A Day At The Inns – Wet Feet!

This is the time of year that we focus our attention to our physical plant by giving guest rooms and suites a bit of a face lift in preparation for the summer season. On January 4th, on-site innkeeper Erin Dannelly rolled out […]

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Island Artists’ Works Adorn Tucker House Walls

  The Upper Tucker House walls and Garden Room Café are now adorned with art works by a number of noted island artists, all featuring scenes from the San Juan Islands. Island Studios owner Claudia Fullerton selected pieces from her gallery to […]

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Sunny Skies Herald Spring

The last few days of sunny skies have everyone cheering for Spring’s arrival. And have you noticed the amazing sunsets we’ve been having lately? Yes, it’s true, we live in a post card!

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New Orca Calf – Just in Time For Christmas!

Exciting News! It’s been kept quiet to make sure all parties confirmed, but NOAA’s NW Fisheries Science Center and the Center for Whale Research have confirmed that on December 17, 39-year old J16 (Slick) gave birth to a new baby calf in Puget […]

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Tucker House Named One of 10 Best

The Tucker House was just named one of 10 Great B&B Escapes for Fall on Smarter Travel.com.  They particularly loved our Dine and Dream Package, offering special room rates for guests joining us at Coho Restaurant for our San Juan Vineyards Winemaker […]

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A Day At The Inn: Puppy Love!

From the keyboard of Stephanie Prima-Sarantopulos: Being a pet-friendly inn, we have lots of four-legged guests.  But June 22 was a special day for us dog-loving innkeepers. Staff and volunteers from our local Animal Protection Society had made a trip that day […]

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Additional Ferry Sailings Authorized for July 4th Holdiay

Visitors to the San Juan Islands this coming holiday weekend may have a little relief from the ferry traffic congestion in Anacortes this year. The WA State Ferries’ Anacortes and Islands Terminals have permission to add ferry service, at their discretion based […]

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Mike Bertrand Captures the Beauty of San Juan Island

We just LOVE how Mike Bertrand captures the beauty of San Juan Island.  Every one of his photos makes you “wish you were there!”  One of Mike’s photos is probably the next best thing to being there; you can view purchase his […]

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New Photographer for Inns

With our inns being in business so long and the rooms getting lots of use, we are constantly revamping the facilities, room by room. With the launch of our new Tucker House website coming up next month, we thought it was time […]

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Great Island Clean-Up Picks Up in a BIG Way

The Great Island Clean-Up, held Saturday, April 9th on San Juan Island, was by all measures a huge success! A joint project sponsored by Soroptimists of Friday Harbor,Rotary, Kiwanis, Lions, the Chamber of Commerce, Friends of the San Juans, Girls and Boy […]

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Mona In the Snow

Last week the main topic on every islander’s lips was the snow – how lovely, how cold, how unusual, how etc.  People carried their cameras with them, because around every turn there was another beautiful sight.  Janine Wells captured this endearing image […]

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Snow Blankets San Juan Island

From the Keyboard of Stephanie Prima-Sarantopulos: “It’s Snowing!”  Yesterday morning I looked up from my desk and these beautiful, fluffy flakes were blowing across the sky.  The “storm” lasted most of the morning, dropping a soothing stillness and quiet on the town. […]

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Friday Harbor Threatened with Fast Food Franchise

An editorial from the keyboard of Stephanie Prima-Sarantopulos The Journal of the San Juans reported on October 7th in an on-line story that Pat and Stephanie O’Day were considering opening a Subway franchise at the upper end of Spring Street, in the […]

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Friday Harbor Tree Lighting Festival

This is one of those events that even when the thermometer dips at its lowest point, islanders still come out in force.  This year it will be held on Friday, Dec. 3rd, from 5:00 to 6:45pm. Island Rec will have tables set […]

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Tucker House Photos

When local photographer Mark Gardner sent us his recent shots of Tucker House and her new coat of  paint, we had the opportunity to compare with the one we’ve been using, that was taken at least a decade ago.  We were amazed […]

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Tucker House Fully Restored!

  The original 1898 Tucker House, which we refer to as “the Lower Tucker House,” on the corner of Nichols and B Streets, is now sporting her pretty new paint job.  Designed to complement the colors of the Upper Tucker House on […]

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Fresh Flower Vendor Visits Weekly at Friday Harbor Inn

In our August 5th post we mentioned how people are always stopping by to visit the inn.   On Wednesdays we look forward to a visit from long-time islander Rolf Thorson.  He’s a real island character, well known for his beautiful gardens on […]

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Michigan Students Tape Friday Harbor Scenes

“Hello Anna Maria, John, Erin and Wonderful Staff, We wanted to let you know that we arrived home safely.  None of us were happy to be home, but we made it none-the- less.  So many kids have already said they plan to […]

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Accordion Player and New Record Label in Friday Harbor, WA

If you’ve been to the inn, you know the Tucker House is a fairly prominent sight: two beautiful old homes nestled amidst lovingly tended gardens and magnificent old trees in a residential area of town.  Perhaps because it looks so inviting, or […]

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A Day at the Inn – The Chocolate Pusher

I admit it – I am an addict – a chocolate addict.  I have to have it each day – just an ounce or two of deep, rich, dark chocolate.  Certainly you chocolate lovers and maybe menopausal women can identify with my […]

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