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National Parks nets $800K for improvements at English, American camps

  • Dec 3, 2013 at 6:00AM updated at 9:32AM

Parks ‘Special project’ funds will be targeted for improvement of trails, roads, buildings and grounds at English and American camps

Family truth put to the test in 'Other Desert Cities' | Guest Column

  • Dec 3, 2013 at 9:00AM updated at 4:34PM

Island Stage Left presents Jon Robin Baitz's award-winning drama of a family struggling to comes to terms with a painful past, through Dec. 16, at the fairgrounds, with performances Thursdays-Sundays. This Saturday's performance, Dec. 7, is at 2 p.m.

Wolf Hollow: 30 years and counting | Special Report

  • Dec 3, 2013 at 9:33AM

Many know of Wolf Hollow, but may not know much about them beyond that they are the place to go if you find an injured animal.

Co-op should show its cards | Editorial

  • Dec 3, 2013 at 2:43PM

When the chips were literally down, OPALCO, Rock Island and other local businesses responded quickly and effectively.

Outage under investigation; state utilities panel to meet in Friday Harbor

  • Dec 3, 2013 at 12:38PM

In a rare excursion away from its headquarters in Olympia, the state Utility and Transportation Commission has scheduled a public hearing in Friday Harbor as part of its investigation into CenturyLink's 10-day voice and data service outage in mid-November in the San Juan Islands.

Santa to guest star at museum holiday festival

  • Dec 3, 2013 at 3:00PM

San Juan Historical Museum’s Annual Old-Fashioned Christmas Celebration is the historical society’s way of giving thanks to the community for its continuing support.

Military might; priorities misplaced | Guest column

  • Dec 4, 2013 at 6:00AM updated Dec 5, 2013 at 9:32AM

U.S. sends misguided message by building 12 new Trident submarines

Feds miss out on more sensible site | Letters

  • Dec 4, 2013 at 9:00AM updated Dec 5, 2013 at 9:31AM

The obvious location clearly should have been located at the site of the old Browne’s Lumber business.

Susan Marie Ross: 1957-2013 | Passages

  • Dec 4, 2013 at 9:00AM

Susan Marie Ross always had a smile and was loved by all.

Even Walgreens would be better | Letters

  • Dec 4, 2013 at 1:00PM

I am told the town council refuses to get involved, but if they don’t, then who will? Who else has the ability to do anything?

Chorus of critics had their chance | Letters

  • Dec 4, 2013 at 3:00PM

How nice of the Department of Homeland Security to give us an issue to get us all hot and bothered over and take our minds off the outdoor gloom.

Thanks to all for another memorable Thanksgiving Day

  • Dec 4, 2013 at 4:00PM

All of this is possible because of the volunteers who are so plentiful that sometimes you have to elbow your way into the kitchen.

Turnovers prove costly; Friday Harbor falls in season opener, 66-41 | Boys basketball

  • Dec 4, 2013 at 5:27PM

The Wolverines scored the first two and the last two points of the game. But in between, Burlington-Edison scored a whole bunch of buckets of their own...

Locals line up for shot at pot market

  • Dec 4, 2013 at 8:00PM updated Dec 5, 2013 at 9:30AM

Lopez islanders apparently don’t want to have anything to do with marijuana

Candle lighting service honors family departed

  • Dec 5, 2013 at 7:00AM

Believed to be the largest mass candle lighting on the globe, the 17th annual Worldwide Candle Lighting, a gift to the bereavement community from The Compassionate Friends.

Friday Harbor Rotary joins relief effort in wake of Philippines typhoon

  • Dec 5, 2013 at 9:35AM

The Friday Harbor club sent $2,000 to two California clubs that are coordinating plans to purchase table-top water filters for immediate and for long-term use. Water and sanitation are international Rotary imperatives supported by the Friday Harbor club.

Celebrate in frontier style at holiday social

  • Dec 5, 2013 at 10:00AM

A tree decorated in period ornaments will be erected in the old British Royal Marine Light Infantry barracks building

$61K raised, give yourself a hand | Letters

  • Dec 5, 2013 at 11:00AM

100 percent of these funds go directly to the school to support essential curriculum improvements.

Journal political cartoon; December 4 edition | Opinion

  • Dec 5, 2013 at 3:00PM

Cartoon musings on local news and events are published periodically in the Journal of the San Juan Islands, and periodically on

Co-op should look before giant leap | Letters

  • Dec 5, 2013 at 8:00PM

As a co-op, we, members, would like to be treated as partners/co-owners, not as passive bill-payers with no voice in decision-making.

Salute for support of ‘shoebox’ gifts | Letters

  • Dec 6, 2013 at 10:00AM

The generosity of our Friday Harbor community has just sent 225 shoeboxes to be part of this mission.

County earmarks $6M for capital improvements in 2014

  • Dec 6, 2013 at 11:32AM

Major planned capital expenditures included in the 2014 capital improvement plan are $250,000 for a patrol boat based on Lopez and $600,000 for the public safety boat acquisition, most of which will be financed by a federal grant.

‘Kickin’ Carnival thanks to support | Letters

  • Dec 6, 2013 at 4:00PM

The board of Families and Neighbors Support Island Rec would like to thank all of the families who attended the carnival—we hope all of you thoroughly enjoyed yourselves.

Lime Kiln heats up with holiday activities, events

  • Dec 7, 2013 at 8:00AM

A prize for the ugliest sweater in the room is just one of the many events in store as Friends of Lime Kiln State Park celebrate the holiday season

Books, jewelry, gift wrapping and lots more

  • Dec 8, 2013 at 10:00AM

Shop local and support San Juan Island Library at Friends of the Library Holiday Book Sale

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