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Pet of the Week

June 6, 2016 at 5:43 am

Hel­lo, I am Toda. My sto­ry is a sad one… When I was younger some­one tied fire­crack­ers to me and lit them. Since then I’ve been shy and a bit fear­ful of peo­ple. The good news is that plen­ty of nice peo­ple have come into my life since that hor­ri­ble day, and I am learn­ing  Con­tin­ue Reading

Tumbleweed People in No Man’s Land

June 5, 2016 at 10:14 am

Spring Street Inter­na­tion­al School invites you to… Come enjoy a night of hip-hop, blue­grass tap dancin’ in the orig­i­nal play Tum­ble­weed Peo­ple in No Man’s Land; pre­mier­ing on June 6th at 6:00 pm in the Wit­ti­er The­atre at SJ Com­mu­ni­ty The­atre. Admis­sion is free and dona­tions are grate­ful­ly accept­ed. This orig­i­nal play writ­ten by Spring Street  Con­tin­ue Reading

4‑H Horse Show

June 5, 2016 at 10:12 am

The Orcas Trail­blaz­ers 4‑H Horse Show is June 25 & 26 at the San Juan Coun­ty Fair­grounds. Per­for­mance will be both days and gam­ing will hap­pen Sat­ur­day night. The forms are on the SJC 4‑H web­site at sanjuan.wsu.edu under leader & mem­ber resources or con­tact Lore­na Stanke­vich at 376‑7048 or lstanke­vich [@] yahoo.com. The sum­mer  Con­tin­ue Reading

SVC’s 89th Commencement Ceremonies

June 3, 2016 at 5:48 am

Skag­it Val­ley Col­lege will con­duct the College’s 89th Annu­al Com­mence­ment Cer­e­monies in June. Fam­i­ly and friends are invit­ed to attend; tick­ets are not required. The dates, times, and loca­tions are as fol­lows: The San Juan Cen­ter com­mence­ment cer­e­mo­ny will take place Wednes­day, June 15 at 1:00 pm at The Brick­works in Fri­day Har­bor. The Mount Ver­non Cam­pus com­mence­ment  Con­tin­ue Reading

Garden Club Potluck

June 3, 2016 at 5:38 am

What fun! — The San Juan Island Gar­den Club is hav­ing a potluck on Tues­day, June 7, 2016 at noon at the Mullis Com­mu­ni­ty Cen­ter (589 Nash Street, Fri­day Har­bor) Please join us for a won­der­ful lunch. Come enjoy a great potluck with fel­low gar­den­ers. We have a good time and share great gar­den­ing infor­ma­tion and anec­dotes. Bring a dish  Con­tin­ue Reading

The Power of Song

June 2, 2016 at 5:45 am

Spring Street Inter­na­tion­al School shares a sneak peek to their play “Tum­ble­weed Peo­ple in No Mans Land…” Come and hear us wish Woody Guthrie a hap­py 101 years Says Lucy Ramirez, played by Stormy Hil­dreth: “I was raised up by my grand­pa and he knew how to laugh his way through any­thing at all. He had music  Con­tin­ue Reading

Dodie Gann Dog Walk Winners

May 31, 2016 at 5:48 am

While Saturday’s weath­er wasn’t ide­al for walk­ing dogs, sev­er­al sup­port­ers of the ani­mal shel­ter showed up to par­tic­i­pate in the Third Annu­al Dodie Gann Dog Walk at the site of the future ani­mal shel­ter on Cat­tle Point Road. Three grand prizes were award­ed to those who raised the most mon­ey in spon­sor­ships. Mar­i­lyn Cor­rie was the  Con­tin­ue Reading

Getting Dusty and Talkin’ Back to The Man

May 30, 2016 at 9:55 am

Spring Street Inter­na­tion­al School shares this sto­ry about their upcom­ing play Tum­ble­weed Peo­ple in No Mans Land… Tom Edgar Hobbs: “My father sold bibles door to door. They were so beau­ti­ful, with their gold edges and whis­per-thin paper like angel wings. But I could see poor folks buy­ing them because they thought we must’ve done some­thing to  Con­tin­ue Reading

SJCT Summer Film Series

May 30, 2016 at 9:54 am

Note: Start time has been cor­rect­ed to 7:30 on this series — Lar­ry Soll shares this with us… Well fel­low islanders, The cur­tain is going up for the Tues­day Night Film Series at San Juan Com­mu­ni­ty The­atre. Begin­ning June 21st and for ten Tues­days, we will screen a spe­cial movie begin­ning at 7:30 pm in the Whit­ti­er.  The  Con­tin­ue Reading

Pet of the Week

May 30, 2016 at 9:52 am

My name is Patch­es, and I’m here to speak on behalf of fluffy cats every­where. There is a com­mon mis­con­cep­tion that fluffy cats, like myself, are fat. Or Tub­by, obese, husky, rotund, beefy, stout, roly-poly, port­ly, plump, cor­pu­lent, yes — and even jel­­ly-bel­lied. I’ve heard them all. What peo­ple fail to rec­og­nize is that fluffy  Con­tin­ue Reading

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