Mandi Johnson

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Former Lopez Island secondary principal accused of sexual harassment

Warning: This story contains explicit details of alleged sexual harassment. Eight Lopez…

  • Sep 16th, 2019 4:34pm

San Juan County studies potential protected foraging areas for Southern resident orcas

The Southern resident orcas are starving to death, and providing quiet areas…

  • Sep 12th, 2019 1:30am

A story of tsunamis | Editorial

When I lived in Oregon, I was just 80 miles from the…

  • Sep 4th, 2019 1:30am

Warrant for arrest for Eastsound man who escaped work crew

Daniel Dawayne Hall, 31, of Eastsound was charged with escape in the…

  • Sep 2nd, 2019 1:30am

New videos show tsunami potential from Cascadia quake

Though the islands seem safely protected in Salish Sea from any tsunami…

  • Aug 31st, 2019 1:30am

Forest management solutions in the San Juans

Wildfires are an inconvenience that those living along the West Coast have…

  • Aug 30th, 2019 1:30am

Creating productive marine protected areas

When developing a marine protection area, Anna Metaxas believes that the genetics…

  • Aug 21st, 2019 1:30am

Turtle turmoils at county fair

The fair is fun and games until a turtle gets hurt. Reports…

  • Aug 19th, 2019 10:03am

As the sun sets on summer, school starts

As the summer nears its end, and the weather starts to cool,…

  • Aug 19th, 2019 1:30am

Three Southern resident orcas missing, presumed dead

From 76 to 73, the Southern resident orca population officially dropped by…

  • Aug 12th, 2019 1:30am

The intellect of the blackfish

Dolphins and whales are highly intelligent beings. Lori Marino believes they don’t…

  • Aug 2nd, 2019 1:30am

Do what’s best for the animals | Editorial

I remember the first time I saw an orca, or really, any…

  • Aug 1st, 2019 1:30am

Abdon sentenced to 6.5 years for vehicular homicide

Tucker Samms Abdon, 34, of Eastsound, was sentenced by Judge Kathryn C.…

  • Jul 26th, 2019 4:36pm

Mullis Center treated unfairly over pledge debate | Editorial

I am an Army brat. I was born in a hospital on…

  • Jul 26th, 2019 1:30am

Seniors request Mullis Center Operations Committee recall

More than 90 signatures have been collected on a petition to remove…

  • Jul 22nd, 2019 1:37pm

Deadly rabbit disease confirmed in the San Juans

The bunnies of the San Juan Islands are in danger. A case…

  • Jul 22nd, 2019 10:42am

Port of Friday Harbor addresses allegations

Following the receipt of a formal letter of complaint, the Port of…

  • Jul 18th, 2019 1:26pm

Abdon changes plea to guilty in vehicular homicide case

Tucker Samms Abdon, 34, of Eastsound, changed his plea of not-guilty to…

  • Jul 15th, 2019 5:32pm

Community copes with child care costs

Access to child care is an issue that extends beyond the county…

  • Jul 14th, 2019 1:30am

County agencies receive record retention funds

Nearly $100,000 in grants were awarded by Legislature to local government agencies…

  • Jul 14th, 2019 1:30am
Spring Chinook Salmon. Photo courtesy Michael Humling, US Fish & Wildlife Service

State invests in Puget Sound salmon habitat

More than $45 million in grants were awarded to communities throughout Puget…

  • Jul 13th, 2019 1:30am
Spring Chinook Salmon. Photo courtesy Michael Humling, US Fish & Wildlife Service

Samish experiences engine problems

After three days of delayed sailings because of an issue with the…

  • Jul 12th, 2019 2:29pm

County’s plan for wildfire protection

Fire season is in full swing as the warmer drier weather has…

  • Jul 11th, 2019 1:30am

WSF answers questions about ferry system

The Hyak is officially retired as of July 1, the Elwha is…

  • Jul 3rd, 2019 11:03am

Hogle trial postponed until November

The trial of an Orcas man accused of possessing and distributing child…

  • Jul 1st, 2019 1:30am

We’ve been let down by Kaiser | Editorial

The solitude that comes with living in the San Juan Islands is…

  • Jun 28th, 2019 6:30pm

State’s Kaiser investigation concludes

The Office of the Insurance Commissioner for Washington State released the results…

  • Jun 27th, 2019 1:42pm

San Juan County Council talks radios and housing

San Juan County emergency services may be getting an upgrade to its…

  • Jun 25th, 2019 1:30am

Task force teams up with Canada for orca solutions

The United States and Canada are working together to save the endangered…

  • Jun 20th, 2019 1:30am

Orcas couple sue online writer for defamation

An Orcas couple has sued an investigative writer for libel just months…

  • Jun 17th, 2019 10:59am

Kaiser calls it quits in San Juan County

Questions began to fly as San Juan County residents were informed by…

  • Jun 10th, 2019 11:08am

Ferries talks fares in Friday Harbor

A proposed 5 percent rise in ferry fares over the next two…

  • Jun 6th, 2019 1:30am

Council hears testimony on marijuana moratorium

The marijuana moratorium in San Juan County remains in effect for now.…

  • Jun 1st, 2019 1:30am

Whale watchers oppose distance initiative

Four regional whale watching companies are suing an orca conservationist group and…

  • May 31st, 2019 12:39pm

Vacation rental moratorium in Eastsound requested

The Eastsound Planning Review Committee has an idea about how to solve…

  • May 28th, 2019 1:39pm

Do not miss ‘Cirque-US’

As the Rock on the Rock choir sings in the finale, “This…

  • May 24th, 2019 3:42pm

Ferries’ plan for the future

Ferry patrons should expect the retirement of the Hyak in June, a…

  • May 21st, 2019 1:30am

Vikings softball wraps up season on the road

The Lady Vikings lost to Friday Harbor at home on May 7,…

  • May 15th, 2019 1:30am

Black bear visits Orcas, again

As the second anniversary of the 2017 black bear visit neared, another…

  • May 13th, 2019 3:31pm

Sen. Liz Lovelett visits the San Juans

Sen. Liz Lovelett visited San Juan and Orcas islands for the first…

  • May 13th, 2019 1:30am