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San Juan Island School buses on snow route

School buses on snow route.

 

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Final Flea & Craft Market of 2016 on Dec. 10

Submitted by San Juan County Parks & Fair The end-of-the-year Flea &…

  • Dec 8th, 2016

 

Town receives grants to fix Web and A Streets

Submitted by the Town of Friday Harbor The Town of Friday Harbor…

  • Dec 7th, 2016

 

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Friday Harbor labs study if humans can regrow limbs

Submitted by the University of Washington Friday Harbor Laboratories Our closest worm…

  • Dec 9th, 2016
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FHHS student high in class, China Pearl fighters sent to ER | San Juan County Sheriff’s Log Nov. 23-28

The San Juan County Sheriff’s Office responded to the following calls: Nov.…

  • Dec 9th, 2016
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Free dinner and lecture on salmon in Eastsound

Submitted by SeaDoc Society On Tuesday, Dec. 13, enjoy a free dinner…

  • Dec 7th, 2016
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Paideia school welcomes new staff

Submitted by Paideia Classical School Paideia Classical School is pleased to announce…

  • Dec 7th, 2016
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OPALCO seeks board applicants

Submitted by OPALCO A new volunteer member committee has been created to…

  • Dec 7th, 2016

Friends of the library hosts annual book sale

Submitted by SJI Library The Holiday Book and Gift Sale, sponsored by…

  • Dec 7th, 2016
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New state licensing system may cause delays

Submitted by the San Juan County Auditor Washington state residents with vehicle…

  • Dec 7th, 2016
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Spring Street lot sold

On Nov. 9, the lot at 330 Spring Street was sold for…

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Donate blood to avoid holiday shortage

The holidays are typically a difficult time for the blood supply because…

  • Dec 7th, 2016
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County boards and commissions vacancies

Submitted by the San Juan County Council The San Juan County Council…

  • Dec 6th, 2016
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Special port meeting to be held in executive session

Submitted by the Port of Friday Harbor The Board of Commissioners for…

  • Dec 6th, 2016
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EDC offers free workshop on cybersecurity for business

Submitted by San Juan County EDC Cybersecurity is not just for large…

  • Dec 6th, 2016

Next SJI Library board meeting on Dec. 13

Submitted by the SJI Library The San Juan Island Library Board of…

  • Dec 6th, 2016
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Port plans to discuss eliminated position at next meeting

(Editor’s note: This story has been updated to reflect a correction of…

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Three SJI children have whooping cough

Information gathered from San Juan County Health & Community Services Three San…

  • Dec 7th, 2016
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Church pantry has new hours

The Seventh-Day Adventist Church pantry, at 76 Gilbert Lane, Friday Harbor, will…

  • Dec 7th, 2016
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The San Juan County Sheriff’s Log | Nov. 16 – Nov. 22

The San Juan County Sheriff’s Office responded to the following calls: Nov.…

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Salmon derby kicks off Dec. 2

Information gathered from fridayharborsalmonclassic.com The Friday Harbor Salmon Classic kicked off on…

  • Dec 2nd, 2016
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Islanders join Standing Rock protest

Orcas Islander Jan Ehrlichman volunteered two weeks ago at the Standing Rock…

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Suffering in the San Juans: Homeless in paradise

Fifty-eight. That’s how many people were identified as homeless in San Juan…

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Meeting to fix Cattle Point Light on Dec. 6

Submitted by the U.S. Coast Guard The Coast Guard is preparing to…

  • Nov 30th, 2016
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Historical museum to renovate archives

Submitted by the San Juan Historical Museum As the San Juan Historical…

  • Nov 30th, 2016
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PeaceHealth series covers emotions during the holidays

Submitted by PeaceHealth Peace Island Medical Center PeaceHealth Peace Island Medical Center’s…

  • Nov 30th, 2016
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Sponsor a family for the holidays through the resource center

Submitted by the San Juan Island Family Resource Center The San Juan…

  • Nov 30th, 2016
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County Sheriff’s Log | Nov. 9 – Nov. 15

The San Juan County Sheriff’s Office responded to the following calls. Nov.…

  • Nov 29th, 2016
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Hospital district approves PeaceHealth amendment

The San Juan County Public Hospital District No. 1 passed an amendment…

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Decommissioned sheriff’s vessel sinks while tied to dock

A decommissioned Sheriff’s boat at the Orcas Ferry Landing fuel dock sank…

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Port commission meeting discusses eliminated position | Update

On Monday, Nov. 21, about 30 people, standing shoulder-to-shoulder, crammed into the…

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Friends of the San Juans join Kinder Morgan protest

About 25 demonstrators joined a candlelight vigil to protest the Kinder Morgan…

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Lopezian to be on television show

Lopez native Callie Blue tackled the untamed wild of Patagonia for History…

  • Nov 23rd, 2016
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DSHS mobile unit visits Friday Harbor

Submitted by the DSHS The mobile unit for the Department of Social…

  • Nov 23rd, 2016

3-D Printing Workshop and Hack-a-Thon

San Juan County Health and Community Services, along with Washington Vocational Services,…

  • Nov 23rd, 2016

Town of Friday Harbor seeks artists’ proposals for park bench sculptures

Submitted by the Town of Friday Harbor The Town of Friday Harbor…

  • Nov 23rd, 2016
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County well policy moving towards ‘cautionary approach’

When you live on an island, water has the potential to be…

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Rally against Kinder Morgan pipeline on Nov. 21 in Friday Harbor

Submitted by Friends of the San Juans The Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain…

  • Nov 21st, 2016
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County Sheriff’s Log | Nov. 2 – Nov. 8

The San Juan County Sheriff’s Office responded to the following calls: Nov.…

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Crime Briefs

Theft and burglary charges on Orcas By Cali Bagby General manager Adam…

  • Nov 18th, 2016
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