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Williams, Sharp and Harrington know how to get levy approved | Letters

  • Oct 30, 2015 at 8:00AM

If we are going to pass a levy in 2016 we’re going to need a solid, defensible EMS budget that is the basis for a realistic levy proposal to the voters.

Sharp, Williams and Harrington have my vote | Letters

  • Oct 30, 2015 at 8:00AM

Are our tax dollars being spent in the best ways by the hospital district commission? That’s the issue in the coming election.

Monica, Barbara and Bill for hospital board | Letters

  • Oct 29, 2015 at 8:00AM

I believe that Monica Harrington, Barbara Sharp and Bill Williams are the candidates that will find solutions to these challenges, and I urge you to vote or them.

Nonpartisan equals islander, vote Loftus | Letters

  • Oct 29, 2015 at 8:00AM

In our peaceful island community we have unique activities, needs and people. We are islanders.

Howard Schonberger passes away | Updated

  • Oct 24, 2015 at 10:00AM updated Oct 28, 2015 at 12:25PM

Howard was incredibly active in the community and was the heart and soul of the Journal. He worked in the newspaper industry his entire life and brought humor and wisdom to those around him.

I'm for Ledford and Loftus | Letters

  • Oct 28, 2015 at 12:24PM

I feel that they will work with the PeaceHealth to keep the incredible level of care that has been built.

Remembering Gene Knapp

  • Oct 28, 2015 at 12:18PM

Gene Knapp passed away Oct. 18 at his home on Orcas Island. Knapp was a San Juan County Prosecuting Attorney and involved with the Land Bank, county council, Orcas Medical Center, and more.

San Juan County Sheriff's Log | October 28

  • Oct 28, 2015 at 11:39AM

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

These candidates know what needs to be done to improve and maintain PIMC | Letters

  • Oct 28, 2015 at 10:27AM

These candidates will not be joined at the hip with the unelected Peace Island Medical Center Board

Transparency is called for on public hospital board | Letters

  • Oct 28, 2015 at 10:18AM

We as a community need to establish some real, transparent public oversight over what goes on at Peace Island Medical Center

Orcas with six new calves due to arrive in Puget Sound

  • Oct 27, 2015 at 3:47PM

This time of year offers wonderful opportunities to observe orcas from the many miles of shoreline on Whidbey Island, the Kitsap and Olympic Peninsulas, and the inland waters of Puget Sound.

PeaceHealth and Providence healthcare systems to collaborate on services

  • Oct 27, 2015 at 3:41PM

PeaceHealth and Providence Health and Services have signed a letter of intent Oct. 26 to "jointly develop innovative ways to provide health and wellness services."

Ledford and Hancock campaign filings raise questions | Letters

  • Oct 27, 2015 at 1:00PM updated at 3:04PM

Need we ask who these public hospital district candidates will represent if elected?

Is big money somehow associated with PeaceHealth trying to buy this election? | Letters

  • Oct 27, 2015 at 3:04PM

We need to ask why PeaceHealth loyalists are so afraid of losing control of a public hospital board.

Ledford responds to campaign filings and use of Wilson Strategic firm

  • Oct 27, 2015 at 10:00AM updated at 2:21PM

I have been asked to comment on the services of Wilson Strategic in the conduct of my campaign for the San Juan County Public Hospital District Board. I offer this statement

Port budget workshop and meeting

  • Oct 27, 2015 at 12:53PM

On Tuesday, Oct. 27 the port will have the 2016 Budget Workshop at 4 p.m. at the SSL Pier meeting room.

San Juan County sued for alleged withholding of public record files

  • Oct 27, 2015 at 10:55AM

A lawsuit filed Oct. 9 against San Juan County and county prosecutor Randall Gaylord alleges that the county and its employees violated Washington State’s Public Records Act.

In this election, follow the money | Letters

  • Oct 27, 2015 at 10:37AM

The public disclosure reports show that the candidates who were recruited by the unelected PIMC hospital board are being funded by a handful of well-to-do people who are shipping money to PeaceHealth’s public relations consultant so that same consultant can manage a PR campaign for those candidates.

Basking shark populations teeter on the brink of local extinction

  • Oct 21, 2015 at 7:00AM updated Oct 23, 2015 at 6:00PM

The sharks were seen often twenty years go, but becoming entangled in fishing nets and their long gestation periods has resulted in their populations plummeted

Homecoming 2015: Zombies, pirates, patriots and a battle for the crown | Slideshow

  • Oct 23, 2015 at 5:52PM

The 2015 homecoming parade featured the four grades at Friday Harbor High School.

Election debate on hospital has lost perspective on PeaceHealth services | Letters

  • Oct 23, 2015 at 1:00PM

As an OB/GYN at PeaceHealth I have never had a hospital ethics committee tell me what I could or could not do for my patient.

Artwork at Arctic Raven has sense of place, heritage | Women in Business

  • Oct 22, 2015 at 5:06PM

Many pieces have a story attached to them whether it’s from the artist, the tribe or the medium, like the fossilized woolly mammoth tooth pendants or whale bone sculptures.

Learn about hospital board duties before voting | Guest Column

  • Oct 23, 2015 at 8:36AM

Given the current rigorous campaign for hospital district commissioner positions and the unfortunate politicization of a non-partisan race, we encourage our voters to do their homework.

Journal office phone temporarily out of service

  • Oct 22, 2015 at 1:00PM updated Oct 23, 2015 at 8:30AM

Please use the alternate number provided in the article to reach Journal staff.

Journal and Sounder win big at WNPA awards

  • Oct 22, 2015 at 1:00PM

The Islands’ Sounder and the Journal of the San Juans both took home general excellence awards and individual recognition during the 2015 Washington Better Newspaper Contest.

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