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The Barn Owls to play monthly square dance

Seattle’s The Barn Owls will play the monthly square dance at the…

  • Apr 10th, 2019

Island Sinfonia to perform at Grace Episcopal

On Sunday, April 14, Island Sinfonia will present their annual spring concert…

  • Apr 9th, 2019

The license plate for stewardship passes state legislature

Submitted by the San Juan County Landbank The special license plate legislation…

  • Apr 8th, 2019

Procession of the Species highlights “Three Steps To An Orca”

By Gretchen Wing On Saturday, April 13, at 3:30 p.m., Lopez Island’s…

  • Apr 8th, 2019

Gardening season is here

Spring is here, and it’s time to put on your gloves, get…

Dump history not wasted on Lopez

Submitted by Lopez Solid Waste Disposal District Self-reliance is a part of…

  • Apr 4th, 2019

Free Training in Construction Welding this Spring

Submitted by the San Juan County Economic Development Council The San Juan…

  • Apr 2nd, 2019
Panelists from 2018.

Orcas Lit Fest is back for second annual three-day event

For three days in early April, dozens of writers will gather together…

Panelists from 2018.

SAFE San Juans 5K

Submitted by SAFE San Juans Join SAFE San Juans on April 6…

  • Apr 2nd, 2019

The power of horse hugs

Bonding with animals can sooth a traumatized soul. Horses, for example, have…

  • Apr 1st, 2019

NOAA requests partnership with Fishery Management

Citing a declining Southern resident orca population, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric…

  • Mar 30th, 2019
Contributed photo.

Annual OPALCO meeting

Submitted by OPALCO April 13 is Orcas Power and Light Cooperative’s Annual…

  • Mar 29th, 2019
Contributed photo.

Compassion Lopez features events on gun ownership and gun safety

Submitted by Huddle Lopez Island Ever find it hard to have a…

  • Mar 29th, 2019

Lopez Magic | Poem

by Brenda Asterino Lopez magic seeps into my bones. No matter how…

  • Mar 29th, 2019

Nodding | Poem

by Brenda Asterino Hazy, pasty, darkening sky Blanketing the light of day…

  • Mar 29th, 2019

Ciscoe Morris comes to Brickworks

Submitted by Kathy Schwartz San Juan Island Garden Club The Northwest’s favorite…

  • Mar 29th, 2019

Lopez Library receives Active Learning Grant

Submitted by Lopez Island Library The Lopez Island Library is proud to…

  • Mar 29th, 2019
Contributed photo: 2018 OPALCO Delegates at the College of Idaho. Left to Right; Arlo Harold, Aida Must, Zach Fincher, Natalie Meenan, Henry Miller

Scholarships available

Submitted by OPALCO Orcas Power and Light Cooperative’s Nourdine Jensen Cooperative Youth…

  • Mar 28th, 2019
Contributed photo: 2018 OPALCO Delegates at the College of Idaho. Left to Right; Arlo Harold, Aida Must, Zach Fincher, Natalie Meenan, Henry Miller

A ballet student showcase, Saturday, March 30

On Saturday, March 30, you will have two chances to see a…

  • Mar 27th, 2019

Coast Salish Speaker Program at Lopez Center

Submitted by the Lopez Island Library The Lopez Island Library is pleased…

  • Mar 26th, 2019

Local quilt makers exhibit in Houston and Chicago

By Karen B. Alexander Two years ago, in April 2017, quilt teacher…

  • Mar 25th, 2019

Magic helps reduce diabetes risk

Submitted by Glenn Aufderhar Handy Andy the Magic Man, a teacher and…

  • Mar 25th, 2019

Rad Lorkovic concert on Shaw and Orcas

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

  • Mar 22nd, 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

Lopez scholarship information meeting

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

  • Mar 18th, 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

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

Choices

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

  • Mar 11th, 2019

Lopezian attends Colorado college

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

  • Mar 11th, 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

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

Animal Acupressure Demonstration at Sweet Water Farm

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

  • Mar 9th, 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