San Juan Islands Sheriff's Log April 3-9: Tree litter, dog bites, expired tags...

Deputies in San Juan Islands responded to 190 calls between April 3-9, 2019 including: A Deputy on Orcas Island responded to a littering complaint. The littering turned out to be logs from trees that had fallen in the road during the recent wind storms. No further action was required.

Deputies conducted quarterly sex offender registration checks. 

Read more...

Manchin, Gardner, Cantwell, and Burr lead bipartisan bill to permanently fund LWCF

Land and Water Conservation Fund Permanent Funding Act makes $900 million available each year

Washington, DC - Today, Tuesday, April 9, 2019, U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV), Ranking Member of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, and Cory Gardner (R-CO) led a bipartisan group of Senators in introducing the Land and Water Conservation Fund Permanent Funding Actlegislation to permanently fund the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) at a level of $900 million. Manchin and Gardner were joined by Senators Maria Cantwell (D-WA), Richard Burr (R-NC), Michael Bennet (D-CO), Lamar Alexander (R-TN), Jon Tester (D-MT), Steve Daines (R-MT), Tom Udall (D-NM), Susan Collins (R-ME), Martin Heinrich (D-NM), Lindsay Graham (R-SC), Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Angus King (I-ME).

Read more...

Town will host Spring Cleanup April 22-26 - Chance to get rid of large items

The Town of Friday Harbor is pleased to offer its residential refuse customers a one-time-only curbside pickup of items that are too large or too heavy for their refuse cans the week of April 22-26. “The Town saw an opportunity to encourage neighborhood cleanups and to assist our customers with their spring cleaning efforts,” said Town Administrator Duncan Wilson. This is the third year the Town has been able to offer this spring cleanup service free of charge to its non-commercial customers.

Read more...

San Juan Islands Sheriff's Log March 27 - April 2, 2019: Assault on ferry, fire started by roommate, break-in on Decatur Island

Deputies in San Juan Islands responded to 179 calls between March 27-April 2, 2019 including: A Decatur Island resident reported finding the locked doors standing wide open on their home and an unfamiliar vehicle in their driveway upon returning. - A Deputy responded to a Lopez Island residence after a person reported that her roommate started a fire in their home. - A deputy was traveling Eastbound on the Washington State Ferry when he was approached by a white male who said he had been assaulted while on the ferry. The deputy noticed a bump on his forehead that was red and swollen. He stated that he had been sitting in his car listening to music.

Read more...

San Juan Island National Historical Park accepting applications for the 2019 Teacher Ranger Teacher Program

San Juan Island National Historical Park Accepting Applications for the 2019 Teacher Ranger Teacher Program FRIDAY HARBOR, WA – San Juan Island National Historical Park is accepting applications for the 2019 Teacher Ranger Teacher (TRT) program. Teacher Ranger Teacher is a professional development opportunity for K-12 teachers to spend the summer acquiring new skills in experiential learning through a program provided by a partnership between the National Park Service (NPS) and the University of Colorado-Denver (CUD).

Read more...
Subscribe to this RSS feed