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Governor’s task force suggests temporary suspension to view Southern residents by boat

The local orca population is at a 30-year low, so a state…

 

Port of Friday Harbor to meet Nov. 14

Staff report The Port of Friday Harbor will hold a meeting at…

  • Nov 13th, 2018

 

Improvements scheduled for San Juan County Fairgrounds RV site

Submitted by San Juan County Work will soon begin to install and…

  • Nov 13th, 2018

 

Cast-off car; waterlogged wallet; speeding sightseers | San Juan County Sheriff’s Log

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

  • Nov 19th, 2018

San Juan County Council allocates more connector road funds through 2024

After about a decade in the making, San Juan residents are one…

Locals tackle poverty on San Juan Island

Behind the million-dollar homes and celebrity residents of the San Juan Islands,…

Citizens join nationwide protest

By Tate Thomson Reporter Citizens gathered on the San Juan County Courthouse…

  • Nov 11th, 2018

San Juan County preliminary election results

Results for the Nov. 6 general election show the county prosecuting attorney…

Gone goats, vanishing vehicles and deadly dogs | San Juan County Sheriff’s Log

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

  • Nov 12th, 2018

Tires tampered, cyclist slammed, freed Fidos follow | San Juan County Sheriff’s Log

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

  • Nov 5th, 2018

San Juan County board vacancies

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

  • Nov 5th, 2018

Indian Island busier than ever, diversity threatened

Submitted by Kwiaht Kwiaht and community scientists of the Indian Island Marine…

  • Nov 4th, 2018

There’s still time to comment on San Juan County Comprehensive Plan update

Submitted by San Juan County Those unable to attend the San Juan…

  • Nov 3rd, 2018

Hospital district board talks trainings, Planned Parenthood and meeting location

At the Oct. 24 San Juan County Public Hospital District 1 Board…

Help San Juan County update transportation plan for elderly, disabled and poor

Submitted by San Juan County Over the next two months, San Juan…

  • Nov 1st, 2018

San Juan County outnumbers King County in public records requests

The rural San Juan Islands are leading the pack when it comes…

Ferries fighters, mailbox masher and device dumper | San Juan County Sheriff’s Log

The San Juan County Sheriff responded to the following calls: Oct. 10…

  • Oct 29th, 2018

San Juan County staff explain ballot delay

Submitted by San Juan County Have you received your ballot for the…

  • Oct 29th, 2018

No county refunds on Community Treasures permits

Staff report A local case on land use law was settled in…

  • Oct 27th, 2018

San County Sheriff and Prosecuting Attorney candidates | Q&A

Staff report In the Nov. 6 general election, islanders will vote on…

  • Oct 25th, 2018

San Juan Island School Board to hold Oct. 24 meeting

Submitted by SJISD At 5 p.m., Wednesday, Oct 24, 2018, the San…

  • Oct 24th, 2018

Comment on Washington State Ferries’ draft plan by Oct. 25

Submitted by WSF There is still time to help shape the future…

  • Oct 24th, 2018

San Juan County Public Hospital District Board 1 to meet on Oct. 24

Submitted by SJCPHD 1 The San Juan County Public Hospital District 1…

  • Oct 24th, 2018

Pesky pigs, maligned mailboxes and abandoned autos | San Juan County Sheriff’s Log

The San Juan Sheriff’s Office responded to the following calls: Oct. 3…

  • Oct 22nd, 2018

Driver hits boy and flees scene in Eastsound

A driver reportedly struck a 10-year-old boy and drove away from the…

San Juan County Council approves lodging tax grants

Staff report The San Juan County Council approved almost $165,000 less in…

  • Oct 29th, 2018

San Juan County 2019 Preliminary Budget focuses on finishing current projects

Submitted by San Juan County San Juan County’s Preliminary Budget for 2019…

  • Oct 22nd, 2018

General election ballots mailed in Washington

Submitted by the Washington State Secretary of State Washington’s voting period for…

  • Oct 19th, 2018

Friday Harbor Council approves amplified sound at Linde Park through June

When Jessica Briggs heard amplified sound would be allowed at John O.…

San Juan County property taxes due Oct. 31

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

  • Oct 18th, 2018

San Juan Island School District finalizes contracts with teachers union | Update

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

  • Oct 17th, 2018

San Juan County candidates discuss drugs and transparency

The contested local and state races in the upcoming election came alive…

Tucker Abdon, of Orcas, charged with vehicular homicide

Tucker Samms Abdon, 33, of Eastsound, has been charged with one count…

Abandoned autos, bad bite and anchor atrocity | San Juan County Sheriff’s Log

The San Juan County Sheriff responded to the following calls: Sept. 26…

  • Oct 15th, 2018

Medicare enrollment runs through December

Submitted by the Washington State Office of the Insurance Commissioner Medicare’s 2019…

  • Oct 16th, 2018

Discussions on decreasing poverty to be held in the San Juans

Submitted by San Juan County The San Juan County Department of Health…

  • Oct 14th, 2018

WSF three-boat schedule will end a day early | Update

Editor’s note: The three-boat schedule will end a day earlier than originally…

  • Nov 1st, 2018

Town of Friday Harbor Council recommends lodging tax grants | Update

If you spend it, they will come. That’s the idea behind the…

Chickenpox confirmed on Lopez, Orcas and Shaw | Update

Submitted by San Juan County Nine school- and preschool-aged children have confirmed…

  • Oct 17th, 2018

Missing woman from San Juan found | Update

Staff report According to Adele Hulse, her sister Betty Jean Hulse has…

  • Oct 12th, 2018