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Did you know that one-quarter of all U.S. homes have septic systems? If yours is one of them, you need to know how to properly maintain your system to protect the environment and your family’s health. Fisherman Bay Sewer District salutes Septic Smart Week, September 22-26, an annual EPA-sponsored nation-wide public education effort that aims to inform homeowners about the importance of proper septic system maintenance and help them make important decisions regarding their wastewater management needs.
On Sept. 11, two Lopez men threw over five pieces of luggage into the Salish Sea after incorrectly assuming that the bags contained bombs.
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.
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.
Lopez Island School District’s financial management was found lacking in a state audit this June that cited “shortcomings in financial oversight.”