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(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

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
SeaDoc Society awards Salish Sea Science Prize to crab team For early detection and prevention of invasive European Green Crab
SeaDoc Society awards Salish Sea Science Prize to crab team For early detection and prevention of invasive European Green Crab
Think Fresh, Eat Fresh: Washington Service Corps Food Security Internship

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

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

As essential food providers, Farmers Markets may operate

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

  • Apr 25th, 2020
As essential food providers, Farmers Markets may operate
Food Hub connects shoppers to farmers

Food Hub connects shoppers to farmers

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

  • Apr 24th, 2020
Food Hub connects shoppers to farmers
“COVID-19 Community Conversations” round two

“COVID-19 Community Conversations” round two

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

  • Apr 23rd, 2020
“COVID-19 Community Conversations” round two
Coming together in crisis

Coming together in crisis

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

  • Apr 23rd, 2020
Coming together in crisis
Land Bank preserves remain open

Land Bank preserves remain open

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

  • Apr 22nd, 2020
Land Bank preserves remain open
San Juan Islands Strong: The Visitors Bureau is Here for You

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
San Juan Islands Strong: The Visitors Bureau is Here for You
Lopez COVID-19 health support update

Lopez COVID-19 health support update

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

  • Apr 20th, 2020
Lopez COVID-19 health support update
Free webinar about tree health, April 21

Free webinar about tree health, April 21

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

  • Apr 19th, 2020
Free webinar about tree health, April 21
A light-hearted look at caring for your introvert/extrovert significant other while staying home

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
A light-hearted look at caring for your introvert/extrovert significant other while staying home
Defining an era - Russ Harvey’s Public Works Department

Defining an era – Russ Harvey’s Public Works Department

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

  • Apr 15th, 2020
Defining an era - Russ Harvey’s Public Works Department

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