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Home Trust thanks volunteers | Letter

On July 18, 13 regional and district managers of Wells Fargo Bank…

  • Aug 13th, 2019

Community foundation to match IOSA donations during fair week

Submitted by the Islands’ Oil Spill Association The San Juan Island Community…

  • Aug 13th, 2019

Fair foods and furry friends don’t mix

Submitted by San Juan County Fair The San Juan County Fair is…

  • Aug 13th, 2019

Islander Julie Corey holds book signing Aug. 5

Submitted by Julie Corey Island Studios will be having a meet the…

  • Aug 9th, 2019

‘Waterline’ – Split, twisted and bound

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

  • Aug 9th, 2019

Kiwanis honors Kristina Thalacker Ewing

Submitted by Friday Harbor Kiwanis Kristina Thalacker Ewing, former island resident and…

  • Aug 8th, 2019
Contributed photo
                                Men’s/Women’s Winners—Daniel Marty, Po Powell, Diana Stepita, Greg Stafford.

Orcas Rotary’s Pickleball Tournament Nets $3800

Submitted by Jeanne McPherson, Orcas Island Rotary Orcas Rotary’s third annual pickleball…

  • Aug 8th, 2019
Contributed photo
                                Men’s/Women’s Winners—Daniel Marty, Po Powell, Diana Stepita, Greg Stafford.

Friday Harbor artist wins big at arts festival

Friday Harbor artist Susan Williams won two awards from the Anacortes Art…

  • Aug 7th, 2019

Wolf Hollow fundraiser Friday, Aug. 9

Submitted by Pelindaba Lavender Farm Please join us this Friday, Aug. 9…

  • Aug 7th, 2019

Theater camp performs ‘Fiddler on the Roof’

ne of the longest-running Broadway musicals, “Fiddler on the Roof,” will be…

Animal Shelter Volunteer of the Month: Carole Crowley

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

  • Aug 6th, 2019

San Juan County Fair Food Preservation announces Ace Award

Submitted by SJC Parks and Fair It’s almost time for you to…

  • Aug 6th, 2019

New program for first-generation college students

Submitted by The San Juan Island Family Resource Center The San Juan…

  • Aug 5th, 2019

Friday Harbor Labs lecture, Aug. 7

Friday Harbor Labs is excited to welcome, Dr. Anna Metaxas, our 2019…

  • Aug 5th, 2019

OPALCO works to strengthen island power grid

Submitted by Orcas Power and Light Cooperative Orcas Power and Light Cooperative’s…

  • Aug 5th, 2019
Jacky

Dogs rescued from Asia in need of forever homes

For Tracy Harachi, a desire to help elephants in Asia led to…

Jacky

42nd annual 8.8K Loop Run

Submitted by Island Rec Forty Years Running! Island Rec and Xtreme Fitness…

  • Aug 3rd, 2019

Quite the sight as Elwha sails into Seattle’s Lake Union

Submitted by Washington State Ferries Ferry fans lined Seattle’s Lake Washington Ship…

  • Aug 2nd, 2019

The intellect of the blackfish

Dolphins and whales are highly intelligent beings. Lori Marino believes they don’t…

Whale sanctuary project reveals two possible locations

In an effort to garner community input regarding a proposed whale sanctuary,…

Animal Shelter thanks donor

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

  • Aug 1st, 2019
FHHS Aerospace Team photo, left to right; Brandon Payne, Julian Brown, Dan Garner (Teacher), Evan Foley, Joely Loucks, Hank Erickson, Lucy Urbach, Sander Van Hamersfeld, Emmett Carrier, Jaden Jones, Darcy Ayers, Arlo Harold, Emma Mughal. Contributed photo/San Juan Island School District.

Friday Harbor students win world championship

Submitted by San Juan Island School District Last weekend, the Friday Harbor…

  • Jul 31st, 2019
FHHS Aerospace Team photo, left to right; Brandon Payne, Julian Brown, Dan Garner (Teacher), Evan Foley, Joely Loucks, Hank Erickson, Lucy Urbach, Sander Van Hamersfeld, Emmett Carrier, Jaden Jones, Darcy Ayers, Arlo Harold, Emma Mughal. Contributed photo/San Juan Island School District.

Soroptimist donate $1,000 to aerospace team

Submitted by Soroptimist International of Friday Harbor The excitement was high as…

  • Jul 31st, 2019
Alchemy Art Center/contributed photo
                                Lori Goldston.

Avante-Garde musician Lori Goldston to perform at Alchemy Arts

Submitted by Alchemy Art Center Alchemy Art Center will host Lori Goldston,…

  • Jul 31st, 2019
Alchemy Art Center/contributed photo
                                Lori Goldston.

Merchant of Venice a must-see | Letters

Merchant of Venice a must-see

  • Jul 31st, 2019

SJIMA and National Parks celebrates the 160th Pig War anniversary

Submited by The National Park Service The National Park Service and the…

  • Jul 31st, 2019
Executive Director Stephanie Buffum presented with 569th plaque by Divemaster Thomas Kneipp. Staff photo/Heather Spaulding.

A fin for thanks to the 569 deepwater divers

The U.S. Army 569th Deep Divers were presented with the “Fin Award”…

  • Jul 30th, 2019
Executive Director Stephanie Buffum presented with 569th plaque by Divemaster Thomas Kneipp. Staff photo/Heather Spaulding.

IJenNeh performs at Friday Harbor Presbyterian Church

Submitted by Winnie Brumsickle Friday Harbor Presbyterian Church invites the public to…

  • Jul 29th, 2019

Washington Invasive Species Council art competition

Calling all artists. The Washington Invasive Species Council invites artists of all…

  • Jul 26th, 2019
Contributed photo. Ross and Rebecca MacDonald.

Lopez couple celebrates the Fourth of July with a wedding

Fireworks lit up the sky as Lopez islanders Ross and Rebecca MacDonald…

Contributed photo. Ross and Rebecca MacDonald.

Whale Museum presents: Can otters save the world?

Submitted by The Whale Museum On Aug. 6, Dr. Shawn Larson, curator…

  • Jul 25th, 2019

A musical ferry trip

The Island Chordsmen Plus (mixed gender) barbershop chorus from San Juan Island…

  • Jul 24th, 2019

Film festival seeking entrees for the László Pal Emerging Filmmaker Award

Submitted by Friday Harbor Film Festival Friday Harbor Film Festival is seeking…

  • Jul 24th, 2019

San Juan Island National Historical Park presents the 21st annual Encampment

Submitted by the San Juan County National Historic Park Reenactors from throughout…

  • Jul 24th, 2019

Kevin Taylor sentenced to 20 years

WARNING: The following story contains graphic details. Kevin Patrick Taylor, a 56-year-old…

Print and photo workshops at Alchemy Art Center

Submitted by Alchemy Art Center Alchemy Art Center is continuing its visiting…

  • Jul 23rd, 2019
Tyler LeRoy/Contributed photos
                                Army Deep Divers pulling up derelict nets.

Thank you event for US Army 569th Engineering Dive Detachment

Submitted by Friends of the San Juans Join Friends of the San…

  • Jul 23rd, 2019
Tyler LeRoy/Contributed photos
                                Army Deep Divers pulling up derelict nets.

The magic of lavender

By Tate Thomson Reporter With vibrant fields of purple, San Juan Island’s…

  • Jul 22nd, 2019

Last call for writers

Submitted by The San Juan County Fairgrounds The wheel is turning ever…

  • Jul 22nd, 2019

Three state senate candidates answer to voters

With the Aug. 6 primary just around the corner, the League of…