Life

Annual homeless count is Jan. 23

San Juan County’s 2020 Point in Time Homeless Count will be conducted…

  • Jan 19th, 2020

ARC to host farmer and rancher listening session

Submitted by Agricultural Resource Committee The Agricultural Resource Committee of San Juan…

  • Jan 19th, 2020

Northwest Marine Trade Association awards Friday Harbor Power Squadron

Submitted by the Northwest Marine Trade Association The Northwest Marine Trade Association’s…

  • Jan 19th, 2020

First 2020 Know Your Island walk

Submitted by the San Juan Island Trails Committee The first Know Your…

  • Jan 19th, 2020

Colorblind glasses available for loan from the San Juan Island Library

Submitted by San Juan Island Library In addition to patrons being able…

  • Jan 19th, 2020

Wilderness First Responder Training

Submitted by San Juan Island EMS San Juan Island EMS is offering…

  • Jan 19th, 2020

Island singer-songwriter Emree Franklin gets career advice from veteran musician Sheryl Crow

As the daughter of falconers, island singer-songwriter Rianna “Emree” Franklin based her…

Islanders learn skills to last them a lifetime

A local organization has been quietly working to diversify the economy of…

  • Jan 17th, 2020
Learner Limbach. (Contributed photo.)

Learner Limbach announces campaign

Submitted by Learner Limbach I’m running to serve as your next representative…

  • Jan 16th, 2020
Learner Limbach. (Contributed photo.)

January Contra Dancing features “The Spuds”

Submitted by the San Juan Islands Contra Dance The Third Saturday Contra…

  • Jan 16th, 2020

A new Yacht Club in Deer Harbor

Submitted by the Deer Harbor Yacht Club This year the Deer Harbor…

  • Jan 15th, 2020

San Juan Island real estate market summary

In reviewing the year-end results for 2019, the sales dollar volume for…

  • Jan 15th, 2020

Salish Sea Early Music Festival on San Juan

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

  • Jan 15th, 2020

Remi | Pet of the Week

“Are you excited that it snowed!? Me too! And do you know…

  • Jan 13th, 2020

Climate change and the future of salmon

Submitted by Kwiaht A salmon barbecue, Holly B’s pastries, Lopez Island Vineyard…

  • Jan 13th, 2020

FairVote to host three island meetings about ranked-choice voting

Submitted by FairVote Washington FairVote Washington would like to invite folks to…

  • Jan 10th, 2020

Winter swim lessons

Submitted by Island Rec Island Rec is excited to offer another installment…

  • Jan 10th, 2020

Transition San Juan Island 2020 launches Jan. 12

Submitted by the Transition San Juan Island 2020 Initiation Committee We all…

  • Jan 9th, 2020

Flu activity increasing in our region

Submitted by San Juan County Flu activity and hospital visits for flu-like…

  • Jan 9th, 2020
Susan Dietrich Schneider. (Contributed photo.)

The Space Lady returns to the San Juan Islands

Space Lady’ comes to the San Juan Islands

  • Jan 9th, 2020
Susan Dietrich Schneider. (Contributed photo.)

Students aim for thespian honors with “Little Shop of Horrors”

Friday Harbor students are performing one of their biggest shows yet with…

Climate, Community, and Agriculture converge at this year’s San Juan Island Agricultural Summit

Submitted by Rhys Hansen Ag Summit Coordinator The San Juan Islands Agricultural…

  • Jan 6th, 2020

Friday Harbor Film Festival presents ‘Best of the Fest’

Submitted by Friday Harbor Film Festival Friday Harbor Film Festival’s annual “Best…

  • Jan 5th, 2020

Lorena | Pet of the Week

“Well hello and a Happy New Year to you! I hope you…

  • Jan 5th, 2020

Resolution Run results

Submitted by Island Rec Island Rec’s fifth annual Resolution Run 5k and…

  • Jan 4th, 2020

Hospice – caring and fulfilling bucket lists

The end of one’s life can be physically painful, emotional and complex…

New program series at the San Juan Island Library in 2020

Submitted by San Juan Island Library The library is pleased to announce…

  • Jan 2nd, 2020

“Logic and Accuracy” testing

Submitted by the San Juan County Auditors Office A “Logic and Accuracy”…

  • Jan 1st, 2020

Get the Grange Hall cookin’

San Juan Island Grange is raising funds for the construction of a new commercially-certified kitchen

  • Jan 1st, 2020

Lions announce grant recipients

Submitted by the San Juan Island Lions Club The grants committee of…

  • Jan 1st, 2020
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers/contributed photo
                                Lower Monument Dam.

OPALCO board listens to member concerns – reconsiders resolution on Snake River dams

Submitted by OPALCO At the December board meeting in Friday Harbor, 18…

  • Jan 1st, 2020
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers/contributed photo
                                Lower Monument Dam.

Poetry contests receives entries from 89 participants

Submitted by Friday Harbor Arts Commission San Juan County residents responded enthusiastically…

  • Jan 1st, 2020

Fish For Teeth brings mobile dental clinic to Friday Harbor

Submitted by Fish for Teeth Islanders can receive affordable dental care, thanks…

  • Dec 31st, 2019

Moose | Pet of the week

Look into my eyes… deeper, deeper… yes, that’s it! Beautiful, aren’t they?…

  • Dec 31st, 2019

Winter Update from your conservation Land Bank

Submitted by the San Juan County Land Bank Channel Preserve, Lopez Lopez…

  • Dec 30th, 2019

Principal Fred Woods named as final candidate for superintendent

Submitted by The San Juan Island School District The San Juan Island…

  • Dec 29th, 2019

Hope follows action when we support students | Guest column

Submitted by Katie Fleming Friends of the San Juans Community Engagement Director…

  • Dec 29th, 2019

OPALCO rate increase holds at 3 percent

OPALCO rate increase held at 3%

  • Dec 27th, 2019

Capital Credits checks going out

Submitted by Orcas Power and Light Cooperative When you become a co-op…

  • Dec 27th, 2019
A Chinook salmon pictured in Oregon’s McKenzie River. This adult fish is shorter in length than its predecessors were. (Morgan Bond/contributed photo)

San Juan County receives $400k for salmon recovery projects

Submitted by Wash. Recreation and Conservation The Washington Salmon Recovery Funding Board…

  • Dec 27th, 2019
A Chinook salmon pictured in Oregon’s McKenzie River. This adult fish is shorter in length than its predecessors were. (Morgan Bond/contributed photo)