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  1. Hughes earns association of counties 'Leadership Award'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | Journal of the San Juans

    ... County Council chairman in 2014. First elected to the council in November 2012, Hughes, owner of Ray's Pharmacy in Eastsound, was reelected six months later, in April 2013, after voter-approved changes to the county charter restructured the council ...

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  2. Gulls switch to trash-diet as fish stocks run lowRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2014 | New Scientist

    ... says Joe Gaydos , Director and Chief Scientist at the SeaDoc Society, a Salish Sea research organisation based in Eastsound, Washington. The glaucous-winged gull is a generalist feeder, meaning it can survive on a wide range of different food ...

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  3. Gulls switch to trash-diet as fish stocks run lowRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2014 | New Scientist

    ... says Joe Gaydos , Director and Chief Scientist at the SeaDoc Society, a Salish Sea research organisation based in Eastsound, Washington. The glaucous-winged gull is a generalist feeder, meaning it can survive on a wide range of different food ...

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  4. Protect you pooch, and yourself; dog licenses available for purchase, Nov. 17Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2014 | Journal of the San Juans

    ... County auditor's office, Harbor Veterinary, and the Animal Protection Society. Orcas Island: Pawki's for Pets, Eastsound Kennels, Orcas Animal Protection Society. Lopez Island: Sunset Builders, Ark Veterinary, Lopez Animal Protection Society. We ...

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  5. Year after assault conviction, Orcas man charged with meth possessionRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | Journal of the San Juans

    An Orcas Island man who served a four-month jail term a year ago after brandishing a knife at a grocery store worker faces a new felony charge, possession of methamphetamine. On Oct. 24, Stanley Vincent Sing pleaded not guilty in San Juan County Superior Court to one count of possession of a controlled substance, methamphetamine, and was released on $10,000 bail pending trial, which is slated for Dec. 15. The 34-year-old was taken into custody on the morning of Oct. 19 outside the library, in Eastsound, where he had reportedly fallen asleep.

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  6. Rude awakening, drivers endangered by deer, family fisticuffs lead to ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2014 | Journal of the San Juans

    It is not produced by Journal staff; feedback is welcome. A traffic stop in Eastsound resulted in the driver, a 21-year-old Eastsound woman, being arrested for driving while suspended or revoked, and an outstanding San Juan District Court warrant for failure to appear.

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  7. Music and MMA: Battle in the Barn delivers bothRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2014 | The Monroe Monitor & Valley News

    Seattle Rock Orchestra featured singer Annie Janzter performed with the orchestra and sang the National Anthem as well. Photo by Chris Hendrickson MMA fighter Steve Lindgren out of Eastsound MMA gets counseling from his trainer during the bout.

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  8. Local author presents healing workshop in EastsoundRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2014 | Journal of the San Juans

    Ayurvedic Yoga teacher, Oriental medicine practitioner, award-winning author-Friday Harbor resident Nicholas Corrin will present a workshop at Darvill's Bookstore in Eastsound, Nov. 2, 11:00 a.m. "The Power of Letting In," will include movements, meditations and visualizations that stimulate the dual powers of letting go, and letting in. Letting go, according to Corrin, is the initial step in self-mastery and includes surrendering all needs to control.

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  9. Dinged by dumpster, art heist in Eastsound, scuffle prompts woman's...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2014 | Journal of the San Juans

    ... deputies looking at abandoned vehicles in a permit parking area. Sept. 26 : Orcas deputies arrested a 33-year-old Eastsound man for malicious mischief after a domestic disturbance in Eastsound. a A 60-year-old Eastsound man was given a trespass ...

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  10. Orcas starts $12M makeover of school campus in EastsoundRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2014 | Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce

    All of Orcas Island's schools are on a single campus. The elementary is on the left, the high school is on the top right, and the middle school, commons, gym and music buildings are in the center.

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  11. On a mission to savethe Cofánof EcuadorRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2014 | Seattle Times

    ... film festivals. 7:30 p.m., Oct. 11, at the Orcas Island Film Festival , the Orcas Center, 917 Mt. Baker Road, Eastsound, WA, 360-376-2281 7 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 25, at the Social Justice Film Festival , at Northwest Film Forum, 1515 12th Ave., ...

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  12. Fire danger in San Juan County drops-officially-to 'low'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2014 | Journal of the San Juans

    The official fire-danger designation has dropped from "moderate" to "low" in the wake of recent rains and the arrival of fall, according to local fire officials. State law prohibits open burning in urban-designated areas, however, which means outdoor burning is not allowed in Eastsound, Lopez Village and the Town of Friday Harbor.

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  13. Coast Guard medevacs ailing diverRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2014 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ... uickly from a dive. Both a Coast Guard boat and helicopter were dispatched. The 22-year-old man was picked up near Eastsound on Orcas Island and flown to Virginia Mason Hospital . He was not identified and his condition was not known Tuesday evening.

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  14. Coast Guard medevacs ailing diver from San Juan IslandsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2014 | KOMO News

    ... from a dive. Both a Coast Guard boat and helicopter were dispatched. The 22-year-old man was picked up near Eastsound on Orcas Island and flown to Virginia Mason Hospital. He was not identified and his condition was not known Tuesday evening. With ...

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  15. Work crew vanishing act prompts 17-month sentence | Crime BriefRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2014 | Journal of the San Juans

    ... by the work crew supervisor and Speers was taken into custody about two hours later at an apartment in Eastsound, which reportedly belongs to his mother. Work crew is an alternative sentencing program designed to reduce jail overcrowding by ...

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  16. Orcas Island attracts visitors to San Juan Islands by its shape: a horseshoe magnetRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2014 | OregonLive.com

    ... can use some trails on alternate days. Judd Cove: This is a short walk to the sea, just before you reach Eastsound (the main island town) when driving from the ferry. Of most interest are a huge big leaf maple tree above the trail and an old lime ...

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  17. Plans afoot for stormwater solutions | Guest ColumnRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2014 | Journal of the San Juans

    Last year the season started with a shockingly large storm event that overwhelmed our Eastsound storm sewer system. With that memory almost one year behind us, the Stormwater Utility is moving into the final phase of countywide stormwater management planning.

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  18. Why cut the mustard? Because it's noxious & invasive | Guest columnRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 3, 2014 | Journal of the San Juans

    ... to transport, buy, sell, offer for sale or to distribute. It has been found overtaking a private garden near Eastsound, on Orcas Island. Garlic mustard looks similar in appearance to the non-native and common nipplewort (Lapsana communis); however ...

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  19. San Juan County Stormwater plan open house week of Sept. 15Read the original story

    Sep 1, 2014 | PNW Local News

    With fall approaching we once again look toward the rainy season. Last year the season started with a shockingly large storm event that overwhelmed our Eastsound storm sewer system.

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  20. A major wake-up for San Jaun Island communities | Colleen ArmstrongRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2014 | Journal of the San Juans

    ... event of a future outage. In February, CenturyLink began phase one of providing redundancy from Friday Harbor to Eastsound and Lopez. It is increasing the capacity on the existing fiber optic network between Mount Constitution and Eastsound to ...

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