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Contributed photo/www.ihiya.org
                                The land of Ihiya Biological Reserve.

Join fundraiser for San Juan preserve

Submitted by organizers Supporters of San Juan Island’s Ihiya Biological Reserve are…

  • Oct 26th, 2018
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                                The land of Ihiya Biological Reserve.

Learn how to guide the islands in Leadership San Juan Islands training

Submitted by Leadership San Juans If you want to strengthen leadership skills,…

  • Oct 26th, 2018
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                                Jennifer Boyden.

San Juan Island author hosts reading of new book at Brickworks

Submitted by Jennifer Boyden Jennifer Boyden’s award-winning, debut novel, “The Chief of…

  • Oct 26th, 2018
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                                Jennifer Boyden.

Help the Rotary end Polio

Submitted by the Rotary On Oct. 24, the Rotary celebrated World Polio…

  • Oct 25th, 2018

Celebrate the birthday of jazz composer

Submitted by the Salish Sea New Music Celebrate composer William O. “Bill”…

  • Oct 25th, 2018

Get ready for Flea and Craft Market at the San Juan County Fairgrounds

Submitted by San Juan County Parks and Fair Already thinking about the…

  • Oct 25th, 2018

Animal Protection Society presents Pet of the Week

Hi there! My name is Scooby, and I’m Friday Harbor’s newest stand-up…

  • Oct 24th, 2018
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Tour new orca nonprofit at the Port of Friday Harbor

Submitted by Orca Protection and Rescue Meet the crew of Orca Protection…

  • Oct 24th, 2018
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San Juan Island Family Resource Center to kick off campaign to expand building

Submitted by the Family Resource Center This is the story of a…

  • Oct 23rd, 2018

OPALCO pays tribute to Microsoft’s Paul Allen

Allen’s generosity created greater safety and connection in San Juan County

  • Oct 22nd, 2018
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                                The trail’s namesake is the goldenback fern.

Walk half-mile trail on San Juan County Land Bank Westside Preserve

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

  • Oct 22nd, 2018
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                                The trail’s namesake is the goldenback fern.
Contributed photo/Robert Harrison
                                Plated shrimp on Orcas Island.

Sample local flavors at Eat Island Grown

Submitted by San Juans Agricultural Guild More than a dozen talented chefs…

  • Oct 22nd, 2018
Contributed photo/Robert Harrison
                                Plated shrimp on Orcas Island.
Staff photo/Tate Thomson

Friday Harbor homecoming on parade | Photos

Staff report Students of Friday Harbor High School put their school spirit…

  • Oct 22nd, 2018
Staff photo/Tate Thomson

Longtime islander publishes debut children’s book

Submitted by Rebecca Cook RA Cook, known to local islanders as Rebecca…

  • Oct 22nd, 2018

How women shaped the world | Women in Business

Throughout history there have been women who made great advancements to society,…

Shaw students win state award for earthquake safety video

Submitted by San Juan County Department of Emergency Management The students at…

  • Oct 21st, 2018

A dozen free state park visits set in 2019

Submitted by Washington State Parks The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission…

  • Oct 20th, 2018

Q&A with Suzie Lefever | Women in Business

San Juan Physical Therapy is owned and operated by Suzie Lefever who…

  • Oct 20th, 2018

Women at Browne’s form bonds, expertise | Women in Business

The women at Browne’s Home Center have turned gender norms on their…

Mirabella offers island experience in skin care | Women in Business

With a passion for helping people feel and look fabulous, licensed master…

‘SAFE’ on the shoulders of amazing women | Women in Business

Submitted by Kim Bryan SAFE San Juans Director Without the commitment and…

  • Oct 19th, 2018
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Class of 2019 kicks off grad night fundraising

Submitted by organizers The Friday Harbor High School Senior Class of 2019…

  • Oct 19th, 2018
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                                A model of the sculpture on display at town hall.

Sculpture of Friday Harbor founder Edward Warbass to be placed in Sunshine Alley

Submitted by the Town of Friday Harbor Northwest artist Gareth Curtiss has…

  • Oct 19th, 2018
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                                A model of the sculpture on display at town hall.
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                                Kesha spots southern residents in the San Juans.

Kesha’s orca video raises funds for San Juan nonprofit | Update

Kesha has been praying for the recovery of Southern resident orcas. Earlier…

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                                Kesha spots southern residents in the San Juans.

Real estate market and your tax assessment

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

  • Oct 18th, 2018

Smooth Sailings | How to ride the Washington State Ferries

Editor’s note: This is an updated article that was originally printed in…

Book talk on grief at Griffin Bay Bookstore canceled | Update

Editor’s note: This event has been canceled. Submitted by Griffin Bay Bookstore…

  • Oct 18th, 2018

View film about Nobel prize winner at Friday Harbor Film Festival

Submitted by Soroptimist International of Friday Harbor Nadia Murad, whose gripping story…

  • Oct 18th, 2018

Animal Protection Society presents Pet of the Week

• Name: Farrah • Status: Single. Haven’t found my soulmate. Yet. •…

  • Oct 17th, 2018

Island Rec presents sensory activities for ages 2-5

Submitted by Island Rec The ever-popular “Messy Me” returns this year with…

  • Oct 17th, 2018

SAFE San Juan director says stop domestic violence

By Kim Bryan SAFE San Juans executive director Over the last few…

  • Oct 17th, 2018
Staff photo/Heather Spaulding

San Juan Island vigil honors domestic violence victims

A somber crowd gathered at noon, Oct. 10, on the lawn of…

Staff photo/Heather Spaulding

Celebrate Jane Austen at the San Juan Island Library

Submitted by Friends of the San Juan Island Library “A Very British…

  • Oct 16th, 2018
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                                Master gardeners.

Apply to be a master gardener in San Juan County

Submitted by WSU Master Gardeners Apply now to become a Washington State…

  • Oct 15th, 2018
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                                Master gardeners.

San Juan Island Library offers digital newspaper collection

Submitted by the San Juan Island Library The San Juan Island Library…

  • Oct 15th, 2018

Join October contra dance at the San Juan Island Grange

Submitted by organizers The next contra dance is from 7-9 p.m., Oct.…

  • Oct 15th, 2018

SmileMobile dental van to visit Orcas

Submitted by organizers The SmileMobile dental van is coming to Orcas Island…

  • Oct 14th, 2018

Eat Island Grown at Brickworks

Submitted by the San Juan Islands Agricultural Guild The San Juan Islands…

  • Oct 14th, 2018

Sign up for state-wide earthquake drill

Submitted by San Juan County DEM The 2018 Great Washington Shakeout earthquake…

  • Oct 14th, 2018

Brazil hair stylist sets up shop in Friday Harbor

Submitted by Sonia Sousa From Sao Paulo, to Melbourne, Australia, to Seattle,…

  • Oct 13th, 2018