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Leadership SJI hosts seminar on leadership and governance

Submitted by Leadership San Juan Islands Leadership San Juan Islands is pleased…

  • Feb 23rd, 2021
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Art at San Juan Islands Museum of Art by Dana Roberts. (Contributed photo)

SJIMA reopens

San Juan Islands Museum of Art is reopened as of Feb. 19,…

  • Feb 21st, 2021
Art at San Juan Islands Museum of Art by Dana Roberts. (Contributed photo)
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2021 San Juan Islands Ag Summit goes virtual

Submitted by San Juan County WSU Extension The 2021 San Juan Islands…

  • Feb 19th, 2021
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Friday Harbor Film Festival premieres ‘Stray’ online Feb. 18-28

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

  • Feb 17th, 2021
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The Finnies are coming

Submitted by Stewardship Network of the San Juan Islands Why are recycle…

  • Feb 17th, 2021
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Washington Anytime Library surpasses 1.7 million eBook and eAudiobook checkouts in 2020

Submitted by San Juan Island Library The San Juan Island Library District…

  • Feb 16th, 2021
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YAAS members Clayton Banry and Lili Light showing off their YAAS Valentines. (Contributed photo)

Valentine’s Day cards for neighbors with disabilities

Submitted by the Joyce L. Sobel Family Resource Center Growing up in…

  • Feb 16th, 2021
YAAS members Clayton Banry and Lili Light showing off their YAAS Valentines. (Contributed photo)
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Crossing state lines to find forever homes

Some very lucky dogs from the Lone Star state are now forever…

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Midwifery experiences a rebirth | San Juans welcomes a new midwife

Keepers of normal birth. That’s how Blythe Parker, the San Juan Islands’…

  • Feb 12th, 2021
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Pets of the Week | Bandit and Sassy

Ages: Approx 6 months Sexes: Bandit is male; Sassy is female Breed:…

  • Feb 11th, 2021
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VGAL volunteer Liz Covert and former VGAL Program Coordinator Lenore Bayuk.

Guardian ad Litem | Helping families through difficult times

When a child has been removed from their home for suspected abuse,…

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VGAL volunteer Liz Covert and former VGAL Program Coordinator Lenore Bayuk.
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Island Hospital online classes

Submitted by Island Hospital Improve bone health Learn about appropriate exercises and…

  • Feb 11th, 2021
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It takes a village to rescue a beloved lost pooch

As the tidewaters rose, rescuers knew they didn’t have long to save…

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Tasty bites kids cooking

Submitted by Island Rec Join Annalee Dunn, owner of Tiny Onion Cooking…

  • Feb 10th, 2021
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Pam Monin pictured with her furry friend.

APS-FH Volunteer of the Month | Pam Monin

Submitted by APS-FH APS-FH is pleased to announce Pam Monin as our…

  • Feb 10th, 2021
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Pam Monin pictured with her furry friend.
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‘In Search of the Great Song’ Q&A livestreaming Feb. 12

Submitted by Friday Harbor Film Festival You’ve begun to watch the trilogy,…

  • Feb 9th, 2021
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Friday Harbor honors Becki Day

The Town of Friday Harbor is recognizing the community service of San…

  • Feb 8th, 2021
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Friday Harbor Food Bank announces new programs

The Friday Harbor Food Bank is now offering extended hours, the ability…

  • Feb 8th, 2021
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Growing community: Preserving farmland plus co-housing equals agrivillage

By Susan Atkinson Agriculture is big business in Washington, generating over $9…

  • Feb 8th, 2021
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New book focus on history of Patos Island Lighthouse

Submitted by Arcadia Publishing Since 1893, a light has been shining from…

  • Feb 7th, 2021
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The Shaw Store in the 1930s, before the upstairs was converted into an apartment. Photograph used with permission from the Shaw Island Historical Society.

A little store with a big heart

Editor’s note: A previous version of this article had misspelled Anne Frances…

  • Feb 5th, 2021
The Shaw Store in the 1930s, before the upstairs was converted into an apartment. Photograph used with permission from the Shaw Island Historical Society.
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Free online classes from Island Hospital

Submitted by Island Hospital Island Hospital is hosting classes on Medicare, memory…

  • Feb 5th, 2021
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Assistant Director Rowan Buckerton working at the library’s curbside window. (Contributed photo)

Library offers a variety of services amid the pandemic

If you are wondering how residents of San Juan Island can stay…

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Eventide receives COVID vaccines

Submitted by Eventide Health We have received our shipment of the Moderna…

  • Feb 4th, 2021
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PeaceHealth reaches out to patients eligible for the COVID vaccine

Submitted by PeaceHealth Although the state of Washington recently expanded COVID-19 vaccine…

  • Feb 4th, 2021
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Willows graduates university with honors

Submitted by the Georgia Institute of Technology Laura Willows of Friday Harbor…

  • Feb 4th, 2021
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Wolf Hollow to receive new roof

Submitted by Wolf Hollow Wolf Hollow Wildlife Rehabilitation Center announced on Feb.…

  • Feb 4th, 2021
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Spring Street International School’s lecture series presents Thor Hanson

Submitted by Spring Street International School There is no better time than…

  • Feb 3rd, 2021
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Online book sale to benefit San Juan Island Library

Submitted by the Friends of the San Juan Island Library The Friends…

  • Feb 3rd, 2021
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Brighten your winter and be creative

Submitted by San Juan Islands Museum of Art The San Juan Islands…

  • Feb 2nd, 2021
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Island Rec’s February adult fitness courses

Submitted by Island Rec Adult online fitness classes are open for registration!…

  • Jan 28th, 2021
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‘In Search of the Great Song’ trilogy next in Director Series

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

  • Jan 28th, 2021
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Meet the winner of the 2021 Baby Derby: Vance Davis-Oliveira

Inness Davis and Raphael Oliveira welcomed their second son, Vance Davis-Oliveira, on…

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Family resource center takes a look at mentorship

Submitted by the Joyce L. Sobel Family Resource Center It’s important for…

  • Jan 26th, 2021
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Ginny | Pet of the Week

Submitted by Animal Protection Society of Friday Harbor Name: Ginny Age: Approx…

  • Jan 25th, 2021
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Last call for upcoming Soroptomist award applicants

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

  • Jan 24th, 2021
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Alex Frix is San Juan County’s newest public defender.

Meet San Juan County’s new public defender: Alex Frix

By Heather Spaulding Journal contributor The bedrock of the United States legal…

  • Jan 24th, 2021
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Alex Frix is San Juan County’s newest public defender.
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Early camping reservations for residents

Submitted by San Juan County Parks and Fair San Juan County Parks…

  • Jan 22nd, 2021
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Emily Cain makes college honor roll

Submitted by Spokane Falls Community College Emily Cain of Friday Harbor earned…

  • Jan 22nd, 2021
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Registration open for 2021 virtual workshop: ‘Species in the Spotlight’

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

  • Jan 20th, 2021
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