Heather Spaulding

Heather posted 171 stories to The Journal of the San Juan Islands.
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“Dead Man’s Cell Phone” at SJC Theatre

Love, mortality and technology are three major themes woven through Sarah Ruhl’s…

  • Feb 12th, 2017 3:55pm

FHMS boys learn to be stand up men

Snow did not scare off the seventh-grade boys’ group to stand with…

  • Feb 11th, 2017 4:53pm

Magic: The Gathering club spans ages, skills

Like kittens, puppies and most other animals, young people often learn life…

  • Feb 5th, 2017 9:03am

A look at owls on the San Juan Islands

They swoop down silently out of the night to grab their prey,…

  • Jan 29th, 2017 10:45am

Islanders go to Seattle to join march

Reportedly 170,000 people attended the Women’s March in Seattle, 55 of those…

  • Jan 31st, 2017 9:39am

Public comment opened on petition to protect killer whales from noise

Southern resident orcas took a heavy hit last year, losing seven members,…

  • Jan 25th, 2017 10:19am

Former Seattle police chief discusses book on police brutality

Police brutality has made news across the country, causing public outcry and…

  • Jan 23rd, 2017 8:54am

SJ Islanders are off to see the wizard

Theatergoers will be transported to the strange and wonderful world in the…

  • Jan 15th, 2017 10:14am

Safe and fun New Year’s Eve

New Year’s Eve celebrations often center around alcohol, and waking up Jan.…

  • Dec 29th, 2016 7:30am

The Journal raffles laptop and subscription at hardware sale

The temperature may have been below 30 degrees, but that did not…

  • Dec 22nd, 2016 6:05pm

Coziness of the soul brought to the stage

This holiday season Island Stage Left brings back the popular “Omnium Gatherum,”…

  • Dec 16th, 2016 5:36pm

San Juan Island School buses on snow route

School buses on snow route.

  • Dec 9th, 2016 7:49am

Local artists hold exhibition at SJIMA

Adding to the community holiday festivities this month will be the annual…

  • Dec 8th, 2016 10:04am

Electric car shop

People stop and stare as teacher Derek Smith drives through town in…

  • Dec 7th, 2016 11:13am

Tree lighting marks start of holiday season

The community gathered around Memorial Park, Dec. 2 from 5 to 6…

  • Dec 6th, 2016 7:14pm

‘Old Crab,’ a short story from a local zine

This is a short story published in “Signs Along the Way,” a…

  • Nov 30th, 2016 7:30am

Shopping spree winners donate to food bank

The clock began ticking and Bob and Delores Anderson sped off to…

  • Nov 28th, 2016 2:32pm

Free Community Thanksgiving celebrates 18 years

When Minnie and Jim Kynch moved to the San Juans, they missed…

  • Nov 23rd, 2016 8:34am

Workshop offers advice to cope with grief during the holidays

Surviving the holidays after losing a loved one can be difficult, but…

  • Nov 30th, 2016 8:53am

Students show off their broadway talents in “The Grunch”

Disgruntled six grader, Rudy Grunch, is determined to ruin the school play…

  • Nov 17th, 2016 3:37pm

Indigenous history of sciences

Navajos used stars to test vision by staring at the night sky.…

  • Nov 11th, 2016 1:30am

Skydivers inspire students

The threat of rain did not dampen the excitement of the middle…

  • Nov 4th, 2016 4:01pm

Parking barricades at courthouse removed

Several voters dropping off their voting ballots Wednesday, Nov. 2 were not happy to find no parking in front of courthouse.

  • Nov 2nd, 2016 7:53pm

Parking barricades at courthouse removed

Several voters dropping off their voting ballots Wednesday, Nov. 2 were not…

  • Nov 3rd, 2016 1:04pm

Vampires, unicorns and more in the Halloween Parade- Slide show

The Spooks came out for Halloween.

  • Nov 1st, 2016 12:04pm

Housing discussed at San Juan Island Visitors Bureau’s luncheon

“Housing was on the menu” at the annual San Juan Island Visitors Bureau’s luncheon Oct. 26 at Brickworks.

  • Oct 28th, 2016 7:55pm

Friday Harbor High School homecoming parade-show

Friday Harbor High School students showed off their homecoming floats Friday.

  • Oct 28th, 2016 4:37pm

A new ‘SAFE San Juans’ facility? – Slideshow

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  • Oct 27th, 2016 12:30am

Wolverines v La Conner womens soccer game- slideshow

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  • Oct 26th, 2016 6:05pm

Soroptimist, making a difference | Women in Business Special

For the last 20 years, Soroptimist International of Friday Harbor has been making a difference for women and girls county-wide. It began with the vision of Pat Hansen, founder of the club.

  • Oct 23rd, 2016 8:30am

Protecting the islands, one global issue at a time | Women in Business special

Protecting the islands has grown beyond problems occurring within the borders of the county. Friends of the San Juans are looking forward to see how they can tackle global issues that also impact the San Juans.

  • Oct 20th, 2016 8:30am

Feast your eyes

Dim the lights, grab the popcorn, and prepare to be entertained, inspired and enlightened because the Friday Harbor Film Festival is gearing up for their fourth annual event.

  • Oct 19th, 2016 9:38pm

SAFE San Juans fundraiser – slideshow

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  • Oct 11th, 2016 12:24am

Candidates confer and clash at forum

More than 60 San Juan Islanders came out for the San Juan County League of Women Voters Candidate Forum, Thursday, Oct. 6, at the Grange in Friday Harbor, moderated by Steve Bowman. The forum consisted of local council candidates, state senate candidates, as well as Representative District 2 candidates Rick Larsen and Marc Hennemann.

  • Oct 24th, 2016 9:50pm

Fall Farm Parade Slideshow

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  • Oct 3rd, 2016 11:39pm

Wolverines boys soccer Thursday game slide show

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  • Sep 30th, 2016 7:20pm

Wolverines boys soccer team wins in Tuesdays game

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  • Sep 30th, 2016 7:22pm

Music for the children

Music man Steve Moore is a new teacher at the Friday Harbor Elementary School this year and his class room reverberates with sounds of excitement.

  • Sep 27th, 2016 5:27pm

The new San Juan Island Museum of Art exhibits are rooted in the natural world.

From Nicole Pietrantoni's frozen images of the arctic, to Dianne Kornbergs' representations of nature's evidence, the new San Juan Island Museum of Art exhibits are rooted in the natural world.

  • Sep 13th, 2016 4:01pm