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Animal Protection Society presents Pet of the Week

• Name: Farrah • Status: Single. Haven’t found my soulmate. Yet. •…

  • Oct 17th, 2018

Island Rec presents sensory activities for ages 2-5

Submitted by Island Rec The ever-popular “Messy Me” returns this year with…

  • Oct 17th, 2018

SAFE San Juan director says stop domestic violence

By Kim Bryan SAFE San Juans executive director Over the last few…

  • Oct 17th, 2018
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San Juan Island vigil honors domestic violence victims

A somber crowd gathered at noon, Oct. 10, on the lawn of…

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Celebrate Jane Austen at the San Juan Island Library

Submitted by Friends of the San Juan Island Library “A Very British…

  • Oct 16th, 2018
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                                Master gardeners.

Apply to be a master gardener in San Juan County

Submitted by WSU Master Gardeners Apply now to become a Washington State…

  • Oct 15th, 2018
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                                Master gardeners.

San Juan Island Library offers digital newspaper collection

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

  • Oct 15th, 2018

Join October contra dance at the San Juan Island Grange

Submitted by organizers The next contra dance is from 7-9 p.m., Oct.…

  • Oct 15th, 2018

SmileMobile dental van to visit Orcas

Submitted by organizers The SmileMobile dental van is coming to Orcas Island…

  • Oct 14th, 2018

Eat Island Grown at Brickworks

Submitted by the San Juan Islands Agricultural Guild The San Juan Islands…

  • Oct 14th, 2018

Sign up for state-wide earthquake drill

Submitted by San Juan County DEM The 2018 Great Washington Shakeout earthquake…

  • Oct 14th, 2018

Brazil hair stylist sets up shop in Friday Harbor

Submitted by Sonia Sousa From Sao Paulo, to Melbourne, Australia, to Seattle,…

  • Oct 13th, 2018

Friday Harbor Presbyterian Church nut sale returns

Submitted by organizers The Mary Martha Circle at Friday Harbor Presbyterian Church…

  • Oct 12th, 2018

Fresh, raw milk available on Orcas Island

Submitted by Coffelt Farm Stewards Orcas Island has its own certified raw…

  • Oct 12th, 2018

Honors for San Juan’s Capt. Deb Fritz

Submitted by FH Power Squadron The Friday Harbor Power Squadron gave an…

  • Oct 12th, 2018

San Juan Island Real Estate Market Summary

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

  • Oct 11th, 2018

San Juan Island Library Request for Qualifications for Owner Representation Services

The San Juan Island Library is requesting Statements of Qualifications from interested…

  • Oct 11th, 2018

Construction training offered at Friday Harbor High School

Submitted by the EDC The San Juan County Economic Development Council will…

  • Oct 11th, 2018

Provide comprehensive plan input at San Juan workshop

Submitted by San Juan County At 6 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 18, there…

  • Oct 11th, 2018

New animal shelter opens in Friday Harbor

A section of Cattle Point Road has gone to the dogs. In…

Touch a truck in Friday Harbor on Oct. 12

Submitted by organizers Island Rec’s Touch-A-Truck event takes place from 11 a.m.-1…

  • Oct 10th, 2018

Friday Harbor Film Festival returns for sixth season

From danger on the high seas, to organic farming, to indigenous peoples’…

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                                Brian Luke.

Luke receives Franco endorsement in 2nd congressional district race

Submitted by Brian Luke for Congress Libertarian Brian Luke has received the…

  • Oct 10th, 2018
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                                Brian Luke.

Soroptimist awards applications available

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

  • Oct 10th, 2018

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
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Farm parade kicks off fall on San Juan | Photos

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

  • Oct 8th, 2018
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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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