Topic: Around Here

County Council agenda for Aug. 2

Written on August 1, 2022 at 9:58 am, by

The San Juan Coun­ty Coun­cil will hold a reg­u­lar meet­ing on Tues­day, Aug. 2 at 9 a.m. The meet­ing includes a pub­lic hear­ing accept­ing tes­ti­mo­ny about the Coun­ty’s Annu­al Dock­et process and requests. Items up for dis­cus­sion or action include: Approve a res­o­lu­tion pro­vid­ing for the sub­mis­sion to the vot­ers of San Juan Coun­ty a  Con­tin­ue Reading

Fire & Rescue extinguishes second Mt. Dallas fire in a week

Written on August 1, 2022 at 8:28 am, by

Fire & Res­cue shares news about anoth­er rur­al fire that occurred over the week­end. San Juan Island Fire & Res­cue respond­ed on an inter­face fire on Mt. Dal­las late Sat­ur­day morn­ing. Crews arrived to find a res­i­dent attempt­ing to extin­guish a fire in grass­es and scrub on the hill­side. The ear­ly noti­fi­ca­tion and quick response  Con­tin­ue Reading

Along Jensen Bay Road

Written on July 30, 2022 at 7:17 pm, by

Public Hospital District issues RFQ for architectural and engineering services related to multiple projects

Written on July 30, 2022 at 4:52 pm, by

San Juan Island Pub­lic Hos­pi­tal Dis­trict No. 1 is accept­ing State­ments of Qual­i­fi­ca­tions and Pro­pos­als for pro­fes­sion­al ser­vices, includ­ing archi­tec­tur­al and engi­neer­ing, asso­ci­at­ed with cap­i­tal improve­ments and con­struc­tion involv­ing the Vil­lage at the Har­bor, the Frank Wil­son Memo­r­i­al EMS Build­ing, and a poten­tial hous­ing project for health­care work­ers. Requests for Qual­i­fi­ca­tions pack­ets are avail­able online,  Con­tin­ue Reading

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

Written on July 30, 2022 at 2:33 pm, by

Here’s the adopt­able ani­mal of the week from the Ani­mal Pro­tec­tion Soci­ety of Fri­day Har­bor — Petu­nia, a three-year-old domes­tic medi­um hair. Petu­nia is like the cool aunt you want to spend half the sum­mer with. She will order piz­za and all the junk food, let you have a sip of her wine cool­er by the  Con­tin­ue Reading

Notes from the Island — July 30

Written on July 30, 2022 at 8:45 am, by

Here’s the line­up for today’s farm­ers mar­ket. The Jesus Chords are play­ing at the Port of Fri­day Har­bor this after­noon from 2 to 4 p.m. In hon­or of five years in busi­ness, San Juan Island Brew­ing Co. has released their new Five Year Anniver­sary His­tor­i­cal IPA. Des­o­la­tion Sound released a new record this week, titled Sal­ish  Con­tin­ue Reading

Top secret

Written on July 29, 2022 at 7:49 pm, by

Afghanistan discussion series kicks off at SJIMA on Aug. 3

Written on July 29, 2022 at 5:15 pm, by

SJIMA shares a look at their Look­ing Inside Afghanistan dis­cus­sion series. The San Juan Islands Muse­um of Art announces a dis­cus­sion series begin­ning on August 3. The talks will pro­vide oppor­tu­ni­ties to learn about the cul­ture of Afghanistan, Islam, advo­ca­cy for women and chil­dren, and James Longley’s per­son­al sto­ries of every­day life — all lead­ing  Con­tin­ue Reading