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Town delivers new refuse carts to residential customers

May 18, 2022 at 12:24 pm

The Town of Fri­day Har­bor sends along an update about the new garbage carts that have been deliv­ered in the last two weeks. Town res­i­den­tial refuse cus­tomers are receiv­ing their new, green refuse carts. The 32-gal­lon wheeled carts include a lift bar to assist work­ers with load­ing and reduce the risk of injury. The carts are  Con­tin­ue Reading

San Juan County Conservation Land Bank Commission agenda for May 20

May 18, 2022 at 10:10 am

The San Juan Coun­ty Con­ser­va­tion Land Bank Com­mis­sion will hold a reg­u­lar meet­ing on Fri­day, May 20 at 8:30 a.m. Items up for dis­cus­sion or action at Fri­day’s meet­ing include: Gen­er­al pub­lic com­ments Chair and Com­mis­sion­ers report Coun­ty Coun­cil update – Chris­tine Min­ney First amend­ed bud­get pro­pos­al Director’s report – Acqui­si­tions update Open Pub­lic Meet­ings  Con­tin­ue Reading

County Council caps vacation rental permits on San Juan Island at 337

May 17, 2022 at 9:50 pm

On Tues­day, more than 16 months after enact­ing a mora­to­ri­um on new vaca­tion rental per­mits, the San Juan Coun­ty Coun­cil put into place a long-term cap on the num­ber of per­mits allowed with­in the coun­ty. Under the amend­ed ordi­nance passed unan­i­mous­ly by the Coun­cil, San Juan Island will be allot­ted 337 per­mits, with 211 for  Con­tin­ue Reading

Six spring sports teams advance to the postseason

May 17, 2022 at 12:15 pm

Fri­day Har­bor High School sends along an update about what’s next for its spring sports teams. Base­ball – Our base­ball team beat Coupeville 3–2 on Fri­day in a win­n­er-to-state play­off game at La Con­ner. The boys will now play in the region­al state tour­na­ment at Brew­ster High School this Sat­ur­day at 1 p.m. Fri­day Har­bor  Con­tin­ue Reading

Notes from the Island — May 17

May 17, 2022 at 6:00 am

San Juan Brew­ing Co. donat­ed all of its Sat­ur­day beer pro­ceeds — over $3,000 — to help the Fri­day Har­bor busi­ness­es most affect­ed by last mon­th’s fire. The Fri­day Har­bor High School boys track & field team are the Dis­trict 2B aca­d­e­m­ic state cham­pi­ons for spring. The Port of Fri­day Har­bor will be hold­ing its sec­ond  Con­tin­ue Reading

Donuts in the sunshine at Roche Harbor

May 16, 2022 at 8:38 pm

County Council agenda for May 17

May 16, 2022 at 8:30 am

The San Juan Coun­ty Coun­cil will hold a reg­u­lar meet­ing on Tues­day, May 17 at 9 a.m. The meet­ing will include four pub­lic hear­ings to con­sid­er: Adopt­ing an ordi­nance to adopt tech­ni­cal cor­rec­tions to the San Juan Coun­ty Char­ter regard­ing Coun­cil res­i­den­cy dis­tricts Adopt­ing an ordi­nance estab­lish­ing a cap on per­mits for vaca­tion rental of  Con­tin­ue Reading

Notes from the Island — May 16

May 16, 2022 at 6:00 am

The Port of Fri­day Har­bor has released the draft of their strate­gic plan. A pub­lic hear­ing will be held at San Juan Island Yacht Club at noon on Wednes­day, June 8 to receive pub­lic com­ments pri­or to final action by the Port Com­mis­sion. You can also send writ­ten com­ments to toddn@portfh.org up to 48 hours  Con­tin­ue Reading