Mandi Johnson

Mandi posted 340 stories to The Journal of the San Juan Islands.
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Recreate responsibly, avoid marine mammals

Recreate responsibly, avoid marine mammals

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

  • Jul 29th, 2020 1:30am
Recreate responsibly, avoid marine mammals
San Juan County COVID-19 update

San Juan County COVID-19 update

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

  • Jul 27th, 2020 10:31am
San Juan County COVID-19 update
Love is not tourism | Editorial

Love is not tourism | Editorial

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

  • Jul 22nd, 2020 11:51am
Love is not tourism | Editorial
New cases of COVID-19 causes San Juan County Council to reconsider Phase Three

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
New cases of COVID-19 causes San Juan County Council to reconsider Phase Three
Lopez Island signs memorialize lives lost

Lopez Island signs memorialize lives lost

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

  • Jul 17th, 2020 1:30am
Lopez Island signs memorialize lives lost
County council hopefuls meet in online forums

County council hopefuls meet in online forums

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

  • Jul 15th, 2020 1:30am
County council hopefuls meet in online forums
(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

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
A reminder that the Southern resident orcas are still struggling
The show must go on | Friday Harbor fireworks 2020

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
The show must go on | Friday Harbor fireworks 2020
San Juan County pursues Phase Three

San Juan County pursues Phase Three

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

  • Jun 29th, 2020 11:28am
San Juan County pursues Phase Three
Three new cases of COVID-19 in the county

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
Three new cases of COVID-19 in the county
(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

County talks COVID grants

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

  • Jun 17th, 2020 1:30am
County talks COVID grants
Move to Phase Three postponed

Move to Phase Three postponed

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

  • Jun 16th, 2020 11:44am
Move to Phase Three postponed
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

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
San Juan County COVID-19 update
A look at COVID-19 contact tracing

A look at COVID-19 contact tracing

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

  • Jun 2nd, 2020 1:30am
A look at COVID-19 contact tracing
This week in San Juan County | A COVID update

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
This week in San Juan County | A COVID update
San Juan County COVID update

San Juan County COVID update

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

  • May 19th, 2020 1:30am
San Juan County COVID update
Face coverings to be required in public in San Juan County

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
Face coverings to be required in public in San Juan County
County COVID update

County COVID update

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

  • May 12th, 2020 1:30am
County COVID update

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

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

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
Four cases in the islands and more restrictions added
Local resident tests negative for novel coronavirus

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
Local resident tests negative for novel coronavirus
First county resident diagnosed and other COVID-19 updates

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
First county resident diagnosed and other COVID-19 updates
School board to host Zoom meeting

School board to host Zoom meeting

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

  • Mar 24th, 2020 4:14pm
School board to host Zoom meeting
Orcas man in critical care following Monday night shooting

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
Orcas man in critical care following Monday night shooting
COVID-19 spreads across the state leading to mass closures of public spaces

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
COVID-19 spreads across the state leading to mass closures of public spaces
Many golfers take to the course | Spring sports preview

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
Many golfers take to the course | Spring sports preview
Tennis team season starts slowly

Tennis team season starts slowly

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

  • Mar 15th, 2020 1:34pm
Tennis team season starts slowly
State steps up response to coronavirus outbreak

State steps up response to coronavirus outbreak

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

  • Mar 10th, 2020 1:30am
State steps up response to coronavirus outbreak
Christian Hogle pleads guilty to possessing and distributing child pornography

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
Christian Hogle pleads guilty to possessing and distributing child pornography
Warrant out for Friday Harbor teen’s arrest

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
Warrant out for Friday Harbor teen’s arrest
Kindergarten registration begins

Kindergarten registration begins

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

  • Mar 4th, 2020 5:00pm
Kindergarten registration begins
Fire district seeks Friday Harbor annexation in April election

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
Fire district seeks Friday Harbor annexation in April election
Lopez man charged with assault, meth possession, trespassing and resisting arrest

Lopez man charged with assault, meth possession, trespassing and resisting arrest

Shawn Loren Cook, 43, of Lopez Island, is awaiting sentencing in San…

  • Mar 3rd, 2020 2:44pm
Lopez man charged with assault, meth possession, trespassing and resisting arrest
Canadian oil pipeline debate continues

Canadian oil pipeline debate continues

The Trans Mountain Pipeline expansion is still in development following a decision…

  • Feb 27th, 2020 1:30am
Canadian oil pipeline debate continues
Local firefighters raise money for cancer research | Editorial

Local firefighters raise money for cancer research | Editorial

In the last two weeks, firefighters from both San Juan and Orcas…

  • Feb 26th, 2020 1:30am
Local firefighters raise money for cancer research | Editorial