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Ferry reservations? What's not to like? | As I See It

  • Feb 5, 2015 at 10:09AM

My belief is that the system will be a fantastic benefit to all of us going to and from the “mainland” and we will look back with only one complaint.... "why wasn’t this done earlier?"

Banker's hours for island vets? Cruel fate for family pet| Letters

  • Feb 5, 2015 at 9:44AM

I just hope that nobody else has to endure watching a beloved pet dying in pain with the lack of veterinary care on a weekend in San Juan Island.

Promote health, two recipes for fermented foods

  • Feb 4, 2015 at 12:06PM

Fermented foods like sauerkraut and kombucha contain live bacteria. When consumed they can help restore and maintain balance in the gut, and result in an improved overall health.

Calling all writers, theatre calls for submissions

  • Feb 4, 2015 at 12:08PM

Organizers seek 5-minute monologues, 10-20 minute short plays or 30 minute one-acts by May 1.

Defendant skips arraignment for felony theft; $10K arrest warrant issued

  • Feb 4, 2015 at 11:33AM

According to prosecutors, Sheri Denielle Deraimo used the numbers of a credit card belonging to a 95-year-old Orcas Island woman to purchase $507 worth of ferry tickets online over a two-week period beginning in mid-August.

Celebrate with cast and crew following one-night only performance of 'Prince of the Rain Realm'

  • Feb 4, 2015 at 11:26AM

Don a favorite fantasy costume for the show and then join the cast, crew and dancers of Prince of the Rain Realm for a post-performance party at Tops'l restaurant, Saturday, Feb. 7, after the show.

Curtain call: Theatre artistic director to step down

  • Feb 3, 2015 at 11:56AM

Susan Williams will step down as San Juan Community Theatre artistic director to concentrate on family, art, acting and directing.

Preserve & protect: of trees, carbon and tax breaks | Letters

  • Feb 3, 2015 at 10:53AM

I have thousands of trees at least 10 years old. I will lease the trees’ ability to transform CO2 to oxygen to someone who wants to offset their fossil fuel or carbon output.

San Juans' fine-feathered friends of winter featured in Audubon field trip

  • Feb 3, 2015 at 10:30AM

Bird enthusiasts of all levels are encouraged to join in Saturday's field trip—beginners and novices, in particular. Plenty of veteran birders will be on hand to offer expertise about the sights, sounds and species spotted along the way.

UFOs in Friday Harbor? It appears Vashon has 'em, too | Letters

  • Feb 2, 2015 at 5:51PM

The strange phenomena that I can only describe as fireballs were extremely bright, orange disks with pinkish-bright edges or centers. I might have seen a bit of metallic rim to one, as I tried to observe as closely as I could.

2015 Knowledge Bowl: Annual battle of education returns

  • Feb 2, 2015 at 12:00PM updated at 5:45PM

If knowledge is power then prepare for an influential evening when the twenty-first annual Knowledge Bowl returns Tuesday, Feb. 10, at the Community Theatre.

Super Bowl XLIX in pictures | Slideshow

  • Feb 2, 2015 at 5:13PM

Photos from Daily Herald/Sound Publishing photographers Kevin Clark and Genna Martin.

Charles T. Karpf: 1921-2015 | Passages

  • Feb 2, 2015 at 12:15PM

Charles (Chuck) Karpf died at his home in Friday Harbor, Wash., on Jan. 30. He was 93.

Morris legislation would strengthen privacy laws, limit data collection by drones

  • Feb 2, 2015 at 9:25AM

“Just as you can’t hop the fence onto your neighbor’s private property and take photos of them in their bathroom, you shouldn’t be able to fly your drone in front of their window and do the same,” Morris said in support of the would-be legislation.

Friday Harbor falls to free-throw savvy Falcons; 60-53 | Boys basketball

  • Feb 1, 2015 at 3:00PM updated Feb 2, 2015 at 8:17AM

Over the course of the 32-minute game, the Wolverines knocked down six of only 10 attempts at the free-throw line. The Falcons buried 29 attempts in 34 trips to the charity stripe.

No money for new ambulance? What happened to capital reserve? | Letters

  • Jan 31, 2015 at 5:06PM

Long ago, a capital reserve fund was in place to provide funds to replace aging ambulances... at present it is not in place and there have been no ambulances purchased. I assume the monies were transferred to the general fund... and, if so... why?

Friday Harbor Village fetches $940K at foreclosure sale

  • Jan 31, 2015 at 4:55PM

Carson Rasmussen of Fairview Investment Fund said the firm's intent for the apartments is to "rent them" and that he and his partners have no immediate plan to alter the rent restrictions on the 26 units that have historically made them affordable for low to moderate income households.

Friday Harbor got spirit, yes it do—Go Seahawks!

  • Jan 31, 2015 at 3:14PM

Donned in Seahawks green-and-blue, San Juan Island Seahawks fans turned out en masse for a community "12th Man" photograph on the eve of Super Bowl XLIX.

Ferry Home Companion: Where have all the babies gone? | Column

  • Jan 30, 2015 at 6:46PM

After having a Baby Derby in the Journal for nearly 30 years we've come to a new record… with 31 days in January, and checking with all the local hospitals, we have yet to know who will be crowned the 2015 Baby Derby winner in San Juan County.

Awash in Super Bowl fever; WSF renames ferries in support of Seahawks

  • Jan 30, 2015 at 6:00PM

The list of honorary names include "M/V Justin Britt," better known as the Elwha, and the "M/V Cam Chancellor," more commonly referred to as the Sealth, until now. Click on this article to find out the identity of the rest of the fleet.

San Juan man accused of dealing heroin to stand trial

  • Jan 30, 2015 at 5:36PM

A 44-year-old San Juan Island man allegedly sold less than a gram of heroin on two occasions (a total of 1.2 grams for $175), and $20 worth of meth on one occasion, to an informant who volunteered to make a series of undercover drug buys as part of a mid-summer investigation by local detectives.

Local woman goes the distance for the love of Dachshunds

  • Jan 30, 2015 at 4:55PM

The self proclaimed "crazy Dachshund bag lady," raises money for the veterinary care of rescue Dachshunds, and helps get them placed in forever homes.

Grange calls for equal treatment in regulating pot cultivation | Guest column

  • Jan 30, 2015 at 9:42AM

Even though the San Juan County Council has abandoned a proposed moratorium on marijuana production, San Juan Island Grange No. 966 would like to make clear its position towards the regulation of marijuana cultivation in San Juan County.

Revised 'Patient Bill of Rights' enacted by county health board

  • Jan 29, 2015 at 5:42PM

Members of the board of health maintain that the revisions contained in the bill of rights will clarify issues about local health care that either were confusing or disconcerting to many local residents.

Know Your Islanders Talks: Legally blind, Argentina bound

  • Jan 29, 2015 at 12:32PM

White canes in hand, Jim Stegall and a fellow legally blind friend left their sighted-wives at home and set off for a journey across the South American continent. Hear about the adventure in the next episode of Know Your Islanders Talks, Feb. 2, at San Juan Island Library.

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