he was responsible for directing.

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.

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.

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.

Pinching pennies, pay cuts, draw down in reserves in store for SJ EMS

  • Nov 25, 2014 at 8:00AM updated at 2:42PM

The 2015 EMS budget calls for cost-cutting, including salary reductions for administrative staff, and tapping reserves to shore up revenue, but change in "zero-balance" billing policy for district residents.

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.

Wolverines lurch by Coupeville in low-scoring win; 24-19 | Girls basketball

  • Dec 18, 2014 at 1:15PM

Junior Madi Kincaid scored all of her game-high 13 points in the second half, including a pair of buckets from beyond the 3-point stripe, and accounted for all seven points that the Wolverines tallied in the fourth and final period as well.

Veteran cyclists advocate ‘watchful’ winter rides

  • Dec 18, 2014 at 1:19PM

As the dark months of winter set in, it’s not only important for drivers to be more aware of surrounding cyclists, pedestrians and wildlife—but for cyclists to exercise increased caution as well.

Orcas man to serve 48 days for meth possession

  • Dec 18, 2014 at 1:51PM

At the time of his arrest, the 34-year-old was wanted by local authorities for failing to appear in court two weeks earlier in connection with a prior felony assault conviction.

Community Thanksgiving dinner: toast of the town

  • Nov 25, 2014 at 4:14PM

"This is different than having a soup kitchen thanksgiving," Community Dinner organizer Jim Kynch said. "It's a community meal, and everyone is there."

Annual Turkey Trot turns ten

  • Nov 25, 2014 at 4:29PM

This classic community event benefits the Friday Harbor Food Bank, and is fun for everyone involved.

Next up? Town casts road improvement eye on Tucker Avenue

  • Nov 26, 2014 at 7:00AM

A major arterial at the north side of town, Tucker Avenue is one the highest-ranked road projects on the Town of Friday Harbor's six-year transportation improvement plan. And with a $800,000 state grant laying in wait, plans are under for its reconstruction.

All aboard? Grumble if you like, but WSF's reservation system might not be so bad after all| Editorial

  • Nov 26, 2014 at 10:00AM

When it happens to something very familiar, something very important, like travel on the state ferry system, change may seem even that much more of a headache. We get that. Still...

No place like home for the holiday season

  • Nov 26, 2014 at 10:09AM

Caroling, cookies, hot cocoa and much, much more in store in Island Lights Festival.

IMA Unveiling: The Best of the Artists' Registry | Special to the Journal

  • Nov 26, 2014 at 10:28AM

The Artists' Registry has been a jewel in IMA's crown for many years, and the dramatic glass and steel building on Spring Street in Friday Harbor will open its doors to showcase them just in time for the holidays.

Passion at play in 'Prince of the Rain Realm'

  • Dec 19, 2014 at 3:23PM

“This ballet is all about what makes ‘Grimm’s Fairy Tales’ so wonderful, with a good prince versus a dark lord theme. If you like Tolkien’s ‘Ring,’ ‘Harry Potter,’ or even Wagner’s ‘Ring,’ you’ll love this fantastical production.”

Permits for pot farm rejected

  • Dec 19, 2014 at 3:35PM

The ruling stands as yet another legal hurdle faced by Sweet Water Farm's Jenny Rice and brother David, owner and operator of San Juan Sun Grown.

Playground for the few? Island’s rural roots under assault | Special to the Journal

  • Dec 19, 2014 at 3:51PM

In my opinion, fall deer hunting doesn’t constitute a public safety concern. Deer hunters aren’t ruining sensitive and fragile ecosystems.

James Howell: 1935—2014 | Passages

  • Dec 19, 2014 at 4:01PM

While cruising MV Topaz from his Bainbridge Island studio, Howell frequently passed San Juan Island land facing southeast that he fell in love with. On the East Coast, he owned land next to the Pollock/Krasner studios in Springs, Long Island, N.Y.

Next up in SJCT's National Live Theatre? 'Skylight' in high-def

  • Nov 26, 2014 at 9:00PM

Bill Nighy from “Love Actually,” and Carey Mulligan of “The Great Gatsby” fame star in a story about an attempt to rekindle romance, directed by Academy Award nominee Stephen Daldry.

Of oaks, folks and climate change | Guest Column

  • Nov 27, 2014 at 7:00AM

On one sweltering day, I turned to focus on the fir landscape below as my arms relaxed in the abrupt quiet. Sawdust swirled in the noon sun, chainsaw pinging hot. We strained, pinch-fingered while removing a cross-section of history writ in solid wood, from a reclining, furrowed grey trunk, at rest for maybe a century.

Stage Left's holiday production for all; date & time update

  • Nov 27, 2014 at 8:00AM updated Dec 2, 2014 at 11:05AM

"Omnium Gatherum" which means, "a gathering of all," will be at the Roche Harbor Pavilion, beginning Dec. 18.

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