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  1. One-month anniversary: Reservations are the new thing on San Juan ferry runsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 5 | Seattle Times

    One month into Washington State Ferries' new Save a Spot reservation system for San Juan Islands ferry runs, a ferry-system report shows that 46 percent of vehicles traveling among the islands in the first weeks had a reservation. The ferry route between Anacortes and Friday Harbor, on San Juan Island, showed the highest use of the new system, with 56 percent of vehicles making a reservation between Jan. 5, when the new system began, and Jan. 28, preliminary figures show.

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  2. Anacortes Salmon Derby in March cancelled with impending salmon fishing closure of San Juan IslandsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | Seattle Times

    Tickets, which were to go on sale on February 1st for the 9th Annual Anacortes Salmon Derby have been consigned to the trash heap as Derby organizers received the official Department announcement of a severe curtailment of opportunity in Marine Area 7. The Anacortes Salmon Derby was not the only casualty, as several derbies were affected as well - the Roche Harbor Derby was nearly canceled - the month-long Frank Wilson Memorial Derby which was - and the shrinking of fishing boundaries for the Olympic Peninsula Salmon Derby . "Going forward, the prospects of abbreviated, uncertain seasons, could negatively affect the long-term viability of the Anacortes Salmon Derby" said Jay Field, Derby Board Chairman.

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  3. Roche Harbor Salmon Classic is Feb. 5-7Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2014 | Seattle Times

    There are still 40 spots available for the Roche Harbor Salmon Classic Invitational held Feb. 5-7 on San Juan Island. This derby is limited to 100 boats with a maximum of four anglers per boat.

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  4. Dead Puget Sound orca was pregnant with full-term fetusRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2014 | Seattle Times

    The necropsy on the endangered orca found dead off Vancouver Island showed it was pregnant with a full-term fetus, and that someone removed several teeth from the dead killer whale before it could be examined. Experts had speculated the death may have arisen from birth complications.

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  5. Hatchery chinook fishing action good in San Juan IslandsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2014 | Seattle Times

    As one marine area closed for hatchery chinook at the beginning of this month, another one reopened for winter salmon fishing opportunities. The San Juan Islands will be center stage when the Resurrection Derby gets underway Friday and Saturday at Friday Harbor on San Juan Island.

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  6. Spots are filling up for Roche Harbor Salmon Classic Feb. 5-7Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 27, 2014 | Seattle Times

    There are still 60 spots left for the Roche Harbor Salmon Classic Invitational held Feb. 5-7 on San Juan Island. This derby is limited to 100 boats with a maximum of four anglers per boat.

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  7. San Juans welcome holidays with new art museumRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 27, 2014 | Seattle Times

    Need a pre-Christmas getaway to rest up after a big Thanksgiving family gathering? The San Juan Islands have a full slate of holiday events, with an added cultural bonus: opening of a shiny new art museum in Friday Harbor next week. Friday, Dec. 5, the dramatically renovated new San Juan Islands Museum of Art opens its doors for a 7-week "soft opening" exhibition titled Unveiling: the Best of IMA Artists' Registry , an annual showcase of island artists' work in all media including painting, sculpture, wood, glass, jewelry, pottery, photography and textiles.

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  8. Resurrection Derby Dec. 5-6 at Friday Harbor sold outRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2014 | Seattle Times

    All the spots have been filled in the Resurrection Derby that will be held on Dec. 5-6 at Friday Harbor on San Juan Island. Last year, 75 teams managed to catch 200 fish, and the largest was caught by Bob Norling that weighed 15.67 pounds and he along with teammates Steve Grey and Mark Schinman took home the top prize of $10,000.

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  9. WIAA Athlete of the Week winnersRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2014 | Seattle Times

    Zimmerman completed 15 passes on 24 attempts for 371 yards, and five touchdowns to lead the Bearcats to a 42-0 win. Joyner rushed 15 times for 163 yards and scored five touchdowns, as the Tomahawks downed Arlington 54-27 to clinch a playoff spot.

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  10. Roche Harbor Salmon Classic Invitational is Feb. 5-7Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2014 | Seattle Times

    The Roche Harbor Salmon Classic Invitational will be held Feb. 5-7 on San Juan Island. The derby is limited to 100 boats with a maximum of four anglers per boat.

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  11. New orca calf born, first since 2012Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2014 | Seattle Times

    An orca calf, the first born in the Salish Sea since 2012, can be seen behind three adult whales. It is believed to have been born within the past week or so.

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  12. Investigators checking ferry video for missing Oregon womanRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2014 | Seattle Times

    Investigators are checking surveillance video from the Washington state ferry system to see if they can confirm a report that a missing Dundee, Oregon, woman was spotted Friday on the ferry out of Anacortes to Friday Harbor in the San Juan Islands.

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  13. Ferry to Anacortes malfunctions; life vests ordered as precautionRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2014 | Seattle Times

    Hundreds of passengers on the Elwha Ferry were given life vests after an electrical issue on the ferry.

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