The former owner of a San Juan Island coffee shop called Criminal Coffee was found guilty today in U.S. District Court of filing false disability claims while continuing to work, the U.S. Attorney’s Office said. Jurors in Seattle deliberated for about two hours before convicting Cory Eglash, 52, of conspiracy to defraud the United States, mail…More
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HONOLULU (AP) — Maui police say the victim in a fatal weekend moped crash was a 36-year-old Washington state man. The Honolulu Star Advertiser reports Rama Fire died in the crash Saturday night. Fire lived in Seattle, but the San Juan Islander reported that he grew up on San Juan Island. Police say Fire was driving on Kokomo Road…More
The Associated Press Author Richard Bach remains in serious condition at a Seattle hospital Tuesday with injuries suffered when his small plane crashed on San Juan Island in Washington. Harborview Medical Center spokeswoman Liz Hunter says there’s been no change in his condition. His son James Bach said Sunday his father was lucid and had improved since the…More
Richard Bach, author of the classic 1970s fable “Jonathan Livingston Seagull,” was seriously injured Friday when he crashed his small plane on San Juan Island. Bach was airlifted to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle. A spokesman for the San Juan County Sheriff’s office confirmed that the tail numbers on the crashed plane match those of Bach’s plane,…More
The Associated Press FRIDAY HARBOR – A light plane crash on San Juan Island in northwest Washington has critically injured the 76-year-old pilot. San Juan County Sheriff Rob Nou said the pilot, from Eastsound on Orcas Island, was trying to land on a grass airstrip Friday afternoon when he caught power lines with his landing gear as he…More
The San Juan County Sheriff’s Office is warning residents about a recent rash of obscene phone calls, according to SanJuanJournal.com. Six people on San Juan and Orcas islands have reported receiving sexually explicit telephone calls in the middle of the night. The male caller addresses the female victims by name, according to the web site. The victims’ caller…More