Broadband—for those who wish to pay

As of today, there are 28 members hooked up to the co-op’s Island Network broadband service. - Journal file art
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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

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One hundred years of 'Honor'; WWII war hero Matsumoto dead, at age 100

  • Apr 22, 2014 at 7:00PM updated Apr 24, 2013 at 3:52PM

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.

Town and county strike deal at Sutton Road

  • Today at 8:00AM

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.

Measles outbreak stands at six; no new cases reported

  • Apr 23, 2014 at 4:00PM

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.

Free vessel safety check at ‘Boat Fair’

  • Apr 22, 2014 at 11:00AM

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.

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