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4 hrs ago | San Juan Islander
A combination of lack of resources in the Assessor's office, an unforwarded email and a desire to keep forested land taxed as farm land resulted in confusion at the BOE hearing February 17, 2014.
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10 hrs ago | Journal of the San Juans
Friends, colleagues and well-wishers crowd the county courthouse halls to say "so long" and honor the career of Chief Deputy Prosecutor Charlie Silverman at a March 5 retirement party.
13 hrs ago | Journal of the San Juans
Howard's been the do-everything guy at the Journal of the San Juan Islands for 35 years, which would be remarkable in itself, except that he started in the newspaper business as a paperboy 80 years ago in Nebraska, and he's been making a living in the second-oldest profession ever since.
Look for the pot of gold at the end of this rainbow, as Soroptimist International of Friday Harbor hosts its 16th annual St. Patrick's Day Extravaganza, March 15 at the Mullis Center.
The six months of negotiations between the Port of Friday Harbor and its insurers over compensation for the loss of the Port's Spring Street Landing building once again validated an old axiom about insurance: getting money out of an insurance company is like squeezing water out rock.
The Friday Harbor Port Commissioners have arrived at a $2.635 million settlement with the Port's insurance companies regarding losses from the fire that destroyed the Spring Street Landing building and Downrigger's Restaurant.
While looking out over the landscape of the many products and services offered by local entrepreneurs, she knew all the right ingredients were in place for the San Juans' wedding-related businesses and professionals to band together and create a wedding show of their very own, and in their own backyard.
From left; Friday Harbor High School's Guthrie Burnett-Tison, Grace Willows and Nelson Wynn, 'Noteworthy Recognition' winners at the Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival, a 4-day juried event at the University of Idaho featuring band students from 130 schools.
From noon to 1:30 p.m., the Mullis Community Senior Center and the dedicated folks of Whatcom-San Juan Senior Nutrition Program will present a special luncheon program, with proceeds benefitting the local senior nutrition program.
The following press release was submitted for publication by the La Quinta Arts Foundation: The La Quinta Arts Festival, which has been ranked the # 1 Fine Art Festival and #1 Fine Craft Festival in the Nation by Art Fair Sourcebook 2014, is scheduled for its 32nd annual event March 6-9, 2014 from 10 am to 5 pm at the scenic La Quinta Civic Center ... (more)
Town workers attend to a sinkhole on Spring Street in the wake of a break in the town water-main on Labor Weekend, 2012.
The Town of Friday Harbor is offering a reward for the arrest and conviction of those responsible for an episode of vandalism on the weekend of March 1. Much of the damage was done by spray paint, according to San Juan County Sheriff's Department, and the list of targets include Friday Harbor Elementary School, the Head Start building near the ... (more)