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San Juan County Comprehensive Plan education sweeps county

San Juan County Community Development staff is on a county-wide tour to…

 

Dog discovery, Lopez lurking and attempted assault | San Juan County sheriff’s log

The San Juan County Sheriff’s office responded to the following calls. Aug.…

  • Sep 18th, 2017

 

Larsen to host veterans forum on Oct. 15

Submitted by Rep. Rick Larsen’s Office Rep. Rick Larsen will host six…

  • Sep 17th, 2017

 

OPALCO events

Submitted by OPALCO Get involved in your democratic electric co-op. The second…

  • Sep 18th, 2017

League of Women Voters to hold general election candidate forums

The League of Women Voters of the San Juans will hold candidate…

Port staff, board contemplate buying Jensen Boat Yard

A roughly 100-year-old San Juan Island business may be sold to the…

San Juan Island School District board holds budget workshop on Sept. 13

Submitted by SJISD On Wednesday, Sept. 13, the San Juan Island School…

  • Sep 13th, 2017

Life Care Center to close

Submitted by Life Care Center of the San Juan Islands Life Care…

  • Sep 14th, 2017

Port commissioner to resign at Sept. 13 meeting

The next Port of Friday Harbor Commission meeting is at 4 p.m.,…

  • Sep 13th, 2017

Statewide burning ban

Submitted by DNR With multiple fires burning on the landscape and communities…

  • Sep 15th, 2017

Deputies injured at San Juan County Sheriff’s Office training

Three San Juan County deputies were injured during active shooter trainings in…

Lummi Nation fishermen capture more than 43,500 Atlantic salmon

Submitted by the Lummi Nation The Lummi Nation’s fishing fleet has removed…

  • Sep 13th, 2017

WSTC to meet in Friday Harbor to discuss ferry service

Submitted by the Washington State Transportation Commission Local officials and community leaders…

  • Sep 11th, 2017

Connection concerns | Pear Point Road residents question plans for the connector road

The construction of the street, known as the “connector road” by islanders,…

Harassing ex-husband, victim of a Volvo and stolen plate swap | San Juan County sheriff’s log

The San Juan County Sheriff’s office responded to the following calls. Aug.…

  • Sep 10th, 2017

New home health provider in the San Juan Islands

Home health care in the San Juan Islands is changing hands from…

San Juan County settles with alleged assault victim | Update

A convicted felon, who claims she was assaulted by the San Juan…

Tentative agreement reached between teachers and school district

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

  • Sep 7th, 2017

San Juan Island School District teachers’ strike ends | Update

School resumes on Tuesday, Sept. 5

Islander receives first county conviction for living on derelict vessel

(Editor’s note: Terry Sanders can’t recall the exact date he fell of…

San Juan Island School District teachers strike | Update

Summer break has been extended for San Juan Island School District students.…

Car crash to coffee chat, kayak crime and disappearing dinghy | San Juan County Sheriff’s Log

The San Juan County Sheriff’s office responded to the following calls: Aug.…

  • Sep 4th, 2017

Hunting season begins in the San Juans

Submitted by WDFW The sun is setting earlier and the leaves are…

  • Sep 4th, 2017

Washington DOH warns about shellfish health

Submitted by the Washington State DOH Washington State Department of Health is…

  • Sep 2nd, 2017

School teachers on strike, schools close on San Juan

Submitted by San Juan Island School District At 6:20 p.m. on Thursday…

Special San Juan Island School District Board meeting on Sept. 1

Submitted by San Juan Island School District On Friday, Sept. 1, the…

  • Sep 1st, 2017

Big crowds, adjusted ferry schedules expected this Labor Day weekend

Submitted by WSF More than 400,000 people are projected to ride a…

  • Aug 31st, 2017

Crabbing in the San Juans switches to winter catch records

Submitted by WDFW Most areas of Puget Sound will close to recreational…

  • Aug 31st, 2017

San Juan County burn ban enacted

Submitted by R.J. MyersSan Juan CountyFire Marshal San Juan CountyFire Marshal As…

  • Aug 31st, 2017

Solution found after state pulls Orcas Village park and ride funds | Update

As soon as Senator Kevin Ranker, D-Orcas, was notified that the state…

Two San Juan Island firefighters go to Oregon

Submitted by San Juan Fire Two San Juan Island firefighters, Captain Tad…

  • Aug 30th, 2017

Kitsap fills in while Hyak is out of service

Ferry service in the San Juan Islands has hit another speed bump…

  • Aug 30th, 2017

Con artist scams hopeful renters on Lopez Island

The rental house would be perfect for their family. Orcas Islanders Erin…

La iniciativa de inmigración pasa sin el voto de los ciudadanos | Spanish translation of immigration initiative article

Translated by Wendy Vallejos. Los inmigrantes podrán sentirse más seguros bajo un…

San Juan Island Public Hospital District No. 1 meeting

Submitted by SJCPHD No. 1 San Juan County Public Hospital District No.…

  • Aug 28th, 2017

Billfold on ballot box, bicycle burgle and minor with marijuana | San Juan County Sheriff’s Log

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

  • Aug 28th, 2017

Salary negotiations, superintendent evals at SJISD Board meeting

The Wednesday, Aug. 23 San Juan Island School District board meeting included…

WDFW asks anglers to report their Atlantic salmon catch online

Submitted by WDFW The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife is encouraging…

  • Aug 25th, 2017

Fire District No. 3 meeting

Submitted by San Juan County Fire District No. 3 The Board of…

  • Aug 24th, 2017

Requests to fill vacant fire commission seat

San Juan County Fire District No. 3 is seeking someone to fill…

  • Aug 24th, 2017