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  1. Calls for Orcas Fire and EMS up 13 percent over 2013; 40 percent over 2012Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 9 | San Juan Islander

    Orcas Island Fire and Rescue responded to 57 calls in June, 40 were for emergency medical services.

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  2. WA State Parks invites the public to comment on a trail plan proposal for Moran State ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 4 | San Juan Islander

    July 3, 2014 - The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission is holding a public meeting on Orcas Island to discuss a proposal to develop a mountain bike trail in Moran State Park.

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  3. 3 local wastewater treatment plants honored for perfect performanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 26 | San Juan Islander

    Three wastewater treatment plants on Orcas Island are among the 126 facilities receiving Outstanding Wastewater Treatment Plant Awards for 2013.

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  4. Bon voyage sailing for the Evergreen State June 29Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 24 | San Juan Islander

    The public is invited to bid "bon voyage" to Washington State Ferries' oldest ship, the 87-car Evergreen State, with one last ride from Friday Harbor to Anacortes Sunday, June 29. Crews will decommission the vessel and retire it from service following its final sailing.

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  5. Fire and Rescue calls on Orcas Island up 18 percent over 2013Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 18 | San Juan Islander

    Orcas Island Fire and Rescue Department responded to 88 calls in May. The year-to-date total is 383 up 18 percent from the same period in 2013 when there were 324.

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  6. Seven to be honored for environmental stewardship June 21Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 16 | San Juan Islander

    Seven Good Steward awards will be presented to islanders and local organizations in recognition of exceptional environmental stewardship on Saturday, June 21 at the Orcas Island Solstice Celebration.

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  7. Why Marine Reserves?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2014 | San Juan Islander

    The terminology for various forms of 'protected' areas in the ocean is vastly confusing: Marine Stewardship Area, Preserve, Protected Area, Sanctuary, Conservation Area, Voluntary Reservea all these are set up to protect some resources by limiting allowed human activities - but the range of such activities, and the agencies in charge, vary widely.

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  8. Sheriff Takes Delivery of New Public Safety BoatRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2014 | San Juan Islander

    The San Juan County Sheriff's Office has officially taken delivery of the Sentinel, a new 38' X 12' Munson catamaran equipped as a patrol/rescue and fire-fighting boat.

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  9. Fire destroys hone in View Haven neighborhoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2014 | San Juan Islander

    A man heard a loud bang from a vehicle parked in his carport and saw fire extending into his home in the View Haven neighborhood on Orcas Island at midnight Saturday night.

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  10. Lutheran Church in the San Juans welcome New PastorRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2014 | San Juan Islander

    The Reverend Elizabeth Purdum began serving as the Pastor of The Lutheran Church in the San Juans.

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  11. Discounted Aviation Fuel in EastsoundRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2014 | San Juan Islander

    The Orcas Airport in Eastsound and Aeronautical Services Incorporated of Friday Harbor have concluded an agreement to lower the price of aviation fuel sold at the airport for June, July and August this year.

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  12. SJFAC asking for feedback on ferry reservationsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2014 | San Juan Islander

    Reservations Update WSF is on track to offer reservations for most of the San Juan Islands routes starting with the Winter 2015 schedule, starting December 28. The planning process started in late 2012 with the formation of a Reservations Partnership Group to work with ferries and develop a reservations program that might work for the San Juan ... (more)

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  13. Lutheran Church in the San Juans welcome New PastorRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2014 | San Juan Islander

    The Reverend Elizabeth Purdum began serving as the Pastor of The Lutheran Church in the San Juans.

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  14. Discounted Aviation Fuel in EastsoundRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2014 | San Juan Islander

    The Orcas Airport in Eastsound and Aeronautical Services Incorporated of Friday Harbor have concluded an agreement to lower the price of aviation fuel sold at the airport for June, July and August this year.

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  15. Lutheran Church in the San Juans welcome New PastorRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2014 | San Juan Islander

    The Reverend Elizabeth Purdum began serving as the Pastor of The Lutheran Church in the San Juans.

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  16. Extra ferry sailings to Orcas May 22 and 23Read the original story

    May 21, 2014 | San Juan Islander

    On Thursday and Friday, May 22-23, Washington State Ferries will be providing an extra unscheduled sailing from Anacortes to Orcas Island at 1:55 p.m. to accommodate extra traffic expected for the busy Memorial Day weekend.

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  17. Discounted Aviation Fuel in EastsoundRead the original story

    May 16, 2014 | San Juan Islander

    The Orcas Airport in Eastsound and Aeronautical Services Incorporated of Friday Harbor have concluded an agreement to lower the price of aviation fuel sold at the airport for June, July and August this year.

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  18. Energy Fairs on SJI May 17, Lopez May 31, Orcas June 7Read the original story

    May 15, 2014 | San Juan Islander

    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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  19. Climate scientists in San Juans this summerRead the original story

    May 15, 2014 | San Juan Islander

    San Juan County residents and visitors will have an opportunity to learn more about the impacts of climate change through a dynamic speaker series scheduled June through September in venues in Friday Harbor, as well as on Orcas and Lopez Islands.

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  20. Incumbents re-elected to OPALCO boardRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2014 | San Juan Islander

    Glenna Hall and Vince Dauciunas were re-elected to the two San Juan Island positions on the OPALCO Board of Directors at the 77th Annual meeting onboard the Hyak on May 3, 2014.

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