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Follow the San Juan Dragons/Lynnwood Tigers Division II lacrosse state championship game here via live Twitter feed

  • May 29, 2010 at 5:50PM

Follow the San Juan Dragons/Lynnwood Tigers Division II lacrosse state championship game here via live Twitter feed

Lynnwood leads San Juan 5-4 at end of first quarter | Lacrosse

  • May 29, 2010 at 5:34PM

The San Juan Dragons took an early 3-1 lead but Lynnwood fought back to lead 5–4 at the end of the first quarter in Saturday’s Division II lacrosse state championship game at Seattle’s Memorial Stadium.

San Juan Dragons, Lynnwood Tigers vie for state lacrosse championship today | Lacrosse

  • May 29, 2010 at 8:05AM

The San Juan Dragons take on the Lynnwood Tigers in the 2010 Washington Boys High School Lacrosse State Championship Division II game today at 5 p.m. in Seattle’s Memorial Stadium. San Juan (14-2-0) is making its first trip to a state title game since beginning lacrosse play in 2003. Lynnwood (15-3-0), which appeared in the 2006 state title game, rolled through the season dropping its only games to Division I Tahoma, Stanwood and Providence. San Juan’s defeats came against Lynnwood in its season opener and an overtime loss to Snohomish in late April.

Contract with the Puget Sound Partnership: Just say no

  • May 28, 2010 at 1:14PM

I am uncomfortable with the Local Integrating Organization, its lack of clear purpose, and its sponsorship by the Puget Sound Partnership (PSP). Further, the implication that the LIO has the authority to "Ensure implementation of priorities," etc. in San Juan County, as well as the PSP’s agenda to participate (meddle) in the development of our local regulations and regulatory processes is intrusive and extremely worrisome to me.

You should be troubled about the financial state of our county and what is and is not being done about it

  • May 28, 2010 at 1:09PM

If you attended the County Council meeting May 18, as I did, you heard Council Chairman Richard Fralick give a report from the Budget Subcommittee to the other council members that even when the economy turns around there is no way that the county can sustain the course they are on.

San Juan Island woman suffers serious injuries in single-car crash

  • May 27, 2010 at 5:42PM

A 19-year-old San Juan Island woman was flown off-island late Wednesday with serious head injuries following a single-car crash near the intersection of Harrison Street and Warbass Way. According to Sheriff Bill Cumming, Pauliena Flanery was traveling alone at the time of the crash, which occurred at about 9:30 p.m. Flanery, who authorities believe was not wearing a seat belt, suffered serious though not life-threatening head injuries and possible chest injuries as well, Cumming said.

New life for old house: 1931 Craftsman-style home will be moved from Franck Street to Malcom Street June 4

  • May 27, 2010 at 5:13PM

A piece of Friday Harbor history will be relocated and restored. And you can watch as it gets moved to its new home. The 79-year-old Craftsman-style house at 350 Franck St. has been acquired by Lynn Danaher, who is having the house moved to 60 Malcom St., next to Surina Business Park.

WSF increases capacity between Anacortes and San Juan Islands for Memorial Day weekend; CBP warns of travel delays at border crossings

  • May 27, 2010 at 4:08PM

Washington State Ferries is providing extra capacity and sailings for Memorial Day weekend travelers going to and from Anacortes and the San Juan Islands. The 144-car Elwha is filling in for the 124-car Chelan for service on the Anacortes/Sidney, B.C. and Anacortes/San Juan Islands routes – a 20-vehicle increase in capacity. The 144-car Kaleetan and the 144-car Hyak are providing service between Anacortes and the islands, maintaining capacity for those sailings.

They're going to the state championship: Dragons win semi-final 9-8 | Lacrosse

  • May 27, 2010 at 5:00AM updated at 3:11PM

The San Juan Dragons defeated Lake Washington 9-8 Wednesday in Kirkland to advance to the Washington High School Boys Lacrosse Association Division II championship game, Saturday at Sdeattle Memorial Stadium.

3 Friday Harbor track athletes advance to the State meet at EWU | Track and Field

  • May 27, 2010 at 9:47AM

Senior Kayla Short and junior Kelsey Barnes are headed back to State with a pair of first-place finishes at Tri-District. They will be joined by freshman Jadyn Slack. All three finished among the top six in their respective events last week at Tri-District to advance to the state 1A Track and Field Tournament, which begins May 28 at Eastern Washington University in Cheney.

Medical fund set up for Phil McKee; being treated for non-Hodgkin's lymphoma

  • May 27, 2010 at 9:50AM

A medical fund has been set up at Islanders Bank for Phil McKee, to help defray costs associated with his treatment for non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma. Contributions can be made at any Islanders Bank branch. McKee is being treated at Swedish Hospital.

40th Legislative District Democrats primary endorsement meeting June 19

  • May 27, 2010 at 9:40AM

40th District Democrats will meet June 19 to decide whether to endorse candidates and issues in advance of the Aug. 17 primary election.

San Juan Island home rescue: When woman doesn't show up for lunch, her friend trusts her instincts and takes action

  • May 26, 2010 at 11:00AM updated May 27, 2010 at 6:24AM

When Dorothy Robinson's friend didn't show up for lunch at Mullis Community Senior Center, her antenna went up. When a call to the friend's house failed to yield an answer, she took action. She recruited help and went to her friend's house, where they found the friend in medical distress.

