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Watch out for toxic, invasive plant the Spurge Laurel

  • Oct 13, 2015 at 8:00AM

Closely related to the much-admired ornamental daphnes, all parts of this plant are toxic to dogs, cats and humans and contact with the sap may cause mild to severe dermatitis.

Pet of the Week: Rhubarb

  • Oct 12, 2015 at 10:55AM

Rhubarb is an old dog looking for a new home, hear her perspective on life.

Friends of the San Juans estimate increased shipping traffic on Salish Sea from new and proposed projects

  • Oct 6, 2015 at 3:35PM

Friends of the San Juans project that new and expanding terminal and refinery projects would add an additional 5,300 annual vessel transits to the area.

Response to Tom Cable | Guest column

  • Oct 11, 2015 at 6:24PM

In a recent column, Tom Cable, chair of the local PIMC advisory board managed to hurl personal insults, trivialize my support for the Reproductive Privacy Act and Death with Dignity Act, and assert that his chosen candidate, Jenny Ledford, is honest, straightforward, and always constructive.

Raising local awareness on domestic violence is key to stopping it

  • Oct 10, 2015 at 8:00AM

In honor of domestic violence awareness month this October, Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Services of the San Juan Islands is presenting events and raising awareness through outreach.

League of Women Voters hosts second candidate forum at the Grange | Slideshow

  • Oct 9, 2015 at 3:00PM

The forum focused on races within the San Juan Island School District and San Juan County Public Hospital District.

Larsen Votes Against Lifting Crude Oil Export Ban

  • Oct 9, 2015 at 11:40AM

Rep. Rick Larsen voted against lifting the export ban to ensure economic security in northwest Washington, and to keep funding going towards the Maritime Security Program.

Bolshoi Ballet in HD to be shown at community theatre

  • Oct 6, 2015 at 4:40PM

Giselle touches upon the great romantic themes: a doomed love affair ending in tragedy, a dive into fantasy and ultimate redemption through the power of love.

Schools prepare for earthquake by enrolling in awareness program

  • Oct 9, 2015 at 8:00AM

This October states across the nation will be participating in the Great Shake Out earthquake drill.

Gathering of art experts to discuss artist Michael Dailey's skill, work and career

  • Oct 8, 2015 at 2:40PM

The discussion will focus on the paintings and practices of one of the Northwest’s most beloved and celebrated artists. The panel includes three authorities on Dailey’s works-Greg Kucera, Susanne Kelly and Robin Updike.

‘The Glass Menagerie’ exposes the fragility in us all

  • Oct 8, 2015 at 8:00AM

Director Fred Yockers describes Tennessee Williams as a master of words who creates despairing situations of great angst, balanced with laughter.

Hospital district responds to ACLU letter

  • Oct 6, 2015 at 8:00AM updated Oct 7, 2015 at 2:19PM

The letter stated that the district is in compliance with law and that it will not change its policies. ACLU is currently reviewing the letter.

Farm Parade fun kicks off the fall season | Slideshow

  • Oct 6, 2015 at 4:59PM

This year's farm parade started off with a farmer's market and activities like scare-crow making

Animal Protection Society: story of love and dedication

  • Oct 12, 2015 at 9:00AM

It has always been about our beloved four legged furry friends. Its so easy to look into a shelter animal’s eyes and see why.

San Juan Public Schools Foundation to hold annual Phone-A-Thon

  • Oct 10, 2015 at 9:00AM

The foundation is a group of volunteer parents, educators, business leaders, and community sponsors who raise money to make a difference in the classrooms of our school children.

Mary Margaret Kingland (1941 — 2015) | Passages

  • Oct 10, 2015 at 9:00AM

Mary lived by water and by seasons; loved this community and she loved her family

Ribbon cutting ceremony for Cattle Point Road Realignment Project

  • Oct 9, 2015 at 9:00AM

More than 14 years of planning, one and half years of design and six months of heavy construction will culminate in a ribbon cutting and celebration of the Cattle Point Road Realignment Project

Baseball registration now available

  • Oct 7, 2015 at 10:00AM

It is time to register for Island Rec’s Boy’s Basketball League, open to all boys in grades third through eight.

Co-ops celebrate during October; films, lectures and activities

  • Oct 8, 2015 at 9:00AM

During the month of October, they will be cooperatively offering family activities, co-op talks, film showings, goodies and a “gold star co-op member” checklist with prizes and a raffle drawing.

Hospital board election has derailed conversation of hospital progress | Guest Column

  • Oct 11, 2015 at 9:00AM

In this election it is essential that all candidates demonstrate understanding and concern for all aspects of community healthcare.

Election brings up questions of health choices | Letters

  • Oct 10, 2015 at 9:00AM

Peace Island Medical Center is not just a business – they are the neighbors, doctors, nurses, technicians that live beside us.

Skilled moderator made all the difference | Letters

  • Oct 7, 2015 at 2:00PM

Because of the moderator’s firm but friendly control the audience got much of the information they came to hear.

Partisan politics are not a part of this race, vote for the nonpartisan candidate | Letters

  • Oct 13, 2015 at 9:00AM

Jenny Ledford is a leader, a seasoned professional who can work with diverse groups without axe grinding, a communication expert who has worked with our EMS personnel, and someone who is warm and genuine.

I’m calling the play and handing you the ball, vote for Jenny! | Letters

  • Oct 12, 2015 at 9:00AM

I am asking for your vote for my wife, Jenny. She is running for San Juan County Public Hospital Commissioner, position 3.

Damaging candidate signs is immature, use your vote instead | Letters

  • Oct 11, 2015 at 9:00AM

On my way to work this morning, I was dismayed to see “Trust Jenny” and “Michelle Loftus” signs knocked over.

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