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- Feb 26, 2015 at 4:00PM updated Feb 27, 2015 at 11:11AM
Anna Mae was a native of Friday Harbor on San Juan Island, where her mother owned the movie theatre and her father owned the town bakery. She met Dallas, born in Fargo, N.D., on a blind date. They were married for over 62 years and could not be separated after a lifetime of love and devotion to one another.
- Feb 26, 2015 at 5:56PM
A 21st century woman if there ever was one, Caitlyn Johnson followed a less-than conventional route to motherhood. And, she's delighted by the result.
- Feb 27, 2015 at 4:15PM
Two hours later, they had removed the nail and our son was left with a bill for ER of $603, for emergency room of $670, for X-rays and drugs and pharmacy and vaccine, all totaling $1,774. Outrageous.
United Way targets assistance programs for financially challenged families, elderly, disabled, in 2015
- Mar 1, 2015 at 12:43PM
A total of 31 programs will share $108,156 in United Way grants this year. Those programs, which include Hospice of San Juan, Orcas Island's Hearts and Hands, and Hamlet House and KLOI Community Radio on Lopez, provide services that often prove critical for the well-being of children, families, the elderly and disabled island residents.
- Mar 1, 2015 at 12:57PM
What Sheriff Ron Krebs found most startling about the poll was that only 16 percent of survey responders checked excellent in response to deputies’ professionalism in their interactions with the community. “My goal is to change that quickly,” he said.
- Mar 1, 2015 at 1:44PM
Clarinetist Sue Collado has once again assembled a diverse group of musicians for what is now the fourth edition of "Melodious Notes Over the Harbor," Saturday, March 7, at San Juan Community Theatre. The concert begins at 7:30 p.m.
- Mar 1, 2015 at 3:00PM updated at 7:05PM
We’re gathering signatures and spreading information about Lolita and the Orca Network retirement plan. See www.twitter.com/bowkerwalking. Let’s keep hoping, keep working.
- Mar 2, 2015 at 7:00AM
Want a peek at what's in store, well, here's your chance. The Historical Society is offering tours Wednesday, March 11, 5-8 p.m., as part of a MHI preview and to showcase the progress to date on the four featured exhibits, fishing, farming, logging and limestone.
- Mar 2, 2015 at 8:50AM
Atlas Cove is the son of first-time parents Bridey Short and Friday Harbor High School graduate Britt Banry, Class of 2006. He was born Jan. 30 in Petersburg, Alaska, wherer the couple make their home.
- Mar 2, 2015 at 7:00PM
A gritty come-back bid fell just short as the Friday Harbor boys basketball suffered a season-ending 52-49 defeat in the regional round of the 2B state tournament. Without point-guard Taylor Turnbull in the lineup, the girls team fell prey to the defensive pressure of the Toutle Lake, runner-up in the 2B state tournament a year ago.
- Mar 3, 2015 at 10:04AM
Most would agree that fanning the flames is a tricky point to define. One writer’s candor could be interpreted by another person as an attack.
- Mar 3, 2015 at 11:00AM
The SeaDoc Society & YMCA Camp Orkila present “Shorebirds, predators, and the role of fear” with Dr. Rob Butler, March 10
- Mar 3, 2015 at 12:00PM
NOAA says two years needed to decide on a possible expansion of orcas’ critical habitat
- Mar 3, 2015 at 1:00PM
Friday Harbor Baseball/Softball Association will be holding a Back to Baseball night on Thursday March 5th at 5:30 p.m.
- Mar 3, 2015 at 2:00PM
A drawing will also be held for a 50 percent tuition waiver for the first month of preschool in the fall of 2015.
- Mar 3, 2015 at 10:14AM
The flames of Donovan Nash’s worst nightmare are fanned to life when one of those closest to him is kidnapped in lawless Guatemala.
- Mar 3, 2015 at 5:00PM
The play turns a series of luminaries in the history of modern thought, from Socrates to Einstein, into witnesses in the trial of Lady Philosophy.
- Mar 3, 2015 at 8:00PM
Plants can be picked up at the expo, March 21, at the Fairgrounds from 9-12 p.m. Plants can also be purchased at the expo, but pre-ordering ensures the best selection.
- Mar 4, 2015 at 6:00AM updated at 2:44PM
San Juan Center of Skagit Valley College will offer new classes this spring as part of community education.
- Mar 4, 2015 at 9:00AM
Any student at FHHS can volunteer to be a part of the Orca Bowl teams, but it takes a certain kind of student to excel in this competition.
- Mar 4, 2015 at 10:04AM
Outgoing and gregarious, Alfred made friends wherever he went. He was proud of his 300 bowling score, and of his holes-in-one in golf. He had a big heart which at last, gave out.
- Mar 4, 2015 at 12:24PM
Members of the largest labor union in the San Juans will receive a 2-percent wage increase this year and the two that follow, along with a continuation of healthcare benefits as they exist today, under a new three-year contract with San Juan County.
- Mar 4, 2015 at 4:00PM
Backing claims in a lawsuit filed by neighbors of Sweet Water Farm, Judge Alan Hancock ruled Feb. 27 that a binding agreement in a road easement allows only for residential use of a shared gravel road on the west side of San Juan Island and prohibits its use for commercial purposes.
- Mar 5, 2015 at 7:00AM
Sen. Kevin Ranker joined 22 democratic colleagues in voting against a spending package that would generate $15 billion to fund 16 years worth of transportation projects largely by a 11.7-cent hike in the state's gas tax.
- Mar 5, 2015 at 8:00AM updated at 12:13PM
The three finalist vying for San Juan Island School District's top administrative assignment will be on island March 9-10, and March 16 (a change from the previous schedule), respectively, to meet with district staff, officials and the public. Click on this article to find out a bit about each.
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