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What's Happening on San Juan Island | July 30

  • Jul 30, 2008 at 12:00PM updated at 4:15PM

Today: Blood drive, noon to 6 p.m., San Juan Grange Hall, 152 First St. Puget Sound Blood Center is holding its blood drive here so islanders can donate blood. The collected blood will benefit Western Washington hospitals. Call the Puget Sound Blood Center, (800) 398-7888.

Obituaries | Carl Angelo Perovich, 1942-2008

  • Jul 24, 2008 at 1:00PM updated Jul 30, 2008 at 4:12PM

San Juan Journal Letters to the Editor | July 30

  • Jul 30, 2008 at 9:00AM updated at 3:49PM

Treat orcas respectfully: It’s the law | Guest Column

  • Jul 28, 2008 at 11:42PM

Soundwatch has been working closely with the state Department of Fish and Wildlife Enforcement Office and the state Parks and Recreation Commission to create and distribute educational materials to inform boaters on the new laws for Southern resident orcas.

This columnist’s new use for the ‘Delete’ key | Ferry Home Companion

  • Jul 28, 2008 at 11:42PM

“We are raising a generation being raised without communication skills,” according to Jacquie Ream, author of K.I.S.S. “Keep It Short and Simple.”

Cold but unbowed, Stark will finish ferry route swim

  • Jul 30, 2008 at 12:00AM updated at 2:11PM

Orcas Island resident Damien Stark gave it his best shot to swim the Anacortes-to-Friday Harbor ferry route — 19.5 miles — Saturday and Sunday because he believes “There is no greater joy than ... not the swimming itself, but the ability to use swimming in order to help someone else.”

Event celebrates 25 years of research at lighthouse

  • Jul 28, 2008 at 11:39PM

The Whale Museum is celebrating 25 years of research at the Lime Kiln Point Lighthouse Friday, 5:30-8:30 p.m., with a research seminar at the museum.

Transfer station draft statement is now available | Local News

  • Jul 28, 2008 at 11:39PM

The 266-page draft Environmental Impact Statement for the San Juan Island Transfer Station Replacement Project was made available to the public Monday.

Yacht Haven becomes a Firewise Community tonight

  • Jul 28, 2008 at 11:39PM

The Yacht Haven area of San Juan Island officials becomes a Firewise Community tonight at 5 in the District 3 Headquarters Fire Station, 1011 Mullis St. This meeting will explain how wildfires work and some strategies for preventing damage from them.

Utility work will cause delays on Fisherman Bay Road

  • Jul 28, 2008 at 11:39PM

From Aug. 4 through the end of September, utility work will take place on Fisherman Bay Road on Lopez Island, from Military Road at the north end to Hummel Lake Road at the south end.

Around Town

  • Jul 30, 2008 at 12:00AM updated at 2:01PM

Islanders will celebrate Friday Harbor’s unique history and the San Juan Island Community Foundation is poised to support this historical event.

U.W. scientists will spend year in local classrooms

  • Jul 28, 2008 at 11:40PM

In the first year of an expected five-year program, U.W. Friday Harbor Labs has secured over half a million dollars to place research-oriented graduate students into San Juan County and Seattle classrooms.

IIMC recertified as trauma center

  • Jul 28, 2008 at 11:38PM

Inter Island Medical Center has been recertified as a Level V Trauma Center by the state Department of Health.

Outdoor burning restricted in the San Juans

  • Jul 28, 2008 at 11:38PM

The state Department of Natural Resources has announced a ban on all silvicultural burning in Island, San Juan, Skagit, Snohomish and Whatcom counties.

Firefighters deployed to assist in wildland fire in Trinidad

  • Jul 28, 2008 at 11:38PM

San Juan District 3 Fire Department dispatched two firefighters and a wildland fire engine July 22 to help contain a 1,500-plus acre wildland fire near Trinidad, near the Grant-Douglass County line in eastern Washington.

Rossi brings his campaign to San Juan Island

  • Jul 28, 2008 at 11:37PM

“Saturday was truly a record setting event.”

Sheriff’s Log

  • Jul 28, 2008 at 11:37PM

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

County Council, Ferry Advisory Committee meet Monday

  • Jul 30, 2008 at 12:00AM updated at 1:52PM

The San Juan County Council will hold a special joint meeting with the Ferry Advisory Committee Monday, 12:30-2 p.m., in the County Legislative Building at Second and Reed streets, Friday Harbor.

Bacon, Flint win annual Jack and Jill race

  • Jul 28, 2008 at 11:40PM

Last Saturday the Friday Harbor Sailing Club held their annual Jack and Jill race. In this race the boat is raced with her regular skipper and a Jill of his choosing. We didn’t get all the crew names, but this is what we have. Arne Bentzen with Judy, Lloyd Bacon with Juliet Flint, Howard Lewis with sister Joan, Dennis Pratt with Karen Palmer and Fred Hoeppner with Abbey Finney.

Sport fishing looks promising in local waters

  • Jul 28, 2008 at 11:40PM

Recreational fishing, a big part of living in the San Juan Islands, attracts many tourists as well as local anglers. The season for recreational fishing opened on July 1, and already is showing promising results.

Sports Briefs

  • Jul 28, 2008 at 11:40PM

The Friday Harbor 8.8K Loop Run has taken place for 31 years on the Saturday of the San Juan County Fair.

Young guns squeak by Friday Harbor alumni, 7-6

  • Jul 28, 2008 at 11:40PM

They couldn’t have asked for better weather, or for better brownies. And there was just enough rust around the edges and oddball plays to remind the legion of fans who turned out for the first-ever Friday Harbor baseball alumni game that this one was just for fun.

Catching up with sailors John and Ann Bailey | Along the Waterfront

  • Jul 2, 2008 at 11:00AM updated Jul 30, 2008 at 12:25PM

Last week, wife Peg and I were pleased to have Ann and John Bailey visiting with us.

Couldn’t be better, but most unlikely to happen again | Along the Waterfront

  • Jul 16, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jul 30, 2008 at 12:24PM

Sea to Sand. That’s what it’s like cruising up the Columbia River.

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