Heather Spaulding

Heather posted 264 stories to The Journal of the San Juan Islands.
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New San Juan Island art center features protest art

Waves of protest about everything from human rights to the environment demonstrate…

  • Apr 30th, 2017 1:56pm

Refugees lose identities in Spring Street play

Two refugees, a teenage boy and his mother, separated after fleeing their…

  • Apr 17th, 2017 8:30am

Students learn about San Juan County’s air quality

Islanders are about to find out exactly what is in the air…

  • Apr 10th, 2017 6:54am

Noisy Seas: Scientist visualizes what whales hear underwater

Oceans were once so acoustically crystal clear that the low rumble of…

  • Apr 8th, 2017 11:05am

Toll booth to go on roundabout at top of Spring Street | The Gerbil

(Editor’s note: This appeared in the April 1 special edition of The…

  • Apr 4th, 2017 4:46pm

Journal graphic artist relives dog sledding career

When Greg Sellentin and his team of dogs raced through ice and…

  • Apr 2nd, 2017 7:00am

Boys, beauty and burlesque come to the San Juans

The art of the strip tease, otherwise known as burlesque, is coming…

  • Mar 28th, 2017 11:01am

Longtime labs professor Kozloff leaves plants, knowledge and memories behind, after passing

White blooming currants can be found throughout the islands, dispersed by Eugene…

  • Mar 24th, 2017 7:00am

Rufous hummingbirds return to the San Juans

A‌‌‌s the Pacific Northwest slowly thaws, currants bloom, beckoning the return of…

  • Mar 22nd, 2017 7:00am

Track athletes to hit ‘stride’ this season | Spring sports preview

A Wolverine alum himself, Darrin Scheffer began coaching middle school track nearly…

  • Mar 17th, 2017 7:09am

No surprise ending at film festival’s Oscar Night

Friday Harbor glammed up for the Friday Harbor Film Festival’s Oscar Night…

  • Mar 2nd, 2017 7:00am

Forest-inspired art comes to San Juan Island

In homage to the iconic Pacific Northwest forests, the San Juan Island…

  • Feb 21st, 2017 9:51am

Watch out for elderly abuse

According to the National Aging Council, one out of 10 Americans over…

  • Feb 21st, 2017 9:35am

“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

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

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

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

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

‘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

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…

  • Nov 3rd, 2016 1:04pm

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

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

The Spooks came out for Halloween.

  • Nov 1st, 2016 12:04pm

Friday Harbor High School homecoming parade-show

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

  • Oct 28th, 2016 4:37pm

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