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As OPALCO investigated a county-wide broadband solution in early 2013, a moratorium was placed on new Island Network connections. The board lifted that freeze in February. As of today, there are 28 members hooked up to the co-op’s broadband.
Community Events, April 2014
Roy Matsumoto bested the Great Depression and discrimination of his day only to find himself branded an "enemy alien" by the country of his birth, and then banished to an internment camp alongside so many other Americans of Japanese ancestry after the attack on Pearl Harbor. But at age 29, time was on his side, and Matsumoto would make the most of it.
Negotiations among the town, the county and Lautenbach Recyling have been ongoing for nearly two years after a town-county selection committee used a “proposal approach” under state law.
A total of six cases have been reported among San Juan Island residents since March 22. While all the known cases have passed the infectious period, additional cases may be present, and symptoms from the outbreak could develop as late as April 29.
The focus is to improve the quality and delivery of education for the boating public and vessel examinations that are conducted in the San Juan Islands.