Life

Statement from the Mullis Center Executive Committee

Submitted by the Mullis Senior Center We have a duty to provide…

  • Jul 18th, 2019

 

Enforcing Be Whale Wise: Washington’s New Whale Watching Regulations

Submitted by The Whale Museum On July 17, Sgt. Russ Mullins, with…

  • Jul 17th, 2019

 

Friday Harbor resident requests help with medical bills

Friday Harbor Carol Whalen is battling a severe case of bacterial meningitis…

  • Jul 17th, 2019

 

Enter your hay in the fair

Hay, hay, hay — new for this year at the San Juan…

  • Jul 17th, 2019
Center for Whale Research/Contributed photo
                                J56 is the new calf of J31, born around late May.

It’s a girl!

Submitted by the Center for Whale Research In the morning of July…

  • Jul 17th, 2019
Center for Whale Research/Contributed photo
                                J56 is the new calf of J31, born around late May.

Island doctor eyes retirement

Submitted by San Juan County Public Hospital District No. 1 San Juan…

  • Jul 17th, 2019

Real estate market summer report

The second quarter results which complete the first half of the year…

  • Jul 17th, 2019

Volunteer at the lavender festival

Submitted by the Pelindaba Lavender Festival This is an invitation to both…

  • Jul 18th, 2019
Contributed photos.

Lavender Festival almost here

Submitted by Pelindaba Lavender Farm July 20 and 21, Pelindaba Lavender Farm…

  • Jul 17th, 2019
Contributed photos.

Contra at the Grange

Submitted by the San Juan Islands Contra Dance The San Juan Contra…

  • Jul 18th, 2019

Songs and stories of Broadway

Broadway classics and behind-the-scenes stories are on the playbill for San Juan…

Film festival seeking entries for the László Pal Emerging Filmmaker Award

Submitted by Friday Harbor Film Festival Friday Harbor Film Festival is seeking…

  • Jul 17th, 2019

Deep Dive – now pay as you can event

Submitted by San Juan Islands Museum of Art Don’t miss the opportunity…

  • Jul 12th, 2019
Contributed photo.

Music legend Susan Dietrich comes to Alchemy Arts

Submitted by Alchemy Art Center Alchemy Art Center will host living outsider…

  • Jul 15th, 2019
Contributed photo.
Contributed photo. Conceptual drawing of what a sanctuary could look like.

Sanctuary proposed for captive orcas

Feared by whalers who watched them feed off dead whales they were…

Contributed photo. Conceptual drawing of what a sanctuary could look like.
Contributed photo. Merchant of Venice cast.

‘Merchant of Venice’ runs July 11- Aug. 11

Island Stage Left has been regaling islanders with Shakespeare under the stars…

Contributed photo. Merchant of Venice cast.
Contributed photo. San Juan Island Community Foundation/ Dr. Carolyn Haugen awards the 2019 Joyce L. Sobel Achievement Award to Dr. Mariluz Villa at the Women’s Fund Luncheon

The Women’s Fund honors women and remembers Joyce Sobel

Submitted by the San Juan Island Community Foundation The Joyce L. Sobel…

  • Jul 12th, 2019
Contributed photo. San Juan Island Community Foundation/ Dr. Carolyn Haugen awards the 2019 Joyce L. Sobel Achievement Award to Dr. Mariluz Villa at the Women’s Fund Luncheon

Shelter volunteer of the month: Nancy Heacox

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

  • Jul 12th, 2019

Summer activities at Zylstra Lake

Submitted by San Juan County Land Bank There’s a lot going on…

  • Jul 10th, 2019
Photo Credit: Tyler Carrier

Friday Harbor Labs director steps down

Submitted Friday Harbor Labs Friday Harbor Laboratories Director Billie J. Swalla’s connection…

  • Jul 10th, 2019
Photo Credit: Tyler Carrier

Nixon joins SJIMA board

Submitted by San Juan Islands Museum of Art Darleen Nixon, a woman…

  • Jul 10th, 2019

San Juan’s Fourth of July

The stars came out Thursday, July 4, for the annual Independence Day…

Contributed photo. SJI Women’s Fund members visit and network at the 17th annual luncheon

Women’s Fund awards grants celebrates 16 years of giving

Submitted by the San Juan Islands Women’s Fund The San Juan Island…

  • Jul 8th, 2019
Contributed photo. SJI Women’s Fund members visit and network at the 17th annual luncheon

State grants $3.9 million to county for outdoor preservation

The Washington State Recreation and Conservation Funding Board announced the award of…

  • Jul 8th, 2019

San Juan Island Lifestyle video about July 4

San Juan Island Lifestyle video about July 4. https://youtu.be/fgc3yz9xceU

  • Jul 8th, 2019
Contributed photos. Center for Whale Research

It’s a girl!

Submitted by the Center for Whale Research In the morning of July…

  • Jul 8th, 2019
Contributed photos. Center for Whale Research

Submissions for the 2020 Orcas Lit Fest are open

Submitted by organizers The Orcas Island Lit Fest has issued a call…

  • Jul 8th, 2019

Goodbye Guss | Sheriff’s K-9 returned to kennel

Guss, the 20-month-old sable German shepherd who was welcomed to the San…

  • Jul 8th, 2019

Discarded fishing nets continue to catch wildlife

Thousands of marine animals — from mammals to invertebrates — die each…

Contributed photo. Ocean by Frank Samuelson.

Deep Dive all day at SJIMA

Submitted by The San Juan Islands Museum of Art Don’t miss the…

  • Jul 4th, 2019
Contributed photo. Ocean by Frank Samuelson.

Community fireworks show

By Jessica Stahl Journal contributor Each Fourth of July, islanders’ eyes turn…

  • Jul 3rd, 2019

Equipment accuracy testing at elections office

Submitted by the San Juan County Auditor’s Office A “Logic and Accuracy”…

  • Jul 8th, 2019

Sue | Pet of the Week

Submitted by the Animal Protection Society of Friday Harbor Hello. My name…

  • Jul 3rd, 2019
Contributed photo. From left to right: David Gow, Liz Lovelett, Jordan Kronen and Sarah Crosby

Sen. Lovelett visits Home Trust

Submitted by the San Juan Community Home Trust At the invitation of…

  • Jul 8th, 2019
Contributed photo. From left to right: David Gow, Liz Lovelett, Jordan Kronen and Sarah Crosby

County EMS Medical Program Director resigns

Submitted by San Juan County EMS Council EMS Medical Program Director for…

  • Jul 3rd, 2019
Contributed photo. Georgia Smith and Matthew McElrath receive awards.

SJICF has awarded $177,000 to local graduates

Submitted by the San Juan Island Community Foundation Another end of the…

  • Jul 8th, 2019
Contributed photo. Georgia Smith and Matthew McElrath receive awards.

Whale Museum turns forty

Submitted by The Whale Museum The Whale Museum is having a party…

  • Jul 3rd, 2019

Feeding the world

Submitted by Master Gardeners Eleven adults and 14 children enjoyed weekly visits…

  • Jul 8th, 2019

San Juan Island School District announces new Elementary School Principal and new Special Services Director

Submitted by San Juan Island School District San Juan Island School District…

  • Jul 8th, 2019
Heather Spaulding/staff photo

Orca Sing’s twentieth

For two decades, people have gathered at Lime Kiln to listen to…

Heather Spaulding/staff photo