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There’s still time to apply for affordable insurance

Submitted by Washington Healthplanfinder As of Nov. 30., more than 195,000 customers…

  • Dec 3rd, 2018

Speeding citations, order offender and deer disposal | San Juan County Sheriff Log

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

  • Dec 3rd, 2018

San Juan County to consider cyclists, hikers in street designs

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

Lopez clinic relocates to Lopez Island Family Resource Center

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

  • Nov 30th, 2018

San Juan County generates more state tax revenue than receives in state funds

County citizens and visitors are financing more services across Washington than the…

San Juan County certifies election results

In the Nov. 6 general election, the county prosecuting attorney and sheriff…

Shortened enrollment for Affordable Care Act insurance runs through Dec. 15

Submitted by Washington Health Benefit Exchange Residents can use Washington Healthplanfinder to…

  • Nov 28th, 2018

Vacation rental crack down in the San Juans

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

Comment on Washington State Department of Transportation projects

Submitted by WSDOT Comments are now being accepted on a proposed four-year…

  • Nov 26th, 2018
Photo by Candice Emmons/NOAA Fisheries

Department of Natural Resources requests $90 million for orca, salmon habitat

Submitted by the Washington State Department of Natural Resources Commissioner of Public…

  • Nov 26th, 2018
Photo by Candice Emmons/NOAA Fisheries

Car citations, stolen cell, picked-up passport | San Juan County Sheriff’s Log

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

  • Nov 26th, 2018

San Juan Island School District Board meets Nov. 28

On Wednesday, Nov. 28, the San Juan Island School District Board of…

  • Nov 24th, 2018

San Juan County Public Hospital District 1 meets Nov. 28

San Juan County Public Hospital District No. 1 will meet at 3…

  • Nov 24th, 2018
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                                Staff photo/Heather Spaulding
                                Shahn McGuire grabs items needed by the food bank.

Friday Harbor shopping spree sends over $2K to food bank | Update

Shahn McGuire won the San Juan Lion’s Club annual shopping spree for…

  • Nov 24th, 2018
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                                Staff photo/Heather Spaulding
                                Shahn McGuire grabs items needed by the food bank.
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                                Romaine lettuce.

CDC links E.Coli outbreak to romaine lettuce

Submitted by CDC The Centers for Disease Control staff is advising that…

  • Nov 23rd, 2018
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                                Romaine lettuce.

Community looks to end hunger on San Juan Island

By Eileen Frazer Nourish to Flourish volunteer In April 2018, several concerned…

  • Nov 22nd, 2018

Washington State Ferries adds extra San Juan sailing for Thanksgiving

Submitted by WSF It’s not just those awkward dinner table conversations that…

  • Nov 21st, 2018

Old island medical center cleared out, sold on San Juan

Nearly 45 years after it first opened, the Inter Island Medical Center…

Cast-off car; waterlogged wallet; speeding sightseers | San Juan County Sheriff’s Log

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

  • Nov 19th, 2018

San Juan County Council allocates more connector road funds through 2024

After about a decade in the making, San Juan residents are one…

Governor’s task force suggests temporary suspension to view Southern residents by boat

The local orca population is at a 30-year low, so a state…

Locals tackle poverty on San Juan Island

Behind the million-dollar homes and celebrity residents of the San Juan Islands,…

Port of Friday Harbor to meet Nov. 14

Staff report The Port of Friday Harbor will hold a meeting at…

  • Nov 13th, 2018

Improvements scheduled for San Juan County Fairgrounds RV site

Submitted by San Juan County Work will soon begin to install and…

  • Nov 13th, 2018

Gone goats, vanishing vehicles and deadly dogs | San Juan County Sheriff’s Log

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

  • Nov 12th, 2018

Citizens join nationwide protest

By Tate Thomson Reporter Citizens gathered on the San Juan County Courthouse…

  • Nov 11th, 2018

San Juan County outnumbers King County in public records requests

The rural San Juan Islands are leading the pack when it comes…

San Juan County board vacancies

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

  • Nov 5th, 2018

Tires tampered, cyclist slammed, freed Fidos follow | San Juan County Sheriff’s Log

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

  • Nov 5th, 2018

Indian Island busier than ever, diversity threatened

Submitted by Kwiaht Kwiaht and community scientists of the Indian Island Marine…

  • Nov 4th, 2018

There’s still time to comment on San Juan County Comprehensive Plan update

Submitted by San Juan County Those unable to attend the San Juan…

  • Nov 3rd, 2018

Hospital district board talks trainings, Planned Parenthood and meeting location

At the Oct. 24 San Juan County Public Hospital District 1 Board…

WSF three-boat schedule will end a day early | Update

Editor’s note: The three-boat schedule will end a day earlier than originally…

  • Nov 1st, 2018

Help San Juan County update transportation plan for elderly, disabled and poor

Submitted by San Juan County Over the next two months, San Juan…

  • Nov 1st, 2018

San Juan County staff explain ballot delay

Submitted by San Juan County Have you received your ballot for the…

  • Oct 29th, 2018

San Juan County Council approves lodging tax grants

Staff report The San Juan County Council approved almost $165,000 less in…

  • Oct 29th, 2018

Ferries fighters, mailbox masher and device dumper | San Juan County Sheriff’s Log

The San Juan County Sheriff responded to the following calls: Oct. 10…

  • Oct 29th, 2018

No county refunds on Community Treasures permits

Staff report A local case on land use law was settled in…

  • Oct 27th, 2018

San County Sheriff and Prosecuting Attorney candidates | Q&A

Staff report In the Nov. 6 general election, islanders will vote on…

  • Oct 25th, 2018

San Juan County Public Hospital District Board 1 to meet on Oct. 24

Submitted by SJCPHD 1 The San Juan County Public Hospital District 1…

  • Oct 24th, 2018