Mandi Johnson

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Fire chief talks disaster prep

The more prepared a community is for a disaster, the easier it…

  • Feb 19th, 2019 1:08pm

Friday Harbor man charged with domestic assault

Philip K. Traini, 38, of Friday Harbor, has been charged with burglary…

  • Feb 18th, 2019 1:30am

Two Friday Harbor residents charged with impersonation and theft

Two Friday Harbor residents have been charged with stealing a car and…

  • Feb 16th, 2019 1:30am

Dismayed with case dismissal

We are dismayed that a criminal case has been thrown out due…

  • Feb 14th, 2019 5:58pm
Contributed photos
                                Stills from the San Juan County District Court security camera that were submitted as evidence.

Criminal case dismissed due to county employee misconduct

(Editor’s note: A previous version of this article stated Sheriff Ron Krebs…

  • Feb 14th, 2019 1:22pm
Contributed photos
                                Stills from the San Juan County District Court security camera that were submitted as evidence.
Stills from the security camera submitted as evidence

Camera controversy continues

(Editor’s note: A previous version of this article stated Sheriff Ron Krebs…

  • Feb 14th, 2019 1:20pm
Stills from the security camera submitted as evidence

Islanders prepare for disaster

With a fault-line capable of doing more damage to the islands than…

  • Feb 14th, 2019 11:50am

Friday Harbor man charged with domestic violence and strangulation

James Rockford Desermeaux, 25, of Friday Harbor has been charged with one…

  • Feb 12th, 2019 1:30am
J16/Slick breaches while J26/Mike swims nearby on Aug. 18, 2018. (Photo by Katy Foster/NOAA Fisheries, under permit 18786)

Southern residents focus of Way of the Whales conference

The more we learn about the orcas, the less we know, according…

  • Feb 10th, 2019 1:30am
J16/Slick breaches while J26/Mike swims nearby on Aug. 18, 2018. (Photo by Katy Foster/NOAA Fisheries, under permit 18786)

Friday Harbor woman charged with animal cruelty

Warning: This article contains information about sexual acts with animals. Stephanie Romero-Suchara,…

  • Feb 7th, 2019 1:25pm

The facts about airlift insurance | Editorial

With Kaiser Permanente denying claims for emergency air ambulance services, it’s a…

  • Feb 7th, 2019 1:30am

Vehicular homicide trial postponed until March

The trial date for an Orcas man accused of vehicular homicide has…

  • Feb 6th, 2019 12:12pm
Stills from the security camera submitted as evidence

Case thrown out due to government misconduct

A criminal case being tried in San Juan County District Court has…

  • Feb 5th, 2019 2:28pm
Stills from the security camera submitted as evidence

Investigation finds former Sen. Ranker harassed employee

An independent investigation into allegations of sexual harassment by former Sen. Kevin…

  • Feb 1st, 2019 6:01pm

Measles outbreak spreads across Washington

A highly contagious infectious disease is slowly making its way through the…

  • Jan 31st, 2019 3:53pm

Kaiser Permanente denies airlift services

Kaiser Permanente denied 20 air ambulance flights from the San Juan Islands…

  • Jan 29th, 2019 11:15am

Gov. Inslee says orcas are a priority

The Southern resident orcas are among Gov. Jay Inslee’s top priorities in…

  • Jan 23rd, 2019 1:30am

Property owner files a legal complaint about vacation rentals

An Orcas man is intending to sue the county, a state agency…

  • Jan 22nd, 2019 5:21pm

Vikings take on Wolverines at home

The Orcas Island High School Vikings battled the Friday Harbor High School…

  • Jan 21st, 2019 1:47pm
Nick Power at an election forum on Orcas in 2019.

Inquiries into county candidate’s campaigns

The Public Disclosure Commission is looking into accusations that Nick Power violated…

  • Jan 21st, 2019 12:49pm
Nick Power at an election forum on Orcas in 2019.

Kenneth Gibbs talks high-energy at ‘Meeting of the Minds’

Energy invisible to the human eye is falling to the planet’s surface…

  • Jan 16th, 2019 1:30am

Orca task force is briefed on state budget

Gov. Jay Inslee is committed to saving the Southern resident orca population…

  • Jan 15th, 2019 4:11pm

Sean Hunter pleads guilty rape of a child

((Editor’s note: An earlier version of this story stated Hunter was sentenced…

  • Jan 15th, 2019 10:13am

Top 10 stories of 2018 | Part 2

At the end of the year, The Islands’ Sounder takes a look…

  • Jan 8th, 2019 10:29am

Two Southern resident orcas nearing death

Two Southern resident orcas nearing death

  • Jan 7th, 2019 10:45am
The retaining wall at the Orcas ferry landing was extended to provide a protected pathway to the future pedestrian park.

Councilmember Rick Hughes year-end review

Update: A previous version of this article (including the one in print)…

  • Jan 2nd, 2019 2:45pm
The retaining wall at the Orcas ferry landing was extended to provide a protected pathway to the future pedestrian park.

CenturyLink outage disrupts 911 services

Communities across the nation were without the ability to call 911 due…

  • Dec 28th, 2018 11:29am

Area tribes address Canadian officials about oil pipeline expansion

Four Washington Native American tribes won’t let international borders stop their voices…

  • Dec 26th, 2018 4:11pm

Sea snails struggle in the Salish Sea

The Southern resident orcas aren’t the only species headed toward extinction in…

  • Dec 20th, 2018 9:38am

Salish Sea hatcheries to increase salmon stocks

When the demand for a product increases, a company will often raise…

  • Dec 20th, 2018 9:38am

Paul Allen leaves a legacy on the San Juan Islands

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen not only left a substantial impact on the…

  • Dec 17th, 2018 4:56pm

Don’t drink and drive | Reporter’s notebook

Don’t drink and drive | Reporter’s notebook

  • Dec 16th, 2018 1:30am

County adopts Complete Streets ordinance

Walkers, cyclists and drivers are all critical to San Juan County road…

  • Dec 10th, 2018 9:27am

Local voters upstage neighbors | SJC has highest turnout in state

San Juan County residents are the most active voters in the state.…

  • Dec 7th, 2018 1:30am

Colleen Smith is the 2018 ‘Flat Person’ for Orcas Island Community Foundation

Each year, the Orcas Island Community Foundation features a “flat person” as…

  • Dec 4th, 2018 4:32pm

Ocean Night at the Sea View Theatre: ‘Beneath the Salish Sea’ movie screening

Head out to the Sea View Theatre for an underwater odyssey through…

  • Nov 28th, 2018 10:05am

Vacation rental violations begin collecting fines

More than 40 people have paid nearly $58,000 in penalties since new…

  • Nov 27th, 2018 1:30am

Port of Orcas approves 2019 budget

In 2019, the Port of Orcas is projecting to spend only 72…

  • Nov 21st, 2018 1:30am

OPALCO reaches out to membership with listening sessions

Low member turnout at Orcas Power and Light Cooperative’s four-island listening sessions…

  • Nov 18th, 2018 1:30am

Friday Harbor Labs scientist first speaker in Ocean Night series

SeaDoc Society held its inaugural family-friendly, multimedia-focused Ocean Night at Sea View…

  • Nov 14th, 2018 12:43pm