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NASA challenge

International Space Settlement Design Competition challenge to high school students - design…

Art museum presents “Deep Dive” an exhibit for the orcas

As July 2018 waned, the world had its eyes on the Southern…

Kiwanis 4th of July Pig War Picnic

Submitted by Stephanie Johnson O’Day Save the date. Mark your calendars and…

  • Jun 23rd, 2019
Contributed photo
                                Left to right: Sintayehu, Clara, Leif, Jasper, Maren and Carolyn.

Shaw students give to animal shelter

Submitted by the Animal Protection Society Friday Harbor Middle school students from…

  • Jun 23rd, 2019
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                                Left to right: Sintayehu, Clara, Leif, Jasper, Maren and Carolyn.

PeaceHealth offers free advance care planning workshops

Submitted by PeaceHealth Peace Island Medical Center When it comes to advance…

  • Jun 22nd, 2019

Donate to the fireworks funds

Submitted by The San Juan Island Chamber of Commerce Do you remember…

  • Jun 21st, 2019

Saving a butterfly | Reporter’s notebook

The San Juan Islands are the only known home of the Island…

Summer art days for entire family

Submitted by the San Juan Islands Museum of Art For families of…

  • Jun 21st, 2019

Learn the secrets of seaweed with Ryan Drum

Submitted by Island Rec Curious about the intertidal seaweed flora at Cattle…

  • Jun 20th, 2019

Orcas Garden Tour 2019

Each garden begins life as a vision in the mind of its…

  • Jun 20th, 2019
Geo-Scientist in the Parks intern, Armando Rojas (image 5405)/Contributed photo

The rare butterfly

Editors note: A Previous version of this story stated the Frazer Homestead…

Geo-Scientist in the Parks intern, Armando Rojas (image 5405)/Contributed photo

20th annual Orca Sing

Submitted by The Whale Museum The 20th annual Orca Sing will take…

  • Jun 19th, 2019
Contributed photo
                                Left to right: club president Doug Popham, Mike Hansen, Jan Hansen.

Everyday Hero

Submitted by Friday Harbor Kiwanis Club Jan Hansen recently received a Certificate…

  • Jun 19th, 2019
Contributed photo
                                Left to right: club president Doug Popham, Mike Hansen, Jan Hansen.

Join the high school band for the Fourth of July Parade

Submitted by the Friday Harbor High School band Calling all musicians: help…

  • Jun 19th, 2019

MRC shows film “Artifishal”

Submitted by the San Juan County Marine Resources Committee The San Juan…

  • Jun 19th, 2019

Permit center closed for staff training

Submitted San Juan County The San Juan County Department of Community Development…

  • Jun 19th, 2019
Contributed photo. Jeffery Cohan

Salish Sea Early Music Festival plays Bach for last performance of 2019

Submitted by the Salish Sea Early Music Festival In the eighth and…

  • Jun 19th, 2019
Contributed photo. Jeffery Cohan

Take part in Whale Action Month

In honor of Whale Action Month, the Langley Whale Center is hosting…

Contributed photo 
                                Alexandra Adinolf

Animal Shelter Volunteer of the Month

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

  • Jun 18th, 2019
Contributed photo 
                                Alexandra Adinolf

Smith was appointed to North Region EMS and Trauma Care Council

Submitted by the San Juan County Public Hospital District San Juan County…

  • Jun 18th, 2019

Friday Harbor Graduates throw their caps

With tears of joy and bittersweet emotion, friends and family gathered to…

Contributed photo. Rep. Rick Larsen.

Larsen takes a stand for Dreamers

Submitted by the office of Rick Larsen Rep. Rick Larsen, WA-02, issued…

  • Jun 18th, 2019
Contributed photo. Rep. Rick Larsen.

Get $30-$60 a month off your OPALCO and Rock Island bills

Submitted by OPALCO OPALCO offers monthly bill credits for members from low-income…

  • Jun 18th, 2019

Increasing access to locally grown food

Submitted by San Juan County San Juan County Health and Community Services…

  • Jun 18th, 2019

Get inspired with TEDxSanJuanIsland

Entrepreneurs, authors, doctors and artists take to the San Juan Community Theatre…

John Geyman, M.D. announces publication of: Struggling and Dying Under Trumpcare: How We Can Fix This Fiasco

Submitted by Emily Reed Geyman Dr. John Geyman announces hte publication of…

  • Jun 17th, 2019

TEDx this Saturday

For the past 4 years, TedxSan Juan Island has been inspiring locals…

  • Jun 17th, 2019

Advocating for the children

More than 6,000 children are removed from their homes each year in…

Friday Harbor’s father-daughter duo

San Juan Island’s dynamic father-daughter duo Josh and Danielle Crossen have been…

Swim for whales

Submitted by Friends of the San Juans Come jump in the water…

  • Jun 14th, 2019

Contra at the Grange

Submitted by San Juan Islands Contra Dance June’s third Saturday contra dancing…

  • Jun 13th, 2019

Community theater accepting scripts for 2019 Playwrights Festival

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

  • Jun 13th, 2019
Contributed photo/Mark Gardner

Fourth of July parade theme: “Parade of Stars: Past and present”

Submitted by San Juan Island Chamber of Commerce The theme for the…

  • Jun 12th, 2019
Contributed photo/Mark Gardner

Update to Our Internet Connection

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

Home destroyed in White Point fire

Submitted by San Juan Island Fire and Rescue San Juan Island Fire…

  • Jun 11th, 2019

Town celebrates gardens

Submitted by the Town of Friday Harbor In the spirit of spring,…

  • Jun 11th, 2019
Contributed photo. Jeffery Cohan.

Salish Sea Early Music Festival ‘17th-Century Canzonas’

17th-Century Canzonas at Brickworks

  • Jun 10th, 2019
Contributed photo. Jeffery Cohan.
Contributed photo/ Stephanie Cariker and Joyce Lyster. Karla Therriault, Karly Leyde, Jack Leyde, Brian Leyde (in back), Kate Leyde, Ted Therriault, Ted Therriault (left to right)

Islander heals through walking

In usual Lopez fashion, drivers wave as they pass 71-year-old Ted Therriault…

Contributed photo/ Stephanie Cariker and Joyce Lyster. Karla Therriault, Karly Leyde, Jack Leyde, Brian Leyde (in back), Kate Leyde, Ted Therriault, Ted Therriault (left to right)
Contributed photo. Leo Club President Julian Brown presents some of Mr. Sawyer’s students with a $400 check to fund a Museum of Flight field trip for the History & Aerospace class.

LEO’s celebrates successful year

Submitted by the San Juan Lions Club The Friday Harbor High School…

  • Jun 7th, 2019
Contributed photo. Leo Club President Julian Brown presents some of Mr. Sawyer’s students with a $400 check to fund a Museum of Flight field trip for the History & Aerospace class.

Town LTAC applications available

Submitted by the Town of Friday Harbor The Town of Friday Harbor’s…