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Domestic violence call ends in car chase and arrest in Friday Harbor

  • Aug 25, 2015 at 2:00PM updated Aug 26, 2015 at 2:38PM

A pursuit ensued from the Kanaka Bay area and ended in Friday Harbor when the subject abandoned his vehicle behind the ball fields on Spring Street and fled on foot.

Student representative needed for the Friday Harbor Arts Commission

  • Aug 27, 2015 at 1:00PM

The student will serve a one-year term from October 2015 to August 2016 as a non-voting member of the commission.

Applications available for loans and grants from low income housing fund

  • Aug 29, 2015 at 9:00AM

The deadline to apply for funding for local projects is Sept. 30

FlexFerry as effectively reservation ransom | Letters

  • Aug 31, 2015 at 8:00AM

Regarding the Journal story on Aug. 5, 2015 about FlexFerry, a privately operated reservation system for our Washington State Ferries, I think we should all be concerned about a number of things.

Kevin Roth for marshal | Letters

  • Aug 29, 2015 at 8:00AM

Voting for the Fourth of July 2016 parade grand marshal

Grateful for community after Tia's Tacos burglary | Letters

  • Aug 29, 2015 at 9:00AM

As many of you know, Tia’s Tacos was burglarized recently. I’ll be honest, my heart broke when I walked through the door and found the restaurant in shambles and the earnings from the San Juan County Fair gone.

Troubled by limitations in health care at Peace Health | Letters

  • Aug 28, 2015 at 7:00AM

I urge you to vote for Bill, Barbara, and Monica – all of whom seek communication, collaboration and pragmatic reasoning, NOT litigation.

Another great county fair | Letters

  • Aug 26, 2015 at 1:00PM

A big thank you from the staff at the San Juan County Fair for another great Fair!

The importance of local pharmacies | Editorial

  • Aug 27, 2015 at 8:00AM

For me, it is more important to know your pharmacist and trust they are looking closely at your medical history than it is to save a few dollars. So next time you need to fill a prescription or buy a toothbrush, please consider what it would be like if we did not have locally run pharmacies.

What is a bird with a 17-letter name? | Guest Column

  • Aug 27, 2015 at 12:00PM

This is a “lengthy” process (sorry), and fascinating to watch. It is available for free from the decks of Washington State Ferries as they dock at Anacortes Ferry Terminal. No need to look on YouTube or rent a nature video. Just enjoy a fresh, open air display and marvel at how imaginative nature can be.

The true Native American history of Henry Island | Guest Column

  • Aug 26, 2015 at 12:00PM

From a Native perspective, the ceremony on Henry Island was not an expression of our islands’ Native cultures, but an appropriation as inconsiderate as the French and British explorers that planted flags and crosses on the East Coast claiming ownership without asking the existing owners.

What to know about local pharmacies and medication costs

  • Aug 25, 2015 at 10:42AM

In some cases there are cheaper alternatives to the price of a patient’s medication. According to Cristina DuVall, pharmacy manager at Friday Harbor Drug, pharmacists cannot offer these cheaper options unless a patient inquires, because limitations put on them by contracts and laws. Their intent, said DuVall, is to keep pharmacists by being influenced by drug companies and choosing a medication for a patient that might not be the right fit.

A talk on the creatures in the Salish Sea at the Whale Museum

  • Aug 25, 2015 at 9:19AM

Williams will discuss how creatures in the Salish Sea are inexorably linked to each other, linked to those in our uplands, and of course, linked to us.

Authorities: Test round in DeJesus' possession matches 11 shell casings found at crime scene

  • Aug 24, 2015 at 9:59AM

Kitsap County Sheriff's Office detectives said investigating the murder of Heather Kelso and Kaden Lum was like putting the many pieces of a puzzle together. They were trying to use all those bits and pieces to – as Lt. Det. Earl Smith put it – "paint a picture." The picture the sheriff’s office painted was released Aug. 20 in the form of a nine-page statement of probable cause against Geraldo "Jerry" Castro De Jesus, 30, of Port Orchard, whom investigators allege committed the murders.

Islanders Bank 'Gear Up for Our Schools' supply drive begins

  • Aug 24, 2015 at 10:00AM

Find supply lists online and drop off supplies at select locations to help in the back-to-school supply drive.

San Juan County Sheriff's Log | Aug. 26

  • Aug 24, 2015 at 8:59AM

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

Phone and internet service out county-wide Wednesday | Updated

  • Aug 19, 2015 at 1:00PM updated Aug 21, 2015 at 1:43PM

San Juan County residents experience outage after cables clipped by oversized load in Anacortes caused a CenturyLink outage. We will post updates as soon as we know more.

Solo guitar artist Martin Taylor brings jazz to Friday Harbor

  • Aug 21, 2015 at 8:00AM

Several of his albums have been in the Top 10 in the U.S. and Europe; and in 2002 he was appointed MBE (Most Excellent Order of the British Empire) “For Services to Jazz Music” by Her Majesty the Queen of Great Britain.

Home Trust houses barged in through Jackson Beach | Slideshow

  • Aug 20, 2015 at 9:00AM updated at 3:45PM

Three houses bound for settlement in the Phase 2 of Sun Rise neighborhood built by San Juan Community Home Trust were barged in late Wednesday, Aug. 19, through Jackson Beach.

Jan Osborn 1946 — 2015 | Passages

  • Aug 20, 2015 at 2:25PM

She had a series of “careers” that included cabinet making, school playground supervision, newspaper printing press operator, women’s music festival carpenter, and legal advocacy for Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Services.

Candidate for hospital district commissioner position #3 releases statement

  • Aug 19, 2015 at 10:50AM

Jenny Ledford has released a statement of candidacy for the San Juan Island Hospital District Commission

Native art comes alive: Totem pole blessing ceremony on Henry Island | Slideshow

  • Aug 12, 2015 at 11:00AM updated Aug 18, 2015 at 6:07PM

The 9,000 pound totem pole was carved from a single tree, and started out weighing seven tons. The pole features an eagle at the top with its wings outstretched, a seal, sea lions, salmon eggs, a raven and an orca whale, as well as a bubble man, a traditional figure in Kwakwaka’wakw Nation artwork.

Tsunami risks to the San Juan Islands

  • Aug 19, 2015 at 7:00AM

“Cascadia is like a stuck window. You wonder whether it’s painted shut. I keep a close eye on it. Any earthquake out there would really get our attention. We would be doing better if we had more offshore monitoring equipment.”

Community Foundation raises $46,000 for local projects

  • Aug 18, 2015 at 10:55AM

Islanders donated $32,000, which will be matched by the Foundation

Keeping Community Treasures permanent and community-centered| Guest Column

  • Aug 23, 2015 at 11:00AM

I proposed a win win solution encompassing the environmental, social and economical circles that would result in the equitable, bearable and viable options that lead toward the objective of sustainability.

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