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Coro’s Mechanical Repair opens

In the fall many Lopezians were sad to see Mike’s Auto Repair…

  • May 7th, 2018

Help the whales, help the humans

Jackie Hildering is passionate about whales, and she wants to educate everyone…

GiveLocal fundraiser benefits local nonprofits

GiveLocal May 1-12 is a collaborative Spring fundraiser benefitting six local nonprofits.…

  • May 3rd, 2018

Don’t touch the seals

Submitted by The Whale Museum As residents prepare for the busy season…

  • Apr 30th, 2018
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                                According to the Washington State Department of Ecology, “the No Discharge Zone includes all Washington marine waters east of New Dungeness Light, at the east end of the Strait of Juan de Fuca, plus Lake Washington, Lake Union, and the waters that connect them to Puget Sound.”

Washington environmental advocates stand behind Puget Sound No Discharge Zone

Submitted by a coalition of Washington environmental groups On April 10, the…

  • Apr 30th, 2018
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                                According to the Washington State Department of Ecology, “the No Discharge Zone includes all Washington marine waters east of New Dungeness Light, at the east end of the Strait of Juan de Fuca, plus Lake Washington, Lake Union, and the waters that connect them to Puget Sound.”

Luke Wallace to play Lopez Center for school garden

Submitted by Deston Dupuis Luke Wallace, a travelling musician from British Columbia,…

  • Apr 25th, 2018

New Scholarship Foundation

The Lopez Island Community Scholarship Foundation (LICSF) is a recently formed nonprofit…

  • Apr 25th, 2018

Poetry meets jazz at the Lopez Library

Submitted by the Lopez Island Library World-class chamber jazz duo PoetryMusic will…

  • Apr 25th, 2018

Community Planning meeting

Submitted by Lopez Island Prevention Coalition A town hall meeting about drugs…

  • Apr 25th, 2018

Climate action policy event at San Juan Island Grange

Submitted by Friends of the San Juans Learn about climate action policy…

  • Apr 25th, 2018

‘Plane Truths’ and Growler noise on Lopez Island

by Brenda Asterino A screening of “Plane Truths,” a documentary exploring the…

  • Apr 24th, 2018

Living Long on Lopez

Submitted by Lopez Island Hospice and Home Support As part of Lopez…

  • Apr 24th, 2018

Disaster preparedness meetings

Submitted by Carolyn McGown A group of residents in the Shark Reef…

  • Apr 24th, 2018

Experts on veteran benefits coming to Orcas

by Meg Massey Orcas Community Resource Center The team at the Orcas…

  • Apr 24th, 2018

OICMF brings The Westerlies to Lopez Island, April 24

Orcas Island Chamber Music Festival is excited to bring the fun and…

  • Apr 19th, 2018

Dave and Mandy folk duo

Internationally acclaimed San Juan Island Americana folk duo to perform at Lopez…

  • Apr 18th, 2018

Celebration for the release of Emily Metcalf’s book

Submitted by Kristina Moen, Lopez Island Library After years of keeping an…

  • Apr 18th, 2018

Get into shape with CrossFit Lopez Island

A gym that began in a garage six years ago has grown…

Why it may take longer for your next hospital or clinic visit

Submitted by Island Hospital Island Hospital is implementing a new electronic medical…

  • Apr 18th, 2018

Drug Take-Back Day, April 25

Submitted by Lopez Isladn Prevention Coalition A U.S. Geological Survey study found…

  • Apr 18th, 2018

Washington Poet Laureate visits Lopez

Submitted by the Lopez Island Library The Lopez Island Library welcomes our…

  • Apr 18th, 2018

New scholarship foundation meeting

The Lopez Island Community Scholarship Foundation (LICSF) is a recently formed nonprofit…

  • Apr 17th, 2018

Lopez fails a disappearing species

Submitted by Kwiaht It’s a small sky-blue alpine wildflower with distinctive fern-like…

  • Apr 17th, 2018

Apple orchard planted in Lopez Village

By Pat Kuentzel If you’ve visited the village lately, you may have…

  • Apr 16th, 2018

Love for the Lopez Thrift Shop | Guest column

Submitted by Martha Gooding I’d never been in a thrift store in…

  • Apr 16th, 2018

Lopezians, let’s get ready to reuse

Last month, Lopez Solid Waste Disposal District launched the “Year to Zero”…

  • Apr 16th, 2018

Procession of the Species offers costume workshop

By Gretchen Wing What’s it like to walk a mile in the…

  • Apr 16th, 2018

Eat the Invaders

by OUR Lopez, Organized for Utilizing (neglected) Resources, co-sponsors Jack Tate and…

  • Apr 16th, 2018

Town Hall meeting covers drug crisis

By Dodie Schiessl The Lopez Town Hall meeting was an evening filled…

  • Apr 16th, 2018

Annual Great Island clean-up

Mark your calendars — it is time for the 2018 Great Islands…

  • Apr 16th, 2018

Tour de Lopez rides again

The Tour de Lopez celebrates its crystal anniversary this year on April…

County seeks park host for Odlin on Lopez

San Juan County Parks is looking for a part-time seasonal camp host…

  • Apr 12th, 2018

‘Rock the Salish Sea’ poster released

The San Juan County Fair board has chosen a poster for 2018.…

  • Apr 12th, 2018
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                                Susie Napper has a chamber repertoire of the 17th and 18th centuries.

Salish Sea Early Music Festival presents ‘Songs Without Words’

Submitted by the Salish Sea Early Music Festival The Salish Sea Early…

  • Apr 10th, 2018
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                                Susie Napper has a chamber repertoire of the 17th and 18th centuries.

A festival for lovers of literature

Jule Treneer has been visiting Orcas since he was young. He noticed,…

Friday Harbor job fair

There are many job vacancies all over the county right now. Are…

  • Apr 5th, 2018

Does the county need an animal control officer?

The lack of a county animal control officer means the weight of…

  • Apr 4th, 2018

Poetry reading at Lopez Bookshop this Friday

Submitted by The Lopez Bookshop What better way to celebrate National Poetry…

  • Apr 3rd, 2018

San Juan County homeless count declines

Submitted by San Juan County The 2018 San Juan County Point-in-Time Homeless…

  • Apr 3rd, 2018

County Department of Emergency Management teaches two earthquake survival classes

San Juan County Department of Emergency Management is hosting a two-day training…

  • Apr 3rd, 2018