Topic: Around Here

Alchemy Art Center hosts visiting artist pop-up show on Tuesday

Written on September 24, 2022 at 2:08 pm, by

Alche­my Art Cen­ter shares news about their upcom­ing art and music per­for­mance. Come see what Alchemy’s tal­ent­ed August/September artist cohort has been up to this sum­mer. This Tues­day, Sept. 27 from 6–9 p.m., Alche­my wel­comes you to their dome exhi­bi­tion space at 1255 Wold Rd. You will be able to pur­chase beau­ti­ful pot­tery, prints, and  Con­tin­ue Reading

Notes from the Island — Sept. 24

Written on September 24, 2022 at 9:30 am, by

It was a rough day for Fri­day Har­bor High School sports yes­ter­day. The foot­ball team lost 41–0 at Merid­i­an High School in Belling­ham and boys soc­cer lost 3–1 at Coupeville High School. High school girls soc­cer takes on Mariner High School at noon today at Linde Com­mu­ni­ty Fields. Vol­ley­ball plays Gran­ite Falls in a road  Con­tin­ue Reading

Dogs, we need your help

Written on September 23, 2022 at 10:06 pm, by

Letter to the Editor: Trim your limbs

Written on September 23, 2022 at 7:42 pm, by

I’m well into my “gold­en years,” and I’ve had arthri­tis and joint issues for all of them. Still, I walk just about every­where I go in Fri­day Har­bor, and late­ly sev­er­al of my senior walk­ing bud­dies and I have com­mis­er­at­ed about a prob­lem that I hope mem­bers of our com­mu­ni­ty are will­ing to help solve. There  Con­tin­ue Reading

EDC offering course in woodworking basics

Written on September 23, 2022 at 5:32 pm, by

The San Juan Coun­ty Eco­nom­ic Devel­op­ment Coun­cil shares news about the next class in their Trades Train­ing ini­tia­tive. Islanders seek­ing new careers are invit­ed to learn wood­work­ing basics in a class offered by the EDC. Jean Shear­er and Nicholas Col­dren, cab­i­net­mak­ers, will be teach­ing an intro­duc­tion to wood­work­ing, on Wednes­day evenings from Oct. 12 to  Con­tin­ue Reading

County Fair Giving Campaign raises $213,000 in support of 30 community projects

Written on September 23, 2022 at 9:13 am, by

When 30 non­prof­it orga­ni­za­tions on San Juan Island asked for the community’s help last month, islanders respond­ed in a big way. Near­ly 500 peo­ple came togeth­er to donate over $180,000 in just four days in sup­port of crit­i­cal local projects as part of the San Juan Island Com­mu­ni­ty Foundation’s 2022 Coun­ty Fair Giv­ing Cam­paign. More  Con­tin­ue Reading

Notes from the Island — Sept. 23

Written on September 23, 2022 at 6:30 am, by

The Cor­ner Store is closed today. It re-opens tomor­row at 11 a.m. Bin­go hap­pens at the Mullis Cen­ter today at 1 p.m. Farm tours on San Juan Island start today and run through Sun­day. Eight island farms are tak­ing part this year. Zyl­stra Lake Pre­serve is closed Sat­ur­day and pos­si­bly Sun­day this week­end so that  Con­tin­ue Reading

The rarely seen Pacific Northwest Manatee

Written on September 22, 2022 at 9:47 pm, by