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'It's more than a job': Paid internships are available for island teens

  • Jun 30, 2009 at 10:37AM

It’s not too late for teens to nail down that summer job. The Workforce Development Council matches students between the ages of 16 and 20 with internships at various businesses and non-profits in the community and pays for the students to work these positions that are usually only available to volunteers.

San Juan Island Chamber director to hand over the reins

  • Jun 23, 2009 at 4:00PM updated Jun 30, 2009 at 10:47AM

Membership grows from 168 to 350 businesses and merchants during Pigman's nine-year tenure as chamber director.

County will start removing illegal signs

  • Jun 29, 2009 at 7:52PM

In response to complaints from islanders and business owners about illegally placed signs, San Juan County has been tagging non-compliant signs with a courtesy notice stating that they must be removed within a specified period of time.

Hay! What's that about?

  • Jun 24, 2009 at 4:00PM updated Jun 29, 2009 at 7:47PM

30-year reunion Saturday for Friday Harbor High School Class of 1979

  • Jun 29, 2009 at 7:44PM

There's another reason to be in town on the Fourth of July. The 30-year reunion of the Friday Harbor High School Class of 1979 is Saturday, 6 p.m., in American Legion Post 163.

Four-year-old Colin Ward gets his wish, and a day of his own

  • Jun 25, 2009 at 6:23PM

Thanks to the Pacific Northwest Chapter of the Make-A-Wish Foundation, and the owners of San Juan Excursions, Colin's dream of traveling to the San Juans to search for killer whales from the deck of a whale-watch boat is no longer a fantasy

Four agencies get a share of 2260 funds

  • Jun 25, 2009 at 4:58PM

Funding awards include $30,000 to the EDC, to pay the salary of the Agricultural Resources Committee coordinator.

Find out what the buzz is all about Saturday at the south end of San Juan Island

  • Jun 25, 2009 at 11:00AM updated at 1:46PM

On Saturday, San Juan County's Amateur Radio Society will host a Field Day Barbecue and demonstration at the historic U. S. Navy Radio Compass Station, better known as the Cattle Point Interpretive Area, on Cattle Point Road.

Coast Salish artist’s exhibit opens at new IMA location May 29

  • May 13, 2009 at 12:00PM updated Jun 25, 2009 at 9:50AM

The San Juan Islands Museum of Art will open its doors at 28 First St., on May 29 with Shaun Peterson’s new work entitled, “Keeper of the tide.” A reception with the artist is scheduled at 5 p.m.

Coast Salish artist’s exhibit opens at new IMA location May 29

  • Jun 25, 2009 at 9:49AM

The San Juan Islands Museum of Art will open its doors at 28 First St., on May 29 with Shaun Peterson’s new work entitled, “Keeper of the tide.” A reception with the artist is scheduled at 5 p.m.

13 Wolverines earn all-league awards| Sports

  • Jun 23, 2009 at 3:00PM updated Jun 25, 2009 at 9:47AM

Five members of the Friday Harbor baseball team, which this season compiled a 21-2 record, claimed its fifth-consecutive Northwest 1A/2B League title and another trip to the state 1A tournament, were first-team all-league selections, including cousins Eddie and Jordan Nash.

Evelyn J. Barreca | Passages

  • Jun 24, 2009 at 9:44AM

Evelyn Jane Jones was born to Daniel and Matilda Jones, the seventh of seven children, in Eagle Valley, just outside Richland, Ore.

Burke and Unpingco tied the knot on Valentine's Day

  • Jun 23, 2009 at 4:10PM

The sweethearts took their wedding vows on Valentine's Day in a ceremony attended by family and friends, and honeymooned in Cancun.

Raises in new labor contract are excessive

  • Jun 23, 2009 at 3:57PM

This is the first time in 17 years that the government has not given a cost of living increase to those on Social Security...yet our county council, while cutting their budget elsewhere, has given into the unions once again and increased their pay and the burden on the taxpayers here.

Ahbel sweeps all four races in annual Rudi Race| Along the Waterfront

  • Jun 23, 2009 at 2:51PM

New club racer, Robert Ahbel, in Remedy, a lightweight “J” boat took top honors by winning all four races.

Six more jobs targeted in pending $1 million budget cut

  • Jun 20, 2009 at 1:00PM updated Jun 22, 2009 at 10:50AM

If approved, the cuts would affect nearly every department and program, in varying degrees, that are supported by the general fund.

Ranker goes to bat in D.C. for touring watches

  • Jun 17, 2009 at 1:42PM

Citing negative impacts upon commuters and working families of the San Juans, Ranker asked congressional leaders to reconsider a U.S. Coast Guard directive that would change the way the state ferry system has operated its service and sailings in the San Juans for years.

Mystery solved, it's on Wold

  • Jun 17, 2009 at 12:15PM

Location of Huge Moving sale is Wold Road

WSF meeting dominated by controversy over proposed fall schedule changes

  • Jun 16, 2009 at 9:00AM updated Jun 17, 2009 at 9:29AM

Delayed mail, evening overloads and empty (low revenue) ferries shuttling crews between Anacortes and Friday Harbor in the wee hours could be the norm if a United States Coast Guard requirement that prohibits rews from working more than 12 hours in any 24-hour period is enforced this September.

Oh... the places they will go

  • Jun 16, 2009 at 1:49PM

More than $100,000 in scholarships were awarded to the graduating class of Friday Harbor High and Griffin Bay school during commencement this past weekend in Friday Harbor.

Bump in the road for proposed Styrofoam ban

  • Jun 16, 2009 at 12:21PM

In a 3-2 decision, the council on June 9 fell one vote shy of sending a proposed ban, presented by the San Juan Anti-Litter Initiative and modeled after similar legislation in effect in Seattle, onward and into the process by which it could be crafted into local law.

Heidi Fish Swimwear will do a photo shoot on San Juan Island June 14

  • Jun 10, 2009 at 12:00PM updated Jun 11, 2009 at 9:27AM

Heidi Fish Swimwear will do a photo shoot on San Juan Island June 14. Swimwear designed by Heidi Fish Designer Swimwear has been featured in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition three years in a row. Heidi Fish was also featured on "Evening Magazine" and "Northwest Afternoon" on Seattle's TV channel 5.

Centennial Fourth: Lummi Nation will be special guest for Fourth of July

  • Jun 11, 2009 at 9:07AM

Friday Harbor reaches into its history for its centennial Fourth of July celebration – a historical and cultural connection that predates incorporation and predates the settlement era. Members of the Lummi Indian Nation, the First People of San Juan Island, will be special guests at the town’s Fourth of July celebration with three days of special presentations, including participation in the Fourth of July Parade.

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