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Volunteer to build Mount Grant trails

Submitted by San Juan County Land Bank Join trail construction at the…

  • Oct 10th, 2018

San Juan County EDC explains climate change for businesses | Update

Editor’s note: This workshop was to be held in October, but has…

  • Oct 9th, 2018
Staff photo/Tate Thomson

Farm parade kicks off fall on San Juan | Photos

Staff report Fall on San Juan is marked by the annual Friday…

  • Oct 8th, 2018
Staff photo/Tate Thomson

San Juan Island blood drive, Oct. 17

Submitted by Bloodworks Every two seconds, someone in the U.S. needs blood.…

  • Oct 7th, 2018
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                                Salisbury Plain, South Georgia Island.

Lopez Island hosts lecture on islander’s Antarctic adventure

Submitted by Friends of the San Juans Photographer, filmmaker and Lopezian Peter…

  • Oct 6th, 2018
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                                Salisbury Plain, South Georgia Island.

Wolf Hollow welcomes new executive director

Submitted by Wolf Hollow As of Sept. 4, Chanda Stone is the…

  • Oct 6th, 2018

First community dinner of the school year Oct. 10

Submitted by the San Juan Island School District The first community dinner…

  • Oct 5th, 2018

Naturalist workshop and research symposium at The Whale Museum

Submitted by The Whale Museum The Whale Museum is holding two special…

  • Oct 5th, 2018

San Juan County EDC presents customer service workshop

Submitted by the San Juan Couty Economic Development Council Business owners and…

  • Oct 5th, 2018

Take Island Rec’s cardio yoga this fall.

Submitted by Island Rec Take cardio yoga with Katerina Wen. This class…

  • Oct 5th, 2018

Dental clinics canceled, but Oct. 5 fish tacos sale continues | Update

Submitted by Fish for Teeth The Fish for Teeth Board has canceled…

  • Oct 4th, 2018

San Juan islander to discuss saving moon bears in Asia

Frequently captured as cubs, Asiatic black bears, or moon bears, are forced…

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Attend two WSU Extension Office workshops this fall

Submitted by WSU San Juan County Extension There are two upcoming Washington…

  • Oct 3rd, 2018
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Animal Protection Society presents: Pet of the Week

My friends, I am Piedmont, cat of distinction. I find myself temporarily…

  • Oct 3rd, 2018

Learn about new Girl Scout troops on San Juan and Orcas

Submitted by organizers The Girl Scouts of Western Washington will visit Orcas…

  • Oct 2nd, 2018
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Friday Harbor High School Band performs at UW Band Day

Submitted by San Juan Island School District Last spring, the Friday Harbor…

  • Oct 2nd, 2018
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Savor the San Juans this October and November

By Erin Wygant San Juan Islands Visitors Bureau With summer fading and…

  • Oct 2nd, 2018

Peace Health offers flu shots through October

Submitted by PeaceHealth Peace Island Medical Center Don’t let the bug get…

  • Oct 2nd, 2018
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                                Saint David’s Episcopal Church.

Yoga meets Christianity at Saint David’s Episcopal Church

Submitted by organizers Join registered yoga teacher Heidi Green at Saint David’s…

  • Oct 2nd, 2018
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                                Saint David’s Episcopal Church.

Take San Juan County Fairgrounds youth survey, enter to win gift card

Submitted by San Juan County Parks and Fair The San Juan County…

  • Oct 1st, 2018
Staff photo/Heather Spaulding
                                Participants in last year’s parade.

Farm parade returns to San Juan Island, Oct. 6

Submitted by the San Juan Island Grange The eighth annual Friday Harbor…

  • Oct 1st, 2018
Staff photo/Heather Spaulding
                                Participants in last year’s parade.

San Juans to glow purple in honor of domestic violence victims

For the month of October, SAFE San Juans hopes to make the…

Learn to create a garden that fits you at San Juan County workshop

Submitted by San Juan County Master Gardeners This fall, learn how to…

  • Sep 28th, 2018

Island Rec’s indoor fitness programs start this fall

Submitted by Island Rec Now that it’s getting cooler outside, join Island…

  • Sep 27th, 2018

San Juan Community Theatre play looks at the first female astronomers

She reached for the stars and changed astronomy forever. Henrietta Leavitt’s inspiring…

Friday Harbor Film Festival to honor Greenpeace founder this October

Submitted by the Friday Harbor Film Festival The Friday Harbor Film Festival…

  • Sep 27th, 2018

The Journal of the San Juan Islands presents: Editorial Cartoon

Learn more about the death of the whale J50 in the article…

  • Sep 27th, 2018

Almost everything you want to know about septic systems

Merri Ann Simonson Managing Broker Coldwell Banker San Juan Islands Inc 1-800-451-9054…

  • Sep 26th, 2018

League of Women Voters holds general election candidate forums on San Juan, Orcas, Lopez

Submitted by the League of Women Voters The League of Women Voters…

  • Sep 26th, 2018

San Juan co-ops help islanders register to vote in Nov. 6 election

Submitted by OPALCO Celebrate National Cooperative Month, in October, by registering to…

  • Sep 26th, 2018

Ladies Auxilliary installs new officers at Friday Harbor American Legion

Submitted by the American Legion The Ladies Auxiliary of Hackett Larson Post…

  • Sep 25th, 2018

Washington State Department of Health releases plan to reduce older adult falls

Submitted by DOH The Washington State Department of Health and the Washington…

  • Sep 24th, 2018
Aerial photo of lighthouse, 1958.

Patos Island Lighthouse photos and documents to be digitized

By Nita Couchman Orcas Island Library Orcas Island Library received a 2017…

  • Sep 24th, 2018
Aerial photo of lighthouse, 1958.
Contributed photo/Fish for Teeth
                                Fish for Teeth sponsors a mobile dental van for dental clinics in the San Juans, three times a year.

Fish for Teeth brings free mobile dental clinic to San Juan, Lopez Islands

Submitted by Fish for Teeth Islanders unable to afford dental care can…

  • Sep 24th, 2018
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                                Fish for Teeth sponsors a mobile dental van for dental clinics in the San Juans, three times a year.

Island Rec offers ‘Optimal Self Care’ class

Submitted by Island Rec Island Rec is offering a class designed for…

  • Sep 24th, 2018

Islanders celebrate Salish Sea Day of Action

Submitted by Community Rights San Juan Islands Over 100 community members in…

  • Sep 23rd, 2018
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                                Dr. Kim Schrier.

Canvass for Democrats off island

Submitted by organizers Those upset with the current presidential administration and Congress…

  • Sep 23rd, 2018
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                                Dr. Kim Schrier.
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                                Dale and Richard Snyder.

Celebrating a ‘couple’ of theater volunteers

Submitted by the theater Dale and Richard Snyder celebrated their 44th wedding…

  • Sep 23rd, 2018
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                                Dale and Richard Snyder.

Flu shot clinics on San Juan, Orcas, Lopez and Shaw

Submitted by San Juan County Flu season is here, so it’s time…

  • Sep 23rd, 2018

San Juan Island EMS gives car seat safety tips as new national recommendations change

When car seat safety recommendations change, islanders can turn to San Juan…