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Second Street chip sealing

Submitted by the Town of Friday Harbor Drivers and pedestrians are urged…

  • Jun 5th, 2020

Mask distribution to San Juan County businesses

Submitted by San Juan County In order to help support the business…

  • Jun 4th, 2020

State Parks offers three free days in June

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

  • Jun 4th, 2020

Town delays 2021 LTAC tourism grant application process

Submitted by the Town of Friday Harbor The Town of Friday Harbor’s…

  • Jun 3rd, 2020

Transient lodging resumes in San Juan County

Transient lodging in San Juan County can now resume at 50 percent…

  • Jun 3rd, 2020

A look at COVID-19 contact tracing

The county, country and the world has seemingly had to learn a…

San Juan County Courts offer new process for reducing court-ordered debts

Submitted by San Juan County Courts San Juan County District Court and…

  • Jun 1st, 2020

EDC introduces ‘Trades Talks’

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

  • Jun 1st, 2020

Phased reopenings continue county-by-county

Submitted by Gov. Jay Inslee’s Office Gov. Jay Inslee issued his Safe…

  • Jun 1st, 2020

Statement from sheriff regarding protests

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

  • May 31st, 2020

Community Conversations, week seven

Submitted by San Juan County After taking a week off, COVID-19 Community…

  • May 31st, 2020

Friday Harbor High School 2020 graduation, June 6

Submitted by San Juan Island School District The faculty and staff of…

  • May 31st, 2020

Case exposure on San Juan Island

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

  • May 30th, 2020

Compensation calamity, taped trespassers, lost license | San Juan County Sheriff’s Log

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

  • May 30th, 2020

WSF reminds riders of San Juan Islands’ face-covering requirement

Submitted Washington State Ferries Please be advised that San Juan County has…

  • May 28th, 2020
Shaw Island General Store owners Terri and Steve Mason and employees Nick Burne and Jonathan Hogue stand by the pumpout facility that was installed last summer. (Contribute photo)

New pumpout stations expand options for boaters

With funding from the Clean Vessel Act Grant program, boaters divert sewage from Washington’s waters.

  • May 28th, 2020
Shaw Island General Store owners Terri and Steve Mason and employees Nick Burne and Jonathan Hogue stand by the pumpout facility that was installed last summer. (Contribute photo)

SBA and Treasury Release Paycheck Protection Program loan forgiveness application

Submitted by the U.S. Small Business Administration The U.S. Small Business Administration,…

  • May 27th, 2020

This week in San Juan County | A COVID update

San Juan County is now in Phase Two of Gov. Jay Inslee’s…

Coffelt Farm Preserve draft Stewardship and Management Plan open for public comment

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

  • May 26th, 2020

Beware of unemployment frauds

Submitted by the San Juan County Sheriff’s Office As more unemployment fraud…

  • May 25th, 2020

Friday Harbor Wastewater Treatment Plant solar project

Submitted by the Town of Friday Harbor The Town of Friday Harbor…

  • May 25th, 2020

Fraudulent finances, weapons wrongdoing, raucous retorts | San Juan County Sheriff’s Log

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

  • May 24th, 2020

San Juan County enters Phase Two

San Juan County has entered Phase Two of the state’s Start Safe…

  • May 23rd, 2020

San Juan County to apply for variance to move to Phase 2

Submitted by San Juan County. At the request of San Juan County…

  • May 22nd, 2020

Blame and mistrust hurt people, help spread hope and connection

Submitted by the Washington State Department of Health Misinformation about COVID-19 can…

  • May 22nd, 2020

The 2020 Memorial Day Weekend in the San Juan Islands

Submitted by San Juan County With roots dating back to the Civil…

  • May 22nd, 2020

Comprehensive Plan update drafts available for review

Submitted by San Juan County New draft documents of the San Juan…

  • May 21st, 2020
Previous years pig war picnic. (Contributed photo.)

Pig war picnic canceled

Submitted by Kiwanis Club of Friday Harbor The Kiwanis Club of Friday…

  • May 20th, 2020
Previous years pig war picnic. (Contributed photo.)

State Parks Boating Program promotes National Safe Boating Week

Submitted by the Washington State Parks Now that restrictions on outdoor recreation…

  • May 20th, 2020

Inslee announces expanded county variance criteria and small business grants

Submitted by Gov. Jay Inslee’s office Gov. Jay Inslee announced on May…

  • May 19th, 2020

EDC hosts weekly community forum

San Juan County Economic Development Council The San Juan County Economic Development…

  • May 19th, 2020

Distancing measures remain critical as COVID-19 transmission persists

Submitted by Washington State Department of Health A new statewide report shows…

  • May 19th, 2020

San Juan County COVID update

During a special joint meeting on May 11, the San Juan County…

New San Juan County Health Officer Order on Face Coverings

Submitted by San Juan County Supported by the San Juan County Council,…

  • May 18th, 2020

Purloined post, marina moorage, a flurry of frauds | San Juan County Sheriff’s Log

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

  • May 18th, 2020

Face coverings to be required in public in San Juan County

The San Juan County Board of Health agreed in a six-to-one vote…

Larsen votes to support Washington’s essential workers, first responders

Submitted by Rep. Rick Larsen’s office Rep. Rick Larsen, WA-02, voted for…

  • May 17th, 2020

An infodemic

Submitted by Washington State Department of Health The World Health Organization has…

  • May 15th, 2020

Face covering signage for businesses and other organizations

Submitted by San Juan County In order to help San Juan County…

  • May 15th, 2020

Drop in vaccination leaves children vulnerable to other diseases

Submitted by Washington State Department of Health Immunization rates among children appear…

  • May 14th, 2020