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.
The San Juan "Rendezvous" first got its start in 1948, as a homecoming of sorts and sponsored at that time by the Chamber of Commerce, and ran through the early '80s. It proved an instant hit.
Andrew McLaglen moved to San Juan Island, Wash. in 1975, where he found his paradise. He was very active in the local community theatre in Friday Harbor, directing many plays over the years with the local talent. His love of film, theatre and life was evident in all that he did.
Bruce skied the mountains of the West, always coming back to Crystal Mountain, where a run is named for him. When he and Mary move to San Juan Island in 1995, the proximity to Whistler, B.C. lured him and he spent many winter weekdays skiing its runs.