About the Author
Jeff Arnim

Recent Posts by Jeff

Up and over

July 14, 2022 at 9:36 pm

Director Series continues with double feature focused on the survival of salmon

July 14, 2022 at 7:44 am

 The Fri­day Har­bor Film Fes­ti­val shares news about their ongo­ing Direc­tor Series. The Breach and The Wild will begin with a free online show­ing Thurs­day, July 14 as Fri­day Har­bor Film Festival’s next offer­ing in the Direc­tor Series. The Breach explores the alarm­ing drop in the Pacif­ic Northwest’s wild salmon pop­u­la­tion. The film uses  Con­tin­ue Reading

Letter to the community from the Friday Harbor Town Administrator

July 13, 2022 at 8:56 am

To every­one who cares about hous­ing in Fri­day Har­bor, We want to hear from you! The Town is in the process of devel­op­ing a Hous­ing Action Plan to assess our exist­ing hous­ing stock, look at fac­tors affect­ing hous­ing afford­abil­i­ty, deter­mine the types of hous­ing need­ed, and remove reg­u­la­to­ry con­straints to pro­vid­ing ade­quate hous­ing in Fri­day  Con­tin­ue Reading

Notes from the Island — July 13

July 13, 2022 at 6:00 am

An arti­cle by Richard Arlin Walk­er in Indi­an Coun­try Today exam­ines the sig­nif­i­cance of Indige­nous voic­es, sto­ries, and his­to­ries in the new vis­i­tor cen­ter at Amer­i­can Camp. Salty Fox is now open from 3:30 to 9 p.m. Tues­day through Sat­ur­day, fea­tur­ing a rotat­ing menu of sweet and savory foods each day. Rober­to the Mag­nif­i­cent will per­form a  Con­tin­ue Reading

Happy birthday

July 12, 2022 at 10:02 pm

Letter to the Editor: Vote Alex Ramel for 40th District Representative

July 12, 2022 at 7:45 pm

Alex Ramel has proven him­self to be an effec­tive, thought­ful, and strate­gic leader for the 40th Dis­trict in Wash­ing­ton. He is a pro­gres­sive demo­c­rat who cham­pi­ons cli­mate action, afford­able hous­ing, health­care for all, ful­ly fund­ed schools, equal pay for women, and gun vio­lence pre­ven­tion. Alex is also a lis­ten­er and strong col­lab­o­ra­tor. I high­ly endorse  Con­tin­ue Reading

Notes from the Island — July 12

July 12, 2022 at 8:00 am

Beaver­ton Val­ley Road will be closed for drainage cul­vert repairs between Egg Lake Road and Boyce Road start­ing today. The Coun­ty expects the work to take one week. San Juan Preser­va­tion Trust shares pos­i­tive news about the Island Mar­ble But­ter­fly cater­pil­lars of the Fraz­er Home­stead Pre­serve. The Sum­mer Film Series at San Juan Com­mu­ni­ty The­atre kicks  Con­tin­ue Reading

County Council agenda for July 12

July 11, 2022 at 9:47 pm

The San Juan Coun­ty Coun­cil will hold a reg­u­lar meet­ing on Tues­day, July 12 at 10:30 a.m. at the Wal­dron Island Fire Shel­ter. Items up for dis­cus­sion include: Wal­dron quar­ry access and use Deer Har­bor park­ing project update Cli­mate and Sus­tain­abil­i­ty Com­mit­tee update Haz­ardous waste and recy­cling update Per­ceived noise impacts from tran­sient trav­el Wal­dron Island’s  Con­tin­ue Reading

Freshly baled hay near Madden Lane

July 8, 2022 at 8:45 pm