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  1. Blast blows up harbor rockRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2015 | Journal of the San Juans

    A blast of dynamite sent a plume of water 100 feet in the air last Saturday when 700 pounds of explosives were detonated in the middle of Friday Harbor. It was the biggest in a series of explosions aimed at leveling a shoal in Friday Harbor.

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  2. Renton-based air carrier to offer direct flights to San Juan IslandsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2015 | Renton Reporter

    For the first time in 13 years, Northwest Seaplanes, a private air service operating in the Pacific Northwest, will offer direct seaplane service to Friday Harbor on San Juan Island from the Renton Municipal Airport. This new, scheduled service is the only available one of its kind that is south of downtown Seattle.

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  3. Seaplane to connect Renton, Friday HarborRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2015 | Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce

    For the first time in 13 years, Northwest Seaplanes, a private air service operating in the Pacific Northwest, will offer seaplane service from Renton to Friday Harbor on San Juan Island.

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  4. Two Seattle-area seaplane operators start to compete...but the claws aren't exactly outRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2015 | Business Journal

    The region's two largest seaplane operators are for the first time directly competing for scheduled passengers to Friday Harbor. But the market share contest between Northwest Seaplanes and Kenmore Air Harbor Inc. is Lilliputian compared to the pitched battle between Delta Air Lines and Alaska Air Group , since Delta created an international gateway here two years ago .

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  5. Boaters, paddlers put squeeze on killer whales in Olympiaa s Eld InletRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2015 | Bellingham Herald

    ... when they see the southern resident orcas. Be Whale Wise is a program that's part of the Whale Museum at Friday Harbor. The guidelines state that people should never be within 200 yards of a whale or orca, and boats should go slow when within 400 ...

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  6. Dry spell drags on in SJCRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2015 | Journal of the San Juans

    ... and May, combined, means those precaution antennas are on the rise. "We're not in any kind of panic mode yet," Friday Harbor Administrator Duncan Wilson said. "But we'll be keeping a really close eye on the water level at the lake and watching for ...

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  7. San Juan Island man pleads guilty to second-degree rape of a childRead the original story

    Jun 16, 2015 | PNW Local News

    ... below. According to court documents, Sakstrup first had sex with the girl following a chance encounter at the Friday Harbor apartment of a mutual friend. He was 18, and she was 13 and intending to run away from home, at the time. The two began ...

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  8. SJ man pleads guilty to rapeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2015 | Journal of the San Juans

    ... below. According to court documents, Sakstrup first had sex with the girl following a chance encounter at the Friday Harbor apartment of a mutual friend. He was 18, and she was 13 and intending to run away from home, at the time. The two began ...

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  9. STATE v. HARDTKERead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2015 | FindLaw

    Stephen A. Brandli, Brandli Law, PLLC, Friday Harbor, WA, for Petitioner. Randall Avery Sutton, Tina Robinson, Kitsap County Prosecutor's Office, Port Orchard, WA, for Respondents.

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  10. Congratulations SSIS class of 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2015 | Journal of the San Juans

    Open-hearted, passionate, gregarious, intent; these are just a few of the words used to describe the 16 students that graduated from Spring Street International School June 13. The graduation highlighted two elements that stand out most about the school; its academic achievements and its dedication to fostering personal growth. The graduation took place at Friday Harbor Presbyterian Church, with six graduating cum laude and seven graduating magna cum laude.

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  11. New ferry boat Samish makes maiden voyageRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2015 | Journal of the San Juans

    The mood was celebratory at the welcoming of the new Samish ferry boat on its maiden voyage to Friday Harbor, June 14, at the ferry landing. The San Juan Jazz Quintet warmed up the crowd for a series of speakers, including Mayor Carrie Lacher, state Sen. Kevin Ranker D-Orcas Island, and more.

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  12. Shake N Bake sets sail from Cabo into dark, unsettled watersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2015 | The Oregonian

    ... up and down the Baja coast. Several sailboats anchor in the harbor. One of them is home to a couple from Friday Harbor, Wash., and their two dogs. They've been in Baja for a couple years, they tell us after we find a small cantina and some tacos. ...

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  13. Smith retires from coaching, but his impact lives onRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2015 | Whidbey News-Times

    ... the time James "refused to allow us to lose and put the team on his shoulders" in a football playoff win over Friday Harbor, and Ian, as a freshman, driving in the winning run to secure a district baseball title. "It was a team of stars, but none ...

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  14. Washington State Ferries Ramp Up Summer ServiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2015 | Marine News

    The new ferry M/V Samish undergoing sea trials in April 2015 in Seattle The Washington State Ferries summer 2015 sailing schedule will take effect Sunday, June 14, with a new Olympic Class vessel, additional sailings, vehicle reservations to the San Juan Islands and increased service hours on many routes, the state's transportation department announced. For the Anacortes/San Juan Islands service, WSF added a fifth vessel, the new Olympic Class 144-car ferry Samish, for more sailings, providing better connections to Anacortes and Friday Harbor during commute hours.

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  15. New allies in killer whale recovery? Orcas adopted by Obama girlsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2015 | North Kitsap Herald

    And, that's a big reason why the photographs of a certain two Southern resident killer whales are likely tacked up on a wall somewhere in the White House by now, or perhaps on the refrigerator. The daughters of the First Family of the United States, Malia and Sasha Obama, recently became united with two members of J-pod through the Friday Harbor Whale Museum's Orca Adoption Program.

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  16. Summer Guide 2015: Where to Find Glowing Algae in Puget SoundRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2015 | Seattle Weekly

    ... but it's not a unique thing," says Jason Gunter, co-owner of Discovery Sea Kayaks, an outfitter in Friday Harbor that has been leading nighttime bioluminescence tours in the San Juan Islands for the past few years. "It happens in pretty much all ...

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  17. Summer Guide 2015: Eating the IslandsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2015 | Seattle Weekly

    ... ready for the picking. Over on San Juan Island, you'll want to forgo the view provided by the restaurants at Friday Harbor and instead dine in the shaded woods of The Duck Soup Inn. This tucked-away gourmand haven has been written up by all the ...

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  18. Algae & the end to fossil fuelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2015 | Journal of the San Juans

    The director of Ocean Resources and Ecosystems Program at Cornell University and a part-time San Juan Island resident, Dr. Greene will present and talk about his ambitious plan to transform the mechanics of modern society through algal bio-energy Thursday, June 11, at the Grange Hall in Friday Harbor, beginning at 7 p.m. The event is sponsored by Islands Energy, a local coalition striving to increase energy efficiency and conservation, and to promote the use of renewable energy. Islands Energy is led by the San Juan Islands Conservation District, in partnership with Orcas Power & Light Cooperative.

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  19. Clipper Vacations Whale Watching Getaway ContestRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2015 | KIRO-TV Seattle

    ... spot the whales and sea life and answer questions. Earthbox Inn and Spa is centrally located in the heart of Friday Harbor on San Juan Island, just four blocks from the Friday Harbor ferry landing. The Clipper will stop at Friday Harbor where you'll ...

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  20. Communist Sympathizers Infiltrate SeaWorld...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2015 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Candace Calloway Whiting has studied and trained dolphins, seals, and orca whales. She is currently a volunteer at the Center for Whale Research at Friday Harbor.

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