K-Pod orcas seen from the shore; photo by Libby Baldwin

K-Pod Returns to the San Juans

Over the weekend, orca enthusiasts on the island were thrilled when several members of K-Pod were reported as inbound from an area to the north called Race Rocks. Sure enough, a couple of hours later they were seen making their way down the southern end of San […]

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Need Something To Do on a Cloudy Day on SJI? Here’s 10!

The sun is starting to make its triumphant reappearance here in the San Juan Islands! Thanks to the “rainshadow effect,” we enjoy an average of 250 or more sunny days every year, and receive only about half of the rainfall that our friends to the south in […]

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A Floridian’s First Snowfall in Friday Harbor

Hi! I hope that all of you folks who celebrate Christmas had a wonderful day. This was my first Christmas away from my family, but fortunately I had some wonderful people on the island who made me feel included, and the day was relaxing and peaceful. We […]

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Another Great Guest Review

Dear Tucker House Folks, We have been to Friday Harbor many times since moving to Whidbey in 1981 but we’ve never ventured any further than the (name withheld by editor) at the top of the hill.  This was a new experience for a couple of old dogs!  […]

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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. Those of you who live […]

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