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Soroptimist holds annual St. Patrick’s fundraiser

Submitted by Soroptimist Tickets are on sale now for the annual St.…

  • Mar 6th, 2018

San Juan camping reservations open March 5

Submitted by San Juan County Monday, March 5, is the opening day…

  • Mar 5th, 2018

Volunteer for The Whale Museum

Submitted by The Whale Museum The Whale Museum is holding one final…

  • Mar 5th, 2018

Library Board of Trustees monthly meeting

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

  • Mar 5th, 2018

Join free estate planning workshop on Orcas

Submitted by Friends of the San Juans Local attorney Cyrus Field is…

  • Mar 5th, 2018

View classics this summer at the San Juan County Fairgrounds drive-in

Submitted by San Juan County The 2018 line-up is here. Three drive-in…

  • Mar 5th, 2018
Contributed photo/Peter Cavanagh

Winter birds boat trip with Friends of the San Juans

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

  • Mar 5th, 2018
Contributed photo/Peter Cavanagh

SeaDoc lecture to answer why salmon are dying in the Salish Sea

Submitted by the SeaDoc Society Why are salmon dying in the Salish…

  • Mar 5th, 2018

Bloodworks Northwest need help

Submitted by Blood Works Northwest Bloodworks Northwest is asking for help. Due…

  • Mar 4th, 2018

Shaw Island nun writes about transformation from Marxist to Christian

Mother Felicitas Curti lives in a quiet monastery, amongst the pastoral backdrop…

Staff photo/Heather Spaulding

Lisa Moretti honored in WWE Hall of Fame

World Wrestling Entertainment announced that islander Lisa Moretti, known as Ivory in…

Staff photo/Heather Spaulding

Mainland Girl Scout makes ‘cookie dough’ on San Juan Island

On San Juan Island, locals don’t go to the Girl Scout cookies,…

San Juan County voting equipment to be tested

Submitted by the San Juan County Auditors Office In the upcoming April…

  • Mar 1st, 2018
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Celebrate the Oscars with the Friday Harbor Film Festival

Submitted by the Friday Harbor Film Festival The upcoming Celebrate the Oscars…

  • Feb 28th, 2018
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Washington Senate recognizes the life and work of Joyce Sobel

Submitted by the office of Kevin Ranker The Washington state Senate passed…

  • Feb 28th, 2018

Salish Sea Early Music Festival presents music from Shakespeare’s lifetime

Submitted by the Salish Sea Early Music Festival At 7 p.m., Sunday,…

  • Feb 27th, 2018

Celebrate the Oscars with the Friday Harbor Film Festival | Slideshow

Submitted by the Friday Harbor Film Festival Celebrate the Oscars with the…

  • Feb 27th, 2018
Contributed photo/San Juan Community Theatre

Screen operatic comedy at San Juan Community Theatre

Submitted by the San Juan Community Theatre One of the most popular…

  • Feb 27th, 2018
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                                Spellers from a previous event.

Rotary Club spelling bee returns on March 1

Submitted by the Rotary Club of San Juan Island The Rotary Club…

  • Feb 26th, 2018
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                                Spellers from a previous event.

San Juan Community Theatre presents workshop for kids

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

  • Feb 26th, 2018

Island Quakers meet with Olympia Lawmakers

Quakers from the 40th Legislative District met with Senator Kevin Ranker on…

  • Feb 26th, 2018

San Juan Island Fire Department seeks emergency response volunteers

Submitted by San Juan Island Fire Department The San Juan Island Fire…

  • Feb 26th, 2018

Animal Shelter’s Pet of the Week

Statistics show that seven out of 10 people are more willing to…

  • Feb 25th, 2018

Join Yogadevotion class for Lent at Saint David’s Episcopal Church

Join Heidi Green at the Saint David’s Episcopal Church sanctuary for Yogadevotion…

  • Feb 24th, 2018

Paintings depicting ‘A Season in Friday Harbor’ on display Feb. 28

Submitted by Chuck Dalldorf Boat-based artist Wendy McArthur, living and cruising with…

  • Feb 24th, 2018

Animal Protection Society holds annual ‘spaygetti’ dinner on Feb. 27

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

  • Feb 23rd, 2018

San Juan Historical Museum relies on locals to preserve island memories

Kevin Loftus helps to preserve San Juan Island history, and he needs…

Disaster preparation presentation on Orcas Island

Environmental disasters are inevitable. The question communities must ask themselves is not…

  • Feb 21st, 2018

Fullscope Northwest provides archaeological resource for San Juan Islanders

Submitted by Fullscope Northwest When people think of archaeologists, they often imagine…

  • Feb 21st, 2018

Orcas Islander discusses shareholder revolution

A revolution is underway. Led by investors armed with dollars rather than…

Contributed image/www.windsweptstudios.com
                                “Bridge at Enniscorthy, Ireland” by Steven Hill.

Lopez artist joins oldest American art institution in the U.S.

Submitted by Steven Hill On Jan. 31, Lopez Island artist, Steven R.…

  • Feb 20th, 2018
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                                “Bridge at Enniscorthy, Ireland” by Steven Hill.

Vonnegut play questions masculinity, heroism at San Juan Community Theatre

The San Juan Community Theatre is showing “a simple-minded play.” Don’t worry,…

Animal Protection Society Volunteer of the month

Submitted by the Friday Harbor Animal Protection Society Pam Fry is the…

  • Feb 19th, 2018

Nonprofit urges Canadian federal government to protect Southern resident killer whales

Submitted by Raincoast Conservation Foundation The Southern resident killer whales were recognized…

  • Feb 18th, 2018

EMS Volunteer of the Month

Submitted by San Juan EMS Congratulations to February EMT of the Month…

  • Feb 17th, 2018
Contributed photo/San Juan Island Grange
                                Milla Prince’s work as an herbalist in the Pacific Northwest is deeply rooted in the practice of bio-regionalism.

San Juan Island Grange holds lecture on ‘age of loneliness’

Submitted by the San Juan Island Grange How can people stay hopeful,…

  • Feb 17th, 2018
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                                Milla Prince’s work as an herbalist in the Pacific Northwest is deeply rooted in the practice of bio-regionalism.

The rights of wildlife addressed at Brickworks event

Submitted by Orca Relief Citizens’ Alliance Can the democratic rights of communities…

  • Feb 16th, 2018

Friday Harbor students participate in Orca Bowl

Most teenagers hope to spend the weekend catching up on sleep and…

  • Feb 16th, 2018
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                                Previous attendees of the Youth Rally enjoy activities.

OPALCO scholarship applications open for high school sophomores and juniors

Submitted by OPALCO OPALCO’s Nourdine Jensen Cooperative Youth Scholarship Program is accepting…

  • Feb 16th, 2018
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                                Previous attendees of the Youth Rally enjoy activities.

Spring Street students clean San Juan Island beaches

Sharon Massey’s fifth- and sixth-grade Spring Street International School students have news:…