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New video from visitors bureau: ‘The San Juan Islands Miss You’

Submitted by San Juan Islands Visitors Bureau As our weather warms and…

  • May 25th, 2020

San Juan County Health Officer extends ban on transient lodging

Submitted by San Juan County On May 22nd, San Juan County Health…

  • May 25th, 2020

Grow-a-row: promoting a local sustainable food economy

Submitted by Stephanie Cariker You may know them as the worker bees…

  • May 19th, 2020

Back to the wild – it’s a whole new outdoor recreation world

Submitted by Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife Exploring the outdoors feeds…

  • May 16th, 2020

Finding the balance: community health and the local economy

Submitted by San Juan County COVID-19 updates from San Juan County around…

  • May 12th, 2020

WSF advise limited travel

Submitted by the Washington State Ferries As a reminder, the Governor’s “Stay…

  • May 11th, 2020

Nature Conservancy Preserves at Yellow Island and Ebey’s Landing remain closed

Submitted by The Nature Conservancy The Nature Conservancy has made the difficult…

  • May 11th, 2020

Friday Harbor Film Festival presents a virtual film festival, May 8-23

Submitted by the Friday Harbor Film Festival The Friday Harbor Film Festival…

  • May 6th, 2020

Ag Guild, EDC, WSU, ARC coordinate local farms directory for San Juan Islands farms

Submitted by the San Juan Islands Economic Development Council The San Juan…

  • May 5th, 2020

Scotch broom survey begins

Submitted by the Washington Invasive Species Council The Washington Invasive Species Council,…

  • May 5th, 2020

Touching bases with San Juan County EMS and healthcare providers

Submitted by San Juan County For being one of the smallest counties…

  • May 4th, 2020

National Travel and Tourism week, May 3-9

Submitted by the San Juan Islands Visitors Bureau National Travel and Tourism…

  • May 3rd, 2020

Stimulus checks for local recovery — spend a dollar, donate a dollar, volunteer an hour

Submitted by the San Juan Islands Visitors Bureau Since government stimulus checks…

  • May 2nd, 2020

No more hiding | Poetry

by Colleen James I can hide my money I can hide easter…

  • May 2nd, 2020

Dauciunas and Madsen win plus 20 voters get $50 credit

Submitted by Orcas Power and Light Cooperative OPALCO’S uncontested election drew 1,373…

  • May 2nd, 2020

San Juan County’s Agricultural Resources Committee celebrates its accompliments

San Juan County’s Agricultural Resources Committee has much to celebrate

  • Apr 28th, 2020

Think Fresh, Eat Fresh: Washington Service Corps Food Security Internship

Submitted by Alaya Battalia Strengthening local food security on Lopez Island is…

  • Apr 26th, 2020

The power of a picture

Submitted by Safe San Juans It usually begins in a way that…

  • Apr 25th, 2020

An insider’s look at the San Juan County COVID response team

Submitted by San Juan County The first thing you need to know…

  • Apr 25th, 2020
2020: A Fair Odyssey. (Contributed photo.)

County fair looking for ag tent participants

Submitted by the San Juan County Fair. Planning for the San Juan…

  • Apr 25th, 2020
2020: A Fair Odyssey. (Contributed photo.)

As essential food providers, Farmers Markets may operate

Submitted by San Juan County May Operate Following State and County COVID-19…

  • Apr 25th, 2020

Food Hub connects shoppers to farmers

Submitted by San Juan Islands Agricultural Guild Our island communities are facing…

  • Apr 24th, 2020

“COVID-19 Community Conversations” round two

Submitted by San Juan County This week “COVID-19 Community Conversations” continues with…

  • Apr 23rd, 2020

Coming together in crisis

Submitted by Stephanie Cariker A community is only as strong as it…

  • Apr 23rd, 2020

Land Bank preserves remain open

Submitted by the San Juan County Land Bank Land Bank Preserves continue…

  • Apr 22nd, 2020

San Juan Islands Strong: The Visitors Bureau is Here for You

Submitted by the San Juan Islands Visitors Bureau The San Juan Islands…

  • Apr 21st, 2020

Lopez COVID-19 health support update

Submitted by Ann Palmer Cover your face: The WA Department of Health…

  • Apr 20th, 2020

Free webinar about tree health, April 21

Submitted by San Juan Island Master Gardeners Dead and dying conifers have…

  • Apr 19th, 2020

A light-hearted look at caring for your introvert/extrovert significant other while staying home

Disclaimer: Authors Courtney and Nathan Kessler-Jeffrey are in no way relationship experts.…

  • Apr 17th, 2020

Defining an era – Russ Harvey’s Public Works Department

By Colin Huntemer - County Engineer On April 23, Russ Harvey will…

  • Apr 15th, 2020

Share your stories of social distancing with the Lopez Library

Submitted by the Lopez Island Library As a public gathering space and…

  • Apr 15th, 2020

Information to help access care at Lopez Clinic

Submitted by Karen Hattman RN at the Lopez Island Clinic For all…

  • Apr 14th, 2020

Islanders helping islanders

Volunteering All volunteering is being coordinated through https://lopezisland.recovers.org. Please go there to…

  • Apr 14th, 2020

Island artists and businesses create a virtual art walk

Submitted by San Juan County The first “Third Thursday” San Juan County…

  • Apr 13th, 2020

Announcing ‘COVID-19 Community Conversations’ from San Juan County

Submitted by San Juan County During the COVID-19 crisis the San Juan…

  • Apr 11th, 2020

Islanders helping islanders

Volunteering All volunteering is being coordinated through the https://lopezisland.recovers.org Please go there…

  • Apr 8th, 2020

The power of a whisper

“I was afraid”. Three powerful words that are usually whispered the first…

  • Apr 8th, 2020

Construction Guidance under the Governor’s Stay Home, Stay Healthy Proclamation

Submitted by the San Juan County Department of Emergency Management We are…

  • Apr 4th, 2020

Not from but for

By Nathan Kessler-Jeffrey Previously, I wrote a bit about how it can…

  • Apr 4th, 2020