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Shaw Island’s Kendra Clifton set for an expedition aboard the E/V Nautilus

  • May 23, 2016 at 12:00AM updated May 24, 2016 at 3:15PM

Kendra Clifton-Pew has been a budding scientist since elementary school. When she attended Shaw Island School as a youngster, scientists from the San Juan Nature Institute worked in her classroom, guiding her in projects like raising and releasing salmon, publishing an intertidal field guide, researching shoreline inventories and heading out on oceanography field trips aboard the Research Vessel Centennial.

Hills and Thrills, scenes from last weekend soap box derby | Slideshow

  • May 23, 2016 at 12:00AM updated May 24, 2016 at 1:08PM

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Meeting discusses updates to San Juan County Comprehensive Plan

  • May 24, 2016 at 12:00AM updated at 9:13AM

San Juan County officials held a meeting to review the county's comprehensive plan on Friday May 20. This was in accordance with the Washington State Growth Management Act, which requires counties to periodically update their comprehensive plan in order to meet grant deadlines. The act requires the county must adopt a scope of work and a plan by June 30, 2016. The meeting was also an opportunity for citizens to share concerns about the plan.

GCI to Connect Classrooms to Killer Whales

  • May 21, 2016 at 12:00AM updated May 23, 2016 at 1:15PM

GCI, a leading managed technology service provider, today announced that it will help connect students in grades 3-5 throughout the U.S. to orcas that frequent the waters near Washington's Lime Kiln Point State Park through an interactive distance learning event. Classrooms will be able to participate by using video conferencing equipment or a desktop/laptop connected to a projector for a live, interactive experience. GCI will use its satellite-based mobile classroom, which enables connectivity in remote areas, to support the sessions which will be held May 23, 24 and 25.

Friday Harbor golfers headed to state tournament

  • May 20, 2016 at 1:13PM

Two Friday Harbor High School golfers, Senior Jesse Kolowitz and Junior Joe Stewart will represent the team at the State Tournament after placing ninth and alternate at the 1B/2B District Golf Championships yesterday.

Transient Orcas Return to Salish Sea | Slideshow

  • May 19, 2016 at 12:00AM updated May 20, 2016 at 11:03AM

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Calling all pet lovers – the annual Dodie Gann dog walk is May 28

  • May 18, 2016 at 12:00AM updated May 20, 2016 at 9:58AM

The Animal Protection Society of Friday Harbor has announced the "3rd Annual Dodie Gann Dog Walk and Pet Lover's Festival" will be held Saturday, May 28. The event takes place Saturday, May 28 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the future location of the new animal shelter; 994 Cattle Point Road. The dog walk portion of the event begins at 10:00am and will go until 11:30 a.m.

Island Rec Mother and Son Scavenger Hunt | Slideshow

  • Apr 29, 2016 at 6:00AM updated May 20, 2016 at 9:25AM

Island Rec hosted the first annual mother and son scavenger hunt last weekend

Children's festival 2016 | Slideshow

  • May 9, 2016 at 4:00PM updated May 20, 2016 at 9:25AM

Children and parents had a blast during the 26th annual Children's Festival put on by Islands Park and Recreation

Friday Harbor Little League Parade | Slideshow

  • Apr 27, 2016 at 6:00AM updated May 20, 2016 at 9:24AM

Baseball, softball and T-ball players parade through town on Friday, April 22

Astros Vs. Dodgers T-ball | Slideshow

  • Apr 28, 2016 at 6:00AM updated May 20, 2016 at 9:24AM

Friday Harbor Little League T-ball games started last weekend

Wolverine Golfers home tournament | Slideshow

  • May 2, 2016 at 11:00AM updated May 20, 2016 at 9:23AM

Tuesday April 26 Home tournament slide show The team went on to win the invitational the following Friday

Softball weekend games | Slideshow

  • May 11, 2016 at 10:00AM updated May 20, 2016 at 9:23AM

The FHHS softball team split their two home games this weekend, beating Concrete 6-11 thanks to a two run Home run from Lili Wood that put the wolverines in the lead in 5th inning, where they would stay for the rest of the game.

Rep. Rick Larsen Files for Re-Election

  • May 20, 2016 at 9:12AM

EVERETT, WA – Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) this week filed paperwork with the Washington Secretary of State's office for his re-election campaign for Congress.

Town announces the Sunken Park poetry contest winner

  • May 20, 2016 at 1:30AM

The Town of Friday Harbor is pleased to announce William J. Weissinger as the winner of the Sunken Park poetry contest sponsored by the Friday Harbor Arts Commission. His poem "What You Don't Want To Do" was selected from 13 poems submitted by 10 San Juan Island poets who composed works inspired by the mural "Witness the Beauty" being installed in Sunken Park this week by Kirkland artist Jake Wagoner. Poet, teacher, and former Washington State poet laureate Elizabeth Austen adjudicated the competition. "The enthusiastic response to our request for poetry was inspiring, and the poem will add a wonderful dimension to our celebration of the Commission's first visual art installation," said Arts Commissioner Susan Williams. The poet will present his work at a public celebration of the mural scheduled for 2 pm Sunday, May 22 nd .

Pollinators in the Park | Slideshow

  • May 19, 2016 at 2:00PM

The Land Bank and National Park Service hosted a children's event in celebration of "History Lives Here" month

Spring Street students with Rep. Rick Larsen in Washington D.C.

  • May 18, 2016 at 10:47AM

Eighth graders from Spring Street International School met with Washington State Representative Rick Larsen while on a school trip to Washington D.C. yesterday.

Meet Wolf Hollow’s new Executive Director Amy Saxe-Eyler

  • May 18, 2016 at 12:00AM updated at 10:22AM

Submitted by Wolf Hollow

Wolverine baseball playoffs | Slideshow

  • May 18, 2016 at 6:00AM updated at 10:19AM

The Friday Harbor High School baseball team ended the season by beating Orcas last Saturday, making the Wolverines co-champions in the Northwest 1A/2B League.

Final “ADDAMS FAMILY” SHOWS May 19-21

  • May 18, 2016 at 1:30AM

San Juan Community Theatre's monstrous spring musical has its final curtain calls Thursday* through Saturday, May 19-21 at 7:30 p.m. in the Whittier Theatre.

Island Charting

  • May 18, 2016 at 1:30AM

Mike Vouri gave islanders a lesson last week about the sacrifices, equipment and techniques of the early surveyors of the Puget Sound.

Sheriff’s Log

  • May 18, 2016 at 1:30AM

The San Juan County Sheriff's Department responded to the following calls.

Sports Report

  • May 18, 2016 at 1:30AM

Baseball

Wehrly running for County Council

  • May 18, 2016 at 1:30AM

Submitted by Steve Wehrly

Ferry Alert

  • May 18, 2016 at 1:30AM

To accommodate travelers on the busy Fourth of July weekend, WSF has added extra sailings on Tuesday, July 5:

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