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Phone fraud; suspicious social; healthy horse | San Juan County Sheriff’s Log

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

  • Aug 17th, 2018

Charlie Walker to receive award

By Debbie Young Are you one of the many people who have…

  • Aug 14th, 2018

Lopez Community Land Trust adds three new homeowners

Submitted by Lopez Community Land Trust A Lopez couple has wanted to…

  • Aug 14th, 2018

OPALCO launches community solar project

Submitted by Orcas Power and Light Cooperative Orcas Power and Light Cooperative’s…

  • Aug 13th, 2018

Trump administration to be sued over lack of whale protection zone

Submitted by the Center for Biological Diversity On Aug. 1 conservation groups…

  • Aug 12th, 2018

August primary election 2018 results | Lopez School levy passes Update

For full Aug. 7 top-two primary results and how island residents voted…

Deputies respond to bomb scare at Turtleback | Update

A suspicious item reported at Turtleback Mountain turned out to be an…

County-wide internet outage

According to Rock Island, a county-wide outage due has occurred Aug. 9…

  • Aug 9th, 2018

Ferries flow smoothly as summer begins to ebb

Ferry service in the San Juans should return to its regularly scheduled…

3rd Annual Rhythm & Waves Lopez Music Festival

Get ready to dance and sing along at Lopez Community Center’s outdoor…

  • Aug 8th, 2018

Annual vintage car event this Saturday in the Village

Submitted by Helen Cosgrove Lopez, since 2005, has witnessed an annual event…

  • Aug 8th, 2018

Buff bathers, mooring moochers, rock run in | Sheriff’s Log

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

  • Aug 8th, 2018

San Juan County, Town of Friday Harbor officials plan to reduce drug use, crimes

On Facebook, San Juan County Sheriff Ron Krebs can search his news…

State strengthens underground storage tank regulations

Washington has strengthened its regulations to prevent leaks from the 9,000 underground…

  • Aug 7th, 2018

Dingy discovery, purse problem, marina merrymaking | Sheriff’s Log

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

  • Aug 7th, 2018

New youth training advisor

Submitted by Lopez Island Prevention Coalition Marina Steinbrueck has a willing heart…

  • Aug 7th, 2018

Primary Election – Back of the Ballot

After my recent post about the “Primary Election – What’s New?” I…

  • Aug 7th, 2018

Back to school program

Submitted by Alaya Battalia The shopping list for the beginning of school…

  • Aug 6th, 2018

Calling all tree-loving, dirt worshipers

Don’t forget — it’s award season here in the San Juans! The…

  • Aug 6th, 2018

Two dead after Lopez plane crash

A pilot reported seeing an aircraft go down somewhere on the south…

  • Aug 3rd, 2018

State assesses water quality standards

The Washington Department of Ecology is proposing an update to the methods…

  • Aug 2nd, 2018

San Juan County pilots home share program

Submitted by San Juan County Local housing advocates are moving forward with…

  • Jul 31st, 2018
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                                Anne Presson.

Orcas Island Health Care District appoints Anne Presson is as superintendent

The Orcas Island Health Care District Board of Commissioners has announced that…

  • Jul 29th, 2018
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                                Anne Presson.

Dogged deer; domestic disturbances; suspended SUVs | San Juan County Sheriff’s Log

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

  • Jul 28th, 2018
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                                Participants discuss fire prevention.

Recap of July meeting to prevent Lopez Island fires

Earlier in July, Lopez Island Fire and EMS, the Neighborhood Emergency Preparedness…

  • Jul 27th, 2018
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                                Participants discuss fire prevention.

Fire danger raised to high

The fire risk in San Juan County was raised from moderate to…

  • Jul 24th, 2018

San Juan County employee saves capsized Orkila teens

It was almost impossible to see a waving paddle and a capsized…

SUV dangles dangerously at the Lopez Dump

Public service announcement: vehicles are not on the “accepted recyclable materials” list…

Canoe Journey 2018 ‘Power Paddle to Puyallup’ | Update

Editor’s note: At about 5 p.m., July 20, Friends of the San…

  • Jul 22nd, 2018

County council to attend Lopez Canoe Journey landing | Update

Editor’s note: At about 5 p.m., July 20, Friends of the San…

  • Jul 22nd, 2018

Porta Potty pranksters; vagrant visitors; colliding cars | San Juan County Sheriff’s Log

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

  • Jul 22nd, 2018

Orcas Island Chamber Music Festival: Music Among Friends on Lopez Island

Submitted by Orcas Island Chamber Music Festival The Orcas Island Chamber Music…

  • Jul 22nd, 2018

San Juan County health consortium helps create online resource guide, increase immunizations

Local health and social services are continually improving thanks to a group…

  • Jul 22nd, 2018
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Navy releases favored plan to increase Whidbey Growlers

The U.S. Navy plans to increase jets at their Whidbey Island Naval…

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Boating couple, two kayakers rescued near San Juans, July 14-15

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

  • Jul 20th, 2018

Questions about Environmental Impact Statement | Guest Column

Submitted by Rep. Rick Larsen Washington State, 2nd District Dear Secretary Spencer:…

  • Jul 20th, 2018

Do trees talk? Lopez Library shows ‘Intelligent Trees’

Submitted by the Lopez Island Library The Lopez Library will show the…

  • Jul 19th, 2018

Lopez Sustainable Textiles and Fashion Week

Lopez has a long history of creating cool, innovative upcycled clothing as…

  • Jul 18th, 2018

Lopezians Standing up for Immigrants | Guest column

Submitted by Ronni Tartlet and Amy Studzienko On Saturday, June 30, roughly…

  • Jul 18th, 2018
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Washington launches website to compare medical procedure prices

Submitted by Gov. Jay Inslee’s Office If you or a loved one…

  • Jul 16th, 2018
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