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Jeff Arnim

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Island Jobs: San Juan Island Childcare Cooperative seeks a Lead Early Childhood Teacher

March 22, 2022 at 8:45 am

The San Juan Island Child­care Coop­er­a­tive is look­ing for an ear­ly child­hood edu­ca­tion pro­fes­sion­al for its new pro­gram. Learn more in the Island Jobs sec­tion of the San Juan Update.

Notes from the Island — March 22

March 22, 2022 at 6:00 am

Pier­o­gis for Peace, a pop-up shop run by The Mar­ket Chef and Katrina’s Secret Kitchen at the Farm­ers Mar­ket this past week­end, raised more than $6,000 for World Cen­tral Kitchen, an orga­ni­za­tion help­ing to feed refugees leav­ing Ukraine. East­er can­dy has arrived at the Fri­day Har­bor Trad­ing Post. San Juan Island Nation­al His­tor­i­cal Park is host­ing  Con­tin­ue Reading

Once in a lifetime

March 21, 2022 at 6:47 pm

County Council agenda for March 22

March 21, 2022 at 8:47 am

The San Juan Coun­ty Coun­cil will hold a sec­ond reg­u­lar meet­ing this week on Tues­day, March 22 at 9 a.m. The Coun­cil will hold two pub­lic hear­ings, includ­ing time for pub­lic com­ment: Approv­ing a res­o­lu­tion to dis­pose of sur­plus Coun­ty per­son­al prop­er­ty by direct sale Con­tin­u­ing an ordi­nance of adopt­ing amend­ments to the Per­son­nel Pol­i­cy  Con­tin­ue Reading

Notes from the Island — March 21

March 21, 2022 at 6:00 am

There’s a new stor­age facil­i­ty locat­ed next to the old ani­mal shel­ter build­ing on Shel­ter Road. Call 360–298‑8873 for more infor­ma­tion. Fri­day Har­bor High School placed sec­ond in the state in the Com­put­er Inte­grat­ed Man­u­fac­tur­ing com­pe­ti­tion at the 2022 Wash­ing­ton Tech­nol­o­gy Stu­dent Asso­ci­a­tion annu­al con­fer­ence last week. Back by pop­u­lar demand, the Fam­i­ly Resource Cen­ter’s out­door  Con­tin­ue Reading

Rain on the windshield at Turn Point County Park

March 20, 2022 at 7:42 pm

County Council agenda for March 21

March 20, 2022 at 2:05 pm

The San Juan Coun­ty Coun­cil will hold a reg­u­lar meet­ing on Mon­day, March 21 at 9 a.m. Items up for dis­cus­sion or action include: Wash­ing­ton State Fer­ries and Fer­ry Advi­so­ry Com­mit­tee Com­mu­ni­ty Health Ser­vices van pur­chase and retro­fit pro­pos­al Fair­grounds solar project and fund­ing update MacK­aye Har­bor road relo­ca­tion project update Autho­riza­tion of FEMA haz­ard  Con­tin­ue Reading

Notes from the Island — March 20

March 20, 2022 at 6:00 am

The Fri­day Har­bor High School PTA is host­ing a bake sale fundrais­er dur­ing next week’s FHHS pro­duc­tion of Foot­loose, from Thurs­day through Sun­day — and they need peo­ple to bake things like cup­cakes, cook­ies and brown­ies. The Gar­den Cen­ter at Browne’s has a new deliv­ery of veg­gies, fruits, shrubs, peren­ni­als and house­plants. Last Sat­ur­day’s Des­o­la­tion  Con­tin­ue Reading