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Teachers and San Juan Island School District labor dispute may close schools Sept. 2

A letter sent by San Juan Island School District Superintendent Rich Thompson stated a labor dispute between the teachers' union and San Juan Island School District may cause schools to not open the doors Tuesday, Sept. 2.According to the letter, the ... [Published Sanjuanjournal.com - 3 hours ago]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Port of Friday Harbor public hearing

The Port of Friday Harbor will hold a Public Hearing on 5 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 10 at Ernie’s Cafe at 744 Airport Circle Drive, Friday Harbor.The purpose of this meeting is for the Commission to conduct a Public Hearing on the proposed Airport Master ... [Published Sanjuanjournal.com - Aug 29 2014]
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First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

13th Annual Wooden Boat Rendezvous in Deer Harbor Labor Day

13th annual Wooden Boat Rendezvous in Deer Harbor is Labor Day weekend.— image credit: Courtesy photoThe Wooden Boat Society of the San Juan Islands is holding the 13th Annual Wooden Boat Rendezvous Sept. 1-3 at Deer Harbor and Orcas Island. The Rendezvous ... [Published Sanjuanjournal.com - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

San Juan Community Foundation's matching program donations peak $31,000

The San Juan Community Foundation's matching program generated more than $31,000 in donations during the four-day run of the San Juan County Fair.Under the program, the Foundation matched up to 50 percent of each of the eight separate non-profits represented ... [Published Sanjuanjournal.com - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Get in on naming the next ferry, time running out | Washington State Transportation Commission

Washington state ferry— image credit: Courtesy photoConstruction of the next 144-car-ferry is under way and the Washington State Transportation Commission is asking people from across the state to get involved and submit proposals for the new boat’s name. ... [Published Sanjuanjournal.com - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

San Juan Island Garden Club hosts excursion to the WSU Display Gardens

The San Juan Island Garden Club i s hosting an excursion to the WSU Display Gardens in Mount Vernon.The gardens provide inspiration for all.Join us for a fun filled day.We will also visit other nurseries and farm stands as time allows.Date: Sept. 20Depart ... [Published Sanjuanjournal.com - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Two San Juan Islands crab fishing areas to remain open past Labor Day

Recreational crab fishing area— image credit: Courtesy photoTwo areas near the San Juan Islands will remain open for recreational crab fishing while all others in the Puget Sound Region will close at sunset on Labor Day (Sept. 1), with summer catch reports ... [Published Sanjuanjournal.com - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Wild places: Sustenance for the soul

A full, double rainbow arcs across the Killik River valley.— image credit: Photo courtesy NPS/Christopher HouletteMost of us find indescribable solace in the mysteries of the natural world.We seek rejuvenation in the suspension of human clock-time in ... [Published Sanjuanjournal.com - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Navy Jet noise is small price to pay | Letter

During the 4 of July parade (Lopez), a group protesting jet noise from NAS Whidbey participated.When they passed, my wife and me, both navy vets, we gave them the thumbs down sign, without further comment. One of the members of the group came up and stuck ... [Published Sanjuanjournal.com - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Friday Harbor airport construction begins with night work

Friday Harbor Airport— image credit: Courtesy photoA major construction project at the Friday Harbor Airport began Monday.The contractor, Colvico, will work during a series of night closures of the runway allowing the work to proceed without interrupting ... [Published Sanjuanjournal.com - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Trashion Fashion 2015? Don’t wait | Letters

Coordinator extraordinaire, Francie Hansen, at this year's Trashion Fashion show.— image credit: Journal photo / Scott RasmussenThank you, thank you, thank you; each and every one of you who participated on stage, behind stage and behind the scenes of ... [Published Sanjuanjournal.com - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

A major wake-up for San Jaun Island communities | Colleen Armstrong

We  applaud the Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission for recommending CenturyLink be fined more than $170,000 for the 10-day communications outage last November that created an upheaval in the San Juans.Until the temporary fix – facilitated ... [Published Sanjuanjournal.com - Aug 26 2014]

