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Strong winds expected on Tuesday, May 23

Submitted by San Juan County Department of Emergency Management The National Weather…

  • May 22nd, 2017

 

Bitten boy, dodgy dog, contractor conflict, and stolen shrimp | San Juan County Sheriff’s Log

The San Juan County Sheriff’s Office responded to the following calls: May…

  • May 19th, 2017

 

Assistance to keep islanders in their homes lowers, but state bill could help

Islanders, who need help staying in their homes this year, may not…

 

OPALCO will no longer accept Centurylink payments

Submitted by OPALCO Since 1994, OPALCO has acceptedCenturyLink payments in its office…

  • May 21st, 2017

Lower population predicted than the last comprehensive plan update

San Juan County’s population is rising, but not as fast as the…

Is the San Juan Islands National Monument status in danger?

Is the San Juan Islands National Monument in danger of losing its…

Decision on 6th-grade move to be made on May 18

The San Juan Island School District Board of Directors will hold a…

  • May 16th, 2017

Town to collect large refuse items for free

Submitted by the Town of Friday Harbor The Town of Friday Harbor…

  • May 16th, 2017

Community Treasures appoints new board president

By Dwight Ware Community Treasures president (Editor’s note: San Juan County officials…

  • May 15th, 2017

Rollover car accident on Roche Harbor Road

By Heather Spaulding Reporter At approximately 9 p.m. Saturday, May 13, there…

San Juan County Public Hospital District No. 1 special meeting

The San Juan County Public Hospital District No. 1 will have a…

  • May 16th, 2017

Shushed shindig, minor’s marijuana maneuver, Tour de Lopez looters | San Juan County Sheriff’s Log

The San Juan County Sheriff’s Office responded to the following calls. April…

  • May 15th, 2017

David Wallace convicted of child rape

Warning: The following story contains graphic details about sexual assault. Lopez Island…

Comprehensive plan confronts climate change

The San Juan County Comprehensive Plan is slated to be updated by…

Special Port of Friday Harbor meeting on May 10

The Port of Friday Harbor will hold a special meeting at 3…

  • May 9th, 2017

Q & A: Comprehensive Plan

What is a comprehensive plan? Some Washington counties opt in or are…

Spring Street, Price Street will be resurfaced from May 9 through May 12

Submitted by the Town of Friday Harbor Spring Street will be resurfaced…

  • May 9th, 2017

BLM seeks nominations for San Juan Islands National Monument Advisory Committee

Submitted by the Bureau of Land Management The Bureau of Land Management…

  • May 12th, 2017

Dauciunas and Madsen win OPALCO election

Submitted by OPALCO Vince Dauciunas and Mark Madsen were re-elected to the…

  • May 9th, 2017

Help to fund the next San Juan County EDC trades training

Submitted by San Juan County Economic Development Council Islanders can help bring…

  • May 10th, 2017

New hull identification number requirements

Submitted by the San Juan County Auditor With the weather finally warming,…

  • May 10th, 2017

Submit ideas to reduce natural hazards’ risk and damage

Submitted by the Department of Emergency Management The San Juan County and…

  • May 10th, 2017

Marguerite Place intersection will be closed for about a day

Submitted by the Town of Friday Harbor Town of Friday Harbor employees…

  • May 8th, 2017

Public Hospital District to collaborate on Planned Parenthood draft contract, district bylaws

Public hospital district Commissioners on San Juan County Public Hospital District No.…

Renew business licenses to avoid citations

Submitted by the Town of Friday Harbor The Town of Friday Harbor…

  • May 3rd, 2017

Blown away boaters; sea lion in the surf; citizens clash | Sheriff’s Log

The San Juan County Sheriff’s Office responded to the following calls: April…

  • May 8th, 2017

Apply for open county board positions

Submitted by San Juan County Council The County Council is searching for…

  • May 5th, 2017

San Juan County candidate filings open from May 15-19

Submitted by San Juan County Elections Office If you have ever wanted…

  • May 5th, 2017

Memorial trees replanted on Land Bank property

(Editor’s note: The family and friends of Ben White, Kelli Ashcraft and…

  • May 5th, 2017

Planned overnight outage for Shaw and Orcas on May 10

Submitted by OPALCO OPALCO members onShaw Island and west of Youngren’s Pond…

  • May 4th, 2017

Want to retire or sell your business? EDC has a workshop for that.

Submitted by the EDC All business owners need to devote time and…

  • May 4th, 2017

Vacation rentals effects on affordable housing

Anne Marie Shanks of Orcas can see the effect vacation rentals have…

Learn how to prevent wildfires

Submitted by the San Juan Islands Conservation District Warmer and drier weather…

  • May 4th, 2017

County urges residents to use reusable bags

Submitted San Juan County Solid Waste Program San Juan County and the…

  • May 3rd, 2017

Price Street and Park Street intersection construction

Submitted by the Town of Friday Harbor The Park Street sewer and…

  • May 3rd, 2017

Vacation rental permit changes up for debate

New regulations to San Juan County vacation rental permits may be added…

Port commissioners to hold special meetings to evaluate director applicants

Submitted by the Port of Friday Harbor The Board of Commissioners of…

  • May 1st, 2017

Dangerous drive-by, flasher fiasco, mom’s marijuana misuse | San Juan County Sheriff’s Log

The San Juan County Sheriff’s Office responded to the following calls: April…

  • May 1st, 2017

EDC’s free marine trades training update

Submitted by the San Juan County Economic Development Council The San Juan…

  • May 1st, 2017

Town utilities rates increase

Submitted by the Town of Friday Harbor The Town of Friday Harbor…

  • Apr 28th, 2017