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Anna V. Smith says farewell to the Journal | Editorial

  • Feb 10, 2016 at 7:00AM

If you haven’t already heard the rumblings, or even if you have, I can confirm them for you here: this will be my last edition with the Journal of the San Juans.

Energy Assist Credit and Project PAL help low-income households

  • Feb 14, 2016 at 7:00AM

Did you notice the new line item on your January bill from OPALCO? All co-op members began paying about 45 cents per month to fund the new Energy Assistance Credit.

Rock Island works with T-Mobile to accelerate wireless in the county

  • Feb 13, 2016 at 7:00AM

As a part of its coverage expansion, T-Mobile launched Extended Range LTE, using the same type of 700 MHz spectrum that OPALCO purchased in 2014.

Marler will be greatly missed | Letters

  • Feb 12, 2016 at 7:00AM

The members of Orcas Island Fire and Rescue wish to extend deepest condolences to the family of Chief Marler and to the members of San Juan Fire District 3.

Democratic caucuses on the island | Letters

  • Feb 11, 2016 at 7:00AM

Mark March 26 on your calendars now for the Democratic caucuses in San Juan County. Hillary wants your vote that day.

OPALCO: suggestion for itemized billing | Letter

  • Feb 10, 2016 at 7:00AM

Being open and honest about the monthly impact of this purchase on the member’s pocketbook would go a long way

Bringing radio to the islands | Letter

  • Feb 9, 2016 at 7:00AM

I would like to publicly acknowledge the good and important work of the late Michael Calhoun who, along with his wife Jody and son Copper, went to great efforts to start the local radio station that is now such a valuable resource to San Juan island.

Turn out for the Pet Food Drive to support the local shelter | Letters

  • Feb 8, 2016 at 2:36PM

The Animal Protection Society of Friday Harbor is asking that people help support local pets and families by donating pet food during its annual Valentine’s Day Community Pet Food Drive.

Pet of the Week: Elliott

  • Feb 10, 2016 at 7:00AM

I’m about 3 months old and I already have my own tennis ball and a personal trainer.

Accomplished outdoorsman Wolf Bauer remembered

  • Feb 8, 2016 at 7:00AM updated at 2:13PM

Champion skier, mountaineer, kayaker and conservationist achieved greatness in his 104 years.

Howard Schonberger is Citizen of the Year

  • Feb 4, 2016 at 7:00AM updated Feb 5, 2016 at 3:56PM

Howard was involved with a number of service groups, and was the very definition of an engaged citizen.

Pigs on the Wing comes to San Juan Island

  • Feb 5, 2016 at 7:00AM updated at 9:48AM

Over the years their repertoire has grown to include music from all Pink Floyd’s albums and eras, including the infamous Syd Barrett’s. Pigs on the Wing has also done renditions of the Wizard of Oz sync (Play Dark Side of the Moon while watching Wizard of Oz and there are some mighty strange connections).

Community says farewell to Chief Marler: leader, collaborator and family man

  • Feb 3, 2016 at 7:00AM updated at 5:09PM

On Tuesday, Jan. 26, 10 emergency vehicles with lights flashing and more than 30 people came out to honor San Juan Island Fire Chief Steve Marler upon his final return to the island he so loved.

Another world lies under the sea – explore it in Whiteley lecture series

  • Jan 28, 2016 at 8:00AM updated Feb 3, 2016 at 5:06PM

Arthur Whiteley Lecture Series features researchers looking into ocean voyages, sharks, shoreline armoring and more.

Meet your firefighter of the month Ian Paterson

  • Feb 6, 2016 at 7:00AM

Ian Paterson is a Firefighter 2, Instructor I, Wildland Firefighter 2 and Fireboat Crew Member. He also has a regional certification for safety officer.

A look at December unemployment rates for San Juan County

  • Feb 6, 2016 at 7:00AM

San Juan County had a 5.7 percent unemployment rate as of December 2015.

County Economic Development Council offers workshops

  • Feb 5, 2016 at 7:00AM

The workshops cover brochure design, crowdfunding, and financial planning and retirement.

Town hall meeting with county councilman Bob Jarman

  • Feb 3, 2016 at 7:00AM

San Juan County Councilman Bob Jarman discussed a number of community concerns, OPALCO’s broadband efforts, transient rentals, affordable housing, and brought up a few of his goals.

Basketball teams head towards district tournaments, wrestling to sub-regional competition

  • Feb 2, 2016 at 1:42PM

A series of wins in basketball and wrestling has set the teams up for next-level competition

Cathaleen T. “Cathy” Cavanagh (1949 – 2016) | Passages

  • Feb 4, 2016 at 8:00AM

Community service advocate and long time islander passed away Jan. 30.

Chief Marler will be missed by many | Guest Column

  • Feb 5, 2016 at 7:00AM

" A kind, gentle, giant of a man with a huge heart and a great sense of humor.”

Are Southern resident killer whales being properly protected under the Endangered Species Act?

  • Feb 6, 2016 at 8:00AM

The Fisheries Service last year announced plans to expand existing critical habitat diversity protections beyond the killer whales’ summer habitat in Puget Sound.

Richard 'Rick' Gerring | Passages

  • Feb 2, 2016 at 1:00PM

Musician, ukulele builder, fisherman and extraordinary happy spirit.

Free estate planning workshop

  • Feb 9, 2016 at 8:00AM

People who want to learn more about creating or updating a will are urged to attend this free workshop.

The Journal's media survey results

  • Feb 4, 2016 at 8:00AM

The Journal's online survey provided surprising results about where readers get their news.

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