Topic: Around Here

Tent caterpillars hard at work

Written on May 14, 2022 at 9:51 pm, by

Linda Pollard is the Animal Protection Society’s volunteer of the month

Written on May 14, 2022 at 6:32 pm, by

APS-FH shares some kind words about their vol­un­teer of the month. The Ani­mal Pro­tec­tion Society—Friday Har­bor is pleased to announce Lin­da Pol­lard as its vol­un­teer of the month for May. Lin­da came to vol­un­teer at the APS-FH Trea­sure Hounds store in Novem­ber 2021, soon after relo­cat­ing to Fri­day Har­bor. Trea­sure Hounds is APS-FH’s upscale-resale home decor and  Con­tin­ue Reading

San Juan Island Garden Club celebrates 75 years

Written on May 14, 2022 at 4:23 pm, by

The Gar­den Club sends along an update about their activ­i­ties and their 75-year anniver­sary. The San Juan Island Gar­den Club was estab­lished in 1947 – 75 years ago – to pro­mote beau­ty and gar­den­ing inter­est in the islands. Over the decades the Club has cared for the Eng­lish Gar­den at Eng­lish Camp, bought and installed  Con­tin­ue Reading

EDC offering free home care aide training

Written on May 14, 2022 at 12:13 pm, by

The EDC shares an update about one of their career train­ing pro­grams. Those seek­ing to enter health care careers, obtain side income while help­ing their neigh­bors, or boost per­son­al care busi­ness are invit­ed to get free home care aide train­ing through a pro­gram offered by the Eco­nom­ic Devel­op­ment Coun­cil in part­ner­ship with Cor­ner­stone Health­care Train­ing.  Con­tin­ue Reading

Island Jobs: On Sacred Ground is hiring a Volunteer Coordinator

Written on May 14, 2022 at 10:39 am, by

On Sacred Ground is look­ing for a part-time, con­tract­ed Vol­un­teer Coor­di­na­tor for its island mar­ble but­ter­fly pro­grams. Learn more in the Island Jobs sec­tion of the San Juan Update.

Notes from the Island — May 14

Written on May 14, 2022 at 6:00 am, by

Fri­day Har­bor High School base­ball punched their tick­et to the state tour­na­ment in dra­mat­ic fash­ion on Fri­day after­noon. Gra­ham Lear­ing drove home the win­ning run on a two-strike, two-out sin­gle in the bot­tom of the sev­enth and final inning to score pinch run­ner Geof­frey Volk from sec­ond base and knock off Coupeville High School 3–2  Con­tin­ue Reading

Looking under the ferry landing

Written on May 13, 2022 at 10:36 pm, by

Island Jobs: Town of Friday Harbor seeks refuse collection help

Written on May 13, 2022 at 8:40 pm, by

The Town of Fri­day Har­bor has an imme­di­ate open­ing for an entry-lev­­el refuse col­lec­tion and sup­port posi­tion with ben­e­fits. Learn more in the Island Jobs sec­tion of the San Juan Update.