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Friday Harbor to face University Prep in Tri-District tourney

  • Feb 17, 2014 at 7:07PM

Avenge and advance: the Wolverines can avenge a 5-point loss early in the season and advance in post-season play with a win over the Pumas (16-4) in the opening round of the Tri-District 1A tournament; tip off is 5 p.m. at University Prep.

Waterfront clearcut at former Mar Vista Resort draws $3K fine

  • Feb 17, 2014 at 6:12PM

The Honeywells, who won a nine-figure Powerball prize in early 2013, purchased the property in mid-2013 for $6 million. According to an eight-page statement signed by Honeywell and prepared in response to the county investigation, the Honeywells intend to use the property as their retirement home and family retreat.

APS ‘Pet Food Drive’: show us what you got

  • Feb 18, 2014 at 10:00AM

APS’ goal this year is to collect a total of 2 tons of food.

Sign up early for table tennis tourney discount

  • Feb 18, 2014 at 1:00PM

If you enjoy playing ping pong, here’s your chance to “Go for the Gold.”

Proposal seeks to preserve, protect Ag land

  • Feb 18, 2014 at 3:00PM

House Bill 2306 would expand a tax classification on land actively used for agriculture, timber production or undeveloped open space.

Henley announces re-election bid | Election

  • Feb 18, 2014 at 6:00PM

Two-term incumbent seeks a third as chief of county finances, elections

Salish Sea Music Fest: Bach, Bach, and more Bach

  • Feb 19, 2014 at 6:00AM

The baroque orchestra “Simphonie Nouvelle” will present an evening of concerti on period instruments at the Grange Hall in Friday Harbor, Sunday Feb. 23.

Thanks for health seminar support | Letters

  • Feb 19, 2014 at 11:00AM

On behalf of the Soroptimist Healthy People, Healthy Planet committee, I’d like to thank those who supported our Women’s Health seminar.

Friday Harbor art students bring home the 'Gold'

  • Feb 19, 2014 at 1:10PM

Friday Harbor High School seniors Alaina Scheffer and Ellery Von Dassow won top honors at the 2014 Western at Large Regional Scholastic Art & Writing Awards Competition, a juried competition featuring works or art submitted by students from 10 western states, including California, Colorado, Oregon, Hawaii, Nevada and Washington.

Journal political cartoon; February 19 edition | Opinion

  • Feb 19, 2014 at 3:00PM

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

San Juan Island aviator extraordinaire dead, at 72

  • Feb 19, 2014 at 5:00PM updated Feb 20, 2014 at 9:16AM

A fifth-generation islander, Denny Martel was found dead at the scene and lying near his pickup when a family member discovered his body Sunday evening, according to Charlie Silverman of the San Juan County Prosecuting Attorney's Office, which doubles as county coroner. Martel was 72.

Don’t sell cheap US coal to Asia | Guest Column

  • Feb 19, 2014 at 7:00PM updated Mar 2, 2014 at 11:26AM

An environmental hazard, sure, but coal exports undermine U.S. economy, too

Steamed over stormwater? Here’s who to call

  • Feb 20, 2014 at 4:00AM

Do you have a stormwater problem? If so, Public Works would like to know.

Get to know your volunteer firefighter | Guest Column

  • Feb 20, 2014 at 5:00AM

Lenora has been in the community for about 10 years and felt that she wanted to give something back.

Concert for the very young, and young at heart

  • Feb 20, 2014 at 10:00AM

Designed by Grisha Krivchenia the concert is open to the public with admittance by donation.

A passion for prose

  • Feb 20, 2014 at 12:00PM

An open mic night often brings to mind a barren stage with a single microphone and a harsh spotlight, but not here.

Jackson wins second round; repeats as weekly Wilson Derby prize winner

  • Feb 20, 2014 at 3:52PM

John Jackson bested the derby field for the second-straight week by snagging a 11.66 pounder, eclipsing his 10.78-pound Week 1 winning fish by nearly a pound. Kevin Klein netted Week 2's second-biggest fish and 2012 derby champ Geno James landed in third place.

OPALCO invests in energy savings to keep member costs down

  • Feb 20, 2014 at 4:38PM

OPALCO’s Energy Services department has executed a successful Bonneville Power Administration rebate program to date, issuing a total of $685,328 in rebates to members and reporting more than 2.7 million in kilowatt-hour savings during the period 2012-2013. And the co-op believes there's more savings to come

Hospice grief support group begins early March

  • Feb 21, 2014 at 5:00AM

Facilitated by Lenore Bayuk, the eight-week program offers an opportunity to share experiences and acquire tools and resources for coping with grief. It is open to anyone who has experienced a significant loss; prior hospice affiliation is not required.

Friday Harbor's Sunshine Alley—the future is at hand

  • Feb 21, 2014 at 9:38AM

Registration is required, but everyone is invited on Wednesday or Thursday, Feb. 26 or 27, to brainstorm ideas with Tom Beckwith, a La Conner-based urban design consultant hired by the Town of Friday Harbor to mastermind the redevelopment of Sunshine Alley.

Half-truth as good as a lie; shame on you Journal, and letter writer too | Letters

  • Feb 21, 2014 at 9:15AM

The executive order in question relating to space acquisition states in Section 1-103 that: Except where such selection is otherwise prohibited, the process for meeting Federal space needs in urban areas shall give first consideration to a centralized community business area and adjacent areas of similar character, including other specific areas which may be recommended by local officials.

Leash law does indeed apply in gravel pit | Letters

  • Feb 21, 2014 at 4:00PM

This property is located in the county and therefore, dogs must be under the immediate control of the owner or keeper or other authorized person by means of a leash, voice, whistle or hand signal.

Same news, different spin | Letters

  • Feb 22, 2014 at 12:00PM updated Feb 23, 2014 at 12:26PM

An article written by a WNPA intern regarding House Bill 2306 was printed online in several newspapers – and the title for each of these articles referenced the tax consequences of the proposed changes HB 2306 would make to the Open Space Taxation Act.

San Juan EMS honors 'excellence' at annual awards banquet

  • Feb 23, 2014 at 1:26PM

Anderson, Banry, Davies, DeLazerda, Harmon earn top honors for 2013 at San Juan Island EMS annual awards banquet.

Port seeks input on rebuild of Spring Street Landing, waterfront redevelopment

  • Feb 23, 2014 at 5:03PM

At the Feb. 6 public meeting to review new preliminary designs for the SSL building, architect Peter Brachvogel of BC&J Architects unveiled a two-building package having roughly 1,000 square feet more than the previous structure. The main building would have an upper level restaurant of about 4,000 square feet, plus a considerably larger deck to offer customers more outdoor dining space.

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