Life

San Juan County youth face-covering contest

Submitted by San Juan Island Prevention Coalition Washington state requires face mask…

  • Jul 7th, 2020

Just because you can doesn’t mean you need to

Submitted by Washington State Department of Health The spread of COVID-19 is…

  • Jul 6th, 2020

Be a Virtual Vendor at the San Juan County Fair

Submitted by the San Juan County Fair A call to action for…

  • Jul 4th, 2020

League of Women Voters holds virtual primary election forums for San Juan County Council

Submitted League of Women Voters of the San Juans The League of…

  • Jul 4th, 2020
Berdelle Christiansen in 2020, age 106. (Photo courtesy of Sandra Brentlinger and family)

Everyone has a story

Submitted by Washington State Department of Health COVID-19 is not Berdelle Christiansen’s…

  • Jul 3rd, 2020
Berdelle Christiansen in 2020, age 106. (Photo courtesy of Sandra Brentlinger and family)

Smoke-filled forecast for wildfire risk

Submitted by Kai Hoffman-Krull San Juan Islands Conservation District During a pandemic,…

  • Jul 3rd, 2020

Friday Harbor Labs closed for the Fourth of July

Submitted by Friday Harbor Labs For many islanders, it is a long-standing…

  • Jul 2nd, 2020

How to have a summer of fun amid a pandemic

Submitted by Washington State Department of Health It’s summer and it’s time…

  • Jul 2nd, 2020

State parks adds free days to replace days lost to COVID-19 closures

Submitted by the Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission The Washington State…

  • Jul 1st, 2020

Island elders survive COVID with the help of their communities

Much like the community they live in, the elders of the San…

PeaceHealth Peace Island Medical Center thanks community for overwhelming support

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

  • Jun 30th, 2020

Virtual premiere of ‘The Great 14th,’ June 26 and 27

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

  • Jun 28th, 2020

COVID-19 in long-term care facilities

Submitted by the Washington State Department of Health People who live in…

  • Jun 28th, 2020

I-1776: Stop Discrimination

Submitted by the San Juan County Democrats This is possibly the most…

  • Jun 28th, 2020

SJC Democrats Resolution on Police Reform

Submitted by David Turnoy San Juan County Democrats We in the San…

  • Jun 28th, 2020

Friday Harbor celebrates its 2020 high school graduates

Graduation ceremonies were not traditional this year, but a pesky pandemic didn’t…

Going back to work amid COVID-19

Submitted by Washington State Department of Health As we reopen more businesses…

  • Jun 27th, 2020

SMP update joint public hearing July 28

Submitted by San Juan County The San Juan County Council and Washington…

  • Jun 27th, 2020

Town installs four Poetry Gardens

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

  • Jun 26th, 2020

Visitors Bureau awards $3000 in scholarships

Submitted by the San Juan Islands Visitors Bureau The San Juan Islands…

  • Jun 26th, 2020

“At The Heart of Everything Human is Story” at the library

Submitted by the Orcas Public Library Birds build nests, bees make hives,…

  • Jun 26th, 2020

Work from a Washinton State Park

Submitted by Washington State Parks This year has changed our lives in…

  • Jun 26th, 2020

July 50 Mile Challenge!

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

  • Jun 26th, 2020

Book borrowing resumes at San Juan Island Library

Submitted by the San Juan Island Public Library Great news from the…

  • Jun 26th, 2020

Checking in on our habits

Those new habits can be positive

  • Jun 26th, 2020

Lessons from the 1918 Flu Pandemic

The other Great War

  • Jun 26th, 2020

Giving and receiving support

Whether you need help or want to help

  • Jun 25th, 2020

Take a break

Submitted by Washington State Department of Health This is a long road.…

  • Jun 25th, 2020

Communicating with our faces covered

Hearing new ways in a new world

  • Jun 24th, 2020

‘Do I need to…?’

Frequently asked questions on cloth face coverings

  • Jun 24th, 2020

Washington State Ferries host virtual community meeting June 30

Submitted by the Washington State Department of Transportation Washington State Ferries is…

  • Jun 23rd, 2020

State Parks partners with outdoor gear rental company

Submitted by Washington State Parks Washington State Parks announces a new partnership…

  • Jun 21st, 2020

Camp Eagle Rock opens June 15

Submitted by Island Rec Island Rec is excited to announce the opening…

  • Jun 21st, 2020

Summer virtual class offerings

Submitted by Island Rec Island Rec is excited to offer a few…

  • Jun 21st, 2020

Youth Conservation announces program changes

Submitted by the San Juan Conservation District The San Juan Islands Conservation…

  • Jun 21st, 2020

Stop the spread by staying local

Submitted by the Washington State Department of Health As counties are reopening…

  • Jun 21st, 2020

Second Street chip sealing starting Monday, June 22

Submitted by the Town of Friday Harbor Drivers and pedestrians are urged…

  • Jun 20th, 2020

San Juan County Land Bank celebrates 30 years

Submitted by the San Juan County Land Bank Your Conservation Land Bank…

  • Jun 20th, 2020

Island scavenger hunt

Submitted by Island Rec We are excited to bring a virtual scavenger…

  • Jun 19th, 2020

Brooks makes Whitworth honor roll

Submitted by Whitworth University Friday Harbor resident Payton Brooks earned Provost’s Honor…

  • Jun 19th, 2020