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Move to Phase Three postponed

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

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)

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

Second Black Lives Matter vigil on Lopez

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

  • Jun 16th, 2020
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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)

Current ferry schedules to remain in place

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

  • Jun 15th, 2020

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

Friends of the San Juans stands for justice

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

  • Jun 11th, 2020

No camping in county campgrounds

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

  • Jun 11th, 2020

Mask distribution to San Juan County businesses

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

  • Jun 10th, 2020

Islanders helping islanders

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

  • Jun 10th, 2020

Bankruptcy webinar

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

  • Jun 8th, 2020

San Juan County Courts offer new process for reducing court-ordered debts

Submitted by San Juan County Courts. For those who have court-ordered fines…

  • Jun 7th, 2020

Lopezians honor victims of white supremacy

Submitted by Rhea Miller Lopezians started arriving silently in ones and twos.…

  • Jun 6th, 2020

Compensation calamity, taped trespassers, lost license | San Juan County Sheriff’s Log

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

  • Jun 6th, 2020

A look at COVID-19 contact tracing

The county, country and the world has seemingly had to learn a…

State Parks offers three free days in June

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

  • Jun 4th, 2020

WSF reminds riders of San Juan Islands’ face-covering requirement

Submitted Washington State Ferries Please be advised that San Juan County has…

  • Jun 3rd, 2020

EDC introduces ‘Trades Talks’

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

  • Jun 3rd, 2020

Transient lodging resumes in San Juan County

Transient lodging in San Juan County can now resume at 50 percent…

  • Jun 3rd, 2020

Case exposure on San Juan Island

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

  • Jun 3rd, 2020

Community Conversations, week seven

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

  • May 31st, 2020

Statement from sheriff regarding protestest

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

  • May 31st, 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

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

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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Lessons from a past pandemic

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

  • May 23rd, 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

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…

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