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Larsen to visit Lopez Island Aug. 25 and San Juan Island Aug. 26

Rep. Rick Larsen, WA-02, will be in the San Juans August 25 and 26, 2015. He will get an update on the San Juan National Monument during a visit to Lopez Island on Tuesday, August 25. Wednesday, August 26 Larsen will be on San Juan Island to focus on transportation, veterans and environmental issues.

  • Published in Federal

Silver Alert system begins Aug. 27

OLYMPIA – Help is on the way for families searching for missing senior members. Starting Thursday, Aug. 27, motorists may see a new alert message on Washington’s electronic highway signs.

  • Published in State

Fiber cut in Anacortes due to crash

A car knocked down a utility pole in Anacortes knocking out communications - internet, cellphone - in the San Juan Islands. 911 service is working and the Sheriff's Office Dispatchers are able to contact Medevac and others. Landlines work in the county. No ETA on when repair will be done.

  • Published in Utilities


Higgins, your “Man about Town” here. Reporting from the animal shelter where I am currently working on my memoirs, “Cat Tales From Cattle Point”. In this expose’, I plan to relate the gripping stories of my experiences as a stray cat on San Juan Island…right up to the point where I was taken in, given a few good meals and delivered here to the shelter where I await my forever home.

  • Published in Pet of the Week