Sheriff’s Report | June 5 – 11, 2019

— from San Juan County Sheriff’s Office — Wednesday, June 5, 201919-004183 Agency Assistance 08:14:06 06/05/19 A Deputy responded to an agency assist call in Friday Harbor. A report was made and forwarded to the requesting agency. No further investigation. 19-004193 Theft 13:08:19 06/05/19 A Deputy responded to a Theft … Continue reading

Senior Center to host a disaster preparedness session

Monday, June 10, 1:15-3 p.m., Orcas Senior Center — from Lena Kassa for Orcas Senior Center — Join us for an informative community discussion about disaster preparedness. We will be talking about communication systems and how to prepare yourself, your household, and your community for natural disaster.  Greg Hancock will … Continue reading

Sheriff’s Report | May 22 – 28, 2019

— from San Juan County Sheriff’s Office — Wednesday, May 22, 201919-003695 Suspicious Person/Circumstance 10:39:51 05/22/19 A Lopez Island Deputy took an information report about suspicious activity at a local business. 19-003699 Animal Noise 12:13:27 05/22/19 An Orcas Deputy responded to an animal noise complaint near Eastsound. A report was … Continue reading

Health Care District tackles after-hours care, building maintenance, financing

— by Susan McBain, Orcas Issues reporter — The major continuing topics for the commissioners of the Orcas Island Health Care District (OIHCD) sound familiar: provision of after-hours care; costs to support the two clinics, Orcas Family Health Center (OFHC) and the Orcas UW Neighborhood Clinic (UWNC); and maintenance of … Continue reading

Roadside clean-up and finish details on Orcas Road construction site this week

— from Shannon Wilbur for San Juan County Public Works — Work Zone with Detour When: Week of May 27 Where: Orcas Road north of McNallie Road Why: Stump removal and grinding This week, the stormwater detention ponds were installed on either side of Swan Road to provide water quality … Continue reading