San Juan Historical Museum will showcase the introductory centerpiece of its latest exhibit, perhaps its boldest and most intricate exhibit ever, the San Juan Island Museum of History & Industry, inside the fairgrounds main exhibit hall during the four-day run of fair, Aug. 13-16.
Potential closure of the station near home prompted now-Lt. Wood to join San Juan Island Fire Rescue
Here’s your chance to be part of a historic San Juan Island celebration.
Sister Noella Marcellino shared her expertise with the Shaw monastery’s Mother Prioress (Mother Thérese), and now islanders can enjoy artisan farmstead cheeses ripened from the raw milk of the monastery’s two Jersey cows.
June took great pride in telling family and friends about her last sighting of eagles that nested nearby or pods of orca, or minke whales, that frequently swam by their water-view dream home.
Beloved patriarch, dear friend, irascible coot, Lester Gunther perished Monday at his home on False Bay.
Eleanor attended school in Friday Harbor and spent many wonderful years at the Lime Kiln Lighthouse, where her father worked as the lighthouse keeper until 1945. Lighthouses always held a special place in her heart.
San Juan Community Home Trust is ready to begin to raise money to build 12 to 14 new homes. To help this effort along, a long-time local supporter of the Home Trust has offered a $300,000 Challenge Grant—the challenge being to match that amount through other donations.
The total amount awarded by the Community Foundation for the 2014/15 academic years includes scholarships for 2014 graduates, as well as for prior graduates of San Juan Island schools, and others qualified recipients.
He was the West Coast editor of Mechanix Illustrated, and as a pilot received all the plum aviation assignments. He flew second seat in the Marine Corps Harrier Jet, had many airplanes but his favorite was his Pressurized P-210.
“This is getting to the critical point as the Fair is just four weeks away," Fair Manager Jennifer Allen said. “This would be a great opportunity for an organization or group to take over these popular exhibits.”
Twelve-year-old Ariana Deacon, granddaughter of Norm and Teresa DeGraff, finished first in the double-mini trampoline event to claim a gold medal at the USA Level 5-7 Tumbling & Trampoline National Gymnastics Competition, June 11-15, in Spokane.
Buster graduated from Orcas High School in 1937 and enlisted in the U.S. Navy. He served four years aboard the USS Arizona, which was later sunk at Pearl Harbor.
A statewide advocate for the arts, ArtsWA speaks up for the value of public art and helps to build leadership in the arts in local communities, strengthens arts education in public schools, promote the arts as a creative industry, expand participation in the arts, and maintains the state’s Art Collection on behalf of Washington residents.
The annual parade in Friday Harbor was just the beginning to San Juan Island's all-day celebration of Independence Day. Here's a look at some other events.
Look for Santa and his merry band of elves to make landfall at about 5 p.m.