Michaeline “Binka” Nicol February 8, 1944 - December 13, 2013Tuesday, 17 December 2013
Michaeline “Binka” Nicol, age 69, of Eastsound, WA, passed away suddenly on Friday, December 13, 2013 at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Bellingham, WA.
She was born to Raymond and Statia (Doraz) Brogi on February 8, 1944 in Fall River, MA. She worked for many years at Sylvania alongside her mother.
Binka had two children, Mandy and
Volunteer to be a Winter Park Host Monday, 16 December 2013
Volunteers are needed to help operate the Visitor Center at American Camp in San Juan Island National Historical Park this winter.
Positions as Winter Park Hosts are available for local singles and couples. No prior experience is needed.
Duties include greeting visitors and answering questions about the park, island and the Pig War, a small amount of retail sales,
Mrs. Bob Cratchit's Wild Christmas Binge Dec. 19 and 20
"What if Charles Dickens' Mrs. Cratchit wasn't so goody-goody, but instead was an angry, stressed-out modern-day American woman who wanted out of this harsh London 1840s life?"
In this parody of the classic A Christmas Carol, the main character is the hard-drinking, suicidal Gladys Cratchit, whose harshness to her family surpasses Mommy Dearest by a mile. The other two
Opposed to CBP move? Give it a second thought by Gayle RollinsSaturday, 14 December 2013
For those of you who don’t know me I’m a moderate liberal with a pragmatic way of viewing the world. Regarding the Customs and Border Protection relocation situation I’d like to offer my take on this situation.
First of all, the CBP officers here on the island are not a jack-booted Special Forces Team parachuted here in the dead of night to wreak havoc
I am incredibly disappointed in the members of our island community who are spending so much time and energy being angry about customs moving to another office. Why be angry about something that is so absolutely petty when you can direct that energy to something that is much more worthwhile, like promoting cancer research, promoting awareness of domestic violence, or any
The phone outage that began last Tuesday, presented challenges that required hard work, ingenuity, and patience. It also provided lessons we need to master in order to be better prepared for an emergency.
1. The main reason the crisis wasn't worse was because the OPALCO Board of Directors took the long view when making a decision a dozen years ago. They took an
Spread the Love of Reading - World Book NightWednesday, 18 December 2013
As we prepare for the holiday season, many of us are thinking about gift giving and receiving. A lot of the gifts given will be books.
I know when counting my blessings, I list the endless hours of enjoyment I've had lost in a book, a gift of the love of reading developed by family.
In addition to these seasonal holidays, there is another chance for giving on