Topic: Business

Meet the New Owner

Written on January 20, 2022 at 12:23 pm, by

The San Juan Update has a new own­er! I am very hap­py to intro­duce the new Owner/Editor of the San Juan Update to you — Jeff Arn­im. Jeff is cur­rent­ly work­ing on a post to intro­duce him­self and fam­i­ly to you — that should be pub­lished here with­in a few days I think, but in the  Con­tin­ue Reading

Thank You, San Juan Island

Written on January 1, 2022 at 4:31 am, by

A note to you from Tim Dus­trude, edi­tor of the San Juan Update… As many of you may know, my pas­sion in the past cou­ple of years has been trav­el­ing with my wife Shan­non in our camper van and see­ing our beau­ti­ful coun­try. We have been many places so far, from west coast to east  Con­tin­ue Reading

Goodbye Cafe Demeter

Written on December 29, 2021 at 9:46 pm, by

Mar­i­lyn O’Con­ner shares this pho­to of Jor­dyn Mag­nu­son (left) and Alex Hayes (right), two of the crew on either side of Pam Stew­art, own­er of Cafe Deme­ter, as they hang the “closed” sign on Christ­mas Eve.  The bak­ery is clos­ing per­ma­nent­ly.  It has been a beloved com­mu­ni­ty gath­er­ing place for many years, not just for the  Con­tin­ue Reading

A Second Court Rejects Cooke Aquaculture’s Challenge Over Termination of Port Angeles Net Pen Lease

Written on December 21, 2021 at 9:42 am, by

The fol­low­ing sto­ry comes to you from Wild Fish Con­ser­van­cy… In anoth­er legal defeat for Cooke Aqua­cul­ture, a sec­ond Wash­ing­ton state court has reject­ed efforts by the seafood giant to sue Wash­ing­ton state over the ter­mi­na­tion of the company’s lease for their Port Ange­les net pen oper­a­tion. On Tues­day, the Court of Appeals issued an  Con­tin­ue Reading

Chardonnay Shopping in Friday Harbor on December 9th

Written on December 7, 2021 at 12:50 pm, by

The Chardon­nay Shop­pers are com­ing and invite you to join them… Bring your masks, your wal­let and join the fun. To the many new res­i­dents on the island, Chardon­nay Shop­ping is an annu­al event where we shop on a spe­cif­ic day to sup­port our local busi­ness­es and restau­rants. Most of the busi­ness­es and restau­rants entice shop­pers with  Con­tin­ue Reading

Merri Ann’s Real Estate News

Written on December 6, 2021 at 11:42 am, by

Mer­ri Ann Simon­son checks in again with this mon­th’s mar­ket snap­shot. Here she is with more… This is the Decem­ber Mar­ket Snap­shot as pre­sent­ed by the Simon­son and Zam­brovitz Team. The mar­ket is very sim­i­lar to last year this time as it relates to inven­to­ry and pend­ing transactions.

San Juan County Public Hospital District #1 to Acquire The Village at the Harbor

Written on December 2, 2021 at 9:40 am, by

On Novem­ber 2, 2021, San Juan Coun­ty res­i­dents vot­ed in favor of the Dis­trict acquir­ing the Vil­lage at the Har­bor. Inte­gra­tion of the Vil­lage into the Hos­pi­tal Dis­trict will begin in ear­ly March of 2022. The cur­rent admin­is­tra­tor at the Vil­lage, Evan Per­rol­laz, has agreed to remain in his posi­tion indef­i­nite­ly fol­low­ing the acqui­si­tion.  Part  Con­tin­ue Reading

Santa’s Mailbox

Written on December 2, 2021 at 5:50 am, by

San­ta is wait­ing to hear from the chil­dren and wants you to know that his mail­box is back and is locat­ed at 180 Web St., in Van Go’s dri­ve­way. Each let­ter that is received will get a reply so please make sure there is a return address and name on the let­ters! The mate­ri­als were  Con­tin­ue Reading