Life

Savor the San Juans celebrates island grown food and fun

By Shannon Borg San Juan Islands Visitors Bureau In the islands, most…

  • Sep 5th, 2018

Seattle summit on Snake River Dams affect on orcas

Submitted by DamSense The Southern resident killer whales are the iconic species…

  • Sep 5th, 2018
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Free finance course on San Juan Island

Submitted by San Juan County The Joyce L. Sobel (San Juan Island)…

  • Sep 5th, 2018
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Back-to-school backpack safety tips

Submitted by PeaceHealth It’s the time of year when kids gear up…

  • Sep 5th, 2018

National Drive Electric Week in the San Juans

Submitted by the San Juan County Conservation District The San Juan Islands…

  • Sep 5th, 2018

Request for Friday Harbor High School community projects

Submitted by Jenny Wilson San Juan Island School District teacher The first-semester…

  • Sep 5th, 2018
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                                The cast from the 2016 production.

Audition for ‘Nutcracker’ ballet

Submitted by the Salish Sea Ballet The Salish Sea Ballet staff will…

  • Sep 4th, 2018
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                                The cast from the 2016 production.

Annual playwriters festival on San Juan

Submitted by the San Juan Community Theatre What is the Playwrights Festival?…

  • Sep 4th, 2018

Talk on study of orcas’ nighttime acoustics, behavior

Submitted by The Whale Museum Sheila J. Thornton, a research scientist with…

  • Sep 4th, 2018

Animal Protection Society presents Pet of the Week

Who says you can’t teach an old dog new tricks? Look at…

  • Sep 4th, 2018

Crabbing rules change in the San Juans

Submitted by the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife Most areas of…

  • Sep 4th, 2018

Entrepreneurs can compete in Launch San Juan Islands

Submitted by San Juan County Economic Development Council Entrepreneurs can bring their…

  • Sep 4th, 2018

Advocates present 250,000 petition signatures to Gov. Jay Inslee

Submitted by Southern resident killer whale advocates In the last month alone,…

  • Sep 4th, 2018

Volunteer on Day of Caring | Update

Editor’s note: The following article was printed in the Aug. 29 edition…

  • Sep 4th, 2018
Contributed photos / Robert S. Harrison

A vigil for the whales | Photos

For 17 days Tahlequah, J35, carried her dead calf upon her head…

  • Sep 4th, 2018
Contributed photos / Robert S. Harrison

WSDOT warns ferry riders to plan ahead Labor Day weekend

Submitted by the Washington State Department of Transportation Please note the following…

  • Aug 30th, 2018

New after-school literary program at San Juan Island Library

Submitted by the San Juan Island Library On Aug. 31 registration begins…

  • Aug 30th, 2018

Animal Protection Society presents: Pet of the Week

Hello again. It’s just me, Vegas, reporting from the animal shelter, where…

  • Aug 29th, 2018

San Juan Island lifestyle fishing | Video

San Juan Island lifestyle video about fishing; what goes on behind the…

  • Aug 28th, 2018

Licensing software upgrade coming soon

Submitted by F. Milene Henley San Juan County Auditor Online licensing services…

  • Aug 28th, 2018

Friday Harbor Elementary School to collectively buy school supplies

Showing off new gear on the first day of school can be…

Sunset Lime Kiln Point sunset gathering

Submitted by FOLKS SJI The Lighthouse Celebration and Fly By with Friends…

  • Aug 28th, 2018
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                                Geoffrey Volk and Wade Knapik, of San Juan Island, pick the bonus winner.

San Juan Island Community Foundation awards $56k to nonprofits through fair booth

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

  • Aug 28th, 2018
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                                Geoffrey Volk and Wade Knapik, of San Juan Island, pick the bonus winner.

Islander Terry Domico announces new book

Submitted by Terry Domico Terry Domico has been a resident of San…

  • Aug 28th, 2018

Contemporary art exhibition at San Juan Island National Historical Park examines Americanism

Hushed breezes may roll through the pastures surrounding the park’s 19th century,…

Q&A with San Juan Island School District interim superintendent

With the new school year comes a new interim superintendent for the…

First day of school for San Juan, Orcas, Lopez and Shaw

On the heels of the San Juan County Fair comes the onset…

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                                Congressman Rick Larsen and local student Ana Anderson.

Friday Harbor High School graduates receive state art award

Submitted by the San Juan Island School District This year, Friday Harbor…

  • Aug 24th, 2018
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                                Congressman Rick Larsen and local student Ana Anderson.
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                                Pat O’Day greets Jimi Hendrix.

Local Pat O’Day honored in state exhibit

Staff report A local legendary disc jockey is featured in an exhibit…

  • Aug 23rd, 2018
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                                Pat O’Day greets Jimi Hendrix.

The Journal presents: Editorial Cartoon

Read more about local recreational shellfish harvesting in this article.

  • Aug 23rd, 2018

In the spirit of Gee’s Bend quilters, locals make potholders

Submitted by the San Juan Islands Museum of Art To coincide with…

  • Aug 23rd, 2018

Emergency repairs for Hyak | Revised sailing schedule

Update Cancelations: • Aug. 22: The 5:10 p.m. and 7:20 p.m. sailings…

  • Aug 23rd, 2018

Orca Survey Outreach and Education Center’s grand opening

In an effort to educate and give back to the public, the…

League of Women Voters hosts forum on affordable housing fund

Submitted by League of Women Voters From noon-2 p.m., Monday, Sept. 10,…

  • Aug 22nd, 2018

Mayor seeks youth to fill position on Friday Harbor Arts Commission

Submitted by the Town of Friday Harbor Mayor Farhad Ghatan is seeking…

  • Aug 22nd, 2018

Screen art film at San Juan Community Theatre

Submitted by San Juan Community Theatre The San Juan Community Theatre is…

  • Aug 22nd, 2018
Staff photo/ Colleen Smith
                                Saturday: Jan Anderson’s “Splish Splash Krebs is Taking a Bath.”

Winners at Journal’s San Juan County Fair booth

With daily six-month subscription raffles and photo caption awards, there were contests…

  • Aug 21st, 2018
Staff photo/ Colleen Smith
                                Saturday: Jan Anderson’s “Splish Splash Krebs is Taking a Bath.”

Vigils for J35 and her calf

Submitted by event organizers A gathering to mourn the loss of another…

  • Aug 21st, 2018
Contributed photo/San Juan Islands Museum of Art Work by Ray Pfortner.

San Juan Islands Museum of art holds workshop on how to show art

Submitted by San Juan Islands Museum of Art A special workshop will…

  • Aug 21st, 2018
Contributed photo/San Juan Islands Museum of Art Work by Ray Pfortner.

San Juan Island National Historical Park makeover includes new visitors center, campsite, programs | Update

The island has a new location to listen to live performances and…