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Small earthquake tickles the North Sound, Friday Harbor too

  • Feb 8, 2011 at 10:00AM updated at 1:44PM

The 3.2 magnitude earthquake hit at 8:36 a.m. Feb. 8, and occurred five miles northwest of Friday Harbor, according to seismic experts at the University of Washington's Department of Earth and Space Sciences.

Rec levy measure is at 62 percent approval

  • Feb 9, 2011 at 6:00PM updated Feb 10, 2011 at 2:48PM

The February Orcas Recreation District levy appears to have passed with a supermajority as of today, Feb. 9, with 2,270 ballots cast and only 20 left to count by official tally.

San Juan County property tax rates increase by 9 percent — on average — in 2011

  • Feb 16, 2011 at 3:00PM updated Feb 17, 2011 at 1:35PM

Property tax rates are on the rise in 2011. According to the San Juan County assessor's office, tax rates on property will increase this year by 9.1 percent, on average, in large part because of a boost in the state levy rate and in local school levies as well.

Former San Juan County Sheriff Bill Cumming honored in Olympia

  • Mar 4, 2011 at 4:00PM updated Mar 7, 2011 at 9:29AM

Former Lopez School superintendent fired after employee dies at his home

  • Mar 7, 2011 at 9:00AM updated Mar 9, 2011 at 12:29PM

Sheriff Nou on sex offender moving to San Juan: 'It's not a done deal'

  • Mar 8, 2011 at 5:00PM updated Mar 9, 2011 at 6:45PM

Lopez doctor Bob Wilson on probation for unprofessional conduct

  • Mar 25, 2011 at 1:00PM updated Mar 28, 2011 at 2:16PM

Lopez physician Robert Wilson has been placed on probation after being charged with unprofessional conduct and sexual misconduct in his medical practice by the Washington State Department of Health Medical Quality Assurance Commission.

Report finds San Juan is Washington's healthiest county

  • Mar 30, 2011 at 2:00PM updated Mar 31, 2011 at 10:07AM

A report released Wednesday on wellness in nearly all the nation's counties says San Juan County is Washington's healthiest, based on indicators like premature deaths, low birth-weight babies, obesity, unemployment, high school graduation rates and pollution. The county's relatively high motor vehicle crash rate was not included in the equation.

40th District legislators united on plan for WSF | Guest opinion

  • Apr 5, 2011 at 12:00PM updated Apr 6, 2011 at 10:42AM

Our mission is two-fold: Protecting service for our island residents and visitors; and secondly, protecting the economy and related jobs dependent on marine transportation.

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