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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

Inslee announces contact tracing initiative

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

  • May 18th, 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…

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

Report COVID-related scams to the sheriff

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

  • May 16th, 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

Drop in vaccination leaves children vulnerable to other diseases

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

  • May 15th, 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

Washington’s COVID-19 Safe Start FAQ

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

  • May 14th, 2020

Antibody testing – there are no shortcuts to success

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

  • May 13th, 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

COVID-19 Community Conversations, week five

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

  • May 13th, 2020

Lovelett bill to boost fresh fruits and vegetables program passes Senate

A bill that would promote healthy foods and diets for those enrolled…

  • May 12th, 2020

Inslee announces three Safe Start advisory groups

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

  • May 12th, 2020