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Linda Pollard is the Animal Protection Society’s volunteer of the month

May 14, 2022 at 6:32 pm

APS-FH shares some kind words about their vol­un­teer of the month. The Ani­mal Pro­tec­tion Society—Friday Har­bor is pleased to announce Lin­da Pol­lard as its vol­un­teer of the month for May. Lin­da came to vol­un­teer at the APS-FH Trea­sure Hounds store in Novem­ber 2021, soon after relo­cat­ing to Fri­day Har­bor. Trea­sure Hounds is APS-FH’s upscale-resale home decor and  Con­tin­ue Reading

San Juan Island Garden Club celebrates 75 years

May 14, 2022 at 4:23 pm

The Gar­den Club sends along an update about their activ­i­ties and their 75-year anniver­sary. The San Juan Island Gar­den Club was estab­lished in 1947 – 75 years ago – to pro­mote beau­ty and gar­den­ing inter­est in the islands. Over the decades the Club has cared for the Eng­lish Gar­den at Eng­lish Camp, bought and installed  Con­tin­ue Reading

EDC offering free home care aide training

May 14, 2022 at 12:13 pm

The EDC shares an update about one of their career train­ing pro­grams. Those seek­ing to enter health care careers, obtain side income while help­ing their neigh­bors, or boost per­son­al care busi­ness are invit­ed to get free home care aide train­ing through a pro­gram offered by the Eco­nom­ic Devel­op­ment Coun­cil in part­ner­ship with Cor­ner­stone Health­care Train­ing.  Con­tin­ue Reading

EDC partners with Seafarers Worldwide Career Training to offer maritime career workshop in Anacortes

May 13, 2022 at 8:23 pm

The Eco­nom­ic Devel­op­ment Coun­cil sends along news about an upcom­ing mar­itime career train­ing oppor­tu­ni­ty. In an effort to address the nation­wide demand for a skilled mar­itime work­force, Sea­far­ers World­wide Career Train­ing is part­ner­ing with the Eco­nom­ic Devel­op­ment Alliance of Skag­it Coun­ty (EDASC) and the EDC of San Juan Coun­ty to offer a one-day mar­itime career  Con­tin­ue Reading

One lane of Spring Street re-opens as part of major traffic revisions

May 13, 2022 at 6:14 pm

The Town of Fri­day Har­bor shares an update about the revised traf­fic flow on Spring and Front streets down­town that took effect on Fri­day. Sig­nif­i­cant traf­fic revi­sions are in place on Spring Street, Front Street, Granny’s Way, and the inter­sec­tion of First Street, A Street, and Granny’s Way at the top of the fer­ry lanes.  Con­tin­ue Reading

What miniature goats can teach us about being a responsible animal caretaker

May 13, 2022 at 2:46 pm

Fri­day Har­bor High School junior Audrey Allen shares insights about the com­mu­ni­ty project at Island Haven Ani­mal Sanc­tu­ary that she recent­ly com­plet­ed with fel­low junior Eleanor Rollins. I start­ed my research on farm ani­mals when my com­mu­ni­ty project at Fri­day Har­bor High School start­ed. My col­league Eleanor and I want­ed to work with Island Haven  Con­tin­ue Reading

Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella comes to San Juan Community Theatre starting Friday

May 12, 2022 at 5:02 pm

San Juan Com­mu­ni­ty The­atre shares a reminder about their upcom­ing series of per­for­mances. The mag­ic of Cin­derel­la comes to life on the Whit­ti­er stage at San Juan Com­mu­ni­ty The­atre start­ing Fri­day, May 13 at 7:30 p.m. This clas­sic tale has been re-writ­ten for a mod­ern audi­ence, focus­ing not on Cinderella’s beau­ty but her char­ac­ter, cre­at­ing  Con­tin­ue Reading

First Street paving delayed until next week

May 12, 2022 at 11:28 am

The Town of Fri­day Har­bor shares an update about the sta­tus of the First Street over­lay project. Asphalt paving on First Street was delayed this week due to weath­er con­cerns. The con­trac­tor and project engi­neers deter­mined that this week’s tem­per­a­tures and gen­er­al fore­cast for spot­ty show­ers were not ide­al paving con­di­tions. Paving has been resched­uled  Con­tin­ue Reading

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