Mandi Johnson

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State Parks talks expansion

Washington State Parks considers purchasing three adjacent properties to two Orcas parks.

  • Dec 10th, 2017 1:30am

Coalition presents first public hospital district town hall

First of four meetings prior to the island voting on the formation of a public hospital district.

  • Dec 7th, 2017 1:15pm

OFHC to stay open; donations still needed | Letters

Last month, Orcas Family Health Center began a fundraising campaign to raise…

  • Dec 6th, 2017 1:30am

Indian Island: an ecosystem in recovery

Just off the shore of Eastsound stands an island in rehabilitation, a…

  • Dec 1st, 2017 2:19pm

Second wrongful death lawsuit filed in carbon monoxide poisoning case

Troy Sullivan and Kelli Ashcraft were discovered dead in a home outside of Friday Harbor.

  • Nov 30th, 2017 4:03pm

Orcas woman arrested for allegedly hiding a fugitive and possessing drug paraphernalia

Kami Philbrook, 29, was arrested by San Juan County Sheriff’s deputies on…

  • Nov 21st, 2017 9:53pm

Navigating Orcas with a disability

An estimated 13 percent of San Juan County’s population has a disability…

  • Nov 17th, 2017 1:30am

School celebrates bond and levy success

Orcas voters overwhelmingly approved the school’s proposed bond and levy measures on…

  • Nov 15th, 2017 1:30am

Orcas Park and Ride opens

The park and ride at the Orcas Ferry Landing hit a few…

  • Nov 10th, 2017 11:58am

Hearing Examiner denies Inter-Island Propane’s tank request

After months of deliberation, San Juan County Hearing Examiner Sharon Rice has…

  • Nov 10th, 2017 11:53am

OIFR rescues hiker and her missing dog from cliff in Moran State Park

In an effort that took more than nine hours to execute, Orcas…

  • Nov 10th, 2017 11:53am

Take a trip to the chocolate factory with ‘Willy Wonka’

With a golden ticket, you too can take a tour of Willy…

  • Nov 10th, 2017 11:51am

UW Medicine hosts open house

Though the clinic saw its first patient at 8:30 a.m. on Sept.…

  • Nov 6th, 2017 9:56am

Olga Symphony, More or Less performs Nov. 24

For 19 – or maybe 20 – years, the Olga Symphony has…

  • Nov 6th, 2017 1:30am

Halloween in Eatsound

Islanders of all ages hit the streets on Halloween to trick or…

  • Oct 31st, 2017 5:14pm

New deputy Nawn arrives on Orcas

A little over a month ago, Rodney Nawn, his wife Natalie and…

  • Oct 24th, 2017 2:35pm

Three school board members retiring; three new ones joining

Three of the five positions on the Orcas Island School District school…

  • Oct 13th, 2017 3:05pm

School prepares for bond and levy vote

Orcas Island School District is requesting a bond and a levy from…

  • Oct 4th, 2017 12:33pm

Family planning in island communities

Mt. Baker Planned Parenthood Executive Director Linda McCarthy spoke to an audience…

  • Sep 29th, 2017 11:56am

San Juan Islands are overrun by deer

If you’re familiar at all with the San Juan Islands, you’re aware…

  • Sep 27th, 2017 9:45am

A conversation with County Councilman Hughes

As the year enters its final quarter, San Juan County Council Chairman…

  • Sep 25th, 2017 5:04pm

New cider source on Orcas

Libby Garcia opened Boathouse Cider Works to keep herself busy so that…

  • Sep 20th, 2017 1:30am

Lighthouse celebrates 124 years

Two full boats from Outer Island Excursions carried more than 55 people…

  • Sep 9th, 2017 1:30am

Young Orcas filmmaker returns with premiere at Wild and Scenic Film Festival

Local youth filmmaker Dylan D’Haeze will premiere his second documentary in his…

  • Sep 8th, 2017 1:30am

Local youth filmmaker makes waves at Ocean Film Festival

Dylan D’Haeze believes that kids have the ability to save the planet.…

  • Sep 6th, 2017 2:09pm

Community foundation hosts walking tour of Eastsound

Everywhere you turn in Eastsound you can find someone or something that…

  • Sep 2nd, 2017 1:30am

Phone problems in Lopez Village since May

For more than three months, businesses and residences in the Lopez Village…

  • Sep 1st, 2017 1:26pm

From Standing Rock to the San Juans: concerns about oil are hitting home

The fight against fossil fuels is moving west. Citizens of the San…

  • Aug 31st, 2017 4:49pm

Kruger races toward Alaska again

For the second year in a row, Orcas Islander Karl Kruger is…

  • Aug 31st, 2017 4:44pm

Sada Ashcraft loves work and her kids

It was always in Sada Ashcraft’s life plan to be a mother.…

  • Aug 31st, 2017 4:44pm

All about elections

Now that Orcas voters are looking in their rearview mirror at the…

  • Aug 31st, 2017 4:43pm

Reminder: San Juan County is GMO-free

As farmers and gardeners begin to plant their crops for the coming…

  • Aug 31st, 2017 4:42pm

Fire commissioners add two new faces to board

The Orcas Island Fire and Rescue Board of Fire Commissioners welcomed its…

  • Aug 31st, 2017 4:42pm

Border patrol says no immigration changes at this time

Immigration bans enacted by President Donald Trump have left islanders wondering if…

  • Aug 31st, 2017 4:41pm

Music Advocacy celebrates 20 years

Music education in public schools has been a topic of contention for…

  • Aug 31st, 2017 4:41pm

Orcas Medical Foundation fundraising successful

Orcas Medical Foundation successfully raised $750,000 toward getting University of Washington Neighborhood…

  • Aug 31st, 2017 4:40pm

Orcas Medical Foundation is more than halfway to its $750,000 goal

With one month left until University of Washington Neighborhood Clinic’s deadline, Orcas…

  • Aug 31st, 2017 4:39pm

OIFR names Williams fire chief

After a year of accusations, an investigation and a financial surprise from…

  • Aug 31st, 2017 4:38pm

Six people run for fire commissioner

Six people have shown an interest in filling the vacant Orcas Island Fire and Rescue Board of Commissioners seat.

  • Aug 31st, 2017 4:37pm

OIFR board considers commissioner applicants

Six people have shown an interest in filling the vacant OIFR Board of Commissioners seat.

  • Aug 31st, 2017 4:37pm