Topic: Around Here

Dipping a toe in the water

Written on June 23, 2022 at 10:09 pm, by

Hospice 101 sessions being held at the library in June and August

Written on June 23, 2022 at 8:57 pm, by

Hos­pice San Juan and Hos­pice of the North­west invite islanders to two free sem­i­nars out­lin­ing the basics of hos­pice care. The first ses­sion takes place Sat­ur­day, June 25; the sec­ond is on Sat­ur­day, August 20. Both ses­sions run from 2 to 4 p.m. and take place at the San Juan Island Library. Top­ics cov­ered by the  Con­tin­ue Reading

Planning Commission to hold public hearing on 2036 Comprehensive Plan update on July 15

Written on June 23, 2022 at 11:53 am, by

San Juan Coun­ty sends along notice about the upcom­ing pub­lic hear­ing relat­ed to the 2036 Com­pre­hen­sive Plan update. The Plan­ning Com­mis­sion will take pub­lic tes­ti­mo­ny on a pro­posed ordi­nance adopt­ing the 2036 Com­pre­hen­sive Plan update on Fri­day, July 15. After tak­ing tes­ti­mo­ny, the Plan­ning Com­mis­sion will delib­er­ate on their rec­om­men­da­tion to the Coun­ty Coun­cil. The  Con­tin­ue Reading

Notes from the Island — June 23

Written on June 23, 2022 at 8:44 am, by

The Amer­i­can Camp Vis­i­tor Cen­ter opens today at 9 a.m. Its new exhib­it col­lec­tion was cre­at­ed in col­lab­o­ra­tion with Coast Sal­ish Tribes, indige­nous arti­sans, sci­en­tists, and artists from through­out the Pacif­ic North­west. The vis­i­tor cen­ter will be open Thurs­day through Tues­day from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Fri­day Har­­bor-based sail­boat Else­where fin­ished in sec­ond place  Con­tin­ue Reading

Along False Bay Drive

Written on June 22, 2022 at 9:43 pm, by

Library announces bookmark contest winners

Written on June 22, 2022 at 7:26 pm, by

The library shares news about the win­ners of its recent book­mark con­test. The San Juan Island Library is pleased to announce the win­ners of its 2022 Book­mark Con­test. The con­test is held annu­al­ly for stu­dents in kinder­garten through fifth grade to pro­mote lit­er­a­cy, cre­ativ­i­ty, and the Library’s sum­mer read­ing pro­gram. This summer’s theme is Oceans  Con­tin­ue Reading

County elections office seeks Disability Advisory Committee members

Written on June 22, 2022 at 6:54 pm, by

The coun­ty’s elec­tions office sends along a request for vol­un­teer com­mit­tee mem­bers. If you are look­ing for a way to serve your com­mu­ni­ty, the San Juan Coun­ty Elec­tions Office could use your help. We are look­ing for per­sons with dis­abil­i­ties and providers of ser­vices to per­sons with dis­abil­i­ties to serve on the Dis­abil­i­ty Advi­so­ry Com­mit­tee.  Con­tin­ue Reading

Notes from the Island — June 22

Written on June 22, 2022 at 8:00 am, by

Fri­day Har­­bor-based sail­boat Else­where is just over 30 miles from the Race to Alas­ka fin­ish line and is cur­rent­ly in sec­ond place. The clos­est com­peti­tor is near­ly 30 miles behind. Under­ground Rhythm & Blues Revue per­forms at Alche­my Art Cen­ter this Sat­ur­day at 7 p.m. Entry is $10 by dona­tion. The 25th annu­al San Juan  Con­tin­ue Reading