Erin Heydenreich Creates Custom Jewelry – for Persons She Has Not Yet Met
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Erin Heydenreich Creates Custom Jewelry – for Persons She Has Not Yet Met

A CNL2 VIDEO IS AT THE BOTTOM OF THIS PAGE Erin Heydenreich creates beautiful wearable art. “I think I have a unique design process,” she told CNL2 in a new video interview. “I don’t draw things out. I just start. It feels like something is coming through me — out of me.” Erin says she…

From the World of Science to The World of Art: Amanda Azous’ Paintings Please
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From the World of Science to The World of Art: Amanda Azous’ Paintings Please

CNL2 VIDEO IS AT THE BOTTOM OF THIS ARTICLE Abstract oil paintings entitled “Sunrise Over Waterfall,” “Journey,” and “Sunrise Over the Lake” and other creations in her “Light Enlightens” series can be seen in person at the “Light Enlightens” exhibition at the San Juan Community Theatre. The exhibition runs from April 3rd through April 30th….

Nancy Spaulding: Co-founder of Studio Tour & Talented Pastel Artist
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Nancy Spaulding: Co-founder of Studio Tour & Talented Pastel Artist

Nancy Spaulding is a quiet leader — a pillar — of the art community of San Juan Island. She carried the idea of the Studio Tour here from a visit to Bellingham 30 years ago. She is a source of inspiration and wisdom for her fellow artists here.  A pastel drawn by her was honored…

San Juan County Health Officer Announces Departure After More Than 30 Years of Service

San Juan County Health Officer Announces Departure After More Than 30 Years of Service

Following is a public statement released by San Juan County, WA Government. Dr. Frank James, Health Officer of San Juan County, announced his resignation after 31 years of service to San Juan County at the March Board of Health meeting. Not only has Dr. James served as the County Health Officer, but he is also a…

Glenn Hendrick: printmaker, painter, ceramic artist, flutist, bass player, and singer
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Glenn Hendrick: printmaker, painter, ceramic artist, flutist, bass player, and singer

Glenn Hendrick is CNL2’s seventh artist to be interviewed who will be part of the 2024 Studio Tour, June 1 & 2. She is a Co-Director of the non-profit community art space named Alchemy Art Center, 1255 Wold Rd. The other Co-Director is SJI native Maria Michaelson. Born in L.A. and raised in the Midwest,…

In Bellingham Saturday? Dick’s Drive-in Food Truck in Town for Afternoon

In Bellingham Saturday? Dick’s Drive-in Food Truck in Town for Afternoon

Dick’s Drive-in has dispatched their food truck to Bellingham Saturday, March 30! From 11:00 a.m. Saturday until stock runs out, the food truck at Kulshan Brewing Company‘s Sunnyland Taproom will be the only place to get those amazing burgers, kettle chips, and milkshakes (sorry, no French fries) north of Edmonds, Wa. The Dick’s Food Truck…

CNL2 EXCLUSIVE!  Introducing Mr. Fix-it to Help You Fix Stuff!

CNL2 EXCLUSIVE! Introducing Mr. Fix-it to Help You Fix Stuff!

CNL2 is proud to introduce “Mr. Fix-it” — starring San Juan Island resident Robert Hoole. The show is directed by Jeremy Tyler. Robert has three decades of professional experience in home repairs and problem-solving. His first home repair success was in his family’s kitchen at the age of nine. He had been watching his father,…

Carpenter Media Group Announces Co-ownership of Sound Publishing

Carpenter Media Group Announces Co-ownership of Sound Publishing

Following is a statement by Carpenter Media Group, one of the new owners of Black Press Media, which in turn owns Everett, Wa.-based Sound Publishing. Sound Publishing owns and operates The Journal of The San Juan Islands, Islands’ Sounder (Orcas Island), and Islands’ Weekly (Lopez Island). Tuesday, March 26, 2024 Hyperlocal news network Black Press…

County Council Candidate Stephanie O’Day Shares Campaign Themes – Heather Lists Three Women Leaders She Admires

County Council Candidate Stephanie O’Day Shares Campaign Themes – Heather Lists Three Women Leaders She Admires

Stephanie O’Day, a land use lawyer and long-term resident of San Juan Island, thinks County government can do more to help residents achieve the American Dream. She feels the greatest of several crises the County is experiencing is a lack of affordable housing. She feels the lack of affordable housing has contributed to skyrocketing property…

Town-County Water Controversy & Bailer Hill Microgrid Discussed

Town-County Water Controversy & Bailer Hill Microgrid Discussed

Heather Spaulding, editor of The Journal of the San Juan Islands, expresses concern over the open acrimony among leaders on the Island that has been bubbling up from the issues between the Town of Friday Harbor and San Juan County governments, focused on water usage at the Fairgrounds. Then CNL2 host Jeff Noedel and Heather…

UPDATED WITH NEW WEBSITE ADDRESS:  Thirty Citizens Gathered at Proposed OPALCO Solar ‘Microgrid’ Location Today

UPDATED WITH NEW WEBSITE ADDRESS: Thirty Citizens Gathered at Proposed OPALCO Solar ‘Microgrid’ Location Today

This is a written summary of the recorded video above.This video was streamed LIVE as it happened on CNL2.This video is 38 minutes in duration.NOTE: Audio quality at times is poor. Approximately 30 citizens, virtually all San Juan Island residents, gathered at the corner of Bailer Hill & Douglas Roads at 1:00 p.m. today to…

Long-delayed “Levy Lid Lift” Would Keep SJI Library Strong & Growing

Long-delayed “Levy Lid Lift” Would Keep SJI Library Strong & Growing

An audience made up mostly of library staff and Friends of the San Juan Island Library, as well as several citizens and two journalists witnessed a presentation Thursday evening by three library trustees and two staffers.  The meeting was held at The Grange.Trustees explained a proposed raise in the levy for the library junior taxing…

Heather Spaulding Delves into Town-County Water Disagreement

Heather Spaulding Delves into Town-County Water Disagreement

Heather Spaulding, editor of The Journal of the San Juan Islands, discusses her reporting on the conflict over County water usage through the Town of Friday Harbor’s water system.  And she focuses on the priority for the larger discussion of the County’s water supply — the reality that continued growth is not possible without taking into account…