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Ferry fare increase begins May 1

Submitted by the Washington State Ferries Several Washington state ferry fare changes…

  • Apr 27th, 2020

Larsen Votes to Deliver Critical Relief to Washington’s Small Businesses and Hospitals, Boost COVID-19 Testing

Thursday, April 23, Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) voted for critical emergency COVID-19…

  • Apr 25th, 2020

DSHS to provide disaster cash assistance for some Washingtonians beginning April 17

Submitted by the Washington Department of Social and Health Services Office of…

  • Apr 25th, 2020

San Juan County COVID-19 Property Tax Relief

Submitted by San Juan County In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, San…

  • Apr 25th, 2020

Puget Sound whale sightings in COVID-19 times

Submitted by Orca Network Seeing whales brings such peace and lightness to…

  • Apr 23rd, 2020

Testing: the current situation

Submitted by San Juan County It has been nearly a month since…

  • Apr 19th, 2020

COVID-19 crisis increases gratitude for greenspace and highlights need to leash dogs

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

  • Apr 19th, 2020

Compliance complaints, bovine breakouts, stock up sailing | San Juan County Sheriff’s Log

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

  • Apr 18th, 2020

Celebrate the 50th anniversary of Earth Day with the San Juan Islands Earth Month pledge

Submitted by Stewardship Network of the San Juans The Stewardship Network of…

  • Apr 16th, 2020

IRS extends more tax deadlines to cover individuals, trusts, estates corporations and others

Submitted by the Internal Revenue Service To help taxpayers, the Department of…

  • Apr 16th, 2020

Checking in on our current situation

Submitted by San Juan County We want to check in with the…

  • Apr 15th, 2020

Great Islands Clean-Up becomes month-long individual effort

Submitted by Lopez Solid Waste Disposal District In honor of Earth Day’s…

  • Apr 15th, 2020

Talking to kids about school staying closed

Submitted by Washington State Department of Health Gov. Jay Inslee and Superintendent…

  • Apr 15th, 2020

Attorney General launches campaign encouraging Washingtonians to report price gouging

Submitted by Attorney General Bob Ferguson’s office On April 7, Attorney General…

  • Apr 14th, 2020

Delivering soon? PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center and Island Hospital Childbirth Centers offer assurance

Submitted by Peace Health To ensure a safe delivery and provide mothers…

  • Apr 14th, 2020

Help support island nonprofits, April 15-26

Submitted by Robert Harrison GiveLopez is a collaborative Spring fundraiser benefitting four…

  • Apr 14th, 2020

Lopez Island Library Presents The Village Square

Submitted by the Lopez Island Library The Lopez Island Library, in collaboration…

  • Apr 14th, 2020

Resources available to support families during COVID-19 pandemic

Submitted by Washington Health Care Authority As Washington families transition to online…

  • Apr 14th, 2020

State Parks to reschedule April free days

Submitted by Washington State Parks Washington State Parks is postponing its two…

  • Apr 13th, 2020

Dealing with loss due to COVID-19

Submitted by the Washington State Department of Health The U.S. Surgeon General…

  • Apr 13th, 2020

Sheriff and Prosecuting Attorney on order enforcement

Submitted by San Juan County While a majority of San Juan County…

  • Apr 13th, 2020

Working Washington Small Business Grants

Submitted by San Juan County Economy Development Council The Washington State Department…

  • Apr 13th, 2020

Ferries extends winter sailing schedules through June 20

Submitted by Washington State Ferries As part of the state’s response to…

  • Apr 13th, 2020

New public health recommendation to cover the face

Submitted by San Juan County April 5, 2020: Following a recent Centers…

  • Apr 12th, 2020

Sheriff says no vacation rentals reported yet have rented units

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

  • Apr 10th, 2020

An interview with San Juan County patient No. 4

Submitted by San Juan County We had the opportunity to talk with…

  • Apr 10th, 2020

What if empathy went viral

Submitted by San Juan County By Nathan Kessler-Jeffrey, Executive Artistic Director San…

  • Apr 10th, 2020

A dozen cases in the San Juan Islands

As of 6 p.m., April 9, San Juan County is reporting there…

  • Apr 9th, 2020

Caring for your financial health

Submitted by Washington State Department of Health The COVID-19 pandemic is causing…

  • Apr 8th, 2020

DCD Operations Changes in through April 30

Submitted by San Juan County Department of Community Development General Questions and…

  • Apr 7th, 2020

Lopez Covid-19 health support group comes together

Submitted by Ann Palmer In times of crisis, people pull together or…

  • Apr 7th, 2020

No need to stock up or disinfect your groceries

Submitted by The Washington State Department of Health Grocery stores are open…

  • Apr 7th, 2020

PeaceHealth offers mobile COVID-19 testing

Submitted by Peace Health Medical Group To minimize face-to-face contact and ensure…

  • Apr 7th, 2020

San Juan County Council allocates emergency rental assistance

At their March 31, 2020 meeting the San Juan County Council directed…

  • Apr 7th, 2020

Scammers already targeting COVID-19 payments

Submitted by the Washington State Attorney Generals Office Attorney General Bob Ferguson…

  • Apr 7th, 2020

Answering your COVID-19 questions

Submitted by Washington State Department of Health We continue to learn more…

  • Apr 6th, 2020

Medical surge planning: hoping for the best, planning for the worst

Submitted by San Juan County Many in the islands are wondering how…

  • Apr 6th, 2020

Power bill assistance

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

  • Apr 6th, 2020

State, federal government pushes funding to hospitals to support COVID-19 response

Submitted by the Washington Health Care Authority To support hospitals in preparing…

  • Apr 5th, 2020

Caring for loved ones

Submitted by the Washington State Department of Health Many of us are…

  • Apr 5th, 2020