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Jeff Arnim

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Notes from the Island — May 16

May 16, 2022 at 6:00 am

The Port of Fri­day Har­bor has released the draft of their strate­gic plan. A pub­lic hear­ing will be held at San Juan Island Yacht Club at noon on Wednes­day, June 8 to receive pub­lic com­ments pri­or to final action by the Port Com­mis­sion. You can also send writ­ten com­ments to toddn@portfh.org up to 48 hours  Con­tin­ue Reading

Tent caterpillars hard at work

May 14, 2022 at 9:51 pm

Island Jobs: On Sacred Ground is hiring a Volunteer Coordinator

May 14, 2022 at 10:39 am

On Sacred Ground is look­ing for a part-time, con­tract­ed Vol­un­teer Coor­di­na­tor for its island mar­ble but­ter­fly pro­grams. Learn more in the Island Jobs sec­tion of the San Juan Update.

Notes from the Island — May 14

May 14, 2022 at 6:00 am

Fri­day Har­bor High School base­ball punched their tick­et to the state tour­na­ment in dra­mat­ic fash­ion on Fri­day after­noon. Gra­ham Lear­ing drove home the win­ning run on a two-strike, two-out sin­gle in the bot­tom of the sev­enth and final inning to score pinch run­ner Geof­frey Volk from sec­ond base and knock off Coupeville High School 3–2  Con­tin­ue Reading

Looking under the ferry landing

May 13, 2022 at 10:36 pm

Island Jobs: Town of Friday Harbor seeks refuse collection help

May 13, 2022 at 8:40 pm

The Town of Fri­day Har­bor has an imme­di­ate open­ing for an entry-lev­­el refuse col­lec­tion and sup­port posi­tion with ben­e­fits. Learn more in the Island Jobs sec­tion of the San Juan Update.

63 reported active COVID cases on San Juan Island

May 13, 2022 at 9:33 am

The San Juan Coun­ty Depart­ment of Emer­gency Man­age­ment reports 63 active COVID cas­es on San Juan Island as of this morn­ing, more that dou­ble what was report­ed a week ago. Orcas Island has 51 active cas­es, while Lopez Island has 22, the out­er islands four, and Shaw Island one. “These num­bers do not include sus­pect  Con­tin­ue Reading