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Vegetation workshops for waterfront property owners

Submitted by Friends of the San Juans The shorelines of San Juan…

  • May 3rd, 2018
Contributed photo/Island Rec

Island Rec’s Children Fest returns May 5

Children’s Festival – Starry Starry Night this Saturday

  • May 2nd, 2018
Contributed photo/Island Rec

Join San Juan Island Grange for community rights film, discussion

Submitted by SJI Grange Join Community Rights San Juan Islands at San…

  • May 2nd, 2018

Pastels workshop for veterans at San Juan Islands Museum of Art

Submitted by The San Juan Islands Museum of Art Internationally acclaimed and…

  • May 2nd, 2018

Support local services like SAFE San Juans, Wolf Hollow, Funhouse Commons

Submitted by the Orcas Island Community Foundation Orcas Island Community Foundation invites…

  • May 2nd, 2018

Wordy Weekend | Washington state poet laureate visits San Juan Island

April wasn’t the cruelest month, thanks to an island visit by Washington…

Better access to OPALCO outage info thanks to new phone system

Submitted by OPALCO OPALCO has a new phone system that improves the…

  • May 1st, 2018

Surprise! Friday Harbor teacher awarded $5,000 CenturyLink grant | Update

CenturyLink staff had a surprise for Friday Harbor Elementary School teacher Susan…

Town thanks residents for spring cleanup success

Submitted by The Town of Friday Harbor The Town of Friday Harbor…

  • Apr 30th, 2018
Contributed photo/Theresa Mathews

Local author wins award

Submitted by Theresa Mathews Local author Theresa Mathews has won “first in…

  • Apr 30th, 2018
Contributed photo/Theresa Mathews

Washington State DSHS van comes to Orcas

Submitted by the Washington State Department of Social and Health Services The…

  • Apr 30th, 2018

Explore UW Friday Harbor Labs at open house

Submitted by Friday Harbor Labs The University of Washington Friday Harbor Labs…

  • Apr 29th, 2018

Bookkeeping on ‘horizon’ for San Juan Islanders

Islanders are eager to have accounting help, and Genie Williams, who officially…

Grand Canyon spring break maintains two decades of popularity at Friday Harbor High School

Move over, Cabo. So long, Fort Lauderdale. Friday Harbor students have historically…

Contributed photo/Kurt Thorson

Celebrate ‘Year of the Bird’ on May 6

Submitted by San Juan County Land Bank Join the Land Bank, Wolf…

  • Apr 29th, 2018
Contributed photo/Kurt Thorson

Learn how to join San Juan Islands Girl Scouts

Submitted by the Girl Scouts of Western Washington The Girl Scouts of…

  • Apr 29th, 2018
Contributed photo/San Juan Historical Museum
                                Islanders gather at a picnic in 1900.

San Juan Historical Museum open houses

Submitted by San Juan Historical Museum As part of “History Lives Here”…

  • Apr 29th, 2018
Contributed photo/San Juan Historical Museum
                                Islanders gather at a picnic in 1900.

Fish for Teeth brings free mobile dental clinic to Friday Harbor

Islanders, unable to afford dental care, can receive it for free thanks…

  • Apr 28th, 2018

Island Rec reveals Children’s Festival poster contest winners

Submitted by Island Rec The winners of the 2018 Children’s Festival Poster…

  • Apr 27th, 2018
Contributed photo/Island Rec
                                Glenn Hendrick has lived on San Juan Island for five years.

New director joins Island Rec’s Camp Eagle Rock

Submitted by Island Rec Island Rec is excited to introduce Glenn Hendrick…

  • Apr 27th, 2018
Contributed photo/Island Rec
                                Glenn Hendrick has lived on San Juan Island for five years.

