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Honor and remember those who died

  • May 26, 2008 at 9:18AM

No day should be complete without a thank you to the veterans who have made our country safe. Never mind the reason, the fact is that these men and women serving since 1775 have been the bulwark against the failure of the freedoms that we hold so dear. This is the most free country in the world. Sometimes we lose sight of how freedom was won.

Political Notebook

  • May 28, 2008 at 12:00AM

40th District Senate candidate Ken Henderson has raised more than $36,000 in campaign contributions as of May 20, according to his campaign.

Hylton, Mulligan elected to OPALCO board

  • May 28, 2008 at 12:00AM

Dave Hylton was reelected to the OPALCO board of directors May 17. George Mulligan was elected to the position vacated by Nourdine Jensen, who retired from the board.

40th District Democrats will vote on Senate endorsement June 7-8

  • May 28, 2008 at 1:00PM updated Sep 16, 2008 at 9:05PM

40th District Democrats will vote June 7-8 to endorse a candidate in the race for the state Senate seat of Harriet Spanel, who is retiring.

EMS enhances Island Air ambulance equipment

  • May 28, 2008 at 12:00AM

San Juan Island EMTs will now be able to more effectively monitor the vital signs of patients who are being flown to the mainland.

Islands’ firefighters join in fire training

  • May 28, 2008 at 12:00AM

The San Juan Island Fire Department was joined by firefighters from Friday Harbor in two recent live fire training exercises.

Mock trials this week, open to the public

  • May 28, 2008 at 1:00PM

May is National Law Month. To celebrate it, local high school government classes are holding mock trials through Thursday, 6-9 p.m., in the Superior Court courtroom on the second floor of the courthouse.

18-year-old allegedly assaulted May 17

  • May 28, 2008 at 1:00PM

An 18-year-old man was allegedly assaulted by another 18-year-old man on Spring and Second streets May 17 about 8 p.m.

Sheriff’s Log

  • May 28, 2008 at 12:00AM

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

Cuomo, Taylor finish ninth

  • May 28, 2008 at 12:00AM

Two of four Wolverine golfers finished in the top 10 at the 1A Golf State Tournament at North Bellingham May 20-21.

Perkins gives celebs a run for the money

  • May 28, 2008 at 12:00AM

If she swings a golf club like she handles a hydroplane, the rest of the field better just get out of the way.

Three miss cut; Matthew Porter a triple jump hopeful

  • May 28, 2008 at 1:00PM

Matthew Porter hoped to extend his run toward a state track title Saturday at the 1A State Track Meet at Mount Tahoma High School in Tacoma.

Sports Briefs

  • May 28, 2008 at 12:00AM

Have fun this summer while learning a new lifelong recreational skill.

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.

Friday Harbor students look to offset budget shortfalls by producing biodiesel for busses

  • May 28, 2008 at 2:00PM updated at 4:12PM

About 32 Friday Harbor High School students are involved in a project to produce biodiesel — enough to possibly reduce the school district’s regular-diesel expense by 20 percent.

Built for San Juan’s craftsmen and tradesmen

  • May 28, 2008 at 12:00AM

You take a tree-lined road to get to this place. Turn left at the cottage; there will be a split-rail fence here soon. On your left is an attractive utility shed with restroom. On your right, there’s a large, deep pond surrounded by wetland grasses and plants. Look behind you and you can see Griffin Bay.

Grand opening Sunday for 669 Mullis building

  • May 28, 2008 at 12:00AM

Dan Paulson originally built his new building at 669 Mullis St. as a place for the building and trade industries.

Gas prices dampening your travel plans?

  • May 28, 2008 at 12:00AM

Gas prices dampening your travel plans?

Council to decide on fireworks ban June 3

  • May 28, 2008 at 1:00PM

San Juan County could become a year-round fireworks free-zone, depending on the outcome of a public hearing and decision of the County Council June 3.

Dining for Scholars Thursday at Steps

  • May 28, 2008 at 1:00PM

The May Dining for Scholars host will be Steps Wine Bar & Cafe on Thursday, beginning at 5 p.m.

Fair introduces Soroptimists to volunteer opportunities

  • May 28, 2008 at 12:00AM

Soroptimist International of Friday Harbor held its first Committee Fair at its regular meeting on May 21.

San Juan theater looks to wow crowds one last time before closing doors

  • May 28, 2008 at 1:00PM updated May 30, 2008 at 7:07AM

There’s a look of fatigue setting in on the lean teenager’s face. She takes a deep breath and moves to the same place on the dance floor and resets her position for yet another try.

What’s Happening!

  • May 26, 2008 at 1:11PM

Today, May 28 South Cady Mountain Firewise Community meeting, 6-8 p.m., Mullis Street fire station. Learn how to help protect yourself and neighbors from wildland fires. Firewise Specialist Ron Garner will teach about the Firewise program. Learn about the Cady Mountain area habitat. Visit or e-mail Garner at

‘Ye gods! Thumpin’ thpethial!’

  • May 28, 2008 at 12:00AM

I was born in Iowa and my mother was a teacher in a one-room Iowa school house.

A harmony of singing talents Sunday

  • May 28, 2008 at 12:00AM

San Juan Community Theatre’s Whittier stage fills with sweet harmonies during the popular Barbershop Bonanza on Sunday, 2 p.m.

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