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Auditor Seeks Writers of Arguments Against Local Tax Measures

August 13, 2016 at 5:08 am

A request from F. Milene Henley… Two local taxing districts have submitted resolutions to the San Juan County Auditor to place tax measures on the November ballot. The Orcas Island Library District is proposing to increase its regular tax levy from 30.34 to 45 cents per $1,000 of assessed valuation. The Lopez Solid Waste Disposal  Continue Reading

Intro to Synchro: Synchronized Swimming Camp for Kids

August 12, 2016 at 5:20 am

Amy at San Juan Island Fitness just let us know that Clio Jensen will be teaching Synchronized Swimming for kids at the pool… Synchronized Swimming has always been one of my favorite olympic sports to watch. Water, music, dancing, great moves…  it’s the best! Now I am happy to announce that SJI Fitness is offering a class called “Intro  Continue Reading

FANS Donates $5,000 to Island Rec

August 11, 2016 at 5:30 am

Jan Bollwinkel shares some good news from Island Rec… Front row: Jacquelyn Reiff, Deanna Eltinge, Maddie Ovenell, Todd Kromer, Kyle Loring, Yolanda Stegman Back row: Cathy Kromer, David Waldron, Marc Islam, Julie Hanks, Dave Stegman, Jan Bollwinkel-Smith From helping to sponsor the live music at Music on the Lawn to providing scholarships for swimming and sailing  Continue Reading

Stop by the Community Foundation’s Booth at the Fair

August 11, 2016 at 5:15 am

Carrie Unpingo from the Community Foundation invites you to visit the Foundation’s Booth at the Fair… All Fairgoers are invited to visit the San Juan Island Community Foundation’s Fair booth next week in the main hall to learn about and boost support of eight special community projects. The Community Foundation is pleased to match 50 cents  Continue Reading

PeaceHealth Offers Patients an Alternative Entry To Avoid Road Construction

August 10, 2016 at 5:16 pm

A message from Lori Polevoi at PeaceHealth… To avoid traffic backups of 20 to 45 minutes caused by road work on Spring Street, patients going to PeaceHealth Peace Island Medical Center in Friday Harbor may use the back entrance to the parking lot off Franklin Drive, which is usually gated.  By using this alternative entrance,  Continue Reading

Fire Risk Status “HIGH” Only Recreational Fires Allowed

August 10, 2016 at 2:17 pm

A message from Robert Low the San Juan County Fire Marshal… Due to current fuel conditions and the long range weather forecast, San Juan County has changed its fire risk status from “MODERATE” to “HIGH”. This will limit burning to recreational fires only.

Author Visit With Carole Estby Dagg

August 10, 2016 at 5:30 am

Griffin Bay Bookstore and the San Juan Island Library present an author visit with Carole Estby Dagg on Wednesday, August 10 at 7:00 pm in the Library’s Main Salon… The Library’s Youth Services Department and Griffin Bay Bookstore are proud to sponsor author Carole Estby Dagg for a discussion and book signing of her latest novel, Sweet  Continue Reading

Still Time to Enter “Discover San Juan Island” Treasure Hunt

August 10, 2016 at 5:18 am

We have an update from Tanja Williamson at the Land Bank about the Discover San Juan treasure hunt… Wow – summer is half over and the county fair is almost here! If you haven’t picked up your Discover San Juan Island kit from the library yet, there’s still time! For those that have already picked  Continue Reading

Night Music: Island Women Sing!

August 10, 2016 at 5:17 am

From the San Juan Community Theatre… Our last Night Music of 2016 is THIS Wednesday, August 10 at 7:30 pm.  We’re finishing our popular series with an all women night!  Island songstresses will share their favorite tunes in the intimate Gubelman Theatre. Featured singers are Cynthia Burke, Laura Chorba, Debbie Nash Strasser, Kira Sable and Susan  Continue Reading

Chamber of Commerce Featured Member of the Month: Electrolysis San Juan

August 10, 2016 at 5:13 am

We hear from Becki Day at the Chamber… You may have noticed the large “ELECTROLYSIS” sign on the Guard Building when driving down Mullis Street, but maybe you didn’t know what “electrolysis” actually meant. Electrolysis means permanent hair removal, and this amazing technology is available right here in Friday Harbor by Certified Electrologist Danielle Wheeler  Continue Reading

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