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Jeff Arnim

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Best of the Fest films for the week of March 4

March 3, 2022 at 9:02 am

 The Fri­day Har­bor Film Fes­ti­val’s Best of the Fest series presents one fea­­ture-length doc­u­men­tary along­side short­er doc­u­men­tary films each week. The films are streamed on demand. For the week of March 4, FHFF is show­ing The Ants and the Grasshop­per and Farm to Restau­rant to Table: The Sto­ry of Stand Up for Lopez, a  Con­tin­ue Reading

On Nichols Street

March 2, 2022 at 9:56 pm

Island Jobs: San Juan County Public Works hiring for multiple positions

March 2, 2022 at 10:14 am

San Juan Coun­ty Pub­lic Works is hir­ing for mul­ti­ple posi­tions on San Juan Island, Orcas Island, and Lopez Island. Learn more in the Island Jobs sec­tion of the San Juan Update.

Tina’s Place reopens, ready for the year ahead

March 2, 2022 at 7:27 am

After three weeks away for a mid-win­ter vaca­tion, the crew at Tina’s Place reopened their doors last week, rest­ed and ready to head into the first full busy sea­son in their new loca­tion. The break was espe­cial­ly hard earned this year. Eight months ago, in the mid­dle of the most demand­ing and com­pet­i­tive time of the  Con­tin­ue Reading

Outside Peace Island Medical Center in the rain

February 28, 2022 at 7:35 pm

In case you missed it: highlights from the San Juan Update in February

February 28, 2022 at 4:25 pm

The most-read sto­ries on the San Juan Update in Feb­ru­ary includ­ed our pro­file of Cyn­thia Burke’s com­mu­ni­ty con­tri­bu­tions, a look at the updat­ed sta­tus of a pro­posed hotel project on First Street, an unex­pect­ed job post­ing from the Coun­ty Asses­sor’s office, and our cov­er­age of road repairs near Eagle Cove. If you haven’t already read  Con­tin­ue Reading

Conservation Land Bank seeks farmer to move to Coffelt Farm Preserve on Orcas Island

February 28, 2022 at 1:07 pm

The San Juan Coun­ty Con­ser­va­tion Land Bank is look­ing for an expe­ri­enced farmer or farm orga­ni­za­tion — pos­si­bly from San Juan Island — to move their exist­ing oper­a­tion to Orcas Island. The Land Bank has issued a request for pro­pos­als for a five-year farm lease on its 150-acre Cof­felt Farm Pre­serve, with a five-year renew­al  Con­tin­ue Reading

Volunteer Fair coming to Brickworks on March 6

February 28, 2022 at 9:44 am

More than 25 local orga­ni­za­tions seek­ing vol­un­teers are expect­ed to take part in San Juan Island’s Vol­un­teer Fair, held this com­ing Sun­day, March 6 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Brick­works. Spon­sored by the San Juan Island Ser­vice Schol­ar­ship, Island Grown in the San Juans, and Brick­works, the event will give poten­tial vol­un­teers the  Con­tin­ue Reading