Ranker named one of nation's top 'pro-growth progressives'

State Sen. Kevin Ranker, left, discusses finer points of the legislative process with a colleague in Olympia.  - Contributed photo
  • Mar 27, 2015 at 6:40PM

“I’m looking forward to sharing ideas with my fellow NewDEAL leaders and hearing about what’s working best in their communities that can help us grow and progress here in the state of Washington.”


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San Juan man faces first-degree assault in alleged stabbing case

  • Mar 27, 2015 at 5:52PM

Prosecutors claim a lifelong San Juan Island resident inflicted extensive injuries while wielding a knife in an altercation with another man over the possible sale of a $100 pickup. The presumed victim is himself a defendant in an unrelated felony assault case, accused of brandishing a knife and threatening another man in a recent parking lot confrontation.

Questions answered & concerns addressed in spotlight on Sheriff

  • Mar 26, 2015 at 12:17PM

Sheriff Ron Krebs will be in the spotlight in a town hall discussion sponsored by the San Juan Island chapter of Friends of the Constitution.

Tour of Mt. Grant preserve featured in next 'Know Your Island Walk'

  • Mar 25, 2015 at 3:38PM

Kathleen Foley of San Juan Preservation Trust and the Land Bank's Tanja Williamson will lead a "behind the scenes" look of the potential ridge-top nature preserve. Meet and park at the preserve's entrance on West Valley Road, near Cady Mountain Road.

Larsen: Affordable Care Act is working

  • Mar 24, 2015 at 7:09PM

In support of the legislation, Larsen cited statistics that show Washington state experienced the fourth largest drop in the rate of uninsured nationwide last year and said that thousands of people in the second congressional district now have better access to preventive care, including about 102,000 seniors on Medicare.

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