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San Juan County certifies election results

In the Nov. 6 general election, the county prosecuting attorney and sheriff…

Attack aspens, ferry line faceoff, pilfered parcel | San Juan County Sheriff’s Log

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

  • Dec 10th, 2018

San Juan County Health & Community Services Lopez Clinic moves to new location

Submitted by San Juan County Health and Community Services San Juan County…

  • Dec 10th, 2018

Vacation rental crack down in the San Juans

More than 40 people have paid nearly $58,000 in penalties since new…

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                                U.S. tribes enter the conference room at the National Energy Board reconsideration in Canada on Nov. 27.

Area tribes address Canadian officials about oil pipeline expansion

Four Washington Native American tribes won’t let international borders stop their voices…

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                                U.S. tribes enter the conference room at the National Energy Board reconsideration in Canada on Nov. 27.

Ranker introduces statewide single-use plastic bag ban

Submitted by Environment Washington Sen. Kevin Ranker (D-Orcas Island) and Rep. Strom…

  • Dec 5th, 2018

Heather and Robert S. Harrison Photography Opening this Friday

Heather and Robert S. Harrison will be displaying a selection of fine…

  • Dec 4th, 2018

San Juan islanders conserve public land through private donations

When Rosa Blair noticed that 33 acres near her San Juan Island…

Shortened enrollment for Affordable Care Act insurance runs through Dec. 15

Submitted by Washington Health Benefit Exchange Residents can use Washington Healthplanfinder to…

  • Dec 3rd, 2018

Speeding citations, order offender and deer disposal | San Juan County Sheriff Log

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

  • Nov 28th, 2018
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                                Left: These protections and improvements will help to secure a future for the orca and salmon in the Salish Sea.

Department of Natural Resources requests $90 million for orca, salmon habitat

Submitted by the Washington State Department of Natural Resources Commissioner of Public…

  • Nov 27th, 2018
Photo by Candice Emmons/NOAA Fisheries
                                Left: These protections and improvements will help to secure a future for the orca and salmon in the Salish Sea.

Car citations; stolen cell; picked-up passport | San Juan County Sheriff’s Log

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

  • Nov 26th, 2018

Larsen asks Navy to reduce planned OLF flights

U.S. Rep. Rick Larsen wants the Navy to rethink a proposed fourfold…

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                                SJC employees Jo George and Oren Combs issue the first 2019 dog tag to canine Charley Goddu.

Time to renew your dog license

Charley Goddu, a 10-year-old poodle mix, received the first dog license of…

  • Nov 24th, 2018
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                                SJC employees Jo George and Oren Combs issue the first 2019 dog tag to canine Charley Goddu.

Provide feedback for military guidebook | Guest column

By Rhea Miller Washington state’s Department of Commerce has published a guide…

  • Nov 21st, 2018

Improvements scheduled for San Juan County Fairgrounds RV site

Submitted by San Juan County Work will soon begin to both install…

  • Nov 21st, 2018

Lopez woman convicted of assault in the third degree

by Cali Bagby Weekly editor (Editor’s note: In an earlier version of…

  • Nov 19th, 2018

Governor’s task force suggests temporary suspension to view Southern residents by boat

The local orca population is at a 30-year low, so a state…

Cast-off car; waterlogged wallet; speeding sightseers | San Juan County Sheriff’s Log

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

  • Nov 14th, 2018
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                                The TIP includes reconstructing the roadway to include 11-foot lanes with 4-foot shoulders. It also includes reconstructing the intersections at Nordstroms Lane and Swan Road.

County council approves road projects through 2024

The San Juan County Council unanimously approved allocating funds through 2024 for…

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                                The TIP includes reconstructing the roadway to include 11-foot lanes with 4-foot shoulders. It also includes reconstructing the intersections at Nordstroms Lane and Swan Road.

Forums tackle prevalence of poverty

Behind the million-dollar homes and celebrity residents of the San Juan Islands,…

Gone goats, vanishing vehicles and deadly dogs | Sheriff’s Log

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

  • Nov 9th, 2018

Lopez Preschool Annual Holiday Bazaar coming up

It’s that time of year again; the Lopez Cooperative Preschool’s Holiday Bazaar…

  • Nov 9th, 2018

San Juan County preliminary election results

Results for the Nov. 6 general election show the county prosecuting attorney…

Keith Murphy and Maeve Gilchrist in concert

Scottish singer and harpist Maeve Gilchrist and Newfoundland-born guitarist and songster Keith…

  • Nov 8th, 2018

New Lopez Island Family Resource Center opens

Submitted by Kip Greenthal, LIFRC board member More than 400 people from…

  • Nov 7th, 2018

Recycle Dogs for Lopez Dump

Let’s hear it for the Recycle Dogs who wrestle up savings for…

  • Nov 6th, 2018

Have you received your ballot for the November 6 election?

All ballots were mailed on October 16. Yet an extraordinary number of…

  • Nov 6th, 2018

Let’s talk about your electric co-op

Join the OPALCO board for town hall-style listening sessions. Have some feedback…

  • Nov 6th, 2018

Tickets on Sale Now for Jingle Bell Dinner

Submitted by Lopez Island Hospice and home Support It’s that time of…

  • Nov 5th, 2018

Help San Juan County update transportation plan for elderly, disabled and poor

Submitted by San Juan County Over the next two months, San Juan…

  • Nov 5th, 2018

Lopez Spanish club visits Peru

Lopez School teacher and trip leader Lisa Geddes, along with teacher Brian…

  • Nov 5th, 2018

San Juan County Council approves lodging tax grants

Staff report The San Juan County Council approved almost $165,000 less in…

  • Nov 4th, 2018

San Juan County Council approves lodging tax grants

Staff report The San Juan County Council approved almost $170,000 less in…

  • Nov 2nd, 2018

Tires tampered, cyclist slammed, freed Fidos follow | San Juan County Sheriff’s Log

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

  • Nov 1st, 2018

Lopez Island Lions Club Membership Drive

The Lopez Island Lions Club has been serving the Lopez community since…

  • Oct 30th, 2018

Trunk or Treat returns

By Gretchen Wing Coming soon to a parking lot near you: skeletons,…

  • Oct 29th, 2018

Apply now to become a WSU Master Gardener

Apply now to become a WSU Master Gardener!

  • Oct 28th, 2018

Our Revolution: San Juan County’s Voting Guide

Submitted by San Juan County Our Revolution The San Juan County branch…

  • Oct 28th, 2018

Puppy Party at Lopez Center

Summit Assistance Dogs is hosting a Puppy Party at the Lopez Center…

  • Oct 27th, 2018