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Friday Harbor needs a face lift; businesses need Town support | Letters

  • Jan 25, 2011 at 12:19PM

It is time for the town to help promote business and to make this town a place to come.

Proposed cuts in state spending may hurt county Fair, director says

  • Jan 25, 2011 at 10:43AM

The Washington state budget deficit and the cuts proposed by Gov. Gregoire may have a severe impact on the San Juan County Fair, according to Fair and Events Manager Rev Shannon.

Guess who's hitched: Friday Harbor's Jesse Maas marries in November

  • Jan 25, 2011 at 10:08AM

Jesse and Melinda Maas were married Nov. 13, 2010.

Friday Harbor's Fletcher Vynne graduates naval candidate school with honors, flight school awaits

  • Jan 25, 2011 at 9:43AM

Vynne, a 2003 graduate of Friday Harbor High School, is attending the Naval Flight School in Pensacola, Fla.

San Juan County Sheriff's office releases image of Orcas Island rape suspect

  • Jan 21, 2011 at 10:00AM updated Jan 24, 2011 at 9:28AM

The San Juan County Sheriff's office has released the sketch of a man suspected of rape on Orcas Island.

Roy and Anne Clauson are the new owners of Friday Harbor's Office Center

  • Jan 21, 2011 at 1:20PM

Roy and Anne Clauson of San Juan Island are embarking on a new endeavor with the purchase of the Office Center and its Friday Harbor location from company founder and long-time owner Jeff Van Dyke.

Wolverines ride late-game rally to outpace La Conner, 46-38 | Girls Basketball

  • Jan 19, 2011 at 5:19PM

Trailing by a single point at the half, the Wolverines outscored the Braves by two after the break to go up by one, at 32-31, heading into the final eight minutes of regulation. They doubled the offensive output of the home team in the fourth quarter, 14-7, to clinch the come-from-behind victory.

Meet-and-greet to welcome San Juan's newest paramedic, Travis Potter, today at 4:30 p.m.

  • Jan 18, 2011 at 4:00PM updated Jan 19, 2011 at 10:50AM

The powers that be at San Juan Island EMS will be on hand to introduce Travis Potter to the public as part of an hour-long "meet and greet" Wednesday, beginning at 4:30 p.m., at the Frank Wilson EMS Building in Friday Harbor.

7th Annual Frank Wilson Memorial fishing derby begins Feb. 1 | Sports

  • Jan 19, 2011 at 10:39AM

The derby runs Feb. 1 through April 15. That's more than two months of competitive fishing, and for a good cause.

School board accepts resignation, principal's days are numbered

  • Jan 13, 2011 at 4:00PM updated Jan 18, 2011 at 2:43PM

The San Juan Island school board -- confronted by a distrustful crowd -- remained steadfast and united in voting without dissent Jan. 11 to accept the resignation of principal Gary Pfleuger.

Benefit fund set up at Key Bank to assist Mary Wutzl in caring for injured grandson

  • Jan 18, 2011 at 1:33PM

Hursh, who attended Friday Harbor High School, was shot in the early morning hours of Jan. 3, in the Anacortes area. He was found on the Swinomish Reservation, on Hope Island, by tribal police shortly before 4:30 a.m.

Tighter rules on dangerous dogs takes center stage at Thursday's town council meeting

  • Jan 18, 2011 at 11:12AM

The Friday Harbor Town Council made no bones about its intent to tighten up on town law and to clamp down on dangerous dogs, and on potentially dangerous ones as well.

Islanders might just benefit from governor's ferry district proposal | Letters

  • Jan 18, 2011 at 10:55AM

Governor Gregoire's proposal for a ferry taxing district has not met with much local enthusiasm. I understand why. But this taxing district might have some benefit to islanders IF it includes some specific provisions.

San Juan schools superintendent weighs in on principal's resignation | Opinion

  • Jan 18, 2011 at 9:35AM

The decision to accept principal Pfleuger’s resignation was neither a decision made lightly, nor a reaction to a single event. The decision was made by board consensus, not by any individual board member.

Supports school board, disturbed by inflammatory rhetoric | Letters

  • Jan 18, 2011 at 10:39AM

I do not believe there is sort of "conspiracy" by the board. Nor do I believe there is a desire for "slickness" in a principal. But by all means, use this as an opportunity to become more involved, in a calm and reasoned way.

Dismayed by Pfleuger's resignation, school board's actions | Letters

  • Jan 18, 2011 at 10:22AM

In my opinion, the school board’s acceptance of Gary's resignation is evidence that they, with the support of our newly appointed superintendent, Rick Thompson, not only had no intention of preventing it, but rather actively orchestrated it.

Shooting touch heads south as Wolverines fall to Lynden Christian, 62-45 | Girls Basketball

  • Jan 17, 2011 at 5:22PM

Trailing 15-8 after the first period, Friday Harbor continued to struggle from the field and, more importantly, at the free-throw line in the second quarter. They managed just seven points in the period and went into the locker room down by double-digits, at 32-18, at the break.

Turnovers prove costly in Wolverines' 74-50 loss to Lynden Christian | Boys Basketball

  • Jan 17, 2011 at 6:35PM

Friday Harbor fell behind by double-digits in the opening half and played catch up the rest of the way in a 74-50 loss to the Lyncs, Saturday, in Turnbull Gym.

Disaster loans available for local businesses hurt by high winds, rain, frosts and freezes

  • Jan 14, 2011 at 7:55PM

The loans can offset economic losses because of reduced revenues caused by excessive rain, frosts, freezes, unseasonably cold weather and high winds since April 2010.

San Juan County's annual census of homeless is set for Jan. 27

  • Jan 14, 2011 at 7:49PM

The annual count was mandated by a state law passed in 2005 which seeks to reduce homelessness in the state by 50 percent by the year 2015.

Griffin Bay Bookstore joins Google fold

  • Jan 14, 2011 at 7:44PM

Independent and local bookstore customers in Friday Harbor no longer have to choose between reading digital and supporting their local bookstore – Griffin Bay Bookstore is now selling Google eBooks online at

Burlesque to ballet: Three days of dance, music and more at San Juan Community Theatre

  • Jan 10, 2011 at 1:00PM updated Jan 14, 2011 at 9:51AM

Three days of dance, music and more at SJCT

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