Topic: Around Here

Library hosting performances for kids and families in June and July

Written on June 25, 2022 at 2:44 pm, by

The library shares news about one of their many sum­mer pro­grams. The San Juan Island Library’s Wednes­day after­noon per­for­mances series for chil­dren and fam­i­lies is back this sum­mer. All per­for­mances are free and held out­side in the play shed at Fri­day Har­bor Ele­men­tary School, 95 Grover Street. All shows start at 1:30 p.m. and run  Con­tin­ue Reading

Bagel is the Animal Protection Society’s pet of the week

Written on June 25, 2022 at 11:12 am, by

Here’s the adopt­able ani­mal of the week from the Ani­mal Pro­tec­tion Soci­ety of Fri­day Har­bor — Bagel, a 13-pound domes­tic short­hair. In hon­or of Cat World Dom­i­na­tion Day, June 24, we have cho­sen Bagel as our pet of the week. He is one to take over your heart and your home. Bagel would pre­fer to  Con­tin­ue Reading

Notes from the Island — June 25

Written on June 25, 2022 at 8:29 am, by

Here’s today’s farm­ers mar­ket line­up. Stop by Zyl­stra Lake Pre­serve at noon today to learn about the art and sci­ence of mak­ing hay in the islands. The event is orga­nized by the San Juan Coun­ty Preser­va­tion Land Bank, whose hay­lands lessees will be on site at the pre­serve bail­ing hay with a coop­er­a­tive of 13  Con­tin­ue Reading

We’re back

Written on June 24, 2022 at 9:52 pm, by

Board of Health seeks two members

Written on June 24, 2022 at 5:32 pm, by

The Coun­ty’s Board of Health shares their request for a cou­ple of new mem­bers for non-elec­t­ed posi­tions. The San Juan Coun­ty Board of Health is active­ly recruit­ing for two new non-elec­t­ed board mem­bers to serve four-year terms. These posi­tions will become avail­able in Sep­tem­ber 2022 with the retire­ment of two mem­bers that have served for  Con­tin­ue Reading

Moon bear fundraiser continues at Madrone Cellars & Cider

Written on June 24, 2022 at 1:18 pm, by

The orga­niz­ers of the island’s moon bear spon­sor­ship effort are con­tin­u­ing their fundrais­ing cam­paign. Sev­er­al local artists recent­ly proved that art and com­pas­sion make great part­ners. The A Bear Called Fri­day Art Sale, Auc­tion and Wine Tast­ing held at Brick­works on June 17 was a huge suc­cess, rais­ing over $11,000 to ben­e­fit Ani­mals Asia. The  Con­tin­ue Reading

Land Bank and Preservation Trust complete acquisition of 58-acre shoreline property on Orcas Island

Written on June 24, 2022 at 11:50 am, by

The Land Bank and Preser­va­tion Trust share some great news about the future of the Glen­wood Inn prop­er­ty. The San Juan Coun­ty Con­ser­va­tion Land Bank and the San Juan Preser­va­tion Trust joint­ly announced that their bid to acquire the for­mer Glen­wood Inn prop­er­ty for per­ma­nent con­ser­va­tion has now con­clud­ed suc­cess­ful­ly. The Land Bank has assumed  Con­tin­ue Reading

Notes from the Island — June 24

Written on June 24, 2022 at 8:21 am, by

There’s a mul­ti-fam­i­­ly yard sale of house­wares, antiques, and decor tak­ing place in the Fox­hall neigh­bor­hood on Kel­san­do Cir­cle tomor­row from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The Com­mu­ni­ty Arts The­atre Society’s annu­al ted­dy bear pic­nic takes place tomor­row from noon to 2 p.m. at the Com­mu­ni­ty The­atre. There will be sand­wich­es, cook­ies, face paint­ing, and  Con­tin­ue Reading