Topic: Business

Chocolate Shop Opens for Season

Written on February 2, 2019 at 5:43 am, by

Friday Harbor Chocolates Opening Again We are bringing in many new luscious confections which we have never featured before and have a fantastic array of gorgeous Valentine gifts and champagne to show your love to others. As a reminder, we specialize in imported and domestic Ports and Spanish Sherrys and offer daily tutorial discussion and  Continue Reading

Disaster Preparedness Training

Written on January 29, 2019 at 5:48 am, by

The San Juan County Department of Emergency Management and Economic Development Council are teaming up to present a training on Disaster Preparedness for Small Businesses. This concise class will provide basic information about the risks to the islands, and will offer some simple tools and approaches to help businesses prepare. Tuesday, March 26th: 8:30 am  Continue Reading

San Juan Bistro

Written on January 29, 2019 at 5:46 am, by

San Juan Island Chamber of Commerce Featured Member of the Month Richard and Sherri Daly have some exciting news! New name, new logo. Same smiling faces! In 2013, we opened a retail cheese shop with a light menu. We have since evolved into a favorite restaurant. To better serve our guests and to more accurately  Continue Reading

Knowledge Worker Meetup

Written on January 19, 2019 at 5:35 am, by

EDC invites San Juan County knowledge workers to informal meetup The EDC is working to create a knowledge worker network for islanders who work with code, data, graphics or words. Knowledge worker jobs include computer programming, editing, web design, engineering/scientific consulting, and others that primarily involve creating, manipulating, or analyzing information. We hope this knowledge  Continue Reading

WaterWorks Winter Hours

Written on January 6, 2019 at 5:47 am, by

Starting its 34th year, WaterWorks Gallery located in Friday Harbor, San Juan Island is a contemporary light filled gallery space that continues to evolve as a gallery dedicated to showing artists from the Islands, Washington, Oregon and British Columbia. The represented artists, painters, sculptors and jewelers reflect the areas beauty, both conventional and unusual. That  Continue Reading

Winter Break Closures

Written on December 31, 2018 at 10:09 am, by

Got a favorite restaurant where you like to eat? Here’s the scoop on who’s open and who’s closing this winter. After being open most of the year for (in many cases) 7 days a week, some restaurant owners choose to take a much needed break during the slow season. Here’s an updated list of chamber  Continue Reading

Craft n’ Brew

Written on December 21, 2018 at 12:53 pm, by

Don’t forget- Friday December 21st is our Craft n’ Brew Event from 6:00 to 8:00 pm where kids, families, singles and couples can craft together. Live music with Travis Rambo during the festivities. We are super excited to be raising money for San Juan Island Family Resource Center. We have craft bags available (while they  Continue Reading

Holiday Open House

Written on December 19, 2018 at 5:43 am, by

Cotton Cotton Cotton & Island Studios are having a Holiday Open House  on Friday, December 21st from 5:00 to 7:00 PM. Come over to Spring Street for some last minute shopping! We are staying open until 7:00 PM and will have refreshments and snacks! Island Studios will be offering “Draw your Discount” and get 5% –  Continue Reading

Back by Popular Demand

Written on December 16, 2018 at 9:00 am, by

Holiday Desserts and Port/ Sherry Wine Tasting Friday Harbor Chocolates & Cakes by Felicitations Friday Harbor Chocolates & Cakes by Felicitations are pleased to announce that due to popular demand, we will hold another Holiday Desserts and Port/ Sherry Wine Tasting event on Thursday, December 20. The event will take place at Friday Harbor Chocolates  Continue Reading

Knowledge Worker Meetup

Written on December 14, 2018 at 5:42 am, by

EDC invites San Juan County knowledge workers to informal meetup The EDC is working to create a knowledge worker network for islanders who work with code, data, graphics or words. Knowledge worker jobs include computer programming, editing, web design, engineering/scientific consulting, and others that primarily involve creating, manipulating, or analyzing information. Projects often involve combinations  Continue Reading

Chamber Awards Ceremony

Written on December 12, 2018 at 5:45 am, by

The San Juan Island Chamber of Commerce held their Holiday party/Annual meeting and Awards Ceremony on Monday evening at Brickworks. They welcomed Scott Sluis, of Islanders Bank, as new president and said farewell and thank you to Gail Schnee for her 2 years as president. Also there was a Thank you to the Town of  Continue Reading

