Next up? Town casts road improvement eye on Tucker Avenue

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A major arterial at the north side of town, Tucker Avenue is one the highest-ranked road projects on the Town of Friday Harbor's six-year transportation improvement plan. And with a $800,000 state grant laying in wait, plans are under for its reconstruction.


Community Events, November 2014

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Pinching pennies, pay cuts, draw down in reserves in store for SJ EMS

  • Nov 25, 2014 at 8:00AM updated at 2:42PM

The 2015 EMS budget calls for cost-cutting, including salary reductions for administrative staff, and tapping reserves to shore up revenue, but change in "zero-balance" billing policy for district residents.

Lytton to tackle leadership role in state House

  • Nov 24, 2014 at 7:00AM

“With education funding, the entire state budget, and a number of other key issues set to dominate,” Lytton said in a press release. “I’m expecting this to be one of the busiest and most significant sessions in recent memory.”

Friday Harbor Food Bank: helping to brighten the holidays for those in need

  • Nov 23, 2014 at 8:00PM

About 150 families rely on the Friday Harbor Food Bank every week to help put food on the table and make ends meet. In anticipation of Thanksgiving, the Food Bank provides a T-Day Dinner package, complete with a frozen turkey (Kings Market) traditional trimmings, stuffing and vegetables, and pumpkin pie, too.

Mailbox mayhem, stranded—not forgotten, run down by 'mis-brake'; San Juan County Sheriff's Log

  • Nov 23, 2014 at 7:25PM

Nov. 1: A Lopez deputy responded to a reported vandalism. Eight mailboxes had been smashed in the same area of the island. There is no suspect information at this time.

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