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Know Your Island Walk at Mitchell Hill, Sept. 22

Submitted by organizers The next Know Your Island walk is from 1-4…

  • Sep 18th, 2018

 

Join the Great Islands Clean-up this fall

Submitted by organizers The Great Islands Clean-up is from 10 a.m.- 2…

  • Sep 18th, 2018

 

Free Washington State Park day on Sept. 22

Submitted by Washington State Parks Celebrate National Public Lands Day with a…

  • Sep 17th, 2018

 

Public calls for NOAA to take action to save Southern resident orcas

A missing adolescent orca has likely lost her fight against illness and…

Executive Director Kim Bryan leaves SAFE San Juans

Submitted by SAFE San Juans The Board of Directors of SAFE San…

  • Sep 18th, 2018
Contributed photo/San Juan Islands Art Museum. Ami and Nadia at work.

Food inspires art at San Juan Islands Museum of Art’s family events

Submitted by the San Juan Islands Museum of Art For the fall…

  • Sep 14th, 2018
Contributed photo/San Juan Islands Art Museum. Ami and Nadia at work.
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                                Susan Wingate.

Local author launches newest book at Griffin Bay Bookstore

Submitted by Griffin Bay Bookstore San Juan Islander Susan Wingate is launching…

  • Sep 17th, 2018
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                                Susan Wingate.
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                                Cyclists from a previous event get ready to hit the routes.

San Juan Lions Bike-n-Brew kicks off Saturday, Sept. 15

Submitted by San Juan Lions Club This Saturday, Sept. 15, Friday Harbor…

  • Sep 12th, 2018
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                                Cyclists from a previous event get ready to hit the routes.

Celebrate local food at “Eat Island Grown”

Submitted by The San Juan Islands Agricultural Guild The talented chefs and…

  • Sep 17th, 2018

Lectures on sick orca, J50, and orca photogrammetry at The Whale Museum | Update

Submitted by The Whale Museum Check out two upcoming lectures about orcas…

  • Sep 10th, 2018

Youth marine-based scouting available on San Juan

Submitted by the Sea Scouts The Friday Harbor Power Squadron has partnered…

  • Sep 14th, 2018

San Juan County Councilmen deem September as ‘Preparedness Month’

Submitted by San Juan County Department of Emergency Management While emergency preparedness…

  • Sep 13th, 2018

Local artists show work at San Juan Island Grange

Submitted by event organizers Join two days of art and fun from…

  • Sep 13th, 2018

Performance about local elders at San Juan Community Theatre

Submitted by San Juan Community Theatre Composer and pianist Grisha Krivchenia has…

  • Sep 11th, 2018

Friday Harbor Elementary School students to receive free weekend meals | Update

Editor’s note: A previous version of this article incorrectly stated Michel Vekved’s…

Contra and waltzing, Celtic style

The love of contra dancing, a folk dance originating in Scotland, has…

Wisdom, stories of elders | Q&A with composer and musician Grisha Krivchenia

Local composer and musician Grisha Krivchenia has worked with elders and those…

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                                 Verdugo’s “Jail.”

‘The Woman As Visionary and Creator’ at San Juan Islands Museum of Art

Submitted by the San Juan Islands Museum of Art The three innovative…

  • Sep 12th, 2018
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                                 Verdugo’s “Jail.”

Animal Protection Society presents: Pet of the Week

Buenos Dias, Amigos and Amigas. I am Buddah, a kitten of many…

  • Sep 12th, 2018

How the call for red coats turned a county into a cactus

Australia was in a pickle. Once excited to have their first export,…

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                                Rich Barker will perform at the event.

Gospel jazz reprise in Friday Harbor

Submitted by Saint David’s Episcopal Church Nine years ago, gospel and jazz…

  • Sep 11th, 2018
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                                Rich Barker will perform at the event.
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First annual ice cream social at the San Juan Historical Museum

Submitted by the San Juan Historical Museum Help staff and volunteers of…

  • Sep 9th, 2018
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Savor the San Juans celebrates island grown food and fun

By Shannon Borg San Juan Islands Visitors Bureau In the islands, most…

  • Sep 5th, 2018

Island Rec offers essential skills kayak clinic

Submitted by Island Rec Island Rec is offering a clinic where participants…

  • Sep 10th, 2018
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Free finance course on San Juan Island

Submitted by San Juan County The Joyce L. Sobel (San Juan Island)…

  • Sep 5th, 2018
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                                Ian Boyden of Friday Harbor.

National Endowment for the Arts awards Ian Boyden of Friday Harbor

Submitted by the National Endowment for the Arts Ian Boyden of Friday…

  • Sep 10th, 2018
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                                Ian Boyden of Friday Harbor.

Caregiver training offered through Hospice of San Juan

Submitted by Hospice of San Juan Hospice of San Juan will offer…

  • Sep 10th, 2018
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                                Members of Childsplay perform in 2011.

Fiddle group to hit the San Juans on farewell tour

Submitted by event organizers The fiddle group Childsplay will visit the San…

  • Sep 9th, 2018
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                                Members of Childsplay perform in 2011.

Seattle summit on Snake River Dams affect on orcas

Submitted by DamSense The Southern resident killer whales are the iconic species…

  • Sep 5th, 2018
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                                Leslie Finch.

Back-to-school mindfulness training

Submitted by PeaceHealth Peace Island Medical Center Start the new school year…

  • Sep 8th, 2018
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                                Leslie Finch.

Request for Friday Harbor High School community projects

Submitted by Jenny Wilson San Juan Island School District teacher The first-semester…

  • Sep 5th, 2018

San Juan Community Theatre holds exhibit ‘Incongruent Muse’

Submitted by the artists The San Juan Community Theatre will host three…

  • Sep 12th, 2018

Dinner for the Whale Museum

Submitted by The Whale Museum The Whale Museum invites everyone to the…

  • Sep 8th, 2018
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                                Graduating senior Zach Fincher.

Kiwanis and Honeywell Foundation help send Friday Harbor seniors to college

Submitted by Friday Harbor Kiwanis The Friday Harbor Kiwanis in partnership with…

  • Sep 6th, 2018
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                                Graduating senior Zach Fincher.

National Drive Electric Week in the San Juans

Submitted by the San Juan County Conservation District The San Juan Islands…

  • Sep 5th, 2018

Back-to-school backpack safety tips

Submitted by PeaceHealth It’s the time of year when kids gear up…

  • Sep 5th, 2018
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                                The cast from the 2016 production.

Audition for ‘Nutcracker’ ballet

Submitted by the Salish Sea Ballet The Salish Sea Ballet staff will…

  • Sep 4th, 2018
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                                The cast from the 2016 production.

Annual playwriters festival on San Juan

Submitted by the San Juan Community Theatre What is the Playwrights Festival?…

  • Sep 4th, 2018

Crabbing rules change in the San Juans

Submitted by the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife Most areas of…

  • Sep 4th, 2018

Animal Protection Society presents Pet of the Week

Who says you can’t teach an old dog new tricks? Look at…

  • Sep 4th, 2018