San Juan County Newswire (Page 3)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for San Juan County, WA. (Page 3)

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  1. San Juan County opposes Clean Water Act expansionRead the original story

    Jun 18, 2014 | Farmington Daily Times

    San Juan County Commissioners on Tuesday passed a resolution opposing a proposed Clean Water Act rule change that officials say would encumber the county's permitting process.

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  2. Police Blotter June 18Read the original story

    Jun 18, 2014 | Sammamish Review

    ... The officer then contacted the seller's manager. He found that the manager had an outstanding warrant from San Juan County, but it was not extraditable, so the officer let them all go. Can't have it all back The complex manager at the Saffron ...

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

    Jun 18, 2014 | San Juan Islander

    ... to Airlift Northwest for a flight to St. Joseph's Hospital in Bellingham. May 13: In conjunction with the San Juan County Sheriff and Fire Marshal, OIFR conducted an investigation of a small fire at Orcas High School. The fire involvement was a ...

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

    Jun 17, 2014 | 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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  5. WSF community meeting June 25 in Friday HarborRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2014 | San Juan Islander

    ... input through our Ferry Advisory Committees. The meeting in Friday Harbor will be streamed live via the San Juan County website. Questions will be taken via email to [email protected] Wednesday, June 25 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the ...

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  6. Prescribed fire at Young Hill beginning June 23Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2014 | San Juan Islander

    National Park Service, U.S. Forest Service and possibly San Juan County fire crews plan to conduct a prescribed fire on the southwest slope of Young Hill between June 23 and mid-July, weather permitting, announced Superintendent Lee Taylor.

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  7. WSF to host community meeting on BainbridgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2014 | Bainbridge Island Review

    ... planned are Tuesday, June 24 at the community center in Clinton on Whidbey Island; Wednesday, June 25 in San Juan County Council Chambers in Friday Harbor; Tuesday, July 1 at the Kingston Community Center in Kingston; Wednesday, July 2 at the Kitsap ...

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  8. San Juan Island's Peterson, Hyde join CSA board of directorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2014 | Journal of the San Juans

    ... Orcas Island's John Evans, a former three-term county commissioner. "Rich has experience as an elected San Juan county councilman and has a strong interest in assessing how local government can protect the quality of life for all our citizens," ...

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  9. Why marines reserves? Let's count the ways | Guest ColumnRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2014 | Journal of the San Juans

    ... those gathered for human food, in the "salt waters and the beds and shores of the islands constituting San Juan county"; this regulation was updated in 2003. The University also actually owns the tidelands in a number of areas (such as False Bay, ...

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

    Jun 14, 2014 | 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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  11. Westside San Juan property owners mull different spot for community dock; county withdraws DNSRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2014 | Journal of the San Juans

    A change in plans at the former San Juan Island westside resort known a Mar Vista prompted San Juan County to withdraw its determination of non-significance on a proposal by the property owners to build a community dock.

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  12. County withdraws DNS ruling for proposed 271 ft. dockRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2014 | San Juan Islander

    San Juan County Permit Department has withdrawn the Determination of Non-Significance for the 271-foot-long dock proposed by Orca Dreams, LLC. More than a hundred comments including ones from the Friday Harbor University of Washington Friday Harbor Labs were received about the initial DNS.

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

    Jun 12, 2014 | Journal of the San Juans

    ... program is funded by Bonneville Power Administration to help incentivize energy efficiency upgrades in San Juan County. OPALCO has issued a total of $268,478 in rebate checks to members with a collective estimated annual kWh savings of 940,826, from ...

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

    Jun 12, 2014 | San Juan Islander

    ... those gathered for human food, in the "salt waters and the beds and shores of the islands constituting San Juan county"; this regulation was updated in 2003. The University also actually owns the tidelands in a number of areas (such as False Bay, ...

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  15. 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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  16. Extra patrols ticketed Whatcom drivers for seatbelt, cellphone violationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2014 | Bellingham Herald

    More than 100 tickets were issued during the extra "Click It or Ticket" patrols in Whatcom and San Juan counties from May 19 to June 1. Last year they wrote 130 seatbelt infractions and 71 cellphone tickets in Whatcom County and a total of 2,963 seatbelt violations and 1,897 cellphone tickets statewide.

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  17. Are food trucks as clean as restaurants?Read the original story

    Jun 10, 2014 | Seattle Times

    ... one challenging food truck restrictions in Chicago, one that involved permit fees for a produce vendor in San Juan County and a Seattle bed-and-breakfast challenge.) That said, the process looks sound and they've made their math public. The report ...

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  18. United Way: Cornerstone of a community that cares | Guest ColumnRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2014 | Journal of the San Juans

    ... in an isolated community. Most hospices receive payment from Medicare, which requires a volunteer component. San Juan County has a unique situation in which Medicare-type hospice services are delivered by an agency located on the mainland, which, ...

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  19. Saddle up: San Juan County 4-H to host three-day equestrian showRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2014 | Journal of the San Juans

    A 4-H rider puts her horse through its paces in the pole-jumping competition at the 2013 county fair. The San Juan County 4-H program will host a summer horse-riding and equestrian show, June 27-29, at the county fairgrounds in Friday Harbor. The ...

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  20. 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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