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.
George had a great love for the sea, he had three boats in his lifetime—The Little Orphan Annie, The Downwind and SeaGramps. His favorite spot for fishing was Westcott Bay.
Whether it's an eagle flying overhead, a woodpecker mistaking our house for a dead tree or an otter playing in the ocean, Stephen always took a moment to take notice, appreciate, and be thankful.
A classic whodunit with stunning Pacific Northwest imagery, suspense, and even a love triangle composes this tale of a man seeking simplicity, and finding mystique.
Born and raised on San Juan Island, and a prominent figure in island agricultural, Al Sundstrom died at his home Wednesday, Sept. 10. He was 96.
Doris loved reading, the arts, flowers, fashion and clothes, a room with a view (especially of crashing waves), and Coca-Cola with lime.
Individuals and organizations willing to offer fiscal support are encouraged to come and ask questions about the significance of the program for our county.
The primary objective of the new IMA museum will be to bring world class, exciting art to the local population of San Juan County—exhibitions seen recently in major metropolitan museums throughout the country, and even the world. These exhibitions will be totally free of charge to the public.
When friends heard Dave Hall had major expenses associated with his cancer, they offered to help with a fundraiser. The Dinner/Auction/Dance Benefit 4 Dave Hall is Oct. 4 at the Fairgrounds. Doors open at 5 p.m. for auction item viewing; dinner is 5:30-6:30 p.m. Read below to find out more.
Thanks to the donation by the Soroptimists International of Friday Harbor, 30 San Juan Island families had their WIC checks doubled, to $40 each, and another 45 families received $40 vouchers for purchase of farmers' market produce.
The 2014 Relay for Life event, Saturday, Sept. 27, at the Friday Harbor Fairgrounds, will feature an assortment of activities, entertainment and fund-raising opportunities.
Look for Santa and his merry band of elves to make landfall at about 5 p.m.