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Orcas Island Lit Fest announces featured 2020 artists

Submitted by the Orcas Library Where can book lovers go to rub…

  • Feb 9th, 2020

Entertainers needed for San Juan County fair

Submitted by the San Juan County Fair Planning is underway for the…

  • Feb 8th, 2020

Writer-In-Residence

Submitted by Iris Graville The table tent has been passed. Liz Smith…

  • Feb 7th, 2020

January’s Volunteer of the Month

Submitted by The Animal Protection Society of Friday Harbor The Animal Protection…

  • Feb 6th, 2020
Deputy Fire Chief Noel Monin, Kathleen Salinas and Fire Chief Norvin Collins. (Contributed photo.)

San Juan Island Fire & Rescue Honored for 2019 Service

Submitted by San Juan Island Fire and Rescue Fire District Commissioners and…

  • Feb 6th, 2020
Deputy Fire Chief Noel Monin, Kathleen Salinas and Fire Chief Norvin Collins. (Contributed photo.)

2019 Novel Coronavirus Declared a Public Health Emergency

The World Health Organization declared a global emergency on Thursday and Friday…

  • Feb 5th, 2020

Geyman announces new book: “Long-Term Care in America: The Crisis All of Us Will Face in Our Lifetimes.”

Submitted by Emily and John Geyman A long-time writer about U.S. health…

  • Feb 5th, 2020

Our Lady of the Perennial Garden | Guest column

By Kimberly Mayer A rundown fence runs across our property, and over…

  • Feb 5th, 2020

Plaza makes Dean’s List

Submitted by Eastern Washington University Yadir Plaza, of Friday Harbor, made Eastern…

  • Feb 5th, 2020

Realities of journalism in “Time Stands Still”

During an era of fake news accusations and threats of violence against…

This San Juan Island Lifestyle video shares with you Real Estate in 2020 with Purple Power

*Paid Advertisement Merri Ann Simonson Managing Broker Coldwell Banker San Juan Islands…

  • Feb 5th, 2020

Grad Night rummage sale

Submitted by the Grad Night organizers Now is your chance to pass…

  • Feb 4th, 2020

Grief Support Group Tuesdays

Submitted by Hospice of San Juan Hospice of San Juan is proud…

  • Feb 4th, 2020

EDC offers business management and leadership with Skagit Valley College

Submitted by the San Juan County Economic Development Council Higher-wage employment can…

  • Feb 3rd, 2020

EDC presents Creative Careers Forum

Submitted by the San Juan County economic development council The San Juan…

  • Feb 3rd, 2020
Allan C. Green, courtesy of the State Library of Victoria, Australia/contributed photo
                                The schooner W.F. Jewett as it looked in 1915. Built in 1887 to haul lumber, it apparently had a role in at least one 20th century Hollywood movie.

It started with a signature in a children’s spelling book

By David Hampshire My partner Lynne Giuffre has a thing for old…

  • Feb 2nd, 2020
Allan C. Green, courtesy of the State Library of Victoria, Australia/contributed photo
                                The schooner W.F. Jewett as it looked in 1915. Built in 1887 to haul lumber, it apparently had a role in at least one 20th century Hollywood movie.
Contributed photo.

Jedi Engineering with LEGO

Submitted by Island Rec The Force Awakens in this introductory engineering course…

  • Feb 2nd, 2020
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                                From left: Rachel Lucy, PeaceHealth director community health NW; Jackie Pitman, caregiver and current health coach program participant; Meghan McCarthy, PeaceHealth system director community health; Jennifer Armstrong, member Peace Island Community Health Board and San Juan Island Family Resource Center; and Delphina Liles, community scholarship recipient, San Juan Island Family Resource Center.

