Topic: People

Letters on the Upcoming Election

Written on October 31, 2021 at 5:10 am, by

Below are links to let­ters regard­ing var­i­ous items on the upcom­ing elec­tion. Let­ters are shown in the order received and this page will con­tin­ue to be updat­ed as more let­ters come in. Let­ters for and against SJC Pub­lic Hos­pi­tal Dis­trict No. 1 Propo­si­tion No. 1 Autho­riz­ing Reg­u­lar Prop­er­ty Tax Levy: Ali­son Lon­g­ley Lee Stur­di­vant War­ren Apple­ton MD, JD Dean­na Osborn  Con­tin­ue Reading

Bethery von Dassow — June 16, 1955 — October 1, 2020

Written on October 29, 2021 at 5:44 am, by

Beth­ery von Das­sow was a beloved wife, part­ner, artist, librar­i­an, food­ie, and moth­er. Born in Evanston, Illi­nois, she and her hus­band Sasha met work­ing at AT&T in Seat­tle and were mar­ried for near­ly 40 years while they lived in Wash­ing­ton, Col­orado, Ten­nessee, and Flori­da. She ran a day­care in Flori­da while moth­er­ing their young son  Con­tin­ue Reading

Island Rec Welcomes New Staff

Written on October 28, 2021 at 10:46 am, by

Island Rec is pleased to wel­come Car­los Gar­cia as their new Recre­ation Spe­cial­ist for Pro­grams, Jen Hen­ry as their new Recre­ation Spe­cial­ist for Com­mu­ni­ty Events, and Bri­an Krem­bs as their new After School Pro­gram Man­ag­er (STAR) Car­los will pri­mar­i­ly be orga­niz­ing youth, teen, and fam­i­ly pro­grams. Car­los spent the last 5 years as high school  Con­tin­ue Reading

Going The Distance with Artist Nola Ahola

Written on October 27, 2021 at 5:47 am, by

Autumn’s blus­tery days and chilly air offer the per­fect oppor­tu­ni­ty to take advan­tage of the many attrac­tions the San Juan Islands Muse­um of Art  (SJIMA) has to offer . Espe­cial­ly one cur­rent­ly on dis­play, Going the Dis­tance fea­tur­ing the work of Seat­tle artist, Nola Aho­la.  Nola Ahola’s art career spans more than six­ty years and this  Con­tin­ue Reading

Land Bank Report on Community Discussion

Written on October 26, 2021 at 5:49 am, by

This sto­ry Sub­mit­ted by Kaj Litch… The final report of pub­lic feed­back to the San Juan Coun­ty Land Bank using an inno­v­a­tive method to gar­ner pub­lic opin­ion has just been released.   Using the dig­i­tal tool through­out July 2021, more than 400 com­mu­ni­ty mem­bers put forth and addressed issues of local impor­tance regard­ing the local  Con­tin­ue Reading

SaviBank Establishes Loan Production Team in Friday Harbor

Written on October 25, 2021 at 12:14 pm, by

Mount Ver­non, WA – Octo­ber 25, 2021 – Sav­iBank announced that it has formed a new lend­ing team locat­ed in Fri­day Har­bor, serv­ing the busi­ness and per­son­al lend­ing needs in San Juan Coun­ty, includ­ing San Juan, Orcas and Lopez islands. “Our new lend­ing team in Fri­day Har­bor presents a fan­tas­tic oppor­tu­ni­ty for Sav­iBank to serve  Con­tin­ue Reading

What it Means to be Alive

Written on October 21, 2021 at 5:46 am, by

The Atri­um of The San Juan Islands Muse­um of Art (SJIMA)  has come alive with the fig­u­ra­tive wire sculp­tures of Belling­ham artist, Fran­cie Allen.  The exhib­it, titled, On Being Alive!, invites the view­er to vis­cer­al­ly engage in the dynam­ic move­ment of flu­id, trans­par­ent bod­ies, sus­pend­ed in air or draped on met­al arma­tures, enhanced by orig­i­nal  Con­tin­ue Reading

Kitchen Sink Dinners — Feed the Island

Written on October 21, 2021 at 5:45 am, by

Fourth Year — Start­ing AGAIN! Cyn­thi­a’s Bistro is offer­ing free take-away meals to any­one who needs a meal or wish­es to have a home cooked meal. No ques­tions asked, just free food. Basic Home Cook­ing made with every­thing but the Kitchen Sink. You may pick up a meal for your­self or for those who need  Con­tin­ue Reading