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                                Fish for Teeth sponsors a mobile dental van for dental clinics in the San Juans, three times a year.

Fish for Teeth brings free mobile dental clinic to San Juan, Lopez Islands

Submitted by Fish for Teeth Islanders unable to afford dental care can…

  • Sep 20th, 2018


Caring for our seniors | Senior Resource Guide 2018

Staff Report Winter is fast approaching. It’s a time when the pace…

  • Sep 19th, 2018


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Families invited to Pacific Science Center by LSWDD’s ReMake Lab

Students and parents are invited to visit the Pacific Science Center on…

  • Sep 20th, 2018


Executive Director Kim Bryan leaves SAFE San Juans

The Board of Directors of SAFE San Juans (formerly DVSAS) would like…

  • Sep 16th, 2018

15 Years of Community SharingLopez Island Home Tour 2018

Submitted by Dixie Adair Budke This year marks the 15th anniversary of…

  • Sep 4th, 2018

WDFW authorizes transfer of Atlantic salmon into net pens

Submitted by the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife The Washington Department…

  • Sep 6th, 2018

Atlantic salmon introduce disease to native salmon

When more than 260,000 Atlantic salmon spilled from a failed net pen…

Licensing software upgrade coming soon

Submitted by F. Milene Henley San Juan County Auditor Online licensing services…

  • Sep 6th, 2018
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A vigil for the whales | Photos

For 17 days Tahlequah, J35, carried her dead calf upon her head…

  • Aug 28th, 2018
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Grisha Krivchenia returns

By Nancy Ewert Last summer I had the delight of attending a…

  • Aug 31st, 2018

Town meetings to discuss Lopez’s swimming future

Submitted by Friends of Lopez Island Pool The pool project is shovel-ready!…

  • Aug 24th, 2018

Emergency repairs on Hyak | Revised sailing schedule

Update Cancelations: • Aug. 22: The 5:10 p.m. and 7:20 p.m. sailings…

  • Aug 23rd, 2018

Wildlife photographer Paul Bannick visits Lopez

Submitted by the Lopez Island Library The Lopez Island Library proudly presents…

  • Aug 16th, 2018

‘SHARK REEF’ dedicates summer edition to Alie Smaalders

By Lorna Reese The just-published Summer 2018 edition of “SHARK REEF Literary…

  • Aug 11th, 2018
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                                The Suquamish was christened on Jan. 4.

New Washington State Ferries vessel Suquamish joins fleet this fall

Submitted by Washington State Ferries A new vessel has joined the state…

  • Aug 10th, 2018
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                                The Suquamish was christened on Jan. 4.

Orcas’ newest deputy comes from Lopez

Sam Fowler is a sixth generation Lopezian and Orcas Island’s newest sheriff’s…

Once upon an island

Submitted by Linda Ann Vorobik and Tamara Shane This August’s group show…

  • Aug 7th, 2018
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                                Malia Sanford has over 10 years of experience in non-profit administration.

New program coordinator starts at Lopez Library

The Lopez Island Library welcomes Malia Sanford to the role of programs…

  • Aug 2nd, 2018
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                                Malia Sanford has over 10 years of experience in non-profit administration.

Southern resident orca loses calf shortly after birth

The orca mother has pushed her deceased baby to the surface of…

Lopez Center presents ‘Gifts of Nature’ exhibition, July 27

The Lopez Center for the Community and the Arts will open a…

  • Jul 26th, 2018

Lopez author Brenda Asterino to read at library, July 28

Lopez author Brenda Asterino to read at library, July 28

  • Jul 25th, 2018

Lopez grad, Maya Haber, graduates from Bates College

Submitted by Bates College Maya Haber, of Lopez Island, Washington, graduated after…

  • Jul 24th, 2018

Jeff Asher announces candidacy for San Juan County Sheriff

Submitted by Jeff Asher In this election, I am running “for” rather…

  • Jul 24th, 2018

‘Broken’ | Poetry

Broken? I have broken the law By exceeding, Ever so slightly, The…

  • Jul 21st, 2018

Wonder | Poetry

I wonder if all my colorful shoes Wager on which will be…

  • Jul 19th, 2018

County seeks input on fairground master plan

The San Juan County Fairgrounds is updating its Master Plan and wants…

  • Jul 12th, 2018

Shakespeare’s ‘Tempest’ coming to Lopez Island Vineyards

Summer Shakespeare is back! On July 13 and 14, Island Stage Left’s…

  • Jul 19th, 2018

Joe Reilly and Allison Radell concert Friday

Joe Reilly, the much-loved troubadour who has brought uplifting music to Lopez…

  • Jul 10th, 2018

Lopez restaurateurs struggle to house their employees

By Gretchen Wing Special to the Weekly In the tiny, vibrant kitchen…

  • Jul 8th, 2018

Magician Matthew Laslo to perform at Lopez Center

Local, award-winning magician Matthew Laslo is making his annual return to the…

  • Jul 7th, 2018

Gov. Inslee proclaims July 10 as Lineworker Appreciation Day

Submitted by OPALCO Washington state Gov. Jay Inslee has proclaimed July 10,…

  • Jul 6th, 2018

Shook Twins come to shake up the islands

Katelyn and Laurie Shook are often asked if they’re actually twins or…

Lions announce parade theme and grand marshal

“Small Community, Big Heart has been selected as the theme for the…

  • Jul 5th, 2018

League of Women Voters to hold forums for state, national primary candidates

Submitted by LWV The League of Women Voters of the San Juans…

  • Jul 3rd, 2018

Healthy and Balanced Living classes

Have you been thinking about ways to improve your health? Are you…

  • Jul 9th, 2018

Learn about fire danger on Lopez

Submitted by event organizers Learn about fire danger on Lopez from 6-8…

  • Jul 2nd, 2018

Prepare for a fun Fourth of July on Lopez Island

Lopez’s Fourth of July celebration has become one of the state’s most…

  • Jun 28th, 2018

Award-winning musicians come to Lopez

The Festival of American Fiddle Tunes held each year in Port Townsend…

  • Jun 26th, 2018

Samish Indian Nation honored for work in San Juans

The Samish Indian Nation has been honored as one of the winners…

  • Jun 25th, 2018

New art show opening June 22 at Lopez Center

There is a new art show at the Lopez Center for Community…

  • Jun 22nd, 2018