Step one in Spring Street Landing revamp: build new seawall

Joe Wheeler, maintenance manager for the Port of Friday Harbor, at the bulkhead construction site. The project is the first step in rebuilding Spring Street Landing. Due to the season’s tidal schedule, much of the work is done at night.   - Emily Greenberg
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Because much of the work needs to be done at seafloor level, Carlson and crew need to take advantage of low tides. This time of year the work window is most often at night.


Community Events, December 2014

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In-home altercation prompts 90-day jail term for San Juan Island man

  • Dec 15, 2014 at 6:59PM

Initially arraigned on charges of third-degree assault, a Class C felony, a 25-year-old San Juan Island man was sentenced to 90 days in jail and ordered to pay $850 in fines and fees, and to abide by restrictions of a court-imposed protection order, after pleading guilty to a pair of misdemeanors.

Former Lopez postal employee gets four months for jewelry theft

  • Dec 15, 2014 at 6:56PM

The U.S. Postal Service terminated a 30-year-old Lopez Island woman's employment in February 2012; the keys issued to her were never returned, according to court documents.

Town to celebrate Blair Avenue project with ribbon-cutting ceremony

  • Dec 14, 2014 at 6:05PM

In addition to replacement of the deteriorated street surface, the project included the addition of new sidewalks, street trees and artistic tree grates, and the installation of new LED light poles with a historic appearance.

Boater vanishes, hijinx at oyster farm, Thanksgiving fisticuffs lead to arrest; San Juan County Sheriff's Log

  • Dec 13, 2014 at 12:00PM

Nov. 27: A 44-year-old San Juan Island woman was arrested on domestic violence charges after a Thanksgiving altercation in her home.

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