To hear Tari Gunstone tell it, everything began with “The Cheese Nun” of Connecticut, Sister Noella Marcellino.
The San Juan County Council was slated on July 14 to discuss whether to place a property tax measure on the November election ballot.
FEMA is authorized to identify, mobilize, and provide at its discretion, equipment and resources necessary to alleviate the impacts of the emergency. Emergency protective measures, limited to direct federal assistance, will be provided at 75 percent federal funding.
If you were making plans to pick up your dry cleaning, well, there's no rush. Business at Friday Harbor's only commercial dry cleaner and laundry service came to a screeching halt early Tuesday morning after fire broke out inside Sunshine Cleaners at about 2:30 a.m.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency will be performing field work along the shorelines of San Juan County July 14 to July 18.
Flags on parade, sack races, maple bars, garage sales, raffles and more happened last weekend at Olga Daze. Check out our slideshow of this wonderful community event.
The San Juan County Fair is in critical need of superintendents for the Fine Art Department and the Photography Department.
They are dying – wasting away, drying out and disintegrating into sun-bleached piles of dust. Limbs detach from the body and seem to melt away.
For more than a decade, a group of women has met for a secret power gathering. Their goal? To make the world a better place for the next generation.
The San Juan County Prosecutors office will not be pressing charges against owners of a dog that appeared to be neglected and was found by two islanders in early July on San Juan Island.
Many people are surprised to learn that two kinds of marine fish, Pacific sand lance and surf smelt, use the upper portions of sand and gravel beaches to spawn and incubate their eggs.
Welcome to office Mayor Jack! True, Mayor Fargo’s “footsteps” will be easy to fill (they’re small), but his place in our history has been mighty and memorable. Thank you Mayor Fargo for serving our Village and supporting Children’s House.
The San Juan County Public Works Department started chip seal operations with a fog seal on roads in Eastsound, on Monday, July 14. At the time of this writing, Russ Harvey, operations manager for public works, estimated that the work would be completed in a single day.
When Jim Connell asked Martin Lund for piano lessons back in 2007, Lund was skeptical of his commitment. Connell insisted – he wanted to work on his song-writing.
Daniel Miller is running for the State Legislature 40th District Position One.
The owner of an Anacortes bed and breakfast establishment has agreed to pay a $100,000 settlement for illegally clear-cutting a waterfront nature preserve on Fidalgo Island.
Public Works project engineer Colin Huntemer is working with a consultant to complete the design for a replacement bridge by December 2014 with plans to begin construction in April 2015.
Based upon fuel moisture readings observed around our region, all of the Ccounty’s fire danger signs now point to the yellow “moderate” range. Fire officials ask that everyone be very cautious with recreational fires and outdoor barbecues.
The county roads division asks motorists to reduce their speed and watch for workers and other traffic while driving through affected areas. When the fog seal is applied, it will be wet at first, then tacky. Pedestrians should not walk on the surface until it is dry. Crews will be there to assist and advise when the surface can be walked on.
Authorities claim the two men broke into a home in the Lampard Road area on the night of May 22 and, after searching from room to room, made off with a jar full of coins, a $20 bill and a 9-mm Glock handgun from a bedroom cabinet.