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Microplastics on local beach cause concern

Story by Rachael Harris. Peter Fromm has been an islander long enough…

  • Aug 12th, 2021
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African Twilight: A conversation with Beckwith and Fisher

Submitted by the San Juan Islands Museum of Art. Get your tickets…

  • Aug 11th, 2021
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New mural brings splashes of color to Blair Avenue

Blair Avenue has a new pop of color. Two Poulsbo artists, Josh…

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Pet of the Week | Cody

Age: 5 months old Sex: Male Breed: Shepherd mix Origin: Eastern Washington…

  • Aug 11th, 2021
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Library book sale this Saturday

Submitted by the Friends of the San Juan Island Library. On Aug.…

  • Aug 10th, 2021
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Friday Harbor High School Joins e4usa for 2021-22 academic year

Submitted by the San Juan Island School District. Engineering for US All…

  • Aug 10th, 2021
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A farewell to an extroverted deer

The San Juan Islands are small, yet are home to big personalities…

(Amber Chenoweth photo)
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Lopezian Gene Helfman releases new book

Submitted by Gene Helfman. Some 30 years ago, Gene Helfman attended a…

  • Aug 8th, 2021
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Fifth annual Rick Campbell Car Show, Aug. 7

Friday Harbor will soon be taking a step back in time. The…

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Healthcare career training offered by EDC and Cornerstone

Submitted by the San Juan County Economic Development Council. Those seeking to…

  • Aug 6th, 2021
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Friday Harbor author Tara Mesalik MacMahon, left, and the cover of her new book “Barefoot up the Mountain.”

Tara Mesalik MacMahon releases new chapbook

Submitted by Tara Mesalik MacMahon. Open Country Press is proud to announce…

  • Aug 5th, 2021
Friday Harbor author Tara Mesalik MacMahon, left, and the cover of her new book “Barefoot up the Mountain.”
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Pet of the Week | Kittens!

Kittens! Age: Approx 14 weeks old Sex: Females and males Breed: Domestic…

  • Aug 5th, 2021
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Artists to create mural on Blair Avenue, Aug. 2-5

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

  • Aug 4th, 2021
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Natalie Meenan named to dean’s list at Bates College

Submitted by Bates College. Natalie Meenan of Friday Harbor was named to…

  • Aug 4th, 2021

Herko named to Linfield University Spring 2021 Dean’s List

Submitted by Linfield University. Linfield University in McMinnville and Portland, Oregon, congratulates…

  • Aug 4th, 2021
Two Hadza hunters overlook their territory bordering Lake Eyasi, east of the Serengeti Plains, Tanzania. (Carol Beckwith and Angela Fisher photo)

‘African Twilight’ now at SJIMA

Over the course of four decades, Carol Beckwith and Angela Fisher have…

Two Hadza hunters overlook their territory bordering Lake Eyasi, east of the Serengeti Plains, Tanzania. (Carol Beckwith and Angela Fisher photo)
SJC fair poster 2021

Upcoming fun at the fairgrounds

SJC Fairgrounds is hosting a variety of in-person activities leading up to…

  • Aug 3rd, 2021
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Domenech makes Tufts University dean’s list

Tufts University recently announced the dean’s list for the Spring 2021 semester.…

  • Aug 2nd, 2021
Paul Weyn with Pierce County Pumpout Vessel. (Washington Sea Grant photo)

Good News for water quality in Puget Sound

Submitted by Washington Sea Grant. It will now be easier for recreational…

  • Aug 2nd, 2021
Paul Weyn with Pierce County Pumpout Vessel. (Washington Sea Grant photo)
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Sculpture park seeks submissions

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

  • Aug 1st, 2021
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Be a vendor in the San Juan County virtual fair

Submitted by San Juan County Fair Grounds. The countdown to the 2021…

  • Aug 1st, 2021
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Roche Harbor’s Spit, Sip and Save Lives

Attendees came together over a love of wine and to potentially save…

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San Juan Island EMS sends student to paramedic school

Submitted by San Juan Island EMS. San Juan Island EMS Is very…

  • Aug 1st, 2021
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Mysterious forest. (By silver-john, Adobe Stock)

WSU Extension, DNR offer new online classes to follow up award-winning 2020 webinars

Free classes include forest health highlights, managing noxious weeds, and creating wildlife habitat

  • Aug 1st, 2021
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Virtual fair, real beer & wine entries

Submitted by Pete Rose, Beer & Wine Superintendent. The San Juan County…

  • Jul 30th, 2021
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July 31’s ‘Much Ado’ performance canceled

Update: The printed version of this article said July 30 instead of…

  • Jul 29th, 2021
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Folk-rock duo The Talbott Brothers and Local band Sway Wild perform

Submitted by San Juan Community Theatre. The music continues the following weekend…

  • Jul 28th, 2021
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CATS Dog Show, Aug. 1

Submitted by CATS. CATS Goes to the Dogs is the theme of…

  • Jul 27th, 2021
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Cultivating Success™: Is a Small Farm in Your Future?

Cultivating Success ™: ¿Es una pequeña granja en su futuro?

  • Jul 27th, 2021
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Director Richard Donner left his mark on Hollywood and the San Juans

Producer and director Richard Donner, who passed July 5, left a lasting…

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Eliza Habegger wins FHFF mini-fest contest

Submitted by Friday Harbor Film Festival. Friday Harbor Film Festival congratulates San…

  • Jul 24th, 2021
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Photo by Ben White on Unsplash.

Get on board with safety during Paddle Safe Week July 18-24

Submitted by Washington State Parks. The Washington State Parks Boating Program wants…

  • Jul 22nd, 2021
Photo by Ben White on Unsplash.
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FHL’s Illg Distinguished Lecturer: Dr. Gretchen Hofmann

Submitted by Friday Harbor Labs. Friday Harbor Labs is excited to welcome,…

  • Jul 22nd, 2021
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Cindy with her rescue kittens, Nemo and Marlin.

APH-FH Volunteer of the Month | Cindy Hansen

Submitted by APS-FH. The Animal Protection Society - Friday Harbor is happy…

  • Jul 22nd, 2021
Cindy with her rescue kittens, Nemo and Marlin.
White-Crowned Sparrow. (Tim Dustrude/contributed photo)

Birdwatching at the Sculpture Park

Submitted by the San Juan Islands Sculpture Park. To all bird watchers…

  • Jul 21st, 2021
White-Crowned Sparrow. (Tim Dustrude/contributed photo)
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Pet of the Week | Robin

Age: Approx. 1-plus years old Sex: Female Breed: Chihuahua mix Origin: Texas…

  • Jul 20th, 2021
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Tansy

Pet of the Week | Tansy

Age: Approx 1-year-old Sex: Female Breed: Domestic shorthair and tortoiseshell Origin: Tacoma…

  • Jul 15th, 2021
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photo by Adam Fontana for Island Stage Left

Island Stage Left returns with ‘Much Ado About Nothing’

After theater has been suffering in the shadow cast by the pandemic…

photo by Adam Fontana for Island Stage Left
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‘Dancing’ with the rhythm of words and sounds to survive the generational wound of racism

Submitted by the San Juan Islands Museum of Art. Join the San…

  • Jul 14th, 2021
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Ben Jeffrey returns to the San Juan stage, July 17

Broadway performer Ben Jeffrey has been trying to return to San Juan…

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