News Flash

Posted on: September 18, 2018

Fall is Flu Clinic Time

Flu season is here and it is time to get your flu shot! San Juan County Health and Community Services will be offering the following flu vaccine clinics: 

San Juan Health & Community Services Clinic | 145 Rhone St, Friday Harbor

By appointment:...

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Additional Info... * San Juan County News *
Posted on: September 12, 2018

Burn Risk Level Changed to Moderate

The recent rains have resulted in San Juan County moving the fire risk level to Moderate. This does not change the status of burning in the county, it is merely a risk level modification that reflects fuel moisture levels rising. 

Campfires remain...

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* San Juan County News *
Posted on: September 5, 2018

Island Leaders in Canada and US Call on Prime Minister to Abandon Trans Mountain Expansion

VICTORIA  - In light of the Canadian Government’s purchase of the Trans Mountain Pipeline and stated commitment to expanding it despite a court ruling quashing the expansion permit, elected representatives from the islands in the Salish Sea, on b...

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* San Juan County News *
Posted on: September 5, 2018

The “Home Fund” Explained

What is the “Home Fund?” The Home Fund is a ballot measure (Proposition 1) that will be on the ballot this November.

The Home Fund is a proposed local affordable housing funding source recommended to the County Council by the Housing Bank Commission as par...

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Additional Info... * San Juan County News *
Posted on: September 5, 2018

New Financial Skills Course

The Joyce L. Sobel (San Juan Island) Family Resource Center and the Economic Development Council are working with Abby Anderson, AmeriCorps VISTA, to offer a five-week financial skills course. This course will guide participants through financial topics s...

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Additional Info... * San Juan County News *
Posted on: August 28, 2018

Comprehensive Plan Community Workshops

Workshop Poster

The Department of Community Development (DCD) will hold community workshops to gather community input on the Comprehensive Plan update.  Provide input on policy issues that will guide the County through 2036.  Discussion topics will incl...

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* San Juan County News *
Posted on: August 29, 2018

The Burn Ban for campfires and barbecues is lifted in San Juan County

As of noon today, August 29, 2018, the burn ban for campfires and charcoal barbeques is lifted in San Juan County. Recent humidity levels, rising fuel moistures, and precipitation in the county have warranted a lift on the burn ban enacted last week.

We wo...

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* San Juan County News *
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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* San Juan County News *
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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* San Juan County News *
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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* San Juan County News *
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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Additional Info... * San Juan County News *
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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* San Juan County News *
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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Additional Info... * San Juan County News *
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 *

News Flash

Posted on: November 28, 2017

Fire Extinguisher Recall

38 million fire extinguishers recalled

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission announced a recall of more than 40 million Kidde disposable fire extinguishers sold in the U.S. due to nozzle malfunction. The extinguishers may not work during a fire emerg...

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Additional Info... Fire Marshal