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Library offering a series of in-person events for children and teens this summer

June 28, 2022 at 12:40 pm

The Library shares news about some of their upcom­ing sum­mer youth pro­gram­ming. The San Juan Island Library is offer­ing a vari­ety of spe­cial sum­mer pro­grams for stu­dents in grades K‑5 and grades 6–12. All pro­grams are free and offered as part of the Library’s sum­mer read­ing pro­gram, Oceans of Pos­si­bil­i­ties. No pri­or reg­is­tra­tion is required  Con­tin­ue Reading

Warbass Way closures scheduled

June 27, 2022 at 8:41 am

The Town of Fri­day Har­bor shares news about this week’s road clo­sures on War­bass Way. OPALCO is in the process of replac­ing util­i­ty poles on War­bass Way. The work began last Fri­day and will con­tin­ue this week from approx­i­mate­ly 6:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mon­day through Thurs­day. No work will occur on Fri­day or over the  Con­tin­ue Reading

Library hosting performances for kids and families in June and July

June 25, 2022 at 2:44 pm

The library shares news about one of their many sum­mer pro­grams. The San Juan Island Library’s Wednes­day after­noon per­for­mances series for chil­dren and fam­i­lies is back this sum­mer. All per­for­mances are free and held out­side in the play shed at Fri­day Har­bor Ele­men­tary School, 95 Grover Street. All shows start at 1:30 p.m. and run  Con­tin­ue Reading

Bagel is the Animal Protection Society’s pet of the week

June 25, 2022 at 11:12 am

Here’s the adopt­able ani­mal of the week from the Ani­mal Pro­tec­tion Soci­ety of Fri­day Har­bor — Bagel, a 13-pound domes­tic short­hair. In hon­or of Cat World Dom­i­na­tion Day, June 24, we have cho­sen Bagel as our pet of the week. He is one to take over your heart and your home. Bagel would pre­fer to  Con­tin­ue Reading

Board of Health seeks two members

June 24, 2022 at 5:32 pm

The Coun­ty’s Board of Health shares their request for a cou­ple of new mem­bers for non-elec­t­ed posi­tions. The San Juan Coun­ty Board of Health is active­ly recruit­ing for two new non-elec­t­ed board mem­bers to serve four-year terms. These posi­tions will become avail­able in Sep­tem­ber 2022 with the retire­ment of two mem­bers that have served for  Con­tin­ue Reading

Moon bear fundraiser continues at Madrone Cellars & Cider

June 24, 2022 at 1:18 pm

The orga­niz­ers of the island’s moon bear spon­sor­ship effort are con­tin­u­ing their fundrais­ing cam­paign. Sev­er­al local artists recent­ly proved that art and com­pas­sion make great part­ners. The A Bear Called Fri­day Art Sale, Auc­tion and Wine Tast­ing held at Brick­works on June 17 was a huge suc­cess, rais­ing over $11,000 to ben­e­fit Ani­mals Asia. The  Con­tin­ue Reading

Land Bank and Preservation Trust complete acquisition of 58-acre shoreline property on Orcas Island

June 24, 2022 at 11:50 am

The Land Bank and Preser­va­tion Trust share some great news about the future of the Glen­wood Inn prop­er­ty. The San Juan Coun­ty Con­ser­va­tion Land Bank and the San Juan Preser­va­tion Trust joint­ly announced that their bid to acquire the for­mer Glen­wood Inn prop­er­ty for per­ma­nent con­ser­va­tion has now con­clud­ed suc­cess­ful­ly. The Land Bank has assumed  Con­tin­ue Reading

Planning Commission to hold public hearing on 2036 Comprehensive Plan update on July 15

June 23, 2022 at 11:53 am

San Juan Coun­ty sends along notice about the upcom­ing pub­lic hear­ing relat­ed to the 2036 Com­pre­hen­sive Plan update. The Plan­ning Com­mis­sion will take pub­lic tes­ti­mo­ny on a pro­posed ordi­nance adopt­ing the 2036 Com­pre­hen­sive Plan update on Fri­day, July 15. After tak­ing tes­ti­mo­ny, the Plan­ning Com­mis­sion will delib­er­ate on their rec­om­men­da­tion to the Coun­ty Coun­cil. The  Con­tin­ue Reading

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