Top stories featured in the March 23 edition of the Journal are...
March 23, 2011 · 10:03 AM
— Ruffles is missing, and odds of his return dwindle with each passing day. The prolonged absence of the 60-plus-year-old orca may signal an end of an era for endangered Southern Resident killer whales.
— It's show time for the second petition for recall of the San Juan Island School District.
— A Level 3 sex offender's request to move to San Juan Island has been denied, but in 22 months David Franklin Stewart will no longer be under the supervision of the state Department of Corrections.
— Acclaimed Orcas Island singer/songwriter Susan Obsorn will headline a benefit concert for victims of the earthquake and tsunami that struck Japan, on Sunday, at Friday Harbor's Isle Be Jammin', beginning at 2 p.m.