The ruling stands as yet another legal hurdle faced by Sweet Water Farm's Jenny Rice and brother David, owner and operator of San Juan Sun Grown.
At the time of his arrest, the 34-year-old was wanted by local authorities for failing to appear in court two weeks earlier in connection with a prior felony assault conviction.
Because much of the work needs to be done at seafloor level, Carlson and crew need to take advantage of low tides. This time of year the work window is most often at night.
Initially arraigned on charges of third-degree assault, a Class C felony, a 25-year-old San Juan Island man was sentenced to 90 days in jail and ordered to pay $850 in fines and fees, and to abide by restrictions of a court-imposed protection order, after pleading guilty to a pair of misdemeanors.
The U.S. Postal Service terminated a 30-year-old Lopez Island woman's employment in February 2012; the keys issued to her were never returned, according to court documents.
In addition to replacement of the deteriorated street surface, the project included the addition of new sidewalks, street trees and artistic tree grates, and the installation of new LED light poles with a historic appearance.
Nov. 27: A 44-year-old San Juan Island woman was arrested on domestic violence charges after a Thanksgiving altercation in her home.
A Camano Island carpenter is among many that plan to be at the state Capitol alongside other gun owners angered by passage of the universal-background-check measure they view as an unlawful encroachment on their Second Amendment rights.
The Town of Friday Harbor is the beneficiary of a $500,000 grant from the Washington state Department of Commerce, earmarked for "energy efficiency projects" on town-owned property.
Four made of fiberglass, measuring 21 to 27 feet in length, respectively, proved rather routine and crumbled quickly, but even the old-hands at Deer Harbor winced a bit when it came time to gut and disassemble a 38-foot wooden Owens cabin cruiser, its former glory only faintly eclipsed by the passing of time.
Construction of a noise mitigation hangar at Whidbey Island's Ault Field would help reduce the amount of noise and decibel levels from on-ground engine testing and maintenance, according to Congressman Rick Larsen.
According to a county issued press release, the county will cease providing cost-of-living adjustments and benefit contributions called for in the current labor contract unless a new contract is signed. The current labor contract expires Dec. 31.
Inside the community center, 25 representatives for the Navy have answered those request and speak with islanders at different booths labeled public involvement, Growler operations and aircraft noise.
The death of J-32, also known as Rhapsody, stands as the second loss for the "endangered" population in about a month, and the fourth in 2014. Equally alarming for many killer whale advocates is that the Southern residents have not had a newborn in more than two years that has survived for more than two months.
I proposed a limited moratorium on issuing greenhouse permits in order to give the county and planning commission an opportunity to review the issues and develop a balanced policy regarding growing facilities. The same approach would have been applied to any new unregulated, large-scale business (agricultural or otherwise) that may have a significant impact on neighborhoods.
Island Rec and the San Juan Island School District are understandably disappointed that our county assessor and state auditor did not properly apply a unique levy law that pertains to park and recreation districts and property assessments...The question is now, how are we going to proceed?
Backpacks and purses left in plain sight appear to be the common denominator for a rash of automobile break-ins over the Thanksgiving holiday on Orcas Island, according to the Sheriff's Department.
Staff of the state UTC determined a six-hour statewide 911 system outage in April was caused by errors originating in a data center owned and managed by CenturyLink’s 911 vendor. Commission staff also determined that 5,840 attempted 911 calls from Washington state failed to properly reach emergency services during the outage.
The County Council will host two workshops on the topic of local marijuana cultivation, regulations on its impact, and a possible moratorium on future marijuana-related development permits, Jan. 12 and Jan. 26
The Orcas Island elected official was recognized for an "extraordinary effort" in forming new, collaborative partnerships with other counties during his 2014 tenure as County Council chairman.