Mandi Johnson

Mandi posted 64 stories to Islands' Weekly.
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Kulp charged with second-degree murder

Eric Kulp was released from Harborview Medical Center in Seattle and will…

  • May 17th, 2018 10:51am

County purchases Lopez Hill from state

San Juan County Land Bank permanently added 400 acres of forested on…

  • May 9th, 2018 1:30am

Orcas man charged with Burglary in the First Degree – Assault

Roy Granados, 32, of Eastsound was charged by the Superior Court of…

  • May 8th, 2018 1:30am

Orcas Island business owners learn about paid sick leave

As of Jan. 1, nearly every Washingtonian employee is eligible for paid…

  • May 4th, 2018 11:47am

Help the whales, help the humans

Jackie Hildering is passionate about whales, and she wants to educate everyone…

  • May 7th, 2018 11:34am

Ferchen charged with harassment to kill

Ezra John Ferchen, 33, of Lopez Island was charged with harassment to…

  • Apr 25th, 2018 9:38am

Deadly rabbit disease inches toward the San Juan Islands

The bunnies of the San Juan Islands are in danger. Rabbit hemorrhagic…

  • Apr 24th, 2018 11:07am

Get into shape with CrossFit Lopez Island

A gym that began in a garage six years ago has grown…

  • Apr 18th, 2018 12:33pm

Tour de Lopez rides again

The Tour de Lopez celebrates its crystal anniversary this year on April…

  • Apr 14th, 2018 1:30am

A festival for lovers of literature

Jule Treneer has been visiting Orcas since he was young. He noticed,…

  • Apr 7th, 2018 1:30am

Scientists document rare orca infanticide in Canadian waters

The Salish Sea made international news last week as word spread that…

  • Apr 2nd, 2018 10:12am

Orcas prepares for “the big one”

As islanders, it is imperative for residents to have food, water and…

  • Mar 26th, 2018 12:19pm

The ‘Andromeda Strain’ of the wildlife world

Dr. Joe Gaydos describes the ‘Andromeda Strain’ of the wildlife world

  • Mar 13th, 2018 1:30am

State Senate votes to ban net pens

Raising invasive salmon in Washington state waters is one step closer to…

  • Feb 20th, 2018 4:24pm

How to be a citizen activist; Nick Licata visits Lopez

Nick Licata served on the Seattle City Council for 18 years, and…

  • Feb 8th, 2018 12:21pm

Lopez man charged with methamphetamine possession

Nicholas William Zoerb, 18, of Lopez Island was arrested on Jan. 20…

  • Feb 8th, 2018 12:21pm

Woman dies driving off Anacortes Ferry Landing dock; ferry service to mainland resumes

An Everett woman, 30, died when she drove off the dock at…

  • Jan 26th, 2018 9:47am
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How vessel noise affects killer whales

By slowing down just 3 knots, ships can reduce their noise pollution…

  • Jan 23rd, 2018 9:54am
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Stand Up Men’s message resonates through the islands

A movement is spreading like wildfire across the country, fueled by brave…

  • Jan 22nd, 2018 1:30am

The Good Lovelies return to the islands

The three lyrical ladies that comprise The Good Lovelies have ventured the…

  • Jan 8th, 2018 1:30am
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                                Space Flight Center Scientific Visualization Studio

Supermoon hat trick

In two months, Orcas Island will have witnessed three supermoons

  • Dec 22nd, 2017 1:30am
NASA/Goddard 
                                Space Flight Center Scientific Visualization Studio

County awarded $10,000 in public records lawsuit

Edward Kilduff of Lopez Island was ordered to pay San Juan County…

  • Dec 20th, 2017 5:14pm

Coalition presents first public hospital district town hall

First of four meetings prior to the island voting on the formation of a public hospital district.

  • Dec 14th, 2017 1:30am

Second wrongful death lawsuit filed in carbon monoxide poisoning case

Troy Sullivan and Kelli Ashcraft were discovered dead in a home outside of Friday Harbor.

  • Dec 5th, 2017 10:20am

Orcas woman arrested for allegedly hiding a fugitive and possessing drug paraphernalia

Kami Philbrook, 29, was arrested by San Juan County Sheriff’s deputies on…

  • Dec 5th, 2017 10:20am

What you need to know about UW Medicine in the islands

By Colleen Armstrong and Mandi Johnson While UW Medicine has the potential…

  • Nov 28th, 2017 1:24pm

Family planning in island communities

Mt. Baker Planned Parenthood Executive Director Linda McCarthy spoke to an audience…

  • Oct 4th, 2017 1:30am

Lady Lobos Volley into action

Lopez Island High School’s volleyball Coach Jeremiah Johnson has big goals for…

  • Oct 2nd, 2017 5:07pm

Lobos soccer’s goal to win big

It’s a new year with a new coach for the Lopez Lobos…

  • Oct 2nd, 2017 5:08pm

San Juan Islands are overrun by deer

If you’re familiar at all with the San Juan Islands, you’re aware…

  • Sep 29th, 2017 2:43pm

Patos Island celebrates 124th birthday

Two full boats from Outer Island Excursions carried more than 55 people…

  • Sep 12th, 2017 12:18pm

New provider for home health care in San Juans

Home health care in the San Juan Islands is changing hands from…

  • Sep 4th, 2017 1:30am

Phone problems in Lopez Village since May

For more than three months, businesses and residences in the Lopez Village…

  • Sep 1st, 2017 4:07pm

Update on salmon escape in the San Juans

The Lummi Nation has declared a state of emergency after thousands of…

  • Aug 25th, 2017 5:23pm

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