Topic: Education

School Board Meeting

Written on November 11, 2021 at 5:38 am, by

On Wednes­day, Novem­ber 17 2021, the San Juan Island School Dis­trict Board of Direc­tors will hold a reg­u­lar (open) School Board Meet­ing at 5:00 pm as a Zoom meet­ing with an option for in-per­­son atten­dance.  All in-per­­son atten­dees must reg­is­ter before 4:00 pm on Tues­day Novem­ber 16th to pro­vide con­tact trac­ing infor­ma­tion. Social dis­tanc­ing and the use of face masks will be expect­ed. Non-com­­pli­ance  Con­tin­ue Reading

Master Gardeners Volunteer Training

Written on November 10, 2021 at 5:50 am, by

Are you a gar­den­er in San Juan Coun­ty? Do you enjoy learn­ing and shar­ing your knowl­edge with oth­ers? Have you just moved to the islands and want to get involved in the com­mu­ni­ty and learn about gar­den­ing in our unique ecosys­tem? The WSU Exten­sion San Juan Coun­ty Mas­ter Gar­den­er Vol­un­teer pro­gram may be just what  Con­tin­ue Reading

STAR Program is Hiring/Looking for Volunteers

Written on November 5, 2021 at 5:42 am, by

Island rec is search­ing for some kid lov­ing, capa­ble peo­ple to help with our dai­ly STAR- Study Time and After­noon Recre­ation — pro­gram.  If you are 14+ look­ing for San Juan Ser­vice Schol­ar­ship Hours for school, or some­one that thinks that vol­un­teer­ing for kid pro­grams is right up their alley, we would love to have  Con­tin­ue Reading

EDC Offers Free Introduction to Masonry Class

Written on November 4, 2021 at 5:43 am, by

Peo­ple seek­ing new job skills or career inspi­ra­tion are invit­ed to a free, hands-on intro­duc­tion to mason­ry, offered by the Eco­nom­ic Devel­op­ment Coun­cil of San Juan Coun­ty (EDC).  The one-day course will be taught by Dave Koch, retired mason­ry con­trac­tor, on Sat­ur­day Decem­ber 4th, 2021, from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM in Fri­day Har­bor, WA. Dave  Con­tin­ue Reading

Owl Talk

Written on October 22, 2021 at 5:52 am, by

At 7:00 pm, Sat­ur­day, Octo­ber 23, 2021, join Shona Aitken, Edu­ca­tion Coor­di­na­tor at Wolf Hol­low Wildlife Reha­bil­i­ta­tion Cen­ter, to explore the fas­ci­nat­ing world of island owls, and learn about the many dif­fer­ent owls that live here on the San Juan Islands. We hope you can all attend this enlight­en­ing talk. To reg­is­ter email: You will receive  Con­tin­ue Reading

Free Programs And Short Films At Friday Harbor Film Festival

Written on October 12, 2021 at 5:49 am, by

Date­line: Fri­day Har­bor, WA — Fri­day Har­bor Film Fes­ti­val opens with a FREE Open­ing Broad­cast Hon­or­ing Film­mak­ers on Thurs­day, Octo­ber 14 at 7:30 pm.  This spe­cial livestream event cel­e­brates all film­mak­ers show­ing their work at the fes­ti­val.  The evening will begin with an intro­duc­tion of the film­mak­ers, fol­lowed by a video high­light­ing all the films sched­uled dur­ing  Con­tin­ue Reading

Rental Agreement Issues in San Juan Island Real Estate Transactions

Written on October 8, 2021 at 5:40 am, by

It is not uncom­mon for a rental agree­ment to play a role in a real estate trans­ac­tion.   Tim­ing can be every­thing and often the homes on the mar­ket are occu­pied by a ten­ant or sell­ers are unable to time the clos­ing of their cur­rent home and the pur­chase of their next home. In some cas­es,  Con­tin­ue Reading

New Business on the Island

Written on October 6, 2021 at 5:52 am, by

Tama­ra Weaver, a bro­ker with Win­der­mere Real Estate San Juan Island has opened a new busi­ness, San Juan Real Estate Resources (SJRER), to help peo­ple nav­i­gate the maze of buy­ing or sell­ing real estate on San Juan Island. Here’s what she has to say about it: “I think there are a lot of peo­ple out there  Con­tin­ue Reading