Life Care Center will be offering a Hydration Station. Come by to sit and sip for free to beat the heat. 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. everyday when the business is open. Chairs are available inside, and shaded benches outside. Animals are welcome outside, this event is daily. Life Care Center is at 660 Spring St.
Initially a tribute to the monumental Abbey Road album, the band has expanded its repertoire to include more than 100 Beatles tunes, from all eras of the Fab Four's career.
Guests are invited to come for a locally sourced dinner, root around at the Friday Art Market and celebrate the arrival of PIG - a new long-term resident of Friday Harbor, San Juan Island. The event is free and set for 5-7 p.m. July 3.
The Friday Harbor Presbyterian Church deacons will set up reserved seating in front of the church for seniors and those with special needs.
“Liminal Currents: Exploration of an Empathetic Umwelt” is the first major community collaboration at IMA, as well as the first conceptual installation.
A spoonful of Macbeth, a sprinkling of Twelfth Night, a dash of Midsummer Night Dream, and you have a taste of Cymbeline being performed this summer in Shakespeare Under the Stars by Island Stage Left.
Monday, June 29, the County Parks Department will open its doors at the new office located on the southwest corner of fairgrounds main building, near the fairgrounds front gate entrance.
The Rev. Edward D. Leche, III, Vicar Emeritus of Saint David’s Episcopal Church, is celebrating the 60th anniversary of his ordination as an Episcopal Priest. A drop-by “Meet & Greet” event will be held in the Activity Room of The Village at the Harbour from 1-2 pm on Sunday, June 28.
The San Juan County fairgrounds family and skate parks will be closed Wednesday, June 24th during the final phase of parking lot re-construction.
Local islanders at Lime Kiln State Park watched from the shore as a kayaker got out of his craft, put on snorkel gear and got into the water when orcas were nearby June 7. According to the Marine Mammal Protection Act, there are civil penalties up to $11,000 and other repercussions for feeding, harassing, or approaching orca whales within 200 yards.
It was 1777 when the Continental Congress adopted the official stars and stripes of America, signing the official resolution on June 14 to accept the red, white and blue colors as the flag of the new country. But it would be another 172 years before President Harry Truman would officially declare June 14 as Flag Day in the U.S. on Aug. 3, 1949, and between the early years of the revolutionary war and the height of the second Red Scare, Old Glory went through many changes before becoming what we see today.
However, before we can provide a home for these special animals, we have to find a forever home for the Sanctuary. Donating it would be a great tax write-off for someone, or leasing it to us in-kind or for a reasonable amount are also options.
Welcome home to Guthrie Burnett-Tison, who is arriving home to Friday Harbor after a 10-1/2 month period studying in Nordfjordeid, Norway for his senior year.
While they had planned for a quiet island life, they were soon actively involved with the San Juan Island Yacht Club and made many good friends through it. Carlene also loved her P.E.O. sisters and found the work of the organization to be very rewarding.
Those who are responsible for the young man’s death must be held accountable, whether that means losing their jobs or facing criminal prosecution. And all of us must care enough about this tragedy to demand that problems inside the Island County Jail that led to his horrifying death are corrected.
Edith Bronson deChadenedes (known to everyone as Edie) passed away peacefully on May 31st at the Terraces at Fountaingrove in Santa Rosa, California, at the age of nearly 92. Born on August 3rd, 1923, Edie attended Radcliffe College, where she met Francois, her husband-to-be, before entering the Women’s Army Corps in 1943.
Ellen (Smith) Broad died on June 7, 2015 from heart related issues. She was 86 years old. She was born on August 10, 1928 in Barnesville, Georgia to Flossie and Rory Smith. She had two sisters (Christine and Barbara, both deceased) and a brother (Quillian, deceased).
Patos is full of interesting geology, beautiful beaches, opportunities for native plant and wildlife viewing along with a working lighthouse. Different activities will be offered, from light house tours, to a restoration project to a hike around the island.
These recipes offer up smokey grilled chicken with a light white lemon sauce, and savory potatoes with the option of tofu steaks for all the vegans out there.
Friday Harbor resident, Knud Kristian Kaj Sakstrup, Jr., has been charged with assault against a law enforcement officer and resisting arrest. He is currently in custody awaiting trial. Bail was set at $50,000.