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

    Saturday Sep 27 | 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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  2. Coast Guard medevacs ailing diverRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 23 | 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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  3. Coast Guard medevacs ailing diver from San Juan IslandsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 23 | 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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  4. Work crew vanishing act prompts 17-month sentence | Crime BriefRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 18 | 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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  5. Orcas Island attracts visitors to San Juan Islands by its shape: a horseshoe magnetRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 16 | 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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  6. Plans afoot for stormwater solutions | Guest ColumnRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 10 | 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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  7. Why cut the mustard? Because it's noxious & invasive | Guest columnRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 3 | 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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  8. San Juan County Stormwater plan open house week of Sept. 15Read the original story

    Monday Sep 1 | 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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  9. 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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  10. Mary Jane BoothRead the original story

    Aug 21, 2014 | Cheney Free Press

    ... and daughter Cindy Holloway (Paul), all of Cheney and son Ben Booth (ex-wife Christine, Tara Hubbard) of Eastsound, Wash. Grandchildren include Caitlin Winebarger and Pete Montague (fiance Tracy Couron); Rachel Lisk (Bill) and Dana Casper (Davin); ...

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  11. Sea Star Deaths along the West Coast Elicit Close StudyRead the original story

    Aug 14, 2014 | Scientific American

    ... during previous El NiA o events. Sea stars are turning to mush at a much higher rate. In the intertidal zone of Eastsound on Orcas Island, Washington, an ochre star's arm dangles by a thread, one of the signs of sea star wasting syndrome. (Credit: ...

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  12. San Juan man to serve 30 days for drug-related burglary, theft; Orcas ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2014 | Journal of the San Juans

    ... relative's permission. Following the burglary, footage from a surveillance camera at the Country Corner Store in Eastsound reportedly tied Frank to the use of a debit card that went missing following the June 2013 break-in. Authorities initially ...

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  13. Register now for Pre-Commercial Thinning Workshop and Field TourRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2014 | San Juan Islander

    A Pre-Commercial Thinning Workshop and Field Tour will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. September 13 in Eastsound.

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  14. Public Hearing Aug. 15 on Eastsound Sub-area planRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2014 | San Juan Islander

    ... are remnants of the buffer sizing methodology the County adopted in Ordinance No. 28-2012 (Wetlands). 2. Eastsound Subarea Plan Update; Repealing San Juan County Code Chapter 16.55, the Eastsound Subarea Plan, and Adding new sections of Eastsound ...

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  15. Meds missing, erractic and elusive, rumble with raccoon-cat; San Juan County Sheriff's LogRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2014 | Journal of the San Juans

    ... was sideswiped by unknown person. July 25: An Orcas Island female reported leaving her cell phone at a business in Eastsound and when she returned the phone was gone. Subsequently the phone was returned. An order violation occurred on Orcas Island ...

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  16. Learn about upcoming reservation systemRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2014 | San Juan Islander

    WSF staff will be at the Friday Harbor Art Market at Brickworks on July 25, Orcas Island Farmers' Market in the Eastsound Village Green on July 26, and at the Lopez Village Market on Sunday, July 27 to talk about the ferry reservation which goes into effect in January.

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  17. Orcas Island: Mountain bike trail proposed at Moran parkRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2014 | The News Tribune

    ... trail would use an existing trail and the power line access road. The meeting will be from 6-7 p.m. at the Eastsound Fire Hall Meeting Room, 45 Lavender Lane, Eastsound. For more information about the proposal, contact Andrew Fielding, environmental ...

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  18. Orcas no paradise for its 'have-nots' | LettersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2014 | Journal of the San Juans

    ... fumes from cars, people always around, it is another story. It effectively keeps the workers in "their place" (in Eastsound). Unless you have time to "toodle" around the island for the fun of it, one doesn't enjoy the pleasures of island life. ...

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  19. Eastsound Road Work to be completed Week of July 14Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2014 | San Juan Islander

    The San Juan County Public Works Department will be completing chip seal operations with a fog seal on roads in Eastsound starting Monday, July 14, 2014, weather permitting.

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  20. Calls for Orcas Fire and EMS up 13 percent over 2013; 40 percent over 2012Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2014 | San Juan Islander

    ... department has responded to 459 calls, 123 of those are overlapping calls. Deck Fire June 3: OIFR responded to an Eastsound restaurant for the report of a deck fire. Arriving personnel found the site of a small fire that was extinguished and was ...

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