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A San Juan Island man who pummeled a couple’s cars with eggs, tossed a block of concrete through the rear window of one and repeatedly vandalized their vehicles has been sentenced to 15 days in jail.
Meetings happening on San Juan.
Three men among a group of a dozen bicyclists agreed to put their pants back on after a deputy confronted them about riding naked on Lopez Island.
The San Juan County Council voted Tuesday to change the permitting fees for the county’s owner-builder program, lowering fees for the majority of permits, raising them for the top 10 percent and levying a small graduated increase for the middle third of permit applicants.
See what's going on, on San Juan Island.
A San Juan Island man was sentenced to more than two years in prison for having sex with a 15-year-old girl over a four-month period and in spite of court orders which were intended to keep the two apart.
Mouths may just be hanging open, heads might be shaking in confusion [how do they do that?] and eyes will definitely be wide open when Thomas Arthur and Christian Swenson bring Edge of Wonder to the San Juan Community Theatre on Thursday, July 10.
No one was hurt in two separate incidents at Roche Harbor Airport — a wheels-up landing Friday afternoon and an aborted takeoff by a San Juan Airlines flight Saturday afternoon.
Name: Jane Hutchison
James Leon Desermeaux, former San Juan County assessor and 42-year resident of Friday Harbor, has died. Mr. Desermeaux died at home on June 18. He was 75. Graveside service is Thursday, 1 p.m., at Valley Cemetery.
The 133-foot schooner Adventuress ran aground in Wasp Passage Monday, forcing the evacuation of 27 passengers and crewmembers.
Each year, island animals are a favorite of parade watchers, whether they’re of the dachshunds-on-parade variety or the pirates-on-the-plunder kind.
The following public agencies meet this week
The San Juan Hospital District Commission approved on June 18 a letter of intent that clears the way for the district and PeaceHealth to explore in more depth the feasibility of a new integrated medical center on San Juan Island. In our June 25 editorial, we recommended the commission approve the letter of intent and explore with more depth the unanswered questions regarding the medical center. But we also urged the commission to keep the process open. That’s why we’re disturbed by the fact that the commission adopted the letter of intent without public discussion.
When Tom Cowan served on the San Juan County Commission from 1982-94, the county had two code enforcement officers to make sure projects were developed as approved in the permits. But of the Community Development and Planning Department’s 25 employees today, only one is devoted to code enforcement. The Policy Group reviewed 19 dock permits in Mitchell Bay, Garrison Bay, the east side of West Sound, east side of Stuart Island and the northeast corner of Lopez Island. The group found that half of the docks did not match conditions of their permits. Eight dock floats were, on average, 52 feet larger than allowed.
Sure, you can opt for the tried — some might say “tired” — and true standbys, and you can be sure that the hardware stores will have specials for Father’s Day in the tool department.
Thursday, July 3— Dance Classes: Beginning Salsa, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Dance Workshop II. This is a one-time two-hour session. For more information, call Bill or Rita Ament at 378-9628.
Have you learned to “fake it?” (And no, I’m not referring to the scene from “When Harry Met Sally.”) Most adults have.
Airlift Northwest regional manager Jeff Richey is working with local EMS officials to post an air ambulance on San Juan Island for the summer.
The Puget Sound Partnership is hosting another round of public workshops, this time to solicit input on local priorities for an action agenda to restore and protect Puget Sound. One of the meetings is scheduled in Friday Harbor: July 21, 1-4 p.m., Friday Harbor High School, 45 Blair Ave.
Peggy Cantrell of Friday Harbor saw the man take something out of the wallet he had just purchased at the Thrift Store, and toss it into the trash.
A San Juan Island man remains in serious condition following a collision June 25 in which his motorcycle struck a deer. Gary Bowman, 46, suffered severe head injuries in the crash. He was breathing on his own but still unconscious as of early this week, according to a source close to the family.
The San Juan Hospital District Commission voted unanimously to accept and sign a non-binding letter of intent with PeaceHealth to further explore building a new integrated medical center on San Juan Island. The letter of intent must be approved by PeaceHealth’s Whatcom region Board of Directors as well as the system’s Board of Directors prior to taking effect. That approval is not scheduled until late July.
Four San Juan County residents graduated from University of Washington in June.
We now have a disaster center right here in island city at Mullis!
The following are scheduled speakers at the San Juan Lions Club luncheons.
Seattle’s Imani Fellowship Choir, winners of the 2008 McDonalds Gospelfest, headlines at this year’s annual Gospel Tent Meeting, July 10-13, 7 p.m. nightly, at the San Juan County Fairgrounds.
Several local veterans went to Inter Island Medical Center on Saturday for treatment and medication evaluations by Veterans Administration personnel.
The former Browne Lumber Co. site on Spring Street will become a lot for paid parking, operated by Dan Ward of San Juan Transit.
It’s not a barn-raising, but a playground raising that will bring together members of the island community July 14 and 15.
Pretrial hearing is July 23, 10 a.m. in District Court for the driver of a car that got airborne and crashed on Cattle Point and Golf Course roads, injuring the driver and killing his dog.
The San Juan Island Fire Department dispatched two firefighters and a wildland fire engine to Grant County on Monday, to help firefighters contain a more than 3,000-acre wildland fire near Warden.
Restoration began today on one of Washington's oldest county jails. Dana Owens restored the cupola of the 1895 San Juan County Jail, located on the grounds of the San Juan Historical Museum. Bailer Hill Construction and Local Islands Roofing are doing the main roof. The entire roof of the old jail, which houses public exhibits related its history, is expected to be completed in time for the Fourth of July Pig War Picnic on the museum grounds.
Two men walked away Friday afternoon after a unintentional "wheels-up" landing at…
The former Browne Lumber Co. site on Spring Street will become a lot for paid parking, operated by Dan Ward of San Juan Transit. The lot will have about 40 spaces. The Town of Friday Harbor will resurface the parking area with gravel; in exchange, Ward will conduct a parking needs survey for the town.
The San Juan Hospital District Commission voted unanimously Wednesday to accept and sign a non-binding letter of intent with PeaceHealth to further explore building a new integrated medical center on San Juan Island.
Laura Bauer and her sister, Erin Flynn, were reading a menu in the window of Golden Triangle when they heard a "clunk." It was the sound of a man falling to the ground — first against a sign on the wall, onto which he rested his hand, and then onto the concrete sidewalk.
Maintenance on one of the Washington State Ferries' largest vessels is not scheduled to be finished until July 7, causing a ripple effect that began when a smaller vessel was sent here Sunday, when the summer schedule began.