Mandi Johnson

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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

Man from British Columbia charged with assault

Donnelly allegedly punched another man repeatedly causing wounds to his head and face.

  • Aug 31st, 2017 4:37pm

Orcas man charged with assault

According to the deputy report, a witness saw a male subject punch a female in the face.

  • Aug 31st, 2017 4:37pm

Orcas School looks at phase three of campus remodel

Orcas School looks at phase three of campus remodel

  • Aug 31st, 2017 4:37pm

Head of WSF visits the San Juan Islands

The 30-minute rule, food vendor conflict and rider satisfaction were the hot topics.

  • Aug 31st, 2017 4:36pm

Sea View Theater hosts ‘Conversations with a cop’

It all started with a cardboard sign.

  • Aug 31st, 2017 4:36pm

Orcas candidate forum

The five candidates running for the position of County Council District 1 each got a chance to share their opinions on topics plaguing San Juan County at one of three forums held by The League of Women Voters.

  • Aug 31st, 2017 4:36pm

Senior center art auction

The Orcas Senior Center’s first ever art auction is well under way. The silent auction, which began on June 13, will run through July 9, when a live auction will be held at the senior center.

  • Aug 31st, 2017 4:34pm

OIHS students speak with science teacher aboard Nautilus

Though technical difficulties caused a delay in the interview, Orcas High School students were still able to speak with Timothy Dwyer aboard the Exploration Vessel Nautilus on Wednesday, May 18.

  • Aug 31st, 2017 4:33pm

Orcas Fire and Rescue staff stars in nearly nude calendar

Orcas Fire and Rescue staff stars in nearly nude calendar

  • Aug 31st, 2017 4:33pm

EWUA postpones rate increase

The Eastsound Water Users Association board decided to put a six-month hold on the rate increase at their regular meeting on Tuesday, May 17. The hold will allow board to begin working group discussions with the members most impacted by the change in the rate structure.

  • Aug 31st, 2017 4:33pm

Common Sense Alliance takes case to U.S. Supreme Court

Common Sense Alliance has taken its objections to San Juan County’s Critical Area Ordinance to the U.S. Supreme Court.

  • Aug 31st, 2017 4:33pm

Senator Ranker visits with Lions Sunrise Volunteers

Senator Kevin Ranker shared breakfast and state budget news with a cafe full of attendees on Friday, April 22.

  • Aug 31st, 2017 4:32pm

Williams appointed acting Fire Chief

Scott Williams has been appointed acting Fire Chief, with Chad Kimple acting as Assistant Fire Chief.

  • Aug 31st, 2017 4:32pm

County council adopts Shoreline Master Plan

by Mandi Johnson

  • Aug 31st, 2017 4:32pm

Gardens galore

Each year, the Orcas Island Garden Club finds a handful of unique…

  • Aug 31st, 2017 4:31pm

Lopez woman helps Kenyan orphans

For 23 years, Cathy Doherty was a nurse practitioner at the Lopez…

  • Aug 31st, 2017 4:31pm

Ranker and Habib talk budget and community

Lieutenant Governor Cyrus Habib and State Senator Kevin Ranker, D-Orcas, held a…

  • Aug 31st, 2017 4:30pm

Park and ride progresses

Construction of the Orcas Ferry Landing Park and Ride is nearing its…

  • Aug 31st, 2017 4:29pm

An end to fish farming | Reporter’s notebook

When the news broke that thousands of non-native salmon were released into…

  • Aug 30th, 2017 1:30am

Propane tank permit postponed

Inter-Island Propane’s request to install a 30,000-gallon propane storage tank in an…

  • Aug 28th, 2017 3:40pm

New providers for home health care in the San Juans

Home health care in the San Juan Islands is changing hands from…

  • Aug 28th, 2017 10:42am

Update on salmon escape in the San Juans

The Lummi Nation has declared a state of emergency after thousands of…

  • Aug 25th, 2017 5:23pm

Construction on Mount Constitution continues

The construction of new restroom facilities at the summit of Mount Constitution…

  • Aug 8th, 2017 9:35am

Smoke in the air

On Wednesday, Aug. 2, the Northwest Washington state was inundated by a…

  • Aug 7th, 2017 1:57pm

UW Medicine presence will not affect island EMS services

UW Medicine taking over the Orcas Medical Center will not affect Orcas…

  • Aug 7th, 2017 12:52pm

Wrongful death lawsuit filed in carbon monoxide poisoning case

A wrongful death lawsuit was filed in the San Juan County Superior…

  • Aug 1st, 2017 4:30pm

Immigration group celebrates success

A coalition of islanders is one step closer to protecting the rights…

  • Jul 24th, 2017 1:50pm

Proposed propane tank prompts protests

The Seaview residential community is rising up to prevent the installation of…

  • Jul 24th, 2017 1:20pm

The future of investigative journalism | A panel discussion with Hedrick Smith and Sarah Stillman

Every day, the future of journalism is threatened by accusations of fake…

  • Jul 23rd, 2017 1:30am

Lt. Gov. Cyrus Habib and Sen. Kevin Ranker speak in support of OPAL

The topic of affordable housing on Orcas is a large enough issue…

  • Jul 14th, 2017 5:42pm

Transient orca sightings on the rise

The village of Eastsound was treated to a rare sight on the…

  • Jul 12th, 2017 1:30am