Mandi Johnson

Mandi posted 170 stories to Islands' Weekly.
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Orcas man in critical care following Monday night shooting

Jonathan D. Wilkins, 44, of Eastsound, appeared in front of San Juan…

  • Mar 25th, 2020 7:21pm

Local resident tests negative for novel coronavirus

Editor’s note: The original version of this article said that the 1…

  • Mar 25th, 2020 4:55pm

Coronavirus — national emergency and statewide school closures

There are still no confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the San Juan…

  • Mar 19th, 2020 1:30am

State steps up response to coronavirus outbreak

With at least a dozen people in the United States — most…

  • Mar 10th, 2020 1:30am

Lopez man charged with assault, meth possession, trespassing and resisting arrest

Shawn Loren Cook, 43, of Lopez Island, is awaiting sentencing in San…

  • Mar 4th, 2020 1:53pm

Canadian oil pipeline debate continues

The Trans Mountain Pipeline expansion is still in development following a decision…

  • Mar 4th, 2020 1:52pm

Youtube video focuses on public records in San Juan County

A YouTube video posted on Jan. 29 about the San Juan County…

  • Feb 27th, 2020 1:30am

Flooding results in county road closures

Islanders woke up on Feb. 1 to find severe flooding had occurred…

  • Feb 12th, 2020 1:30am

Gov. Inslee comments on monument plan

Inconsistencies in the Bureau of Land Management’s plan for the San Juan…

  • Feb 7th, 2020 1:30am

Land bank neighbor brings lawsuit over public access to shared property

A Henry Island couple has brought a lawsuit against the San Juan…

  • Feb 2nd, 2020 1:30pm

Measure to fund emergency radio upgrade on ballot

Voters have the chance to approve a sales tax increase to improve…

  • Jan 30th, 2020 1:30pm

Sharing islander opinions about world topics

A nationally renowned program is coming to the San Juan Island Library…

  • Jan 24th, 2020 1:30am
Reps. Debra Lekanoff and Alex Ramel (Contributed photo)

Alex Ramel selected to replace Rep. Jeff Morris

Following Rep. Jeff Morris’ November 2019 resignation from his position in Washington’s…

  • Jan 16th, 2020 1:30am
Reps. Debra Lekanoff and Alex Ramel (Contributed photo)

Sucia body is John Doe

The person whose body washed ashore on Sucia Island last month is…

  • Jan 14th, 2020 1:30am
Walter Siegmund, CC BY 2.5/contributed photo
                                The Anacortes Marathon oil refinery with Mt. Baker in the background.

Environmentalists stop Anacortes xylene proposal

Xylene will not be produced and transported through local waters thanks to…

  • Jan 12th, 2020 1:30am
Walter Siegmund, CC BY 2.5/contributed photo
                                The Anacortes Marathon oil refinery with Mt. Baker in the background.

Seniors bring lawsuit against senior center nonprofit

Four members of the Senior Services Council of San Juan County brought…

  • Jan 6th, 2020 1:30am

Ferries holds first-ever digital meetings

The 30-minute advance arrival rule isn’t going anywhere, there isn’t enough money…

  • Dec 31st, 2019 1:30am

Good news from around the world in 2019 | Editorial

The Island’s Weekly would like to look beyond the borders of our…

  • Dec 31st, 2019 1:30am

Sales tax increase for emergency radios could be in next election

San Juan County Manager Mike Thomas brought a draft resolution in front…

  • Dec 27th, 2019 1:30am

County considers marijuana grow options

San Juan County is still working toward drafting regulations for marijuana production…

  • Dec 26th, 2019 1:30am

Inter Island Healthcare Foundation’s senior survey results

San Juan County’s seniors say services are lacking throughout the islands. The…

  • Dec 19th, 2019 1:30am

County parks plans for the next two years

In an attempt to balance the San Juan County Parks budget, food…

  • Dec 6th, 2019 11:33am

Unemployment rate continues to drop in San Juan County

San Juan County has one of the lowest unemployment rates in the…

  • Dec 2nd, 2019 9:11am

Propane tank building permit granted, appealed and allowed

Another attempt to stop the installation of a 30,000-gallon propane storage tank…

  • Nov 27th, 2019 1:30am

County awarded grant for wood energy project

San Juan Islands Conservation District was granted $181,882 for wood energy projects…

  • Nov 12th, 2019 1:30am

Preliminary election results update

Preliminary election results show that Liz Lovelett maintains her position in the…

  • Nov 10th, 2019 6:02pm
San Juan County Sheriff/contributed photo

Unknown man being held in jail on burglary charge

An unidentified man was charged in San Juan County Superior Court on…

  • Nov 8th, 2019 1:30am
San Juan County Sheriff/contributed photo

County makes headway on affordable housing

The San Juan County Council had a productive day in relation to…

  • Nov 6th, 2019 1:30am

Levy lift to keep several county programs alive

The future of a dozen community programs in San Juan County is…

  • Oct 22nd, 2019 11:13am

Lopez students sent home early over security threat

Following a tip that there may be a weapon hidden on campus,…

  • Oct 11th, 2019 12:29pm

Lopez man found guilty for burglary and mischief

Darren Adam Hayes, 57, of Lopez, was found guilty in the San…

  • Oct 9th, 2019 1:30am

Marijuana moratorium extended another six months

It may be another year before another marijuana production or processing permit…

  • Oct 9th, 2019 1:30am
Lopez Island School District Board Chairman John Helding speaks to a room full of Lopezians at the Sept. 25 school board meeting. <em>(Mandi Johnson/staff photo)</em>

Lopez community weighs in on harassment allegations against staff member

It was standing room only at the first Lopez Island School Board…

  • Oct 1st, 2019 1:30pm
Lopez Island School District Board Chairman John Helding speaks to a room full of Lopezians at the Sept. 25 school board meeting. <em>(Mandi Johnson/staff photo)</em>

An update on county programs

As the summer came to an abrupt end and fall took ahold…

  • Sep 29th, 2019 1:30am

Former Lopez Island secondary principal accused of sexual harassment

Warning: This story contains explicit details of alleged sexual harassment. Eight Lopez…

  • Sep 16th, 2019 11:41am

New videos show tsunami potential from Cascadia quake

Though the islands seem safely protected in Salish Sea from any tsunami…

  • Sep 6th, 2019 1:30am
Mandi Johnson/staff photo
                                Forester and ecologist Carson Sprenger, director of Orcas-based Rain Shadow Consulting.

Forest management solutions in the San Juans

Wildfires are an inconvenience that those living along the West Coast have…

  • Sep 3rd, 2019 1:30am
Mandi Johnson/staff photo
                                Forester and ecologist Carson Sprenger, director of Orcas-based Rain Shadow Consulting.

Three Southern resident orcas missing, presumed dead

From 76 to 73, the Southern resident orca population officially dropped by…

  • Aug 19th, 2019 1:30am

The intellect of the blackfish

Dolphins and whales are highly intelligent beings. Lori Marino believes they don’t…

  • Aug 13th, 2019 1:30am

Deadly rabbit disease confirmed in the San Juans

The bunnies of the San Juan Islands are in danger. A case…

  • Jul 22nd, 2019 1:26pm