History of Friday Harbor unfolds in 'Know Your Island Walk'

Explore the architectural history of Friday Harbor in the next
  • May 19, 2015 at 1:16PM

In celebration of National Historic Preservation Month, San Juan Island architectural historian Boyd Pratt will lead a exploration of the Town of Friday Harbor and offer insight into how the few and modest string of wood-framed buildings that once upon a time lined Spring Street evolved into the downtown of fireproof masonry building surrounding the neighborhoods that we know today.


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From 30 to zero: how to put the crush on kilowatts | Guest column

  • May 18, 2015 at 7:20PM

A typical home in the Northwest United States uses 30 kWh/day. With the measures mentioned below and with an investment of as little as $2,000, I could bring the usage down 80 percent, to 6 kWh/day.

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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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