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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

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