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Annual flare shoot takes place March 19

March 10, 2022 at 5:44 pm

Amer­i­ca’s Boat­ing Club of the San Juan Islands will host its annu­al flare shoot and fire extin­guish­er train­ing on Sat­ur­day, March 19 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Jack­son Beach. Par­tic­i­pants will learn how to sig­nal for help and prac­tice set­ting off flares and using a fire extin­guish­er under the guid­ance of Amer­i­ca’s Boat­ing Club  Con­tin­ue Reading

Spring Street’s spring speaker series starts March 15

March 10, 2022 at 2:43 pm

Spring Street Inter­na­tion­al School’s vir­tu­al spring speak­er series returns start­ing this Tues­day, March 15 from 6 to 7 p.m. In the first of five ses­sions between March 15 and April 21, Joe Van Eeck­hout of the Spring Street class of 2006 will dis­cuss his jour­ney as a cin­e­matog­ra­ph­er and film­mak­er. Joe describes his expe­ri­ence this way:  Con­tin­ue Reading

Town of Friday Harbor’s Spring Cleanup takes place March 25–31

March 10, 2022 at 8:30 am

For the sixth straight year, the Town of Fri­day Har­bor will offer res­i­den­tial garbage cus­tomers a one-time curb­side pick­up of items that are too large or heavy to fit in their garbage cans. The pick­up will take place on cus­tomers’ reg­u­lar col­lec­tion day between Fri­day, March 25 and Thurs­day, March 31. Accord­ing to the Town: Spe­cif­ic  Con­tin­ue Reading

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