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What’s Happening!

  • Aug 4, 2008 at 11:47PM

Today: Brown Bag Lunch Series, noon to 1 p.m., Village at the Harbour, 547 Spring St. Skagit Hospice Services hosts discussion on issues surrounding end of life. Registration requested, (800) 894-5877.

Author Vouri signs ‘Pig War’ book Aug. 22 | Island Books

  • Aug 4, 2008 at 11:47PM

Historian/author Mike Vouri will discuss and sign copies of his new book, “The Pig War,” Aug. 22, 6:30 p.m., in the San Juan Historical Museum.

New phone number for Stillpoint School

  • Aug 4, 2008 at 11:47PM

Stillpoint School’s new phone number is 378-2331.

New trustees for San Juan Preservation Trust

  • Aug 4, 2008 at 11:47PM

The San Juan Preservation Trust announced the appointment of five new trustees at its first annual Summer Social, Saturday on Dodie Gann’s Red Mill Farm on San Juan Island.

Caring for someone with memory loss? Give them a call

  • Aug 4, 2008 at 11:47PM

Caring for someone with memory loss? Alzheimer’s Association caregiver support groups can help.

2007-08 a big year for Soroptimists

  • Aug 4, 2008 at 11:47PM

The Soroptimists of Friday Harbor reported a productive 2007-08 year under President Ellen Roberts.

Darrah Ellyse Windham arrived in the world on May 21 | Births

  • Aug 4, 2008 at 11:47PM

Darrah Ellyse Windham arrived in the world on May 21 in Anacortes, Wash. She weighed 7 pounds 14 ounces.

A cool idea on a warm day

  • Aug 4, 2008 at 11:46PM

Simonsen filling in at St. David’s during transition | Newsmakers

  • Aug 4, 2008 at 11:46PM

The Rev. Doug Simonsen is the priest in charge at St. David’s Episcopal Church during the transition in rectors at the church.

Public Meetings

  • Aug 4, 2008 at 11:46PM

Stuff you need to know about the county fair Aug. 13-16

  • Aug 4, 2008 at 11:47PM

Designers and models in the Trashion Fashion Show must participate in the dress rehearsal Monday.

Stegman twins win scholarships

  • Aug 6, 2008 at 12:00AM updated at 11:43AM

Skyhawks Sports Camp returns to San Juan Island | Sports Briefs

  • Aug 4, 2008 at 11:46PM

Skyhawks is the largest provider of youth sports programs in the country. Each program focuses on the development of individual sports skills in a safe, positive and encouraging environment.

Weather reports are hard to find at ‘Cape D’ | Along the Waterfront

  • Aug 4, 2008 at 11:46PM

This column is a continuation of a series on a Columbia River cruise.

County approves $14 million for roads

  • Aug 4, 2008 at 11:44PM

San Juan County will spend roughly $14 million over the next six years on road improvements, marine access and walking trails under the latest revision of its six-year transportation improvement plan.

Sheriff’s Log

  • Aug 4, 2008 at 11:45PM

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

$467,000 in grants awarded for local projects

  • Aug 4, 2008 at 11:45PM

They may not have gotten everything they asked for. But all three applicants came away with a share of San Juan County’s economic development dollars as part of last week’s annual distribution of the so-called HB 2260 fund.

Waggin’ load of tricks and marimba mewsic too | Ferry Home Companion

  • Aug 4, 2008 at 11:49PM

We haven’t been able to get the final figure from the exhausted volunteers who put on the sell-out Wags to Riches, the fourth annual benefit for the Friday Harbor Animal Shelter, July 27.

Keep your thumb out and the car at home | RideShare

  • Aug 4, 2008 at 11:49PM

Recently a team from King 5 News flew up from Seattle to Friday Harbor in a helicopter to make a story about the new alternative transportation system we have here.

Still more questions than answers | Guest Column

  • Aug 4, 2008 at 11:49PM

“Where are the whales?” and “When will they be here?” seem to be the questions I find myself answering every few minutes. I am an intern at the Lime Kiln Lighthouse for the summer conducting research on the killer whales or, as 90 percent of those surveyed prefer, orcas.

‘Sneaky Fitch’ is a heck of a meller-drama | Review

  • Aug 4, 2008 at 11:48PM

Not since Mel Brooks’ “Blazing Saddles” have I laughed so hard at a spoof of the legendary myths of the ol’ Wild West as I did watching friends and neighbors of San Juan Island going through their wild paces in the preview performance of “The Death & Life of Sneaky Fitch,” showing through Saturday in the San Juan Community Theatre.

Tall ships are sailing the San Juans. And you can join in on the adventure

  • Aug 4, 2008 at 11:48PM

You won’t get to play Capt. Jack Sparrow, but you’ll be forgiven if your imagination goes wild.

Elwha loses power, being escorted to Anacortes

  • Aug 6, 2008 at 9:32AM

The Elwha is out of service and being escorted to Anacortes this morning after it lost power and drifted in deep water about a half-mile from Blakely Island.

San Juan's Save Our Schools within $93,000 of reaching goal

  • Aug 5, 2008 at 7:00AM updated at 2:59PM

Superintendent Michael Soltman reported that the combined “challenge” and “matching” gifts have reached $413,076 toward addressing the $600,000 budget shortfall for 2008-09. These funds have restored all teaching positions and have sustained class sizes and instructional programs.

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