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Tom and Diana Sibert — both presidents of prominent Friday Harbor service…

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                                Che Apalache.

Che Apalache coming soon

Submitted by the San Juan Community Theatre Che Apalache comes to the…

  • Feb 13th, 2020
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                                Che Apalache.
Rep. Ramel meets with students from the 40th LD who visited the Legislature to testify in support of HB 2747, establishing the state micro animal, Jan. 29 (Contributed photo.)

Friday Harbor High students promote the tardigrade as Washington’s Official Micro-Animal in Olympia

Submitted by Friends of the San Juans Do you know what a…

  • Feb 13th, 2020
Rep. Ramel meets with students from the 40th LD who visited the Legislature to testify in support of HB 2747, establishing the state micro animal, Jan. 29 (Contributed photo.)

Rick Larsen to present Presidents Day Town Hall on Orcas

Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) invites constituents to meet him for a Presidents’…

  • Feb 13th, 2020

SJIEMS year-end awards banquet

Submitted by San Juan Emergency Medical Services On Jan. 25 SJI Emergency…

  • Feb 12th, 2020

Are you considering selling your property?

Thinking about selling your property? You may want to consider researching, collecting…

  • Feb 12th, 2020

Calling all tree-loving, bunny-hugging, dirt worshipers!

Submitted by Stewardship San Juan Island Don’t forget — it’s award season…

  • Feb 12th, 2020

Creating a Shrine

Submitted by Jan Murphy Learn how to set up and use a…

  • Feb 12th, 2020

Domenech makes Tufts University dean’s list

Submitted by Tufts University Jaclyn Domenech, of Friday Harbor, was named to…

  • Feb 12th, 2020
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                                Julie Duke.

Duke is Volunteer of the Month

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

  • Feb 12th, 2020
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                                Julie Duke.

Emily Mason earns bachelor’s degree

Submitted by Western Governors University Emily Mason, of Friday Harbor, earned a…

  • Feb 12th, 2020
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                                Regan Taylor and Dean Kinnaman walk down the aisle.

Kinnaman-Taylor wedding

Submitted by the Kinnaman - Taylor family It is with joy and…

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                                Regan Taylor and Dean Kinnaman walk down the aisle.

Tide Bite: Geology of the San Juan Islands

Submitted by Darrel Cowan University of Washington Friday Harbor Labs In 2018,…

  • Feb 12th, 2020

John O. Linde Community Park Trail Now Open

Submitted by Island Rec San Juan Island Park and Recreation District is…

  • Feb 11th, 2020

Pet of the Week- Daisy

Submitted by The Animal Protection Society of Friday Harbor How would you…

  • Feb 11th, 2020

Mindful Movement with The Studio SJI

Submitted by Island Rec Join this new class from The Studio! With…

  • Feb 10th, 2020

Free boating safety course

Submitted by Chuck Dalldorf The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary San Juan Islands…

  • Feb 10th, 2020

Island Rec’s second Barbell Pulse begins

Submitted by Island Rec This just in, Island Rec and SJI Fitness…

  • Feb 10th, 2020

Importance of youth mentorship | Guest column

Submitted by Delphina Liles, Youth Mentorship and Enrichment Coordinator Hello San Juan…

  • Feb 9th, 2020

Orcas Island Lit Fest announces featured 2020 artists

Submitted by the Orcas Library Where can book lovers go to rub…

  • Feb 9th, 2020

Entertainers needed for San Juan County fair

Submitted by the San Juan County Fair Planning is underway for the…

  • Feb 8th, 2020

Writer-In-Residence

Submitted by Iris Graville The table tent has been passed. Liz Smith…

  • Feb 7th, 2020

January’s Volunteer of the Month

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

  • Feb 6th, 2020
Deputy Fire Chief Noel Monin, Kathleen Salinas and Fire Chief Norvin Collins. (Contributed photo.)

San Juan Island Fire & Rescue Honored for 2019 Service

Submitted by San Juan Island Fire and Rescue Fire District Commissioners and…

  • Feb 6th, 2020
Deputy Fire Chief Noel Monin, Kathleen Salinas and Fire Chief Norvin Collins. (Contributed photo.)

