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Holiday Fair seeks vendors

Submitted by the Mullis Center The Mullis Center is now accepting vendor…

  • Oct 2nd, 2019

Fish tacos for Fish For Teeth on Oct. 4

Fish for Teeth is continuing its tooth-fixing mission with another Fish Taco…

  • Oct 1st, 2019
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                                Simba and Nala, shelter kittens.

Friday Harbor shelter thanks community for support

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

  • Oct 1st, 2019
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                                Simba and Nala, shelter kittens.

Laughter and romance in “Boeing Boeing”

For Parisian architect Bernard, in the play “Boeing-Boeing,” life could not be…

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Students study ocean acidity

Submitted by Salish Sea Sciences When Kristy Kull of the University of…

  • Sep 29th, 2019
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Celebrate Friends of the San Juans’ 40th birthday

Submitted by Friends of the San Juans Friends of the San Juans…

  • Sep 27th, 2019
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Messy Me with Island Rec

Submitted by Island Rec Do you have a tactile toddler who just…

  • Sep 27th, 2019
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Advanced senior healthcare workshop at Mullis Senior Center

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

  • Sep 26th, 2019

Celebrate the fall harvest with the farm parade

Submitted by the Island Grange No. 966 San Juan Island Grange No.…

  • Sep 26th, 2019
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Community support for hospice care ensures quality of life at the end of life

Submitted by the Hospice of the Northwest Foundation The Hospice of the…

  • Sep 26th, 2019
Dianna Bartlett (Contributed photo)

Enjoy a bite at the “Bite of San Juans”

Submitted by the San Juan Islands Agricultural Guild The San Juan Islands…

  • Sep 26th, 2019

Friday Harbor Elementary School welcomes Cookie Monster and a new principal

By Courtney Oldwyn Journal contributor On a cool, early fall morning out…

  • Sep 25th, 2019
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Eating invasive species

Submitted by Kwiaht Once more, creative cooks are preparing a smorgasbord of…

  • Sep 25th, 2019
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Garden poetry contest open now

Submitted by the Friday Harbor Arts Commission Friday Harbor will soon be…

  • Sep 25th, 2019

San Juan EMS and Fire District merger meeting

Submitted by the San Juan County Public Hospital District No. 1 San…

  • Sep 25th, 2019

Thanks for supporting science|Letter

Aug. 24 was a fantastic evening for the UW Friday Harbor Labs’…

  • Sep 25th, 2019

Veteran forum with Rep. Larsen at the legion

Submitted by Rep. Rick Larsen’s office Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) will host…

  • Sep 25th, 2019
Jacquelyn Douglas Hubbard (left), a 4th generation island Guard, with Jennifer Guard Anderson and her children, Thea (center) and Noah (right) representing the 8th generation./ Contributed photo.

The Guard family celebrates 130 years on San Juan Island

Submitted by Shaun Hubbard Guard family members and friends from the island…

  • Sep 24th, 2019
Jacquelyn Douglas Hubbard (left), a 4th generation island Guard, with Jennifer Guard Anderson and her children, Thea (center) and Noah (right) representing the 8th generation./ Contributed photo.
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                                Mona lived on San Juan for more than a decade.

Remembering Mona the camel

Island celebrity Mona the camel was an unusual sight — a desert…

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                                Mona lived on San Juan for more than a decade.
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SJIMA has fall events for entire family

Submitted by San Juan Islands Museum of Ar Families of all ages…

  • Sep 24th, 2019
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Learning life skills through music

While schools across the nation are shuttering the doors to their band…

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Joe Gaydos honored at Friday Harbor Film Festival

Submitted by the Friday Harbor Film Festival Friday Harbor Film Festival is…

  • Sep 22nd, 2019
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Renowned author and marine conservationist Erich Hoyt comes to The Whale Museum

Submitted by The Whale Museum Erich Hoyt, internationally renowned author and marine…

  • Sep 20th, 2019

Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission invites the public to visit a state park for free

Submitted by Washington State Parks In honor of National Public Lands Day,…

  • Sep 20th, 2019
Fish For Teeth sponsors a mobile dental clinic in the San Juan Islands, three times a year. Contributed photo.

Fish For Teeth

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

  • Sep 19th, 2019
Fish For Teeth sponsors a mobile dental clinic in the San Juan Islands, three times a year. Contributed photo.

‘Homes for Dogs’ adoption weekend

Submitted by Coldwell Banker San Juan Islands Inc. Coldwell Banker San Juan…

  • Sep 18th, 2019

Fitness boot camp with Island Rec

Submitted by Island Rec Join Casey Wade and Morgan Johnston, Tuesdays and…

  • Sep 18th, 2019

Photogrammetry study presentation

Submitted by The Whale Museum On Sept. 26, John Durban from National…

  • Sep 18th, 2019
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Island Rec to offer adult dance classes

Dance classes for adults

  • Sep 17th, 2019
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CPR and First Aid classes available on San Juan

Submitted by Island Rec Upon successful completion of this class attendees will…

  • Sep 17th, 2019

Great Islands Clean-up, Sept. 28

Submitted by Friends of the San Juans Help make San Juan Island…

  • Sep 17th, 2019

Judy Zeidel returns for September’s contra dance

Submitted by San Juan Island Contra Dance The caller for the third…

  • Sep 17th, 2019

Island Rec now offering youth dance

Submitted by Island Rec This fall Island Rec is offering two new…

  • Sep 16th, 2019
Photo submitted by Anita Orne | Floating Ukulele Jam group last December on the final sail of the fall season

Inter-island ferry Floating Ukulele Jam

For the past year during the spring, summer and fall sailing schedules,…

  • Sep 15th, 2019
Photo submitted by Anita Orne | Floating Ukulele Jam group last December on the final sail of the fall season

League of Women Voters hosts forum updated schedule

Submitted by the League of Women Voters The League of Women Voters…

  • Sep 13th, 2019
Ann Stateler and Odin Lonning. Contributed photo by Erin Corra.

Orca crisis from a First Nation perspective

Editors note: This story has been edited for clarifications and corrections; including…

Ann Stateler and Odin Lonning. Contributed photo by Erin Corra.
Lummi ceremonialist Tyson Scarborough with Lummi elder Raynell Morris placing cedar boughs in water as part of naming ceremony. Also pictured: witnesses Kevin Paul (Swinomish Tribe); Rueben George (Tsleil-Waututh Nation); Chief Leah George-Wilson (Tsleil-Waututh Nation). <em>(Photo: Lummi Nation Business Council)</em>

Southern resident killer whales given Lummi name in a traditional ceremony

Submitted by Friends of the San Juans Lummi Nation held a Sna’teng,…

  • Sep 12th, 2019
Lummi ceremonialist Tyson Scarborough with Lummi elder Raynell Morris placing cedar boughs in water as part of naming ceremony. Also pictured: witnesses Kevin Paul (Swinomish Tribe); Rueben George (Tsleil-Waututh Nation); Chief Leah George-Wilson (Tsleil-Waututh Nation). <em>(Photo: Lummi Nation Business Council)</em>

“Up Close” returns to the community theater for third year

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

What is a Lion | Guest column

Submitted by the San Juan Islands Lions Club You may have seen…

  • Sep 12th, 2019

‘Dirt Rich’ shows at Brickworks, Sept. 20

Submitted by the Friday Harbor Film Festival In collaboration with the San…

  • Sep 11th, 2019