Mailers that declare: "44% more calls with 20% less revenue," don't do justice to what is already a complex equation. EMS and those in charge of the hospital district should go back to the drawing board, once again, and come back with a campaign that more accurately addresses the agency's financial condition, its obstacles and its prospects.
The Islands' Sounder, sister paper of the Journal, weighs in on a campaign for San Juan County sheriff that raises questions and concerns about both candidates.
Cartoonist Rob Pudim's view on local news and events are published weekly in the Journal of the San Juan Islands, and periodically on SanJuanJournal.com.
A simple family hunting trip could turn into a series of criminal activity under Initiative 594. Here’s how it works.
The EMS levy must be renewed every six years, and comes up for renewal in 2016. We are asking for levy renewal two years early due to increased needs.
Why not wait and see how the next two years go? Real estate values are on the rise again and that alone will give SJIEMS more tax revenues to spend.
Failure to pay a traffic ticket can have more serious consequences than your case being sent to collections. You could lose your driver’s license and, if you continue to drive, you could be arrested and your car impounded.