AIRED LIVE TUESDAY:  Kari McVeigh Hopes to Bring Her Leadership Experience to County Council
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AIRED LIVE TUESDAY: Kari McVeigh Hopes to Bring Her Leadership Experience to County Council

A CNL2 VIDEO IS AT THE BOTTOM OF THIS PAGE Kari McVeigh, a San Juan Island resident, currently serves as Superintendent of the tiny Shaw School District. In total, she has 48 years of experience in education, most of them in administration. She gives the Friday Harbor Schools an “A-” grade. Other subjects discussed include:…

UPDATE: Third Candidate for County Council District 1 Filed: Adrian Kilpatrick

UPDATE: Third Candidate for County Council District 1 Filed: Adrian Kilpatrick

Adrian Kilpatrick filed as a candidate for San Juan County Council late last week. He is a resident of Residency District 1. CNL2 has reached out to the newest candidate to offer an interview. ORIGINAL ARTICLE: San Juan County Council Candidate Filing Ends Friday at 5:00 p.m.May 6, 2024 TO VIEW CNL2 VIDEO INTERVIEWS OF…

Auditor Seeks Writers of Argument against SJI Library District and LI School District
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Auditor Seeks Writers of Argument against SJI Library District and LI School District

San Juan County Auditor Natasha Warmenhoven is seeking people interested in writing arguments against the San Juan Island Library District and Lopez Island School District ballot measures for the voters’ guide. In order to ensure an informed electorate, and in accordance with state law, every district that places a measure on a ballot is responsible…

County Council Candidate Justin Paulsen Discusses WSF, Tourism, Construction, Affordable Housing and More
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County Council Candidate Justin Paulsen Discusses WSF, Tourism, Construction, Affordable Housing and More

CNL2 VIDEO AT THE BOTTOM OF THIS PAGE Justin Paulsen lives on Orcas Island, owns a construction company, is a husband and father, and has served on the Washington State Ferries (WSF) Ferry Advisory Committee (FAC) for four years. He is now chairperson of that group. And he has filed as a candidate for Residency…

County Council Candidate Stephanie O’Day Shares Campaign Themes – Heather Lists Three Women Leaders She Admires
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County Council Candidate Stephanie O’Day Shares Campaign Themes – Heather Lists Three Women Leaders She Admires

Stephanie O’Day, a land use lawyer and long-term resident of San Juan Island, thinks County government can do more to help residents achieve the American Dream. She feels the greatest of several crises the County is experiencing is a lack of affordable housing. She feels the lack of affordable housing has contributed to skyrocketing property…

EXCLUSIVE: Orcas’ Jonathan Welch announces intention to run for San Juan County Council
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EXCLUSIVE: Orcas’ Jonathan Welch announces intention to run for San Juan County Council

In an exclusive interview, Orcas Island’s Jonathan Welch announced his decision to run for San Juan County District 2. Welch is critical of the County’s four-day work week, supports new diesel boats for WSF, and believes Council members should more actively lobby Olympia.