Life

Islanders celebrate Salish Sea Day of Action

Submitted by Community Rights San Juan Islands Over 100 community members in…

  • Sep 23rd, 2018
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                                Dr. Kim Schrier.

Canvass for Democrats off island

Submitted by organizers Those upset with the current presidential administration and Congress…

  • Sep 23rd, 2018
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                                Dr. Kim Schrier.
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                                Dale and Richard Snyder.

Celebrating a ‘couple’ of theater volunteers

Submitted by the theater Dale and Richard Snyder celebrated their 44th wedding…

  • Sep 23rd, 2018
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                                Dale and Richard Snyder.

Flu shot clinics on San Juan, Orcas, Lopez and Shaw

Submitted by San Juan County Flu season is here, so it’s time…

  • Sep 23rd, 2018

San Juan Island EMS gives car seat safety tips as new national recommendations change

When car seat safety recommendations change, islanders can turn to San Juan…

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Watch award-winning flick by island filmmakers in Friday Harbor

With the success of their film “High Note,” Great Gus Productions has…

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The Journal of the San Juan Islands presents: Editorial Cartoon

Learn more in the Journal article “Five facts about OPALCO’s solar power…

  • Sep 22nd, 2018
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                                Students walk the grounds of the University of Washington.

Islanders make University of Washington dean’s list

Submitted by the University of Washington Students from Friday Harbor and Lopez…

  • Sep 21st, 2018
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                                Students walk the grounds of the University of Washington.
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                                The island marble butterfly.

San Juan landowners can learn how to protect the island marble butterfly

Submitted by organizers Staff from the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife…

  • Sep 21st, 2018
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                                The island marble butterfly.

Marine debris surveying training in Friday Harbor

Submitted by COASST From 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Oct. 13, the Coastal Observation…

  • Sep 21st, 2018

San Juan Island author hits Washington Post bestseller list for fiction

Submitted by the author Local author Libbie Grant, who writes under the…

  • Sep 21st, 2018
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                                Susan Wingate.

Local author launches newest book at Griffin Bay Bookstore

Submitted by Griffin Bay Bookstore San Juan Islander Susan Wingate is launching…

  • Sep 20th, 2018
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                                Susan Wingate.

New animal shelter facility grand opening celebration

Submitted by APS The Animal Protection Society of Friday Harbor will hold…

  • Sep 20th, 2018

Join the Great Islands Clean-Up this fall

Submitted by organizers The Great Islands Clean-Up is from 10 a.m.- 2…

  • Sep 20th, 2018

Animal Protection Society presents: Pet of the Week

There are so many things in this world I haven’t figured out…

  • Sep 20th, 2018
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                                Upper Zylstra Lake.

Zylstra Lake open house, Sept. 30

Submitted by event organizers The San Juan County Land Bank and San…

  • Sep 19th, 2018
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                                Upper Zylstra Lake.
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Know Your Island Walk at Mitchell Hill, Sept. 22

Submitted by organizers The next Know Your Island walk is from 1-4…

  • Sep 18th, 2018
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Friday Harbor Elementary School students to receive free weekend meals | Update

Editor’s note: A previous version of this article incorrectly stated Michel Vekved’s…

Executive Director Kim Bryan leaves SAFE San Juans

Submitted by SAFE San Juans The Board of Directors of SAFE San…

  • Sep 18th, 2018

Free Washington State Park day on Sept. 22

Submitted by Washington State Parks Celebrate National Public Lands Day with a…

  • Sep 17th, 2018

Public calls for NOAA to take action to save Southern resident orcas

A missing adolescent orca has likely lost her fight against illness and…

Celebrate local food at “Eat Island Grown”

Submitted by The San Juan Islands Agricultural Guild The talented chefs and…

  • Sep 17th, 2018
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
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                                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
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                                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…

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                                 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
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                                 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
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                                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
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                                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
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                                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
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                                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
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                                Members of Childsplay perform in 2011.