Life

NOAA requests partnership with Fishery Management

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

  • Mar 30th, 2019
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Annual OPALCO meeting

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

  • Mar 29th, 2019
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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

Joe Reilly Family Concert

Submitted by the Lopez Island Library On Saturday, March 2 at 11…

  • Feb 26th, 2019

Snowy scenes

Work continues at Horse Drawn Farm during the recent snow event.

  • Feb 26th, 2019

Two community-building programs

Submitted by The Lopez Island Library The Lopez Island Library is partnering…

  • Feb 24th, 2019

Lopez school named a Green Ribbon School awardee

Submitted by Lopez Island School District The Lopez Island School District was…

  • Feb 23rd, 2019

Caregiver-owned homecare cooperative

Submitted by Deborah Craig Recently, caregivers on San Juan, Orcas and Lopez…

  • Feb 20th, 2019

WSU Extension offers forest stewardship course for property owners

Submitted by Brendan Whyte WSU Extension Dead and dying trees have proliferated…

  • Feb 19th, 2019

Lopez Lions Club provides free diabetes coaching

By Glenn Aufderhar Lopez Lions Secretary Lyn Lindboe, RN, CEN, CDPE, will…

  • Feb 18th, 2019
Contributed photo/Wolf Hollow
                                Above: A young crow in care at Wolf Hollow Rehabilitation Center.

Crows are smart, in life and love

Through pain and hardship, a crow couple endured. British Columbian artist June…

  • Feb 14th, 2019
Contributed photo/Wolf Hollow
                                Above: A young crow in care at Wolf Hollow Rehabilitation Center.

Carnival for land preserve

Submitted by event organizers Carnevale, a Venetian-themed masquerade ball will be held…

  • Feb 13th, 2019

Blind date | Poetry

by Colleen James The small talk Grew ever smaller Even after pouring…

  • Feb 13th, 2019

Animal acupressure demonstration at Friday Harbor Animal Shelter

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

  • Feb 13th, 2019