Topic: Recreation

San Juan Island National Historical Park Hit with Vandalism 

Written on September 21, 2021 at 9:59 am, by

Fri­day Har­bor, WA – On Sep­tem­ber 4, 2021 unknown indi­vid­u­als dam­aged pub­lic lands and destroyed pub­lic prop­er­ty at the Amer­i­can Camp Unit of San Juan Island Nation­al His­tor­i­cal Park. The park needs your help to iden­ti­fy and appre­hend these law­break­ers. Any tips will be treat­ed as con­fi­den­tial. The dam­age to the park was exten­sive includ­ing  Con­tin­ue Reading

First Street Pocket Park

Written on September 20, 2021 at 5:46 am, by

Con­struc­tion will begin on Mon­day, Sep­tem­ber 20, 2021. Con­struc­tion for the First Street Pock­et Park at the cor­ner of Court and First Streets (near the San Juan Island Grange and Amer­i­can Legion) is about to begin. Work will include demo­li­tion of exist­ing side­walk, upgrade of exist­ing sew­er ser­vice line, instal­la­tion of a new fire hydrant and  Con­tin­ue Reading

Need A Washington State Boating Education Card?

Written on September 14, 2021 at 9:28 am, by

Sign up for an upcom­ing, on-line U.S. Coast Guard Aux­il­iary Course  Belling­ham, Wash. – This fall, the U.S. Coast Guard Aux­il­iary Belling­ham and San Juan Islands Flotil­la is pro­vid­ing boaters on-line, Wash­ing­ton State Basic Boater Edu­ca­tion Course. All Wash­ing­ton state res­i­dents must car­ry a Boater Edu­ca­tion Card while on the water oper­at­ing a pow­er-boat greater  Con­tin­ue Reading

News from NPS

Written on September 13, 2021 at 9:41 am, by

Greet­ings! I am writ­ing to keep you informed about the acces­si­bil­i­ty plan­ning process at San Juan Island Nation­al His­tor­i­cal Park. Our Self-Eval­u­a­­tion Tran­si­tion Plan is still avail­able for com­ment until the end of Sep­tem­ber 2021 at this link. We also will be host­ing an open house to explain the plan­ning process and answer ques­tions from  Con­tin­ue Reading

After-school Sailing Club and Race Team to start Tuesday Sept. 21st

Written on September 11, 2021 at 9:10 am, by

Sail­ing Club will be back on the water at Jack­son Beach soon! Mid­­dle- and high-school stu­dents with and with­out sail­ing expe­ri­ence are invit­ed to come sail one- and two-per­­son sail­boats on Grif­fin Bay. The SJI Sail­ing Foun­da­tion will be launch­ing two new RS Fevas – super fun to sail two-hand­ed boats — the first boats with  Con­tin­ue Reading

San Juan County Fire Districts Approve  Recreational Fires

Written on September 11, 2021 at 9:10 am, by

With chang­ing weath­er con­di­tions, as of Fri­day Sep­tem­ber 10, 2021, the San Juan Coun­ty Fire Dis­tricts are allow­ing recre­ation­al fires includ­ing char­coal, wood burn­ing, and recre­ation­al camp­fires. Per­mit Burn­ing is still banned and not allowed until fur­ther notice. If you have a recre­ation­al fire, always remain present and have water avail­able. When you are fin­ished,  Con­tin­ue Reading

Camas Club Sprouts a New Website for Island Backyard Restorationists

Written on September 9, 2021 at 5:49 am, by

The recent­ly formed Camas Club launch­es a web­site cre­at­ed for and by islanders to con­nect with oth­er back­yard habi­tat enthu­si­asts. It is a place where native habi­tat afi­ciona­dos can ask ques­tions, share resources, orga­nize seed swaps, and more. By exchang­ing infor­ma­tion about aspects such as restora­tion tech­niques, lessons learned, trust­ed sources of native plant mate­r­i­al,  Con­tin­ue Reading

Final Call For Film Submissions for Friday Harbor Film Festival

Written on September 6, 2021 at 5:53 am, by

Date­line: Fri­day Har­bor, WA — Fri­day Har­bor Film Fes­ti­val is now sched­ul­ing fea­ture doc­u­men­taries and short films to be shown dur­ing the Livestream Fes­ti­val Octo­ber 14–17 and the On-Demand Fes­ti­val Octo­ber 18–24.  While FHFF has many excel­lent sub­mis­sions, there is room for more.  The final date for sub­mis­sions is Sep­tem­ber 20. If you are an inde­pen­dent  Con­tin­ue Reading