Life

Disaster preparedness for small businesses

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

  • Mar 20th, 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
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.

Community foundation launches new website and elects board chairperson

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

  • Mar 19th, 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…

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
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.

Farmers market gearing up for the season

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

  • Mar 15th, 2019

Youth demand action on climate change

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

Pet of the week

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

  • Mar 15th, 2019

Volunteer of the month

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

  • 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

Friday Harbor Film Festival Winter Series: Best of Fest

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

  • Mar 13th, 2019

Local students make UW dean’s list

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

  • Mar 13th, 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.”

Life on the edge

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

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

Annual high school seniors VS staff basketball game fundraiser

Submitted by Alan DiBona The Friday Harbor High School seniors versus staff…

  • Mar 11th, 2019

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…

Animal Acupressure Demonstration at Sweet Water Farm

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

  • Mar 6th, 2019

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…