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Ring in the new year with... elections? | Editorial
Dec 31 2012, 6:11 PM
San Juan County last had three elected legislators in 2005, under the commission system foresaken by the freeholders, who drafted the original self-rule county charter. At that time, county coffers were relatively well-stocked, public and private employment was high, construction was booming and home sales were strong. Times change; the primary election is Feb 12.
Christopher Schutza: 1971 — 2012 | Passages
Jan 02 2013, 12:55 PM
Chris was a man of many talents. He worked in the grocery business for years, then moved on to construction; he was an artist, tattooist, musician, and writer, but what he cherished most was his quiet, private family life. He was blessed with five beautiful, talented, unique children, and he was always so proud.
Islanders get first crack at camping reservations at county parks
Jan 02 2013, 4:09 PM
This year, the county Parks program offers local residents a chance to make prime-time summer camping reservations between Jan. 14 and Feb. 28. The offer is available for camping at county managed parks on San Juan, Lopez (Odlin), and Shaw islands, and at the county fairgrounds R.V. campsites.
Jean Dee Hutchins: June 26, 1932 — Dec. 26, 2012 | Passages
Jan 02 2013, 4:33 PM
Graveside services will be held Jan. 5, at noon, at the San Juan Valley Cemetery, followed by a memorial service, at 2 p.m., at Islands Community Church.
'Rights' and 'privileges'; like apples and oranges | Letters
Jan 02 2013, 6:23 PM
The process and costs in pursuit of a license to practice law and background checks conducted when one purchases a gun are both designed for a similar purpose – to provide some assurance to the public that the person practicing law or possessing a firearm is forever safe to do so under both circumstances. Sadly and clearly, neither accomplishes that goal.
English Camp new dinghy dock features 115-foot long pier
Jan 03 2013, 3:44 PM
The eight piles that support the pier were driven 20 feet below the bay floor, six of them into bed rock that required extensive drilling when project was launched Dec. 3.
Wolverines smother Hurricanes in league opener; 72-20 | Boys basketball
Jan 06 2013, 2:02 PM
Friday Harbor cashed in on a flurry of early steals and uncontested layups, jumping out to a 24-4 after the opening quarter, and had the contest firmly in control by the break, sporting a 42-12 advantage at the half.
Ferry advisory committee backs WSF cost-cutting move
Jan 04 2013, 6:55 PM
The plan for the San Juan routes is to close the upper passenger deck and reduce the crew complement by one on the Super class vessels (limiting passengers to 450), only for days when the passenger load is expected to be very light, and only for the winter schedule when the galley is normally closed.
Revitalized, cleared for takeoff
Jan 08 2013, 11:01 AM
About a dozen well-wishers braved the icy winds of a chilly Saturday morning to cheer on and wave so long to the 12-pound female, which swiftly rose above a nearby parking lot and, riding on a steady surge of wind gusts, made a bee-line directly toward a tree-lined ridge on the south end of San Juan Island, not far from where it was recovered, severely injured, just two months earlier.
Peter W. Sturdivant: 1928 — 2012 | Passages
Jan 08 2013, 10:58 AM
Peter enjoyed traveling and camping, and was happiest when surrounded by family, friends, wine, and song. He famously excelled at telling bad puns — dearly appreciated by all who loved him.