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A lawsuit filed Oct. 9 against San Juan County and county prosecutor Randall Gaylord alleges that the county and its employees violated Washington State’s Public Records Act.
When Wendy Pinnow was a kid, some of her favorite toys were Matchbox and Hot Wheels cars. She would spend hours delicately parking, driving and re-parking her cars.
The 2015 homecoming parade featured the four grades at Friday Harbor High School.
Many pieces have a story attached to them whether it’s from the artist, the tribe or the medium, like the fossilized woolly mammoth tooth pendants or whale bone sculptures.
A look at recent reports by the Northwest Multiple Listing Service and local real estate numbers
A meeting with Washington State Ferry personnel discussed the trials and tribulations of creating a reservation system to best meet the needs of visitors, residents and commercial traffic to the San Juan Islands.
The forum focused on races within the San Juan Island School District and San Juan County Public Hospital District.
Director Fred Yockers describes Tennessee Williams as a master of words who creates despairing situations of great angst, balanced with laughter.
The letter stated that the district is in compliance with law and that it will not change its policies. ACLU is currently reviewing the letter.
This year's farm parade started off with a farmer's market and activities like scare-crow making
It’s been one year since San Juan County became the first county in the U.S. to voluntarily adopt the Leave No Trace Guiding Principles and Ethic to support stewardship on the San Juan Islands.
Friday Harbor football loses to Bellingham; Induction ceremony brings five more to hall of fame | Slideshow
Friday Harbor football team suffered a hard loss against Bellingham on Oct. 2, losing 54-8. At half time, five past football players were inducted in the Wolverine Football Hall of Fame to join 13 others.
Saturday’s Farm Parade marked another indication that fall has arrived to the islands.
All six candidates for three different positions on the San Juan County Public Hospital District #1 board gathered Sept. 30 to answer questions submitted by the community.
Friday Harbor High School's football team will play a home game against Bellingham Oct. 2 at 6:30 p.m. and feature five new inductees to the Wolverine Hall of Fame.
Christopher D. Stovall will serve four months total, two months of work crew and two months of electronic home detention.
The League of Women Voters panel discussion “Gimme Shelter” delved into the affordable housing issue in San Juan County and tried to answer some lingering questions: Is there a crisis here in the county? What is the risk to the community if we don’t solve the crisis? What factors make this issue so difficult to resolve?
According to Alric Tuck, the photo was taken during a San Juan Island Fourth of July pulling contest.
Friday Harbor Volleyball Varsity won their game against Orcas Island and Darrington this week with a 3-0 win and 3-1 win, respectively.
Marijuana producer and processor NW Connoisseurs have begun the permitting process to move from their current facilities in Deer Harbor to Hope Lane in Eastsound.
Friday Harbor boys soccer team had two wins this week, Sept. 17 against La Conner with a 8-0 victory, and Sept. 19 against Shoreline Christian at 7-1.
So far Canaan has taken first-place in 84 agility trials and 15 titles around the country since Anderson and Canaan first began running trials in December 2014.
A Lopez man was convicted of malicious mischief in the third degree on Sept. 4, a gross misdemeanor requiring six months of time served and $3,011 in restitution fees.
The League of Women Voters of San Juan Island held a panel discussing affordable housing in the county and featured speakers from the community with hands-on experience. The panel drew in around 50 people to the Grange Hall Sept. 21.
A riveting conference of 13 speakers and a host of volunteers came together at San Juan Community Theatre to present the first TEDxSanJuanIsland Sept. 20.
A recent fundraiser for Ogle proved just what sort of support he has in the community. The volunteer-run fundraiser sold out all 500 tickets and was “beyond their expectations and greatly appreciated,” according to organizer and friend Marie DiCristina.
Though Lange is new to the island, draft horses are most certainly not. According to Kevin Loftus of the San Juan Island Historical Museum, draft horses were regularly used for heavy duty work on the island for plowing and logging.
The team also has a new coach, Garrett Holmes, who has replaced Richard Ledford. Holmes has been the assistant coach for the past two years at Friday Harbor High School, giving him familiarity with the football program.
A small gathering of people met at Memorial Park at 9 a.m. for a remembrance ceremony of the lives lost and affected by the events on Sept. 11, 2001.
There are 11 large-scale fires in Washington burning 904,300 acres as of Sept. 4, according to the National Interagency Fire Center, which gives daily updates. Nationwide from the beginning of the year, fires have burned over 8,995,000 acres, more than any year in the past 10 years.
The view from Mt. Finlayson after a hike at Jakle's Lagoon, looking east to Lopez Island and Orcas Island.
Extreme rains Sept. 3 gushed down sidewalks, keeping patrons inside and flooding businesses on Spring Street and Front Street.
Four harbor seal pups were released at Turn Point Beach this past Saturday by Wolf Hollow Wildlife Rehabilitation Center. The pups had been either orphaned or separated from their mother, and were brought to Wolf Hollow for treatment and rehabilitation.
Rep. Rick Larsen visited San Juan Island and Lopez Island last week to hold round table discussions and visit local sites.
A report of domestic incident on Kanaka Bay Road led to a pursuit on car and foot through Friday Harbor that ended behind the baseball fields on Spring Street Aug. 24.
Raylee Miniken, 12, is selling her art on cards in order to raise money to help the Campaign to Save Mount Grant
Three new artists are showcasing their work at San Juan Island Museum of Art through the fall
Rep. Rick Larsen visited San Juan Island and Lopez Island this week to hold round table discussions and visit locally important sites.
In some cases there are cheaper alternatives to the price of a patient’s medication. According to Cristina DuVall, pharmacy manager at Friday Harbor Drug, pharmacists cannot offer these cheaper options unless a patient inquires, because limitations put on them by contracts and laws. Their intent, said DuVall, is to keep pharmacists by being influenced by drug companies and choosing a medication for a patient that might not be the right fit.
Three houses bound for settlement in the Phase 2 of Sun Rise neighborhood built by San Juan Community Home Trust were barged in late Wednesday, Aug. 19, through Jackson Beach.