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State says hospital is needed on San Juan Island; property purchase, site annexation are next
Jan 29 2010, 3:10 PM
Washington state Department of Health officials have determined there is a need for a critical access hospital on San Juan Island.
(Possible) cedar totem wing found washed up on Jones Island
Feb 01 2010, 9:47 AM
Bill Wolfram was enjoying a walk on Jones Island when he spotted something unusual.
Fire Marshal Low's departure for Quilcene: One resignation, a lot of shoes to fill
Feb 02 2010, 1:47 PM
One resignation, a lot of shoes to fill.
Judge says state's failure to fund basic education is 'unconstitutional'
Feb 05 2010, 11:22 AM
When he ran for state Senate in 2008, Kevin Ranker said full funding for basic education — a requirement of the state Constitution — would be a priority if elected.
Dr. Frederick Ellis, conservationist, dies in his Shaw Island home at 93
Feb 08 2010, 4:54 PM
Dr. Frederick Ellis, a founding member of the San Juan Preservation Trust, died in his Shaw Island home Feb. 5.
Kickoff for this year's Relay for Life is Feb. 23, 5:30-7:30 p.m., at the San Juan Island Library
Feb 19 2010, 9:25 AM
The kickoff for this year's Relay for Life is Feb. 23, 5:30-7:30 p.m., at the San Juan Island Library.
The kickoff is open to the public, particularly those interested in knowing more about Relay for Life. Last year's local Relay for Life raised $72,000 for the American Cancer Society. The kickoff party includes door prizes and refreshments.
Relay for Life is held in thousands of communities across the United States, including Friday Harbor. Thanks in part to funds raised by Relay for Life, the American Cancer Society has about $500 million in research grants in effect today. Each year, the Friday Harbor Relay for Life contributes at least $60,000 toward that cause.
Voters on Lopez, Orcas, San Juan islands renew M&O, EMS levies
Feb 09 2010, 8:57 PM
San Juan County voters overwhelmingly renewed property tax levies supporting schools and emergency medical services Tuesday.
Street legal: Ranker bill would expand use of electric vehicles in the San Juans; increased registration fee could follow
Feb 11 2010, 10:28 AM
Legislation proposed by Sen. Kevin Ranker and unanimously approved by the Senate Wednesday evening would expand the use of neighborhood electronic vehicles (NEVs) for residents of San Juan County.
Senate Bill 6346 would allow residents of San Juan County to operate NEVs and medium-speed electronic vehicles on town streets and county roads that are not state routes, provided the road has a speed limit of 45 mph or less. The bill is specific to the San Juan Islands.
State law previously would not permit these vehicles on roads with speed limits of 35 mph or less.
Break-in, airplane theft could be linked to 'Barefoot Burglar' Colton Harris-Moore
Feb 16 2010, 10:12 AM
An airplane theft and a break-in at an Eastsound business could be linked to alleged serial burglar Colton Harris-Moore, authorities say.
News of Colton Harris-Moore's capture is false, says Coast Guard
Feb 16 2010, 10:11 AM
Fugitive Colton Harris-Moore is considered a “strong person of interest” in an airplane theft and burglary of Orcas Homegrown late Feb. 10 and early Feb. 11.
Sheriff Bill Cumming said it is “presumptive but we feel probably accurate” that Harris-Moore is the suspect.
“That’s our operating theory. He’s a strong person of interest until we are able to physically link him to this event.”