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Vandalized views, bee bumble, unattended auto | San Juan County Sheriff’s Log

The San Juan County Sheriff’s office responded to the following calls.

  • Aug 28th, 2020

Skagit STEM Network expands to San Juans

Skagit STEM Network expands to NW Washington STEM Network to San Juan County

  • Aug 27th, 2020

A conversation with local elected officials

Four of the islands’ elected officials held a meeting to discuss the state of the islands.

(Washington State Ferries Twitter/Contributed photo)

EDC survey on Sidney ferry privatization

The EDC and its partners would like to hear opinions from users of the Sidney ferry and stakeholders

  • Aug 27th, 2020
(Washington State Ferries Twitter/Contributed photo)

Congress acts to stop USPS service reductions

As the 2020 General Election nears, new concerns regarding mail-in voting have…

OPALCO extends COVID-19 bill pay assistance

Submitted by Orcas Power and Light Cooperative Members who are struggling to…

  • Aug 25th, 2020

Why am I coughing? What to do if you have COVID-19 symptoms

Submitted by the Washington State Department of Health Out of nowhere, you…

  • Aug 24th, 2020

Sucia assists in drug bust

Submitted by the San Juan County Sheriff’s Office At approximately 8:30 p.m.…

  • Aug 24th, 2020

Tips and tricks for wearing cloth face coverings

Submitted by the Washington State Department of Health Covering your face while…

  • Aug 24th, 2020

Summary of recent cases in San Juan County

Submitted by San Juan County There was one new confirmed positive test…

  • Aug 22nd, 2020

Ferguson brings lawsuit to protect the United States Postal Service and mail-in voting

Submitted by the Office of the Washingtons State Attorney General Washington State…

  • Aug 22nd, 2020

Pinched paddle, bickering brothers, appropriated anchor | San Juan County Sheriff’s Log

The San Juan County Sheriff’s office responded to the following calls. Aug.…

  • Aug 22nd, 2020
Cars load aboard the ferry at Anacortes. (Washington State Ferries/contributed photo)

Ferry delays likely to remain for now

The ferries occasionally running behind in the summer is something islanders are…

Cars load aboard the ferry at Anacortes. (Washington State Ferries/contributed photo)

The COVID-19 Farmworker Study

Another step toward evidence-based public health practice in Washington

  • Aug 21st, 2020

Secretary of State says USPS will maintain excellent delivery standards during general election

Submitted by Washington Secretary of State Kim Wyman’s office The U.S. Postal…

  • Aug 20th, 2020

County council news briefs

County to apply for COVID housing grant The county will hold a…

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                                The community-created Black Lives Matter memorial signs were destroyed for a third time the night of Aug. 13 (Rhea Miller/contributed photo)

Lopez Black Lives Matter signs vandalized a third time

Submitted by Rhea Miller In the late evening of Aug. 14, yet…

  • Aug 19th, 2020
Rhea Miller/contributed photos
                                The community-created Black Lives Matter memorial signs were destroyed for a third time the night of Aug. 13 (Rhea Miller/contributed photo)

Lopez man arrested for vandalizing Black Lives Matter memorial signs

A Lopez Island man said he attempted to destroy a Black Lives…

New report highlights COVID-19 cases are plateauing

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

  • Aug 19th, 2020

Islander one of many sickened by onions

Submitted by the Washington Department of Health A resident of San Juan…

  • Aug 18th, 2020

Reported child abuse on San Juan Island

Two Friday Harbor women have been charged with assault of a child.…

Free day at Washington State Parks, Aug. 25

Submitted by Washington State Parks In recognition of the National Park System’s…

  • Aug 18th, 2020

County adds one new COVID case as of mid-August

Update: Another case of COVID was confirmed on Orcas on Aug. 17.…

Bystander efforts lead to successful CPR outcome

Submitted by San Juan Island Fire and Rescue Emergency responders from San…

  • Aug 17th, 2020

County seeks ‘con’ writers for upcoming election

Submitted by San Juan County San Juan County is seeking volunteers to…

  • Aug 17th, 2020

Public hospital district enters final stage of strategic planning

Submitted by San Juan County Public Hosptial District #1 During the month…

  • Aug 16th, 2020

Keep your social circle small — very small

Submitted by the Washington State Department of Health If one of your…

  • Aug 16th, 2020

New COVID-19 case confirmed on Orcas

Submitted by San Juan County There has been one new confirmed positive…

  • Aug 13th, 2020

Inslee announces education recommendations

Submitted by Gov. Jay Inslee’s Office Gov. Jay Inslee announced new recommendations…

  • Aug 12th, 2020

County seeks committee members for vacant seats

Submitted by San Juan County The San Juan County Council is searching…

  • Aug 12th, 2020

County courts prepare to resume jury trials

Submitted by San Juan County Courts The San Juan County Superior Court…

  • Aug 12th, 2020

Four council candidates set to move on to November’s general election

Christine Minney, Ryan Palmateer, Rick Hughes and Cindy Wolf are the four…

  • Aug 12th, 2020

Kidnapped kitty, floatplane faux pas, swiped skif| San Juan County Sheriff’s Log

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

  • Aug 12th, 2020

Larsen to visit Friday Harbor small businesses benefiting from federal pandemic relief, meet with San Juan Land Bank staff

Submitted by Rep. Rick Larsen’s office Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) will visit…

  • Aug 11th, 2020

Inslee lifts visitation ban at long-term care facilities

A four-phase plan will allow restrictions at nursing homes to gradually be relaxed.

Radio legend and San Juan Islander Pat O’Day dies

A founding father of Northwest rock and roll scene has played his…

SJICF launches virtual fair matching grant program

Submitted by San Juan Island Community Foundation Each year, the San Juan…

  • Aug 10th, 2020

County seeks testimony on the 2020 Annual Docket

Submitted by San Juan County The San Juan County Council will hold…

  • Aug 9th, 2020

Decades-old discovery, beached boat, suspect search | San Juan County Sheriff’s Log

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

  • Aug 8th, 2020

The Department of Health launches CORONA Survey

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

  • Aug 8th, 2020