The 'eyes' have it; Leos & Lions team up on purchase of new vision-check system

Children of all ages can have their vision checked more efficiently and effectively thanks to the Friday Harbor Leo Club (and the Lions Club, parent club of the Leos) which together funded the purchase of a new electronic vision-test system. - Contributed photo
  • Today at 12:39PM

Working in consultation with school nurse Martha Sharon, members of the Leo Club, a total of 38 students in grades 9-12, helped to raise $1,000, along with its parent club, the Friday Harbor Lions Club, for the purchase of a new vision-check system. It includes an electronic letter chart, "lens-less" glasses that cover each eye when the other is being tested and a new monitor.


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Update: Race for SJ school superintendent rounds the corner, headed for home

  • Today at 8:00AM updated at 12:13PM

The three finalist vying for San Juan Island School District's top administrative assignment will be on island March 9-10, and March 16 (a change from the previous schedule), respectively, to meet with district staff, officials and the public. Click on this article to find out a bit about each.

New workshops offered at San Juan Center

  • Mar 4, 2015 at 6:00AM updated at 2:44PM

San Juan Center of Skagit Valley College will offer new classes this spring as part of community education.

Alfred Earl Ellison: 1926-2015 | Passages

  • Mar 4, 2015 at 10:04AM

Outgoing and gregarious, Alfred made friends wherever he went. He was proud of his 300 bowling score, and of his holes-in-one in golf. He had a big heart which at last, gave out.

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