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Andrew V. McLaglen: 1920—2014 | Passages

  • Sep 6, 2014 at 5:21PM

Andrew McLaglen moved to San Juan Island, Wash. in 1975, where he found his paradise. He was very active in the local community theatre in Friday Harbor, directing many plays over the years with the local talent. His love of film, theatre and life was evident in all that he did.

September is prostate cancer awareness month; here's how we can help | Guest Column

  • Sep 6, 2014 at 5:44PM

Diagnosis, evaluation, treatments, and other options have come a long way thanks to science and echnology, and there are more and more support and information groups, including an “UsToo” group (a part of “USToo” International) in Friday Harbor that meets monthly at the Mullis Center.

Featured at the Fair: Rock-Bot, live karaoke, and you, Friday

  • Aug 15, 2014 at 10:32AM

Billed as the Pacific Northwest’s premier live-band karaoke group, Rock-Bot provides the soundtrack, support and backup vocals for anyone with enough passion, polish or pluck to step out before an audience and let ‘er rip. Copacabana, anyone?

Sure, OPALCO cares, but about what? | As I See It

  • Aug 15, 2014 at 11:01AM

Many of us moved to San Juan County so as to live in a small community whose dealings were transparent, responsive to the residents, and largely just. Now we learn that OPALCO, whose only job is to ensure reliable electricity at a fair cost, exhibits an arrogance, clandestine manipulation, and deceit we expect to find at an Enron, a wCountrywide, the too-big-to-fail banks and General Motors.

Enshrined in song; 'The wreck of the Anna J'

  • Aug 15, 2014 at 11:40AM

While Captain Charles Chevalier and crew survived the ship’s downing—Chevalier almost miraculously so—their 20-minute ordeal off the shore of San Juan Island’s South Beach offered all the intensity, emotion and drama of a captivating sea-faring song. Singer-songwriter Jan Zurcher and husband, Jim, knew it right away.

Lovers beset by stormy seas in 'Enchanted Island'

  • Aug 15, 2014 at 12:08PM

Featured in The Met: Live in HD Summer Encores series at San Juan Community Theatre, Sunday, Aug. 17 at 2 p.m., "Enchanted Island" stars David Daniels, Joyce DiDonato, Danielle de Niese and Placido Domingo, as Neptune.

Affordable homes—a most worthwhile cause | Letters

  • Aug 15, 2014 at 12:15PM

Given the high cost of living for all of us who live in the islands, creating a few homes which are “forever affordable” seems a worthwhile effort to support. I intend to send in a donation, knowing that it will be part of that matching gift. I hope that many others do, too.

Featured at the Fair: Blockbuster Saturday; Loop Run, Trashion Fashion, Hit Machine, and more

  • Aug 15, 2014 at 4:48PM

Entertainment is in full swing Saturday at the San Juan County Fair, with circus performances, horse riding competitions, 8.8K Loop Run, Trashion Fashion show and Main Stage headliner the "Hit Machine."

Forgotten tale of ‘Troubadour’ retold

  • Sep 8, 2014 at 9:00AM

Professor of American history at U of W-Tacoma, Honey, a former Southern civil rights organizer and 2011 Guggenheim fellow, is author of three books on the history labor and civil rights, including "Going Down Jericho Road: The Memphis Strike, Martin Luther King's Last Campaign."

‘Remember the Rendezvous’, SJ tradition revived

  • Sep 8, 2014 at 12:00PM

The San Juan "Rendezvous" first got its start in 1948, as a homecoming of sorts and sponsored at that time by the Chamber of Commerce, and ran through the early '80s. It proved an instant hit.

Journal political cartoon; September 10 edition | Opinion

  • Sep 8, 2014 at 1:00PM

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

Help finish the fight, join Relay for Life | Letters

  • Sep 8, 2014 at 8:13PM

Relay For Life makes it possible for the American Cancer Society to provide helpful information on cancer, treatments, support services, and more 24 hours a day, 365 days a year at 1-800-227-2345 and cancer.org.

