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San Juan weather causes several cancellations

The Friday Harbor Wolverines wrestling match today has been cancelled ...

The San Juan Anti-Litter Initiative meeting Thursday has been cancelled because of the weather. The next meeting is Jan. 15 ...

... Strider Construction Co. has stopped work on the upland sewer project until Jan. 5 due to inclement weather. The shutdown comes at no cost to the Town of Friday Harbor ...

... Ample on-street parking was available all around the courthouse Monday. The District Court, Auditor’s Office, Treasurer’s Office and Assessor were all staffed by 8:30 a.m. Monday, though a few employees were delayed by slick roads and, in one case, a downed tree blocking a driveway, the county communications office reported ...

... County Council members Gene Knapp and Alan Lichter of Orcas Island, and Bob Myhr of Lopez Island participated in the Monday County Council work session via conference call, rather than travel to Friday Harbor ...

... The Solid Waste Advisory Committee cancelled its 11:45 a.m. meeting Monday. Chairman George Post said he would reschedule the session for later in the month if possible. The committee is working to produce a recommendation to the council on a replacement site for the San Juan Island Transfer Station ...

... Public Works Operations Manager Russ Harvey said county road crews worked late Saturday and all day Sunday sanding priority areas and clearing fallen tree limbs. “Conditions are pretty consistent county-wide,” he said in a press release. “We have compacted snow and ice on most roads. People need to drive carefully.” ...

... Sheriff Bill Cumming reported surprisingly few weather-related problems. “We’ve had a few people slip off the road, but no serious accidents. For the most part people are paying attention and driving slow and carefully.” ...

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