Free E-cycle Service Coming Soon

Written on December 8, 2018 at 5:50 am, by

Tom Doenges, owner of Computer San Juans wants you to know about this new service coming to an island near you… Calling all small businesses, schools, ports, town and individuals… I am joining forces with a friend who runs an electronics recycling company in Bellingham called 1pc.com. Because I feel I contribute to bringing these devices  Continue Reading

2018 Annual Chardonnay Shopping Day

Written on December 6, 2018 at 1:15 pm, by

Here’s a note from Leasa Wangoe about this year’s Chardonnay Shopping event, happening on Thursday December 6th, and aimed at getting people into the holiday spirit and supporting local businesses. Anyone can join and it’s a good time to take advantage of some good deals around town… Ok, here is the current list of businesses  Continue Reading

Friday Harbor Atelier

Written on December 6, 2018 at 8:35 am, by

Local Artist, Debbie Daniels, recently took a large commercial space that became available in downtown Friday Harbor, and created a vibrant new space to serve the artistic interests of the community of Friday Harbor.  The facility, including the private artists and their studios, will be open on the 1st Friday of each month, from 5-9  Continue Reading

New Store at Animal Inn

Written on December 1, 2018 at 9:43 am, by

We are announcing our new store! It located on our Animal Inn property at 25 Boyce Road. The Shepherd’s Work is an Art Consignment and Christian book store. We are representing 8 artists’ paintings and quilts. Soon we will provide on site videos of local collections as well. New Christian books and consigned Christian books  Continue Reading

Nana’s Holiday House for Kids opens December 1st

Written on November 30, 2018 at 5:48 am, by

Nana’s Holiday House is opening its doors for the 6th year at 175 First Street (formerly Mr. Believable’s & The Rumor Mill). Now a Friday Harbor tradition, Nana’s House provides a place for Kids, 18 and under, to do their Christmas shopping at the affordable price of $1.00 to $10.00. All of the items are  Continue Reading

5th Annual Holiday Party

Written on November 29, 2018 at 5:46 am, by

Here’s a quick note from The Studio… We are so excited as we head into our 5th year of business. We wanted to make sure everyone knows that our annual Holiday party is right around the corner on Friday December 7th, from 7:00 pm to midnight. We welcome islanders to join us in celebrating our  Continue Reading

PIMC Welcomes New Provider

Written on November 29, 2018 at 5:45 am, by

Anna Dowling, M.D., has joined the staff at PeaceHealth Peace Island Medical Center. She will provide women’s health (gynecology) and surgical services as a visiting specialist in Friday Harbor, one day per month. Dowling completed her medical degree at the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California Los Angeles in 2005. Her  Continue Reading

Chamber Chat

Written on November 23, 2018 at 2:22 pm, by

Gail Schnee, San Juan Island Chamber of Commerce Board President, and Co-Owner of Cotton Cotton Cotton, shares this month’s edition of Chamber Chat… Who can believe we are in November and Thanksgiving has come and gone? This year has flown by and Christmas will be here before we know it. Which means we should all  Continue Reading

Shopping Spree Winner to be Drawn Saturday

Written on November 17, 2018 at 10:36 am, by

Story submitted by Jim Carroll, Chairman – San Juan Lions Annual Shopping Spree… You have seen the Giant Shopping Cart driving around town for the last 3 weeks and today (Saturday) is the day the winning raffle ticket will be drawn for the winner of the San Juan Lions Club 29th Annual Shopping Spree. The  Continue Reading

Animal Shelter will Auction Rare Rocking Horse

Written on November 16, 2018 at 7:32 am, by

Looking for a special gift for that person on your list who is difficult to buy for? The Animal Protection Society of Friday Harbor has just the thing! A beautiful, one-of-a-kind, hand-crafted rocking horse has been donated to Treasure Hounds, the animal shelter’s upscale retail outlet, located next to the bowling alley. The piece is  Continue Reading

Chamber Featured Member

Written on November 16, 2018 at 7:28 am, by

San Juan Island Chamber of Commerce Featured Member of the Month Village at the Harbour began its inception as a dream of two Islanders that fostered a passion to build an assisted living community on San Juan Island. With the assistance of local investors, The Village went from a blueprint to a reality and opened  Continue Reading