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Family resource center takes a look at mentorship

Submitted by the Joyce L. Sobel Family Resource Center It’s important for…

  • Jan 26th, 2021
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Washington’s Working Families Tax Credit gets bipartisan support

Submitted by the Washington State Budget and Policy Center Rep. My-Linh Thai,…

  • Jan 25th, 2021
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COVID vaccine approval at Eventide

Submitted by William F. House, M.D. Eventide Health has received approval from…

  • Jan 25th, 2021
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Ginny | Pet of the Week

Submitted by Animal Protection Society of Friday Harbor Name: Ginny Age: Approx…

  • Jan 25th, 2021
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New state report shows salmon still near brink of extinction

Submitted by State of Washington Recreation and Conservation Office A new report…

  • Jan 24th, 2021
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Last call for upcoming Soroptomist award applicants

Submitted by Soroptimist International of Friday Harbor Soroptimist International of Friday Harbor…

  • Jan 24th, 2021
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Alex Frix is San Juan County’s newest public defender.

Meet San Juan County’s new public defender: Alex Frix

By Heather Spaulding Journal contributor The bedrock of the United States legal…

  • Jan 24th, 2021
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Alex Frix is San Juan County’s newest public defender.
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Carousing calf, breached barrier, resolved ruckus | San Juan County Sheriff’s Log

The San Juan County Sheriff’s Office responded to the following calls. Jan.…

  • Jan 23rd, 2021
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Navy airlifts a second patient from Orcas

Submitted by Naval Air Station Whidbey Island A search and rescue team…

  • Jan 22nd, 2021
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Early camping reservations for residents

Submitted by San Juan County Parks and Fair San Juan County Parks…

  • Jan 22nd, 2021
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Compass Health joins peer providers to launch Fourfront Contributor

Fourfront Contributor is a behavioral health collective focused on strengthening health systems

  • Jan 22nd, 2021
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2021 docket for proposed amendments to the SJC Comprehensive Plan and Development Regulations

Submitted by San Juan County The deadline for proposed amendments to the…

  • Jan 22nd, 2021
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Emily Cain makes college honor roll

Submitted by Spokane Falls Community College Emily Cain of Friday Harbor earned…

  • Jan 22nd, 2021
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County COVID case count grows by one

Submitted by San Juan County Note: Current positive case numbers are available…

  • Jan 22nd, 2021
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Hot topic #41: Vaccine FAQ 4.0

COVID-19 updates from San Juan County around subjects on the minds of islanders

  • Jan 21st, 2021
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Joyce Crain | 1945-2020

Joyce Crain passed away on Dec. 31, 2020, in Auburn, Washington, from…

  • Jan 20th, 2021
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Registration open for 2021 virtual workshop: ‘Species in the Spotlight’

Submitted by The Whale Museum The Whale Museum is holding a virtual…

  • Jan 20th, 2021
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A Chinook salmon pictured in Oregon's McKenzie River. This adult fish is shorter in length than its predecessors were.

Request for salmon recovery project proposals

Submitted by The San Juan County Lead Entity for Salmon Recovery The…

  • Jan 20th, 2021
A Chinook salmon pictured in Oregon's McKenzie River. This adult fish is shorter in length than its predecessors were.

Use of police force elicits emotional testimony at state Legislature

By Sydney Brown WNPA News Service A proposed ban on the use…

  • Jan 20th, 2021
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Top: Signing of the Letter of Intent on Jan. 2. From left to right: Steve and Terri Mason, Jennifer Swanson and Learner Limbach.
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Nonprofit aims to purchase the Shaw General Store

Submitted by the Save the Shaw Store Board of Directors Imagine the…

  • Jan 19th, 2021
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Top: Signing of the Letter of Intent on Jan. 2. From left to right: Steve and Terri Mason, Jennifer Swanson and Learner Limbach.
Bottom: Shaw Store front.
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Inslee announces expanded eligibility for COVID vaccine

Submitted by San Juan County On Monday, Jan. 18, Gov. Jay Inslee…

  • Jan 18th, 2021
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COVID-19 data shows high activity and signs of a recent uptick

Submitted by the Washington State Department of Health The Washington State Department…

  • Jan 18th, 2021
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Empty desks await students at Friday Harbor Elementary School. (Emillie Novak/staff photo)

Parents, educators worry Inslee schools budget falls short

By Patric Haerle WNPA News Service Gov. Jay Inslee’s proposed budget for…

  • Jan 18th, 2021
Empty desks await students at Friday Harbor Elementary School. (Emillie Novak/staff photo)
National Guard members march near a perimeter fence Sunday at the Capitol in Olympia. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Session begins with social distancing, heightened security

An Everett man arrested as lawmakers prepared for the session, which will focus on the pandemic.

  • Jan 18th, 2021
National Guard members march near a perimeter fence Sunday at the Capitol in Olympia. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
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How to Grow Great Veggies – free webinars

Submitted by WSU Master Gardener Program Join the San Juan County Washington…

  • Jan 17th, 2021
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Policing, racial injustice, governor’s power on Legislative agenda

By Sydney Brown WNPA News Service This year’s legislature won’t just be…

  • Jan 17th, 2021
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Google gaffe, missing mystery, ruckus reachout | San Juan County Sheriff’s Log

San Juan County Sheriff’s Office responded to the following calls. Dec. 30…

  • Jan 17th, 2021
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State’s new two-phase plan and what it means for SJC

Submitted by San Juan County The week before last, Gov. Jay Inslee…

  • Jan 17th, 2021
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The aftermath of Jan. 6: What now? | Editorial

By Diane Craig Sounder contributor Like many Americans, I’ve been trying to…

  • Jan 16th, 2021
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COVID-related relief tops state budget priority list

By Patric Haerle WNPA News Service Desperately needed COVID-19 relief is a…

  • Jan 16th, 2021
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San Juan County 4-H offers We Connect Global Citizenship Project

Submitted by WSU Extension San Juan County 4-H, Jefferson County 4-H, Kitsap…

  • Jan 16th, 2021
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California man missing from ferry route between Lopez Island and Anacortes

Submitted by San Juan County Prosecutor’s Office A man from California was…

  • Jan 16th, 2021
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Increased participation might be ‘silver lining’ in online state legislative session

By Joseph Claypoole WNPA News Service This might be the most accessible…

  • Jan 15th, 2021
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Roadmap to Recovery update: All regions staying in Phase 1 for now

Submitted by Washington State Department of Health The Washington State Department of…

  • Jan 15th, 2021
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Strong winds knock out power in all of San Juan County for more than 18 hours

Submitted by Orcas Power and Light Cooperative In the early morning hours…

  • Jan 15th, 2021
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San Juan County COVID case recap

Submitted by San Juan County Note: Current positive case numbers are available…

  • Jan 15th, 2021
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Island Hospital offers Doc Talk on Healthy Sleep Habits

Submitted by Island Hospital Join Dr. Reyna, Medical Director of the Island…

  • Jan 15th, 2021
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Body found on Lopez beach from Anacortes

Submitted by San Juan County Prosecuting Attorney/Coroner A beach walker found the…

  • Jan 14th, 2021
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Land Bank Commission Meeting, Jan. 15

Submitted by San Juan County Land Bank The San Juan County Land…

  • Jan 14th, 2021
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Fish for Teeth fish taco fundraiser

Submitted by Fish for Teeth Fish for Teeth is continuing its tooth-fixing…

  • Jan 14th, 2021
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