Public Meeting June 5 to Discuss Trail Routes on San Juan Island

Public Meeting June 5 to Discuss Trail Routes on San Juan Island

THE FOLLOWING ANNOUNCEMENT WAS PUBLISHED IN THE SAN JUAN COUNTY GOVERNMENT WEBSITE SATURDAY, MAY 26 The County is exploring trail routes between the Town of Friday Harbor and Zylstra Lake Preserve, as well as other routes and destinations that connect the Town with neighborhoods, public lands, and other amenities. The community is invited to a…

BREAKING: Jessica Hudson Hired as Jan Juan County’s New County Manager – Starts July 15
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BREAKING: Jessica Hudson Hired as Jan Juan County’s New County Manager – Starts July 15

SAN JUAN COUNTY, WA. May 22, 2024 – The San Juan County Council today announced the hiring of a new County Manager – Jessica Hudson. Hudson is currently the Director at Fairfax County Public Library in Fairfax, Virginia where she oversees a system of 23 public facilities, a budget of $35 million, and staff of 550…

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:…

BREAKING: San Juan County Sues Town of Friday Harbor over Water Access
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BREAKING: San Juan County Sues Town of Friday Harbor over Water Access

FOLLOWING IS A STATEMENT RELEASED BY SAN JUAN COUNTY GOVERNMENT TODAY SAN JUAN COUNTY, WA. May 21, 2024 – San Juan County made the difficult decision Tuesday, May 21, to file a lawsuit against the Town of Friday Harbor in an effort to protect access to water at the Fairgrounds.  “It was a difficult decision, but Council felt…

San Juan County Announces Resurfacing of Nearly 16 Miles of Roads this Summer
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San Juan County Announces Resurfacing of Nearly 16 Miles of Roads this Summer

San Juan County’s Public Works Department is announcing its annual summer road resurfacing schedule to chip seal nearly 16 miles of roads on San Juan and Orcas Islands. Chip sealing is a pavement treatment that extends the life of the road surface. Learn more by visiting the County Roads Program webpage at https://www.sanjuancountywa.gov/309/County-Roads and see the schedule…

San Juan County Publishes Six-Month Check-in Report for the 32-Hour Work Week

San Juan County Publishes Six-Month Check-in Report for the 32-Hour Work Week

SAN JUAN COUNTY, WA April 30, 2024 – San Juan County and representatives from the Local 1849 Union are pleased to present a comprehensive review of the 32-hour work week (32HWW) initiative at the first six-month check-in.   In the fall of 2023, the 32HWW was adopted to support the County in maintaining fiscal health in the…

BREAKING NEWS: Friday Harbor Town Council Votes 5-0 to Uphold Notice of Violation to San Juan County
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BREAKING NEWS: Friday Harbor Town Council Votes 5-0 to Uphold Notice of Violation to San Juan County

In its session this afternoon, the Town of Friday Harbor Town Council upheld a Notice of Violation leveled by Town Administrator Denice Kulseth against San Juan County for what it deemed to be a long-term pattern of violations of water use at the County Fairgrounds. The Town provides water to the Fairgrounds, which is just…