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Friday Harbor Village fetches $940K at foreclosure sale

  • Jan 31, 2015 at 4:55PM

Carson Rasmussen of Fairview Investment Fund said the firm's intent for the apartments is to "rent them" and that he and his partners have no immediate plan to alter the rent restrictions on the 26 units that have historically made them affordable for low to moderate income households.

Friday Harbor got spirit, yes it do—Go Seahawks!

  • Jan 31, 2015 at 3:14PM

Donned in Seahawks green-and-blue, San Juan Island Seahawks fans turned out en masse for a community "12th Man" photograph on the eve of Super Bowl XLIX.

Ferry Home Companion: Where have all the babies gone? | Column

  • Jan 30, 2015 at 6:46PM

After having a Baby Derby in the Journal for nearly 30 years we've come to a new record… with 31 days in January, and checking with all the local hospitals, we have yet to know who will be crowned the 2015 Baby Derby winner in San Juan County.

Awash in Super Bowl fever; WSF renames ferries in support of Seahawks

  • Jan 30, 2015 at 6:00PM

The list of honorary names include "M/V Justin Britt," better known as the Elwha, and the "M/V Cam Chancellor," more commonly referred to as the Sealth, until now. Click on this article to find out the identity of the rest of the fleet.

San Juan man accused of dealing heroin to stand trial

  • Jan 30, 2015 at 5:36PM

A 44-year-old San Juan Island man allegedly sold less than a gram of heroin on two occasions (a total of 1.2 grams for $175), and $20 worth of meth on one occasion, to an informant who volunteered to make a series of undercover drug buys as part of a mid-summer investigation by local detectives.

Local woman goes the distance for the love of Dachshunds

  • Jan 30, 2015 at 4:55PM

The self proclaimed "crazy Dachshund bag lady," raises money for the veterinary care of rescue Dachshunds, and helps get them placed in forever homes.

Grange calls for equal treatment in regulating pot cultivation | Guest column

  • Jan 30, 2015 at 9:42AM

Even though the San Juan County Council has abandoned a proposed moratorium on marijuana production, San Juan Island Grange No. 966 would like to make clear its position towards the regulation of marijuana cultivation in San Juan County.

Revised 'Patient Bill of Rights' enacted by county health board

  • Jan 29, 2015 at 5:42PM

Members of the board of health maintain that the revisions contained in the bill of rights will clarify issues about local health care that either were confusing or disconcerting to many local residents.

Know Your Islanders Talks: Legally blind, Argentina bound

  • Jan 29, 2015 at 12:32PM

White canes in hand, Jim Stegall and a fellow legally blind friend left their sighted-wives at home and set off for a journey across the South American continent. Hear about the adventure in the next episode of Know Your Islanders Talks, Feb. 2, at San Juan Island Library.

Plagued by pre-Super Bowl anxiety? Try pruning a tree or two

  • Jan 29, 2015 at 12:11PM

Winter months offer an excellent time to not only think about pruning trees, but for doing it as well, and, it's an ideal antidote in combating that pre-Super Bowl stress.

Cheryl Murray: 1950 — 2014 | Passages

  • Jan 29, 2015 at 11:56AM

Born in Anacortes in 1950, Cheryl Murray, a graduate of Friday Harbor High School, passed away peacefully at her home in Shoreline Dec. 17.

Meet your local firefighter: Mike MacLellan | Guest column

  • Jan 29, 2015 at 11:48AM

As far back as Mike MacLellan remembers, he has always wanted to be a firefighter, and volunteering is his joy; he loves helping people.

Salmon fishing in San Juan Islands open Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays only starting Jan. 29

  • Jan 28, 2015 at 10:35PM

Salmon fishing in San Juan Islands open Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays only starting Jan. 29

Friday Harbor Arts Commission meeting

  • Jan 28, 2015 at 10:30PM

The Friday Harbor Arts Commission will hold its first regular meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 3.

Next up in Nature Institute lectures: Shipwrecks

  • Jan 28, 2015 at 1:12PM

The next lecture in the San Juan Nature Institute sponsored Whiteley Lecture Series is Derek Smith, Ph.D. student, Jan 29., 7 p.m.

Fish for Teeth: Great 'catch' for free dental care

  • Jan 28, 2015 at 1:08PM

The cost of dental work when you’re uninsured or underinsured that can be more frightening than the sound of the drill.

Nature artists puts down roots on San Juan Islands

  • Jan 28, 2015 at 12:56PM

For the past three years, Jill Bliss has been wandering through the islands in the Pacific Northwest and landed in the San Juans, where she finally gets to live in the landscapes that inspire her art instead of just visiting them.

Local dam removal initiative finds footing in Washington D.C.

  • Jan 27, 2015 at 3:00PM updated Jan 28, 2015 at 9:32AM

What started as a petition to be submitted to Washington state congressional representatives will soon find its way to the nation’s capital.

Free tarot readings at Lavendera Day Spa

  • Jan 27, 2015 at 3:52PM

Lavendera Day Spa will host a free evening of Tarot, Numerology and Astrology with Maria, Jan. 29, 6:30 p.m.

Register now for support group sessions Feb.-March

  • Jan 27, 2015 at 3:50PM

The group offers participants an opportunity to share their experiences and acquire the tools and resources needed for coping.

Fantasy unfolds onstage in 'Prince of the Rain Realm'

  • Jan 26, 2015 at 4:00PM updated Jan 27, 2015 at 10:52AM

San Juan Island’s first and only professional dance company presents its first full length contemporary ballet, an adult fairy tale.

Free introductory birding workshop

  • Jan 26, 2015 at 4:53PM

Raena Parsons and Tanja Williamson will teach attendees how to participate in the 2015 Great Backyard Bird Count.

Volunteers needed for American Camp trail

  • Jan 26, 2015 at 4:46PM

The Land Bank and San Juan Island Trails Committee are working together on the development of the American Camp trail.

Friday Harbor man reports UFO sighting

  • Jan 26, 2015 at 4:42PM

Local man spots three oranges lights Jan. 15 and UFO center encourages him to seek other possible witnesses

Lecture series continues with presentation on shipwrecks

  • Jan 26, 2015 at 4:35PM

During his presentation, entitled “Shipwrecks: artifical habitats for marine communities,” Smith will talk about his European adventures exploring ancient shipwrecks.

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