Mandi Johnson

Mandi posted 96 stories to Islands' Weekly.
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Sean Hunter pleads guilty to rape of a child

((Editor’s note: An earlier version of this story stated Hunter was sentenced…

  • Jan 15th, 2019 10:15am

Two Southern resident orcas nearing death

Two Southern resident orcas nearing death

  • Jan 13th, 2019 1:30am

CenturyLink outage disrupts 911 services

Communities across the nation were without the ability to call 911 due…

  • Jan 1st, 2019 1:30am

Salish Sea hatcheries to increase salmon stocks

When the demand for a product increases, a company will often raise…

  • Dec 21st, 2018 1:30am

Sea snails struggle in the Salish Sea

The Southern resident killer whales aren’t the only species headed toward extinction…

  • Dec 18th, 2018 1:30am

County adopts Complete Streets ordinance

Walkers, cyclists and drivers are all critical to San Juan County road…

  • Dec 12th, 2018 1:30am

Local voters upstage neighbors

San Juan islanders are the most active voters in the state. “We…

  • Dec 10th, 2018 9:36am

Vacation rental crack down in the San Juans

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

  • Dec 8th, 2018 1:30am
Contributed photo/National Energy Board photo
                                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…

  • Dec 7th, 2018 1:30am
Contributed photo/National Energy Board photo
                                U.S. tribes enter the conference room at the National Energy Board reconsideration in Canada on Nov. 27.

Friday Harbor Labs scientist first speaker in Ocean Night series

SeaDoc Society held its inaugural family-friendly, multimedia-focused Ocean Night at Sea View…

  • Nov 23rd, 2018 1:30am

Forums tackle prevalence of poverty

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

  • Nov 10th, 2018 1:30am
Courtesy of the Herald
                                Paul Allen, shown in 2015.

Paul Allen leaves a legacy on the San Juan Islands

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen not only left a substantial impact on the…

  • Oct 31st, 2018 1:30am
Courtesy of the Herald
                                Paul Allen, shown in 2015.
Pete Souza, official White House photo.
                                President Barack Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama, and their daughter Malia meet with Malala Yousafzai, the young Pakistani schoolgirl who was shot in the head by the Taliban, in the Oval Office, Oct. 11, 2013.

How women shaped the world | Women in Business

Throughout history there have been women who made great advancements to society,…

  • Oct 24th, 2018 11:14am
Pete Souza, official White House photo.
                                President Barack Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama, and their daughter Malia meet with Malala Yousafzai, the young Pakistani schoolgirl who was shot in the head by the Taliban, in the Oval Office, Oct. 11, 2013.

Renowned scientist Frans de Waal talks animal intellect

For more than four decades, Frans de Waal has studied primates to…

  • Oct 16th, 2018 1:30am

The islands glow purple through the month of October in recognition of domestic violence victims

For the month of October, SAFE San Juans hopes to make the…

  • Oct 4th, 2018 1:30am

Task force to save orcas meets in Anacortes

With just 75 Southern resident orcas remaining, a group is taking action…

  • Sep 8th, 2018 1:30am

Canadian Court of Appeals halts Trans Mountain pipeline

Another legal roadblock was put in the path of the Trans Mountain…

  • Sep 4th, 2018 1:30am

San Juan County residents drink more than their neighbors | UW Medicine program releases health data

San Juan County residents outdrink the rest of the state by more…

  • Sep 2nd, 2018 1:30am

Atlantic salmon introduce disease to native salmon

When more than 260,000 Atlantic salmon spilled from a failed net pen…

  • Aug 31st, 2018 1:30am

Shoreline Master Program updates required

It’s back to the drawing board for San Juan County’s Shoreline Master…

  • Aug 28th, 2018 1:30am

Canadian fires cause bad air quality in the San Juans

More than 500 fires are burning in British Columbia and there are…

  • Aug 20th, 2018 3:30pm

Deputies respond to bomb scare at Turtleback | Update

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

  • Aug 10th, 2018 11:49am

Ferries flow smoothly as summer begins to ebb

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

  • Aug 9th, 2018 1:30am

Orcas’ newest deputy comes from Lopez

Sam Fowler is a sixth generation Lopezian and Orcas Island’s newest sheriff’s…

  • Aug 1st, 2018 1:30am

San Juan County employee saves capsized Orkila teens

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

  • Jul 24th, 2018 7:00am

SUV dangles dangerously at the Lopez Dump

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

  • Jul 23rd, 2018 7:00am

Elk on Orcas

Two bull elk strolled through a yard on the western side of…

  • Jul 10th, 2018 1:30am

Shook Twins come to shake up the islands

Katelyn and Laurie Shook are often asked if they’re actually twins or…

  • Jul 5th, 2018 10:16am

County awarded $10,000 in public records lawsuit

Edward Kilduff of Lopez Island was ordered to pay San Juan County…

  • Jul 2nd, 2018 12:19pm

Experience with an opioid addict | Reporter’s notebook

I would like to commend San Juan County for joining a national…

  • Jul 1st, 2018 1:30am

Wrongful death lawsuits combined

Two wrongful death lawsuits filed after the carbon monoxide poisoning of Troy…

  • Jun 25th, 2018 10:43am

Exploring Orcas’ hidden treasures

Along with blooming flowers and the return of leaves to the trees,…

  • Jun 15th, 2018 9:31am

Orcas woman charged with assault

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

  • Jun 8th, 2018 1:18pm

Game of Thrones actress Maisie Williams fundraises for orca documentary

The Southern resident killer whales have fans all over the globe –…

  • Jun 1st, 2018 1:30am

Lawsuit against county finalized, county awarded $10,000

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

  • May 31st, 2018 9:54am

Kulp charged with second-degree murder

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

  • May 17th, 2018 10:51am

County purchases Lopez Hill from state

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

  • May 9th, 2018 1:30am

Orcas man charged with Burglary in the First Degree – Assault

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

  • May 8th, 2018 1:30am

Help the whales, help the humans

Jackie Hildering is passionate about whales, and she wants to educate everyone…

  • May 7th, 2018 11:34am

Orcas Island business owners learn about paid sick leave

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

  • May 4th, 2018 11:47am