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Notes from the Island — June 3

June 3, 2022 at 6:00 am

Two out­door sto­ry walks orga­nized by the library are avail­able now — there’s one at Linde Park and anoth­er at the fam­i­ly park at the Fair­grounds. The San Juan Coun­ty Con­ser­va­tion Land Bank is host­ing a vol­un­teer event for Nation­al Get Out­doors Day next Sat­ur­day, June 11, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at West­side  Con­tin­ue Reading

The Tom Jones Fever Zone

June 2, 2022 at 9:52 pm

Notes from the Island — June 2

June 2, 2022 at 6:00 am

Fri­day Har­bor High School seniors take on the high school staff in a kick­ball game at Linde Park this evening at 5 p.m. There will also be a bar­be­cue with ham­burg­ers and hot dogs, and any prof­its go toward grad night. At 4:30 p.m. there will be a home run der­by on the base­ball dia­mond,  Con­tin­ue Reading

It’s a high-tech operation

June 1, 2022 at 8:55 pm

Notes from the Island — June 1

June 1, 2022 at 6:00 am

Island Air Ambu­lance will have a space at this week­end’s farm­ers mar­ket to share CPR aware­ness in recog­ni­tion of CPR Aware­ness Week. Island Air’s flight crew — con­sist­ing of board-cer­ti­­fied para­medics and nurs­es — will be avail­able to demon­strate and answer any ques­tions for free. Fri­day Har­bor Film Festival’s next offer­ing in their Direc­tor Series is  Con­tin­ue Reading

In case you missed it: highlights from the San Juan Update in May

May 31, 2022 at 5:30 pm

The most-read sto­ries on the San Juan Update in May includ­ed the Coun­ty’s allo­ca­tion of $2 mil­lion in fund­ing for afford­able hous­ing projects, the Coun­ty Coun­cil’s approval of a vaca­tion rental per­mit cap, and a pro­file of new­born lambs in sweaters. We also pub­lished orig­i­nal sto­ries about U.S. Rep­re­sen­ta­tive Rick Larsen’s vis­it to Fri­day Har­bor,  Con­tin­ue Reading

Childcare co-op pilot program works to address a critical island need

May 31, 2022 at 1:08 pm

Rais­ing an infant or tod­dler is chal­leng­ing for any fam­i­ly try­ing to bal­ance the demands of work life and home life. But take away near­ly half of a com­mu­ni­ty’s child­care capac­i­ty in the span of only a few years and all of a sud­den achiev­ing that bal­ance can feel impos­si­ble. The num­bers are stag­ger­ing –  Con­tin­ue Reading

Notes from the Island — May 31

May 31, 2022 at 6:00 am

Fri­day Har­bor High School’s Lily Rock took home eighth place in the 3200 meters at the 2B track & field state cham­pi­onships in Cheney on Sat­ur­day. Crows Nest is open for busi­ness again, locat­ed in the nar­row space between Be Chic Bou­tique and Fri­day Har­bor Trad­ing Post on Spring Street. Demo­li­tion is com­plete at the  Con­tin­ue Reading