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Women’s March on Friday Harbor

People from across the nation are preparing to gather in Washington D.C.…

 

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NOAA invites input on proposed killer whale protection zone

Submitted by NOAA National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Fisheries is seeking public…

  • Jan 16th, 2017

 

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NYE illegal fireworks, after-hours beach party | San Juan County Sheriff’s Log

The sheriff’s office responded to the following calls. Dec. 28 • A…

  • Jan 16th, 2017

 

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Drones are added to orca protection zone

Most San Juan Islanders know vessels and aircraft can’t be within 200…

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Port director resigns

Executive Director Ted Fitzgerald of the Port of Friday Harbor resigned this…

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Eastsounder accused of breaking into ex’s home, assaulting officer

Aurora Elaine Turner of Eastsound has been charged with residential burglary and…

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Friday Harbor man pleads guilty to one count of child molestation

By Cali Bagby Reporter (Warning: This story contains disturbing details about the…

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Tree falls on Orcas deputy’s car

Submitted by the San Juan County Sheriff’s Office At 8:20 p.m. on…

  • Jan 16th, 2017
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Town council to discuss adopting plastic bag ban on Jan. 19

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

  • Jan 11th, 2017
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Next free state park days are Jan. 15 and 16

Submitted by Washington State Parks The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission…

  • Jan 11th, 2017
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Kinder Morgan protest set for MLK Day

Submitted by Friends of the San Juans Islanders are invited to take…

  • Jan 11th, 2017
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Local dental nonprofit seeks volunteer clinic coordinators

By Matt and Maureen Marinkovich Co-founders, Fish for Teeth After five years…

  • Jan 11th, 2017
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Enjoy student art and a community Greek dinner

Liz Varvaro Food for Thought Program, San Juan Island School District #149…

  • Jan 11th, 2017
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EDC to hold Women’s Business Boot Camp

Submitted by San Juan County Economic Development Council Women entrepreneurs are invited…

  • Jan 11th, 2017
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Women’s March on Friday Harbor

In solidarity with the Women’s March on Washington D.C. on Jan. 21,…

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Land Bank shares highlights of 2016

Submitted by the San Juan County Lank Bank Shoreline Habitat Protected with…

  • Jan 11th, 2017
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                                The first baby of the year and his proud parents.

Baby Derby winner 2017

The first baby of the year arrived right on time on Jan.…

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                                The first baby of the year and his proud parents.
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Mount Grant reaches campaign goal

The San Juan Preservation Trust has reached their $4.2 million goal for…

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Playground opens at Friday Harbor park

Construction at the John O. Linde Community Park is getting into the…

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Case setting hearing is scheduled for Jan. 3 for Goncalves murder trial

A 29-year-old Friday Harbor man was fatally stabbed Oct. 2 at a…

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Christmas rollover traffic accident, another Orcas burglary | San Juan County Sheriff’s Log

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

  • Jan 6th, 2017
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PHD discusses ferry relocation, air insurance and PeaceHealth subsidy

The San Juan County Public Hospital District No. 1 commissioners discussed issues…

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SJI School District holds public hearing on possible sixth grade relocation

Submitted by the San Juan Island School District The San Juan Island…

  • Jan 5th, 2017
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Orcas burglar caught on tape

When Raul Rios walked into his restaurant Mijitas on the morning of…

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Port meeting to discuss tree removal set for Jan. 5

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

  • Jan 4th, 2017
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Pilots return home for the new year

Submitted by NAS Whidbey Island The “Zappers” of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ)…

  • Jan 4th, 2017
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SeaDoc welcomes Markus Naugle

Submitted by The SeaDoc Society The SeaDoc Society has been hard at…

  • Jan 4th, 2017
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Successful MedEvac from Lopez completed on Christmas Eve

Submitted by the CNIC A Search and Rescue team from Naval Air…

  • Jan 4th, 2017
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SJCT auditions are Jan. 8

Submitted by San Juan Community Theatre Auditions for San Juan Community Theatre’s…

  • Jan 4th, 2017
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Island cell phones misroute 911 calls

When Helen Clover saw a fire at South Beach two years ago,…

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New area code and dialing procedure for Western Washington

Washington state is getting a new area code in 2017. An “area…

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Killer whale Granny, oldest member of Jpod, is presumed dead

The Center for Whale Research is reporting that the southern resident killer…

  • Jan 2nd, 2017
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Orcas burglaries, bag of white powder found at SJI Library | San Juan County Sheriff’s Log

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

  • Dec 31st, 2016
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From Standing Rock to the San Juans: concerns about oil are hitting home

The fight against fossil fuels is moving west. The Friends of the…

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Eastsound businesses burglarized

Submitted by the San Juan County Sheriff’s Office Over the last week,…

  • Dec 28th, 2016
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Application for affordable dental services due Jan. 3

The Medical Teams International Dental Van is coming back to the Mullis…

  • Dec 28th, 2016
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Top 10 stories from 2016

It’s time for our annual round-up of the stories that made headlines…

  • Dec 28th, 2016
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Town of Friday Harbor holiday refuse schedule

Submitted by the Town of Friday Harbor The 2016 and 2017 Holiday…

  • Dec 28th, 2016
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Orcas’ Ranker selected as lead Democrat on state Senate budget

Submitted by the Washington State Legislature Sen. Kevin Ranker, D-Orcas Island, has…

  • Dec 28th, 2016
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Meet San Juan Island’s assistant fire chief

Submitted by San Juan Island Fire & Rescue Noel Monin was raised…

  • Dec 28th, 2016
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