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Sleepovers return to San Juan Whale Museum June 28

  • Jun 18, 2008 at 11:00AM

Pod Nods return to The Whale Museum for four nights of marine science adventures this summer: June 28, July 5, 11, and 25. These popular “pajama party” sleepovers in the museum for children ages 5-9 will be led by a museum educator, with assistance from other adult professionals and students.

San Juan Septic under new ownership | San Juan Business Briefs

  • Jun 18, 2008 at 10:00AM

Business updates and announcements from around the San Juans.

150 attend Miner memorial

  • Jun 18, 2008 at 12:00AM

Students serenade outgoing Friday Harbor Elementary School principal

  • Jun 11, 2008 at 4:00PM updated Jun 16, 2008 at 4:40PM

Amid a chorus of voices singing "So Long, Farewell," students from Friday Harbor Elementary School gave an unexpected and heartfelt send off to Principal Jody Metzger on Monday. She was totally surprised.

Kountouros drops out of state Senate race

  • Jun 13, 2008 at 1:24PM

At the conclusion of the 40th Legislative District endorsement process, Stephanie Kountouros declared that she will no longer seek the Senate seat. "Since the beginning of this race, I have stood by my position that the Senate seat in the 40th LD must be kept by a strong Democrat who will lead the Legislature in addressing social justice issues and work to improve the lives of Washingtonians," she said in a press release.

Donations of $13,000 restore more San Juan sports programs

  • Jun 12, 2008 at 2:00PM updated at 4:07PM

$10,000 more needed to fully fund programs; school administration forgoes cost-of-living raise to increase matching fund donations by $32,000

San Juan economic signs point to 'cautious optimism'

  • Jun 12, 2008 at 3:47PM

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

San Juan Dragons Alumni Game Saturday

  • Jun 12, 2008 at 10:27AM

Peter Bonoff and Rob Cuomo live lacrosse. They played in college and they've coached the San Juan Dragons. Cuomo coached the Dragons to the Division II playoffs in his debut year with the team. So will they tip the scales in favor of the Dragons alumni team when they face the 2008 Dragons squad in the annual alumni game Saturday, 1 p.m., at Friday Harbor High School?

Near-record low tides creating problems for ferries

  • Jun 12, 2008 at 6:03AM

Record low tides -- reportedly the lowest since 1916 -- are creating opportunities galore for islanders who like to visit tidepools. The tides are also creating problems for Washington State Ferries. Puget Sound will be experiencing extreme low tides through July 5. Low tides will make it difficult for some vehicles to board ferries, according to WSF.

Column captured meaning of lesson

  • Jun 11, 2008 at 5:22PM

My family in Friday Harbor sent me the link to your article, “Looking at the world through the eyes of a child,” page 7A, June 4 Journal. Although I am slightly biased, as one of the children you reference is my nephew, I did want to offer you kudos on your angle to the story.

Touched by show of concern, caring

  • Jun 11, 2008 at 5:21PM

To the people of Friday Harbor: My family and I are very grateful for the concern and help offered us following the death of my husband, Ramsay Milne.

Don’t forget the Jazz Quintet +1

  • Jun 11, 2008 at 5:21PM

The in-depth coverage of the band Jazz Coalescence was appreciated. However, I want to point out that Jazz Coalescence was only one of the two bands that performed that night. The San Juan Jazz Quintet + 1 opened the evening, as it has done for all eight years of Jazz at the Labs. These talented musicians and singer not only donate their time to enable us to net as much income for the K-12 program as possible, but also have turned down paying gigs to perform at this event.

Hat’s off to our harbormaster

  • Jun 11, 2008 at 5:19PM

I have either lived or made my living down at the waterfront and, in particular, at the Port of Friday Harbor for the last seven years. In that time, I have had the great pleasure of working with and around the best harbormaster I have ever seen: Tami Hayes!

Study proposed site’s traffic impact

  • Jun 11, 2008 at 5:18PM

This trash site selection process has been marred by incomplete disclosure. Failure to fully disclose all traffic safety information and the increased accident rate due to moving the trash facility is morally unacceptable.

New San Juan medical center deserves support | Letters to the Editor

  • Jun 11, 2008 at 12:00PM updated at 5:17PM

San Juan Journal readers voice support for the new integrated medical center proposed for San Juan Island and more in this week's letters to the editor.

Coast Guard reminds boaters of cruise ship, ferry security rules

  • Jun 11, 2008 at 5:03PM

The Coast Guard is reminding mariners and recreational boaters to avoid approaching large passenger vessels, such as cruise ships and Washington State Ferries, whether these vessels are underway, moored or at anchor.

Whale Museum holds its second annual Greeting Ceremony Saturday

  • Jun 11, 2008 at 4:10PM

The annual fund-raiser features gourmet dinner by Farhad Ghatan, a silent and live auction and musical entertainment by Keith Busha

Sheriff’s Log

  • Jun 9, 2008 at 11:06PM

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

Derelict net entangled, killed 3,500 animals in 15 years

  • Jun 11, 2008 at 12:59PM

New research estimates mortality of marine species caused by derelict fishing nets

Firefighter training begins June 21

  • Jun 10, 2008 at 7:00AM updated Jun 11, 2008 at 12:44PM

Upon completion of the 32-hour class, participants will have earned a “red card,” the nationally recognized wildland firefighter certification.

San Juan Sailing Foundation offering racing series

  • May 28, 2008 at 11:00AM updated Jun 11, 2008 at 11:32AM

The San Juan Sailing Foundation is offering a racing series on Thursdays, 5:30 p.m. Meet at the Net Shed at Jackson’s Beach.

Cuomo, Taylor finish ninth at state

  • May 22, 2008 at 8:00AM updated Jun 11, 2008 at 11:31AM

Megan Cuomo, a first-year Wolverine golfer, overcame a nervous debut, inclement weather and the pressure of more experienced golfers to finish in a four-way tie for ninth with a first-round 99 and a second-round 100.

San Juan's RE/MAX, Friday Harbor Realty will merge, become Sotheby's

  • May 30, 2008 at 4:00PM updated Jun 11, 2008 at 11:21AM

The owners of RE/MAX San Juan Island will buy Friday Harbor Realty and the combined offices will become Island Group Sotheby's International Real Estate, effective July 1. Paul LeBaron, co-owner of RE/MAX, said today all employees of the merged companies will be located in what is now the Friday Harbor House building. LeBaron said he and his RE/MAX partners — Sybil Mager, Travis Mager and Chris Spaulding — are not buying the Friday Harbor Realty building.

Public Meetings

  • Jun 9, 2008 at 11:07PM

Today: Friday Harbor Lodging Tax Advisory Committee, noon, Town Hall Council Chambers. Discussion of funding process.

What’s Happening! | Journal of the San Juans Entertainment Calendar

  • Jun 4, 2008 at 4:00PM updated Jun 11, 2008 at 11:07AM

Arts and entertainment events happening throughout the San Juans.

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