Topic: Business

Community Treasures Supports Local Programs

Written on May 9, 2016 at 5:45 am, by

Com­mu­ni­ty Trea­sures is a 501©3 pub­lic char­i­ty thrift shop (dba CT Recy­cling) and known as “CT”.  CT pro­vides items free of charge to non­prof­it and ser­vice orga­ni­za­tions, as well as some occa­sion­al ser­vices for orga­ni­za­tions and indi­vid­u­als, to the tune of about $2,000 a month.  In addi­tion, CT pro­vides funds for com­mu­ni­ty pro­grams and projects  Con­tin­ue Reading

So Where Was Becki, Anyway?

Written on May 6, 2016 at 5:52 am, by

Answer: Bec­ki was vis­it­ing cham­ber mem­ber busi­ness­es all month. If you had­n’t heard… The Cham­ber of Com­merce, along with Islanders Bank, spon­sored a “Scav­enger Hunt” of sorts, where Cham­ber Exec­u­tive Direc­tor Bec­ki Day would vis­it cham­ber mem­ber busi­ness­es and snap a “self­ie” pho­to of her­self, once each day all month, and post them to the Cham­ber’s Face­book page.  Con­tin­ue Reading

A Wine Event at Duck Soup Inn

Written on April 28, 2016 at 6:28 pm, by

Emi­ly from the Duck Soup Inn writes to share an invi­ta­tion to their upcom­ing event this week­end…  We have a fun wine event hap­pen­ing this Sun­day that I thought Islanders might be inter­est­ed in. Next Sun­day May 1st will be our first wine social of the sea­son fea­tur­ing Brooks Win­ery of Willamette Val­ley, Ore­gon. This will  Con­tin­ue Reading

Locally Sourced Happiness

Written on April 27, 2016 at 5:55 am, by

If you see a bright pur­ple wild­flower on the side of a yel­low truck roam­ing the streets of Fri­day Har­bor, it’s prob­a­bly the new flower busi­ness in town. Erin & Robert Shack­elford have start­ed Camas Designs, a flo­ral design and art­work com­pa­ny based in Fri­day Har­bor. Erin has been arrang­ing flow­ers for years while work­ing her  Con­tin­ue Reading

News from OPALCO

Written on April 26, 2016 at 4:42 pm, by

Opal­co Lead­er­ship Afffirms April 30, 2016 Elec­tion; New Pol­i­cy On Elec­tion Neu­tral­i­ty In The Works At the reg­u­lar meet­ing of OPALCO’s Board on Lopez Island last Thurs­day, Gen­er­al Man­ag­er Fos­ter Hil­dreth apol­o­gized to the six can­di­dates run­ning for board posi­tions and the mem­ber­ship as a whole for the inap­pro­pri­ate cam­paign endorse­ment sent by Rock Island Com­mu­ni­ca­tions last  Con­tin­ue Reading

Local Architect goes Nationwide

Written on April 26, 2016 at 5:47 am, by

Geoff Pren­tiss of Pren­tiss Wick­line Archi­tec­ture and his busi­ness part­ner Tom Lenchek have merged with a Seat­tle firm and are now look­ing at nation­wide expan­sion. Geoff grew up com­ing up to San Juan Island to vis­it his grand­moth­er and extend­ed island fam­i­ly and to play on the beach­es and hike in the woods. Both of his  Con­tin­ue Reading

Got Job!

Written on April 26, 2016 at 5:43 am, by

Min­nie Knych of North­west Work­force Coun­cil shares this reminder with you… Did you know that many of the good jobs in our coun­ty are nev­er adver­tised?  There are a num­ber of employ­ers look­ing for depend­able work­ers right now.  Are you look­ing for a job?  If so, call the Career Cen­ter to find out how we can help.  Con­tin­ue Reading

Island Air Will Continue Medevac Services

Written on April 25, 2016 at 5:48 am, by

Island Air will con­tin­ue to make its mede­vac ser­vices avail­able with­out charge to res­i­dents of the pub­lic hos­pi­tal dis­trict through the end of 2016, giv­ing us time to con­sid­er the pur­chase of a mem­ber­ship. Begin­ning next Jan­u­ary 1st the cost of a fam­i­ly mem­ber­ship will be $39 per year, or $119 for three years, the  Con­tin­ue Reading