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Contributed photo/San Juan Islands Art Museum. Ami and Nadia at work.

Food inspires art at San Juan Islands Museum of Art’s family events

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

  • Sep 14th, 2018
Contributed photo/San Juan Islands Art Museum. Ami and Nadia at work.

Youth marine-based scouting available on San Juan

Submitted by the Sea Scouts The Friday Harbor Power Squadron has partnered…

  • Sep 14th, 2018

Contra and waltzing, Celtic style

The love of contra dancing, a folk dance originating in Scotland, has…

Local artists show work at San Juan Island Grange

Submitted by event organizers Join two days of art and fun from…

  • Sep 13th, 2018

San Juan County Councilmen deem September as ‘Preparedness Month’

Submitted by San Juan County Department of Emergency Management While emergency preparedness…

  • Sep 13th, 2018
Contributed photo/Maria DiCristina
                                Cyclists from a previous event get ready to hit the routes.

San Juan Lions Bike-n-Brew kicks off Saturday, Sept. 15

Submitted by San Juan Lions Club This Saturday, Sept. 15, Friday Harbor…

  • Sep 12th, 2018
Contributed photo/Maria DiCristina
                                Cyclists from a previous event get ready to hit the routes.

San Juan Community Theatre holds exhibit ‘Incongruent Muse’

Submitted by the artists The San Juan Community Theatre will host three…

  • Sep 12th, 2018

Wisdom, stories of elders | Q&A with composer and musician Grisha Krivchenia

Local composer and musician Grisha Krivchenia has worked with elders and those…

Contributed photo/San Juan Islands Museum of Art
                                 Verdugo’s “Jail.”

‘The Woman As Visionary and Creator’ at San Juan Islands Museum of Art

Submitted by the San Juan Islands Museum of Art The three innovative…

  • Sep 12th, 2018
Contributed photo/San Juan Islands Museum of Art
                                 Verdugo’s “Jail.”

Animal Protection Society presents: Pet of the Week

Buenos Dias, Amigos and Amigas. I am Buddah, a kitten of many…

  • Sep 12th, 2018

Performance about local elders at San Juan Community Theatre

Submitted by San Juan Community Theatre Composer and pianist Grisha Krivchenia has…

  • Sep 11th, 2018

Summer arts fest starts Friday, Aug. 3

Submitted by the San Juan Arts Council Enjoy the true spirit of…

  • Sep 11th, 2018
Contributed photo/Saint David’s Episcopal Church
                                Rich Barker will perform at the event.

Gospel jazz reprise in Friday Harbor

Submitted by Saint David’s Episcopal Church Nine years ago, gospel and jazz…

  • Sep 11th, 2018
Contributed photo/Saint David’s Episcopal Church
                                Rich Barker will perform at the event.

Lectures on sick orca, J50, and orca photogrammetry at The Whale Museum | Update

Submitted by The Whale Museum Check out two upcoming lectures about orcas…

  • Sep 10th, 2018
Contributed photo/National Endowment for the Arts
                                Ian Boyden of Friday Harbor.

National Endowment for the Arts awards Ian Boyden of Friday Harbor

Submitted by the National Endowment for the Arts Ian Boyden of Friday…

  • Sep 10th, 2018
Contributed photo/National Endowment for the Arts
                                Ian Boyden of Friday Harbor.

Caregiver training offered through Hospice of San Juan

Submitted by Hospice of San Juan Hospice of San Juan will offer…

  • Sep 10th, 2018

Island Rec offers essential skills kayak clinic

Submitted by Island Rec Island Rec is offering a clinic where participants…

  • Sep 10th, 2018
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                                Members of Childsplay perform in 2011.