PeaceHealth Peace Island Medical Center honors health coach graduates; gifts community scholarship

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

  • Feb 2nd, 2020
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                                From left: Rachel Lucy, PeaceHealth director community health NW; Jackie Pitman, caregiver and current health coach program participant; Meghan McCarthy, PeaceHealth system director community health; Jennifer Armstrong, member Peace Island Community Health Board and San Juan Island Family Resource Center; and Delphina Liles, community scholarship recipient, San Juan Island Family Resource Center.
Fred Woods and Kari McVeigh at the January 2020 San Juan Island School Board meeting. (Heather Spaulding/staff photo)

Woods officially appointed as superintendent

The San Juan Island School District has a newly selected superintendent —…

Fred Woods and Kari McVeigh at the January 2020 San Juan Island School Board meeting. (Heather Spaulding/staff photo)

FHFF’s ‘Best of the Fest’ continues in February

Submitted by the Friday Harbor Film Festival Friday Harbor Film Festival’s annual…

  • Jan 31st, 2020

Building an America’s Cup boat

Mars Le Baron’s love of sailing began at 9-years-old while tooling around…

“Orpheus” by Susan Williams. (Contributed photo.)

People’s Choice Award Winners Announced at SJIMA

Submitted by San Juan Islands Museum of Art “What fun — to…

  • Jan 30th, 2020
“Orpheus” by Susan Williams. (Contributed photo.)

IFly with Island Rec

Submitted by Island Rec Join Island Rec for a series of off-island…

  • Jan 29th, 2020

Junior SeaDoctors Night and Free Dinner at Camp Orkila on Feb. 5

On Wednesday, Feb. 5, the SeaDoc Society and Camp Orkila will serve…

  • Jan 29th, 2020

Support local agricultural with a delicious winter meal and live music at Oddfellows

Submitted by Rhys Hansen Those who love local food (and farmers) are…

  • Jan 29th, 2020

The Whale Museum volunteer open house

Submitted by The Whale Museum The Whale Museum is holding two open…

  • Jan 29th, 2020

San Juan Community Theatre presents the ‘Ridgeline’ trilogy

Join local actors for a performance of the “RidgeLine” trilogy over the…

  • Jan 28th, 2020
Carrie Krause. (Contributed photo.)

Salish Sea Early Music Festival presents ‘Mozart Quartets,’ Feb. 2

Submitted by the Salish Sea Early Music Festival The 2020 Salish Sea…

  • Jan 28th, 2020
Carrie Krause. (Contributed photo.)

Garden Fever comes to the Mullis Center

Submitted by the San Juan Island Garden Club In the depths of…

  • Jan 27th, 2020

Art show to benefit Australian animals

More than 7,000 miles away from the wintery wonderland that is the…

FHES fifth-grade students grow a ‘Martian’ pea patch

Submitted by Kwiaht By now nearly everyone has seen the 2015 Hollywood…

  • Jan 24th, 2020

Blackie | Pet of the Week

“Do you dream of a Dracula cat gracing your sofa? Perhaps even…

Sharing islander opinions about world topics

A nationally renowned program is coming to the San Juan Island Library…

Diane Martindale – champion for the arts

Submitted by the San Juan Islands Museum of Art Diane Martindale has…

  • Jan 21st, 2020

Fish for Teeth tacos this Friday

Submitted by Fish for Teeth Fish for Teeth is continuing its tooth-fixing…

  • Jan 21st, 2020

Retirement party for Dr. Gossom

After more than 40 years of service and dedication to healthcare on…

  • Jan 21st, 2020
(Credit: New Zealand-American Submarine Ring of Fire 2005 Exploration; NOAA Vents Program)

The Labs presents “Weaving Art and Science to Create Ocean Tapestries”

Submitted by Friday Harbor Marine Laboratories The Friday Harbor Laboratories presents V’eronique…

  • Jan 20th, 2020
(Credit: New Zealand-American Submarine Ring of Fire 2005 Exploration; NOAA Vents Program)

Fishing derbies support salmon science

Submitted by Kwiaht For a third year, salmon researchers from the Lopez…

  • Jan 20th, 2020

Request for salmon recovery project proposals

Submitted by The San Juan County Lead Entity for Salmon Recovery The…

  • Jan 19th, 2020

Hospice San Juan training

Submitted by Hospice of San Juan Hospice of the San Juans will…

  • Jan 19th, 2020