May 23 – July 25: Sometime between these dates, person(s) unknown entered an Orcas Island residence and took a Troy-Built gas trimmer and a small broom-vacuum.
I wanted to see bears. I am fascinated and terrified by these kings of the forest. As an avid backpacker I have often worried that one would rip through my tent and maul me to shreds. Yet on a recent trip to Alaska I found myself on a mission to not only glimpse a bear, but actually to seek one out.
The good news is that global warming is happening much slower than predicted. The bad news is that we are doing absolutely nothing to stop these inevitable changes.
State Sen. Kevin Ranker, D-Orcas Island, said WSF's repositioning of boats gives the Edmonds-Kingston two boats and leaves the international run with none. “Historically, when a ferry is down elsewhere in the system, replacement ferries have come from the San Juan route," he said. "During the winter...."
The Exchange/Orcas Recycling Services implemented a new price list on July 21 with adjustments to some of the garbage and recycling services they offer.
It’s a beloved community park that will be revamped in the coming years under new ownership.
Faced with a possible proliferation of industrial-sized marijuana grows, the San Juan County Council agreed to consider placing new limits on the construction, scope, size and operation of greenhouses, an accessory use for agricultural production that can be constructed, in many instances, without a permit.
In the race for Washington State’s 2nd Congressional District seat, the San Juan County Democrats have voted to endorse independent Mike Lapointe over incumbent Democrat Rick Larsen in the Aug. 5 primary election.
Washington State Ferries will be doing outreach in the San Juan Islands and in Anacortes for the vehicle reservation service that will launch in January 2015.
If buying a brand new, 26-foot custom-built boat for just $35,000 sounds like a good deal to you, well, you're not alone.
Results of a student project suggest that recent efforts to reduce the level of storm water pollution in Eastsound have been at least partly successful.
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.