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Lady | Pet of the Week

Hi! I’m Lady. This morning while brushing my teeth, I was faced…

  • Oct 22nd, 2019
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Rotary Club’s annual dictionary distribution

Submitted by Carla Wright, Publicity Rotary Club of San Juan Island The…

  • Oct 22nd, 2019
Ted Strutz/contributed photo

Griffin Bay open house, Oct. 23

Submitted by the San Juan Island School District San Juan Island School…

  • Oct 21st, 2019

Planning for a successful business

Many women spend time as young girls planning out their dream weddings…

  • Oct 21st, 2019
Running back Kaden Ritchie, No. 32, shoots through the hole in the middle for great yardage gain. (John Stimpson/Contributed photo)

Wolverines keep the wins coming

Friday Harbor continues to win football games. They traveled to La Connor…

  • Oct 21st, 2019
Running back Kaden Ritchie, No. 32, shoots through the hole in the middle for great yardage gain. (John Stimpson/Contributed photo)

‘For fun’ store turns into a great gig

From wardrobe basics like jeans and sneakers to more glamorous dresses, blouses…

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                                Left: Abolitionist and woman rights activist Sojourner Truth.
                                Right: Greta Thunberg (Photo credit: Anders Hellberg [CC BY-SA 4.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0)])

Notable women: a journey through history

By Mandi Johnson Journal Editor Throughout history, there have been women who…

  • Oct 20th, 2019
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                                Left: Abolitionist and woman rights activist Sojourner Truth.
                                Right: Greta Thunberg (Photo credit: Anders Hellberg [CC BY-SA 4.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0)])
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                                Olivia Meenan and Bristol Halverson make calls during the 2018 Phone-A-Thon.

Public Schools Foundation step up where state falls short

As the Washington State Legislature continues to grapple with how to fund…

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                                Olivia Meenan and Bristol Halverson make calls during the 2018 Phone-A-Thon.

APS-FH Volunteer of the Month: Allison Larson

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

  • Oct 18th, 2019

Charlotte’s Closet offers a free shopping experience to those in need

In the back of Orcas Christian School’s brick building is an inviting,…

Children’s Festival committee members needed

Submitted by Island Rec Plans are just beginning for the annual San…

  • Oct 18th, 2019
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Monthly Contra dance features The Beats

Submitted by the San Juan Islands Contra Dance The monthly third Saturday…

  • Oct 18th, 2019
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Soroptimist awards available

Submitted by Soroptimist Soroptimist International of Friday Harbor is now accepting applications…

  • Oct 17th, 2019

Citizen scientists needed for forage fish surveys

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

  • Oct 17th, 2019
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Flamenco at the San Juan Grange

Seattle-based Flamenco dancer Savannah Fuentes brings her latest show “Sky, an evening…

  • Oct 17th, 2019
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Friday Harbor Green Drinks is back

Submitted by Stewardship Network of the San Juans The Friday Harbor chapter…

  • Oct 16th, 2019
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                                Douglas Archuleta.

Island Rec welcomes Douglas Archuleta

Submitted by Island Rec Island Rec is proud to announce that Douglas…

  • Oct 16th, 2019
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                                Douglas Archuleta.

Access to Mount Grant Preserve confirmed

Submitted by the San Juan County Land Bank A judge has confirmed…

  • Oct 15th, 2019

Meet the Orca Protection and Rescue crew on Saturday, Oct. 19

Submitted by Orca Protection and Rescue Orca Protection and Rescue will host…

  • Oct 15th, 2019

Volunteers needed for cold-weather shelter

Submitted by United Way of San Juan County The weather is getting…

  • Oct 15th, 2019

Clay class with Island Rec

Submitted by Island Rec Learn the art of clay with Alchemy Art…

  • Oct 15th, 2019

Alchemy Art Center hosts Fall fundraiser

Submitted by Alchemy Art Center Join Alchemy Art Center on Oct. 18,…

  • Oct 15th, 2019

Luigi | Pet of the Week

Buongiorno, it’s me, Luigi, Pet of the Week looking for a cozy…

  • Oct 14th, 2019

Ballot tabulating equipment testing Oct. 18

Submitted by the San Juan County Auditors Office A “Logic and Accuracy”…

  • Oct 14th, 2019
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Sends Sincere Gratitude for Adoption Celebration Success

Submitted by the Animal Protection Society of Friday Harbor APS-FH sends warm…

  • Oct 14th, 2019
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Bingo for the baseball field

Submitted by event organizers Don’t miss this fun-filled evening of Bingo, auction,…

  • Oct 13th, 2019

Domestic violence awareness month

Submitted by SAFE San Juans October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and…

  • Oct 13th, 2019

Sea Scouts of the San Juans

Unfazed by the Pacific Northwest drizzle, the young members of the newly…

Fall drop-in sports begins

Submitted by Island Rec Island Rec’s evening drop-in programs begin this week…

  • Oct 12th, 2019

EDC offers free electrical basics training

Submitted by the San Juan County Economic Development Council The San Juan…

  • Oct 11th, 2019
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                                The Touch-A-Truck event takes place on Oct. 11.

Annual Touch-A-Truck Oct. 11

Submitted by Island Rec The Friday Harbor Elementary school is out early…

  • Oct 10th, 2019
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                                The Touch-A-Truck event takes place on Oct. 11.

Town planning commission help needed

Submitted by the Town of Friday Harbor Are you interested in becoming…

  • Oct 10th, 2019

Conservation district to hold event in honor of orcas

Submitted by the San Juan Islands Conservation District Recent news of the…

  • Oct 10th, 2019

Leadership San Juan Islands open house Oct. 14

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

  • Oct 9th, 2019
Robert Dash. Contributed photo.

“Food, Planet, Future: A Photographer’s Journey” with Robert Dash

Submitted by San Juan Islands Museum of Art With the daily news,…

  • Oct 8th, 2019
Robert Dash. Contributed photo.

Students are serving up success

While some school cafeterias may smell of deep-fried food, but a healthier…

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Pajama musical hour at the library

Submitted by the San Juan Island Public Library Children’s Musician Nancy Stewart…

  • Oct 7th, 2019
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Kiwanis holds yard sale fundraiser

Submitted by the Friday Harbor Kiwanis Once again Friday Harbor Kiwanis will…

  • Oct 6th, 2019
Tina Whitman and Jess Newley. Contributed photo.

Restoring forage fish habitat

Submitted by Friends of the San Juans During the recent daytime low…

  • Oct 4th, 2019
Tina Whitman and Jess Newley. Contributed photo.

Student film showcase added to Friday Harbor Film Festival

For its seventh year, the Friday Harbor Film Festival is adding an…

  • Oct 4th, 2019