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Contributed photo. From left to right: David Gow, Liz Lovelett, Jordan Kronen and Sarah Crosby

Sen. Lovelett visits Home Trust

Submitted by the San Juan Community Home Trust At the invitation of…

  • Jul 8th, 2019
Contributed photo. From left to right: David Gow, Liz Lovelett, Jordan Kronen and Sarah Crosby

State grants $3.9 million to county for outdoor preservation

The Washington State Recreation and Conservation Funding Board announced the award of…

  • Jul 8th, 2019
Contributed photo. SJI Women’s Fund members visit and network at the 17th annual luncheon

Women’s Fund awards grants celebrates 16 years of giving

Submitted by the San Juan Islands Women’s Fund The San Juan Island…

  • Jul 8th, 2019
Contributed photo. SJI Women’s Fund members visit and network at the 17th annual luncheon

Goodbye Guss | Sheriff’s K-9 returned to kennel

Guss, the 20-month-old sable German shepherd who was welcomed to the San…

  • Jul 8th, 2019

Submissions for the 2020 Orcas Lit Fest are open

Submitted by organizers The Orcas Island Lit Fest has issued a call…

  • Jul 8th, 2019

San Juan Island School District announces new Elementary School Principal and new Special Services Director

Submitted by San Juan Island School District San Juan Island School District…

  • Jul 8th, 2019

Discarded fishing nets continue to catch wildlife

Thousands of marine animals — from mammals to invertebrates — die each…

Contributed photo. Ocean by Frank Samuelson.

Deep Dive all day at SJIMA

Submitted by The San Juan Islands Museum of Art Don’t miss the…

  • Jul 4th, 2019
Contributed photo. Ocean by Frank Samuelson.

Whale Museum turns forty

Submitted by The Whale Museum The Whale Museum is having a party…

  • Jul 3rd, 2019

Community fireworks show

By Jessica Stahl Journal contributor Each Fourth of July, islanders’ eyes turn…

  • Jul 3rd, 2019

County EMS Medical Program Director resigns

Submitted by San Juan County EMS Council EMS Medical Program Director for…

  • Jul 3rd, 2019

Sue | Pet of the Week

Submitted by the Animal Protection Society of Friday Harbor Hello. My name…

  • Jul 3rd, 2019
Heather Spaulding/staff photo

Orca Sing’s twentieth

For two decades, people have gathered at Lime Kiln to listen to…

Heather Spaulding/staff photo

San Juan Library announces bookmark contest winners

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

  • Jun 30th, 2019

Save the Dates

Submitted by Susan Dehlendorf and Eric Vittinghoff Voter forums for candidates on…

  • Jun 30th, 2019

Tanker traffic continues to increase through Salish Sea

Submitted by Friends of the San Juans Vessel traffic from ocean-going oil…

  • Jun 29th, 2019

Voter forum

Submitted by the League of Women Voters Voter forums for candidates on…

  • Jun 28th, 2019
Contributed photo. Officers and Committee Chairs, left to right: outgoing president, Paul Mayer; president Tom Sibert 2019-20; treasurer: Holly Henry; secretary: Jonathan Cain; president-elect: Michel Vedvek 2020-21; Chairs: Mike Griffin, International; Adam Eltinge: Youth Services; Pete Rose: Foundation; Barb Fagan: Literacy (not in photo: Public Relations: Carla Wright; Community Service: Bob Jarman)

Rotary installation

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

  • Jun 28th, 2019
Contributed photo. Officers and Committee Chairs, left to right: outgoing president, Paul Mayer; president Tom Sibert 2019-20; treasurer: Holly Henry; secretary: Jonathan Cain; president-elect: Michel Vedvek 2020-21; Chairs: Mike Griffin, International; Adam Eltinge: Youth Services; Pete Rose: Foundation; Barb Fagan: Literacy (not in photo: Public Relations: Carla Wright; Community Service: Bob Jarman)

Photographer Ray Pfortner comes to SJIMA

Submitted by Ray Pfortner The San Juan Islands Museum of Art is…

  • Jun 28th, 2019

Six graduate from Skagit

Submitted by the San Juan Center of Skagit Valley College The San…

  • Jun 28th, 2019

Look for the starry carts during parade | Letter

Francie Hansen, me, lovingly passed on the Trashion Fashion Show at the…

  • Jun 28th, 2019

Builders workshop

Submitted by the San Juan Builders Association The San Juan Builders Association…

  • Jun 28th, 2019

Marine mammals lecture at Whale Museum

Submitted by the Whale Museum The Whale Museum is joining forces with…

  • Jun 28th, 2019

Set sail with Island Rec

Submitted by Island Rec Sailing is an activity that can be pursued…

  • Jun 28th, 2019

Pet of the Week

Submitted by the Animal Protection Society of Friday Harbor Hello! My name…

  • Jun 28th, 2019

Now playing at San Juan Community Theatre: ‘For Better’

Reaching out to each other is now effortless, thanks to technology. However,…

Tips on a Garage Sale | Lifestyle video

This lifestyle video shares with you very important tips on how to…

  • Jun 26th, 2019

Lions promote litter awareness

Submitted by The San Juan Island Lions Club The San Juan Island…

  • Jun 26th, 2019

100 years of light

For 100 years, Lime Kiln Lighthouse has stood vigil along the rocky…

NASA challenge

International Space Settlement Design Competition challenge to high school students - design…

Art museum presents “Deep Dive” an exhibit for the orcas

As July 2018 waned, the world had its eyes on the Southern…

Kiwanis 4th of July Pig War Picnic

Submitted by Stephanie Johnson O’Day Save the date. Mark your calendars and…

  • Jun 23rd, 2019
Contributed photo
                                Left to right: Sintayehu, Clara, Leif, Jasper, Maren and Carolyn.

Shaw students give to animal shelter

Submitted by the Animal Protection Society Friday Harbor Middle school students from…

  • Jun 23rd, 2019
Contributed photo
                                Left to right: Sintayehu, Clara, Leif, Jasper, Maren and Carolyn.

PeaceHealth offers free advance care planning workshops

Submitted by PeaceHealth Peace Island Medical Center When it comes to advance…

  • Jun 22nd, 2019

Donate to the fireworks funds

Submitted by The San Juan Island Chamber of Commerce Do you remember…

  • Jun 21st, 2019

Saving a butterfly | Reporter’s notebook

The San Juan Islands are the only known home of the Island…

Summer art days for entire family

Submitted by the San Juan Islands Museum of Art For families of…

  • Jun 21st, 2019

Learn the secrets of seaweed with Ryan Drum

Submitted by Island Rec Curious about the intertidal seaweed flora at Cattle…

  • Jun 20th, 2019

Orcas Garden Tour 2019

Each garden begins life as a vision in the mind of its…

  • Jun 20th, 2019
Geo-Scientist in the Parks intern, Armando Rojas (image 5405)/Contributed photo

The rare butterfly

Editors note: A Previous version of this story stated the Frazer Homestead…

Geo-Scientist in the Parks intern, Armando Rojas (image 5405)/Contributed photo