Topic: Business

Kids Can Learn Hands-On Trades Skills Online

Written on February 25, 2021 at 5:30 am, by

From San Juan Coun­ty Eco­nom­ic Devel­op­ment Coun­cil The San Juan Coun­ty Eco­nom­ic Devel­op­ment Coun­cil, in part­ner­ship with WSU Extension’s San Juan Coun­ty 4‑H pro­gram, is cre­at­ing activ­i­ties for chil­dren to intro­duce them to dif­fer­ent trades in a fun and hands-on pro­gram that is offered remote­ly. The first install­ment on fire pre­plan­ning will launch on March  Con­tin­ue Reading

Council To Hold Vacation Rental Moratorium Public Hearing Tuesday

Written on February 22, 2021 at 5:00 am, by

By Hay­ley Day, San Juan Update At 9:15 a.m., Tues­day, Feb. 23, the San Juan Coun­ty Coun­cil is sched­uled to hold a pub­lic hear­ing on its vaca­tion rental per­mit appli­ca­tion mora­to­ri­um. The coun­cil approved a six-month mora­to­ri­um on vaca­tion rental per­mit appli­ca­tions from Jan. 13 through July 13. The res­o­lu­tion states that “while this mora­to­ri­um is  Con­tin­ue Reading

Buy A Bait Shop Meal, Support Friday Harbor Seniors

Written on February 22, 2021 at 4:30 am, by

By Travis Ayers, Fri­day Har­bor High School Grad Night Vol­un­teers are rais­ing funds for Fri­day Har­bor High School Grad Night by sell­ing four deli­cious meals at Haley’s Bait Shop. Order the meals online by Wednes­day, Feb. 24, and pick up the meals from 4–7 p.m., Wednes­day, March 3. Enter Sun­shine Alley off First Street with your order  Con­tin­ue Reading

Help Build Makers Economy In San Juans

Written on February 21, 2021 at 5:30 am, by

From San Juan Coun­ty Eco­nom­ic Devel­op­ment Coun­cil Mak­ers – from crafts­peo­ple to engi­neers and from hob­by­ists to busi­ness own­ers – are invit­ed to join the Eco­nom­ic Devel­op­ment Coun­cil of San Juan Coun­ty to begin asset map­ping with the San Juan Mak­ers Guild on Fri­day, Feb. 26 from noon‑1 p.m. on Zoom.  Pre­sen­ters are Mar­cy Mont­gomery and  Con­tin­ue Reading

Free ‘Kitchen Sink’ Meals at Cynthia’s Bistro

Written on February 18, 2021 at 4:30 am, by

From Cynthia’s Bistro Grab a free din­ner from 4:30–6 p.m., Today, Thurs­day, Feb. 18, at Cynthia’s Bistro, 65 Nichols Street in Fri­day Har­bor.  The bistro is offer­ing free take­out meals on the restaurant’s front porch to any­one who needs a meal or wish­es to have a home-cooked meal; no ques­tions asked, just free food. The meals  Con­tin­ue Reading

Shop, Eat Local This Valentine’s Day

Written on February 13, 2021 at 5:30 am, by

From the San Juan Island Cham­ber of Com­merce It’s a three-day week­end and Valen­tine’s Day on Sun­day. Usu­al­ly, it is the win­ter big week­end for restau­rants, inns and stores.   This year, that is not the case, but you can still help make the hol­i­day the best pos­si­ble under the cir­cum­stances.   Sup­port busi­ness­es if  Con­tin­ue Reading

San Juans Move To Phase 2 Of State Reopening Plan

Written on February 12, 2021 at 7:16 am, by

Restau­rants, Gyms Open at 25% Capac­i­ty On Feb. 14 From Wash­ing­ton State Gov. Jay Inslee’s Office Gov. Jay Inslee announced Feb. 11 five new regions have met the met­ric require­ments to progress to Phase 2 of the Healthy Wash­ing­ton reopen­ing plan, start­ing this week­end. The West and Puget Sound regions have main­tained their met­ric require­ments to  Con­tin­ue Reading

OPALCO Employees On Lopez Test Positive For COVID

Written on February 12, 2021 at 5:00 am, by

From OPALCO Three OPALCO employ­ees have test­ed pos­i­tive for COVID-19 on Lopez and oth­ers are under quar­an­tine, fol­low­ing the San Juan Coun­ty pro­to­col. At this time, the employ­ees who test­ed pos­i­tive appear to have mild to no symp­toms and are rest­ing at home. As their quar­an­tine peri­ods are up over the next week or so, we  Con­tin­ue Reading