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Around the island…

Posted on November 16, 2011 at 8:21 am, by

Let’s look around this grey, chilly morning…. • Sunday, islander Matt Wight and his wife Andrea welcomed twins Owen & Hazel into the world in Montreal where they live now…the proud grandparents are Pat Wight & Larry Wight; the proud island is this one. +++++++++++++++++++ • The Home Trust’s Nancy DeVaux says this is tomorrow  Continue Reading


Passing: Sally Eaton

Posted on November 16, 2011 at 7:29 am, by

Just got a note from Patrica Benton that Sally Eaton passed away yesterday morning in Spokane…everyone who knew her knew her as one of the smilingest & happy people around, and many islanders counted her as a friend. Patricia tells me that Sally was a big fan of Uncle Otto (Mike Adams, Steve Keys, and  Continue Reading


U-15 boys end a great season….

Posted on November 16, 2011 at 6:42 am, by

Lori Ronhaar reports that the U-15 soccer guys (U-15 means “under 15 years old”) wrapped up a very successful season last weekend tied for the league championship with a 7-1-2 record & five more goals than the other co-champ. Way to go, guys!


The Artists registry is up!

Posted on November 16, 2011 at 1:39 am, by

Just got this note that you should check out the Visual Artist Registry at the IMA’s website since it just went live! Here’s more from Yvonne Buijs-Mancuso: The Island Museum of Art & Sculpture Park (IMA) is pleased to announce that their online Visual Artist Registry is now a reality.  This registry is a generous  Continue Reading


Holiday Festival…it’s coming up!

Posted on November 15, 2011 at 10:49 pm, by


Playing this weekend: “Oh, No! Granny’s Got The Remote!”

Posted on November 15, 2011 at 9:40 am, by

Last year, the Community Theatre lit up with kids & dance & song in the November show that Penelope wrote (I loved it!), and now they’re doing it again this weekend on Friday & Saturday at 7pm, and Sunday at 2pm. She & musical director Teddy Deane have been working since January to pull this  Continue Reading


What does the “big one” look like?

Posted on November 15, 2011 at 8:43 am, by

The SJC Department of Emergency Management is hosting two lectures by Tim Walsh, State Geologist for WA State DNR. Topic will be “The Big One: Tusnami and Quake Impacts of a 9.0 Cascadia Quake.” Here’s more from Brendan Cowan, Director, San Juan County Department of Emergency Management: Lectures will be on Wednesday November 16th at  Continue Reading


Roseblade…Wednesday night!

Posted on November 15, 2011 at 3:34 am, by


Do what you like.

Posted on November 15, 2011 at 2:16 am, by

by Jessica Hagy, Indexed


Around the island….this Monday

Posted on November 14, 2011 at 8:59 am, by

Let’s catch up with what’s up, pup: • I sure like it when someone complained about the weather (rainy & cold & rainy & cold) on Facebook Saturday morning, and the always-wise Peggy Sue McRae replied: When you live in a temperate rainforest… it’s supposed to do this… build a fire and grab a good  Continue Reading


Round The County Race

Posted on November 14, 2011 at 6:58 am, by

It was great to see the 72 boats that participated in this last weekend’s race as people dealt with the different challenges the different weather changes presented…it’s always good to see so many boats around the island!


Morning song for you….

Posted on November 14, 2011 at 12:03 am, by

One of the favorite songs for some folks that we sometimes play at weddings is John Lennon’s Oh My Love…here’s a studio mix, with George Harrison:



Posted on November 11, 2011 at 7:24 am, by

Looking around the island: • The calm before the storm – that was yesterday & this week….looks like we have rain today & high winds tonight. Do you know where your candles are? Are you ready? +++++++++++++++++++++++++++ • If you get a chance, thank a vet today. The middle school took time yesterday to remember:  Continue Reading


As the storm comes our way…

Posted on November 11, 2011 at 6:15 am, by


Rolling into the three day weekend…

Posted on November 10, 2011 at 8:20 am, by

Let’s see what’s going on: • The memorial mass for Darlene Wahl is still set for 11:30am at St. Francis Church, but the reception after is going to be at The Earthbox at 12:30pm…there’s more room there. Feel free to bring some finger food if you like…that’ll help out. ++++++++++++++ • There are still some  Continue Reading


Oliver’s song for the day….

Posted on November 10, 2011 at 7:08 am, by

Great to hear from Oliver Strasser (Griffin Bay High, ’11) – he put together this sweet video with his friend Sierra Klingele as their entry in a competition for the Guitar Center….he’s studying jazz guitar at Cornish in Seattle this fall – give him a listen!


Professional Dance Troupe Appears at Theatre

Posted on November 10, 2011 at 7:01 am, by

This weekend the Community Theatre offers a rare & exciting dance group – here’s more from Jan at SJCT: The Seattle Times has called Spectrum Dance Theater “…the toughest, sexiest, wiliest dance troupe in town.”  And on Saturday, November 12 at 7:30 p.m., Friday Harbor gets to experience that troupe’s multifaceted talents at San Juan  Continue Reading

The Craft Fair & Flea Market – this Saturday!

Posted on November 10, 2011 at 1:28 am, by

Special salute…

Posted on November 10, 2011 at 12:12 am, by

Minnie Knych tells me veterans are welcome at the middle school assembly today: The Middle School will have a special salute to veterans at 12:00 noon on Nov. 10.  All veterans are invited but should RSVP to allow for seating.  RSVP to teacher, Cindy Williams (cwilliams (at) Thanks!


I’m Yours…

Posted on November 9, 2011 at 8:47 am, by

Here’s a nice one to get the day going, with Jason Mraz (sorry about the ad at the first, but that’s what happens when you got 111M visits, I think….):


Come celebrate 32 years of books in Friday Harbor!

Posted on November 9, 2011 at 8:39 am, by

In your rounds on Saturday, be sure & swing by the island’s oldest bookstore for a bit – here’s more from Laura: Griffin Bay Bookstore Annual Sale Anniversary Open House on Saturday, November 12, 10:00am—6:00pm 20% off on all books in the store Get ready for Griffin Bay Bookstore’s annual Open House and Sale on  Continue Reading

How the election turned out…

Posted on November 8, 2011 at 8:19 pm, by

For the most up-to-date numbers, click here for the County election results (thanks, Doris & crew!) As of 8:05, it looks like we have the word on the new school board members (no incumbents ran) with Ralph Hahn winning over Robin DeLaZerda, Jack McKenna defeating Callie McKay, and Jennifer Beck Furber wins uncontested. Meanwhile, the  Continue Reading

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