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Knowledge Bowl returns March 8

February 24, 2022 at 5:53 pm

San Juan Island’s Knowl­edge Bowl returns in 2022, tak­ing place this year on Tues­day, March 8 at 6:30 p.m. at the San Juan Com­mu­ni­ty The­atre. The event is orga­nized by the San Juan Pub­lic Schools Foun­da­tion, who describes it as: A cross between Jeop­ardy and the old col­lege quiz bowls, where teams com­pete to answer ques­tions  Con­tin­ue Reading

Family Art Days return to the San Juan Islands Museum of Art starting March 5

February 24, 2022 at 7:55 am

The San Juan Islands Muse­um of Art will offer take-home art project packs to Island fam­i­lies on Sat­ur­days from March 5 through May 21. SJIMA’s Fam­i­ly Art Days pro­gram fea­tures ten unique projects this spring, includ­ing bead mak­ing, paper sculp­tures, minia­ture land­scapes, and wear­able art. Pre-reg­is­­tra­­tion is required each week through the SJIMA web­site. Pick up takes  Con­tin­ue Reading

Sealth out of service Thursday and Friday

February 23, 2022 at 7:36 pm

Due to a short­age of crew, the inter­is­land ves­sel MV Sealth will not sail on Thurs­day, Feb. 24 or Fri­day, Feb. 25. Accord­ing to Wash­ing­ton State Fer­ries: Cus­tomers need­ing to trav­el between islands on Thurs­day and Fri­day should give them­selves extra trav­el time and plan on arriv­ing ear­ly to their depart­ing ter­mi­nal to get rout­ed  Con­tin­ue Reading

Island Rec issues 100-mile challenge for March

February 23, 2022 at 7:44 am

Fol­low­ing the suc­cess of its 50-mile chal­lenge in Jan­u­ary, Island Rec is try­ing to get as many Islanders as pos­si­ble to walk or run at least 100 miles in the month of March. Par­tic­i­pants in the Jan­u­ary chal­lenge col­lec­tive­ly logged more than 1,800 miles of activ­i­ty, with most track­ing their dis­tances via smart­phones or smart­watch­es. Tak­ing  Con­tin­ue Reading

Frigid Friday Harbor morning

February 22, 2022 at 7:31 pm

WSU Extension offering free online forest education classes on Feb. 26

February 22, 2022 at 1:43 pm

Togeth­er with the Wash­ing­ton State Depart­ment of Nat­ur­al Resources, the Wash­ing­ton State Uni­ver­si­ty Exten­sion Forestry pro­gram will host its free For­est Own­ers’ Win­ter School on Sat­ur­day, Feb. 26 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Accord­ing to WSU Exten­sion: The fam­i­­ly-friend­­ly event has class­es suit­able for first-time for­est own­ers and for folks whose fam­i­lies have owned  Con­tin­ue Reading

Friday Harbor hotel project revived

February 22, 2022 at 7:57 am

One of the last unde­vel­oped pub­lic view­points in Fri­day Har­bor is again at risk of dis­ap­pear­ing, as a hotel project last pro­posed in 2018 has come back to life. Trace & Asso­ciates is the devel­op­er of the project, locat­ed at 196 and 240 First St., across from the San Juan Coun­ty Cour­t­house. The com­pa­ny sub­mit­ted new  Con­tin­ue Reading

Along the base of an upturned tree

February 21, 2022 at 7:43 pm