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San Juan Island Trails Committee meets Jan. 8

Submitted by organizers The San Juan Island Trails Committee will meet at…

  • Jan 7th, 2019

Local author to discuss new book at Darvill’s on Orcas Island

At 6 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 15, at Darvill’s Bookstore staff on Orcas…

  • Jan 7th, 2019

Soroptimists expands Woman’s Emergency Fund throughout San Juan County

Submitted by Soroptimist International of Friday Harbor To broaden the actions in…

  • Jan 6th, 2019

Art in motion | Friday Harbor statue is sculpted in front of museum onlookers

On day one, a dull, shapeless head stared blankly at onlookers. By…

Working with nature to safeguard against storm damage in the San Juans

Submitted by Friends of the San Juans Residents of a community of…

  • Jan 6th, 2019

San Juan Island Library paints children’s area, creates local author section

Submitted by the San Juan Island Library Check out the following changes…

  • Jan 4th, 2019

San Juan Pickathon on Jan. 26

Submitted by event organizers Join an island acoustic music festival to support…

  • Jan 3rd, 2019

Join Women’s March in Friday Harbor on Jan. 19

Submitted by event organizers It’s time to begin making plans to attend…

  • Jan 3rd, 2019

Animal Protection Society presents Pet of the Week

Hello. I am Roosevelt, but my friends call me, “Rosie.” Does anyone…

  • Jan 3rd, 2019

Know Your Islanders talk on Jan. 7

Submitted by the San Juan Island Trails Committee Mark and Cynthia Dearfield…

  • Jan 2nd, 2019

Animal Protection Society presents Pet of the Week

Look at me. I’m a flower child! I reject conventional society and…

  • Jan 2nd, 2019

San Juan residents can make campsite reservations starting Jan. 14

Submitted by San Juan County San Juan County Parks and Fair staff…

  • Jan 2nd, 2019
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                                Above: Alan Budwill in his studio, Kent and Alan Blvd.

Seattle DJ confesses he broadcasts from San Juan Island

Despite listening to “Kent and Alan” on Star 101.5 FM in Seattle,…

Staff photo/Heather Spaulding 
                                Above: Alan Budwill in his studio, Kent and Alan Blvd.

Fish for Teeth brings free mobile dental clinic to Friday Harbor

Submitted by Fish for Teeth Islanders, unable to afford dental care, can…

  • Jan 1st, 2019

Animal Protection Society of Friday Harbor updates hours

Submitted by APS-FH The Animal Protection Society of Friday Harbor will extend…

  • Dec 31st, 2018

Island Rec offers free swimming for pregnant women

Submitted by Island Rec There are only two Sundays left for an…

  • Dec 30th, 2018
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                                Blackmouth salmon.

Fish for science this winter with Kwiaht

Submitted by Kwiaht Those interested in participating in one of this winter’s…

  • Dec 29th, 2018
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                                Blackmouth salmon.

Recycle Christmas trees in Friday Harbor on Jan. 10

Submitted by Town of Friday Harbor Staff from the Town of Friday…

  • Dec 29th, 2018

San Juan Island New Year events | Calendar

Celebrate the new year indoors or outdoors, with music or craft projects.…

Celebrate the retirement of San Juan County District Court Judge Andrew

Submitted by San Juan County Join a retirement celebration for San Juan…

  • Dec 28th, 2018

Home trust house reaches third and final destination

Submitted by Gay Graham Home trust supporter The San Juan Community Home…

  • Dec 28th, 2018

Students design mock city on the moon at NASA

It’s almost 7:30 a.m. on July 30, and six Friday Harbor High…

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                                Carolyn Jewett

San Juan County District Court judge to be sworn in

Submitted by San Juan County Everyone is welcome to attend the swearing-in…

  • Dec 27th, 2018
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                                Carolyn Jewett

San Juan islander starts cross-country ‘tea tour’

Islanders Guisepi Spadafora and his partner Ally Rugge traveled the United States…

Washington State Parks offers two free days in January

Submitted by WSP The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission is offering…

  • Dec 26th, 2018

San Juan County attorneys recognized at annual bar lunch

Submitted by SJC Bar Association Barnaby Zall and Carla Higginson were presented…

  • Dec 25th, 2018
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Island Rec receives $15K in 2018 donations

Submitted by FANS This December, the donors of Families and Neighbors Support…

  • Dec 24th, 2018
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                                Majorie Walker created art on San Juan Island.

Friday Harbor breezeway features Marjorie Walker art

Submitted by the Town of Friday Harbor There is a new outdoor…

  • Dec 22nd, 2018
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                                Majorie Walker created art on San Juan Island.

Island Rec offers tennis lessons for adults

Submitted by Island Rec Island Rec is offering a session of intermediate…

  • Dec 20th, 2018

Island Stage Left cancels ‘Christmas Memories’ | Update

Editor’s note: Due to an illness, the show has been canceled. As…

San Juan Island Community Foundation awards $20K to local nonprofits

Submitted by San Juan Community Foundation The San Juan Island Community Foundation…

  • Dec 19th, 2018

Donate to return long-term senior care to San Juan Island

Submitted by Community Long-Term Care Options Task Force To address the crisis…

  • Dec 18th, 2018

Island Rec offers girls basketball league on San Juan

Submitted by Island Rec It is time to register for the Island…

  • Dec 18th, 2018

Island Carolers spread Christmas cheer for all of San Juan to hear

The holidays can pass in a blink of an eye — and…

Contributed photo/Island Rec
                                Lili Lyne.

Island Rec hires new recreation specialist

Submitted by Island Rec Lili Lyne is Island Rec’s new recreation specialist,…

  • Dec 17th, 2018
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                                Lili Lyne.

Comment on San Juan Islands National Monument

By Danielle Murray Conservation Lands Foundation When enjoying the San Juan Islands…

  • Dec 16th, 2018

Journal publisher is 2018 ‘Flat Person’ for Orcas Island Community Foundation

Each year, the Orcas Island Community Foundation features a “flat person” as…

Knowledge worker network forming in San Juan County

Submitted by EDC The San Juan Economic Development Council is creating a…

  • Dec 16th, 2018
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                                Shelter volunteer Elizabeth Farr cuddles with dogs while reading in the new enrichment room.

Cuddle with Friday Harbor animal shelter pets in enrichment room

Submitted by Animal Protection Society of Friday Harbor Calling all couch potatoes.…

  • Dec 15th, 2018
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                                Shelter volunteer Elizabeth Farr cuddles with dogs while reading in the new enrichment room.
Contributed photo/APS-FH

Animal Protection Society of Friday Harbor presents: Pet of the Week

Me: Youngish tabby girl. Love Fancy Feast, bird-watching, designer handbags, banana cream…

  • Dec 15th, 2018
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