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There are still vaccine appointments available

Submitted by San Juan County For many months, islanders have been awaiting…

  • Apr 20th, 2021

 

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More vaccine appointments available, April 20

More than 3,000 COVID-19 vaccine appointments will be available at 9 a.m.,…

  • Apr 19th, 2021

 

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A dozen new COVID cases in San Juan County over the past week

Submitted by San Juan County Note: Current positive case numbers are available…

  • Apr 16th, 2021

 

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Swim center raises funds to start construction

Submitted by Friends of Lopez Island Pool If you’re committed to creating…

  • Apr 22nd, 2021
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CONTRIBUTED PHOTO/Mike Moore being a hero.

Moore wins Zero-Waste Hero award

When driving down Lopez roads, it is common to see a bearded…

  • Apr 22nd, 2021
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Passengers survive plane crash

On April 11, 2021 at 4:38 p.m. a 911 transfer from Skagit…

  • Apr 14th, 2021
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Snatched sign, drifting dinghy, pinched pipe | San Juan County Sheriffs Log

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

  • Apr 21st, 2021
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Youth Conservation Corps taking applications

The Youth Conservation Corps provides conservation and stewardship summer programs in the…

  • Apr 22nd, 2021
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COVID-19 vaccine distribution update from the DOH

Submitted by the Washington State Department of Health The Washington State Department…

  • Apr 18th, 2021
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Spring into Action on Lopez April 24!

The Great Islands Clean-Up on Lopez

Submitted by Lopez Island Solid Waste Disposal District Since 2015 there has…

  • Apr 19th, 2021
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Check Out Washington Program now serves libraries statewide

Submitted by Washington State Parks Washington State Parks and the Washington State…

  • Apr 16th, 2021
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OPALCO Virtual Annual Meeting

If you pay your power bill to OPALCO, you’re a member of…

  • Apr 15th, 2021
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Celebrating the Gifts of Hospice Volunteers

SUBMITTED BY HOSPICE OF THE NORTHWEST Hospice of the Northwest Honors its…

  • Apr 14th, 2021
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Learn Computer-Aided Design with the EDC

Those seeking to enter a new career or boost their job skills…

  • Apr 13th, 2021
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Gratuitous graffiti, absent Apple, skilled Samaritans | San Juan County Sheriffs Log

The San Juan County Sheriff’s office responded to the following calls. March…

  • Apr 10th, 2021
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Thirteen new cases of COVID since April 2

Submitted by San Juan County Note: Current positive case numbers are available…

  • Apr 9th, 2021
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Get vaccinated this Saturday, April 10

Submitted by Lopez Island Pharmacy Lopez Island Pharmacy is having another mass…

  • Apr 7th, 2021
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Straight talk for right now

Submitted by San Juan County First off, though it was slightly tempting…

  • Apr 6th, 2021
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County posts COVID uptick

Submitted by San Juan County Note: Current positive case numbers are available…

  • Apr 6th, 2021
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Kicked car, enigmatic explosion, consistent cat | San Juan County Sheriff’s Log

The San Juan County Sheriff’s office responded to the following calls. March…

  • Apr 4th, 2021
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SJC COVID-19 vaccine registration, 9 a.m., April 5

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

  • Apr 4th, 2021
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Whistleblower law advances in Legislature

By Angelica Relente WNPA News Service A bill moving through the Washington…

  • Apr 6th, 2021

Police reform on track in Legislature

By Sydney Brown WNPA News Service Limits on the use of force…

  • Apr 6th, 2021

Senate Democrat plan increases state spending by 12%

By Sydney Brown WNPA News Service Funding for health care, education and…

  • Apr 6th, 2021

Bill would end Native imagery for public schools, teams

By Sydney Brown WNPA News Service Ivy Pete remembers attending high school…

  • Apr 6th, 2021
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Washington State Ferries want your input

Submitted by Washington State Ferries Our next survey is just around the…

  • Apr 1st, 2021
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San Juan County Courts resume jury trials

You will start seeing juror summonses again soon.

  • Apr 6th, 2021
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Insect interference, aircraft accidents, mistaken moorage | The San Juan County Sheriff’s Log

The San Juan County Sheriff’s office responded to the following calls. March…

  • Mar 27th, 2021
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Home delivery offers heart and health to area’s elders

Perhaps nothing says love better than a hot meal or a warm,…

  • Mar 26th, 2021
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Two new COVID cases ends San Juan County’s caseless streak

Submitted by San Juan County Note: Current positive case numbers are available…

  • Mar 26th, 2021
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Metro curve corrected

Charter Review Commission holds town halls

By MINOR LILE Sounder Contributor It has been a busy two weeks…

  • Mar 23rd, 2021
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Phases and tiers: Increased vaccine eligibility and reopening

Submitted by San Juan County Info below will attempt to provide some…

  • Mar 21st, 2021
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Science journalist Judith Schwartz keynotes Land Trust’s Annual Meeting

Submitted by the Lopez Community Land Trust Join the Lopez Community Land…

  • Mar 18th, 2021
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Contaminated Lopez Island property to be auctioned off

By Heather Spaulding Weekly contributor There are thousands of known or suspected…

  • Mar 21st, 2021
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Department of Health stands by CDC recommendations

Submitted by the Washington State Department of Health The Washington State Department…

  • Mar 22nd, 2021
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Vote counting equipment testing March 23

Submitted by San Juan County A “Logic and Accuracy” test of ballot…

  • Mar 21st, 2021
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Survey to Assess Number of Unvaccinated Islanders Who Are 65 and Older

Submitted by San Juan County To better understand the current need for…

  • Mar 21st, 2021
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OPALCO Election opens March 22

Submitted by Orcas Power & Light Cooperative OPALCO members are owners of…

  • Mar 21st, 2021
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Raging room, clogging conifers, beached bones | San Juan County Sheriff’s Log

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

  • Mar 21st, 2021
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Help for low-income students passes Senate

Submitted by Joseph Claypoole WNPA News Service The College Bound Scholarship for…

  • Mar 22nd, 2021