Photo of the Day

In addition to turning away three of five shots in the shootout, Wolverine goalie Dalton Ayers made two potential match-saving stops against Grace Academy in regulation time during the state tourney game Saturday.  

SLIDESHOW Girls team. Matt Pranger photos

SLIDESHOW Boys team. Matt Pranger photos

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  • FOOLED AGAIN

    Avatar_DavidBentley

    Mother Nature has done it again! We woke up to cloudy skies, wet ground, and a weather forecast of a 20% chance of rain. Now granted, the word “rain” is a relative term that could refer to nothing more than 0.01 inches of precipitation. Still, most people weren’t expecting clear skies and sunshine upon awaking this morning.

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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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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