Written on December 16, 2022 at 12:25 pm, by Jeff Arnim
From May 12 — Paddlers from the San Juan Canoe & Kayak Club return to shore at Shipyard Cove.
Written on December 16, 2022 at 10:40 am, by San Juan Update
Holiday-themed performances on the island continue this week with the opening of a production from Island Stage Left, which sends along details about its latest show — and a look at what’s up next. Island Stage Left theatre company presents two holiday shows this year, each featuring a single actor. Daniel Mayes performs his ever-popular Christmas Continue Reading
Written on December 15, 2022 at 12:55 pm, by Jeff Arnim
From March 3 — Sunset reflected in a flooded field along Douglas Road.
Written on December 15, 2022 at 11:06 am, by Jeff Arnim
The elves at the Friends of the Library are offering up their holiday gift wrapping expertise to the community over the next two weeks. If you’re looking for corners folded just right, a glisten of bow, and a jangle of delight, head to the Library from noon to 5 p.m. today and tomorrow, or this Saturday Continue Reading
Written on December 14, 2022 at 8:44 pm, by San Juan Update
The Episcopal Church shares news about this Saturday’s holiday performance. An English Village Christmas — a concert of choral and instrumental carols, hymns, and anthems from England — will take place at St. David’s Episcopal Church on Saturday, Dec. 17 at 3 p.m. The concert will feature an unaccompanied choir directed by Richard Lind. Instrumental Continue Reading
Written on December 14, 2022 at 7:07 pm, by Jeff Arnim
Soroptimist International of Friday Harbor is accepting applications for two educational and training awards available to women living in San Juan County. The $2,000 Educational Opportunity Award was established for women enrolled in, or accepted into, an undergraduate degree or career training program. Its purpose is to help women overcome personal difficulties and improve their Continue Reading
Written on December 14, 2022 at 12:05 pm, by Jeff Arnim
From March 6 — Reflections in the water of Quarry No. 9 at Roche Harbor.
Written on December 14, 2022 at 10:16 am, by Jeff Arnim
Friday Harbor’s newest coffee shop, 13 Ravens Coffee, opened yesterday morning in the space formerly occupied by The Bean. 13 Ravens is owned by Liberty Miller, who worked at The Bean in years past, and who for the last several years has operated a coffee house located inside a retired Alaska train car in Seward, Continue Reading
Written on December 13, 2022 at 5:56 pm, by San Juan Update
The organizers of the Floating Ukulele Jam share news about their holiday musical event, which takes place this week. The Floating Ukulele Jam Holiday Jammie Jam is on. Grab your uke, your pajamas, your voice, a song to share — holiday or otherwise — and bring your friends and relations and join us on the interisland Continue Reading
Written on December 13, 2022 at 10:49 am, by Jeff Arnim
From July 4 — Fire engines pass by during the Fourth of July parade.
Written on December 13, 2022 at 9:51 am, by Jeff Arnim
The San Juan Building Association’s annual gingerbread house contest returns this week. Drop off your edible architectural masterpieces between noon and 2 p.m., Wednesday through Sunday, at the former home of Cask and Schooner — 1 Front St. The contest has two divisions — one for builders age 15 and younger, and one for builders age Continue Reading
Written on December 12, 2022 at 2:23 pm, by San Juan Update
OPALCO shares news about a project that aims to increase power line safety and reliability throughout the San Juan Islands. OPALCO is clearing the right-of-way areas under power lines this month to protect the island’s electrical system. This clearing prevents power outages caused by overhanging trees and branches, removes forest fuels that could feed a Continue Reading