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Learning from the Exxon Valdez oil spill | Guest column

Learning from the EXXON VALDEZ

  • Mar 21st, 2019

 

Contributed photo.

Family Art Days at the musuem

Submitted by San Juan Islands Museum of Art Greeting spring is the…

  • Mar 25th, 2019

 

The power of horse hugs

Bonding with animals can sooth a traumatized soul. Horses, for example, have…

 

Firefighter of the month

Submitted by The San Juan Island Fire and Rescue Department The San…

  • Mar 22nd, 2019
Contributed photo. Jeffery Cohen.

Bach comes to Brickworks

Submitted by the Salish Sea Early Music Festival Flutist Jeffrey Cohan and…

  • Mar 23rd, 2019
Contributed photo. Jeffery Cohen.
Contributed photo/ John Durban (NOAA Fisheries/Southwest Fisheries Science Center), Holly Fearnbach (SR3: SeaLife Response, Rehabilitation and Research) and Lance Barrett-Lennard (Vancouver Aquarium’s Coastal Ocean Research Institute).
                                A young resident killer whale chases a chinook salmon in the Salish Sea near San Juan Island, Washington State, in September 2017. Image obtained under NMFS permit #19091.

NOAA requests partnership with Fishery Management

Citing a declining Southern resident orca population, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric…

  • Mar 20th, 2019
Contributed photo/ John Durban (NOAA Fisheries/Southwest Fisheries Science Center), Holly Fearnbach (SR3: SeaLife Response, Rehabilitation and Research) and Lance Barrett-Lennard (Vancouver Aquarium’s Coastal Ocean Research Institute).
                                A young resident killer whale chases a chinook salmon in the Salish Sea near San Juan Island, Washington State, in September 2017. Image obtained under NMFS permit #19091.

Book Fair Breakfast

Submitted by the Friday Harbor Elementary School The Parent Teacher Organization and…

  • Mar 21st, 2019

Wild San Juan Lecture rescheduled

Submitted by The Whale Museum The Whale Museum is joining forces with…

  • Mar 23rd, 2019

Calling all teens! Job fair comes to Friday Harbor

Submitted by Minnie Knych Employment statistics show that fewer teens are spending…

  • Mar 22nd, 2019

Prevention Coalition’s youth team travels to Olympia

Submitted by Debbi Fincher Rock Solid Youth Prevention Team represented the San…

  • Mar 21st, 2019

EDC to Offer Free Low Voltage/Fiber Optic Training at Friday Harbor High School

Submitted by The San Juan County Economic Development Council The San Juan…

  • Mar 22nd, 2019

Disaster preparedness for small businesses

Submitted by the San Juan County Economic Development Council The San Juan…

  • Mar 20th, 2019

Disability Advisory Committee seeks new member

Submitted by San Juan County Are you looking for a way to…

  • Mar 20th, 2019

Ciscoe Morris comes to Brickworks

Submitted by Kathy Schwartz San Juan Island Garden Club The Northwest’s favorite…

  • Mar 22nd, 2019

Kindergarten registration

Friday Harbor Elementary School staff invites all parents of children who will…

  • Mar 19th, 2019

Brain health with Katerina Wen

Submitted by Island Rec This two-part workshop, given by Katerina Wen, will…

  • Mar 18th, 2019

Wolverine baseball and softball wins and losses

The Friday Harbor Wolverines baseball team played two games against Mount Baker…

Community foundation launches new website and elects board chairperson

Submitted by the San Juan Island Community Foundation After many months of…

  • Mar 19th, 2019

Geography champ Henry Jensen heads to state GeoBee

Submitted by the Friday Harbor Elementary School Friday Harbor Elementary School fifth-grade…

  • Mar 20th, 2019

Stand Up Men kick off new campaign

Drivers honk while pedestrians wave and shout thank you at more than…

2019 Annual Master Gardeners Native Plant Sale

2019 Annual Master Gardeners Native Plant Sale

  • Mar 18th, 2019

Wolf Hollow and The Whale Museum’s Wild San Juan lecture

Submitted by The Whale Museum The Whale Museum is joining forces with…

  • Mar 18th, 2019

Youth demand action on climate change

More than 30 teenagers joined their global peers from 10–11 a.m. on…

Contributed photo/Dmytro Lavrinenko
                                Jeffrey Cohan.

Salish Sea Early Music Festival presents Bach’s Flute Sonatas

Submitted by Salish Sea Early Music Festival Flutist Jeffrey Cohan and harpsichordist…

  • Mar 17th, 2019
Contributed photo/Dmytro Lavrinenko
                                Jeffrey Cohan.

Friday Harbor Film Festival Winter Series: Best of Fest

Submitted by the Friday Harbor Film Festival Join the Friday Harbor Film…

  • Mar 13th, 2019

Volunteer of the month

Submitted by The Animal Protection Society of Friday Harbor The Animal Protection…

  • Mar 15th, 2019

Pet of the week

Hi there, I’m Wellington. If you’re like me, you were born to…

  • Mar 15th, 2019

Contra dance, March 16

Amy Carroll and band Forrest Carroll and Friends come to the San Juan Island Contra Dance

  • Mar 14th, 2019

Local students make UW dean’s list

Submitted by UW News Students from the Friday Harbor area have been…

  • Mar 13th, 2019

Farmers market gearing up for the season

Submitted by the San Juan Island Farmers Market The San Juan Island…

  • Mar 15th, 2019
Contributed photo/Jessica Farrer. Her award-winning photo “Curious Crabeater.”

Local wins runner up in international photography competition

Curious crabeater wins runner up

Contributed photo/Jessica Farrer. Her award-winning photo “Curious Crabeater.”

Friends’ Protect What You Love event rescheduled

Submitted by Friends of the San Juans Because of the snow storm…

  • Mar 9th, 2019

Chance Hayden and Andy Coe Guitar Show

The San Juan Community Theatre welcomes guitarists Chance Hayden and Andy Coe,…

  • Mar 8th, 2019

The school foundation celebrates 25 years of knowledge

Islanders gathered together in the San Juan Community Theatre March 4, to…

BUZZ: The Nature and Necessity of Bees

Submitted by Griffin Bay Bookstore Griffin Bay Bookstore is proud to announce…

  • Mar 6th, 2019

Animal Acupressure Demonstration at Sweet Water Farm

Submitted by Blue Island Animal Acupressure, LLC A demonstration of how animal…

  • Mar 6th, 2019

Island Rec announces poster contest

Submitted by Island Rec Mark the date, San Juan Island’s 29th Annual…

  • Mar 11th, 2019

Pet of the week

“Well. Since you asked, those pants actually do make your butt look…

  • Mar 11th, 2019

Children’s Festival 2019 theme and poster contest

Submitted by Island Rec Mark your calendars, folks. San Juan Island’s 29th…

  • Mar 11th, 2019

Life on the edge

ALICE is employed, yet lives on life on the edge of poverty.…