School responds to state audit

  • Sep 19, 2014 at 8:00AM updated at 4:10PM

Lopez Island School District’s financial management was found lacking in a state audit this June that cited “shortcomings in financial oversight.”

National Public Lands Day celebration on Lopez

  • Today at 7:00AM

A Lopez Island celebration of National Public Lands Day will take place at Watmough Bay on Saturday, Sept. 27 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Kayak rides, kids’ nature activities, hikes, trail projects, beach clean-up, and interpretive talks are planned.

News from Hospice and Home Support

  • Sep 20, 2014 at 7:00AM

In the beginning, people diagnosed with cancer often feel like the fabled Dorothy, catapulted into a strange land where nothing is familiar and little makes sense.

Opinion

Plans afoot for stormwater solutions | Guest column

  • Sep 18, 2014 at 3:35PM

Last year the season started with a shockingly large storm event that overwhelmed our Eastsound storm sewer system. With that memory almost one year behind us, the Stormwater Utility is moving into the final phase of countywide stormwater management planning.

Opinion

Ignoring aging won’t make it go away | Guest column

  • Sep 18, 2014 at 3:31PM

If you want to learn mountain climbing, you won’t start with Mount Everest. If you yearn to become a great cook, I doubt you’ll begin by hosting a huge dinner party. For all things that are complicated and worth knowing, it takes time, education, practice and patience to learn the tricks, absorb the subtleties and understand what’s really involved.

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