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Q&A with OPALCO candidates

OPALCO is a member-owned cooperative governed by a Board of Directors who…

  • Apr 28th, 2017

 

Guards plead ‘not guilty’ on charges of falsifying logs

Two former Island County corrections deputies accused of forging jail records after…

 

New, toothy fish discovered by the University of Washington

Submitted by the University of Washington A set of curious researchers, state-of-the-art…

  • Apr 24th, 2017

 

Former Orcas teacher Grellet-Tinner’s sexual misconduct case dismissed

Submitted by the San Juan County Prosecuting Attorney On Friday, April 21,…

  • Apr 25th, 2017

Meet port director finalists

Submitted by the Port of Friday Harbor Port of Friday Habor Commissioners…

  • Apr 25th, 2017

Learn how to run for two open school board positions

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

  • Apr 25th, 2017

State unemployment rate dropped to near-record low in March

Submitted by Washington State Employment Security Department Washington’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate…

  • Apr 24th, 2017

April 26 Port of Friday Harbor meeting

Port of Friday Harbor commissioners will meet at 4 p.m., Wednesday, April…

  • Apr 28th, 2017

Recycled paper bags required in plastic bag ordinance

On April 18, in a 2-1 vote, San Juan County passed changes…

Speeding cars and herding horses | Sheriff’s Log

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

  • Apr 24th, 2017

Elusive connector road construction to begin | Update

After nearly 20 years, plans to build the elusive connector road are…

Coffelt pleads guilty to wire fraud

Sarah Coffelt pleaded guilty in the U.S. District Court in Seattle on…

Reviewing regional recyclables

Living on an island, you get used to slow internet, minimal cell…

Around Town | Granny’s Way, April election

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

How would San Juan County look if Trump’s budget proposal was passed?

President Donald Trump’s 2018 budget proposal suggests cutting funds to most major…

Community Treasures cancels state e-recycling contract | Update

Community Treasures is one step closer to closing its doors. On April…

San Juan County volunteer insurance advisors recognized

On Thursday, April 6, Todd Dixon and Stella Ng from the Washington…

  • Apr 19th, 2017

Girlfriend gone, potato cannon problems, drug use park stop | Sheriff’s Log

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

  • Apr 17th, 2017

Cattle Point road work begins the week of April 17

Submitted by San Juan Island National Historic Park The week of April…

  • Apr 14th, 2017

Wildfire season begins April 15

Submitted by the Washington Department of Natural Resources Even with this wet,…

  • Apr 14th, 2017

What to do if you get head lice

They are tiny, make your scalp itch and can infect anyone. Head…

Public hospital district answers

The county’s only hospital district has constituents asking questions about how a…

Port of Friday Harbor meeting on April 12

The Port of Friday Harbor will hold a commission meeting at 4…

  • Apr 12th, 2017

Sidewalk near pocket park closed on April 12

Submitted by the Town of Friday Harbor Concrete for the Spring Street…

  • Apr 12th, 2017

Possible plans for Friday Harbor’s painted roundabout pushed to fall

A small, painted roundabout could potentially be installed this September at the…

Reminder: San Juan County is GMO-free

As farmers and gardeners begin to plant their crops for the coming…

Terminal trouble, prowler problems, dog bite dilemma | San Juan County Sheriff’s Log

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

  • Apr 10th, 2017

Trumpcare didn’t pass, but Rep. Larsen lists Obamacare fixes

Three days after Republicans pulled their Affordable Care Act repeal from a…

Republican Lincoln Day luncheon discussion on new US ‘operating system’

By Meredith Griffith Contributor “We are living in an age of miracles,”…

Stillpoint elementary registration begins

Submitted by Stillpoint School Stillpoint School officials are enrolling students for 2017-18…

  • Apr 5th, 2017

April 6 San Juan County Council on ferries

From 11:40 a.m. to 12:15 p.m., April 6, San Juan County Council…

  • Apr 7th, 2017

Vote for OPALCO board by May 4

Submitted by OPALCO OPALCO is a member-owned cooperative governed by a board…

  • Apr 4th, 2017

Port of Friday Harbor special meeting on April 5

The Board of Commissioners of the Port of Friday Harbor will hold…

  • Apr 7th, 2017

Town to discuss painted roundabout at April 6 council

Below is the agenda for the Thursday, April 6 council meetings for…

  • Apr 4th, 2017

Park Street sewer construction starts April 5

Submitted by the Town of Friday Harbor The Park Street sewer and…

  • Apr 4th, 2017

County ‘sanctuary’ status could affect federal funding

Areas that don’t follow Homeland Security’s increasingly more strict immigration orders, could…

Cause of two islanders’ death confirmed as carbon monoxide poisoning | Update

The San Juan County Coroner has confirmed that the death of two…

Found firearm, intoxicated driver arrested | Sheriff’s Log

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

  • Apr 3rd, 2017

Border patrol says no immigration changes at this time

Immigration bans enacted by President Donald Trump have left islanders wondering if…

Sixth-grade move decision set for April

The San Juan Island School District Board of Directors will postpone the…

  • Mar 30th, 2017