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Clifford Elmer Rouleau | Passages

  • Sep 14, 2010 at 3:02PM

Clifford Elmer Rouleau, born May 21, 1928, died Sept. 6, 2010 in Harbor City, Calif. He was born in Friday Harbor, Wash., and spent his early years on San Juan and Orcas islands, also Maple Falls, Wash., and Mount Baker Highway.

Roy Berg | Passages

  • Sep 14, 2010 at 2:55PM

Roy Berg, 85, long-time resident of Lopez Island, passed away Aug. 27, 2010 in Mukilteo, Wash. He was laid to rest at a graveside service at Cypress Lawn Memorial Park in Everett, next to his second wife Bonnie Belle who died of cancer in 1964.

'A great force of nature': Guitar master John Hammond in concert Sept. 15 at SJCT

  • Sep 14, 2010 at 11:59AM

Tom Waits calls him a “great force of nature.” T. Bone Burnett says he’s “a master ... a virtuoso.” And on Sept. 15 at 7:30 p.m., Friday Harbor gets the chance to experience that talent live when John Hammond makes his first appearance at San Juan Community Theatre.

At your service: The next assistance animal you see could be a house-trained horse

  • Sep 14, 2010 at 11:52AM

San Juan Island is now host to the next generation of assistance animal. And she is only 24 inches high. You might not think a miniature horse would be a prime candidate for such service. However, local artist Jaime Ellsworth, an assistance-animal trainer, is one of few in the nation proving that supposition wrong.

Wolverines edged by Port Townsend 1-0; JV team wins opener 6-0 | Girls soccer

  • Sep 14, 2010 at 10:02AM

The Wolverines varsity soccer team faced off on Saturday afternoon in a non-league game against Port Townsend. The Wolverines did not quite anticipate the aggression of their opponent but quickly reciprocated. The girls started off the first half playing mostly defense, with established players Maggie Andersen and Larissa Nash holding their flat four formation strong. A well-placed goal by the Port Townsend offense came at the end of the half in the 40th minute.

Ag Guild gets $300,000 loan, will proceed with purchase of 150 Nichols St.

  • Sep 14, 2010 at 6:00AM updated at 9:56AM

The San Juan Islands Agricultural Guild has received a $300,000 loan, which it says will enable it to proceed with purchasing 150 Nichols St. The loan was announced at a fundraiser Sept. 12 at San Juan Vineyards, at which an additional $36,000 was raised.

Firefighters didn't wear SCBAs at July 8 car fire, may have violated standard operating procedure

  • Sep 13, 2010 at 4:20PM

Photographs of a firefighter fighting a car fire without proper gear Aug. 10 led to the suspension of Friday Harbor Fire Chief Vern Long. But it wasn't the first time firefighters fought a car fire without wearing their self-contained breathing apparatus, or SCBAs. A review of Journal photo files turned up previously unpublished photos of a car fire July 8, showing firefighters without SCBAs extinguishing Connie Auge's smoldering 2003 VW Golf, parked in front of her hair salon.

Orcas Vikings win the Island Cup, defeat Friday Harbor 21-6 | Island Cup

  • Sep 10, 2010 at 7:00PM updated Sep 11, 2010 at 8:47AM

Friday Harbor running back Micah Powell ran 55 yards for a touchdown in the fourth quarter to put the Wolverines on the scoreboard and keep the team's hopes alive. But Orcas Vikings running back Michael Longworthy followed up with a touchdown of his own -- his second of the night -- to seal the Vikings' Island Cup victory, Friday at Friday Harbor.

Orcas Vikings lead Island Cup game 15-0 at end of third quarter | Island Cup

  • Sep 10, 2010 at 8:38PM

Orcas Vikings quarterback Robbie Padbury scored his second touchdown of the game with a 5-yard run in the third quarter, and Vikings running back Michael Longworthy scored a 2-point conversion to extend the Vikings' lead to 15-0.

Orcas Vikings lead Island Cup game 7-0 at the half | Island Cup

  • Sep 10, 2010 at 7:36PM

Orcas Vikings quarterback Robbie Padbury scored a touchdown on an 11-yard run 3 minutes 44 seconds into the first quarter, then kicked the point-after to give the Vikings a 7-0 lead in the Island Cup game, today at Friday Harbor.

Orcas Vikings lead Island Cup game 7-0 at end of first quarter | Island Cup

  • Sep 10, 2010 at 7:36PM

Orcas Vikings quarterback Robbie Padbury scored a touchdown on an 11-yard run 3 minutes 44 seconds into the first quarter, then kicked the point-after to give the Vikings a 7-0 lead in the Island Cup game, today at Friday Harbor.

'Green: on the edge' closes Sunday at IMA; museum will move in October to accommodate move of Brown House to American Camp

  • Sep 10, 2010 at 5:09PM

If you haven't made it into IMA's "Green: on the edge" exhibit at the art museum, now is the time to do it. This thought-provoking show closes Sunday, Sept. 12. It's the final exhibit at that location; IMA moves to temporary offices on Argyle Avenue the second week of October to accommodate the relocation of the Brown House to American Camp.

