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Angela Anderson. Contributed photo.

Anderson joins Land Trust Leadership Council

Submitted by San Juan Preservation Trust San Juan Preservation Trust Executive Director…

  • Oct 29th, 2019
Angela Anderson. Contributed photo.
(Heather Spaulding/staff photo)

Thrill of the World | Gallery

Zombies crawled to the San Juan County Fairgrounds to participate in the…

(Heather Spaulding/staff photo)

New at the sculpture park

Submitted by San Juan Islands Sculpture Park A new sculpture was installed…

  • Oct 28th, 2019

Mental Health First Aid training

Submitted by organizers As people who are concerned for others and their…

  • Oct 28th, 2019
(Cyndi Brast/contributed photo)

Backyard dragons, zombies and mysterious aliens

Miniature dragons, zombies, monsters with terrifying mandibles and more fascinating insects surround…

(Cyndi Brast/contributed photo)

Teen Halloween

Submitted by Island Rec When the ghouls come out this year, Island…

  • Oct 27th, 2019

Friday Harbor Food Bank completes expansion

Submitted by the Friday Harbor Food Bank The Friday Harbor Food Bank…

  • Oct 26th, 2019

‘Island Kids Explain’ Wins ‘Best New Idea’ at DMA West

Submitted by the San Juan Islands Visitors Bureau It is a truth…

  • Oct 25th, 2019

EDC panel on running a freelance or small consulting business

Submitted by San Juan County Economic Development Council Learn to navigate challenges…

  • Oct 24th, 2019

Friday Harbor Film Festival, Oct. 25-27

Come one, come all to the seventh annual Friday Harbor Film Festival…

Contributed photo.

Teen open gym nights with Island Rec

Submitted by Island Rec Teen Open Gym is now running for grades…

  • Oct 24th, 2019
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Left to right: Jim and Sue Corenman, Sports Car Club; Jennifer Armstrong, Joyce L Sobel Family Resource Center; Mariluz Villa, Hospice of San Juan; District Governor Brad Whittaker; Rotary President Tom Sibert; and Theresa Tilton and Brian Moore, Family Umbrella Group. (Contributed photo)

Rotary gives $15,000 to local charities and PolioPlus Fund

Submitted by The Rotary Club of San Juan Islands The Rotary Club…

  • Oct 23rd, 2019
Left to right: Jim and Sue Corenman, Sports Car Club; Jennifer Armstrong, Joyce L Sobel Family Resource Center; Mariluz Villa, Hospice of San Juan; District Governor Brad Whittaker; Rotary President Tom Sibert; and Theresa Tilton and Brian Moore, Family Umbrella Group. (Contributed photo)

Rachel Flowers concerts following ‘Hearing is Believing’ at Friday Harbor Film Festival

Submitted by Friday Harbor Film Festival Rachel Flowers — an astonishing, young…

  • Oct 23rd, 2019

Astronauts to speak at Friday Harbor Film Festival

Submitted by Friday Harbor Film Festival Have you ever dreamed of meeting…

  • Oct 22nd, 2019

Lady | Pet of the Week

Hi! I’m Lady. This morning while brushing my teeth, I was faced…

  • Oct 22nd, 2019
Ted Strutz/contributed photo

Rotary Club’s annual dictionary distribution

Submitted by Carla Wright, Publicity Rotary Club of San Juan Island The…

  • Oct 22nd, 2019
Ted Strutz/contributed photo

Griffin Bay open house, Oct. 23

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

  • Oct 21st, 2019

Planning for a successful business

Many women spend time as young girls planning out their dream weddings…

  • Oct 21st, 2019
Running back Kaden Ritchie, No. 32, shoots through the hole in the middle for great yardage gain. (John Stimpson/Contributed photo)

Wolverines keep the wins coming

Friday Harbor continues to win football games. They traveled to La Connor…

  • Oct 21st, 2019
Running back Kaden Ritchie, No. 32, shoots through the hole in the middle for great yardage gain. (John Stimpson/Contributed photo)

‘For fun’ store turns into a great gig

From wardrobe basics like jeans and sneakers to more glamorous dresses, blouses…

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                                Left: Abolitionist and woman rights activist Sojourner Truth.
                                Right: Greta Thunberg (Photo credit: Anders Hellberg [CC BY-SA 4.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0)])

Notable women: a journey through history

By Mandi Johnson Journal Editor Throughout history, there have been women who…

  • Oct 20th, 2019
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                                Left: Abolitionist and woman rights activist Sojourner Truth.
                                Right: Greta Thunberg (Photo credit: Anders Hellberg [CC BY-SA 4.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0)])
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                                Olivia Meenan and Bristol Halverson make calls during the 2018 Phone-A-Thon.

Public Schools Foundation step up where state falls short

As the Washington State Legislature continues to grapple with how to fund…

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                                Olivia Meenan and Bristol Halverson make calls during the 2018 Phone-A-Thon.

APS-FH Volunteer of the Month: Allison Larson

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

  • Oct 18th, 2019

Charlotte’s Closet offers a free shopping experience to those in need

In the back of Orcas Christian School’s brick building is an inviting,…

Children’s Festival committee members needed

Submitted by Island Rec Plans are just beginning for the annual San…

  • Oct 18th, 2019
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Monthly Contra dance features The Beats

Submitted by the San Juan Islands Contra Dance The monthly third Saturday…

  • Oct 18th, 2019
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Soroptimist awards available

Submitted by Soroptimist Soroptimist International of Friday Harbor is now accepting applications…

  • Oct 17th, 2019

Citizen scientists needed for forage fish surveys

Submitted by Friends of the San Juans Friends of the San Juans…

  • Oct 17th, 2019
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Flamenco at the San Juan Grange

Seattle-based Flamenco dancer Savannah Fuentes brings her latest show “Sky, an evening…

  • Oct 17th, 2019
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Friday Harbor Green Drinks is back

Submitted by Stewardship Network of the San Juans The Friday Harbor chapter…

  • Oct 16th, 2019
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                                Douglas Archuleta.

Island Rec welcomes Douglas Archuleta

Submitted by Island Rec Island Rec is proud to announce that Douglas…

  • Oct 16th, 2019
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                                Douglas Archuleta.

Access to Mount Grant Preserve confirmed

Submitted by the San Juan County Land Bank A judge has confirmed…

  • Oct 15th, 2019

Meet the Orca Protection and Rescue crew on Saturday, Oct. 19

Submitted by Orca Protection and Rescue Orca Protection and Rescue will host…

  • Oct 15th, 2019

Volunteers needed for cold-weather shelter

Submitted by United Way of San Juan County The weather is getting…

  • Oct 15th, 2019

Clay class with Island Rec

Submitted by Island Rec Learn the art of clay with Alchemy Art…

  • Oct 15th, 2019

Alchemy Art Center hosts Fall fundraiser

Submitted by Alchemy Art Center Join Alchemy Art Center on Oct. 18,…

  • Oct 15th, 2019

Luigi | Pet of the Week

Buongiorno, it’s me, Luigi, Pet of the Week looking for a cozy…

  • Oct 14th, 2019

Ballot tabulating equipment testing Oct. 18

Submitted by the San Juan County Auditors Office A “Logic and Accuracy”…

  • Oct 14th, 2019
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Sends Sincere Gratitude for Adoption Celebration Success

Submitted by the Animal Protection Society of Friday Harbor APS-FH sends warm…

  • Oct 14th, 2019
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Bingo for the baseball field

Submitted by event organizers Don’t miss this fun-filled evening of Bingo, auction,…

  • Oct 13th, 2019