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San Juan Island Grange hosts flea market on Dec. 8

Submitted by SJI Grange Just in time to find that special gift…

  • Dec 3rd, 2018

Register for Whale Museum’s Marine Naturalist Training

Submitted by The Whale Museum Registration for The Whale Museum’s 2019 Spring…

  • Dec 3rd, 2018

Join season of giving by donating blood in the San Juans

Submitted by Bloodworks Northwest Thanksgiving marks the beginning of the holiday season,…

  • Dec 2nd, 2018
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                                Dr. Anna Dowling.

New San Juan PeaceHealth doctor offers women’s health services

Submitted by PeaceHealth Dr. Anna Dowling has joined the staff at PeaceHealth…

  • Dec 2nd, 2018
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                                Dr. Anna Dowling.

Learn about winter San Juan birds

Submitted by The Whale Museum The Whale Museum is holding a Winter…

  • Dec 1st, 2018
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                                Santa visits Lime Kiln Point State Park.

Celebrate the holidays at Lime Kiln

Submitted by the Friends of Lime Kiln Society Jingle and mingle at…

  • Dec 1st, 2018
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                                Santa visits Lime Kiln Point State Park.
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                                Celtic harpist Kathie Hardy.

Musicians perform Irish, Scotish music at Isle Seat Theatre

Submitted by the Isle Seat Theatre Join award-winning Celtic harpist Kathie Hardy…

  • Dec 1st, 2018
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                                Celtic harpist Kathie Hardy.

Be a LEGO engineer with Island Rec

Submitted by Island Rec Kids can turn their imagination into designs with…

  • Nov 30th, 2018
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Free Salish Sea documentary screening on Orcas Island

Submitted by Sea Doc Society On Wednesday, Dec. 5, head out to…

  • Nov 30th, 2018
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Artist ‘talks trash’ at San Juan Islands Museum of Art

Submitted by San Juan Islands Museum of Art Artist Nicola Wheston is…

  • Nov 30th, 2018

Nana’s Holiday House for kids returns to Friday Harbor

Submitted by organizers Nana’s Holiday House is opening its doors for the…

  • Nov 30th, 2018

Know Your Islanders Talk on Dec. 3

Submitted by Theresa Simendinger Theresa Simendinger will present “Shishmaref, Alaska: Threatened Island…

  • Nov 29th, 2018

Moms to be, swim for free on San Juan

Submitted by Island Rec Expectant mothers are invited to move, swim and…

  • Nov 29th, 2018
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                                Stormy Hildreth, of Orcas, will perform on San Juan on Dec. 21.

Enjoy ‘Stormy Holiday’ with Orcas jazz singer

Submitted by San Juan Community Theatre Orcas Island vocalist Stormy Hildreth and…

  • Nov 29th, 2018
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                                Stormy Hildreth, of Orcas, will perform on San Juan on Dec. 21.

Splash into the new year with Island Rec

Submitted by Island Rec Sprint into the new year with health and…

  • Nov 29th, 2018

Friday Harbor animal shelter moves to new location

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

  • Nov 28th, 2018

Fill green bags, feed San Juan islanders, pets, wildlife

What started as preparation for the 2018 Friday Harbor Film Festival has…

Photograph King Tides for scientists to see future of sea level rise

Submitted by Washington Sea Grant King tides, the annual extreme-high tides that…

  • Nov 28th, 2018
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                                An example of one of the new houses.

Two homes to arrive by barge for San Juan Community Home Trust | Update

Editor’s note: The dates the houses will arrive have been updated. Submitted…

  • Nov 27th, 2018
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                                An example of one of the new houses.
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Support San Juan Island Library during holiday shopping

Staff report Give a gift that supports the local library this holiday…

  • Nov 26th, 2018
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San Juan islanders conserve public land through private donations

When Rosa Blair noticed that 33 acres near her San Juan Island…

Add orca sightings to digital database at The Whale Museum

Submitted by The Whale Museum The Whale Museum staff is seeking a…

  • Nov 26th, 2018
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                                Ryan Palmateer receives his quick title from San Juan County Auditor employees Oren Combs and Kira Sable.

Quick titles for cars, boats available in San Juan County

Submitted by San Juan County Ever needed that car or boat license…

  • Nov 26th, 2018
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                                Ryan Palmateer receives his quick title from San Juan County Auditor employees Oren Combs and Kira Sable.
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National candle lighting ceremony honors children lost

Submitted by Compassionate Friends The Compassionate Friends Worldwide Candle Lighting unites family…

  • Nov 26th, 2018
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Staff photo/Mandi Johnson

Hummingbirds are hangin’ ‘round the San Juans

Staff report A warmer fall is inviting hummingbirds and other creatures to…

  • Nov 25th, 2018
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Island Rec presents Yoga with Katerina Wen

Submitted by Island Rec Start each day with a joyful practice of…

  • Nov 24th, 2018

Bill Gendron: a San Juan housing volunteer legend

With a love of woodworking, and enthralled with the concept of building…

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                                Bid on the handcrafted rocking horse by Dec. 15.

Animal Protection Society auctions rare rocking horse

Submitted by the Animal Protection Society of Friday Harbor Looking for a…

  • Nov 21st, 2018
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                                Bid on the handcrafted rocking horse by Dec. 15.

Animal Protection Society presents Pet of the Week

My name is Frodo. It looks like I’ll be without my own…

  • Nov 21st, 2018

Celebrate local art at San Juan Islands Museum of Art

Submitted by SJIMA Celebrate local artists at the San Juan Island Museum…

  • Nov 21st, 2018

Learn CPR with Island Rec and San Juan Island EMS

Submitted by Island Rec For those who missed the September session of…

  • Nov 21st, 2018

Celebrate the holidays while supporting San Juan Community Theatre

Submitted by San Juan Community Theatre It’s already time to get into…

  • Nov 20th, 2018

Community Thanksgiving celebrates 20 years on San Juan

For 20 years, the Community Thanksgiving has offered a special celebration on…

State’s mobile community service office coming to Friday Harbor

Submitted by Washington State Department of Social and Health Services The Washington…

  • Nov 20th, 2018

Kids perform ‘The Wind in the Willows’ on San Juan | Photos

From Nov. 15-18, 47 children, in grades K-6, performed the musical “The…

  • Nov 19th, 2018

Dance through the holidays with the San Juan Singers

Submitted by San Juan Community Theatre Sometimes an idea takes on a…

  • Nov 19th, 2018

Learn about San Juan County data, demographics with EDC

Submitted by the EDC Need more data and information to make knowledgeable…

  • Nov 19th, 2018
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                                Auditor’s office employees Jo George and Oren Combs issue 2019 dog tag No. 1 to local canine Charley Goddu.

Meet Charley, the first San Juan County dog license recipient for 2019

Submitted by San Juan County Charley Goddu, a 10-year-old poodle mix, received…

  • Nov 18th, 2018
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                                Auditor’s office employees Jo George and Oren Combs issue 2019 dog tag No. 1 to local canine Charley Goddu.

Killer whale thriller hits bookstands

Submitted by Pendrell Sound Press “Lost Frequency, A Novel of Sound, Speed,…

  • Nov 17th, 2018
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                                Bystanders watch the tree lighting on Spring and Front Streets in 2015.

Tree lighting, holiday events on San Juan Island

Submitted by San Juan Island Chamber of Commerce Friday Harbor Winterfest starts…

  • Nov 16th, 2018
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                                Bystanders watch the tree lighting on Spring and Front Streets in 2015.