For the last 30 years, when not wintering in Lake Havasu, Ariz., Jerrie and Marty lived at Percich Pond on Wold Road. They, together with Walt and Jean Heidenreich, built the lake in 1972 and their cabin was always full of friends and family.
Ula Grace and Eden Light of Friday Harbor's Stillpoint School were selected as semifinalists in Washington state's 2013 "Letters About Literature" program. Ula, a 6th grader, and Eden, in 5th grade, were chosen for the semifinalist award from roughly 3,400 students Washington state.
Coco runs away with first place, outpaces the pack by 50 votes
Marilyn Frances passed away peacefully at home in Brush Prairie, Wash. on May 2, 2013 at the age of 82, surrounded by family.
She was honored by the Town of Friday Harbor as the 2013 recipient of the “Partners in Preservation” award, May 8, on the front steps of the restored bungalow at 460 Argyle Avenue.
Geb had a hand in almost all aspects of Shaw life over the past 42 years. It began in 1971 when she and her second husband, John Nichols (Woodland Park Zoo superintendent,) bought the Shaw General Store along with the post office, marina, gas station and ferry dock contract.
The foundation raises thousands of dollars each year, through fundraising activities and events such as its annual Phone-a-Thon and the Knowledge Bowl, for direct classroom support for San Juan Island students. After nearly 20 years of providing financial support, the foundation is nearing a $1 million milestone of donations.
They came, they created, they constructed, they conquered, and, of course, they had a considerably good time.... a look back in pictures at Island Rec's Kid's Fest 2013.
But after meeting many local musicians, performing at musicale and giving private lessons, Boyajy was smitten by the island nonetheless.
Chaired by Fleet Captain Hank Snider and coordinated for the fifth year in a row by Burke Critchfield, the annual start to boating season marks the kickoff of the yacht club’s 50th year
The production offers a unique perspective, as Itallie uses the interior of the human skull as the setting for the play.
The Sound Science forums focus on the science behind the shoreline master program, including the coastal process, seagrasses and other vegetation, bulkheads, the economic value of shorelines, and tribal perspectives on shorelines.
Island Rec has enlisted Everett’s renowned Imagine Children’s Museum to provide science and engineering projects and exhibits that will entrance (“fill with wonder and delight, holding the entire attention”) at this year's Children's Festival.
Many of the Children's Festival's 30 local sponsors will produce numerous hands-on games and kid-friendly activities, such as: face painting, clay crafting, balloon animals, making musical instruments, fencing play, collage making, doll making (yes, boys can make dolls too) and a petting zoo.