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INS agents detain San Juan DUI suspect before trial

  • Jul 15, 2008 at 12:39AM

An apparent miscommunication between San Juan County Sheriff’s Department and federal immigration officials resulted in the apprehension and probable deportation of a DUI suspect before his trial.

Island Rec eighth annual Music on the Lawn July 9 to Aug. 6

  • Jul 9, 2008 at 10:00AM updated Jul 16, 2013 at 10:17AM

Island Rec’s free summer concert series, Music on the Lawn, runs five consecutive Wednesday nights — July 9 through Aug. 6, 6:30-8:30 p.m. on the lawn of the San Juan Historical Museum on Price Street.

Door opens for Friday Harbor growth

  • Jul 15, 2008 at 12:39AM

The San Juan County Council last week joined the Town of Friday Harbor in an agreement over how development of the town’s urban growth area will be managed.

Harbor Gallery brings taste of Filipino culture to San Juan

  • Jul 9, 2008 at 2:00PM updated Jul 15, 2013 at 10:22AM

You might have noticed while driving through town that a new business has popped up where Griffin Bay Bookstore used to be before its move to Spring Street. Harbor Gallery, owned by Frank and Annaly Ledger-wood, sells home furnishings and décor from the Philippines. The store opened in early June but is the product of about three years of planning.

Around Town

  • Jul 16, 2008 at 12:00AM

John Harlin III successfully climbed the Eiger in the Alps 40 years after the mountain claimed the life of his famous father.

First-time felony offender gets 15 days for vandalism spree

  • Jul 16, 2008 at 12:00AM

A San Juan Island man who pummeled a couple’s cars with eggs, tossed a block of concrete through the rear window of one and repeatedly vandalized their vehicles has been sentenced to 15 days in jail.

Medicare-certified hospice comes to San Juan, offers new hope for recipients

  • Jul 7, 2008 at 11:30PM

I want to let you know about a health care service now available to San Juan Island residents. On May 1, Skagit Hospice in Mount Vernon activated a Medicare-certified hospice program on San Juan Island with the plan that these services will extend to other islands when the program meets its goals.

Friday Harbor should embrace power of public art

  • Jul 7, 2008 at 11:30PM

The man was in full stride, his head a mop of curly hair, his face a study in determination, his chest pulling in a lungful of air, the muscles in his left leg taut with strength.

What’s Happening! Events for San Juan Island | July 9

  • Jul 7, 2008 at 11:29PM

See what's going on, on San Juan Island.

San Juan Public Meetings | July 9

  • Jul 7, 2008 at 11:29PM

Meetings happening on San Juan.

Naked bicyclists stopped on Lopez | San Juan Sheriff's Log

  • Jul 7, 2008 at 11:28PM

Three men among a group of a dozen bicyclists agreed to put their pants back on after a deputy confronted them about riding naked on Lopez Island.

San Juan County changes owner-builder fees

  • Jul 7, 2008 at 11:27PM

The San Juan County Council voted Tuesday to change the permitting fees for the county’s owner-builder program, lowering fees for the majority of permits, raising them for the top 10 percent and levying a small graduated increase for the middle third of permit applicants.

Friday Harbor backs UGA accord with San Juan County

  • Jul 7, 2008 at 11:27PM

Another knot unraveled last week in the fading tug-of-war over expansion of the urban growth area that borders the town of Friday Harbor. On July 3, the town council in a 3-0 decision endorsed an agreement that calls for coordinated management between the town and San Juan County of the so-called “unincorporated UGA”. That decision was based largely on recommendation of the town planning commission.

San Juan County needs to enforce dock permit rules | Editorial

  • Jul 7, 2008 at 11:30PM

San Juan County needs to make a priority of enforcement of its development regulations. A review of 19 dock permits by the San Juan Initiative Policy Group found that of 19 dock permits issued by the county, half of the completed docks did not match conditions of their permits. And eight dock floats were, on average, 52 feet larger than allowed.

San Juan man gets 31 months for statutory rape and theft

  • Jul 9, 2008 at 12:00AM

A San Juan Island man was sentenced to more than two years in prison for having sex with a 15-year-old girl over a four-month period and in spite of court orders which were intended to keep the two apart.

San Juan man gets 31 months for statutory rape and theft

  • Jul 9, 2008 at 12:00AM

A San Juan Island man was sentenced to more than two years in prison for having sex with a 15-year-old girl over a four-month period and in spite of court orders which were intended to keep the two apart.

Animals, animals everywhere – and Duck Soup Inn takes top honors

  • Jul 5, 2008 at 2:00PM updated Jul 7, 2013 at 8:06AM

‘Island Animals on Parade’

  • Jul 2, 2008 at 4:00PM updated Jul 3, 2013 at 11:21AM

Each year, island animals are a favorite of parade watchers, whether they’re of the dachshunds-on-parade variety or the pirates-on-the-plunder kind.

Rough landings at Roche

  • Jul 2, 2008 at 12:00PM updated at 4:33PM

No one was hurt in two separate incidents at Roche Harbor Airport — a wheels-up landing Friday afternoon and an aborted takeoff by a San Juan Airlines flight Saturday afternoon.

Profile: Jane Hutchison, F.H. Fire Department

  • Jun 30, 2008 at 11:46PM

Name: Jane Hutchison

Graveside service Thursday, 1 p.m., at Valley Cemetery for Jim Desermeaux

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 5:00AM updated Jul 2, 2013 at 4:07PM

James Leon Desermeaux, former San Juan County assessor and 42-year resident of Friday Harbor, has died. Mr. Desermeaux died at home on June 18. He was 75. Graveside service is Thursday, 1 p.m., at Valley Cemetery.

Adventuress hits rock in Wasp Passage

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 4:00PM updated Jul 2, 2013 at 4:04PM

The 133-foot schooner Adventuress ran aground in Wasp Passage Monday, forcing the evacuation of 27 passengers and crewmembers.

EWU soccer coaches put San Juan girls through the ringer

  • Jul 2, 2008 at 10:00AM updated at 4:00PM

It’s soccer camp for the high school, and an unusual one for local players. Wolverine Coach Mark Fishaut called in some coaches of a quality not normally seen on-island. George Hageage and his wife Tamara run the women’s soccer program at Eastern Washington University. They came to the island last week to offer a soccer camp for Fishaut’s team. Some 29 girls and three boys signed up for the week-long camp.

Petermans bicycle to S.F. for women’s health

  • Jun 30, 2008 at 11:47PM

Friday Harbor High School graduates Amber and Kelsea Peterman bicycled from Seattle to San Francisco to raise money for – and awareness of – women’s health issues in sub-Saharan Africa.

Poisoned apples, personal growth

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 5:00AM updated Jul 2, 2013 at 12:50PM

The more comfortable you can get them in their own skin prior to adolescence, the better they’ll be able to handle the onslaught on their identity during their teenaged years. Life skills. Empowerment. That’s why Missoula Children’s Theatre (MCT) and activities like it are so important.

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