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Mental health First Aid class, July 28

Submitted by event organizers A mental health First Aid class will be…

  • Jul 23rd, 2018
Contributed photo/Friends of the San Juans

Tribe members from Canada paddle to San Juans in ‘canoe journey’ | Update

Submitted by Friends of the San Juans Editor’s note: At about 5…

  • Jul 22nd, 2018
Contributed photo/Friends of the San Juans

Boater Education Card class to be held on Orcas

Submitted by U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary San Juan Islands The U.S. Coast…

  • Jul 22nd, 2018

Russell Callender is new director of Washington Sea Grant

Submitted by Sea Grant Russell Callender has been named the director of…

  • Jul 22nd, 2018

San Juan County Fairgrounds master plan update begins

Islanders are being asked how they envision the San Juan County Fairground’s…

Whale Museum presents lecture on utilizing drones to study local orcas

Submitted by The Whale Museum At 7 p.m., July 25, Taylor Shedd…

  • Jul 20th, 2018
Contributed photo. BJ Brandli and Arlo Harold.

Lions, LEOs help fund high school aerospace design team trip

BJ Brandli, LEO Club advisor and member of the Lions Club, presents…

  • Jul 20th, 2018
Contributed photo. BJ Brandli and Arlo Harold.

Learn how to supply food, while restoring land at San Juan Island Grange

Submitted by San Juan Island Grange Islanders can produce an abundance of…

  • Jul 20th, 2018
Contributed photo/San Juan Island National Historical Park
                                Attendees talk to a historical actor at English Camp.

Step into 19th century San Juan Island with National Historical Park Staff

Submitted by San Juan Island National Historical Park History is alive on…

  • Jul 20th, 2018
Contributed photo/San Juan Island National Historical Park
                                Attendees talk to a historical actor at English Camp.

Animal Protection Society presents: Pet of the Week

Roosevelt here. But you can call me “Rosie.” All my friends here…

  • Jul 19th, 2018

Celebrate one San Juan community at fair

By Barbara Bevens San Juan County Fair Board Residents are one community…

  • Jul 19th, 2018
Contributed photo/Keith Busha

Twenty years of Shakespeare under the stars on San Juan Island

Panicked orange-vested ferry workers struggle to keep the boat afloat through an…

Contributed photo/Keith Busha

July 21 contra dance on San Juan Island

Submitted by event organizers Join for a contra dance from 7-9 p.m.,…

  • Jul 18th, 2018

Friday Harbor Fourth of July parade | Video

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

  • Jul 17th, 2018

San Juan Island real estate market summary

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

  • Jul 17th, 2018

Writing submission deadline approaches for San Juan County Fair

Submitted by parks and fair Although the San Juan County Fair is…

  • Jul 17th, 2018
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San Juan Island vigil for immigrant families, July 18

Submitted by event organizers Join a vigil for immigrants from 8-10 p.m.,…

  • Jul 17th, 2018
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Contributed photo/Lavendera Massage
                                Jennifer Elise and one of her life-sized paintings.

Lavendera Massage features paintings by San Juan Islander Jennifer Elise

Submitted by Lavendera Massage Lavendera Massage will feature the paintings of Jennifer…

  • Jul 17th, 2018
Contributed photo/Lavendera Massage
                                Jennifer Elise and one of her life-sized paintings.

San Juan Islander makes Eastern Washington University’s Dean’s List

Submitted by EWU Kailyn Baker of Friday Harbor made the Dean’s List…

  • Jul 17th, 2018

Watch infantry demonstrations at American, English Camps | Update

Submitted by San Juan Island National Historical Park Editor’s note: These events…

  • Jul 16th, 2018

Climate change increases risk of major island fire | Guest Column

By Jeffrey Bossler, Orcas Island Back in the 70s and the 80s,…

  • Jul 16th, 2018
Contributed photo/San Juan Island EMS

San Juan Island EMS presents: EMTs of the Month

Submitted by San Juan Island EMS San Juan Island EMS would like…

  • Jul 16th, 2018
Contributed photo/San Juan Island EMS
Staff photo/Journal files

Friday Harbor receives state award

Submitted by the Association of Washington Cities Representatives from 138 cities and…

  • Jul 15th, 2018
Staff photo/Journal files
Contributed photo/Kwiaht
                                Chinook prey, such as herring, is declining.

