Mandi Johnson

Medical air transport problems persist in San Juan Islands

Island Air said Kaiser Permanente began denying coverage for emergency flights in September 2018.


Medical airlift services denied to San Juan Island patients

Kaiser Permanente denied coverage for medical flights 20 times in 2 months, the board of health said.


Tribal plea: ‘The Salish Sea cries out to us’ against pipeline

Lummi, Suquamish, Swinomish and Tulalip tribes are concerned for the whales and the loss of culture.


Luckily, he saw a paddle and found teens capsized near Orcas

A volunteer EMT on routine patrol stumbled upon the young kayakers in distress.