Fiddle group to hit the San Juans on farewell tour

Submitted by event organizers The fiddle group Childsplay will visit the San…

  • Sep 9th, 2018
Contributed image/www.childsplay.org
                                Members of Childsplay perform in 2011.
Contributed photo/San Juan Historical Museum

First annual ice cream social at the San Juan Historical Museum

Submitted by the San Juan Historical Museum Help staff and volunteers of…

  • Sep 9th, 2018
Contributed photo/San Juan Historical Museum
Contributed photo/Mark Turner
                                Leslie Finch.

Back-to-school mindfulness training

Submitted by PeaceHealth Peace Island Medical Center Start the new school year…

  • Sep 8th, 2018
Contributed photo/Mark Turner
                                Leslie Finch.

Dinner for the Whale Museum

Submitted by The Whale Museum The Whale Museum invites everyone to the…

  • Sep 8th, 2018

How the call for red coats turned a county into a cactus

Australia was in a pickle. Once excited to have their first export,…

Contributed photo
                                Graduating senior Zach Fincher.

Kiwanis and Honeywell Foundation help send Friday Harbor seniors to college

Submitted by Friday Harbor Kiwanis The Friday Harbor Kiwanis in partnership with…

  • Sep 6th, 2018
Contributed photo
                                Graduating senior Zach Fincher.

Savor the San Juans celebrates island grown food and fun

By Shannon Borg San Juan Islands Visitors Bureau In the islands, most…

  • Sep 5th, 2018

Seattle summit on Snake River Dams affect on orcas

Submitted by DamSense The Southern resident killer whales are the iconic species…

  • Sep 5th, 2018
Contributed photo

Free finance course on San Juan Island

Submitted by San Juan County The Joyce L. Sobel (San Juan Island)…

  • Sep 5th, 2018
Contributed photo

Back-to-school backpack safety tips

Submitted by PeaceHealth It’s the time of year when kids gear up…

  • Sep 5th, 2018

National Drive Electric Week in the San Juans

Submitted by the San Juan County Conservation District The San Juan Islands…

  • Sep 5th, 2018

Request for Friday Harbor High School community projects

Submitted by Jenny Wilson San Juan Island School District teacher The first-semester…

  • Sep 5th, 2018
Contributed photo/www.salishseaballet.com
                                The cast from the 2016 production.

Audition for ‘Nutcracker’ ballet

Submitted by the Salish Sea Ballet The Salish Sea Ballet staff will…

  • Sep 4th, 2018
Contributed photo/www.salishseaballet.com
                                The cast from the 2016 production.

Annual playwriters festival on San Juan

Submitted by the San Juan Community Theatre What is the Playwrights Festival?…

  • Sep 4th, 2018

Talk on study of orcas’ nighttime acoustics, behavior

Submitted by The Whale Museum Sheila J. Thornton, a research scientist with…

  • Sep 4th, 2018

Animal Protection Society presents Pet of the Week

Who says you can’t teach an old dog new tricks? Look at…

  • Sep 4th, 2018

Crabbing rules change in the San Juans

Submitted by the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife Most areas of…

  • Sep 4th, 2018

Entrepreneurs can compete in Launch San Juan Islands

Submitted by San Juan County Economic Development Council Entrepreneurs can bring their…

  • Sep 4th, 2018

Advocates present 250,000 petition signatures to Gov. Jay Inslee

Submitted by Southern resident killer whale advocates In the last month alone,…

  • Sep 4th, 2018

Volunteer on Day of Caring | Update

Editor’s note: The following article was printed in the Aug. 29 edition…

  • Sep 4th, 2018
Contributed photos / Robert S. Harrison

A vigil for the whales | Photos

For 17 days Tahlequah, J35, carried her dead calf upon her head…

  • Sep 4th, 2018
Contributed photos / Robert S. Harrison

WSDOT warns ferry riders to plan ahead Labor Day weekend

Submitted by the Washington State Department of Transportation Please note the following…

  • Aug 30th, 2018

New after-school literary program at San Juan Island Library

Submitted by the San Juan Island Library On Aug. 31 registration begins…

  • Aug 30th, 2018