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‘COVID-19 Community Conversations’ round three

Submitted by San Juan County This week “COVID-19 Community Conversations” continues with…

  • Apr 25th, 2020

Inslee announces plan to allow construction projects previously underway to be completed

Submitted by Gov. Jay Inslee’s office Gov. Jay Inslee, in consultation with…

  • Apr 24th, 2020

An update on unemployment from the state

Submitted by the Washington State Economic Resiliency Team The Employment Security Department…

  • Apr 24th, 2020

Watch out for Medicare coronavirus scams

Submitted by the Washington Insurance Commissioner’s office As the coronavirus pandemic continues,…

  • Apr 24th, 2020

Working Washington Small Business Grant program gets additional $5 million infusion

$10 million available to help some of estimated 25,000 applications from businesses

  • Apr 23rd, 2020

Inslee announces Washington’s COVID-19 recovery plan

Submitted by Gov. Jay Inslee’s office Gov. Jay Inslee spoke directly to…

  • Apr 23rd, 2020
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Virtual sewing bee stitches beautiful protection for San Juan islanders

Submitted by PeaceHealth It started with a simple request for support. In…

  • Apr 22nd, 2020
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Howard Garrett, Orca Network/Contributed photo
                                Transient orca T46B2, 4-7-20, Holmes Harbor.

Puget Sound whale sightings in COVID-19 times

Submitted by Orca Network Seeing whales brings such peace and lightness to…

  • Apr 22nd, 2020
Howard Garrett, Orca Network/Contributed photo
                                Transient orca T46B2, 4-7-20, Holmes Harbor.

Liquor-fueled loss, dueling dogs, vagabond vessel | San Juan County Sheriff’s Log

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

  • Apr 21st, 2020

Call for virtual vacation experiences

Submitted by San Juan Islands Visitors Bureau During this time of self-isolation,…

  • Apr 21st, 2020

Island airports to receive more than $2 million from FAA

Submitted by Rep. Rick Larsen’s office The U.S. Department of Transportation announced…

  • Apr 21st, 2020

Candidate Filing Week – May 11 through May 15

Submitted by the San Juan County Auditors Office If you have ever…

  • Apr 20th, 2020

Week two of San Juan County’s ‘Community Conversations’ series

Submitted by San Juan County This week, “COVID-19 Community Conversations” continues with…

  • Apr 20th, 2020

Talking to kids about school staying closed

Submitted by Washington State Department of Health Gov. Jay Inslee and Superintendent…

  • Apr 18th, 2020

Testing: the current situation

Submitted by San Juan County It has been nearly a month since…

  • Apr 18th, 2020

Confirmed case on San Juan brings county total to 14

San Juan Island reported a new confirmed case of COVID-19 on April…

  • Apr 17th, 2020

COVID-19 crisis increases gratitude for greenspace and highlights need to leash dogs

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

  • Apr 17th, 2020

WSF postpones summer 2-month reservation release

Submitted by Washington State Ferries Washington State Ferries is postponing its 2-month…

  • Apr 16th, 2020

This negative is a positive for island and community health

Submitted by PeaceHealth With shared purpose, PeaceHealth Peace Island Medical Center and…

  • Apr 16th, 2020

Student contest highlighting individuals who are ‘ahead of the curve’

Submitted by Washington Secretary of State Kim Wyman’s office Legacy Washington’s “Ahead…

  • Apr 16th, 2020

San Juan County COVID-19 Property Tax Relief

Submitted by San Juan County In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, San…

  • Apr 15th, 2020
Lopez Island Family Resource Center food delivery program preparations

COVID this week in the San Juans: A look at the resource centers

As the entire nation faces the realities of life during a global…

Lopez Island Family Resource Center food delivery program preparations

Attorney General launches campaign encouraging Washingtonians to report price gouging

Submitted by Attorney General Bob Ferguson’s office On April 7, Attorney General…

  • Apr 15th, 2020

IRS extends more tax deadlines to cover individuals, trusts, estates corporations and others

Submitted by the Internal Revenue Service To help taxpayers, the Department of…

  • Apr 15th, 2020

Checking in on our current situation

Submitted by San Juan County We want to check in with the…

  • Apr 14th, 2020

In appreciation to our partners in healthcare and the public

Submitted by San Juan County Public Hospital District No. 1 This is…

  • Apr 14th, 2020

San Juan Island welcomes new secondary school principal

Submitted by San Juan Island School District San Juan Island School District…

  • Apr 13th, 2020

Compliance complaints, bovine breakouts, stock up sailing | San Juan County Sheriff’s Log

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

  • Apr 13th, 2020

Working Washington Small Business Grants

Submitted by San Juan County Economy Development Council The Washington State Department…

  • Apr 13th, 2020

San Juan Island Library introduces eCards

Submitted by San Juan Island Library San Juan Island Library is excited…

  • Apr 12th, 2020

Celebrate the 50th anniversary of Earth Day with the San Juan Islands Earth Month pledge

Submitted by Stewardship Network of the San Juans The Stewardship Network of…

  • Apr 11th, 2020

Sheriff says no vacation rentals reported yet have rented units

Submitted by San Juan County Sheriff Ron Krebs Over the last few…

  • Apr 10th, 2020

Ferries extends winter sailing schedules through June 20

Submitted by Washington State Ferries As part of the state’s response to…

  • Apr 10th, 2020

Delivering soon? PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center and Island Hospital Childbirth Centers offer assurance

Submitted by Peace Health To ensure a safe delivery and provide mothers…

  • Apr 10th, 2020

County gives clarity on safety order enforcement

Submitted by San Juan County While a majority of San Juan County…

  • Apr 10th, 2020

Caring for loved ones

Submitted by the Washington State Department of Health Many of us are…

  • Apr 10th, 2020

State Parks to reschedule April free days

Submitted by Washington State Parks Washington State Parks is postponing its two…

  • Apr 10th, 2020

Ferries to run on three-boat schedule in the San Juans

Submitted by Washington State Ferries. Washington State Ferries’ routes will temporarily move…

  • Apr 9th, 2020

A dozen cases in the San Juan Islands

As of 6 p.m., April 9, San Juan County is reporting there…

  • Apr 9th, 2020

Caring for your financial health

Submitted by Washington State Department of Health The COVID-19 pandemic is causing…

  • Apr 9th, 2020