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Jeff Arnim

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On the way up to Young Hill

March 9, 2022 at 10:25 pm

Island Jobs: San Juan Island Library hiring a Bookkeeper

March 9, 2022 at 10:47 am

The San Juan Island Library Dis­trict is look­ing for an expe­ri­enced indi­vid­ual with strong atten­tion to detail to con­duct book­keep­ing and pay­roll activ­i­ties. Learn more in the Island Jobs sec­tion of the San Juan Update.

J pod in San Juan Channel on March 7

March 9, 2022 at 7:11 am

The Cen­ter for Whale Research pub­lished a report about their March 7 encounter with the J pod of South­ern Res­i­dent killer whales in San Juan Chan­nel. You can read the full report at their web­site. Pho­to cred­it: Cen­ter for Whale Research

In the children’s section of the library

March 8, 2022 at 10:16 pm

It’s good to be Soot

March 8, 2022 at 2:21 pm

Liv­ing on a boat. Reg­u­lar­ly speed­ing across the har­bor in a skiff. Work­ing part-time at Grif­fin Bay Book­store. Tak­ing relaxed walks through the streets and parks of Fri­day Har­bor. Sail­ing to the out­er islands for an after­noon hike. Sleep­ing sound­ly next to your favorite per­son each night. It’s the kind of life to which many Islanders  Con­tin­ue Reading

Island Jobs: EDC hiring a Trades Coordinator

March 8, 2022 at 8:20 am

The San Juan Coun­ty Eco­nom­ic Devel­op­ment Coun­cil is hir­ing a Trades Coor­di­na­tor to devel­op, pro­mote, and review its work­force train­ing pro­grams. Learn more in the Island Jobs sec­tion of the San Juan Update.

A peaceful evening along the Strait

March 7, 2022 at 10:10 pm

Friday Harbor Port Commission agenda for March 9

March 7, 2022 at 12:45 pm

The Fri­day Har­bor Port Com­mis­sion will hold a reg­u­lar meet­ing on Wednes­day, March 9 at 12 p.m. Items up for dis­cus­sion at Wednes­day’s meet­ing include: FAA cor­re­spon­dence rel­a­tive to hangar pen­e­tra­tions of con­trolled air space and the B2 Nar­row stan­dard Need­ed barge land­ing road repairs and desired County/Town par­tic­i­pa­tion Wash­ing­ton State Depart­ment of Ecol­o­gy Mod­el  Con­tin­ue Reading

EDC offering website improvement workshop on March 22

March 7, 2022 at 8:43 am

The San Juan Coun­ty Eco­nom­ic Devel­op­ment Coun­cil invites Island busi­ness own­ers to an upcom­ing work­shop on improv­ing their web­sites. Accord­ing to the EDC: Course leader Shan­non Borg, busi­ness coach and Square­space web design­er, will show par­tic­i­pants how to assess their busi­ness web­sites with a sim­ple tool designed to eval­u­ate sites. Dur­ing the work­shop, par­tic­i­pants will learn  Con­tin­ue Reading

Quarry No. 9

March 6, 2022 at 8:05 pm