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Dead killer whale calf found on Henry Island

  • Aug 6, 2008 at 12:00AM

A dead orca calf was recovered from a beach on Henry Island’s Open Bay, Saturday, by the San Juan County Marine Mammal Stranding Network.

Stuff you need to know about the San Juan County Fair Aug. 13-16

  • Jul 30, 2008 at 1:00PM updated Jul 31, 2008 at 1:42PM

Trashion Fashion Show is Monday at midnight. Grab your glue-gun, sewing machine and paint and start collecting your reused, refused collectables and see what over-the-top, oh-so-sophisticated recycled fashion items you can come up with for this once-a-year highlight.

Puget Sound Food Network Web site to launch Aug. 6

  • Jul 23, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jul 31, 2008 at 1:39PM

The launching of a new Web-based project enabling real-time communication between consumers, farmers and other participants in the Puget Sound regional food system — and facilitating online food-related transactions — is scheduled to launch the first week of August.

Memories from the Canoe Journey

  • Jul 30, 2008 at 8:00AM updated Jul 31, 2008 at 11:45AM

Betty Chevalier Nash, with blue visor, was the oldest Mitchell Bay Indian at the Canoe Journey gathering at Roche Harbor, July 24. Mrs. Nash, whose mother was Swinomish, is a descendant on her father's side of the Mitchell Bay people, whose place of origin on San Juan Island was near that of the Lummi.

San Juan County: 11,005 ballots ready for the mail

  • Jul 30, 2008 at 12:00AM updated Jul 31, 2008 at 11:43AM

San Juan County Elections Supervisor Doris Schaller and her staff today loaded trays of envelopes containing ballots to be metered and sent to the Post Office Thursday.

3 die in plane crash; was en route from Roche Harbor to Auburn

  • Jul 30, 2008 at 10:00AM updated Jul 31, 2008 at 11:38AM

Three people died Sunday when their Cessna 172, which had left Roche Harbor for Auburn, crashed in a rugged area nine miles north of Arlington.

Reward a completed task with a trip outside | Island Books

  • Jul 28, 2008 at 11:41PM

“Natural Areas of the San Juan Islands,” © 2007 by Terry Domico

Around Town

  • Jul 28, 2008 at 11:42PM

Ben Johnson said that Shakespeare was not of an age but for all time. Come find out why.

'The Death and Life of Sneaky Fitch' opens Thursday

  • Jul 28, 2008 at 11:41PM

Clearly, there’s something rotten in Den ... — er, Gopher Gulch. The townspeople are all upset. Sneaky Fitch, that loathsome, low-down, no-good so-and-so, just won’t die. Even when they conspire with the local doctor to “do something” about the problem, Sneaky Fitch just won’t stay dead.

The cleaning power of a child’s honesty | Jill Urbach

  • Jul 28, 2008 at 11:42PM

Sometimes I don’t appreciate the honesty of children. I got a dose of honesty last week from a 5-year-old who was in town visiting her grandparents. She befriended my daughter, so her grandmother and I arranged a play date at my house.

What's Happening on San Juan Island | July 30

  • Jul 30, 2008 at 12:00PM updated at 4:15PM

Today: Blood drive, noon to 6 p.m., San Juan Grange Hall, 152 First St. Puget Sound Blood Center is holding its blood drive here so islanders can donate blood. The collected blood will benefit Western Washington hospitals. Call the Puget Sound Blood Center, (800) 398-7888.

Obituaries | Carl Angelo Perovich, 1942-2008

  • Jul 24, 2008 at 1:00PM updated Jul 30, 2008 at 4:12PM

San Juan Journal Letters to the Editor | July 30

  • Jul 30, 2008 at 9:00AM updated at 3:49PM

Treat orcas respectfully: It’s the law | Guest Column

  • Jul 28, 2008 at 11:42PM

Soundwatch has been working closely with the state Department of Fish and Wildlife Enforcement Office and the state Parks and Recreation Commission to create and distribute educational materials to inform boaters on the new laws for Southern resident orcas.

This columnist’s new use for the ‘Delete’ key | Ferry Home Companion

  • Jul 28, 2008 at 11:42PM

“We are raising a generation being raised without communication skills,” according to Jacquie Ream, author of K.I.S.S. “Keep It Short and Simple.”

Cold but unbowed, Stark will finish ferry route swim

  • Jul 30, 2008 at 12:00AM updated at 2:11PM

Orcas Island resident Damien Stark gave it his best shot to swim the Anacortes-to-Friday Harbor ferry route — 19.5 miles — Saturday and Sunday because he believes “There is no greater joy than ... not the swimming itself, but the ability to use swimming in order to help someone else.”

Event celebrates 25 years of research at lighthouse

  • Jul 28, 2008 at 11:39PM

The Whale Museum is celebrating 25 years of research at the Lime Kiln Point Lighthouse Friday, 5:30-8:30 p.m., with a research seminar at the museum.

Transfer station draft statement is now available | Local News

  • Jul 28, 2008 at 11:39PM

The 266-page draft Environmental Impact Statement for the San Juan Island Transfer Station Replacement Project was made available to the public Monday.

Yacht Haven becomes a Firewise Community tonight

  • Jul 28, 2008 at 11:39PM

The Yacht Haven area of San Juan Island officials becomes a Firewise Community tonight at 5 in the District 3 Headquarters Fire Station, 1011 Mullis St. This meeting will explain how wildfires work and some strategies for preventing damage from them.

Utility work will cause delays on Fisherman Bay Road

  • Jul 28, 2008 at 11:39PM

From Aug. 4 through the end of September, utility work will take place on Fisherman Bay Road on Lopez Island, from Military Road at the north end to Hummel Lake Road at the south end.

Around Town

  • Jul 30, 2008 at 12:00AM updated at 2:01PM

Islanders will celebrate Friday Harbor’s unique history and the San Juan Island Community Foundation is poised to support this historical event.

U.W. scientists will spend year in local classrooms

  • Jul 28, 2008 at 11:40PM

In the first year of an expected five-year program, U.W. Friday Harbor Labs has secured over half a million dollars to place research-oriented graduate students into San Juan County and Seattle classrooms.

IIMC recertified as trauma center

  • Jul 28, 2008 at 11:38PM

Inter Island Medical Center has been recertified as a Level V Trauma Center by the state Department of Health.

Outdoor burning restricted in the San Juans

  • Jul 28, 2008 at 11:38PM

The state Department of Natural Resources has announced a ban on all silvicultural burning in Island, San Juan, Skagit, Snohomish and Whatcom counties.

Firefighters deployed to assist in wildland fire in Trinidad

  • Jul 28, 2008 at 11:38PM

San Juan District 3 Fire Department dispatched two firefighters and a wildland fire engine July 22 to help contain a 1,500-plus acre wildland fire near Trinidad, near the Grant-Douglass County line in eastern Washington.

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