The $3,000 Fellowship Award is open to local women established in business or profession, who wish to undertake advanced study at an accredited college or university. Applications are being accepted.
He lived his entire 96 years on San Juan Island, and became our living link to the island’s rich agricultural past. He was an islander through and through, self-reliant, with true grit.
A cancer diagnosis is one that no individual wants to receive, especially when some treatment is accessible only on the mainland, but there's a network of support across the San Juans to help ease the burden of travel and help get patients to where they need to be.
Holly Taylor, a historic preservation consultant from Vashon Island, and a doctoral student at the University of Washington, will talk about her research on the history and preservation of grange halls, Oct. 15, 7 p.m.
David’s love for the islands ran deep and raising his children there was the highlight of his life.
Activities in store for National Friends of the Libraries Week, Oct. 19-25, include deep discount book sales, dessert fundraiser and Friends of the LIbrary membership drive (sign up for a chance to win a Kindle or Amazon Prime subscription).
Getting a flu vaccine is easy, and it is the single-best way to protect yourself and your loved ones from flu. Get vaccinated early and stay protected throughout the flu season. Find a list of flu clinics below.
Will the SJISD Food for Thought reign as victors for the third year in a row? Or will last year's runner-up, Cask and Schooner, crush the defending champs like red pepper? Find out Saturday, Oct. 11, at Brickworks Plaza, 3:30 p.m.
Joyce and her husband, Wes, enjoyed numerous cruises to Alaska and the Mexican Riviera, both favorite destinations. Year-around “camping” in their motorhome brought them often to beautiful locations in Washington and Oregon, where they shared precious moments together and with family and friends.
Domestic Violence Sexual Assault Services will host a "Remember My Name" vigil on the County Courthouse lawn, Wednesday, Oct. 12, in observance of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, the month of October. The event begins at noon.
The Kiwanis Club's candy donation drive helps ensure there's plenty of yummy stuff to go around in the high-traffic neighborhoods visited by all those ghouls, goblins, faeries and ghosts on Halloween.
A Celebration of Life for Andrew V. McLaglen will be held Sunday, Oct. 26, at San Juan Community Theatre, beginning at 1:30 p.m.
Friends of Ted Middleton are invited to join a gathering of family and friends, Oct. 12
Ben "Pop" Alvey was born in Taylorville, Ill. and lived in Friday Harbor for the past 25 years. He worked much of his adult life as a long-haul truck driver for Groendyke Transport of Enid, Okla., spending his last working years as a dispatcher in the trucking industry.