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Jeff Arnim

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Into the sunset

January 7, 2023 at 5:40 pm

I’m writ­ing to let every­one know that today will be the last day in pub­li­ca­tion for the San Juan Update. I’ve enjoyed run­ning the Update over the last year, but oth­er work and fam­i­ly demands have increased dra­mat­i­cal­ly in recent months, and those demands require more of my atten­tion in 2023 and beyond. Thank you  Con­tin­ue Reading

Rainy Saturday

January 7, 2023 at 2:25 pm

Friday Harbor High School presents Sense & Sensibility starting Jan. 19

January 7, 2023 at 12:53 pm

SJCT sends along news about the upcom­ing high school per­for­mance it will be host­ing. San Juan Com­mu­ni­ty The­atre wel­comes Fri­day Har­bor High School stu­dents as they present a play­ful new adap­ta­tion of Jane Austen’s Sense & Sen­si­bil­i­ty, under the direc­tion of new Dra­ma Direc­tor Lind­sey Saarie. Kate Hamill’s adap­ta­tion is both clas­sic and mod­ern at  Con­tin­ue Reading

A splash of color in the midst of winter

January 5, 2023 at 9:36 pm

Volunteers needed for annual swan count

January 5, 2023 at 8:46 am

The San Juan Preser­va­tion Trust is look­ing for vol­un­teers for its annu­al Swan Count project, which takes place through­out San Juan Coun­ty two weeks from tomor­row. “All morn­ing on Fri­day, Jan. 20, we will be coor­di­nat­ing a coun­­ty-wide effort to record as many obser­va­tions of trum­peter and tun­dra swans as we can,” the Preser­va­tion Trust  Con­tin­ue Reading

Rocky Bay Cafe dining companion

January 3, 2023 at 8:28 pm

Island Jobs: The Town of Friday Harbor is hiring a Utility Worker

January 3, 2023 at 12:35 pm

The Town of Fri­day Har­bor is look­ing a full-time Util­i­ty Work­er for its Refuse depart­ment. Learn more in the Island Jobs sec­tion of the San Juan Update.

Island Rec registration opens Tuesday morning

January 2, 2023 at 2:39 pm

Reg­is­tra­tion for Island Rec’s win­ter and spring pro­grams opens online start­ing at 7 a.m. tomor­row morn­ing, or over the phone start­ing at 9 a.m. Addi­tion­al infor­ma­tion about youth and teen pro­grams as well as pro­grams for adults is avail­able on the Island Rec website.

The sun sets on 2022

December 31, 2022 at 6:43 pm

State Park hosting New Year’s Day event

December 31, 2022 at 3:13 pm

Lime Kiln Point State Park and the Friends of Lime Kiln Soci­ety are kick­ing off 2023 by tak­ing part in Wash­ing­ton State Parks’ First Day Hikes event. In addi­tion to walks through the park, there will be hot cof­fee, tea, cider, and snacks. Par­tic­i­pants will also receive a State Parks 2023 First Day Hikes col­lectible  Con­tin­ue Reading