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- Jun 18, 2008 at 11:00AM
Pod Nods return to The Whale Museum for four nights of marine science adventures this summer: June 28, July 5, 11, and 25. These popular “pajama party” sleepovers in the museum for children ages 5-9 will be led by a museum educator, with assistance from other adult professionals and students.
- Jun 18, 2008 at 10:00AM
Business updates and announcements from around the San Juans.
- Jun 18, 2008 at 12:00AM
- Jun 11, 2008 at 4:00PM updated Jun 16, 2013 at 4:40PM
Amid a chorus of voices singing "So Long, Farewell," students from Friday Harbor Elementary School gave an unexpected and heartfelt send off to Principal Jody Metzger on Monday. She was totally surprised.
- Jun 13, 2008 at 1:24PM
At the conclusion of the 40th Legislative District endorsement process, Stephanie Kountouros declared that she will no longer seek the Senate seat. "Since the beginning of this race, I have stood by my position that the Senate seat in the 40th LD must be kept by a strong Democrat who will lead the Legislature in addressing social justice issues and work to improve the lives of Washingtonians," she said in a press release.
- Jun 12, 2008 at 2:00PM updated at 4:07PM
$10,000 more needed to fully fund programs; school administration forgoes cost-of-living raise to increase matching fund donations by $32,000
- Jun 12, 2008 at 3:47PM
So, the real estate market is sluggish. Your town utility bill is going up. You're paying more at the pump. There is a bright side: Overall, the island economy is not too bad.
- Jun 12, 2008 at 10:27AM
Peter Bonoff and Rob Cuomo live lacrosse. They played in college and they've coached the San Juan Dragons. Cuomo coached the Dragons to the Division II playoffs in his debut year with the team. So will they tip the scales in favor of the Dragons alumni team when they face the 2008 Dragons squad in the annual alumni game Saturday, 1 p.m., at Friday Harbor High School?
- Jun 12, 2008 at 6:03AM
Record low tides -- reportedly the lowest since 1916 -- are creating opportunities galore for islanders who like to visit tidepools. The tides are also creating problems for Washington State Ferries. Puget Sound will be experiencing extreme low tides through July 5. Low tides will make it difficult for some vehicles to board ferries, according to WSF.
- Jun 11, 2008 at 5:22PM
My family in Friday Harbor sent me the link to your article, “Looking at the world through the eyes of a child,” page 7A, June 4 Journal. Although I am slightly biased, as one of the children you reference is my nephew, I did want to offer you kudos on your angle to the story.
- Jun 11, 2008 at 5:21PM
To the people of Friday Harbor: My family and I are very grateful for the concern and help offered us following the death of my husband, Ramsay Milne.
- Jun 11, 2008 at 5:21PM
The in-depth coverage of the band Jazz Coalescence was appreciated. However, I want to point out that Jazz Coalescence was only one of the two bands that performed that night. The San Juan Jazz Quintet + 1 opened the evening, as it has done for all eight years of Jazz at the Labs. These talented musicians and singer not only donate their time to enable us to net as much income for the K-12 program as possible, but also have turned down paying gigs to perform at this event.
- Jun 11, 2008 at 5:19PM
I have either lived or made my living down at the waterfront and, in particular, at the Port of Friday Harbor for the last seven years. In that time, I have had the great pleasure of working with and around the best harbormaster I have ever seen: Tami Hayes!
- Jun 11, 2008 at 5:18PM
This trash site selection process has been marred by incomplete disclosure. Failure to fully disclose all traffic safety information and the increased accident rate due to moving the trash facility is morally unacceptable.
- Jun 11, 2008 at 12:00PM updated at 5:17PM
San Juan Journal readers voice support for the new integrated medical center proposed for San Juan Island and more in this week's letters to the editor.
- Jun 11, 2008 at 5:03PM
The Coast Guard is reminding mariners and recreational boaters to avoid approaching large passenger vessels, such as cruise ships and Washington State Ferries, whether these vessels are underway, moored or at anchor.
- Jun 11, 2008 at 4:10PM
The annual fund-raiser features gourmet dinner by Farhad Ghatan, a silent and live auction and musical entertainment by Keith Busha
- Jun 9, 2008 at 11:06PM
The San Juan County Sheriff’s Department reported responding to these calls ...
- Jun 11, 2008 at 12:59PM
New research estimates mortality of marine species caused by derelict fishing nets
- Jun 10, 2008 at 7:00AM updated Jun 11, 2013 at 12:44PM
Upon completion of the 32-hour class, participants will have earned a “red card,” the nationally recognized wildland firefighter certification.
- May 28, 2008 at 11:00AM updated Jun 11, 2013 at 11:32AM
The San Juan Sailing Foundation is offering a racing series on Thursdays, 5:30 p.m. Meet at the Net Shed at Jackson’s Beach.
- May 22, 2008 at 8:00AM updated Jun 11, 2013 at 11:31AM
Megan Cuomo, a first-year Wolverine golfer, overcame a nervous debut, inclement weather and the pressure of more experienced golfers to finish in a four-way tie for ninth with a first-round 99 and a second-round 100.
- May 30, 2008 at 4:00PM updated Jun 11, 2013 at 11:21AM
The owners of RE/MAX San Juan Island will buy Friday Harbor Realty and the combined offices will become Island Group Sotheby's International Real Estate, effective July 1. Paul LeBaron, co-owner of RE/MAX, said today all employees of the merged companies will be located in what is now the Friday Harbor House building. LeBaron said he and his RE/MAX partners — Sybil Mager, Travis Mager and Chris Spaulding — are not buying the Friday Harbor Realty building.
- Jun 9, 2008 at 11:07PM
Today: Friday Harbor Lodging Tax Advisory Committee, noon, Town Hall Council Chambers. Discussion of funding process.
- Jun 4, 2008 at 4:00PM updated Jun 11, 2013 at 11:07AM
Arts and entertainment events happening throughout the San Juans.
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