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...major role in determining how much crab is still available for harvest during the winter season," said Rich Childers, WDFW's shellfish policy lead. "It's important that we receive reports from everyone licensed to fish for crab in Puget Sound – whether or not they caught crab this year."
...more than 1,000 hours to repair San Juan Islands’ service," CenturyLink said in a prepared statement following release of the UTC staff report. "During the outage, we provided the (WSUTC) and other affected state agencies with daily reports, and we kept residents informed through town hall meetings, door-to-door visits as well as through social media updates. We also credited customers’ bills above and beyond the required guidelines."
...These same values guide my work today," Larsen said in a post-election press release. "That’s why I’m fighting to raise the federal minimum wage, combat income inequality, create jobs in our community and fix our broken immigration system.”"
...more vessels out of service is a clear indicator that we must move quickly to complete construction of the three new 144 car ferries," Ranker said. "Even more to the point, however, is that this further underscores the critical need for the legislature to pass a transportation package that will improve our clearly struggling ferry system as well as other sorely needed infrastructure improvements throughout our state.”"

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Teachers and San Juan Island School District la... [Published Sanjuanjournal.com - 3 hours ago]
Port of Friday Harbor public hearing [Published Sanjuanjournal.com - Aug 29 2014]
San Juan Community Foundation's matching progra... [Published Sanjuanjournal.com - Aug 28 2014]
13th Annual Wooden Boat Rendezvous in Deer Harb... [Published Sanjuanjournal.com - Aug 28 2014]
San Juan Island Garden Club hosts excursion to ... [Published Sanjuanjournal.com - Aug 28 2014]
Get in on naming the next ferry, time running o... [Published Sanjuanjournal.com - Aug 27 2014]
Two San Juan Islands crab fishing areas to rema... [Published Sanjuanjournal.com - Aug 27 2014]
Wild places: Sustenance for the soul [Published Sanjuanjournal.com - Aug 27 2014]
Navy Jet noise is small price to pay | Letter [Published Sanjuanjournal.com - Aug 26 2014]
Friday Harbor airport construction begins with ... [Published Sanjuanjournal.com - Aug 26 2014]
Trashion Fashion 2015? Don’t wait | Letters [Published Sanjuanjournal.com - Aug 26 2014]
A major wake-up for San Jaun Island communities... [Published Sanjuanjournal.com - Aug 26 2014]
American Legion Post 163 files suit over mural ... [Published Sanjuanjournal.com - Aug 26 2014]
A Totem Pole story | FRIENDS of the San Juans [Published Sanjuanjournal.com - Aug 26 2014]
Many helped to make exhibit click | Letters [Published Sanjuanjournal.com - Aug 23 2014]
How are we doing? Islands' abuzz in economic ac... [Published Sanjuanjournal.com - Aug 23 2014]
Mysterious, good, bad? Bats unveiled [Published Sanjuanjournal.com - Aug 21 2014]
Poor reception on Orcas for paddlers | Letters [Published Sanjuanjournal.com - Aug 21 2014]
Decade of Dominance [Published Sanjuanjournal.com - Aug 21 2014]
Unlimited growth is not the answer | Letters [Published Sanjuanjournal.com - Aug 21 2014]
CenturyLink faces $173K in fines for November o... [Published Sanjuanjournal.com - Aug 21 2014]
Convicted sex offender back behind bars 24 hour... [Published Sanjuanjournal.com - Aug 20 2014]
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Hoping for your help to ‘Deck the Hall’ | Letters [Published Sanjuanjournal.com - Aug 19 2014]
Boston couple make good on wedding gift, finish... [Published Sanjuanjournal.com - Aug 19 2014]
Corvette featured at 8th Annual ‘Concours d'Ele... [Published Sanjuanjournal.com - Aug 19 2014]
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Affordable homes—a most worthwhile cause | Letters [Published Sanjuanjournal.com - Aug 15 2014]
Parking reprieve; 22 spaces in Friday Harbor ex... [Published Sanjuanjournal.com - Aug 15 2014]
County makes quarterfinal cut in pursuit of $5M... [Published Sanjuanjournal.com - Aug 14 2014]
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