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‘SAFE’ on the shoulders of amazing women

by Kim Bryan SAFE San Juans Director Without the commitment and persistent…

  • Oct 25th, 2018

Join Brown Bag Lunch Oct. 30

Submitted by the Visitors Bureau Plan to attend the Visitors Bureau’s annual…

  • Oct 24th, 2018

San Juan County Property taxes due Oct. 31

Submitted by San Juan County San Juan County Treasurer, Rhonda Pederson would…

  • Oct 22nd, 2018

WSF announces three-boat schedule

Submitted by Washington State Ferries Beginning Monday, Oct. 22, and running through…

  • Oct 18th, 2018

Super Wide Groove ~ Get Funky Dance Party!

On Saturday, Oct. 27 at 7:30 p.m., Super Wide Groove will perform…

  • Oct 17th, 2018

Supporting the supporters

Submitted by Georgeana M Cook Lopez Island Prevention Coalition Recovery is a…

  • Oct 16th, 2018

San Juan County Health & Community Services Issues Varicella Health Alert

Submitted by San Juan County A case of varicella, or “chickenpox,” has…

  • Oct 16th, 2018

San Juan County listening forums

San Juan County Department of Health and Community Services is working with…

  • Oct 15th, 2018
Contributed photo/Ashley King
                                Carolyn M. Jewett

San Juan County District Court judge candidates | Q&A

Staff report On Nov. 6, a new San Juan County District Court…

  • Oct 13th, 2018
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                                Carolyn M. Jewett
Contributed photo/San Juan County Sheriff’s Office
                                Sean Michael Hunter.

Homeless man wanted for alleged child rape | Update: suspect apprehended

Sean Michael Hunter, 24, was picked up for two counts of rape…

Contributed photo/San Juan County Sheriff’s Office
                                Sean Michael Hunter.

Author Jonathan White to speak at Lopez Bookshop

Submitted by Lopez Bookshop On Friday, Oct. 12 at 7 p.m., Orcas…

  • Oct 8th, 2018

Wandering walker, mailbox mischief and filched firewood | Sheriff Log

San Juan County Sheriff Office responded to the following calls. Sept. 19…

  • Oct 7th, 2018

“The Altitude Journals” author reading at the Lopez Library

Submitted by the Lopez Island Library On Thursday, Oct. 4 at 7…

  • Oct 2nd, 2018

H20MG! Water Scarcity Program at Lopez Center

Submitted by the Lopez Island Library The Lopez Library is pleased to…

  • Oct 2nd, 2018

Lobos volleyball remains undefeated

Submitted by Gene Helfman The Lopez volleyball team extended their perfect season…

  • Oct 2nd, 2018

Join the October trail trial

Submitted by Lopez Community Trails Network You are invited to participate in…

  • Oct 2nd, 2018

Pool celebration event postponed

Submitted by Friends of Lopez Island Pool Friends of Lopez Island Pool…

  • Oct 2nd, 2018

San Juan County cooperatives celebrate National Cooperative Month

Submitted by Orcas Power and Light Cooperative Co-op members understand the power…

  • Oct 2nd, 2018

Burn permits available now

Submitted by San Juan County Burn season is right around the corner…

  • Oct 2nd, 2018

Natural systems in crisis: What will you choose

By Jan Scilipoti At Chimera Gallery starting Oct. 13 — two artists’…

  • Oct 2nd, 2018

Navy Releases Final EIS for Growler Operations at NAS Whidbey Island

Submitted by the U.S. Navy The Navy has released the Final Environmental…

  • Oct 2nd, 2018
Contributed photo/Center for Whale Research photo by Dave Ellifrit
                                J50 is tossed by J42 in 2015. J50 was presumed to be dead in September.

Governor’s task force releases draft plan to save local orcas

A state organization dedicated to protecting the area’s endangered orcas is one…

Contributed photo/Center for Whale Research photo by Dave Ellifrit
                                J50 is tossed by J42 in 2015. J50 was presumed to be dead in September.

Card fraud; dock disturbance; custody challenge | San Juan County Sheriff”s Log

The San Juan County Sheriff’s Office responded to the following calls. Sept.…

  • Oct 1st, 2018

UW deans list

Margaret Anne Heard and Fletcher John Moore, seniors at University of Washington,…

  • Oct 1st, 2018

Gathering for the Salish Sea

Submitted by Community Rights San Juan Islands Over a hundred community members…

  • Sep 30th, 2018
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                                Eric A. Kulp and his attorney in San Juan County Superior Court on Aug. 3.

Eric Kulp to serve just under 16 years for murder of wife on Shaw Island | Update

A Shaw Island man who pleaded guilty to the murder of his…

Staff photo/ Hayley Day
                                Eric A. Kulp and his attorney in San Juan County Superior Court on Aug. 3.

The Challenge of Housing For Young Lopezians

By Gretchen Wing One comment Lopezians often hear from tourists (after “what…

  • Sep 28th, 2018

‘The Journey Through Terminal Illness’ at the Lopez Library, Sept. 29

Submitted by the Lopez Island Library On Saturday, Sept. 29, at 3…

  • Sep 27th, 2018

Junk Bonds are back to help fund new glass dumpster

Submitted by Lopez Solid Waste Disposal District The community gears up to…

  • Sep 27th, 2018

Lopez Island Grange Hosts Second Annual Fall Festival, Quilt Show and Square Dance

For the second year in a row, Lopez Island Grange is hosting…

  • Sep 26th, 2018

Fish and Wildlife Agencies Seek Help Conserving the Island Marble Butterfly

Submitted by Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife After 90 years without…

  • Sep 25th, 2018

Burgled businesses, cunning campers, excessive emails | San Juan County Sheriff’s Log

The San Juan County Sheriff’s office responded to the following calls. Sept.…

  • Sep 25th, 2018

Prescribed fire scheduled at San Juan Islands National Wildlife Refuge: Flower Island

San Juan Island National Wildlife Refuge is preparing to conduct a prescribed…

  • Sep 24th, 2018

Frank Lloyd Wright and the Women Who Made Him

Submitted by the Lopez Island Library The Lopez Library is pleased to…

  • Sep 24th, 2018

Share thoughts on Washington State Ferries plans at San Juans open houses

Submitted by Washington State Ferries More than half of Washington State Ferries’…

  • Sep 23rd, 2018

September is National Recovery Month | Guest column

Submitted by Georgeana M. Cook Lopez Island Prevention Coalition Executive Coordinator It…

  • Sep 22nd, 2018

Homeless man, seen in the San Juans, wanted for alleged child rape

Submitted by the San Juan County Sheriff’s Office The San Juan County…

  • Sep 21st, 2018

Countywide planned power outages

Submitted by OPALCO All of San Juan County will be affected by…

  • Sep 19th, 2018