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Jeff Arnim

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Egg Lake in the afternoon

March 30, 2022 at 6:35 pm

Children’s Festival seeks activity providers

March 30, 2022 at 3:06 pm

Island Rec’s 30th annu­al Chil­dren’s Fes­ti­val takes place on Sat­ur­day, May 7, and they’re look­ing for local orga­ni­za­tions inter­est­ed in host­ing activ­i­ties that reflects this year’s fes­ti­val theme of mak­ing waves. There aren’t any firm require­ments for activ­i­ties; Island Rec wel­comes any­thing that fos­ters the imag­i­na­tion or inspires chil­dren to explore what our island and  Con­tin­ue Reading

Notes from the Island — March 30

March 30, 2022 at 6:00 am

Top­s’l Seafood & Sushi is clos­ing their doors for good next Sat­ur­day, April 9. The own­ers haven’t been able to find enough sushi chefs to keep the busi­ness going at the same lev­el of qual­i­ty for which they are known. The Fri­day Har­bor High School fast­pitch and base­ball teams had a suc­cess­ful road trip to Dar­ring­ton  Con­tin­ue Reading

Seasonal worker

March 29, 2022 at 10:11 pm

Island Jobs: Island Rec is hiring a Customer and Communication Specialist

March 29, 2022 at 4:05 pm

The San Juan Island Park and Recre­ation Dis­trict is look­ing for a Cus­tomer and Com­mu­ni­ca­tion Spe­cial­ist to be the first point of con­tact for its cus­tomers. Learn more in the Island Jobs sec­tion of the San Juan Update.

New apothecary on Spring Street will focus on wellness of the body and the environment

March 29, 2022 at 8:39 am

From beyond the down­ward-fac­ing branch­es of the icon­ic Camper­down Elm tree on Spring Street, and behind win­dows cov­ered in butch­er paper, a new Fri­day Har­bor busi­ness is tak­ing shape. Salty at Heart is, in the words of own­er Sarah Bern­stein, a well­ness lifestyle apothe­cary. As that descrip­tion might sug­gest, when it opens some­time next month –  Con­tin­ue Reading

In the springtime sunshine

March 28, 2022 at 10:14 pm

Major First Street construction project to start in mid-April, run through the end of May

March 28, 2022 at 5:35 pm

A project to rebuild the two-block stretch of First Street between Spring Street and Court Street is sched­uled to start in mid-April and is expect­ed to last through the end of May. Project work includes the grind­ing and removal of asphalt; the removal and replace­ment of curbs, gut­ters and side­walks; storm sys­tem improve­ments; and the instal­la­tion  Con­tin­ue Reading