Life

Spotlight on: Stephen and Holly Lovejoy

By Gretchen Wing Special to the Island’s Weekly If Lopez Historical Society…

  • Nov 29th, 2018

Rights for the Salish Sea: A community discussion forum

Submitted by Orcas Women’s Coalition Community Rights San Juan Islands is hosting…

  • Nov 29th, 2018

Killer whale thriller hits bookstands

Submitted by Pendrell Sound Press “Lost Frequency, A Novel of Sound, Speed,…

  • Nov 26th, 2018

San Juan’s wild turkeys remembered

By Peggy Butler San Juan Island Although wild turkeys have been absent…

  • Nov 25th, 2018

Friday Harbor Labs scientist first speaker in Ocean Night series

SeaDoc Society held its inaugural family-friendly, multimedia-focused Ocean Night at Sea View…

New trails proposed throughout the islands

In a county of disjointed land, separated by water, locals are looking…

Lopez Community Singers holiday concert

Submitted by Ginni Keith The Lopez Community Singers opens its third season…

  • Nov 21st, 2018

Black Widows among us?

by Terese Smith-Prescott San Juan Island My husband and I were surprised…

  • Nov 20th, 2018

Jingle Bell Dinner auction brings out the best

Submitted by Lopez Island Hospice and Home Support Lopez Island Hospice and…

  • Nov 19th, 2018

Community Shakespeare presents ‘The Two Gentlemen of Verona’

Are you California Dreamin’? Or Helplessly Hoping to be Feelin’ Alright because…

  • Nov 15th, 2018

Friends of the Lopez Library Book Sale Saturday November 24 At The Library

Everyone loves the Library Book Sale! This year you can combine your…

  • Nov 12th, 2018
Contributed photos
                                Bill Chevalier and Lizzy Graignic Chevalier’s family on Stuart Island.

History of first island families

The rich culture of Native Americans is still alive in San Juan…

  • Nov 11th, 2018
Contributed photos
                                Bill Chevalier and Lizzy Graignic Chevalier’s family on Stuart Island.

Eating Well is Vital, Part 2

Submitted by Lopez Island Hospice and Home Support Lopez Island Hospice and…

  • Nov 9th, 2018

Learn how to guide the islands in Leadership San Juan Islands training

Submitted by Leadership San Juans If you want to strengthen leadership skills,…

  • Nov 5th, 2018

Orcas Island Historical Museums fundraiser screening of documentary ‘Sacred Journeys’

The Orcas Island Historical Museum is pleased to announce “Sacred Journeys,” an…

  • Nov 4th, 2018
Courtesy of the Herald
                                Paul Allen, shown in 2015.

Paul Allen leaves a legacy on the San Juan Islands

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen not only left a substantial impact on the…

Courtesy of the Herald
                                Paul Allen, shown in 2015.

Mixed plastics recycling update from the Lopez Dump

Submitted by the Lopez Dump The Lopez Dump’s “Mixed No. 1-7” plastics…

  • Oct 30th, 2018

Help the Bureau of Land Management plan for the San Juan Islands National Monument

Submitted by the Bureau of Land Management There are several upcoming meeting…

  • Oct 30th, 2018

Sheriff’s Log

The San Juan County Sheriff’s Office responded to the following calls: Oct.…

  • Oct 26th, 2018
photo by Linda Hudson

Professor Ben Gardner on tourism, culture and the politics of conservation

Submitted by the Lopez Island Library How does tourism shape the very…

  • Oct 25th, 2018
photo by Linda Hudson
Pete Souza, official White House photo.
                                President Barack Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama, and their daughter Malia meet with Malala Yousafzai, the young Pakistani schoolgirl who was shot in the head by the Taliban, in the Oval Office, Oct. 11, 2013.

How women shaped the world | Women in Business

Throughout history there have been women who made great advancements to society,…

Pete Souza, official White House photo.
                                President Barack Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama, and their daughter Malia meet with Malala Yousafzai, the young Pakistani schoolgirl who was shot in the head by the Taliban, in the Oval Office, Oct. 11, 2013.

Marine debris surveying training in Friday Harbor

Submitted by COASST From 11 a.m.–5 p.m., Oct. 13, the Coastal Observation…

  • Oct 16th, 2018

Chloe Mason graduates with honors

Chloe Mason of Shaw Island graduated from Pacific University, in Forest Grove,…

  • Oct 16th, 2018

Renowned scientist Frans de Waal talks animal intellect

For more than four decades, Frans de Waal has studied primates to…

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
Contributed photo/Hilary McMullen
                                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