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7 hrs ago | Journal of the San Juans

Measles outbreak stands at six; no new cases reported

Over the past month, a total of six cases have been reported among San Juan Island residents.

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Related Topix: Friday Harbor, WA, Kitsap County, WA, Vaccinations, Health

19 hrs ago | San Juan Islander

Energy Fairs on Orcas, Lopez and San Juan Islands

A trio of energy fairs, slated for May and June, will offer San Juan County residents a chance to save money, win prizes, and help the San Juan Islands community increase energy resilience and become an energy-saving model for the nation.

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Related Topix: Orcas, WA, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Journal of the San Juans

'Rootin-tootin' time ahead at Kids' Festival

The 24th annual Children's Festival , the largest children's event in San Juan County , brings a "Wild Wild West" extravaganza to the San Juan County main fair building Saturday, May 3, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. A year ago, as many as 1,200 children and adults flocked to the fairgrounds to enjoy the annual event.

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Related Topix: Kids, Family, Entertainment

Mon Apr 21, 2014

San Juan Islander

Town and county agree on lease for Sutton Road solid waste facility

Friday Harbor Town Council meets in a special session at noon today to adopt a resolution concerning a lease agreement with the county.

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Related Topix: Friday Harbor, WA

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Journal of the San Juans

County manager nets 7 percent pay raise ; public health director steps down

So much so that the San Juan County Council on March 10 unanimously approved giving the first-year county manager a 7 percent pay raise, three percent of which is retroactive to Jan. 1. The former Enumclaw city administrator was hired a year ago in May and began his tenure at the top of the county administrative department in late June.

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Related Topix: Enumclaw, WA

San Juan Islander

Photo of the Weekend- April 19-20

This weekend they are holding an Easter Sunrise Service at Carter Ranch and a Deacon's breakfast and an Easter Worship service at the present location on Spring Street.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

San Juan Islander

Photo of the Day - April 18

Four days of the week, the Photo of the Day is a photo taken sometime this year in San Juan County.

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Journal of the San Juans

Property taxes payments due by April 30

Tax statements were mailed in mid-February; contact San Juan County treasurer's office, 378-2171, if you have not received yours.

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Related Topix: Friday Harbor, WA

Wed Apr 16, 2014

KNDU

12 People Now Infected with Measles in Washington

NBCRightNow.com - Measles continues to spread in Washington and has now extended to a third county.

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Related Topix: Kitsap County, WA, Friday Harbor, WA

San Juan Islander

Council favors Common Sense Alliancea

One position on the nine-member Commission is empty. The responsibility for elevating a specific interest group over others rests with the County Council, not with the CSA board members who were exercising their rights when they submitted their applications.

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Related Topix: Shoreline, WA

San Juan Islander

Photo of the Day - April 16

Four days of the week, the Photo of the Day is a photo taken sometime this year in San Juan County.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Journal of the San Juans

San Juans gain voice in Canada's review of tar sands shipping proposal

Letters and citizen action seeking intervenor status for San Juan County and other interested local parties has resulted in Canada's National Energy Board selecting the county and four local advocacy groups as intervenors in the review process for the Kinder Morgan tar sands shipment project .

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Related Topix: Orcas, WA

San Juan Islander

Property taxes: Ponder This...

Is there anything more joyous and hopeful than Spring? The weather is warming. New leaves are bursting from the trees.

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Related Topix: Tax, Agriculture, Science, Opinion

San Juan Islander

Noxious Weed Alert: Yellow Archangel

It is classified as a Class B noxious weed in Washington State, and control is required county-wide.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

San Juan Islander

Photo of the Weekend- April 12-13

MHI will focus on the core industries that built San Juan Island: Fishing - Farming - Logging - Lime.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

PNW Local News

Measles outbreak spreads to Kitsap County, passengers on ferry Tacoma ...

State health officials said the measles outbreak in Washington has continued to spread, and passengers aboard the ferry M/V Tacoma during morning sailings on Friday, April 4, from Bainbridge Island may have been exposed to the measles virus.

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Related Topix: Kitsap County, WA, Tacoma, WA, Friday Harbor, WA

KEPR CBS 19

More places you may have been exposed to measles

Measles continues to spread in Washington as cases in San Juan County have extended to a Kitsap County resident.

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Related Topix: Washington, Kitsap County, WA, Friday Harbor, WA, Whatcom County, WA

San Juan Islander

Glenna Hall running for second term on OPALCO board

I am proud to be the San Juan Island District representative on the Board of Directors of Orcas Power and Light Cooperative.

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Related Topix: Orcas, WA

San Juan Islander

Image of the Day - April 11

Encaustic painting is a 3,000 year old technique. Egyptians used it to paint the faces of the dead onto canvas on the fronts of their tombs.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

Journal of the San Juans

Candidates Corner: Glenna Hall | Guest Column

I am proud to be the San Juan Island district representative on the Board of Directors of Orcas Power and Light Cooperative.

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Related Topix: Orcas, WA, Libraries, Opinion

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