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Letter to the Editor: Retain commercial zoning at Malcom and Argyle

September 21, 2022 at 7:34 pm

I recent­ly read in the news of a pro­posed zon­ing change for the cur­rent com­mer­cial lots on the cor­ner of Mal­com and Argyle in Fri­day Har­bor. As an adjoin­ing prop­er­ty own­er, I strong­ly oppose this zon­ing change for mul­ti­ple rea­sons. The cur­rent com­mer­cial zon­ing allows far more flex­i­bil­i­ty; a mixed-use devel­op­ment of both res­i­den­tial and  Con­tin­ue Reading

Library thanks Fair donors and SJICF

September 21, 2022 at 1:05 pm

The Library shares their appre­ci­a­tion for com­mu­ni­ty mem­bers who sup­port­ed the orga­ni­za­tion’s inclu­siv­i­ty ini­tia­tive dur­ing last mon­th’s Coun­ty Fair Giv­ing Cam­paign. The San Juan Island Library is burst­ing with grat­i­tude for the donors who gave to our Inclu­siv­i­ty Ini­tia­tive grant fea­tured at this year’s San Juan Island Com­mu­ni­ty Foun­da­tion Coun­ty Fair Giv­ing Cam­paign. More than  Con­tin­ue Reading

Mauritius opens at San Juan Community Theatre on Sept. 30

September 20, 2022 at 7:47 pm

SJCT sends along news about the first per­for­mance of its 2022–23 sea­son. San Juan Com­mu­ni­ty The­atre begins its 2022–23 Sea­son with Mau­ri­tius, writ­ten by There­sa Rebeck. The play cen­ters around two estranged sis­ters who inher­it a valu­able stamp col­lec­tion, and their con­flict­ing ideas of what to do with it. Direc­tor Nathan Kessler-Jef­frey was inspired to take  Con­tin­ue Reading

Letter to the Editor: Recommending Sheriff Ron Krebs

September 19, 2022 at 7:53 pm

We moved to Fri­day Har­bor in 2017 and met Ron over cof­fee and street chats short­ly there­after. Through our con­ver­sa­tions we have got­ten to know Ron and have come to appre­ci­ate his pro­fes­sion­al com­pe­tence and as impor­tant­ly his love of com­mu­ni­ty and his gen­uine con­cern for peo­ple. Addi­tion­al­ly, we sense a fair­ness in lis­ten­ing and  Con­tin­ue Reading

SHIBA offering introduction to Medicare tomorrow

September 19, 2022 at 3:25 pm

Local vol­un­teers for the Statewide Health Insur­ance Ben­e­fits Advi­sors pro­gram share news about their upcom­ing infor­ma­tion­al ses­sion. If you turn 65 this year, you need to get ready to enroll in Medicare. Depend­ing on your cir­cum­stances Social Secu­ri­ty may enroll you auto­mat­i­cal­ly. Oth­er­wise you will have to sub­mit an appli­ca­tion to get Medicare cov­er­age. Our  Con­tin­ue Reading

Moxie and Tilly are the Animal Protection Society’s pets of the week

September 19, 2022 at 11:26 am

The Ani­mal Pro­tec­tion Soci­ety of Fri­day Har­bor shares a look at the adopt­able ani­mals of the week — two younger chi­huahuas who came to San Juan Island by way of Bak­ers­field, Cal­i­for­nia. We’re Mox­ie and Tilly and we’ve been besties ever since meet­ing a few years ago in a cof­fee shop we both fre­quent­ed. We  Con­tin­ue Reading

Animal Protection Society tours animal welfare organizations in Eastern Washington

September 17, 2022 at 7:53 pm

The Ani­mal Pro­tec­tion Soci­ety of Fri­day Har­bor shares news about their recent expe­ri­ences in East­ern Wash­ing­ton, includ­ing the ways in which APS-FH can work to sup­port ani­mal wel­fare in the region. On Sept. 6, Ani­mal Pro­tec­tion Soci­e­ty-Fri­­day Har­bor Exec­u­tive Direc­tor Cristin Fel­so and Shel­ter Man­ag­er Beth Ander­son were invit­ed to join a team of ani­mal  Con­tin­ue Reading

EDC hosts Economics Luncheon on Sept. 28

September 17, 2022 at 10:33 am

The San Juan Coun­ty Eco­nom­ic Devel­op­ment Coun­cil shares news about an upcom­ing event. Com­mu­ni­ty lead­ers and mem­bers are invit­ed to join the con­ver­sa­tion on Future Focus: San Juan Islands Resilience at the 13th Annu­al EDC Eco­nom­ics Lun­cheon, held at Brick­works in Fri­day Har­bor on Wednes­day, Sept. 28 from noon to 1:30 p.m. Fea­tur­ing not­ed speak­er Louis  Con­tin­ue Reading

English language classes return to the San Juan Island Library this fall

September 16, 2022 at 12:41 pm

The Library sends along news about its upcom­ing in-per­­son Eng­lish class­es. The San Juan Island Library is excit­ed to announce the return to in-per­­son Eng­lish lan­guage class­es for adults begin­ning Thurs­day, Sept. 22. Class­es are free of charge and will take place in the Library from 6–8 p.m. on Tues­days and Thurs­days until Dec. 15. Stu­dents  Con­tin­ue Reading

Master Gardeners’ online gardening workshop starts Oct. 18

September 16, 2022 at 10:16 am

The Mas­ter Gar­den­ers of San Juan Coun­ty share news about their upcom­ing speak­er series. Join the Mas­ter Gar­den­ers of San Juan Coun­ty in wel­com­ing the very pop­u­lar Dr. Lin­da Gilke­son — also known as the Gar­den Doc­tor — as the keynote speak­er at our annu­al Gar­den­ing Work­shop Series this Octo­ber. Dr. Gilkeson’s talk, Resilient Gar­dens  Con­tin­ue Reading

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