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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

‘Old-school’ benefit dance, Nov. 25

By Alan Paden Hear the call, “Come one, come all, to the…

  • Nov 28th, 2017

EDC presents statistics, demographics event for San Juan County

Submitted by the San Juan County Economic Development Council Need more data…

  • Nov 28th, 2017

Islanders testify at xylene hearing

By Heather Spaulding Journal reporter The Skagit County Hearing Examiner will make…

  • Nov 28th, 2017

Lopez Solid Waste Dist. hosts ‘Thank-a-Volunteer’ week

Submitted by Lopez Solid Waste Disposal District Lopez Solid Waste Disposal District…

  • Nov 21st, 2017

Jingle Bell Dinner auction

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

  • Nov 20th, 2017

The Flying Burgoswki flies again

Submitted by the Lopez Island Library The Lopez Island Library celebrates the…

  • Nov 15th, 2017

Maintain clear driveways for EMS access | Guest column

Submitted by Lopez Fire and EMS Lopez Island property owners and residents,…

  • Nov 14th, 2017

OPALCO Seeks Board Member for Lopez

Want to get involved with your community? Serving on the board of…

  • Nov 14th, 2017

‘Taming’ of the ‘Shrew’ revisited

By Breton Carter In the headline above and on the signs across…

  • Nov 13th, 2017
The leg of this purple ochre sea star in Oregon is disintegrating, as it dies from sea star wasting syndrome. (Photo by Elizabeth Cerny-Chipman, courtesy of Oregon State University)

Free lecture by Dr. Joe Gaydos of the SeaDoc Society

Free lecture by Dr. Joe Gaydos of the SeaDoc Society

  • Nov 10th, 2017
The leg of this purple ochre sea star in Oregon is disintegrating, as it dies from sea star wasting syndrome. (Photo by Elizabeth Cerny-Chipman, courtesy of Oregon State University)

Environmental Groups Speak Out Against Anacortes Refinery Petrochemical Expansion Proposal in Salish Sea

Submitted by Friends of the San Juans Community activists and representatives from…

  • Nov 7th, 2017

An evening with Pablo Neruda | William O’Daly reads

Lopez Bookshop welcomes poet William O’Daly on Saturday, Nov. 11 at 5…

  • Nov 3rd, 2017

Cuban lobster tales with Richard Fagen

By Gretchen Wing Special to the Weekly What comes to mind when…

  • Nov 1st, 2017

Fifth annual Creative Affair

We are please to announce we are hosting the 5th annual Inter-island…

  • Oct 31st, 2017

The secrets of island bats

Submitted by Kwiaht What do our Northwest bats eat? The simple answer…

  • Oct 31st, 2017

Halloween in the heart of Lopez Village

Come one, come all to a Halloween Celebration in the Heart of…

  • Oct 31st, 2017

Jayme Stone at Lopez Center

Two-time Juno-winning banjoist and composer Jayme Stone makes music inspired by sounds…

  • Oct 29th, 2017

Senior Spotlight on Laura Adams

By Gretchen Wing Special to the Weekly Laura Adams loves working with…

  • Oct 28th, 2017

Presentation on physical balance and its benefits

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

  • Oct 27th, 2017

Poetry and prose reading at Lopez Bookshop

On Friday, Nov. 3, poet Susan Erickson will travel south from Bellingham,…

  • Oct 26th, 2017

Blood drive a success

Bloodworks Northwest would like to thank the community for its support of…

  • Oct 25th, 2017

Port Townsend man charged with punching Orcas park ranger

By Heather Spaulding Reporter Richard R. Terry, 54, of Port Townsend, is…

  • Oct 25th, 2017

Kwiaht studies islands’ deer populations

Submitted by Kwiaht How many deer live on the islands? Are they…

  • Oct 25th, 2017

Fairgrounds’ haunted house returns

Submitted by ‘Frightmare’ organizers A walk through Friday Harbor’s haunted house is…

  • Oct 25th, 2017

Future service dog candidate Maggie arrives on Orcas | More fosters needed

Happiness is a warm puppy and the wonderful feeling of helping others.…

  • Oct 10th, 2017

Free social media workshop for business owners

Submitted by the San Juan Economic Development Council Social media is revolutionizing…

  • Oct 10th, 2017

Botanical illustration workshop

Submitted by Linda Ann Vorobik I graduated from Western Washington University (then…

  • Oct 9th, 2017

Silent witness vigil promotes reflection and healing

by Migael Scherer A group of men and women recently gathered inside…

  • Oct 9th, 2017

Lopez Library celebrates Zine Week

The zines are coming! What are zines? Zines are alternative and radical…

  • Oct 8th, 2017

Celebrate National Co-op Month

October is National Co-op Month!

  • Oct 6th, 2017