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Event celebrates 25 years of research at lighthouse

  • Jul 28, 2008 at 11:39PM

The Whale Museum is celebrating 25 years of research at the Lime Kiln Point Lighthouse Friday, 5:30-8:30 p.m., with a research seminar at the museum.

Transfer station draft statement is now available | Local News

  • Jul 28, 2008 at 11:39PM

The 266-page draft Environmental Impact Statement for the San Juan Island Transfer Station Replacement Project was made available to the public Monday.

Yacht Haven becomes a Firewise Community tonight

  • Jul 28, 2008 at 11:39PM

The Yacht Haven area of San Juan Island officials becomes a Firewise Community tonight at 5 in the District 3 Headquarters Fire Station, 1011 Mullis St. This meeting will explain how wildfires work and some strategies for preventing damage from them.

Utility work will cause delays on Fisherman Bay Road

  • Jul 28, 2008 at 11:39PM

From Aug. 4 through the end of September, utility work will take place on Fisherman Bay Road on Lopez Island, from Military Road at the north end to Hummel Lake Road at the south end.

Around Town

  • Jul 30, 2008 at 12:00AM updated at 2:01PM

Islanders will celebrate Friday Harbor’s unique history and the San Juan Island Community Foundation is poised to support this historical event.

U.W. scientists will spend year in local classrooms

  • Jul 28, 2008 at 11:40PM

In the first year of an expected five-year program, U.W. Friday Harbor Labs has secured over half a million dollars to place research-oriented graduate students into San Juan County and Seattle classrooms.

IIMC recertified as trauma center

  • Jul 28, 2008 at 11:38PM

Inter Island Medical Center has been recertified as a Level V Trauma Center by the state Department of Health.

Outdoor burning restricted in the San Juans

  • Jul 28, 2008 at 11:38PM

The state Department of Natural Resources has announced a ban on all silvicultural burning in Island, San Juan, Skagit, Snohomish and Whatcom counties.

Firefighters deployed to assist in wildland fire in Trinidad

  • Jul 28, 2008 at 11:38PM

San Juan District 3 Fire Department dispatched two firefighters and a wildland fire engine July 22 to help contain a 1,500-plus acre wildland fire near Trinidad, near the Grant-Douglass County line in eastern Washington.

Rossi brings his campaign to San Juan Island

  • Jul 28, 2008 at 11:37PM

“Saturday was truly a record setting event.”

Sheriff’s Log

  • Jul 28, 2008 at 11:37PM

The San Juan County Sheriff’s Department reported responding to these calls.

County Council, Ferry Advisory Committee meet Monday

  • Jul 30, 2008 at 12:00AM updated at 1:52PM

The San Juan County Council will hold a special joint meeting with the Ferry Advisory Committee Monday, 12:30-2 p.m., in the County Legislative Building at Second and Reed streets, Friday Harbor.

Bacon, Flint win annual Jack and Jill race

  • Jul 28, 2008 at 11:40PM

Last Saturday the Friday Harbor Sailing Club held their annual Jack and Jill race. In this race the boat is raced with her regular skipper and a Jill of his choosing. We didn’t get all the crew names, but this is what we have. Arne Bentzen with Judy, Lloyd Bacon with Juliet Flint, Howard Lewis with sister Joan, Dennis Pratt with Karen Palmer and Fred Hoeppner with Abbey Finney.

Sport fishing looks promising in local waters

  • Jul 28, 2008 at 11:40PM

Recreational fishing, a big part of living in the San Juan Islands, attracts many tourists as well as local anglers. The season for recreational fishing opened on July 1, and already is showing promising results.

Sports Briefs

  • Jul 28, 2008 at 11:40PM

The Friday Harbor 8.8K Loop Run has taken place for 31 years on the Saturday of the San Juan County Fair.

Young guns squeak by Friday Harbor alumni, 7-6

  • Jul 28, 2008 at 11:40PM

They couldn’t have asked for better weather, or for better brownies. And there was just enough rust around the edges and oddball plays to remind the legion of fans who turned out for the first-ever Friday Harbor baseball alumni game that this one was just for fun.

Catching up with sailors John and Ann Bailey | Along the Waterfront

  • Jul 2, 2008 at 11:00AM updated Jul 30, 2013 at 12:25PM

Last week, wife Peg and I were pleased to have Ann and John Bailey visiting with us.

Couldn’t be better, but most unlikely to happen again | Along the Waterfront

  • Jul 16, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jul 30, 2013 at 12:24PM

Sea to Sand. That’s what it’s like cruising up the Columbia River.

Couldn't be better, but most unlikely to happen again | Along the Waterfront

  • Jul 23, 2008 at 3:00PM updated Jul 30, 2013 at 12:24PM

Sand to Sand. John Bailey left us in Astoria, returning to Seattle by train while the remaining crew — daughter Carol, Peg and I — toured the city. Astoria is most interesting: must do is the museum with graphic pictures and stories of the Bar, the Columbia Lightship, the climb up Coxcomb Hill and the Astor Tower with its overview of the area.

Sand to the Snake and return to the sea | Along the Waterfront

  • Jul 28, 2008 at 11:40PM

The little Isuzu hummed, “I’m good to go,” after receiving a drink of Delo 400, so off we went. Midstream the current was running 8 knots, but by hugging the left bank, and working every back eddy with the engine maxed at 2600 RPM for a half hour we finally made it past buoy C-91. Following protocol, I called the lock tender on channel 14 requesting lockage and immediately received a “come right on in skipper”.

Corrected: Candidates forum at 5 p.m. in Eastsound

  • Jul 30, 2008 at 8:00AM updated at 11:49AM

The following campaign events are scheduled in the San Juan Islands.

Wedding: Merri Ann Simonson and Tim Gambrell

  • Jul 30, 2008 at 11:03AM

Tim Gambrell and Merri Ann Simonson celebrated Merri Ann’s 50th birthday by sharing their wedding vows on July 6, 2008.

San Juan Island: PeaceHealth board approves letter of intent

  • Jul 28, 2008 at 11:36PM

Non-profit health system and San Juan County Public Hospital District No. 1 will continue exploring possible development of new medical center

Candidate Q&A: Steve Van Luven, 40th District state Senate

  • Jul 28, 2008 at 11:36PM

The Journal’s series of Candidate Q&As continues this week with candidates for 40th District state Senate. The 40th District comprises San Juan County and parts of Whatcom and Skagit counties, from Bellingham/Lake Whatcom to Mount Vernon. Senators serve four-year terms. Their annual salaries are $42,106 (effective Sept. 1) and they receive health benefits. The top two vote-getters in the Aug. 19 primary, regardless of party, advance to the Nov. 4 general election.

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