Outbreak of 'Enterovirus D68' spreads in San Juan County

  • Oct 1, 2014 at 3:48PM

It is likely that D68 enterovirus has reached the San Juan Islands. A case has been reported that is positive for enterovirus but further testing is only done by the CDC if the cases causes severe illness and the individual requires intensive care management. Some children with the infection have also has limb paralysis (polio virus is also a member of the entrovirus group) have been identified in other states as well.

Music for solar in Haiti

  • Today at 7:00AM

Local musicians Cali Bagby, Carl Burger and Marc Cohen are performing at Random Howse on Oct. 9, at 7 p.m. They will be joined by several special guests including Stormy Hildreth.


Maggots on the Chelan | Letter

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While waiting to board the Chelan for Friday Harbor (from Anacortes) last week, I noticed the crew delay the sailing while the crew hosed down the deck.

Pretend 'parazzi,' forgotten firearm and theft of a sign | Sheriff's Log

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Sept. 17: Unwanted Person – A Lopez deputy responded to a call on Fisherman Bay Road concerning a car that was parked in the area with someone living in it. The deputy checked the car and no one was around. Case remains open.

Fall sports update

  • Oct 1, 2014 at 5:05PM

The Lady Vikings soccer team hosted the LaConner Braves on Sept. 22 in a 4-0 loss. The Vikings had a very tight defensive first half limiting the Braves to one break away goal. The Braves continued to put pressure on the goalie in the second half with two deep kicks and a penalty kick after a hands call.


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