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Jeff Arnim

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Words of thanks from Sheriff Ron Krebs

April 25, 2022 at 9:53 am

On April 7th, our town was changed for­ev­er by an act of arson. There are no words to describe how it felt to arrive on scene and see the scope and mag­ni­tude of the fire. It was dev­as­tat­ing to watch our icon­ic down­town burn. The destruc­tion was exten­sive and the unan­swered ques­tions of how and why  Con­tin­ue Reading

Notes from the Island — April 25

April 25, 2022 at 6:00 am

Con­grats to Fri­day Har­bor High School junior Cody Bal­­comb-Bar­­tok, who orga­nized the well-attend­ed car show show held on Sat­ur­day at the Fair­grounds for his com­mu­ni­ty project. Great Islands Clean-up par­tic­i­pants col­lect­ed 1,742 pounds of trash on San Juan Island on Sat­ur­day. The after­par­ty was the first event of the year in the beer gar­den at  Con­tin­ue Reading

At the car show

April 23, 2022 at 10:41 pm

Operator of passenger ferry service to Friday Harbor files to suspend operations for 2022 season

April 23, 2022 at 9:35 am

Cit­ing finan­cial loss­es that would stem from recent­ly changed Coast Guard capac­i­ty rules, the oper­a­tor of MV San Juan Clip­per has filed a peti­tion with the State of Wash­ing­ton to tem­porar­i­ly sus­pend oper­a­tions in 2022. San Juan Express, Inc., filed the peti­tion with the Wash­ing­ton Util­i­ties and Trans­port Com­mis­sion last week. It would elim­i­nate the company’s  Con­tin­ue Reading

Notes from the Island — April 23

April 23, 2022 at 6:00 am

Fri­day Har­bor High School fast­pitch beat Dar­ring­ton 14–6 at Linde Com­mu­ni­ty Fields to win their fifth straight game. The Wolver­ines improved to 7–4 over­all and 6–1 in league play. Here’s anoth­er pro­mo­tion­al video for San Juan Com­mu­ni­ty Theatre’s upcom­ing per­for­mance of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cin­derel­la. It opens May 13. The library is hold­ing a pub­lic hear­ing  Con­tin­ue Reading

Won’t be stopped

April 22, 2022 at 10:32 pm

Wolverines baseball shakes off slow start, beats Darrington to win tenth straight

April 22, 2022 at 9:56 pm

A two-run dou­ble by Cam­den Losey in the bot­tom of the fourth inning broke open an unex­pect­ed­ly close game and helped give the Fri­day Har­bor High School Wolver­ines the insur­ance runs they need­ed to put away the vis­it­ing Dar­ring­ton High School Log­gers by an 11–2 count on a sun­ny but cool Fri­day evening at Linde  Con­tin­ue Reading

Letter to the Editor: Jane Fuller for County Council

April 22, 2022 at 9:29 am

We enthu­si­as­ti­cal­ly endorse Jane Fuller for Coun­ty Coun­cil, Dis­trict 3. Hav­ing known Jane as a board mem­ber of the Friends of Lopez Island Pool, co-founder of the Lopez Island Par­ent Stu­dent Teacher Asso­ci­a­tion, an elect­ed mem­ber of the Char­ter Review Com­mis­sion and an active com­mu­ni­ty mem­ber, we are grate­ful for her com­pe­tence, hard work, and  Con­tin­ue Reading