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Island County prosecutor recuses himself from jail death review

  • Aug 27, 2015 at 9:43AM

Island County Prosecutor Greg Banks announced today that he no longer believes he is the right person to review the April death of Keaton Farris in the Coupeville Jail.

 

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  • Aug 27, 2015 at 8:00AM

Life is not a sitcom, where problems are solved in less than 30 minutes and somewhere in between commercials, particularly when it comes to the issues of mental health and substance abuse.

Marijuana-positive drivers increased in 2014

  • Aug 27, 2015 at 7:00AM

Newly released data from the Washington Traffic Safety Commission shows that marijuana is increasing as a factor in deadly crashes. The number of drivers involved in deadly crashes who tested positive for marijuana increased 48 percent from 2013 to 2014.

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Assault and pursuit on Friday Harbor

  • Aug 25, 2015 at 2:40PM

On Aug. 24 at around 7:30 p.m. a report of domestic violence was phoned into the San Juan County Sheriff’s Office. A female victim suffered significant injuries at the hands of her boyfriend who has an extensive criminal history.

 The 2015 Home Tour: Integrating old Lopez into new

  • Aug 25, 2015 at 12:39PM

Asha Lela, Dennis and Meg Ryan, and Lexi and Kirm Taylor are just a few Lopezians who are grateful for the beautiful natural haven they found on Lopez. And all of them honored the island by building their homes with materials from their land.

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