Support and Celebrate John Sandwith's Recovery June 15 - Tickets on sale nowTuesday, 14 May 2013
In January of this year, during surgery to remove two brain aneurysms, John Sandwith suffered a stroke.
To celebrate the good news the San Juan Island man is expected to make a full recovery and to help with medical bills, a Fun-Raiser is set for June 15.
The Salmon, Pig and Tri-Tip BBQ with beer and wine garden and music by The Tease takes place from 5 to 10 p.m.
Island Writers deadline for fair entries July 10
Island Writers (formerly the Written Word) is seeking new and unpublished writings for this year's San Juan County Fair. Stories, poems, non-fiction: choose your favorite genre and submit by July 10th, 2013.
Information can be found at: www.sanjuancountyfair.org. Click on the links tab to access our website.
Or visit the Island Writers website at:
Christopher Keith Marsden August 29, 1946 – December 17, 2012Saturday, 18 May 2013
Chris Marsden, a long time resident, business owner and pilot in the San Juan Islands passed away December 17, 2012, after a tragic accident on December 13th in his hangar at Boeing Field in Seattle.
Chris was born in Spokane, WA to A. Keith and Ruth U. Marsden. He was the third and only boy of four children—sisters Bonnie and Lynda
JUST SAY OOPSSunday, 19 May 2013
Have you heard the statement that anything worth doing is worth doing badly? It sounds really odd and seems to go against everything we've ever been taught. However, it makes good sense when you accept that it is important to allow yourself to make mistakes. Somewhere deep inside ourselves, no matter how much we strive to be perfect, we know that we learn from making
98 % of donations to United Way stay in communityFriday, 10 May 2013
To the Editor:
I very much enjoy reading the positive articles you post on your website. It is wonderful to read about the good things happening on our community, and about the many ways we support each other.
I wanted to write to you about another very positive aspect of our community: the many benefits of charitable giving. Although not everyone can direct
Engagement Announcement: Ayanna Mancuso/Brian Sprawka
Robert Mancuso and Yvonne Buijs-Mancuso of Friday Harbor wish to announce the engagement of their daughter Ayanna to Brian Sprawka, son of Gregory and Cheryl Sprawka of Austin, Texas.
The happy couple met in Boston, Massachusetts, where they currently reside.
A New Stellium and Full Moon in Scorpio April 22 - 28, 2013
The Aries stellium went out with the expected violence and now we have the Sun, Venus and Mars in solid Taurus. This will be a month of seeking solidity, quality, security and loyalty. It will also be a month of stubbornness and unyielding mind sets for those so inclined.
Taurus is the sign of the abundance of spring and the profusion of growth as well as fertility.
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