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Ballots are on the way for Washington’s Aug. 4 Primary

Ballots are on the way for Washington’s Aug. 4 Primary

Submitted by the Washington Secretary of State Registered voters throughout Washington will…

  • Jul 23rd, 2020
Ballots are on the way for Washington’s Aug. 4 Primary
Kevin Campion. (Contributed photo.)

Friends host webinar about world’s rarest whale

Submitted by Friends of the San Juans Join Friends of the San…

  • Jul 23rd, 2020
Kevin Campion. (Contributed photo.)
Virtual Fair coming soon

Virtual Fair coming soon

Submitted by the San Juan County Fair San Juan County Fair staff…

  • Jul 23rd, 2020
Virtual Fair coming soon
Sharon Kivisto campaigning to be the council member | Guest Column

Sharon Kivisto campaigning to be the council member | Guest Column

Submitted by Sharon Kivisto I’m Sharon Kivisto and I’m campaigning to be…

  • Jul 22nd, 2020
Sharon Kivisto campaigning to be the council member | Guest Column

43rd Annual 8.8K Loop Run goes virtual

Submitted by Island Rec Forty-three years running! Be part of this Island…

  • Jul 22nd, 2020

Donate your homegrown fruits and veggies this year as part of your online fair entry!

Love to garden? Want to enter in the Fair this year? The…

  • Jul 22nd, 2020
Planning for a new school year amidst the COVID pandemic

Planning for a new school year amidst the COVID pandemic

For San Juan Island School District staff and board members, summer 2020…

Planning for a new school year amidst the COVID pandemic
A farewell to Friday Harbor’s Black lives memorial crosses

A farewell to Friday Harbor’s Black lives memorial crosses

A somber crowd gathered on the courthouse lawn the evening of July…

A farewell to Friday Harbor’s Black lives memorial crosses
Canine champion donates winnings to pet food pantry program

Canine champion donates winnings to pet food pantry program

Submitted by Animal Protection Society - Friday Harbor Canaan, a Friday Harbor…

  • Jul 21st, 2020
Canine champion donates winnings to pet food pantry program
Online Auction Begins July 23

Online Auction Begins July 23

Submitted by Soroptimist International of Friday Harbor When facing COVID-19 created necessity…

  • Jul 21st, 2020
Online Auction Begins July 23
(Contributed photo)

Army returns for second round of removing derelict nets

Deep beneath the waves off the south end of San Juan Island,…

(Contributed photo)
‘RoundTowner seeking ideas for new name

‘RoundTowner seeking ideas for new name

Submitted by the ‘RoundTowner The ‘RoundTowner has been on the road for…

  • Jul 14th, 2020
‘RoundTowner seeking ideas for new name
FHFF virtual cinema presents “The Story of Plastic”

FHFF virtual cinema presents “The Story of Plastic”

Submitted by the Friday Harbor Film Festival Friday Harbor Film Festival’s Summer…

  • Jul 14th, 2020
FHFF virtual cinema presents “The Story of Plastic”
Party like it’s 2020

Party like it’s 2020

Submitted by Washington State Department of Health If your county is in…

  • Jul 12th, 2020
Party like it’s 2020
Visitors Bureau suspends advertising

Visitors Bureau suspends advertising

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

  • Jul 11th, 2020
Visitors Bureau suspends advertising
San Juan County Fair goes virtual

San Juan County Fair goes virtual

No matter what phase the county is in when fair dates arrive,…

San Juan County Fair goes virtual
San Juan County Fair seeks written word entries

San Juan County Fair seeks written word entries

Submitted by San Juan County Fair But, you say, the Fair is…

  • Jul 10th, 2020
San Juan County Fair seeks written word entries
Three Grizzlies Find a New Home at SJI Sculpture Park

Three Grizzlies Find a New Home at SJI Sculpture Park

By Marita Holdaway Thanks to Jim and Bonnie Towne the San Juan…

  • Jul 9th, 2020
Three Grizzlies Find a New Home at SJI Sculpture Park
Tide Bite: Paying it forward

Tide Bite: Paying it forward

By Jen Burnaford Originally published in Friday Harbor Labs Tide Bite My…

  • Jul 9th, 2020
Tide Bite: Paying it forward
Being a nation of laws requires due process | Letter

Being a nation of laws requires due process | Letter

A recent letter to the Journal from Mr. Clifford Jordan ends: “We…

  • Jul 8th, 2020
Being a nation of laws requires due process | Letter
John Geyman, M.D., releases new book

John Geyman, M.D., releases new book

Submitted by Emily Geyman John Geyman, M.D., is pleased to announce the…

  • Jul 8th, 2020
John Geyman, M.D., releases new book
Library announces mobile printing with curbside pick up

Library announces mobile printing with curbside pick up

Submitted by the San Juan Island Public Library Beginning June 30 are…

  • Jul 8th, 2020
Library announces mobile printing with curbside pick up

Three locals make Gonzaga Dean’s List

Friday Harbor college students Kyle Jangard, Peter Kulseth and Fiona Sutherland all…

  • Jul 8th, 2020
Moose. (Animal Protection Society-Friday Harbor)

Who is Moose? Guess and raise funds for APS-FH

Submitted by the Animal Protection Society-Friday Harbor Hi, I am Moose. Aren’t…

  • Jul 8th, 2020
Moose. (Animal Protection Society-Friday Harbor)
San Juan County youth face-covering contest

San Juan County youth face-covering contest

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

  • Jul 7th, 2020
San Juan County youth face-covering contest
Just because you can doesn’t mean you need to

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
Just because you can doesn’t mean you need to
Be a Virtual Vendor at the San Juan County Fair

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
Be a Virtual Vendor at the San Juan County Fair
League of Women Voters holds virtual primary election forums for San Juan County Council

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

Smoke-filled forecast for wildfire risk

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

  • Jul 3rd, 2020
Smoke-filled forecast for wildfire risk

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

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
How to have a summer of fun amid a pandemic
State parks adds free days to replace days lost to COVID-19 closures

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
State parks adds free days to replace days lost to COVID-19 closures
Island elders survive COVID with the help of their communities

Island elders survive COVID with the help of their communities

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

Island elders survive COVID with the help of their communities
PeaceHealth Peace Island Medical Center thanks community for overwhelming support

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
PeaceHealth Peace Island Medical Center thanks community for overwhelming support
Virtual premiere of ‘The Great 14th,’ June 26 and 27

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
Virtual premiere of ‘The Great 14th,’ June 26 and 27
COVID-19 in long-term care facilities

COVID-19 in long-term care facilities

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

  • Jun 28th, 2020
COVID-19 in long-term care facilities
I-1776: Stop Discrimination

I-1776: Stop Discrimination

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

  • Jun 28th, 2020
I-1776: Stop Discrimination

SJC Democrats Resolution on Police Reform

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

  • Jun 28th, 2020