Archive for category: News

Roche Harbor Yacht Fire-Part II

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Just after noon today the Mason barge crew lifted the burned out hulk to the surface. Quite the operation going on. They plan to float the hull and tow the remains to where ever you tow one of these. I can only imagine that in a few days you will never know anything happened here. The good […]

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Yacht Burns at Roche Harbor

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Yesterday morning, July 10th, at Roche Harbor Marina an 86′ Ocean Alexander caught on fire and eventually sunk at its moorage. The fire was contained to one vessel. You could see the smoke for miles in the distance as it burned.  An estimated 1600 gallons of fuel is contained in two fuel tanks. The vessel […]

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Who Wants to Fly to the San Juan Islands for $69?

Categories:Around the Islands, Attractions, News

Yes! But which one? That is the question posed by Kenmore Air in the Seattle Times today. “We rarely discount our plane tickets, but we thought this would be a great way to reward our customers,”  says Todd Banks, CEO of Kenmore Air. So if you want to see a $69 flight to one of the […]

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Wedding Location in the San Juan Islands – The Island Inn at 123 West

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A wedding in the San Juan Islands can only be topped by one thing. Having the wedding at The Island Inn at 123 West. As a wedding location it is without equal, as this great video by the guys over at FRANK  shows. For more information about having your wedding at the Island Inn, check out 123west.com or […]

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Facebook Competition Winner

Categories:Around the Islands, Events, News

We have a winner for our Facebook competition. Thank you to all our new Facebook fans. Don’t forget to spread the word about this page and all the great business’s that are located on the San Juan Islands. We will be running another competition very shortly so keep up to date with everything on our […]

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Getting to the San Juan Islands

Categories:News, The San Juan Islands

Most people know about the ferry system in the state of Washington. They know that there are regular ferries to and from locations in the Puget Sound to the mainland. When you think about the San Juan Islands, a quick Google search will alert you to the fact that the San Juan Islands are also […]

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INNsanely Busy at Island Inn, Friday Harbor

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With spring here and summer on its way the Island Inn is ramping up their tourist season. Not only do they have a beautiful new website to showcase their location, and unique Inn, but they are beginning construction on new guestrooms. Construction began again in mid March 2012. Scott Hale, Island Inn’s Chief Experience Officer says […]

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Killer Whale Winter Habits

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So we’ve been hearing quite a lot about whales this winter around the coastline of Washington. Most recently we have heard a lot about a young  killer whale that washed up just north of Long Beach, Washington on the morning of February 11. This whale was identified as Sooke and was a member of the […]

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Local San Juan Island Skater Talent

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The San Juan Islands are famous for sailing, fishing, crabbing, beautiful scenery, whales, great food and drink, fantastic restaurants, hotels and resorts…did we forget anything? Oh yes, epic skateboarders and talented skateboarding movie makers! Take a look at this trailer shot by Kyle Steneide, of Friday Harbor, and his crew. Kyle Steneide, from Friday Harbor on the […]

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Free Drinks at the Cask and Schooner!

Its Easy. All you have to do is like us on facebook. We’re looking to hit #100 on our friend list this week, and when we do, we will randomly pick a user to win free drinks at the Cask and Schooner. The draw will be made before Happy Hour on Friday when we reach […]

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