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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.

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

Roots of iconic fabrics revealed

  • Jul 31, 2014 at 3:00PM

American Indian relied almost entirely on what was at hand, especially the cedar tree, known to them as the “tree of life.”

Find out more about Ferries reservation plan

  • Jul 31, 2014 at 6:00PM

The roll-out of the reservation system is slated to begin in late December and early January, with the start of the winter sailing schedule.

Of feeding eagles & ruffled feathers | Letters

  • Aug 1, 2014 at 9:33AM

Personally, I don’t see much difference between a guy feeding eagles and people with wild bird feeders in their backyard. The issue here, is one of public safety.

When ferries fail, it's the San Juans that get the shaft | Letters

  • Aug 2, 2014 at 5:43PM

I was stranded while traveling alone, on foot, in Sidney, B.C. on Friday, July 11, when someone at Washington State Ferries made the decision to cancel the only sailing to Friday Harbor rather than replace the ailing M/V Chelan with the M/V Elwha. But it's a different story when ferries fail down Sound.

Boyd Crumpacker: 1961-2014 | Passages

  • Aug 2, 2014 at 5:49PM

Boyd will be remembered for his wonderful sense of humor, his passion for collecting old trucks, his remarkable strength, his amazing ability to get the job done, all along while keeping a smile on his face while doing so, regardless of the challenge.

County Elections seeks 'pro', 'con' writers for ballot measures

  • Aug 2, 2014 at 6:11PM

Got a beef with a ballot measure? Problem with proposed property tax hike? Or, perhaps you'd like to advocate in favor of such a proposal before the November election rolls around. If so, the San Juan County Elections department is looking for you.

SJC League of Women Voters call for no-net increase in crude oil shipments

  • Aug 4, 2014 at 8:00PM updated Aug 5, 2014 at 9:47AM

Deadline for comment on the draft environmental impact statement for the North Wing of BP'S Cherry Point refinery, in operation since 2001, is Wednesday, Aug.6. See what SJC LofWV president Diane Martindale has to say about the DEIS, here.

Rule of one? Canceled contract smacks of political payback, micro-management | As I See It

  • Aug 5, 2014 at 10:44AM

Mr. Jarman’s action has shown a complete disregard for our county’s charter by circumventing its requirement that only the full council can direct county employees. I also believe Mr. Thomas displayed questionable judgment by not questioning Mr. Jarman’s authority to “direct” him on this matter.

Meds missing, driver erractic and elusive, rumble with 'raccoon-cat'; San Juan County Sheriff's Log

  • Aug 5, 2014 at 11:00AM updated at 4:55PM

July 29: At 0530, a Lopez Island man called stating that there was a raccoon in his bathroom. A deputy responded and found a “large, angry cat” in the bathroom. The cat caused some damage during the eviction process.

Donald Martin Hickethier: 1933–2014 | Passages

  • Aug 5, 2014 at 12:00PM

Don loved a good party, fishing, hunting, and “hanging” with his many friends, family and neighbors. He loved and could cook seafood, chili and venison in all forms. He was well known for his generosity, sense of humor, and love of the outdoors (at least if it wasn’t too cold or wet).

Got stuff to strut? Well, then, this runway's for you | Letters

  • Aug 5, 2014 at 1:00PM

The 8th annual Trashion Fashion Show is alive and well on Saturday night, Aug. 16, 6 p.m., at the main stage of the San Juan County Fair, with a Seattle DJ in “gold lame,” and a rockin’ runway. We have a cast of characters and there is room for more, i.e., you.

Body of missing woman found near her Oregon home

  • Aug 5, 2014 at 4:54PM

Oregon authorities on Monday located the body of Jennifer Huston, along with her SUV, in a remote area of Yamhill County. The Dundee-area resident went missing July 25. Huston, mother of two young sons, was known to have vacationed in the San Juans and local authorities had been alerted to be on the lookout for her. Click on this article for news about the case.

Angered over act of 'intolerance' | Letters

  • Aug 6, 2014 at 4:33PM

I've been driving for 56 years and never have I had anyone key my car. Never, that is, until...

Ferry ‘Sing-Along’ sets sail, Thursday—all aboard

  • Aug 6, 2014 at 3:31PM

San Juan Island’s very own barbershop singers will harmonize their way from Friday Harbor to Orcas Island, and back, aboard the inter-island ferry, joined by Sound Vibrations, San Juan’s women’s barbershop and jazz group, and whomever else gets bitten by the barbershop bug, and would like to join in.

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