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Town receives USDA environmental stewardship award

April 25, 2022 at 3:26 pm

The Town of Fri­day Har­bor shares an update about the USDA award they received last week. The Town of Fri­day Harbor’s waste­water treat­ment plant improve­ment project begins lat­er this year and has already earned the Town spe­cial recog­ni­tion. On behalf of the Town, May­or Ray Jack­son accept­ed the Build­ing a Bet­ter Amer­i­ca Envi­ron­men­tal Stew­ard­ship Award from  Con­tin­ue Reading

Islay Ross appointed as youth arts commissioner

April 22, 2022 at 2:53 pm

The Town of Fri­day Har­bor shares an update about the newest mem­ber of its Arts Com­mis­sion. The Town is pleased to announce the appoint­ment of Islay Ross to the Fri­day Har­bor Arts Com­mis­sion. She will serve as the youth rep­re­sen­ta­tive on the eight-per­­son com­mis­sion through June 2023, advis­ing the Town Coun­cil on the cul­ti­va­tion, selec­tion,  Con­tin­ue Reading

Chamber of Commerce and San Juan Canvas holding fire relief silent auction

April 21, 2022 at 7:59 pm

The Cham­ber of Com­merce shares news about a fundrais­er that kicks off next month. The San Juan Island Cham­ber of Com­merce along with co-spon­­sor San Juan Can­vas will be hold­ing a silent auc­tion to ben­e­fit the Chamber’s Fire Relief Fund. Thanks to dona­tions from our kind and gen­er­ous cre­ative com­mu­ni­ty, we will be auc­tion­ing off some  Con­tin­ue Reading

Town RV dump station to close May 20

April 20, 2022 at 1:20 pm

The Town of Fri­day Har­bor shares news about the upcom­ing per­ma­nent clo­sure of its RV dump sta­tion. The Town of Fri­day Har­bor will per­ma­nent­ly close its RV sewage dump sta­tion on Fri­day, May 20. Res­i­dents and vis­i­tors will need to find alter­na­tive means of dis­pos­al. “This clo­sure is required for the pro­tec­tion of our waste­water  Con­tin­ue Reading

Canoe Island French Camp undertakes major infrastructure updates with the help of Islanders

April 20, 2022 at 8:23 am

Canoe Island French Camp sends along an update about the series of improve­ments being made to their facil­i­ties. The orga­ni­za­tion was found­ed in 1969. Canoe Island French Camp, a small non­prof­it locat­ed between Shaw and Lopez Islands, is cur­rent­ly under­tak­ing sev­er­al large facil­i­ty upgrades and addi­tions. From spring until fall, the orga­ni­za­tion wel­comes schools and adults  Con­tin­ue Reading

Chillin’ at the Channel

April 19, 2022 at 7:01 pm

Pho­to cred­it: Brad Pillow

Friday Harbor Film Festival’s Director Series starts April 21

April 19, 2022 at 4:40 pm

The Fri­day Har­bor Film Fes­ti­val shares news about their ongo­ing Direc­tor Series, which starts on Wednes­day. Fri­day Har­bor Film Festival’s 2022 Direc­tor Series will offer fea­ture films that will each run for two weeks on the FHFF web­site. Begin­ning on April 21 and con­tin­u­ing through Octo­ber 5, each offer­ing will open with a free sched­uled  Con­tin­ue Reading

Statement from Friday Harbor major Ray Jackson to town residents regarding the April 7 fire

April 19, 2022 at 9:10 am

On April 7, our town fell vic­tim to a sense­less act of vio­lence result­ing in mil­lions of dol­lars in prop­er­ty dam­age and the loss of some of this town’s most icon­ic and his­tor­i­cal busi­ness­es. I am pleased to report that a sus­pect is in cus­tody. My many thanks to the men and women of the  Con­tin­ue Reading

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