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Everything you want to know about your San Juan Island Septic system, and more

Everything you want to know about your San Juan Island Septic system,…

  • Nov 9th, 2017

Soroptimist $4000 Live Your Dream Award

Submitted by Soroptimist International of Friday Harbor Are you a woman who:…

Port of Friday Harbor Invites Applicants for Citizen’s Advisory Committee

Submitted by the Port of Friday Harbor The Port of Friday Harbor…

  • Nov 8th, 2017

John Jensen retired as fire commissioner

Submitted by the San Juan Fire District 3 John Jensen has recently…

  • Nov 6th, 2017

SeaDoc Society presents free lecture on sea star wasting disease

Submitted by the SeaDoc Society Since 2013, a devastating outbreak of sea…

  • Nov 6th, 2017

Celebrate Neighborhood Toy Store Day at The Toy Box

Submitted by The Toy Box On Saturday, Nov. 11, The Toy Box…

  • Nov 5th, 2017

Journal wins big at 2017 Washington Better Newspaper Contest

The Washington Newspaper Publishers Association announced its winners for the 2017 Washington…

  • Nov 4th, 2017

San Juan Island’s Women’s Fund supports six local projects

Submitted by the San Juan Island Community Foundation In October, six proposals…

  • Nov 4th, 2017

Vote by mail by Monday, or drop box Tuesday

Submitted by Randall Gaylord, San Juan County Prosecuting Attorney About 13,000 ballots…

  • Nov 3rd, 2017

FANS family carnival returns to the fairgrounds

Submitted by Island Rec Family fun returns with the sixth annual FANS…

  • Nov 2nd, 2017

OPALCO board member Jim Lett to retire; applications for replacement requested

Submitted by OPALCO OPALCO Board Member Jim Lett has announced his retirement…

  • Nov 2nd, 2017

Peace Island Medical Center extends flu shot clinic hours for children | Update

Submitted by PeaceHealth Peace Island Medical Center Caregivers at PeaceHealth Peace Island…

  • Nov 1st, 2017

San Juan Island kids celebrate Halloween | Photos

Ghouls and ghosts descended Friday Harbor, early, on Halloween day. Check out…

  • Nov 1st, 2017

Friends of the San Juans crew saves forage fish habitat

Submitted by the Friends of the San Juans Spawning habitat for a…

  • Nov 1st, 2017

Help establish a severe weather shelter on San Juan Island

By Deborah Neff SJI Severe Weather Shelter Steering Committee and United Way…

  • Nov 1st, 2017

Artist talk at San Juan Islands Museum of Art

Submitted by SJIMA From 1:30 to 3:30 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 4, artists…

  • Nov 1st, 2017

Honor orcas this Day of the Dead

Submitted by The Whale Museum The Whale Museum staff will honor the…

  • Nov 1st, 2017

Blood drives- thank you

Submitted by Bloodworks Northwest The last San Juan Islands blood drive was…

  • Nov 1st, 2017

San Juan Island lifestyle video with tips on hosting an enjoyable reunion

San Juan Island lifestyle video with tips on hosting an enjoyable reunion.…

Cali Bagby among county winners of GAP grant

Staff report Artist Trust announced the 61 recipients of its 2017 Grants…

  • Oct 31st, 2017

Friday Harbor High School class of 67 celebrates 50 years

Members of the legendary Friday Harbor High School Class of 1967 met…

  • Oct 31st, 2017

Friday Harbor Film Festival returns for fifth year

With a new venue added, and three days worth of award-winning films…

Mental health training success for San Juan Island Prevention Coalition

By Debbi Fincher SJIPC Media Recently, the San Juan Island Prevention Coalition…

  • Oct 30th, 2017

Free boating safety class by local U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary

Submitted by the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary San Juan Islands Detachment The…

  • Oct 30th, 2017

Island Rec’s adult, drop-in programs’ schedule

Submitted by Island Rec Now that it’s getting cooler outside, join Island…

  • Oct 29th, 2017

Orcas veterinarian offers mobile services to the San Juans

The services complement care by primary veterinarians, including acupuncture, therapeutic laser, and pulsed electromagnetic field treatments.

Local receives scholarship to bring healing practices to the islands

Islander Stephanie Prima has received a scholarship to attend a two-year teacher…

  • Oct 28th, 2017

Annual Community Thanksgiving Dinner volunteers requested

Submitted by Minnie and Jim Knych What if you gave a party…

  • Oct 27th, 2017

The secrets of island bats

Submitted by Kwiaht What do our Northwest bats eat? The simple answer…

  • Oct 27th, 2017

Workshop to recover Southern resident orcas, Chinook salmon

Submitted by the CALF Planning Committee The CALF Planning Committee presents the…

  • Oct 26th, 2017

Record number of islanders participate in Earthquake preparedness

Submitted by San Juan County Department of Emergency Management More than 1,300…

  • Oct 26th, 2017

Audition for Vonnegut play at San Juan Community Theatre

Submitted by the San Juan Community Theatre Actors will have a chance…

  • Oct 26th, 2017

Local graduates from United States Marine Corps boot camp

Private First Class Christopher W. Hallock, 18, of Friday Harbor graduated from…

  • Oct 25th, 2017

Buy holiday wreaths, benefit Friday Harbor High School seniors

Submitted by wreath organizers The Friday Harbor High School senior class of…

  • Oct 25th, 2017

Learn about becoming a Soroptimist on Nov. 1

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

  • Oct 25th, 2017

October EMT of the Month | Ian Randall

Submitted by San Juan Island EMS Congratulations Ian Randall on becoming EMT…

  • Oct 25th, 2017

PeaceHealth Peace Island Medical Center honored for mental health services

Submitted by PeaceHealth The Washington State Hospital Association named PeaceHealth Peace Island…

  • Oct 25th, 2017

SAFE San Juans honors domestic violence victims in vigil

No one is excluded from the trauma of domestic violence from infants…

Halloween happenings on San Juan Island

On Tuesday, Oct. 31, trick-or-treaters will fill Friday Harbor streets, or mainly…

Friday Harbor Film Festival tickets for sale; volunteers needed

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

  • Oct 24th, 2017