San Juan County Newswire (Page 7)

San Juan County Newswire (Page 7)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for San Juan County, WA. (Page 7)

Results 121 - 140 of 582 in San Juan County, WA

  1. Nature is a Stage in San Juan IslandsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2015 | The Daily News

    ... us weaving in and out of several islands in the San Juan system. There are 172 named islands and reefs in San Juan County. The ferry system only serves four of those islands: San Juan Island, Orcas Island, Lopez Island and Shaw Island. Most of the ...

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  2. Dehydration cited in death of Lopez man in Island County jailRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2015 | Journal of the San Juans

    ... his death, according to Island County authorities. Farris was being held on an identify theft charge out of San Juan County and had been incarcerated since March 26. He was being held in lieu of $10,000 bail and had been ordered to undergo a mental ...

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  3. Election 2015: Harrington to run for hospital commissionRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2015 | Journal of the San Juans

    ... and San Juan Island cemetery districts as well. Candidates can file for office April 11-15 with the San Juan County elections department . We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for ...

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  4. Missing San Juan man located on mainlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2015 | Journal of the San Juans

    A San Juan Island man who had been missing for about a week was located in an Anacortes motel Thursday, April 16, by members of his family, according to the San Juan County Sheriff's department. A longtime islander and Friday Harbor High School graduate, Roberson was reported as a missing person earlier in the week after members of his family had been unable to contact him for several days.

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  5. Frustration looms large at power co-op candidate forumRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2015 | Journal of the San Juans

    ... staff, infrastructure and operations with OPALCO to deliver broadband services for homes and businesses in San Juan County. Hildreth is president of the for-profit company and Gerry Lawlor is executive vice president. As the parent company, OPALCO ...

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  6. Inmate in Island County jail may have died from dehydrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2015 | Journal of the San Juans

    ... department policy violations following the death. Farris was being held on an identify theft charge out of San Juan County and was incarcerated at the Island County jail since March 26, 2015, according to the sheriff. Online court records show that ...

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  7. Mill Creek manager position proving to be difficult to fillRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2015 | HeraldNet

    ... Like Somers, Rose was involved in a firing that was later disputed when he was the administrator for San Juan County. He settled a lawsuit in 2012 with a former county employee, the Journal of the San Juan Islands reported. Another finalist, Richard ...

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  8. Former Friday Harbor mayor LaPorte dead, at 77Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2015 | Journal of the San Juans

    The town of Friday Harbor will name its vintage Cadillac fire engine 'The Bill LaPorte,' in honor of former mayor Bill LaPorte , above, who died April 6, at the age of 77 Odds were that you wouldn't see eye-to-eye, regardless of the topic, and that he might try to "get your goat." The former Friday Harbor mayor and San Juan County Councilman , an avid motorcycle enthusiast and champion of the once heralded San Juan Island jazz festival, died of natural causes at home, onboard his boat, the Miss East Tawas, Monday, April 6. He was 77. LaPorte had recently returned to the island after learning in September he had suffered a heart attack, and spending several months recuperating at the home of his eldest daughter, Bridgette, in Bothell.

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  9. Suspect in local identity theft case dies in Island County jailRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2015 | Journal of the San Juans

    ... week, Brown said. According to the sheriff, Farris was a suspect in an identity theft case originating in San Juan County and had been incarcerated in the Coupeville detention facility since March 26. He was being held in lieu of $10,000 and had ...

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  10. Island County deputies on paid leave after inmate's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2015 | HeraldNet

    ... dead Wednesday in his cell. He had been booked March 26 for investigation of second-degree identity theft in San Juan County. Farris was kept in a cell by himself, Brown said. He was awaiting a mental health evaluation to determine if he could ...

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  11. Clean up in progress for Island Petroleum tanker truck fuel leakRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2015 | Journal of the San Juans

    ... of gasoline was spilled. A coordinated response is still in progress by Orcas Island Fire and Rescue, San Juan County Department of Emergency Management, State of Washington Department of Ecology, Eastsound Water and the National Response ...

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  12. Two Island County corrections deputies suspended after inmate deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2015 | Whidbey News-Times

    ... we can to release information to them as we can." Farris was being held on an identify theft charge out of San Juan County and was incarcerated at the Island County jail since March 26, 2015, according to the sheriff. Brown said Farris was by ...

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  13. Island County deputies on paid leave after inmate's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2015 | HeraldNet

    ... dead Wednesday in his cell. He had been booked March 26 for investigation of second-degree identity theft in San Juan County. Farris was kept in a cell by himself, Brown said. He was awaiting a mental health evaluation to determine if he could ...

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  14. Island County inmate death sparks reviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2015 | South Whidbey Record

    ... we can to release information to them as we can." Farris was being held on an identify theft charge out of San Juan County and had been incarcerated at the Island County jail since March 26, 2015, according to the sheriff. Brown said Farris was by ...

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  15. Death of man at Island County jail under investigationRead the original story

    Apr 8, 2015 | King County Journal

    ... 12:20 a.m., April 8, the sheriff's office reported. Farris was being held on an identify theft charge out of San Juan County and had been incarcerated at the Island County jail since March 26, 2015, according to the sheriff. Online court records ...

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  16. Inmate, 25, found dead in Island County, Wash., JailRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2015 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    An Island County sheriff's officer says a 25-year-old inmate has been found dead in his cell in the county jail in Coupeville, Washington, on Whidbey Island. Farris was booked into jail in late March for investigation of identity theft in San Juan County.

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  17. Persistence pays off: Hospital board meetings at your fingertips | LettersRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2015 | Journal of the San Juans

    A request was made a few months ago that the San Juan County Hospital Board consider live or video streaming of their meetings so more of the public could be involved without having to physically attend. The initial setup cost, along with the annual fee was minimal, but the Board cited budgetary constraints and wasn't sure if there was enough public interest, and rejected it.

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  18. Green light: breaking ground on realignment of Cattle Point RoadRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2015 | Journal of the San Juans

    ... future." Persistent erosion along a high-bank, weather-worn bluff and the threat of road collapse prompted San Juan County officials to begin planning in 2001 for relocating that stretch of roadway . Though erosion varies at different points along ...

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  19. ANALYSIS: New Normandy Park budget needed after accounting snafu foundRead the original story

    Apr 6, 2015 | The Normandy Park Blog

    ... cities when their professional managers leave. He has been interim leader in such places as Gillette, Wyo., San Juan County and Lake Forest Park. The budget had passed in December about the same time a majority of Council members decided that ...

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  20. Nevada man killed in accident at Utah off-road vehicle eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2015 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    A Nevada man was killed when he was struck by an off-road vehicle during a Utah event featuring an extreme form of driving known as rock crawling. San Juan County sheriff's deputies say 30-year-old Christopher Hower of Ely was photographing the competition when a four-wheel-drive vehicle went off a jump and hit him.

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