April 25: Community forum about Kaiser and medevac payments in Friday Harbor

Dozens of islanders have encountered problems with Kaiser Health Insurance denying payment for medevac services. Learn more about the predicament at a community forum to discuss Health Insurance Coverage for Emergency Care and Air Ambulance Transfer in San Juan County will be held from 6:30 to 8 p.m Thursday, April 25 at the Mullis Center on Nash Street in Friday Harbor.

Community forum about Kaiser and medevac payments April 25 in Friday Harbor

Dozens of islanders have encountered problems with Kaiser Health Insurance denying payment for medevac services. Learn more about the predicament at a community forum to discuss Health Insurance Coverage for Emergency Care and Air Ambulance Transfer in San Juan County will be held from 6:30 to 8 p.m Thursday, April 25 at the Mullis Center on Nash Street in Friday Harbor.

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OPALCO hires 3 local apprentices: The future is here

OPALCO has hired three new linemen apprentices – one for each of the crews on Lopez, Orcas, and San Juan Island. These local linemen will keep the lights on for the next generation of islanders.

OPALCO apprentices at the 2019 Annual meeting aboard the Tillikum ferry. Left to right: Ken Bair of Lopez Island, Kyle Hoffman of Orcas Island, and Rio Black of San Juan Island

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April 22-26: Town hosts Spring Cleanup - 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.