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Many helped to make exhibit click | Letters

  • Aug 23, 2014 at 6:00AM

To all the visitors and residents of San Juan County who helped with the success of this year’s Photography Department at the San Juan County Fair.

Relay for Life: it makes a difference, so many benefit | Letters

  • Sep 15, 2014 at 7:00AM

I am asking the community to do one more thing for me and all those fighting cancer now and in the future. Please attend the Relay for Life fundraiser for the American Cancer society on Sept. 27 at the Fairgrounds from 3-11 p.m., and show us your support. There are many in our community that would benefit.

Same mission, new museum; here's what to expect of IMA | Guest Column

  • Sep 15, 2014 at 7:58PM

The primary objective of the new IMA museum will be to bring world class, exciting art to the local population of San Juan County—exhibitions seen recently in major metropolitan museums throughout the country, and even the world. These exhibitions will be totally free of charge to the public.

Fifty years later, the joy of coming home | Letters

  • Sep 15, 2014 at 8:20PM

Imagine walking into a room and being transported back to 1964 where you felt you were continuing a conversation that you had started 50 years ago.

'Lucky seven' find adapting to island life comes easy at FH shelter

  • Sep 15, 2014 at 8:10PM

Many of Pasado’s cats had to be relocated to high-kill shelters in order to accommodate an influx of 48 felines rescued as part of a cat-hoarding case, but the lucky seven that ended up at the Friday Harbor animal shelter face no threat of termination.

From 'bud-break' to bottle

  • Sep 16, 2014 at 12:19PM

San Juan Vineyard grows two white varieties on their estate, Siegerrebe and Madeleine Angevine. They will be trucking in Pinot Gris and Riesling grapes from the Yakima Valley to crush this year.

US Constitution: does it matter anymore? | Guest Column

  • Sep 16, 2014 at 2:00PM

A less than perfect document, the Constitution did not extend voting rights to landless citizens, women, Native Americans, and blacks.

Leadership San Juan Islands is back

  • Sep 16, 2014 at 3:00PM

Individuals and organizations willing to offer fiscal support are encouraged to come and ask questions about the significance of the program for our county.

It’s Friday Harbor history… and you | Letters

  • Sep 16, 2014 at 6:00PM

I can look at a 100-year-old building or a post-war structure and appreciate that each has something to say about America, and even our community, at a given moment in time.

Portrait of a local composer

  • Sep 17, 2014 at 10:00AM

Shining Night, a film by Michael Stillwater, received the “Audience Favorite” award at the 2013 Friday Harbor Film Festival.

For art sake, and more

  • Sep 17, 2014 at 1:00PM

More than 100 original oil paintings by San Juan Island artist David Price, Sr. will be on display and available for a reduced price as part of a first-ever show at the artist's home.

The bell tolls for back to school | San Juan School District

  • Aug 25, 2014 at 2:10PM

The bell tolls for the first day of class, Aug. 28 (that’s right, a pre-Labor Day start of school is now the norm) the reconstruction of Blair Avenue, which will deliver new curbs, gutters and sidewalks as well as a new road surface, will still be in progress.

A Totem Pole story | FRIENDS of the San Juans

  • Aug 25, 2014 at 3:40PM

people of faith and local activists to learn more about this year’s journey and how they can stand with the Lummi community in support of their work to stop the Gateway Pacific coal terminal and fossil fuel exports that threaten sacred tribal sites.

Reservations about reservations? | As I See It

  • Sep 17, 2014 at 4:00PM

I see the reservation system benefiting the tourist industry, the retiree, the professional who lives here part-time, but this benefit comes at the expense of the working families who live here and are the core of our community.

A major wake-up for San Juan Island communities | Colleen Armstrong

  • Aug 25, 2014 at 4:00PM updated Aug 27, 2014 at 4:03PM

We applaud the Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission for recommending CenturyLink be fined more than $170,000 for the 10-day communications outage last November that created an upheaval in the San Juans

American Legion Post 163 files suit over mural decision by Friday Harbor Town Council

  • Aug 25, 2014 at 4:46PM

The Friday Harbor Town Council may have expected to see a second attempt at creating a very large mural, toned down and with perhaps a little less personality.

Trashion Fashion 2015? Don’t wait | Letters

  • Aug 25, 2014 at 6:00PM

Thank you, thank you, thank you; each and every one of you who participated on stage, behind stage and behind the scenes of the Trashion Fashion Show.

Krebs for sheriff; leads by example | Letters

  • Sep 17, 2014 at 7:00PM

Over the next several years, I observed significant and positive motivational changes in the student. Ron remains one of the most committed parents I have met in my 27 years here.

Rev. Joseph Carney: 1929—2014 | Passages

  • Aug 26, 2014 at 7:00AM

Joe was loved by everyone who knew him for his ready smile, his sense of humor and the joy and kindness he exuded. He will be greatly missed by his family and friends.

Tourism ‘hot spot’, San Juans declared endangered

  • Sep 18, 2014 at 8:00AM

Leave No Trace is a national non-profit organization that aims to protect the outdoors by teaching people how to enjoy it responsibly.

Friday Harbor airport construction begins with night work

  • Aug 26, 2014 at 9:00AM updated Sep 2, 2014 at 10:15AM

A major construction project at the Friday Harbor Airport began Monday.

Navy Jet noise is small price to pay | Letter

  • Aug 26, 2014 at 9:00AM updated at 4:37PM

During the 4 of July parade (Lopez), a group protesting jet noise from NAS Whidbey participated.

Wild places: Sustenance for the soul

  • Aug 26, 2014 at 10:00AM updated at 4:26PM

Most of us find indescribable solace in the mysteries of the natural world.

Lack of supply puts delay on pot shop debut

  • Sep 17, 2014 at 12:00PM updated Sep 18, 2014 at 10:31AM

If you’re looking to score some weed in the San Juan Islands, legally, that is, don’t hold your breath. It could take awhile.

Climate change, at our front door | Editorial

  • Sep 18, 2014 at 11:00AM

But if you still think climate change is a joke, or that what’s happening across the globe is simply some kind of cyclical twist in Mother Nature’s grand scheme or bag of tricks, then think again.

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