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Doctor’s daughter: ‘Underpinning’ a memoir

  • Jan 9, 2014 at 5:00AM

Reed's vivid descriptions evoke whole days from the past, such as the town's 1916 Fourth of July celebration and town picnic at Turn Point.

San Juan League of Women Voters meets Monday, Jan. 13

  • Jan 10, 2014 at 4:07PM

Program plans for 2014 will top the agenda at the League of Women Voters San Juans Jan. 13 meeting, beginning at noon, at San Juan Island Library.

Finch family claims 'No. 1 Seahawks fan' photo contest crown

  • Jan 10, 2014 at 5:59PM

In support of their favorite football team, and for the holidays, Frank and Molly Finch decorated their house in long strands of brightly lit blue and green Christmas lights, an eye-catching display of 12th Man spirit and color.

Proposed revisions of CAO available online

  • Jan 10, 2014 at 6:15PM

SJC press release: electronic copies of the critical areas ordinance prepared for the County Council’s Feb. 4th public hearing and a copy of the public hearing notice are posted to the CD&P website.

Democratic Caucus picks Ranker to fill No. 2 budget committee post

  • Jan 10, 2014 at 7:13PM

“I’m honored to have been selected by my peers to take on these new challenges,” Ranker said. “Constructing a state budget which represents the values of our state and our local communities is of the utmost importance to us all.”

First Baby of 2014: Michael Victor Coddington

  • Jan 13, 2014 at 7:09PM

After a dozen years together, James and Nicole Coddington decided about a year ago that having children of their own really wasn't in the cards. End of story? Not by a long shot. Evidently, the universe had something else in mind.

Orcas Island man contests criminal convictions for land-use violations

  • Jan 13, 2014 at 6:50PM

Recently featured in a video by the Freedom Foundation, "Tales of Tyranny", Errol Speed is seeking to overturn a pair of convictions for use of a building without proper permits.

View of Mar Vista is much better—now | Letters

  • Jan 13, 2014 at 7:09PM

Quite frankly, the “after” photo of the Mar Vista Resort is far more attractive than the “before” photo.

Sheriff offers expanded commentary on Christmas Eve traffic stop

  • Jan 13, 2014 at 8:28PM

Sheriff Rob Nou: "I have been hesitant to make more than general public statements about the incident because I felt it important to insure that anything I said was based on a complete and accurate understanding of the events. Today, in response to requests from the media and the parties involved, I am releasing copies of documents, including the officer's incident reports, audio from the radio dispatch call, and others."

More 'Growlers', more noise; Whidbey NAS subject to full-blown environmental review

  • Jan 14, 2014 at 2:06PM

Even though complaints from the San Juans represent less than one percent of the total noise complaints received at the Whidbey Island Naval Air Station, according to Mike Welding at NAS Whidbey, islanders from as far away as Waldron Island are telling the Journal and the county council that they are bothered by increased noise from the new planes, which are gradually replacing the 1970’s era EA-6B Prowlers as the fleet’s electronic warfare jets.

Through the Looking Glass

  • Jan 14, 2014 at 1:00PM

Prepare to be bedazzled and entertained, as the Friday Harbor High School Drama Group pulls out all the stops and puts its own whimsical, almost cartoon-like twist on Lewis Carroll’s classic tale

Impressed by this reporter’s stories | Letters

  • Jan 14, 2014 at 3:00PM

With controversy the primary star in 2013, it has been refreshing to read features by Steve Wehrly these last two years.

Through the lens: 'Suspicious' fire extinguisher removed by hand

  • Jan 14, 2014 at 4:00PM updated Jan 17, 2014 at 4:13PM

Authorities opted for a low-tech solution, removing an abandoned and "suspicious" fire extinguisher by hand from a Second Street sidewalk, to bring an end to potential bomb threat Jan. 14 in Friday Harbor.

Bridging the gap; ‘Yes’ on M&O levy | Letters

  • Jan 14, 2014 at 9:00PM

We are asking you to approve this levy again. Please join me in voting “YES” for our award winning schools.

Update: Album release party slated for San Juan Island, Feb. 8

  • Jan 15, 2014 at 7:00AM updated at 12:35PM

Seattle musician Kris Orlowski will celebrate the release of his new album with an all ages show at the historic Howard Homestead Barn on San Juan Island, Saturday, Feb. 8. (The date/day of the show was listed incorrectly in a previous post)

Unfair advantage at work in the skies | As I See It

  • Jan 15, 2014 at 8:00AM

Does EMS dispatch favor Island Air ambulance service over Airlift NW?

Wolverines top Meridian in lopsided win; 51-26 | Boys basketball

  • Jan 15, 2014 at 12:00PM updated at 2:08PM

Points proved hard to come by for the Trojans. The Wolverines grabbed an early advantage by outscoring Meridian 16-5 in the opening period and held the Trojans to just a single point in the third quarter.

Three cheers for the Thrift House | Letters

  • Jan 15, 2014 at 12:00PM

Treasures galore, good and honest pricing, and the best use of all of our island stuff being reused, recycled, and reloved.

Program gives islanders first shot at campsite reservations at county parks

  • Jan 15, 2014 at 1:59PM

The popular County Parks program offers residents a chance to make prime-time summer camping reservations between Jan. 13 and Feb. 27, for county parks on San Juan, Odlin and Shaw islands.

Back on track: Wolverines outpace Meridian; 48-33 | Girls basketball

  • Jan 15, 2014 at 2:59PM

Tabatha Keane scored 22 points, her second 20-plus point game in a row, to lead all scorers. Sophomore Maddie Kincaid tossed in 18 points, 10 in the first half, and Allie Galt had six.

Islands ignored by coal port EIS

  • Jan 15, 2014 at 3:00PM

The County Council approved a letter to the Corps of Engineers that asks for specific consideration of the impacts of the project on San Juan County.

Early Music concert series opens next week

  • Jan 14, 2014 at 5:00PM

The Salish Sea Early Music Festival features international soloists on period instruments

Benefit potluck, auction, Jan. 25 for Cavanagh

  • Jan 16, 2014 at 6:00AM updated Jan 19, 2014 at 2:18PM

Cathy Cavanagh, is known for having donated hundreds of hours of accounting expertise to various island non-profits over the years.

Poor excuse for officers’ excess | Letters

  • Jan 16, 2014 at 9:00AM

In both cases statements like, “I didn’t make the laws, but it is my duty to enforce them” were used to rationalize unnecessarily rough action by the officers.

Mona Mary (Strahota) Illig: Nov. 25, 1927—Jan, 2, 2014 | Passages

  • Jan 16, 2014 at 10:00AM

In 1998 Russ and Mona Illig moved to beautiful San Juan Island. She was an avid bridge player and loved to play at the senior center. She had a love of reading and sewing.

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