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Eastsound talk on tanker traffic, noise and marine wildlife

On Tuesday, Jan. 9 at 7 p.m. he will give a free lecture at the Emmanuel Parish Hall in Eastsound.

  • Dec 31st, 2017

Matthew Laslo of Orcas performs on Chinese television

Everyone on Orcas knows that Matthew Laslo is an amazing magician, and…

Pet of the Week | Animal Protection Society

Submitted by the Animal Protection Society Friday Harbor It’s me, Wee Aiden.…

  • Dec 30th, 2017

Support The Whale Museum and view new exhibits

Submitted by The Whale Museum Join a reception at The Whale Museum…

  • Dec 29th, 2017
Contributed photo. Zippy a yellow lab mix rescued from The Lakeside Spay Neuter Clinic in Chapala, Mexico

Homes for dogs around the world | Guest Column

By Jan Murphy Shelter Manager, Animal Protection Society of Friday Harbor At…

  • Dec 29th, 2017
Contributed photo. Zippy a yellow lab mix rescued from The Lakeside Spay Neuter Clinic in Chapala, Mexico
Contributed photo/Island Rec
                                Participants from previous years’ event pose in the camera booth.

Island Rec’s New Year’s Eve tradition continues

The excitement, sparkle, glamour, and glitter of New Year’s Eve has often…

Contributed photo/Island Rec
                                Participants from previous years’ event pose in the camera booth.

Island Rec presents third annual Resolution Run and Salish Splash

Submitted by Island Rec Island Rec will hold its third annual Resolution…

  • Dec 28th, 2017

NAS Whidbey Island SAR transports heart patient

Submitted by NAS Whidbey Island SAR A Search and Rescue team of…

  • Dec 28th, 2017

San Juan Historical Museum receives solar panels

Submitted by the San Juan Historical Museum Preserving, interpreting and exhibiting the…

  • Dec 28th, 2017

Island 4-H benefits the severe weather shelter

Submitted by 4-H On Tuesday, Dec. 19, the 4-H youth of San…

  • Dec 27th, 2017

San Juan Island School District teachers earn National Board certifications

Submitted by San Juan Island School District After the completion of a…

  • Dec 27th, 2017

Friday Harbor Film Festival screenings

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

  • Dec 26th, 2017

Soroptimist supports families in need this Christmas

Submitted by Soroptimist The Soroptimists International of Friday Harbor helped three families…

  • Dec 26th, 2017
Contributed photo/Kwiaht

Island students study local salal berries

Submitted by Kwiaht Island students have been comparing the nutritional qualities of…

  • Dec 24th, 2017
Contributed photo/Kwiaht

LEO Club supports schools’ literacy, arts

Submitted by the San Juan Island School District The LEO Club, a…

  • Dec 24th, 2017

New Year’s oysters at Westcott Bay Shellfish

Pick up your New Year’s oysters at Westcott Bay Shellfish Company on…

Town of Friday Harbor honors Mayor Lacher

Town hall was packed with well-wishers on Dec. 21, in honor of…

Beauty and the Beast auditions at San Juan Community Theatre

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

  • Dec 22nd, 2017

Skagit Valley College offers Life Transitions Program

Submitted by the Skagit Valley College Skagit Valley College’s Life Transitions Program…

  • Dec 22nd, 2017

Senior grad night raffle winners announced

Submitted by the San Juan County’s Sheriff’s Office Friday Harbor High School…

  • Dec 21st, 2017

New director of development at San Juan Community Theatre

Submitted by the San Juan Community Theatre San Juan Community Theatre’s new…

  • Dec 20th, 2017

Lime Kiln Lighthouse centennial donations

Submitted by FOLKS Its time to gear up for the Lime Kiln…

  • Dec 20th, 2017

EMT of the month Matthew Wickey

Submitted by the San Juan EMS Congratulations Matthew Wickey the December EMT…

  • Dec 20th, 2017

Join San Juan Islands Museum of Art for Seattle Art Museum tour

Submitted by San Juan Islands Museum of Art On Jan. 10, the…

  • Dec 20th, 2017

Celebrate the holidays on San Juan Island

Staff report Mistletoe has been hung and hot cocoa brewed, so it’s…

  • Dec 19th, 2017
Contributed photo. Sami Carillo plays ball

Island Rec offers girls’ basketball league

Submitted by Island Rec It’s time to register for Island Rec’s girls’…

  • Dec 19th, 2017
Contributed photo. Sami Carillo plays ball
Staff photo Heather Spaulding. Tracy James accepts the Professional Services for Eagle Home Mortgage

Islanders honored at chamber of commerce annual meeting

Island entrepreneurs dressed in their holiday best for the San Juan Island…

Staff photo Heather Spaulding. Tracy James accepts the Professional Services for Eagle Home Mortgage

Help for Temporary Protected Status holders from Honduras

Editor’s note: Eleanor Hoague of Orcas Island is a retired lawyer with…

  • Dec 18th, 2017
Contributed photo
                                Lynda Guernsey and Lee McEnery.

San Juan County celebrates employees

Staff report San Juan County staff gathered at the San Juan Island…

  • Dec 17th, 2017
Contributed photo
                                Lynda Guernsey and Lee McEnery.

Island Rec offers youth and teen futsal

Submitted by Island Rec Island Rec is offering youth and teen indoor…

  • Dec 17th, 2017
Contributed photo/anacortesupgradeproject.com The refinery, formally called Tesoro, in Anacortes.

Environmental groups appeal permit decision for Anacortes refinery

Editor’s note: The hearing was for a shoreline permit that would enable…

  • Dec 16th, 2017
Contributed photo/anacortesupgradeproject.com The refinery, formally called Tesoro, in Anacortes.
Contributed photo/San Juan Preservation Trust
                                Angela Anderson comes to the Preservation Trust with more than 20 years of work and study in the conservation field.

Preservation Trust names new executive director

Submitted by San Juan Preservation Trust The board of trustees of the…

  • Dec 16th, 2017
Contributed photo/San Juan Preservation Trust
                                Angela Anderson comes to the Preservation Trust with more than 20 years of work and study in the conservation field.

San Juan Community Home Trust staff reflects on year’s success

Submitted by the San Juan Community Home Trust As the San Juan…

  • Dec 16th, 2017

No Island Hospital taxi on Christmas Day

For information, call 360-299-1310.

  • Dec 15th, 2017

COVE Youth Center announces scholarship for aspiring pilots

Submitted by Safe San Juans The COVE Youth Center announced a new…

  • Dec 14th, 2017

Friday Harbor Film Festival movies to play at Grange

Submitted by the FHFF The Friday Harbor Film Festival has selected the…

  • Dec 14th, 2017

Celebrate San Juan County Superior Court Judge Eaton at retirement party

Judge Donald E. Eaton’s open house reception celebrating his retirement is Friday,…

  • Dec 13th, 2017

Lopez author to speak about book “Paddling With Spirits”

Submitted by Griffin Bay Bookstore and the San Juan Island Library Join…

  • Dec 13th, 2017
Contributed photo/Matt Pranger
                                Alison Longely works on the rain garden.

Master Gardeners help town clean rain garden

Submitted by the Town of Friday Harbor Town employees and volunteer Washington…

  • Dec 13th, 2017
Contributed photo/Matt Pranger
                                Alison Longely works on the rain garden.

Watch out for noxious weed, English ivy

Ivy is a victim of its own success.

  • Dec 13th, 2017