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Touching bases with San Juan County EMS and healthcare providers

Submitted by San Juan County For being one of the smallest counties…

  • May 4th, 2020
National Travel and Tourism week, May 3-9

National Travel and Tourism week, May 3-9

Submitted by the San Juan Islands Visitors Bureau National Travel and Tourism…

  • May 3rd, 2020
National Travel and Tourism week, May 3-9
Stimulus checks for local recovery — spend a dollar, donate a dollar, volunteer an hour

Stimulus checks for local recovery — spend a dollar, donate a dollar, volunteer an hour

Submitted by the San Juan Islands Visitors Bureau Since government stimulus checks…

  • May 2nd, 2020
Stimulus checks for local recovery — spend a dollar, donate a dollar, volunteer an hour

No more hiding | Poetry

by Colleen James I can hide my money I can hide easter…

  • May 2nd, 2020

Dauciunas and Madsen win plus 20 voters get $50 credit

Submitted by Orcas Power and Light Cooperative OPALCO’S uncontested election drew 1,373…

  • May 2nd, 2020

San Juan County’s Agricultural Resources Committee celebrates its accompliments

San Juan County’s Agricultural Resources Committee has much to celebrate

  • Apr 28th, 2020
SeaDoc Society awards Salish Sea Science Prize to crab team For early detection and prevention of invasive European Green Crab
SeaDoc Society awards Salish Sea Science Prize to crab team For early detection and prevention of invasive European Green Crab
Think Fresh, Eat Fresh: Washington Service Corps Food Security Internship

Think Fresh, Eat Fresh: Washington Service Corps Food Security Internship

Submitted by Alaya Battalia Strengthening local food security on Lopez Island is…

  • Apr 26th, 2020
Think Fresh, Eat Fresh: Washington Service Corps Food Security Internship

The power of a picture

Submitted by Safe San Juans It usually begins in a way that…

  • Apr 25th, 2020

An insider’s look at the San Juan County COVID response team

Submitted by San Juan County The first thing you need to know…

  • Apr 25th, 2020
2020: A Fair Odyssey. (Contributed photo.)

County fair looking for ag tent participants

Submitted by the San Juan County Fair. Planning for the San Juan…

  • Apr 25th, 2020
2020: A Fair Odyssey. (Contributed photo.)
As essential food providers, Farmers Markets may operate

As essential food providers, Farmers Markets may operate

Submitted by San Juan County May Operate Following State and County COVID-19…

  • Apr 25th, 2020
As essential food providers, Farmers Markets may operate
Food Hub connects shoppers to farmers

Food Hub connects shoppers to farmers

Submitted by San Juan Islands Agricultural Guild Our island communities are facing…

  • Apr 24th, 2020
Food Hub connects shoppers to farmers
“COVID-19 Community Conversations” round two

“COVID-19 Community Conversations” round two

Submitted by San Juan County This week “COVID-19 Community Conversations” continues with…

  • Apr 23rd, 2020
“COVID-19 Community Conversations” round two
Coming together in crisis

Coming together in crisis

Submitted by Stephanie Cariker A community is only as strong as it…

  • Apr 23rd, 2020
Coming together in crisis
Land Bank preserves remain open

Land Bank preserves remain open

Submitted by the San Juan County Land Bank Land Bank Preserves continue…

  • Apr 22nd, 2020
Land Bank preserves remain open
San Juan Islands Strong: The Visitors Bureau is Here for You

San Juan Islands Strong: The Visitors Bureau is Here for You

Submitted by the San Juan Islands Visitors Bureau The San Juan Islands…

  • Apr 21st, 2020
San Juan Islands Strong: The Visitors Bureau is Here for You
Lopez COVID-19 health support update

Lopez COVID-19 health support update

Submitted by Ann Palmer Cover your face: The WA Department of Health…

  • Apr 20th, 2020
Lopez COVID-19 health support update
Free webinar about tree health, April 21

Free webinar about tree health, April 21

Submitted by San Juan Island Master Gardeners Dead and dying conifers have…

  • Apr 19th, 2020
Free webinar about tree health, April 21
A light-hearted look at caring for your introvert/extrovert significant other while staying home

A light-hearted look at caring for your introvert/extrovert significant other while staying home

