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Island Stage Left presents Christmas Memories

December 16, 2022 at 10:40 am

Hol­i­­day-themed per­for­mances on the island con­tin­ue this week with the open­ing of a pro­duc­tion from Island Stage Left, which sends along details about its lat­est show — and a look at what’s up next. Island Stage Left the­atre com­pa­ny presents two hol­i­day shows this year, each fea­tur­ing a sin­gle actor. Daniel Mayes per­forms his ever-pop­u­lar Christ­mas  Con­tin­ue Reading

St. David’s hosts An English Village Christmas

December 14, 2022 at 8:44 pm

The Epis­co­pal Church shares news about this Sat­ur­day’s hol­i­day per­for­mance. An Eng­lish Vil­lage Christ­mas — a con­cert of choral and instru­men­tal car­ols, hymns, and anthems from Eng­land — will take place at St. David’s Epis­co­pal Church on Sat­ur­day, Dec. 17 at 3 p.m. The con­cert will fea­ture an unac­com­pa­nied choir direct­ed by Richard Lind. Instru­men­tal  Con­tin­ue Reading

Floating Ukulele Holiday Jam happens on Thursday

December 13, 2022 at 5:56 pm

The orga­niz­ers of the Float­ing Ukulele Jam share news about their hol­i­day musi­cal event, which takes place this week. The Float­ing Ukulele Jam Hol­i­day Jam­mie Jam is on. Grab your uke, your paja­mas, your voice, a song to share — hol­i­day or oth­er­wise — and bring your friends and rela­tions and join us on the inter­is­land  Con­tin­ue Reading

Clearing right-of-way areas near power lines a priority for OPALCO this month

December 12, 2022 at 2:23 pm

OPALCO shares news about a project that aims to increase pow­er line safe­ty and reli­a­bil­i­ty through­out the San Juan Islands. OPALCO is clear­ing the right-of-way areas under pow­er lines this month to pro­tect the island’s elec­tri­cal sys­tem. This clear­ing pre­vents pow­er out­ages caused by over­hang­ing trees and branch­es, removes for­est fuels that could feed a  Con­tin­ue Reading

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

December 10, 2022 at 12:06 pm

The Ani­mal Pro­tec­tion Soci­ety of Fri­day Har­bor shares a look at the adopt­able ani­mal of the week — Stassie, a 12-year-old domes­tic short­hair and brown tab­by. Hi there, I’m real­ly hap­py to meet you! My name is Stassie and I was brought into the shel­ter as a stray. There are a lot of things about myself  Con­tin­ue Reading

County seeks Housing Advisory Committee member

December 9, 2022 at 3:25 pm

San Juan Coun­ty needs a cit­i­zen vol­un­teer for an impor­tant gov­ern­ment com­mit­tee. If you are a San Juan Island res­i­dent who is pas­sion­ate and knowl­edge­able about afford­able hous­ing in San Juan Coun­ty, the Coun­ty could use your help as a new mem­ber for its Hous­ing Advi­so­ry Com­mit­tee. The Com­mit­tee is the main advi­so­ry body to  Con­tin­ue Reading

December real estate market snapshot

December 7, 2022 at 7:24 pm

The Simon­son and Zam­brovitz Team at Cold­well Banker San Juan Island send along their real estate mar­ket snap­shot for the San Juan Islands for Decem­ber. The total num­ber of home sales on San Juan Island is 40 per­cent less than dur­ing the same peri­od last year, but prices are near­ly 25 per­cent higher.

Chardonnay Shopping takes place on Thursday

December 6, 2022 at 7:18 pm

The orga­niz­ers of Fri­day Har­bor’s pop­u­lar Chardon­nay Shop­ping event send along details about this year’s edi­tion. Please join us for Chardon­nay Shop­ping and shop local­ly this Thurs­day, Dec. 8. Many of our local busi­ness­es, retail­ers and restau­rants are offer­ing won­der­ful spe­cials just for the Chardon­nay Shop­pers. You don’t actu­al­ly have to drink Chardon­nay to be  Con­tin­ue Reading

Griffin Bay Bookstore has a new owner

December 6, 2022 at 1:55 pm

One of Fri­day Har­bor’s longest-run­n­ing busi­ness­es shares news about their new own­er. For 43 years Grif­fin Bay Book­store has been promi­nent in down­town Fri­day Har­bor, con­tribut­ing in myr­i­ad large and small ways to the lit­er­ary, cul­tur­al, and social lives of our island com­mu­ni­ty. It has been our mis­sion to pro­vide islanders with the books and lit­er­a­ture  Con­tin­ue Reading

Santa’s mailbox returns to Friday Harbor

December 6, 2022 at 9:21 am

The Cham­ber of Com­merce shares news about the return of a pop­u­lar island hol­i­day tra­di­tion. The mail­box for let­ters to San­ta is back! You can drop off your let­ters to San­ta in the big, red, sea­son­al mail­box in front of Van Go’s Piz­za at 180 Web St. Every year, a team of ded­i­cat­ed vol­un­teer elves  Con­tin­ue Reading

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