Topic: Around Here

Won’t be stopped

Written on April 22, 2022 at 10:32 pm, by

Wolverines baseball shakes off slow start, beats Darrington to win tenth straight

Written on April 22, 2022 at 9:56 pm, by

A two-run dou­ble by Cam­den Losey in the bot­tom of the fourth inning broke open an unex­pect­ed­ly close game and helped give the Fri­day Har­bor High School Wolver­ines the insur­ance runs they need­ed to put away the vis­it­ing Dar­ring­ton High School Log­gers by an 11–2 count on a sun­ny but cool Fri­day evening at Linde  Con­tin­ue Reading

Islay Ross appointed as youth arts commissioner

Written on April 22, 2022 at 2:53 pm, by

The Town of Fri­day Har­bor shares an update about the newest mem­ber of its Arts Com­mis­sion. The Town is pleased to announce the appoint­ment of Islay Ross to the Fri­day Har­bor Arts Com­mis­sion. She will serve as the youth rep­re­sen­ta­tive on the eight-per­­son com­mis­sion through June 2023, advis­ing the Town Coun­cil on the cul­ti­va­tion, selec­tion,  Con­tin­ue Reading

Letter to the Editor: Jane Fuller for County Council

Written on April 22, 2022 at 9:29 am, by

We enthu­si­as­ti­cal­ly endorse Jane Fuller for Coun­ty Coun­cil, Dis­trict 3. Hav­ing known Jane as a board mem­ber of the Friends of Lopez Island Pool, co-founder of the Lopez Island Par­ent Stu­dent Teacher Asso­ci­a­tion, an elect­ed mem­ber of the Char­ter Review Com­mis­sion and an active com­mu­ni­ty mem­ber, we are grate­ful for her com­pe­tence, hard work, and  Con­tin­ue Reading

Notes from the Island — April 22

Written on April 22, 2022 at 6:00 am, by

Take a look inside the San Juan Com­mu­ni­ty The­atre’s upcom­ing per­for­mance of Rodgers & Ham­mer­stein’s Cin­derel­la in this won­der­ful pro­mo­tion­al video. It’s anoth­er sign of spring: the first Island Mar­ble But­ter­flies of the year have been iden­ti­fied by local con­ser­va­tion­ists and Park staff at Amer­i­can Camp. Only a few hun­dred are believed to remain in  Con­tin­ue Reading

Patterns in the floor at The Bean

Written on April 21, 2022 at 10:04 pm, by

Chamber of Commerce and San Juan Canvas holding fire relief silent auction

Written on April 21, 2022 at 7:59 pm, by

The Cham­ber of Com­merce shares news about a fundrais­er that kicks off next month. The San Juan Island Cham­ber of Com­merce along with co-spon­­sor San Juan Can­vas will be hold­ing a silent auc­tion to ben­e­fit the Chamber’s Fire Relief Fund. Thanks to dona­tions from our kind and gen­er­ous cre­ative com­mu­ni­ty, we will be auc­tion­ing off some  Con­tin­ue Reading

Court documents provide additional detail about the actions of suspected Friday Harbor arsonist

Written on April 21, 2022 at 10:12 am, by

The April 7 fire that destroyed four Fri­day Har­bor build­ings and caused upwards of $10 mil­lion in dam­age was start­ed more than five hours before it was report­ed to San Juan Coun­ty Sheriff’s dis­patch­ers, accord­ing to a state­ment pre­sent­ed in San Juan Coun­ty Supe­ri­or Court yes­ter­day. A prob­a­ble cause state­ment pre­pared by Lukas Peter, San  Con­tin­ue Reading