Disclaimer: Authors Courtney and Nathan Kessler-Jeffrey are in no way relationship experts.…

  • Apr 17th, 2020
A light-hearted look at caring for your introvert/extrovert significant other while staying home
Defining an era - Russ Harvey’s Public Works Department

Defining an era – Russ Harvey’s Public Works Department

By Colin Huntemer - County Engineer On April 23, Russ Harvey will…

  • Apr 15th, 2020
Defining an era - Russ Harvey’s Public Works Department

Share your stories of social distancing with the Lopez Library

Submitted by the Lopez Island Library As a public gathering space and…

  • Apr 15th, 2020

Information to help access care at Lopez Clinic

Submitted by Karen Hattman RN at the Lopez Island Clinic For all…

  • Apr 14th, 2020

Islanders helping islanders

Volunteering All volunteering is being coordinated through https://lopezisland.recovers.org. Please go there to…

  • Apr 14th, 2020
Island artists and businesses create a virtual art walk

Island artists and businesses create a virtual art walk

Submitted by San Juan County The first “Third Thursday” San Juan County…

  • Apr 13th, 2020
Island artists and businesses create a virtual art walk
Announcing ‘COVID-19 Community Conversations’ from San Juan County

Announcing ‘COVID-19 Community Conversations’ from San Juan County

Submitted by San Juan County During the COVID-19 crisis the San Juan…

  • Apr 11th, 2020
Announcing ‘COVID-19 Community Conversations’ from San Juan County
Islanders helping islanders

Islanders helping islanders

Volunteering All volunteering is being coordinated through the https://lopezisland.recovers.org Please go there…

  • Apr 8th, 2020
Islanders helping islanders
The power of a whisper

The power of a whisper

“I was afraid”. Three powerful words that are usually whispered the first…

  • Apr 8th, 2020
The power of a whisper
Construction Guidance under the Governor’s Stay Home, Stay Healthy Proclamation

Construction Guidance under the Governor’s Stay Home, Stay Healthy Proclamation

Submitted by the San Juan County Department of Emergency Management We are…

  • Apr 4th, 2020
Construction Guidance under the Governor’s Stay Home, Stay Healthy Proclamation

Not from but for

By Nathan Kessler-Jeffrey Previously, I wrote a bit about how it can…

  • Apr 4th, 2020
Lopez community college scholarships available

Lopez community college scholarships available

Submitted by Gretchen Wing The Lopez Island Community Scholarship Foundation is pleased…

  • Apr 1st, 2020
Lopez community college scholarships available

Amid Covid-19 | Poetry

By Brenda M. Asterino Making egg salad at kitchen sink. Slicing warm…

  • Mar 31st, 2020
EDC launches Islands Strong gift card website initiative

EDC launches Islands Strong gift card website initiative

Submitted by the San Juan County Economic Development Council The San Juan…

  • Mar 31st, 2020
EDC launches Islands Strong gift card website initiative
Women celebrate 110 years of suffrage in Washington state

Women celebrate 110 years of suffrage in Washington state

By the time Washington legislators ratified the 19th Amendment on March 22,…

  • Mar 29th, 2020
Women celebrate 110 years of suffrage in Washington state
Creativity and art in difficult times

Creativity and art in difficult times

Submitted by the San Juan Community Theater Executive Artistic Director Nathan Kessler-Jeffrey…

  • Mar 27th, 2020
Creativity and art in difficult times
Native crabapple. (Contributed photo.)

Food security and the pandemic: eat adventurously!

Submitted by Kwiaht At this stage of the COVID-19 lockdown, the supply…

  • Mar 27th, 2020
Native crabapple. (Contributed photo.)
Ferry ticket refunds

Ferry ticket refunds

Submitted by the Washington State Ferry Service While Washington state ferries cannot…

  • Mar 26th, 2020
Ferry ticket refunds

Auditor offers remote services

Submitted by the San Juan County Auditors Office Staying home? Need Auditor…

  • Mar 25th, 2020

April special elections expected to be canceled

Submitted by the San Juan County Auditor’s Office The long-awaited proposal to…

  • Mar 25th, 2020

New court procedures

Submitted by San Juan County Superior and District Courts San Juan County…

  • Mar 25th, 2020