Written on January 3, 2023 at 12:35 pm, by Jeff Arnim
The Town of Friday Harbor is looking a full-time Utility Worker for its Refuse department. Learn more in the Island Jobs section of the San Juan Update.
Written on January 3, 2023 at 11:03 am, by San Juan Update
SJIMA shares news about its recent leadership change. The board of the San Juan Islands Museum of Art is pleased to announce the election of its new president, Linda Chowdry. She joined the board in 2019 and has recently served as the board vice president and secretary. As a fairly new islander, Linda became aware Continue Reading
Written on January 2, 2023 at 4:57 pm, by San Juan Update
To the citizens of San Juan County, It has been an honor and a privilege to serve as your Sheriff. During my time as Sheriff, we accomplished so much together. We implemented a new 911 radio and telephone system. We put our marine unit back to work, successfully rescuing and transporting hundreds of sick and Continue Reading
Written on January 2, 2023 at 2:39 pm, by Jeff Arnim
Registration for Island Rec’s winter and spring programs opens online starting at 7 a.m. tomorrow morning, or over the phone starting at 9 a.m. Additional information about youth and teen programs as well as programs for adults is available on the Island Rec website.
Written on December 31, 2022 at 3:13 pm, by Jeff Arnim
Lime Kiln Point State Park and the Friends of Lime Kiln Society are kicking off 2023 by taking part in Washington State Parks’ First Day Hikes event. In addition to walks through the park, there will be hot coffee, tea, cider, and snacks. Participants will also receive a State Parks 2023 First Day Hikes collectible Continue Reading
Written on December 31, 2022 at 10:34 am, by Jeff Arnim
From Sept. 26 — Sunset on a warm fall evening at San Juan County Park.
Written on December 31, 2022 at 8:03 am, by San Juan Update
The Animal Protection Society of Friday Harbor shares a look at the adoptable animal of the week — Gretchen, a two-year-old domestic shorthair. Hi there, my name is Gretchen and I’m one of the newest cats here at the shelter. I came here with my litter of kittens — Janice, Karen, Regina, and Damian — Continue Reading
Written on December 30, 2022 at 7:03 pm, by Jeff Arnim
Cousin Vinnie’s NY Pizza has moved down the block. The long-running restaurant is now located at 135 Spring St., in the same building as Spring Street Deli and Friday Harbor Trading Post.
Written on December 30, 2022 at 12:18 pm, by Jeff Arnim
From Aug. 20 — Smiles everywhere at Matt Henry’s Big Bubble Show on the last day of the 2022 San Juan County Fair.
Written on December 30, 2022 at 9:47 am, by San Juan Update
OPALCO shares news about the impact of the recent stretch of cold weather on upcoming energy bills. Due to the extended cold snap in December, OPALCO members are going to see a big jump on their next power bill. Extreme winter weather means our heating systems are working harder to keep up. Even if you keep Continue Reading
Written on December 29, 2022 at 5:49 pm, by San Juan Update
Island Rec shares news about the newest addition to their staff. Island Rec’s Board of Commissioners is pleased to announce that Kerry Jack has been selected as the new Director for Island Rec. Kerry, who is a Certified Park & Recreation Professional, brings a wide range of experiences in commercial and municipal recreation, including supervision of Continue Reading