New laws for vehicle licenses

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Two laws enacted in 2014 will soon affect vehicle license renewals. Beginning Jan. 1, 2015, ESHB 1129 will make vehicle transactions subject to a $5 licensing service fee on vehicle registration renewals and a $12 service fee on title transfers. The new service fees will be used to replace the state’s 1950s-era Evergreen State Class ferries.


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Missing boater, tampered mailbox, oyster trespass | Sheriff's Log

  • Dec 17, 2014 at 9:13AM

Nov. 26: Deputies and a dive team assisted the U.S. Coast Guard with a search for a missing boater. A boat was found crashed onto rocks near Cape Saint Mary, Lopez Island. The boat operator, a 50-year-old Bremerton man, is missing.

Spotlight on Lopezians | Bob Proctor

  • Dec 16, 2014 at 7:00AM

People are almost nowhere to be found in Bob Proctor’s paintings, but anyone who prefers outdoors to indoors, or rural to urban, will feel right at home in his company.

KWIAHT announces 2015 community science training

  • Dec 15, 2014 at 9:54AM

The nonprofit conservation laboratory Kwiaht has announced a special training program for islanders interested in providing science outreach to visitors and schools at ten long-term monitoring stations in the San Juan Islands, including parts of the recently established National Monument.

Toxic creosote pilings removed near Blakely Island

  • Dec 14, 2014 at 7:00AM

Twenty-eight creosote pilings were removed from the waters of Thatcher Bay on Blakely Island to improve water quality for fish and other marine organisms.

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