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$2,000 Climate Leadership scholarships available

Submitted by The San Juan Preservation Trust The San Juan Preservation Trust…

  • Feb 26th, 2020

 

Results are in from the Islands-Wide Survey about Tourism and Visitor Management in the San Juan Islands

Submitted by the San Juan County Land Bank Conducted by Confluence Research…

  • Feb 25th, 2020

 

Parent Film Series presents, ‘Resilience: The biology of stress and the science of hope’

Submitted by Katherine Ingman The Lopez Island Prevention Coalition and the Lopez…

  • Feb 26th, 2020

 

Census worker information meetings

The U.S. Census Bureau is in the midst of peak hiring efforts…

  • Feb 20th, 2020
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College Scholarships up to $2,100

Submitted by Orcas Power and Light Cooperative Orcas Power and Light Cooperative…

  • Feb 26th, 2020
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Thoughts from Ukie, an autism service dog

Submitted by Orcas Island School District My name is Ukie and I…

  • Feb 25th, 2020

Lopez Thrift Shop gives $100K to island non-profits

Submitted by Migael Scherer Thrift Shop volunteers turned household donations into dollars…

  • Feb 20th, 2020

Presidential Primary Vote counting equipment testing

Submitted by the San Juan County Auditor’s Office A “Logic and Accuracy”…

  • Feb 19th, 2020

A deep dive into the San Juan Islands urchin fishery

By Lexy Aydelotte Weekly contributor Shayar Valandro is an underwater forager. A…

  • Feb 24th, 2020

Spotlight on Lopezians | Ron Norman

Maybe fourth-generation Lopezians don’t need to toot their own horns. Maybe, as…

  • Feb 23rd, 2020

Looking for MAC nominations

Submitted by San Juan Islands National Monument Advisory Committee Nominations are being…

  • Feb 21st, 2020

Strengthening families through the Family Resource Center

Submitted by Patsy Harber Lopez Island Family Resource Center Everyone who has…

  • Feb 20th, 2020

Lopez Grange shows documentary film on revolutionary garden designer

Submitted by Sue DuMond After completing a feature documentary on New York’s…

  • Feb 19th, 2020

Plumbing basics

Submitted by the San Juan County Economic Development Council The San Juan…

  • Feb 18th, 2020

Long-Time Conservation Director Stepping Down

Submitted by the San Juan Preservation Trust Debra Clausen, who has served…

  • Feb 18th, 2020

Movie nights, no-rules book club, QiGong classes | Upcoming events at the library

Movie nights, no-rules book club, QiGong classes | upcoming events at the library

  • Feb 18th, 2020
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Native plant sale

Submitted by San Juan County Master Gardeners Interested in using native plants…

  • Feb 17th, 2020
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                                Top: Timothy Egan; Nicola Griffith; andn Kij Johnson. 
                                Bottom: Arthur Phillips; Rowan Ricardo Phillips; and Luis Alberto Urrea.

Orcas Island Lit Fest announces featured 2020 artists

Submitted by the Orcas Library Where can book lovers go to rub…

  • Feb 16th, 2020
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                                Top: Timothy Egan; Nicola Griffith; andn Kij Johnson. 
                                Bottom: Arthur Phillips; Rowan Ricardo Phillips; and Luis Alberto Urrea.

Rick Larsen to host Presidents Day Town Hall on Orcas

Submitted by Rep. Rick Larsen’s office Rep. Rick Larsen (WA-02) invites constituents…

  • Feb 14th, 2020

Deep Adaptation meeting

Submitted by Nikyta Palmisani Living on an island, we are more aware…

  • Feb 13th, 2020

Westervelt named to Cornell College dean’s list

Cornell College named 254 students to its Dean’s List for the fall…

  • Feb 11th, 2020

Calling all tree-loving, bunny-hugging, dirt worshipers!

Submitted by Stewardship Network of the San Juans Don’t forget — it’s…

  • Feb 11th, 2020

Take me there | Poetry

by Colleen James Please take me to the lake Where you learned…

  • Feb 11th, 2020

2019 Novel Coronavirus Declared a Public Health Emergency

The World Health Organization declared a global emergency on Thursday, and on…

  • Feb 11th, 2020

Che Apalache to perform at Lopez Center

Submitted by Lopez Center for Community and the Arts Che Apalache is…

  • Feb 11th, 2020

Trees | Poetry

by Colleen James I wonder if trees Ever have the urge to…

  • Feb 11th, 2020

Free boating safety course

Submitted by Chuck Dalldorf The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary San Juan Islands…

  • Feb 10th, 2020

Steve Horn’s photography studio in Lopez Village is closing

Steve Horn, a long-time resident of Lopez Island and a full-time professional…

  • Feb 10th, 2020
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                                Liz Smith at work.

Writer-In-Residence

Submitted by Iris Graville The table tent has been passed. Liz Smith…

  • Feb 9th, 2020
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                                Liz Smith at work.

Annual Lopez farmers market poster contest

Submitted by Jules Mcleland Now is the time to get your creative…

  • Feb 6th, 2020

Vacation rental working group invites Lopez to timely dialogue

Submitted by Toby Cooper The Vacation Rental Working Group will hold a…

  • Feb 6th, 2020

Geyman announces new book: “Long-Term Care in America: The Crisis All of Us Will Face in Our Lifetimes.”

Submitted by Emily and John Geyman A long-time writer about U.S. health…

  • Feb 4th, 2020

Entertainers needed for San Juan County Fair

Submitted by the San Juan County Fair Planning is underway for the…

  • Feb 4th, 2020

Funding for studying harmful algal blooms

Submitted by John Burkhardt University of Washington Tacoma Alexandrium catenella is a…

  • Feb 3rd, 2020

Warmth in the Heart of Winter

Submitted by Susie Teague Imagine yourself walking into the community center after…

  • Feb 2nd, 2020

EDC offers business management and leadership with Skagit Valley College

Submitted by the San Juan County Economic Development Council Higher-wage employment can…

  • Feb 1st, 2020

Junior SeaDoctors Night and Free Dinner at Camp Orkila on Feb. 5

On Wednesday, Feb. 5, the SeaDoc Society and Camp Orkila will serve…

  • Jan 31st, 2020

Support local agricultural with a delicious winter meal and live music at Oddfellows

Submitted by Rhys Hansen Those who love local food (and farmers) are…

  • Jan 31st, 2020

Lopez Grange shows documentary film on Ram Dass

Submitted by Sue DuMond The 2019 documentary “Becoming Nobody” represents the core…

  • Jan 29th, 2020

Islanders learning trade skills to last a lifetime | EDC wraps another successful year of courses

A local organization has been quietly working to diversify the economy of…

  • Jan 27th, 2020