San Juan County has become a leading example of how to provide high-speed internet access to a wide net of community members thanks to its co-op-backed Internet Service Provider. That and other local ISPs might also protect islanders from possible changes in federal regulations that could allow companies to control consumers’ internet content and access.
As 2017 comes to a close, I am excited to share some of the amazing things happening in our district. The implementation of the Balanced Literacy program at the elementary school is in full swing, the Turnbull Gym locker room remodel is complete and we have started our budget reduction process. The San Juan Island Public School Foundation had a successful Phone-a-Thon and we are all looking forward to the SJPSF-sponsored Knowledge Bowl in the New Year.
Santa, with a bag of toys at his side, greeted families who came out to celebrate the holidays Dec. 10 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.at Lime Kiln State Park, and its nearly 100-year-old lighthouse, decorated with wreaths for the season.