The cause of death of Mehmet Tokgozoglu has yet to be determined, and the last year's of his life are shrouded in mystery as well. No one seems to know how the 51-year-old engineer and former Raytheon employee got to Orcas Island or much of his whereabouts in the last year.
The Guild, which represents the department's deputies, detectives, sergeants, dispatch and corrections staff, 28 members in all, voted in overwhelming numbers to endorse Krebs, following a questions-and-answer forum with each candidate Monday, Sept. 15.
Robert Thomas Speers was assigned to work crew as part of a sentence handed down for violating court orders on back-to-back convictions in 2011 for bail jumping and for escape from community custody.
If you’re looking to score some weed in the San Juan Islands, legally, that is, don’t hold your breath. It could take awhile.
Leave No Trace is a national non-profit organization that aims to protect the outdoors by teaching people how to enjoy it responsibly.
Many of Pasado’s cats had to be relocated to high-kill shelters in order to accommodate an influx of 48 felines rescued as part of a cat-hoarding case, but the lucky seven that ended up at the Friday Harbor animal shelter face no threat of termination.
Prosecutors, in calling for a prison term at the upper end of the state-standard range of sentencing, note that the theft of a firearm and its concealment where it might have been discovered by children demonstrate a disregard for the safety of others. The loaded revolver, as well as its holster, were reportedly visible through a milk crate they had been stashed in, regardless of the flower pot placed on top of it.
Sept. 4: Jewelry, medications and other items were reportedly stolen from a vehicle parked in Friday Harbor. The financial loss was unlisted in the incident report.
While birth of a calf offers some relief from a prolonged, unusual absence of newborns, it comes at a time when the population, 79 orcas in all, has tumbled to its lowest mark in 30 years.
San Juan Island Fire Department will host a brief ceremony in observance of those who perished in the the 2001, Sept. 11 terrorists attacks, beginning at 9 a.m., at Memorial Park, in Friday Harbor.
The Town of Friday Harbor will host a “Branding and Marketing Your Community” presentation featuring Roger Brooks, of Roger Brooks International, Thursday, Sept. 11, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., at the Grange Hall.
The back-to-back events wrap up the series, which featured eight climate change experts—oceanographers to botanists, biologists to meteorologists.
The Stormwater Utility is moving into the final phase of countywide stormwater management planning.
A Texas driver's license provides local authorities with a clue, but "extensive" decay will delay identification of a male body discovered Saturday, Sept. 5, near Cascade Lagoon.
Diagnosis, evaluation, treatments, and other options have come a long way thanks to science and echnology, and there are more and more support and information groups, including an “UsToo” group (a part of “USToo” International) in Friday Harbor that meets monthly at the Mullis Center.
“We are thrilled to welcome Kevin back to work,” said OPALCO General Manager Foster Hildreth. “Kevin is a veteran lineman; he and his family are important members of the OPALCO family.”
Proceeds from the grant, awarded by the Catholic Campaign for Human Development, will help cover Home Trust operating costs, design work for Phase 2 of the Sun Rise neighborhood, and other administrative expenses.
Former associate publisher Lorraine May passed away on Aug. 31 in her home in Bremerton.
Social media is a lightening fast form of communication, which can quickly and easily spin out of control. Communication is the key to keeping social media under control and enjoyable.
Curb and gutters will be installed the week of Sept. 8 and new road base Sept. 22. The asphalt base layer will be installed Sept. 2, according to Mike Carlson of San Juan's Mike Carlson Enterprises, which is leading the reconstruction project.