Scenic byway signs posted

Pictured above: Committee members Deborah Hopkins Buchanan, David Gow, Lee Taylor, Dona Wuthnow, Boyd Pratt, Tom Kirschner, Guard Sundstrom and Stephanie Buffum.  - Contributed photo
  • Apr 15, 2014 at 5:28PM

More than 90 San Juan Islands Scenic Byway “wayshowing” signs will be posted on Orcas and San Juan during April, eight-and-a -half years since undertaking the grassroots scenic byway process in the fall of 2005.


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Bird adventures

  • Apr 13, 2014 at 9:00AM

Join San Juan Islands Audubon for a field trip on Saturday, April 12 during the first annual Orcas Island Bird and Wildlife Festival.


  • ECOconnectWashington State Dept. of Ecology's blog
  • Enchanted Quilters of Lopez IslandAlexander spins tales of local quilters, quilt-making and quilt-backed fundraising efforts on her home island, Lopez. She says the Enchanted Quilters of Lopez Island was formed in 1984 to raise funds for the Lopez Senior Center, and the group has conjured up almost one raffle quilt per year since.
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  • Iris Graville: bloggerbyconvincementWriter Iris Graville lives on Lopez Island. She blogs about life and faith, Quakerism, war, sacred spaces and more, also finding time to write about projects like building her own wooden kayak. Graville is also the author of Hands at Work, inspired by a showing of Summer Moon Scriver’s black-and-white photographs of hands.
  • Lopez Island Kitchen GardensA regular blog about kitchen gardens, where people who love to garden and to cook grow vegetables, fruit and herbs for their kitchens.
  • Whale of a PorpoiseThis blog is filled with photos of the San Juan Islands' resident orcas, identified by name. There are audio clips of the orcas communicating as well. The author is Jeanne Hyde, a Friday Harbor resident.
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