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EDC to offer free Tree Worker Basics Course on Orcas Island

Submitted by the Economic Development Council. People who want to make a…

  • Sep 25th, 2021

 

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Get your amateur radio license, Oct. 23

Submitted by the San Juan County Amateur Radio Society. Amateur Radio (ham…

  • Sep 21st, 2021

 

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Shoreline habitat restoration actions completed on Lopez

Submitted by Friends of the San Juans. It was an exciting week…

  • Sep 17th, 2021

 

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FLIP’s path toward swim center construction

Submitted by Friends of the Lopez Island Pool. With the recent selection…

  • Sep 18th, 2021
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Camas Club sprouts a new website for island backyard restorationists

Submitted by the Camas Club. The recently formed Camas Club launches a…

  • Sep 14th, 2021
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Woman in the Woods brings international artist DJ Spooky to Orcas Center

Submitted by Woman in the Woods Productions. In September, we can get…

  • Sep 13th, 2021
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It takes a village to clean an island

Submitted by ORS/The Exchange. The Great Islands Clean-up is back! In honor…

  • Sep 13th, 2021
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Monument Advisory Committee to meet virtually next week

Submitted by the Bureau of Land Management. The Bureau of Land Management…

  • Sep 10th, 2021
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State lands honor Public Lands Day with a Discover Pass free day

Parking will be free on state recreation lands Saturday, Sept. 25.

  • Sep 9th, 2021
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Lopez Home Support News

Submitted by Lopez Island Home & Hospice Support. When Lopez Island Hospice…

  • Sep 8th, 2021
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A large flower made by Lynda Ransley.

The women welders of Orcas

For four days every year, a group of women, covered in protective…

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A large flower made by Lynda Ransley.

‘Welcome to Medicare’ online presentation

Submitted by Pegi Groundwater. Are you joining Medicare this year? If so,…

  • Sep 5th, 2021
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Final call for film submissions for Friday Harbor Film Festival

Submitted by the Friday Harbor Film Festival. Friday Harbor Film Festival is…

  • Sep 3rd, 2021
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Left: Charlotte Kimple Map — 1930s Tourist Map of Orcas Island.

Historic map exhibit at Orcas Island Historical Museum

by Antoinette Botsford with Minor Lile Special to the Sounder How do…

  • Sep 1st, 2021
Left: Charlotte Kimple Map — 1930s Tourist Map of Orcas Island.

Community Calendar|Chimera opens new exhibition

Chimera Gallery invites the community to its September show “Double Exposure, Sketches…

  • Aug 27th, 2021
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State officials ask you to check your trees for invasive insects

This article is re-published as it was originally displayed on the WA…

  • Aug 25th, 2021
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Blue Heron Canoe family visits the islands

While locals and tourists may be complaining about ferry waits, the Blue…

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Larsen announces 2021 Congressional App Challenge

Annual challenge open to all secendary students who live or attend school in the Second District

  • Aug 20th, 2021
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Spread the free rides message

Submitted by IslandRides. In the past few months, IslandRides has been operating…

  • Aug 17th, 2021
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SeaDoc Society to hold virtual ‘Bottoms Up’ event Sept. 9

Submitted bySeaDoc Society. The SeaDoc Society is going virtual again for their…

  • Aug 16th, 2021
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Meet virtually with Friends of the San Juans at the county fair

Submitted by Friends of the San Juans. We are all ready for…

  • Aug 13th, 2021
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New Maker in Residence Art Show: ‘Upcycled Stardust’

Submitted by the Lopez Solid Waste Disposal District. The ReMakery (behind Lopez…

  • Aug 13th, 2021
Created by mandi with two images from the Lopez Solid Waste Disposal District website
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Got Vegetables? Grow-A-Row wants you!

Submitted by Ande Finley. Growing extra vegetables in your home garden? Grow-A-Row,…

  • Aug 12th, 2021
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Lopez Food Share gets new wheels

Submitted by the Lopez Island Family Resource Center. Earlier this year, the…

  • Aug 11th, 2021
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Lopezian Gene Helfman releases new book

Submitted by Gene Helfman. Some 30 years ago, Gene Helfman attended a…

  • Aug 10th, 2021
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Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library comes to Lopez Island

Submitted by the Lopez Island Library. The Lopez Island Library is very…

  • Aug 9th, 2021
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Healthcare career training offered by EDC and Cornerstone

Submitted by the San Juan County Economic Development Council. Those seeking to…

  • Aug 6th, 2021
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Diana Bower — In love with type

By Iris Graville, special to the Weekly. In honor of over sixty…

  • Aug 5th, 2021
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Virtual fair, real beer & wine entries

Submitted by Pete Rose, Beer & Wine Superintendent. The San Juan County…

  • Aug 3rd, 2021
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Cultivating Success™: Is a Small Farm in Your Future?

Cultivating Success ™: ¿Es una pequeña granja en su futuro?

  • Aug 3rd, 2021
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Paul Weyn with Pierce County Pumpout Vessel. (Washington Sea Grant photo)

Good News for water quality in Puget Sound

Submitted by Washington Sea Grant It will now be easier for recreational…

  • Aug 1st, 2021
Paul Weyn with Pierce County Pumpout Vessel. (Washington Sea Grant photo)
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Cottages win national innovation award

Submitted by the Lopez Community Land Trust. We are pleased to announce…

  • Jul 30th, 2021
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Upcoming fun at the fairgrounds

SJC Fairgrounds is hosting a variety of in-person activities this August leading…

  • Jul 30th, 2021
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WSU Extension, DNR offer new online classes to follow up award-winning 2020 webinars

Free classes include forest health highlights, managing noxious weeds, and creating wildlife habitat

  • Jul 28th, 2021
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Be a vendor in the San Juan County virtual fair

Submitted by San Juan County Fair Grounds The countdown to the 2021…

  • Jul 27th, 2021
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Get on board with safety during Paddle Safe Week July 18-24

Submitted by Washington State Parks The Washington State Parks Boating Program wants…

  • Jul 26th, 2021
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The Talbott Brothers.

The Talbott Brothers perform in outdoor pavilion

The Talbott Brothers perform at the Lopez Center Outdoor Pavilion on Friday,…

  • Jul 20th, 2021
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“My Musical Cow” by Jan Crossen.

Lopez author releases two children’s books

Would you like your children to experience a little taste of life…

  • Jul 17th, 2021
“My Musical Cow” by Jan Crossen.
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Don’t dump unwanted items on the roadside, bring them to TIOLI

Submitted by Lopez Solid Waste Disposal District Lopez Solid Waste Disposal District…

  • Jul 16th, 2021
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First-Ever Latinx Youth Leadership Summit on Lopez Island

Submitted by the Funhouse On Saturday, June 26, 23 youth 12-18 years…

  • Jul 14th, 2021
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