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Spock and Kirk are the Animal Protection Society’s pets of the week

October 7, 2022 at 8:28 am

The Ani­mal Pro­tec­tion Soci­ety of Fri­day Har­bor shares a look at the adopt­able ani­mals of the week — two four-month-old black kit­tens named Spock and Kirk. Hi, we’re Spock and Kirk! You may already know who we are, but also, giv­en our occu­pa­tion, you may have yet to see us well enough to rec­og­nize us. This  Con­tin­ue Reading

Letter to the Editor: Vote yes for our Library

October 6, 2022 at 7:46 pm

Join me in vot­ing yes for our San Juan Library bond levy. Our com­mu­ni­ty has grown by 50 per­cent since 1995. Our library has not grown at all dur­ing that same time peri­od. The mis­sion of the library is to pro­vide com­mu­ni­ty access to col­lec­tions, infor­ma­tion and ser­vices to pro­mote con­nec­tion and learn­ing. We must  Con­tin­ue Reading

Letter to the Editor: Endorsing Ron Krebs for Sheriff

October 6, 2022 at 5:39 pm

I whole­heart­ed­ly endorse the re-elec­­tion of Ron Krebs for Sher­iff of San Juan Coun­ty and urge every­one to vote for him in the upcom­ing elec­tion. I have known Ron since 2007. At that time, I was the secu­ri­ty man­ag­er for Roche Har­bor. I was in that posi­tion for 18 years until March of this year  Con­tin­ue Reading

County to hold voting equipment test Oct. 21

October 5, 2022 at 8:22 pm

The San Juan Coun­ty Elec­tions Office sends along news about their pre-elec­­tion equip­ment test. A log­ic-and-accu­ra­­cy test of bal­lot tab­u­lat­ing equip­ment used in San Juan Coun­ty for the Nov. 8 gen­er­al elec­tion is sched­uled for Fri­day, Oct. 21, at 11 a.m. The test works by tal­ly­ing the results of a pre­pared set of test bal­lots to  Con­tin­ue Reading

Quilting guild hosts class with visiting teacher on Oct. 16

October 5, 2022 at 7:03 pm

Rain­shad­ow Quilt­ing Arts Guild shares news about their upcom­ing in-per­­son class. Rain­shad­ow Quilt­ing Arts Guild is delight­ed to bring nation­al­ly famous quilt­ing teacher Krista Moser to teach her Vin­tage Wind­mills class on Sun­day, Oct. 16. Krista teach­es class­es across the nation and on Zoom. Her quilts are mod­ern, cheery, fresh and doable for mor­tals who can sew  Con­tin­ue Reading

Letter to the Editor: Support the new Library facility

October 5, 2022 at 3:28 pm

The new Library facil­i­ty has my whole-heart­ed sup­port. It is an essen­tial resource for our com­mu­ni­ty that enrich­es the lives of every­one who walks through its doors. Let’s pro­vide the space it needs to deliv­er its ser­vices. Lau­ra Long San Juan Island

Alchemy Art Center’s Artist Talk Series concludes Oct. 16 at SJIMA

October 5, 2022 at 7:17 am

Alche­my shares news about their last Artist Talk event of the year, fea­tur­ing one vis­it­ing and one local artist. This month, join Alche­my Art Cen­ter and the San Juan Islands Muse­um of Art for the final install­ment in their 2022 Artist Talk Series. This event will take place Sun­day, Oct. 16 from 5:30–7:30 p.m. in  Con­tin­ue Reading

In the trees

October 4, 2022 at 10:55 pm

County preparing six-year outdoor management plan, seeks community input

October 4, 2022 at 9:24 pm

The Coun­ty sends along news about the future of its Parks, Trails, and Nat­ur­al Areas Plan. San Juan Coun­ty is cur­rent­ly updat­ing its six-year Parks, Trails, and Nat­ur­al Areas Plan. As part of the update process, the plan has a new name to best reflect its con­tent: the Recre­ation, Open Space, and Stew­ard­ship Plan. This plan guides  Con­tin­ue Reading

Letter to the Editor: Vote for Ron Krebs

October 4, 2022 at 4:51 pm

To quote a friend of mine, “a Ron Krebs only comes along every so often”. That sim­ple state­ment sums up how I feel about our Sher­iff. He is that per­fect bal­ance of: A good admin­is­tra­tor Fair mind­ed and knowl­edge­able Third gen­er­a­tion Islander that deeply feels the sense of com­mu­ni­ty that exists here and the rest of  Con­tin­ue Reading

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