Life

BUZZ: The Nature and Necessity of Bees

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

  • Mar 6th, 2019

Friday Harbor Film Festival presents ‘A River’s Last Chance’ free, March 5

The Eel River in Northern California is arguably the best opportunity for…

  • Mar 5th, 2019

Nominations accepted for stewardship awards

Calling all tree-loving, bunny-hugging, dirt worshipers

  • Mar 5th, 2019

Soroptimist St. Patrick’s Day Extravaganza, March 16

Submitted by Soroptimist International of Friday Harbor Tickets are on sale now…

  • Mar 5th, 2019

An Exhibition by and for Vietnam Vets in San Juan County

Submitted by San Juan Islands Museum of Art In April, the San…

  • Mar 4th, 2019
John Stimpson photos

Basketball wrap up – boys win district and girls end post season

After several delays due to snow and hazardous driving conditions, the Tri-District…

John Stimpson photos

EDC to offer free Construction Basics training at Lopez Island High School

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

  • Mar 3rd, 2019

Intro to Black and White Photo at Alchemy Art Center

Submitted by Alchemy Art Center Alchemy Art Center is enrolling for the…

  • Mar 3rd, 2019

San Juan swimmers finish season with improvement

Submitted by Orcas Swim Team San Juan Island’s Orcas Swim Team hosted…

  • Mar 1st, 2019

Pet of the week

“Hello there. I am Lyla. I am Siamese if you please. Actually,…

  • Feb 28th, 2019

25th silver anniversary Knowledge Bowl

Submitted by organizers The 25th silver anniversary of the Knowledge Bowl will…

  • Feb 28th, 2019

Chloe finds a home

A forever home has been found for Chloe in Seattle. The Friday…

Spring flea and craft market at the fairgrounds

Submitted by San Juan County Parks and Fair Mark your calendars, the…

  • Feb 28th, 2019
Staff photo/Heather Spaulding 
                                San Juan Island artist Nancy Spaulding, pictured above, won a community design contest for the proposed special license plate.

Lovelett introduces bill for island stewardship

Submitted by Senate Democrats Sen. Liz Lovelett, D-Anacortes, introduced bills supporting stewardship…

  • Feb 28th, 2019
Staff photo/Heather Spaulding 
                                San Juan Island artist Nancy Spaulding, pictured above, won a community design contest for the proposed special license plate.

Friday Harbor Classic Derby | Lifestyle video

This San Juan Island Lifestyle video shares fishing in the Friday Harbor…

  • Feb 27th, 2019

Bahrych Joins SJIMA Board

Submitted by the San Juan Islands Museum of Art Environmental attorney Lynn…

  • Feb 25th, 2019

Rotary Spelling Bee, March 7

The Rotary Club will hold its 14th Annual Spelling Bee on Thursday,…

  • Feb 25th, 2019

Friday Harbor students head to Olympia to discuss environmental issues

Sydney Fouquette Journal intern Six kids from Friday Harbor High School and…

  • Feb 23rd, 2019

Artist and islanders showed their love of art for Valentines

Snow piled along the roads did not dissuade islanders from celebrating Valentine’s…

Staff photo/Heather Spaulding. Interim superintendent Kari McVeigh

Creative solution to creating stability in schools

Creative solution to creating stability in schools

Staff photo/Heather Spaulding. Interim superintendent Kari McVeigh
Contributed photo. Jeffery Cohan.

Handel and Bach come to Brickworks

Submitted by the Salish Sea Music Festival Salish Sea Music organizers are…

  • Feb 22nd, 2019
Contributed photo. Jeffery Cohan.

Pet of the week

Hello, it’s me, Arlo. No, not Guthrie. The other one. I’m the…

  • Feb 21st, 2019

Adult Tennis

Submitted by Island Rec Island Rec is offering another session of Beginner…

  • Feb 20th, 2019

Caregiver-owned homecare cooperative

Submitted by Deborah Craig Recently, caregivers on San Juan, Orcas and Lopez…

  • Feb 20th, 2019

Community Foundation remembers Eric Parsons, board chairman

Submitted by the San Juan Island Community Foundation Eric Parsons, beloved leader…

  • Feb 20th, 2019

New cancer support group focuses on art

Submitted by Francie Hansen The first of many art extravaganzas is set…

  • Feb 20th, 2019
Crystal Rovente photo

‘Snowmageddon’ comes and goes

The San Juan Islands were struck by a snowstorm that brought most…

Crystal Rovente photo

Collage Workshop with Thrinley DiMarco at Alchemy Art Center

Submitted by Alchemy Art Center Alchemy Art Center is hosting a two-day…

  • Feb 19th, 2019

Are you considering selling your property?

By Merri Ann Simonson Managing Broker Coldwell Banker San Juan Islands Inc…

  • Feb 16th, 2019

Snow day – island style | Video

San Juan Island Lifestyle video that shares with you a snow day…

  • Feb 15th, 2019

Local artist lunch

Submitted by the San Juan County Arts Council Learn about programs and…

  • Feb 15th, 2019

‘Spay-Ghetti’ dinner, Feb. 26

Submitted by The Animal Protection Society of Friday Harbor February welcomes both…

  • Feb 15th, 2019

Carnival for land preserve

Submitted by event organizers Carnevale, a Venetian-themed masquerade ball will be held…

  • Feb 15th, 2019

Contra at the Grange

Submitted by event organizers The third Saturday contra dance at the Grange…

  • Feb 15th, 2019

EDC offers free HVAC basics training

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

  • Feb 15th, 2019
Contributed photo / June Hunter of Vancouver, Canada
                                George and Mabel: a crow love story.

Crows are smart, in life and love

Through pain and hardship, a crow couple endured. British Columbian artist June…

  • Feb 14th, 2019
Contributed photo / June Hunter of Vancouver, Canada
                                George and Mabel: a crow love story.
Contributed photos
                                Seattle-based Flamenco dancer, Savannah Fuentes brings her latest show, Luz, an evening of Flamenco, to the San Juan Islands.

Luz, an evening of Flamenco | Venue change

Submitted by event organizers Seattle-based flamenco dancer, Savannah Fuentes brings her latest…

  • Feb 13th, 2019
Contributed photos
                                Seattle-based Flamenco dancer, Savannah Fuentes brings her latest show, Luz, an evening of Flamenco, to the San Juan Islands.

Pet of the week

Hello. I’m Jordan and I’m currently residing at the animal shelter while…

  • Feb 13th, 2019
Staff photo/Heather Spaulding. Shannon Kelley, Scott Dow, and Sean McLaughlin

Death and laughter

The plucky Irish maid of an English manor suddenly gets an opportunity…

Staff photo/Heather Spaulding. Shannon Kelley, Scott Dow, and Sean McLaughlin
Contributed photo
                                Jennifer Barcelos.

Friends of the San Juans has new attorney

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

  • Feb 13th, 2019
Contributed photo
                                Jennifer Barcelos.