Topic: Government

Democracy Place

Written on June 28, 2016 at 5:50 am, by

State Sen­a­tor Kevin Ranker and State Rep­re­sen­ta­tive Kris Lyt­ton joined San Juan Coun­ty Democ­rats on June 21st for the grand open­ing of Democ­ra­cy Place, the coun­ty par­ty’s 2016 elec­tion head­quar­ters. Locat­ed at 335 Argyle Ave. in Fri­day Har­bor under the big, new red, white and blue sign, Democ­ra­cy Place is staffed by local par­ty vol­un­teers and is open  Con­tin­ue Reading

Road Construction Updates

Written on June 25, 2016 at 9:25 am, by

It’s sum­mer time and that means road con­struc­tion. Here are updates from the Town of Fri­day Har­bor on a cou­ple of projects. First, Tuck­er Avenue, and then the water main replace­ment out on San Juan Val­ley and Wold Roads… Tuck­er Avenue Recon­struc­tion Project – Phase 1 What to expect for the week of June 27th through July 1st The  Con­tin­ue Reading

Marilyn O’Connor to Retire

Written on June 20, 2016 at 11:12 am, by

Edit: This sto­ry has been updat­ed to include the invi­ta­tion in the last para­graph… Mar­i­lyn O’Connor will retire on June 30 from the Port of Fri­day Har­bor. She has been with the Port for 31 years. Since Novem­ber 2007 she has served as Exec­u­tive Direc­tor. Before then, she held the posi­tions of Port Audi­tor and  Con­tin­ue Reading

Dems HQ Grand Opening

Written on June 18, 2016 at 5:36 am, by

Just a reminder, the Grand open­ing of “Democ­ra­cy Cor­ner,” the San Juan Coun­ty Democ­rats 2016 elec­tion head­quar­ters in Fri­day Har­bor, will be on Tues­day, June 21st from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm. Every­one is invit­ed to join State Rep­re­sen­ta­tive Kris Lyt­ton, State Sen­a­tor Kevin Ranker and local par­ty lead­ers and vol­un­teers to kick off the elec­tion  Con­tin­ue Reading

Port of Friday Harbor Welcomes New Port Director

Written on June 17, 2016 at 5:53 am, by

The Port of Fri­day Har­bor Com­mis­sion is pleased to announce Ted Fitzger­ald of Brook­ings Ore­gon as the new Exec­u­tive Direc­tor at the Port of Fri­day Har­bor begin­ning July 1. After eval­u­a­tion of more than 30 appli­ca­tions from around the coun­try, Ted was cho­sen as the most qual­i­fied can­di­date to lead the Port of Fri­day Har­bor. Ted  Con­tin­ue Reading

The “A Team” and Ballot Processing

Written on June 14, 2016 at 5:43 am, by

This is the sixth in a series of arti­cles about elec­tions in Wash­ing­ton State by San Juan Coun­ty Audi­tor F. Milene Hen­ley. The Coun­ty Audi­tor admin­is­ters elec­tions and vot­er reg­is­tra­tion in the Coun­ty. If you’ve vis­it­ed the Elec­tions office around Elec­tion Day, you may have seen a group of peo­ple sit­ting around the table in  Con­tin­ue Reading

Democrats Open 2016 Election Headquarters

Written on June 12, 2016 at 9:31 am, by

The Grand open­ing of “Democ­ra­cy Cor­ner,” the San Juan Coun­ty Democ­rats 2016 elec­tion head­quar­ters in Fri­day Har­bor, will be on Tues­day, June 21st from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm. Every­one is invit­ed to join State Rep­re­sen­ta­tive Kris Lyt­ton, State Sen­a­tor Kevin Ranker and local par­ty lead­ers and vol­un­teers to kick off the elec­tion sea­son at this  Con­tin­ue Reading

Logic and Accuracy Test

Written on June 11, 2016 at 10:20 am, by

Vote count­ing equip­ment test­ing on Wednes­day June 29 at 10:30 a.m. A “Log­ic and Accu­ra­cy” test of bal­lot tab­u­lat­ing equip­ment used in San Juan Coun­ty is sched­uled for June 29th. The test works by tal­ly­ing the results of a pre­pared set of bal­lots to see if the results match the votes cast. The test will  Con­tin­ue Reading