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Islanders Bank San Juan Island Celebrity Golf Classic Friday and Saturday

  • Jun 2, 2010 at 12:55PM

The classic features a lineup of autograph-worthy celebrities from music, radio and sports. (And don’t forget the salmon dinner. And the live and silent auctions. And the fact that every dollar you spend will help an island non-profit. The event annually raises about $40,000.)

San Juan Island Marathon, Half-Marathon is Sunday; sanctioned by USA Track & Field as a Boston Marathon qualifier

  • Jun 2, 2010 at 1:01PM

Australia. Great Britain. British Columbia. No, we’re not talking about the Olympics, but rather the San Juan Island Marathon and its companion event, the Half-Marathon. Odds are there’ll be more than a few hearty souls from overseas and north of the border in the field this Sunday when the starting gun sounds. Several are already registered.

Roberto Alps assisting in effort to stop oil leak in Gulf of Mexico

  • Jun 2, 2010 at 10:48AM

Roberto Alps of Friday Harbor spent six weeks in the Gulf of Mexico assisting in the effort to stop the ocean-floor oil leak there. The leak was caused by an oil rig explosion April 20. An estimated 20 million to 40 million gallons of oil have gushed from the wellhead as of Wednesday, far surpassing the 11 million that leaked in the Exxon Valdez disaster, according to the New Orleans Times-Picayune.

All that jazz: Annual music fest raises money for K-12 marine science education

  • Jun 2, 2010 at 9:14AM

In the past, Jazz at the Labs has coincided with the summer kick-off weekend in June. This year, the jazz concert stands alone, but with a dynamic lineup that will draw jazz lovers to the U.W. Friday Harbor Labs Dining Hall.

Suspected driver in fatal San Juan crash released from hospital; case being investigated as 'potential vehicular homicide'

  • Jun 1, 2010 at 4:00PM updated Jun 2, 2010 at 7:46AM

Vehicle speed and alcohol are believed to be "contributing factors" in Monday's fatal car crash near Cattle Point Road and Madden Lane, and the case is being investigated as a "potential vehicular homicide," Sheriff Bill Cumming said Tuesday. Dana Kempton, identified by the Sheriff's Department as possibly being the driver of a car that crashed about 6:30 p.m. near the intersection of Cattle Point Road and Madden Lane, killing a passenger, was released Tuesday from Harborview Medical Center after treatment for his injuries.

One killed, one injured in vehicle crash at Cattle Point Road near Madden Lane

  • Jun 1, 2010 at 9:00AM updated at 2:47PM

One man was killed and his passenger injured Monday in a single-car rollover crash on Cattle Point Road near Madden Lane. At about 6:30 p.m., the San Juan County Sheriff's Emergency Dispatch received a call from a witness of the single-vehicle rollover crash. Emergency personnel from San Juan EMS, Fire District 3 and Sheriff's deputies responded to the scene.

Public meetings June 8 and 10 regarding Critical Areas Ordinance work plan

  • May 28, 2010 at 12:00PM updated Jun 1, 2010 at 1:54PM

The San Juan County Council will convene at 9 a.m. on June 8 to allow time to discuss and take public input on the work plan for the county’s Critical Areas Ordinance update. The council will also have a special meeting with the Planning Commission, 9-11:30 a.m., at the Fire District 3 headquarters fire station, 1011 Mullis St., Friday Harbor. The purpose of the joint meeting is to discuss the Critical Area Ordinance Work Plan and take public comment.

Cottage industries: An idea well worth some local investigation

  • Jun 1, 2010 at 1:49PM

The May 26 USA TODAY ran a front-page article titled “In Seattle, homeowners build a cottage industry” which told about the Seattle program of allowing people with lots over 4,000 square feet to build a small rental cottage or add an apartment over a garage — in essence, adding a small “accessory dwelling unit” to a single-family residence property.

