Mandi Johnson

Mandi posted 165 stories to The Journal of the San Juan Islands.
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Get inspired with TEDxSanJuanIsland

Entrepreneurs, authors, doctors and artists take to the San Juan Community Theatre…

  • Jun 14th, 2019 1:30am

Ferries talks fares in Friday Harbor

A proposed 5 percent rise in ferry fares over the next two…

  • Jun 9th, 2019 1:30am

Kaiser calls it quits in San Juan County

Questions began to fly as San Juan County residents were informed by…

  • Jun 7th, 2019 2:29pm

Stanley K. Gurske | Memorial notice

A celebration of life party will be held from 2 p.m. to…

  • Jun 6th, 2019 9:49am

Whale watchers oppose distance initiative

Four regional whale watching companies are suing an orca conservationist group and…

  • Jun 1st, 2019 1:30am

Council hears testimony on marijuana moratorium

The marijuana moratorium in San Juan County remains in effect for now.…

  • May 31st, 2019 1:30am

Vacation rental moratorium in Eastsound requested

The Eastsound Planning Review Committee has an idea about how to solve…

  • May 30th, 2019 1:30am

Second record year for San Juan Artists’ Studio Tour

In its 28th year, the San Juan Artists’ Studio Tour offers a…

  • May 29th, 2019 1:36pm

Golf goes to state tournament

Four Friday Harbor Wolverine golf players went to the 1B2B High School…

  • May 28th, 2019 3:34pm
A ferry passes in front of Mount Baker (Joe Massey/contributed photo)

Ferries’ plan for the future

Ferry patrons should expect the retirement of the Hyak in June, a…

  • May 23rd, 2019 1:30am
A ferry passes in front of Mount Baker (Joe Massey/contributed photo)

Animals’ lives depend on leaving no trace | Editorial

I was absolutely heartbroken to hear that Wolf Hollow Wildlife Rehabilitation Center…

  • May 22nd, 2019 1:30am

Golfers go to state

Four Friday Harbor High School Wolverines have secured a spot in the…

  • May 19th, 2019 1:30am

Golf goes for the gold

As the golf season nears its end, the Friday Harbor Wolverines golf…

  • May 16th, 2019 1:30am

Wolverines topple Vikings once again

The Friday Harbor Wolverines fastpitch team trounced the Orcas Island Vikings on…

  • May 16th, 2019 1:30am

Sen. Liz Lovelett visits the San Juans

Sen. Liz Lovelett visited San Juan and Orcas islands for the first…

  • May 13th, 2019 9:26am

Black bear visits Orcas, again

As the second anniversary of the 2017 black bear visit neared, another…

  • May 13th, 2019 9:23am

Find a love for learning at Friday Harbor Labs Open House

It’s a spring-time tradition for the scientists at Friday Harbor Labs to…

  • May 8th, 2019 10:21am

Possible case Lyme disease in San Juan County

With summer fast approaching, islanders and tourists will venture out into the…

  • May 7th, 2019 1:19pm

County wins grants for pedestrian paths

(Editor’s note: A previous version of this article said that the $500,000…

  • May 7th, 2019 1:15pm

Sea stars return to Salish Sea

Slow and steady wins the race — especially in sea star restoration.…

  • May 7th, 2019 9:25am

‘The Drowsy Chaperone’ comes to San Juan Community Theatre

“Everything always works out in musicals. In the real world, nothing ever…

  • May 2nd, 2019 1:30am

Hospital district seeks candidates for board

No one has announced their candidacy for any of the four open…

  • Apr 30th, 2019 1:30am

Wolverines wipeout the competition

Baseball Friday Harbor Wolverines baseball swept the Orcas Island Vikings, winning, 11-1.…

  • Apr 30th, 2019 1:30am
Contributed photo/David Ellifrit, NOAA

Orca legislation passes

It’s a win for the orcas and their advocates. Four bills with…

  • Apr 28th, 2019 1:30am
Contributed photo/David Ellifrit, NOAA
Contributed photo
                                The plans that council agreed to move forward with.

Connector road progresses with council approval

After years of conversations and planning, the connector road is set to…

  • Apr 25th, 2019 1:30am
Contributed photo
                                The plans that council agreed to move forward with.

Golf team ties with Mount Vernon in mid-season home game

Friday Harbor Wolverine golf took on Mount Vernon Christian on the home…

  • Apr 24th, 2019 1:30am
Contributed photo/Katie Flemming, Friends of the San Juans

Locals clean up the islands

Islanders care about preserving the beauty of the San Juans. Every spring…

  • Apr 22nd, 2019 2:51pm
Contributed photo/Katie Flemming, Friends of the San Juans

Doctors talk appeal process

Editor’s note: A previous version of this article stated the San Juan…

  • Apr 18th, 2019 1:30am

County temporarily halts marijuana farm permits

A proposed marijuana farm on Lopez Island prompted action from the San…

  • Apr 17th, 2019 1:30am

County welcomes new deputy prosecuting attorney

San Juan County’s newest deputy prosecutor circumnavigated the globe before landing on…

  • Apr 16th, 2019 5:10pm
Contributed photo
                                Peter Kulseth, Teagan August, Jack Mason and Ethan Havel.

Golfers practice on districts course

A few Friday Harbor Wolverine golfers traveled to Oak Harbor over spring…

  • Apr 16th, 2019 1:30am
Contributed photo
                                Peter Kulseth, Teagan August, Jack Mason and Ethan Havel.

Friday Harbor fastpitch fights the Vikings

The Friday Harbor Wolverines fastpitch team defeated the Orcas Vikings, 11-6, in…

  • Apr 10th, 2019 10:21am

Wolverines boys baseball takes down the Orcas Vikings twice

The Friday Harbor Wolverines baseball team traveled to Orcas on April 5,…

  • Apr 9th, 2019 3:09pm

Larsen hosts community coffee

Rep. Rick Larsen met with constituents among the clank and clatter of…

  • Apr 9th, 2019 1:30am

Citizen’s Advisory Group recommends fire and EMS merger

With the support of the Citizen’s Advisory Gorup, the merger of San…

  • Apr 8th, 2019 1:30am

Fire and EMS should merge

We agree with Citizen’s Advisory Group recommendation that San Juan Island’s fire…

  • Apr 8th, 2019 1:30am

Friday Harbor Film Festival Best of the Fest presents: ‘The Dangerous Year’

Friday Harbor Film Festival Best of the Fest presents, “The Most Dangerous…

  • Apr 5th, 2019 12:01pm

Upcoming concerts to warm up your spring

Spring is in the air, and along with the joyful chirps of…

  • Apr 5th, 2019 1:30am
Airlift Northwest’s helicopters respond to island emergencies when a quick transport to a hospital is necessary. Courtesy photo

Kaiser discussion expands beyond county

There is still no solution in sight for Kaiser Permanente customers who…

  • Apr 3rd, 2019 2:05pm
Airlift Northwest’s helicopters respond to island emergencies when a quick transport to a hospital is necessary. Courtesy photo

Friday Harbor man dies in crash | Update

Submitted by San Juan County Sheriff’s Office At approximately 5:30 a.m. on…

  • Apr 1st, 2019 3:32pm