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Lopez scholarship information meeting

Submitted by Lopez Island Community Scholarship Foundation The Lopez Island Community Scholarship…

  • Mar 18th, 2019

 

Lopez Grange to host “Best of Fest” films

Submitted by Sue DuMond Lopez Island Grange is pleased to present two…

  • Mar 20th, 2019

 

Story Bridge returns to Lopez

Submitted by Rhea Miller Three internationally renowned facilitators return to Lopez for…

  • Mar 19th, 2019

 

Rad Lorkovic concert on Shaw and Orcas

For the first time ever, Radoslav Lorkovic will be performing in the…

  • Mar 22nd, 2019

Lopez Community Land Trust achieves Built Green 5 Star Certification

Submitted by Lopez Community Land Trust Lopez Community Land Trust teamed up…

  • Mar 17th, 2019

Protect What You Love: Southern Resident Orca Presentations and Community Discussions

Submitted by Friends of the San Juans Friends of the San Juans…

  • Mar 16th, 2019

Shark Reef Rounders events this weekend

Submitted by event organizers Hi, there music lovers! Get y’er green on…

  • Mar 15th, 2019

New director takes helm of Lopez Island Historical Society

By Gretchen Wing In January of this year, Lopez Historical Society welcomed…

  • Mar 15th, 2019

Local students named to dean’s list

Submitted by UW News Fletcher John Moore has been named to the…

  • Mar 15th, 2019

Animal Acupressure Demonstration at Sweet Water Farm

Submitted by Blue Island Animal Acupressure, LLC A demonstration of how animal…

  • Mar 9th, 2019

Contra Dance and Waltz return to Lopez Island March 9-10

On Saturday, March 9, at 7:30 p.m., Lopez Center will host a…

  • Mar 9th, 2019

Calling all tree-loving, bunny-hugging dirt worshipers

It’s award season here in the San Juans. The Oscars have nothing…

  • Mar 11th, 2019

Lopezian attends Colorado college

Ellen Fisher, of Lopez Island, started coursework at Fort Lewis College on…

  • Mar 11th, 2019

Choices

By Colleen James I wake up Longing for your sweetness Against my…

  • Mar 11th, 2019

Local student named candidate in U.S. Presidential Scholars Program

Submitted by Lesley Combs Katherine R. Combs, a graduating senior at Lopez…

  • Mar 11th, 2019
Staff photo/Heather Spaulding. Artist Nancy Spaulding.

Lovelett introduces bill for island stewardship

Submitted by Senate Democrats Sen. Liz Lovelett, D-Anacortes, introduced bills supporting stewardship…

  • Mar 4th, 2019
Staff photo/Heather Spaulding. Artist Nancy Spaulding.

EDC to offer free Construction Basics training at Lopez Island High School

Submitted by San Juan County EDC The San Juan County Economic Development…

  • Mar 3rd, 2019

Snowy scenes

Work continues at Horse Drawn Farm during the recent snow event.

  • Feb 26th, 2019

Joe Reilly Family Concert

Submitted by the Lopez Island Library On Saturday, March 2 at 11…

  • Feb 26th, 2019

Lopez school named a Green Ribbon School awardee

Submitted by Lopez Island School District The Lopez Island School District was…

  • Feb 23rd, 2019

Two community-building programs

Submitted by The Lopez Island Library The Lopez Island Library is partnering…

  • Feb 24th, 2019

WSU Extension offers forest stewardship course for property owners

Submitted by Brendan Whyte WSU Extension Dead and dying trees have proliferated…

  • Feb 19th, 2019

Caregiver-owned homecare cooperative

Submitted by Deborah Craig Recently, caregivers on San Juan, Orcas and Lopez…

  • Feb 20th, 2019

Lopez Lions Club provides free diabetes coaching

By Glenn Aufderhar Lopez Lions Secretary Lyn Lindboe, RN, CEN, CDPE, will…

  • Feb 18th, 2019
Contributed photo/Wolf Hollow
                                Above: A young crow in care at Wolf Hollow Rehabilitation Center.

