Visiting professor Fu-Shiang Chia of Saltspring Island will discuss the translation of millenium-old Chinese lyric poetry into English on Aug. 20, 5 p.m., in the U.W. Friday Harbor Labs Commons.
Marilyn Koral was born in Kansas City, Mo., the daughter of C.V. and Dorothy W. Patterson, and was a former resident of Kalamazoo, Mich.
The Fairly Outrageous Trashion Fashion Show has been canceled this year because of a lack of entries.
The San Juan County Public Safety and Education Group was recently awarded a grant for $13,296 to purchase an interactive model house for fire and life safety education.
Arnell Haws, former director of San Juan Island senior services and a force behind the development of Mullis Community Senior Center, is recovering from a stroke.
— San Juan Island Fire District Commission, 3 p.m., headquarters fire station on Mullis Street.
Ian Byington of San Juan Update shared this Aug. 7 report on Gary Bowman, who is recovering from injuries incurred in a motorcycle accident:
An Orcas Island woman facing a charge of felony theft will serve 30 days in jail after pleading guilty last week to lesser charges.
A San Juan Island man who sold 2 grams of marijuana to an informant in an undercover sting will serve 30 days in jail after pleading guilty to a felony drug-related offense.
A San Juan Island man accused of causing a fatal crash which led to the death of a friend was determined competent to stand trial in a decision handed down last week in San Juan County Superior Court.
Sharon Pigman and Charles Richardson were elected to the board of directors of the San Juan Community Home Trust on July 16, bringing the total number of directors to 11.
San Juan County Elections Supervisor Doris Schaller reports her office had processed 1,504 ballots as of Monday and received 200 more that day.
The San Juan County Fair begins Wednesday. The fair guide is included in Wednesday’s editions of The Journal and The Sounder, available at newsstands tonight.