Topic: Around Here

Open house taking place at newly acquired Land Bank property on Orcas Island on Sept. 24

Written on September 14, 2022 at 9:06 pm, by

The San Juan Coun­ty Con­ser­va­tion Land Bank and San Juan Preser­va­tion Trust share details about the upcom­ing pub­lic event at the North Shore/Glenwood Inn prop­er­ty on the west side of Orcas Island. Join the San Juan Coun­ty Coun­cil, and staff and commissioners/directors from the San Juan Coun­ty Con­ser­va­tion Land Bank and San Juan Preser­va­tion Trust,  Con­tin­ue Reading

Fall Great Islands Clean-up takes place Sept. 24

Written on September 14, 2022 at 12:31 pm, by

The Coun­ty sends along news about the islands’ twice-annu­al beach and road clean-up event. Join your fel­low islanders for the 2022 Fall Great Islands Clean-up on Sat­ur­day, Sept. 24 between 10 a.m and 2 p.m. Dur­ing this event, par­tic­i­pants of all ages can sign-up to col­lect trash on a des­ig­nat­ed beach or road, and then  Con­tin­ue Reading

Amara Johnsen is the Animal Protection Society’s volunteer of the month

Written on September 14, 2022 at 9:35 am, by

APS-FH shares some kind words about their vol­un­teer of the month. The Ani­mal Pro­tec­tion Soci­ety is pleased to announce Ama­ra Johnsen as our vol­un­teer of the month for Sep­tem­ber. Ama­ra has been vol­un­teer­ing at the APS-FH Trea­sure Hounds store since March of this year. She works as a retail sales clerk for the store as well  Con­tin­ue Reading

Look down

Written on September 13, 2022 at 10:08 pm, by

Lainey Volk of San Juan Island EMS to receive national award for community service

Written on September 13, 2022 at 5:44 pm, by

San Juan Island EMS shares news about an impor­tant award that Lainey Volk will receive next month. Lainey Volk has been nom­i­nat­ed and cho­sen for the 2022 EMS World/Dynarex EMS Car­ing Award, giv­en to EMS pro­fes­sion­als who show out­stand­ing ded­i­ca­tion to their com­mu­ni­ty. This award is nation­al­ly rec­og­nized at the EMS World con­ven­tion, which takes place  Con­tin­ue Reading

Volunteer training to be offered by Hospice of San Juan

Written on September 13, 2022 at 1:33 pm, by

Hos­pice of San Juan sends along news about their fall vol­un­teer train­ing class. If you have been look­ing for a way to give back to this com­mu­ni­ty, and want to be part of a lov­ing and car­ing team, you can learn to be a Hos­pice of San Juan vol­un­teer at HSJ’s fall train­ing event. The train­ing  Con­tin­ue Reading

Friday Harbor Film Festival passes and film guide now available

Written on September 13, 2022 at 12:08 pm, by

Fri­day Har­bor Film Fes­ti­val shares news about this year’s event, hap­pen­ing both in the­atres and online. It’s time to make your plans for the Fri­day Har­bor Film Fes­ti­val, tak­ing place Oct. 21–30. Pass­es are now avail­able on the Film Fes­ti­val web­site for both the in-the­a­tre and on-demand fes­ti­vals. The full film guide is also online,  Con­tin­ue Reading

Notes from the Island — Sept. 13

Written on September 13, 2022 at 9:00 am, by

The Nation­al Trans­porta­tion Safe­ty Board announced yes­ter­day that the wreck­age of the de Hav­il­land DHC‑3 Otter float­plane that crashed on Sept. 6 on its way to Ren­ton from Fri­day Har­bor has been locat­ed in Mutiny Bay off Whid­bey Island. Fri­day Har­bor High School’s com­mu­ni­ty projects class is brain­storm­ing ideas about com­mu­ni­ty prob­lems that its stu­dents  Con­tin­ue Reading