Remembering Sept. 11, 2001: Memorial ceremony in Friday Harbor on Sept. 11, 9:11 a.m.

  • Sep 9, 2010 at 1:00PM updated Sep 10, 2010 at 3:02PM

On Saturday, Sept. 11, 9:11 a.m., there will be a memorial ceremony to honor the memory of the civilians and people in uniform who were killed in the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001.

The candidates for San Juan County Sheriff: Where they differ, and don’t

  • Sep 9, 2010 at 11:00AM updated Sep 10, 2010 at 3:02PM

San Juan County sheriff candidates Brent Johnson and Rob Nou have similar backgrounds, although Johnson’s is more urban and Nou’s is more rural. Both are involved in the communities in which they live. Both have similar ideas on how to improve efficiencies and training in the department. Both believe that an investment of resources and time in children now is the best way to stop crime in the future. Where they differ is how they would get the job done.

What others say about the candidates for San Juan County sheriff

  • Sep 10, 2010 at 10:22AM

Lead Detective Brent Johnson and Deputy Rob Nou are candidates for San Juan County sheriff in the Nov. 2 general election. Here's a compilation of what people and press have said about the candidates ...

Backward decision to charge for recycling

  • Sep 10, 2010 at 10:36AM

It is a backward decision to "unteach" us to recycle. Your mandatory charges will result in less recycling, and more rubbish all about our beautiful islands. Someone, somewhere is making money on recycling. Why can't the powers that be figure out how that pipeline works and make it work for San Juan Island?

Meet the candidates at these forums and campaign events | Nov. 2 general election

  • Sep 8, 2010 at 3:00PM updated Sep 10, 2010 at 10:23AM

Candidate forums and meet-and-greets are scheduled or being scheduled in September and October.

Brickworks Rising: Fundraiser for proposed farmers market and events venue Sept. 12

  • Sep 9, 2010 at 4:57PM

Brickworks Rising, a fundraiser for the proposed farmers market and events venue at 150 Nichols St., is Sept. 12, 4-8 p.m., at San Juan Vineyards. The market fiesta fundraising dinner is presented by the San Juan Islands Agricultural Guild. Tickets are $75 per person and are on sale at the Saturday Farmers Market, Bakery San Juan, and The Market Chef. Call Susie, 378-4874; or Candace, 378-4009.

Friday Harbor wins soccer season opener, defeats South Whidbey 4-0 | Girls Soccer

  • Sep 9, 2010 at 4:33PM

The Friday Harbor Wolverines' girls soccer season got off to a nice start with a solid 4-0 win over 2A South Whidbey, Wednesday at home. The win was especially gratifying for the seniors, whose previous experience against the Falcons going back to 2007 were 3-6, 0-6 and 1-4 losses. This year’s mix of new and established players has come together quickly, and the team gave the large home crowd an entertaining performance.

Town Council, District 3 fire commissioners will meet to discuss merger

  • Sep 9, 2010 at 2:30PM

The Friday Harbor Town Council and the San Juan Island Fire District commissioners will meet jointly Sept. 16, noon, at the District 3 headquarters fire station on Mullis Street to discuss merging the town and district fire departments.

Milestones to salmon recovery are adding up | Being Frank

  • Sep 9, 2010 at 2:24PM

It’s raining hard today — Sept. 1 — the first heavy rain we’ve seen in a while, and it makes me feel good. The air is clean, the fish are moving up the rivers and the dust of summer is being washed away. The end of summer is a good time to look back at what we’ve accomplished recently in restoring and protecting salmon and their habitat here in western Washington. I believe we are on the road to success. The milestones are adding up.

You enjoyed the pie. And you made a big difference

  • Sep 3, 2010 at 8:00AM updated Sep 9, 2010 at 2:22PM

On behalf of the Friday Harbor Elementary School, we would like to thank you for buying pie at the San Juan County Fair and supporting the PTA! We sold 320 pies and netted almost $5,800!

Change needed in cell phone regulations | Editorial

  • Sep 9, 2010 at 2:19PM

We’ve all experienced the lack of service, lost calls and occasional roaming charges that come with using a cell phone in the San Juans. Most of the time, it’s just a hassle. But as the death of a tourist illustrated two weeks ago, lack of adequate cell phone service can be deadly.

Lyndsy N. Taylor graduates cum laude from WWU; will intern in Spain | Newsmakers

  • Sep 9, 2010 at 11:59AM

Lyndsy N. Taylor, daughter of Greg and Judy Taylor of Friday Harbor, graduated cum laude from Western Washington University, summer 2010. She graduated with a double major in Communication/Spanish and minor in psychology.

Links to information about the candidates for San Juan County sheriff

  • Sep 9, 2010 at 11:37AM

Detective Brent Johnson and Deputy Rob Nou are vying to become the first new sheriff in San Juan County in 24 years. Of five candidates, they were the top two vote-getters in the Aug. 17 primary and are on the Nov. 2 general election ballot. The sheriff earns $97,514 a year and manages a staff of 36 full-time employees and a budget of $2.3 million, which includes: $719,219, dispatch; $472,888, Enhanced E-911; $398,920, jail; and $209,615, Emergency Management. Here are links to information about the candidates.

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