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Journal political cartoon; May 21 edition | Opinion

  • May 24, 2014 at 8:00AM

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

‘Johnny still can’t read?’ Here’s why | Letters

  • May 24, 2014 at 2:00PM

Fifty-seven years later, we’re informed that our high school students are most definitely not where they should be in the core subjects of reading, math and science.

Memorial Day parade to honor service of U.S. military, Matsumoto

  • May 24, 2014 at 6:00PM

A Special Forces Color Guard from Joint Base Lewis-Mchord will take part in this year’s annual observance of Memorial Day, Monday, in Friday Harbor.

Free workshop to cover how to plan, and finance

  • May 25, 2014 at 7:00AM

The business and financing workshop will be presented by James McCafferty, of the Economic Development Association of Skagit County, a management consultant for more than a decade.

What’s cookin’? ‘Greg Atkinson's In Season’ revived at Brickworks

  • May 25, 2014 at 8:00AM

Greg Atkinson will be headed back to San Juan Island for a homecoming, of sorts, as well as for a book-signing party celebrating his recently re-released and re-issued memoir.

Town gives thumbs up; Spring Street Landing project good to go

  • Jul 28, 2014 at 7:51PM

The Town Council, prompted by concerns of the buildings height and impact on waterfront views, requested late last month that the Port of Friday Harbor offer up a modification to the roofline, with a slightly lower pitch. Although the Port honored the request, the council passed on the alteration, in favor of original design, gabled roof and all.

Newsmakers: Bacon earns master's degree

  • Jul 28, 2014 at 8:16PM

Ceradwen Bacon of Seattle, daughter of Dan and Frances Bacon of Friday Harbor, graduated June 15 from the University of Washington Information School with a master's degree in Library and Information Science.

Congrats to Ag Guild, affordable housing in need of similar support | Letters

  • Jul 28, 2014 at 8:19PM

We at the San Juan Community Home Trust commend San Juan islanders for their generous support of the Brickworks and urge our community to now turn our attention to creating more permanently affordable housing for our local workforce and retirees.

All about you, food, and climate change

  • Jul 6, 2014 at 8:00AM

Chad Kruger, director of WSU’s Center for Sustaining Agriculture & Natural Resources, will cover topics ranging from agricultural production practices to cutting-edge research, to critical issues facing agriculture worldwide and closer to home, including climate change; discussion to follow.

Bring on the 'Night'... summer concert series, that is

  • Jul 6, 2014 at 10:00AM

Season No. 3 of San Juan Community Theatre’s Night Music Summer Concert Series kicks off July 10, with pianist David Bayley’s “Boogie, Blues and Beyond,” and Laura Lee Chorba’s “Acoustic Heart & Soul Chic-Rock.”

State claims negligence, fines seafood company $112K in wake of oil spill

  • Jul 29, 2014 at 10:00AM

Following investigation of the sinking of the Clam Digger, owned by American Gold Seafoods, the Washington state Department of Ecology determined negligence on the part of the company was responsible for 315 gallons of oil that was spilled into the channel during recovery of the 59-foot sunken boat.

Larsen loses luster, San Juan County Dems pick Lapointe in primary

  • Jul 29, 2014 at 1:00PM

San Juan County Democrats held separate endorsement meetings on July 26 and 27 on Orcas, Lopez, and San Juan Islands. In total at these three meetings, the vote was 50-0 to endorse Mike Lapointe.

Primary cause | Editorial

  • Jul 29, 2014 at 2:24PM

In the 2012, Larsen faced five challengers in the August primary, including Lapointe, at that time a 99 Percent Party candidate. Larsen drew nearly 64 percent of 5,683 votes cast in San Juan County that year. Lapointe received 4.3 percent, 244 votes in all.

Featured at the Fair: San Juan Historical Society's 3-D 'topo' map

  • Jul 29, 2014 at 6:03PM

San Juan Historical Museum will showcase the introductory centerpiece of its latest exhibit, perhaps its boldest and most intricate exhibit ever, the San Juan Island Museum of History & Industry, inside the fairgrounds main exhibit hall during the four-day run of fair, Aug. 13-16.

Mass: climate change no hoax

  • Jul 29, 2014 at 7:00PM

Mass, known for his popular weather blog, discussed truths and myths about global warming, the media’s incorrect coverage of topics relating to the health of the globe and the affects of coal production on our lives.

Snapshot: Lights, camera, Lime Kiln

  • Jul 30, 2014 at 7:00AM

Here’s your chance to be part of a historic San Juan Island celebration.

Climate change: weather forecast

  • Jul 30, 2014 at 10:00AM

The fifth in a series of free climate change programs, entitled “The Climate Action Imperative: Understanding the Impacts & Making Choices,” the presentation by Bond, a climatologist with WSU as well, begins at 7 p.m.

Hearty High-five & 'Thanks' for all the help at FH Fly In | Letters

  • Jul 30, 2014 at 11:00AM

Great weather, an 8 a.m. kickoff breakfast by the Cutthroat Pirates, many hard-working volunteers, generous sponsors and pilots, and a fabulous turnout made this an event to remember. (Click on this letter for a link to images of the event by Fly-In photographer Steve Brandli).

The Good Lovelies return to San Juan

  • Jul 30, 2014 at 2:00PM

The Good Lovelies burst onto the musical scene with a self-titled album in 2009, which garnered the group headlines as “New Emerging Artist”

History in songs and stories

  • Jul 31, 2014 at 9:00AM

Just how many he will be able to unveil in a single and singular performance, Sunday, Aug. 3, at San Juan Island Library, remains to be seen.

B & B owner pays $100K for shoreline clearcut; Preservation Trust drops lawsuit

  • Jul 8, 2014 at 10:47AM

Accused in a Skagit County court of "timber trespass" and of illegally clear-cutting a portion of a waterfront nature preserve, a Anacortes B & B owner agreed to pay $100K to the Preservation Trust to settle the matter before it went to trial.

Chaos reigns with 'eagle feed' on Roche Harbor Road

  • Jul 8, 2014 at 11:02AM

I am flummoxed that this practice has been going on for so many years. This area is not designated as a tourist stop, and there is no signage to indicate for drivers to slow down.

Get to know your volunteer firefighter

  • Jul 31, 2014 at 11:00AM

Potential closure of the station near home prompted now-Lt. Wood to join San Juan Island Fire Rescue

What's up on the beach? More than you might think

  • Jul 8, 2014 at 1:12PM

As of today, forage fish spawning activity has been documented along 10 miles of local beaches; that's just four percent of the total length of shoreline in San Juan County and 10 percent of non-bedrock shores. Friends of the San Juans is searching for more as part of a state-funded survey.

Two-day shutdown of international sailing 'irresponsible,' Ranker says

  • Jul 31, 2014 at 1:59PM

State Sen. Kevin Ranker, D-Orcas Island, said WSF's repositioning of boats gives the Edmonds-Kingston two boats and leaves the international run with none. “Historically, when a ferry is down elsewhere in the system, replacement ferries have come from the San Juan route," he said. "During the winter...."

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