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Executive Director Stephanie Buffum presented with 569th plaque by Divemaster Thomas Kneipp. Staff photo/Heather Spaulding.

A fin for thanks to the 569 deepwater divers

The U.S. Army 569th Deep Divers were presented with the “Fin Award”…

  • Jul 30th, 2019
Executive Director Stephanie Buffum presented with 569th plaque by Divemaster Thomas Kneipp. Staff photo/Heather Spaulding.

IJenNeh performs at Friday Harbor Presbyterian Church

Submitted by Winnie Brumsickle Friday Harbor Presbyterian Church invites the public to…

  • Jul 29th, 2019

Washington Invasive Species Council art competition

Calling all artists. The Washington Invasive Species Council invites artists of all…

  • Jul 26th, 2019
Contributed photo. Ross and Rebecca MacDonald.

Lopez couple celebrates the Fourth of July with a wedding

Fireworks lit up the sky as Lopez islanders Ross and Rebecca MacDonald…

Contributed photo. Ross and Rebecca MacDonald.

Whale Museum presents: Can otters save the world?

Submitted by The Whale Museum On Aug. 6, Dr. Shawn Larson, curator…

  • Jul 25th, 2019

A musical ferry trip

The Island Chordsmen Plus (mixed gender) barbershop chorus from San Juan Island…

  • Jul 24th, 2019

Film festival seeking entrees for the László Pal Emerging Filmmaker Award

Submitted by Friday Harbor Film Festival Friday Harbor Film Festival is seeking…

  • Jul 24th, 2019

San Juan Island National Historical Park presents the 21st annual Encampment

Submitted by the San Juan County National Historic Park Reenactors from throughout…

  • Jul 24th, 2019

Kevin Taylor sentenced to 20 years

WARNING: The following story contains graphic details. Kevin Patrick Taylor, a 56-year-old…

Print and photo workshops at Alchemy Art Center

Submitted by Alchemy Art Center Alchemy Art Center is continuing its visiting…

  • Jul 23rd, 2019
Tyler LeRoy/Contributed photos
                                Army Deep Divers pulling up derelict nets.

Thank you event for US Army 569th Engineering Dive Detachment

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

  • Jul 23rd, 2019
Tyler LeRoy/Contributed photos
                                Army Deep Divers pulling up derelict nets.

The magic of lavender

By Tate Thomson Reporter With vibrant fields of purple, San Juan Island’s…

  • Jul 22nd, 2019

Last call for writers

Submitted by The San Juan County Fairgrounds The wheel is turning ever…

  • Jul 22nd, 2019

Three state senate candidates answer to voters

With the Aug. 6 primary just around the corner, the League of…

Wingate wins Book Excellence Award

Submitted by Susan Wingate Susan Wingate’s psychological thriller, “Storm Season” wins a…

  • Jul 22nd, 2019

In the mind of a whale

Submitted by The Whale Museum On July 25, Dr. Lori Marino, founder…

  • Jul 22nd, 2019

Pet of the week

Brought to you by Kitten Poets of Friday Harbor It’s wondrous what…

  • Jul 22nd, 2019

Recreating the Old Military Road

Submitted by Tim Dustrude On June 13, a group of San Juan…

  • Jul 22nd, 2019

New non-profit airflight

By Life Flight Network Life Flight Network, the largest not-for-profit air medical…

  • Jul 22nd, 2019

Rep. Larsen announces Congressional app challenge

Submitted by the office of Rick Larsen Rep. Rick Larsen, D-WA, announced…

  • Jul 22nd, 2019

Islander receives degree from WGU

Elizabeth Schaltenbrand of Friday Harbor has earned her Bachelor of Science, Nursing…

  • Jul 22nd, 2019
Contributed photo. From left to right; Nancy Stark, Home Trust Administrative Assistant: Debbie Lawson, New Home Trust Homeowner, and David Gow, Home Trust Executive Director

Proud homeowner

Submitted by The San Juan Community Home Trust The Home Trust has…

  • Jul 22nd, 2019
Contributed photo. From left to right; Nancy Stark, Home Trust Administrative Assistant: Debbie Lawson, New Home Trust Homeowner, and David Gow, Home Trust Executive Director
Contributed photo

Rotary donates to F.O.L.K.S

Submitted by the Rotary Club of San Juan Erin Corra, founder and…

  • Jul 22nd, 2019
Contributed photo

State Auditor issues fire District #3 accountability audit report

Submitted by the San Juan County Fire Protection District No. 3 The…

  • Jul 22nd, 2019

Volunteer to be a fair supervisor

Submitted by the San Juan County Fair Do you have a passion…

  • Jul 22nd, 2019

San Juan Pilots Association barbecue this Saturday

Submitted by the San Juan Pilots Association It’s that time of year…

Island Stage Left’s ‘The Merchant of Venice’ is ‘superb,’ say audience members

Submitted by Island Stage Left Island Stage Left is proud to bring…

  • Jul 22nd, 2019

Statement from the Mullis Center Executive Committee

Submitted by the Mullis Senior Center We have a duty to provide…

  • Jul 18th, 2019

Contra at the Grange

Submitted by the San Juan Islands Contra Dance The San Juan Contra…

  • Jul 18th, 2019

Volunteer at the lavender festival

Submitted by the Pelindaba Lavender Festival This is an invitation to both…

  • Jul 18th, 2019

Enforcing Be Whale Wise: Washington’s New Whale Watching Regulations

Submitted by The Whale Museum On July 17, Sgt. Russ Mullins, with…

  • Jul 17th, 2019

Friday Harbor resident requests help with medical bills

Friday Harbor Carol Whalen is battling a severe case of bacterial meningitis…

  • Jul 17th, 2019

Enter your hay in the fair

Hay, hay, hay — new for this year at the San Juan…

  • Jul 17th, 2019
Center for Whale Research/Contributed photo
                                J56 is the new calf of J31, born around late May.

It’s a girl!

Submitted by the Center for Whale Research In the morning of July…

  • Jul 17th, 2019
Center for Whale Research/Contributed photo
                                J56 is the new calf of J31, born around late May.

Island doctor eyes retirement

Submitted by San Juan County Public Hospital District No. 1 San Juan…

  • Jul 17th, 2019

Real estate market summer report

The second quarter results which complete the first half of the year…

  • Jul 17th, 2019
Contributed photos.

Lavender Festival almost here

Submitted by Pelindaba Lavender Farm July 20 and 21, Pelindaba Lavender Farm…

  • Jul 17th, 2019
Contributed photos.

Film festival seeking entries for the László Pal Emerging Filmmaker Award

Submitted by Friday Harbor Film Festival Friday Harbor Film Festival is seeking…

  • Jul 17th, 2019

Songs and stories of Broadway

Broadway classics and behind-the-scenes stories are on the playbill for San Juan…

Contributed photo. Merchant of Venice cast.

‘Merchant of Venice’ runs July 11- Aug. 11

Island Stage Left has been regaling islanders with Shakespeare under the stars…

Contributed photo. Merchant of Venice cast.