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Double duty; Wilson appointed town treasurer, finance officer

  • Jul 24, 2014 at 5:51PM

Longtime town employee Kelle Wilson will take over the unexpired term of former treasurer Wendy Picinich, who stepped down in mid-June. Wilson was also appointed town finance director, a position that Picinich previously, and simultaneously, held as well.

Monster in our midst? Ignorance and greed, not DOE | Letters

  • Jul 23, 2014 at 3:00PM updated at 6:48PM

The monster is someone with the gift of money feeling like they can abuse Earth however they please, because they "own it."

Fair time is just right around the corner | Opinion

  • Jul 24, 2014 at 12:00PM

While it remains a community event at heart and soul, the County Fair attracts more and more visitors each year as well. And, it’s a pretty good bargain, too.

On Board? Honesty not the preferred policy at OPALCO | As I See It

  • Jul 24, 2014 at 7:00AM

As OPALCO continues to try to find financially responsible ways to help its members obtain more robust Internet service and perhaps also help improve the county’s emergency-response communication system, it is imperative that members trust its board and management to be open and honest about the choices, the costs, the risks and the expected benefits. Well, do we?

PIMC 'outreach' offers free physicals for high school fall sports

  • Jul 23, 2014 at 5:14PM

The free physical clinic is Sunday, Aug. 3, 3-7 p.m., in Friday Harbor High School's Hall Gym. Students should fill out and bring a completed "athletics packet" to the clinic (available on the SJI school district website).

Heavenly touch, tasty cheese

  • Jul 23, 2014 at 1:00PM

Sister Noella Marcellino shared her expertise with the Shaw monastery’s Mother Prioress (Mother Thérese), and now islanders can enjoy artisan farmstead cheeses ripened from the raw milk of the monastery’s two Jersey cows.

June Arlene (Schinkel, Davison) Stewart: 1925—2014 | Passages

  • Jul 25, 2014 at 9:00AM

June took great pride in telling family and friends about her last sighting of eagles that nested nearby or pods of orca, or minke whales, that frequently swam by their water-view dream home.

Journal political cartoon; July 23 edition | Opinion

  • Jul 24, 2014 at 5:00PM

Cartoonist Rob Pudim's view on local news and events are published weekly in the Journal of the San Juan Islands, and periodically on SanJuanJournal.com.

‘Cutting-edge’ of a cappella at SJCT

  • Jul 24, 2014 at 7:00AM

The group got its "bob-bob-bobbin’" start more than 30 years ago when two singing telegram deliverers lost their jobs and teamed up with a bass singer, songwriter and recording engineer.

Maggie King joins Hall of Fame

  • Jul 23, 2014 at 11:00AM

The late Maggie King, a former Mountlake Terrace High School teacher, coach and lifelong advocate of girls sports, was inducted into the Snohomish County Sports Hall of Fame.

Lester Capell Gunther: 1925—2014 | Passages

  • Jul 22, 2014 at 4:00PM

Beloved patriarch, dear friend, irascible coot, Lester Gunther perished Monday at his home on False Bay.

On guard over greenhouse rules

  • Jul 23, 2014 at 6:00AM

A total of 18 “marijuana producer” license applications from San Juan County are on file with the state Liquor Control Board, only one of which, belonging to Aqua Organics, has so far been approved.

Free flights? Indeed... at Friday Harbor Fly In, and the day before

  • Jul 22, 2014 at 11:42AM

Westwind Aviation and Cessna Aircraft have joined forces to offer two-days of free demo flights in conjunction with the Friday Harbor Fly-In. It's part of Cessna's "Discover Flying Challenge" flight program.

Pioneer women portrayed in return performance by acclaimed storyteller

  • Jul 22, 2014 at 11:29AM

Historian Karen Haas kicks off Encampment 2014 with a revival of her celebrated Civil War program, “I am Always on the Woman’s Side,” Friday, July 25, at English Camp, beginning at 7 p.m. She will slip into to character for a dynamic portrayal of the unsinkable Thea Foss, July 31, at San Juan Island Library.

Colonoscopy? Almost pleasant thanks to PIMC | Letters

  • Jul 22, 2014 at 10:54AM

Starting with the warm and friendly greeter, then the cheerful insurance verifier, and the lovely nurses—every step of the way my fears were calmed and I felt listened to and cared for.

Larsen, DelBene back EPA decision on Bristol Bay, Pebble Mine

  • Jul 22, 2014 at 10:46AM

A decision by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to use its authority under the Clean Water Act to protect Bristol Bay and its salmon fishery drew praise from two members of Washington's congressional delegation. Still, the tug-of-war over the proposed Pebble Mine has yet to be resolved.

Friday Harbor High '03 grad earns master's degree

  • Jul 21, 2014 at 8:01PM

Friday Harbor High School graduate Michael Pretz, Class of 2003, earned a Masters degree in Rehabilitation Counseling from Portland State University, maintaining a 4.0 GPA over the course of the 3-year program.

Another new patrol boat? Sheriff gets green light on purchase

  • Jul 21, 2014 at 7:54PM

The final cost of the newly acquired "Sentinel" was about $96,000 less than had been allotted for by a federal Homeland Security grant, and the department will be able to use the remainder, along with a separate $100,000 federal "Stone Garden" grant, to cover the bulk of the department's newest boat acquisition, Sheriff Rob Nou said.

Town prepped to crackdown on trespassing at Trout Lake

  • Jul 21, 2014 at 10:00AM

Footage from security cameras reveals people engaged in a variety of activities—horseback riding, swimming, walking dogs—in the town's drinking-water reservoir, in spite of No Trespassing signs and a locked gate.

Convergence zone: climate change, current events, and Cliff Mass

  • Jul 21, 2014 at 8:51AM

Climate change and current events converge in a free presentation by U of W professor and meteorologist Cliff Mass Tuesday, July 22, beginning at 6 p.m. at the Mullis Center.

Bicycles missing; the ones you can borrow for free | Letters

  • Jul 18, 2014 at 6:46PM

I'm hoping that the someone(s) who took them just abandon them out in the woods. The forks and rear racks are painted lime green, thus very identifiable. Please keep an eye out for them.

Eleanor Settles Lumley: 1922—2014 | Passages

  • Jul 18, 2014 at 6:37PM

Eleanor attended school in Friday Harbor and spent many wonderful years at the Lime Kiln Lighthouse, where her father worked as the lighthouse keeper until 1945. Lighthouses always held a special place in her heart.

Climate change in the Pacific NW, impacts explored

  • Jul 18, 2014 at 6:21PM

Lara Whitely Binder, outreach and climate adaptation specialist at the U of W Climate Impacts Group, will discuss the group's goal to increase resilience of the Pacific Northwest to fluctuations in climate, highlighting researched focused on water resources, aquatic and marine ecosystems, forests and coasts, July 24, at the San Juan Island Grange.

Summer rush, season of change at PIMC | Guest Column

  • Jul 19, 2014 at 7:00AM

Three board-certified Emergency Department physicians, Roy Graves, Jason Heiner, and Kevin Bowman have joined our team that together provides care 24 hours a day, seven days a week. This increase in ED staff couldn’t come soon enough, as we’ve already seen plenty of summer-related accidents that require immediate attention.

New law targets purchase, sale, condition of older, longer boats

  • Jul 17, 2014 at 7:00PM updated Jul 18, 2014 at 3:59PM

The law applies to buyers and sellers of boats 65 feet or longer, and boats age 40 or over, and requires a marine survey (seller) and proof of insurance (buyer) before sale and title transfer. But that's not all...

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