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Whale Museum October workshops

  • Oct 16, 2014 at 4:00PM updated at 6:02PM

The workshop will feature a discussion about transient orcas by Josh McInnes of the University of Victoria, an overview of NOAA’s 10 years of research and conservation on behalf of southern resident killer whales, by Dawn Noren, and a program about the Conservation Canine program by Liz Seely.

Short-handed Wolverines claim big win on the road | Boys soccer

  • Sep 24, 2014 at 7:00AM

The Wolverines came out of halftime fired up against the Braves, who seemed to be arguably the better team for the beginning of the second half.

Ask and you shall receive; questions about EMS levy answered | Letters

  • Oct 17, 2014 at 7:00AM

A Journal reader recently submitted a letter asking seven specific questions of EMS about the proposed increase in the its property tax levy. Click on the headline to read the reply.

‘Captured’ on film at second annual Friday Harbor Film Festival

  • Sep 24, 2014 at 9:00AM

‘Barefoot Bandit’ story, one of three premieres at Friday Harbor Film Festival. The Friday Harbor Film Festival strives to connect countries and communities across the Pacific rim.

2014 Homecoming Parade: a spirited competition

  • Oct 16, 2014 at 6:50PM

Spirit Week at Friday Harbor High School reaches its crescendo, Friday, Oct. 17, beginning with the annual Homecoming parade through town, beginning in mid-afternoon, followed by the football game, at 6:30 p.m.

Hoop season is here; coaches needed for boys recreational league

  • Oct 17, 2014 at 11:55AM

The 2014 season begins Oct. 27 and runs through Dec. 14. The Island Rec program focuses on building skills on the court and friendly competition for players and teams in three age categories: 3/4th grade, 5/6th grade and 7/8th grade.

Survey says? Town would like to know what you think about... the town

  • Sep 24, 2014 at 3:18PM

The Town of Friday Harbor is seeking input to a survey to help identify the perceived image of the town and provide direction for marketing the town as a place to live, grow a business, start a new business, and vacation. Click on this story to find the survey.

Nothing 'elitist' about change at Good Voyage Chapel | Letters

  • Sep 25, 2014 at 12:41PM

Many St. Francis parishioners received an email, which was thought to represent the entire parish and administration, but it did not; it reflected the desires of some members of the Tarte family, who want the chapel to remain a consecrated space for Catholic worship during the summer season.

Stephen Foster Salsbury: 1950—2014 | Passages

  • Sep 25, 2014 at 12:34PM

Whether it's an eagle flying overhead, a woodpecker mistaking our house for a dead tree or an otter playing in the ocean, Stephen always took a moment to take notice, appreciate, and be thankful.

State legislature found in 'contempt' over lack of K-12 funding; SJI School board response | Guest column

  • Sep 25, 2014 at 3:06PM

Most of our local levy now goes to pay for basic costs rather than the extras that keep us in the top tier of school districts. This means the upcoming legislative session in January is going to be very important to the San Juan Island School District.

Dinged by dumpster, art heist in Eastsound, scuffle prompts woman's arrest; San Juan County Sheriff's Log

  • Oct 18, 2014 at 3:21PM

Sept. 30: A 36-year-old Lopez woman was arrested for assault after a physical altercation with a man at a Lopez gas station.

Soroptimist 'Fellowship Award' benefits women headed back to school

  • Oct 18, 2014 at 3:57PM

The $3,000 Fellowship Award is open to local women established in business or profession, who wish to undertake advanced study at an accredited college or university. Applications are being accepted.

Madden’s first deer: an insider's view of I-594 | As I See It

  • Oct 18, 2014 at 4:25PM

A simple family hunting trip could turn into a series of criminal activity under Initiative 594. Here’s how it works.

Restore morale, end harassment; Krebs for sheriff | Letters

  • Oct 18, 2014 at 4:30PM

What a wonderful place this community could be if we had a department that worked for and answered to its citizens versus harassing them.

Well-credentialed, highly trained; Nou is clear choice for sheriff | Letters

  • Oct 18, 2014 at 4:35PM

Deputy Krebs is a good man and a competent, hardworking deputy. He states he has administrative experience but not in law enforcement. He has experience as a deputy but only eight years.

Wolverines dismiss Vikings in three straight, remain undefeated | Volleyball

  • Sep 25, 2014 at 6:09PM

With four consecutive wins to open the 2014 season, Friday Harbor has dropped only two games over that four-game stretch and pitched a shutout against each of its last two opponents, the Vikings and Division 2A Sedro Woolley.

George Andrew Miller: 1929—2014 | Passages

  • Sep 25, 2014 at 8:00PM

George had a great love for the sea, he had three boats in his lifetime—The Little Orphan Annie, The Downwind and SeaGramps. His favorite spot for fishing was Westcott Bay.

Phone-A-Thon supports island students; get dialed in | Letters

  • Sep 26, 2014 at 11:06AM

Renovations are currently underway at Friday Harbor High School to create a new STEM Center to promote science, technology, engineering and math education. This year’s phon-a-thon will seek funds to equip the new computer lab, in addition to many other initiatives in the elementary and middle schools.

Best Best: Relay for Life, Saturday, Sept. 27, 3 p.m. to 11 p.m.

  • Sep 26, 2014 at 11:28AM

The annual fundraiser for American Cancer Society, as well as local cancer support programs, features food, games, activities, live music. The event, 3 p.m. to 11 p.m. at the fairgrounds in Friday Harbor, begins with a Survivors Reception, at 2 p.m., and a Luminara ceremony starts at sundown.

Fracas over fence, cracked windshield prompts arrest, luggage tossed overboard; San Juan County sheriff's log

  • Sep 26, 2014 at 12:00PM updated at 6:24PM

Two men traveling on a ferry on Sept. 11 reportedly feared the luggage another man asked them to watch, which contained electrical parts and equipment, and then became separated from may have been wired to explode. So, they tossed it overboard.

SJ Fire department welcomes first of six new fire engines

  • Sep 26, 2014 at 6:51PM

The new engines will replace five fire trucks that are nearly 30 years old, and satisfy an insurance industry requirement that penalizes policy holder’s when a community’s fire engines are more than 10 years old, according to fire department spokeswoman Sheila Harley

Knowledgable, skilled, and 'can-do' approach; re-elect White | Letters

  • Oct 20, 2014 at 8:14AM

As an attorney, I have had regular contact with Joan, both in her role in the private sector and at the clerk's office. Through out all those years, I have appreciated Joan's skills and knowledge, her willingness to help me and others, and her friendly, "can-do" approach to her job.

Proposal to deliver crude by rail prompts concerns over shipping

  • Oct 20, 2014 at 8:30AM

The Shell refinery in Anacortes is an unloading zone for crude oil, not a shipping point. Islanders for Safe Shipping wants to ensure it stays that way, and has raised concerns over the refinery's would-be project and capacity to receive crude by rail.

Familiar face joins Community Theatre staff

  • Sep 27, 2014 at 12:45PM

While Julie Hanks moved on to work at other island nonprofits, she continued her volunteer help at SJCT; and when the development job became available she jumped at the chance to return “home.”

In Olympia: Tug-of-war over state pot revenue expected | Guest column

  • Sep 27, 2014 at 1:03PM

If it turns out that a significant amount of revenue raised by the sale of recreational marijuana is up for grabs, lawmakers will be able to amend the state law to make clear who should get it. Cities and counties have a suggestion: us.

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