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United Way helps island kids thrive | Letters

  • Oct 2, 2014 at 8:00PM

United Way supports SJIPC to help youth acquire skills for navigating our globally competitive information age.

Let’s hear from you | Editorial

  • Oct 3, 2014 at 7:00AM

Will ferry travel be more convenient with a reservation system in place? Are you well-served by your public agencies? Can the Town of Friday Harbor “brand” itself in such a way that creates a rising tide that lifts all boats? What do you think?

Celebration of Life: Ted Middleton

  • Oct 3, 2014 at 9:00AM

Friends of Ted Middleton are invited to join a gathering of family and friends, Oct. 12

Oregon woman, 29, drowns in Deer Harbor hot tub

  • Oct 3, 2014 at 11:36AM

About one hour elapsed between the time a Portland-area resident was last seen alive and well, and when she was found unconscious in a hot tub at a home on the westside of Orcas Island in mid-afternoon.

Journal political cartoon; October 1 edition | Opinion

  • Oct 3, 2014 at 12:00PM

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.

Oktoberfest keeps tradition alive

  • Oct 5, 2014 at 7:00AM

In years past, attendance trumped 300–this year organizers anticipate even more sausage-eating, suspender-wearing, beer-drinking islanders to join in the fun.

A Celebration of Life: Andrew V. McLaglen

  • Oct 5, 2014 at 9:00AM

A Celebration of Life for Andrew V. McLaglen will be held Sunday, Oct. 26, at San Juan Community Theatre, beginning at 1:30 p.m.

'Boo': Halloween candy donation drive? Because Gummy Bears don't grow on trees

  • Oct 5, 2014 at 6:34PM

The Kiwanis Club's candy donation drive helps ensure there's plenty of yummy stuff to go around in the high-traffic neighborhoods visited by all those ghouls, goblins, faeries and ghosts on Halloween.

Want a public servant with a positive attitude? Re-elect Joan White | Letters

  • Oct 5, 2014 at 7:03PM

In her eight years as County Clerk, Joan has helped increase public access to the Superior Court, made it more user-friendly, and improved the security of and accessibility to our public records.

Wolverines bounce back after bitter defeat, net back-to-back wins | Boys soccer

  • Oct 6, 2014 at 6:51PM

The Wolverines (6-3) sit in fourth place in league, which boasts four of the state's Top 10 Division 2B teams, including No.8 ranked Friday Harbor, as well as No. 4 ranked Mount Vernon Christian (8-0). Friday Harbor will host the league-leading Hurricanes Tuesday, Oct. 7; game time is 4:30 p.m.

Bias for weapons revealed by reporter's word choice | Letters

  • Oct 6, 2014 at 7:36PM

Words do matter and they can often make or break an issue, especially when they appear in the media. What is “onerous” in our society today is the number of men, women and children killed and injured by guns.

Update: Hot tub drowning victim identified

  • Oct 6, 2014 at 7:32PM

Amanda May Ferguson, a 29-year-old Portland-area resident vacationing on Orcas Island with a friend, was unconscious and unresponsive when a team of public safety personnel arrived at the Deer Harbor home shortly after a 911 call at about 3:15 p.m.

Group claims imperiled animals get short shrift, seek support for animal control officer

  • Oct 6, 2014 at 7:26PM

Citing indifference of local law enforcement in cases of possible animal abuse, the Animal Task Force called on the County Council to lend support for funding an animal control officer or better training for deputies.

'Remember My Name' vigil honors victims of domestic violence

  • Oct 7, 2014 at 12:45PM

Domestic Violence Sexual Assault Services will host a "Remember My Name" vigil on the County Courthouse lawn, Wednesday, Oct. 12, in observance of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, the month of October. The event begins at noon.

With new dump fees, incentive is to recycle...less? | Letters

  • Oct 7, 2014 at 2:28PM

When I commented at the dump that it is getting expensive I was told that I could save money by just putting my recycling into the trash and that is what a lot of people are doing. I feel like this is going backwards.

Wolverines bounce back from back-to-back losses, trounce Cedar Park | Volleyball

  • Oct 7, 2014 at 2:14PM

The Wolverines gave up a combined five points in the first two games, and, substituting liberally in the third game of the best-of-five match, tallied a 25-14 win to seal a runaway win over Cedar Park Christian.

Arts Council seeks applicants for board of directors

  • Oct 7, 2014 at 3:00PM

Applicants need not be artists but should care about the arts and bring management, development and collaboration skills to advance the state of the arts in the county.

Along the Waterfront: Big dreams, tiny boat, and one portly dog

  • Oct 8, 2014 at 12:06PM

The Big Dipper, the only “pocket yacht” of its kind, is Jeff and Linda Patterson’s pride and joy, their window to the world, so to speak, and a venture in adaptability.

Joyce Margaret Graham: 1941—2014 | Passages

  • Oct 8, 2014 at 1:00PM

Joyce and her husband, Wes, enjoyed numerous cruises to Alaska and the Mexican Riviera, both favorite destinations. Year-around “camping” in their motorhome brought them often to beautiful locations in Washington and Oregon, where they shared precious moments together and with family and friends.

What's 'branding' about? Here's the scoop

  • Oct 8, 2014 at 3:49PM

Town leaders talk about details, goals, benefits, and confront rumors, about Friday Harbor's branding initiative.

Respond in kind; vote ‘Yes’ for EMS | Letters

  • Oct 8, 2014 at 4:52PM

By supporting them, we are supporting our friends and our families, our community, and ultimately ourselves with one of the finest and most highly-respected EMS departments in the country.

Incumbent draws peer-support in sheriff's race | Letters

  • Oct 8, 2014 at 4:04PM

As the elected sheriffs in Island, Watcom and Skagit counties, respectively, who share a common border with San Juan, we count on Sheriff Nou as a critical part of the Northwest Washington Law Enforcement “Leadership Team.”

Legal Matters: Consequences can be dire by driving with a suspended license | Guest column

  • Oct 9, 2014 at 7:00AM

Failure to pay a traffic ticket can have more serious consequences than your case being sent to collections. You could lose your driver’s license and, if you continue to drive, you could be arrested and your car impounded.

County council calls on governor to reject proposed cuts in ferry service

  • Oct 9, 2014 at 10:48AM

For the San Juans, the proposed service reduction includes: extending the winter service from 12 weeks to 20 weeks: no service to Sidney, BC; and reducing service on the San Juans inter-island routes.

A harvest for the senses

  • Oct 9, 2014 at 10:32AM

A fully integrated estate, growing, harvesting and distilling all its lavender oil on site, Pelindaba Lavender Farm cultivates 25,000 lavender plants on 25 acres and distills over 100 gallons of lavender oil each fall.

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