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Street striping takes place in town this week

August 24, 2022 at 2:31 pm

The Town sends along an update about the street strip­ing hap­pen­ing in Fri­day Har­bor this week. Street strip­ing through­out the town of Fri­day Har­bor is sched­uled for Thurs­day and Fri­day this week. The goal is to com­plete re-strip­ing of major streets, as well as some of the sec­ondary streets. Motorists should use cau­tion when they encounter  Con­tin­ue Reading

Margaret Longley graduates from paramedic school

August 24, 2022 at 8:38 am

San Juan Coun­ty Pub­lic Hos­pi­tal Dis­trict shares news about the newest para­medic at San Juan Island EMS. San Juan Island EMS is proud to announce that Mar­garet Lon­g­ley grad­u­at­ed from para­medic school at Medic One in Seat­tle last month. Margaret’s edu­ca­tion was paid for by a gen­er­ous grant from the Medic One Foun­da­tion, while a  Con­tin­ue Reading

Pigs on the Wing coming to SJCT on Saturday

August 23, 2022 at 7:56 pm

San Juan Com­mu­ni­ty The­atre shares a look at this Sat­ur­day’s con­cert. Pink Floyd fans will enjoy the live con­cert per­formed by Pigs on the Wing at San Juan Com­mu­ni­ty The­atre on Sat­ur­day, Aug. 27 at 7:30 p.m. Hail­ing from Port­land, Ore­gon, the band has a wide range of Pink Floyd songs in their arse­nal from  Con­tin­ue Reading

Freezer Burned: Tales of Interior Alaska

August 22, 2022 at 8:01 pm

Freez­er Burned is an ongo­ing series for the San Juan Update, writ­ten by Steve Ulvi. Read the pre­vi­ous sto­ry in this series. Death at Cut­off Slough on the Kuuk Riv­er The col­umn of mer­cury in a rusty North­ern Com­mer­cial ther­mome­ter nailed to a porch post was in freefall as the barom­e­ter rose. The occlud­ed front that  Con­tin­ue Reading

Summer Film Series preview for Aug. 23

August 22, 2022 at 10:56 am

The orga­niz­ers of the Sum­mer Film Series at San Juan Com­mu­ni­ty The­atre send along a pre­view of this week’s film. The show­ing starts at 7 p.m. Admis­sion is pay-what-you-can. For this sea­son only, fresh pop­corn is avail­able for free. The Worst Per­son in the World Dra­ma, com­e­dy, romance (Nor­we­gian with Eng­lish sub­ti­tles) — rat­ed R Run time: 2  Con­tin­ue Reading

Ticks widespread in islands but diseases rare, study finds

August 22, 2022 at 9:32 am

Rus­sel Barsh, Direc­tor of Kwiaht, shares insights from the first year of the orga­ni­za­tion’s tick study, con­duct­ed through­out the San Juan Islands. The chance of find­ing a tick on your­self or one of your pets in San Juan Coun­ty is greater than pre­vi­ous­ly believed, but only about ten per­cent of island ticks are infect­ed with  Con­tin­ue Reading

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

August 20, 2022 at 3:39 pm

The Ani­mal Pro­tec­tion Soci­ety of Fri­day Har­bor shares a look at the adopt­able ani­mal of the week — Hux­ley, a 135-pound Great Pyre­nees and Ana­to­lian Shep­herd mix. Meet Hux­ley, our very own cross between a wolf and a polar bear. This gen­tle giant (empha­sis on giant) has quick­ly won over the staff with his mel­low demeanor  Con­tin­ue Reading

Entries now being accepted for Friday Harbor Arts Commission’s second Poetry Garden contest

August 20, 2022 at 11:01 am

The Fri­day Har­bor Arts Com­mis­sion shares news about the return of their poet­ry gar­den con­test. San Juan Coun­ty res­i­dents of all ages are encour­aged to enter the 2023 Poet­ry Gar­den con­test being held now through Oct. 31, spon­sored by the Town of Fri­day Har­bor and the Fri­day Har­bor Arts Com­mis­sion. Win­ning entries will be announced  Con­tin­ue Reading

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