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Friends of the San Juans announces $100,000 challenge match for year-end support

Submitted by Friends of the San Juans This year has been life-changing…

  • Dec 2nd, 2020

 

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Left to right: LSWDD Volunteer Bill Scherer, LSWDD Staff Nikyta Palmisani, and LSWDD Volunteer Ruthie Van Doren.

LSWDD is giving thanks

Submitted by Lopez Solid Waste Disposal District This year has been a…

  • Dec 1st, 2020

 

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Getting to know councilor-elect Cindy Wolf

Now that San Juan County has two brand new county council members,…

  • Nov 30th, 2020

 

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Fossil Free by ‘33 virtual community conversation

Submitted by Transition Lopez Island Would you like to know what headway…

  • Nov 29th, 2020
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‘From Harvest to Your Home’

Submitted by Lopez Community Land Trust En lieu of the Lopez Community…

  • Nov 25th, 2020
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Holiday programs at the Lopez Resource Center

Submitted by The Lopez Island Family Resource Center The Lopez Island Family…

  • Nov 24th, 2020
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Getting to know San Juan County Councilor-elect Christine Minney

Now that San Juan County has two brand new county council members,…

  • Nov 23rd, 2020
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An interview with Vacation Rental Work Group Vice-Chair Lisa Byers

by Toby Cooper Vacation Rental Work Group member Through the magic of…

  • Nov 18th, 2020
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New books celebrate adoption

November is National Adoption Awareness Month and Lopez author, Jan Crossen, is one of many Lopezians who has grown her family through adoption.

  • Nov 12th, 2020
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An update from IslandRides

Submitted by IslandRides The website is nearly complete so you will soon…

  • Nov 10th, 2020
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WSU Extension to offer home horticulture training

Submitted by Master Gardener Program Learn to be a better home gardener…

  • Nov 10th, 2020
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Technology surplus sale at the school

Lopez Island School District is having a technology surplus sale from noon-3…

  • Nov 11th, 2020
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Monument Advisory Committee nominations needed

Submitted by the San Juan Islands National Monument As it is every…

  • Nov 4th, 2020
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Our story of hope

Submitted by SAFE San Juans This “story of hope” is part of…

  • Nov 2nd, 2020
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Hope: with Will Blackmon

Submitted by SAFE San Juans This “story of hope” is comprised of…

  • Oct 28th, 2020
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Take It or Leave It update

Submitted by the Lopez Solid Waste Disposal District Beginning in October, the…

  • Oct 27th, 2020
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Hot topic #31: how to Halloween safely

Submitted by San Juan County With Halloween around the corner, kids and…

  • Oct 21st, 2020
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Something special during a tough time

Submitted by Jan Crossen Lopezians love books and nine year old, Sebastian,…

  • Oct 20th, 2020
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‘Love Is The Way’ premieres at Friday Harbor Virtual Film Festival

Submitted by the Friday Harbor Film Festival Love is the Way premieres…

  • Oct 20th, 2020
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Portrait of filmmaker James Longley taken in September 2009 in Seattle. (Kevin P. Casey/Getty Images for the MacArthur Foundation)

Academy Award Nominee James Longley participates in Friday Harbor Film Festival

James Longley, recipient of the 2020 FHFF Local Hero Award, will participate…

  • Oct 15th, 2020
Portrait of filmmaker James Longley taken in September 2009 in Seattle. (Kevin P. Casey/Getty Images for the MacArthur Foundation)
Washington State Parks calendar

Order your 2021 Washington State Parks calendar now

The Washington State Parks 2021 wall calendar makes a great holiday gift.

  • Oct 14th, 2020
Washington State Parks calendar
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Ag Guild Auction is underway

Submitted by the San Juan Islands Agricultural Guild The 2020 San Juan…

  • Oct 14th, 2020
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The Power to Change: SAFE San Juans free ZOOM course

If you are suffering from the effects of domestic violence or sexual…

  • Oct 13th, 2020
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Letter from the Salish Sea

Submitted by Karin Roemers-Kleven San Juan County Marine Resource Committee Vice-Chair Last…

  • Oct 11th, 2020
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Protecting the Salish Sea virtual event

“Protecting the Salish Sea in the time of COVID-19,” hosted by Community Rights San Juan Islands.

