Mandi Johnson

Mandi posted 340 stories to The Journal of the San Juan Islands.
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Spring Chinook Salmon. Photo courtesy Michael Humling, US Fish & Wildlife Service

State invests in Puget Sound salmon habitat

More than $45 million in grants were awarded to communities throughout Puget…

  • Jul 22nd, 2019 4:38pm
Spring Chinook Salmon. Photo courtesy Michael Humling, US Fish & Wildlife Service
San Juan Pilots Association barbecue this Saturday

San Juan Pilots Association barbecue this Saturday

Submitted by the San Juan Pilots Association It’s that time of year…

  • Jul 22nd, 2019 1:20pm
San Juan Pilots Association barbecue this Saturday
Samish (WSF/contributed photo)

Samish experiences engine problems

After three days of delayed sailings because of an issue with the…

  • Jul 19th, 2019 10:24am
Samish (WSF/contributed photo)
County agencies receive record retention funds

County agencies receive record retention funds

Nearly $100,000 in grants were awarded by Legislature to local government agencies…

  • Jul 18th, 2019 1:30am
County agencies receive record retention funds
Water sport safety | Editorial

Water sport safety | Editorial

Everywhere you turn in the San Juan Islands, you’re likely to see…

  • Jul 17th, 2019 2:35pm
Water sport safety | Editorial
Community copes with child care costs

Community copes with child care costs

Access to child care is an issue that extends beyond the county…

  • Jul 17th, 2019 1:30am
Community copes with child care costs
County’s plan for wildfire protection

County’s plan for wildfire protection

Fire season is in full swing as the warmer drier weather has…

  • Jul 3rd, 2019 1:30am
County’s plan for wildfire protection
More facts from ferries

More facts from ferries

The Hyak is officially retired as of July 1, the Elwha is…

  • Jul 2nd, 2019 10:25am
More facts from ferries
Hogle trial postponed until November

Hogle trial postponed until November

The trial of an Orcas man accused of possessing and distributing child…

  • Jul 2nd, 2019 1:30am
Hogle trial postponed until November
We’ve been let down by Kaiser | Editorial

We’ve been let down by Kaiser | Editorial

The solitude that comes with living in the San Juan Islands is…

  • Jun 28th, 2019 7:03pm
We’ve been let down by Kaiser | Editorial
Council talks radios and housing

Council talks radios and housing

San Juan County emergency services may be getting an upgrade to its…

  • Jun 28th, 2019 7:02pm
Council talks radios and housing
(UW Medicine/contributed photo)

State’s Kaiser investigation concludes

The Office of the Insurance Commissioner for Washington State released the results…

  • Jun 27th, 2019 1:30am
(UW Medicine/contributed photo)
Art museum presents “Deep Dive” an exhibit for the orcas

Art museum presents “Deep Dive” an exhibit for the orcas

As July 2018 waned, the world had its eyes on the Southern…

  • Jun 23rd, 2019 1:30am
Art museum presents “Deep Dive” an exhibit for the orcas
Ferry advisory commission discusses ferry suggestions

Ferry advisory commission discusses ferry suggestions

An impending increase in ferry fares, the dependability of the islands’ vessels…

  • Jun 21st, 2019 1:30am
Ferry advisory commission discusses ferry suggestions
J26 (brother) with J16 (mother) breaching. (Photo: Katy Foster)

Task force teams up with Canada for orca solutions

The United States and Canada are working together to save the endangered…

  • Jun 18th, 2019 1:30am
J26 (brother) with J16 (mother) breaching. (Photo: Katy Foster)
Get inspired with TEDxSanJuanIsland

Get inspired with TEDxSanJuanIsland

Entrepreneurs, authors, doctors and artists take to the San Juan Community Theatre…

  • Jun 17th, 2019 4:40pm
Get inspired with TEDxSanJuanIsland
Ferries talks fares in Friday Harbor

Ferries talks fares in Friday Harbor

A proposed 5 percent rise in ferry fares over the next two…

  • Jun 9th, 2019 1:30am
Ferries talks fares in Friday Harbor
Kaiser calls it quits in San Juan County

Kaiser calls it quits in San Juan County

Questions began to fly as San Juan County residents were informed by…

  • Jun 7th, 2019 2:29pm
Kaiser calls it quits in San Juan County

Stanley K. Gurske | Memorial notice

A celebration of life party will be held from 2 p.m. to…

  • Jun 6th, 2019 9:49am
Whale watchers oppose distance initiative

Whale watchers oppose distance initiative

Four regional whale watching companies are suing an orca conservationist group and…

  • Jun 1st, 2019 1:30am
Whale watchers oppose distance initiative
Council hears testimony on marijuana moratorium

