Mandi Johnson

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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

Parking problems at county park

Places to leave your vehicle while you explore Agate Beach or Iceberg…

  • Jul 6th, 2017 1:30am

Merideth Kaye Clark to perform Joni Mitchell’s ‘Blue’ at Orcas Center

Joni Mitchell’s “Blue” album earned second-place on Rolling Stone’s “Women Who Rock:…

  • Jul 5th, 2017 1:30am

Chamber’s annual Community Parade | Photos

North Beach Road was lined through downtown Eastsound by rowdy revelers to…

  • Jul 1st, 2017 3:06pm

Loneliness after loss

Loneliness after loss can be hard to talk about with others. Join…

  • Jun 30th, 2017 10:31am

Karl Kruger first person to finish Race to Alaska on a paddleboard

One stroke at a time. One stroke after another brought him closer…

  • Jun 29th, 2017 7:45pm

School bond and levy to be voted on in November

If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again is an adage…

  • Jun 26th, 2017 3:04pm

Mount Baker Farm is now a public campground

Mount Baker Farm opened its gates to the public as a campground…

  • Jun 20th, 2017 1:30am

When a ‘Dead Man’s Cell Phone’ rings, will you answer?

There are few things more annoying than having to listen to the…

  • Jun 12th, 2017 1:54pm

Airport construction concludes

Construction at the Orcas Island Airport is nearing completion, at least for…

  • Jun 8th, 2017 10:30am

Island Pie is serving up the ‘za | Pizza place opens in Deer Harbor

On the western shores of Orcas Island, restaurants are a rarity. But…

  • May 26th, 2017 1:09pm

Suffering in the San Juans: Homeless in paradise

Fifty-eight. That’s how many people were identified as homeless in San Juan…

  • May 22nd, 2017 11:53am

Robert Dash explores what’s ‘On an Acre Shy of Eternity’

On a parcel of land north of Deer Harbor, a little less…

  • May 17th, 2017 12:11pm

Friday Harbor man charged with burglary, theft, forgery

Jerad Alan Grey, 34, of Friday Harbor, has been charged with residential…

  • May 15th, 2017 2:39pm

Granny’s attic a success for senior center and preschool

After 3 p.m., when the crowds have all left and the piles…

  • May 10th, 2017 1:36pm