  • Oct 10th, 2020
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San Juan Islands Agricultural Guild Auction and the FARM Fund

The Ag Guild invites the community to expand support of the FARM Fund.

  • Oct 9th, 2020
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The Marine Resources Committee: A story of altruistic alchemy in the heart of the Salish Sea

The MRC is the community advisory body on all marine-related issues in San Juan County.

  • Oct 6th, 2020
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Lopez Island Grange holds October fundraising events

Submitted by The Lopez Island Grange The Lopez Island Grange is holding…

  • Oct 6th, 2020
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Friday Harbor Virtual Film Festival coming Oct. 15-25

Friday Harbor Virtual Film Festival coming Oct. 15-25

All films will be available on-demand for 10 days, Oct. 15-25.

  • Oct 5th, 2020
Friday Harbor Virtual Film Festival coming Oct. 15-25
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Savor the San Juans at home

Enjoy the farm-fresh flavors of the Islands from the comfort of your kitch

  • Oct 5th, 2020
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Virtual author talk by Ben Goldfarb, Eager: The Surprising, Secret Life of Beavers and Why They Matter

Virtual author talk by Ben Goldfarb, Eager: The Surprising, Secret Life of Beavers and Why They Matter

The Friends of the Lopez Island Library invite the public to their 2020 virtual annual meeting.

  • Sep 24th, 2020
Virtual author talk by Ben Goldfarb, Eager: The Surprising, Secret Life of Beavers and Why They Matter
The Salish Seeds Project Fall Native Wildflower Sale

The Salish Seeds Project Fall Native Wildflower Sale

A once-a-year opportunity to purchase locally grown wildflowers native to San Juan County.

  • Sep 21st, 2020
The Salish Seeds Project Fall Native Wildflower Sale
Lopez Center’s annual Home Tour goes virtual

Lopez Center’s annual Home Tour goes virtual

The 2020 Home Tour will feature videos of six Lopez homes, the Lopez Center and Fertile Ground Garden.

  • Sep 15th, 2020
Lopez Center’s annual Home Tour goes virtual
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New Jpod calf

On Saturday, Sept. 5, J pod was reported near the ODAS buoy off Dungeness Spit in the eastern Strait of Juan de Fuca in US waters.

  • Sep 13th, 2020
J35 and J57 (Katie Jones/ Contributed photo, Center for Whale Research. Permit #21238)
Mussels are farmed on ropes suspended in the water. Mussels anchor themselves to the rope and other substrates by producing a network of fibers known as byssal threads. Photo taken at Penn Cove Shellfish LLC in Coupeville, Washington. (M. Stone, UW Media/contributed photo)

The energetic cost of mussel byssal thread attachment

Originally published by Friday Harbor Labs Tide Bite.

  • Sep 12th, 2020
Mussels are farmed on ropes suspended in the water. Mussels anchor themselves to the rope and other substrates by producing a network of fibers known as byssal threads. Photo taken at Penn Cove Shellfish LLC in Coupeville, Washington. (M. Stone, UW Media/contributed photo)
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Commercial and recreational boaters asked to“Take The Pledge” to protect pregnant orcas

Whale-watch companies asked to stop disturbing critically endangered orcas

  • Sep 9th, 2020
J56 and J3 (Researcher Mark Sears permit #21348/contributed photo)
Winners of Rock Solid’s mask competition announced

Winners of Rock Solid’s mask competition announced

Submitted by Rock Solid Rock Solid and the San Juan Island Prevention…

  • Sep 8th, 2020
Winners of Rock Solid’s mask competition announced
WSU Extension offers Whole Farm planning course this fall

WSU Extension offers Whole Farm planning course this fall

The course starts Sept. 22.

  • Sep 8th, 2020
WSU Extension offers Whole Farm planning course this fall
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The economics of a pandemic | Guest Column

How are we doing: The economics of a pandemic

  • Sep 3rd, 2020
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Working Washington small business emergency grant program – Round 2

Submitted by the San Juan Island Economic Development Council The Washington State…

  • Sep 2nd, 2020
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