Mystery surrounds discovery of body at Moran State Park

  • Sep 8, 2014 at 8:01PM

A Texas driver's license provides local authorities with a clue, but "extensive" decay will delay identification of a male body discovered Saturday, Sept. 5, near Cascade Lagoon.

Panel to weigh in at Climate Action series finale

  • Sep 9, 2014 at 1:00PM

The back-to-back events wrap up the series, which featured eight climate change experts—oceanographers to botanists, biologists to meteorologists.

Encore, encore: It’s ‘Broadway Melodies'

  • Sep 9, 2014 at 3:00PM

Expect to hear captivating renditions of Broadway and popular favorites, including songs from “Sound of Music,” “Once Upon a Mattress,” “Wicked,” “The Addams Family” and “Little Shop of Horrors.

Friday Harbor to embark on marketing plan—prepare to be ‘branded’

  • Sep 9, 2014 at 11:00AM updated at 3:43PM

The Town of Friday Harbor will host a “Branding and Marketing Your Community” presentation featuring Roger Brooks, of Roger Brooks International, Thursday, Sept. 11, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., at the Grange Hall.

Plans afoot for stormwater solutions | Guest Column

  • Sep 10, 2014 at 6:00AM

The Stormwater Utility is moving into the final phase of countywide stormwater management planning.

Farmers’ fraternity; San Juan to Asia | Guest Column

  • Sep 10, 2014 at 9:00AM

I have been asked to return to Central Asia and the country of Tajikistan in November to assist a small group of farmers in the village of Mekhnatobod Jamoat (near Qurghon-Teppa city) in the southwestern part of Tajikistan.

Corvette featured at 8th Annual ‘Concours d'Elegance'

  • Aug 18, 2014 at 10:00AM

The featured model for this year's event is the Chevrolet Corvette, in honor of the car company's recent introduction of the C7.

General George E. Pickett: Life & Times

  • Aug 18, 2014 at 12:00PM

In "The Life & Times of General George E. Pickett", Michael Vouri, takes his audience back to the late 1800s in a no-holds barred retrospective of Pickett and the many events.

Relay for Life: new twist, common cause

  • Sep 10, 2014 at 2:00PM

The 2014 Relay for Life event, Saturday, Sept. 27, at the Friday Harbor Fairgrounds, will feature an assortment of activities, entertainment and fund-raising opportunities.

Game, set, no more match? | Fall Sports Preview Boys' Tennis

  • Sep 10, 2014 at 5:00PM

On the eve of competition, prospective opponents shied away from putting the Wolverines on their calendar because of the absence of bodies on the Friday Harbor roster

Observance of 9/11 anniversary, Thursday, in Friday Harbor

  • Sep 10, 2014 at 5:42PM

San Juan Island Fire Department will host a brief ceremony in observance of those who perished in the the 2001, Sept. 11 terrorists attacks, beginning at 9 a.m., at Memorial Park, in Friday Harbor.

Boston couple make good on wedding gift, finish first in annual Loop Run

  • Aug 18, 2014 at 7:00PM updated Aug 19, 2014 at 12:09PM

While Lexi Abel completed the 5.4-mile course in 36 minutes, 47 seconds, and well ahead of her closest competitor, two-time reigning Loop Run women’s champ Laura Newcomb, at 38:02, boyfriend Joshua Accomando kept up his end of the bargain with a desperate last-second dash, crossing the finish line only three seconds ahead of second-place finisher Chris Kamykowski, in 33 minutes flat.

Hoping for your help to ‘Deck the Hall’ | Letters

  • Aug 18, 2014 at 8:03PM

Remember all the great parties and events you’ve attended at our beloved Grange Hall in Friday Harbor? Now imagine a large deck that will extend the available square footage and open up the fabulous view to the harbor and beyond.

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