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Island contractor to pedal nearly 600 miles — for the trees

  • Jul 16, 2013 at 5:03PM

Now in its 22nd year, the STIHL Tour des Trees is the signature fundraising event for the Tree Research and Education Endowment Fund, and America’s largest fundraiser for tree research and education. This year’s ride launches from Niagara Falls, Ontario, July 28 and traces a counterclockwise route around Lake Ontario

Reunited with my Raleigh: thanks | Letters

  • Jul 16, 2013 at 10:00PM

My bike, a blue Raleigh I’ve owned for 30 years, was stolen. I posted signs everywhere and told everybody I saw about my bike.

Yacht fire tops 'em all; San Juan's most destructive blaze — ever

  • Jul 17, 2013 at 5:00AM updated at 1:31PM

Not only was it San Juan Island's most destructive fire ever — in dollar value — the July 10 inferno that destroyed a luxury yacht at Roche Harbor Resort marina left a big mess in its wake. “It’s the biggest recovery we’ve ever done,” said IOSA's Jackie Wolf, “by a long shot.”

Celebration of aviation in store at ‘Fly-In’ No. 4

  • Jul 17, 2013 at 8:00AM

The Blackjack Squadron, a Fly-In favorite, will be back with its impressive formation arrival and landing.

Many to thank for Fair premium book | Letters

  • Jul 17, 2013 at 4:00PM

This booklet is dedicated to Edith Dickinson, who has been a stalwart gardener for many years and an inspiration to anyone who has passed her garden or orchards in the past years.

Wedding bells: Delay and Klein

  • Jul 18, 2013 at 6:00AM

Lawrence Delay and Chloe Klein said "I do" on July 7 at their Friday Harbor home

A ‘Walk’ to remember | Editorial

  • Jul 18, 2013 at 6:00AM

The Journal hopes that you will join dozens of your fellow islanders in walking, running or just cheering on the community teams that come together to “go the extra mile”.

Planning process for Westcott Bay, Mitchell Hill unveiled

  • Jul 18, 2013 at 1:24PM

Learn about the process for planning for the future of National Parks Service property at Westcott Bay and Mitchell Hill, July 31, at Brickworks. It's a chance to offer your thoughts about the future of these two places as well.

Lecture series opens with Coast Salish traditions

  • Jul 18, 2013 at 3:00PM

James and Bailey will sing and drum to honor the bond that the Samish tribe has with the land and sea.

Stedman takes the lead of local orca advocacy group

  • Jul 18, 2013 at 3:40PM

Trained at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Stedman has been director of five organizations, taught environmental courses at Harvard, Tufts and Western Washington University, and worked with various governmental and tribal leaders, as well as private industry executives, during his career.

Art, crafts, music & more; Sundays at Brickworks

  • Jul 19, 2013 at 4:00AM

Sponsored by San Juan Islands Agricultural Guild, Sundays@Brickworks features food producers, artists, services, crafters, musicians, performance artists, children’s projects and more.

Charles Heberle Ludwig: 1920 – 2013 | Passages

  • Jul 19, 2013 at 11:00AM

Charles planted trees and worked in the mental hospital at Steilacoom

Grateful for your heartfelt tributes | Letters

  • Jul 19, 2013 at 3:00PM

The response from all of you wonderful folks who sent cards, flowers, food, and messages to our family during our very difficult and sad time is so appreciated.

Drive-in movies at the fairgrounds? Bygone era is back with inflatable screen, thanks to county tourism fund

  • Jul 19, 2013 at 5:50PM

The fair expects to offer movies on 23 nights between April and November, with room for about 100 cars and 50 spectators at each after-dusk movie. The drive-in, including expected concession stand sales, is projected to generate about $24,000 in annual revenue. It will not operate during the county fair.

An impressive record; Ghatan for town council | Letters

  • Jul 19, 2013 at 7:23PM

While Farhad Ghatan has been involved in many other important volunteer efforts lately, as a pilot, chef and pianist, I’m pleased to see him wanting to get back into town government. He is an excellent choice for town council on the current primary ballot.

Karen Louise Pearson Tarter: Jan. 21, 1966 - July 15, 2013 | Passages

  • Jul 21, 2013 at 5:00AM

Karen graduated from Friday Harbor High School in 1984, attended WWU and earned her degree at Everett Community College. She worked many years as a successful paralegal then worked for Haggen Corporate Offices managing in the I.T. department.

FH Film Fest to air documentary series, starting Tuesday

  • Jul 21, 2013 at 6:00PM

Produced by veteran Hollywood film director and author Tom Shadyac (Ace Ventura: Pet Detective, Patch Adams) "I Am" traces the story of a man who had it all, until something happened that made him realize he might have it all… wrong.

Wedding bells: Anderson, Landies & son

  • Jul 21, 2013 at 7:49PM

Kristina Anderson married Cameron Landies in Friday Harbor, June 29. Anderson is the daughter of Kathy and Steve Anderson of Friday Harbor. Family and friends joined the newlyweds, and their son, Griffin Robert, for a wedding ceremony at the San Juan Island Grange.

Budget balanced, but not unscathed | Guest Column

  • Jul 21, 2013 at 7:56PM

The revenue enhancements are not enough to compensate for the impact of declining enrollment in the school district. We have projected 755 student full-time equivalents for the 2013-14 year. The trend over the next four years is expected to continue to decline, requiring careful attention to the fiscal health of the district.

Convicted of second felony DV assault, Orcas man to serve five months

  • Jul 22, 2013 at 8:00AM updated at 10:14AM

A heated dispute over an off-again, on-again relationship, and over possession of an engagement ring, erupted into a prolonged altercation in mid-February at the Deer Harbor home of a couple that at one time intended to marry. It also prompted a guilty plea by an Orcas Island man to a charges of domestic violence felony assault.

'Watercolor & Wanderings', by Connery, on exhibit at the theatre

  • Jul 22, 2013 at 6:00PM updated Jul 23, 2013 at 3:29PM

Artist, author, illustrator, instructor — San Juan Island’s Sam Connery has worn many hats during a distinguished career in a variety of professional pursuits. Add benefactor to the list.

Local elections tainted; time for ballot barcodes to go | Letters

  • Jul 22, 2013 at 7:03PM

Here in San Juan County, 10-or-so years ago, Si Stephens sold our voting anonymity to the forces of capitalism, putting barcodes on our ballots and then fleeing to Arizona; taking away our anonymity from us when we vote (Like so many things we have lost, such as honoring the U.S. Constitution).

Relay for Life: local teams join worldwide cause

  • Jul 23, 2013 at 1:00PM

Annual benefit switches format; former two-day event is now a single-day fundraiser

Give the gift of life; San Juan Island Blood Drive, July 31

  • Jul 23, 2013 at 2:09PM

Walk-ins are welcome; however, priority will be given to donors who have registered and made an appointment. For information or to set an appointment, contact Kurt Van Hyning, 317-8399

Dorothy Luverne Tanem Owens: 1921 — 2013 | Passages

  • Jul 23, 2013 at 3:00PM updated Jul 26, 2013 at 1:46PM

Dorothy loved to write, dance, appreciated fine paintings and collected many, as well as fine glass and figurines. She was preceded in death by her husband James Robert Owens, in June of 2012.

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