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Friday Harbor junior Bailee Lambright shoots over Auburn Adventist senior Abigail Tejel in the Wolverines' overtime loss to the Falcons Feb. 19. Matt Pranger photo

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Discount tickets available for Friday Harbor Film Fest Oscar Gala

Discount tickets available for Friday Harbor Film Fest Oscar Gala

Friday Harbor Film Festival has lowered the price for its Oscar gala. The new prices are...READ MORE

San Juan Island Firefighters will take part in Challenging Leukemia and Lymphoma Fundraiser

San Juan Island Firefighters will take part in Challenging  Leukemia and Lymphoma Fundraiser

San Juan Island Firefighters in Challenging Leukemia and Lymphoma Fundraiser On Saturday, February 23, 2019 from...READ MORE

Locally made film "High Note" streaming on Amazon Prime

Locally made film "High Note" streaming on Amazon Prime

"High Note", the award-winning film directed by David Gustafson and Jacob Royce Gustafson by is now...READ MORE

Tickets on sale for Friday Harbor Film Fest's Academy Award Celebration

Tickets on sale for Friday Harbor Film Fest's Academy Award Celebration

Celebrate the Oscar’s with the Friday Harbor Film Festival at the San Juan Island Yacht Club...READ MORE

Two ways to donate to funds set up to help Brandon Erickson's family

Two ways to donate to funds set up to help Brandon Erickson's family

A GoFundMe account has been set up so folks can help Brandon Erickson's family. Brandon died...READ MORE

New attorney hired by Friends of the San Juans

New attorney hired by Friends of the San Juans

PRESS RELEASE: Following a nationwide search for a transformative leader, Jennifer Barcelos has joined our team...READ MORE

Luz, an evening of Flamenco Feb 27 in Friday Harbor and Feb. 28 on Orcas Island

Luz, an evening of Flamenco Feb 27 in Friday Harbor and Feb. 28 on Orcas Island

Seattle-based Flamenco dancer, Savannah Fuentes brings her latest show, Luz, an evening of Flamenco, to the...READ MORE

Imagination. Talent. Insight. County Artists Exhibit at San Juan Islands Museum of Art

Imagination. Talent. Insight. County Artists Exhibit at San Juan Islands Museum of Art

Talent and imagination describe the art in the Sixth Annual Artists’ Registry Show at the San...READ MORE

Exhibition of photos taken by soldiers during Vietnam War opens April 5 in Friday Harbor

Exhibition of photos taken by soldiers during Vietnam War opens April 5 in Friday Harbor

  The "MY WAR: Wartime Photographs by Vietnam Veterans" exhibition will be opening at the San Juan...READ MORE

Friday Harbor House providing free breakfast to federal workers

Friday Harbor House on West Street on San Juan Island is offering free breakfast to all...READ MORE

Thalacker is Friday Harbor's Kiwanian of the Year

Thalacker is Friday Harbor's  Kiwanian of the Year

Vicky Thalacker was honored as Kiwanian of the Year by the Friday Harbor Kiwanis Club. Friday Harbor...READ MORE

AJ Kind could use some island kindness

AJ Kind could use some island kindness

AJ Kind swerved to avoid a deer on Christmas Day when she was on her way...READ MORE

San Juan Islands Museum of Art Winter Family Arts Days begin Jan. 12

San Juan Islands Museum of Art Winter Family Arts Days begin Jan. 12

Family Art Days at the San Juan Islands Museum of Art in Friday Harbor are a...READ MORE

UPDATE: Still trying to solve mystery of box of photos by Vietnam war photographer

UPDATE: Still trying to solve mystery of box of photos by Vietnam war photographer

A box of photographs taken by Vietnam War photographer Donald Cordi was found on San Juan...READ MORE

Lili Lyne joins Island Rec as new Recreation Specialist

Lili Lyne joins Island Rec as new Recreation Specialist

Island Rec welcomes Lili Lyne as their new Recreation Specialist. Lyne will primarily be organizing Sports...READ MORE

Vote for your favorite Christmas tree at Rosario Resort's 8th Annual Festival of Trees on Orcas Island

Orcas Island resort sponsors annual fundraiser for local non-profits Christmas trees return to light up the...READ MORE

Ferries

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Full ferry service Friday afternoon as Elwha takes over for Tillikum

Washington State Ferries Tillikum will be replaced with the larger and faster Elwha sometime Friday afternoon, February 22.  There may be some delays, but this move will bring the route back to full capacity and help...

Samish running late due to law enforcement activity onboard ferry

Samish running late due to law enforcement activity onboard ferry

  Due to law enforcement activity on board the vessel, the M/V Samish departed 47 minutes behind schedule for a late Anacortes 5:20 pm to Lopez. This also delays the Lopez 6:10 pm to Anacortes, the Anacortes...

Tillikum replaces Yakima; 57-car reduction in service

Tillikum replaces Yakima; 57-car reduction in service

Washington State Ferries 87-car M/V Tillikum has replaced the 144-car M/V Yakima as the number 2 vessel on the Anacortes/San Juan Islands route until further notice. This is a 57-car reduction in vessel capacity. Drivers may...

WSF Spring Schedule reservations open up 7 a.m. Feb. 12

WSF Spring Schedule reservations open up 7 a.m. Feb. 12

The opening of vehicle reservations for the upcoming Washington State Ferries spring schedule will be delayed two weeks due to upcoming unscheduled maintenance and pending vessel assignments for several ferries across the system. This includes some that...

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