Topic: Around Here

On a quiet morning at Ihiya Biological Preserve

Written on August 13, 2022 at 7:37 pm, by

San Juan Historical Society raising funds for Fairgrounds Pioneer Cabin

Written on August 13, 2022 at 3:21 pm, by

The His­tor­i­cal Soci­ety shares details about the mul­ti-phase reha­bil­i­ta­tion project of the Pio­neer Cab­in locat­ed at the San Juan Coun­ty Fair­grounds. In the ear­ly 1920s, when the San Juan Coun­ty Fair­grounds were being devel­oped, it was pro­posed that a log cab­in be built to com­mem­o­rate the role of ear­ly Euro-Amer­i­­can fam­i­lies in the set­tle­ment of  Con­tin­ue Reading

San Juan Island Concours returns on Sunday

Written on August 13, 2022 at 1:27 pm, by

Rotary Club of the San Juan Islands shares a reminder about tomor­row’s car show and fundrais­er at San Juan Vine­yard. This year’s San Juan Island Con­cours car show is alive and well after a two-year hia­tus, with clas­sic cars and cus­tom vehi­cles on dis­play at San Juan Vine­yard from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on  Con­tin­ue Reading

Mullis Center raising funds for Senior Nutrition Program

Written on August 13, 2022 at 8:56 am, by

The Mullis Cen­ter sends along news about their pop­u­lar nutri­tion pro­gram. To help respond to the increased need of acces­si­ble nutri­tion for our island’s seniors, the Mullis Cen­ter has launched a cam­paign to raise $5,000 to help with the ever-ris­ing oper­at­ing costs it takes to make its essen­tial Senior Nutri­tion pro­gram work. The increase in the  Con­tin­ue Reading

Notes from the Island — Aug. 13

Written on August 13, 2022 at 7:30 am, by

Here’s the line­up for today’s farm­ers mar­ket, which includes six farms from San Juan and Lopez islands. There’s a mul­ti-fam­i­­ly garage and estate sale tak­ing place from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. today at 4859 West­side Rd. Friends of the Library’s sum­mer book sale hap­pens today from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the park­ing lot  Con­tin­ue Reading

Salty foxes

Written on August 12, 2022 at 9:22 pm, by

Hospice of San Juan raising funds for volunteer training

Written on August 12, 2022 at 8:07 pm, by

Long-time island non­prof­it Hos­pice of San Juan sends along an update about their upcom­ing fundrais­er. Hos­pice of San Juan, which has served San Juan Island res­i­dents with vol­un­teer hos­pice ser­vices since 1985, is embark­ing upon a new wave of fundrais­ing for vol­un­teer train­ing. Vol­un­teers were last trained pri­or to the COVID pan­dem­ic, and in the  Con­tin­ue Reading

Food Bank expansion project starts this week

Written on August 12, 2022 at 12:41 pm, by

The Food Bank shares an update about upcom­ing improve­ments to their facil­i­ty. The Fri­day Har­bor Food Bank starts their expan­sion and exte­ri­or restora­tion project this week by break­ing ground for the expand­ed store­front. This project will cre­ate more stor­age space, bet­ter cus­tomer ser­vice oppor­tu­ni­ties, as well as pro­vid­ing more pri­va­cy for cus­tomers and more cov­er­age  Con­tin­ue Reading