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Independence Day Celebration…Island style

  • Jul 2, 2014 at 10:00AM

The 4th of July is San Juan Island’s, and America’s, outdoor holiday, packed with events for kids and adults at both ends of San Juan Island.

Fan favorites featured in Music on the Lawn is back for 2014

  • Jul 1, 2014 at 5:00PM updated Jul 2, 2014 at 8:43AM

The celebration of 30 years of uniting people with parks, programs, trails and music continues, as San Juan Island Parks and Recreation District will feature the most popular musical acts.

‘Queen of the Northern Fleet’ bids adieu, legacy lingers

  • Jul 1, 2014 at 3:00PM

Sunday, July 29, marked the final sailing of the oldest boat in Washington State Ferries’ fleet, and state and local officials memorialized the event with photos, gifts and speeches onboard her deck.

Elusive slug-eating snake found on San Juan Island

  • Jul 1, 2014 at 1:00PM

The sharp-tailed snake, which specialize in eating slugs, spends almost all of their time undercover, in rotting logs, and possibly underground.

Stars shine at SJCT silver anniversary

  • Jul 1, 2014 at 11:00AM

San Juan Community Theatre marks 25 years with tribute to founders as well as encore performances. The July 28 anniversary extravaganza drew a standing-room-only crowd.

It's summer, prepare for the pups; best advice, don't touch | Guest Column

  • Jun 27, 2014 at 7:55PM

Harbor seal pups found alone on beaches generate a lot of concern from local residents, as well as visitors. How can you help?

Alleged meth dealer to stand trial in early September

  • Jun 28, 2014 at 12:00PM

Authorities reportedly seized cash, scales, packaging materials, firearms and drugs, including 24 grams of methamphetamine and eight ounces of packaged marijuana, following the arrest of the 40-year-old at his Rosario-area home.

Center for Whale research director featured in 'gripping' expose about navy sonar

  • Jun 27, 2014 at 7:06PM

Seven years in the making, "War of the Whales," a 420-page expose of the U.S. military's often secretive use of sonar and account of those, like marine biologist Ken Balcomb, who, through keen supposition and painstaking science, first connected the dots and then launched a courtroom campaign against the U.S. Navy and its perilous program, is due out July 1.

Long-awaited reconstruction of Blair Ave begins Monday | Letters

  • Jun 27, 2014 at 6:34PM

Work begins Monday June 30, with Phase 1 between Guard and Reed/Park streets. This section of the roadway will be closed during construction and re-opened once completed.

More than just a good read, the Sheriff's log was an excellent reminder | Letters

  • Jun 26, 2014 at 1:44PM

We have lost something that represents some of the most important values of a small town. Reading the Sheriff’s Log was a regular reminder that each of us is not just an individual but also a part of our community.

One last time around; Evergreen State bound for retirement

  • Jun 26, 2014 at 1:36PM

The Evergreen State, built in 1954 and a fixture in the San Juans for decades, will make her final sailing Sunday, June 29; take time to bid the venerable boat "bon voyage" on her last day in service. (Send us your stories about the Evergreen State for a future tribute to her years of service in the San Juans).

San Juan man cited for dumping tires on shoreline of westside preserve; penalties compound

  • Jun 26, 2014 at 12:41PM

A 33-year-old San Juan Island man, accused of dumping a mass of auto tires on the shoreline of a westside preserve, faces a $1,000 fine and a $4,700 cleanup bill, and possible prosecution on criminal charges. And, that's just the start.

Each one on a course all their own

  • Jun 26, 2014 at 8:00AM updated at 12:42PM

Road less traveled leads to degree for five Skagit Valley College graduates. Though small in number the graduating class, five in all, are “rich in background and in diversity.”

Michael Eugene Copas: 1958-2014 | Passages

  • Jun 26, 2014 at 7:00AM

Most of all, Mike loved his motorcycle. He loved riding whenever he could, and always looked forward to his yearly ride with the “guys.” Mike loved the sense of freedom he got when he was out on the road.

Story gains new fans, imagination unfolds

  • Jun 25, 2014 at 3:00PM

The feature highlights D’Errico’s goal to turn challenges into triumphs through a soccer superhero character, “Ammon Walker,” created as part of a Talenthouse art invite sponsored by Marvel Comics legend Stan Lee.

IMA: Art in transformation

  • Jun 28, 2014 at 10:00AM

There is something hypnotizing about tracking the day-to-day progress of a construction site. That is what residents and visitors get to do over the next six months.

Many to thank for help with stair lift | Letters

  • Jun 29, 2014 at 7:00AM

In response to The Whale Museum’s growing need to expand our accessibility, we have installed a stair lift that will allow our visitors to explore the upstairs exhibit hall regardless of their physical limitations.

Spirit of giving sparkles at FHES | Letters

  • Jun 26, 2014 at 4:00PM

Every year, the Friday Harbor Elementary Student Council organizes a fundraiser to raise funds to donate to a charitable organization of their choice.

Gates to open at San Juan dump Mondays

  • Jun 27, 2014 at 3:00PM

The additional day of operation is among several changes instituted by Lautenbach Recycling since the Mount Vernon-based disposal company took over management of the transfer station in June.

Power of pedal for free on Friday Harbor

  • Jun 25, 2014 at 11:00AM

Travel Light Cycles and the Port of Friday Harbor have joined forces to make mechanically sound bicycles available to visitors and guests.

Penny Lee Williams: Aug. 24, 1943—June 17, 2014 | Passages

  • Jun 25, 2014 at 9:00AM

Penny was a strong woman with strong beliefs. She held herself to a high standard of ethics and was very generous to those around her.

Through the lens: San Juan Marathon 2014 | Slideshow

  • Jun 25, 2014 at 7:00AM

The "50-and-over-crowd" made what is perhaps its strongest showing to date at the San Juan Island Marathon, proving age is irrelevant—or at least not a handicap—in a grueling, long distance run on the road.

OPALCO strikes deal with Vulcan, expands wireless capacity

  • Jun 24, 2014 at 1:00PM updated at 3:41PM

By purchasing a portion of the wireless company's 700 MHz FCC-licensed frequency, the power cooperative expects to increase its ability to communicate with crews in the field, better monitor remote equipment and improve emergency communications countywide

New spin, twist for Pig War Picnic | Letters

  • Jun 24, 2014 at 6:00PM

Kiwanis Club of Friday Harbor is pleased and proud to present this years Fourth of July Pig War Picnic at the Historical Museum Park.

Journal political cartoon; June 25 edition | Opinion

  • Jun 28, 2014 at 8:00AM

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.

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