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Shining a light on the Pacific sand lance

November 16, 2022 at 3:58 pm

Friends of the San Juans share news about their mul­ti-year for­age fish research project. If you have ever seen a seabird with small, sil­very and slen­der fish in its mouth, you have seen for­age fish — most like­ly a Pacif­ic sand lance. Essen­tial play­ers in the Sal­ish Sea marine food web, sand lance are key  Con­tin­ue Reading

San Juan Islands Museum of Art presents Antidote

November 16, 2022 at 9:17 am

SJIMA sends along an update about one of their cur­rent exhi­bi­tions. Sculp­ture artist M.J. Ander­son will tell you that she sculpts because some­one need­ed to por­tray the female form dif­fer­ent­ly. See for your­self in Anti­dote, an exhi­bi­tion of her work on dis­play now through Dec. 5 at the San Juan Islands Muse­um of Art. “Every­one finds  Con­tin­ue Reading

Island Air medical crew places third in national competition

November 15, 2022 at 9:46 pm

Island Air Ambu­lance shares news about two of their San Juan Island-based team mem­bers. Last month, Fri­day Har­­bor-based Island Air Ambu­lance was invit­ed to com­pete in the Sim­u­la­tion Cup Com­pe­ti­tion at the 2022 Air Med­ical Trans­porta­tion Con­fer­ence in Tam­pa, Flori­da. Island Air’s Josh Jensen, Cer­ti­fied Flight Para­medic, and Joe Jun­ti­la, Cer­ti­fied Flight Nurse, com­pet­ed togeth­er  Con­tin­ue Reading

Award-winning film festival documentaries available online for free during the rest of November

November 15, 2022 at 7:32 pm

The Film Fes­ti­val shares good news about the win­ning films from their on-demand event. Fri­day Har­bor Film Festival’s on-demand fes­ti­val win­ners, as well as the stu­dent film award win­ners and run­n­ers-up, are avail­able to stream free on the FHFF web­site now through Wednes­day, Nov. 30: Corky is the sto­ry of the world’s longest-held cap­tive orca, the  Con­tin­ue Reading

Katlyn and Paxson Heck are the Animal Protection Society’s volunteers of the month

November 15, 2022 at 11:12 am

APS-FH shares some kind words about their vol­un­teers of the month. The Ani­mal Pro­tec­tion Soci­ety — Fri­day Har­bor is pleased to announce Kat­lyn and Pax­son as the APS-FH Vol­un­teers of the Month for Novem­ber. Kat­lyn and Pax­son came to vol­un­teer for APS-FH in June of this year. We chose this mom and son duo as vol­un­teers of  Con­tin­ue Reading

Leave No Trace Speaker Series starts tomorrow

November 12, 2022 at 6:39 pm

On Sacred Ground’s Leave No Trace Speak­er Series starts tomor­row night at 5 p.m. in the San Juan Island Library Con­fer­ence Room. Titled Leave No Trace and the Island Mar­ble But­ter­fly, atten­dees will learn about the endan­gered island mar­ble but­ter­fly (Euchloe ausonides insu­lanus), how it copes with win­ter storms, and the sim­ple things we can do  Con­tin­ue Reading

Baby Stripey is the Animal Protection Society’s pet of the week

November 12, 2022 at 1:13 pm

The Ani­mal Pro­tec­tion Soci­ety of Fri­day Har­bor shares a look at the adopt­able ani­mal of the week — Baby Stripey, a ten-year-old domes­tic long hair and brown tab­by who came to San Juan Island from Flori­da due to the effects of Hur­ri­cane Ian. Oh hi there, I’m Baby Stripey! It’s been three-and-a-half weeks since I arrived  Con­tin­ue Reading

San Juan Island Library thanks the community, looks forward

November 11, 2022 at 4:58 pm

The Library shares a post-elec­­tion update from their staff and board. The staff and Board of Trustees of the San Juan Island Library Dis­trict thank the entire com­mu­ni­ty for engag­ing with the library project plans and vot­ing in this past week’s elec­tion. Although the Nov. 8 bal­lot issue for a $12 mil­lion bond to build a  Con­tin­ue Reading

Pre-audition workshop for Shrek the Musical happens on Saturday

November 10, 2022 at 7:41 pm

SJCT shares news about audi­tion prep for their upcom­ing musi­cal. San Juan Com­mu­ni­ty The­atre will hold a free work­shop on Sat­ur­day, Nov. 12 from 1–2:30 p.m. at the PARC Build­ing, locat­ed at 70 Salt­spring Dri­ve. Next spring, SJCT will pro­duce Shrek the Musi­cal and will open audi­tions to the com­mu­ni­ty. If you would like a  Con­tin­ue Reading

EDC offers introductory welding course starting Nov. 29

November 9, 2022 at 7:16 pm

The San Juan Coun­ty EDC shares news about the next course in their Trades Train­ing Ini­tia­tive. The Eco­nom­ic Devel­op­ment Coun­cil of San Juan Coun­ty will offer an Intro­duc­tion to Weld­ing course as part of their Trades Train­ing Ini­tia­tive. This course is open to par­tic­i­pants from San Juan Coun­ty, ages 18 and over, who plan to  Con­tin­ue Reading

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