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Governor’s task force suggests temporary suspension to view Southern residents by boat

The local orca population is at a 30-year low, so a state…

  • Nov 16th, 2018

 

Cast-off car; waterlogged wallet; speeding sightseers | San Juan County Sheriff’s Log

The San Juan County Sheriff’s Office responded to the following calls. Oct.…

  • Nov 14th, 2018

 

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                                The TIP includes reconstructing the roadway to include 11-foot lanes with 4-foot shoulders. It also includes reconstructing the intersections at Nordstroms Lane and Swan Road.

County council approves road projects through 2024

The San Juan County Council unanimously approved allocating funds through 2024 for…

 

Forums tackle prevalence of poverty

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

Gone goats, vanishing vehicles and deadly dogs | Sheriff’s Log

The San Juan County Sheriff’s Office responded to the following calls: Oct.…

  • Nov 9th, 2018

San Juan County preliminary election results

Results for the Nov. 6 general election show the county prosecuting attorney…

Lopez Preschool Annual Holiday Bazaar coming up

It’s that time of year again; the Lopez Cooperative Preschool’s Holiday Bazaar…

  • Nov 9th, 2018

Recycle Dogs for Lopez Dump

Let’s hear it for the Recycle Dogs who wrestle up savings for…

  • Nov 6th, 2018

San Juan County Council approves lodging tax grants

Staff report The San Juan County Council approved almost $165,000 less in…

  • Nov 4th, 2018

New Lopez Island Family Resource Center opens

Submitted by Kip Greenthal, LIFRC board member More than 400 people from…

  • Nov 7th, 2018

Let’s talk about your electric co-op

Join the OPALCO board for town hall-style listening sessions. Have some feedback…

  • Nov 6th, 2018

Keith Murphy and Maeve Gilchrist in concert

Scottish singer and harpist Maeve Gilchrist and Newfoundland-born guitarist and songster Keith…

  • Nov 8th, 2018

Have you received your ballot for the November 6 election?

All ballots were mailed on October 16. Yet an extraordinary number of…

  • Nov 6th, 2018

Help San Juan County update transportation plan for elderly, disabled and poor

Submitted by San Juan County Over the next two months, San Juan…

  • Nov 5th, 2018

Lopez Spanish club visits Peru

Lopez School teacher and trip leader Lisa Geddes, along with teacher Brian…

  • Nov 5th, 2018

San Juan County Council approves lodging tax grants

Staff report The San Juan County Council approved almost $170,000 less in…

  • Nov 2nd, 2018

Tires tampered, cyclist slammed, freed Fidos follow | San Juan County Sheriff’s Log

The San Juan County Sheriff’s Office responded to the following calls: Oct.…

  • Nov 1st, 2018

Tickets on Sale Now for Jingle Bell Dinner

Submitted by Lopez Island Hospice and home Support It’s that time of…

  • Nov 5th, 2018

Lopez Island Lions Club Membership Drive

The Lopez Island Lions Club has been serving the Lopez community since…

  • Oct 30th, 2018

Trunk or Treat returns

By Gretchen Wing Coming soon to a parking lot near you: skeletons,…

  • Oct 29th, 2018

Our Revolution: San Juan County’s Voting Guide

Submitted by San Juan County Our Revolution The San Juan County branch…

  • Oct 28th, 2018

Apply now to become a WSU Master Gardener

Apply now to become a WSU Master Gardener!

  • Oct 28th, 2018

Puppy Party at Lopez Center

Summit Assistance Dogs is hosting a Puppy Party at the Lopez Center…

  • Oct 27th, 2018

Join Brown Bag Lunch Oct. 30

Submitted by the Visitors Bureau Plan to attend the Visitors Bureau’s annual…

  • Oct 24th, 2018

‘SAFE’ on the shoulders of amazing women

by Kim Bryan SAFE San Juans Director Without the commitment and persistent…

  • Oct 25th, 2018

San Juan County Property taxes due Oct. 31

Submitted by San Juan County San Juan County Treasurer, Rhonda Pederson would…

  • Oct 22nd, 2018

WSF announces three-boat schedule

Submitted by Washington State Ferries Beginning Monday, Oct. 22, and running through…

  • Oct 18th, 2018

Super Wide Groove ~ Get Funky Dance Party!

On Saturday, Oct. 27 at 7:30 p.m., Super Wide Groove will perform…

  • Oct 17th, 2018

San Juan County Health & Community Services Issues Varicella Health Alert

Submitted by San Juan County A case of varicella, or “chickenpox,” has…

  • Oct 16th, 2018

Supporting the supporters

Submitted by Georgeana M Cook Lopez Island Prevention Coalition Recovery is a…

  • Oct 16th, 2018

San Juan County listening forums

San Juan County Department of Health and Community Services is working with…

  • Oct 15th, 2018
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                                Carolyn M. Jewett

San Juan County District Court judge candidates | Q&A

Staff report On Nov. 6, a new San Juan County District Court…

  • Oct 13th, 2018
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                                Carolyn M. Jewett

Author Jonathan White to speak at Lopez Bookshop

Submitted by Lopez Bookshop On Friday, Oct. 12 at 7 p.m., Orcas…

  • Oct 8th, 2018

Wandering walker, mailbox mischief and filched firewood | Sheriff Log

San Juan County Sheriff Office responded to the following calls. Sept. 19…

  • Oct 7th, 2018

H20MG! Water Scarcity Program at Lopez Center

Submitted by the Lopez Island Library The Lopez Library is pleased to…

  • Oct 2nd, 2018

“The Altitude Journals” author reading at the Lopez Library

Submitted by the Lopez Island Library On Thursday, Oct. 4 at 7…

  • Oct 2nd, 2018

Burn permits available now

Submitted by San Juan County Burn season is right around the corner…

  • Oct 2nd, 2018

Navy Releases Final EIS for Growler Operations at NAS Whidbey Island

Submitted by the U.S. Navy The Navy has released the Final Environmental…

  • Oct 2nd, 2018