A story of nuns and cheese

  • Jul 23, 2014 at 1:40PM

To hear Tari Gunstone tell it, everything began with “The Cheese Nun” of Connecticut, Sister Noella Marcellino. “She’s a microbiologist, so she really knows her stuff,” says Gunstone, this summer’s “cheese apprentice” at Shaw Island’s Our Lady of the Rock Benedictine monastery.


Community Events, July 2014

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Nuevo Tango will sizzle on the friendly isle

  • Jul 28, 2014 at 8:00AM

The Orcas Island Chamber Music Festival, in its 17th season, returns for the third year to Lopez in August, this time with sizzling Nuevo Tango and a Music Lovers Seminar!

Lopez School news

  • Jul 27, 2014 at 8:00AM

Lopez School Superintendent Bill Evans will be presenting a proposal at the regular July board meeting that the district place a revised capital facilities bond on the November 2014 ballot.

Local appearance by Independent candidate for Congress

  • Jul 26, 2014 at 8:00AM

Mike Lapointe is an independent from Everett running for congress in the Aug. 5 primary. He will be participating in a meeting on Lopez sponsored by the San Juan County Democrats on Saturday, July 26, at 4 p.m. at my home. Rick Larsen or a representative has also been invited, but will not be attending.

News from Solid Waste Disposal District

  • Jul 23, 2014 at 11:11AM

The Lopez Solid Waste Disposal District has hired David Zapalac for the position of facility manager, effective immediately.

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