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Contract with PeaceHealth needs to be amended to allow local input | Letters

  • Sep 1, 2015 at 3:32PM

The public hospital district, as a public entity, has a legal obligation to adhere to the Reproductive Privacy Act.

New auto repair shop to open in Surina Business Park

  • Aug 19, 2015 at 8:00AM updated Sep 3, 2015 at 9:01AM

Sept. 1 Robert and Bettie Allen will be opening Allen Auto Repair to provide a place for locals to get quality automotive care for low cost.

Dorothy A. Robinson (1925—2015) | Passages

  • Sep 6, 2015 at 9:00AM

She loved gardening, cooking, reading, traveling and music. She also loved spending time with her grandchildren, Sara and Daniel.

Doug James (1930—2015) | Passages

  • Sep 4, 2015 at 12:00PM

Doug James passed away peacefully at home with his family who loved him so much on Aug. 27, 2015. He was born on Dec. 11, 1930 in Pasadena, Calif.

Greenhouse rules revisited in public informational meeting

  • Sep 3, 2015 at 8:00AM

A set of draft regulations was presented to the public at a meeting concerning greenhouse regulations by members of the workgroup assigned to work with Department of Community Development staff.

Volunteer firefighter of the month for August

  • Sep 7, 2015 at 9:00AM

After watching his next door neighbor’s house burn to the ground just days before their wedding in 1983, now Assistant Chief Brad Creesy wished that he had been able to help them.

Welcome to the new school year | Guest Column

  • Sep 2, 2015 at 10:04AM

There is nothing like a fresh beginning - and the start of each school year gives us the opportunity to recommit to those things which brought us into this profession in the first place.

Journeying back to Tajikistan | Guest Column

  • Sep 3, 2015 at 4:00PM

I have recently agreed to return to Central Asia and the country of Tajikistan this next Nov. 1 - 28 to assist 12 different groups of farmers in the Khatlon Province near the city of Qurghon-Teppa in the southwestern part of Tajikistan. My host will be the Shirin Dehkan Farm owned by Ms. Azizmo Makhmadieva and her family in Buston Village, A. Jomi District, Khatlan Province.

Three cheers for three new homes | Letters

  • Sep 2, 2015 at 10:00AM

As I traveled to town along Pear Point Road, I was thrilled to see the three houses sponsored by San Juan Community Home Trust as they slowly proceeded up to their new neighborhood at Sun Rise II.

Pharmacy article misses the point | Letters

  • Sep 2, 2015 at 8:00AM

Last week’s front page Journal article regarding pharmacy drug pricing was based on an experience I had on May 10, 2015 at our local drug store. Unfortunately the article left out many relevant facts.

Another Jazz at the Labs is a success | Letters

  • Sep 3, 2015 at 3:00PM

I just want to thank the University of Washington Friday Harbor Labs for putting on another great show of “Jazz at the Labs.” The dinner was excellent!

Looking forward to the future trail opportunities on Mt. Grant | Letters

  • Sep 4, 2015 at 3:00PM

As a founder of the Hardy Hikers, a 20 year old year round womens’ hiking group on Orcas Island, I am extremely pleased to support the purchase and development of Mt. Grant into a nature preserve.

Kudos to the San Juan Island Conservation Core | Letters

  • Sep 5, 2015 at 10:00AM

As summer wanes I just want to take a moment to thank the San Juan Conservation Core for giving my boys a great experience working around the islands.

Henry Island story pole honors land, humans and animals | Letters

  • Sep 6, 2015 at 10:00AM

The new story pole on Henry Island shares one man’s expression of his love for his daughter. This magnificent cedar carving is her legacy as well as a generous gift for others on McCraken Point to enjoy for years to come.

Sci-fi author talk and book signing at the Whale Museum

  • Sep 4, 2015 at 8:00AM

As part of The Whale Museum’s Author Talk Series, Kenneth G. Bennett presents his latest novel “Exodus 2022” on Saturday, Sept. 5, at 6:30 p.m.

Hall resigns from OPALCO due to health issues

  • Sep 1, 2015 at 12:27PM

The board will appoint a new member to fill the vacancy until Hall’s term is up in 2017, in accordance with OPALCO's bylaws

Arrest made in Tia's Taco's burglary

  • Sep 2, 2015 at 8:00AM

An arrest has been made in connection with the burglary of the local restaurant. The person is also facing drug charges.

Rep. Larsen shucks oysters, talks transportation and veterans access in San Juan Islands

  • Sep 2, 2015 at 7:00AM

Rep. Rick Larsen visited San Juan Island and Lopez Island last week to hold round table discussions and visit local sites.

Alleged assault and car pursuit in Friday Harbor | Update

  • Sep 1, 2015 at 7:00AM updated at 11:01AM

A report of domestic incident on Kanaka Bay Road led to a pursuit on car and foot through Friday Harbor that ended behind the baseball fields on Spring Street Aug. 24.

Local girl raises funds for Mount Grant through art

  • Aug 30, 2015 at 2:13PM

Raylee Miniken, 12, is selling her art on cards in order to raise money to help the Campaign to Save Mount Grant

Opening reception for new exhibits at IMA | Slideshow

  • Aug 29, 2015 at 7:00AM updated Aug 30, 2015 at 1:11PM

Three new artists are showcasing their work at San Juan Island Museum of Art through the fall

How to help Eastern Washington firefighters

  • Aug 29, 2015 at 7:00AM

The Okanogan Conservation District is asking for support for firefighters and residents in Eastern Washington that are affected by the wildfires. This is the state’s worst fire season on record. An estimated 732,608 acres have burned, with 13 uncontained fires still burning. The Okanogan Complex fire is the largest wildfire the state has ever seen, nearing 300,000 acres.

Regional artists illuminate the Pacific Northwest at IMA

  • Aug 28, 2015 at 7:00AM updated at 9:34AM

Three artists capture the uniquely muted Pacific Northwest light to create gems for the San Juan Islands Museum of Art shows opening Aug. 29.

Q&A with local artist Joe Miller

  • Aug 25, 2015 at 2:13PM

Miller will have an exhibit up at IMA until November 9.

Car show this weekend at San Juan Vineyards

  • Aug 27, 2015 at 4:00PM

During the past six years, nearly $50,000 has been distributed to six local charities. This has been made possible through generous donations by sponsors, entrants, and spectators.

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