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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

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

Larsen virtually launches re-election campaign

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

  • May 11th, 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

Fifteenth confirmed case of COVID in the county on San Juan Island

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

  • 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

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

Inslee signs “Safe Start” phased re-open plan

Submitted by Gov. Jay Inslee’s office Some businesses could re-open as early…

  • May 4th, 2020

San Juan County State Parks to open for day use on May 5

Submitted by San Juan County On April 27, Gov. Inslee announced a…

  • May 4th, 2020
County boxes. (Contributed photo.)

How to drop off documents at San Juan County Courthouse

Submitted by San Juan County If you have business at the San…

  • May 3rd, 2020
County boxes. (Contributed photo.)
(Gov. Jay Inslee’s office)

Inslee rolls out COVID-19 risk assessment dashboard with data

Submitted by Gov. Jay Inslee’s office Gov. Jay Inslee announced on April…

  • May 2nd, 2020
(Gov. Jay Inslee’s office)
Gov. Jay Inslee speaks to students and education leaders after he rode the electric bus around the stadium track. A full electric charge can power the bus to travel 120 miles. (Office of the Governor photo)

San Juan Islands to get two electric school buses

Submitted by the Washington Department of Ecology Washington schools may be closed…

  • May 2nd, 2020
Gov. Jay Inslee speaks to students and education leaders after he rode the electric bus around the stadium track. A full electric charge can power the bus to travel 120 miles. (Office of the Governor photo)

Inslee announces new initiative to expand language access to COVID-19 information

Submitted by the Washington Department of Health Gov. Jay Inslee issued a…

  • May 2nd, 2020

AG Ferguson to telecom companies: Protect consumers struggling financially during the pandemic

Submitted by the Washington Attorney General’s office Attorney General Bob Ferguson and…

  • May 2nd, 2020

CDC provides guidance for cleaning and disinfecting to protect against the spread of COVID-19

By the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention This guidance is intended…

  • May 2nd, 2020

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

Helping Islanders in need

Submitted by San Juan County Neighbors caring for neighbors is a fundamental…

  • May 1st, 2020

Virtual sewing bee stitches beautiful protection for San Juan islanders

Submitted by PeaceHealth It started with a simple request for support. In…

  • Apr 30th, 2020

EDC urges businesses and residents to “Hire Local”, presents Virtual Job Fair

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

  • Apr 29th, 2020

Why covering our faces natters so much

Submitted by San Juan County COVID-19 updates from San Juan County around…

  • Apr 29th, 2020

State recreation lands to reopen May 5 – local day-use only

Submitted by Washington State Parks On April 26, the Washington Department of…

  • Apr 28th, 2020

Hot Topic #18: How to access mental health resources

Submitted by San Juan County COVID-19 updates from San Juan County around…

  • Apr 28th, 2020

‘COVID-19 Community Conversations’ round three

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

  • Apr 27th, 2020

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