San Juan County Newswire (Page 5)

San Juan County Newswire (Page 5)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for San Juan County, WA. (Page 5)

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  1. Congressman Rick Larsen addressed local concerns at the BeanRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2016 | Journal of the San Juans

    ... identification. He also noted the completion of the Cattle Point Road project which he worked on with San Juan County and other federal agencies. The project involved more than 14 years of planning, one and half years of design and six months of ...

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  2. The auditor discusses presidential primaries and caucusesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2016 | Journal of the San Juans

    The first in a series of articles about elections in Washington State by San Juan County Auditor. 2016 is a special year in elections.

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  3. OPALCO employee, victim of an alleged home invasion, says sheriff's...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2016 | Journal of the San Juans

    Assaulted at gun point in the middle of the night in his home on Orcas island last week, Josh Mayson and his family are still reeling over the fact that a sheriff's deputy didn't arrive to investigate until 8:30 a.m. the next morning. "This was a huge error on the part of the dispatcher and the on-duty supervisor that night," said San Juan County Sheriff Ron Krebs.

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  4. OPALCO shares more information about ongoing investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2016 | Journal of the San Juans

    ... The following day, death threats were scrawled across the front of OPALCO headquarters in Eastsound. The San Juan County Sheriff's office and the FBI are investigating and the community is raising a significant reward for information that leads to ...

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  5. Concerns about zoningRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2016 | Journal of the San Juans

    ... projects. So much for no net loss. But this is not all. The county council has created a, unique to San Juan County, zoning classification called PMT, Ports, Marinas and Marine Transportation which, according to a Colin Maycock, county senior ...

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

    Feb 17, 2016 | Journal of the San Juans

    ... received a report of a theft. This case in still under investigation. a At approximately 12:53 a.m., the San Juan County Sheriff's Office received a report of a traffic accident on Roche Harbor Road in the area of Terrace Drive on San Juan Island. A ...

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  7. Your Zip Code Could Be Shortening Your LifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2016 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    According to new state data, people living in the 19th legislative district, south of the Olympic Peninsula, are expected to reach 76.1 years. This is according to new data from the Washington State Office of Financial Management.

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  8. Utah Delegation Asks President Obama Not To Use Antiquities Act In UtahRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2016 | National Parks Traveler

    ... "expressing strong opposition to the use of the Antiquities Act to create a national monument within San Juan County." The land in question, some 1.9 million acres, has been discussed as a potential national monument for some time. In their letter ...

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  9. Sheriff offers $2500 for reward for information about OPALCO death threatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2016 | Journal of the San Juans

    The following was submitted by San Juan County Sheriff Ron Krebs. On Feb. 9, Deputies from the Sheriff's Office were called to investigate a home invasion to an Orcas home during the early morning hours.

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  10. Rock Island works with T-Mobile to accelerate wireless in the countyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2016 | Journal of the San Juans

    Rock Island will deliver on its promise to bring wireless services to both home and business users in San Juan County via LTE Fixed Wireless by working with T-Mobile USA, Inc. "This is a win-win collaboration. We gain the ability to provide fixed LTE to our customers and T-Mobile customers now get expanded 4G LTE service in San Juan County.

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  11. Obama has 'big ambitions' for protecting land, White House saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2016 | Salt Lake Tribune

    A view across the forested high country of Elk Ridge with the "Bears Ears" in the distance. This is the rugged terrain of the Elk Ridge premium limited entry elk hunting unit in San Juan County where some of the biggest elk in Utah roam.

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  12. Marler will be greatly missed | LettersRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2016 | Journal of the San Juans

    The members of Orcas Island Fire and Rescue wish to extend deepest condolences to the family of Chief Marler and to the members of San Juan Fire District 3. Orcas Island Fire and Rescue remembers Chief Marler as an advocate, locally and throughout the state, for wildland fire protection, safety and communications. His state wide and regional advocacy for change has positively impacted all of San Juan County.

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  13. Eastsound OPALCO office closed due to vandalism and threats of violenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2016 | Journal of the San Juans

    OPALCO offices are closed today after an act of vandalism, including threats of violence, occurred at the headquarters in Eastsound. The San Juan County Sheriff's office is investigating.

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  14. Democratic caucuses on the island | LettersRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2016 | Journal of the San Juans

    Mark March 26 on your calendars now for the Democratic caucuses in San Juan County. Hillary wants your vote that day.

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  15. Agriculture Summit 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2016 | Journal of the San Juans

    This informative event will bring together 200 regional farmers, chefs, advocates, and community members for two days of agriculture based education at different locations around Friday Harbor. "This is the only annual educational event that is entirely focused on agriculture in San Juan County and that brings together farmers from throughout the county, giving them a chance to network, learn new ideas, and share information," said Peggy Bill, San Juan County Agricultural Resources Coordinator.

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  16. Peace Island Medical Center names new Chief Administrative OfficerRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2016 | Journal of the San Juans

    ... She also is certified in neonatal and perinatal nursing. Keane is on the board of the United Way of San Juan County and is a member of the local Soroptimist International chapter. We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ...

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  17. Democrats urged to vote in upcoming caucuses | LetterRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2016 | Journal of the San Juans

    Democrats registered to vote in San Juan County are encouraged to begin the process of nominating Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders, or Martin O'Malley to be our next president by attending one of the Democratic Presidential Primary Precinct Caucuses at 10 a.m. on Sat. March 26 on San Juan Island , Orcas Island , Lopez Island , and Waldron Island .

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  18. A look at December unemployment rates for San Juan CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2016 | Journal of the San Juans

    San Juan County had a 5.7 percent unemployment rate for December 2015. Ferry County had the highest count with 11.2 percent and Yakima had the second highest count that month at 10.2 percent.

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  19. Chief Marler will be missed by many | Guest ColumnRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2016 | Journal of the San Juans

    San Juan County Sheriff Ron Krebs described San Juan Island Fire Chief Steve Marler, who died on Jan. 28, as "a kind, gentle, giant of a man with a huge heart and a great sense of humor." A testament to that statement, as well as his abilities as an administrator, will long stand: The merger of the Friday Harbor and San Juan Island fire departments.

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  20. Town hall meeting with county councilman Bob JarmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2016 | Journal of the San Juans

    On Thursday, Jan. 28, San Juan County Councilman Bob Jarman discussed a number of community concerns, OPALCO's broadband efforts, transient rentals, affordable housing, and brought up a few of his goals. "The year 2015 was a good year for the county.

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