Publication: Sanjuanjournal.com

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Property taxes payments due by April 30

First-half of the year property tax payments are due April 30.Tax statements were mailed in mid-February; contact San Juan County treasurer’s office, 378-2171, if you have not received yours. Payment can be made by check or cash, or online by credit card: ... [Published Sanjuanjournal.com - 2 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 1 reports

Bunnies, brightly colored eggs & flashlights: It's Easter

Easter arrives in familiar fashion on San Juan Island, with a host of popular activities in store.— image credit: Journal file photoE aster arrives in familiar fashion on San Juan Island, with a host of popular activities in store. Mostly it's the dates ... [Published Sanjuanjournal.com - 19 hours ago]
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Inside the issues: Of fiber, broadband and OPALCO board election

After the CenturyLink fiber optic cable break earlier this winter, support increased for expanded broadband communications in San Juan County.Many members want access to expanded communication services from OPALCO, but critics want to be assured that ... [Published Sanjuanjournal.com - 20 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

Cleanup kudos and reminder | Editorial

The Journal extends an enthusiastic “thank you” to the 225 San Juaners and 90 Orcasites who together collected nearly three tons of litter from the islands’ roadsides and beaches April 5.The fourth annual Great Island Cleanup was a sweeping success. Nice ... [Published Sanjuanjournal.com - 22 hours ago]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Role of advisory panel sullied by self-interest | Letters

The two responses to David Dehlendorf’s April 2 column (" Poster-child for conflict of interest "), purporting to represent the interests of homeowners were entirely predictable and not worth addressing.The writers do not represent homeowners but rather ... [Published Sanjuanjournal.com - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Offense unleashed: Wolverines prevail in seesaw battle | Softball

Emily Guard slides in safe at home to score the first of the Wolverines 14 runs in a victory over Concrete at home, Tuesday, April 15.— image credit: Scott RasmussenThe Friday Harbor softball team shook off the rust and fired up the offense to notch its ... [Published Sanjuanjournal.com - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Kudos to many for Great Island Cleanup, a sweeping success | Letters

A big 'thumbs up' and hefty haul from Stillpoint School Great Island Cleanup crew.— image credit: Contributed photoAs co-organizers of the fourth annual Great Island Clean-Up, David Dehlendorf, Jana Marks, Tom Kirshner, and Lori Stokes would like to thank ... [Published Sanjuanjournal.com - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

District dinged by state audit... again

Even after the 2011-2012 state audit found “significant deficiencies” in the financial report of the San Juan Island Public Hospital District, board members and staff breathed a sigh of relief that the dire warnings of the 2009-2010 audit were not re ... [Published Sanjuanjournal.com - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

San Juans gain voice in Canada's review of tar sands shipping proposal

Letters and citizen action seeking intervenor status for San Juan County and other interested local parties has resulted in Canada's National Energy Board selecting the county and four local advocacy groups as intervenors in the review process for the ... [Published Sanjuanjournal.com - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Debate over Growlers clouded by echoes of ‘Chicken Little’ | Letters

There once was a chicken named Chicken Little, who, when an acorn fell on its head, thought the sky was falling.Chicken Little ran around convincing many people that the “sky is falling, the sky is falling”.Then, many of the farm animals ran around in ... [Published Sanjuanjournal.com - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Wilson Derby crowns first-ever female champion

2014 Frank Wilson Derby winner Brenda Schmidt is flanked by third-place finisher Don Wilson, left, and runner-up Chuck Payne, right, at the conclusion of the 10-week fishing competition, Sunday, at Kings Marine.— image credit: Scott RasmussenIf Uncle ... [Published Sanjuanjournal.com - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 13 2014 - Updated Apr 13 2014 - 1 reports

Students succeed with United Way | Letters

Friday Harbor Elementary School and the After School Study Club would like to thank United Way of San Juan County for helping to fund this important program in our school.United Way generously has funded After School Study Club for several years.After ... [Published Sanjuanjournal.com - Apr 13 2014]

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...our co-op should get into broadband, but limit it to wholesale and let others do the retail and take onon that cost and those risks," Cope said. "It is clear to me from the failed first plan that they do not understand the broadband market."
"SJISS is going to tell the Canadians what they think about the plans for all this shipping along our shores. And let's do this for those 468 who were denied the opportunity, and the billions of wild creatures who aren't able to participate either" SJISS spokesperson Shaun Hubbard said
"If someone's worst day is having a fire to deal with and the firefighter can make it better, that is what is all about," Brandon says. "Here you are, going into the situation when everybody else is coming out. Helping my community. How satisfying and electrifying is that?"
"It was similar to the process of what I did here, but with a lot more stakeholders" Thompson said of the 11-hour-long series of interviews in Port Angeles

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Property taxes payments due by April 30 [Published Sanjuanjournal.com - 2 hours ago]
Bunnies, brightly colored eggs & flashlights: I... [Published Sanjuanjournal.com - 19 hours ago]
Inside the issues: Of fiber, broadband and OPAL... [Published Sanjuanjournal.com - 20 hours ago]
Cleanup kudos and reminder | Editorial [Published Sanjuanjournal.com - 22 hours ago]
Role of advisory panel sullied by self-interest... [Published Sanjuanjournal.com - Apr 17 2014]
Offense unleashed: Wolverines prevail in seesaw... [Published Sanjuanjournal.com - Apr 17 2014]
Kudos to many for Great Island Cleanup, a sweep... [Published Sanjuanjournal.com - Apr 16 2014]
San Juans gain voice in Canada's review of tar ... [Published Sanjuanjournal.com - Apr 16 2014]
District dinged by state audit... again [Published Sanjuanjournal.com - Apr 16 2014]
Debate over Growlers clouded by echoes of ‘Chic... [Published Sanjuanjournal.com - Apr 15 2014]
Wilson Derby crowns first-ever female champion [Published Sanjuanjournal.com - Apr 15 2014]
Students succeed with United Way | Letters [Published Sanjuanjournal.com - Apr 13 2014]
Deputies deserve far more respect | Letters [Published Sanjuanjournal.com - Apr 12 2014]
Number of measles cases climbs to five; four no... [Published Sanjuanjournal.com - Apr 11 2014]
Get to know your volunteer firefighter| Guest C... [Published Sanjuanjournal.com - Apr 11 2014]
Audubon Society spring fling [Published Sanjuanjournal.com - Apr 10 2014]
Of ballots, watts and broadband | Editorial [Published Sanjuanjournal.com - Apr 10 2014]
Vote for Hudson for OPALCO board | Letters [Published Sanjuanjournal.com - Apr 10 2014]
Wilson Derby, Week 9: 20-plus pounder catapults... [Published Sanjuanjournal.com - Apr 09 2014]
Off target over ‘conflict of interest’ | Guest ... [Published Sanjuanjournal.com - Apr 09 2014]
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San Juan hit by measles outbreak [Published Sanjuanjournal.com - Apr 09 2014]
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Seventeen vie for single FH pot retail license;... [Published Sanjuanjournal.com - Apr 08 2014]
Health department readies measles vaccine; clin... [Published Sanjuanjournal.com - Apr 08 2014]
Larsen joins congressional coalition calling fo... [Published Sanjuanjournal.com - Apr 06 2014]
While time flies, partnerships prevail | Guest ... [Published Sanjuanjournal.com - Apr 06 2014]
Conflict? Skewed view short on support | Letters [Published Sanjuanjournal.com - Apr 06 2014]
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SJC Dems meet, host convention, Sat., April 12 [Published Sanjuanjournal.com - Apr 03 2014]
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