A new National Park Service (NPS) report shows that more than 261,000 visitors in 2012 spent $14 million in San Juan Island National Historical Park and in communities in the northwest Washington region. That spending, which averages just over $53 per visitor, supported more than 167 jobs in the area.
San Juan Island Fire & Rescue. That’s the name we use to describe what is actually San Juan County Fire Protection District # 3. The fire district was created by the voters in 1958, and serves San Juan, Brown and Pearl Islands.
It's been 25 years since the heavily traveled avenue in Friday Harbor was chip sealed. Yesterday the county Public Works Department put down a thick fresh coat on Argyle Avenue. The town contracted the work with the county.
The results of an online survey about proposed changes to Sunshine Alley will provide the answers to five questions. The five key proposals involve alternatives concerning the location of the performance stage, Sunshine Alley connections across First Street, Alley traffic management, Alley parking allowances, and the public restroom.