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Grand opening Sunday for 669 Mullis building

  • May 28, 2008 at 12:00AM

Dan Paulson originally built his new building at 669 Mullis St. as a place for the building and trade industries.

Built for San Juan’s craftsmen and tradesmen

  • May 28, 2008 at 12:00AM

You take a tree-lined road to get to this place. Turn left at the cottage; there will be a split-rail fence here soon. On your left is an attractive utility shed with restroom. On your right, there’s a large, deep pond surrounded by wetland grasses and plants. Look behind you and you can see Griffin Bay.

Sports Briefs

  • May 28, 2008 at 12:00AM

Have fun this summer while learning a new lifelong recreational skill.

Perkins gives celebs a run for the money

  • May 28, 2008 at 12:00AM

If she swings a golf club like she handles a hydroplane, the rest of the field better just get out of the way.

Cuomo, Taylor finish ninth

  • May 28, 2008 at 12:00AM

Two of four Wolverine golfers finished in the top 10 at the 1A Golf State Tournament at North Bellingham May 20-21.

Sheriff’s Log

  • May 28, 2008 at 12:00AM

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

Islands’ firefighters join in fire training

  • May 28, 2008 at 12:00AM

The San Juan Island Fire Department was joined by firefighters from Friday Harbor in two recent live fire training exercises.

EMS enhances Island Air ambulance equipment

  • May 28, 2008 at 12:00AM

San Juan Island EMTs will now be able to more effectively monitor the vital signs of patients who are being flown to the mainland.

Hylton, Mulligan elected to OPALCO board

  • May 28, 2008 at 12:00AM

Dave Hylton was reelected to the OPALCO board of directors May 17. George Mulligan was elected to the position vacated by Nourdine Jensen, who retired from the board.

Political Notebook

  • May 28, 2008 at 12:00AM

40th District Senate candidate Ken Henderson has raised more than $36,000 in campaign contributions as of May 20, according to his campaign.

Honor and remember those who died

  • May 26, 2008 at 9:18AM

No day should be complete without a thank you to the veterans who have made our country safe. Never mind the reason, the fact is that these men and women serving since 1775 have been the bulwark against the failure of the freedoms that we hold so dear. This is the most free country in the world. Sometimes we lose sight of how freedom was won.

Memorial Day: Why we do this

  • May 21, 2008 at 4:00PM updated May 26, 2008 at 9:04AM

Decoration Day. That's what it was called until after World War II. It was the day graves of fallen servicemen were decorated, speeched were made and heads were bowed.

Students want to take you on a world trip

  • May 23, 2008 at 3:55PM

Friday Harbor Elementary School Cultural Fair is Wednesday at 3 p.m. And it's open to the public.

Soundwatch celebrates new boat

  • May 22, 2008 at 5:02PM

Soundwatch Boater Education Program is hosting a reception Friday at 6 p.m. to celebrate its new boat. The champagne-and-appetizer reception will be held at Snug Harbor Resort, Soundwatch's home port for 16 years.

Taste some 'Sounds of the San Juans'

  • May 22, 2008 at 2:51PM

San Juan's own Gary Gibbons hosts an online radio show on City Sounds Radio, Internet blues and jazz with a San Juan connection, www.citysounds.biz.

The Shadow

  • May 19, 2008 at 6:00AM updated May 22, 2008 at 12:32PM

Who knows who's naughty and nice in Friday Harbor? The Shadow knows.

Hospital finance study to be made public May 28

  • May 21, 2008 at 11:00AM updated May 22, 2008 at 9:50AM

How financially viable is a community hospital on San Juan Island? Islanders will find out May 28, 5:30 p.m., at the San Juan Hospital District Commission meeting in Mullis Community Senior Center.

Painful trade-offs

  • May 21, 2008 at 10:00AM updated May 22, 2008 at 8:49AM

Gone is half the athletic program’s budget. Gone is the Primary Intervention Program for at-risk elementary school students. Gone is the food service program for every student. Gone are teachers’ aides, secretarial jobs and custodians.

18-year-old allegedly assaulted Saturday

  • May 21, 2008 at 7:26PM

Sheriff’s deputies are investigating whether the alleged assault was racially motivated; the alleged victim is African American.

Increase in first-quarter visitors reported

  • May 21, 2008 at 7:19PM

Some local business owners have expressed concern about the state of tourism on the islands this year. Gas prices are up, real estate sales and ferry ridership are down, and some are worried that this may mean a slower-than-usual summer season. However, statistics are on the side of the islands' economy.

Engagements

  • May 20, 2008 at 1:12PM

Steve Dubail, Lee Ann and Cliff Walch are excited to announce the engagement of their son, Joseph Britton Dubail, to Taunya Michelle Gwin.

What's Happening!

  • May 14, 2008 at 2:00PM updated May 21, 2008 at 5:03PM

Wednesday: Orcas Spring Lecture Series: “Hydrology of Cascade Creek Watershed,” 7 p.m., Orcas Senior Center, off North Beach Road on Henry Lane, Eastsound. Jeff Bash, watershed lead for the state Department of Ecology, gives this lecture. Sponsored by the San Juan Nature Institute. Free. Call 378-3646 or visit www.sjnature.org.

What's Happening!

  • May 20, 2008 at 1:11PM

Today: Orcas Spring Lecture Series: "Geology of Turtleback and Orcas Island," 7 p.m., Orcas Senior Center, off North Beach Road on Henry Lane, Eastsound. Dr. Ned Brown, professor emeritus of Western Washington University, gives this lecture. Sponsored by the San Juan Nature Institute. Free. Call 378-3646 or visit www.sjnature.org.

Newsmakers

  • May 20, 2008 at 1:10PM

The following Friday Harbor students made the Dean's List at the University of Washington for winter quarter:

Hylton, Mulligan elected to OPALCO board

  • May 21, 2008 at 4:41PM

A record-breaking 435 people attended the 71st annual meeting of Orcas Power & Light Cooperative on the ferry. Hylton and Mulligan were elected directors for District I (San Juan, Brown, Henry, Pearl and Spieden islands).

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