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San Juan County Health Officer order extended to May 31

Submitted by San Juan County Concurring with an April 29, decision by…

  • May 2nd, 2020

 

Inslee extends Stay Home Order and talks state’s reopen strategy

Gov. Jay Inslee announced on May 1 he will extend his Stay…

  • May 1st, 2020

 

Statement from sheriff regarding protestest

Submitted by San Juan County Sheriff Ron Krebs Over the last few…

  • May 31st, 2020

 

Community Conversations, week seven

Submitted by San Juan County After taking a week off, COVID-19 Community…

  • May 31st, 2020

Comprehensive Plan update drafts available for review

Submitted by San Juan County. New draft documents of the San Juan…

  • May 25th, 2020

Beware of unemployment frauds

Submitted by the San Juan County Sheriff’s Office As more unemployment fraud…

  • May 25th, 2020

Fraudulent finances, weapons wrongdoing, raucous retorts | San Juan County Sheriff’s Log

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

  • May 28th, 2020

Coffelt Farm Preserve draft Stewardship and Management Plan open for public comment

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

  • May 27th, 2020

The do’s and don’ts of wearing a cloth face covering

Submitted by Washington State Department of Health Although there is currently no…

  • May 26th, 2020

Blame and mistrust hurt people, help spread hope and connection

Submitted by the Washington State Department of Health Misinformation about COVID-19 can…

  • May 25th, 2020

The 2020 Memorial Day Weekend in the San Juan Islands

Submitted by San Juan County With roots dating back to the Civil…

  • May 24th, 2020

San Juan County approved for Phase Two

San Juan County has entered Phase Two of the state’s Start Safe…

  • May 23rd, 2020
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San Juan County seeks “con” committee members for voters’ guide statements

Submitted by San Juan County San Juan County is seeking volunteers to…

  • May 23rd, 2020
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New San Juan County Health Officer Order on Face Coverings

Submitted by San Juan County Supported by the San Juan County Council,…

  • May 18th, 2020

Face covering signage for businesses and other organizations

Submitted by San Juan County In order to help San Juan County…

  • May 22nd, 2020

Purloined post, marina moorage, a flurry of frauds | San Juan County Sheriff’s Log

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

  • May 22nd, 2020

Lessons from a past pandemic

Submitted by the Washington State Department of Health Do you know of…

  • May 23rd, 2020

An infodemic

Submitted by Washington State Department of Health The World Health Organization has…

  • May 21st, 2020

San Juan County COVID update

During a special joint meeting on May 11, the San Juan County…

Inslee announces contact tracing initiative

Submitted by Gov. Jay Inslee’s office Confidential efforts will help businesses open…

  • May 18th, 2020

State Parks Boating Program promotes National Safe Boating Week, May 16-22

Submitted by the Washington State Parks Now that restrictions on outdoor recreation…

  • May 17th, 2020

Drop in vaccination leaves children vulnerable to other diseases

Submitted by Washington State Department of Health Immunization rates among children appear…

  • May 15th, 2020

Face coverings to be required in public in San Juan County

The San Juan County Board of Health agreed in a six-to-one vote…

Washington’s COVID-19 Safe Start FAQ

Submitted by Washington State Department of Health The quickest way to reopen…

  • May 14th, 2020

Investigation concludes former Lopez secondary school principal sexually harassed coworkers

Submitted by Lopez Island School District An investigation into allegations of workplace…

  • May 14th, 2020

BLM Spokane District restores access to some recreation sites for day use

Submitted by the Bureau of Land Management The Bureau of Land Management…

  • May 13th, 2020

Antibody testing – there are no shortcuts to success

Submitted by San Juan County There is nothing anyone of us wants…

  • May 13th, 2020

COVID-19 Community Conversations, week five

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

  • May 13th, 2020

Report COVID-related scams to the sheriff

Submitted by San Juan County Sheriff’s Office The San Juan County Sheriff’s…

  • May 16th, 2020

Inslee announces three Safe Start advisory groups

Submitted by Gov. Jay Inslee’s office Gov. Jay Inslee announced members of…

  • May 12th, 2020

Owl owie, poultry protection, renegade RV | San Juan County Sheriff’s Log

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

  • May 12th, 2020

Stuck at Home? WSU Extension, DNR offer free online classes to enhance your forested property

Submitted by Washington State Department of Natural Resources The COVID-19 outbreak is…

  • May 12th, 2020

Larsen virtually launches re-election campaign

Submitted by Rep. Rick Larsen’s office Rep. Rick Larsen, WA-02, announced he…

  • May 11th, 2020

Local governments poised to receive nearly $300 million in coronavirus relief

Commerce begins distributing federal CARES Act funds to strengthen community emergency responses

  • May 11th, 2020

CDC video: ‘How COVID-19 can spread in a community’

In the following video released by the Centers for Disease Control and…

  • May 16th, 2020

Dueling dogs, walking women, ambiguous access | San Juan County Sheriff’s Office

The San Juan County Sheriffs Office responded to the following calls. Apr.…

  • May 9th, 2020

Good news — new forage fish spawning beaches found

Submitted by Friends of the San Juans This winter, Friends of the…

  • May 8th, 2020

Community conversations, week four

Submitted by San Juan County The “COVID-19 Community Conversations” series continues this…

  • May 7th, 2020

How the 2020 Census benefits San Juan County, islanders

Submitted by Rep. Rick Larsen’s office and the San Juan County Council…

  • May 5th, 2020

Help local nonprofits during GiveBig, May 5 & 6

GiveBIG Washington is a fundraising event that began on April 15 and…

  • May 5th, 2020