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Notes from the Island — May 12

May 12, 2022 at 6:00 am

The Coun­ty Depart­ment of Emer­gency Man­age­ment has this to say about the gale warn­ing post­ed for today: “Those with boats at anchor or moored or who are plan­ning on being out on the water tomor­row should know that the weath­er is going to be stormi­er than what we’d expect for May. We almost always end  Con­tin­ue Reading

Near the Royal Marine Cemetery at English Camp

May 11, 2022 at 9:22 pm

San Juan Island Trails Committee holding family picnic walk and film party on May 29

May 11, 2022 at 5:50 pm

The San Juan Island Trails Com­mit­tee has orga­nized a fam­i­ly pic­nic walk to Brig­gs Lake on Sun­day, May 29. Leav­ing at 11 a.m. from the tri­an­gle park­ing area at the junc­tion of Roche Har­bor and West Val­ley Roads, local stu­dents will lead a walk on a stroller-friend­­ly path to the lake, where San Juan Islands  Con­tin­ue Reading

Notes from the Island — May 11

May 11, 2022 at 6:00 am

Fri­day Har­bor High School base­ball takes on Coupeville High School in a play­off tiebreak­er tomor­row at 3 p.m. in LaCon­ner. A Bear Called Fri­day — a project that aims to raise funds to adopt and pro­vide sanc­tu­ary for a res­cued moon bear on behalf of the town of Fri­day Har­bor — is hold­ing a fundrais­er  Con­tin­ue Reading

Spring in the cemetery

May 10, 2022 at 9:35 pm

Senior community lunches to resume starting tomorrow

May 10, 2022 at 7:27 pm

Although COVID cas­es are once again on the rise, senior com­mu­ni­ty lunch­es are set to return to the Mullis Cen­ter start­ing tomor­row after a two-year hia­tus. Orga­nized by Meals on Wheels and More, along with San Juan Coun­ty Health and Com­mu­ni­ty Ser­vices, the lunch pro­gram is sched­uled to take place on Wednes­days from noon to  Con­tin­ue Reading

Notes from the Island — May 10

May 10, 2022 at 6:00 am

The Eco­nom­ic Devel­op­ment Coun­cil has raised near­ly $46,000 in sup­port of busi­ness­es affect­ed by the April 7 fire in Fri­day Har­bor. Select­ed mem­bers of the EDC board recent­ly fin­ished review­ing the grant appli­ca­tions sub­mit­ted by the affect­ed busi­ness­es, and grant checks will start mak­ing their way to busi­ness own­ers lat­er this week. The Fam­i­ly Resource Cen­ter’s  Con­tin­ue Reading

Low tide at the ferry landing

May 9, 2022 at 7:38 pm

County Council discusses ballot measure that would permanently increase road levy

May 9, 2022 at 12:14 pm

Faced with the task of over­see­ing aging road and marine infra­struc­ture in an era of increas­ing costs, lim­it­ed rev­enue, and more extreme weath­er, the Coun­ty Coun­cil last week dis­cussed the pos­si­bil­i­ty of intro­duc­ing a mea­sure on the Novem­ber 2022 bal­lot that would per­ma­nent­ly increase the County’s road levy. The addi­tion­al fund­ing would be allo­cat­ed to three  Con­tin­ue Reading

Fire relief fund auction open until May 15

May 9, 2022 at 11:08 am

The San Juan Island Cham­ber of Com­merce and San Juan Can­vas Co. have part­nered to orga­nize a silent auc­tion in sup­port of the Cham­ber’s Fire Relief Fund. Bid­ding is open now and runs through Sun­day, May 15 at 10 a.m. The auc­tion was moved online to accom­mo­date the unex­pect­ed­ly large num­ber of items donat­ed by  Con­tin­ue Reading