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Thanks for volunteers | Letters

  • Aug 25, 2015 at 10:00AM

I just want to thank the small handful of volunteers who helped out at this year’s photography department at the San Juan County Fair.

Thanks from Barbara Sharp | Letters

  • Aug 24, 2015 at 8:00AM

I especially want to thank my volunteer supporters, the island businesses that helped out, and the many people who provided their individual endorsements of my campaign.

Partners in preservation for Mt. Grant | Letters

  • Aug 23, 2015 at 10:00AM

The most recent addition to the system of public lands on San Juan Island is the Mt. Grant Preserve. The San Juan Preservation Trust is working with the San Juan County Land Bank on a fundraising campaign to permanently protect this spectacular property.

Stroke of luck | Letters

  • Aug 22, 2015 at 8:00AM

My “creative” hands crocheted a large container and a purse using macrame fiber for which I received a blue ribbon and a red ribbon!

San Juan County Fair 2015 Contributed Photos| Slideshow

  • Aug 17, 2015 at 12:00PM updated Aug 18, 2015 at 10:23AM

Check out Aaron Shepard's photos from the San Juan County Fair 2015

San Juan County Fair 2015 | Slideshow

  • Aug 17, 2015 at 10:00AM updated Aug 18, 2015 at 10:03AM

Zucchini races, horse riding, live music, the county fair has it all. This year's theme for the county fair was Strawberry Fields for Heifer.

Summer travel books for adults and kids

  • Aug 18, 2015 at 10:01AM

Travel vicariously to Maine, London, Canada, France and Kenya through these reads of summer

Distress at OPALCO bills | Letters

  • Aug 21, 2015 at 9:00AM

The current facilities charge of $38.90 is extortionate. I did some online research and found that most co-op’s facility charge is set and does not increase over time. Most charges that I saw were in the $15 to $30/month range. Why is our already so high and still increasing?

Opening for a position on the Friday Harbor Arts Commission

  • Aug 19, 2015 at 10:00AM

The Friday Harbor Arts Commission has an immediate opening for one position to complete a term ending Dec. 31.

San Juan County Sheriff's Log | Aug. 19

  • Aug 18, 2015 at 9:29AM

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

County council searches to fill board vacancies

  • Aug 16, 2015 at 7:00AM updated Aug 17, 2015 at 3:44PM

The County Council is searching for San Juan County citizens to fill current and upcoming vacancies on various boards and commissions. Additional information about each committee is available on the County's website at:

ACLU calls on hospital district to comply with state law

  • Aug 11, 2015 at 3:00PM updated Aug 17, 2015 at 12:27PM

In a recent article posted on the blog of American Civil Liberties Union of Washington State, ACLU has reiterated its stance to San Juan County Public Hospital District No. 1, saying the district is not in compliance with Washington State's Reproductive Privacy Act in its contract to PeaceHealth.

Special evening event for 'Liminal Currents' at IMA

  • Aug 17, 2015 at 8:00AM updated at 12:09PM

On Monday, Aug. 17, there will be an evening farewell to the exhibit “Liminal Currents : Exploration of an Empathic Umwelt” at San Juan Island Museum of Art atrium from 7-9 p.m.

San Juan County Fair 2015 | Featured Photo

  • Aug 15, 2015 at 12:16PM

Julia White on Lil Sis Pole Bending at the San Juan County Fair 2015

Supreme Court fines state $100,000 per day over school ruling

  • Aug 15, 2015 at 7:00AM

The Washington state Supreme Court let the hammer fall today in the McCleary education case ordering the state to pay $100,000 a day and calling for Gov. Jay Inslee to call the Legislature into special session to resolve the issue.

CPR by friend saves life of Lopez man

  • Aug 11, 2015 at 3:19PM

After a man went into cardiac arrest, his CPR-trained friend was able to assist until EMS arrived.

San Juan County Democrats endorse Monica Harrington

  • Aug 13, 2015 at 8:00AM

The San Juan County Democrats are endorsing Monica Harrington for Position #3 on the board of commissioners of SJC Public Hospital District #1 in the Nov. 3 general election.

15th annual Jazz at the Labs

  • Aug 14, 2015 at 8:00AM

A night at the Friday Harbor labs celebrates curious minds through music, food and fundraising

Court of Appeals upholds San Juan County's four critical areas ordinance

  • Aug 12, 2015 at 10:25AM

“Critical areas” are wetlands, areas that feed aquifers for potable water, fish and wildlife habitat conservation areas, floodplains and geologically hazardous areas. The challenged ordinances imposed limits on development near critical areas and require buffers based upon a comprehensive study of the effect of development near critical areas.

Judge says no to COER injunction

  • Aug 11, 2015 at 3:00PM updated at 7:34PM

A federal court judge denied a group’s attempt to halt the Navy’s carrier landing practice at a field near Coupeville. U.S. District Court Judge Thomas Zilly filed his order today, ruling against Citizens of Ebey’s Reserve, or COER.

Ada Geraldine (Jeri) Lawson 1924 — 2015 | Passages

  • Aug 14, 2015 at 12:00PM

Jeri was an icon to the San Juan Island community. She left her imprint indelibly stamped on this community from Islander’s Bank to Hillview Terrace, to Jeri’s Mall (now Sundries) and Lawson Ridge (Mt. Grant).

Foundation matching donations to fund local projects

  • Aug 11, 2015 at 5:00PM

Contributions will be accepted at the San Juan Island Community Foundation Fair booth.

Mount Grant — It's in our backyard | Guest Column

  • Aug 14, 2015 at 8:00AM

It was proposed to Life Care we take a group up to the top. With a little coordination and Life Care’s help, we gathered Allan and a few of his pals earlier this week.

Getting away from it all? | Editorial

  • Aug 14, 2015 at 8:00AM

How often in life do we have the opportunity to change someone’s life forever?

Mount Grant, formerly known as Lawson Ridge | Letters

  • Aug 16, 2015 at 12:00PM

As an SJPT trustee and a fan of the Land Bank, I urge you to visit Mount Grant to see if you don’t agree that it is an exciting endeavor worthy of your support.

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