2019 Novel Coronavirus Declared a Public Health Emergency

The World Health Organization declared a global emergency on Thursday and Friday…

  • Feb 5th, 2020

Geyman announces new book: “Long-Term Care in America: The Crisis All of Us Will Face in Our Lifetimes.”

Submitted by Emily and John Geyman A long-time writer about U.S. health…

  • Feb 5th, 2020

Our Lady of the Perennial Garden | Guest column

By Kimberly Mayer A rundown fence runs across our property, and over…

  • Feb 5th, 2020

Plaza makes Dean’s List

Submitted by Eastern Washington University Yadir Plaza, of Friday Harbor, made Eastern…

  • Feb 5th, 2020

Realities of journalism in “Time Stands Still”

During an era of fake news accusations and threats of violence against…

This San Juan Island Lifestyle video shares with you Real Estate in 2020 with Purple Power

*Paid Advertisement Merri Ann Simonson Managing Broker Coldwell Banker San Juan Islands…

  • Feb 5th, 2020

Grad Night rummage sale

Submitted by the Grad Night organizers Now is your chance to pass…

  • Feb 4th, 2020

Grief Support Group Tuesdays

Submitted by Hospice of San Juan Hospice of San Juan is proud…

  • Feb 4th, 2020

EDC offers business management and leadership with Skagit Valley College

Submitted by the San Juan County Economic Development Council Higher-wage employment can…

  • Feb 3rd, 2020

EDC presents Creative Careers Forum

Submitted by the San Juan County economic development council The San Juan…

  • Feb 3rd, 2020
Allan C. Green, courtesy of the State Library of Victoria, Australia/contributed photo
                                The schooner W.F. Jewett as it looked in 1915. Built in 1887 to haul lumber, it apparently had a role in at least one 20th century Hollywood movie.

It started with a signature in a children’s spelling book

By David Hampshire My partner Lynne Giuffre has a thing for old…

  • Feb 2nd, 2020
Allan C. Green, courtesy of the State Library of Victoria, Australia/contributed photo
                                The schooner W.F. Jewett as it looked in 1915. Built in 1887 to haul lumber, it apparently had a role in at least one 20th century Hollywood movie.
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Jedi Engineering with LEGO

Submitted by Island Rec The Force Awakens in this introductory engineering course…

  • Feb 2nd, 2020
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                                From left: Rachel Lucy, PeaceHealth director community health NW; Jackie Pitman, caregiver and current health coach program participant; Meghan McCarthy, PeaceHealth system director community health; Jennifer Armstrong, member Peace Island Community Health Board and San Juan Island Family Resource Center; and Delphina Liles, community scholarship recipient, San Juan Island Family Resource Center.

PeaceHealth Peace Island Medical Center honors health coach graduates; gifts community scholarship

Submitted by PeaceHealth Peace Island Medical Center PeaceHealth Peace Island Medical Center…

  • Feb 2nd, 2020
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                                From left: Rachel Lucy, PeaceHealth director community health NW; Jackie Pitman, caregiver and current health coach program participant; Meghan McCarthy, PeaceHealth system director community health; Jennifer Armstrong, member Peace Island Community Health Board and San Juan Island Family Resource Center; and Delphina Liles, community scholarship recipient, San Juan Island Family Resource Center.
Fred Woods and Kari McVeigh at the January 2020 San Juan Island School Board meeting. (Heather Spaulding/staff photo)

Woods officially appointed as superintendent

The San Juan Island School District has a newly selected superintendent —…

Fred Woods and Kari McVeigh at the January 2020 San Juan Island School Board meeting. (Heather Spaulding/staff photo)

FHFF’s ‘Best of the Fest’ continues in February

Submitted by the Friday Harbor Film Festival Friday Harbor Film Festival’s annual…

  • Jan 31st, 2020

Building an America’s Cup boat

Mars Le Baron’s love of sailing began at 9-years-old while tooling around…