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Brendan Brokes named WDFW North Puget Sound region director

Submitted by Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife Washington Department of Fish…

  • Dec 5th, 2019

 

Grating generators, torturous trees and embezzling employee | San Juan County Sheriff’s Log

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

  • Dec 7th, 2019

 

County parks plans for the next two years

In an attempt to balance the San Juan County Parks budget, food…

 

(U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Clifford L. H. Davis)

Growlers in the sky

Growing local and regional concern regarding the recent increase of loud EA-18G…

(U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Clifford L. H. Davis)

Unemployment rate continues to drop in San Juan County

San Juan County has one of the lowest unemployment rates in the…

Sheriff’s Log

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

  • Nov 30th, 2019

Propane tank building permit granted, appealed and allowed

Another attempt to stop the installation of a 30,000-gallon propane storage tank…

San Juan County joins state lawsuit against I-976

San Juan County Council has elected to join a statewide lawsuit against…

Washington State Ferries hosts first-ever virtual community meetings

Submitted by Washington State Ferries Washington State Ferries is hosting a round…

  • Nov 25th, 2019

Alternative sailings for ferries

Submitted by Washington State Ferries Beginning Tuesday, Nov. 12 through Sunday, Dec.…

  • Nov 20th, 2019

Dangerous dog, wayward walker, nonpaying patron | San Juan County Sheriff’s Log

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

  • Nov 23rd, 2019

Found felon, cited speeders, furry fracas | San Juan County Sheriff’s Log

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

  • Nov 16th, 2019

County sells Lopez land for affordable housing

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

  • Nov 12th, 2019

County awarded grant for wood energy project

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

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

County makes headway on affordable housing

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

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