Britt Anderson is the daughter of John and Jan Anderson of Friday Harbor, and Blaine Elsing is the son of Blaine Sr. and Sherry Elsing of Marysville.
The Whale Museum's remembrance on behalf of deceased killer whales, Sunday, Nov. 2, will be followed by the 5th annual "Black & White Night" benefit dinner, Tuesday, Nov. 4.
Begin early on All Hallow’s Day. Starting at the elementary school and then masquerading through town, this year’s annual elementary school dress-up parade begins at 9:30 a.m. (Friday is an “early release” day so the parade starts earlier than usual).
Orcas Island songstress Mandy Troxel has released a new, original song in honor of October’s Domestic Violence Awareness month. The song developed from a frightening incident that unfolded between a couple, near where Troxel works.
The monthlong celebration of local island bounty is coming to a close with the culmination of all Savor events, the first-ever “Bite of the San Juans.” The gathering of food, drink and merriment is Sunday, Oct. 26, 1-4 p.m., at Brickworks.
Brett made friends easily, and loved to discuss all kinds of subjects. He was constantly doing research on the internet.
Bill was well known and respected within the islands and had an excellent reputation as a fine craftsman and a kind and honest man.
In prelude to the upcoming enrollment period for the Affordable Care Act, Nov. 15, Larry Thompson of the Whatcom Alliance for Health Advancement will discuss changes in quality of care, explain the ACA's impact on healthcare costs and highlight changes under way in the medical care industry, as part of a presentation, Oct. 29, in Friday Harbor.
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.