Mandi Johnson

Mandi posted 30 stories to Islands' Weekly.
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Stressful summer for state ferry system

Instead of a rarity, ferry breakdowns are becoming the norm – at…

  • Aug 15th, 2017 9:29am

Proposed propane tank prompts protests

The Seaview residential community is rising up to prevent the installation of…

  • Aug 4th, 2017 1:30am

Ranker and Habib talk budget and community

Lieutenant Governor Cyrus Habib and State Senator Kevin Ranker, D-Orcas, held a…

  • Jul 26th, 2017 11:50am

Immigration group celebrates success

A coalition of islanders is one step closer to protecting the rights…

  • Jul 26th, 2017 11:50am

Wrongful death lawsuit filed in carbon monoxide poisoning case

A wrongful death lawsuit was filed in the San Juan County Superior…

  • Jul 26th, 2017 4:41pm

Park and ride progresses

Construction of the Orcas Ferry Landing Park and Ride is nearing its…

  • Jul 24th, 2017 1:30am

Karl Kruger first person to finish Race to Alaska on a paddleboard

One stroke at a time. One stroke after another brought him closer…

  • Jul 14th, 2017 1:30am

Transient orca sightings on the rise

The village of Eastsound was treated to a rare sight on the…

  • Jul 12th, 2017 1:30am

Lopez woman helps Kenyan orphans

For 23 years, Cathy Doherty was a nurse practitioner at the Lopez…

  • Jun 9th, 2017 1:30am

Iceberg Point in jeopardy | Letter

The Bureau of Land Management has chosen the worst possible time to…

  • May 25th, 2017 10:04am

A crash course on bicycle safety

May is National Bike Month. Since 1956, the League of American Bicyclists…

  • May 11th, 2017 1:30am

All about elections

Now that island voters are looking in their rearview mirror at the…

  • May 2nd, 2017 1:30am

Stephen hosts town hall at Lopez Center

San Juan County Councilman Jamie Stephens spoke to a group of more…

  • Apr 25th, 2017 1:30am

Lopez votes yes for hospital district

It is a landslide win with 85.82 percent of Lopezians voting for…

  • Apr 25th, 2017 11:17pm

Come enjoy the 14th annual Tour de Lopez

It’s that time of year again when the rural roads of Lopez…

  • Apr 24th, 2017 3:36pm

Reviewing regional recyclables

Living on an island, you get used to slow internet, minimal cell…

  • Apr 18th, 2017 1:30am

Slow money and affordable housing

Submitted by the Lopez Community Land Trust Slow money is basically a…

  • Apr 11th, 2017 1:30am

Reminder: San Juan County is GMO-free

As farmers and gardeners begin to plant their crops for the coming…

  • Apr 3rd, 2017 1:09pm

New season, new coach

Lopez Lobos are ready to hil the track for the second season…

  • Mar 21st, 2017 1:30am

Golf season is teeing off

Twenty-two students are teeing up to play on the Lopez Lobos golf…

  • Mar 20th, 2017 2:37pm

Border patrol says no immigration changes at this time

By Mandi Johnson Weekly editor Immigration bans enacted by President Donald Trump…

  • Mar 27th, 2017 9:37am

San Juan Islands experience series of underwater quakes | Update

By Mandi Johnson Weekly editor Between Jan. 29 and Feb. 3, 23…

  • Feb 16th, 2017 12:07pm

From Standing Rock to the rock we stand on: oil concerns are hitting close to home

The fight against fossil fuels is moving west. Citizens of the San…

  • Dec 29th, 2016 1:30am

Midwives: changing the world one baby at a time

For almost 40 years, Melinda Milligan has been helping new islanders enter…

  • Dec 21st, 2016 1:30am

Navy considers additional 35 Growlers for Whidbey

The Naval Air Station on Whidbey Island is considering adding 35 Growler…

  • Dec 9th, 2016 5:28pm

Hedrick Smith: ‘Trump overwhelmingly won the vote of the discontented’

The seats of Orcas Center were full, extra chairs were packed in…

  • Dec 5th, 2016 9:41am

Warming waters threaten Indian Island

Climate change is affecting the whole world – even a small island…

  • Dec 5th, 2016 9:42am

Lopezian faces the wild alone

Lopez native Callie Blue Heron North tackled the untamed wild of Patagonia,…

  • Nov 29th, 2016 11:34am

Dogs provide assistance to disabled islanders

Sherry Vinson’s life hasn’t been the same since she brought Luc home…

  • Nov 2nd, 2016 3:56pm

LTAC grants benefit county-wide tourism

The San Juan County 2017 Lodging Tax Facilities Grant Program distributed $721,250 this year …

  • Nov 1st, 2016 3:02pm