Life

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

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