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State laws protecting aquatic species a national model | Washington Department of Ecology

  • Jan 25, 2015 at 11:08PM

Washington’s drive to protect salmon and other aquatic species became a national model today as brake manufacturers, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and an association of states signed an agreement based on Washington’s low-copper standards.

Better Business Bureau tips to avoid dieting scams

  • Jan 25, 2015 at 10:58PM

Every January, the goal to lose weight and get in shape is at the top of New Year’s resolution lists. After all the snacking and feasting that goes on from Thanksgiving to Jan. 1, that’s no big surprise.

Mount Baker Theatre’s Education Program presents 'The Musical Adventures of Flat Stanley'

  • Jan 24, 2015 at 11:53PM

The Mount Baker Theatre is presenting the 19th season of our Education Series.

Friday Harbor Port District agenda

  • Jan 24, 2015 at 11:50PM

Ribbon cutting ceremony – Completion of Marina Reconstruction project

Washington State Ferries ridership numbers

  • Jan 24, 2015 at 11:44PM

I am happy to report that ridership was up in 2014. We served 23.2 million total riders last year, which is up 2.7 percent from 2013.

Phone scams continue to be serious threat | IRS

  • Jan 24, 2015 at 11:39PM

“Dirty Dozen” list of tax scams for the 2015 filing season

Moving beyond the gas tax | Don C. Brunell

  • Jan 24, 2015 at 11:33PM

With gas prices plummeting to less than $2 a gallon, some politicians think this is the ideal time to increase state and federal gas taxes.

Friday Harbor Elementary School Food Drive brings in over 1000 items for food banks

  • Jan 25, 2015 at 7:00AM

Students from every grade were to bring in canned and non-perishable foods. The food drive started on Dec. 10 and ended on the nineteenth.

Daughter seeks support for her sick mom | Letters

  • Jan 25, 2015 at 7:00AM

A few weeks ago, my mother, Niki Truesdale, was diagnosed with bronchitis. After a couple weeks, she was not getting better, so doctors did some x-rays.

APS adopts temperament testing to help place pups in forever homes

  • Jan 24, 2015 at 2:38PM

Temperament testing gives shelter staff a preliminary understanding of a dog’s disposition by observing its reactions to a person its never met.

Lavendera offers healing hands at monthly Community Wellness Night

  • Jan 24, 2015 at 2:34PM

Every third Thursday of the month, Lavendera offers a free “Community Wellness Night,” where you can sample their many services. Chair massage, Thai massage, and Reiki are popular forms of healing offered.

San Juan County Sheriff’s Office warn of IRS phone scams

  • Jan 23, 2015 at 5:56PM

The San Juan County Sheriff’s Office has received several phone calls regarding IRS phone scams.

San Juan County’s Board of Health adopts revised Patient Bill of Rights

  • Jan 23, 2015 at 4:33PM

San Juan County’s Board of Health adopted a revised Patient Bill of Rights at their regularly scheduled Board meeting December 19, 2014.

Anyone working for Washington should comply with state’s anti-discrimination laws | Sen. Kevin Ranker

  • Jan 23, 2015 at 3:54PM

State agencies must consider certain requirements before public works contractors can earn contracts to work on projects important to Washingtonians.

Leadership San Juan Islands opens 11th year

  • Jan 23, 2015 at 3:48PM

The Leadership San Juan Islands professional development program began its new session on Jan. 9 with its orientation day held at the Harrison House in Friday Harbor.

Orca survival means taking action

  • Jan 22, 2015 at 11:00AM updated Jan 23, 2015 at 9:15AM

That the local orca whale population (“Southern Resident Killer Whales,” or SRKWs) is in dire trouble is not in dispute, even as recent widespread press reports have focused on the positive news of the birth of J-50, a new calf in J-pod (J, K and L pods together make up the endangered southern resident orca).

San Juan Island real estate market summary

  • Jan 22, 2015 at 1:42PM

In reviewing the year-end results, the sales dollar volume for the real estate market on San Juan Island per the Real Market data report was $119,077,974, which reflects stable and controlled growth. We enjoyed an increase in volume of 34.5% over year ending 2013 when the volume was $88,640,111.

Meeting of the San Juan County Birth to Six Interagency Coordinating Council

  • Jan 22, 2015 at 11:35AM

The San Juan County Birth to Six Interagency Coordinating Council will meet in the staff room at Friday Harbor Elementary School, Jan. 28, at 3:00 p.m.

County should allow cannabis production | Colleen Armstrong

  • Jan 21, 2015 at 5:30PM

Here at the Journal, we are disappointed with the direction that San Juan County is taking in regards to cannabis farming.

OPALCO explains energy rate hike

  • Jan 21, 2015 at 5:33PM

OPALCO leadership has approved a new rate structure and 2015 budget that include rate increases for all members.

In solidarity with Lummi Nation | Letter

  • Jan 21, 2015 at 5:28PM

The residents of this county owe a huge thank you to members of the Lummi Nation for their continuing opposition to a coal terminal at Cherry Point.

Money not well spent at ferry terminal | Letter

  • Jan 21, 2015 at 5:19PM

Last fall I attended a Ferry Reservation Information Meeting. I asked the question, “How much is it going to cost to implement the reservation program?”

San Juan County Council ends moratorium related to marijuana production

  • Jan 21, 2015 at 5:08PM

While the looming specter of a moratorium may have vanished, the tug-of-war over marijuana production and whether impacts of the newly created industry warrant a new regimen of local land-use rules remains anything but resolved.

Friday Harbor storm water pollution calls for ideas

  • Jan 21, 2015 at 3:24PM

As a project to raise awareness, the rain garden at the intersection of First and Spring streets has been a success. As a pollution filtration system to be applied on a larger scale? Not so much.

Washigton state Superintendent Randy Dorn technology literacy bill heard in Senate

  • Jan 20, 2015 at 3:00PM updated Jan 21, 2015 at 3:16PM

The global economy of the future requires students to be literate in technology.

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