Sheriff, prosecutor and treasurer face challengers in General Election; 2 running for District Court Judge

Four of the nine elected offices (not counting precinct officers)  up for election in the 2018 General Election are contested races. San Juan County Sheriff Ron Krebs will face Deputy Jeff Asher; Prosecutor Randy Gaylord is being challenged by Friday Harbor attorney Nick Power; Treasurer Rhonda Pederson will run against Maureen Marinkovich; and Friday Harbor attorney Steve Brandli and Deputy Prosecutor Carolyn Jewett are running against each other for District Court Judge.


Sheriff's Log - San Juan Islands May 9-15: Cows on the loose, trespassing campers, unlawful mooring

Deputies in San Juan Islands responded to 166 calls between May 9-15, 2018 including this one: A Deputy on Orcas responded to a report of trespassing. The property owner had found what remained of a campsite. An informational report was taken.

The disposition codes are: ACT- active; ALS-Advanced life support; BLS - Basic Life Support; CIC - citation issued; CLO - closed; FAL - false; INA - inactive; NR - no report; UNF - unfounded; GOA - gone on arrival; FTA - failure to appear.


Apply now to fill SJISD board vacancy

San Juan Island School Board Director Ralph Hahn announced his resignation from the school board on April 30, 2018. The school board accepted his resignation at the May 16, 2018 special board meeting. San Juan Island School District is currently seeking persons interested in public education to fill this unexpired term as a board member. The next election to fill this position will be the regularly scheduled election of November, 2019. Qualified candidates will be individuals who are dedicated to quality education for all students. Good communication skills and a working knowledge of local school district operations will also be an asset in this position.


Hoax call leads to evacuation

San Juan County deputies evacuated houses next to a vacant home on San Juan Island Wednesday, May 16, 2018 after a Volunteers of America hotline received a call that a person was inside, hearing voices and threatening to kill any cops that showed up. The call turned out to be a hoax. Sheriff Ron Krebs said the house, which is currently for sale, was empty. Krebs said similar hoax calls across the nation have ended tragically.
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