Publication: Sanjuanjournal.com

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On guard over greenhouse rules

Lamps aglow, buds are bursting in an indoor marijuana growing operation. The San Juan County Council, faced with a proliferation of greenhouses, will consider new limits on the agricultural “accessory use”.— image credit: Contributed photo / Justice. ... [Published Sanjuanjournal.com - 5 hours ago]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

Larsen, DelBene back EPA decision on Bristol Bay, Pebble Mine

U.S. Rep. Rick Larsen, D-Bellingham.— image credit: Contributed photoU.S. Reps. Rick Larsen and Suzan DelBene last week praised the Environmental Protection Agency's announcement that it will use its authority under the Clean Water Act to protect one ... [Published Sanjuanjournal.com - Jul 22 2014]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

Colonoscopy? Almost pleasant thanks to PIMC | Letters

Just want to let anyone who might be hesitant to have a colonoscopy done here on the island know that my recent experience with the procedure at Peace Health was outstanding.Starting with the warm and friendly greeter, then the cheerful insurance verifier, ... [Published Sanjuanjournal.com - 22 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 23 hours ago - 1 reports

Free flights? Indeed... at Friday Harbor Fly In, and the day before

Julia Hamlin— image credit: Contributed photoWestwind Aviation and Cessna Aircraft have joined forces to offer free flights in conjunction with the Friday Harbor Fly-In.On Friday and Saturday, July 25-26, Westwind will host Cessna’s “ Discover Flying ... [Published Sanjuanjournal.com - 23 hours ago]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Friday Harbor High '03 grad earns master's degree

Michael Pretz— image credit: Contributed photoFriday Harbor High School graduate Michael Pretz, Class of 2003, earned a Masters degree in Rehabilitation Counseling from Portland State University, maintaining a 4.0 GPA over the course of the 3-year pr ... [Published Sanjuanjournal.com - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Another new patrol boat? Sheriff gets green light on purchase

If buying a brand new, 26-foot custom-built boat for just $35,000 sounds like a good deal to you, well, you're not alone.The San Juan County Council gave a green-light to the Sheriff's Department July 15 on the purchase of a new 26-footer, which, according ... [Published Sanjuanjournal.com - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Convergence zone: climate change, current events, and Cliff Mass

Renowned meteorologist, radio commentator and U of W professor Cliff Mass will talk about current events, like climate change and coal trains, as well as the weather, in a free presentation, Tuesday, July 22, at the Mullis Center— image credit: Contributed ... [Published Sanjuanjournal.com - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Town prepped to crackdown on trespassing at Trout Lake

The Town of Friday Harbor is prepared to crackdown on trespassing at Trout Lake.Footage from security cameras, recently installed to monitor activity the town's 600-acre drinking-water reservoir, reveals "significant" numbers of trespassers, engaged in ... [Published Sanjuanjournal.com - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 19 2014 - Updated Jul 19 2014 - 1 reports

Bicycles missing; the ones you can borrow for free | Letters

Janet Hart checks out the free-bicycles at the turnaround by the Port of Friday Harbor.— image credit: Journal photo / Scott RasmussenAround July 5th, the fleet of the free bicycles' were not returned to the port of Friday Harbor.The bikes' forks and ... [Published Sanjuanjournal.com - Jul 19 2014]
First reported Jul 19 2014 - Updated Jul 19 2014 - 1 reports

Climate change in the Pacific NW, impacts explored

Lara Whitely Binder— image credit: Contributed photoHow does weather variability and globe climate change affect the Pacific Northwest?University of Washington researcher Lara Whitely Binder will explore that very question, Thursday, July 24, at the San ... [Published Sanjuanjournal.com - Jul 19 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

Purple Power: Pelindaba to host 13th annual Lavender Festival

San Juan Island's 13th Annual Lavender Festival is Saturday and Sunday, July 19-20, hosted by Pelindaba Lavender Farm (2009 Journal photo)— image credit: Journal file photoFrom the fields to finished product, you can find out all about the uniques qualities ... [Published Sanjuanjournal.com - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

