San Juan County Newswire (Page 9)

San Juan County Newswire (Page 9)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for San Juan County, WA. (Page 9)

Results 161 - 180 of 662 in San Juan County, WA

  1. San Juan County Sheriff's Log: Jan. 6Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2016 | Journal of the San Juans

    The package was delivered on Dec. 19 but was not in the mailbox for pickup by the caller. An investigation is ongoing.

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  2. Earthquake wake up call on San Juan IslandsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2016 | Journal of the San Juans

    ... one of the biggest quakes on the islands in decades, and it's not common," said Brendan Cowan, director of San Juan County Department of Emergency Management. "That being said, it's not surprising in any way shape or form to seismologists and ...

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  3. San Juan County Sheriff's Log: Dec. 30Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2016 | Journal of the San Juans

    ... and found the residence secure and empty. It was determined that the caller was in a location outside San Juan County. a A deputy investigated reported vandalism at the corner of Olga Road and Crescent Beach Road in Eastsound. An additional location ...

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  4. Magnitude-4.8 earthquake widely felt across Washington stateRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2015 | KXLY-TV Spokane

    ... says he hasn't heard of any major damage or recorded any aftershocks. Tom Eades, a 911 dispatcher with the San Juan County Sheriff's Office in Washington, says the agency received lots of calls but no reports of damage or injuries. The agency is in ...

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  5. M4.8 Canada quake felt across Washington stateRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2015 | The Japan Times

    ... says he hasn't heard of any major damage or recorded any aftershocks. Tom Eades, a 911 dispatcher with the San Juan County Sheriff's Office in Washington, says the agency received lots of calls but no reports of damage or injuries. The agency is in ...

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  6. New public hospital board commissioners sworn into officeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2015 | Journal of the San Juans

    Commissioners Monica Harrington and Bill Williams were sworn in today by Judge Donald E. Eaton in San Juan County Superior Court. Harrington and Williams were voted in on Nov. 3, and will begin their six year terms Jan. 1 as unpaid, nonpartisan commissioners on the board of the San Juan County Public Hospital District, positions #3 and #5, respectively.

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  7. Earthquake hits Canada's west coast; no damage reportedRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2015 | Big News Network.com

    ... Ocean west of mainland British Columbia and the U.S. state of Washington. There were no reports of damage in San Juan County, Washington, adjacent to the border. In Victoria, the Millennium and Expo lines of the SkyTrain, the city's train and ...

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  8. Earthquake near Victoria, BC rattle north PeninsulaRead the original story

    Dec 30, 2015 | KONP 1450 Local News

    ... says he hasn't heard of any major damage or recorded any aftershocks. Tom Eades, a 911 dispatcher with the San Juan County Sheriff's Office in Washington, says the agency received lots of calls but no reports of damage or injuries. The agency is in ...

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  9. Magnitude 4.8 earthquake rocks NW Washington, Southern British ColumbiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2015 | OregonLive.com

    ... "I felt a huge tremor; it bounced me side to side," Hector Girr of Port Angeles told the TV station. The San Juan County Sheriff's Office in Washington's San Juan Islands received many calls from residents wondering if there was a quake but no ...

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  10. Myhr to retire from OPALCO board with nearly 30 years of serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 27, 2015 | Journal of the San Juans

    ... our General Manager Foster Hildreth for their commitment to continually improving our quality of life in San Juan County." At the Dec. 17 meeting, the board decided that they will not appoint a temporary director to fill the vacancy because the ...

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  11. Conservation partnership steps in to save Zylstra LakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 26, 2015 | Journal of the San Juans

    Acting swiftly to thwart a proposed housing development, The San Juan Preservation Trust and the San Juan County Land Bank have reached an agreement to purchase the 313-acre Zylstra Lake property in San Juan Valley on San Juan Island for $3.0 million. With $500,000 committed to the project by the County Land Bank, this public-private partnership must now raise the remaining $2.5 million before December 2018 or face losing the property to foreclosure.

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  12. New faces on patrol in San Juan County Sheriff's DepartmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 24, 2015 | Journal of the San Juans

    David Holland has been hired to patrol on Orcas Island. He began working on Nov. 30. Holland is formerly of the Riverside County Sheriff's Department in Riverside, Calif.

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  13. National report ranks Washington in the top 10 healthiest statesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2015 | Journal of the San Juans

    We're getting healthier in Washington, and San Juan County is ranked the best in the state in quality of life. That's according to recent reports by the Washington Department of Health and by United Health Foundation.

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  14. Winter storm warning for the CascadesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2015 | KREM-TV Spokane

    ... rgency. The National Weather Service has also issued a wind advisory from 10 pm Saturday to 10 am Sunday for San Juan County and western Whatcom and Skagit counties.

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  15. Orcas Dreams hazardous tree removal approvedRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2015 | Journal of the San Juans

    San Juan County Hearing Examiner Sharon Rice has reversed a decision made by the county on a request to remove hazardous trees off of a 38-acre parcel owned by Dave and Nancy Honeywell. The hazardous tree removal plan was denied Sept.

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  16. Tax decreases for solid waste on San Juan Island and Orcas IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2015 | Journal of the San Juans

    During their Dec. 9 meeting, the San Juan County Council voted to decrease the solid waste tax by 1.5 percent on Orcas and San Juan. A slow tax decrease was part of the original 2012 solid waste financing plan, as the county worked its way out of debt.

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  17. VIEWPOINT | Why the Farris family settled in jail deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2015 | South Whidbey Record

    ... falsified records to cover the callous disregard of his condition. Keaton was being held on a warrant from San Juan County for failing to appear at his arraignment for forging a $325 check. Keaton was a loving and greatly loved, happy and ...

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  18. Avoiding litigation allows family to focus on reforms at Island County jail | LetterRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2015 | Whidbey News-Times

    ... hours though his cell was merely feet away from the control desk. Keaton was being held on a warrant from San Juan County for failing to appear at his arraignment for forging a $325 check. Keaton was a loving and greatly loved, happy and intelligent ...

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  19. Family of neglected Washington state inmate settles claim for $4 millionRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2015 | Reuters

    ... in March by police in Lynnwood, Washington, on an outstanding warrant for failing to appear in court in San Juan County on a theft charge, the family's claim said. He was later transferred to the Island County jail. A report issued by the Island ...

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  20. Family of jailed man who died settles with 3 countiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2015 | HeraldNet

    ... a mental health crisis when he was taken into custody March 20 in Lynnwood. He missed court that day, and a San Juan County judge issued a $10,000 warrant. Farris was charged with identity theft for forging a $355 check in San Juan County. He was ...

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