Soroptimist Annual St.Patricks Day Dinner March 15Friday, 07 March 2014
Soroptimist International of Friday Harbor will hold their 16th annual St. Patrick’s Day Extravaganza, on March 15 at the Mullis Center.
Soroptimist International of Friday Harbor is an all volunteer service club and spends over $40,000 on projects for women and children and community events each year. The St. Patricks dinner is their single largest fundraiser
Final weekend of SJCT Winter play "Land of Lillies
While the men were off fighting, the women kept their country fed. San Juan Community Theatre showcases Great Britain’s Women’s Land Army in the play, Lilies on the Land, presented on the Whittier stage February 28, March 1-2 and 6-9.
The play charts the personal journey of four women, played by islanders Patti Bair, Cori Morrell, Pat Rishel and Joy Van Camp,
Pediatrician upset about acetaminophen articleThursday, 06 March 2014
To the Editor:
Often the Islander's "Journey to Wellness" contributor has some interesting and relevant things to say. Sometimes I agree, and sometimes not.
That being said, today's comments regarding autism and acetaminophen (referencing in essence 'in-house" publications based on testimonials and here say) are UNACCEPTABLE!!!
The same is true for allusion to a
Chris DestaffanyFriday, 21 February 2014
Richard Christopher DeStaffany, one of Friday Harbor’s colorful characters, has died of heart disease at the age of 62.
Born to be the center of attention, Chris kept his friends entertained, inspired, and busy with his high ambitions, seldom worrying about details of preparation and follow-up as he would muddle through on sheer
Strange way to behave
Usually when someone believes there is an error in an article, they call or send a letter to the editor asking for a correction. If a mistake has been made on San Juan Islander, the correction is promptly and prominently posted.
The new owners of Mar Vista, the Honeywells, took a different approach. They waited seven weeks to complain and then did so through an
The Top Three Ways to Improve the Fairness Of San Juan County’s Property Tax System
The 1889 state constitution recognized that to be effective, uniformity must apply to both assessments and tax rates. Fairness, uniformity and equity are the hallmarks of Washington’s property tax system and assessors and their staffs continually endeavor to maintain that goal.
When different portions of the property tax system are not appropriately maintained,
DANGERS OF ACETAMINOPHENMonday, 03 March 2014
The next time you are considering taking acetaminophen (Tylenol, Atasol, Anacin 3, Panadol, Excedrin) you may want to consider the following side effects.
1) Kidney disease: Heavy acetaminophen use is associated with increased risk of end stage renal disease. Those who took 105 -365 pills per year (2-7 per week) had a 40% increase incidence of kidney disease. Those