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With three contested county office races, including sheriff, and no fewer than six local property tax or bond measures on the Nov. 4 election ballot, San Juan County voters have plenty to pay attention to in the run-up to the 2014 general election.

 

Community Events, September 2014

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Pierce Transit CEO picked to lead Washington State Ferries

  • Sep 22, 2014 at 7:04PM

Lynne Griffith, who was slated to step down as CEO of Pierce Transit at the end of the year, will begin her new assignment as assistant secretary of WSF in early October.

Off-duty deputy rescues two from smoke-filled home

  • Sep 22, 2014 at 6:49PM

“I felt a little naked because I didn’t have any gear, but it was a small space with easy access – if things went sideways I could have gotten out,” deputy Doug Maya recalls of the rescue of two people from a mobile home filling up fast with toxic smoke.

Body in Moran State Park identified; cause of death remains unknown

  • Sep 20, 2014 at 7:00AM

The cause of death of Mehmet Tokgozoglu has yet to be determined, and the last year's of his life are shrouded in mystery as well. No one seems to know how the 51-year-old engineer and former Raytheon employee got to Orcas Island or much of his whereabouts in the last year.

Deputy's guild backs Krebs in sheriff's race

  • Sep 19, 2014 at 7:00AM updated at 10:26AM

The Guild, which represents the department's deputies, detectives, sergeants, dispatch and corrections staff, 28 members in all, voted in overwhelming numbers to endorse Krebs, following a questions-and-answer forum with each candidate Monday, Sept. 15.

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