Crows are smart, in life and love

Through pain and hardship, a crow couple endured. British Columbian artist June…

  • Feb 14th, 2019
Contributed photo/Wolf Hollow
                                Above: A young crow in care at Wolf Hollow Rehabilitation Center.

Blind date | Poetry

by Colleen James The small talk Grew ever smaller Even after pouring…

  • Feb 13th, 2019

Carnival for land preserve

Submitted by event organizers Carnevale, a Venetian-themed masquerade ball will be held…

  • Feb 13th, 2019
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                                Jennifer Barcelos.

Friends of the San Juans has new attorney

Submitted by Friends of the San Juans Friends of the San Juans…

  • Feb 13th, 2019
Contributed photo
                                Jennifer Barcelos.

Animal acupressure demonstration at Friday Harbor Animal Shelter

Submitted by Blue Island Animal Acupressure, LLC A demonstration of how animal…

  • Feb 13th, 2019

Spotlight on: Molly Swan-Sheeran

Creativity burns a more variegated flame in Molly Swan-Sheeran than in most…

  • Feb 13th, 2019

Now accepting 2019 San Juan County Fair Vendors

Submitted by San Juan County Parks & Fair Have you or your…

  • Feb 13th, 2019
FILE - In this Jan. 18, 2014, file photo, a female orca leaps from the water while breaching in Puget Sound west of Seattle, as seen from a federal research vessel that has been tracking the whale. Whale researchers who track the small endangered population of Puget Sound orcas say three whales are believed dead or missing since summer. The Center for Whale Research says that as of Friday, Oct. 28, 2016, there are only 80 animals. Two females and a 10-month old calf are believed gone. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)

Southern residents focus of Way of the Whales conference

The more we learn about the orcas, the less we know, according…

FILE - In this Jan. 18, 2014, file photo, a female orca leaps from the water while breaching in Puget Sound west of Seattle, as seen from a federal research vessel that has been tracking the whale. Whale researchers who track the small endangered population of Puget Sound orcas say three whales are believed dead or missing since summer. The Center for Whale Research says that as of Friday, Oct. 28, 2016, there are only 80 animals. Two females and a 10-month old calf are believed gone. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)

Senior services says goodbye to Wendy Stephens

The Mullis Center cafeteria housed a dozen tables at its lunch –…

SeaDoc Society premieres new web series

What would you do if a sea lion wrapped its mouth around…

Dan Weber performs at the Grange Feb. 1

Submitted by Mandy Troxel Liven up a dark winter’s night with some…

  • Feb 2nd, 2019

Electrify the San Juan Islands ferry routes first | Guest column

Submitted by Orcas Power and Light Cooperative The Washington State Ferries long-range…

  • Jan 25th, 2019
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                                Anah-Kate Drahn with Advocate Richard Carter

Lopez Grads Thriving With LICSF Scholarships

By Gretchen Wing This fall, three Lopez graduates headed off to colleges…

  • Jan 19th, 2019
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                                Anah-Kate Drahn with Advocate Richard Carter

Longtime San Juan County District Court judge retires, replacement sworn in

A U.S. Founding Father’s quote on the importance of the justice system…

Contributed photo
                                Jess Newley, Friends of the San Juans’ Marine Program Assistant, surveys for Pacific sand lance on Shaw Island.

Local research finds new forage fish spawning beaches

Submitted by Friends of the San Juans Did you know that our…

  • Jan 19th, 2019
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                                Jess Newley, Friends of the San Juans’ Marine Program Assistant, surveys for Pacific sand lance on Shaw Island.

A time of renewal for the Islands Oil Spill Association | Guest column

By Ken Carrasco, Secretary, IOSA Board of Directors For many of us,…

  • Jan 14th, 2019