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Logic and accuracy testing

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

  • Jul 7th, 2020

 

Keep your child safe by staying up to date on vaccinations during COVID-19

Submitted by San Juan County While there isn’t a vaccine against COVID-19…

  • Jul 7th, 2020

 

San Juan County Fair goes virtual

No matter what phase the county is in when fair dates arrive,…

  • Jul 9th, 2020

 

County phases, climbing cases should mean altered summer travel plans for most Washingtonians

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

  • Jul 10th, 2020

Myths and facts about cloth face coverings

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

  • Jul 9th, 2020

New COVID-19 reports show concerning patterns of inequity, rise in cases among younger people

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

  • Jul 7th, 2020

Inslee announces funding for rent assistance, tribal recovery, small businesses and nonprofits

Submitted by the Office of Governor Jay Inslee Distributed this week to…

  • Jul 7th, 2020

Crashed cycle, touring toddler, abandoned auto | San Juan County Sheriff’s Log

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

  • Jul 10th, 2020

County gives $40,000 to each resource center for rental assistance

The county has nearly tripled its emergency rental assistance contribution to resource…

A reminder that the Southern resident orcas are still struggling

The Southern resident orcas waited until the very end of June to…

Taxpayers should file by July 15 tax deadline; automatic extension to Oct. 15 available

Submitted by the Internal Revenue Service The Department of the Treasury and…

  • Jul 7th, 2020

OPALCO warns of scammers

Submitted by Orcas Power and Light Cooperative Orcas Power and Light Cooperative…

  • Jul 8th, 2020

Take It Or Leave It is reopening

Editor’s note: Take It or Leave It has revised its reopening to…

  • Jul 9th, 2020

Lieutenant Governor Primary Forum, July 9

Submitted by the League of Women Voters of Washington Education Fund The…

  • Jul 7th, 2020

Governor Inslee puts hold on all Phase advancing

Submitted by the San Juan County Department of Emergency Management Gov. Jay…

  • Jul 2nd, 2020

Larsen votes for Police Conduct Reform, Equal Justice Legislation

Submitted by the Office of Rick Larsen Thursday, June 25, Rep. Rick…

  • Jul 2nd, 2020

Community service program – calling all non-profits

Submitted by the San Juan County Adult Probation Office The courts of…

  • Jul 2nd, 2020

State Parks urges Fourth of July revelers to recreate responsibly

Submitted by Washington State Parks The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission…

  • Jul 3rd, 2020

Drivers expected to face extended waits for state ferries over holiday weekend

Submitted by Washington State Ferries Travelers should plan ahead and prepare for…

  • Jul 2nd, 2020

Reminder: All personal fireworks are illegal in San Juan County

Submitted by the San Juan County Fire Marshal’s Office A friendly reminder…

  • Jul 1st, 2020

The Weekly is back but it’s a bit different

Since April 7, the Islands’ Weekly has been published within the pages…

Public hearing regarding marijuana production and processing regulations

Submitted by San Juan County The Planning Commission will take public testimony…

  • Jun 29th, 2020
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Lopez Island signs memorialize lives lost

Being on a small island off the shores of Washington state has…

Rhea Miller/contributed photo

Gallivanting goats, dangerous dog, odorous offense | San Juan County Sheriff’s Log

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

  • Jun 27th, 2020

San Juan County announces 2020 funding round for Home Fund Program

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

  • Jun 27th, 2020

Update on recent San Juan County cases

Submitted by San Juan County Over the past week, San Juan County…

  • Jun 24th, 2020

County to request moving to modified Phase Three

Submitted by San Juan County Following a recommendation from San Juan County…

  • Jun 24th, 2020

More deaths from COVID-19 now added to statewide total as data reporting improves

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

  • Jun 26th, 2020

Viruses don’t discriminate, but we do

Submitted by Washington State Department of Health In Washington state, 37 percent…

  • Jun 26th, 2020

Masks required in public statewide starting June 26

Submitted by Gov. Jay Inslee’s office Gov. Jay Inslee and Secretary of…

  • Jun 23rd, 2020

Three new cases of COVID-19 in the county

After nearly six weeks without a new COVID-19 case in San Juan…

Helping businesses, employees customers stay safe

Submitted by San Juan County There are some relatively simple best practices…

  • Jun 22nd, 2020

Deceased deer, stolen sign, found phone | San Juan County Sheriff’s Log

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

  • Jun 21st, 2020

New positive test result reported on Lopez Island

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

  • Jun 21st, 2020

Second confirmed COVID-19 case on San Juan Island in a week

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

  • Jun 20th, 2020

Second confirmed COVID-19 case on San Juan Island in a week

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

  • Jun 20th, 2020

County talks COVID grants

As of June 1, San Juan County has incurred $618,686.87 in COVID-19…

Move to Phase Three postponed

Editor’s note: A new case of COVID-19 in the San Juan Islands…

Inslee, Kreidler call out Trump administration for targeting transgender patients during Pride month, national pandemic

Submitted by the Washington State Officer of the Insurance Commissioner The Trump…

  • Jun 17th, 2020

Big changes to the Paycheck Protection Program

Submitted by San Juan County Economic Development Council Businesses should take a…

  • Jun 17th, 2020