About the Author
San Juan Update

Recent Posts by San Juan

Planning Commission to continue public hearing on 2036 Comprehensive Plan update on Aug. 5

August 2, 2022 at 7:13 pm

San Juan Coun­ty sends along notice about the con­tin­u­a­tion of the pub­lic hear­ing relat­ed to the 2036 Com­pre­hen­sive Plan update. The San Juan Coun­ty Plan­ning Com­mis­sion is con­tin­u­ing the pub­lic hear­ing on an ordi­nance adopt­ing the 2036 Com­pre­hen­sive Plan Update. The Com­pre­hen­sive Plan is the cen­ter­piece of local plan­ning in the coun­ty. Like a busi­ness  Con­tin­ue Reading

Summer Film Series preview for Aug. 2

August 1, 2022 at 1:56 pm

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. Road­run­ner: A Film About Antho­ny Bour­dain Doc­u­men­tary, biog­ra­phy — rat­ed R Run time: 2 hours Mor­gan Neville is the  Con­tin­ue Reading

Fire & Rescue extinguishes second Mt. Dallas fire in a week

August 1, 2022 at 8:28 am

Fire & Res­cue shares news about anoth­er rur­al fire that occurred over the week­end. San Juan Island Fire & Res­cue respond­ed on an inter­face fire on Mt. Dal­las late Sat­ur­day morn­ing. Crews arrived to find a res­i­dent attempt­ing to extin­guish a fire in grass­es and scrub on the hill­side. The ear­ly noti­fi­ca­tion and quick response  Con­tin­ue Reading

Public Hospital District issues RFQ for architectural and engineering services related to multiple projects

July 30, 2022 at 4:52 pm

San Juan Island Pub­lic Hos­pi­tal Dis­trict No. 1 is accept­ing State­ments of Qual­i­fi­ca­tions and Pro­pos­als for pro­fes­sion­al ser­vices, includ­ing archi­tec­tur­al and engi­neer­ing, asso­ci­at­ed with cap­i­tal improve­ments and con­struc­tion involv­ing the Vil­lage at the Har­bor, the Frank Wil­son Memo­r­i­al EMS Build­ing, and a poten­tial hous­ing project for health­care work­ers. Requests for Qual­i­fi­ca­tions pack­ets are avail­able online,  Con­tin­ue Reading

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

July 30, 2022 at 2:33 pm

Here’s the adopt­able ani­mal of the week from the Ani­mal Pro­tec­tion Soci­ety of Fri­day Har­bor — Petu­nia, a three-year-old domes­tic medi­um hair. Petu­nia is like the cool aunt you want to spend half the sum­mer with. She will order piz­za and all the junk food, let you have a sip of her wine cool­er by the  Con­tin­ue Reading

Afghanistan discussion series kicks off at SJIMA on Aug. 3

July 29, 2022 at 5:15 pm

SJIMA shares a look at their Look­ing Inside Afghanistan dis­cus­sion series. The San Juan Islands Muse­um of Art announces a dis­cus­sion series begin­ning on August 3. The talks will pro­vide oppor­tu­ni­ties to learn about the cul­ture of Afghanistan, Islam, advo­ca­cy for women and chil­dren, and James Longley’s per­son­al sto­ries of every­day life — all lead­ing  Con­tin­ue Reading

Unsafe levels of Paralytic Shellfish Poison found in San Juan County

July 29, 2022 at 8:20 am

The State Depart­ment of Health sends along news about biotox­in lev­els found in oys­ters and clams on Orcas Island. The Wash­ing­ton State Depart­ment of Health is urg­ing peo­ple to avoid eat­ing oys­ters and clams har­vest­ed from Buck Bay on Orcas Island in San Juan Coun­ty on July 26–27, fol­low­ing the detec­tion of high lev­els of  Con­tin­ue Reading

Lattice II exhibition showing at the SJIMA through Sept. 12

July 28, 2022 at 4:34 pm

The San Juan Islands Muse­um of Art shares a look at one of their cur­rent instal­la­tions. Artists have a his­to­ry of mak­ing us think about the world around us. Lat­tice II chal­lenges our per­cep­tions and beliefs about the nature of sculp­ture. Hen­ry Jack­­­son-Spiek­er encour­ages vis­i­tors to use their hands to explore his instal­la­tion at the  Con­tin­ue Reading

Director Series continues with The Babushkas of Chernobyl

July 28, 2022 at 10:45 am

The Fri­day Har­bor Film Fes­ti­val shares news about their ongo­ing Direc­tor Series.  The Babushkas of Cher­nobyl is the Fri­day Har­bor Film Festival’s next offer­ing in The Direc­tor Series. This film is a por­trait of a defi­ant com­mu­ni­ty of women who scratch out an exis­tence on some of the most tox­ic land on earth, the  Con­tin­ue Reading

Fire & Rescue, DNR suppress Mt. Dallas wildfire

July 28, 2022 at 7:34 am

Fire & Res­cue shares news about their response to a wild­fire that broke out on Mt. Dal­las yes­ter­day after­noon. San Juan Island Fire and Res­cue respond­ed to a call Wednes­day after­noon about a pos­si­ble wild­fire on Mt. Dal­las. Upon arrival, SJIF&R estab­lished com­mand and com­mu­ni­ca­tions, deploy­ing rapid­ly respond­ing crews to fight an active and creep­ing  Con­tin­ue Reading

Recent Comments by San Juan

    No comments by San Juan Update yet.