Let's all remember why we have Memorial Day

  • Jun 1, 2010 at 1:42PM

Let's all remember why we have Memorial Day. Picnics and such are wonderful, but let's remember the freedom we have which is directly related to our men and women in uniform, today and in the past.

Give the gift of life and donate at the San Juan Island Community Blood Drive on June 2

  • Jun 1, 2010 at 1:32PM

If you could save a life, would you? Each day, patients in our local hospitals battle cancer and leukemia, need surgeries, and suffer traumatic injuries which require blood transfusions. With less than an hour of your time, your one blood donation can help up to three patients. Give the gift of life and donate at the San Juan Island Community Blood Drive, June 2, noon to 6 p.m., Mullis Community Senior Center, 589 Nash St.

Graduation section, memorable lacrosse season are among top features in June 2 Journal

  • Jun 1, 2010 at 9:00AM updated at 12:47PM

A summary of a lacrosse season that will long be remembered is the top feature of The Journal's Wednesday edition, which will be available at newsstands and markets Tuesday afternoon.

2010 Election: In-person candidate filing begins June 7

  • Jun 1, 2010 at 12:44PM

The 2010 election season will officially open with the beginning of Filing Week on June 7, when hundreds of candidates throughout Washington officially launch their campaigns. Candidates can file for office by using the Internet, in-person filing or submitting the declaration of candidacy via mail.

WSF ferry rate increases on hold till corruption allegations are investigated

  • May 31, 2010 at 12:00PM updated Jun 1, 2010 at 10:26AM

Until the mess is sorted out, Washington State Ferries won't be seeing an increase in its fares. On May 18, the State Transportation Commission unanimously voted to delay further consideration of ferry fare adjustments until ferry operational reviews are completed.

We will never forget ... Memorial Day Parade today at 10:30 a.m.

  • May 31, 2010 at 6:46AM

Friday Harbor's Memorial Day Parade begins at 10:30 a.m. today. The procession will start on Second Street, then turn onto Spring Street to Memorial Park. After the ceremony, children will place flowers into the harbor in memory of the nation's Navy war dead.

Dragons' memorable season ends in 16-7 loss at state championship game | Lacrosse

  • May 30, 2010 at 5:29AM

Alex Tindall scored 5 goals and Trey Knowles and Nick Peters each scored 4 to lead Lynnwood to its first Division II state lacrosse championship in a 16–7 win over San Juan, Saturday before 2,650 at Seattle’s Memorial Stadium. The championship was the first in two tries for Lynnwood. “Our plan going into the game was shoot, shoot, shoot. It didn’t matter whether the shots hit or not,” said Tindall, whose team fired 44 shots at the San Juan cage to unsettle the Skagit Conference champions. “We’ve worked hard all season for this,” he said. “It was a great team effort.”

Dragons' memorable season ends in 16-7 loss at state championship game | Lacrosse

  • May 29, 2010 at 6:51PM

The Lynnwood Tigers defeated the San Juan Dragons 16-7 Saturday and claimed the Washington High School Boys Lacrosse Association Division II state championship, at Seattle's Memorial Stadium. And so the Dragons' remarkable season comes to an end: The Skagit Conference title, five spots on the All-Conference Team, and division leaders in assists, goals, groundball recovery and saves.

Lynnwood widens lead to 16-6 at start of fourth quarter | Lacrosse

  • May 29, 2010 at 6:29PM

The San Juan Dragons' Michael Ausilio and Kyle Skoog scored in the third quarter but the Lynnwood Tigers went man-up and broadened their lead to 16-6 at the beginning of the fourth quarter, in the Division II lacrosse state championship game, Saturday at Seattle’s Memorial Stadium.

Lynnwood leads San Juan 8-4 at the half in state championship game | Lacrosse

  • May 29, 2010 at 5:53PM

Lynnwood freshman Nick Peters and senior Trey Knowles each scored a pair of goals as Lynnwood jumped to an 8–4 half-time lead over San Juan in the Division II lacrosse state championship game vs. San Juan, Saturday at Seattle’s Memorial Stadium.

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.

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