Mandi Johnson

Mandi posted 303 stories to The Journal of the San Juan Islands.
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Tensions run high at joint meeting between the fire department and public hospital district

A joint meeting between the Public Hospital District and Fire District ended…

  • Aug 4th, 2020 1:30am

Grellet-Tinner’s lawsuit against county dismissed

A 2017 lawsuit against San Juan County, Sheriff Ron Krebs and former…

  • Aug 1st, 2020 11:11pm

Planning commission approves marijuana draft ordinance

San Juan County is one step closer to amending marijuana production and…

  • Jul 30th, 2020 1:30am

Recreate responsibly, avoid marine mammals

Keep away from marine mammals — for both your safety and theirs.…

  • Jul 29th, 2020 1:30am

San Juan County COVID-19 update

San Juan County will remain in Phase Two for the foreseeable future.…

  • Jul 27th, 2020 10:31am

Love is not tourism | Editorial

We first met when we were 15 years old. We dated when…

  • Jul 22nd, 2020 11:51am

New cases of COVID-19 causes San Juan County Council to reconsider Phase Three

Over the course of four days, five new cases of COVID-19 were…

  • Jul 20th, 2020 1:30am

Lopez Island signs memorialize lives lost

Being on a small island off the shores of Washington state has…

  • Jul 17th, 2020 1:30am

County council hopefuls meet in online forums

Eight people are vying for two positions on the San Juan County…

  • Jul 15th, 2020 1:30am
(Washington State Ferries Twitter/Contributed photo)

Washington State Ferries continues to operate through a global pandemic

Washington State Ferries is not immune to COVID-19, according to Amy Scarton.…

  • Jul 11th, 2020 1:30am
(Washington State Ferries Twitter/Contributed photo)

A reminder that the Southern resident orcas are still struggling

The Southern resident orcas waited until the very end of June to…

  • Jul 7th, 2020 1:30am

The show must go on | Friday Harbor fireworks 2020

With little fanfare being made, Friday Harbor will still host fireworks this…

  • Jul 1st, 2020 1:30am

San Juan County pursues Phase Three

San Juan County may soon be entering Phase Three of Gov. Jay…

  • Jun 29th, 2020 11:28am

Three new cases of COVID-19 in the county

After nearly six weeks without a new COVID-19 case in San Juan…

  • Jun 23rd, 2020 1:30am
(San Juan Island Fire and Rescue Facebook/contributed photo)

Catching up with the San Juan Island fire chief

Things are good at San Juan Island Fire and Rescue, according to…

  • Jun 18th, 2020 1:30am
(San Juan Island Fire and Rescue Facebook/contributed photo)

County talks COVID grants

As of June 1, San Juan County has incurred $618,686.87 in COVID-19…

  • Jun 17th, 2020 1:30am

Move to Phase Three postponed

Editor’s note: A new case of COVID-19 was announced in San Juan…

  • Jun 16th, 2020 11:44am
Lummi Nation logo. (Contributed photo)

Remembering Lummi hereditary chief Bill James

The hereditary chief of the Lummi People Bill Tsi’li’xw James died on…

  • Jun 15th, 2020 10:15am
Lummi Nation logo. (Contributed photo)

San Juan County COVID-19 update

It’s been almost two months since the last case of COVID-19 was…

  • Jun 14th, 2020 10:17pm

A look at COVID-19 contact tracing

The county, country and the world has seemingly had to learn a…

  • Jun 2nd, 2020 1:30am

This week in San Juan County | A COVID update

San Juan County is now in Phase Two of Gov. Jay Inslee’s…

  • May 27th, 2020 1:30am

San Juan County COVID update

During a special joint meeting on May 11, the San Juan County…

  • May 19th, 2020 1:30am

Face coverings to be required in public in San Juan County

The San Juan County Board of Health agreed in a six-to-one vote…

  • May 17th, 2020 10:03pm

County COVID update

As San Juan County approached three weeks without a new confirmed case…

  • May 12th, 2020 1:30am

A spotlight on San Juan County COVID-19 Response Team volunteers

Throughout the islands, people are stepping up in big ways to help…

  • May 11th, 2020 12:36pm

Unapproved COVID-19 ‘vaccine’ causes stir on San Juan Island | Update

Editor’s note: On April 28, the Washington Attorney General’s office announced it…

  • Apr 28th, 2020 3:28pm
Lopez Island Family Resource Center food delivery program preparations

COVID this week in the San Juans: A look at the resource centers

As the entire nation faces the realities of life during a global…

  • Apr 15th, 2020 10:12am
Lopez Island Family Resource Center food delivery program preparations

Four cases in the islands and more restrictions added

There are now four cases confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the San…

  • Apr 1st, 2020 1:30am

Local resident tests negative for novel coronavirus

Editor’s note: The original version of this article said that the 1…

  • Mar 25th, 2020 4:56pm

First county resident diagnosed and other COVID-19 updates

Though the first case of COVID-19 wasn’t reported in San Juan County…

  • Mar 25th, 2020 1:30am

School board to host Zoom meeting

Submitted by San Juan Island School District During this time of national…

  • Mar 24th, 2020 4:14pm

Orcas man in critical care following Monday night shooting

Jonathan D. Wilkins, 44, of Eastsound, appeared in front of San Juan…

  • Mar 20th, 2020 12:56pm

COVID-19 spreads across the state leading to mass closures of public spaces

As COVID-19 inches toward the San Juan Islands, public health officials continue…

  • Mar 18th, 2020 1:30am

Many golfers take to the course | Spring sports preview

*ALL HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS GAMES HAVE BEEN CANCELED* Coach Jack Rice is…

  • Mar 16th, 2020 1:30am

Tennis team season starts slowly

*ALL HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS HAVE BEEN CANCELED DUE TO CORONAVIRUS* The Friday…

  • Mar 15th, 2020 1:34pm

State steps up response to coronavirus outbreak

With 19 people in the United States — 18 of whom were…

  • Mar 10th, 2020 1:30am

Christian Hogle pleads guilty to possessing and distributing child pornography

Warning: The following story contains graphic details. Christian Hogle, 54, formerly of…

  • Mar 7th, 2020 1:30am

Warrant out for Friday Harbor teen’s arrest

A female minor, 17, of Friday Harbor, was charged on Jan. 14…

  • Mar 5th, 2020 1:30am

Kindergarten registration begins

Submitted by Friday Harbor Elementary School Friday Harbor Elementary School’s kindergarten registration…

  • Mar 4th, 2020 5:00pm

Fire district seeks Friday Harbor annexation in April election

The next step in the integration of fire and emergency medical services…

  • Mar 4th, 2020 1:30am