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FANS donates $5,000 to Island Rec

Submitted by FANS With a hearty thank you to its many donors,…

  • Jul 2nd, 2018
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                                Ray Pfortner of Vashon Island will instruct the workshop.

Artists can learn to photograph work at Friday Harbor workshop

Submitted by the San Juan Islands Museum of Art The San Juan…

  • Jul 1st, 2018
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                                Ray Pfortner of Vashon Island will instruct the workshop.

Family Medicine physician joins Peace Island Medical Center in Friday Harbor

Submitted by PeaceHealth Dr. Ruth Fothergill has joined PeaceHealth Medical Group Family…

  • Jul 1st, 2018

Vic’s Drive-In celebrates 60 years with plans for new Friday Harbor building

Before there were celebrity sightings and national media attention on San Juan…

A bright future ahead | An inspirational speaker visits blind student

About a year and a half ago, Friday Harbor High School senior…

Thor Hanson releases new book “Buzz: The Nature and Necessity of Bees”

Submitted by Griffen Bay Books San Juan Islander Thor Hanson has written…

  • Jun 30th, 2018

Listen to islanders discuss their heartrending, true stories

Submitted by Griffin Bay Bookstore To hear directly from islanders who have…

  • Jun 29th, 2018
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Celebration of court volunteers reunifying families | Update

By Tate Thomson Reporter On Thursday, June 28, Court Appointed Special Advocate…

  • Jun 29th, 2018
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San Juan County Superior Court and Juvenile Court Services celebrate family reunification and volunteers

Submitted by San Juan County Commemorating parents who have worked hard to…

  • Jun 29th, 2018
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Kiwanis presents Fourth of July Pig War Picnic

Submitted by Kiwanis The local Kiwanis Club will hold its annual old-fashioned…

  • Jun 29th, 2018
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The ‘RoundTowner celebrates 10,000 rides

By Curt VanHyning Shuttle System Chairman The ‘RoundTowner, the only affordable transportation…

  • Jun 29th, 2018
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Friday Harbor art walk features 21 quilts, 14 locations

Submitted by San Juan Islands Museum of Art Friday Harbor has turned…

  • Jun 29th, 2018

Step-by-step group paint classes at San Juan Islands Museum of Art

Editor’s note: Originally, this article stated times that included set up and…

  • Jun 28th, 2018

Fourth of July events on San Juan Island | Calendar | Update

Editor’s note: An earlier version of this article incorrectly stated the town…

Submit writing pieces for San Juan County Fair

Submitted by San Juan County Hear that beat? That should be the…

  • Jun 28th, 2018
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                                Students doing field work.

Friday Habor Labs’ annual jazz concert funds local schools

Surrounded by pristine waters and home to a vast array of marine…

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                                Students doing field work.
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Dance benefits for San Juan Islander Cynthia Elliot

Submitted by the Isle Seat Theatre Two benefit performances for longtime islander…

  • Jun 27th, 2018
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17th Annual San Juan Island Lavender Festival

Submitted by the San Juan Island Lavender Festival The 17th Annual San…

  • Jun 27th, 2018
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Aluminum is just here so he don’t get fined – whoops – vaped! | Video

Aluminum is just here so he don’t get fined - whoops -…

  • Jun 26th, 2018
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                                Steve Brandli.

Steve Brandli announces candidacy for San Juan County’s District Court judge

Submitted by Citizens to Elect Steve Brandli Steve Brandli is running in…

  • Jun 26th, 2018
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                                Steve Brandli.

Join, rehearse for the San Juan Island Fourth of July Parade band | Update

Submitted by organizers Band participants in Friday Harbor’s Fourth of July Parade…

  • Jun 26th, 2018
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‘6 Guitars’ at San Juan Community Theatre

Submitted by San Juan Community Theatre One performer. Six guitar styles. At…

  • Jun 25th, 2018
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San Juan County Sheriff’s Office reminds islanders not to leave pets in cars on hot days

Submitted by the San Juan County Sheriff’s Office The San Juan County…

  • Jun 25th, 2018

Pet food pantry opens on San Juan Island

Submitted by APS Treasure Hounds and the Animal Protection Society are proud…

  • Jun 25th, 2018

Peter Lane appointed to Friday Harbor Arts Commission

Submitted by The Town of Friday Harbor Peter Lane has been appointed…

  • Jun 25th, 2018

Island Rec offers two summer soccer camps

Submitted by Island Rec Island Rec staff will offer two youth soccer…

  • Jun 25th, 2018

Animal Protection Society presents: Pet of the Week

Hello, Friday Harbor. Allow me to introduce myself. I am Buns. I’ve…

  • Jun 25th, 2018

San Juan Islands-grown food available for seniors, WIC recipients

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

  • Jun 22nd, 2018

New art show opening June 22 at Lopez Center

There is a new art show at the Lopez Center for Community…

  • Jun 22nd, 2018

Free concert at English Camp on June 23

Submitted by San Juan Island National Historical Park Sara Brown, a small-town…

  • Jun 21st, 2018

Island Rec presents Music on the Lawn through August

Submitted by Islands Rec The 2018 Music on the Lawn is a…

  • Jun 21st, 2018
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                                Fireworks on Fourth of July in 2017.

Fireworks planned for San Juan Island Fourth of July

Submitted by San Juan Island Chamber of Commerce Thanks to a matching…

  • Jun 21st, 2018
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                                Fireworks on Fourth of July in 2017.

San Juan couple donates home for medical education

Submitted by UW Medicine The Stern family has established a legacy at…

  • Jun 21st, 2018

San Juan Island Library board looks to construct new building

Submitted by San Juan Island Library San Juan Island may have a…

  • Jun 21st, 2018

Know Your Island Walk at Mount Finlayson

Submitted by event organizers The next Know Your Island Walk is from…

  • Jun 20th, 2018

San Juan Island EMS presents: EMTs of the month

Submitted by San Juan Island EMS San Juan Emergency Medical Services previously…

  • Jun 20th, 2018

San Juan Island Women’s Fund celebrates 15 years of collective giving

What 130 ladies couldn’t achieve separately, they do together as part of…

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                                A pirate ship from the 2017 festival.

Pirate fest returns to the Port of Friday Harbor

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

  • Jun 18th, 2018
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                                A pirate ship from the 2017 festival.

Skagit Valley College graduation on San Juan | Photos

By Heather Spaulding Reporter Friends and families gathered to honor three students…

Fourth of July Parade applications available

Submitted by the San Juan Island Chamber of Commerce Applications are available…

  • Jun 18th, 2018