Digging for truth on Easter Island, finding reminders on San Juan

San Juan Island offers reminders to archaeologist Candace Gossen that her work on the Chilean annexed island is not finished. Especially the Monkey Puzzle tree in her front yard.  - Emily Greenberg
  • Nov 19, 2014 at 2:54PM

For over 12 years Gossen has been digging in the dirt on Easter Island, a southern hemispheric province of Chile, unearthing its rich history.


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Earthquakes, are you prepared?

  • Nov 16, 2014 at 8:00AM

Join local building officials and preparedness educators as they engage in a Q&A session designed to help islanders evaluate if their homes are vulnerable to earthquakes and how to fix any problems they find.

Through a combined effort, Western Bluebirds on the rise | Special to the Journal

  • Nov 12, 2014 at 11:19AM

A partnership of the American Bird Conservancy, Ecostudies Institute, and The San Juan Preservation Trust, the goal of the project is to reestablish and monitor a viable breeding population of Western Bluebirds through a combined program of reintroduction, population monitoring and outreach.

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Have you created an account to make reservations with WSF?


  • Gluten Free FoodiesCelebrate the foods that you can eat!
  • Whale of a PorpoiseThis blog is filled with photos of the San Juan Islands' resident orcas, identified by name. There are audio clips of the orcas communicating as well. The author is Jeanne Hyde, a Friday Harbor resident.
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