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  1. What's up on the beach? More than you might thinkRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 8 | Journal of the San Juans

    You may be surprised to learn that there are two kinds of marine fish, Pacific sand lance and surf smelt, that use the upper portions of sand and gravel beaches to spawn and incubate their eggs.

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  2. Elusive slug-eating snake found on San Juan IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 1 | Journal of the San Juans

    A San Juan Island couple, Maria Michaelson and Eben Shay, have recorded the first documented sighting of the Sharp-tailed Snake on San Juan Island.

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  3. One last time around; Evergreen State bound for retirementRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 26 | Journal of the San Juans

    Known by some as 'Queen of the Northern Fleet,' the Evergreen State, built in 1954, will make her final sailing Sunday, June 29. Affectionally known as the "E-State" by some, and by others as "Queen of the Northern Fleet," the venerable Evergreen State will set sail on her final voyage Sunday, 29. Built in 1954, the Evergreen State, a fixture in ... (more)

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  4. OPALCO expands wireless capacity in Vulcan dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 24 | Journal of the San Juans

    Orcas Power & Light Cooperative has purchased a "partitioned portion" of the Vulcan Wireless 700 MHz Federal Communications Commission license as an addition to its grid control network.

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  5. Worthy program way undervalued by LATC | LettersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 17 | Journal of the San Juans

    I recently read that the Lodging Tax Advisory Committee overlooked the Youth Conservation Corps of Lopez, Orcas and San Juan when recommending grants for the coming year (" San Juan County Each of the recipients of funds totaling $409,000 are worthy organizations.

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  6. Orcas man faces drug, weapon charges following Rosario-area bustRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 14 | Journal of the San Juans

    The 40-year-old was taken into custody after San Juan County Sheriff's Department detectives and deputies, assisted by a Bellingham-based K-9 unit, served a search warrant at the man's home.

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  7. Friday Harbor Labs nabs $46K utility rebate by reducing electrical demandRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 12 | Journal of the San Juans

    OPALCO Energy Savings Specialist Elisa Howard presents a 'big check,' representing a $46,230 power rebate, to UW FH Labs Billie Swalla and Lisa J. Graumlich on the deck of the Labs dinning hall.

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  8. Sheriff's new public safety boat in port, ready for dutyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2014 | Journal of the San Juans

    Local officials get acquainted with the equipment and operation of San Juan County Sheriff Department's new public safety boat, the 'Sentinel,' on its first day in Friday Harbor.

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  9. Allegations of theft prompt change in Ferries ticket policyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2014 | Journal of the San Juans

    According to Coursey, WSF received about half a dozen complaints from Orcas Islanders who claimed that their Wave2Go passes were stolen.

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  10. Mandy Troxel: In from the coldRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2014 | Journal of the San Juans

    Singer-songwriter Mandy Troxel decided to call her recently released full-length album, "If Only Words Could Keep Me Warm".

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  11. Talkin' trash: Lautenbach's 'San Juan Island Initiative' | Guest ColumnRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2014 | Journal of the San Juans

    The operating agreement with San Juan County has been signed, we take the keys to the site on Sutton Road on June 1 and we'll be open for business at 10 a.m., June 6. For now, we will continue the present 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. operating hours on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

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  12. Do you have a big heart but limited time? Try fostering insteadRead the original story w/Photo

    May 30, 2014 | Journal of the San Juans

    Do you love animals but don't have the time or funds for a full-time pet? If so, fostering may be for you.

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  13. Allegations of theft prompt change in Ferries ticket policyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2014 | Journal of the San Juans

    According to Coursey, WSF received about half a dozen complaints from Orcas Islanders who claimed that their Wave2Go passes were stolen.

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  14. San Juan County Parks wins lion's share of lodging fundRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2014 | Journal of the San Juans

    The San Juan County Council May 13 approved 16 grants recommended by the Lodging Tax Advisory Committee.

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  15. Talkin' trash: Lautenbach's 'San Juan Island Initiative' | Guest ColumnRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2014 | Journal of the San Juans

    The operating agreement with San Juan County has been signed, we take the keys to the site on Sutton Road on June 1 and we'll be open for business at 10 a.m., June 6. For now, we will continue the present 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. operating hours on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

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  16. Reporter's Notebook: Hello digital, so long sheriff's log | OpinionRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2014 | Journal of the San Juans

    Periodic trips to the Sheriff's office had been one of my many tasks for the better part of the past 14 years.

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  17. Ferries readies to roll out full-scale reservation system with winter sailing schedule | Guest ColumnRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2014 | Journal of the San Juans

    The planning process started in late 2012 with the formation of a Reservations Partnership Group to work with WSF and develop a reservations program that might work for the San Juan Islands.

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  18. Reporter's Notebook: Hello digital, so long sheriff's log | OpinionRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2014 | Journal of the San Juans

    Periodic trips to the Sheriff's office had been one of my many tasks for the better part of the past 14 years.

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  19. Council delays decision on extension of farmland tax breaksRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2014 | Journal of the San Juans

    A proposed change in the county's open-space farmland conservation program would extend tax-break benefits from 10 to 20 years, and eliminate a requirement that the farmland must be 'sub-dividable.'

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  20. Ferries readies to roll out full-scale reservation system with winter sailing schedule | Guest ColumnRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2014 | Journal of the San Juans

    The planning process started in late 2012 with the formation of a Reservations Partnership Group to work with WSF and develop a reservations program that might work for the San Juan Islands.

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