Kwiat asks Chinook salmon fishermen to save guts for science

Submitted by Kwiaht Calling all salmon anglers. Local scientists need your Chinook…

  • Jul 15th, 2018
Contributed photo/Kwiaht
                                Chinook prey, such as herring, is declining.

The Whale Museum turns 39 | Photos

Friday Harbor’s iconic Whale Museum opened its doors to the public 39…

Doe Bay Fest on Orcas returns for 11th year

Submitted by Doe Bay Fest It only took a few years to…

  • Jul 14th, 2018

Picnic and auction to support Lime Kiln

Submitted by Friends of Lime Kiln Society Join the fun at Lime…

  • Jul 13th, 2018

Author talk at The Whale Museum July 16

Submitted by The Whale Museum Join Bainbridge Island author Rebecca Pillsbury as…

  • Jul 13th, 2018
Contributed photo/Pelindaba Lavender Farm
                                Attendees enjoy a previous Laver Festival.

San Juan Island Lavender Festival offers cooking, painting demonstrations

Submitted by the Pelindaba Lavender Farm Pelindaba Lavender Farm will host the…

  • Jul 13th, 2018
Contributed photo/Pelindaba Lavender Farm
                                Attendees enjoy a previous Laver Festival.

Animal Protection Society’s wine and chair fundraiser

Take a stand for animals by sitting down during Friday Harbor Animal…

Contributed photo/St. Francis Catholic Church
                                The statue of the Blessed Virgin Mary is made of pale beige plastic resin, is 4 ½ feet tall and weighs 35 pounds.

Statue returned to Friday Harbor Catholic church | Update

Submitted by St. Francis Catholic Church A statue of the Blessed Virgin…

  • Jul 12th, 2018
Contributed photo/St. Francis Catholic Church
                                The statue of the Blessed Virgin Mary is made of pale beige plastic resin, is 4 ½ feet tall and weighs 35 pounds.
Staff photo/Hayley Day
                                Members of the American Legion during the 2017 Memorial Day parade.

American Legion open house, pig roast

Submitted by the American Legion Post 163 The American Legion Post 163…

  • Jul 12th, 2018
Staff photo/Hayley Day
                                Members of the American Legion during the 2017 Memorial Day parade.

Help create new plan for San Juan County Fairgrounds | Update

Submitted by San Juan County The San Juan County Fairgrounds staff are…

  • Jul 11th, 2018
Contributed photo/Island Rec

Ice cream and bikes at Island Rec’s Tour de Family on Shaw

Submitted by Island Rec About 20 people joined Island Rec’s Tour de…

  • Jul 11th, 2018
Contributed photo/Island Rec

Learn about Arsenic | Video

Share this video with teens you know and encourage them to learn…

Tibetan enlightening teachings at Art of Alchemy Center

Submitted by event organizers Join in Tibetan enlightening teachings at 7 p.m.,…

  • Jul 10th, 2018
Contributed photo/San Juan Island National Historical Park

Learn about San Juan Island geology with National Historical Park staff

Submitted by San Juan Island National Historical Park Hike up Young Hill…

  • Jul 10th, 2018
Contributed photo/San Juan Island National Historical Park
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Learn Biblical insights from someone who lived in the Middle East

Submitted by the Friday Harbor unit of the Church of Jesus Christ…

  • Jul 10th, 2018
Contributed photo

Animal Protection Society presents: Pet of the Week

Hello everyone. My name is Coco. I believe that just because something…

  • Jul 9th, 2018

Expedia names San Juan Islands one of the most scenic West Coast destinations

Staff report On July 2, Expedia.com staff listed the San Juans as…

  • Jul 9th, 2018