Lopez Island Newswire

Lopez Island Newswire

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  1. Klahowya ferry temporarily out of serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | Journal of the San Juans

    Washington State Ferries has discovered a problem with an emergency shutdown device on the M/V Klahowya's engine, and all inter-island sailings have been cancelled until further notice. Crews have dispatched to repair the vessel, but inter-island travel will be extremely limited for the remainder of the service day.

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  2. Sheriff's log for July 6-12Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | Journal of the San Juans

    A deputy responded to a Lopez Island residence after an alarm company reported an entry alarm at the location. It was determined that no crime had occurred and a report was completed.

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  3. Sports ReportRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 13 | Journal of the San Juans

    Starting next Tuesday and continuing every Tuesday through August 30, the San Juan Island Sailing Foundation will put on a series of informal evening races. Participants will sail Lasers or Vanguards depending on how many sailors are involved.

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  4. Sheriff's logRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 10 | Journal of the San Juans

    A deputy initiated two traffic stops on two different vehicles going 48 MPH in the posted 35 MPH zone on Ferry Road on Lopez Island. The driver was issued a traffic infraction for speeding.

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  5. Girls on Ice - a wilderness adventureRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 29 | Journal of the San Juans

    "Girls on Ice" began 16 years ago, when Seattle native Erin Pettit launched the program in the Cascades. Five years ago, she expanded the program with a partnership through the University of Fairbanks, to include a trip into the Alaskan glacial wilderness.

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  6. Sheriff's LogRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 28 | Journal of the San Juans

    Deputies were called about an animal at large near the town of Friday Harbor. The dog was found, and the owner was given a warning letter.

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  7. Island hiking | EditorialRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 28 | Journal of the San Juans

    Okay, I'm exaggerating a bit, but for someone who has only gone hiking maybe a dozen times, that was not an easy trail. I hiked Cascade Lake three times last week after work, and then on Sunday decided to hike Mountain Lake, yet another "easy" trail.

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  8. Sheriff's LogRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2016 | Journal of the San Juans

    A deputy was dispatched to a noise ordinance violation in Friday Harbor. Both parties were contacted and a report was taken.

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  9. Amendment to Solid Waste Management Plan finalizedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2016 | Journal of the San Juans

    The final step in a process allowing a crushed glass and concrete-only landfill on Lopez Island was completed this week by the San Juan County Council. "I believe it's the right thing to do for Lopez, and glass is always going to be an issue, until there's a way to recycle it that is economically feasible, and this will take care of filling in an existing rock quarry," said District 1 councilman Bob Jarman.

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  10. Sports ReportRead the original story

    Jun 14, 2016 | Journal of the San Juans

    As we ease into summer, attention shifts from school sports to community sports and recreation; and immediately the San Juan Golf and Tennis Club comes to mind. Each Wednesday morning from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. is Ladies Day on the tennis courts, and non-members are welcome.

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  11. Domestic violence charges on Lopez |UpdateRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2016 | Journal of the San Juans

    Albert Noel Miller, Jr., 45, of Lopez Island, has been charged with assault in the second degree domestic violence for strangulation and assault in the fourth degree. Bail has been reduced to $10,000.

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  12. Sheriff's LogRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2016 | Journal of the San Juans

    A deputy initiated a traffic stop in Friday Harbor and the driver was issued an infraction for failure to wear a seat belt. A Lopez Island deputy assisted in corralling three cows that escaped from their pasture.

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  13. Sheriff's LogRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2016 | Journal of the San Juans

    A deputy initiated a traffic stop in Friday Harbor and the driver was issued an infraction for failure to wear a seat belt. A Lopez Island deputy assisted in corralling three cows that escaped from their pasture.

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  14. Domestic violence charges on LopezRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2016 | Journal of the San Juans

    Albert Noel Miller, Jr., 45, of Lopez Island, has been charged with assault in the second degree domestic violence for strangulation and assault in the fourth degree. Bail is set at $50,000.

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  15. Man drowns in Hummel LakeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2016 | Journal of the San Juans

    On May 11 at approximately 7 p.m. Salvador Gallegos of Lopez Island was in a canoe on Hummel Lake without a life preserver when he capsized and went into the water. Gallegos surfaced a couple of times and then was not seen again.

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  16. Crime briefsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2016 | Journal of the San Juans

    Ezra John Ferchen, 32, of Lopez Island, has plead guilty to two counts of unlawful possession of a firearm in the second degree. He was sentenced to three months of jail time for each count.

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  17. Working to address community concerns about jet noiseRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2016 | Journal of the San Juans

    I am working on a long-term plan to respond to people's concerns about jet noise out of Naval Air Station Whidbey Island. While my support for NASWI remains steadfast, I am also committed to partnering with community members and the Navy to address the impacts of noise across the north Puget Sound.

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  18. Learn the History of the IslandsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2016 | Journal of the San Juans

    Have you seen the 10,000 year old Bison antiquus skull on Orcas? Did you ever stand in the old jail on San Juan whose inhabitants included the murderer, Richard Straub, the only person to be hanged in San Juan County? Have you viewed the restored gillnetter, the Sally J, on Lopez? Make 2016 the year you visit all of the historical museums in the San Juan Islands. Not only will you have fun and learn more about our history, but you can also qualify for a chance to win one of three island getaway packages.

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  19. Body found on Lopez identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2016 | Journal of the San Juans

    The San Juan County Sheriff's Office has positively identified the body which was found on the south end of Lopez Island last weekend, as Catherine Coakley, 61, of San Antonio, TX. Coakley purchased a plane ticket and boarded a plane departing San Antonio on April 19 to Seattle.

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  20. Body found on LopezRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2016 | Journal of the San Juans

    On Saturday, May 7, a group of kayakers reported a deceased person on the south shore of Lopez Island between Ice Berg Point and Watmough Bay. The San Juan County Sheriff's Office utilized the Sheriff's boats Guardian and Intrepid to make the recovery.

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