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History – alive at the Historical Museum & the Library….

Posted on September 29, 2009 at 3:08 am, by

It was great to hear how the collection of stories is going with the Historical Museum & the Library… on Friday night director Laura Tretter gave an update about how the digitalizing is going, and showed everyone how to look up stuff online. Then museum director Kevin Loftus introduced folks with their stories, including FHHS  Continue Reading

History – alive at the Historical Museum & the Library….

Posted on September 29, 2009 at 3:08 am, by

It was great to hear how the collection of stories is going with the Historical Museum & the Library… on Friday night director Laura Tretter gave an update about how the digitalizing is going, and showed everyone how to look up stuff online. Then museum director Kevin Loftus introduced folks with their stories, including FHHS  Continue Reading

Dance, baby, dance….

Posted on September 29, 2009 at 2:58 am, by

It’s pretty important to stay in tune with your culture….since over 3 million people have seen this baby dance with & to Beyonce, you might want to see what the fuss is about….

Island on the Edge…

Posted on September 29, 2009 at 12:55 am, by

Ron Zee of the Madrona Institute sent this poster over:

Passing….

Posted on September 28, 2009 at 11:48 am, by

Torrey from the Presbyterian Church just wrote in to let me know that our longtime friend Mary Keith passed away on Saturday. Memorial Services are planned for Tuesday September 29th at 6:00pm at Friday Harbor Presbyterian Church. Reception to follow in the fellowship hall.

Sports update: Soccer adds to streak, football runs into huge NV squad…

Posted on September 28, 2009 at 9:08 am, by

* With a strong La Conner team on the horizon (we play them Thursday this week, at their place), the girls soccer team expected a tough time at Meridian last Saturday, and got it – and won 2-0 for their sixth straight win. Carried by goals from Emma Ytander and Mandy Turnbull, keeper Hannah Snow  Continue Reading

Mary stays dry…

Posted on September 28, 2009 at 3:21 am, by

It was good to see musician / archeologist / historian Mary Doerflein at the bookstore the other day, all ready for the rain….

Pat, moving on….

Posted on September 28, 2009 at 1:05 am, by

Hey, I just heard that everybody’s favorite salsa teacher is taking off for California. Patrick Honeywell hopes to wrap things up & hit the road in a couple of weeks. He and his good friend Mark Sheppard started Bakery San Juan last year, and they make a great team: the store has simply taken off &  Continue Reading

The blessing of the animals….

Posted on September 27, 2009 at 11:19 pm, by

Our local Catholic Church just happens to be named in honor of St. Francis, and this Saturday (the 3rd, at 11am) just happens to be his feast day, so it’s a good time for the blessing of the animals. The rite for the Blessing of the Animals is held in front of the Church in  Continue Reading

Open house at the studio: Deb opens shop

Posted on September 27, 2009 at 10:24 pm, by

On Thursday this week, Deb Langhans is opening up her new space next door & upstairs from San Juan Fitness – this is a chance to go by & visit – here’s her press release: Drop by for my ‘OPEN STUDIO’ on October 1st! Who: Deb Langhans & ‘Wholistic Health Options’ What: ‘Open Studio’ When:  Continue Reading

That fundraiser next Friday….

Posted on September 26, 2009 at 7:21 am, by

The fundraiser to raise awareness about organ transplants & blood donating, using Greg Sawyer’s kidneys for the educable moment…it’s picking up steam. And…it’s moving to Roche Harbor for next Friday (the 2nd). Here’s more from FHHS senior Hannah Waite: NEW LOCATION: Roche Harbor Pavilion! Hello, Everyone, What a great response there has been to help  Continue Reading

Have a great weekend!

Posted on September 25, 2009 at 4:59 pm, by

Monika Wieland had a great weekend last weekend when she took this picture – she says, “It was taken out at Mar Vista this last week when I had friends/family visiting and staying out there.” Her pictures simply rock…check ‘em out at http://orcawatcher.blogspot.com/ .

