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Old Town Lagoon

November 30, 2022 at 12:42 pm

Library hosting Harry Potter Trivia on Wednesday

November 29, 2022 at 5:35 pm

The San Juan Island Library hosts Har­ry Pot­ter Triv­ia for youth in grades 5–12 from 2:30–4 p.m. on Wednes­day, Nov. 30 in the Library Meet­ing Room. Accord­ing to the Library, ques­tions cov­er a vari­ety of wiz­ard­ly top­ics and will draw facts from the orig­i­nal Har­ry Pot­ter books and movies. Snacks will be avail­able, the win­ning  Con­tin­ue Reading

On the prairie

November 29, 2022 at 9:45 am

Madrona Institute awards stewardship grants from San Juan Islands license plate proceeds

November 29, 2022 at 7:45 am

The Madrona Insti­tute recent­ly award­ed $45,000 in grants to local non­prof­it orga­ni­za­tions based on rev­enues received from sales of the San Juan Islands spe­cial license plate. This was the sec­ond year that the pro­gram has issued grants. 2022 grants include: $10,000 — San Juan Islands Con­ser­va­tion Dis­trict — San Juan Islands Youth Con­ser­va­tion Corps Pro­gram  Con­tin­ue Reading

Sunday clouds

November 28, 2022 at 7:55 pm

Transportation Commission seeks public input on potential ferry fuel surcharge

November 28, 2022 at 1:34 pm

The Wash­ing­ton State Trans­porta­tion Com­mis­sion has post­ed a sur­vey ask­ing for pub­lic input about a pos­si­ble fuel sur­charge by Wash­ing­ton State Fer­ries to tem­porar­i­ly address fuel costs that exceed the agen­cy’s bud­get. “While the WSTC has nev­er imple­ment­ed the fuel sur­charge, recent ris­es in fuel costs have increased the like­li­hood that the sur­charge may be  Con­tin­ue Reading

Family Resource Center holding household items drive

November 28, 2022 at 7:45 am

For Giv­ing Tues­day — tomor­row, Nov. 29 — the Fam­i­ly Resource Cen­ter is host­ing a house­hold items dri­ve. They’re ask­ing that com­mu­ni­ty mem­bers bring the fol­low­ing unopened items to the Fam­i­ly Resource Cen­ter at 476 Mar­ket St. to help islanders in need: Paper tow­els Toi­let paper Laun­dry soap Dish soap Spray clean­er Tooth­paste Tooth­brush­es Sham­poo Con­di­tion­er The Fam­i­ly  Con­tin­ue Reading

A splash of color on a gray November day

November 26, 2022 at 7:26 pm

Sunday wreath sale raising funds for 2023 Grad Night

November 26, 2022 at 3:18 pm

Fri­day Har­bor High School’s class of 2023 will be sell­ing 24-inch noble fir wreaths on Sun­day, Nov. 27 from 9–11 a.m. in the park­ing lot of San Juan Inte­ri­ors — 205 Web St. The wreaths are $25 each and pro­ceeds from the sale will go toward the Grad Night activ­i­ties fund, which helps ensure a  Con­tin­ue Reading