Mandi Johnson

Mandi posted 405 stories to The Journal of the San Juan Islands.
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Nick Power accused of campaign finance violations; cleared of two complaints

In the aftermath of the 2018 general election, San Juan County candidates…

  • Jan 23rd, 2019 1:30am

Property owner files a legal complaint about vacation rentals

An Orcas man is intending to sue the county, a state agency…

  • Jan 22nd, 2019 2:03pm
Orca task force is briefed on Washington state budget

Orca task force is briefed on Washington state budget

Gov. Jay Inslee is committed to saving the Southern resident orca population…

  • Jan 18th, 2019 1:30am
Orca task force is briefed on Washington state budget
Two Southern resident orcas nearing death

Two Southern resident orcas nearing death

Two Southern resident orcas nearing death

  • Jan 8th, 2019 2:44pm
Two Southern resident orcas nearing death
San Juan County 911 service restored | Update

San Juan County 911 service restored | Update

Communities across the nation were without the ability to call 911 due…

  • Dec 28th, 2018 11:45am
San Juan County 911 service restored | Update
Salish Sea hatcheries to increase salmon stocks

Salish Sea hatcheries to increase salmon stocks

When more buyers want a product, a company will often raise production…

  • Dec 23rd, 2018 1:30am
Salish Sea hatcheries to increase salmon stocks
Contributed photo/Washington Department of Fish Wildlife                                 Captive abalone from Shannon Point Marine Center in Anacortes

Sea snails struggle in the Salish Sea

The Southern resident killer whales aren’t the only species headed toward extinction…

  • Dec 20th, 2018 1:30am
Contributed photo/Washington Department of Fish Wildlife                                 Captive abalone from Shannon Point Marine Center in Anacortes
Don’t drink and drive | Reporter’s notebook

Don’t drink and drive | Reporter’s notebook

In San Juan County, driving while drunk is the No. 1 cause…

  • Dec 19th, 2018 1:30am
Don’t drink and drive | Reporter’s notebook
Journal publisher is 2018 ‘Flat Person’ for Orcas Island Community Foundation

Journal publisher is 2018 ‘Flat Person’ for Orcas Island Community Foundation

Each year, the Orcas Island Community Foundation features a “flat person” as…

  • Dec 16th, 2018 1:30am
Journal publisher is 2018 ‘Flat Person’ for Orcas Island Community Foundation
San Juan County has state’s highest voter turnout

San Juan County has state’s highest voter turnout

San Juan islanders are the most active voters in the state. “We…

  • Dec 11th, 2018 1:30am
San Juan County has state’s highest voter turnout
Tribes give spoken testimonies against Trans Mountain pipeline expansion

Tribes give spoken testimonies against Trans Mountain pipeline expansion

Four Washington Native American tribes won’t let international borders stop their voices…

  • Dec 4th, 2018 1:30am
Tribes give spoken testimonies against Trans Mountain pipeline expansion
San Juan County to consider cyclists, hikers in street designs

San Juan County to consider cyclists, hikers in street designs

Walkers, cyclists and drivers are all critical to San Juan County road…

  • Dec 1st, 2018 1:30am
San Juan County to consider cyclists, hikers in street designs
Vacation rental crack down in the San Juans

Vacation rental crack down in the San Juans

More than 40 people have paid nearly $58,000 in penalties since new…

  • Nov 27th, 2018 1:30am
Vacation rental crack down in the San Juans
Paul Allen leaves a legacy on the San Juan Islands

Paul Allen leaves a legacy on the San Juan Islands

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen not only left a substantial impact on the…

  • Oct 30th, 2018 9:43am
Paul Allen leaves a legacy on the San Juan Islands
How women shaped the world | Women in Business

How women shaped the world | Women in Business

Throughout history there have been women who made great advancements to society,…

  • Oct 21st, 2018 1:30am
How women shaped the world | Women in Business
San Juans to glow purple in honor of domestic violence victims

San Juans to glow purple in honor of domestic violence victims

For the month of October, SAFE San Juans hopes to make the…

  • Sep 30th, 2018 10:32am
San Juans to glow purple in honor of domestic violence victims
Canadian Court of Appeals halts Trans Mountain Pipeline

Canadian Court of Appeals halts Trans Mountain Pipeline

Another legal roadblock was put in the path of the Trans Mountain…

  • Sep 6th, 2018 1:13pm
Canadian Court of Appeals halts Trans Mountain Pipeline
Task force to save orcas meets in Anacortes

Task force to save orcas meets in Anacortes

With just 75 Southern resident orcas remaining, a group is taking action…

  • Sep 4th, 2018 3:04pm
Task force to save orcas meets in Anacortes
Shoreline Master Program needs updates to protect marine habitat

Shoreline Master Program needs updates to protect marine habitat

It’s back to the drawing board for San Juan County’s Shoreline Master…

  • Aug 30th, 2018 10:21am
Shoreline Master Program needs updates to protect marine habitat
San Juan County residents drink more than their neighbors | UW Medicine program releases health data

San Juan County residents drink more than their neighbors | UW Medicine program releases health data

San Juan County residents outdrink the rest of the state by more…

  • Aug 29th, 2018 9:23am
San Juan County residents drink more than their neighbors | UW Medicine program releases health data
Research shows Cypress net pen collapse released infected salmon

