Tribal journey might be viewable from ferries this weekend

The Annual Tribal Canoe Journey is underway. Canoes landed on Alki Point Wednesday and traveled to Suquamish on Thursday, July 20.  canoes will be traveling throughout the weekend along the coast and through the San Juan Islands early next week. Amy Scarton, Assistant Secretary, WSDOT/Ferries Division in the WSF Weekly Update said the journey will  cross several ferry routes as they paddle north and ferry riders might be able to see them.


July 21: Voice your views about proposed vacation rental regs at PC hearing in FH

Both the main house and the accessory dwelling unit (ADU) could be rented out as vacation rentals under the proposed draft Vacation Rentals. The number of guests would be reduced from three to two per bedroom. Instead of a life and safety inspection by an expert, the vacation rental owners would only have to fill out and file forms.

The planning commission will hold a public hearing in the Legislative Building at 8:45 a.m. Friday, July 21, 2017.


Fire danger in San Juan County upgraded to high

Due to the increased heat and lack of precipitation, San Juan County's Fire Marshal RJ Myers has upgraded the fire danger to high. Recreational campfires two feet by two feet or less are still permitted. Please refrain from burning anything but clean, dry, split, firewood. If possible keep a charged hose near-by and douse all fires at the end of the evening with water. 

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