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Friday Harbor's Arno Issanjou wrests the ball from a Northwest Christian player in the Wolverines' Class 1B/2B State Quarterfinal victory over the Crusaders Saturday, Nov. 15. Issanjou's hat trick was the only scoring in the match. Matt Pranger photo

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The Tempest
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Preschool Story Time
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Law and Order: C-Rhyme and Pun-ishment
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The Tempest
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  • Thanks for reading

    Avatar_SJILibrary

    I’ve been fortunate this fall. I’ve had a string of good reads. These good reads began as I approached a vacation at the end of summer and have continued. Knock on wood! And as Thanksgiving is just around the corner, I realize I have much to be thankful for in my reading life.

    in View from the Library Read more...
  • MUSCLE RESPONSE TESTING

    Avatar_MarkWEarnhart

    In our office, we use muscle response testing on a regular basis. So just what is it and how does it work? The first thing we need to realize is that we are an electrical being. We have energy and that energy can be measured.

    in Journey to Wellness Read more...
  • I’M ONLY GUESSING

    Avatar_DavidBentley

    Walking down the street, I spied a Mercedes Benz GLA compact SUV. The vehicle was interesting, but what really caught my attention was the Arby’s baseball cap the person in the driver’s seat was wearing. Why, I wondered, would someone driving a 40-50 thousand dollar car be wearing a baseball cap from a fast food joint?

    in Outside the Box Read more...
  • Going to bat for the bats: a pilot study of the bats of the San Juan Islands

     In the Santana Lab at the University of Washington, our research focuses on the relationship among ecology, anatomy, and behavior in mammals. Much of our lab's research involves bats, as they are one of the most diverse groups of mammals — they comprise nearly a quarter of all mammalian species.

    in Tide Bites Read more...
  • Searching for Sulphurs

    Avatar_SusanVernon

    Mid-September. Migration time. While some islanders were watching the southern movement of birds I was standing knee deep in beach grass along the dunes at Cattle Point looking for butterflies.

    in Nature Notebook Read more...

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