Problem with plants? Master Gardeners got you covered

Master Gardeners can diagnosis the problem with your plants as part of its Problem Plant Clinic.  - Contributed photo
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The Masters Gardeners “plant-problem diagnostic clinic” meets twice each month, April through September, first and third Thursdays, at the Farmers Market on Orcas and San Juan islands, and at Sunset Builders Supply on Lopez.


Community Events, April 2015

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Pedal power: Good times, good cause, good reason to get in gear

  • Apr 22, 2015 at 9:24AM

It may well be the “make-it-up-as-you-go” nature of the annual bicycle tour hosted by Lopez Island, the Tour de Lopez, that makes this springtime event the true kick-off to the tourist season in the San Juans. It's Saturday, April 25; get a head start on the festivities at the 2nd Annual Bite of Lopez, Friday, the day before the ride.

Meet your local firefighter: Erin Graham | Guest column

  • Apr 21, 2015 at 12:51PM

Not long after her return to San Juan Island, Erin Graham was recruited to join San Juan Island Fire & Rescue by a firefighter friend. She had no idea that she even wanted to be a firefighter, but is now very active in the department.

Community Arts in the Park: the sequel

  • Apr 20, 2015 at 6:42PM

Sponsored by San Juan Island National Historical Park, in partnership with the Land Bank, "Community Arts in the Park" is a competition that celebrates ecology through art. This year’s theme is “Wildflowers & Birds of the San Juan Islands.” Click on this story to find out how to enter.

Question of the Day

Are you a regular at the Farmers Market in Friday Harbor?


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  • 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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