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Day of the Dead Remembrance at The Whale Museum

Submitted by The Whale Museum Join The Whale Museum staff from 3-4…

  • Oct 30th, 2018

Paul Allen leaves a legacy on the San Juan Islands

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen not only left a substantial impact on the…

Fiddlers to play at San Juan Community Theatre

Submitted by event organizers Known to its audiences as a celebration of…

  • Oct 30th, 2018

Help the Bureau of Land Management plan for the San Juan Islands National Monument

Submitted by the BLM There are upcoming meetings to learn and comment…

  • Oct 29th, 2018
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                                Peter Lane

San Juan Islands Museum of Art welcomes new staff

Submitted by the San Juan Islands Museum of Art Peter Lane, a…

  • Oct 29th, 2018
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                                Peter Lane

League of Women Voters presents November book club

Submitted by LWV The League of Women Voters’ November program will be…

  • Oct 29th, 2018

Journal staff win Washington newspaper awards

Staff from The Journal of the San Juan Islands and the Islands’…

Tea time with Island Rec

Submitted by Island Rec Island Rec staff will host the tea party…

  • Oct 28th, 2018

Island Rec presents pregnant women swim class

Submitted by Island Rec On the first Sunday of each month from…

  • Oct 27th, 2018

Animal Protection Society presents Pet of the Week

My name is Dudley. I may look like I’m a deep thinker…

  • Oct 27th, 2018
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Join Island Rec’s boys youth basketball league

Boys basketball with Island Rec

  • Oct 27th, 2018
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San Juan Island Halloween events

Halloween may fall in the middle of the week this year, but…

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                                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.
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                                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
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                                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
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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