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New Vacation Rental Permit Requirements

Merri Ann Simonson Managing Broker Coldwell Banker San Juan Islands Inc 1-800-451-9054…

  • Aug 15th, 2018

Animal Protection Society Presents: Pet of the Week

Pardon me. Do you have a minute? My name is Mae West.…

  • Aug 15th, 2018

Orca Salmon Alliance delivers comments to governor, Orca task force

Submitted by the Orcas Salmon Alliance Leaders of the Orca Salmon Alliance…

  • Aug 15th, 2018
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                                Alana Huntemer and Danielle Niichel.

New teachers join Saint David’s Day School

Submitted by Saint David’s Day School Two teachers will join Saint David’s…

  • Aug 14th, 2018
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                                Alana Huntemer and Danielle Niichel.

Risk of extinction to local orcas looms with pipeline expansion

Submitted by Greenpeace More trouble is ahead for the already endangered Southern…

  • Aug 14th, 2018
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                                The 2018 poster for the San Juan County Fair was designed by Grace and Kristine Brown.

San Juan County Fair theme honors Salish Sea

This Aug. 15-18, the San Juan County Fair is bound to be…

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                                The 2018 poster for the San Juan County Fair was designed by Grace and Kristine Brown.

Two award-winning shows come to San Juan | Family and identity issues

New Zealand-based Ren Lunicke (formerly Michelle Grube) grew up on San Juan…

  • Aug 13th, 2018
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                                A boat moored at Clark Island Marine State Park.

Why public mooring buoys aren’t always a ‘shore’ bet in the San Juans | Update

Even the best-laid plans can sink when mooring buoys move. The San…

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                                A boat moored at Clark Island Marine State Park.

San Juan County Democrats host conversation about US international leadership

Submitted by San Juan County Democrats Join the San Juan County Democrats…

  • Aug 13th, 2018

Island Rec offers self care class

Submitted by Island Rec For those of you who have taken Self…

  • Aug 13th, 2018

State park ‘free day’ is Aug. 25

Submitted by Washington State Parks To celebrate the National Park System’s 102…

  • Aug 12th, 2018

Benefit for Alchemy Art at San Juan Community Theatre

Submitted by event organizers Join at 6:30 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 1, at…

  • Aug 11th, 2018
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                                Mariam AlShaar from“Soufra.”

San Juan Community Theatre hosts summer film series

Submitted by the San Juan Community Theatre The San Juan Community Theatre…

  • Aug 11th, 2018
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                                Mariam AlShaar from“Soufra.”

The Journal presents: Editorial Cartoon

Read more about changes to the county’s political sign code in this…

  • Aug 10th, 2018
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Matthew Laslo’s magic show comes to San Juan Island

Submitted by organizers Matthew Laslo’s Magic Now is Saturday, Aug. 25 at…

  • Aug 9th, 2018
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San Juan County Fairgrounds Master Plan survey

Submitted by San Juan County Parks, Recreation and Fair The San Juan…

  • Aug 8th, 2018

Slow down for whales lecture at The Whale Museum

Submitted by the Whale Museum On Aug. 13, Krista Trounce, project manager…

  • Aug 8th, 2018

Community honors longtime volunteer Lilo Rustman

In the dead of winter with roads covered in snow, 86-year-old Lilo…

Community theater campers present “James and the Giant Peach Jr.”

Submitted by San Juan Community Theatre and San Juan Interiors San Juan…

  • Aug 6th, 2018
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                                The 2018 event poster is a painting of an Aston Martin by local artist Ary Hobbel.

Concours d’Elegance annual benefit, Aug. 26

Submitted by organizers Get ready for Concours d’Elegance at San Juan Vineyards…

  • Aug 6th, 2018
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                                The 2018 event poster is a painting of an Aston Martin by local artist Ary Hobbel.

Discussion on virus that affects farmed and native salmon

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

  • Aug 6th, 2018

Donate to San Juan Community Theatre musical production fund

Submitted by the San Juan Community Theatre San Juan Community Theatre has…

  • Aug 6th, 2018

Visit the San Juan Island Community Foundation’s fair booth

Submitted by the San Juan Island Community Foundation From Aug. 15-18, fairgoers…

  • Aug 6th, 2018

Nominate a good steward in the San Juans

Submitted by the Finnie Committee Don’t forget, it’s award season here in…

  • Aug 5th, 2018

Save the world, plant a garden | Recap of permaculture lecture at the Grange

A canal cleared of hundreds of thousands of gallons of raw sewage,…

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                                Members of ChoroLoco, an acoustic, melodic and rhythmic Brazilian music band, will play on Wednesday.

Must-do activities at the San Juan County Fair

Submitted by San Juan County Parks and Fair During fair week, Aug.…

  • Aug 4th, 2018
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                                Members of ChoroLoco, an acoustic, melodic and rhythmic Brazilian music band, will play on Wednesday.

Workshops for forest owners, Aug. 25

Submitted by the WSU Extension office San Juan Forest Owners’ Field Day…

  • Aug 4th, 2018

Orca Salmon Alliance to deliver signatures of support for orca recovery

Submitted by Orca Salmon Alliance In conjunction with Governor Inslee’ Orca Recovery…

  • Aug 3rd, 2018

San Juan Island events through Aug. 8 | Calendar

Staff report Check out the following San Juan Island events to see…

  • Aug 3rd, 2018

San Juan County Fair Photography Department needs volunteers and judges

Submitted by Miles Crossen It’s almost time for the San Juan County…

  • Aug 3rd, 2018

Editors serve slices of information on book ‘Pie & Whiskey’

Submitted by Griffin Bay Bookstore What better time to indulge in pie…

  • Aug 3rd, 2018

Island Rec offers self-care class

Submitted by Island Rec Explore how improving the health of the body’s…

  • Aug 3rd, 2018

Reminder: Access to Mount Grant is through a private road

Submitted by the San Juan County Land Bank Access to Mount Grant…

  • Aug 3rd, 2018
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                                Students from four countries who competed as the Dougeldyne/Flechtel Corporation.

Friday Harbor Aerospace Design team takes second in world competition

Editor’s note: This is the second entry of a two-part series on…

  • Aug 2nd, 2018
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                                Students from four countries who competed as the Dougeldyne/Flechtel Corporation.

The Journal presents: Editorial Cartoon

Above is the editorial cartoon for the Aug. 1 edition.

  • Aug 2nd, 2018

Island Rec presents: Movies in the Park

Staff report It will be lights, camera, action for the rest of…

  • Aug 2nd, 2018
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                                Patrons enjoy the new bar at its “soft opening” on July 26.

Craft beer bar opens in Spring Street Landing | Update

Editor’s note: In a previous version of this story, Phil Carvalho’s name…

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                                Patrons enjoy the new bar at its “soft opening” on July 26.
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Friday Harbor Aerospace Design team passes half-way mark at world championship | Update

Editor’s note: This is the first entry of a two-part series on…

  • Aug 1st, 2018
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Animal Protection Society presents: Pet of the Week

Hello there! I’m Romina, and I’m new at the animal shelter. Although…

  • Aug 1st, 2018

Annual Friends of the San Juan Island Library book sale

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

  • Aug 1st, 2018