Mandi Johnson

Mandi posted 246 stories to The Journal of the San Juan Islands.
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                                Reps. Debra Lekanoff and Alex Ramel.

Alex Ramel replaces Jeff Morris as 40th District representative

Following Rep. Jeff Morris’ November 2019 resignation from his position in Washington’s…

  • Jan 14th, 2020 8:30am
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                                Reps. Debra Lekanoff and Alex Ramel.

Sucia body is John Doe

The person whose body washed ashore on Sucia Island last month is…

  • Jan 9th, 2020 3:19pm

Seniors bring lawsuit against senior center nonprofit

Four members of the Senior Services Council of San Juan County brought…

  • Jan 7th, 2020 3:30pm
Walter Siegmund, CC BY 2.5/contributed photo
                                The Anacortes Marathon oil refinery.

Environmentalists stop Anacortes xylene proposal

Xylene will not be produced and transported through local waters thanks to…

  • Jan 7th, 2020 9:57am
Walter Siegmund, CC BY 2.5/contributed photo
                                The Anacortes Marathon oil refinery.

Top stories of 2019 | Part I

At the end of the year, the Journal of the San Juans…

  • Dec 30th, 2019 4:45pm

Good news from around the world in 2019 | Editorial

As 2019 comes to its end, the Journal of the San Juans…

  • Dec 25th, 2019 1:30am

State supreme court overturns public records decision

The Supreme Court of the State of Washington has overturned part of…

  • Dec 20th, 2019 1:30am

Inter Island Healthcare Foundation’s senior survey results

San Juan County’s seniors say services are lacking throughout the islands. The…

  • Dec 19th, 2019 1:30am
The Chelan returned to service the international route in early December (WSF Twitter/contributed photo)

Ferries holds first-ever digital meetings

The 30-minute advance arrival rule isn’t going anywhere, there isn’t enough money…

  • Dec 16th, 2019 1:30am
The Chelan returned to service the international route in early December (WSF Twitter/contributed photo)

Man arrested after fight with deputy

Averell Rennie, 27, of Friday Harbor was charged with assault in the…

  • Dec 13th, 2019 12:05pm

San Juan man charged with burglary and malicious mischief

Jacob S. Morehouse, 18, of San Juan Island was charged with burglary…

  • Dec 13th, 2019 1:30am

Shoreline Master Program review progresses

With an $84,000 grant secured from the Washington Department of Ecology, the…

  • Dec 13th, 2019 1:30am

County considers marijuana grow options

San Juan County is still working toward drafting regulations for marijuana production…

  • Dec 12th, 2019 1:30am

Save lives: don’t drive under the influence | Editorial

Tis the season for holiday parties, and with the festivities often comes…

  • Dec 11th, 2019 4:31pm

Sales tax increase for emergency radios could be in next election

San Juan County Manager Mike Thomas brought a draft resolution in front…

  • Dec 11th, 2019 1:30am

Monument’s planning document outlines big changes

Camping on Indian Island could be an option in the future, but…

  • Dec 9th, 2019 1:30am
(San Juan County/contributed photo)

County parks plans for the next two years

In an attempt to balance the San Juan County Parks budget, food…

  • Dec 8th, 2019 1:30am
(San Juan County/contributed photo)

Wolverines wrestling ready for winning season

The Friday Harbor Wolverines wrestling team nearly doubled itself between last year…

  • Dec 8th, 2019 1:30am

SJI EMS defends its air ambulance flights

San Juan Island Public Hospital District No. 1 responded to the September…

  • Dec 6th, 2019 1:30am

OPALCO addresses Snake River dam resolution

While the region’s environmental groups work toward breaching the four lower Snake…

  • Dec 5th, 2019 1:30am

Unemployment rate continues to drop in San Juan County

San Juan County has one of the lowest unemployment rates in the…

  • Nov 30th, 2019 1:30am

Propane tank building permit granted, appealed and allowed

Another attempt to stop the installation of a 30,000-gallon propane storage tank…

  • Nov 26th, 2019 1:30am

County awarded grant for wood energy project

Editor’s note: A previous version of this article said that OPALCO’s Community…

  • Nov 16th, 2019 1:30am

Hospital district elects to sign interlocal agreement

San Juan County Public Hospital District No. 1 Board of Commissioners voted…

  • Nov 15th, 2019 9:55am

Public pleads to county council for vacation rental moratorium

Several Orcas islanders hopped on the ferry to give public comment about…

  • Nov 11th, 2019 5:11pm

Preliminary election results | $30 tabs fails in county, passes in state

Preliminary election results show that Liz Lovelett maintains her position in the…

  • Nov 10th, 2019 6:02pm

County makes headway on affordable housing

The San Juan County Council had a productive day in relation to…

  • Nov 8th, 2019 1:30am

Hospital district works toward merger amid seat changes

With an almost entirely new board of public hospital district commissioners, the…

  • Nov 7th, 2019 2:42pm

Unknown man being held in jail on burglary charge

An unidentified man was charged in San Juan County Superior Court on…

  • Nov 1st, 2019 12:08pm

County considers alternate radio upgrade funds

Voters may see a request for an increase in sales tax on…

  • Oct 31st, 2019 1:30am
(Life Flight Network/Contributed photo)

Life Flight joins county medevac providers

There’s a new air ambulance provider servicing the San Juan Islands —…

  • Oct 30th, 2019 1:30am
(Life Flight Network/Contributed photo)

Levy lift to keep several county programs alive

The future of a dozen community programs in San Juan County is…

  • Oct 26th, 2019 1:30am

Friday Harbor Film Festival, Oct. 25-27

Come one, come all to the seventh annual Friday Harbor Film Festival…

  • Oct 24th, 2019 1:30am
(Tate Thomson/staff photo)

Sports update

Last week in Wolverine sports the football team battled La Conner at…

  • Oct 21st, 2019 3:42pm
(Tate Thomson/staff photo)

San Juan Island EMS fined for Medicaid fraud

San Juan Island Emergency Medical Services has been fined $350,000 for Medicaid…

  • Oct 11th, 2019 12:22pm

Lopez students sent home early over security threat

Following a tip that there may be a weapon hidden on campus,…

  • Oct 10th, 2019 1:51pm

Lopez man found guilty for burglary and mischief

Darren Adam Hayes, 57, of Lopez, was found guilty in the San…

  • Oct 9th, 2019 1:30am

Marijuana moratorium extended another six months

It may be another year before another marijuana production or processing permit…

  • Oct 8th, 2019 1:30am

Woman charged for hitting flagger with vehicle in 2018

Brook Elizabeth Radcliffe, 24, of Bellingham, has been charged with reckless endangerment…

  • Oct 7th, 2019 10:13am
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Southern resident orcas and oil spills

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Senior Biologist Gary Shigenaka gave a lecture on…

  • Oct 6th, 2019 1:30am
<em>(Canadian Journal of Zoology 2. Craig Matkin/North Gulf Oceanic Society)</em>