Life

Shook Twins come to shake up the San Juan Islands

Katelyn and Laurie Shook are often asked if they’re actually twins or…

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Gov. Inslee proclaims July 10 as Lineworker Appreciation Day

Submitted by OPALCO Washington state Gov. Jay Inslee has proclaimed July 10,…

  • Jul 6th, 2018
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San Juan Community Theatre hosts summer festival

Submitted by San Juan Community Theatre San Juan Community Theatre is hosting…

  • Jul 6th, 2018
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Drive up Mount Grant on Sundays, this summer

Submitted by San Juan County Land Bank Driving access to the summit…

  • Jul 6th, 2018
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Friday Harbor celebrates Fourth of July | Photos

Staff report On Wednesday, July 4, pirates, cowboys and mermaids were spotted…

  • Jul 5th, 2018
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Rusty Zippers | Helping the world one cup of coffee at a time

Vic’s Dive-In hasn’t opened yet. In the early hours of the morning,…

Salmon, crab recreational fishing opens in the San Juans

Submitted by Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife Summer fishing seasons are…

  • Jul 5th, 2018

Animal Protection Society presents volunteer of the month

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

  • Jul 4th, 2018

Healthy and balanced living classes

Submitted by Washington Vocational Services Thinking about ways to improve your health?…

  • Jul 4th, 2018

Join movement camp for girls with Island Rec

Submitted by Island Rec This summer Island Rec is offering a movement…

  • Jul 3rd, 2018
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Join art and science projects for all ages at Lime Kiln | Update

Submitted by organizers Join Ranger David Halpern at Lime Kiln Point State…

  • Jul 3rd, 2018
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                                Carolyn Haugen was presented the first annual Joyce Sobel Memorial Award.

San Juan Island Women’s Fund donates $8K to local nonprofits

Submitted by the San Juan Island Community Foundation The Women’s Fund members…

  • Jul 3rd, 2018
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                                Carolyn Haugen was presented the first annual Joyce Sobel Memorial Award.

Curious what’s in a vapor cloud? | Video

What’s vaping and what’s in that vapor cloud? Don’t know? Neither do…

  • Jul 2nd, 2018

Learn about fire danger on Lopez

Submitted by event organizers Learn about fire danger on Lopez from 6-8…

  • Jul 2nd, 2018

Washington State Ferries adds extra sailings for Fourth of July

Submitted by WSF The next few weeks, including the Independence Day holiday,…

  • Jul 2nd, 2018

Celebrate July Fourth with 5K

Submitted by event organizers The 12th annual Firecracker 5000 (5K) on is…

  • Jul 2nd, 2018

Celebrate Whale Museum birthday with cookout

Submitted by The Whale Museum The Whale Museum is having a party…

  • Jul 2nd, 2018

Animal Protection Society presents Pet of the Week

It’s true. Cats know what you’re thinking and feeling. We know your…

  • Jul 2nd, 2018

FANS donates $5,000 to Island Rec

Submitted by FANS With a hearty thank you to its many donors,…

  • Jul 2nd, 2018
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                                Ray Pfortner of Vashon Island will instruct the workshop.

Artists can learn to photograph work at Friday Harbor workshop

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

  • Jul 1st, 2018
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                                Ray Pfortner of Vashon Island will instruct the workshop.

Family Medicine physician joins Peace Island Medical Center in Friday Harbor

Submitted by PeaceHealth Dr. Ruth Fothergill has joined PeaceHealth Medical Group Family…

  • Jul 1st, 2018

Vic’s Drive-In celebrates 60 years with plans for new Friday Harbor building

Before there were celebrity sightings and national media attention on San Juan…

A bright future ahead | An inspirational speaker visits blind student

About a year and a half ago, Friday Harbor High School senior…

Thor Hanson releases new book “Buzz: The Nature and Necessity of Bees”

Submitted by Griffen Bay Books San Juan Islander Thor Hanson has written…

  • Jun 30th, 2018

Listen to islanders discuss their heartrending, true stories

Submitted by Griffin Bay Bookstore To hear directly from islanders who have…

  • Jun 29th, 2018
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Celebration of court volunteers reunifying families | Update

By Tate Thomson Reporter On Thursday, June 28, Court Appointed Special Advocate…

  • Jun 29th, 2018
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San Juan County Superior Court and Juvenile Court Services celebrate family reunification and volunteers

Submitted by San Juan County Commemorating parents who have worked hard to…

  • Jun 29th, 2018
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Kiwanis presents Fourth of July Pig War Picnic

Submitted by Kiwanis The local Kiwanis Club will hold its annual old-fashioned…

  • Jun 29th, 2018
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The ‘RoundTowner celebrates 10,000 rides

By Curt VanHyning Shuttle System Chairman The ‘RoundTowner, the only affordable transportation…

  • Jun 29th, 2018
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Friday Harbor art walk features 21 quilts, 14 locations

Submitted by San Juan Islands Museum of Art Friday Harbor has turned…

  • Jun 29th, 2018

Step-by-step group paint classes at San Juan Islands Museum of Art

Editor’s note: Originally, this article stated times that included set up and…

  • Jun 28th, 2018

Fourth of July events on San Juan Island | Calendar | Update

Editor’s note: An earlier version of this article incorrectly stated the town…

Submit writing pieces for San Juan County Fair

Submitted by San Juan County Hear that beat? That should be the…

  • Jun 28th, 2018
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                                Students doing field work.

Friday Habor Labs’ annual jazz concert funds local schools

Surrounded by pristine waters and home to a vast array of marine…

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                                Students doing field work.
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Dance benefits for San Juan Islander Cynthia Elliot

Submitted by the Isle Seat Theatre Two benefit performances for longtime islander…

  • Jun 27th, 2018
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17th Annual San Juan Island Lavender Festival

Submitted by the San Juan Island Lavender Festival The 17th Annual San…

  • Jun 27th, 2018
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Aluminum is just here so he don’t get fined – whoops – vaped! | Video

Aluminum is just here so he don’t get fined - whoops -…

  • Jun 26th, 2018
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                                Steve Brandli.

Steve Brandli announces candidacy for San Juan County’s District Court judge

Submitted by Citizens to Elect Steve Brandli Steve Brandli is running in…

  • Jun 26th, 2018
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                                Steve Brandli.

Join, rehearse for the San Juan Island Fourth of July Parade band | Update

Submitted by organizers Band participants in Friday Harbor’s Fourth of July Parade…

  • Jun 26th, 2018
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‘6 Guitars’ at San Juan Community Theatre

Submitted by San Juan Community Theatre One performer. Six guitar styles. At…

  • Jun 25th, 2018
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