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Dentures are now the next-to-the-best thing

  • Jun 24, 2008 at 11:56AM

New technique not only helps dentures stay snug, but also helps bone structure stay healthy

San Juan Public Meetings | June 25-July 14

  • Jun 24, 2008 at 11:56AM

Port Commission, Hospital District Commission, School Board meet today

Whidbey, Frontier bank merger is off | San Juan Business Briefs

  • Jun 24, 2008 at 11:56AM

Whidbey Island Bank, which has a branch in Friday Harbor, will not become Frontier Bank.

Sheriff’s Log

  • Jun 24, 2008 at 11:55AM

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

State Department of Health

  • Jun 24, 2008 at 11:55AM

The Washington State Department of Health has taken disciplinary actions against the following health care provider in San Juan County:

Political Notebook

  • Jun 24, 2008 at 11:54AM

The Waldron Community Meeting will host a forum July 12, 2-4 p.m., for candidates for County Council, District 4; and Superior Court judge.

Sports Briefs

  • Jun 24, 2008 at 11:55AM

Island Rec sailing classes got off to a windy start last week. Using boats generously provided by the Sailing Foundation, two classes of aspiring sailors came to Percich Pond to test the waters.

Deadline tonight to fully restore athletic budget

  • Jun 24, 2008 at 11:55AM

San Juan Island Schools Superintendent Michael Soltman reported that $17,600 has been raised toward a goal of $23,000 needed to fully restore the athletic program for next year.

San Juan Initiative meeting will have big draw

  • Jun 24, 2008 at 11:55AM

Puget Sound Partnership Chairman Bill Ruckelshaus and state Lands Commissioner Doug Sutherland will attend a meeting of the San Juan Initiative Policy Group Friday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., in Mullis Community Senior Center.

San Juan County enjoying lower unemployment than state

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 2:00PM

So, the real estate market is sluggish. Your town utility bill is going up. You’re paying more at the pump. Take a look at the bright side: Overall, the island economy is not too bad.

Hospital commission moves to hire two physicians

  • Jun 24, 2008 at 2:00PM updated Jun 25, 2008 at 5:31AM

In an unexpected action taken in today's executive session, the San Juan Hospital Board of Commissioners voted to offer Dr. Al Johnson the full-time physician's position vacated by outgoing Dr. Greg Moran, who leaves for private practice to Dallas, Texas in July.

Town birthday photo Sept. 20; party Feb. 9

  • Jun 24, 2008 at 11:54AM

A year of special events will begin at the San Juan County Fair, Aug. 16-19, and will conclude at the 2009 San Juan County Fair. Events include a community photograph Sept. 20 on the San Juan County Courthouse lawn (all residents can assemble there to be included in the photo); and a town-sponsored birthday party Feb. 9, 3-6 p.m., at the San Juan County Fairgrounds.

‘Extinctions’ the subject of Illg Lecture Sunday

  • Jun 24, 2008 at 11:54AM

The U.W. Friday Harbor Labs’ 10th annual Illg Distinguished Lecturer will be Dr. James Carlton, professor of marine sciences at Williams College and director of the Maritime Studies Program of Williams College and Mystic Seaport.

New deputy administrator was Hawaii’s deputy A.G.

  • Jun 24, 2008 at 11:54AM

When San Juan County’s new deputy county administrator moved from Hawaii to Eastsound and set up a legal practice in 2007, it was a homecoming.

Early deadlines for the Fourth of July

  • Jun 24, 2008 at 11:54AM

The Journal will be closed in observance of the Fourth of July holiday. Some deadlines have been changed for the July 9 edition.

Want to quit smoking? DSHS can help

  • Jun 24, 2008 at 11:53AM

Beginning July 1, 2008, the Department of Social and Health Service medical programs’ coverage will expand to include a new smoking cessation benefit for clients.

‘Velveteen rabbits’ graduate from Griffin Bay High

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:00AM

Ninety-five friends and family members gathered June 14 afternoon in the Friday Harbor Middle School commons to celebrate the graduation of nine seniors from Griffin Bay High School.

Ochoa named 1A/B All-State starter

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 12:00AM

Wolverine Richie Ochoa’s solid play this year did not go unnoticed as the state’s coaches and sportswriters named him a 1A/B All-State starter.

Adventuress runs aground in Wasp Passage

  • Jun 23, 2008 at 2:20PM

A historic schooner that many locals have seen navigating island waters for years ran aground in Wasp Passage today. No injuries were reported.

James Desermeaux, former San Juan County assessor, dies

  • Jun 22, 2008 at 8:00AM updated Jun 23, 2008 at 8:37AM

James Leon Desermeaux, former San Juan County assessor and 42-year resident of Friday Harbor, has died. Mr. Desermeaux died at home on June 18. He was 75.

Ruckelshaus, Sutherland will attend next San Juan Initiative meeting

  • Jun 20, 2008 at 11:00AM updated at 4:05PM

A new report points to the progress the residents of the San Juan Islands have made in ecosystem protection efforts – and how those efforts can be a model for the restoration of the entire Puget Sound ecosystem. But it also shows that shoreline alterations are occurring in some of the most ecological sensitive areas of the islands, putting critical habitat at risk.

Missoula Children's Theatre's Little Red Truck rolls back into town

  • Jun 19, 2008 at 12:31PM

Directing their energy: Auditions Monday for "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs"

Friday Harbor High School band wins cruise festival title

  • Jun 19, 2008 at 8:00AM updated at 10:19AM

The Friday Harbor High School Concert Band won the 2008 Cruise Festival Overall Grand Championship Award for Concert Band Class AA, based on its performance during the cruise festival season onboard Royal Caribbean Cruise lines.

San Juan County seeks assessment hike for noxious weed program

  • Jun 18, 2008 at 12:00PM updated Jun 19, 2008 at 10:09AM

To deal with the ongoing noxious weed problem, to increase the program’s ability to do public outreach and education, and to recruit and use more volunteer labor, Amanda Azous asked the council to consider granting an increase in the county’s Noxious Weed Control property assessment. The new fee would charge $8.10 for each parcel of land and 81 cents for each additional acre. She said 93 percent of the all parcel owners would pay less than $16.21 per year.

Grammy nominee among performers at San Juan Theatre June 21

  • Jun 18, 2008 at 11:00AM updated Jun 19, 2008 at 10:09AM

Chamber Music San Juans presents “Music for a Summer Solstice” on the San Juan Community Theatre’s Whittier Stage on Saturday, 7:30 p.m. Artistic director and clarinetist Patricia Kostek brings together some of CMSJ’s favorite performers, including violinist Ron Patterson, violist Roxanna Patterson, and Grammy Award-nominee bassoonist Martin Kuuskman.

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