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San Juan County Communications supports all three branches of government to provide timely, accurate information to the public about County programs, projects, activities, and decisions.
San Juan County Communications handles public relations, media inquiries, press release distribution, and film permit requests. The position manages a number of channels including social media platforms, press releases distribution lists, monthly columns in the newspapers, the 'Engage' platform, and the County’s website.
Below, find past and present news releases, County-related articles and stories, upcoming events, and more.
San Juan County Publishes 2023 Year-In-Review
San Juan County is proud to present the organization’s 2023 Year-In-Review, highlighting accomplishments, notable projects, and the breadth of programs and services provided to island communities. The public is encouraged to access the document on the County website by scrolling the PDF below or clicking HERE.
“The success of the past 12 months was made possible by and through the diligent work of the employees, elected officials, and those who gave generously of their time to serve on any number of boards and commissions,” wrote County Manager, Mike Thomas, in the introduction. “I am proud of the work, successes, and organizational changes you will read in the Review.”
Available in English and Spanish, the survey is short, anonymous, and takes 5-8 minutes to complete! Read on...
A comprehensive look at the health and wellness of San Juan County residents Read on...
An opportunity to learn more about the health and wellness of San Juan County residents Read on...
Thomas served San Juan County for 10 years as County Manager. Read on...
Testing will take place on February 27, 2024, at 11:00 a.m. Read on...
The County’s Health & Community Services Director, Mark Tompkins, will serve as the Interim County Manager with the County’s Parks and Fair Director, Brandon Andrews, serving as the interim Assistant County Manager. Read on...
Rich with graphics, photos, and expenditure highlights, the Budget in Brief provides a quick overview of the County’s complex and numerous revenue and expenditure funds. Read on...
San Juan County is proud to produce a series about affordable housing in the San Juan Islands. With interviews from homeowners, renters, non-profit organizers, county employees, and more, the series dives into the intricacies of island housing. Use the carousel below to read the featured series: Affordable Housing: The key to a sustainable future in San Juan County.