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What’s Happening!

  • Aug 29, 2008 at 1:00AM updated at 7:55AM

Wednesday, Aug. 27: Midweek Farmers Market, 4-6 p.m., in front of Spring Street International School. Get fresh local vegetables and flowers on Wednesdays though August.

‘Pickett’s Irish’ Saturday at English Camp

  • Aug 29, 2008 at 1:00AM updated at 7:52AM

National Park historian Mike Vouri and folk musician Michael Cohen provide a close look at the Irish in the antebellum U.S. Army in words and song Saturday, 2 p.m., in the English Camp barracks.

Send the summer of 2008 out with a blast

  • Aug 30, 2008 at 1:00AM

Send the summer of 2008 out with a blast.

‘Find Joe Friday’ scavenger hunt Oct. 5 in F.H. | Centennial Events

  • Aug 30, 2008 at 1:00AM

Sign up now for the Find Joe Friday Centennial Mystery Hunt.

Fred Sundstrom returns to San Juan Island | Newsmakers

  • Aug 30, 2008 at 1:00AM

A local boy has come home.

Sailors have a good time despite rain

  • Aug 30, 2008 at 1:00AM

Squalls, doldrums and rain; sailing students braved it all at Jackson’s Beach last week.

San Juan schools will have local food on menus this fall

  • Aug 28, 2008 at 1:00AM updated at 2:23PM

If chef Tom French of Whidbey Island has his way, San Juan Island School District students will be eating fresh, locally grown — and sometimes organic — hot lunches at school.

What does the future hold for Rosario Resort?

  • Aug 22, 2008 at 2:00PM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 1:29PM

Rosario Resort's nearly 200 full- and part-time employees were given 60 days' notice Thursday. The resort will be offered for sale by no-minimum-bid auction Sept. 30.

Rosario Resort goes on the auction block Sept. 30

  • Aug 30, 2008 at 1:00AM

Rosario Resort’s 98 full-time and 98 part-time employees were given 60 days’ notice Thursday. The resort will be offered for sale by no-minimum-bid auction Sept. 30.

Northwest vocalist Greta Matassa jazzes up Whittier Stage Sept. 5

  • Aug 28, 2008 at 1:00AM updated at 1:15PM

Ask her to sing one of your favorite jazz tunes and, most likely, Greta Matassa will know it and be ready to pound out one incredible version.

Cowell, Schuman win Kranick Memorial Golf Tournament

  • Aug 28, 2008 at 1:00AM updated at 1:11PM

Rain-soaked fairways and greens wreaked havoc at the annual Herb Kranick Memorial Golf Tournament Saturday and Sunday. It was the first time the tournament was opened to golfers younger than 55, and two collegiate golfers — Matt Cowell and Pearl Schuman — walked away with the tournament’s best scores.

Scoreboard

  • Aug 30, 2008 at 1:00AM

Feds investigate Freeman Island helicopter landing

  • Aug 30, 2008 at 1:00AM

There’s no doubt about his skill. But it’s his judgment that’s in question as federal agents investigate why a pilot would land a 39-foot long helicopter on the southernmost tip of tiny Freeman Island.

Michael J. Cohen, Steve Dyer and Ian Boulton perform at Griffin Bay Bookstore

  • Aug 19, 2008 at 1:00PM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 11:40AM

Griffin Bay Bookstore continues its series of Saturday night "coffee house concerts" this weekend with music from Michael J. Cohen, Steve Dyer and Ian Boulton. All music is acoustic and presented in an intimate setting.

The Journal of the San Juan Islands will sport a new look Sept. 3

  • Aug 30, 2008 at 1:00AM

The Journal of the San Juan Islands will sport a new look and a new page size beginning Sept. 3.

One year later, San Juan Grange still on suspension

  • Aug 12, 2008 at 9:00AM updated Aug 28, 2008 at 11:37AM

A year has passed since the San Juan Island Grange was suspended. In August 2007, the State Grange suspended the local Grange’s charter, citing “past actions” of local Grange officers and members.

Learn more Thursday about the possible impacts of a new San Juan Island solid waste transfer station

  • Aug 27, 2008 at 12:00PM updated at 3:45PM

County planners, utility officials and authors of the Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the San Juan Island Solid Waste Transfer Station replacement project will be available Thursday, 4:30-6:30 p.m., at the fire station at 1011 Mullis St. to answer questions and help citizens formulate their input on the document.

Eddie & Friends Dog Park to open on San Juan Sept. 6

  • Aug 27, 2008 at 8:00AM updated at 10:21AM

After more than a year of hard work by a small group of hardy individuals — and contributions from more than 125 generous islanders — Eddie & Friends Dog Park will have its grand opening on Sept. 6, from 1-3 p.m.

Hospital commission meeting in EMS Building, not Mullis Center

  • Aug 25, 2008 at 9:23PM

The San Juan County Public Hospital District No. 1 Commission meeting will take place today at 5:30 p.m. in the Frank Wilson EMS building, not Mullis Community Senior Center, as originally reported by the district's recording secretary.

Two bars cited for overservice; owner cited for ‘disorderly’ behavior

  • Aug 25, 2008 at 9:24PM

The state Liquor Control Board and the San Juan County Sheriff’s Office have cited two local businesses for alcohol violations following an Aug. 8-9 joint undercover operation.

Man accused of aiming rifle at officer faces felony charge

  • Aug 25, 2008 at 9:24PM

A San Juan Island man faces a charge of felony assault for allegedly pointing a weapon at an officer who was responding to a late-night noise complaint at his Friday Harbor home.

San Juan solid waste decision deserves attention from the public | Editorial

  • Aug 26, 2008 at 1:00AM updated Aug 27, 2008 at 9:16AM

The site of the solid waste transfer station is one of the most significant decisions county officials will make this year.

National, San Juan County parks team up on trail improvements

  • Aug 26, 2008 at 12:00PM updated Aug 27, 2008 at 8:36AM

The National Park Service has the dough, the San Juan Island Trails Committee has the muscle. And San Juan County Parks will bring the two together.

Draft plan for Cattle Point Road relocation nearly complete

  • Aug 25, 2008 at 9:22PM

Preliminary plans are nearly complete for the long-awaited reconstruction of the stretch of Cattle Point Road that's destined to collapse into Haro Strait, according to National Park Superintendent Peter Dederich.

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