Topic: Around Here

In photos: 2022 Fourth of July parade

Written on July 4, 2022 at 4:41 pm, by

Plastic Free July — habit shift #4

Written on July 4, 2022 at 4:05 pm, by

Tran­si­tion San Juan Island’s Waste Reduc­tion group shares today’s habit shift inspi­ra­tion from the glob­al Plas­tic Free July cam­paign Choose Not To Buy Plas­tic Water Bot­tles Bring­ing your own stain­less steel water bot­tle with you when you’re out and about. It’s a quick win for the envi­ron­ment and for your health — no plas­tic in  Con­tin­ue Reading

Success!

Written on July 4, 2022 at 3:33 pm, by

View the pre­vi­ous shots in this day-in-the-life series (one, two, three, four) and learn more about Brad’s per­spec­tive on the fox­es of San Juan Island.

Notes from the Island — July 4

Written on July 4, 2022 at 6:00 am, by

The Fourth of July parade starts at 10:30 a.m. at the cor­ner of Spring and Price streets before pro­ceed­ing into town down Spring. The San Juan Island Pride Foun­da­tion is look­ing for peo­ple to march with their group in the parade. They’ll be meet­ing between 9:45 and 10:15 a.m. at Spring and Price. Gold­en retriev­ers are  Con­tin­ue Reading

Plastic Free July — habit shift #3

Written on July 3, 2022 at 10:40 pm, by

Tran­si­tion San Juan Island’s Waste Reduc­tion group shares today’s habit shift inspi­ra­tion from the glob­al Plas­tic Free July cam­paign Refuse To Use A Plas­tic Straw & Bring Your Own A new Wash­ing­ton State law states that busi­ness­es can no longer auto­mat­i­cal­ly include sin­­gle-use items in cus­tomer orders, such as straws. Bring your own if you like  Con­tin­ue Reading

Disembarking from the tie-up slip

Written on July 2, 2022 at 10:35 pm, by

Plastic Free July — habit shift #2

Written on July 2, 2022 at 10:05 pm, by

Tran­si­tion San Juan Island’s Waste Reduc­tion group shares today’s habit shift inspi­ra­tion from the glob­al Plas­tic Free July cam­paign Bring Your Own Coffee/Tea Mug Choose to refuse sin­­gle-use take­away cups and bring your own reusable one. Keep it in your bag, car, or at work so you don’t have to be caught with­out it. Choose  Con­tin­ue Reading

San Juan Island Trails meets on July 7

Written on July 2, 2022 at 5:45 pm, by

The vol­un­teers of San Juan Island Trails send along news about their upcom­ing meet­ing. San Juan Island Trails has a new meet­ing place and time. If you are inter­est­ed in the use and expan­sion of non-motor­ized trails on San Juan Island — walk­ing, hik­ing, bik­ing, horse­back rid­ing — con­sid­er shar­ing your input and time at  Con­tin­ue Reading