About the Author
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

CPR Class at Mullis Center

February 13, 2019 at 11:28 am

   The Fam­i­ly & Friends CPR Course teach­es the life­sav­ing skills of adult Hands-Only CPR, adult CPR with breaths, child CPR with breaths, adult and child AED use, infant CPR, and mild and severe air­way block for adults, chil­dren, and infants. Skills are taught in a dynam­ic group envi­ron­ment.   Fam­i­ly & Friends CPR is  Con­tin­ue Reading

Humming Bird in Snow

February 13, 2019 at 5:36 am

Thanks to Richard W. Wright for this great pho­to (Tak­en Feb 12, 2019)… 

No School Wednesday February 13

February 13, 2019 at 5:35 am

Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked The World

February 13, 2019 at 5:29 am

Don’t miss this win­ter screen­ing of Fri­day Har­bor Film Fes­ti­val’s Best of the Fest! Show­ing Tues­day Feb­ru­ary 19, 7:00 pm at the Grange. “The film pro­files the impact of Indige­nous musi­cians in Cana­da and the Unit­ed States on the devel­op­ment of rock music. Artists pro­filed include Charley Pat­ton, Mil­dred Bai­ley, Link Wray, Jesse Ed Davis, Ste­vie Salas, Buffy Sainte-Marie, Rob­bie Robert­son,Randy Castil­lo, Jimi Hen­drix, Taboo and oth­ers.”  “The title of the film  Con­tin­ue Reading

San Juan County Superior Court Implements Pilot Drug Court

February 13, 2019 at 5:22 am

In response to inter­est from the legal com­mu­ni­ty, in the win­ter of 2018, San Juan Coun­ty Supe­ri­or Court Judge Kathryn Lor­ing con­vened a work­ing group to inves­ti­gate a Therapeutic/Drug Court for San Juan Coun­ty. After work­ing togeth­er for many months, and with the help of Drug Court rep­re­sen­ta­tives in neigh­bor­ing Island and Skag­it Coun­ties, San  Con­tin­ue Reading

Island Rec – Adult Tennis: Beginner Skills and Drills

February 13, 2019 at 5:20 am

Island Rec is offer­ing anoth­er ses­sion of Begin­ner Ten­nis Skills and Drills for Adults this March with Car­o­line Hansen. Class­es are held Sun­days; March 3–24. Adult lessons for ages 16 and up are from 2–3:30 pm indoors at the Fair Build­ing. Reg­is­ter by Feb­ru­ary 21 for the ear­ly bird spe­cial rate of $74; $83 there­after. For  Con­tin­ue Reading

Art Cancer Support Group

February 13, 2019 at 5:15 am

Art Can­cer Sup­port Group “The first of many art extrav­a­gan­zas”. No expe­ri­ence nec­es­sary… or huge tal­ent… just inter­est. Humans with a heart, patients, care­givers, fam­i­ly mem­bers and friends Thurs­day Feb­ru­ary 21, 12:30 — 2:30 pm at Key Bank down­stairs. All mate­ri­als pro­vid­ed. Get ready fore a good time… We will paint the town red, white,  Con­tin­ue Reading

View From Raven Ridge Rd

February 12, 2019 at 12:57 pm

Thanks to Lor­raine Lit­tle­wood for this pho­to, a view from Raven Ridge Rd. up about 550′ look­ing SSW to Mt Grant… click on pho­to to enlarge image.