Posted on May 20, 2013 at 5:50 am, by Tim Dustrude
Tillie the Orca caught a ride with San Juan Taxi today. Photo by Susan Juul. Thanks Susan!
Posted on May 20, 2013 at 5:46 am, by Tim Dustrude
Jim Maya of Maya’s Westside Charters was out last week and got some great shots to share with you of the triumphant return of J-Pod after more than 70 days away and travelling down to the coast of California. Click here to see photos of them home again. Thanks for sharing Jim!
Posted on May 20, 2013 at 5:40 am, by Tim Dustrude
San Juan Island Grange #966 is sponsoring a program on Salt, Wednesday May 22, 2013 at the Grange Hall; the program begins at 7:00 pm, preceded by a potluck at 6:00 pm—all are welcome and encouraged to attend. Brady Ryan of San Juan Island Sea Salt will discuss some of the fascinating aspects of the Continue Reading
Posted on May 20, 2013 at 5:19 am, by Tim Dustrude
Here’s Rob Simpson with this month’s installment of the Conscientious Projector Series: In response to many requests, I will have dvd copies of last month’s Ho’Oponopono / interview with Dr. Len for whomever wants one. Monday, I had hoped we’d be watching the Disclosure film, but it turns out the DVD’s will not be out Continue Reading
Posted on May 19, 2013 at 4:02 am, by Tim Dustrude
Here’s a fun video for a Sunday morning. Enjoy!
Posted on May 18, 2013 at 11:30 am, by Tim Dustrude
The Tease is playing tonight at the Rumor Mill starting at 8:00. The Chameleons are at Herb’s starting around 9:00.
Posted on May 18, 2013 at 5:40 am, by Tim Dustrude
Check out this video made in 1951 by the Bonneville Power Administration, that shows the manufacturing, delivery and laying of the first power cable from the mainland to the islands. It’s from the history section on OPALCO’s website and there are more videos on Opalco’s YouTube site. Pretty cool!
Posted on May 17, 2013 at 5:55 am, by Tim Dustrude
Shannon Evans is a 2nd grade teacher at Friday Harbor Elementary School, where she has taught since 2006. She and her daughter Joanna, a 5th grader at FHES, moved to the island for the Mayberry-esque community and the inspiring natural beauty. Click here to read more. ThisIsOurTown.com is a glimpse of the people and businesses that Continue Reading
Posted on May 17, 2013 at 5:45 am, by Tim Dustrude
Congratulations to Ula Grace and Eden Light, two Stillpoint School students who were chosen as state semifinalists in the 2013 Letters About Literature program! Ula, a graduating 6th grader, and Eden, a 5th grade student, were chosen from approximately 3,400 students in Washington State to be selected as state semifinalists! Letters About Literature (LAL) is Continue Reading
Posted on May 17, 2013 at 5:43 am, by Tim Dustrude
Island Stage Left will be presenting William Shakespeare’s Taming of the Shrew this Summer. On Thursdays thru Sundays, July 11 – 28 at Roche Harbor, and Fridays thru Sundays, August 2 – 18 at 1062 Wold Road. Admission is free and donations are appreciated. More information is available at www.islandstageleft.org.
