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Jeff Arnim

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Sign of the times

September 12, 2022 at 8:19 pm

County Council agenda for Sept. 13

September 12, 2022 at 8:42 am

The San Juan Coun­ty Coun­cil will hold a reg­u­lar meet­ing on Tues­day, Sept. 13 at 9 a.m. The meet­ing includes a pub­lic hear­ing accept­ing tes­ti­mo­ny about emer­gency and sup­ple­men­tal appro­pri­a­tions to the 2022 Coun­ty bud­get. Items up for dis­cus­sion or action include: Opi­oid lit­i­ga­tion and set­tle­ment agree­ment Draft request for qual­i­fi­ca­tions for the Argyle St.  Con­tin­ue Reading

Notes from the Island — Sept. 12

September 12, 2022 at 6:30 am

San Juan Island fire­fight­ers Michael Hen­der­son, Craig McConnell, and Tom Eades head­ed off island on Sat­ur­day to pro­vide sup­port for the Bolt Creek wild­fire in King Coun­ty. It’s the last day for two exhi­bi­tions at the San Juan Islands Art Muse­um — Look­ing Into Kab­ul by James Lon­g­ley and Lat­tice II by Hen­ry Jack­son-Spiek­er. Start­ing  Con­tin­ue Reading

County Council to consider proposal for high-density, permanently affordable housing project in Friday Harbor

September 11, 2022 at 8:06 am

The San Juan Coun­ty Coun­cil is set to review a pro­pos­al that calls for the devel­op­ment of up to 42 units of low- and mod­­er­ate-income rental hous­ing in down­town Fri­day Har­bor. A draft of a Request for Qual­i­fi­ca­tions relat­ed to a 1.75-acre par­cel of Coun­­ty-owned land at the cor­ner of Argyle Ave. and Mal­com St.  Con­tin­ue Reading

Smoke on the water

September 10, 2022 at 8:34 pm

Notes from the Island — Sept. 10

September 10, 2022 at 8:00 am

Here’s the line­up for today’s farm­ers mar­ket. Fri­day Har­bor High School foot­ball knocked off Gran­ite Falls 27–6 last night in the Wolver­ines’ home open­er. The game was called at half­time fol­low­ing the can­cel­la­tion of the 10 p.m. fer­ry to Ana­cortes, allow­ing the Gran­ite Falls team, cheer­lead­ers, and fans to catch the unsched­uled 8:30 p.m. depar­ture.  Con­tin­ue Reading

Friday Harbor 27, Granite Falls 6

September 9, 2022 at 9:33 pm

Port commissioners move forward with energy improvements at Friday Harbor Airport

September 9, 2022 at 10:19 am

The com­mis­sion­ers of the Port of Fri­day Har­bor vot­ed last month to per­form a com­pre­hen­sive ener­gy assess­ment at Fri­day Har­bor Air­port, the results from which will guide enhance­ments to the facility’s ener­gy effi­cien­cy and resilien­cy. The assess­ment – part of the Port’s five-year cap­i­tal improve­ment plan with the Fed­er­al Avi­a­tion Admin­is­tra­tion – will take place  Con­tin­ue Reading