Fisherman Bay Sewer District participates in Septic Smart Week

  • Today at 9:18AM

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.

Luggage thrown off ferry after bomb scare

  • Sep 22, 2014 at 9:06AM

On Sept. 11, two Lopez men threw over five pieces of luggage into the Salish Sea after incorrectly assuming that the bags contained bombs.

National Public Lands Day celebration on Lopez

  • Sep 21, 2014 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.

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.”

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