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It’s hot outside, don’t leave pets in cars

  • Aug 26, 2016 at 1:30AM

Last week during our county fair the temperature here on the island rose to well over 80 degrees several days in a row. Sadly, those of us working at the Animal Protection Society booth were notified on four separate occasions that people had parked their cars in the lots across the street from the fairgrounds, leaving dogs inside those cars for periods of over two hours.

 

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Community Treasures closure - Guest column

  • Aug 26, 2016 at 1:30AM

Community Treasures (CT) has lost its lease and will be moving, or closing down over the next 6 months, because the property is going up for sale. For those who want more details:

Mount Grant donation milestone - Letter

  • Aug 23, 2016 at 9:35AM

The Campaign for Mount Grant Preserve just celebrated its thousandth donation! With matching funds now in place, every gift is being doubled as we raise the final $380,000 to reach our total $4.2 million goal.

Bob Jarman is the real deal - letters

  • Aug 23, 2016 at 9:29AM

As someone who has worked with elected officials for over 12 years, I can tell you that most first-time candidates seeking election believe, naively, that leaders just need to really understand issues to turn government around.

Thanks to Tucker Street crew

  • Aug 23, 2016 at 9:27AM

As residents of the McDonald Street neighborhood in Friday Harbor, we would like to congratulate the Friday Harbor Town Council, Town Manager Duncan Wilson, Public Works Director Wayne Haefele, and the entire crew of Mike Carlson Construction on the completion of the Tucker Phase l Project.

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