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Two arrested in Shinola burglary

On Feb. 10, the Shinola Jewelry store in Eastsound was burglarized. On…

  • Feb 27th, 2017

 

Study says seals eat more Chinook than Southern residents

By Hayley Day Journal Reporter Seals are eating more Chinook than Southern…

 

Reserve your booth for the county fair

Booth applications for the 2017 San Juan County Fair are being accepted.…

  • Feb 23rd, 2017

 

NAS Whidbey Island SAR conducts three medical evacuations within two days

Submitted by NAS Whidbey Island Search and Rescue (SAR) teams from Naval…

  • Feb 23rd, 2017

Watch out for elderly abuse

According to the National Aging Council, one out of 10 Americans over…

  • Feb 23rd, 2017

County comprehensive plan back under review

Some things in the San Juans always seem to remain the same…

Killorn charged with five counts of firearm possession

By Colleen Armstrong Publisher Ronald Bruce Killorn of Friday Harbor has been…

San Juan Islands experience series of underwater quakes | Update

By Mandi Johnson Weekly editor Between Jan. 29 and Feb. 3, 23…

WSU Extension Forestry offers class for woodland owners

Woodland owners can build skills for caring for their trees by taking…

  • Feb 16th, 2017

Winter weather wreaks havoc | Sheriff’s Log

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

  • Feb 16th, 2017

Community forum on emergency preparedness

Orcas Power and Light Cooperative, Orcas Fire and Rescue, San Juan County…

  • Feb 16th, 2017

IRS scammers call islanders

On Wednesday, Feb. 1, an Internal Revenue Service agent called Leah McConnell,…

LSSWD welcomes Paul Andersson

Submitted by the Lopez Soild Waste Disposal District The Lopez Solid Waste…

  • Feb 7th, 2017

OPALCO seeks candidates for board election

Submitted by Orcas Power and Light Cooperative The 2017 Orcas Power and…

  • Feb 7th, 2017

The facts of teen dating violence

Submitted by SAFE San Juans February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month.…

  • Feb 6th, 2017

Rock Island representatives want proof of CenturyLink’s 911 backup

If a CenturyLink cable breaks and causes a long-term outage, Rock Island…

Found items, trespassing and animals-at-large | Sheriff’s Log

San Juan County Sheriff deputies responded to the following calls: Jan. 25…

  • Feb 4th, 2017

Proposed Hospital District on Lopez Island Special Candidate Filing Week

The San Juan County Council is expected to approve a proposition for…

  • Feb 2nd, 2017

UW Medicine and Catherine Washburn Medical Association announce plans to pursue partnership for Lopez Clinic

Submitted by the Catherine Washburn Medical Association Board and UW Medicine UW…

  • Feb 2nd, 2017

Do you hear “averaged” jet noise, or actual jet noise? | Guest column

Submitted by Quiet Skies Over San Juan County The Navy is proposing…

  • Feb 1st, 2017

Meet with the Monument Advisory Committee

Submitted by San Juan Islands National Monument The Monument Advisory Committee (MAC)…

  • Feb 1st, 2017

Clinic meeting addresses concerns and questions

Submitted by the Catherine Washburn Medical Association and Lopez Island Medical Clinic…

  • Jan 31st, 2017

Larsen: President Trump’s voter fraud claims are a “ruse to suppress the right to vote”

Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) is calling on top election officials to put…

  • Jan 31st, 2017

Gov. Inslee discusses education, science and Trump with media

BY KATIE METZGER Mercer Island Reporter Staff Writer On Inauguration Day for…

Local Democratic party elects new leadership

Submitted by David Turnoy, Chairman of the San Juan County Democrats The…

  • Jan 31st, 2017

County council discusses affordable housing, Lopez hospital district, public records requests

By Hayley Day Journal reporter On Jan. 24, San Juan County council…

Request for Salmon Recovery Project proposals

The San Juan County Lead Entity for Salmon Recovery is requesting salmon…

  • Jan 31st, 2017

FCLP schedule for Jan. 29–Feb. 4

Ault Field carrier operations • Monday, Jan. 30 – early afternoon and…

  • Jan 29th, 2017

Fence fender-bender, fatal fall and failure to furnish license| Sheriff’s Log

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

  • Jan 28th, 2017

Olga Road opening and subject detained | Update

The following was submitted by the Sheriff’s Office. A welfare check on…

Beach walkers needed for survey

Submitted by COASST The Coastal Observation and Seabird Survey Team will deliver…

  • Jan 26th, 2017

OPALCO raises concerns over CenturyLink cable break

A CenturyLink underwater fiber cable could break, anytime, because the cable is…

NOAA invites input on proposed killer whale protection zone

Submitted by NOAA National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Fisheries is seeking public…

  • Jan 25th, 2017

Salish Sea Stands

On Martin Luther King Jr. Day, rallies against the expansion of the…

  • Jan 25th, 2017

Investigation reveals detective allegedly had sexual relationship with victim

An independent investigation into former San Juan County Detective Stephen Parker alleges…

  • Jan 27th, 2017

SJI Agricultural Summit set for Feb. 10-12

Submitted by the San Juan Island Visiter’s Bureau Join fellow farmers, regional…

  • Jan 24th, 2017

New Lopez advocate chosen for SAFE San Juans

By Migael Scherer Special to The Weekly Trusanda Lyons was chosen last…

  • Jan 24th, 2017

Filing Period for Lopez Hospital District Commissioners

On Feb. 10, the county council will consider a request to form…

  • Jan 24th, 2017

Petition to expand whale protection zone

Southern resident Orcas took a heavy hit last year, losing seven members,…

  • Jan 24th, 2017

County news updates

Prevent Spread of Influenza Flu cases are on the rise in San…

  • Jan 23rd, 2017