Check out Guatemalan cooking on Lopez

Chef Juan Carlos teaches local participants. - Contributed photo/ Barbara Keller
  • Aug 31, 2014 at 7:00AM

For years I have been excited about a wonderful community development program on the shores of Lake Atitlan in Guatemala. This week ten lucky Lopezians had a chance to sample the culture of their “sister” community in Guatemala over food.


Community Events, September 2014

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Charlie Brown Musical

  • Aug 30, 2014 at 7:00AM

American classic Charles Schulz’s “Peanuts” characters that we know and love will be brought to life in an upcoming musical You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown.

Totem Pole Journey Blessing Ceremony comes to San Juan Island

  • Aug 29, 2014 at 9:25AM

On Friday, Aug. 29 at 7 p.m., FRIENDS of the San Juans is hosting a public introduction and benefit in support of “Our Shared Responsibility: A Totem Pole Journey” at English Camp on San Juan Island.

Taxable sales increase 4.9 percent for first quarter of 2014 | Washington State Department of Revenue

  • Aug 28, 2014 at 9:33AM

The state’s taxable retail sales totals grew to $27.3 billion in the first quarter of 2014 (Jan. 1-March 31), recording a 4.9 percent increase over the same period in 2013. Retail trade, a subset of total taxable retail sales, rose 2.4 percent to $12.3 billion.

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Centurylink fined $170,000 for 2013 outage in the San Juans

  • Aug 19, 2014 at 3:00PM updated Aug 26, 2014 at 10:07AM

The investigation also concludes that the company violated state laws and rules related to major outages, as well as requirements for communicating outage information to the public.

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