Pay it forward: $4 million legacy gift announced this morning….

Posted on September 25, 2009 at 2:27 pm, by

Wow. One of the cool things at the schools here is the announcement (at FHHS & SSIS) of a scholarship that pays a deserving student’s four years at a university. It’s always been kept quiet about where that comes from, but the program just got an incredible boost from the generosity of islander Jerry Inskeep,  Continue Reading

27 Local nonprofits receive grants from the Community Foundation….

Posted on September 25, 2009 at 1:53 pm, by

At this morning’s Breakfast of Champions, The Community Foundation announced its awards for the coming year – here’s the scoop: San Juan Island Community Foundation Awards Grants to Local Non-Profits at Annual Breakfast of Champions Ceremony. The San Juan Island Community Foundation today made new grants of $66,883 to twenty seven local non-profits at its  Continue Reading

Making it work at FHHS…

Posted on September 25, 2009 at 10:56 am, by

Two of the most familiar faces at Friday Harbor High are also among the most hard-working. Janet Chamberlain & Connie Biggers (and others!) do a super job of helping keep the FHHS front office moving along smoothly, for students & parents, and, as you can see, go the extra mile with the extra smile –  Continue Reading

Amazing Wolverines stay on track….

Posted on September 25, 2009 at 10:26 am, by

Sports update…. • The Wolverine soccer team made it five in a row as they clipped Mount Vernon Christian 7-0 last night at their place. FHHS (5-2) got goals from Alex MacDonald (her first goal!), Jenny MacDonald, Lola Elford, and Emma Ytander. The girls will be tested by a tough Meridian team tomorrow, in Bellingham;  Continue Reading

Looking for leaders….

Posted on September 25, 2009 at 12:01 am, by

Leadership San Juan Islands is on the move – here’s more from Cynthia: Hello Ian!  Leadership San Juan Islands is now recruiting for the year six applicants.  The awesome sessions on the San Juan County systems will commenced in January 2010.  All the information about the class, and the application can be found on the  Continue Reading

Burning – OK after the first…

Posted on September 24, 2009 at 11:54 pm, by

Here’s the word from the Fire Marshal: The burning level will be lowered to LOW on Oct 1, 2009 which means you will be able to burn again. Please stop in or go online to get your burn permits. Robert Low San Juan County Fire Marshal

Swingin'….

Posted on September 24, 2009 at 11:01 am, by

Jan from the Community Theatre says these guys are fun: California’s Swing Fever will likely get the island temperature rising and lots of feet moving at the San Juan Community Theatre on Friday, September 25 at 7:30 p.m. With its more than 1,000-song repertoire of swingin’ jazz from the ‘30s and ‘40s, the “small swing  Continue Reading

Swingin’….

Posted on September 24, 2009 at 11:01 am, by

Jan from the Community Theatre says these guys are fun: California’s Swing Fever will likely get the island temperature rising and lots of feet moving at the San Juan Community Theatre on Friday, September 25 at 7:30 p.m. With its more than 1,000-song repertoire of swingin’ jazz from the ‘30s and ‘40s, the “small swing  Continue Reading

Passing…

Posted on September 23, 2009 at 11:45 pm, by

When I heard that our old friend Roy Cope passed away last week, a wave of memories flooded in – Roy calling a folk dance, Roy singing, Roy on stage as an actor (he & I played father & son in a Garth McArdle play for the Playwrights Festival), and all of them were the  Continue Reading

The power of women…

Posted on September 23, 2009 at 11:33 pm, by

The Friends of the Library and the Friday Harbor Soroptimist will co-sponsor an award winning, inspiring documentary “A Powerful Noise” for the community this Sunday, September 27, 2009 at 6:30pm. The free showing is at the Library at 1010 Guard Street. This film will move and inspire with its incredible story and imagery. A POWERFUL  Continue Reading

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