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Family Resource Center annual fundraiser event

The Lopez Island Family Resource Center (LIFRC) invites you to attend their…

  • Jun 22nd, 2018

 

Cell citations; dashing dog; phone fraud | San Juan County Sheriff’s Log

The Sheriff’s Office responded to the following calls. June 6 • A…

  • Jun 21st, 2018

 

Strong opposition to Trans Mountain Pipeline

Submitted by Friends of the San Juans Environmental and indigenous leaders from…

  • Jun 20th, 2018

 

Election season means time for political signs

by F. Milene Henley Auditor It’s election time, and with that comes…

  • Jun 18th, 2018

Stuck truck, dangerous drivers and pouting patrons | Sheriff’s Log

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

  • Jun 18th, 2018

Potential affordable housing solution seeks community feedback

Submitted by San Juan County Housing advocates across San Juan County are…

  • Jun 12th, 2018

The truth about Oprah Winfrey’s reported land purchase on Orcas | Interview with the realtor

Online news outlets have reported that Oprah Winfrey purchased an Orcas Island…

Staff photo/Hayley Day
                                San Juan County Senior Deputy Prosecuting Attorney Teresa Barnett, right, and Gerald Grellet-Tinner’s lawyer Nick Power present at San Juan County District Court on May 30.

Grellet-Tinner seeks to file citizen charges against former county detective

Two November election candidates take part in questioning county staff’s hire of former detective

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                                San Juan County Senior Deputy Prosecuting Attorney Teresa Barnett, right, and Gerald Grellet-Tinner’s lawyer Nick Power present at San Juan County District Court on May 30.

Toxic flame retardants found in children’s toys

The Washington Department of Ecology found flame retardant chemicals in 17 of…

  • Jun 8th, 2018

Sheriff’s Log | Missing medication, distressed dog and illegal ignitions

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

  • Jun 8th, 2018

Coast Salish Speaker Series – Final Two Presentations at the Lopez Center

Submitted by the Lopez Island Library The Lopez Island Library, San Juan…

  • Jun 8th, 2018

Voters will decide on real estate excise tax for affordable housing this November

Purchasers and sellers of county real estate may pay more to help…

Sheriff’s Log

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

  • Jun 3rd, 2018

San Juan County November election takes shape after candidate filing period closes

This November’s election will include contested races for three local offices. San…

Sheriff Ron Krebs to seek re-election

Submitted by Ron Krebs. I was elected sheriff of San Juan County…

  • Jun 18th, 2018

Orcas woman charged with assault

Marilyn Naumann, 67, of Eastsound has been charged with assault in the…

Auditor seeks writers of argument against Lopez School measure

In order to ensure an informed electorate, and in accordance with state…

  • May 29th, 2018

Lawsuit against county finalized, county awarded $10,000

Lopez resident Edward Kilduff and attorneys Nick Power and Michelle Earl-Hubbard were…

Bootleg buoys, prowler pinch and key conundrum | Sheriff’s Log

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

  • May 22nd, 2018

Kulp charged with second-degree murder

Eric Kulp was released from Harborview Medical Center in Seattle and will…

Washington State Ferries Yakima delays as repairs loom

Submitted by Washington State Ferries As of Monday, May 14, The Washington…

  • May 16th, 2018

Town Hall Meeting, May 18

By Brian Estey Substance abuse it has been a growing scourge in…

  • May 17th, 2018

Haywire horses, tenant trouble, forsaken fridge | Sheriff’s Log

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

  • May 14th, 2018

Wildcat wood wallop, domestic disturbance ditch and leery liquid | San Juan County Sheriff’s Log

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

  • May 12th, 2018

County seeks proposals for an affordable rental housing project on Lopez Island

Submitted by San Juan County Following a public hearing on April 24,…

  • May 10th, 2018

County purchases Lopez Hill from state

San Juan County Land Bank permanently added 400 acres of forested on…

Civics Group education forum

Residents of the San Juan Islands are invited to a free forum…

  • May 8th, 2018

Orcas man charged with Burglary in the First Degree – Assault

Roy Granados, 32, of Eastsound was charged by the Superior Court of…

Carolyn Jewett announces candidacy for District Court Judge

Submitted by Carolyn Jewett Carolyn Jewett has announced that she will run…

  • May 8th, 2018
Contributed photo/Royal Canadian Mounted Police
                                Items seized from the alleged Canadian smuggler.

Alleged cross-border drug trafficking off San Juan Island | Update

Two men involved in an alleged rash of drug trafficking, over a…

Contributed photo/Royal Canadian Mounted Police
                                Items seized from the alleged Canadian smuggler.

OPALCO’s new phone system improves outage info

Submitted by OPALCO If you’ve called Orcas Power and Light Cooperative lately,…

  • May 1st, 2018

Orcas Island business owners learn about paid sick leave

As of Jan. 1, nearly every Washingtonian employee is eligible for paid…

Lisa Henderson to run for County Clerk

In mid-March Lisa Henderson was appointed by the San Juan County Council…

  • May 7th, 2018

Sheriff’s log

The San Juan County Sheriff’s Office responded to the following: April 18…

  • May 7th, 2018
Staff photo/Cali Bagby
                                Cattle Point Lighthouse on San Juan Island.

Report states San Juan Islanders healthiest among state

If Washingtonians want to be healthier, they’ll move to the San Juan…

Staff photo/Cali Bagby
                                Cattle Point Lighthouse on San Juan Island.

Abandoned bicycles growing concern for Coast Guard, Washington State Ferries

Submitted by the U.S. Coast Guard 13th District Pacific Northwest Bicycles left…

  • Apr 25th, 2018

Ferchen charged with harassment to kill

Ezra John Ferchen, 33, of Lopez Island was charged with harassment to…

Navy field carrier landing practice schedule for April 22–28

Coupeville carrier operations: - Night to late night, Monday, April 23 -…

  • Apr 25th, 2018

Sheriff log

San Juan County Sheriff’s Office responded to the following calls. April 11…

  • Apr 30th, 2018

Abandoned auto; moored at Mackaye; safety citations | Sheriff’s Log

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

  • Apr 24th, 2018