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Monday, January 20 is Martin Luther King Day. Read more about his philosophy at the King Center website.


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Jan. 25: Local brewery at 11th Annual Belgianfest beer tasting festival in Seattle

Jan. 25: Local brewery at 11th Annual Belgianfest beer tasting festival in Seattle

San Juan Island Brewing Company is one of two dozen Washington breweries featured at the 11th Annual...READ MORE

Feb. 15: EDC presents Creative Careers Forum in Friday Harbor

Feb. 15: EDC presents Creative Careers Forum  in Friday Harbor

San Juan County Economic Development Council (EDC) invites students and career-seekers to its first Creative Careers Forum...READ MORE

Links to priority road maps and more...

Links to priority road maps and more...

After a snow storm, San Juan County Public Works Department plows roads on a priority basis...READ MORE

Tempestry Project In the San Juans and at SJIMA

Tempestry Project In the San Juans and at SJIMA

Valarie Keaton, President of the San Juan County Textile Guild says of the Tempestry Project, “Our...READ MORE

February 4: Annual Garden Fever Party at Mullis Center

February 4: Annual Garden Fever Party at Mullis Center

San Juan Island Garden Club's Annual Garden Fever Party takes place from 10 a.m. to 3...READ MORE

Registration underway for free LEGO Club in Friday Harbor

Registration underway for free LEGO Club  in Friday Harbor

Do you know an elementary school child who loves building with LEGOS? The San Juan Island...READ MORE

Calling all young artists: Submit your artwork for Doodle for Google

This year’s Doodle for Google theme is: “I SHOW KINDNESS BY...” Friendship, smiles, thank yous, and hugs. But...READ MORE

How you can help get The Grange cookin’

How you can help get The Grange cookin’

For almost 90 years the San Juan Grange in Friday Harbor has served as a meeting...READ MORE

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WSF on severe weather alternate schedule Jan. 15

WSF on severe weather alternate schedule Jan. 15

WSF will operate on an alternate severe weather schedule on the Anacortes/San Juan Islands route due to worsening weather conditions beginning at approximately 10 a.m. this morning, Wednesday, January 15.

Snow a major factor in 2019 state ferry ridership drop; New…

Snow a major factor in 2019 state ferry ridership drop;  New storm schedules ready to go for 2020 winter snow

SEATTLE – For the first time in seven years, annual ridership aboard Washington State Ferries declined in 2019, dropping by 800,000 customers – 3.2% – to 23.9 million. Severe winter weather, construction in and around ferry...

WSF received $1.5 million grant for hybrid-electric ferry conversion

WSF received $1.5 million grant for hybrid-electric ferry conversion

Washington State Ferries is receiving $1.5 million in federal funding to continue work on converting its largest vessels from diesel to hybrid-electric propulsion. This week, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) announced the grant...

Winter ferry schedule begins Sunday, January 5

Winter ferry schedule begins Sunday, January 5

Washington State Ferries Winter schedule begins Sunday, January 5, 2020 and runs through March 28. The two major changes are no international service to Sidney, B.C.  and a separate weekday and weekend schedule. 

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