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Update on Coffelt Farm from the SJC Land Bank

Submitted by San Juan County Land Bank. As we enter another phase in planning the future of Coffelt Farm Preserve’s agricultural use, the San Juan County Land Bank offers this community update. The Conservation Ag Resource Team (CART) submitted its final Coffelt Farm report in April to the Land Bank...
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Infection Killing Deer in the San Juans

A viral infection is blamed for a deer die-off on Orcas and other Islands in the San Juans. San Juan County Sheriff Ron Krebs tells the Seattle Times that they began getting reports of deer dying with foam coming out of their mouths. Human use of pesticides or fertilizers was...
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EDC Seminar on ‘Work as Construction Trainer’

Submitted by the Economic Development Council of the San Juans. Tradespeople seeking a second career are invited to an online seminar on Work as a Construction Trainer offered by the Economic Development Council. Rich Jones, co-owner/training director of South Sound Residential LLC, and Al Audette, Education and Workforce Development Director at the Building Industry Association of Washington will speak with attendees about how to get started and thrive training workers in the construction and building trades. The seminar is at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, June 22.
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First SJICN vacation rental forum focuses on discovery

The conversation regarding vacation rentals continues in San Juan County, with a local nonprofit hosting a trio of forums on the topic. “There’s no denying that vacation rental is a hot topic these days and there are loads of strong feelings around the issues,” Diane Craig, co-facilitator and Sounder reporter, said at the first forum on June 9.
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Learn Woodworking Basics with the EDC

Islanders seeking new careers are invited to learn Woodworking Basics in a free class offered by the Economic Development Council. Jean Shearer and Nicholas Coldren, cabinetmakers, will be teaching an introduction to woodworking, July 7 through 28, on Wednesday evenings, at 5-9 p.m. at their makerspace — the Fellow Shop — on San Juan Island.
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What’s happening at the senior center

Submitted by the Orcas Senior Center. Joan Roulac, certified Qigong teacher since 1987, will be providing another workshop by Zoom using the ancient practice of Qigong. This workshop will target three key areas: strengthening heart function, increasing joint mobility, and relieving arthritis pain. Learn a few gentle Qigong movements that...
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EDC Seminar on ‘Work as Construction Trainer’

Tradespeople seeking a second career are invited to an online seminar on Work as a Construction Trainer offered by the Economic Development Council. Rich Jones, co-owner/training director of South Sound Residential LLC, and Al Audette, Education and Workforce Development Director at the Building Industry Association of Washington will speak with attendees about how to get started and thrive training workers in the construction and building trades. The seminar is at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, June 22.
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Learn Woodworking Basics with the EDC

Submitted by the Economic Development Council of San Juan County. Islanders seeking new careers are invited to learn Woodworking Basics in a free class offered by the Economic Development Council. Jean Shearer and Nicholas Coldren, cabinetmakers, will be teaching an introduction to woodworking, July 7 through 28, on Wednesday evenings, at 5-9 p.m. at their makerspace – the Fellow Shop – on San Juan Island.
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The way forward in San Juan County

Submitted by San Juan County. As we move into a new (and far better!) phase of the pandemic, now is a good time to look at the current COVID situation, and where things are likely headed. COVID vaccination rates. As of June 2, San Juan County is leading Washington in...
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Charter Review Commission navigates choppy waters

Over the past few weeks, the San Juan County Charter Review Commission has been busy on numerous fronts. In addition to conducting two town hall meetings, the commission has met several times to hone its proposed recommendations and charter amendment proposals. Commissioners have also taken time to consider when they will present their findings to the San Juan County Council.
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Governor announces $4.5 million in grants to get kids outside

Submitted by the Washington Recreation and Conservation Office. Getting kids outside to explore parks and other wild places will be a bit easier this year thanks to $4.5 million in grants, Gov. Jay Inslee announced today. No Child Left Inside grants are awarded by the Washington State Parks and Recreation...
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June hazardous waste round-up and year-round paint disposal

Submitted by San Juan County. Hazardous waste should always be brought in for free at any county collection event. It’s both safe and easy to do! Safe hazardous waste disposal is mutually critical for our human health as well as the environment. San Juan County’s Hazardous Waste Round-Up dates vary...