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Saddle up: San Juan County 4-H to host three-day equestrian show

  • Jun 10, 2014 at 11:00AM

The summer show features dressage and equitation over fences, June 27, performance in English and Western competition, June 28, and the ever-popular “gaming” events, June 29.

Who's running the show at OPALCO? | Letters

  • Jun 10, 2014 at 10:33AM

If OPALCO's board of directors didn’t know their lawyers were threatening people to silence them, that is a considerable dereliction of duty. If they did know and are denying it, the implications of that speak loudly about their fitness for their positions.

Sheriff's new public safety boat in port, ready for duty

  • Jun 10, 2014 at 9:57AM

Funded by a $600,000-plus federal grant and built by Burlington-based Munson Boats, the Sentinel and its arrival in Friday Harbor signal an end to a two-year bureaucratic odyssey for the Sheriff’s Department and the beginning of a new era of public safety out on the water.

Longtime San Juan County public works employee dies in motorcycle crash

  • Jun 8, 2014 at 10:36PM

Mike Copas, a longtime employee of county Public Works and the department's ER&R manager, died in a motorcycle crash near the Interstate 5 southbound on-ramp in Burlington, late Friday afternoon. He was 56.

Your fire district, your property taxes, your fire insurance, and you | Guest Column

  • Jun 6, 2014 at 3:00PM updated at 6:14PM

Soon, six identical new fire engines will be delivered to San Juan Island. Every fire station on the island will soon house an engine that is designed to meet our community's unique needs. And, it will require no new taxes or fees from you... here's why, and how it works...

Spotlight: 'Meet-n-greet' finalists for WSF top job Monday, at FH House

  • Jun 6, 2014 at 5:49PM

The top two contenders to fill the shoes of David Moseley are former Pierce County executive and prosecuting attorney John Landenburg, aand Captain George Capacci, former deputy chief of Ferries operations and construction, appointed acting assistant secretary following Moseley's recent departure.

Two teams claim share of Celebrity Golf Classic crown

  • Jun 4, 2014 at 2:00PM updated Jun 5, 2014 at 8:45AM

Celebrity captains Jeff Jager, a former University of Washington and NFL placekicker, and television news anchorwoman Margo Myers led their respective teams to victory in the yearly fundraiser and golf competition, an 18-hole golf scramble format. The winning number? That would be 58, or, 14 strokes under par over 18 holes.

Peace Island Medical Center open for 'urgent care' Saturdays, starting June 7

  • Jun 4, 2014 at 6:49PM

Urgent care will be available Saturday's, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., in which medical staff will be able to treat many common illnesses and ailments, such as colds, the flu, ear aches, based on an initial evaluation by emergency room staff.

Get into the swing…across the harbor

  • Jun 4, 2014 at 11:00AM updated at 5:40PM

The 14th annual “Jazz at the Labs” is Saturday, June 14, at the Friday Harbor Laboratories, beginning at 6 p.m., with dinner in the Labs low-key yet historic dining hall.

Christmas came early with ‘Annie’

  • Jun 8, 2014 at 9:00AM

Praises for San Juan Community Theater's production of 'Annie'.

A boiling frog and the Bill of Rights | Letters

  • Jun 7, 2014 at 5:00AM

There is an apparent widespread lack of concern, much less resistance, to the abuses to the Bill of Rights of the United States Constitution.

Mar Vista marina? Outraged by it all | Letters

  • Jun 6, 2014 at 10:00AM

Please help to make the residents of the island aware of this and ask all to contact the local permit department. Thank you.

CAO? Does more harm than good | Letters

  • Jun 5, 2014 at 6:00PM

Visually improving the shoreline by increasing setbacks is going to look nice to boaters, but it’s going to seriously impact the trades that otherwise would have been hired to make improvements without all the red tape.

Spotlight shines on climate change

  • Jun 5, 2014 at 2:00PM

Experts on impacts of climate change featured in summer lecture series

Death toll mounts at water’s edge for harbor porpoises

  • Jun 3, 2014 at 6:00PM updated Jun 4, 2014 at 8:15AM

A spike in strandings of harbor porpoise has biologists unsettled. A total of eight harbor porpoise carcasses were recovered from beaches on the westside of San Juan Island between May 19 and May 29.

Ignorance holds health hostage | Letters

  • Jun 4, 2014 at 6:00AM

However, the overseas sources of the virus remain active, are just a plane ride away, and we continue to play “whack-a-mole” with measles all around the continent.

Journal political cartoon; June 4 edition | Opinion

  • Jun 5, 2014 at 10:00AM

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

Open letter to the Class of 2014 | Editorial

  • Jun 4, 2014 at 3:00PM

Sure, the world poses different challenges for you than it did for us on our graduation day. But you are ready. And your community has confidence in you.

Remotely Operated Vehicle team tops deep competition

  • Jun 5, 2014 at 9:00AM

Friday Harbor’s middle school ROV team finished first among 40 other Pacific Northwest teams competing at an annual design and demonstration event May 10 in Federal Way, besting its third-place finish from a year ago.

Island’s distant past revealed

  • Jun 5, 2014 at 6:00AM

Travel back in time with the University of Washington’s Dr. Julie Stein and find out what life was really like for the very first settlers on the westside of San Juan Island.

New role for Islands' Sounder publisher

  • Jun 5, 2014 at 8:00AM

Colleen Smith Armstrong has been promoted to group publisher of the San Juan Islands’ group. She will oversee the Islands’ Sounder, Journal of the San Juans and Islands’ Weekly.

Northwest Sky Ferry acquires San Juan Airlines assets

  • Jun 4, 2014 at 10:00AM

San Juan Airlines offers daily scheduled, charter and scenic flights serving the San Juan Islands, Bellingham, Anacortes, Port Angeles, Point Roberts, Seattle, British Columbia and beyond.

Schlund picked to manage San Juans State Parks

  • Jun 3, 2014 at 4:00PM

Ted Schlund, a 13-year state parks veteran, will oversee Moran, Obstruction Pass and Spencer Spit state parks, as well as San Juan Marine North and South.

Allegations of theft prompt change in Ferries ticket policy

  • Jun 3, 2014 at 11:00AM updated at 2:05PM

According to spokeswoman Marta Coursey, Washington State Ferries has received about a half-dozen complaints from Orcas islanders claiming that their Wave2Go passes were stolen. Only about 1 percent of ferry riders statewide purchase a multi-use Wave2Go pass, but 5-10 percent of riders in the San Juans rely on the pass.

Talkin' trash: Lautenbach's ‘San Juan Island Initiative’ | Guest Column

  • Jun 3, 2014 at 1:57PM

It took two years of rigorous three-party negotiations to reach a fair and practical result. We are confident the solution reached by Lautenbach, the county and the town is the right solution for San Juan Island. With your help, we'll make it work.

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