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Islanders who knew the late Tony Surina are reminded of him when they see the California poppies. He planted poppies throughout San Juan Island. 

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Events this Weekend: June 14-16

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Paddle To Lummi Intertribal Canoe Journey takes place July 24-28 in the Salish Sea

Paddle To Lummi Intertribal Canoe Journey takes place July 24-28 in the Salish Sea

Event to bring 10,000 Coastal Indigenous people from Oregon to B.C. and beyond Photo by Beau Garreau...READ MORE

Galt's and Lawson's Inter Island Propane spotlighted in LP Gas magazine

Galt's  and Lawson's Inter Island Propane spotlighted in LP Gas magazine

Inter Island Propane owners Donnie Galt and Jimmy Lawson were featured in the May 2019 edition...READ MORE

Friday Harbor Kiwanis Hansen honors Jan Hansen

Friday Harbor Kiwanis Hansen honors Jan Hansen

Recently, Friday Harbor Kiwanis awarded Jan Hansen a Certificate of Appreciation and a $100 gift certificate...READ MORE

Alex Adinolf is APS of Friday Harbor's volunteer of the month

Alex Adinolf is APS of Friday Harbor's volunteer of the month

Alexandra Adinolf is the Animal Protection Society of Friday Harbor's Volunteer of the Month for June...READ MORE

Orcas Island couple sue reporter for defamation

Orcas Island couple sue reporter for defamation

Be Scofield (pictured left), an investigative journalist, spent a month in the San Juan Islands in...READ MORE

SAFE San Juans welcomes new Executive Director and appoints a new Program Manager

SAFE San Juans welcomes new Executive Director and appoints a new Program Manager

SAFE San Juans (formerly Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault Services of the San Juan Islands) is...READ MORE

June 14: Tribal Gallop BellyDance and Drum Troupe perform at Port of Friday Harbor

June 14: Tribal Gallop BellyDance and Drum Troupe perform at Port of Friday Harbor

Lalalalalalalalaaaa..., in high notes, fast moving tongues, hand covering mouths, Zagarettes can be heard when Tribal...READ MORE

Emily Vogel of Friday Harbor to race against world’s best Down Under

Emily Vogel of Friday Harbor to race against world’s best Down Under

Emily Vogel completed her prep track season at the state meet late last month. Instead of...READ MORE

Honoring a D-Day hero

Honoring a D-Day hero

Cheryl Hancock of San Juan Island and her 97-year-old father Bert Chandler are traveling to Normandy...READ MORE

More foster parents needed in San Juan County; learn more June 13 at Grange in Friday Harbor

More foster parents needed in San Juan County; learn more June 13 at Grange in Friday Harbor

Foster care is the temporary placement of children - often due to child abuse or neglect...READ MORE

CASA volunteers play critical role in family reunification

CASA volunteers play critical role in family reunification

Commemorating parents who have worked hard to successfully reunify their families after significant struggles, the Washington...READ MORE

Washington celebrates family reunification in June

Washington has proclaimed June Family Reunification Month, to commemorate parents who have worked hard to successfully...READ MORE

LEO Club helpful in a variety of ways

LEO Club helpful in a variety of ways

Friday Harbor High School LEO Club held its 12th Annual Golf Scramble at the San Juan...READ MORE

Gov. Inslee hears about space settlements at Friday Harbor High School

Gov. Inslee hears about space settlements at Friday Harbor High School

While in Friday Harbor earlier this week to discuss broadband issues, Governor Jay Inslee took time...READ MORE

Friday Harbor HS art students honored at state-wide High School Art Competition

Friday Harbor HS art students honored at state-wide High School Art Competition

Friday Harbor High School is proud to announce that two art students, Soma Andrews and Lucas...READ MORE

Feel like feuding at the Fair?

Feel like feuding at the Fair?

Would you like to be part of this year’s exciting FAIR FEUD competition at the 2019...READ MORE

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Ferries

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Summer ferry schedule now online, print ones out soon

Summer ferry schedule now online, print ones out soon

  Planning a summer trip? Washington State Ferries Summer 2019 Sailing Schedule is now available online as a  PDF and as a web page Anacortes/San Juans and Anacortes/Sidney. Print versions will be available soon on the vessels and at...

Sealth and 5 other ferries earn vessel reliability awards for 2018

Sealth and 5 other ferries earn vessel reliability awards for 2018

Washington State Ferries presented six Customer Service Reliability Awards for 2018 to the ferries Sealth, Tokitae, Kitsap, Puyallup, Tillikum and Yakima. The award goes to a ferry that reaches 100-percent mechanical reliability in a calendar year, which...

The late ferry will be very late on June 12

The late ferry will be very late on June 12

Washington State Ferries customers planning to take the 8:55 p.m. sailing from Anacortes to Shaw and Orcas islands on Wednesday, June 12 will need to be prepared for delays.

Slight change to ferry schedule on Memorial Day

Slight change to ferry schedule on Memorial Day

The Anacortes/San Juan Islands/Sidney route will follow the regular weekday schedule on Monday, May 27, with the exception of interisland vessel #4, which will operate on the holiday schedule. The interisland Friday Harbor 2:20 p.m. and Lopez...

Sports and Recreation

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Obituaries

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