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  1. Sheriff's Log Aug. 17-24Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Journal of the San Juans

    Deputies responded to a hit-and-run in Eastsound. When deputies arrived they discovered there was minimal property damage to property and were unable to locate the responsible person.

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  2. Sailing into the pastRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Journal of the San Juans

    San Juan Islanders have a unique opportunity to visit a historic sailing vessel in the Port of Friday Harbor on Wednesday, Aug. 31. The ketch Golden Rule will be open for free tours, and the crew will be standing by to tell you about her Quaker beginnings and the 1958 attempt to sail into the nuclear testing area in the Marshall Islands. There is also an excellent line-up of music at Fairweather Park in the afternoon, and an early evening lasagna dinner and presentation at the San Juan Island Yacht Club Golden Rule will be in Friday Harbor as part of a tour throughout the Puget Sound and Salish Sea.

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  3. The Sports ReportRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 24 | Journal of the San Juans

    Garrett Holmes, head football coach at Friday Harbor High School, has already started the conditioning and fundamental drills that he says will be the primary focus for the team this season. This is a very young Wolverine team; Coach Holmes emphasizes "very" and points out that there are only two returning upperclassmen.

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  4. Science and all that JazzRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 21 | Journal of the San Juans

    Kindergartners gather around the buckets placed on the tables in their class, squealing ensues as they get up close, even touching the creatures, starfish, sea cucumbers, inside. "The kids really appreciate doing the work, having the responsibility and hands on experience," said Jenny Roberts, coordinator of K-12 Friday Harbor Labs Science Outreach Program.

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  5. Forty-three boats finish Shaw Island raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 20 | Journal of the San Juans

    The rare combination of being an "either way" race with sun and wind made the 46th Annual Shaw Island Classic one to remember. Hosted by the San Juan Island Yacht Club, the race starts and finishes in Friday Harbor and circumnavigates scenic Shaw Island in either a clockwise or counterclockwise direction.

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  6. EDC to host board excellency workshopsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 19 | Journal of the San Juans

    The San Juan County Economic Development Council and the San Juan Island Community Foundation have partnered with Washington Nonprofits and the Washington Secretary of State to offer workshops on excellent board practices. The workshops will be held on Lopez and San Juan Islands on Sept.

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  7. Saving the derelict vessel prevention programRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 18 | Journal of the San Juans

    The San Juan Island Community Foundation has generously agreed to match 50 cents for every dollar raised until the goal of $5,000 is met at this year's county fair to help fund the needs of the San Juan County Derelict Vessel Prevention Program. This is an exciting opportunity for this valuable program to continue its important work of keeping our county waters free from these environmental and navigational time-bombs.

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  8. Thanks to Tucker Street crew - LetterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 17 | Journal of the San Juans

    As residents of the McDonald Street neighborhood in Friday Harbor, we would like to congratulate the Friday Harbor Town Council, Town Manager Duncan Wilson, Public Works Director Wayne Haefele, and the entire crew of Mike Carlson Construction on the completion of the Tucker Phase l Project. Each day for the past three months, we walked and drove past work crews and heavy equipment to access our neighborhood, As front row spectators, we were impressed with the hard work and professionalism of the crew, and the courtesy they extended to everyone.

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  9. Heroin and its reach on the islandsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 17 | Journal of the San Juans

    Whether injected, snorted or smoked, heroin is rapidly delivered to the brain. The euphoria is immediate, and after just a few times of using, people can become addicted.

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  10. San Juan Island Fire and Rescue approves promotionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 13 | Journal of the San Juans

    The Board of Fire Commissioners for San Juan Island Fire Rescue recently confirmed career staff promotions for Fire Chief Brad Creesy, Assistant Chief Noel Monin, Captain Tad Lean and Lieutenant Michael Henderson. The Board approved the promotions at the July 20, 2016 meeting after the staff worked in these positions for an interim period of six months.

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  11. Five projects receive public facilities fundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 11 | Journal of the San Juans

    Five important community projects received a funding boost from the San Juan County Council on Tuesday, Aug. 9. Through the Public Facilities Financing Assistance Program, the Orcas Island Library, the San Juan Island Parks & Recreation District, the Port of Lopez, the San Juan County Parks and Fair Department and Orcas Recycling Services will share the $303,225 available this year through a bidding process.

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  12. The multidimensional social structure of the resident killer whalesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 11 | Journal of the San Juans

    The Whale Museum is pleased to welcome Michael Weiss as part of the 2016 Summer Lecture Series on Monday, Aug. 15 at 6:30 p.m. Michael will present "The Multidimensional Social Structure of the Resident Killer Whales: Linking Environment, Social Structure and Culture." Killer whales live in tight matrilineal families, with pods having distinct acoustic dialects.

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  13. EMS clearly saved me - lettersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 10 | Journal of the San Juans

    My name is Larry Dean Pentz and I have been coming to San Juan Island every weekend for 20 years. On Sept.

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  14. Joshua Treleven pleads guilty to burglaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 7 | Journal of the San Juans

    Joshua Daniel Treleven, 37, of Friday Harbor, admitted to breaking into Roy's Coffee Shop and stealing a speaker, a blender plunger and a cup of soda. He was charged with burglary in the second degree and theft in the third degree.

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  15. Sword swallower come to Friday HarborRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 6 | Journal of the San Juans

    Internationally renown sword swallower Brad Byers will be performing at the San Juan County Fair. Byers is a multiple Guinness World Record holder and has appeared on numerous TV shows including America's got Talent, Late Night with David Letterman, and Ripley's Believe It or Not.

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  16. San Juan County Sheriff's logRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 6 | Journal of the San Juans

    A Friday Harbor resident reported that his Facebook account was hacked by a female subject who has a restraining order against him. A deputy found an unoccupied vehicle running on the side of the roadway on Orcas Island.

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  17. Fourth annual Friday Harbor Film FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 3 | Journal of the San Juans

    The fourth annual Friday Harbor Film Festival will be held Nov. 4,5,6 on lovely San Juan Island. This popular event features three full days of quality documentaries and docu-dramas, highlighting compelling stories about humanitarian efforts, environmental issues, social concerns and daring explorations.

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  18. Barker trial setRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 2 | Journal of the San Juans

    John William Barker Jr.'s trial is set for Sept. 12 and is expected to last four days.

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  19. Wags to Riches raises money with tropical heat - slideshowRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 2 | Journal of the San Juans

    In front of a full house at an event filled afternoon, Friday Harbor's Animal Protection Society raised $200,000 toward their capital campaign, titled "New Home New Hope," during their auction. Actor Neal McDonoughh made an appearance, along with his wife, Ruve' Robertson, and their children.

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  20. Species in the Spotlight: Southern Resident OrcasRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 29 | Journal of the San Juans

    The Whale Museum is pleased to welcome Lynne Barre of NOAA Fisheries as part of the 2016 Summer Lecture Series on Monday, Aug. 1, at 6:30 p.m. Barre will give us an update on NOAA's Species in the Spotlight campaign on the Southern resident killer whales. The Southern residents were listed under the Endangered Species Act in 2005 following an approximate 20 percent decline in their population.

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