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Dance through the holidays with the San Juan Singers

Submitted by San Juan Community Theatre Sometimes an idea takes on a…

  • Nov 19th, 2018

 

Learn about San Juan County data, demographics with EDC

Submitted by the EDC Need more data and information to make knowledgeable…

  • Nov 19th, 2018

 

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                                Auditor’s office employees Jo George and Oren Combs issue 2019 dog tag No. 1 to local canine Charley Goddu.

Meet Charley, the first San Juan County dog license recipient for 2019

Submitted by San Juan County Charley Goddu, a 10-year-old poodle mix, received…

  • Nov 18th, 2018

 

Killer whale thriller hits bookstands

Submitted by Pendrell Sound Press “Lost Frequency, A Novel of Sound, Speed,…

  • Nov 17th, 2018
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San Juan grandma releases new album

Submitted by Rikki Swin Gramma Rikki is a real grandmother, composer, musician…

  • Nov 16th, 2018
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Shop for local crafts on San Juan for the holidays

On an island known for its residents’ self-resilience and unique charm, shopping…

Island Stage Left presents ‘Slowgirl’ on San Juan

Submitted by Island Stage Left What’s hiding amidst the vines and fronds…

  • Nov 14th, 2018
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                                Wolf Hollow director Chanda Stone and volunteer Jerry McElyea with the award.

Wolf Hollow volunteer wins Finny award

Jerry McElyea, a Wolf Hollow volunteer, was recently awarded a Finney Award.…

  • Nov 16th, 2018
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                                Wolf Hollow director Chanda Stone and volunteer Jerry McElyea with the award.
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                                Bystanders watch the tree lighting on Spring and Front Streets in 2015.

Tree lighting, holiday events on San Juan Island

Submitted by San Juan Island Chamber of Commerce Friday Harbor Winterfest starts…

  • Nov 16th, 2018
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                                Bystanders watch the tree lighting on Spring and Front Streets in 2015.

FANS carnival returns Nov. 17 on San Juan

Submitted by organizers An annual carnival to fund the local parks and…

  • Nov 13th, 2018
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14th Annual Turkey Trot on San Juan

Submitted by organizers Join the 14th annual Thanksgiving morning Turkey Trot on…

  • Nov 15th, 2018
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Paideia on San Juan sells Christmas trees

Submitted by Paideia Classical School Staff at Paideia Classical School are selling…

  • Nov 15th, 2018
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Reading is a critical skill for success | Guest column

By Tom Owens If young students lag in reading skills, won’t they…

  • Nov 14th, 2018
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Free first aid class at A Place to Play

Submitted by A Place to Play Have you ever wondered what you…

  • Nov 11th, 2018
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Join Saturday Contra dance on San Juan

Submitted by organizers The third Saturday Contra dance is Saturday, Nov. 17,…

  • Nov 14th, 2018

Join San Juan 4-H for more than cows and sows

Submitted by organizers More often than not, interested families say that they…

  • Nov 13th, 2018
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                                Seal.

Wolf Hollow receives grant for marine mammal rehabilitation

Submitted by Wolf Hollow Wolf Hollow Rehabilitation Center’s proposal to NOAA’s John…

  • Nov 12th, 2018
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                                Seal.

Island Rec presents youth roller hockey

Submitted by Island Rec Youth roller hockey returns Nov. 13. Roller hockey…

  • Nov 11th, 2018

Car collides with dump truck on Roche Harbor Road

A car accident took place on Nov. 2 at 3:49 p.m. in…

Comment on American Camp’s new visitor center on San Juan

Submitted by SJI National Historical Park The National Park Service is proposing…

  • Nov 10th, 2018

Animal Protection Society Presents: Pet of the Week

Hello, darlings. I’m Nora and just in case you’re wondering I am…

  • Nov 9th, 2018
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                                Feed a turkey this Thanksgiving, don’t eat one, at Island Haven Animal Sanctuary.

Third annual ThanksLiving celebration

Submitted by Island Haven Animal Sanctuary Join Island Haven Animal Sanctuary for…

  • Nov 10th, 2018
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                                Feed a turkey this Thanksgiving, don’t eat one, at Island Haven Animal Sanctuary.
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                                One of Aprils Surgent’s pieces, “All the Little Things.”

Artist uses found debris to highlight overuse of plastic

Submitted by the San Juan Islands Museum of Art Marine debris and…

  • Nov 11th, 2018
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                                One of Aprils Surgent’s pieces, “All the Little Things.”
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                                The crew rescues Cowboy.

San Juan firefighters rescue dog who fell down cliff

By Carolyn Hudson Journal contributor When Cowboy toppled down a 30-foot cliff…

  • Nov 7th, 2018
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                                The crew rescues Cowboy.
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Surf’s up on San Juan | Photos

Surfers hit the waves on Sunday morning, Nov. 4, at Eagle Cove…

  • Nov 7th, 2018
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San Juan orca nonprofits receive donation from overseas campaign

After visiting the San Juans and seeing orcas for the first time…

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Rotary donates dictionaries to San Juan youth

Submitted by the Rotary Club of San Juan Islands The Rotary Club…

  • Nov 9th, 2018
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San Juan County Severe Weather Shelter set to open

Submitted by organizers The San Juan County Severe Weather Shelter will be…

  • Nov 8th, 2018

Community Treasures celebrates 14 years on San Juan

Submitted by Community Treasures Celebrate 14 years at Community Treasures on Nov.…

  • Nov 13th, 2018

Youth bring ‘The Wind in the Willows’ to the San Juan Community Theatre

San Juan children are swapping the island’s foxes and black-tailed deer for…

San Juans residents look to connect existing trails | Update

Editor’s note: An earlier version of this article stated that adding Deer…

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                                Osamu Shimomura, former post-doctoral scientist at the UW Friday Harbor Marine Labs, won the Nobel Prize for the discovery of a luminous green substance in jellyfish that redefined the way researchers uncover biological processes

Nobel prize winner Osamu Shimomura remembered

Osamu Shimomura was 16, living in Nagasaki, Japan in 1945, when the…

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                                Osamu Shimomura, former post-doctoral scientist at the UW Friday Harbor Marine Labs, won the Nobel Prize for the discovery of a luminous green substance in jellyfish that redefined the way researchers uncover biological processes

History of first island families

(Editor’s note: A previous version of this story incorrectly identified Edward Chevalier…

Contributed photo/FHFF. Karen Palmer, Lazlo Pal and Lynn Danaher

Winners of Friday Harbor Film Festival awards

Submitted by Friday Harbor Film Festival A local San Juan Island producer…

  • Nov 6th, 2018
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Honor 100-year anniversary of WWI on San Juan Island | Update

Editors note: Times of the movies have been updated. It was the…

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                                A Southern resident breeches.

Celebrate orca recovery on Nov. 10

Submitted by organizers From 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 10, an Orca…

  • Nov 5th, 2018
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                                A Southern resident breeches.

Animal Protection Society presents Pets of the Week

Hello! We’re the three amigos - Bowie, Baez and Elton. We’re appearing…

  • Nov 4th, 2018

Islanders fund new mobility scooter for local

Aaron D’Errico was almost home last summer when his mobility scooter gave…

San Juan Community Theatre updates mission, vision

Submitted by the San Juan Community Theatre On Sept. 28, the San…

  • Nov 2nd, 2018
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                                Art from the upcoming show.

Lumi Verdugo comes to the San Juan Islands Art Museum

Submitted by the San Juan Islands Museum of Art A body of…

  • Nov 2nd, 2018
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                                Art from the upcoming show.