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Jeff Arnim

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County allocates $2 million in funding for affordable housing projects

May 21, 2022 at 10:49 am

Fol­low­ing Coun­ty Coun­cil approval this past Tues­day, $2 mil­lion in fund­ing has been made avail­able for afford­able rental and home­own­er­ship projects through­out San Juan Coun­ty. That mon­ey will come from the County’s Home Fund, which gen­er­ates rev­enue from an excise tax of 0.5 per­cent on real estate trans­ac­tions. This is the third year that such  Con­tin­ue Reading

Notes from the Island — May 21

May 21, 2022 at 6:00 am

Fri­day Har­bor High School takes on Kala­ma High School at 1 p.m. this after­noon at the 2B state base­ball tour­na­ment in Brew­ster. If #10-seed­ed Fri­day Har­bor wins, they’ll play again on Sat­ur­day, tak­ing on the win­ner of the ear­li­er game between #2 Brew­ster and #15 War­den. The San Juan Islands Agri­cul­ture Guild, Brick­works, and Tom­my  Con­tin­ue Reading

Adding to the love at the gravel pit

May 20, 2022 at 8:54 pm

82 reported active COVID cases on San Juan Island

May 20, 2022 at 1:36 pm

The San Juan Coun­ty Depart­ment of Emer­gency Man­age­ment reports 82 active COVID cas­es on San Juan Island as of this after­noon, up sharply from the 40 cas­es report­ed on the Coun­ty’s COVID dash­board ear­li­er in the week. Orcas Island has 18 active cas­es, down from 51 last week. Lopez Island has 10 active cas­es, down  Con­tin­ue Reading

Notes from the Island — May 20

May 20, 2022 at 10:00 am

There are 68 cur­rent COVID cas­es on San Juan Island that have been report­ed to the Coun­ty’s Health & Com­mu­ni­ty Ser­vices depart­ment. Today’s your last chance to get bread and piz­za and pas­tries from Bak­ery San Juan for a lit­tle while. They’ll be closed next week, reopen­ing after the hol­i­day week­end on Tues­day, May 31. San  Con­tin­ue Reading

Afternoon clouds over Argyle Lagoon

May 19, 2022 at 10:07 pm

Notes from the Island — May 19

May 19, 2022 at 6:00 am

Salty Fox is closed until Fri­day, May 27. They’ll be back just in time for Memo­r­i­al Day week­end. San Juan Brew­ing Co. has fixed their kitchen issues, so burg­ers and sand­wich­es and fried items are back on the menu. If you’re plan­ning to attend the Fri­day Har­bor High School state tour­na­ment game in Brew­ster this week­end,  Con­tin­ue Reading

It was that kind of day

May 18, 2022 at 7:58 pm