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Bus stop bungle, goats gone wild and pick plate switcheroo | Sheriff’s Log

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

  • Mar 25th, 2017

 

Innovative solutions needed for county’s longtime affordable housing crisis

Some say vacation rentals are responsible for the county’s lack of affordable…

 

OPALCO begins to install fiber on southern San Juan

Submitted by Orcas Power & Light Cooperative Construction begins on March 20…

  • Mar 22nd, 2017

 

Town utility bills to support hospice in April

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

  • Mar 22nd, 2017

Rock Island cyber attack

Submitted by Rock Island Communications This upstream of our network and a…

  • Mar 22nd, 2017

Port meeting includes former executive director’s settlement

Submitted by the Port of Friday Harbor Port of Friday Harbor commissioners…

  • Mar 23rd, 2017

San Juan County Building Advisory Council meeting on March 23

The San Juan County Building Advisory Council will meet at 11:45 a.m.,…

  • Mar 23rd, 2017

The town will require recycled paper bags, but should the county?

San Juan County council banned single-use plastic bags last October, but a…

Scattered sheep, horn honking, backyard burn | San Juan County Sheriff’s Log

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

  • Mar 20th, 2017

Civil Rights Complaint against San Juan County for an alleged assault by a deputy

An Orcas woman convicted of felony burglary and misdemeanor theft has filed…

Pocket Park update

Submitted by the Town of Friday Harbor The Pocket Park is now…

  • Mar 15th, 2017

Design a sculpture to honor Ed Warbass

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

  • Mar 15th, 2017

Vacation rental permit changes proposed to fix affordable housing crisis

County officials have questioned the correlation between vacation rentals and affordable housing…

Business feasibility workshop

Submitted by the San Juan County Economic Development Council All entrepreneurs wonder…

  • Mar 15th, 2017

DSHS mobile unit in Friday Harbor

The mobile unit for the Department of Social and Human Services Division…

  • Mar 15th, 2017

Councilman Bill Watson holds town hall meeting

Councilman Bill Watson (District 1) invites islanders to attend a town hall…

  • Mar 15th, 2017

Local real estate update

Submitted by BNLS According to the Northwest Multiple Listing Service, in both…

  • Mar 15th, 2017

Larsen slams immigration executive order

Submitted by Rep. Rick Larsen’s office Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) released the…

  • Mar 15th, 2017

Beware of new phone scam

A new telephone scam alters caller ID information to make it look…

  • Mar 15th, 2017

Learn how photos can help your business

Submitted by San Juan County Economic Development Council When making a purchase…

  • Mar 15th, 2017

Former Orcas teacher Grellet-Tinner files a civil suit against his past power of attorney

Gerald Grellet-Tinner has filed a complaint about money judgment and restitution of…

What’s your vision for the county?

Islanders with a vision for the county can express their ideas soon.…

Harassing texts, purse prowl and GoPro gone | Sheriff’s Log

The San Juan Sheriff’s Office responded to the following calls: Feb. 23…

  • Mar 12th, 2017

Disgraced detective involved in delayed filing of rape case

Jose Cruz Churape-Martinez, 26, of Friday Harbor, is charged with rape of…

Free grief support group to be offered this spring

Submitted by Hospice of San Juan Hospice of San Juan will offer…

  • Mar 10th, 2017

Check out devices to help mobility, hearing and vision loss at the library

Submitted by San Juan Island Library San Juan Island Library has a…

  • Mar 8th, 2017

School registration to begin on San Juan

This school year isn’t over yet, but registration for next year will…

  • Mar 8th, 2017

LWVSJ hosts affordable housing forum

Submitted by the League of Women Voters of the San Juans The…

  • Mar 8th, 2017

Free seminars for unemployed and underemployed

Submitted by the Northwest Workforce Council Career Center Are you unemployed or…

  • Mar 8th, 2017

Free trades training available for islanders

There was a time when potential employees would line up outside an…

Around Town | town park and roundabout, orca protection zone, Mount Grant

Want to know what is going on in town? Check out these…

Friday Harbor Film Festival heads to NYC

Submitted by the Friday Harbor Film Festival The Friday Harbor Film Festival’s…

  • Mar 8th, 2017

Firearms fear, lucky landing and car confusion | Sheriff’s Log

The San Juan County Sheriff responded to the following calls: Feb. 17…

  • Mar 4th, 2017

Sixth person arrested in connection to several theft cases

John Randall Berg, 51, of Friday Harbor is charged with residential burglary,…

Over 50 county board seats available

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

  • Mar 2nd, 2017

Tax fraud hits the San Juans

Submitted by Lake Kennedy McCulloch, CPAs Lake Kennedy McCulloch, CPAs PS sent…

  • Mar 2nd, 2017

Implement mindfulness at your business

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

  • Mar 1st, 2017

Should there be a painted roundabout at Argyle and Spring?

The Town of Friday Harbor is considering a miniature, painted roundabout at…

  • Mar 1st, 2017

New holistic health mentor

Submitted by Stephanie Prima Stephanie Prima is pleased to announce she is…

  • Mar 1st, 2017

San Juan County bond rating upgraded

Submitted by San Juan County Treasurer San Juan County Treasurer Rhonda Pederson…

  • Mar 1st, 2017