San Juan County Newswire (Page 3)

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  1. 'Holy systematic study'; San Juans home to bats aplentyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2014 | Journal of the San Juans

    ... on the islands but needs to be confirmed through genetic testing. The Kwiaht study also confirmed that San Juan County is an important reservoir of Townsend's Big-Eared Bat , a federal and state species of concern found at only a dozen maternity ...

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  2. Fire danger in San Juan County drops-officially-to 'low'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2014 | Journal of the San Juans

    ... can be purchased at local fire stations, or online at www.sjcfiremarshal.org Despite the lower risk of fire, San Juan County Fire Marshal Steve Marler cautions local residents to ensure that home heaters and fireplaces are in good working condition ...

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  3. Fracas over fence, cracked winshield prompts arrest, luggage tossed...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2014 | Journal of the San Juans

    - Editor's note: The article below is published as written and submitted, for the most part, by the San Juan County Sheriff's Department. It has been modified by Journal staff where possible, only to make the information more readable; feedback is ...

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  4. Jobless rate up slightly on North Olympic PeninsulaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2014 | Peninsula Daily News

    ... County workforce grew from 11,010 in July to 11,300 in August, according to Employment Security estimates. San Juan County had the state's lowest jobless rate last month at 3.4 percent. Grays Harbor County had the highest unemployment at 8.6 ...

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  5. Aztec's Raymond Torres gets chance to experience Pebble BeachRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2014 | Farmington Daily Times

    ... "It's not just any kid who is good can qualify," said Thomas Yost, The First Tee executive director for San Juan County. "They pick quality golfers, but they have to submit an application, and Raymond had to put together a resume. It's for the kids ...

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  6. Money matters energize electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2014 | Journal of the San Juans

    But with three contested county office races, including sheriff, and no fewer than six local property tax or bond measures on the Nov. 4 election ballot, San Juan County voters have plenty to pay attention to in the run-up to the 2014 general election. "That's an unusual number," Auditor Milene Henley said of the property tax measures.

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  7. Off-duty deputy rescues two from smoke-filled homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2014 | Journal of the San Juans

    ... or burning something," he said. "But then I smelled it - and I know the smell of structure fire well." As a San Juan County Sheriff's Deputy on Orcas and a volunteer firefighter, Maya immediately went into action. He looked inside and could see a ...

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  8. San Juan Islands keep visitors entralled with natural beauty, island lifestyleRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2014 | OregonLive.com

    ... the island was there a view of Mount Baker, I drove off to explore. First up was getting a campsite at the San Juan County Park on Indian Cove. Despite having only 11 sites, only two were taken. The desired view of Mount Baker was available only ...

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  9. Body in Moran State Park identified; cause of death remains unknownRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2014 | Journal of the San Juans

    ... it was a natural death or an accident we can't quite tell." According to Undersheriff Bruce Distler, the San Juan County's Sheriff's Office turned the case over to the coroner's because they also concluded that it was not a homicide. "For instance, ...

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  10. Deputy's guild backs Krebs in sheriff's raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2014 | Journal of the San Juans

    The San Juan County Deputy Sheriffs Guild Wednesday endorsed deputy Ron Krebs and his candidacy for San Juan County sheriff. An eight-year veteran of the local force and first-time sheriff's candidate, Krebs is challenging the incumbent, Sheriff Rob Nou, a former department deputy elected to a first term in office in 2010.

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  11. Work crew vanishing act prompts 17-month sentence | Crime BriefRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2014 | Journal of the San Juans

    ... to a 17-month prison term for felony escape. On Sept. 5, Robert Thomas Speers, 22, pleaded guilty in San Juan County Superior Court to one count of second-degree escape, a Class C felony. He was sentence to 17 months in prison by Judge pro-tem ...

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  12. San Juan Wildlife Federation's Youth SportsFest offers a range of experiencesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2014 | Farmington Daily Times

    ... gun range off U.S. Highway 64 in Farmington. (Courtesy of Randy Watson) FARMINGTON - Youth from across San Juan County on Saturday will participate in the San Juan Wildlife Federation's annual Youth SportsFest. Organized by the federation, the free ...

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  13. Celebrating the season with art: Three San Juan County artists to show their work at Durango festivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2014 | Farmington Daily Times

    As autumn colors begin to decorate the hillside around Durango, Colo., the Durango Arts Center is gearing up for its annual autumn arts festival. More than 150 artists and craftsmen applied to be included in the festival and 85 were accepted, including three San Juan County residents.

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  14. Short on supply, pot shop chillsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2014 | Journal of the San Juans

    ... up at all." While Token Herb holds the distinction of being the first-ever state-licensed pot shop in San Juan County-its business application was recently approved by the state Liquor Control Board--Soderlund said that maintaining consistent hours ...

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  15. San Juan Island features dazzling west coast, one of Washington's most scenic spotsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2014 | OregonLive.com

    ... side and Friday Harbor on the east coast. Friday Harbor is the biggest city in the islands and the seat of San Juan County, so it is a frequent foot-passenger destination via ferry where that mode of travel doesn't work quite so well on the other ...

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  16. San Juan County coroner seeks help to ID body found in parkRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2014 | HeraldNet

    The San Juan County coroner is seeking the public's help in positively identifying the body of a man discovered in a partially collapsed tent this month. A Texas driver's license was found with the body, which was discovered Sept.

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  17. Washington coroner seeks help to identify bodyRead the original story

    Sep 16, 2014 | KSWO

    A coroner in Washington state is seeking the public's help in positively identifying the body of a man discovered in a partially collapsed tent this month. San Juan County Coroner Randall Gaylord says a Texas driver's license was found with the body, which was discovered Sept.

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  18. Public's Help Sought In Confirming ID Of Texas Man's BodyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2014 | KWTX

    San Juan County, Wash., Coroner Randall Gaylord has turned to the public for help in positively identifying the body of a man discovered in a partially collapsed tent this month. A fisherman found the body on Sept.

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  19. Shaw Island interesting introduction to four San Juan Islands accessible by ferryRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2014 | OregonLive.com

    ... the island was there a view of Mount Baker, I drove off to explore. First up was getting a campsite at the San Juan County Park on Indian Cove. Despite having only 11 sites, only two were taken. The desired view of Mount Baker was available only ...

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  20. Letter: PESCO jobs are quality jobs.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2014 | Farmington Daily Times

    I thought it was great news to hear that PESCO may add as many as 150 new jobs next year. These are the kinds of jobs San Juan County needs, where the workers can learn valuable skills and earn decent wages.

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