Topic: Around Here

Streetlight shadows on Guard

Written on August 3, 2022 at 9:55 pm, by

SJI Pride invites the community to its inaugural Pride Festival

Written on August 3, 2022 at 1:49 pm, by

One of San Juan Island’s newest non­prof­its shares news about their upcom­ing pub­lic event. San Juan Island Pride Foun­da­tion, an orga­ni­za­tion ded­i­cat­ed to fos­ter­ing com­mu­ni­ty across LGBTQIA+ and inter­sect­ing iden­ti­ties, announces its inau­gur­al Pride Fes­ti­val, tak­ing place on Sat­ur­day, Aug. 13. “We are thrilled to announce our SJI Pride Fes­ti­val,” said Jor­dana Ans­ley, the events and enter­tain­ment  Con­tin­ue Reading

Notes from the Island — Aug. 3

Written on August 3, 2022 at 8:00 am, by

It was tough head­ing to or from the island yes­ter­day evening, as all sail­ings for the M/V Samish were can­celled from the 4:45 p.m. Ana­cortes depar­ture onward. The image above is the view from the upper wait­ing lanes at 8:45 p.m., about 15 min­utes before the arrival of the late-run­n­ing boat that was divert­ed from  Con­tin­ue Reading

An eagle lands with a fresh-caught fish

Written on August 2, 2022 at 9:52 pm, by

Planning Commission to continue public hearing on 2036 Comprehensive Plan update on Aug. 5

Written on August 2, 2022 at 7:13 pm, by

San Juan Coun­ty sends along notice about the con­tin­u­a­tion of the pub­lic hear­ing relat­ed to the 2036 Com­pre­hen­sive Plan update. The San Juan Coun­ty Plan­ning Com­mis­sion is con­tin­u­ing the pub­lic hear­ing on an ordi­nance adopt­ing the 2036 Com­pre­hen­sive Plan Update. The Com­pre­hen­sive Plan is the cen­ter­piece of local plan­ning in the coun­ty. Like a busi­ness  Con­tin­ue Reading

Notes from the Island — Aug. 2

Written on August 2, 2022 at 9:00 am, by

It’s pri­ma­ry elec­tion day. If you haven’t already returned your bal­lot, place it in the drop box at the Elec­tions Office (55 Sec­ond St.) or across the street in front of the Cour­t­house by 8 p.m. Alche­my Art Cen­ter still has a few spaces left for its begin­ner wheel throw­ing class, which starts this Thurs­day  Con­tin­ue Reading

Nice pipes

Written on August 1, 2022 at 7:33 pm, by

Summer Film Series preview for Aug. 2

Written on August 1, 2022 at 1:56 pm, by

The orga­niz­ers of the Sum­mer Film Series at San Juan Com­mu­ni­ty The­atre send along a pre­view of this week’s film. The show­ing starts at 7 p.m. Admis­sion is pay-what-you-can. For this sea­son only, fresh pop­corn is avail­able for free. Road­run­ner: A Film About Antho­ny Bour­dain Doc­u­men­tary, biog­ra­phy — rat­ed R Run time: 2 hours Mor­gan Neville is the  Con­tin­ue Reading