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Forlenza joins the field in District 1 race
Dec 14 2012, 7:54 PM
Economic development and job growth top Forlenza's list of priorities. He intends to meet with business leaders locally and in Seattle, and with representatives of state government, as a means to help create new economic opportunities in the islands. He supports expansion of the broadband initiative, spearheaded by Orcas Power and Light Cooperative, to foster new educational and telecommuting opportunities. "The truth is it's hard to make a living in San Juan County," he said. "We need jobs, not necessarily more people."
Jarman tosses hat into District 1 ring
Dec 14 2012, 7:59 PM
A San Juan Island resident of 38 years, Jarman is a two-term incumbent on San Juan Island Fire Department's elected commission and for more than 30 years worked in various roles and capacities with the local phone company, operated now by CenturyLink. In his first-ever bid for the county council, he defeated first-term incumbent Lovel Pratt by 90 votes to claim the South San Juan position, formerly known as the county legislative District 1.
FH heads into ‘heart’ of 1A heat with two wins in tow | Boys basketball
Dec 17 2012, 8:44 PM
Collin Williamson, Donald Galt and Otis Cooper-West each scored in double-digits in the Wolverines back-to-back wins over the weekend, at La Conner.
Freshman's 16 points fuels Wolverines first win | Girls basketball
Dec 17 2012, 9:04 PM
With a first-victory under its belt, Friday Harbor this week launches into the teeth of its regional 1A conference schedule, facing Coupeville at home Thursday, and then taking on Nooksack Valley, also at home, on Saturday. Tip off is 6 p.m. against Coupeville and at noon against the Pioneers.
Reserves up, budget balanced, town in fine fiscal shape
Dec 17 2012, 9:00 PM
Of the total expenditures, almost $2 million is appropriated for the "Current Fund" — the general operating account for the town government. That's about 20 percent more than the 2012 budget, which was $1.66 million.
'Twinkle Elves' strike again | Letters
Dec 17 2012, 9:02 PM
Your surprise award brought cheer and joy to all of us, and is on display in our school. We wish to send a heartfelt “Thank You” for spreading holiday happiness this season.
OPAL's Byers vying for Orcas county council post
Dec 18 2012, 11:56 AM
With three candidates vying for the District 2 post — Dr. Gregory Ayers and Rick Hughes have entered the race as well — voters across the county will narrow the field to two in a Feb. 12 primary election. The top two vote-getters will then square off in a countywide "general" election April 23.
The 'Shack' is back, Oldwyn at the helm
Dec 19 2012, 10:24 AM
“Our Monday night dinner special will be ribs and Rainier — select from a spicy, cayenne rub for those that like heat and a more traditional rub — both having a nice smoke flavor,” Oldwyn said, adding that ribs and Rainier are a “perfect” combination and compliment for Monday Night football.
Jeanne Sambuck Petersen: 1921 — 2012 | Passages
Dec 19 2012, 10:27 AM
Prior to moving to the Pacific Northwest, Jeanne Petersen lived in Santa Cruz County for 70 years. During those years she was very active in charitable organizations and graciously hosted many events. She is survived by her daughters Joan Petersen White of Friday Harbor, Wash., and Susan A. Petersen of Watsonville, Calif.
Public outwitted by CRC promises | Letters
Dec 19 2012, 10:30 AM
One thing the public didn’t understand was that the representation of Lopez, with one council member and one-sixth of the population of the county, now gets the same representation as either San Juan or Orcas.