Council hears testimony on marijuana moratorium

The marijuana moratorium in San Juan County remains in effect for now.…

  • May 31st, 2019 1:30am
Council hears testimony on marijuana moratorium
Vacation rental moratorium in Eastsound requested

Vacation rental moratorium in Eastsound requested

The Eastsound Planning Review Committee has an idea about how to solve…

  • May 30th, 2019 1:30am
Vacation rental moratorium in Eastsound requested
Second record year for San Juan Artists’ Studio Tour

Second record year for San Juan Artists’ Studio Tour

In its 28th year, the San Juan Artists’ Studio Tour offers a…

  • May 29th, 2019 1:36pm
Second record year for San Juan Artists’ Studio Tour
Golf goes to state tournament

Golf goes to state tournament

Four Friday Harbor Wolverine golf players went to the 1B2B High School…

  • May 28th, 2019 3:34pm
Golf goes to state tournament
A ferry passes in front of Mount Baker (Joe Massey/contributed photo)

Ferries’ plan for the future

Ferry patrons should expect the retirement of the Hyak in June, a…

  • May 23rd, 2019 1:30am
A ferry passes in front of Mount Baker (Joe Massey/contributed photo)
Animals’ lives depend on leaving no trace | Editorial

Animals’ lives depend on leaving no trace | Editorial

I was absolutely heartbroken to hear that Wolf Hollow Wildlife Rehabilitation Center…

  • May 22nd, 2019 1:30am
Animals’ lives depend on leaving no trace | Editorial
Golfers go to state

Golfers go to state

Four Friday Harbor High School Wolverines have secured a spot in the…

  • May 19th, 2019 1:30am
Golfers go to state

Golf goes for the gold

As the golf season nears its end, the Friday Harbor Wolverines golf…

  • May 16th, 2019 1:30am
Wolverines topple Vikings once again

Wolverines topple Vikings once again

The Friday Harbor Wolverines fastpitch team trounced the Orcas Island Vikings on…

  • May 16th, 2019 1:30am
Wolverines topple Vikings once again
Sen. Liz Lovelett visits the San Juans

Sen. Liz Lovelett visits the San Juans

Sen. Liz Lovelett visited San Juan and Orcas islands for the first…

  • May 13th, 2019 9:26am
Sen. Liz Lovelett visits the San Juans
Black bear visits Orcas, again

Black bear visits Orcas, again

As the second anniversary of the 2017 black bear visit neared, another…

  • May 13th, 2019 9:23am
Black bear visits Orcas, again
Find a love for learning at Friday Harbor Labs Open House

Find a love for learning at Friday Harbor Labs Open House

It’s a spring-time tradition for the scientists at Friday Harbor Labs to…

  • May 8th, 2019 10:21am
Find a love for learning at Friday Harbor Labs Open House
Possible case Lyme disease in San Juan County

Possible case Lyme disease in San Juan County

With summer fast approaching, islanders and tourists will venture out into the…

  • May 7th, 2019 1:19pm
Possible case Lyme disease in San Juan County
County wins grants for pedestrian paths

County wins grants for pedestrian paths

(Editor’s note: A previous version of this article said that the $500,000…

  • May 7th, 2019 1:15pm
County wins grants for pedestrian paths
Sea stars return to Salish Sea

Sea stars return to Salish Sea

Slow and steady wins the race — especially in sea star restoration.…

  • May 7th, 2019 9:25am
Sea stars return to Salish Sea
‘The Drowsy Chaperone’ comes to San Juan Community Theatre

‘The Drowsy Chaperone’ comes to San Juan Community Theatre

“Everything always works out in musicals. In the real world, nothing ever…

  • May 2nd, 2019 1:30am
‘The Drowsy Chaperone’ comes to San Juan Community Theatre
Hospital district seeks candidates for board

Hospital district seeks candidates for board

No one has announced their candidacy for any of the four open…

  • Apr 30th, 2019 1:30am
Hospital district seeks candidates for board
Wolverines wipeout the competition

Wolverines wipeout the competition

Baseball Friday Harbor Wolverines baseball swept the Orcas Island Vikings, winning, 11-1.…

  • Apr 30th, 2019 1:30am
Wolverines wipeout the competition
Contributed photo/David Ellifrit, NOAA

Orca legislation passes

It’s a win for the orcas and their advocates. Four bills with…

  • Apr 28th, 2019 1:30am
Contributed photo/David Ellifrit, NOAA
Contributed photo                                The plans that council agreed to move forward with.

Connector road progresses with council approval

After years of conversations and planning, the connector road is set to…

  • Apr 25th, 2019 1:30am
Contributed photo                                The plans that council agreed to move forward with.