Topic: People

Lifesaving Effort by Members of the Public on October 11th

Written on November 3, 2021 at 5:52 am, by

Con­grat­u­la­tions to Dave Kin­na­man and Joe Davis for their life­sav­ing efforts on Octo­ber 11, 2021. When a vis­i­tor to the store col­lapsed out­side Mar­ket­place in Fri­day Har­bor their quick action to ini­ti­ate CPR helped save a life. Med­ical Pro­gram Direc­tor Joshua Cor­sa, M.D., along with crews from San Juan Island Fire and Res­cue and San Juan  Con­tin­ue Reading

Thor Hanson Author Talk and Stroll at Zylstra Lake Preserve

Written on November 3, 2021 at 5:50 am, by

(Fri­day Har­bor, WA) – Novem­ber 2, 2021 – Join author Thor Han­son for two upcom­ing events host­ed by the San Juan Island Library. Han­son will regale read­ers with a dis­cus­sion of his new­ly released book, Hur­ri­cane Lizards and Plas­tic Squid: The Fraught and Fas­ci­nat­ing Biol­o­gy of Cli­mate Change via Zoom on Wednes­day, Novem­ber 3, at  Con­tin­ue Reading

Letter from Victoria

Written on November 3, 2021 at 5:44 am, by

In the SJ Update mail­bag this morn­ing there is this let­ter to you from Vic­to­ria Comp­ton… Dear Island Neigh­bors, Thank you infi­nite­ly for your words of encour­age­ment, your advice, and for shar­ing your thoughts about our island’s Port dur­ing my cam­paign. I was so proud and hum­bled to be able to car­ry your hopes for  Con­tin­ue Reading

Letter about Mullis Center Election

Written on November 2, 2021 at 5:40 am, by

In today’s mail­bag, Bon­nie Sliger shares this with you… My name is Bon­nie Sliger and I am run­ning for a posi­tion on the Mullis Cen­ter Dis­trict Com­mit­tee.  If you are 60 and over or are dis­abled, and live in the San Juan Dis­trict, please be sure to vote Novem­ber 8th thru 11th at the Mullis Cen­ter  Con­tin­ue Reading

Scarecrow Contest Winners

Written on November 1, 2021 at 12:04 pm, by

The Friends of the Library and the Cham­ber of Com­merce thank all the par­tic­i­pants and vot­ers! It was a close race among all of the cre­ative scare­crows. It was so much fun to see them all and we can’t wait to see what the com­mu­ni­ty comes up with for next year! 1st place For­rest Sprite 2nd  Con­tin­ue Reading

Fall Colors

Written on November 1, 2021 at 5:50 am, by

Shan­non Dean shares this pho­to of fall col­ors on a beau­ti­ful last day of Octo­ber here in Fri­day Har­bor. Thanks for shar­ing Shannon!

In the Mailbag…

Written on November 1, 2021 at 5:39 am, by

In the SJ Update mail­bag today we have this let­ter from Alice Deane… Please be sure to vote in the very impor­tant upcom­ing elec­tion for Dis­trict Com­mit­tee mem­bers of the Mullis Senior Cen­ter. The true and cor­rect infor­ma­tion on what has become a very con­tentious elec­tion can be found at the Mullis Cen­ter web­site The  Con­tin­ue Reading

A Witchy Halloween

Written on October 31, 2021 at 10:43 am, by

This pho­to was shared with the SJ Update by Kei­th Busha — it’s art­work of a cou­ple of witch­es cre­at­ed by artist Susan Williams and is soon to be installed in Seat­tle. Seemed a fit­ting pho­to to share today. Thanks Kei­th and Susan!