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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

Blood donations needed this summer

Submitted by Northwest Bloodworks Summer is a challenging time for blood collection.…

  • Aug 1st, 2018

San Juan Island Lifestyle video

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

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                                A scene from the Power Paddle to Puyallup.

Canoe journey rerouted from San Juan Islands on July 20

As the sun set, over 100 islanders shared laughs and broke bread…

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                                A scene from the Power Paddle to Puyallup.
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                                The Suquamish was christened on Jan. 4.

New Washington State Ferries vessel Suquamish joins fleet this fall

Submitted by Washington State Ferries A new vessel has joined the state…

  • Jul 31st, 2018
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                                The Suquamish was christened on Jan. 4.

Island Rec offers technical soccer training

Submitted by Island Rec Island Rec and Friday Harbor Football Club will…

  • Jul 29th, 2018
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Join 8.8K loop during San Juan County Fair

Submitted by Island Rec Island Rec and Xtreme Fitness are sponsoring the…

  • Jul 29th, 2018
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San Juan County orca recovery update at The Whale Museum

Submitted by the Whale Museum On Aug. 2, Frances Robertson, the Marine…

  • Jul 29th, 2018

San Juans visitors, locals can stay connected to nature through apps

For residents and visitors wondering how to unwind among the tranquil nature…

San Juan Summer Arts Festival features music, food, art and more

A blend of earthy reggae and jazz melodies from Seattle-based The High…

The Journal of the San Juan Islands presents: Editorial Cartoon

Read more about the San Juan County Fairground Master Plan update in…

  • Jul 28th, 2018
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                                Michel Vekved.

New director of philanthropy at Friends of the San Juans

Submitted by Friends of the San Juans Michel Vekved will join Friends…

  • Jul 28th, 2018
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                                Michel Vekved.

Buying property in the San Juans

1. Select an Agent to Represent You As you may be aware,…

  • Jul 27th, 2018
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                                “Photography for All Artists” will address camera settings, handling and lighting.

San Juan Islands Museum of Art offers photography workshop

Submitted by Ray Pfortner Ray Pfortner, Vashon Island educator and photographer, is…

  • Jul 27th, 2018
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                                “Photography for All Artists” will address camera settings, handling and lighting.

Southern resident orca still carrying her deceased baby | Update

The orca mother pushed her deceased baby to the surface of the…

Contributed photo/Mike Bertrand

Architectural Digest picks Friday Harbor as ‘prettiest town’

Staff report Writers from the monthly international publication Architectural Digest have picked…

  • Jul 26th, 2018
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Bike safety tips for summer in the San Juans

Every summer, island drivers are obliged to share the road with thousands…

Contributed photo/Jim Corenman Ben Colwell on Rum Line crosses the finish line to win the race in 2017.

Shaw Island Classic Sailboat Race sets sail Aug. 11

Submitted by San Juan Island Yacht Club The 48th Annual Shaw Island…

  • Jul 25th, 2018
Contributed photo/Jim Corenman Ben Colwell on Rum Line crosses the finish line to win the race in 2017.

Animal Protection Society Presents: Pet of the Week

Hello, World! My name is Banana and I’m new here. I’m the…

  • Jul 25th, 2018
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                                Jeff Asher.

Jeff Asher announces candidacy for San Juan County Sheriff

By Jeff Asher In this election, I am running “for” rather than…

  • Jul 25th, 2018
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                                Jeff Asher.

San Juan County employee saves capsized Orkila teens

It was almost impossible to see a waving paddle and a capsized…

Stewardship Guide informs guests about island living

Submitted by the San Juan Islands Visitors Bureau Do you care about…

  • Jul 25th, 2018

Know Your Island Walk at Roche Harbor Highlands

Submitted by event organizers The next Know Your Island Walk is from…

  • Jul 24th, 2018

San Juan Island events through July 23 | Calendar

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

  • Jul 24th, 2018

Mental health First Aid class, July 28

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

  • Jul 23rd, 2018
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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
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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
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                                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
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                                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