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Shelter in your car and take a drive to see the new calves on San Juan Valley. John Stimpson photo

Orcas Island eighth-grader Moose Kinsey created this comic.


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Anacortes round-about on schedule

Anacortes round-about on schedule

WSDOT PRESS RELEASE: To date, all of the major underground work has been completed on the city of Anacortes’ roundabout project on SR 20 Spur. Starting today (Thursday, April 2) crews will be pouring concrete for...

Start of Spring Ferry Schedule moved to April 25

Start of Spring Ferry Schedule moved to April 25

SEATTLE – As part of the state’s response to COVID-19, all state ferries will remain operating on their winter sailing schedules through at least April 25. Washington State Ferries’ spring season, which includes increased service on...

WSF: All tickets now available for purchase online

To better protect our customers and employees against the spread of COVID-19, Washington State Ferries encourages all customers to purchase their tickets in advance online. Pre-purchasing tickets minimizes the amount of contact and money exchange that...

WSF offering ticket refunds and suspending no-show fees

While WSF cannot extend the 90-day period for tickets and travel passes, customers who are unable to use tickets or travel passes because of COVID-19 concerns may be eligible for a refund for the unused portion...

No ferry service to Sidney for a while as Canadian border is…

No ferry service to Sidney for a while as Canadian border is closed

ANACORTES – Resumption of Washington State Ferries’ service between the U.S. and Canada has been pushed back to at least April 28, 2020. The suspension of the route serving Anacortes, and Sidney, British Columbia, comes as a...

Get ready for construction of a roundabout near Anacortes terminal

Get ready for construction of a roundabout near Anacortes terminal

Plan for possible travel delays into or out of Washington State Ferries  Anacortes terminal starting next week. On Monday, March 16, 2020 the city of Anacortes will start roundabout construction work on State Route 20 Spur/Oakes...

Social distancing aboard WSF ferries

Social distancing aboard WSF ferries

MESSAGE FROM AMY SCARTON of WSF: In the wake of the governor’s recent COVID-19 restrictions, I want to share what we’re doing to help slow the spread of the virus. First off, we will continue to...

Deadline March 13 to enter 3rd Annual WSF haiku contest

Deadline March 13 to enter 3rd Annual WSF haiku contest

Washington State Ferries Third Annual Haiku contest submission deadline is 12 noon Friday, March 13. WSF is looking for a traditional haiku about the Washington State Ferries experience to be on the cover of the Summer...

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Changes at Friday Harbor Drugstore

Changes at Friday Harbor Drugstore

Friday Harbor Drug Store is making some changes effective Wednesday April 8, 2020. Hours are being...READ MORE

Essentially an Islander: Ryan Nelson

Essentially an Islander: Ryan Nelson

This interview, by Janet Thomas, with San Juan Island Emergency Medical Services paramedic Ryan Nelson is the...READ MORE

A bit of good news: Desolation Sound releases first single

A bit of good news: Desolation Sound releases first single

How about some upbeat news. Desolation Sound has released their first single, "Evanesce" with special guest...READ MORE

Watch Great Gus Productions' "Beyond the Shadows" on YouTube

Watch Great Gus Productions' "Beyond the Shadows" on YouTube

Great Gus Productions has released their latest film "Beyond the Shadows" on YouTube where you can...READ MORE

Video: Seattle fights COVID-19

Video: Seattle fights COVID-19

The Downtown Seattle Association put together a moving video  of a quarantined Seattle. Check it out...READ MORE

Essentially an islander: Weyshawn Koons

Essentially an islander: Weyshawn Koons

This interview, by Janet Thomas,  with San Juan Island Emergency Medical Services paramedic Weyshawn Koons is...READ MORE

Easter Baskets available

Easter Baskets available

Post Office workers Yvonne, left, and Jenna display the Easter baskets they purchased from the Peace...READ MORE

Boo Boo offering free fitness classes via Zoom

Boo Boo offering free fitness classes via Zoom

Hey there, I’m helping everyone's favorite boxer keep islanders entertained AND healthy so they’ll be able...READ MORE

Alchemy Art Center creates opportunities for Creativity at Home

Just because we can’t gather in person, doesn’t mean we can’t connect through art! In lieu of...READ MORE

From Award-Winning Whiskey to Critical Sanitizer

From Award-Winning Whiskey to Critical Sanitizer

Orcas Island resident, Charles West, was experiencing post-retirement blues when his family gifted him with a...READ MORE

Tyler Roberts: We've Got This, America"

Tyler Roberts: We've Got This, America"

Friday Harbor's own Tyler Roberts stars in  the video WE GOT THIS, AMERICA. In the face of...READ MORE

A letter about the situation in Europe from an Islander in France

A letter about the situation in Europe from an Islander in France

Hello! I am a resident of San Juan County. I grew up on one of the small...READ MORE

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