San Juan County Newsroom

Welcome to the Newsroom - home of San Juan County's Communications

San Juan County Communications supports all three branches of government to provide timely and useful information to the public about programs, projects, activities, and decisions.

San Juan County Communications assists with responses to media requests, film permit requests, education outreach, and more through a variety of methods, including social media platforms, news releases, and the county’s website.

Below, please find past and present news releases, County-related articles and stories, upcoming events, and more.


The Communications Coordinator serves as the main contact for the County regarding communications, public and media relations, and social media.

  1. Erin Wygant

    Communication Coordinator

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    County Corner - February

    February's update: Killer Whale Proclamation, Town to Zylstra Lake Trail, and more! Read on...
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    County Corner - January

    January's update of San Juan County’s recent news. Read on...
All Monthly Columns
Employee Spotlight
Council meeting review
  1. Employee Spotlight: Jami Mitchell

    Jami Mitchell, Senior Services Specialist, Health & Community Services Read on...
  2. Employee Spotlight: Cheryl Kringle

    Cheryl Kringle, Child Advocate Program Coordinator, Superior Court Services Read on...
  3. Employee Spotlight: Sophia Cassam

    Sophia Cassam, Planner III in the Department of Community Development Read on...
All Employee Spotlights
  1. Council Meeting Review: April 18, 2023

    This meeting included a proclamation for National Volunteer Month, a discussion about PFAS, and a decision about the Argyle Lots developer. Read on...
  2. Council Meeting Review: April 10, 2023

    This meeting included a discussion a new Public Works survey. Read on...
  3. Council Meeting Review: April 4, 2023

    This meeting included a discussion on the Argyle Lots development, review of an opioid settlement program, and more. Read on...
View All Meeting Recaps

Featured Series

San Juan County is proud to produce a series about affordable housing in the San Juan Islands. With interviews from homeowners, renters, non-profit organizers, county employees, and more, the series dives into the intricacies of island housing. Use the carousel below to read the featured series: Affordable Housing: The key to a sustainable future in San Juan County. 

2022 Year-In-Review

San Juan County published a recap of 2022, highlighting accomplishments, favorite projects, and notable statistics. View the document by clicking HERE.

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