Mandi Johnson

Mandi posted 114 stories to Islands' Weekly.
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Friday Harbor man charged for assault against a deputy

Antonio Prieto-Sanchez, 56, of Roche Harbor, was charged in the San Juan…

  • Mar 19th, 2019 1:30am

Friday Harbor man pleads guilty to no-contact order violation

John Mitsoyianis, 58, of Friday Harbor, was sentenced to 20 days electronic…

  • Mar 19th, 2019 1:30am

Orcas man convicted for domestic violence

Colt Lee Hausauer, 31, of Orcas Island, was convicted in San Juan…

  • Mar 12th, 2019 5:49pm

Judge imposes state’s recommendations in Hunter sentencing

Sean Michael Hunter, 24, was sentenced to nearly 17 years in prison…

  • Mar 11th, 2019 8:17am

Lopez man charged with burglary, imprisonment and malicious mischief

Darren Adam Hayes, 57, of Lopez, was charged in the San Juan…

  • Mar 5th, 2019 1:30am

Security video to be released

Security camera footage that resulted in a case dismissal will be released…

  • Mar 3rd, 2019 12:10pm

The art of being prepared | Editorial

San Juan County residents are passionate about disaster preparedness. And we are…

  • Feb 24th, 2019 4:11pm
Stills from the security camera submitted as evidence

Camera controversy continues

(Editor’s note: A previous version of this article stated Sheriff Ron Krebs…

  • Feb 14th, 2019 1:26pm
Stills from the security camera submitted as evidence
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                                Stills from the security camera submitted as evidence.

Criminal case dismissed due to county employee misconduct

(Editor’s note: A previous version of this article stated Sheriff Ron Krebs…

  • Feb 14th, 2019 1:23pm
Contributed photos
                                Stills from the security camera submitted as evidence.
FILE - In this Jan. 18, 2014, file photo, a female orca leaps from the water while breaching in Puget Sound west of Seattle, as seen from a federal research vessel that has been tracking the whale. Whale researchers who track the small endangered population of Puget Sound orcas say three whales are believed dead or missing since summer. The Center for Whale Research says that as of Friday, Oct. 28, 2016, there are only 80 animals. Two females and a 10-month old calf are believed gone. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)

Southern residents focus of Way of the Whales conference

The more we learn about the orcas, the less we know, according…

  • Feb 10th, 2019 10:00am
FILE - In this Jan. 18, 2014, file photo, a female orca leaps from the water while breaching in Puget Sound west of Seattle, as seen from a federal research vessel that has been tracking the whale. Whale researchers who track the small endangered population of Puget Sound orcas say three whales are believed dead or missing since summer. The Center for Whale Research says that as of Friday, Oct. 28, 2016, there are only 80 animals. Two females and a 10-month old calf are believed gone. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)

Measles outbreak spreads across Washington

A highly contagious infectious disease is slowly making its way through the…

  • Feb 9th, 2019 9:01pm

Kaiser Permanente denies airlift services

Kaiser Permanente denied 20 air ambulance flights from the San Juan Islands…

  • Feb 2nd, 2019 5:43pm

Investigation finds former Sen. Ranker harassed employee

An independent investigation into allegations of sexual harassment by former Sen. Kevin…

  • Feb 1st, 2019 7:03pm

Senior services says goodbye to Wendy Stephens

The Mullis Center cafeteria housed a dozen tables at its lunch –…

  • Jan 30th, 2019 1:30am

SeaDoc Society premieres new web series

What would you do if a sea lion wrapped its mouth around…

  • Jan 29th, 2019 1:30am
J50 on Aug. 18, 2018. (Photo by Katy Foster/NOAA Fisheries, under permit 18786)

Gov. Inslee says orcas are a priority

The Southern resident orcas are among Gov. Jay Inslee’s top priorities in…

  • Jan 28th, 2019 1:30am
J50 on Aug. 18, 2018. (Photo by Katy Foster/NOAA Fisheries, under permit 18786)

