Written on December 12, 2022 at 11:55 am, by Jeff Arnim
From May 19 — The textured skies of spring passing over Argyle Lagoon on a warm afternoon.
Written on December 12, 2022 at 10:31 am, by Jeff Arnim
The San Juan County Council will hold a regular meeting on Tuesday, Dec. 13 at 9 a.m. Items up for discussion or action include: 2023 legislative priorities for the County Council 2023 lodging tax award recommendations County grants report You can view the live stream of the meeting online or attend in person at the Continue Reading
Written on December 10, 2022 at 3:19 pm, by Jeff Arnim
Saturday’s hayrides were part of the three-day Old-Fashioned Holiday Market, which wraps up on Sunday between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. at Brickworks.
Written on December 10, 2022 at 1:44 pm, by Jeff Arnim
From Oct. 31 — Mount Dallas in the clouds, as seen from Zylstra Lake Preserve.
Written on December 10, 2022 at 12:06 pm, by San Juan Update
The Animal Protection Society of Friday Harbor shares a look at the adoptable animal of the week — Stassie, a 12-year-old domestic shorthair and brown tabby. Hi there, I’m really happy to meet you! My name is Stassie and I was brought into the shelter as a stray. There are a lot of things about myself Continue Reading
Written on December 9, 2022 at 3:25 pm, by San Juan Update
San Juan County needs a citizen volunteer for an important government committee. If you are a San Juan Island resident who is passionate and knowledgeable about affordable housing in San Juan County, the County could use your help as a new member for its Housing Advisory Committee. The Committee is the main advisory body to Continue Reading
Written on December 9, 2022 at 12:22 pm, by Jeff Arnim
From June 6 — looking down from the pier at the Port of Friday Harbor during a heavy rain.
Written on December 9, 2022 at 9:41 am, by Jeff Arnim
Parents of young athletes are invited to attend the sportswear swap taking place this Sunday, Dec. 11 from noon to 2 p.m. in the Commons at Friday Harbor High School. If your family has sports gear of your own that you would like to contribute, a donation box will be available in the Commons.
Written on December 8, 2022 at 3:49 pm, by Jeff Arnim
There’s just over a week left to enjoy breads and other baked goods from Bakery San Juan in 2022. The bakery will close for a four-week break starting at 5 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 16. Their last day is expected to be quite busy, so it’s recommended to pick up orders the day before.
Written on December 8, 2022 at 11:24 am, by Jeff Arnim
Second Act consignment boutique is ending 2022 with four weeks of progressively deeper discounts. This week it’s 10 percent off all clothing and footwear, followed by 20 percent next week, 30 percent the week after, and 40 percent off from Dec. 26–29. The store will be closed for the month of January and February.
Written on December 7, 2022 at 7:24 pm, by San Juan Update
The Simonson and Zambrovitz Team at Coldwell Banker San Juan Island send along their real estate market snapshot for the San Juan Islands for December. The total number of home sales on San Juan Island is 40 percent less than during the same period last year, but prices are nearly 25 percent higher.
Written on December 7, 2022 at 5:17 pm, by Jeff Arnim
Island cellist Sasha Von Dassow will perform both classical and holiday music in the Main Salon of the San Juan Island Library on Thursday, Dec. 8, starting at 4 p.m. If you aren’t able to attend this week’s event, Sasha will also be performing at the Library next Thursday, Dec. 15 — also at 4 Continue Reading