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State supreme court upholds county’s permit fees

The Supreme Court ruled that challenges to the reasonableness of land use permit fees are allowed, provided the 21-day time limit in state law that applies to the permit is met. The decision ends a lawsuit filed in which the applicants for building permits waited...

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Why I Support Randy Gaylord

My 12 years of service as civil deputy prosecuting attorney in San Juan County gives me a certain perspective on the upcoming election for Prosecuting Attorney. There are key questions voters should ask when deciding who should be Prosecuting Attorney. 1....

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Progressive Voter Guide Endorses Gaylord

Randall K. Gaylord is running for re-election to the office of Prosecuting Attorney for San Juan County. Throughout his 24 years in elected office, Gaylord has served with distinction and has prioritized safeguarding the community. Gaylord is...

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My Approach to Leadership

My approach to leadership is explained by the book Synchronicity by Joseph Jaworski. It's a style that works well in County government and especially at the prosecutor's office where leadership requires good relationships with other executives,...

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Lopezians Who Support Randy

This edition of Islands' Weekly has the names of the people of Lopez Island who support my re-election as Prosecuting Attorney. My apology to important people who were mistakenly left off the list: Marty Clark and Larry Eppenbach and Bill...

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Great day on the Lopez Island Farm Tour

Had a great day with Mark and Bill attending the Lopez Island Farm Tour. A great way to connect with people I don’t see everyday. Met some farm families who are passionate about good wholesome foods and eager to share. Found a few pumpkins to...

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San Juan County Democrats say ‘Yes for Randy’

Readers are encouraged to vote for Randy Gaylord for prosecuting attorney in the Nov. 6 election. Only Randy has the ability, experience and true Democratic values that merit your vote. We are astonished when people state they support his opponent Nick...

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See You at the Fair!

Are you going to the 2018 San Juan County Fair? Pick up a button (while supplies last) at the San Juan Democrats booth. Randy would like to hear from you! He'll be at the fair after work and most of Saturday. See you at the Fair! And maybe Tinker, the Honorary Mayor...

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Of Signs, Land, and People

Dear Editor,  Of Signs, Land, and People Signs are parked in the garden just now. Here’s why. My thanks to those who voted in the primary election.  Shortly after the election, Team Gaylord removed most of the Re-Elect Gaylord for Prosecutor signs from our scenic...

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Bear Bones Burried at Sea

San Juan Journal: Bear remains found on Matia Island | by HAYLEY DAY | Mon Aug 13th, 2018 9:27am For the second time in almost a year, a bear was found in the San Juan Islands. This time, it was only its remains. At around 4 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 8, county officials...

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