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Protecting Southern resident orcas foraging areas

Submitted by The Whale Museum Frances C. Robertson, San Juan County Marine…

  • Aug 15th, 2019
Deep-sea hard (A-C) and soft (D) substratum environments. (A) Hydrothermal vent tubeworms, Endeavour, Northeast Pacific; (B) Corals and fishes, East Diamante Volcano, Western Pacific; C) Deep-water coral and redfish, Northeast Channel canyon, Nova Scotia, Canada; (D) Muddy continental slope, Nova Scotia, Canada. (Photo credits: A. Metaxas/ropos.)

Creating productive marine protected areas

When developing a marine protection area, Anna Metaxas believes that the genetics…

Deep-sea hard (A-C) and soft (D) substratum environments. (A) Hydrothermal vent tubeworms, Endeavour, Northeast Pacific; (B) Corals and fishes, East Diamante Volcano, Western Pacific; C) Deep-water coral and redfish, Northeast Channel canyon, Nova Scotia, Canada; (D) Muddy continental slope, Nova Scotia, Canada. (Photo credits: A. Metaxas/ropos.)

Robin Alice headlines the fair Thursday night

For the first time, Robin Alice, the musical duo featuring Kelley Jakle…

Community foundation and APS-FH raise funds and fun at the fair

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

  • Aug 14th, 2019

July and August Firefighters of the Month

Submitted by San Juan Fire and Rescue The San Juan Island Fire…

  • Aug 14th, 2019

Library offers virtual reality technology

Submitted by the San Juan Island Public Library During the past summer,…

  • Aug 14th, 2019

Sing with island bands at the fair

Submitted by the San Juan County Fairgrounds Tired of only singing your…

  • Aug 14th, 2019

Visit Home Trust booth at the fair

Submitted by the San Juan County Community Home Trust Once again the…

  • Aug 14th, 2019

Home Trust thanks volunteers | Letter

On July 18, 13 regional and district managers of Wells Fargo Bank…

  • Aug 13th, 2019

Community foundation to match IOSA donations during fair week

Submitted by the Islands’ Oil Spill Association The San Juan Island Community…

  • Aug 13th, 2019

Fair foods and furry friends don’t mix

Submitted by San Juan County Fair The San Juan County Fair is…

  • Aug 13th, 2019

Islander Julie Corey holds book signing Aug. 5

Submitted by Julie Corey Island Studios will be having a meet the…

  • Aug 9th, 2019

‘Waterline’ – Split, twisted and bound

Submitted by San Juan Islands Museum of Art San Juan Islands Museum…

  • Aug 9th, 2019

Kiwanis honors Kristina Thalacker Ewing

Submitted by Friday Harbor Kiwanis Kristina Thalacker Ewing, former island resident and…

  • Aug 8th, 2019
Contributed photo
                                Men’s/Women’s Winners—Daniel Marty, Po Powell, Diana Stepita, Greg Stafford.

Orcas Rotary’s Pickleball Tournament Nets $3800

Submitted by Jeanne McPherson, Orcas Island Rotary Orcas Rotary’s third annual pickleball…

  • Aug 8th, 2019
Contributed photo
                                Men’s/Women’s Winners—Daniel Marty, Po Powell, Diana Stepita, Greg Stafford.

Friday Harbor artist wins big at arts festival

Friday Harbor artist Susan Williams won two awards from the Anacortes Art…

  • Aug 7th, 2019

Wolf Hollow fundraiser Friday, Aug. 9

Submitted by Pelindaba Lavender Farm Please join us this Friday, Aug. 9…

  • Aug 7th, 2019

Theater camp performs ‘Fiddler on the Roof’

ne of the longest-running Broadway musicals, “Fiddler on the Roof,” will be…

Animal Shelter Volunteer of the Month: Carole Crowley

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

  • Aug 6th, 2019

San Juan County Fair Food Preservation announces Ace Award

Submitted by SJC Parks and Fair It’s almost time for you to…

  • Aug 6th, 2019

New program for first-generation college students

Submitted by The San Juan Island Family Resource Center The San Juan…

  • Aug 5th, 2019

Friday Harbor Labs lecture, Aug. 7

Friday Harbor Labs is excited to welcome, Dr. Anna Metaxas, our 2019…

  • Aug 5th, 2019

OPALCO works to strengthen island power grid

Submitted by Orcas Power and Light Cooperative Orcas Power and Light Cooperative’s…

  • Aug 5th, 2019
Jacky

Dogs rescued from Asia in need of forever homes

For Tracy Harachi, a desire to help elephants in Asia led to…

Jacky

42nd annual 8.8K Loop Run

Submitted by Island Rec Forty Years Running! Island Rec and Xtreme Fitness…

  • Aug 3rd, 2019

Quite the sight as Elwha sails into Seattle’s Lake Union

Submitted by Washington State Ferries Ferry fans lined Seattle’s Lake Washington Ship…

  • Aug 2nd, 2019

The intellect of the blackfish

Dolphins and whales are highly intelligent beings. Lori Marino believes they don’t…

Whale sanctuary project reveals two possible locations

In an effort to garner community input regarding a proposed whale sanctuary,…

Animal Shelter thanks donor

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

  • Aug 1st, 2019
FHHS Aerospace Team photo, left to right; Brandon Payne, Julian Brown, Dan Garner (Teacher), Evan Foley, Joely Loucks, Hank Erickson, Lucy Urbach, Sander Van Hamersfeld, Emmett Carrier, Jaden Jones, Darcy Ayers, Arlo Harold, Emma Mughal. Contributed photo/San Juan Island School District.

Friday Harbor students win world championship

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

  • Jul 31st, 2019
FHHS Aerospace Team photo, left to right; Brandon Payne, Julian Brown, Dan Garner (Teacher), Evan Foley, Joely Loucks, Hank Erickson, Lucy Urbach, Sander Van Hamersfeld, Emmett Carrier, Jaden Jones, Darcy Ayers, Arlo Harold, Emma Mughal. Contributed photo/San Juan Island School District.

Soroptimist donate $1,000 to aerospace team

Submitted by Soroptimist International of Friday Harbor The excitement was high as…

  • Jul 31st, 2019
Alchemy Art Center/contributed photo
                                Lori Goldston.

Avante-Garde musician Lori Goldston to perform at Alchemy Arts

Submitted by Alchemy Art Center Alchemy Art Center will host Lori Goldston,…

  • Jul 31st, 2019
Alchemy Art Center/contributed photo
                                Lori Goldston.

Merchant of Venice a must-see | Letters

Merchant of Venice a must-see

  • Jul 31st, 2019

SJIMA and National Parks celebrates the 160th Pig War anniversary

Submited by The National Park Service The National Park Service and the…

  • Jul 31st, 2019
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