Topic: Around Here

Wish comes true.…

Written on June 28, 2009 at 8:53 pm, by

  The Make-A-Wish folks set it up so that a kid named Col­in got his wish — to see whales in the San Juans. The trip was set up by Pete & Erin at San Juan Excur­sions, and, accord­ing to their com­pa­ny blog, the boy & every­one had a great time on Fri­day. Here’s more  Con­tin­ue Reading

Playing at the Freedom Fair.…

Written on June 28, 2009 at 12:09 pm, by

Hey, I just heard that FHHS’ Rhi­ana Franklin has been asked to play for the Fourth of July at Taco­ma’s Free­dom Fair…wahoo! Only four­teen years old, she is sim­ply awe­some with her vocals & her song­writ­ing… She’ll be backed up by every­body’s favorite bass­play­er Cecil Demeer­leer (from Radio Shack, the Solar Sib­lings, and a zil­lion  Con­tin­ue Reading

Coming to get the hospital going.…

Written on June 28, 2009 at 10:48 am, by

Remem­ber I told you a cou­ple of weeks ago that Jim Barn­hart was com­ing to the island to help set up the new hos­pi­tal? Here’s a bit more about that & about him, from EMS press offi­cer Alan Roochvarg: Peace­Health has appoint­ed Jim Barn­hart to lead the plan­ning and imple­men­ta­tion phase of build­ing and oper­at­ing  Con­tin­ue Reading

Pig War Picnic on the Fourth…gonna be a blast!

Written on June 27, 2009 at 12:30 am, by

The Kiwa­nis Club always puts on a great show…here’s more from Bar­ry Jacob­son: Once again, Kiwa­nis of Fri­day Har­bor is pre­sent­ing the Fourth of July Pig War Pic­nic at the San Juan His­tor­i­cal Muse­um on Price Street, start­ing right after the parade ends.  This year’s cel­e­bra­tion will be big­ger than ever, in recog­ni­tion of the  Con­tin­ue Reading

Produce sale wraps up on Saturday…

Written on June 26, 2009 at 6:59 pm, by

The Sixth Annu­al Pro­duce Sale has one last day Sat­ur­day, so it’s your last chance to stock up at Marketplace…see ya there!

Music on Friday night in Friday Harbor.…

Written on June 26, 2009 at 12:01 am, by

Yep, there’s a bunch going on — did­ja know about all this: • Peg­gy Sue at the Whale Muse­um reports: The Whale Muse­um is pleased to present Psy­chol­o­gist and Com­pos­er Leesa Sklover PhD on Fri­day at 7:0pm. Leesa is a pio­neer in sound and music ther­a­py, inter-species com­mu­ni­ca­tion and ecopsy­chol­o­gy and ecospir­i­tu­al­i­ty. Her research includes inter-species  Con­tin­ue Reading

Forum: Death with Dignity Act

Written on June 25, 2009 at 11:44 pm, by

On Sat­ur­day at 10am at the EMS Build­ing there will be a forum spon­sored by the San Juan Coun­ty Pub­lic Hos­pi­tal Dis­trict #1…the forum cen­ters on inter­pret­ing the Death with Dig­ni­ty Act (Ini­tia­tive 1000) and pro­vid­ing answers to com­mu­ni­ty mem­bers’ ques­tions, with rep­re­sen­ta­tion from local health care agan­cies. ‑00-

Don’t get lost.…

Written on June 25, 2009 at 12:56 pm, by

You’re gonna come into Fri­day Har­bor & look around town & say, “Hey, where did every­thing go?!??!” Here’s your help­ful guide: • The Blue Dol­phin’s spot has been re-opened as the new home of Dis­cov­ery Sea Kayaks, who WAS above the ice cream shop next to the fer­ry land­ing. Ivan & West­ern Prince are still up  Con­tin­ue Reading