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                                San Juan County Land Bank Lopez Preserve Steward Tim Clark.

San Juan County Land Bank Lopez Preserve steward retires

Submitted by San Juan County Land Bank As of June 1, San…

  • May 25th, 2018
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                                San Juan County Land Bank Lopez Preserve Steward Tim Clark.

National Mental Health Awareness Month

Submitted by The Lopez Island Prevention Coalition If you have a mental…

  • May 25th, 2018

2019 ‘Dogs of the Dump’ calendar

Submitted by Lopez Solid Waste Disposal District Their tails are wagging and…

  • May 25th, 2018

‘Friendly Isle Radio Hour’

Submitted by Friends of Woodmen Hall The Friends of Woodmen Hall would…

  • May 22nd, 2018

Great Islands Clean-up success

Submitted by Kirman Taylor The Great Islands Clean-up, spring edition, was an…

  • May 21st, 2018

Preparing for wildfire season

Submitted by Sorrel North One day last summer, islanders awoke to ash…

  • May 21st, 2018

Creativity shines in 2018 Garden Tour, June 2

Submitted by Lopez Island Garden Club Four distinctly different gardens created by…

  • May 21st, 2018

Fifth annual Lopez Library Musical Petting Zoo on May 19

Submitted by Lopez Island Library Have you ever wanted to play a…

  • May 18th, 2018

Salish Sea Early Music Festival presents ‘The Able Virtuoso’

The Salish Sea Early Music Festival is proud to present “The Able…

  • May 17th, 2018

Kingian nonviolence training

Submitted by Lopez Island Family Resource Center With the unfolding of more…

  • May 17th, 2018

Procession of the Species largest ever

Submitted by Lopez Island Conservation Corps Lopez Island Conservation Corps proudly announces…

  • May 16th, 2018

Lopez School places renewal levy on August ballot

Submitted by Lopez Island School District The Lopez School board is asking…

  • May 15th, 2018

Second annual New Old Time Chautauqua benefit

Submitted by the New Old Time Chautauqua The biggest, funnest, and funniest…

  • May 14th, 2018

Enjoy spring and summer by volunteering at the dump

Submitted by Lopez Solid Waste Disposal District This is a public service…

  • May 12th, 2018

LSWDD turns recyclable plastics into 3D printer filament

Submitted by Lopez Solid Waste Disposal District Even before China’s plastics ban,…

  • May 11th, 2018

Great Pairings in its ninth year

The ninth anniversary of Great Pairings benefiting Lopez Children Center will begin…

  • May 8th, 2018

Lopez students reflect on a year of travels

This year students from Lopez Island journeyed well beyond the waters of…

  • May 8th, 2018

Random nature thoughts | Poetry

by Colleen James A face like a tiny sun that closes as…

  • May 8th, 2018

Strengthening Families — A collaborative effort

By Patsy Haber for Lopez Island Family Resource Center Everyone who has…

  • May 8th, 2018

The futures of Fisherman Bay

Can constructed wetlands and a Bayshore Road bridge help keep Fisherman Bay…

  • May 8th, 2018

Disaster Preparedness Event, May 10

Submitted by the Lopez Island Library Environmental disasters are inevitable. The question…

  • May 7th, 2018

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