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Tips on crabbing, shrimping and fishing

By Merri Ann Simonson Managing Broker Coldwell Banker San Juan Islands Inc…

  • Jun 14th, 2018

County requests feedback on possible home share program

Submitted by San Juan County Housing advocates across San Juan County are…

  • Jun 14th, 2018

Nominate nature-loving friends for Good Steward Award

Submitted by the San Juan Island Stewardship Network Calling all tree-loving, bunny-hugging,…

  • Jun 14th, 2018

Learn about Compass Health at June 14 event in Friday Harbor

Submitted by Compass Health Compass Health, a leading behavioral health care provider,…

  • Jun 13th, 2018

Rep. Larsen helps bring 2026 FIFA World Cup to North America

Submitted by Rep. Rick Larsen’s Office Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) helped secure…

  • Jun 13th, 2018
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Share the road with cyclists, runners and race officials this weekend

Submitted by event organizers Attention drivers, on Saturday, June 17, the Lakedale…

  • Jun 13th, 2018
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Friday Harbor Physiotherapy Wellness celebrates opening with June 15 open house

Submitted by Friday Harbor Physiotherapy & Wellness Friday Harbor Physiotherapy & Wellness,…

  • Jun 12th, 2018

San Juan Islands ‘Leave No Trace’ stewards hold successful training

Submitted by event organizers Congratulations to the graduates of the inaugural “Leave…

  • Jun 12th, 2018

Friday Harbor seniors gather for final days of high school | Photos

Staff report Seniors gathered in the Friday Harbor High School parking lot…

  • Jun 12th, 2018

San Juan Seltzer debuts craft-brewed spiked seltzer

Submitted by San Juan Seltzer, Inc. San Juan Seltzer, Inc. has crafted…

  • Jun 12th, 2018

San Juan County Fair to feature Yes’ Alan White, ‘America’s Got Talent’ acrobats

Submitted by San Juan County The San Juan County Fair entertainment for…

  • Jun 12th, 2018
Staff photo/Heather Spaulding. Tenly Nelson receives her diploma.

Friday Harbor High School graduation | Photos

The community tipped their hats to the 55 graduates who tossed their…

Staff photo/Heather Spaulding. Tenly Nelson receives her diploma.

Recreational crabbing opens July 14 in the San Juans

Submitted by WDFW Puget Sound summer crab-fishing seasons opens on June 16…

  • Jun 12th, 2018
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                                Helen Machin-Smith, Island Stage Left, was the winner of the $1,000 grant from the Community Foundation.

San Juan Island Community Foundation hosts networking breakfast

Submitted by the SJI Community Foundation At the invitation of the San…

  • Jun 11th, 2018
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                                Helen Machin-Smith, Island Stage Left, was the winner of the $1,000 grant from the Community Foundation.

Lecture on ‘a sense of place’ at the San Juan Island Grange

Submitted by San Juan Island Grange Do you have a sense of…

  • Jun 11th, 2018

Soroptimists award $6,500 in local scholarships

Submitted by Soroptimist International of Friday Harbor Soroptimist International of Friday Harbor…

  • Jun 11th, 2018
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                                The organization’s newest homes.

Tour with the San Juan Community Home Trust

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

  • Jun 11th, 2018
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                                The organization’s newest homes.

Coast Salish art discussion on June 11

Submitted by San Juan County Join Kevin “Wa lee hub” Paul, a…

  • Jun 10th, 2018

Spring Street students learn canoes during annual trip

Fifth and sixth graders from Spring Street International School floated their way…

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                                The One More Time Band plays a local show.

One More Time Band celebrates 40 years

Submitted by One more Time Band Friday Harbor’s One More Time big…

  • Jun 9th, 2018
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                                The One More Time Band plays a local show.
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                                Emily McVicker.

Concert at English Camp on June 9

Submitted by the San Juan Island National Historical Parks Emily McVicker will…

  • Jun 7th, 2018
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                                Emily McVicker.

Zylstra Lake Preserve open house on June 9

Submitted by San Juan County Land Bank National Get Outdoors Day is…

  • Jun 6th, 2018
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Canoe journey discussion at San Juan Island Library

Submitted by San Juan Island Library The event “Canoe Journey: A discussion…

  • Jun 5th, 2018
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                                Dean Riley cutting the ribbon.

New aircraft maintenance facility on San Juan Island

On Friday, June 1, Dean Riley cut the ribbon at the opening…

  • Jun 5th, 2018
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                                Dean Riley cutting the ribbon.
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                                Artwork from the poster for “Searching for Chinook.”

Game of Thrones actress Maisie Williams fundraises for orca documentary

The Southern resident killer whales have fans all over the globe –…

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                                Artwork from the poster for “Searching for Chinook.”
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                                Slvius Leopold Weiss was a lutenist of the Baroque period and teacher of Frederick the Great, featured in this image.

Salish Sea Music Festival features Silvius Leopold Weiss

Submitted by the Salish Sea Music Festival The final performance of the…

  • Jun 2nd, 2018
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                                Slvius Leopold Weiss was a lutenist of the Baroque period and teacher of Frederick the Great, featured in this image.

Smooth Sailings | How to ride the Washington State Ferries

Editor’s note: This is an updated article that was originally printed in…

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                                Alternative routes around the Sharpes Corner construction are outlined in the map above.

Detours to avoid Sharpes Corner construction in Anacortes

Submitted by the Washington Department of Transportation Contractor crews are tearing into…

  • May 31st, 2018
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                                Alternative routes around the Sharpes Corner construction are outlined in the map above.

‘Adrift’ | Local author’s book hits big screen

Local author hits the big screen

San Juan Island Artists Studio Tour returns with three new stops

New faces are joining a longtime art event on San Juan Island,…

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                                Stan Austin became regional director last May.

New National Park Service regional director announced

Submitted by the National Parks Service Stan Austin assumed his position as…

  • May 31st, 2018
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                                Stan Austin became regional director last May.
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New Westside Preserve trail opens to the public this weekend

Submitted by the San Juan County Land Bank Thanks to the efforts…

  • May 30th, 2018
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Animal Protection Society Pet of the Week

Darlings, I am of the opinion that people who do not like…

  • May 30th, 2018

Blood donors needed in the San Juan Islands

Submitted by Blood Works Summer is a challenging time for blood collection.…

  • May 30th, 2018
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                                Nick Power

Nick Power runs for San Juan County Prosecuting Attorney

Submitted by Nick Power Attorney at law Nicholas (Nick) Power announced his…

  • May 30th, 2018
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                                Nick Power

School’s out for Paideia students on San Juan | Video

Staff report Students at Paideia Classical School on San Juan Island celebrated…

  • May 29th, 2018

Quilts of Gee’s Bend show at San Juan Islands Museum of Art

Submitted by the San Juan Islands Museum of Arts Considered to be…

  • May 29th, 2018

Friday Harbor students make UW’s dean’s list

Submitted by the University of Washington The following students from Friday Harbor…

  • May 29th, 2018

Washington State Ferries sets sail on new summer service plan

Submitted by WSF What happens when a ferry goes out of service…

  • May 29th, 2018