Research shows Cypress net pen collapse released infected salmon

When more than 260,000 Atlantic salmon spilled from a failed net pen…

  • Aug 23rd, 2018 10:07am
Research shows Cypress net pen collapse released infected salmon
Canadian fires cause bad air quality in the San Juans

Canadian fires cause bad air quality in the San Juans

More than 500 fires are burning in British Columbia and there are…

  • Aug 20th, 2018 3:30pm
Canadian fires cause bad air quality in the San Juans
$10,000 reward offered for information on the explosive device at Turtleback Mountain trail | Update

$10,000 reward offered for information on the explosive device at Turtleback Mountain trail | Update

The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives is offering up to…

  • Aug 16th, 2018 3:19pm
$10,000 reward offered for information on the explosive device at Turtleback Mountain trail | Update
Man escapes custody on ferry, caught an hour later

Man escapes custody on ferry, caught an hour later

A 28-year-old Orcas man escaped medical transport custody at the Anacortes ferry…

  • Aug 12th, 2018 1:44pm
Man escapes custody on ferry, caught an hour later
Ferries flow smoothly as summer begins to ebb

Ferries flow smoothly as summer begins to ebb

Ferry service in the San Juans should return to its regularly scheduled…

  • Aug 11th, 2018 10:18am
Ferries flow smoothly as summer begins to ebb
San Juan County employee saves capsized Orkila teens

San Juan County employee saves capsized Orkila teens

It was almost impossible to see a waving paddle and a capsized…

  • Jul 25th, 2018 7:00am
San Juan County employee saves capsized Orkila teens
Shook Twins come to shake up the San Juan Islands

Shook Twins come to shake up the San Juan Islands

Katelyn and Laurie Shook are often asked if they’re actually twins or…

  • Jul 7th, 2018 7:00am
Shook Twins come to shake up the San Juan Islands
Contributed photo

Two bull elk photographed on Orcas

Two bull elk strolled through a yard on the western side of…

  • Jul 6th, 2018 7:00am
Contributed photo
County awarded $10,000 in public records lawsuit

County awarded $10,000 in public records lawsuit

Edward Kilduff of Lopez Island was ordered to pay San Juan County…

  • Jul 2nd, 2018 12:22pm
County awarded $10,000 in public records lawsuit
Experience with an opioid addict | Reporter’s notebook

Experience with an opioid addict | Reporter’s notebook

We commend San Juan County for joining a national lawsuit against pharmaceutical…

  • Jun 29th, 2018 2:40pm
Experience with an opioid addict | Reporter’s notebook
Carbon monoxide poisoning lawsuit dismissed | Update

Carbon monoxide poisoning lawsuit dismissed | Update

Correction: In a previous version of this article, the San Juan County…

  • Jun 15th, 2018 4:55pm
Carbon monoxide poisoning lawsuit dismissed | Update
Orcas woman charged with assault

Orcas woman charged with assault

Marilyn Naumann, 67, of Eastsound has been charged with assault in the…

  • Jun 8th, 2018 7:00am
Orcas woman charged with assault
Contributed photo                                Artwork from the poster for “Searching for Chinook.”

Game of Thrones actress Maisie Williams fundraises for orca documentary

The Southern resident killer whales have fans all over the globe –…

  • Jun 3rd, 2018 12:16pm
Contributed photo                                Artwork from the poster for “Searching for Chinook.”
Lawsuit against county finalized, county awarded $10,000

Lawsuit against county finalized, county awarded $10,000

Lopez resident Edward Kilduff and attorneys Nick Power and Michelle Earl-Hubbard were…

  • Jun 2nd, 2018 7:00am
Lawsuit against county finalized, county awarded $10,000
Slow start for San Juan’s summer ferry service

Slow start for San Juan’s summer ferry service

It’s going to be a slow summer with the M/V Yakima running…

  • May 24th, 2018 12:00pm
Slow start for San Juan’s summer ferry service
Kulp charged with second-degree murder

Kulp charged with second-degree murder

Eric Kulp was released from Harborview Medical Center in Seattle and will…

  • May 22nd, 2018 2:16pm
Kulp charged with second-degree murder
San Juan County Land Bank purchases Lopez Hill from state

San Juan County Land Bank purchases Lopez Hill from state

The San Juan County Land Bank permanently added 400 acres of forested…

  • May 18th, 2018 5:10pm
San Juan County Land Bank purchases Lopez Hill from state
Contributed photo                                Eric A. Kulp.

Shaw death investigation continues

A Shaw Island resident who is a person of interest in his…

  • May 14th, 2018 12:55pm
Contributed photo                                Eric A. Kulp.
Orcas man charged with burglary and assault

Orcas man charged with burglary and assault

Roy Granados, 32, of Eastsound was charged by the Superior Court of…

  • May 8th, 2018 7:00am
Orcas man charged with burglary and assault
Lopez Island man charged with harassment to kill

Lopez Island man charged with harassment to kill

Ezra John Ferchen, 33, of Lopez Island was charged with harassment to…

  • Apr 27th, 2018 3:09pm
Lopez Island man charged with harassment to kill