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Friday Harbor's Madi Kincaid, left, and Allie Galt stretch for a block against Shoreline Christian hitters. The Wolverines defeated the Crusaders 3-0 Tuesday, Oct. 21. Photo by Matt Pranger

 


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Latest News

Slow return on ballots

Either voters are waiting until closer to the election to cast their ballot  or the 2014 general election is going to be a record low turnout. As of Tuesday, October 21 only or 7 percent of...

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Deputy awarded medal for bravery for saving two from burning camper

Deputy awarded medal for bravery for saving two from burning camper

Two men owe their lifes to great timing and a brave San Juan Island Deputy.

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Editorials

It's time to get real about the levy lid…

How do you like me now? Islanders are supposed to use their vote on the county levy lid lift as an assessment tool of the county council's performance. 

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Say no for now to EMS Levy

The ballot measure for the SJ EMS levy is not a referendum on how much the community appreciates the excellent service provided by the award-winning organization. Instead it is a...

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Opinion

Need for land use regulations for greenhouses

Please consider: I was born and raised on San Juan. Land use, zoning, etc. etc. were never a part of the “early” days. However, as it became clear that it...

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White is a dedicated county clerk

Dear Editor, I have practiced law in San Juan County since 1994, and I support the re-election of Joan White as our County Clerk.

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Orcas attorney supports White's re-election

I am writing to support Joan White for County Clerk because of Joan’s outstanding personal performance.  I work with Court Clerks in San Juan Countyand other jurisdictions daily and I...

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Entertainment

FH Film Festival tickets on sale and volunteers needed

Friday Harbor Film Festival, November 7-9, is less than three weeks away. The excitement is building. Our programs have arrived, please stop by our...

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Oct. 30: A Fireside Evening with Award Winning Poet Terry Martin

A Fireside Evening with Award Winning Poet Terry Martin takes place from 6 to 7 pm, Thursday, October 30 in the Lopez Island Library.

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Things to Do

Silent Vigil Oct. 22 on Lopez Island

A silent vigil takes place at 5 pm Wednesday, October 22 at the Lopez Center for Community and the Arts in Lopez Village.

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Health

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Oct. 23: Meeting on future of healthcare in the islands

A two-hour conversation about health equity and how we make decisions together in San Juan County about our health and health care system will take place from 2 to 4...

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New clinic opens in Friday Harbor

Vincent W. Shu, MD, FCCP INSPIRE Medical Clinic INSPIRE Medical Clinic 321 Price Street Friday Harbor, WA 98250 Tel: 360-370-7380 Fax-866-651-0544 INSPIRE Medical Clinic, located at 321 Price Street in...

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Environment - Science - Whales

Baby orca presumed dead

Baby orca presumed dead

The Center for Whale Research has confirmed the third known offspring of a 23-year old Southern Resident orca known as L86 was not seen when other members of L-Pod were photographed recently in the Strait of...

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Recreation and Sports

Island Rec Volunteer Basketball Coaches …

Island Rec is in need of volunteer coaches, for the 2014 Boys Basketball season. This league is recreational and focused on building skills and...

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Wolverines beat Orcas 30-6

The second Orcas Island High School vs Friday Harbor High School  for this season was won by the Wolverines 31-6. The Vikings hosted the...

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Art

Aquatint Etchings at Waterworks Gallery Oct. 4-29

Aquatint Etchings at Waterworks Gallery Oct. 4-29

The Natural World of Stephen McMillan will be on exhibit at Waterworks Gallery from October 4-29.

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Obituaries

Sheriff's Log