Northern Lights Fans!  Tonight May be Your Lucky Night

Northern Lights Fans! Tonight May be Your Lucky Night

A “severe” geomagnetic solar storm will befall Earth tonight, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). Extreme solar activity (solar flares and coronal mass ejections [CMEs]) began Wednesday, 2:00 a.m. Pacific Time. The event begins on Earth tonight and could ripple through the weekend. CMEs are explosions of plasma and magnetic fields from…

President Visiting Seattle Tonight, Tomorrow

President Visiting Seattle Tonight, Tomorrow

In case you are traveling to Seattle this weekend, President Joe Biden is scheduled to arrive in Seattle during the rush hour tonight (Fri., May 10, 2024). Presidential visits are known to create significant traffic jams. The President will attend fundraisers tonight and tomorrow. Details are being withheld for security reasons, but there are indications…

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…

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…

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…

Richard Uri Brings County Services to Those in Need

Richard Uri Brings County Services to Those in Need

CNL2 VIDEO IS AT THE BOTTOM OF THIS PAGE Jeff shares quick impressions of the three candidates for County Manager. Then Richard Uri, Behavioral Health Specialist with San Juan County’s Human Services Unit within the County Health Department, explains the County’s transportation voucher program helping San Juans County’s vulnerable population get to where they need…