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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

 

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

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

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

Viruses don’t discriminate, but we do

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

  • Jun 26th, 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
Rhea Miller/contributed photo

Lopez Island signs memorialize lives lost

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

Rhea Miller/contributed photo

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

Three new cases of COVID-19 in the county

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

County to request moving to modified Phase Three

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

  • Jun 24th, 2020

Update on recent San Juan County cases

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

  • Jun 24th, 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

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

Second Black Lives Matter vigil on Lopez

Submitted by Rhea Miller On a beautiful Sunday afternoon, over 100 Lopezians…

  • Jun 16th, 2020

Department of Health highlights importance of face coverings, shares additional information

Submitted by the Washington State Department of Health As counties across Washington…

  • Jun 16th, 2020
Lummi Nation logo. (Contributed photo)

Remembering Lummi hereditary chief Bill James

The hereditary chief of the Lummi People Bill Tsi’li’xw James died on…

Lummi Nation logo. (Contributed photo)

Current ferry schedules to remain in place

Submitted by Washington State Ferries Until further notice, all state ferries will…

  • Jun 15th, 2020
(Centers for Disease Control and Prevention/contributed photo)

New positive test result reported on San Juan Island

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

  • Jun 15th, 2020
(Centers for Disease Control and Prevention/contributed photo)

K9 catches; mailbox mischief; sibling strife | San Juan County Sheriff’s Log

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

  • Jun 14th, 2020

Please stop killing bumble bees: They’re not ‘murder hornets’

Beekeepers say residents are mistaking bees and wasps for Asian giant hornets.

San Juan County presents ‘2020: A Fair Odyssey’ — an alternative fair

Submitted by San Juan County Fair & Fairgrounds On May 26, the…

  • Jun 12th, 2020

No camping in county campgrounds

Submitted by San Juan County By order of the San Juan County…

  • Jun 11th, 2020

Friends of the San Juans stands for justice

Submitted by Friends of the San Juans Staff The staff of Friends…

  • Jun 11th, 2020

Islanders helping islanders

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

  • Jun 10th, 2020

Mask distribution to San Juan County businesses

Submitted by San Juan County In order to help support the business…

  • Jun 10th, 2020