I am happy to report that ridership was up in 2014. We served 23.2 million total riders last year, which is up 2.7 percent from 2013.
Ribbon cutting ceremony – Completion of Marina Reconstruction project
“Dirty Dozen” list of tax scams for the 2015 filing season
The San Juan County Sheriff’s Office has received several phone calls regarding IRS phone scams.
The Leadership San Juan Islands professional development program began its new session on Jan. 9 with its orientation day held at the Harrison House in Friday Harbor.
San Juan County’s Board of Health adopted a revised Patient Bill of Rights at their regularly scheduled Board meeting December 19, 2014.
State agencies must consider certain requirements before public works contractors can earn contracts to work on projects important to Washingtonians.
The San Juan County Birth to Six Interagency Coordinating Council will meet in the staff room at Friday Harbor Elementary School, Jan. 28, at 3:00 p.m.
That the local orca whale population (“Southern Resident Killer Whales,” or SRKWs) is in dire trouble is not in dispute, even as recent widespread press reports have focused on the positive news of the birth of J-50, a new calf in J-pod (J, K and L pods together make up the endangered southern resident orca).
In reviewing the year-end results, the sales dollar volume for the real estate market on San Juan Island per the Real Market data report was $119,077,974, which reflects stable and controlled growth. We enjoyed an increase in volume of 34.5% over year ending 2013 when the volume was $88,640,111.
As a project to raise awareness, the rain garden at the intersection of First and Spring streets has been a success. As a pollution filtration system to be applied on a larger scale? Not so much.
While the looming specter of a moratorium may have vanished, the tug-of-war over marijuana production and whether impacts of the newly created industry warrant a new regimen of local land-use rules remains anything but resolved.
The smells from large batches of homemade food wafts beyond the high school grounds.
The global economy of the future requires students to be literate in technology.
The Islands' Sounder is launching a poll to find out what you think about the San Juan County Sheriff's Department. Results of the poll will be posted online and in our print edition in late February. Stay tuned for more info, or email Cali Bagby at email@example.com for questions.
The San Juan County Council will not meet Monday, Jan. 19, due to the national holiday.
Around here, January’s arrival doesn’t mean just a new year, it also means the start of another initiative filing season.
Manson Construction replaced the inner marina with new concrete floats, steel pilings and upgraded utilities.
The purpose of the FHFF Film Society is to give individuals who believe the festival is an asset to the community, an opportunity to support the event so it continues into the future.
San Juan County is one of three Pacific Northwest communities involved in the "friendly competition," sponsored by Georgetown University, to improve energy efficiency for all. Bellevue, Bellingham, and Anacortes were also selected to compete.