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Donate to San Juan Community Theatre musical production fund

Submitted by the San Juan Community Theatre San Juan Community Theatre has…

  • Aug 6th, 2018

Visit the San Juan Island Community Foundation’s fair booth

Submitted by the San Juan Island Community Foundation From Aug. 15-18, fairgoers…

  • Aug 6th, 2018

Nominate a good steward in the San Juans

Submitted by the Finnie Committee Don’t forget, it’s award season here in…

  • Aug 5th, 2018

Save the world, plant a garden | Recap of permaculture lecture at the Grange

A canal cleared of hundreds of thousands of gallons of raw sewage,…

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                                Members of ChoroLoco, an acoustic, melodic and rhythmic Brazilian music band, will play on Wednesday.

Must-do activities at the San Juan County Fair

Submitted by San Juan County Parks and Fair During fair week, Aug.…

  • Aug 4th, 2018
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                                Members of ChoroLoco, an acoustic, melodic and rhythmic Brazilian music band, will play on Wednesday.

Workshops for forest owners, Aug. 25

Submitted by the WSU Extension office San Juan Forest Owners’ Field Day…

  • Aug 4th, 2018

Orca Salmon Alliance to deliver signatures of support for orca recovery

Submitted by Orca Salmon Alliance In conjunction with Governor Inslee’ Orca Recovery…

  • Aug 3rd, 2018

San Juan Island events through Aug. 8 | Calendar

Staff report Check out the following San Juan Island events to see…

  • Aug 3rd, 2018

San Juan County Fair Photography Department needs volunteers and judges

Submitted by Miles Crossen It’s almost time for the San Juan County…

  • Aug 3rd, 2018

Editors serve slices of information on book ‘Pie & Whiskey’

Submitted by Griffin Bay Bookstore What better time to indulge in pie…

  • Aug 3rd, 2018

Island Rec offers self-care class

Submitted by Island Rec Explore how improving the health of the body’s…

  • Aug 3rd, 2018

Reminder: Access to Mount Grant is through a private road

Submitted by the San Juan County Land Bank Access to Mount Grant…

  • Aug 3rd, 2018
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                                Students from four countries who competed as the Dougeldyne/Flechtel Corporation.

Friday Harbor Aerospace Design team takes second in world competition

Editor’s note: This is the second entry of a two-part series on…

  • Aug 2nd, 2018
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                                Students from four countries who competed as the Dougeldyne/Flechtel Corporation.

The Journal presents: Editorial Cartoon

Above is the editorial cartoon for the Aug. 1 edition.

  • Aug 2nd, 2018

Island Rec presents: Movies in the Park

Staff report It will be lights, camera, action for the rest of…

  • Aug 2nd, 2018
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                                Patrons enjoy the new bar at its “soft opening” on July 26.

Craft beer bar opens in Spring Street Landing | Update

Editor’s note: In a previous version of this story, Phil Carvalho’s name…

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                                Patrons enjoy the new bar at its “soft opening” on July 26.
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Friday Harbor Aerospace Design team passes half-way mark at world championship | Update

Editor’s note: This is the first entry of a two-part series on…

  • Aug 1st, 2018
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Animal Protection Society presents: Pet of the Week

Hello there! I’m Romina, and I’m new at the animal shelter. Although…

  • Aug 1st, 2018

Annual Friends of the San Juan Island Library book sale

Submitted by Friends of the San Juan Island Library The Friends of…

  • Aug 1st, 2018

Blood donations needed this summer

Submitted by Northwest Bloodworks Summer is a challenging time for blood collection.…

  • Aug 1st, 2018

San Juan Island Lifestyle video

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

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                                A scene from the Power Paddle to Puyallup.

Canoe journey rerouted from San Juan Islands on July 20

As the sun set, over 100 islanders shared laughs and broke bread…

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                                A scene from the Power Paddle to Puyallup.
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                                The Suquamish was christened on Jan. 4.

New Washington State Ferries vessel Suquamish joins fleet this fall

Submitted by Washington State Ferries A new vessel has joined the state…

  • Jul 31st, 2018
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                                The Suquamish was christened on Jan. 4.

Island Rec offers technical soccer training

Submitted by Island Rec Island Rec and Friday Harbor Football Club will…

  • Jul 29th, 2018
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Join 8.8K loop during San Juan County Fair

Submitted by Island Rec Island Rec and Xtreme Fitness are sponsoring the…

  • Jul 29th, 2018
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San Juan County orca recovery update at The Whale Museum

Submitted by the Whale Museum On Aug. 2, Frances Robertson, the Marine…

  • Jul 29th, 2018

San Juans visitors, locals can stay connected to nature through apps

For residents and visitors wondering how to unwind among the tranquil nature…

San Juan Summer Arts Festival features music, food, art and more

A blend of earthy reggae and jazz melodies from Seattle-based The High…

The Journal of the San Juan Islands presents: Editorial Cartoon

Read more about the San Juan County Fairground Master Plan update in…

  • Jul 28th, 2018
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                                Michel Vekved.

New director of philanthropy at Friends of the San Juans

Submitted by Friends of the San Juans Michel Vekved will join Friends…

  • Jul 28th, 2018
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                                Michel Vekved.

Buying property in the San Juans

1. Select an Agent to Represent You As you may be aware,…

  • Jul 27th, 2018
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                                “Photography for All Artists” will address camera settings, handling and lighting.

San Juan Islands Museum of Art offers photography workshop

Submitted by Ray Pfortner Ray Pfortner, Vashon Island educator and photographer, is…

  • Jul 27th, 2018
Contributed photo/Don Milgate
                                “Photography for All Artists” will address camera settings, handling and lighting.

Southern resident orca still carrying her deceased baby | Update

The orca mother pushed her deceased baby to the surface of the…

Contributed photo/Mike Bertrand

Architectural Digest picks Friday Harbor as ‘prettiest town’

Staff report Writers from the monthly international publication Architectural Digest have picked…

  • Jul 26th, 2018
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Bike safety tips for summer in the San Juans

Every summer, island drivers are obliged to share the road with thousands…

Contributed photo/Jim Corenman Ben Colwell on Rum Line crosses the finish line to win the race in 2017.

Shaw Island Classic Sailboat Race sets sail Aug. 11

Submitted by San Juan Island Yacht Club The 48th Annual Shaw Island…

  • Jul 25th, 2018
Contributed photo/Jim Corenman Ben Colwell on Rum Line crosses the finish line to win the race in 2017.

Animal Protection Society Presents: Pet of the Week

Hello, World! My name is Banana and I’m new here. I’m the…

  • Jul 25th, 2018
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                                Jeff Asher.

Jeff Asher announces candidacy for San Juan County Sheriff

By Jeff Asher In this election, I am running “for” rather than…

  • Jul 25th, 2018
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                                Jeff Asher.

San Juan County employee saves capsized Orkila teens

It was almost impossible to see a waving paddle and a capsized…

Stewardship Guide informs guests about island living

Submitted by the San Juan Islands Visitors Bureau Do you care about…

  • Jul 25th, 2018