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Posted on: August 16, 2018

ATF Offers $10,000 Reward

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ATF Offers $10,000 Reward for Information on Explosives Placed on Orcas Island in San Juan County

SEATTLE — The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) is offering up to a $10,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and convictio...

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Posted on: August 14, 2018

Air quality affected by wildfire smoke

Air monitors in our region today are reporting ‘unhealthy’ levels of particulate matter in the air due to wildfire smoke, largely from fires burning in British Columbia. San Juan County Health & Community Services is advising the public to limit time ...

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Posted on: August 10, 2018

Orcas IED

MEDIA RELEASE

San Juan County Sheriff's Office Ron Krebs, Sheriff 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

August 9, 2018 @ 4:30pm

There is understandable and significant concern throughout the islands following the discovery on Monday of an improvised explosive devic...

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Posted on: August 6, 2018

Draft Lopez Village Subarea Plan Information

Staff will brief the San Juan County Council and Planning Commission on the Draft Lopez Village Plan (Draft Plan) on August 17, 2017 at joint meeting. This meeting will be held in the County Council Chambers, 55 Second Street, Friday Harbor. It will be li...

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Posted on: August 1, 2018

Aug. 17 Joint County Council and Planning Commission Meeting

On August 17, 2018, there will be a special joint Planning Commission and County Council public hearing and meeting.  The public hearing will be on a draft ordinance to comply with the Western Washington Region Growth Management Hearings Boards' ...

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Posted on: August 3, 2018

2018 Fairgrounds Master Plan - Take the Survey!

2018 Fairgrounds Master Plan Survey

The San Juan County Fairgrounds Master Plan, which was last updated in 2012, provides a roadmap for developing and operating the fairgrounds in a manner that is responsive to County residents and focuses on long-term eco...

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Posted on: July 26, 2018

San Juan Islands Stewardship Guide

Got Visitors?  The San Juan Stewardship Guide is designed to encourage an increased level of environmental stewardship across the islands by visitors and residents alike.  The goal is to promote and distinguish the islands as a destinati...

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Posted on: July 23, 2018

Campfire ban at Shaw County Park; exercise caution in other parks

Effective at noon on July 24, the County Fire Marshal's office has raised the fire precaution level from moderate to high.Due to the specific site issues at Shaw Park that increase the risk of wildfire from campfires, wood burning campfires have been bann...

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Posted on: July 23, 2018

Fire Marshal's Office Increases Fire Risk To High.

At noon on July 24th, 2018 the fire risk in San Juan County will be going from Moderate to HIGH. 

Campfires remain legal as do barbecues. A few reminders to keep you and your families and community safe at this time:

 -Have a charged hose ...

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Posted on: July 19, 2018

HomeShare Program Seeking Pilot Program Participants

Housing advocates across San Juan County are moving forward with a proposed HomeShare Program. After receiving feedback from 113 community members through an online survey, the proposed HomeShare program has generated enough interest to formulate a pilot ...

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Posted on: July 17, 2018

July 20, 2018, Joint Planning Commission and County Council Meeting

At 9:00 am on July 20, 2018, there will be a joint Planning Commission and County Council public hearing and special meeting.  The public hearing will be regarding a proposed amendment to the political sign code.  The Planning Commission...

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Posted on: July 12, 2018

San Juan County Disability Advisory Committee

Every Vote Counts

Are you looking for a way to serve your community?  San Juan County Elections is looking for persons with disabilities, and providers of services to persons with disabilities, to serve on the Disability Advisory Committee.

Washington State Law req...

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Posted on: January 10, 2018

Getting Ready to Build? Request a Critical Area Review!

If you are contemplating land development such as installation of a well, septic system or driveway, demolition or construction of a building including expansion or exterior remodeling, or shoreline tree removal, please submit a request for a Critical Are...

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Posted on: December 1, 2017

Natural Resource Lands Data Indicators, AVAILABLE NOW!

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Check out the new Natural Resource Lands economic data indicators available on the Dept. of Community Development page here: http://www.sanjuanco.com/1360/Natural-Resource-Lands

This page includes interactive charts and graphs to help you explore the infor...

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Click Here for the Data Dashboard * San Juan County News *
Posted on: October 11, 2017

Comprehensive Plan Comment Tool, LIVE NOW!

Public Comment Tool

Now is the time to get your comments in on San Juan County's Comprehensive Plan Update!  After the Pop-Up Studios and Community Workshops last week we know there are plenty of comments out there and would love to gather even more of them. &nb...

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Comprehensive Plan Public Comment Tool * San Juan County News *
Posted on: August 10, 2017

2036 Comprehensive Plan Update documents available for review

The preliminary drafts of the Housing Needs Assessment and the Capital Facilities and Utilities Inventories for the 2036 Comprehensive Plan update have been released for preliminary review. These documents are posted on the County website: http://sanjuanc...

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