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Update | Progress but no agreement in San Juan School District and teachers union talks

  • Sep 1, 2014 at 4:20PM

While a tentative agreement has not been reached, both sides report significant progress in negotiations.

Washington State Ferries weekly update

  • Sep 1, 2014 at 1:00PM

This week, we signed the Notice to Proceed document for construction of the third Olympic Class 144-car ferry.

Update | San Juan Island School District and teachers union met through Sunday evening - no settlement reached

  • Aug 31, 2014 at 9:02PM

San Juan Island School District Superintendent Rich Thomposon sent an email release at about 8:30 p.m. tonight, Sunday, Aug. 31 reporting no collective bargaining agreement has been reached between the two side.

No change reported in San Juan School District and teachers' union dispute | Schools may not open Tuesday

  • Aug 31, 2014 at 1:54PM

As of Sunday, Aug. 31, at 2 p.m. there is no change to report in the negotiations between the school district and the teachers' union.

Washington State Sen. Kevin Ranker one of keynote speakers | Climate Action Summer Speaker Series

  • Aug 30, 2014 at 10:34PM

The finale event of our summer-long speaker series, Climate Action Imperative: Understanding Impacts & Making Choices, at a hosted reception at 5 p.m. and program at 7 p.m. on Sept. 10 at the San Juan Community Theatre in Friday Harbor. Both events are free and open to all community members.

Dance Happy classes begin Sept. 8

  • Aug 30, 2014 at 10:29PM

Dance Happy classes for children, ages 2 1/2 to 12 years old, will begin on Monday, Sept. 8.

American Legion appealing mural decision, not suing Friday Harbor Council | Letter

  • Aug 30, 2014 at 10:00PM

First, I do not officially speak for the American Legion in Friday Harbor, but as an American, although I have been a legion member and officer for over 25 years.

“War of the Whales” event and book signing | The Whale Museum Friday Harbor

  • Aug 30, 2014 at 11:54AM

he Whale Museum announced Joel Reynolds, Natural Resources Defense Council, and Ken Balcomb of the Center for Whale Research for a special event and “War of the Whales” book signing.

Orcas Island Chamber of Commerce Music in the Park

  • Aug 30, 2014 at 11:40AM

Here is the revised rundown of musical performers for Sunday's Big BBQ Bash at the Eastsound Village Green.

United Way of San Juan County Day of Caring Sept. 13

  • Aug 30, 2014 at 11:35AM

United Way of San Juan County announced the Day of Caring will be meeting at 8:45 a.m. at Mullis Center. There will be sign-in sheet at the check-in

San Jaun County Council cancels meetings due to Labor Day

  • Aug 29, 2014 at 5:18PM

The Council will not be meeting due to Labor Day. The next scheduled meeting is Monday, Sept. 8

Teachers and San Juan Island School District labor dispute may close schools Sept. 2

  • Aug 29, 2014 at 1:22PM

A letter sent by San Juan Island School District Superintendent Rich Thompson stated a labor dispute between the teachers' union and San Juan Island School District may cause schools to not open the doors Tuesday, Sept. 2.

Port of Friday Harbor public hearing

  • Aug 28, 2014 at 2:00PM

The Port of Friday Harbor will hold a Public Hearing on 5 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 10 at Ernie’s Cafe at 744 Airport Circle Drive, Friday Harbor.

Two car collision with minor injuries on Bailer Hill Road | San Juan County Sheriff’s Office

  • Aug 28, 2014 at 12:25PM

At 4:55 p.m. Wednesday Aug. 28, a two vehicle collision occurred on Bailer Hill Road north of Kanaka Bay Road resulting in minor injuries to a Friday Harbor woman.

San Juan Community Foundation's matching program donations peak $31,000

  • Aug 28, 2014 at 10:27AM

The San Juan Community Foundation's matching program generated more than $31,000 in donations during the four-day run of the San Juan County Fair.

13th Annual Wooden Boat Rendezvous in Deer Harbor Labor Day

  • Aug 28, 2014 at 10:04AM

The Wooden Boat Society of the San Juan Islands is holding the 13th Annual Wooden Boat Rendezvous Sept. 1-3 at Deer Harbor and Orcas Island.

Taxable sales increase 4.9 percent for first quarter of 2014 | Washington State Department of Revenue

  • Aug 27, 2014 at 6:02PM

The state’s taxable retail sales totals grew to $27.3 billion in the first quarter of 2014 (Jan. 1-March 31), recording a 4.9 percent increase over the same period in 2013. Retail trade, a subset of total taxable retail sales, rose 2.4 percent to $12.3 billion.

San Juan Island Garden Club hosts excursion to the WSU Display Gardens

  • Aug 27, 2014 at 6:27PM

The San Juan Island Garden Club is hosting an excursion to the WSU Display Gardens in Mount Vernon.

Get Started Using Computers | San Juan Island Library

  • Aug 27, 2014 at 6:00PM

The San Juan Island Library partners with Skagit Valley College to offer four workshops on using PC computers.

Early Learning Lab coming to San Juan Island | San Juan Island Library

  • Aug 27, 2014 at 6:00PM

Thrive by Five Washington’s Early Learning Lab is coming to San Juan Island in partnership with the San Juan Island Library and the San Juan Island Family Resource Center.

A major wake-up for San Juan Island communities | Colleen Armstrong

  • Aug 25, 2014 at 4:00PM updated Aug 27, 2014 at 4:03PM

We applaud the Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission for recommending CenturyLink be fined more than $170,000 for the 10-day communications outage last November that created an upheaval in the San Juans

Get in on naming the next ferry, time running out | Washington State Transportation Commission

  • Aug 27, 2014 at 12:25PM

Construction of the next 144-car-ferry is under way and the Washington State Transportation Commission is asking people from across the state to get involved and submit proposals for the new boat’s name.

Two San Juan Islands crab fishing areas to remain open past Labor Day

  • Aug 27, 2014 at 10:39AM

Two areas near the San Juan Islands will remain open for recreational crab fishing while all others in the Puget Sound Region will close to crab fishing at sunset on Labor Day (Sept. 1), with summer catch reports due by midnight Oct. 1.

Frazer Homestead Walk | American Camp

  • Aug 26, 2014 at 4:42PM

Frazer Homestead Walk, American Camp, 2-4 p.m., free.

Navy Jet noise is small price to pay | Letter

  • Aug 26, 2014 at 9:00AM updated at 4:37PM

During the 4 of July parade (Lopez), a group protesting jet noise from NAS Whidbey participated.

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