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State sets quota of San Juan County pot shops at three

  • Sep 10, 2013 at 10:46AM

Three marijuana retail stores will be permitted in San Juan County, one each on Orcas, San Juan and Lopez islands, under regulations proposed Sept. 4 by the Washington State Liquor Control Board to implement Initiative 502, which legalizes marijuana production, processing and retailing.

'Transitions' topic of the day at next League of Women Voters meeting'

  • Sep 10, 2013 at 1:09PM

Guest speaker is Felicity Green, a member of the international "Transitions" organization and Lopez Island resident. Green will talk about the history of the Transitions movement and its member groups on Lopez.

County fees going… down?

  • Sep 10, 2013 at 1:11PM

Cost to contest a building code decision will drop 400 percent

Fall Season Preview: Youth brigade inherits winning ways | Girls Volleyball

  • Sep 10, 2013 at 1:00PM updated at 3:05PM

Chemistry, camaraderie, feistiness and a thirst for competition for this year's volleyball team

Troubled souls, lives at stake in paradise | Letters

  • Sep 10, 2013 at 3:00PM

We have to watch out a lot more for the welfare of our families, friends, neighbors, co-workers, and acquaintances.

Process of permit appeals run amok | Guest Column

  • Sep 10, 2013 at 1:03PM

Property owners are held hostage by a system that gives little weight to facts

2013 Fall Sports Preview Cover

  • Sep 10, 2013 at 8:00PM updated Sep 11, 2013 at 8:27AM

Pick up a copy of the Sept. 11 edition of the Journal, and look online, for previews, schedules and team photos of the Friday Harbor's four fall sports teams.

Scholars shine in summer school

  • Sep 11, 2013 at 5:00AM updated at 8:22AM

Four Friday Harbor middle and high school students spent theirs taking advanced coursework at Seattle University this summer

Who's in the 'Hall'? Thirteen chosen for Friday Harbor football 'Hall of Fame'

  • Sep 11, 2013 at 8:00AM updated at 11:13AM

Thirteen former Friday Harbor football stars were inducted into the school's newly created football "Hall of Fame"; click here for a list of the 2013 inductees.

Mixed ruling on CAO; Hearings Board strikes down 10 pieces of controversial update

  • Sep 11, 2013 at 10:00AM updated at 3:09PM

From buffers widths to best available science, and from wetland water quality protection to exemptions allowed for utilities in public and private right-of-ways, 10 portions of the CAO will need to be revisited and reconstructed as a result of the Hearings Board ruling.

Friday Harbor honors fallen heroes in 'Day of Remembrance'

  • Sep 11, 2013 at 3:30PM

San Juan County Sheriff's Department detective Lachlan Buchanan's eyewitness account of his 9/11 experience as a New York City policeman was met with rapt attention by a crowd of 75 at the "Day of Remembrance and Service" at Memorial Park Sept. 11.

Pioneer Festival: History in the making

  • Sep 11, 2013 at 3:00PM updated Sep 12, 2013 at 8:55AM

Descendants of some of the island’s prominent pioneer families will be on hand to talk about the family’s legacy in the islands.

Helping this garden grow

  • Sep 12, 2013 at 8:00AM

Conrad Bormann has been working mornings this summer at San Juan Island Community Garden as a hardworking student volunteer

Conservative groups weigh in on 'Obamacare', what it means to you

  • Sep 12, 2013 at 9:00AM updated at 3:29PM

Sponsored by the San Juan County Republican party, the presentations, entitled "The 'Affordable' Health Care Act and What It Means to Us", are Friday, Sept. 13, at the Eastsound Fire Hall on Orcas Island, beginning at 6 p.m., followed by a presentation on San Juan Island, Saturday, beginning at 6:30 p.m., at San Juan Historical Museum.

Glowing reports of air ambulance service smack of propoganda | Letters

  • Sep 10, 2013 at 1:18PM

As a full-time island resident I am outraged that a biased decision would ever be made without my consent to call somebody other than Airlift Northwest.

Slice of frontier Scandinavia in view; historic Tharald homestead tour

  • Sep 12, 2013 at 3:41PM

Renowned for its "Nordic" style architecture, the Tharald Homestead embodies an era of early Scandinavian settlement in Washington state and owns a spot on the National Register of Historic Places. Protected by a Land Bank historic preservation easement, the pioneer-era farm on the west side of San Juan Island has long been touted as one of the best and oldest examples of its kind in San Juan County.

Online comic book creator launches fundraiser for illustrator

  • Sep 12, 2013 at 4:27PM

Aaron D'Errico is promoting an online fundraiser for the prize of to hand out to the winning artist of his very own art contest. "The goal is to raise a total of $2,000 dollars via the online funding website, Crowdtilt.com,"D'Errico said.

Shelter teeters under weight of feral cats

  • Sep 12, 2013 at 4:00PM

Limited in resources, APS struggles to care for two colonies of feral cats

Fall Season Preview: Fellowship of ‘5’ battle against the odds | Boys Tennis

  • Sep 12, 2013 at 5:00PM

The Wolverines are slated to open the season at home, Sept. 13, against Coupeville.

Helping hands at work countywide | Letters

  • Sep 13, 2013 at 5:00AM

The day’s events include service projects designed to aid community members and programs that could benefit from a day’s work.

Journal political cartoon; September 11 edition | Opinion

  • Sep 13, 2013 at 1:00PM

Cartoon musings on local news and events are published periodically in the Journal of the San Juan Islands, and periodically on SanJuanJournal.com.

'Constitution Week' observance begins Monday, Sept. 17

  • Sep 13, 2013 at 4:11PM

The San Juan Islands Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution will commemorate Constitution Week with special assembly at Friday Harbor Elementary School Sept. 16, and by receiving proclamations from the San Juan County Council, Sept. 16 as well, and from the Friday Harbor Town Council Sept. 19.

Fall Season Preview: Turnover at top, expectations on high | Football

  • Sep 13, 2013 at 3:00PM

It’s that type of passion for the game and for competition itself that Ledford expects every player to bring to the field, and to bring on each and every down.

Paraglider pummeled by pavement, punches thrown in parking lot, officers targeted in assault; San Juan County Sheriff's Log

  • Sep 13, 2013 at 4:34PM

Sept. 3: A meander over a fog line in the road led to an early evening arrest of a San Juan Island man for DUI, resisting arrest and two counts of assault. The 55-year-old, who was pulled over at about 5:30 p.m. near the intersection of Treeline Drive and Portland Fair Road, allegedly assaulted a deputy at the scene of the arrest and assaulted another while being booked at the Sheriff's office.

A year old, a new name.... oh, Joy!

  • Sep 14, 2013 at 6:00AM

The competition was close. But with more than 2,500 votes were cast in The Friday Harbor Whale Museum's most recent naming contest, in which Joy edged out the pack by roughly 100 votes.

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