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Friday Harbor High Schooler Lili Light speaks to Stanford class

Lili Light, a Friday Harbor High School student whose cerebral palsy complicates…

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                                Peter Garlock fill the board vacancy created by Jim Lett.

OPALCO appoints Peter Garlock of Lopez to board

Submitted by OPALCO Peter Garlock of Lopez Island joins the OPALCO Board…

  • Jan 11th, 2018
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                                Peter Garlock fill the board vacancy created by Jim Lett.

San Juan Islander receives bionic hand after accident

If you ever need help, Lyle Mann can lend you a hand.…

Holiday month; the San Juan Island Lifestyle way

Holiday month; the San Juan Island Lifestyle way. Chardonnay shopping, too many…

Orcas Island Lit Fest call for writers

Submitted by the Orcas Island Lit Fest Calling all San Juan County…

  • Jan 9th, 2018
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                                Protesters from last year’s march display their signs.

Join Women’s March in Friday Harbor on Jan. 20

Submitted by the Island Women’s March The Island Women’s March invites all…

  • Jan 9th, 2018
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                                Protesters from last year’s march display their signs.
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                                Current home trust houses.

Support San Juan Community Home Trust at fundraiser

Submitted by the San Juan Community Home Trust The San Juan Community…

  • Jan 9th, 2018
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                                Current home trust houses.
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Islanders rally in support of Salish Sea-preserving bills

San Juan Islanders took a stand in Olympia on Monday, Jan. 8.…

  • Jan 9th, 2018
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San Juan Community Theatre presents Musical theatre workshop for kids

Submitted by San Juan Community Theatre Island youngsters get a chance to…

  • Jan 9th, 2018
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Meet local authors at book signing

Submitted by Mullis Center Tired of the short days and dreary weather?…

  • Jan 8th, 2018

Burlesque troupe Mod Carousel returns to San Juan Island

Submitted by Isle Seat Theatre Burlesque is back in Friday Harbor to…

  • Jan 8th, 2018

Island Rec’s drop-in adult volleyball starts in January

Submitted by Island Rec Island Rec’s evening drop-in programs are expanding in…

  • Jan 8th, 2018

Soroptimists raffle winners

Submitted by Soroptimist Soroptimist International of Friday Harbor is pleased to announce…

  • Jan 8th, 2018

Children’s yoga, adult hula classes on San Juan Island

Submitted by Alice Hibberd There are two new classes to take at…

  • Jan 7th, 2018

Friday Harbor Grange 225 holds open house

Submitted by Friday Harbor Grange 225 The Friday Harbor Grange 225 cordially…

  • Jan 7th, 2018
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                                The age range for this program is 7-17 years old.

January is National Mentoring Month

Submitted by San Juan Family Resource Center January is National Mentoring Month…

  • Jan 6th, 2018
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                                The age range for this program is 7-17 years old.

Lovel Pratt joins Friends of the San Juans’ marine protection program

Submitted by Friends of the San Juans Lovel Pratt will be the…

  • Jan 6th, 2018

Spring Street International School hosts forum to create unity

A community forum titled “E Pluribus Unum; Where’s the Unum? A search…

  • Jan 5th, 2018
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                                The Lime Kiln Lighthouse in 1929, with keepers’ dwellings to the right.

Lime Kiln Lighthouse turns 100

Celebration plans are underway for 2019

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                                The Lime Kiln Lighthouse in 1929, with keepers’ dwellings to the right.
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Cyclists join Commitment Ride 2018

Submitted by John Stimpson The 35th Annual Commitment Ride took place at…

  • Jan 4th, 2018
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Shoreline Master Program | Does it remove uncertainty or increase it?

By Merri Ann Simonson As you may or may not be aware,…

  • Jan 4th, 2018

2018 San Juan County Fair organizations seek poster artist

Submitted by the San Juan County Fair The 2018 San Juan County…

  • Jan 3rd, 2018
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                                Employers can learn about their responsibilities as the new paid sick leave law goes into effect on Jan. 1, 2018.

Learn about new state paid sick leave law

Staff report The San Juan Island Chamber of Commerce will present a…

  • Jan 2nd, 2018
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                                Employers can learn about their responsibilities as the new paid sick leave law goes into effect on Jan. 1, 2018.

Lopez becomes a hub for Pacific salmon research

Submitted by Kwiaht Kwiaht celebrates a decade of community science and a…

  • Jan 1st, 2018

Eastsound talk on tanker traffic, noise and marine wildlife

On Tuesday, Jan. 9 at 7 p.m. he will give a free lecture at the Emmanuel Parish Hall in Eastsound.

  • Dec 31st, 2017

Matthew Laslo of Orcas performs on Chinese television

Everyone on Orcas knows that Matthew Laslo is an amazing magician, and…

Pet of the Week | Animal Protection Society

Submitted by the Animal Protection Society Friday Harbor It’s me, Wee Aiden.…

  • Dec 30th, 2017

Support The Whale Museum and view new exhibits

Submitted by The Whale Museum Join a reception at The Whale Museum…

  • Dec 29th, 2017
Contributed photo. Zippy a yellow lab mix rescued from The Lakeside Spay Neuter Clinic in Chapala, Mexico

Homes for dogs around the world | Guest Column

By Jan Murphy Shelter Manager, Animal Protection Society of Friday Harbor At…

  • Dec 29th, 2017
Contributed photo. Zippy a yellow lab mix rescued from The Lakeside Spay Neuter Clinic in Chapala, Mexico
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                                Participants from previous years’ event pose in the camera booth.

Island Rec’s New Year’s Eve tradition continues

The excitement, sparkle, glamour, and glitter of New Year’s Eve has often…

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                                Participants from previous years’ event pose in the camera booth.

Island Rec presents third annual Resolution Run and Salish Splash

Submitted by Island Rec Island Rec will hold its third annual Resolution…

  • Dec 28th, 2017

NAS Whidbey Island SAR transports heart patient

Submitted by NAS Whidbey Island SAR A Search and Rescue team of…

  • Dec 28th, 2017

San Juan Historical Museum receives solar panels

Submitted by the San Juan Historical Museum Preserving, interpreting and exhibiting the…

  • Dec 28th, 2017

Island 4-H benefits the severe weather shelter

Submitted by 4-H On Tuesday, Dec. 19, the 4-H youth of San…

  • Dec 27th, 2017

San Juan Island School District teachers earn National Board certifications

Submitted by San Juan Island School District After the completion of a…

  • Dec 27th, 2017

Friday Harbor Film Festival screenings

Submitted by the Friday Harbor Film Festival Friday Harbor Film Festival staff…

  • Dec 26th, 2017

Soroptimist supports families in need this Christmas

Submitted by Soroptimist The Soroptimists International of Friday Harbor helped three families…

  • Dec 26th, 2017
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Island students study local salal berries

Submitted by Kwiaht Island students have been comparing the nutritional qualities of…

  • Dec 24th, 2017
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LEO Club supports schools’ literacy, arts

Submitted by the San Juan Island School District The LEO Club, a…

  • Dec 24th, 2017

New Year’s oysters at Westcott Bay Shellfish

Pick up your New Year’s oysters at Westcott Bay Shellfish Company on…