Cuomo finishes 13th, McKee 31st at 1A State Golf Tournament | Golf

  • May 26, 2010 at 3:51PM

Friday Harbor junior Megan Cuomo tied for 13th at the 1A State Golf Tournament at Columbia Point in Richland, Wednesday. Friday Harbor senior Tyler McKee capped his prep career with a 31st-place finish. Cuomo, who went to the tournament as an alternate and got to play when another golfer called in sick, carded a 91 Wednesday, a one-stroke improvement over Tuesday's opening round. She finished with a combined 183.

Sheriff releases new images believed to be Colton Harris-Moore

  • May 26, 2010 at 2:32PM

The San Juan County Sheriff's Department on Wednesday released stills from a surveillance video they believe shows suspected "Barefoot Burglar" Colton Harris-Moore about to steal a boat from a Lopez Island marina earlier this month.

McKee, Cuomo make the cut; advance to final round of 1A State Golf Tournament | Golf

  • May 25, 2010 at 10:00PM updated May 26, 2010 at 9:47AM

Tuesday’s first round of the 1A State Golf Tournament featured all of the intensity and drama of athletic competition. But the real story was the one behind the scenes. It was Tyler McKee, calling his father, Phil McKee – being treated for non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma at Swedish Hospital -- to let him know he shot 80 and made the cut. The Friday Harbor senior finished tied for 35th; Zach Wanderscheid of Goldendale led the field with 65. It was first alternate Megan Cuomo, going to the tournament on hope, being called up in place of a golfer who missed the tournament because of illness. The Friday Harbor junior made the cut, shooting 92 to finish tied for 16th. Alyssa Maine of Freeman led with 80.

Islanders can meet architects and project leaders designing Peace Island Medical Center on June 8

  • May 26, 2010 at 9:31AM

A community open house is scheduled for June 8, 5-7 p.m., for San Juan County residents to meet with the architects and project leaders designing the new Peace Island Medical Center. The open house will be held in the 4-H Building at the San Juan County Fairgrounds, just five blocks from downtown Friday Harbor.

County Council confirms new deputy director of administration

  • May 26, 2010 at 9:05AM

The San Juan County Council voted Tuesday to confirm the hiring of David Kelly of West Jordan, Utah, as the deputy director of administration. Kelly has a dozen years experience in local government, most recently having served in administration for the City of Chehalis from 1995-2003. His background also includes work in the administration of Moffat County and the town of Craig, Colo. He holds a master's degree in public administration from the University of Colorado.

Lytton open house June 5, 1:30-3:30 p.m., in the San Juan Island Library | State House, 40th District

  • May 25, 2010 at 2:59PM

Kris Lytton, candidate for the 40th District state House of Representatives, Position 1, brings her campaign to the San Juan Islands with an open house in Friday Harbor on June 5. Lytton will be in the San Juan Island Library from 1:30-3:30 p.m.

Fatal crash, sheriff's pay cut, town investment at transfer station, Dragons' victory are top stories in this week's Journal

  • May 24, 2010 at 6:00PM updated May 25, 2010 at 2:24PM

The May 26 Journal is 36 pages, including local news, Opinion, Obituaries, Business, Island Scene, What's Happening!, Sports, Classifieds, At Your Service business directory, Public Notices, and the 2010-11 Guide to American and English Camps.

Spring Carnival: A wonderful time was had by all

  • May 25, 2010 at 12:49PM

For a few hours on Saturday, May 22, the clouds parted and the sun was shining on the Friday Harbor Elementary School playground just in time for students, their families and many in our community to enjoy the booths, food, huge inflatables and excitement of the PTA's Spring Carnival. The crowd was large, the smiles were plenty, prizes were abundant and a wonderful time was had by all.

San Juan man dies from fall while trying to escape rolled Hummer

  • May 24, 2010 at 5:00PM updated May 25, 2010 at 10:03AM

A San Juan Island man died Saturday after his Humvee H3 went off the road on his property at 902 Miller Road and rolled onto its passenger side. Sheriff’s investigators believe Michael Russell Thor, 52, died of head and neck injuries when he fell climbing out of the vehicle. His body was found outside the vehicle by a friend who went to the property to visit him, the Sheriff’s Department reported.

Retired educator Severson running for County Council, San Juan North | County Council, District 2

  • May 25, 2010 at 9:38AM

Retired educator Laura Jo Severson has announced her candidacy for San Juan County Council District 2 (San Juan North). She is one of two candidates running for the position so far; the other is Rich Peterson, who is seeking reelection. The primary election is Aug. 17, the general election is Nov. 2. The top two vote-getters in the primary advance to the general election. Candidates began mailing in their formal candidacy documents May 21; in-person filing is June 7-11.

Andrew seeks fourth term as San Juan County District Court judge | District Court

  • May 21, 2010 at 11:00AM updated May 25, 2010 at 9:26AM

Stewart Andrew will seek election to a fourth term as San Juan County District Court judge. “I am asking the citizens of San Juan County to allow me to serve them for one more term,” he said in an announcement. The District Court judge is paid $109,116 a year and serves a four-year term. The position is non-partisan. The primary election is Aug. 17, the general election is Nov. 2. The top two vote-getters in the primary advance to the general election.

BLM's management plan for its lands in the San Juans: Public meeting June 5 in Friday Harbor

  • May 25, 2010 at 5:53AM

The Bureau of Land Management is hosting a public meeting June 5, noon to 4 p.m., at Mullis Community Senior Center regarding revisions to its Resource Management Plan in Washington state, including the San Juan Islands. The new plan will provide management direction for the next two decades for about 445,000 acres of BLM-administered public lands in Eastern Washington and in the San Juan Archipelago.

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