Orcas teacher found guilty of sexual misconduct

  • Today at 3:45PM

The 59-year-old Orcas Island High School teacher Gerald Grillet-Tinner, who was accused of having a sexual relationship with an student who was 18 at the time was found guilty of two counts of Sexual Misconduct in the First Degree in San Juan County court on Friday, June 24.

Local funds to promote island-grown food for WIC and senior farmers programs

  • Today at 7:30AM

San Juan County Health and Community Services has partnered with Soroptimist International of Friday Harbor, Orcas Island Community Foundation, the Lopez Locavores and the Honeywell Foundation, to offer Market Bucks at farmers markets on Orcas, Lopez and San Juan Islands. The Market Bucks Program provides additional dollars for families participating in the Women, Infants and Children Nutritional Program, and women participating in the Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program (San Juan Island only), to spend at the Farmers Market this summer. This benefit doubles the amount of local foods that may be purchased, expands the number of families that are able to participate in the programs, and supports local farmers.

Larsen’s ammends annual military spending, with goal of reducing jet noise

  • Jun 23, 2016 at 7:30AM

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) today announced that his amendment to boost funding for research to reduce jet noise by $2 million has been included in the annual military spending bill.

Survivors speak out against sex crimes

  • Jun 22, 2016 at 9:00AM

He was an older man and Susan had just turned 18. After he started physically and sexually assaulting her, she was ashamed and afraid that the community would not stand by her if she left him. When she thought he would actually kill her – seven years into their relationship – she ran away with nothing but a few clothes. She was free from bodily harm, but she had to face another obstacle: the people who did not believe her.

Alex Nellie retires

  • Jun 22, 2016 at 7:30AM

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