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Region rallies against Growler growth

Submitted by Quiet Skies Over San Juan County Crowds of all ages…

  • Oct 15th, 2018

LCLT’s Annual Harvest Dinner welcomes guest speaker Jane Koger

By Rhea Miller LCLT is pleased to announce Jane Koger as the…

  • Oct 12th, 2018

Garfield Jazz Band returns to Lopez on Oct. 13

By Gary Alexander For the 10th time, the award-winning Garfield High School…

  • Oct 11th, 2018

Taste the finest of island foods at Eat Island Grown event

The San Juan Islands Agricultural Guild invites you to celebrate local food…

  • Oct 10th, 2018

Razor’s edge: The Washington razor clam phenomenon

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

  • Oct 9th, 2018
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                                Clams and mussels at Rosario Resort on Orcas Island.

Savor the San Juans with this October and November

By Erin Wygant San Juan Islands Visitors Bureau With summer fading and…

  • Oct 6th, 2018
Contributed photo/Hilary McMullen
                                Clams and mussels at Rosario Resort on Orcas Island.

League of Women Voters holds general election candidate forums on San Juan, Orcas, Lopez

Submitted by the League of Women Voters The League of Women Voters…

  • Oct 5th, 2018

Free dental clinics canceled in the San Juans

Submitted by Fish for Teeth It is with deep regret that the…

  • Oct 4th, 2018

The islands glow purple through the month of October in recognition of domestic violence victims

For the month of October, SAFE San Juans hopes to make the…

Ferries asks for comments on Draft Long Range Plan | Guest column

By Jim Corenman Chairman for San Juan County Ferry Advisory Committee Washington…

  • Oct 3rd, 2018

Support For Randy Gaylord | Letters

Having managed lawyers with some of the largest law firms in Seattle…

  • Oct 2nd, 2018
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                                Dr. Kim Schrier.

Canvass for Democrats off island

Submitted by organizers Those upset with the current presidential administration and Congress…

  • Sep 27th, 2018
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                                Dr. Kim Schrier.

Celebrate the coming of fall with a Great Islands Clean-Up

Volunteers throughout the San Juan Islands will get together on Saturday, Sept.…

  • Sep 27th, 2018

Quiet Skies joins five-county Growler alliance

Submitted by Quiet Skies over San Juan County Quiet Skies over San…

  • Sep 27th, 2018

ORCAS ISLAND LIT FEST DEADLINE FOR PROPOSALS SEPTEMBER 30

The Orcas Island Lit Fest today issued a reminder to all San…

  • Sep 27th, 2018

Fall is flu clinic time

Flu season is here and it is time to get your flu…

  • Sep 26th, 2018
Contributed photo/Fish for Teeth
                                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 22nd, 2018
Contributed photo/Fish for Teeth
                                Fish for Teeth sponsors a mobile dental van for dental clinics in the San Juans, three times a year.
Photo credit: https://www.pacificsciencecenter.org

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
Photo credit: https://www.pacificsciencecenter.org

Caring for our seniors | Senior Resource Guide 2018

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

  • Sep 19th, 2018

Executive Director Kim Bryan leaves SAFE San Juans

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

  • Sep 16th, 2018

Licensing software upgrade coming soon

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

  • Sep 6th, 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

15 Years of Community SharingLopez Island Home Tour 2018

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

  • Sep 4th, 2018

Grisha Krivchenia returns

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

  • Aug 31st, 2018

Atlantic salmon introduce disease to native salmon

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

Robert S. Harrison photo

A vigil for the whales | Photos

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

  • Aug 28th, 2018
Robert S. Harrison photo

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.

Once upon an island

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

  • Aug 7th, 2018

Southern resident orca loses calf shortly after birth

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

Contributed photo/Lopez Library
                                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.

Orcas’ newest deputy comes from Lopez

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

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