Life

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

Writing camp at Lopez Library

Submitted by the Lopez Island Library Have you ever wanted to write…

  • Jun 28th, 2019

39th Annual Teddy Bear Picnic

Submitted by the Lopez Island Library Join us Wednesday, June 26, at…

  • Jun 28th, 2019

Old friends

by Colleen James Two old friends out for a stroll Stopped at…

  • Jun 28th, 2019

Summer Social fundraiser

Submitted by The Lopez Island Family Resource Center The Lopez Island Family…

  • Jun 28th, 2019

An Act of Bee at Notre Dame

by Brenda M. Asterino Beloved Lady My heart is tattered There’s too…

  • Jun 28th, 2019

Used book sale

Submitted by Friends of the Lopez Library On July 4, the Friends…

  • Jun 28th, 2019

Without you

by Colleen James It’s like a chocolate chip cookie With no chocolate…

  • Jun 28th, 2019

Summer Energy and Safety Construction at Lopez School

Submitted by Lopez Island School District Students left school last week for…

  • Jun 26th, 2019

Lopez Community Land Trust enters fourth decade

Submitted by Lopez Community Land Trust “People come to Lopez for the…

  • Jun 24th, 2019

Lopez Library’s Summer Reading Program

Submitted by The Lopez Island Library Each summer, the Lopez Island Library…

  • Jun 24th, 2019

Kenyan School Project hosts Harambee party

Submitted by Liz Scranton On Saturday, June 22, the Kenyan School Project…

  • Jun 20th, 2019

Spotlight on: Terry Wean

By Gretchen Wing The interview begins the way Terry Wean’s life restarted…

  • Jun 20th, 2019

Spirit Award celebration to honor Joanne and Trevor Bryant

Submitted by Migael Scherer Everyone is invited to a celebration potluck honoring…

  • Jun 19th, 2019

Westervelt admitted to Cornell College

Submitted by Cornell College Students from around the country have been admitted…

  • Jun 19th, 2019

Lopez Bookshop to host poetry reading and book launch

Submitted by the Lopez Bookshop On Sunday, June 23, at 5 p.m.,…

  • Jun 18th, 2019

Grace Church’s newest Vicar

Submitted by Katherine Bryant Ingman It is with great excitement that we…

  • Jun 18th, 2019