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Stamper named director of Red Cross Islands Chapter

  • Oct 10, 2013 at 10:04AM

In 2012, The Islands Chapter assisted 29 families affected by home fires and other emergencies, and provided emergency communications and other assistance for over 400 military families through Red Cross’s Service to Armed Forces Programs. Both services are provided predominantly by volunteers.

Fair to host meeting on Drive-In movie plans

  • Oct 10, 2013 at 10:00AM

The fair expects to offer movies on 23 nights between April and November, with room for about 100 cars and 50 spectators at each after-dusk movie.

Town to hold public hearing on retail pot law

  • Oct 10, 2013 at 3:12PM

The Friday Harbor Town Council will consider a new law as part of an Oct. 17 public hearing that would allow the production, processing or retailing of marijuana in land-use zones designated light industrial as part of an Oct. 17 public hearing.

Toybox now all-women owned, staffed

  • Oct 10, 2013 at 3:00PM updated at 7:44PM

Founded by Nancy Buechner in 1993, the Toybox, 20 First St., is celebrating 20 years in business, and with the addition of Jade Cooper-Yockers and Sabrina Helton, is now an all-women owned and operated enterprise.

Brickworks to host 'Community Conversation' on Death with Dignity law, today, 1 p.m.

  • Oct 11, 2013 at 9:54AM

Dr. Tom Preston, medical director for Compassion & Choices and key architect and advisor for Washington state's Death with Dignity law, will be the featured speaker at a "community conversation" focusing on issues regarding that law.

Support for PAC runs deep, wide | Letters

  • Oct 11, 2013 at 4:00PM

As the county blunders along the road to the CAO, how can people not resort to political action?

Soroptimists to distribute $10,500 in awards, scholarships; apply soon

  • Oct 11, 2013 at 5:03PM

Local women are encouraged to apply for the Women’s Opportunity Award, the Violet Richardson Award, the Ruby Award and the Fellowship Award. Click on this article for information about each award and application deadlines.

Presentation by property rights group probes excesses of 'sustainability'

  • Oct 11, 2013 at 4:37PM

Author, journalist and former European bureau chief for Life Magazine, Elizabeth Nickson will be the featured guest speaker of a presentation entitled "Surviving Sustainability in the San Juans," sponsored by Citizens Alliance for Property Rights, Saturday, Oct. 12.

Blame game over shutdown prompts partisan calls for campaign cash

  • Oct 11, 2013 at 6:16PM

Nothing feeds a politician’s campaign coffers quite like a good partisan fight. So it’s no surprise Democratic and Republican members of Congress across the country and here in Washington seized on Monday’s showdown then shutdown (Oct. 7) to raise campaign cash.

Whose interest does this panel serve? | Guest Column

  • Oct 11, 2013 at 6:00PM

As planning commissioners, litigants have another chance to rewrite the CAO

IOSA offers free training to help birds in event of an oil spill

  • Oct 13, 2013 at 12:19PM

Participants of the class, entitled "Search, Capture & Rescue of Oiled Birds," will learn different strategies in locating and capturing oil-laden birds, as well as stabilization techniques in the field and initial care.

OPALCO seeks to fill vacancy on board of directors

  • Oct 13, 2013 at 1:34PM

The OPALCO board is seeking to fill a vacancy for the co-op District 4 area, Shaw, Crane, Canoe and Bell islands, following the resignation of John Bogert. The term of the vacant position expired at the co-op's annual meeting in 2016.

Small change? Supporters, critics differ over impact of Proposition 1

  • Oct 15, 2013 at 8:00AM updated at 10:09AM

Opponents believe Prop. 1 is the first step to change countywide voting to voting by district, and perhaps to increase the number of council members. Supporters say its intent is simply to return to the people the possibility of changing the size and shape of voting districts

Tax breaks for farms in jeopardy

  • Oct 15, 2013 at 9:59AM

San Juan County Assessor Charles Zalmanek thought he had found a way to give local farmers a three-year grace period to make enough money from farming

Small change? Not so... vote 'No' on Prop. 1 | Letters

  • Oct 15, 2013 at 10:00AM

... a few people with an ax to grind want to foist their upset upon the rest of us. The proponents (of Prop. 1) call this a small change, but it is not.

Wrap: Film Festival ‘Audience Choice’ | Guest Column

  • Oct 15, 2013 at 1:00PM

“Shining Night”: A man, an island, and music that moves the world

Hats off to 'Chili Cook-Off' competitors, volunteers | Letters

  • Oct 15, 2013 at 1:00PM

The crown for Best Overall Chili went to defending champ SJISD Food for Thought, with Cask and Schooner Restaurant in second place. The tasty entry of SJISD Food for Thought also won for Most Local Chili, with Cask & Schooner Restaurant close behind with a chili that featured products from 12 local farms.

Journey of success spans culture divide

  • Oct 15, 2013 at 4:00PM

Seattle author recounts rise and fall of family fortune in heart of Japan

Debate muddied by misinformation | Guest Column

  • Oct 16, 2013 at 5:00AM updated at 9:58AM

Contract with PeaceHealth provides for similar level of maternity care as offered at former medical center…not less

Proposal would allow CenturyLink greater flexibility in setting telephone rates

  • Oct 16, 2013 at 9:57AM

CenturyLink, as a condition of buying Qwest earlier this year, was required to petition the state's Utilities and Transportation Commission to grant the new company a seven-year renewal of an Alternative Form of Regulation previously granted to Qwest in 2006.

What’s up with kids after school?

  • Oct 16, 2013 at 11:00AM

“Lights on After school” was created to raise awareness of the importance of affordable, quality after-school care.

Larger than life

  • Oct 16, 2013 at 6:00PM

This isn’t just an artist at work, it’s a woman who’s doing what she wants

On Book! stages ‘Who’s Afraid of Virginia Wolf’

  • Oct 17, 2013 at 10:00AM

“Who’s Afraid of Virginia Wolf”, in the next installment of San Juan Community Theatre’s free “On Book! Readers Theatre” series

National Parks back in business

  • Oct 17, 2013 at 11:21AM

San Juan Island National Historical Park, home to American Camp and English Camp, reopened Thursday on the heels of an agreement over a temporary spending measure that brought an end to the partial shutdown of the federal government.

Fairgrounds to host craft fairs

  • Oct 17, 2013 at 12:00PM

Annual flea market and craft fair will take place at the San Juan County Fair grounds on Nov. 9 and Dec. 7

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