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Great eight share the stage in Chamber Music's season opener

  • Sep 19, 2013 at 6:00PM

Chamber Music San Juans will be shattering stereotypes and coloring outside the lines as it launches into its 26th season with an unconventional, "diverse" performance, Saturday, Sept. 21, at San Juan Community Theatre; showtime is 7:30 p.m.

Former employee accused of $16K lottery ticket theft

  • Sep 19, 2013 at 10:00PM

According to court documents, prosecutors claim the 57-year-old marked off hundreds of scratch-off tickets over a six-month stretch, while on duty, without first having activated them with a store scanner, beginning in July, 2012.

San Juan County Pioneer Festival

  • Sep 20, 2013 at 12:01PM

From the Pig War to the heyday of farming to the height of the island’s fishing industry and its rabbit roundups, the history and heritage of San Juan Island will take center stage at the San Juan County Pioneer Festival, Saturday, Sept. 21.

Birth: Stephen Eliot Hufford Pope

  • Sep 20, 2013 at 2:54PM

Born June 26, Stephen Eliot Hufford Pope is warmly welcomed by his sister Lucy, three years old; grandparents Chris and Betsy Pope of Friday Harbor; aunt Sarah Pope, uncle Adam Greene, and cousins Ada and Jolyon of Portland, Ore.; and numerous other family members.

UPDATE: Condition of voltage victim improves, but still critical

  • Sep 20, 2013 at 6:00PM updated Sep 24, 2013 at 4:39PM

He remains in critical condition in the burn unit at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle.

Keepers of the Cup: Wolverines prevail in second straight Island Cup shutout; 69-0 | Football

  • Sep 22, 2013 at 11:00AM updated at 3:32PM

Senior tailback Nate Steenkolk bulled through the Vikings defensive line and rambled 50-plus yard for touchdown on Friday Harbor's first play from scrimmage, and the rout was on.

Give the gift of life; community blood drive

  • Sep 23, 2013 at 8:34AM

To schedule an appointment, contact, Curt VanHyning at or 317-8399; donors with appointments should go to the front of the line when arriving at the blood drive. Walk-ins are welcome.

All aboard: Spike Africa benefit cruise for SJ Historical Museum

  • Sep 23, 2013 at 8:30AM

The San Juan Island Historical Museum is sponsoring an afternoon sailing tour aboard the famous Spike Africa wooden schooner on Sunday, Sept. 29, from 12:45 p.m. to 3:45 p.m.

Carl Francis Robinson: 1925—2013 | Passages

  • Sep 23, 2013 at 9:46AM

Carl's weekends were usually spent at Snohomish Airport, where he was a lifetime member of the Seattle Skydivers Club and made 330 jumps. In 1985, Carl and Dorothy moved to Friday Harbor, Wash.

Theodore Vern Coffelt: 1930—2013 | Passages

  • Sep 24, 2013 at 11:00AM

Vern will be remembered for his legendary integrity, wide and frequent smile and his wonderful, keen and sharp sense of humor.

County OK’s Penwell Permit

  • Sep 25, 2013 at 9:05AM

New CUP allows for drop-off at RH Road recycling center

Gamble by board puts co-op at risk | Letters

  • Sep 25, 2013 at 9:00AM

Are we happy about our electricity rates being “padded” to subsidize broadband and cellular users?

‘Super Heroes’ help Park & Rec shine

  • Sep 25, 2013 at 11:00AM

Island Rec recognized FANS contributions by presenting the group with bright yellow, rain repellent capes at the showing of "The Incredibles".

Sailboat runs aground, sinks near Obstruction Island

  • Sep 25, 2013 at 12:00PM updated at 4:04PM

The cabin of the boat, listing to one side, began to fill with water as a rising tide swept through Obstruction Channel early Saturday morning. Vessel Assist responded to the scene , at about 5 a.m., after receiving a call from the United States Coast Guard that the grounded boat had become an unsafe situation for the father and son that were piloting the boat when it ran aground the night before.

Islanders new exec to oversee lending

  • Sep 25, 2013 at 2:00PM

Former Zions First National regional president to supervise lending, loans

Investigators: rodent responsible for Downriggers fire

  • Sep 25, 2013 at 4:00PM

Heat, debris and sparks from electrical wiring left exposed after being chewed on by rodents combined to cause the Aug. 17 blaze that destroyed Downriggers and displaced three other waterfront businesses in Friday Harbor, according to fire investigators.

Grant helps NPS break down barriers

  • Sep 25, 2013 at 5:00PM

Parks launches Spanish-speaking outreach program with funding from ‘Best Idea’ grant

Love, betrayal, jealousy, on screen

  • Sep 25, 2013 at 8:00PM

National Theatre Live’s production of ‘Othello’ featured in SJCT’s HD-live series

In focus: the fine art of taking art photos revealed

  • Sep 26, 2013 at 6:00AM

Learn the ins and out of photographing your art as part of a full-day workshop

Injured OPALCO lineman improves | Update

  • Sep 26, 2013 at 11:11AM

Zoerb had successful surgery on his hand, which was burned in a Sept. 20 accident on Lopez Island, when he came into contact with a high voltage line. The prognosis is good, although he still has challenges ahead, OPALCO said in a recent press release.

Spider season: myth versus reality

  • Sep 26, 2013 at 4:00PM

Rod Crawford, curator of arachnids at the Burke Museum in Seattle, told the Seattle Times in August that the presumed spider boom this year is a phrase he has heard every year for the last 30 years.

Flair for adventure; beyond the Neslund trial | Reporter's Notebook

  • Sep 26, 2013 at 4:04PM

Feisty to a fault, Betsy Roberts, presiding juror of the Ruth Neslund murder trial, lived life with flair, and on her own terms.

A National Monument in the making

  • Sep 26, 2013 at 7:00PM updated Sep 27, 2013 at 3:34PM

The Bureau of Land Management will take its first steps in creating a plan for the San Juan Islands National Monument by hosting a series of public meetings: Thursday on Orcas, 6-8 p.m., at the senior center: Friday on Lopez, 6-8 p.m., at Woodmen Hall; and Friday on San Juan, 10 a.m to noon, at the Grange Hall.

Outdoor burning season begins Oct. 1

  • Sep 27, 2013 at 8:59AM

Beginning Oct. 1st, burn permits may be obtained in person from the fire districts on Orcas, San Juan, Lopez and Shaw Islands. Permits will also be available on line at the San Juan County Fire Marshal’s Web site:

Workshop: the A, B, C's of oil spill prevention | Update

  • Sep 20, 2013 at 5:47PM

In the event of an oil spill, what would be the response, what kind of preventative steps would be taken and who would be involved? Find out answers to these questions and more in a workshop entitled, "In the Event of The Unthinkable: An Oil Spill in our Waters," Saturday, Sept. 28, at UW Friday Harbor Labs Lecture Hall. See agenda below:

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