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In the Deep: Making the most of Marine Area 7

  • Sep 3, 2013 at 12:00PM updated Sep 4, 2013 at 1:51PM

Ron Meng, founder of Islands Marine Center on Lopez Island, and builder of Ocean Sport boats passed away last week. In light of Ron's passing, maybe it's a fitting tribute that Labor Day Weekend was on fire for big Kings.

Crime briefs: 60 days for dealing cocaine; four months for felony assault

  • Sep 3, 2013 at 3:00PM

A San Juan Island man who twice sold cocaine to an informant was ordered to serve 60 days in jail, while a knife-wielding homeless man will serve four months for felony assault.

Grants available for historic barns

  • Sep 4, 2013 at 6:00AM

Historic agricultural structures listed in the Heritage Barn Register, the Washington Heritage Register, or the National Register of Historic Places, are eligible to receive grant funds.

Islandtime Music Festival

  • Sep 5, 2013 at 10:00AM

Extravaganza of entertainment. Eight bands, eight hours, twelve bucks.

More 'military action' overseas? When will we learn? | Letters

  • Sep 5, 2013 at 3:59PM

Though 90 percent in the U.S. disagree, Obama insists firepower is the only resort? And isn't "military action” usually government speak for: Fire the torpedoes and bleep the consequences? Vietnam and Korean “military action” turned out so well, right?

John Joel Buck: Jan. 8, 1980 - Aug. 13, 2013 | Passages

  • Sep 5, 2013 at 3:51PM

John was a loving husband, dad and cook. He loved thinking up creative “to do” ideas, making beautiful things out of nature. He loved skiing, Tuesday night poker, Frisbee golf, music, music, music, good vegetarian food, concerts, and music festivals. Did we mention music and more music!

Prescribed burn in store at American Camp, Mount Young

  • Sep 5, 2013 at 4:58PM

The prescribed burns, slated to begin Sept. 11, are expected to help restore habitat for two rare prairie species: the island marble butterfly, a federal species of concern; and golden paintbrush, also a threatened species. The National Parks Service successfully cultivated golden paintbrush last winter.

Journal political cartoon; September 4 edition | Opinion

  • Sep 6, 2013 at 5:00AM

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

FH Film Fest airs 'Alone in the Wilderness', Tuesday

  • Sep 6, 2013 at 10:32AM

Using color footage he shot himself, Dick Proenneke traces how he came to this remote area, selected a homestead site and built his log cabin completely by himself.

Town hosts 'Remembrance Ceremony' to mark 12th anniversary of 9/11

  • Sep 7, 2013 at 7:39PM

The event will begin, rain or shine, with a presentation of "colors" by an American Legion Post 163 honor guard detachment, followed by several speakers, including Mayor Carrie Lacher and Fire Chief Steve Marler.

Don't repeat past mistakes; keep U.S. military out of Syria | Guest Column

  • Sep 7, 2013 at 7:55PM

We recall all too well the lies and deceit that resulted in the unconstitutional, undeclared, and unnecessary wars of choice in Iraq and Afghanistan, and the disastrous intervention in the Libyan civil war.

Friday Harbor tripped up in season opener; 20-19 | Football

  • Sep 7, 2013 at 7:15PM

Friday Harbor grabbed an early 12-0 lead as Nate Steenkolk rushed for two touchdowns in the Wolverines first two possessions of the game. But they failed to convert on each of the extra-point attempts, which would come back to haunt them in the late stages of season opener.

More guardrails for county roads

  • Sep 9, 2013 at 8:00PM

Guardrails are scheduled to be installed during the week of Sept. 23 on San Juan Island.

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.

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