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Through the lens; Easter egg hunt at Jackson's Beach | Slideshow

  • Apr 23, 2014 at 6:00AM

Grey skies? Chilly breeze? They were last things on the mind of the throng of children that descended upon Jackson's Beach, Sunday, combing the waterfront in search of brightly colored eggs in San Juan Fire & Rescue's annual Easter egg hunt, and with the Easter Bunny cheering them on.

Art, refreshments, music, and more, at Grange Hall Open House—tonight

  • Apr 23, 2014 at 11:51AM

View the entries for the Grange Arts and Crafts Contest, check out the beginnings of the Makers Guild Tool Library, and scope out the plans for a new water-view deck. The event, which begins at 5 p.m., Wednesday, April 23, features refreshments, music, and friendship.

Here's an example of how not to win friends | Letters

  • Apr 23, 2014 at 1:48PM

Orcas Island's Lambiel Museum is an incredible celebration and exhibition of our local artistic talents, and the building department is harassing the owner, Leo Lambiel, to the point where he is going to move it to LaConner. Why are we shooting ourselves in the foot?

Cooper-West tosses two-hit shutout; Wolverines trample Trojans, 7-zip | Baseball

  • Apr 23, 2014 at 1:05PM

After a bumpy 1-and-3 start to the season, the Wolverines have been on a tear, winning seven of their last nine games, with one tie, a 1-1 stalemate against Division 2A Squalicum on the road, and falling only to Cedar Park Christian (Bothell) in a 5-1 loss, April 12, at Cedar Park, during that nine-game stretch.

Measles outbreak stands at six; no new cases reported

  • Apr 23, 2014 at 4:00PM

A total of six cases have been reported among San Juan Island residents since March 22. While all the known cases have passed the infectious period, additional cases may be present, and symptoms from the outbreak could develop as late as April 29.

Town and county strike deal at Sutton Road

  • Apr 24, 2014 at 8:00AM

Negotiations among the town, the county and Lautenbach Recyling have been ongoing for nearly two years after a town-county selection committee used a “proposal approach” under state law.

Of quilts, quarters and quirks of history

  • Apr 24, 2014 at 10:00AM

“Quilts, Quarters and Quirks of History” is the theme of the many exhibits, tours, lectures and special events that will be on hand as part of this year’s commemoration of National Historic Preservation Month.

Hall has my vote, and here’s why | Letters

  • Apr 24, 2014 at 2:00PM

One of Glenna Hall's chief priorities is to make sure that this important service not be reserved solely for the rich due to high prices.

Broadband—for those who wish to pay

  • Apr 24, 2014 at 4:00PM

As OPALCO investigated a county-wide broadband solution in early 2013, a moratorium was placed on new Island Network connections. The board lifted that freeze in February. As of today, there are 28 members hooked up to the co-op’s broadband.

Benefit dinner, auction for Whale Museum

  • Apr 24, 2014 at 6:00PM

The Whale Museum invites orca supporters to its 8th Annual Celebration of the “Orca Greeting Ceremony.” This fundraising dinner and auction is Friday, May 9, at Brickworks building.

Geyman to join legendary San Juan aviators in 'Wall of Honor'

  • Apr 25, 2014 at 6:00AM

Dr. John Geyman will be inducted into San Juan Aviation Museum's "Wall of Honor" in a ceremony at Friday Harbor Airport's Roy Franklin Terminal, Sunday, April 27, beginning at 2 p.m.

Seed-by-seed; habitat recovery in the works

  • Apr 25, 2014 at 7:00AM

Initially, plants and seeds produced through the Salish Seed Project will be used at restoration sites on Land Bank and Preservation Trust preserves, but the local land conservation partners hope the project will make plants or seeds available for other conservation areas and to private landowners eventually.

Fate of orcas? Depends on fish—and lately, both have been scarce

  • Apr 25, 2014 at 7:00AM updated at 9:35AM

A decline of Southern Resident orcas in the Salish Sea over the past decade, and shows a plausible connection with a rapid drop in Fraser River Chinook salmon. Historically it has been normal to see members of J-Pod almost every day during April through September months.

Next up in 'Know Your Island Walk' series: Land Bank Westside Preserve

  • Apr 25, 2014 at 10:16AM

Meet San Juan County Land Bank Commissioner Amanda Azous and walk the new Djarf trail connection on the Land Bank Westside Preserve in the next chapter of the Know Your Island Walk series, Saturday, April 26, 1-4 p.m.

Julie Duke takes helm at Wolf Hollow

  • Apr 25, 2014 at 11:00AM

Duke first became involved at Wolf Hollow back in 1997, as a volunteer animal caregiver at the time, while working on and completing an associates degree at Skagit Valley College’s San Juan Center.

Wolverines prove fiesty, resilient in 3-3 tie | Soccer

  • Apr 25, 2014 at 5:00PM

In the 64th-minute of the match, Sam Gabler-Brown struck a perfect free kick that Daniel Porter was able to get his head on and flick into the top corner, tying the score at 3-3 and setting off pandemonium from a large and enthusiastic home crowd.

Compromise: things get done | Editorial

  • Apr 25, 2014 at 5:00PM

County Public Works Director Frank Mulcahy deserves credit for getting the job done, it’s the citizenry who in the end are responsible for ending decades of mistrust and animosity.

Finale: ‘Sinfonia’ conductor bids adieu

  • Apr 25, 2014 at 8:00PM

After four years at the helm, Ned Griffin says ‘so long’ in an April 27 farewell concert. It was difficult to make the decision to retire after this season for personal reasons. He and his wife are avid travelers who love hiking and cycling.

‘Ex-treme’? More like mainstream |

  • Apr 26, 2014 at 5:00AM

Apparently anyone who does not agree with Evans’ political and environmental opinions is an “extremist.” As I suspect that most of my views are mainstream in our county, most readers are also likely to be considered extremists in Evan’s view. But you be the judge.

Journal political cartoon; April 23 edition | Opinion

  • Apr 26, 2014 at 7:00AM

Cartoonist Rob Pudim's view on local news and events are published periodically in the Journal of the San Juan Islands, and periodically on

Friday Harbor art student earns top award at state competition

  • Apr 26, 2014 at 9:00AM

A colored-pencil drawing by high school senior Alaina Scheffer, entitled "Kerr(i) Economy," took top honors at the 41st Annual OSPI Superintendent's High School Art Show, earning the Superintendent of Public Instruction's "Choice Award" at the statewide competition.

What’s cookin? New chef add zest to FH dining scene

  • Apr 26, 2014 at 12:00PM

Cobb, a graduate of the New England Culinary Institute, brings a passion for Italian cuisine and outstanding cooking experience from Vermont, Las Vegas and Montreal.

Points to ponder: inequity, taxes and the 'hobby lobby' | Guest Column

  • Apr 26, 2014 at 12:00PM

Unfortunately, one of the reasons our property taxes are so high is because some of our friends and neighbors are cheating on their property taxes. Strong words—but true. This isn’t just my opinion. Our county assessor concurs.

Join us by where the gardens grow | Letters

  • Apr 26, 2014 at 6:00PM

The ‘peaceful woodland garden’ comprises 10 acres of gardens surrounded by 43 acres of woodland. During a guided tour the docent gave an overview of the gardens history and pointed out species from Bhutan, Japan and China.

Tim Bair guides San Juan Pasta Company

  • Apr 27, 2014 at 6:00AM

Since 2010, San Juan Pasta Company has provided island restaurants and retailers, and the Saturday Market, with fresh pasta, crackers, sauces, and pasta-related products.

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