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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…

San Juan County volunteer insurance advisors recognized

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

  • Apr 19th, 2017

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…

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

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…

What to do if you get head lice

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

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

Port of Friday Harbor director search update

The former Port of Friday Harbor executive director’s tenure is now water…

Fairgrounds horse barn put out to pasture?

Hold your horses — the San Juan County Fairgrounds horse barn isn’t…

San Juan Island Councilman Watson to meet on Orcas

Council member, Bill Watson, will be available to meet with Orcas residents.…

  • Mar 29th, 2017

PHD discusses what services Peace Island provides

At the March 22 meeting, San Juan County Public Hospital District No.…

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

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

  • Mar 28th, 2017

Innovative solutions needed for county’s longtime affordable housing crisis

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

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

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