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San Juan County Democrats endorse Monica Harrington

  • Aug 13, 2015 at 8:00AM

The San Juan County Democrats are endorsing Monica Harrington for Position #3 on the board of commissioners of SJC Public Hospital District #1 in the Nov. 3 general election.

15th annual Jazz at the Labs

  • Aug 14, 2015 at 8:00AM

A night at the Friday Harbor labs celebrates curious minds through music, food and fundraising

Court of Appeals upholds San Juan County's four critical areas ordinance

  • Aug 12, 2015 at 10:25AM

“Critical areas” are wetlands, areas that feed aquifers for potable water, fish and wildlife habitat conservation areas, floodplains and geologically hazardous areas. The challenged ordinances imposed limits on development near critical areas and require buffers based upon a comprehensive study of the effect of development near critical areas.

Judge says no to COER injunction

  • Aug 11, 2015 at 3:00PM updated at 7:34PM

A federal court judge denied a group’s attempt to halt the Navy’s carrier landing practice at a field near Coupeville. U.S. District Court Judge Thomas Zilly filed his order today, ruling against Citizens of Ebey’s Reserve, or COER.

Ada Geraldine (Jeri) Lawson 1924 — 2015 | Passages

  • Aug 14, 2015 at 12:00PM

Jeri was an icon to the San Juan Island community. She left her imprint indelibly stamped on this community from Islander’s Bank to Hillview Terrace, to Jeri’s Mall (now Sundries) and Lawson Ridge (Mt. Grant).

Foundation matching donations to fund local projects

  • Aug 11, 2015 at 5:00PM

Contributions will be accepted at the San Juan Island Community Foundation Fair booth.

Mount Grant — It's in our backyard | Guest Column

  • Aug 14, 2015 at 8:00AM

It was proposed to Life Care we take a group up to the top. With a little coordination and Life Care’s help, we gathered Allan and a few of his pals earlier this week.

Getting away from it all? | Editorial

  • Aug 14, 2015 at 8:00AM

How often in life do we have the opportunity to change someone’s life forever?

Mount Grant, formerly known as Lawson Ridge | Letters

  • Aug 16, 2015 at 12:00PM

As an SJPT trustee and a fan of the Land Bank, I urge you to visit Mount Grant to see if you don’t agree that it is an exciting endeavor worthy of your support.

Giving to Mount Grant | Letters

  • Aug 16, 2015 at 12:00PM

We just climbed to the top of Mount Grant. It is so magnificent that we sent $100 to the campaign to Save Mount Grant.

Life and death on the islands | Letters

  • Aug 12, 2015 at 12:00PM

Thank you for placing an article about death and dying on your front page this week!

A round of applause for Stage Left | Letters

  • Aug 15, 2015 at 12:00PM

How fortunate we are to have Stage Left’s “Shakespeare Under the Stars” every summer here for the past 17 years!

Thank you voters | Letters

  • Aug 13, 2015 at 12:00PM

I would like to thank the voters of the hospital district for my success in the primary.

Why no helipad at Friday Harbor hospital? | Letters

  • Aug 14, 2015 at 2:00PM

In real life, we don’t get a note that gives us a “heads up” so we can prepare for a heart attack, stroke, or accidental injury. But if that day does come, our community should do everything in our power beforehand to increase the chances of holding our loved ones again.

San Juan County Sheriff's Log | Aug. 12

  • Aug 12, 2015 at 9:00AM

The San Juan County Sheriff’s Office responded to the following calls.

Know Your Island Walk: Wescott Bay Trail

  • Aug 10, 2015 at 7:00AM updated Aug 11, 2015 at 2:41PM

Meet Lee Taylor, superintendent of San Juan Island National Historical Park, and learn about this recent addition to the park.

PeaceHealth offers free health screening for students

  • Aug 11, 2015 at 1:05PM

Students from ages five to 19 ­- with their parents if younger than 18 - may visit the medical center to receive the following free services:

Commission unanimously votes in favor of ferry fare raises

  • Aug 11, 2015 at 4:00PM

Beginning on Oct. 1, car and driver ferry tickets will cost 2.5 percent more, and passenger tickets will cost 1 percent more. The fares are scheduled to see an identical increase again in May 2016. The commission expects the fare hikes to help generate the $357 million required by the 2015-17 state transportation budget.

Terry Ogle fundraiser offers island cruise

  • Aug 10, 2015 at 10:00AM updated at 2:19PM

Terry Ogle is a long time local islander with cancer. He is now preparing for a stem cell transplant in Seattle. The associated costs are extremely high and this fundraiser will help cover costs.

Sharp and Loftus advance to general election | Primary results

  • Aug 5, 2015 at 2:00PM updated Aug 10, 2015 at 2:06PM

Two candidates have advanced to the general elections for the San Juan County Public Hospital District #1 Hospital Commissioner position 2.

Mary Kay Scott | Passages

  • Aug 10, 2015 at 10:48AM

Always a free spirit and someone who spoke her mind, she lived her life to the fullest and slowed down only when struck by the illness that ultimately took her from us all. By the grace of God she is no longer in pain and rests peacefully, watching over us all.

Grover Clinton Berryman 1923 — 2015 | Passages

  • Aug 10, 2015 at 10:43AM

A testament to the “Greatest Generation,” he could build, fix, or create almost anything with his well stocked workshop. He was tremendously skilled in woodworking, lost wax casting, copper enameling and drawing. He could capture faces and buildings in a rough sketch with a few swift strokes of his pencil, delighting countless children (and adults). He took great joy in his many grandchildren, who enjoyed listening to their Grandpap’s stories.

Who is Doc Hancock?

  • Aug 7, 2015 at 5:00PM updated Aug 8, 2015 at 11:40AM

Hospital commissioner candidate William Hancock released a new statement about his candidacy for hospital district position #5. Hancock, who was in the 4th of July parade in a jeep as a M.A.S.H. doctor, is an MD who went to medical school at University of Washington School of Medicine in 1967.

Q&A with Bluesmaster Bromberg

  • Aug 7, 2015 at 9:16AM

Bromberg played a sold-out show in Friday Harbor in 2011, and is returning to Friday Harbor Aug. 8 at San Juan Community Theatre.

Washington State acts to increase ferry fares

  • Aug 5, 2015 at 5:16PM

The Washington State Transportation Commission held its final hearing in Seattle Aug. 4 on its proposal to increase ferry fares. The proposal is designed to generate $357 million between July 1, 2015, and June 30, 2017, as required in the 2015-2017 state transportation budget for Washington State Ferries’ operations.

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