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Are we to believe the emperor has new clothes? | As I See It

  • Sep 21, 2014 at 3:51PM

I can’t think of anything more fundamental to a cooperative’s board than honesty. Right behind that is the ability to acknowledge mistakes, apologize and take steps to make sure they aren’t repeated... Right now, we’re not getting that.

Board critic long on fantasy, short on facts | Letters

  • Sep 22, 2014 at 6:59PM

It's been a pretty long time since a man has spun fantasies about me, so in a way I should be grateful to Mr. MacLeod for thinking about me in his off hours.

Off-duty deputy rescues two from smoke-filled home

  • Sep 22, 2014 at 6:49PM

“I felt a little naked because I didn’t have any gear, but it was a small space with easy access – if things went sideways I could have gotten out,” deputy Doug Maya recalls of the rescue of two people from a mobile home filling up fast with toxic smoke.

Wickman hat-trick fuels win over Concrete | Girls soccer

  • Sep 22, 2014 at 6:43PM

Emma Wickman scored the first, second and third goals of her varsity career in the Wolverines runaway win over Concrete. But the Friday Harbor sophomore isn't the only one to find the back of the opponent's net.

Pierce Transit CEO picked to lead Washington State Ferries

  • Sep 22, 2014 at 7:04PM

Lynne Griffith, who was slated to step down as CEO of Pierce Transit at the end of the year, will begin her new assignment as assistant secretary of WSF in early October.

Step back in time to World War II on San Juan Island

  • Sep 23, 2014 at 10:35AM

The talk will focus on what is was like living on the island during World War II and what measures islanders took to protect the home front.

Hail to keepers of island parks, trails | Letters

  • Sep 23, 2014 at 12:00PM

The ongoing prairie restoration work at American Camp reflects an active and thoughtful approach to land management.

‘Start spreading the news,’ Jimmy Moe ‘Sinatra’ show

  • Sep 23, 2014 at 2:00PM

Donning a black suit and tie, and with his own natural blue eyes to complete the ensemble, Moe will sing the classic Sinatra sounds from the 1950s and ‘60s.

Money matters energize election

  • Sep 23, 2014 at 2:00PM

With three contested county office races, including sheriff, and no fewer than six local property tax or bond measures on the Nov. 4 election ballot, San Juan County voters have plenty to pay attention to in the run-up to the 2014 general election.

Crime novelist; at Griffin Bay

  • Sep 23, 2014 at 4:00PM

A classic whodunit with stunning Pacific Northwest imagery, suspense, and even a love triangle composes this tale of a man seeking simplicity, and finding mystique.

Simply symbiotic; Honey bees provide Nature’s sweetest gift

  • Sep 23, 2014 at 5:00PM

Colleen Howe, of Mitchell Bay Farm and Nursery, an organic farm on San Juan Island, began keeping bees 35 years ago for their honey.

Short-handed Wolverines claim big win on the road | Boys soccer

  • Sep 24, 2014 at 7:00AM

The Wolverines came out of halftime fired up against the Braves, who seemed to be arguably the better team for the beginning of the second half.

‘Captured’ on film at second annual Friday Harbor Film Festival

  • Sep 24, 2014 at 9:00AM

‘Barefoot Bandit’ story, one of three premieres at Friday Harbor Film Festival. The Friday Harbor Film Festival strives to connect countries and communities across the Pacific rim.

Survey says? Town would like to know what you think about... the town

  • Sep 24, 2014 at 3:18PM

The Town of Friday Harbor is seeking input to a survey to help identify the perceived image of the town and provide direction for marketing the town as a place to live, grow a business, start a new business, and vacation. Click on this story to find the survey.

Nothing 'elitist' about change at Good Voyage Chapel | Letters

  • Sep 25, 2014 at 12:41PM

Many St. Francis parishioners received an email, which was thought to represent the entire parish and administration, but it did not; it reflected the desires of some members of the Tarte family, who want the chapel to remain a consecrated space for Catholic worship during the summer season.

Stephen Foster Salsbury: 1950—2014 | Passages

  • Sep 25, 2014 at 12:34PM

Whether it's an eagle flying overhead, a woodpecker mistaking our house for a dead tree or an otter playing in the ocean, Stephen always took a moment to take notice, appreciate, and be thankful.

State legislature found in 'contempt' over lack of K-12 funding; SJI School board response | Guest column

  • Sep 25, 2014 at 3:06PM

Most of our local levy now goes to pay for basic costs rather than the extras that keep us in the top tier of school districts. This means the upcoming legislative session in January is going to be very important to the San Juan Island School District.

Wolverines dismiss Vikings in three straight, remain undefeated | Volleyball

  • Sep 25, 2014 at 6:09PM

With four consecutive wins to open the 2014 season, Friday Harbor has dropped only two games over that four-game stretch and pitched a shutout against each of its last two opponents, the Vikings and Division 2A Sedro Woolley.

George Andrew Miller: 1929—2014 | Passages

  • Sep 25, 2014 at 8:00PM

George had a great love for the sea, he had three boats in his lifetime—The Little Orphan Annie, The Downwind and SeaGramps. His favorite spot for fishing was Westcott Bay.

Phone-A-Thon supports island students; get dialed in | Letters

  • Sep 26, 2014 at 11:06AM

Renovations are currently underway at Friday Harbor High School to create a new STEM Center to promote science, technology, engineering and math education. This year’s phon-a-thon will seek funds to equip the new computer lab, in addition to many other initiatives in the elementary and middle schools.

Best Best: Relay for Life, Saturday, Sept. 27, 3 p.m. to 11 p.m.

  • Sep 26, 2014 at 11:28AM

The annual fundraiser for American Cancer Society, as well as local cancer support programs, features food, games, activities, live music. The event, 3 p.m. to 11 p.m. at the fairgrounds in Friday Harbor, begins with a Survivors Reception, at 2 p.m., and a Luminara ceremony starts at sundown.

Fracas over fence, cracked windshield prompts arrest, luggage tossed overboard; San Juan County sheriff's log

  • Sep 26, 2014 at 12:00PM updated at 6:24PM

Two men traveling on a ferry on Sept. 11 reportedly feared the luggage another man asked them to watch, which contained electrical parts and equipment, and then became separated from may have been wired to explode. So, they tossed it overboard.

SJ Fire department welcomes first of six new fire engines

  • Sep 26, 2014 at 6:51PM

The new engines will replace five fire trucks that are nearly 30 years old, and satisfy an insurance industry requirement that penalizes policy holder’s when a community’s fire engines are more than 10 years old, according to fire department spokeswoman Sheila Harley

In Olympia: Tug-of-war over state pot revenue expected | Guest column

  • Sep 27, 2014 at 1:03PM

If it turns out that a significant amount of revenue raised by the sale of recreational marijuana is up for grabs, lawmakers will be able to amend the state law to make clear who should get it. Cities and counties have a suggestion: us.

Familiar face joins Community Theatre staff

  • Sep 27, 2014 at 12:45PM

While Julie Hanks moved on to work at other island nonprofits, she continued her volunteer help at SJCT; and when the development job became available she jumped at the chance to return “home.”

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