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- Nov 13, 2014 at 10:25AM
Almost 'Standing Room Only' at the Whittier Theatre, those attending had to park as far away as Spring Street on a rainy day to attend the ceremony for the late Andrew McLaglen.
- Nov 13, 2014 at 6:00PM updated Nov 14, 2014 at 1:19PM
The commission will include at least one member of the town council, two representatives of the visual arts and one representative of the performing arts. Applications are being accepted—right away.
- Nov 14, 2014 at 11:30AM
A 72-year-old San Juan Island man was reportedly knocked to the ground by a patrol car while crossing Spring Street Sunday evening, Nov. 9, at about 6:10 p.m. He was treated for minor injuries, scrapes and bruises, according to a Sheriff's Department spokesman, and released by the medical center later that evening.
- Nov 14, 2014 at 1:05PM
The first child of Todd and Jael Zersen of Anacortes, Crystal was born at 8:39 a.m. at the couple's Anacortes home on Halloween day. She weighed 7.3 pounds and measuring 21.5 inches at birth.
- Nov 14, 2014 at 5:54PM
Washington State Ferries will offer detailed information about its soon-to-be-launched reservation system Saturday, Nov. 15, at San Juan Island Yacht Club, and Nov. 22 on Orcas Island. The meeting consists of identical 90-minute presentations, Q&A included, beginning at 11:30 a.m., on San Juan, 12:30 p.m. on Orcas.
- Nov 14, 2014 at 6:43PM
Often referred to as a “mainland thing,” staging is now being embraced by savvy island sellers with surprising results. Big or small, vacant or occupied, every home benefits from staging.
- Nov 14, 2014 at 7:00PM
Through its Dictionary Project, first launched in '08, the San Juan Island Rotary Club presented dictionaries this year to the 3rd-grade class, thesauruses to 4th graders and "gazetteers" to the elementary school's fifth-grade class.
- Nov 15, 2014 at 8:00AM
Come and meet children’s author Dan Richards for a special after school event for children and parents at Griffin Bay Bookstore, Nov. 18, 3-5 p.m.
- Nov 16, 2014 at 8:00AM
Join local building officials and preparedness educators as they engage in a Q&A session designed to help islanders evaluate if their homes are vulnerable to earthquakes and how to fix any problems they find.
- 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.
- Nov 17, 2014 at 7:26PM
Dog owners need to take responsibility for their animals. The lack of concern for fellow islanders is appalling.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Nov 20, 2014 at 11:36AM
Films were submitted by young filmmakers in San Juan County and Anacortes. Prior to the showcase, a panel of students, separate from the filmmakers, viewed and voted on which films would be shown. Seven films were chosen to premiere, and one took the title of best film.
- Nov 20, 2014 at 3:00PM
The branding committee, made up of community members, business owners and town council members, is studying the 608 survey responses, and working them into a plan.