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Barbara Marrett retires from San Juan Islands Visitors Bureau

Correction: A previous version of this article stated that Marrett had gone…

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Fun at the fairgrounds this weekend

Come join the fun this weekend; as the San Juan County Fairgrounds…

  • Jul 8th, 2021
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Land Bank partners with local student for community discussion

Submitted by San Juan County Land Bank. Discussion participants’ opinions help shape…

  • Jul 8th, 2021
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CATS Dog Show, Aug. 1

Submitted by CATS, the Community Arts Theatre Society. “CATS Goes to the…

  • Jul 7th, 2021
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Dorian Oliver as Antonio and Daniel Mayes as Leonardo. (Contributed photo)

Shakespeare’s ‘Much Ado About Nothing’ on San Juan Island

Shakespeare Under the Stars is back, in person, on San Juan Island.…

  • Jul 6th, 2021
Dorian Oliver as Antonio and Daniel Mayes as Leonardo. (Contributed photo)
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First-Ever Latinx Youth Leadership Summit on Lopez Island

Submitted by the Funhouse Commons. On Saturday, June 26, 23 youth 12-18…

  • Jul 6th, 2021
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Island favorite and Broadway actor Ben Jeffrey Returns

Submitted by San Juan Community Theatre. San Juan Community Theatre’s Pay-What-You-Can, Outdoor…

  • Jul 6th, 2021
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Rusty the Crab is back at the sculpture park

Submitted by San Juan Islands Sculpture Park. “Rusty” the giant grab from…

  • Jul 2nd, 2021
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Three graduating seniors receive Soroptimists scholarships

The Soroptimist High School Scholarship program was able to award $7,000 to…

  • Jul 2nd, 2021
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Free concert on the 4th

Submitted by Dan O’Bryant. Lockdown! Yes, people, it might just be over.…

  • Jun 30th, 2021

San Juan Master Chorale to hold auditions

San Juan Master Chorale, conducted by Amber Lauridsen, will perform Handel’s Messiah…

  • Jun 30th, 2021
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Friday Harbor Labs closed on July 4

Submitted by Friday Harbor Labs. For many islanders, it is a long-standing…

  • Jun 29th, 2021
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Matthew is back.

Delight in the magic of Matthew Laslo this July

Submitted by Sea View Theatre. After over a year of being closed…

  • Jun 27th, 2021
Matthew is back.
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The cast rehearsing “Grease.”

San Juan Community Theatre dusts off the curtain cobwebs

For 15 months the San Juan Community Theatre has sat mostly quiet…

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The cast rehearsing “Grease.”
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Beaverton Marsh Preserve: What’s going on in that field

Submitted by the San Juan County Land Bank. If you frequent Roche…

  • Jun 23rd, 2021
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Holly Wehner named Acting Principal of Friday Harbor Elementary School

Submitted by San Juan Island School District. Wednesday evening, June 16, 2021,…

  • Jun 22nd, 2021
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Library bookmark contest winners

Submitted by the San Juan Island Library. The San Juan Island Library…

  • Jun 22nd, 2021
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CONTRIBUTED PHOTO/Stephanie Goudelock, Coordinator and Parent Ally for the Parent for Parent program, was reunified with her children March 23, 2017,

The importance of reunifying families

Submitted by, Linnea Anderson, Juvenile Court Administrator. During the month of June,…

  • Jun 21st, 2021
CONTRIBUTED PHOTO/Stephanie Goudelock, Coordinator and Parent Ally for the Parent for Parent program, was reunified with her children March 23, 2017,
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Learn Woodworking Basics with the EDC

Submitted by the Economic Development Council of San Juan County. Islanders seeking…

  • Jun 21st, 2021
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Fatherhood, with Will Blackmon

By Heather Spaulding Journal contributor As a father of four young adults,…

  • Jun 20th, 2021
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Recognizing the contributions of our fathers | Editorial

This coming Sunday is a day to honor the father figures in…

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Shakespeare Under the Stars returns

By Helen and Dan, Island Stage Left. “Are you good men and…

  • Jun 20th, 2021
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EDC Seminar on ‘Work as Construction Trainer’

Submitted by the Economic Development Council of the San Juans. Tradespeople seeking…

  • Jun 19th, 2021
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Pediatrician Mark Fishaut retires after 17 years with San Juan Healthcare

After seeing many island children grow up before his very eyes, long-time…

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Friends of the San Juans receives $5,000 grant from Keta Legacy Foundation

Submitted by Grit City Strategy and Communications. Friends of the San Juans…

  • Jun 18th, 2021
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San Juan Community Theatre hosts an Outdoor Summer Season at SJC Fairgrounds

Submitted by the San Juan Community Theatre. After a long year of…

  • Jun 18th, 2021
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San Juan Island Library Summer Reading Program

Submitted by San Juan Island Library. San Juan Island Library announced today…

  • Jun 17th, 2021
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Townsend Colley makes dean’s list

Submitted by Ohio University. Ohio University College of Arts and Sciences student…

  • Jun 16th, 2021
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Pet of the Week | Monica

Name: Monica Age: approx. 4 years old Sex: Female Breed: Domestic shorthair,…

  • Jun 16th, 2021
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Zylstra Lake Preserve lessee Adam Greene and his team completed their harvest for the season and have been hard at work making early season hay and haylage. The remainder of uncut fields will be mulch-cut in late summer and fall to return organics to the soil, and to prepare for the harvest rotation next season. (Contributed photo)

San Juan County Land Bank June 2021 meeting and agenda

Submitted by San Juan County Land Bank. The San Juan County Land…

  • Jun 16th, 2021
Zylstra Lake Preserve lessee Adam Greene and his team completed their harvest for the season and have been hard at work making early season hay and haylage. The remainder of uncut fields will be mulch-cut in late summer and fall to return organics to the soil, and to prepare for the harvest rotation next season. (Contributed photo)
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Friday Harbor celebrates its class of 2021

By Heather Spaulding Journal contributor The sky was overcast on June 12,…

  • Jun 16th, 2021
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Working together to create great outcomes

Submitted by Gretchen Krampf. The Mullis Center partnership with Spring Street International…

  • Jun 15th, 2021
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Volunteer of the Month | Lori Haugen

Submitted by the Animal Protection Society - Friday Harbor. The Animal Protection…

  • Jun 15th, 2021
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Update on Coffelt Farm from the SJC Land Bank

Submitted by San Juan County Land Bank. As we enter another phase…

  • Jun 15th, 2021
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‘Orca: Shared Waters, Shared Home’ by Lynda Mapes

New, from award-winning Seattle Times environmental writer Lynda Mapes is her book,…

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Washington State Ferries turns 70

Submitted by Washington State Ferries. Six years after the end of World…

  • Jun 11th, 2021
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Friday Harbor STEM teacher in the running for national honors

Submitted by San Juan Island School District. Friday Harbor High School STEM…

  • Jun 10th, 2021
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San Juan Islands Sculpture Park seeks artists

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

  • Jun 9th, 2021
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English for adult immigrants, this summer at SJI Library

Submitted by the San Juan Island Library. The San Juan Island Library…

  • Jun 8th, 2021
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San Juan Island Library welcomes the public with COVID-relief amnesty

Submitted by San Juan Island Library. In conjunction with our reopening on…

  • Jun 8th, 2021
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