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Permits for pot farm rejected

A crop of cannabis plants flourish and grow inside a greenhouse on a state-licensed San Juan Island marijuana farm. - Journal file photo
  • Dec 19, 2014 at 3:35PM

The ruling stands as yet another legal hurdle faced by Sweet Water Farm's Jenny Rice and brother David, owner and operator of San Juan Sun Grown.

 

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Orcas man to serve 48 days for meth possession

  • Dec 18, 2014 at 1:51PM

At the time of his arrest, the 34-year-old was wanted by local authorities for failing to appear in court two weeks earlier in connection with a prior felony assault conviction.

Step one in Spring Street Landing revamp: build new seawall

  • Dec 17, 2014 at 7:00AM

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.

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.

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