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Wednesday | Journal of the San Juans

Convicted sex offender back behind bars 24 hours after release

A San Juan Island man who recently served six months for a felony sex offense faces a new round of criminal charges for allegedly spending time with a woman and her child shortly after his release from jail.

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Related Topix: Island County, WA, Snohomish County, WA, Snohomish, WA

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Bellingham Herald

Whatcom unemployment rate rises slightly in July

The rate was 5.3 percent last month, up from 5.1 percent in June, according to data from the Washington State Employment Security Department.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

Journal of the San Juans

Sure, OPALCO cares, but about what? | As I See It

They detail the OPALCO Board's chicanery and apparent dishonesty. They first astonish, then prompt indignation and finally disgust.

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Related Topix: Shaw Island, WA, Opinion

Wed Aug 06, 2014

San Juan Islander

Public Hearing Aug. 15 on Eastsound Sub-area plan

The meeting begins at 8:30 a.m. August 15 in the Legislative Hearing Room at 55 Second Street in Friday Harbor.

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Related Topix: Eastsound, WA, Friday Harbor, WA

Mon Aug 04, 2014

WWTC-AM Eagan

Wash. ferry tip hasn't led to missing Oregon woman

The San Juan County, Washington, sheriff's office says it is working with the local community and the Washington State Ferries system but so far has been unable to confirm a report that a missing Dundee, Oregon, woman might be in the San Juan Islands of northwest Washington.

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Sun Aug 03, 2014

ABC News

Police Investigate Report of Missing Oregon Woman

Police are investigating a new tip about a missing Oregon woman who has not been seen since late last month.

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Portland Tribune

Sheriff: Jennifer Huston possibly spotted on ferry

The San Juan County undersheriff in Washington has confirmed that witnesses claimed to have seen a woman on Friday that matched the description of Jennifer Huston.

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Related Topix: Anacortes, WA

Thu Jul 31, 2014

The News Tribune

San Juan deputies looking for missing Oregon woman

San Juan County sheriff's deputies were on the lookout Thursday for a missing Oregon woman with South Sound ties.

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Related Topix: Gig Harbor, WA, Tacoma, WA, Lakewood, WA

Bellingham Herald

Election: San Juan Dems back independent challenger Lapointe over Larsen

In a surprising shift, the San Juan County Democrats, who have historically been fans of U.S. Rep. Rick Larsen , have thrown their support behind an independent challenger in the Aug. 5 primary for Washington's 2nd Congressional District.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Rick Larsen, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Journal of the San Juans

Larsen loses luster, San Juan County Dems pick Lapointe in primary

In the race for Washington State's 2nd Congressional District seat, the San Juan County Democrats have voted to endorse independent Mike Lapointe over incumbent Democrat Rick Larsen in the Aug. 5 primary election.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Rick Larsen, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Journal of the San Juans

We're here to help, when time is right | Guest Column

We are more than happy to do so and we hope this message will help everyone understand the complexities of the situation.

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Related Topix: Opinion

Thu Jul 24, 2014

San Juan Islander

What you need to know about seal pups

We were recently asked by a concerned private citizen to reach out to the community to explain what to expect from Wolf Hollow when someone calls us to report a stranded Harbor Seal pup.

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San Juan Islander

Meet Your Firefighter: Jason Wood

He has been with the department since 2005, giving him nine years of service. His first firefighting experience was at UC Davis for a restoration ecology class where he helped conduct prescribed burns to restore native grasslands.

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Related Topix: UC Davis, Fire, Olympia, WA

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