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Be considerate at the gravel pit, leash your dogs and pick up waste | Letters

  • Jan 20, 2016 at 8:00AM

If you agree and want to complain about the off-leash, out-of-control dogs at the gravel pit, call Island Rec

Two Friday Harbor High School graduates give their perspective on the levy | Letters

  • Jan 19, 2016 at 2:05PM

As graduates of San Juan Island public schools and recent college graduates, we’d like to ask you to vote yes for the renewal of the school district Capital Projects and Technology Levy.

Summer camping reservations are now available for locals

  • Jan 21, 2016 at 8:00AM

San Juan County Parks and Fairgrounds is offering early camping reservations at any of county campgrounds for year-round residents.

San Juan County Sheriff's Log: Jan. 20

  • Jan 20, 2016 at 8:00AM

The following calls were received by the San Juan County Sheriff's Department

Man charged with two counts of assault and resisting arrest

  • Jan 19, 2016 at 8:00AM updated at 1:13PM

According to the deputy’s report, the bartender said the man had to be “escorted out because of his crazy behavior.”

Lopez Island high schooler nominated to the U.S. Naval Academy

  • Jan 19, 2016 at 12:08PM

The nominees, from Lopez Island, Arlington and Sedro-Woolley, will be granted spots in the academies this coming fall pending successful completion of their final year of high school.

Capitol Projects and Technology Levy for local schools up for renewal and increase

  • Jan 20, 2016 at 8:00AM

The new levy also proposes a STEM building at the elementary school. The ballot for the levy will be sent out Jan. 22 and are due Feb. 9.

Annual Knowledge Bowl brings together students and community service members

  • Jan 18, 2016 at 4:59PM

The 22nd annual Knowledge Bowl will be held on Monday, February 8, at the Community Theatre at 7 p.m.

Annual Native Plant sale set for March

  • Jan 16, 2016 at 8:00AM

Now is the time to think about what to plant in late winter and early spring as we pour over plant and seed catalogs.

Upcoming school levy to fund important, prioritized projects | Letters

  • Jan 16, 2016 at 8:00AM

I can speak for the committee when I say we finalized our list feeling very confident that we had kept only those projects that met this key prioritization test.

More problems with CenturyLink connections | Letters

  • Jan 15, 2016 at 1:06PM

The truth of the matter is that CenturyLink just doesn’t care!

San Juan County Sheriff's Log: January 13

  • Jan 15, 2016 at 11:20AM

The San Juan County Sheriff’s Office responded to the following calls.

Special council meetings on Shoreline Master Program commence on each island

  • Jan 13, 2016 at 4:00PM updated Jan 15, 2016 at 10:54AM

The legislative hearing room was full of concerned citizens at a special council meeting on the Shoreline Master Program Tuesday, Jan. 12.

Voters young and old, get involved in this years' election | Letters

  • Jan 15, 2016 at 10:52AM

I urge people to become familiar with Bernie Sanders. You may have noticed that the large media companies very rarely discuss the important issues he raises, let alone include him in any political conversations.

Fourth annual Agricultural Summit coming to the islands in February

  • Jan 16, 2016 at 8:00AM

This year's summit includes workshops on bread baking, meat curing and discussions on co-ops, farming during climate change, and more.

Boys break even, girls win twice and wrestling going strong

  • Jan 15, 2016 at 8:00AM updated at 10:15AM

This week in Wolverine sports: boys and girls basketball and wrestling

Q&A with councilman Rick Hughes on the county's 2015 success, struggles and goals for 2016

  • Jan 13, 2016 at 8:00AM updated Jan 15, 2016 at 9:32AM

Journal reporter Heather Spaulding sat down with San Juan County Councilman Rick Hughes, District 2, to discuss last year’s successes, issues and goals for the future.

Enter a fantastic world in high school production of “The NeverEnding Story”

  • Jan 14, 2016 at 8:00AM

Have you ever gotten lost in a book, and never wanted it to end?

Grief support is available to anyone who has lost a loved one

  • Jan 14, 2016 at 8:00AM

Hospice of San Juan will offer its 2016 Grief Support Group to anyone in the community who is grieving the loss of a loved one.

Nature Institute begins winter lecture series in Friday Harbor

  • Jan 14, 2016 at 8:00AM

San Juan Nature Institute's annual winter lecture series in collaboration with University of Washington Friday Harbor Labs begins on Thursday Jan. 21 with a lecture by Adam Summers with the intriguing title: Biomaterials from the Sea – a naturalist swims with Edison.

Congressmen Larsen votes to sanction North Korea for nuclear test

  • Jan 13, 2016 at 12:00AM updated at 11:06AM

– Submitted by the office of Representative Rick Larsen

Geology nerds, take action to survive a quake | Editorial

  • Jan 13, 2016 at 8:00AM

I am what you would call a geology nerd. I took multiple geology courses in university, and had it been offered, would have also majored in geology along with my communication degree. I love rocks.

Toxic creosote removal in progress in waters during January

  • Jan 12, 2016 at 2:55PM

–Submitted by Friends of the San Juans

To stop ocean pollution, we also need to look across the Strait | Letters

  • Jan 16, 2016 at 8:00AM

This enormous flow combined with untreated waste from Vancouver waste treatment facilities may be the heart of our “dead sea” problem.

Why San Juan County should allow Wheeled All-Terrain Vehicles on roads | Letters

  • Jan 15, 2016 at 8:00AM

Allowing WATVs in San Juan County would be positive for our environment with lowered emissions, and less wear and tear on our roadways, as well as offering the potential for new revenue streams through additional licensing

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