Topic: Around Here

Artist Talk Series at SJIMA continues with Maya Djiji and Adrian Kilpatrick on June 26

Written on June 17, 2022 at 12:04 pm, by

Alche­my Art Cen­ter and the San Juan Islands Muse­um of Art share an update about the next install­ment of their Artist Talk Series. Alche­my Art Cen­ter, in part­ner­ship with the San Juan Islands Muse­um of Art, is host­ing an artist talk series fea­tur­ing vis­it­ing and local artists. Talks will take place in the upstairs work­shop  Con­tin­ue Reading

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

Written on June 17, 2022 at 10:09 am, by

Here’s the adopt­able ani­mal of the week from the Ani­mal Pro­tec­tion Soci­ety of Fri­day Har­bor — Esme, a 20-pound bull ter­ri­er mix. Don’t let her size fool you, she’s a strong lady who’s seen her fair share in two years. Esme is a young mom who loved tak­ing her daugh­ter out to din­ner at their favorite  Con­tin­ue Reading

We love dogs

Written on June 16, 2022 at 9:30 pm, by

Island marble butterfly draft recovery plan accepting comments

Written on June 16, 2022 at 4:44 pm, by

San Juan Island Nation­al His­toric Park shares news about a fed­er­al plan to help the vul­ner­a­ble island mar­ble but­ter­fly. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Ser­vice has announced the avail­abil­i­ty of a draft recov­ery plan for the island mar­ble but­ter­fly and a 60-day pub­lic com­ment peri­od. The island mar­ble but­ter­fly, a beau­ti­ful, medi­um-sized, white but­ter­fly with  Con­tin­ue Reading

Island Senior: Virtual classes offer a variety of options

Written on June 16, 2022 at 12:22 pm, by

When the nutri­tion­ist at Peace Health asked me what sort of phys­i­cal exer­cise I would be will­ing to com­mit to, I declared bold­ly that I would do yoga three times a week. I had just dug up my old yoga pro­gram that with enough adap­ta­tions I could still man­age to almost do. What has helped  Con­tin­ue Reading

Food Bank’s summer nutrition program starts June 21

Written on June 16, 2022 at 9:34 am, by

The Food Bank sends along an update about their sum­mer meal pro­gram for local stu­dents. The Fri­day Har­bor Food Bank will con­tin­ue to offer a free sum­mer meals pro­gram, to help fam­i­lies with school-aged kids man­age their bud­gets dur­ing the sum­mer months. Our goal for this pro­gram is for our local kids to have access  Con­tin­ue Reading

Notes from the Island — June 16

Written on June 16, 2022 at 8:20 am, by

The San Juan Preser­va­tion Trust shares some excit­ing Island Mar­ble But­ter­fly news. The Coun­ty Plan­ning Com­mis­sion will hold a pub­lic hear­ing at 9 a.m. tomor­row to receive pub­lic com­ments about its 2022 Annu­al Dock­et, which is the process through which mem­bers of the com­mu­ni­ty request changes to the County’s Com­pre­hen­sive Plan and Uni­fied Devel­op­ment Code. Vic’s  Con­tin­ue Reading

Ready for anything

Written on June 15, 2022 at 10:07 pm, by