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8 hrs ago | 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

19 hrs ago | 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

Yesterday | 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

Journal of the San Juans

Scenic Byway bears signs aplenty

More than ninety San Juan Islands Scenic Byway 'wayshowing' signs will be posted on Orcas and San Juan islands during April - eight and one-half years after the beginning of the Scenic Byway process in 2005.

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Related Topix: Orcas, WA, Anacortes, WA, Friday Harbor, WA

Tue Apr 08, 2014

Journal of the San Juans

Off target over 'conflict of interest' | Guest Column

While he is obviously no fan of CSA , his comments display nothing but blatant mischaracterizations and/or confusion regarding the role of the Planning Commission, the county's conflict of interest policy, and the Common Sense Alliance.

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Related Topix: Opinion

Journal of the San Juans

San Juan hit by measles outbreak

Because it is so highly contagious, even a single case of measles is considered an outbreak by the Center for Disease Control.

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Related Topix: Ohio State University, Friday Harbor, WA, Vaccinations, Health

San Juan Islander

Photo of the Day - April 8

Chuck Payne of Friday Harbor landed this 20.87 lb Chinook on April 1. This moves Chuck into 2nd place in the Frank Wilson Memorial Blackmouth Derby.

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Related Topix: Friday Harbor, WA

Mon Apr 07, 2014

Journal of the San Juans

Seventeen vie for single FH pot retail license; lottery pick in store

San Juan County residents and visitors can now legally puff on a joint, but you won't be able to buy it here until at least July of this year.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, Lottery, Spokane, WA, Orcas, WA

San Juan Islander

Measles Immunization clinic on SJI Tuesday

The Health Department will be conducting immunization clinics in Friday Harbor on Tuesday April 8, 2014 and, on Orcas Wednesday, April 9, 2014.

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Related Topix: Friday Harbor, WA, Orcas, WA, Health Care Provider, Health, Vaccinations

Sat Apr 05, 2014

San Juan Islander

Photo of the Weekend- April 5-6

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

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Water Online

Using Granular Activated Carbon To Meet DBP Regulations

The Roche Harbor Water Treatment Plant is located on the northwest side of San Juan Island in San Juan County, Washington state.

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