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Peggy Sue McRae

Local artist Peggy Sue McRae has lived on San Juan Island most of her life. She is a painter who has worked in a variety of mediums including, oil and watercolor painting, stone carving, printmaking and collage. In 1999 she earned her master’s degree in Fine Arts from Washington State University. She was awarded a residency with the Morris Graves Foundation in 2004 and was accepted into Women Painters of Washington in 2007. Her work has been exhibited throughout the Pacific Northwest and in China. She is the author of the art blog Blackfish Art.

Recent Posts by Peggy Sue

Cask and Schooner Now Offering Take-Out

March 18, 2020 at 10:33 am

We hear from Boo Boo at Cask and Schooner. They are cur­rent­ly open for take-out from 11:30am to 8pm. Cask and Schooner 360.378.2922        

San Juan Bistro Now Featuring Take-Out Menu

March 18, 2020 at 10:20 am

Dear Fri­day Har­bor Friends, Out of respect for the well-being of our com­mu­ni­ty, we are adapt­ing our busi­ness for these chal­leng­ing times. Effec­tive imme­di­ate­ly, our menu is “Take Out“ only. Our din­ing room is closed until fur­ther notice. “Love Your Lunch!” Take Out Style! Please call 360–370‑5115 or email  richard@sjbistro.com to “Love Your Lunch!”  to go!    Click here for our menu https://sanjuanbistro.com/menu (Kid’s choic­es too!) We  Con­tin­ue Reading

Café Demeter Now Open For Take-Out and Delivery

March 18, 2020 at 10:19 am

Café Deme­ter will be open Tues­­day-Sat­ur­­day: 7 AM – 3 PM for in-store take-out, for pick-up of tele­phone orders (360.370.5443) and for home and busi­ness deliv­er­ies (for a small fee). Please feel free to call ahead with your order and we’ll have it ready for you. We make soup, sand­wich­es, sal­ads and sweet and savory pas­tries. We will still have cof­fee, espres­so drinks, chai and  Con­tin­ue Reading

San Juan Island School District Food Service during Teleschooling

March 18, 2020 at 9:50 am

The San Juan Island School Dis­trict rec­og­nizes that the pan­dem­ic relat­ed school clo­sure for teleschool­ing will impact some of our fam­i­lies and their access to nutri­tion.  To help sup­port our fam­i­lies, the School District’s food ser­vice will resume Fri­day March 20, 2020 in the form of grab-and-go break­fasts and lunch­es.  Begin­ning Fri­day, the San Juan  Con­tin­ue Reading

Eventide Health Introduces A New Telemedicine Option

March 17, 2020 at 5:48 pm

Even­tide Health, for­mer­ly San Juan Health­care, is pleased to announce our new Telemed­i­cine option avail­able imme­di­ate­ly for all estab­lished patients. This will allow you to con­nect to one of our providers from any­where in the world as long as you have an inter­net con­nec­tion. We offer this ser­vice through VSee which is a HIPPA com­pli­ant  Con­tin­ue Reading

A Message From County Council: Islanders, If it’s Not an Emergency, Please Stay Put

March 17, 2020 at 5:25 pm

The Coun­ty’s COVID-19 response team is engag­ing with health offi­cials across the state and nation, heed­ing their rec­om­men­da­tions, and then shar­ing them with you. Which is why we are com­ing to you with a big ask. Please stay put. “The less trav­el, the more we can con­tain the virus,” says Coun­ty Health Offi­cer Frank James, MD, “Nonessen­tial  Con­tin­ue Reading

From San Juan County — Hot Topic #3 Volunteering: Islanders Unite

March 17, 2020 at 5:13 pm

COVID-19 updates from San Juan Coun­ty around sub­jects on the minds of islanders. WE’RE IN THIS TOGETHER We are great­ly heart­ened, though not at all sur­prised, by the out­pour­ing of islanders look­ing to be of ser­vice to their com­mu­ni­ties. As we all know, the islands are home to an extreme­ly resilient group with a tremen­dous  Con­tin­ue Reading

San Juan County Superior and District Courts Adapt Procedures and Hours

March 17, 2020 at 5:05 pm

San Juan Coun­ty Supe­ri­or and Dis­trict Courts are tak­ing imme­di­ate steps to address pub­lic health con­cerns raised by the nov­el coro­n­avirus (COVID-19) out­break in Wash­ing­ton. The virus pos­es a risk to mem­bers of the pub­lic who need to con­duct court busi­ness, as well as to court staff and attor­neys. Start­ing Tues­day, March 17, 2020, all  Con­tin­ue Reading