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- Feb 22, 2015 at 5:48PM
With its property tax levy slated to expire at the end of the year, San Juan Island Park & Recreation District is doubling down, seeking a 21-cent levy increase for continued funding of its recreational programs and parks, and high school sports, and to offset the cost of operating the 30-acre community park on Carter Avenue.
- Feb 22, 2015 at 11:22AM
In a pair of elimination playoff games, the Friday Harbor boys basketball team defeated La Conner 48-29 to advance in post-season play, and the girls team secured a bid at regionals with a 47-33 victory over Orcas, Saturday, at Sedro Woolley High School.
- Feb 20, 2015 at 4:08PM
Meet intrepid travelers Francie Hansen, local artist and teacher, plus Carol Jackson, well-known co-owner of Serendipity Used Books, at the next Know Your Islanders Talk.
- Feb 20, 2015 at 3:18PM
The next installment of the award-winning Know Your Island Walk series will be Sat., Feb. 28 at 1 p.m.
- Feb 20, 2015 at 12:00PM updated at 2:30PM
Friday Harbor is in the running for the "Best Coastal Small Town" award in USA Today, along with 19 other small towns in the country.
- Feb 20, 2015 at 1:27PM
On the heels of a 70-28 blowout of league-rival Concrete, Thursday, the Wolverines (17-5) will square off against the La Conner Braves (18-4) in a post-season "elimination game" Saturday, at Sedro Woolley High School; tip off is 3 p.m.
- Feb 20, 2015 at 12:09PM
Orcas Island songstress will bring her wide array of instruments and voice variations to San Juan, March 14. Carolyn Cruso will perform at the Rumor Mill, at 7 p.m.
- Feb 20, 2015 at 6:00AM
Rock Island Communications will merge its staff, infrastructure and operations with OPALCO as part of an acquisition designed to deliver modern, scalable and reliable broadband services for homes and businesses in San Juan County.
- Feb 19, 2015 at 3:15PM
Becki Day will take the helm as the new executive director for the San Juan Island Chamber of Commerce, March 1.
- Feb 19, 2015 at 2:46PM
IMA illuminated by glass artists in grand opening, Feb. 14
- Feb 13, 2015 at 3:50PM
What was it like to live in Friday Harbor in the years between World War I and World War II? Archived issues of the Journal have many of the answers about our town
- Feb 19, 2015 at 2:45PM
With the win, the Wolverines not only avenged an eight-point loss at home to the Vikings three weeks earlier, but advanced into the championship game of the 2B District post-season tournament and a showdown against undefeated La Conner (21-0) for the tournament title.
- Feb 19, 2015 at 10:11AM
The report has unconscionably ignored, and therefore omitted, topics that were not only of considerable discussion during the process but are being held up to serious scrutiny by the ACLU and legislators in Olympia.
- Feb 19, 2015 at 9:41AM
The engines are island specific. In other words, they were designed with our island's particular needs in mind. They provide much better driver sight, thereby providing more safety for the crew aboard.
- Feb 18, 2015 at 4:46PM
A grateful San Juan County Noxious Weed Control Board applauds the town for its effort and progress in combating noxious weeds.
- Feb 18, 2015 at 11:00AM updated at 4:22PM
With only four seconds remaining in regulation Falcons senior Charlie Fletcher buried a three-point shot from the corner to tie the score at 47 points apiece and send the game into overtime.
Senate unveils $15 billion bi-partisan transportation plan; funding relies on 11.7-cent gas tax hike
- Feb 18, 2015 at 4:18PM
The bulk of plan's transportation improvements would be center in major metropolitan areas, while other areas of the state—specifically legislative districts 1, 10, 20 and 40 (which includes San Juan and portions of Whatcom and Skagit counties) and Lewis County—would see no improvements. The plan drew opposition from Sen. Kevin Ranker, D-Orcas Island, and others.
- Feb 18, 2015 at 1:32PM
The search for a new San Juan Island schools superintendent shifts into high gear beginning Feb. 24, when the school board meets in executive session with its consultant to learn results of screening and reference checks of candidates for the job. Click on this article to find out more about the search and what the school board has in store.
- Feb 17, 2015 at 3:00PM updated at 5:35PM
A few weeks ago, Joe Gaydos found himself facing a Steller sea lion entangled by a piece of plastic packing strap off Fanny Bay in British Columbia.
- Feb 17, 2015 at 5:34PM
An early closure to recreational fishing in Marine Area 7, which encompasses the San Juan Islands, took a big bite out of what has historically been a 10-week-long competitive fishing extravaganza, reducing this year's derby to just two weeks, total, Feb. 1 to Feb. 15. The derby typically closes in early April.
- Feb 13, 2015 at 4:00PM updated Feb 17, 2015 at 12:43PM
Unfortunately, Jenny's neighbors appear to be uninterested in the greater good of our community. They are using punitive lawsuits to obstruct the operation of a legitimate business entity on San Juan Island.
- Feb 17, 2015 at 9:00AM
Cartoonist Rob Pudim's views on local news and events are published weekly in the Journal of the San Juan Islands and on SanJuanJournal.com as well.
- Feb 16, 2015 at 5:00AM
“Almost, Maine,” a romantic comedy directed by Carol Hooper, opens at San Juan Community Theatre Feb. 20, 7:30 p.m., and is sure to leave almost everyone in the audience smiling.
- Feb 15, 2015 at 9:00AM
Friday Harbor Holistic Health’s Nicholas Corrin will host the weekend workshop, Art of Self Care: Intro to Qi Gong and Tai Chi, Feb. 21-22, at Brickworks.
- Feb 15, 2015 at 8:00AM
The next The Met: Live in HD at San Juan Community Theatre is a double feature of an enchanting fairy tale, and an erotic psychological thriller, Feb. 23, at 7 p.m.
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