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State Parks urges Fourth of July revelers to recreate responsibly

Submitted by Washington State Parks The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission…

  • Jun 29th, 2020

San Juan County pursues Phase Three

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

Helping businesses, employees customers stay safe

Submitted by San Juan County There are some relatively simple best practices…

  • Jun 28th, 2020

AG Ferguson wins refunds for victims of COVID-19 ‘vaccine’ scam

Submitted by Attorney General Bob Ferguson’s office Attorney General Bob Ferguson announced…

  • Jun 27th, 2020

Business assistance deadline June 30

Submitted by the San Juan County Economic Development Council The last day…

  • Jun 27th, 2020

Viruses don’t discriminate, but we do

Submitted by Washington State Department of Health In Washington state, 37 percent…

  • Jun 26th, 2020

County to request moving to modified Phase Three

Submitted by San Juan County Following a recommendation from San Juan County…

  • Jun 24th, 2020

Update on recent San Juan County cases

Submitted by San Juan County Over the past week, San Juan County…

  • Jun 24th, 2020

Masks required in public statewide starting June 26

Submitted by Gov. Jay Inslee’s office Gov. Jay Inslee and Secretary of…

  • Jun 23rd, 2020

San Juan County announces 2020 funding round for Home Fund Program

Submitted by San Juan County San Juan County Health & Community Services…

  • Jun 23rd, 2020

Three new cases of COVID-19 in the county

After nearly six weeks without a new COVID-19 case in San Juan…

Torn treads; nasty nuisance; lost livestock | Sheriff’s Log

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

  • Jun 22nd, 2020
EMT Lainey Volk with community member during a bike fitting session pre-COVID-19. (Contributed photo)

Update on San Juan Island EMS community outreach programs

Submitted by San Juan Island EMS Here at San Juan Island Emergency…

  • Jun 22nd, 2020
EMT Lainey Volk with community member during a bike fitting session pre-COVID-19. (Contributed photo)

New positive test result reported on Lopez Island

Submitted by San Juan County San Juan County Health and Community Services…

  • Jun 21st, 2020

More deaths from COVID-19 now added to statewide total as data reporting improves

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

  • Jun 20th, 2020

Second confirmed COVID-19 case on San Juan Island in a week

Submitted by San Juan County San Juan County Health and Community Services…

  • Jun 20th, 2020

Big changes to the Paycheck Protection Program

Submitted by San Juan County Economic Development Council Businesses should take a…

  • Jun 19th, 2020
(Washington State Department of Health/contributed photo)

Department of Health admits to numbers error

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

  • Jun 18th, 2020
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(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…

(San Juan Island Fire and Rescue Facebook/contributed photo)

County talks COVID grants

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

Support diversity at Friday Harbor High School

Submitted by Friday Harbor High School teachers and staff Parents, former Friday…

  • Jun 17th, 2020

Move to Phase Three postponed

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

(Centers for Disease Control and Prevention/contributed photo)

New positive test result reported on San Juan Island

Submitted by San Juan County San Juan County Health and Community Services…

  • Jun 15th, 2020
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Inslee, Kreidler call out Trump administration for targeting transgender patients during Pride month, national pandemic

Submitted by the Washington State Officer of the Insurance Commissioner The Trump…

  • Jun 15th, 2020
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…

Lummi Nation logo. (Contributed photo)

Department of Health highlights importance of face coverings, shares additional information

Submitted by the Washington State Department of Health As counties across Washington…

  • Jun 15th, 2020

San Juan County COVID-19 update

It’s been almost two months since the last case of COVID-19 was…

Deceased deer, stolen sign, found phone | San Juan County Sheriff’s Log

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

  • Jun 13th, 2020

AG Ferguson files lawsuit against Seattle business that marketed and sold a COVID-19 ‘vaccine’

Owner claimed to have made a vaccine in a “half a day” then sold it for $400 per person

  • Jun 12th, 2020

PIMC adjusts visitor policy to allow for limited visitor access

Submitted by PeaceHealth Peace Island Medical center PeaceHealth Peace Island Medical Center…

  • Jun 11th, 2020

Vigor taps ABB to provide hybrid-electric propulsion systems for ferries

Submitted by Vigor Vigor has selected the technology leader ABB to provide…

  • Jun 11th, 2020

Current ferry schedules to remain in place

Submitted by Washington State Ferries Until further notice, all state ferries will…

  • Jun 11th, 2020

EDC-Valmark Back-To-Business grant

Submitted by San Juan County Economic Development Council Valmark — which owns…

  • Jun 10th, 2020

Friends of the San Juans stands for justice

Submitted by Friends of the San Juans Staff The staff of Friends…

  • Jun 9th, 2020

K9 catches; mailbox mischief; sibling strife | San Juan County Sheriff’s Log

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

  • Jun 8th, 2020

No camping in county campgrounds

Submitted by San Juan County By order of the San Juan County…

  • Jun 8th, 2020

San Juan County presents ‘2020: A Fair Odyssey’ — an alternative fair

Submitted by San Juan County Fair & Fairgrounds On May 26, the…

  • Jun 8th, 2020
Asian Giant Hornet (Washington State Deparment of Agriculture photo)

Please stop killing bumblebees: They’re not ‘murder hornets’

Beekeepers say residents are mistaking bees and wasps for Asian giant hornets.

Asian Giant Hornet (Washington State Deparment of Agriculture photo)

Bankruptcy webinar

Submitted by the San Juan County Economic Development Council The San Juan…

  • Jun 6th, 2020

League of Women Voters hosts virtual meeting about Electoral College

Submitted by the League of Women Voters of the San Juans The…

  • Jun 5th, 2020