Person of Interest | Melinda Milligan, Midwife

— by Lin McNulty — “Bittersweet” is how Melinda Milligan characterizes her upcoming retirement as a midwife after nearly 40 years of attending more than 1,000 births. “I probably should have counted,” she says now. She grew up in California’s San Fernando Valley and obtained a degree that brought her to West Seattle … Continue reading

Festival of Trees to Light Up Rosario Resort Orcas Island resort sponsors annual fundraiser for local non-profits

— from Holly Southern — Christmas trees return to light up the Moran Mansion at Rosario Resort and Spa during the month of December, decorated by seven local non-profit organizations. Sponsored by the resort, the Festival of Trees is designed to be a fundraiser during this holiday season for participating organizations, … Continue reading

Your Dog Wants a License

— from SJC Communications — Canaan, a five-year old border collie, received the first 2017 dog license of the season at the San Juan County Auditor’s Office. Canaan is a champion agility dog, and has won many awards along with his owner Bob Anderson. Dog tags will be sold beginning … Continue reading

Deer Harbor Bridge Update

— from John Van Lund — Work this coming week includes: Placing channel rock requiring some night work Removing cofferdam sheet piling Removing formwork for wingwall concrete placed this past Wednesday HEADS UP NOTIFICATION DECEMBER GIRDER DELIVERY & PLACEMENT: There are seven 46 ton girders to be delivered from Tacoma … Continue reading