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All my thanks for heartfelt support | Letters

  • Jan 16, 2014 at 3:00PM

To all the thoughtful people who sent cards, flowers, food, offers of help, and words of comfort, in a very trying time, I thank you all.

Poor excuse for officers’ excess | Letters

  • Jan 16, 2014 at 9:00AM

In both cases statements like, “I didn’t make the laws, but it is my duty to enforce them” were used to rationalize unnecessarily rough action by the officers.

Three cheers for the Thrift House | Letters

  • Jan 15, 2014 at 12:00PM

Treasures galore, good and honest pricing, and the best use of all of our island stuff being reused, recycled, and reloved.

Bridging the gap; ‘Yes’ on M&O levy | Letters

  • Jan 14, 2014 at 9:00PM

We are asking you to approve this levy again. Please join me in voting “YES” for our award winning schools.

Impressed by this reporter’s stories | Letters

  • Jan 14, 2014 at 3:00PM

With controversy the primary star in 2013, it has been refreshing to read features by Steve Wehrly these last two years.

More 'Growlers', more noise; Whidbey NAS subject to full-blown environmental review

  • Jan 14, 2014 at 2:06PM

Even though complaints from the San Juans represent less than one percent of the total noise complaints received at the Whidbey Island Naval Air Station, according to Mike Welding at NAS Whidbey, islanders from as far away as Waldron Island are telling the Journal and the county council that they are bothered by increased noise from the new planes, which are gradually replacing the 1970’s era EA-6B Prowlers as the fleet’s electronic warfare jets.

Kudos and Concerns | Editorial

  • Jan 18, 2014 at 5:00AM

While we’re waving a green flag for the DVR program, we want to raise an orange caution flag about two other current county matters.

Student success demands support | As I See It

  • Jan 17, 2014 at 8:00AM

The M & O levy provides 20 percent of the district’s budget; let’s renew it

Unfair advantage at work in the skies | As I See It

  • Jan 15, 2014 at 8:00AM

Does EMS dispatch favor Island Air ambulance service over Airlift NW?

Sign up now for Run Ladies Run spring run, walk

  • Jan 18, 2014 at 10:00AM

Run Ladies Run spring half-marathon and 10K run, or walk, is March 22, at 9:30 a.m. Start and finish are at Brickworks.

SJ Soroptimist to host free Open House, luncheon

  • Jan 17, 2014 at 5:00AM

The Open House offers an opportunity to get to know the mission and programs of Soroptimist International, and to learn how the group fosters its “best for women” approach within the community.

Through the Looking Glass

  • Jan 14, 2014 at 1:00PM

Prepare to be bedazzled and entertained, as the Friday Harbor High School Drama Group pulls out all the stops and puts its own whimsical, almost cartoon-like twist on Lewis Carroll’s classic tale

Early Music concert series opens next week

  • Jan 14, 2014 at 5:00PM

The Salish Sea Early Music Festival features international soloists on period instruments

Sheriff offers expanded commentary on Christmas Eve traffic stop

  • Jan 13, 2014 at 8:28PM

Sheriff Rob Nou: "I have been hesitant to make more than general public statements about the incident because I felt it important to insure that anything I said was based on a complete and accurate understanding of the events. Today, in response to requests from the media and the parties involved, I am releasing copies of documents, including the officer's incident reports, audio from the radio dispatch call, and others."

First Baby of 2014: Michael Victor Coddington

  • Jan 13, 2014 at 7:09PM

After a dozen years together, James and Nicole Coddington decided about a year ago that having children of their own really wasn't in the cards. End of story? Not by a long shot. Evidently, the universe had something else in mind.

View of Mar Vista is much better—now | Letters

  • Jan 13, 2014 at 7:09PM

Quite frankly, the “after” photo of the Mar Vista Resort is far more attractive than the “before” photo.

Orcas Island man contests criminal convictions for land-use violations

  • Jan 13, 2014 at 6:50PM

Recently featured in a video by the Freedom Foundation, "Tales of Tyranny", Errol Speed is seeking to overturn a pair of convictions for use of a building without proper permits.

Democratic Caucus picks Ranker to fill No. 2 budget committee post

  • Jan 10, 2014 at 7:13PM

“I’m honored to have been selected by my peers to take on these new challenges,” Ranker said. “Constructing a state budget which represents the values of our state and our local communities is of the utmost importance to us all.”

Proposed revisions of CAO available online

  • Jan 10, 2014 at 6:15PM

SJC press release: electronic copies of the critical areas ordinance prepared for the County Council’s Feb. 4th public hearing and a copy of the public hearing notice are posted to the CD&P website.

Finch family claims 'No. 1 Seahawks fan' photo contest crown

  • Jan 10, 2014 at 5:59PM

In support of their favorite football team, and for the holidays, Frank and Molly Finch decorated their house in long strands of brightly lit blue and green Christmas lights, an eye-catching display of 12th Man spirit and color.

San Juan League of Women Voters meets Monday, Jan. 13

  • Jan 10, 2014 at 4:07PM

Program plans for 2014 will top the agenda at the League of Women Voters San Juans Jan. 13 meeting, beginning at noon, at San Juan Island Library.

Mysterious creature in our midst

  • Jan 9, 2014 at 3:32PM

Little is known about the vampire-esque creatures despite the fact that they are the oldest fish found in the Columbia River system, appearing in the fossil record 450 million years ago.

Whistleblower deserves to be praised, not persecuted | Letters

  • Jan 8, 2014 at 6:04PM

Contrary to those in our nation’s capitol who don’t seem to understand our Constitution, and to those international corporations who profit from and wish to maintain our “War on Terror”, whistleblowers such as Edward Snowden are national heroes that have risked their lives and futures to preserve our civil rights.

Islanders assist at Red Cross emergency shelter in Everett

  • Jan 8, 2014 at 4:56PM

Phil and Nancy Schober were among seven volunteers from the Islands Chapter of the American Red Cross that have helped to staff an emergency shelter in Everett, which opened Dec. 15. That day, an apartment fire in downtown Everett claimed the life of one person and left 20 others in need of temporary housing.

Northwest Marine Technologies founder OK after airplane crash

  • Jan 7, 2014 at 2:00PM updated at 4:59PM

Keith Jefferts was transported by Airlift Northwest to Bellingham's St. Joseph's hospital, where he was treated for cuts and contusions and released.

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