San Juan Center of Skagit Valley College will offer new classes this spring as part of community education.
Outgoing and gregarious, Alfred made friends wherever he went. He was proud of his 300 bowling score, and of his holes-in-one in golf. He had a big heart which at last, gave out.
A drawing will also be held for a 50 percent tuition waiver for the first month of preschool in the fall of 2015.
The SeaDoc Society & YMCA Camp Orkila present “Shorebirds, predators, and the role of fear” with Dr. Rob Butler, March 10
Atlas Cove is the son of first-time parents Bridey Short and Friday Harbor High School graduate Britt Banry, Class of 2006. He was born Jan. 30 in Petersburg, Alaska, wherer the couple make their home.
Want a peek at what's in store, well, here's your chance. The Historical Society is offering tours Wednesday, March 11, 5-8 p.m., as part of a MHI preview and to showcase the progress to date on the four featured exhibits, fishing, farming, logging and limestone.
A total of 31 programs will share $108,156 in United Way grants this year. Those programs, which include Hospice of San Juan, Orcas Island's Hearts and Hands, and Hamlet House and KLOI Community Radio on Lopez, provide services that often prove critical for the well-being of children, families, the elderly and disabled island residents.
Anna Mae was a native of Friday Harbor on San Juan Island, where her mother owned the movie theatre and her father owned the town bakery. She met Dallas, born in Fargo, N.D., on a blind date. They were married for over 62 years and could not be separated after a lifetime of love and devotion to one another.
Soroptomist International of Friday Harbor will hold its seventeenth annual St. Patrick’s Day Extravaganza at San Juan Island Yacht Club, March 14, 5 p.m.
Sign up now for the all female running race March 21, 9:30 a.m. The race starts at Brickworks.
The next installment of the award-winning Know Your Island Walk series will be Sat., Feb. 28 at 1 p.m.
What was it like to live in Friday Harbor in the years between World War I and World War II? Archived issues of the Journal have many of the answers about our town
The search for a new San Juan Island schools superintendent shifts into high gear beginning Feb. 24, when the school board meets in executive session with its consultant to learn results of screening and reference checks of candidates for the job. Click on this article to find out more about the search and what the school board has in store.
In acknowledgement of a continual readiness for emergencies, the Roche Harbor Marina staff was presented with San Juan EMS' Community Service Award, a honor infrequently bestowed by the agency, at EMS annual award banquet, Jan. 10.
The event is sponsored by Soroptomist International of Friday Harbor.
The San Juan Island Family Resource Center and WSU 4-H are seeking mentors for its new youth mentor program.
Look for Santa and his merry band of elves to make landfall at about 5 p.m.