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Community Grand Opening and Evening Meals at School this Thursday

Submitted by Lopez School This Thursday, Oct. 5, a special Evening Meals…

  • Oct 4th, 2017

Explore San Juan Island history with Boyd Pratt

Have you ever wondered how lime is made from limestone, or what…

  • Oct 4th, 2017

Hurricanes and jazz | Guest column

By Gary Alexander In this hurricane season, we can be thankful we…

  • Oct 2nd, 2017

Are plastics pollution or solution | Solid Waste series part 2

Submitted by Lopez Solid Waste Disposal District In the first article of…

  • Oct 1st, 2017

Partners restore Fisherman Bay coastal wetland

Outdated and unnecessary dikes, berms and ditches that once clogged a marine…

  • Sep 27th, 2017

Book launch for Lopezian author Oct. 7

Inspired by her own spirit of adventure, and the stories of her…

  • Sep 26th, 2017

Local Writers Read returns to Lopez Bookshop

Leaves turning umber and a morning chill are sure signs of fall—and…

  • Sep 26th, 2017

Lopez Grange hosts fall festival and benefit concert

A market, and music and movies! Oh my! The Lopez Grange will…

  • Sep 26th, 2017

Read a banned book

Submitted by the Lopez Library staff Banned Books Week is an annual…

  • Sep 26th, 2017

Resilient gardening and weird weather

Submitted by San Juan County Master Gardeners Is weird weather challenging you…

  • Sep 26th, 2017

SAFE San Juans recognizes abuse victims

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, on average in the United States,…

  • Sep 26th, 2017

Third annual “Wurst” Golf Tournament and Music Fest

Calling all golfers (non-golfers, too)! Join us Saturday, Sept. 30, at the…

  • Sep 26th, 2017

Libby Skala brings ‘Lilia!’ to Lopez Center

Submitted by Lopez Center, written by of Libby Skala See “A Memoir,…

  • Sep 22nd, 2017

Fall flu clinics

Submitted by San Juan County Health and Community Services Flu season is…

  • Sep 21st, 2017

China blocks plastics from U.S. recyclers | Solid Waste Series part 1

Submitted by Lopez Solid Waste Disposal District China has put a wrench…

  • Sep 19th, 2017

Family Day family dinner

Submitted by Lopez Island Prevention Coalition Family Day is coming up on…

  • Sep 19th, 2017

Krivchenia to perform for Shaw EMS benefit

Well known pianist and composer Grisha Krivchenia will perform Sunday, Sept. 24…

  • Sep 19th, 2017

Camas festival showcases “wild” edibles

Submitted by Kwiaht Kwiaht presents its second annual Lopez Island Camas Festival…

  • Sep 18th, 2017

Southern resident orcas return

Submitted by the Center for Whale Research They’re back! For the first…

  • Sep 16th, 2017

Seal release

Submitted by Wolf Hollow After more than two months of care at…

  • Sep 15th, 2017

Luke Plumb and Peter Daffy to play at grange

Hailing from Tasmania, virtuoso mandolinist Luke Plumb (former member of Scottish supergroup…

  • Sep 15th, 2017

Hurricane Harvey help | Orcas Animal Shelter to bring back dogs from Texas

Hurricane Harvey ravaged everything in its path, and residents of southeast Texas…

  • Sep 13th, 2017

Newly Renovated Lopez School opens with its bell ringing

Submitted by Lopez Island School District Lopez Island school marked the successful…

  • Sep 12th, 2017

Massage as a career

There is now a massage school located on San Juan Island. Classes…

  • Sep 12th, 2017

Patos Island celebrates 124th birthday

Two full boats from Outer Island Excursions carried more than 55 people…

Join Island Sinfonia as it celebrates 33 years

Submitted by Islands Sinfonia Celebrating the start of its 33rd season of…

  • Sep 11th, 2017

Vote on custom SJC license plate

Washington residents could soon have the option of buying a custom San…

14th annual Home Tour features joyful repurposing

By Gretchen Wing and the Home Tour Committee Finding the right fit,…

  • Sep 6th, 2017

New League of Women Voters comp plan program

Shaping the future

  • Sep 5th, 2017

Join the SJIMA artist registry to be in exhibit this fall

Submitted by SJI Museum of Art The sixth annual artists’ registry exhibit…

  • Sep 5th, 2017

Award-winning Lopez author releases memoir

Described as a blend of Cheryl Strayed’s Wild and Henry David Thoreau’s…

  • Sep 5th, 2017

Lopez physical therapy goes into private practice

Submitted by Terri Drahn, Kim Foley and Bobbie Holt, Lopez Physical Therapy…

  • Sep 5th, 2017

Honey bees can displace native bees

Submitted by Russel Barsh My lab has been documenting pollinators in San…

  • Sep 3rd, 2017

BLM requests feedback on public comment guide

Submitted by the BLM The Bureau of Land Management will hold a…

  • Sep 2nd, 2017

Lopez kids shine at county fair

Island kids gave it their all at the San Juan County Fair,…

  • Aug 31st, 2017

MMPACT concert this Sunday

It’s been another big year for Lopez School’s MPPACT (Music Production and…

  • Aug 30th, 2017

Amateur Radio Society training

San Juan County’s amateur radio volunteers form a critical communications link between…

  • Aug 30th, 2017

United Way works to support San Juan County residents

Serving more than 1,800 individuals at mid-year 2017, local nonprofit United Way…

  • Aug 23rd, 2017

Park at Lime Kiln for free on Aug. 25

Submitted by Washington State Parks To celebrate the National Park System’s 101st…

  • Aug 23rd, 2017

The Birthday Club turns 95

The Lopez Island Birthday Club is celebrating a special birthday. This organization,…

  • Aug 23rd, 2017