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Rick Hoffman hired as Airport Manager

The Lopez Port Authority has hired Rick Hoffman as it’s Airport Manager.…

  • Aug 8th, 2019

Affordable rental housing project coming to Lopez Village

Submitted by Housing Lopez A new affordable rental housing project is coming…

  • Aug 7th, 2019

Author talk about life without children

Submitted by the Lopez Island Library The Lopez Island Library welcomes Portland,…

  • Aug 6th, 2019

Concourse d’ Elegance

Submitted by Helen Cosgrove This year’s Concourse d’ Elegance is dedicated to…

  • Aug 6th, 2019

Lopezians selected for Heritage Arts Apprenticeship Program

Submitted by Hannah Schwendeman Lopez Island residents Carol Noyes and Gabe Strand…

  • Aug 6th, 2019

San Juan County Fair Food Preservation announces Ace Award

Submitted by San Juan County Parks & Fair It’s almost time for…

  • Aug 6th, 2019

Community picnic at The Lopez Historical Museum

Submitted by Lopez Historical Museum Come one, come all! If you’re like…

  • Aug 5th, 2019

Whale sanctuary project reveals two possible locations

In an effort to garner community input regarding a proposed whale sanctuary,…

  • Aug 5th, 2019

Kevin Taylor sentenced to 20 years

WARNING: The following story contains graphic details. Kevin Patrick Taylor, a 56-year-old…

  • Aug 1st, 2019

Colleen James releases first book of poetry

Sculptor, pencil artist, jeweler and gallery owner Colleen James has added another…

  • Jul 31st, 2019

The 60s | Poetry

by Colleen James I have such fond memories of the past Flower…

  • Jul 30th, 2019

San Juan Country Fair entertainment is lined up

Submitted by the San Juan County Fair The San Juan County Fair…

  • Jul 30th, 2019

A musical ferry trip

The Island Chordsmen Plus mixed-gender barbershop chorus from San Juan Island is…

  • Jul 29th, 2019
The Miró Quartet, from left to right: William Fedkenheuer, John Largess, Daniel Ching and Joshua Gindele. (Contributed photo)

Orcas Island Chamber Music Festival returns to Lopez

Submitted by Orcas Island Chamber Music Festival The 22nd season of the…

  • Jul 28th, 2019
The Miró Quartet, from left to right: William Fedkenheuer, John Largess, Daniel Ching and Joshua Gindele. (Contributed photo)

Call for original artworks at the Lopez Library

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

  • Jul 26th, 2019
Contributed photo. Ross and Rebecca MacDonald.

Surprise 4th of July wedding

Fireworks lit up the sky as Lopez islanders Ross and Rebecca MacDonald…

  • Jul 26th, 2019
Contributed photo. Ross and Rebecca MacDonald.

Local youth achievements

Submitted by Lopez Island Prevention Coalition Over the past 10 years, three…

  • Jul 24th, 2019

Salish Sea Orca Sanctuary Project kicks off public meetings

Starting July 16, the Whale Sanctuary Project will kick off a series…

  • Jul 24th, 2019

Volunteer to be a fair supervisor

Submitted by the San Juan County Fair Do you have a passion…

  • Jul 24th, 2019

Enter your hay in the fair

Hay, hay, hay — new for this year at the San Juan…

  • Jul 24th, 2019

Lopez Grange hosts sci-fi thriller and Q&A with local filmmaker

Submitted by Sue DuMond Lopez Island Grange #1060 is pleased to present…

  • Jul 19th, 2019

Lopez Island Youth Council

Submitted by Lopez Island Prevention Coalition Elizabeth Krantz, Jaden Krantz, Emma Patrick,…

  • Jul 18th, 2019

Full Moon Crafts, local poets, and native flute music at the library

Submitted by the Lopez Island Library The Lopez Library has another fun…

  • Jul 16th, 2019

A habitat restoration pilot project for public and private lands on Lopez Island

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

  • Jul 15th, 2019
Contributed photo, Northwest Straits Initiative.

Discarded fishing nets continue to catch wildlife

Thousands of marine animals — from mammals to invertebrates — die each…

  • Jul 14th, 2019
Contributed photo, Northwest Straits Initiative.

State grants $3.9 million to county for outdoor preservation

The Washington State Recreation and Conservation Funding Board announced the award of…

  • Jul 12th, 2019

EMS medical program director resigns

Submitted by San Juan County EMS Council EMS Medical Program Director for…

  • Jul 10th, 2019

Teddy McCullough graduates from Tulane University

Submitted by Barri Bronston Tulane University awarded degrees to more than 3,000…

  • Jul 9th, 2019

Walter’s Lopez Walkabout

Submitted by Ruthie Thompson-Klein for Lopez Animal Protection Society Do you remember…

  • Jul 9th, 2019

Community fireworks show

By Jessica Stahl Weekly contributor Each Fourth of July, islanders’ eyes turn…

  • Jul 8th, 2019

Goodbye Guss | San Juan County K-9 returned to kennel

Guss, the 20-month-old sable German Shepherd who was welcomed to the San…

  • Jul 8th, 2019

Levy provides equal access to technology at the school

Submitted by Jesse Hammond In 2016, Lopez Island voters approved a 4-year…

  • Jul 7th, 2019

Lopez among four Washington schools awarded for environmental efforts

Submitted by Superintendent of Public Instruction Chris Reykdal Recently, the U.S. Department…

  • Jul 5th, 2019

Poutine Your Mouth celebrates one year

Submitted by Poutine Your Mouth It was exactly a year ago that…

  • Jul 4th, 2019

Submissions for the 2020 Orcas Lit Fest are open

The Orcas Island Lit Fest has issued a call to all San…

  • Jul 3rd, 2019

Fourth of July fun

Submitted by Ian Lange The Lopez TAP 19 show was, as usual,…

  • Jul 2nd, 2019

Summer programs for families at the Lopez Library

Submitted by the Lopez Island Library Every Wednesday in the months of…

  • Jul 2nd, 2019

Tanker traffic continues to increase through Salish Sea

Submitted by Friends of the San Juans Vessel traffic from ocean-going oil…

  • Jul 1st, 2019

Save the Dates

Submitted by Susan Dehlendorf and Eric Vittinghoff Voter forums for candidates on…

  • Jun 30th, 2019

Square dancing is fun again

Submitted by Chris Miller The Festival of American Fiddle Tunes in Port…

  • Jun 28th, 2019