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Guards plead ‘not guilty’ on charges of falsifying logs

Two former Island County corrections deputies accused of forging jail records after…

 

Lopez votes yes for hospital district

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

 

Barking dogs, credit fraud and a drive-by shooting | Sheriff’s Log

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

  • Apr 28th, 2017

 

Electric vehicles: From STEM to sustainability

Join the San Juan Islands Conservation District for the first ever Electric…

  • Apr 27th, 2017

Q&A with OPALCO candidates

OPALCO is a member-owned cooperative governed by a Board of Directors who…

  • Apr 24th, 2017

Stephen hosts town hall at Lopez Center

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

Reviewing regional recyclables

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

Lopez Island Hospice and Home Support – Twenty years of service

A 20-year anniversary is always special, especially when celebrating twenty years of…

  • Apr 18th, 2017

Speeding cars and herding horses | Sheriff’s Log

April 5 • A deputy responded to the sheriff’s office in Friday…

  • Apr 18th, 2017

Lopez Island hospital district on April 25 ballot

By Hayley Day Journal reporter The county will hold a special election…

Navy FCLP schedule for April 15–22

Coupeville carrier operations Monday, April 17 - late morning to mid-afternoon. Wednesday,…

  • Apr 16th, 2017

County ‘sanctuary’ status could affect federal funding

Areas that don’t follow Homeland Security’s increasingly more strict immigration orders, could…

Girlfriend gone, potato cannon problems, drug use park stop | Sheriff’s Log

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

  • Apr 11th, 2017

Sheriff’s Log

March 22 • Deputies responded to an Eastsound residence regarding potential vandalism…

  • Apr 6th, 2017

Federal agencies weigh in on Growler impacts

By Jessie Stensland jstensland@whidbeynewsgroup.com Two federal agencies are weighing in with detailed…

Dime-a-Gallon voluntary tax

By Members of Transition Lopez Island To take our local climate responsibility…

  • Apr 4th, 2017

Fairgrounds horse barn put out to pasture?

By Hayley Day Journal reporter Hold your horses — the San Juan…

Finding a strategy to accelerate Chinook recovery | Salish Sea Currents

By Bob Friel Salish Sea Currents Muck boots and waders sinking deep…

  • Apr 4th, 2017

More than 100,000 bats and counting

Kwiaht released the first annual findings of the bat grid, an array…

  • Apr 4th, 2017

Are Southern Resident Killer Whales starving? | SeaDoc Society

By Bob Friel SeaDoc Society On March 6, the SeaDoc Society together…

  • Apr 4th, 2017

How much does it cost to operate a clinic on Lopez Island?

Submitted by Catherine Washburn Medical Association As we get ready for the…

  • Apr 3rd, 2017

Reminder: San Juan County is GMO-free

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

Sheriff’s Log

March 15 • A Lopez deputy was asked to verify whether an…

  • Mar 30th, 2017

Navy FCLP schedule

Ault Field carrier operations • Monday, March 27 – morning thru the…

  • Mar 29th, 2017

First Central Committee meeting of the term for San Juan Republicans

The San Juan County Republican Party will be having its annual Lincoln…

  • Mar 28th, 2017

Lions health van screening canceled

The Lions Health Screening van, which was scheduled to visit Lopez Island…

  • Mar 27th, 2017

Border patrol says no immigration changes at this time

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

What’s your vision for the county?

Islanders with a vision for the county can express those soon. “That’s…

Amendments to vacation rental permit ordinance proposed

County officials have questioned the correlation between vacation rentals and affordable housing…

Sheriff’s Log Feb. 21–28

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

  • Mar 13th, 2017

The blue collar’s last stand

Free trades training available for islanders

State report finds link between Growlers, health problems

By Jessie Stensland South Whidbey Record reporter A Washington State Department of…

Navy SAR flies Friday Harbor patient to Everett

The Navy search and rescue team out of Whidbey Island conducted a…

  • Mar 10th, 2017

Lake Kennedy McCulloch data breach

Submitted by Lake Kennedy McCulloch Lake Kennedy McCulloch, CPAs PS sent emails…

  • Mar 8th, 2017

Orcas woman claims deputy inappropriately searched her

An Orcas woman convicted of felony burglary and misdemeanor theft has filed…

How nutritious are crickets? Local students explore edible insects

Are easily-grown insects such as crickets the sustainable food of the future?…

  • Mar 8th, 2017

Land bank adds 800 feet to public shoreline

The San Juan County Land Bank is excited to announce an additional…

  • Mar 8th, 2017

Opponents needed for Lopez Hospital District ballot measure

A proposal to form a public hospital district on Lopez Island will…

  • Mar 6th, 2017

Two outages planned for Lopez

There are two planned power outages scheduled for this week on Lopez…

  • Mar 6th, 2017

Draft digital flood insurance rate maps now available

Submitted by San Juan County Department of Community Development The county has…

  • Mar 3rd, 2017