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Gardening season is here

Spring is here, and it’s time to put on your gloves, get…

Upcoming concerts to warm up your spring

Spring is in the air, and along with the joyful chirps of…

Friday Harbor author to talk at Orcas Island Lit Fest

San Juan Island writer Cere Demuth will be featured at the Orcas…

  • Apr 4th, 2019
Contributed photo/Bill Waxman

Elegant Easter edibles at the Mullis Center

Submitted by Kathy Schwartz CATS President The Elegant Edibles Easter Bake Sale…

  • Apr 4th, 2019
Contributed photo/Bill Waxman

New from Island Rec: Mindful Minis

Submitted by Island Rec For those looking for a fun and screen-free…

  • Apr 4th, 2019

Safe on the Rocks 5k race

Submitted by SAFE San Juans Join SAFE San Juans on April 6…

  • Apr 4th, 2019

Lent and Holy Week church services

Submitted by the Friday Harbor Presbyterian Church Starting March 11, the Presbyterian…

  • Apr 3rd, 2019

Self Care: Joyful Joint

Submitted by Island Rec Island Rec announces a new class, Self Care:…

  • Apr 3rd, 2019

A legacy of the Vietnam War

Submitted by San Juan Islands Art Museum In “A War Never Ends”…

  • Apr 2nd, 2019

Congressman Larsen visits ‘A War Never Ends’ exhibition

Congressman Rick Larsen will visit the opening of “A War Never Ends,”…

  • Apr 2nd, 2019

Town seeking applicants for open positions on Friday Harbor Arts Commission

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

  • Apr 2nd, 2019

Preventing monsters

Concerned parents and citizens met with San Juan County Sheriff Ron Krebs…

Private ferries to launch | The Gerbil

by Timothe Bonnie Gerbil contributor Private ferries will be resuming service in…

  • Apr 1st, 2019

New reality competition TV show to film in on San Juan | The Gerbil

By Heater Ball-Ding Ermergerd Gerberl reperter! Swimming fans will love the new…

  • Apr 1st, 2019
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OPALCO annual meeting is April 13

Submitted by Orcas Power and Light Cooperative Coming April 13 is Orcas…

  • Apr 1st, 2019
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Contributed photo: 2018 OPALCO Delegates at the College of Idaho. Left to Right; Arlo Harold, Aida Must, Zach Fincher, Natalie Meenan, Henry Miller

OPALCO Youth Leadership Camp for sophomores and juniors

Submitted by Orcas Power and Light Cooperative Orcas Power and Light Cooperative’s…

  • Apr 1st, 2019
Contributed photo: 2018 OPALCO Delegates at the College of Idaho. Left to Right; Arlo Harold, Aida Must, Zach Fincher, Natalie Meenan, Henry Miller

Orca talk inspires action

Orca talk inspires action

“My Journey back to Vietnam” with Sarah Blum

Submitted by San Juan Islands Museum of Art Sarah Blum, who has…

  • Mar 31st, 2019

Free Training in Construction Welding this Spring

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

  • Mar 31st, 2019
Staff photo/Heather Spaulding. Cold weather shelter volunteers at debriefing lunch.

Cold weather shelter volunteers discuss the season

A foot of snow in February, closing schools and several businesses, did…

Staff photo/Heather Spaulding. Cold weather shelter volunteers at debriefing lunch.

Two concerts feature the hits of the ’60s, ’70s and ’80s

Submitted by the San Juan Singers Yes! The beat goes on, with…

  • Mar 29th, 2019

Kitchen Sink Dinners – free food no questions

Submitted by Cynthia’s Bistro Cynthia’s Bistro is offering free takeaway meals to…

  • Mar 28th, 2019

‘Come and drum’ ukulele class with Steve Moore

Submitted by Steve Moore Do you play the ukulele? Do you want…

  • Mar 28th, 2019

Friday Harbor Middle School’s ‘Stepsisters’

Everybody knows the Brothers Grimm’s most famous fairy tale. But what if…

  • Mar 28th, 2019
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                                Fish for Teeth sponsors a mobile dental van for services on San Juan Island.

Fish for Teeth brings mobile dental clinic to Friday Harbor

Submitted by Fish for Teeth organizers Islanders unable to afford dental care…

  • Mar 28th, 2019
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                                Fish for Teeth sponsors a mobile dental van for services on San Juan Island.

FHFF Best of the Fest: ‘Ocean Warriors Chasing the Thunder’

The eco-warriors of Sea Shepherd embark on a high sea, 110-day, 10,000-mile…

  • Mar 27th, 2019

Collaborative student presentation about whales

Submitted by The Whale Museum The Whale Museum joins forces with the…

  • Mar 27th, 2019

Free library at Evergreen Park

Submitted by Linda Thompson. Say hello to the Evergreen Park Little Free…

  • Mar 27th, 2019
Panelists from 2019.

Orcas Lit Fest is back for second annual three-day event

For three days in early April, dozens of writers will gather together…

Panelists from 2019.

Special meeting with Sheriff Ron Krebs

Submitted by event organizers The public is invited to an informal community…

  • Mar 26th, 2019

Children’s Festival poster contest

Submitted by Island Rec This is Island Rec’s last call to help…

  • Mar 26th, 2019

San Juan Island Park and Recreation Commission vacancy

Submitted by San Juan Island Park and Recreation District San Juan Island…

  • Mar 26th, 2019

Spring arrives with the equinox

March came in with a lion’s roar, with temperatures only reaching mid…

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Family Art Days at the musuem

Submitted by San Juan Islands Museum of Art Greeting spring is the…

  • Mar 25th, 2019
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The power of horse hugs

Bonding with animals can sooth a traumatized soul. Horses, for example, have…

Contributed photo. Jeffery Cohen.

Bach comes to Brickworks

Submitted by the Salish Sea Early Music Festival Flutist Jeffrey Cohan and…

  • Mar 23rd, 2019
Contributed photo. Jeffery Cohen.

Wild San Juan Lecture rescheduled

Submitted by The Whale Museum The Whale Museum is joining forces with…

  • Mar 23rd, 2019

Calling all teens! Job fair comes to Friday Harbor

Submitted by Minnie Knych Employment statistics show that fewer teens are spending…

  • Mar 22nd, 2019

Ciscoe Morris comes to Brickworks

Submitted by Kathy Schwartz San Juan Island Garden Club The Northwest’s favorite…

  • Mar 22nd, 2019