Spring Street International School has launched Inland Ocean Studies, an immersive summer program for 14-18 year olds devoted to marine science and maritime ecology. The program’s goal is to introduce inquisitive young people to world-class scientists researching the marine environment of these biologically diverse islands.
Linda Degnan Cobos, Heidi Evans, Lenora Johnson were honored at this year's Friday Harbor Soroptimists annual awards luncheon.
CATS annual Elegant Edibles, 9 a.m. to noon in the theatre lobby, features holiday treats for sale, a “spring basket” raffle drawing, musical entertainment by San Juan Island’s very own Baker Boys.
Parents seeking to enroll their child in the 2014-15 kindergarten session should call the school to set up an appointment (378-5209, ext. 1).
Get ready for Easter and help support local health care with the purchase of an Easter Basket from Peace Island Volunteers. Baskets will be on sale Thursday, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., in the lobby of Peace Island Medical Center, 1117 Spring Street.
OPALCO members signed up for SmarHub, the co-op's electronic billing system, can access Wi-Fi for free at ferry landings in the San Juans beginning May 5. Create a SmartHub account by going online (www.opalco.com) or by telephone, 376-3500, where a representative will assist.
The Friday Harbor Art Market, aka “Artisans on the Plaza,” is seeking vendors for its 2014 season.
Sharron Lee Brown Crinean passed away quietly at home on Oct. 18, 2013 after a short illness.
The league's April meeting, noon to 2 p.m. at San Juan Island Library, features guest speakers Shaun Hubbard and Lovel Pratt, and “Island Crossroads: Vessel Traffic, Oils Spills and You,” will feature Shaun Hubbard and Lovel Pratt as speakers.
John Smith, affectionately called Jack or Limey, passed away peacefully March 20 at his daughter Ali’s home in Vacaville, Calif.
San Juan Island Library's Beth Helstien earned the Washington Library Association's Merit Award in recognition of her efforts in resurrecting and revitalizing what was a defunct English Language Learning Program into a popular, well-staffed, curriculum-guided program. Click on the headline for more about the award and the library's program.
The fundraiser includes afternoon tea and an opportunity to view and purchase from array of clothing selections, and accessories by local artists, featured by various island shops. Participating retailers include, Be Chic Boutique, Girlfriends Consignment Store, Second Act Consignment Boutique and Necia Quast vintage clothing.
Mark the calendar, this year’s Great Island Cleanup comes earlier than before, April 5
Look for Santa and his merry band of elves to make landfall at about 5 p.m.