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Friends of the San Juans receives $5,000 grant from Keta Legacy Foundation

Submitted by Grit City Strategy and Communications. Friends of the San Juans…

  • Jun 18th, 2021
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San Juan Community Theatre hosts an Outdoor Summer Season at SJC Fairgrounds

Submitted by the San Juan Community Theatre. After a long year of…

  • Jun 18th, 2021
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San Juan Island Library Summer Reading Program

Submitted by San Juan Island Library. San Juan Island Library announced today…

  • Jun 17th, 2021
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Townsend Colley makes dean’s list

Submitted by Ohio University. Ohio University College of Arts and Sciences student…

  • Jun 16th, 2021
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Pet of the Week | Monica

Name: Monica Age: approx. 4 years old Sex: Female Breed: Domestic shorthair,…

  • Jun 16th, 2021
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Zylstra Lake Preserve lessee Adam Greene and his team completed their harvest for the season and have been hard at work making early season hay and haylage. The remainder of uncut fields will be mulch-cut in late summer and fall to return organics to the soil, and to prepare for the harvest rotation next season. (Contributed photo)

San Juan County Land Bank June 2021 meeting and agenda

Submitted by San Juan County Land Bank. The San Juan County Land…

  • Jun 16th, 2021
Zylstra Lake Preserve lessee Adam Greene and his team completed their harvest for the season and have been hard at work making early season hay and haylage. The remainder of uncut fields will be mulch-cut in late summer and fall to return organics to the soil, and to prepare for the harvest rotation next season. (Contributed photo)
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Friday Harbor celebrates its class of 2021

By Heather Spaulding Journal contributor The sky was overcast on June 12,…

  • Jun 16th, 2021
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Working together to create great outcomes

Submitted by Gretchen Krampf. The Mullis Center partnership with Spring Street International…

  • Jun 15th, 2021
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Volunteer of the Month | Lori Haugen

Submitted by the Animal Protection Society - Friday Harbor. The Animal Protection…

  • Jun 15th, 2021
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Update on Coffelt Farm from the SJC Land Bank

Submitted by San Juan County Land Bank. As we enter another phase…

  • Jun 15th, 2021
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‘Orca: Shared Waters, Shared Home’ by Lynda Mapes

New, from award-winning Seattle Times environmental writer Lynda Mapes is her book,…

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Washington State Ferries turns 70

Submitted by Washington State Ferries. Six years after the end of World…

  • Jun 11th, 2021
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Friday Harbor STEM teacher in the running for national honors

Submitted by San Juan Island School District. Friday Harbor High School STEM…

  • Jun 10th, 2021
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San Juan Islands Sculpture Park seeks artists

Submitted by San Juan Islands Sculpture Park. San Juan Islands Sculpture Park,…

  • Jun 9th, 2021
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English for adult immigrants, this summer at SJI Library

Submitted by the San Juan Island Library. The San Juan Island Library…

  • Jun 8th, 2021
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San Juan Island Library welcomes the public with COVID-relief amnesty

Submitted by San Juan Island Library. In conjunction with our reopening on…

  • Jun 8th, 2021
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End of the 2020-2021 school year and graduation

By San Juan Island School District Superintendent Fred Woods. It is hard…

  • Jun 7th, 2021
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Respecting the past, protecting the future

It was a moment when the lines between the past, the present,…

  • Jun 6th, 2021
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Inslee announces vaccination incentives

Incentives for vaccinated include lottery drawings, higher education financial assistance and more

  • Jun 5th, 2021
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Orcas and San Juan Farmers’ Markets announce new food benefits

Submitted by San Juan County. The Orcas and San Juan Island Farmers…

  • Jun 5th, 2021
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San Juan Island Library welcomes the community to limited indoor services

Submitted by San Juan Island Library. San Juan Island Library District is…

  • Jun 4th, 2021
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Anacortes food kiosk reopens after COVID shutdown

Submitted by Washington State Ferries. As of Friday, May 28, the Dockside…

  • Jun 3rd, 2021
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The old blue building located at the Friday Harbor Airport is home to Ernie’s Cafe and the Roy Franklin Museum. (Town of Friday Harbor/contributed photo)

