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San Juan County Fair seeks vendors

March 31, 2022 at 10:31 am

San Juan Coun­ty Parks & Fair is call­ing on all busi­ness­es, restau­rants, non­prof­its, orga­ni­za­tions, ser­vice groups, cot­tage indus­tries, and artists to sign up for ven­dor space at the 2022 Coun­ty Fair. The Fair takes place this year from Wednes­day, August 17 through Sat­ur­day, August 20. To reserve a space, fill out an appli­ca­tion and make  Con­tin­ue Reading

Notes from the Island — March 31

March 31, 2022 at 6:00 am

The trans­fer sta­tion reminds cus­tomers to tell the scale house atten­dant if you have any propane tanks for dis­pos­al. There have been a few recent instances in which tanks were dumped into the garbage trail­ers, where they could have been crushed by an equip­ment oper­a­tor and poten­tial­ly caused a safe­ty issue. Swap fruit tree cut­tings and  Con­tin­ue Reading

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