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Abandoned fishing gear, crab pots are ‘perpetual killing machines’ in San Juan waters

  • Jul 23, 2008 at 11:00AM updated at 2:07PM

Perhaps it should comes as no surprise, but the enormity of the problem is stunning in its own right. And the statistics and casualties just keep piling up.

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

  • Jul 23, 2008 at 6:00AM updated at 1:35PM

The Written Word is San Juan County Fair’s opportunity for all local writers to “show their stuff.”

Caleb the Wonder Dog: April 1, 1993 - June 24, 2008

  • Jul 9, 2008 at 3:00PM updated Jul 23, 2008 at 10:24AM

Caleb the Wonder Dog came home with me from the Animal Protection Society shelter in 1997 and, in the almost 11 years we had together, we were seldom far apart.

Relay for Life Profile: Dolores Fantin

  • Jul 21, 2008 at 10:23PM

Relay for Life — Friday, 5:30 p.m., to Saturday, 11 a.m., on the Friday Harbor High School football field — raises money for the American Cancer Society. To put a face on the fight against cancer and encourage participation in Relay for Life, families submitted to The Journal photos of loved ones who fought the battle. See for other profiles

Rewards of volunteering are always priceless | Beach Watchers' Journal

  • Jul 21, 2008 at 10:24PM

What happened at the 10th annual OrcaSing held at the park’s lighthouse only confirmed just how little we know about the three families of orcas who have been vacationing in the Salish Sea for eons, long before there was a summer ferry schedule.

Like any family, we must work at getting along | Being Frank

  • Jul 21, 2008 at 10:24PM

Nature has established a rhythm through the millennia of our planet’s existence. It’s a rhythm that, for the sake of our children’s children, society cannot continue to ignore.

For the Record | Corrections and Clarifications

  • Jul 21, 2008 at 10:24PM

— “Caring for Our Natural Resources,” a special section produced by the San Juan Nature Institute and the San Juan County Marine Resources Committee, is included in mail subscriber copies of this week’s Jourtnal.

Join Relay for Life and make a difference | Editorial

  • Jul 21, 2008 at 10:24PM

Support Relay for Life and you are helping someone win a battle against cancer. You are helping educate people so they know how to live better to reduce their cancer risk. And you are helping to fund research that will someday make cancer go the way of polio.

Obituaries| Kevin Scott Obbink

  • Jul 21, 2008 at 10:23PM

Kevin Scott Obbink, son of Rodney John Obbink of Holland, Mich., and Terry Lembeck of San Juan Island, Wash., died suddenly at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Bellingham, Wash., from complications of a lung infection.

Newsmakers | Rebecca Funke

  • Jul 21, 2008 at 10:23PM

Rebecca N. Funke of Friday Harbor earned a spot on the spring quarter honor roll at Central Washington University.

Last Pod Nod of season Friday at Whale Museum | Around Town

  • Jul 21, 2008 at 10:22PM

The last Pod Nod of the summer is Friday.

San Juan's Stage Left reprises production of Shakespeare's 'The Tempest'

  • Jul 9, 2008 at 11:00AM updated Jul 23, 2008 at 10:07AM

I’m in this show. I participate in community theater and was a member of Island Stage Left’s production of "The Tempest" 10 years ago. Forgive me if this doesn’t read like my usual stuff.

‘Tempest’ is a great show, but wear long johns | Ferry Home Companion

  • Jul 23, 2008 at 11:00AM

Seventy years ago at Northwestern University, Professor Bergen Evans used to insist that his students read the King James version of the Bible and the works of Shakespeare while taking his sophomore English class.

Art spirit is alive and well in San Juans | Ferry Home Companion

  • Jun 25, 2008 at 1:00PM updated Jul 23, 2008 at 10:03AM

Back in 1938, I was considering getting out of high school in mid-winter. My Omaha Central High School adviser told me it would be tough entering a good college that way unless transferring from another college.

California Guitar Trio performs at San Juan Community Theatre

  • Jul 16, 2008 at 10:00AM updated Jul 23, 2008 at 10:00AM

They’ve played for audiences around the world. And now, California Guitar Trio brings their whirlwind of instrumental styles to Friday Harbor and the San Juan Community Theatre on Tuesday at 8 p.m.

Sports Briefs

  • Jul 21, 2008 at 10:22PM

The 2008 Summer Salmon Derby, hosted by the Puget Sound Anglers San Juan Islands Chapter and sponsored by Haley’s Bait Shop & Grill, is modeled after the Frank Wilson Memorial Blackmouth Derby.


  • Jul 21, 2008 at 10:22PM

Sheriff’s Log

  • Jul 21, 2008 at 10:21PM

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

San Juan, B.C. coroners study possible link in foot find

  • Jul 21, 2008 at 10:21PM

Officials in British Columbia have asked for information which could determine if there is a connection between human remains found in San Juan County in 2007 and a human foot recovered with a shoe on Valdes Island more than a year later.

Political Notebook

  • Jul 21, 2008 at 10:20PM

Lovel Pratt has been endorsed by the Democrats of San Juan County.

Updated: Jimmie Jones, San Juan Island's Mr. Christmas, dies

  • Jul 22, 2008 at 12:00PM updated Jul 23, 2008 at 7:45AM

Funeral was Tuesday at 1 p.m. at Valley Cemetery for Jimmie Jones. His granddaughter told The Journal today that he died over the weekend. He was 89. Jones, a 36-year island resident who still retained a bit of drawl from his native Texas, was known as Mr. Christmas because of his generosity.

Westcott Bay Institute, Visual Arts Museum agree to merger

  • Jul 21, 2008 at 10:20PM

Westcott Bay Institute for Art & Nature and the Visual Arts Museum of San Juan County will merge and create a new organization under a new name.

Town will accept petition for annexation of Buck property

  • Jul 21, 2008 at 10:20PM

Friday Harbor Town Council members approved Thursday the circulation of a petition for annexation of the 46-acre Buck property, 15 acres of which would be an affordable-housing neighborhood developed by the San Juan Community Home Trust.

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