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Journal political cartoon; September 17 edition | Opinion

  • Sep 18, 2014 at 1:00PM

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.

Work crew vanishing act prompts 17-month sentence | Crime Brief

  • Sep 18, 2014 at 3:00PM

Robert Thomas Speers was assigned to work crew as part of a sentence handed down for violating court orders on back-to-back convictions in 2011 for bail jumping and for escape from community custody.

Foundation helps causes that count | Letters

  • Sep 18, 2014 at 5:00PM

Less well known is the Foundation’s involvement in support of practically invisible services geared toward those least able to advocate for themselves.

Deputy's guild backs Krebs in sheriff's race

  • Sep 19, 2014 at 7:00AM updated at 10:26AM

The Guild, which represents the department's deputies, detectives, sergeants, dispatch and corrections staff, 28 members in all, voted in overwhelming numbers to endorse Krebs, following a questions-and-answer forum with each candidate Monday, Sept. 15.

Helen Doris Peckinpaugh: 1937—2014 | Passages

  • Sep 19, 2014 at 7:00AM

Doris loved reading, the arts, flowers, fashion and clothes, a room with a view (especially of crashing waves), and Coca-Cola with lime.

Wolf Hollow ‘kick starts’ for otter care

  • Sep 19, 2014 at 10:00AM

LoveAnimals.org was created so organizations like Wolf Hollow can access crowd-funding resources and reach the larger audience that is critical to the funding of its projects.

Body in Moran State Park identified; cause of death remains unknown

  • Sep 20, 2014 at 7:00AM

The cause of death of Mehmet Tokgozoglu has yet to be determined, and the last year's of his life are shrouded in mystery as well. No one seems to know how the 51-year-old engineer and former Raytheon employee got to Orcas Island or much of his whereabouts in the last year.

Serenity's white flag; a 'brand' that will carry Friday Harbor far | Letters

  • Oct 13, 2014 at 1:44PM

I believe Friday Harbor should adopt the White “Serenity” Flag as its brand to celebrate our unique culture of peace, freedom, independence and heritage.

Ruffin' it; a cross-country bicycle tour with a cause

  • Oct 13, 2014 at 7:19PM

Although Bixby wasn’t the inspiration to start a bike tour, she propels the trip forward. What started as a dream, sparked by a chance meeting with two brothers making a documentary about off grid living and bicycling across America, turned into a crusade to find homes for rescue dogs.

End in sight for Blair Ave retrofit? Town thinks it is

  • Oct 13, 2014 at 7:42PM

Depending on the weather, the paving of the intersection of Park Street and Blair Ave, near the post office, should be completed by Friday, as should the final lift of asphalt on the northern side of the avenue (near the Community Theatre), according Friday Harbor officials.

Probation, mental health review, but no more jail time for wrench-wielding San Juan man

  • Oct 13, 2014 at 7:54PM

Charged initially with assault with a deadly weapon, a felony, a 61-year-old San Juan man was credited with having served 33 days of a 365-day "suspended" jail sentence for misdemeanor assault, ordered to undergo a mental health evaluation and to serve two years probation.

Cookies in my browser? Sugar in my tea? What's all these crazy questions WSF is asking me? |Letters

  • Oct 13, 2014 at 8:01PM

Everything was going smoothly until I tried to choose a password with "at least one alpha numeric... and at least one non-alphabetic special character." Really? My bank doesn't require such a thing.

Fall Dessert 'Friendzy', book sales, and more; National Friends of Libraries Week

  • Oct 14, 2014 at 1:37PM

Activities in store for National Friends of the Libraries Week, Oct. 19-25, include deep discount book sales, dessert fundraiser and Friends of the LIbrary membership drive (sign up for a chance to win a Kindle or Amazon Prime subscription).

David Lloyd Strickland: 1942—2014 | Passages

  • Oct 14, 2014 at 1:40PM

David’s love for the islands ran deep and raising his children there was the highlight of his life.

Because it could be you; vote ‘Yes’ for EMS

  • Oct 14, 2014 at 1:49PM

None of us are immune from a stroke and a fast response is very important when a stroke arrives; so if we lose our EMS services the next islander to have a stroke may very well die.

Friday Harbor topples Loggers in a rout; 43-6

  • Sep 21, 2014 at 3:30PM

With a decisive win over Darrington, the Wolverines (2-1) will have momentum on their side when they face league-leading La Conner, at home, Friday, Sept. 26; kick off is 6:30 p.m.

Are we to believe the emperor has new clothes? | As I See It

  • Sep 21, 2014 at 3:51PM

I can’t think of anything more fundamental to a cooperative’s board than honesty. Right behind that is the ability to acknowledge mistakes, apologize and take steps to make sure they aren’t repeated... Right now, we’re not getting that.

SJC Dems election endorsements released

  • Oct 14, 2014 at 4:43PM

Endorsements for candidates and ballot measures were determined as part of the local political party's first-ever polling of party members via email.

Presentation to feature history, future of grange halls in Washington state

  • Oct 14, 2014 at 4:56PM

Holly Taylor, a historic preservation consultant from Vashon Island, and a doctoral student at the University of Washington, will talk about her research on the history and preservation of grange halls, Oct. 15, 7 p.m.

Journal earns 17 awards in annual 'better newspapers contest'

  • Oct 15, 2014 at 11:09AM

In addition to its individual BNC awards, The Journal also shared with staff of its sister paper, the Islands’ Sounder, in earning second-place for the 2013 Springtide publication and third-place for the 2013 edition of Home & Garden.

Fur flies over navy jet noise; Larsen on the hot seat at Lopez town hall

  • Oct 15, 2014 at 11:31AM

When islanders took to the microphone at an Oct. 7 town hall on Lopez Island, most asked various versions of the same two questions of U.S. Rep. Rick Larsen: Do you care? And, are you representing us?

Skilled, experienced; vote Nou for sheriff | Letters

  • Oct 15, 2014 at 3:30PM

I appreciate all the skills, experience, and time to further educate himself as Rob Nou has done and continues to do.

Island allies abound in fight against cancer

  • Oct 15, 2014 at 3:24PM

A cancer diagnosis is one that no individual wants to receive, especially when some treatment is accessible only on the mainland, but there's a network of support across the San Juans to help ease the burden of travel and help get patients to where they need to be.

Board critic long on fantasy, short on facts | Letters

  • Sep 22, 2014 at 6:59PM

It's been a pretty long time since a man has spun fantasies about me, so in a way I should be grateful to Mr. MacLeod for thinking about me in his off hours.

Off-duty deputy rescues two from smoke-filled home

  • Sep 22, 2014 at 6:49PM

“I felt a little naked because I didn’t have any gear, but it was a small space with easy access – if things went sideways I could have gotten out,” deputy Doug Maya recalls of the rescue of two people from a mobile home filling up fast with toxic smoke.

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