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STEM: it’s the buzz word at Friday Harbor High

  • Nov 5, 2014 at 11:02AM

What functioned as a wood shop, metal shop, and general storage space will be transformed into a space with a large work shop, two multi-purpose classrooms, a media production room, and an equipment room.

Joel Westgate: 1962—2014 | Passages

  • Nov 6, 2014 at 4:24PM

Joel left home early for some adventure. He sailed the Caribbean, learned to scuba-dive, loved the ocean breezes and all the wonderful people he encountered on the many islands he visited.

Many to thank for Hall benefit, bash | Letters

  • Nov 6, 2014 at 5:00PM

Dave and Nadine want to let the community know the benefit was a financial success and they truly appreciate and are humbled by the generosity of the community. Proceeds from the benefit will go towards expenses associated with his battle against cancer.

Holiday wreath sale to benefit Class of '15 graduation night

  • Nov 6, 2014 at 5:55PM

Order a beautiful, aromatic, long-lasting, 24-inch Northwest Noble Fir wreath, complete with pinecones, berries, and a handmade bow in the color of your choice, and at the same time you'll help support a safe, sane and memorable graduation for the Friday Harbor High School Class of 2015.

Protect you pooch, and yourself; dog licenses available for purchase, Nov. 17

  • Nov 7, 2014 at 10:24AM

A share of the proceeds from license fees goes to local animal protection societies to help cover the cost of operations. A portion is reserved for reimbursement of owners of livestock killed or damaged by dogs.

Wolverines clinch first-ever state tourney berth in overtime win | Girls soccer

  • Nov 7, 2014 at 2:27PM

With the victory, the Wolverines (13-4) punched their ticket to the Division 2B state tournament and collected their ninth consecutive victory, thanks in large part to three timely saves by goalkeeper Hayden Mayer.

Support for EMS undermined by ties with Peace Health | Letters

  • Nov 7, 2014 at 2:33PM

Would that vote have been the same if in the public mind EMS were not a part of Peace Health Inc.? I don’t think so.

'Local Government 101': Mechanics of gov't demystified

  • Nov 9, 2014 at 5:58PM

The EDC sponsored free seminar will be led by Duncan Wilson, Town of Friday Harbor administrator, Wednesday, Nov. 12, beginning at 11 a.m. at the town council chambers; topic include sources of revenue, day-to-day operations, advisory committees and commissions, and more.

Encore: second chance to see 'Return of the River', 'DamNation'

  • Nov 9, 2014 at 6:39PM

Friday Harbor Film Festival will presents a special double feature screening on Monday, Nov. 10, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. of two award-winning films that were sold out during the three-day festival and are worthy to screen again and together.

Wolverines rally late for win in season finale | Football

  • Nov 9, 2014 at 7:26PM

With Friday Harbor trailing 6-0 after three quarters of play, senior Bill Revercomb broke through the Red Raiders defensive front and galloped 25 yards into the end zone to tie the score with eight minutes remaining in the non-league contest, Thursday, Nov. 6, in Friday Harbor.

Grateful to have your vote of confidence | Letters

  • Nov 9, 2014 at 7:00PM updated Nov 10, 2014 at 8:20AM

I am pleased and proud to continue to serve as your County Clerk. I enjoy my work and am dedicated to maintaining the reliability of the Superior Court records, as well as fulfilling all of my office’s statutory and mandated duties.

Here's how EMS moves forward in the wake of election defeat | Letters

  • Nov 10, 2014 at 7:33PM

First, we will try to maintain essential services despite our current financial constraints. We will further scrutinize every dollar we spend. Second, in an effort to maintain essential services...

Error by assessor creates budget blues for Island Rec; high school sports at risk

  • Nov 10, 2014 at 7:24PM

Island Rec received a total of $377,192 in excess revenue because the assessor adjusted its levy rate to a mark above the maximum amount approved by voters, which escalated over three year’s time to 24 cents per $1,000 of assessed value instead of staying fixed at its 17-cent ceiling.

Polly Patricia White: 1928—2014 | Passages

  • Nov 11, 2014 at 10:43AM

Polly, a fifth-generation islander, was an avid reader, often devouring a book in a day with her cat, Chloe, on her lap. She also enjoyed politics and a lively debate about current issues.

Second annual Friday Harbor Film Festival deemed 'dam-tastic'

  • Nov 11, 2014 at 11:42AM

The Audience Choice Award went to “Return of the River,” a documentary about the many forces behind the dismantling of the Elwha Dam, taken down with the hope of restoring the river’s once prolific salmon runs. The film also received the “People’s Choice” award.

Folk songstress hits the stage at SJCT

  • Nov 11, 2014 at 11:49AM

Ruth Moody returns with The Ruth Moody Band to SJCT’s Whittier stage Nov. 14, 7:30 p.m. Moody is also hosting a free, one-hour harmony singing and musician workshop in the Whittier at 5 p.m.

Medical center to host free health fair

  • Nov 12, 2014 at 9:46AM

The health fair features free flu shots, a nutrition station, healthy drinks and snacks, “Talk with a Doctor” information sessions, with Q&A forum, cancer center station, activities for children, giveaways and more, Saturday, Nov. 15.

School policies in need of change for kids' sake | As I See It

  • Nov 12, 2014 at 9:19AM

Drug use in and during school hours must be addressed if we are ever to meet our most fundamental ethical obligation to keep our children safe. For starters, the open campus policy for freshman must be repealed.

Journal political cartoon; Nov. 12 edition | Opinion

  • Nov 12, 2014 at 9:55AM

Cartoonist Rob Pudim's view on local news and events are published weekly in the Journal of the San Juan Islands, and on SanJuanJournal.com.

Through a combined effort, Western Bluebirds on the rise | Special to the Journal

  • Nov 12, 2014 at 11:19AM

A partnership of the American Bird Conservancy, Ecostudies Institute, and The San Juan Preservation Trust, the goal of the project is to reestablish and monitor a viable breeding population of Western Bluebirds through a combined program of reintroduction, population monitoring and outreach.

Error by assessor? Another link in lack of accountability chain | Letters

  • Nov 12, 2014 at 7:43PM

The oops should be paid out of his retirement and not by the families of this island. Oh, but wait, there’s never any accountability for error here anyway.

Nov. 4 election results: final count—almost

  • Nov 13, 2014 at 10:00AM updated Nov 14, 2014 at 3:58PM

Final results are nearly in. Here are the numbers from the Nov. 4 election, as of Nov. 7, for contested races, San Juan Island property tax measures and local results on statewide initiatives.

Where eagles dare: to soar beyond the chains of 'ERDs' | Special to the Journal

  • Nov 13, 2014 at 11:03AM

Whether in a fog of illness or moral conflict consider: Ethical and Religious Directives (ERDs) mean religious belief governs care, not science.

Gone, but not forgotten

  • Nov 13, 2014 at 10:25AM

Almost 'Standing Room Only' at the Whittier Theatre, those attending had to park as far away as Spring Street on a rainy day to attend the ceremony for the late Andrew McLaglen.

Friday Harbor forms advisory board for purview over public art

  • Nov 13, 2014 at 6:00PM updated Nov 14, 2014 at 1:19PM

The commission will include at least one member of the town council, two representatives of the visual arts and one representative of the performing arts. Applications are being accepted—right away.

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