New law targets purchase, sale, condition of older, longer boats

A new Washington state law requires boat owners to carry insurance for vessels 65 feet or longer, and for boats age 40  and over.Approved by the state legislature, the law went into effect July 1.The law applies to owners of commercial and private boats, ... [Published Sanjuanjournal.com - Jul 18 2014]

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"I'd say it's absolutely a great thing to do at minimal local expense" he said
...to address the problem earlier in the life cycle of these vessels, when it is less expensive," Swenddal said in a press release about the new law. "The new requirements are designed to place responsibility on vessel owners, and significantly reduce the potential financial impacts to the public."
"We have a lot of volume in this month and in August, and a lot of people depend on us, hotels, bed-n-breakfasts, convenience stores" Kolowitz said. "I was halfway through order for Camp Orkila. There's never a good time for something like this, but this is probably the worst."
"When you have multiple candidates you have to consider the needs of the board," Edwards said. "What we could use most is a treasurer, someone with a good financial background."

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On guard over greenhouse rules [Published Sanjuanjournal.com - 5 hours ago]
Colonoscopy? Almost pleasant thanks to PIMC | L... [Published Sanjuanjournal.com - 22 hours ago]
Free flights? Indeed... at Friday Harbor Fly In... [Published Sanjuanjournal.com - 23 hours ago]
Larsen, DelBene back EPA decision on Bristol Ba... [Published Sanjuanjournal.com - Jul 22 2014]
Friday Harbor High '03 grad earns master's degree [Published Sanjuanjournal.com - Jul 22 2014]
Another new patrol boat? Sheriff gets green lig... [Published Sanjuanjournal.com - Jul 22 2014]
Convergence zone: climate change, current event... [Published Sanjuanjournal.com - Jul 22 2014]
Town prepped to crackdown on trespassing at Tro... [Published Sanjuanjournal.com - Jul 21 2014]
Bicycles missing; the ones you can borrow for f... [Published Sanjuanjournal.com - Jul 19 2014]
Climate change in the Pacific NW, impacts explored [Published Sanjuanjournal.com - Jul 19 2014]
Purple Power: Pelindaba to host 13th annual Lav... [Published Sanjuanjournal.com - Jul 18 2014]
New law targets purchase, sale, condition of ol... [Published Sanjuanjournal.com - Jul 18 2014]
Dept. of Ecology: 'monster' within our midst | ... [Published Sanjuanjournal.com - Jul 18 2014]
County council ponders renewal of '09 levy 'lid... [Published Sanjuanjournal.com - Jul 17 2014]
Salute to the vets of our island pets | Letters [Published Sanjuanjournal.com - Jul 17 2014]
Friday Harbor's only commercial laundry shutdow... [Published Sanjuanjournal.com - Jul 16 2014]
Dungeness larvae: key to better understanding o... [Published Sanjuanjournal.com - Jul 15 2014]
Vehicle plunges into backyard pond; man trapped... [Published Sanjuanjournal.com - Jul 15 2014]
Bulletin: Risk of wildland fire on the rise [Published Sanjuanjournal.com - Jul 14 2014]
Changes in store, but I’m still here | Letters [Published Sanjuanjournal.com - Jul 13 2014]
Orcas no paradise for its ‘have-nots’ | Letters [Published Sanjuanjournal.com - Jul 12 2014]
Foundation helps mend the cracks | Letters [Published Sanjuanjournal.com - Jul 12 2014]
SJ hospital commission taps Taylor [Published Sanjuanjournal.com - Jul 12 2014]
San Juans shorelines at risk from floods? FEMA ... [Published Sanjuanjournal.com - Jul 12 2014]
Best part of summer vacation? Getting home in t... [Published Sanjuanjournal.com - Jul 10 2014]
San Juan Island Conservation Corps... making an... [Published Sanjuanjournal.com - Jul 10 2014]
Fireworks ban? It’s more like a free-for-all | ... [Published Sanjuanjournal.com - Jul 10 2014]
What's up on the beach? More than you might think [Published Sanjuanjournal.com - Jul 09 2014]
Cutthroat Pirates capture 'Judges' Choice' award [Published Sanjuanjournal.com - Jul 09 2014]
B & B owner pays $100K for shoreline clearcut; ... [Published Sanjuanjournal.com - Jul 08 2014]
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