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County awarded grant for wood energy project

San Juan Islands Conservation District was granted $181,882 for wood energy projects…

 

County sells Lopez land for affordable housing

Submitted by San Juan County San Juan County completed the sale of…

  • Nov 12th, 2019

 

County makes headway on affordable housing

The San Juan County Council had a productive day in relation to…

 

Ditch driver, camping couple, meandering moos | San Juan County Sheriff Log

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

  • Nov 10th, 2019
San Juan County Sheriff/contributed photo

Unknown man being held in jail on burglary charge

An unidentified man was charged in San Juan County Superior Court on…

San Juan County Sheriff/contributed photo

Preliminary election results update

Preliminary election results show that Liz Lovelett maintains her position in the…

American Red Cross information session

Submitted by Betsy Robertson American Red Cross Communications Program Manager The American…

  • Nov 3rd, 2019

Road-kill recourse, illegitimate extraction, vacillating victim | San Juan County Sheriff’s Log

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

  • Nov 2nd, 2019

Entries still accepted for butterfly land preservation

In an attempt to protect the Island Marble Butterfly, the Washington State…

  • Oct 27th, 2019

Litter loser, back-up blunder, school-zone speeder | San Juan County Sheriff’s Log

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

  • Oct 26th, 2019

Levy lift to keep several county programs alive

The future of a dozen community programs in San Juan County is…

Property taxes due Oct. 31; plan ahead and mail early

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

  • Oct 21st, 2019

Car cover-up, kidnapped kayak, school-bus scofflaw | San Juan County Sheriff’s Log

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

  • Oct 19th, 2019

Aging Elwha remains out of service; I-976 vote looms

By Anna Marlis Burgard Journal contributor As Anacortes-San Juans ferry patrons sail…

  • Oct 16th, 2019

Lopez Island Library director resigns

Submitted by Bob Buchholz The Board of Trustees of the Lopez Island…

  • Oct 15th, 2019

Abandoned abode; badly-behaved bikers; goats gone | Sheriff’s Log

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

  • Oct 12th, 2019

Lopez Village Plan public hearing, Oct. 14

Submitted by San Juan County The San Juan County Council public hearing…

  • Oct 10th, 2019

Lopez man found guilty for burglary and mischief

Darren Adam Hayes, 57, of Lopez, was found guilty in the San…

Marijuana moratorium extended another six months

It may be another year before another marijuana production or processing permit…

Open seats in county boards and committees

The county council is searching for San Juan County citizens to fill…

  • Oct 8th, 2019

Lopez students sent home early over security threat

Following a tip that there may be a weapon hidden on campus,…

Chicken-killing canines, boundary-breaking bovines, lockbox lift | San Juan County Sheriff’s Log

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

  • Oct 5th, 2019
Contributed photo
                                Tina Whitman and Jess Newley.

Restoring forage fish habitat

Submitted by Friends of the San Juans During the recent daytime low…

  • Oct 4th, 2019
Contributed photo
                                Tina Whitman and Jess Newley.
Lopez Island School District Board Chairman John Helding speaks to a room full of Lopezians at the Sept. 25 school board meeting. <em>(Mandi Johnson/staff photo)</em>

Lopez community weighs in on harassment allegations against staff member

It was standing room only at the first Lopez Island School Board…

Lopez Island School District Board Chairman John Helding speaks to a room full of Lopezians at the Sept. 25 school board meeting. <em>(Mandi Johnson/staff photo)</em>

Message from Lopez Youth

Submitted by Isara Greacen On Friday, Sept. 20, Lopez youth and adults…

  • Oct 1st, 2019

An update on county programs

As the summer came to an abrupt end and fall took ahold…

Seat belt scofflaws, fender flares failure, mooring miscreant | San Juan County Sheriff’s Log

The San Juan County Sheriff’s Office responded to the following. Sept. 11…

  • Sep 28th, 2019

New license plates to benefit San Juan Island stewardship available Oct. 1

Submitted by San Juan Island Chamber of Commerce Washington’s new San Juan…

  • Sep 27th, 2019

Paramedic Tracie Red Elk is retiring

Submitted by Lopez Fire and EMS After 19 years of dedicated service…

  • Sep 24th, 2019

Living green is an achievable goal | Guest column

Submitted by Lopez Community Land Trust Lopez Community Land Trust received word…

  • Sep 22nd, 2019

BLM Monument Advisory Committee to meet on Lopez

Submitted by The Bureau of Land Management The Bureau of Land Management…

  • Sep 21st, 2019

Repair Café, Qi-Gong, an author talk and a writing workshop at the Lopez Library

Submitted by the Lopez Island Library The Lopez Library has a number…

  • Sep 18th, 2019

Missing meds, bizarre behavior, nasty neighbors | San Juan County Sheriff’s Log

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

  • Sep 17th, 2019

Lopez participates in global climate strike

Submitted by Nikyta Palmisani Lopez Island will join 150 countries around the…

  • Sep 17th, 2019

Black-tail deer hunting season now open at Lopez Hill Preserve

Submitted by San Juan County Land Bank Make some room in your…

  • Sep 17th, 2019

Register to vote at the library

Submitted by Ande Finley For the second year in a row, Huddle…

  • Sep 21st, 2019

Former Lopez Island secondary principal accused of sexual harassment

Warning: This story contains explicit details of alleged sexual harassment. Eight Lopez…

Lopez Island School District releases statement about sexual harassment allegations

On behalf of the Lopez Island School District and School Board, we…

  • Sep 13th, 2019

Deceitful driver; loose livestock; noise nuisance | San Juan County Sheriff’s Log

The San Juan County Sheriff’s Office responded to the following. Aug. 27…

  • Sep 13th, 2019

Drilling into the past at Hummel Lake

Submitted by Kwiaht Kwiaht researchers and students have recovered a 30-foot long…

  • Sep 12th, 2019