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Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast” opens at San Juan Communty Theatre

Learning to love, have patience and not judge others are all lessons…

Boating | San Juan Island Lifestyle video

We bought a boat!!! and of course created a San Juan Island…

  • May 10th, 2018

San Juan Island Library hosts publishing workshop

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

  • May 10th, 2018
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                                Janet Oakley

Learn about novel on 1860s love scandal at English Camp

Submitted by Griffin Bay Bookstore and the San Juan Island Library Janet…

  • May 9th, 2018
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                                Janet Oakley

Join workshop to improve shorelines

Submitted by Friends of the San Juans The shorelines of San Juan…

  • May 9th, 2018

Peace Island Medical Center provider pens textbook chapter

Submitted by PeaceHealth Peace Island Medical Center Jason Heiner, who has a…

  • May 9th, 2018

Opening Day Boat Parade | Photos | Update

Submitted by the San Juan Island Yacht Club On May 6, the…

  • May 8th, 2018

‘PastaPalooza’ dinner celebrates half marathon, Whale Museum

Submitted by The Whale Museum Enjoy carbs for a cause at the…

  • May 7th, 2018
Contributed photo/Karin Roemers-Kleven

Tour Lime Kiln Lighthouse on Mother’s Day weekend

Submitted by Friends of Lime Kiln Society The tower of Lime Kiln…

  • May 7th, 2018
Contributed photo/Karin Roemers-Kleven

Public open house to consider future of library building

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

  • May 7th, 2018
Contributed photo/San Juan Island School District

Students win space design competition, head to NASA’s Kennedy Space Center

Submitted by the Friday Harbor School District Over the weekend of April…

  • May 7th, 2018
Contributed photo/San Juan Island School District

Reminder: Do not touch seals

Submitted by The Whale Museum As residents prepare for the busy season…

  • May 6th, 2018

Join Island Rec’s ‘Hill of Thrills’ soapbox race

Submitted by Island Rec The third running of the now famous Hill…

  • May 5th, 2018

San Juan Island mother overcomes addiction for her kids

Island mom shares her story for Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 13

Apply for Town of Friday Harbor historical preservation board

Submitted by the Town of Friday Harbor The Town of Friday Harbor’s…

  • May 4th, 2018

Bike ‘Tour de Family’ in Friday Harbor

Submitted by Island Rec Island Rec and the San Juan County Health…

  • May 4th, 2018

Fourth of July Parade to include musical theme

Submitted by the San Juan Island Chamber of Commerce The theme for…

  • May 4th, 2018

Celebrate San Juan County history throughout May

History is alive in the San Juan Islands throughout the month of…

Contributed photo/Stillpoint School

Stillpoint School celebrates May Day

Submitted by Stillpoint School This photo shows the traditional Maypole dance, which…

  • May 3rd, 2018
Contributed photo/Stillpoint School

Celebrate Mother’s Day at San Juan Islands Museum of Art painting class

Submitted by the San Juan Islands Museum of Art Celebrate Mother’s Day…

  • May 3rd, 2018

Join disaster preparedness event on Lopez

Submitted by the San Juan County Department of Emergency Management San Juan…

  • May 3rd, 2018

Leadership San Juan Islands graduates 14th class

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

  • May 3rd, 2018

Local aims to rebuild San Juan Island canoe culture

To Matt Wickey, a crucial element was missing from the San Juans…

Vegetation workshops for waterfront property owners

Submitted by Friends of the San Juans The shorelines of San Juan…

  • May 3rd, 2018
Contributed photo/Island Rec

Island Rec’s Children Fest returns May 5

Children’s Festival – Starry Starry Night this Saturday

  • May 2nd, 2018
Contributed photo/Island Rec

Join San Juan Island Grange for community rights film, discussion

Submitted by SJI Grange Join Community Rights San Juan Islands at San…

  • May 2nd, 2018

Pastels workshop for veterans at San Juan Islands Museum of Art

Submitted by The San Juan Islands Museum of Art Internationally acclaimed and…

  • May 2nd, 2018

Support local services like SAFE San Juans, Wolf Hollow, Funhouse Commons

Submitted by the Orcas Island Community Foundation Orcas Island Community Foundation invites…

  • May 2nd, 2018

Wordy Weekend | Washington state poet laureate visits San Juan Island

April wasn’t the cruelest month, thanks to an island visit by Washington…

Better access to OPALCO outage info thanks to new phone system

Submitted by OPALCO OPALCO has a new phone system that improves the…

  • May 1st, 2018

Surprise! Friday Harbor teacher awarded $5,000 CenturyLink grant | Update

CenturyLink staff had a surprise for Friday Harbor Elementary School teacher Susan…

Town thanks residents for spring cleanup success

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

  • Apr 30th, 2018
Contributed photo/Theresa Mathews

Local author wins award

Submitted by Theresa Mathews Local author Theresa Mathews has won “first in…

  • Apr 30th, 2018
Contributed photo/Theresa Mathews

Washington State DSHS van comes to Orcas

Submitted by the Washington State Department of Social and Health Services The…

  • Apr 30th, 2018

Explore UW Friday Harbor Labs at open house

Submitted by Friday Harbor Labs The University of Washington Friday Harbor Labs…

  • Apr 29th, 2018

Bookkeeping on ‘horizon’ for San Juan Islanders

Islanders are eager to have accounting help, and Genie Williams, who officially…

Grand Canyon spring break maintains two decades of popularity at Friday Harbor High School

Move over, Cabo. So long, Fort Lauderdale. Friday Harbor students have historically…

Contributed photo/Kurt Thorson

Celebrate ‘Year of the Bird’ on May 6

Submitted by San Juan County Land Bank Join the Land Bank, Wolf…

  • Apr 29th, 2018
Contributed photo/Kurt Thorson

Learn how to join San Juan Islands Girl Scouts

Submitted by the Girl Scouts of Western Washington The Girl Scouts of…

  • Apr 29th, 2018
Contributed photo/San Juan Historical Museum
                                Islanders gather at a picnic in 1900.

San Juan Historical Museum open houses

Submitted by San Juan Historical Museum As part of “History Lives Here”…

  • Apr 29th, 2018
Contributed photo/San Juan Historical Museum
                                Islanders gather at a picnic in 1900.