Community dinner honors Cinco de Mayo at Friday Harbor High School

Submitted by Food for Thought The next community dinner is from 5:30-7:30…

  • Apr 26th, 2018

Friday Harbor’s Aida Must heads to regional Grange talent competition

Submitted by Friday Harbor Grange 225 Aida Must will represent the community…

  • Apr 26th, 2018
Contributed image/SJIMA

Quilter class, in conjunction with quilt exhibition, at San Juan Islands Museum of Art

Submitted by San Juan Islands Museum of Art A fun improvisational quilting…

  • Apr 26th, 2018
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National Screen-Free Week encourages San Juan kids to disconnect

Submitted by the San Juan Island Family Resource Center The San Juan…

  • Apr 25th, 2018
Contributed photo/Jim Corenman
                                Participants in the 2017 Opening Day Parade.

Opening Day Boat Parade ships out May 6

Submitted by the San Juan Island Yacht Club All are invited to…

  • Apr 25th, 2018
Contributed photo/Jim Corenman
                                Participants in the 2017 Opening Day Parade.
Contributed photo/SeaDoc

Enter SeaDoc’s first photo contest

Submitted by SeaDoc The SeaDoc Society staff are excited to announce the…

  • Apr 24th, 2018
Contributed photo/SeaDoc

Friday Harbor Film Festival showcases documentaries in May

Submitted by the Friday Harbor Film Festival The following are upcoming events…

  • Apr 23rd, 2018

Century celebration | San Juan Islander turns 100

On April 16, Doris Gilbreath partied like it was 1918. The celebration…

Friday Harbor Power Squadron free May events

Submitted by the Friday Harbor Power Squadron The Friday Harbor Power Squadron…

  • Apr 23rd, 2018
Contributed photo/Friends of the San Juans

Folk musician to hold benefit concert for Friends of the San Juans

Submitted by Friends of the San Juans Canadian Folk Musician and coastal…

  • Apr 22nd, 2018
Contributed photo/Friends of the San Juans

San Juan Island farm offers produce, meat and eggs, year-round

Drive eight minutes out of Friday Harbor, and food purveyors will find…

Contributed photo/Ashley King
                                Orcas Island’s Stormy Hildreth.

Apply to perform at the San Juan County Fair

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

  • Apr 21st, 2018
Contributed photo/Ashley King
                                Orcas Island’s Stormy Hildreth.

Animal Protection Society presents Pet of the Week

My favorite author, Kurt Vonnegut, once said, “I tell you, we are…

  • Apr 21st, 2018

Climate action policy event at San Juan Island Grange

Submitted by Friends of the San Juans Learn about climate action policy…

  • Apr 21st, 2018
Staff photo/Heather Spaulding
                                Blythe Parker and her husband Ryan and son Isaac.

Friday Harbor Soroptimists award scholarships to notable island women

Soroptimist International of Friday Harbor celebrated incredible women and their accomplishments on…

Staff photo/Heather Spaulding
                                Blythe Parker and her husband Ryan and son Isaac.
Contributed photo.
                                 Right, Natalie Meenan and left, Naomi Vliet.

Island Sinfonia holds SJI concert for all ages on Apil 29

Island Sinfonia concert

  • Apr 20th, 2018
Contributed photo.
                                 Right, Natalie Meenan and left, Naomi Vliet.
Contributed photo/PIMC
                                Carolyn Haugen stands at the garden entrance at PIMC.

Donation lights up Peace Island Medical Center cancer care garden

Submitted by PIMC A rare spring sunshine cast shadows in the PeaceHealth…

  • Apr 19th, 2018
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                                Carolyn Haugen stands at the garden entrance at PIMC.

Legendary contra dance caller visits San Juan Island Grange

Submitted by San Juan Island Grange Join a “Dudley dance” at the…

  • Apr 19th, 2018

OPALCO annual meeting is April 21

Submitted by OPALCO OPALCO’s Annual Meeting is Saturday, April 21 on the…

  • Apr 18th, 2018

Free Washington State Park day on April 22

Submitted by Washington State Parks Celebrate Earth Day with a free day…

  • Apr 18th, 2018