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Cooling system failure blamed for Elwha's power loss

  • Aug 7, 2008 at 5:05PM

`The state Transportation Department's Ferries Division moved the 90-car ferry Sealth on Wednesday to Anacortes to replace the 144-car Elwha, while repairs are made to the Elwha’s propulsion system.

De Freitas appointed to Friday Harbor Town Council

  • Aug 7, 2008 at 5:21PM

Anna Maria de Freitas — a B&B owner, restauranteur and cookbook author — was appointed to the Friday Harbor Town Council today. She succeeds Kelley Balcomb-Bartok, who resigned June 6 to take a communications position at the City of Renton. The term ends Dec. 31, 2009.

San Juan Sheriff defends Taser use on 72-year-old man

  • Aug 5, 2008 at 1:00PM updated Aug 7, 2008 at 9:03AM

A deputy who used a Taser last week to subdue a 72-year-old San Juan Island man responded appropriately given the circumstances, according to San Juan County Sheriff Bill Cumming.

The Journal endorses ... | Editorial

  • Aug 6, 2008 at 1:00AM updated at 4:49PM

The Aug. 19 primary election is an important one in many ways. For the first time, San Juan County voters will elect the county’s own Superior Court judge; we no longer share a judge with Island County. The judge’s race will be decided in the Aug. 19 primary election. The winner will be responsible for the fair and impartial administration of justice in cases involving family law, felonies and land use matters, among others. He will manage a infant court system through all of its growing pains. He will serve a four-year term and be paid $146,832 a year.

Dog attack blamed in ‘beloved’ alpaca’s death

  • Aug 6, 2008 at 2:00PM updated at 4:46PM

A Bailer Hill family’s beloved pet alpaca, Panama Jack, was killed by dogs while the family was camping on Orcas Island July 29.

The haunting sounds of English Camp’s ancient past

  • Aug 4, 2008 at 11:48PM

The haunting sounds of English Camp’s ancient past will return Saturday, 2 p.m., when Saanich flutist Che-ok’-ten performs on the English Camp parade ground.

Island Towing claims fourth straight title | Co-ed Softball

  • Aug 6, 2008 at 1:00AM updated at 4:35PM

Another title. Another trophy. Another championship T-shirt. Can anyone out there dethrone Island Towing? The A Division powerhouse rebounded from an early-season loss and tallied five consecutive victories to claim its fourth-straight crown in the upper division of the Island Rec Co-ed Softball League.

Special Meds perform Aug. 16 at Herb’s | Around Town

  • Aug 4, 2008 at 11:48PM

Special Meds perform Aug. 16, 9 p.m., in Herb’s Tavern.

Galt receives Lions’ Melvin Jones Fellowship | Newsmakers

  • Aug 4, 2008 at 11:48PM

Don Galt, former president of the San Juan Lions Club, has received the organization’s Melvin Jones Fellowship.

What’s Happening!

  • Aug 4, 2008 at 11:47PM

Today: Brown Bag Lunch Series, noon to 1 p.m., Village at the Harbour, 547 Spring St. Skagit Hospice Services hosts discussion on issues surrounding end of life. Registration requested, (800) 894-5877.

Author Vouri signs ‘Pig War’ book Aug. 22 | Island Books

  • Aug 4, 2008 at 11:47PM

Historian/author Mike Vouri will discuss and sign copies of his new book, “The Pig War,” Aug. 22, 6:30 p.m., in the San Juan Historical Museum.

New phone number for Stillpoint School

  • Aug 4, 2008 at 11:47PM

Stillpoint School’s new phone number is 378-2331.

New trustees for San Juan Preservation Trust

  • Aug 4, 2008 at 11:47PM

The San Juan Preservation Trust announced the appointment of five new trustees at its first annual Summer Social, Saturday on Dodie Gann’s Red Mill Farm on San Juan Island.

Caring for someone with memory loss? Give them a call

  • Aug 4, 2008 at 11:47PM

Caring for someone with memory loss? Alzheimer’s Association caregiver support groups can help.

2007-08 a big year for Soroptimists

  • Aug 4, 2008 at 11:47PM

The Soroptimists of Friday Harbor reported a productive 2007-08 year under President Ellen Roberts.

Darrah Ellyse Windham arrived in the world on May 21 | Births

  • Aug 4, 2008 at 11:47PM

Darrah Ellyse Windham arrived in the world on May 21 in Anacortes, Wash. She weighed 7 pounds 14 ounces.

A cool idea on a warm day

  • Aug 4, 2008 at 11:46PM

Simonsen filling in at St. David’s during transition | Newsmakers

  • Aug 4, 2008 at 11:46PM

The Rev. Doug Simonsen is the priest in charge at St. David’s Episcopal Church during the transition in rectors at the church.

Public Meetings

  • Aug 4, 2008 at 11:46PM

Stuff you need to know about the county fair Aug. 13-16

  • Aug 4, 2008 at 11:47PM

Designers and models in the Trashion Fashion Show must participate in the dress rehearsal Monday.

Stegman twins win scholarships

  • Aug 6, 2008 at 12:00AM updated at 11:43AM

Skyhawks Sports Camp returns to San Juan Island | Sports Briefs

  • Aug 4, 2008 at 11:46PM

Skyhawks is the largest provider of youth sports programs in the country. Each program focuses on the development of individual sports skills in a safe, positive and encouraging environment.

Weather reports are hard to find at ‘Cape D’ | Along the Waterfront

  • Aug 4, 2008 at 11:46PM

This column is a continuation of a series on a Columbia River cruise.

County approves $14 million for roads

  • Aug 4, 2008 at 11:44PM

San Juan County will spend roughly $14 million over the next six years on road improvements, marine access and walking trails under the latest revision of its six-year transportation improvement plan.

Sheriff’s Log

  • Aug 4, 2008 at 11:45PM

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

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