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EDC offers free Facebook marketing class on Orcas

Submitted by the EDC Social media is revolutionizing the way we use…

  • May 22nd, 2017

 

Free Reader’s Theatre session features Watergate scandal

Submitted by the San Juan Community Theatre San Juan Community Theatre’s next…

  • May 22nd, 2017

 

Island Stage Left’s “Humble Boy” replaces Shakespeare Under the Stars this summer

Submitted by Island Stage Left Island Stage Left will open its 19th…

  • May 22nd, 2017

 

Bow, Washington artist drives driftwood horse to sculpture park

Nearly life-size, and constructed from driftwood, the horse’s eerily life-like eyes appeared…

Robert Dash explores what’s ‘On an Acre Shy of Eternity’

On a parcel of land north of Deer Harbor, a little less…

University of Washington Friday Harbor Laboratories open house | Photos

Staff at the University of Washington Friday Harbor Laboratories opened their doors…

Walk back in time on the next Know Your Island Walk

Submitted by San Juan Island Trails Join the next Know Your Island…

  • May 22nd, 2017

Transient killer whales off San Juan Island’s north shore | Video

Submitted by Western Prince Whale Watching Transient killer whales hunt a sea…

  • May 17th, 2017

Honor fallen soldiers in the Journal for Memorial Day

The Journal is honoring fallen soldiers in our May 24 edition. To…

  • May 17th, 2017

Help people watch whales at Westside Preserve

Submitted Join the San Juan Island Naturalist Team! We’re looking for volunteers…

  • May 16th, 2017

Free workshop to research local history on May 20

Submitted by Sandy Strehlou The members of the Writing Our History Project…

  • May 15th, 2017

Southern resident killer whale fins displayed for Endangered Species Day

On Friday, May 19, 86 Southern resident killer whales were spotted in…

Retirement party for San Juan Community Home Trust’s Nancy DeVaux

The San Juan Community Home Trust is hosting a retirement party for…

  • May 19th, 2017

Nominate gifted students for San Juan Island School District program

Submitted by the San Juan Island School District Through Oct. 31, islanders…

  • May 20th, 2017

Leadership San Juan Islands’ 13th class graduates

Submitted by Leadership San Juan Islands There are 18 new graduates of…

  • May 18th, 2017

Second annual soapbox race promises hills and thrills

Submitted by Island Rec Island Rec is excited to sponsor the Hill…

  • May 17th, 2017

Friday Harbor Labs welcomes community to open house

Billie J. Swalla Director, UW Friday Harbor Laboratories The UW-Friday Harbor Laboratories…

  • May 15th, 2017

National travel, tourism week proclamation, May 7 – 13

Submitted by the Town of Friday Harbor and SJC Council Whereas, San…

  • May 17th, 2017

Bike Everywhere Day

Bike Everywhere Day On May 19 is the time to support, encourage,…

Friday Harbor High School attendance secretary is like a mom to students

By Emma Wickman Journal intern Tammy Anderson is not only a mother…

  • May 15th, 2017

Mother deer — baby season in the San Juans welcomes fawns, fledglings and fox kits

As spring in the San Juans breaths new life into its prairies…

Docks, Fun Facts to Know and Tell

During the real estate boom years of 2005 through 2007, waterfront homes…

Boats on parade: 2017 Opening Day Boat Parade photos and winners

Submitted by the San Juan Island Yacht Club On May 7, 26…

  • May 10th, 2017

The Studio and Island Rec offer summer fitness programs for girls

The Studio and Island Rec will offer two new youth summer programs.…

  • May 14th, 2017

San Juan Island book news: local author awarded, new book launch on island lime making

Here’s the latest news about books by San Juan Islanders. New book…

  • May 14th, 2017

Soroptimist offers seminars on legal issues, budgeting and community resources

Submitted by Soroptimist International of Friday Harbor Soroptimist International of Friday Harbor…

  • May 13th, 2017

Women’s Fund supports five local nonprofits

Submitted by the Women’s Fund Steering Committee In April, 76 Women’s Fund…

  • May 12th, 2017

Hear differences in Renaissance and Baroque flutes at music festival

Submitted by the Salish Sea Early Music Festival The sixth 2017 Salish…

  • May 11th, 2017

Drive a boat through a virtual simulator

Submitted by the Friday Harbor Power Squadron The Friday Harbor Power Squadron…

  • May 10th, 2017

San Juan Island garage sale tips | Video

Here is another San Juan Island lifestyle video. This one offers tips…

  • May 10th, 2017

2017 Indepence Day Parade dignitaries announced

Submitted by the San Juan Island Chamber of Commerce In keeping with…

  • May 10th, 2017

Friday Harbor teen inspires Stanford class on design for the disabled

Imagine what life would be like if you couldn’t express your thoughts.…

Spring Street’s pocket park is complete | Update

After about a month of construction, the pocket park on Spring Street…

“Chicago” — murder, mayhem and jazz at San Juan Community Theatre

Known for its lively jazz, and action-packed story line, “Chicago,” one of…

San Juan Island Museum of Art summer events

Submitted by the SJIMA Board The all-volunteer teams at San Juan Islands…

  • May 8th, 2017

Introducing the class of 2034

The class of 2034 are just learning to walk, but that didn’t…

Boat parade and first responders meet-and-greet on May 7

By Emma Wickman Journal intern The San Juan Island Yacht Club is…

  • May 5th, 2017

San Juan Community Theatre debuts playwriting workshop

Submitted by the San Juan Community Theatre Theater artists of all experience…

  • May 5th, 2017

Pocket park ribbon cutting on May 10

Submitted by the Town of Friday Harbor Downtown’s Breezeway Park on Spring…

  • May 4th, 2017