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  1. Patti Payne's Cool Pads: Former Dole president Michael Carter to sell $25M San Juan Island estateRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Business Journal

    On July 4, 1999, Michael Carter fell in love with a 21-acre piece of land nestled between Friday Harbor and Roche Harbor on the east side of San Juan Island. Carter - who retired in April from his job as president of Dole Food Company - bought the land at 678 Primrose Lane later that year.


  2. First arthroscopy performed at PeaceHealthRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Journal of the San Juans

    Orthopedic surgeon Jeffrey Krusniak performed arthroscopic surgery on July 20 to repair a patient's rotator cuff, the first surgery of its kind performed at PeaceHealth Peace Island Medical Center in Friday Harbor. An anesthesiologist from PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center flew from Bellingham on the morning of July 20 to administer the anesthesia and monitor the patient throughout surgery.


  3. Storm drain mural highlights art and environmental issuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | Journal of the San Juans

    The sea creature glides over the pavement, its red and pink tentacles splayed out and reaching, one of its eight arms curling over the curb. An octopus on the run in Friday Harbor? Close, but not quite.


  4. Mural ordinance passed by Town of Friday HarborRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | Journal of the San Juans

    The Town of Friday Harbor repealed an ordinance that previously placed a moratorium on murals, and instated an ordinance detailing rules and regulations for permitted murals on July 16. Ordinance No. 1569 reads that the purpose of allowing the murals is for "fostering a sense of pridea preserving the distinct historic character and small town qualitya and encouraging artistic expression, creativity, imagination, and diversity."


  5. Researchers provide new details about sea stars' immunityRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 27 | EurekAlert!

    ... stars infected with wasting disease as part of an Ecology of Infection Marine Disease course last summer at Friday Harbor Laboratories at the University of Washington. Fuess, who recently received a National Science Foundation Graduate Research ...


  6. Official orca count: 88, including 4 babiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | Peninsula Daily News

    The annual July tally of endangered orcas is complete, and researchers have counted 81 whales, including four babies born since last winter. Researchers tracking the Southern Resident killer whales have photo confirmation of each whale, and nobody is missing, said Ken Balcomb, a senior scientist with the Center for Whale Research in Friday Harbor who keeps the official census of Puget Sound killer whales for the federal government.


  7. San Juan County Sheriff's Log | July 22Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 22 | Journal of the San Juans

    ... dog bite. It was discovered the dog did not actually bite the victim, but was considered at large. a A Friday Harbor employer went to an ex-employee's residence to give him his final pay stub. The employee was very aggressive and threatening and the ...


  8. A thank you for sheltering animals | LettersRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 18 | Journal of the San Juans

    The Board of Directors and Staff of The Animal Protection Society of Friday Harbor would like to express heartfelt appreciation to Islands Veterinary Clinic, Harbor Veterinary Services and Lighthouse Mobile Vet for their continued support of shelter animals here on San Juan Island. The animal shelter utilizes the services of each of these practices on a weekly basis, especially during the busy summer months when kitten season is in full swing and strays are more likely to be brought in.


  9. New interim editor of the JournalRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 17 | Journal of the San Juans

    ... parks and wildlife to the tight-knit community to the great arts surrounding us. "I am excited to return to Friday Harbor and become more involved with events, news and more. If you have any news stories, ideas or comments please don't hesitate to ...


  10. Killer Whale Cloak-and-Dagger: SeaWorld Sent a...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 16 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    SeaWorld's corporate spy, masquerading as an incendiary animal rights activist under the alias "Tom Jones", attended the annual gathering of killer whale enthusiasts in Friday Harbor, Washington in 2014. People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals have proof that the same person attended rallies and incited violence against SeaWorld.


  11. Breaking ground on Spring Street LandingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 15 | Journal of the San Juans

    The construction is now set to begin July 15 on the Spring Street Landing Commercial Building on Front Street. The Friday Harbor Port Commission awarded the project to Wellman and Zuck Construction for $5.375 million, the lowest bidder.


  12. Rising Appalachia brings southern folk to the islandsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 12 | Journal of the San Juans

    ... built our songs on," explains Song. "Wider Circles is a subtle and powerful folk anthem." Rising Appalachia's Friday Harbor appearance is made possible by underwriters Larry Soll and Nancy Maron.The Business Partner for the evening is Wildwood ...


  13. Elwha out of service, canceling ferry routesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 10 | King County Journal

    ... speak to an information agent. Due to necessary repairs to the vessel, the 11:55am departure from Anacortes to Friday Harbor is cancelled. This will cancel the 1:50pm departure from Friday Harbor to Lopez and Anacortes. The next departure from ...


  14. Intertwined history of a San Juan Island family and the Palace TheatreRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 9 | Journal of the San Juans

    ... for Palace Theatre," which detailed the history of the Palace Theatre since it was built in 1915. Town of Friday Harbor Preservation Coordinator Sandy Strehlou requested we look further into the building and ownership of the theater when it was ...


  15. Spring Street Landing building to begin immediatelyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 9 | Journal of the San Juans

    The Friday Harbor Port Commission approved a construction contract with Wellman and Zuck for the Spring Street Landing Commercial Building. The publicly bid project was awarded to Wellman and Zuck in the amount of $5.375 million.


  16. San Juan County Sheriff's Log | July 8Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 9 | Journal of the San Juans

    ... text messages from a known subject. a A deputy responded to investigate a reported one-vehicle crash in Friday Harbor. The vehicle was towed from the scene and there were no injuries. a A Lopez deputy was sent to check on two dogs that had been left ...


  17. Allegheny professor studies evolution of shark teethRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 8 | Erie Times News

    ... round and cross-sectioned, not flat like those of big, modern sharks. At the end of the month she'll travel to Friday Harbor Laboratories in Washington, where she'll re-create ancient shark teeth out of steel. She'll study whether those teeth would ...


  18. Friday Harbor Grand Bed and Breakfast wins civic award from the TownRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 8 | Journal of the San Juans

    The Town of Friday Harbor has presented its fourth Civic Pride Award to Farhad Ghatan for his detailed and thoughtful renovation of a Blair Avenue property into the recently opened Friday Harbor Grand bed and breakfast. This turn-of-the-century home, located at 345 Blair Avenue, was built by and for one of the town founders, and the county's first probate judge, Judge John Bowman.


  19. State proposes ferry fare increasesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 7 | Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber

    ... now, the policy is going to continue to be this way." Public hearings on the proposal will take place in Friday Harbor, Whidbey Island and Bremerton. An online meeting will be at noon Monday. For more information on that event or ways to submit ...


  20. A Fourth of July thank you | LettersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 7 | Journal of the San Juans

    ... support - Dave Smith, Shannon Plummer, Jack Rice, Angela from the Office Store, Ron Krebs, the Town of Friday Harbor, Aaron King and of course, Verne Howard and Libbey Oswald." And last, I would like to thank Mark Gardner for taking all the great ...


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