Posted on May 17, 2013 at 5:40 am, by Tim Dustrude
Eighth grade students from Catlin Gabel School in Portland, Oregon, will offer free performances of Gilbert and Sullivan’s operetta Iolanthe at three community performances during the first week of June: Monday, June 3, 2 p.m. at the Mullis Community Senior Center on San Juan Island Tuesday, June 4, 1 p.m. at the Shaw Community Center Continue Reading
Posted on May 17, 2013 at 5:32 am, by Tim Dustrude
Board to Search for Replacement to Complete Term On Thursday, May 16th, the OPALCO Board of Directors accepted George Mulligan’s resignation from the board with great appreciation and gratitude for his five years of service. Board president Chris Thomerson said, “George’s ability to assimilate, refine and revealingly summarize complex financial issues provided the Board with Continue Reading
Posted on May 17, 2013 at 5:30 am, by Tim Dustrude
Come enjoy Pie, Games, Campfire and Music at the Annual Brann Cabin Bake Off May 22, 2013 6:30pm-9:00pm San Juan County Park Free to the Public: Donations Welcomed Funds raised will contribute to the doors, window, interior finishing, landscaping and interpretation for the Brann Cabin For pie bake off instructions call: (360) 378-8420 or email Continue Reading
Posted on May 16, 2013 at 4:07 pm, by Tim Dustrude
Correction – – The location for Friday evening’s presentation is at the Historical Museum’s Resource Center on 405 Price Street – not at the library as was previously reported. When master carpenter William Crook arrived on San Juan Island with his wife and two children in November 1875 he had come to the end of Continue Reading
Posted on May 16, 2013 at 5:55 am, by Tim Dustrude
We’ve got a great blues artist… and grammy nominee coming to the San Juan Community Theater… Ruthie Foster will be here on Saturday for a concert and a free guitar demo in the afternoon. Turn up the speakers and check out this video of her singing Phenomenal Woman… For the complete press release, follow this Continue Reading
Posted on May 16, 2013 at 5:40 am, by Tim Dustrude
The Friday Harbor High School Concert Band will perform the Pacific Northwest premiere of a piece by Friday Harbor resident and nationally-renowned composer, Alex Shapiro On May 23, 2013 at the San Juan Community Theatre, the Friday Harbor High School Concert Band, under the Direction of Matthew Frost, will perform a new electroacoustic wind band Continue Reading
Posted on May 16, 2013 at 5:30 am, by Tim Dustrude
San Juan Prevention Coalition sends over this invitation: We met Monte at the WA. State Prevention Summit in 2012, his stories and photos really spoke to our youth. We think you will find it illuminating, too! Please join us this Friday, May 17th 12:15pm-1:15pm at Friday Harbor Presbyterian Church. “I spent most of my professional life fighting Continue Reading
Posted on May 16, 2013 at 5:18 am, by Tim Dustrude
Just heard this from Amelia over at Pelindaba… way to go Pelindaba – Congratulations! Here’s her announcement… “We are very pleased to announce that Pelindaba Lavender Farm has been, again, voted “BEST Public Garden” in local NBC affiliate King 5/Evening Magazine’s annual “Best of the Northwest Escapes” contest – for the 5th year in a row! Continue Reading
Posted on May 15, 2013 at 12:37 pm, by Tim Dustrude
It’s this Friday at the Seaside Lawn at Roche Harbor – A hootenanny barn dance pig roast family fun night dance dinner combo from 6:00 to 10:00 PM with proceeds benefitting the 4H San Juan Livestock Club. Tickets are available at the door or by email at: hootenanny4h [@] hotmail.com
Posted on May 15, 2013 at 11:31 am, by Tim Dustrude
…and into the new. Printonyx moved out of their old building and into the new one this past weekend, and this morning the old one came down. They are very excited to be in a new space that will work much more efficiently for their business without all the quirks of the old converted home Continue Reading
Posted on May 15, 2013 at 5:55 am, by Tim Dustrude
Once a year for the past several years, Ellensburg Middle School has visited San Juan Island on their annual field trip. You have probably seen them – all over town with chaperones, out at the beach, at Whale Watch Park, Roche Harbor… you can’t miss ’em – kids with backpacks on, checking all the cool Continue Reading
Posted on May 15, 2013 at 5:50 am, by Tim Dustrude
Leslie Cain interprets the Northwest landscape in an exciting new way–using pastels on gessoed board. This fresh approach, not requiring glass, allows the viewer to experience a new pastel technique that approximates an oil painting. This clean, fresh method combined with striking imagery has earned Leslie Cain the reputation as a top pastel artist in Continue Reading