Life

Fish For Teeth brings mobile dental clinic to Friday Harbor

Submitted by Fish for Teeth Islanders can receive affordable dental care, thanks…

  • Dec 31st, 2019

Moose | Pet of the week

Look into my eyes… deeper, deeper… yes, that’s it! Beautiful, aren’t they?…

  • Dec 31st, 2019

Winter Update from your conservation Land Bank

Submitted by the San Juan County Land Bank Channel Preserve, Lopez Lopez…

  • Dec 30th, 2019

Principal Fred Woods named as final candidate for superintendent

Submitted by The San Juan Island School District The San Juan Island…

  • Dec 29th, 2019

Hope follows action when we support students | Guest column

Submitted by Katie Fleming Friends of the San Juans Community Engagement Director…

  • Dec 29th, 2019

OPALCO rate increase holds at 3 percent

OPALCO rate increase held at 3%

  • Dec 27th, 2019

Capital Credits checks going out

Submitted by Orcas Power and Light Cooperative When you become a co-op…

  • Dec 27th, 2019
A Chinook salmon pictured in Oregon’s McKenzie River. This adult fish is shorter in length than its predecessors were. (Morgan Bond/contributed photo)

San Juan County receives $400k for salmon recovery projects

Submitted by Wash. Recreation and Conservation The Washington Salmon Recovery Funding Board…

  • Dec 27th, 2019
A Chinook salmon pictured in Oregon’s McKenzie River. This adult fish is shorter in length than its predecessors were. (Morgan Bond/contributed photo)

Winter Birding Workshop in the San Juans

Submitted by The Whale Museum. The Whale Museum is holding a “Winter…

  • Dec 26th, 2019

Marilyn | Pet of the Week

Well hello, and Happy Holidays! My names Marilyn, though my friends call…

  • Dec 24th, 2019

New Years Eve with Island Rec

Submitted by Island Rec Join Island Rec for its annual Community New…

  • Dec 22nd, 2019
(Tate Thomson/staff photo)

Opportunities abound for a variety of state park projects and positions

Submitted by the Washington State Parks The Washington State Parks Volunteer Program…

  • Dec 22nd, 2019
(Tate Thomson/staff photo)

SeaDoc presents ‘Dammed to Extinction’ on Orcas, Jan. 8

Submitted by SeaDoc Society On Wednesday, Jan. 8, head over to Orcas…

  • Dec 22nd, 2019

Annual Resolution Run and Salish Splash

Submitted by Island Rec Sprint into a new decade with Island Rec…

  • Dec 21st, 2019

More than 700,000 ferries customers will dash through the Sound over Christmas week

People driving vehicles onto vessels should plan for long wait times

  • Dec 20th, 2019

San Juan County seeks pro and con statements

Submitted by the San Juan County Auditors office San Juan County is…

  • Dec 19th, 2019

‘A European Village Christmas’

Submitted by Richard Lind “A European Village Christmas“— a concert of choral…

  • Dec 19th, 2019

Inter Island Healthcare Foundation’s senior survey results

San Juan County’s seniors say services are lacking throughout the islands. The…

Chamber award winners announced

The Brickworks building was decked out for the season just in time…

Contributed photo
                                Cowboy with APS-FH Board President Susan Mazzarella.

Home for the Holdiays

Submitted by the Animal Protection Society of Friday Harbor Many of you…

  • Dec 18th, 2019
Contributed photo
                                Cowboy with APS-FH Board President Susan Mazzarella.

Mentorships at Alchemy Art Center

Submitted by Alchemy Art Center. Alchemy Art Center, in partnership with the…

  • Dec 18th, 2019

National Park Service awards technical assistance grant to Old Military Road Trail Committee

Submitted by Old Military Road Trail Committee Formal planning will soon be…

  • Dec 18th, 2019

School seeks technology levy in upcoming election

Submitted by the San Juan Island School District The San Juan Island…

  • Dec 18th, 2019
Torrential rains caused flooding in downtown Friday Harbor in September 2015. (Journal file photo)

Heavy rain in the forecast for later this week

Submitted by San Juan County Department of Emergency Management While flood impacts…

  • Dec 17th, 2019
Torrential rains caused flooding in downtown Friday Harbor in September 2015. (Journal file photo)

More upcoming performances to warm your soul this winter

Deck the Halls and trim the tree, the Journal of the San…

Kiwanis toy drive

Submitted by the Kiwanis Club of Friday Harbor You can help put…

  • Dec 16th, 2019

Stargazing with The Whale Museum

Submitted by The Whale Museum Please join The Whale Museum at the…

  • Dec 16th, 2019

‘A Christmas Carol’

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

  • Dec 15th, 2019

From SeaTac to the ferry on a shoestring

By David Hampshire Did I tell you I know of a way…

  • Dec 15th, 2019
Left: “She’s Like the Wind” by Yvonne Buijs-Mancuso; top center: “Star Flower” by Becky Kilpatrick; top right: “Intrigue” by Jill Karr; bottom center: “Dium Camas” by Robert Dash; bottom right: “Garden Totem” by Osa Caudill. (Contributed photos)

Local artists showcased at SJIMA

Islanders have the opportunity to check out the creations of their friends…

Left: “She’s Like the Wind” by Yvonne Buijs-Mancuso; top center: “Star Flower” by Becky Kilpatrick; top right: “Intrigue” by Jill Karr; bottom center: “Dium Camas” by Robert Dash; bottom right: “Garden Totem” by Osa Caudill. (Contributed photos)

Phase one of Taproot Kitchen Build-out complete. The kitchen is open.

Submitted by Taproot Board Taproot Kitchen on Dill Road re-opened for business…

  • Dec 13th, 2019

Custom construction or buy existing and remodel?

In the current market it is much more affordable to buy an…

  • Dec 13th, 2019

Gifts of the season from Island Stage Left

Submitted by Island Stage Left Island Stage Left offers islanders two holiday…

  • Dec 13th, 2019

Hospital district outgoing commissioners honored by staff

Submitted by San Juan Island Emergency Medical Services On Nov. 26, the…

  • Dec 12th, 2019

Island Rec offers new fitness class

Submitted by Island Rec Start a new fitness class, taught by San…

  • Dec 12th, 2019

Naturalist Training registration open

Registration for The Whale Museum’s 2020 Spring and Summer Marine Naturalist Training…

  • Dec 12th, 2019

The “Magic of Magazines” Tree at the Library

Submitted by the San Juan Island Public Library The holiday season is…

  • Dec 11th, 2019

Rock Sorensen | Pet of the Week

Hi, I’m Rock Sorensen and I’m on the board of directors of…

  • Dec 11th, 2019

San Juan Island lifestyle video featuring 2019 chardonnay shopping in Friday Harbor

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

  • Dec 11th, 2019

Boyd Pratt book launch Dec. 13

Submitted by Boyd Pratt Join Boyd Pratt at 5 p.m., Dec. 13…

  • Dec 11th, 2019