County campaigns investigated for violations

In the aftermath of the 2018 general election, San Juan County candidates…

  • Jan 23rd, 2019 10:09am

Orca task force is briefed on state budget

Gov. Jay Inslee is committed to saving the Southern resident orca population…

  • Jan 20th, 2019 2:17am

Sean Hunter pleads guilty to rape of a child

((Editor’s note: An earlier version of this story stated Hunter was sentenced…

  • Jan 15th, 2019 10:15am

Two Southern resident orcas nearing death

Two Southern resident orcas nearing death

  • Jan 13th, 2019 1:30am

CenturyLink outage disrupts 911 services

Communities across the nation were without the ability to call 911 due…

  • Jan 1st, 2019 1:30am

Salish Sea hatcheries to increase salmon stocks

When the demand for a product increases, a company will often raise…

  • Dec 21st, 2018 1:30am

Sea snails struggle in the Salish Sea

The Southern resident killer whales aren’t the only species headed toward extinction…

  • Dec 18th, 2018 1:30am

County adopts Complete Streets ordinance

Walkers, cyclists and drivers are all critical to San Juan County road…

  • Dec 12th, 2018 1:30am

Local voters upstage neighbors

San Juan islanders are the most active voters in the state. “We…

  • Dec 10th, 2018 9:36am

Vacation rental crack down in the San Juans

More than 40 people have paid nearly $58,000 in penalties since new…

  • Dec 8th, 2018 1:30am
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                                U.S. tribes enter the conference room at the National Energy Board reconsideration in Canada on Nov. 27.

Area tribes address Canadian officials about oil pipeline expansion

Four Washington Native American tribes won’t let international borders stop their voices…

  • Dec 7th, 2018 1:30am
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                                U.S. tribes enter the conference room at the National Energy Board reconsideration in Canada on Nov. 27.

Friday Harbor Labs scientist first speaker in Ocean Night series

SeaDoc Society held its inaugural family-friendly, multimedia-focused Ocean Night at Sea View…

  • Nov 23rd, 2018 1:30am

Forums tackle prevalence of poverty

Behind the million-dollar homes and celebrity residents of the San Juan Islands,…

  • Nov 10th, 2018 1:30am
Courtesy of the Herald
                                Paul Allen, shown in 2015.

Paul Allen leaves a legacy on the San Juan Islands

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen not only left a substantial impact on the…

  • Oct 31st, 2018 1:30am
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                                Paul Allen, shown in 2015.
Pete Souza, official White House photo.
                                President Barack Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama, and their daughter Malia meet with Malala Yousafzai, the young Pakistani schoolgirl who was shot in the head by the Taliban, in the Oval Office, Oct. 11, 2013.

How women shaped the world | Women in Business

Throughout history there have been women who made great advancements to society,…

  • Oct 24th, 2018 11:14am
Pete Souza, official White House photo.
                                President Barack Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama, and their daughter Malia meet with Malala Yousafzai, the young Pakistani schoolgirl who was shot in the head by the Taliban, in the Oval Office, Oct. 11, 2013.

Renowned scientist Frans de Waal talks animal intellect

For more than four decades, Frans de Waal has studied primates to…

  • Oct 16th, 2018 1:30am

The islands glow purple through the month of October in recognition of domestic violence victims

For the month of October, SAFE San Juans hopes to make the…

  • Oct 4th, 2018 1:30am

Task force to save orcas meets in Anacortes

With just 75 Southern resident orcas remaining, a group is taking action…

  • Sep 8th, 2018 1:30am

Canadian Court of Appeals halts Trans Mountain pipeline

Another legal roadblock was put in the path of the Trans Mountain…

  • Sep 4th, 2018 1:30am

San Juan County residents drink more than their neighbors | UW Medicine program releases health data

San Juan County residents outdrink the rest of the state by more…

  • Sep 2nd, 2018 1:30am

Atlantic salmon introduce disease to native salmon

When more than 260,000 Atlantic salmon spilled from a failed net pen…

  • Aug 31st, 2018 1:30am

Shoreline Master Program updates required

It’s back to the drawing board for San Juan County’s Shoreline Master…

  • Aug 28th, 2018 1:30am

Canadian fires cause bad air quality in the San Juans

More than 500 fires are burning in British Columbia and there are…

  • Aug 20th, 2018 3:30pm

Deputies respond to bomb scare at Turtleback | Update

A suspicious item reported at Turtleback Mountain turned out to be an…

  • Aug 10th, 2018 11:49am