Life

Guitar phenom Beppe Gambetta returns to Lopez Island

By Gretchen Wing If you need some light at the end of…

  • Jan 26th, 2018

Discussion: A journey from anger to forgiveness

A lesser-known day of remembrance occurs each year on Feb. 3, Four…

  • Jan 24th, 2018

Warmth in the Heart of Winter

Submitted by the band “There is nothing more wonderful than good songs…

  • Jan 24th, 2018

Apply for OPALCO board

Submitted by OPALCO Nominations are open for the 2018 OPALCO Board of…

  • Jan 24th, 2018

EDC offers free Healthy Desk workshop

Submitted by the San Juan County Economic Development Council Working an office…

  • Jan 23rd, 2018

Salish Sea Music Festival’s 2018 season begins on Lopez

Treble viol, baroque guitar and flute — the opening performance among seven…

  • Jan 22nd, 2018

Stand Up Men’s message resonates through the islands

A movement is spreading like wildfire across the country, fueled by brave…

Photo credit/ Dr. Astrid van Ginneken, Center For Whale Research

Killer whale campaign

The Center For Whale Research is taking action to increase public awareness…

Photo credit/ Dr. Astrid van Ginneken, Center For Whale Research

Peter Garlock appointed to fill OPALCO board vacancy

Peter Garlock of Lopez Island joins the Orcas Power and Light Cooperative…

  • Jan 19th, 2018

Gov. Inslee Proclaims January as School Board Recognition Month

Governor Jay Inslee has proclaimed January as School Board Recognition Month. This…

  • Jan 18th, 2018

NASA astronaut visits Lopez school

The Lopez Island School District is pleased to be hosting NASA astronaut…

  • Jan 16th, 2018

Hoot and Holler folk duo performs on Lopez Island

Submitted by Amy Alvey Fiddle and Guitar duo Hoot and Holler will…

  • Jan 11th, 2018

Lovel Pratt joins Friends of the San Juans

Friends of the San Juans announced the addition of Lovel Pratt as…

  • Jan 11th, 2018

OPALCO unites with regional co-op

PNGC is a power supplier and cooperative of 15 regional electric cooperative…

  • Jan 9th, 2018

Spotlight on seniors: Bob Hughes

After a lifetime of leaving and returning to Lopez, Bob Hughes is…

  • Jan 9th, 2018

The Good Lovelies return to the islands

The three lyrical ladies that comprise The Good Lovelies have ventured the…

New restrictions to plastics recycling

Submitted by the Lopez Solid Waste District The Lopez Solid Waste District…

  • Jan 7th, 2018

Winter Book Bingo

Submitted by the Lopez Island Library Raindrops on windows, a crackling fire…

  • Jan 5th, 2018

Lopez Bookshop event features island authors

Submitted by the Lopez Bookshop The January “Local Writers Read” event at…

  • Jan 3rd, 2018

Lopez becomes a hub for Pacific salmon research

Submitted by Kwiaht Kwiaht celebrates a decade of community science and a…

  • Jan 2nd, 2018

Lopez Library Star Library, again

Only 259 libraries received the Star Library distinction

  • Dec 28th, 2017

Compassion Lopez: Cultivating kindness

Jan. 12–15, 18

  • Dec 27th, 2017

COVE Youth Center announces scholarship for aspiring pilots

Submitted by Safe San Juans The COVE Youth Center announced a new…

  • Dec 20th, 2017

Working for a healthier and safer San Juan County | Guest column

The board of health is responsible for the preservation of the life and health.

  • Dec 19th, 2017

Wen Murphy joins UW Medicine Lopez Island Clinic

As a nurse practitioner, she will provide primary and women’s healthcare for residents on the island.

  • Dec 19th, 2017

SeaMuse Winter Solstice Concert at Lopez Center

Submitted by Stanley Greenthal “This is world music in the holiday tradition…

  • Dec 16th, 2017

Students find Salal berries tasty, and good for you too

Submitted by KWIAHT Island students have been comparing the nutritional qualities of…

  • Dec 15th, 2017

Memories of an island Christmas | Guest column

By Faith Van De Putte On the mainland, Santa hung out in…

  • Dec 15th, 2017

Watch out for noxious weed, English ivy

Ivy is a victim of its own success.

  • Dec 13th, 2017

Jazzin’ With the Classics for the Holidays concert

Submitted by Lopez Center for Community and the Arts Lopez Center for…

  • Dec 5th, 2017

OPALCO members to get a year-end bill credit

Submitted by Orcas Power and Light Cooperative Colder temperatures in 2017 brought…

  • Dec 5th, 2017

Friends of the San Juans seeks king tide photographers

Citizen Scientists Needed! Help us Document King Tides this Winter.

  • Dec 5th, 2017

Ian Lange to discuss his book ‘Volcanoes: What’s Hot and What’s Not on Earth and in Our Solar System’

Unmatched in their power and violence, volcanoes are also beautiful and surprisingly…

  • Dec 5th, 2017

Friends of San Juans’ shoreline property contractor training

Friends of the San Juans is hosting a free technical training for…

  • Dec 5th, 2017

Charles Givens’ to talk about his new book

Train enthusiasts and history buffs are invited to a special presentation on…

  • Dec 1st, 2017

New Lopez Island Family Resource building

Submitted by Lopez Island Family Resource Center and Lopez Fit Have you…

  • Dec 1st, 2017

Rotary gives dictionaries to Lopez 3rd-graders

The Rotary Club of San Juan Island presented Lopez 3rd-graders with dictionaries…

  • Nov 30th, 2017

2018 dog tags now available

Submitted by the San Juan County Auditor’s Office Tucker, a 13-year old…

  • Nov 29th, 2017

Learn from those who fight for nature’s rights

By Elisabeth Robson and Kai Sanburn Special to the Weekly Here’s a…

  • Nov 28th, 2017

Joyful reunion for Lopez woman and beloved dog

Submitted by Summit Assistance Dogs When Nancy Ewert adopted Black Lab Bella…

  • Nov 28th, 2017