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‘Do I need to…?’

‘Do I need to…?’

Frequently asked questions on cloth face coverings

  • Jul 1st, 2020
‘Do I need to…?’
Communicating with our faces covered

Communicating with our faces covered

Hearing new ways in a new world

  • Jun 30th, 2020
Communicating with our faces covered
SMP update joint public hearing July 28

SMP update joint public hearing July 28

Submitted by San Juan County The San Juan County Council and Washington…

  • Jun 29th, 2020
SMP update joint public hearing July 28

I-1776: Stop Discrimination

Submitted by the San Juan County Democrats Please read this note. It…

  • Jun 27th, 2020
Work from a Washington State Park

Work from a Washington State Park

Submitted by Washington State Parks This year has changed our lives in…

  • Jun 26th, 2020
Work from a Washington State Park
Take a break

Take a break

Submitted by Washington State Department of Health This is a long road.…

  • Jun 26th, 2020
Take a break

Loads of virtual events at Lopez Island Library

Compiled with information from Lopez Island Library COVID hasn’t stopped the Lopez…

  • Jun 26th, 2020
Washington State Ferries hosting virtual community meeting June 30

Washington State Ferries hosting virtual community meeting June 30

Submitted by the Washington State Department of Transportation Washington State Ferries is…

  • Jun 26th, 2020
Washington State Ferries hosting virtual community meeting June 30
Lessons from the 1918 Flu Pandemic

Lessons from the 1918 Flu Pandemic

The other Great War

  • Jun 26th, 2020
Lessons from the 1918 Flu Pandemic
Free pile tour of Lopez

Free pile tour of Lopez

Submitted by Nikyta Palmisani The Take It or Leave It has been…

  • Jun 20th, 2020
Free pile tour of Lopez
Robert S. Harrison/Contributed photo

It takes an island

Submitted by Stephanie Cariker Something happens when you teach children to grow…

  • Jun 18th, 2020
Robert S. Harrison/Contributed photo

Discover San Juan Islands 2020

Submitted by the San Juan County Land Bank Your Conservation Land Bank…

  • Jun 17th, 2020
The Governor’s “Safe Start” Plan and What it Means for San Juan County

The Governor’s “Safe Start” Plan and What it Means for San Juan County

Submitted by San Juan County On May 29 Governor Inslee released further…

  • Jun 16th, 2020
The Governor’s “Safe Start” Plan and What it Means for San Juan County

State Parks partners with outdoor gear rental company

Submitted by Washington State Parks Washington State Parks announces a new partnership…

  • Jun 16th, 2020

Ferry reservations restart

Submitted by the Washington State Ferries Vehicle reservations for travel on the…

  • Jun 16th, 2020

IOSA is hiring an Executive Director

Submitted by Islands Oil Spill Association Applications are being accepted for the…

  • Jun 16th, 2020

Island papers offer grants to local businesses

Sound Publishing is launching a new program to help local companies spread…

  • Jun 10th, 2020

How are we doing? A year like no other.

Submitted by F. Milene Henley, San Juan County Auditor This year began…

  • Jun 10th, 2020
Keel-billed Toucans by Peter Cavanagh

A Photographic Journey: Iconic Birds of the World with Peter Cavanagh

Submitted by Friends of the San Juans Are you experiencing travel withdrawal…

  • Jun 9th, 2020
Keel-billed Toucans by Peter Cavanagh
(NOAA/contributed photo)

Prevent marine debris this summer

Submitted by Sea Grant Washington With summer here it is more important…

  • Jun 8th, 2020
(NOAA/contributed photo)

Leadership San Juan Islands celebrates 16th graduating class

Submitted by Leadership San Juan Islands Leadership San Juan Islands is proud…

  • Jun 3rd, 2020
Residential and commercial burning closed

Residential and commercial burning closed

Submitted by San Juan County All permits issued for burning commercial or…

  • Jun 3rd, 2020
Residential and commercial burning closed
How to reduce your waste impact during COVID-19 times

How to reduce your waste impact during COVID-19 times

Submitted by San Juan County Marine Resources Committee In 2018 members of…

  • May 30th, 2020
How to reduce your waste impact during COVID-19 times
Boating green in the Salish Sea. (Mark Gardner/Contributed photo)

Green boating in the San Juan Islands

Submitted by Friends of the San Juans The 2020 boating season is…

  • May 27th, 2020
Boating green in the Salish Sea. (Mark Gardner/Contributed photo)

American Red Cross local update

Submitted by the American Red Cross, San Juan County We have all…

  • May 26th, 2020

Commerce, EDC announce local recipients of the “Working Washington Small Business Emergency Grant”

The Washington State Department of Commerce and the Governor’s office, in partnership…

  • May 26th, 2020
New video from visitors bureau: ‘The San Juan Islands Miss You’

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

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

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

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

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

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

Scotch broom survey begins

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

  • May 5th, 2020
Scotch broom survey begins

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

National Travel and Tourism week, May 3-9

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

  • May 3rd, 2020
National Travel and Tourism week, May 3-9
Stimulus checks for local recovery — spend a dollar, donate a dollar, volunteer an hour

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

No more hiding | Poetry

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

  • May 2nd, 2020