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‘Tempest’ is a great show, but wear long johns | Ferry Home Companion

  • Jul 23, 2008 at 11:00AM

Seventy years ago at Northwestern University, Professor Bergen Evans used to insist that his students read the King James version of the Bible and the works of Shakespeare while taking his sophomore English class.

Art spirit is alive and well in San Juans | Ferry Home Companion

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:00PM updated Jul 23, 2008 at 10:03AM

Back in 1938, I was considering getting out of high school in mid-winter. My Omaha Central High School adviser told me it would be tough entering a good college that way unless transferring from another college.

California Guitar Trio performs at San Juan Community Theatre

  • Jul 16, 2008 at 10:00AM updated Jul 23, 2008 at 10:00AM

They’ve played for audiences around the world. And now, California Guitar Trio brings their whirlwind of instrumental styles to Friday Harbor and the San Juan Community Theatre on Tuesday at 8 p.m.

Sports Briefs

  • Jul 21, 2008 at 10:22PM

The 2008 Summer Salmon Derby, hosted by the Puget Sound Anglers San Juan Islands Chapter and sponsored by Haley’s Bait Shop & Grill, is modeled after the Frank Wilson Memorial Blackmouth Derby.

Scoreboard

  • Jul 21, 2008 at 10:22PM

Sheriff’s Log

  • Jul 21, 2008 at 10:21PM

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

San Juan, B.C. coroners study possible link in foot find

  • Jul 21, 2008 at 10:21PM

Officials in British Columbia have asked for information which could determine if there is a connection between human remains found in San Juan County in 2007 and a human foot recovered with a shoe on Valdes Island more than a year later.

Political Notebook

  • Jul 21, 2008 at 10:20PM

Lovel Pratt has been endorsed by the Democrats of San Juan County.

Updated: Jimmie Jones, San Juan Island's Mr. Christmas, dies

  • Jul 22, 2008 at 12:00PM updated Jul 23, 2008 at 7:45AM

Funeral was Tuesday at 1 p.m. at Valley Cemetery for Jimmie Jones. His granddaughter told The Journal today that he died over the weekend. He was 89. Jones, a 36-year island resident who still retained a bit of drawl from his native Texas, was known as Mr. Christmas because of his generosity.

Westcott Bay Institute, Visual Arts Museum agree to merger

  • Jul 21, 2008 at 10:20PM

Westcott Bay Institute for Art & Nature and the Visual Arts Museum of San Juan County will merge and create a new organization under a new name.

Town will accept petition for annexation of Buck property

  • Jul 21, 2008 at 10:20PM

Friday Harbor Town Council members approved Thursday the circulation of a petition for annexation of the 46-acre Buck property, 15 acres of which would be an affordable-housing neighborhood developed by the San Juan Community Home Trust.

San Juan Relay for Life profile: Dolores Fantin

  • Jul 22, 2008 at 9:00AM updated at 12:25PM

My mother lost her brave battle with cancer Oct. 3, 1997. Her grace and bravery with cancer will never be forgotten. I miss her dearly.

Zimbabwe musicians play the Grange Hall Friday

  • Jul 22, 2008 at 10:51AM

Mawungira Enharira are masters of African instruments will play one night only for San Juan Islanders.

‘Drumship Enterprise’ touches down Tuesday at SJCT

  • Jul 23, 2008 at 12:00AM

A fabulous fiddler and soulful alto lead singer — combined with a trio of instrumental wizards that even use cat food tins as instruments — make up the eclectic American roots band of Rani Arbo & Daisy Mayhem.

Blakely Island group takes aim at fireworks ban

  • Jul 23, 2008 at 12:00AM

Local voters overturned a set of stormwater fees in the first-ever referendum under San Juan County’s county charter.

Can ‘patch’ end ballot flap?

  • Jul 23, 2008 at 12:00AM

County Elections officials will use a patch on barcodes on local ballots as an additional measure to protect voter identity.

One source of harbor detergents in San Juans found

  • Jul 19, 2008 at 7:00AM updated Jul 21, 2008 at 10:53AM

An incorrectly plumbed sink at Sweet Retreat on Spring Street is believed to be a cause of detergents detected in the harbor.

Friday Harbor Town Council will accept petition for Buck property annexation

  • Jul 19, 2008 at 7:00AM updated Jul 21, 2008 at 10:50AM

Friday Harbor Town Council members approved Thursday the circulation of a petition for annexation of the 46-acre Buck property, 15 acres of which would be an affordable-housing neighborhood developed by the San Juan Community Home Trust.

Primary election ballots in the mail Aug. 1 | Editorial

  • Jul 16, 2008 at 1:00PM updated Jul 19, 2008 at 7:18AM

Ballots for the Aug. 19 primary election go out in the mail in 16 days, on Aug. 1. If you aren’t registered to vote, do so.

Aquarium: What do you do with a dead canary? | Guest column

  • May 28, 2008 at 7:00AM updated Jul 19, 2008 at 7:17AM

The sea surface can be a barrier, keeping us from “seeing,” in the way we would “see” in a forest or meadow. We started the Spring Street Aquarium in order to reveal the abundant nature to be found under that surface.

Writers read from their works tonight at 6:30

  • Jul 18, 2008 at 3:00PM updated Jul 19, 2008 at 7:16AM

Five local writers will read from their work tonight at 6:30 in the San Juan Island Library. The event is free and open to the public.

Nash Street reopens, prompts complaints from Friday Harbor locals

  • Jul 9, 2008 at 2:00PM updated Jul 19, 2008 at 6:57AM

Prompted by neighborhood complaints, the council will take a second look at remedies that might lessen traffic impacts on Nash Street when it sets priorities next week in the annual update of the town’s six-year transportation improvement plan.

Sports Briefs

  • Jul 16, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jul 19, 2008 at 6:54AM

They’re familiar faces on the golf course at San Juan Golf and Country Club.

Westcott Bay, Visual Arts Museum agree to merger

  • Jul 18, 2008 at 9:00AM updated Jul 19, 2008 at 6:32AM

Westcott Bay Institute for Art & Nature and the Visual Arts Museum of San Juan County will merge and create a new organization under a new name. The merger means both organizations will work together to build an accredited county arts museum, preferably in Friday Harbor.

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