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  1. Democrats urged to vote in upcoming caucuses | LetterRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Journal of the San Juans

    ... a.m. on Sat. March 26 on San Juan Island (Friday Harbor High School), Orcas Island (Orcas Island Public School in Eastsound), Lopez Island (Lopez Island Public School), and Waldron Island (Waldron School). These caucuses are the start of the process ...

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  2. San Juan County Sheriff's Log: January 27Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 27 | Journal of the San Juans

    ... to investigate a reported burglary. Latent prints and other evidence was gathered. a A deputy stopped a vehicle in Eastsound for an expired vehicle registration. It was determined the driver was driving under the influence of intoxicating liquor ...

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  3. San Juan County Sheriff's Log: Jan. 20Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 20 | Journal of the San Juans

    ... to harm himself, and brought him to the hospital for treatment. a An Orcas Island deputy responded to an Eastsound residence in regards to a claimed hit and run while in Seattle. A courtesy report was taken. a A Friday Harbor resident reported ...

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  4. Q&A with councilman Rick Hughes on the county's 2015 success, struggles and goals for 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 13 | Journal of the San Juans

    ... finish. 2. Legislation and budgeting ( Editor's Note: Three ordinances were adopted by the council, approving the Eastsound Subarea Plan updates late last year. The council has most recently expanded the public participation time for the Shoreline ...

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  5. Eastsound gets a broadband upgrade, Friday Harbor is next on the listRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 13 | Journal of the San Juans

    ... and set aside $4.5 million to help fund the project. Currently, Rock Island is working with businesses in the Eastsound area of Orcas Island, hoping to get enough of them interested so that the fiber optic network can be laid. As Burke explained, ...

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  6. Myhr to retire from OPALCO board with nearly 30 years of serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 27, 2015 | Journal of the San Juans

    ... appointee will run for election in 2016. President Jim Lett invited members to attend the Dec. 17 board meeting in Eastsound to honor Bob at his last meeting as a director. "Bob's long-time commitment to the co-op membership, his wisdom on the board ...

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  7. Orcas students find good news about island pollutantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2015 | Journal of the San Juans

    ... in a less expensive way. The testing showed that the highest levels of APE were found in the sewage entering the Eastsound treatment facility, 30 to 40 parts per billion, enough to cause adverse effects to fish. But treatment reduced that to five ...

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  8. West Orcas Island LapRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 27, 2015 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ... out and back to gorgeous Deer Harbor, which could be easily skipped if you are in a rush to get back to the ferry. Eastsound makes a great mid-ride snack stop: there are several great bakeries that also serve tasty coffee beverages.

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  9. Panel talks on county water useRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2015 | Journal of the San Juans

    ... is on Group A water systems, which generally services 25 or more people, such as water systems in Friday Harbor, Eastsound and Lopez Village. 22 percent are on single user systems, and 19 percent are on Group B water systems, which services less ...

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  10. Dog tags available Monday, Nov. 23Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 23, 2015 | Journal of the San Juans

    ... Harbor. Call 378-2161 with any questions about dog licensing. Orcas Island residents can buy or renew tags at Eastsound Kennels, Pawki's Pet Store, and the Orcas Animal Protection Society. We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's ...

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  11. October 2015 real estate transactions for San Juan CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2015 | Journal of the San Juans

    ... Greer and Stephanie Solien of Seattle for $850,000. Randall Gaylord, Trustee of the Gaylord Residence Trust of Eastsound sold land and a building, 186 Sunrise Bluff Ln., to William Wyckoff of Sante Fe, NM for $765,000. Dana Pope of Eastsound sold ...

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  12. Marijuana grow facility gets building permit approval to move to EastsoundRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2015 | Journal of the San Juans

    A conditional use permit application has been approved for Northwest Connoisseurs, an I-502 licensed marijuana grow facility on Orcas Island. The permit allows them to build a 5,200 square foot warehouse in a light industrial zone of Eastsound on 46 Hope Lane.

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  13. Howard's passingRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2015 | Journal of the San Juans

    ... sportsmanship and the terrific job the players are doing in living that model. Yesterday while driving from Eastsound to Olga in the dreary, gray, rainy weather, I noticed many vehicles did not have on their headlights. They were difficult to see as ...

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  14. San Juan County budget proposal for 2016 comes into focusRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2015 | Journal of the San Juans

    ... will undertake two major construction projects this year - Lopez Village Farmers Market and Prune Alley in Eastsound. The Lodging Tax Fund has also rebounded. Its revenue is generated by a tax on hotel, motel, and vacation home rentals. The revenue ...

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  15. Opposition to grow operation based on misinformation | OpinionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2015 | Journal of the San Juans

    ... opposition to NW Connoisseurs' move from 82 Lagoon Road in Deer Harbor to our property on 46 Hope Lane in Eastsound has disappointed me as a local. Very, very few parties have contacted our business voicing their concerns to us personally, visited ...

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  16. I-502 and accepting a new frontier in our island communities | EditorialRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2015 | Journal of the San Juans

    Although San Juan County residents voted 68 percent to legalize the use and sale of marijuana to adults back in 2012, the actual implementation of I-502 has been rocky. In November of last year, Token Herb opened its doors on Crescent Beach Drive in Eastsound.

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  17. Neighbors concerned over move of Orcas Island marijuana grow facilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2015 | Journal of the San Juans

    Marijuana producer and processor NW Connoisseurs have begun the permitting process to move from their current facilities in Deer Harbor to Hope Lane in Eastsound. According to NW Connoisseurs Director of Operations Aarikka Tuss, the lease for their current building will be up soon, prompting the move.

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  18. Council places review of proposed greenhouse regulations on holdRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2015 | Journal of the San Juans

    ... important pieces of legislation before us - the update to the Shoreline Management Program and the update to the Eastsound Sub-Area plan," Jarman said. "They demand our full attention and we need to continue to focus on them if Council is going to ...

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  19. San Juan County Sheriff's Log | August 4Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2015 | Journal of the San Juans

    ... in the accident and assisted them with exchanging insurance information. a A deputy responded to Blanchard Road in Eastsound on a reported alcohol offense. Four persons were found to be involved. One person was on probation with alcohol ...

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  20. San Juan County Sheriff's Log | Aug. 19Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2015 | Journal of the San Juans

    ... threats made at the San Juan County courthouse. Suspect allegedly left the state. a A deputy was dispatched to an Eastsound address in regard to a verbal argument between two persons. No assault occurred, and both parties wished to stay together ...

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