WSF turns to staggered release for San Juan summer sailing reservations

  • Apr 24, 2015 at 12:56PM

Beginning April 28, reservations will be available for sailings between June 14 and June 30. On April 30, sailings from July 1 through July 15 will be available (click on this story to see the chart for availability for the rest of the summer schedule).


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Island Rec Director steps down; former Fair manager to lead as interim boss

  • Apr 24, 2015 at 11:54AM

“Sally will be really missed in her role as director," Island Rec Commission Chairman Bill Cumming said in a prepared statement. “Sally is directly responsible for our well run parks, excellent recreational programming and staffing, and for the administration these programs. We can't thank her enough for her dedication to Island Rec as an organization and to the citizens of San Juan Island.”

Former Friday Harbor resident dies in Whidbey Island house fire

  • Apr 23, 2015 at 7:02PM

Though never one to back down from a disagreement, either political or personal, those who knew Wendy DeWinter describe her as passionate, giving and tenacious.

Through the lens: Every 15 Minutes 2015 | Slideshow

  • Apr 23, 2015 at 12:16PM

A simulated of car crash involving an intoxicated teen driver signaled the start of a series of island-wide events—DUI arrest, mock trial, ER room treatment, teen and parent retreats and a mock funeral followed—as part of the Every 15 Minutes program, sponsored April 21-22 by San Juan EMS. Here's a look back at the simulation collision and emergency response staged at the Friday Harbor High School football field.

Survey says: nearly twice as many homeless in San Juan County

  • Apr 21, 2015 at 11:07AM

Of the 133 people identified as homeless in the 2015 count, 80 people, including children and disabled persons, were living out-of-doors, in vehicles or in abandoned building. The remainder had temporary or unstable living arrangements, typically with family or friends.

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