By Chuck Dalldorf, Friday Harbor I am a full-time resident in Friday Harbor and I strongly support Christine Minney for San Juan County Council in the upcoming November election. Council is a nonpartisan position (there’s no political party potholes or sewers). Christine is an independent, long-time resident of our islands, who is fully committed to Continue Reading
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October 15, 2020 at 5:00 am
Andrew Veith of Seattle has created a podcast called “Rebel History,” which features the San Juan Islands. Listen to episodes at www.rebelhistory.com. By Andrew Veith, Rebel History Podcast This podcast will forever change your view of Seattle, the San Juan Islands and their history. International criminal empires, gun battles, double agents, sex, treachery, and so much Continue Reading
October 15, 2020 at 4:45 am
By Rep. Debra Lekanoff, Washington State 40th Legislative District In 2018, Cindy Wolf invested in me as a candidate, and today I am investing in her as a candidate for San Juan County Council. A solid community leader, Cindy listens with a keen ear to the issues around her and takes action to address those Continue Reading
October 15, 2020 at 4:30 am
Soroptimist International of Friday Harbor is now accepting applications for their women’s educational and training awards, to be given out in the Spring of 2021. Three awards are available, each with differing eligibility requirements.
October 15, 2020 at 4:00 am
By Sandy Strehlou, San Juan Island We have four fine candidates to choose from in our county council races. All are decent, caring, competent candidates and we will be well-represented by whoever is elected. That said, I am voting for Christine Minney.
October 14, 2020 at 6:23 pm
By San Juan County Government One new positive COVID-19 case has been attributed to San Juan County, which brings the total number of cases in San Juan County to date to 33. This new case was reported in a part-time resident of a non-ferry served island. The initial case investigation is complete. No close contacts Continue Reading
October 14, 2020 at 5:45 am
By Barbara Marrett, San Juan Islands Visitors Bureau As many local restaurants are losing their outside seating options due to inclement weather, they received good news from Governor Jay Inslee’s office last week. Table occupancy has been expanded from allowing five individuals from the same household per table, to six individuals per table who may Continue Reading
October 14, 2020 at 5:30 am
With the energy world changing dramatically, OPALCO leadership invited San Juan County Council candidates to state their positions on key issues affecting the co-op members. Climate change, carbon legislation and the transition to renewable power are all affecting energy for the region. OPALCO has a plan to meet these new challenges but OPALCO will need Continue Reading
October 14, 2020 at 5:00 am
The Funhouse, in collaboration with the Coalition for Orcas Youth, will be hosting an online parenting workshop called “Guiando Buenas Decisiones,” or “Guiding Good Choices,” for Spanish-speaking parents, beginning Nov 5. Contact email@example.com for details and sign up.
October 14, 2020 at 4:30 am
By Steve Ulvi and Lynette Roberts, San Juan Island There is so much to be concerned about these days. Much of it well beyond our abilities as individuals to effect any change. Except that we each have a vote. Please do your homework and vote.
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