Islander works to restore decaying cafe and museum

James Crossley is on a mission to preserve a Friday Harbor landmark.…

The old blue building located at the Friday Harbor Airport is home to Ernie’s Cafe and the Roy Franklin Museum. (Town of Friday Harbor/contributed photo)
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Pet of the Week | Kaleesa

Name: Kaleesa Age: 7 months Sex: Female Breed: Lab mix Origin: Mexico…

  • Jun 3rd, 2021
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Islands swim center gets a quarter-million boost from state

Submitted by Friends of the Lopez Island Pool. The Washington Senate and…

  • Jun 2nd, 2021
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Volunteer event: Westside weed pull, June 5

Submitted by San Juan County Land Bank. This National Trails Day we’re…

  • Jun 2nd, 2021
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Griffin Bay “Online Multidistrict” School open for enrollment

Submitted by San Juan Island School District. Last September, San Juan Island…

  • Jun 2nd, 2021
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Art in the Park with Alchemy Art Center

Submitted by Island Rec Join Alchemy Art Center staff and guest artists…

  • May 31st, 2021
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Orca Month celebrates ‘We Are Family’

Submitted by Orca Salmon Alliance June marks the 15th annual Orca Action…

  • May 29th, 2021
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Skagit Valley College offers new program aimed at high school seniors

Submitted by Skagit Valley College In partnership with some area high schools,…

  • May 28th, 2021
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Jessica Miller makes Southern New Hampshire University’s Winter 2021 president’s list

Submitted by Southern New Hampshire University Jessica Miller of Friday Harbor has…

  • May 26th, 2021

Rachel Porter graduates from Goshen College

Submitted by Goshen College Rachel Porter, of Friday Harbor, graduated from Goshen…

  • May 26th, 2021
Megan Haagensen, left, Victoria Polda, center, and Halley Byrne, right, were the winners of the 2021 Soroptimist International education awards. (Contributed photos)

Soroptimists give $9,000 in educational awards to women in San Juan County

Submitted by Soroptimist International of Friday Harbor Soroptimist International of Friday Harbor…

  • May 26th, 2021
Megan Haagensen, left, Victoria Polda, center, and Halley Byrne, right, were the winners of the 2021 Soroptimist International education awards. (Contributed photos)
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Boot Camp with Boo Boo

Submitted by Island Rec A one-hour complete body workout! Meet Boo Boo…

  • May 24th, 2021
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Island Rec hosts first annual pickleball tournament

Submitted by IslandRec Island Rec was joined by more than 50 pickleball…

  • May 23rd, 2021
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Pet of the Week | Rocky

Age: 7 months Sex: Male Breed: Lab mix Origin: Mexico Weight: 39…

  • May 23rd, 2021
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Washington Rocks: New DNR tourism website helps people explore the state’s geology

Washington 100 comes loaded with visuals, maps and info about the state’s most stunning features

  • May 23rd, 2021
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Mug with braided handle by Patricia Abel. (Photo courtesy of the artist)

Alchemy Art Center’s summer 2021 artists in residence, workshops, and community programming

Submitted by Alchemy Art Center After suspending much of its programming for…

  • May 22nd, 2021
Mug with braided handle by Patricia Abel. (Photo courtesy of the artist)
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Registration is now open for summer marine naturalist training virtual program

Submitted by The Whale Museum Registration is now open for a summer…

  • May 21st, 2021
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A San Juan County Land Bank team tackled Lopez’s Weeks Wetland Preserve for the Great Islands Cleanup and removed over 400 pounds (!!) of wood debris: plywood, pressure-treated lumber and creosote. Larger creosote was tagged for removal by DNR crews. Small plastics were also collected. (Contributed photo)

San Juan County Land Bank May 2021 meeting and agenda

Submitted by San Juan County Land Bank The San Juan County Land…

  • May 19th, 2021
A San Juan County Land Bank team tackled Lopez’s Weeks Wetland Preserve for the Great Islands Cleanup and removed over 400 pounds (!!) of wood debris: plywood, pressure-treated lumber and creosote. Larger creosote was tagged for removal by DNR crews. Small plastics were also collected. (Contributed photo)