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A Thank You to Island Communities for all you are doing!

We need everyone’s help to Flatten The Curve and fight the spread of COVID-19.  Thank you to everyone for doing everything you can.  Thank you for thinking about the safety of others and for practicing social distancing. Thank you for looking after and checking in on your neighbors. Thank you for supporting local businesses that …

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COVID-19 Resources and Information from Orcas Island Fire and Rescue

Over the past month Orcas Island Fire and Rescue has been busy working to implement procedures for COVID-19 response, as well as do our part to limit the potential of community spread. With public and first responder safety being our first priority there are a number of precautions we will be taking throughout the course …

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San Juan County Proposition 1: Emergency Communication System

San Juan County has a measure on the February 11th Special Ballot to improve Emergency Communications throughout the San Juan Island’s. Read on for more information on Proposition 1: WHY IS AN UPGRADE NEEDED?Current emergency radio communication in San Juan County faces two major issues.  Emergency radio coverage throughout San Juan County has many “dead …

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Board of Fire Commissioners Agenda for Monday, December 16th, 2019

AGENDA Regular Meeting AgendaSan Juan County Fire Protection District #2December 16th, 2019 5:30pm Commissioners: Tim Fuller (absent), Janet Marlow, Jim Helminski (present by phone), Wesley Heinmiller (acting Chair), Rick Christmas; Chief Scott Williams; District Secretary Kimberley Kimple, Orcas Island Fire and Rescue staff, and the community. Welcome and Introduction Additions or Modifications to the Agenda …

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Communications Outage April 12-13

Anticipated Impacts from Communications Disruption Night of April 12th-13th Both San Juan County and Town of Friday Harbor Governments and local Emergency Response Agencies are monitoring updates from Rock Island and Century Link regarding next week’s scheduled disruption to island communications services. Here are the most critical things we’ve learned and that we’d like to …

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