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150-foot setbacks? Won’t happen

  • Aug 13, 2008 at 12:00AM

The Critical Areas Ordinance Review Committee will drop proposed changes to building setbacks near shorelines after the state Supreme Court ruled those decisions fall under the Shoreline Management Act, not the Growth Management Act.

Mailer adds heat to hot race

  • Aug 13, 2008 at 12:00AM

Campaigns can turn heated when the stakes are high.

Kit could be a pollution solution

  • Aug 13, 2008 at 12:00AM

In an effort to begin to address the pollution running off our streets and into the bay, the Town of Friday Harbor has purchased a wastewater catchment system for town and charity use.

Fairly Outrageous Trashion Fashion Show canceled because of lack of entries

  • Aug 11, 2008 at 9:00AM updated at 3:27PM

The Fairly Outrageous Trashion Fashion Show has been canceled this year because of a lack of entries. The event was scheduled for Thursday night at the San Juan County Fair and was expected to be a fair highlight. "A lack of entries has forced us to cancel the event," Fair Manager Rev Shannon reported.

San Juan man charged in friend's death deemed competent to stand trial

  • Aug 11, 2008 at 2:22PM

A San Juan Island man accused of causing a fatal crash which led to the death of a friend was determined competent to stand trial in a decision handed down last week in San Juan County Superior Court.

Gary Bowman is recovering at ICC

  • Aug 11, 2008 at 9:25AM

Ian Byington of San Juan Update shared this Aug. 7 report on Gary Bowman, who is recovering from injuries incurred in a motorcycle accident.

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

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