Wolverines come close, lose to LC 5-4

Posted on September 14, 2009 at 9:30 am, by

Usually a 4-1 halftime score means the match is pretty well settled, but FHHS turned it on in their soccer game Saturday afternoon, scoring three in the second half to nearly catch a talented Lynden Christian team before running out of time, 5-4. The scoring was led by Emma Ytander’s three goals & Mandy Turnbull’s  Continue Reading

Home Trust dedicates Sun Rise development on Buck Property

Posted on September 14, 2009 at 9:22 am, by

It faces east, so they’re calling the development Sun Rise. And it rose this weekend. Town, County & State leaders joined the Home Trust as Mayor David Jones cut the ribbon on the Buck Property just above the gravel pit. The Town had voted in June to annex the property, and this fall the project  Continue Reading

Sports update….

Posted on September 14, 2009 at 9:09 am, by

• Friday night at Meridian, the Wolverines scored first but Meridian opened it up after that to put together a 43-6 football win over FHHS (1-1). Friday Harbor’s first home game of the season is this Friday under the hometown lights against La Conner. • Lynden Christian’s volleyball team made it to the final four  Continue Reading

Sending Debbie off in style…

Posted on September 14, 2009 at 8:33 am, by

The San Juan Island Chamber of Commerce held an meeting on Friday last week at the San Juan Vineyards that served as a goodbye party for longtime director Debbie Pigman. Debbie had been recognized earlier in the week by Town proclamation, and people came Friday to give her one last hug & thanks for a  Continue Reading

Shot here….

Posted on September 13, 2009 at 12:08 pm, by

Mt. St. Helen’s Vietnam Band, “Albatross, Albatross, Albatross” from Thinklab on Vimeo. Thought you might find this interesting – a music video from a band downsound that was shot here and on Orcas Island – good cinematography & a song you’ll remember – see what  you think.

Parents: Love & Logic makes parenting more fun…

Posted on September 13, 2009 at 12:11 am, by

I’ve heard parents tell me this class makes all the difference with their kids, and Nan Simpson (who was one of my favorite teachers when she was working at Friday Harbor Elementary School) does a super job in presenting it. Here’s more from Nan: I’m working on getting the word out about my two Love  Continue Reading

Parents: Love & Logic makes parenting more fun…

Posted on September 13, 2009 at 12:11 am, by

I’ve heard parents tell me this class makes all the difference with their kids, and Nan Simpson (who was one of my favorite teachers when she was working at Friday Harbor Elementary School) does a super job in presenting it. Here’s more from Nan: I’m working on getting the word out about my two Love  Continue Reading

Getting into the swim of things….

Posted on September 11, 2009 at 5:31 pm, by

When Amy Wynn sent me the note below about swimming lessons coming up this fall, it seems like a good idea to post it (so here it is) but also to ask you to pass it on to folks who maybe don’t have a computer, or who can’t read English, or who otherwise wouldn’t find  Continue Reading

A day for remembering, a day to move ahead…

Posted on September 11, 2009 at 8:45 am, by

The nature of a day like today, when folks recall the events of eight years ago, is to have occasion for reflection on how that comes to play in the moments we are given, this day. I reckon you’ll hear a lot from a lot of different folks today about what we should remember, what  Continue Reading

League of Women Voters: Discussion & film about health care reform

Posted on September 11, 2009 at 12:48 am, by

Everyone’s talking about it, but do you have the facts? Here’s a chance to get informed, more – the League’s  Ann Jarrell has more: The League of Women Voter’s San Juan fall kickoff meeting will be on September 14th at the library at noon. This promises to be a very informative meeting on Health Care  Continue Reading

League of Women Voters: Discussion & film about health care reform

Posted on September 11, 2009 at 12:48 am, by

Everyone’s talking about it, but do you have the facts? Here’s a chance to get informed, more – the League’s  Ann Jarrell has more: The League of Women Voter’s San Juan fall kickoff meeting will be on September 14th at the library at noon. This promises to be a very informative meeting on Health Care  Continue Reading

Open House at Dr. Horn's place….

Posted on September 11, 2009 at 12:31 am, by

Jen from Friday Harbor Dentistry says it’s Saturday: Hey, Ian! Our 6th Annual Open House at Friday Harbor Dentistry is scheduled for this Saturday, September 12th from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Again this year, lunch will be served and everyone who attends will be entered to win some great prizes.  I hope you will  Continue Reading

Open House at Dr. Horn’s place….

Posted on September 11, 2009 at 12:31 am, by

Jen from Friday Harbor Dentistry says it’s Saturday: Hey, Ian! Our 6th Annual Open House at Friday Harbor Dentistry is scheduled for this Saturday, September 12th from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Again this year, lunch will be served and everyone who attends will be entered to win some great prizes.  I hope you will  Continue Reading

Bikin' here…

Posted on September 10, 2009 at 4:22 pm, by

Here’s AP writer Carey Williams’ story about biking here (in the Salt Lake City paper, and all over the US) – see what you think: http://www.sltrib.com/features/ci_13261394

Bikin’ here…

Posted on September 10, 2009 at 4:22 pm, by

Here’s AP writer Carey Williams’ story about biking here (in the Salt Lake City paper, and all over the US) – see what you think: http://www.sltrib.com/features/ci_13261394

Amnesty International's Community Write-A-Thon is tonight…

Posted on September 10, 2009 at 11:19 am, by

Hey, I saw this little flyer that says AI is having a session to write letter tonight at the Bean – here’s the deal, from the flyer: Amnesty International’s Community Write-A-Thon Second Thursday of each month – 4:30 to 6:30pm At the Naked Bean Cafe/150 First Street, across from Steps Thursday,  Sept. 10: Stop Violence  Continue Reading

Amnesty International’s Community Write-A-Thon is tonight…

Posted on September 10, 2009 at 11:19 am, by

Hey, I saw this little flyer that says AI is having a session to write letter tonight at the Bean – here’s the deal, from the flyer: Amnesty International’s Community Write-A-Thon Second Thursday of each month – 4:30 to 6:30pm At the Naked Bean Cafe/150 First Street, across from Steps Thursday,  Sept. 10: Stop Violence  Continue Reading

Blues night… it's always good….

Posted on September 10, 2009 at 1:00 am, by

When was the last time you dropped by Blues Night at Pazzo Vivo? It’s about time…it’s every Wednesday night from 6-9pm, so make your plans now….

Blues night… it’s always good….

Posted on September 10, 2009 at 1:00 am, by

When was the last time you dropped by Blues Night at Pazzo Vivo? It’s about time…it’s every Wednesday night from 6-9pm, so make your plans now….

Drivin' around….

Posted on September 10, 2009 at 12:54 am, by

That’s Andrew Seltser for San Juan Taxi, with his friend Lupin yesterday, on the streets of Friday Harbor. -oo-

Drivin’ around….

Posted on September 10, 2009 at 12:54 am, by

That’s Andrew Seltser for San Juan Taxi, with his friend Lupin yesterday, on the streets of Friday Harbor. -oo-

Support the church with your coffee….

Posted on September 10, 2009 at 12:29 am, by

One of the fundraisers at Christ the King (who celebrate their fifth anniversary on the island this weekend) is that you can buy coffee from Camano Island Coffee Roasters & a chunk goes to CTK…here’s more from CTK’s Jim Cole: Coffee With a Conscience Finally… a coffee that helps you sleep at night. Camano Island  Continue Reading