Life

Josh Kramer wins two awards at the fair

Josh Kramer wins two awards at the fair

Lopezian Josh Kramer, 15, celebrated his fourth year in 4H this fair,…

  • Aug 27th, 2019
Josh Kramer wins two awards at the fair
New apartments open house

New apartments open house

Submitted by Lopez Community Land Trust In 2016, Ms. Pamela McCabe said,…

  • Aug 27th, 2019
New apartments open house
Ruth Van Doren wins best in class

Ruth Van Doren wins best in class

Submitted by Laura Evans Lopez fiber artist Ruth Van Doren received 2…

  • Aug 27th, 2019
Ruth Van Doren wins best in class
Contributed photo/San Juan Island Yacht Club. Shaw Classic racers

Results of the 49th Shaw Island Classic Race

Submitted by the San Juan Island Yacht Club The currents were strong,…

  • Aug 23rd, 2019
Contributed photo/San Juan Island Yacht Club. Shaw Classic racers
An ecosystem out of balance

An ecosystem out of balance

The massive gray back of the humpback glistened under the afternoon sun…

  • Aug 20th, 2019
An ecosystem out of balance
Lopez Back to School Drive

Lopez Back to School Drive

Submitted by Lopez Island Family Resource Center The Lopez Back to School…

  • Aug 20th, 2019
Lopez Back to School Drive

Waffles and Bat Detecting at the Lopez Library

Submitted by the Lopez Island Library The Lopez Library and Kwiaht will…

  • Aug 20th, 2019
Heather Harrison, New Executive Director of The Hamlet Cottages

Heather Harrison, New Executive Director of The Hamlet Cottages

Heather Harrison has been named executive director for the Hamlet Cottages beginning…

  • Aug 19th, 2019
Heather Harrison, New Executive Director of The Hamlet Cottages
Celebrating art on Lopez

Celebrating art on Lopez

Submitted by Pat Torpie On Aug. 31 and Sept. 1, thirty-five Lopez…

  • Aug 19th, 2019
Celebrating art on Lopez

Award to promote youth boating winner announced

Submitted by Lopez Island Yacht Club Lopez Island Yacht Club is pleased…

  • Aug 19th, 2019

Her Hair | Poetry

By Colleen James She would cut it Bleach it Dye it Perm…

  • Aug 19th, 2019
Lopez Island Library levy increase ballot measure

Lopez Island Library levy increase ballot measure

Submitted by Barbara Orcutt, Chair, Friends of the Lopez Island Library The…

  • Aug 19th, 2019
Lopez Island Library levy increase ballot measure
Coast Salish Speaker presentation

Coast Salish Speaker presentation

Submitted by the Lopez Island Library The Lopez Island Library and the…

  • Aug 18th, 2019
Coast Salish Speaker presentation

Become a Hospice & Home Support volunteer

Submitted by Lynne Keeley, Lopez Island Hospice & Home Support Because of…

  • Aug 14th, 2019
Fair foods and furry friends don’t mix

Fair foods and furry friends don’t mix

Submitted by San Juan County Fair The San Juan County Fair is…

  • Aug 14th, 2019
Fair foods and furry friends don’t mix
The intellect of the blackfish

The intellect of the blackfish

Dolphins and whales are highly intelligent beings. Lori Marino believes they don’t…

The intellect of the blackfish
Quite the sight as Elwha sails into Seattle’s Lake Union

Quite the sight as Elwha sails into Seattle’s Lake Union

Submitted by Washington State Ferries Ferry fans lined Seattle’s Lake Washington Ship…

  • Aug 12th, 2019
Quite the sight as Elwha sails into Seattle’s Lake Union
Jacky

Dogs rescued from Asia in need of forever homes

For Tracy Harachi, a desire to help elephants in Asia led to…

Jacky
Spotlight on: Kate Hanna

Spotlight on: Kate Hanna

“I got to Lopez because my husband picked up the wrong newspaper,”…

  • Aug 9th, 2019
Spotlight on: Kate Hanna
4th annual Rhythm and Waves Music Festival

4th annual Rhythm and Waves Music Festival

Submitted by The Lopez Center Get ready to dance and sing along…

  • Aug 8th, 2019
4th annual Rhythm and Waves Music Festival
Rick Hoffman hired as Airport Manager

Rick Hoffman hired as Airport Manager

The Lopez Port Authority has hired Rick Hoffman as it’s Airport Manager.…

  • Aug 8th, 2019
Rick Hoffman hired as Airport Manager
Affordable rental housing project coming to Lopez Village

Affordable rental housing project coming to Lopez Village

Submitted by Housing Lopez A new affordable rental housing project is coming…

  • Aug 7th, 2019
Affordable rental housing project coming to Lopez Village

Author talk about life without children

Submitted by the Lopez Island Library The Lopez Island Library welcomes Portland,…

  • Aug 6th, 2019
Concourse d’ Elegance

Concourse d’ Elegance

Submitted by Helen Cosgrove This year’s Concourse d’ Elegance is dedicated to…

  • Aug 6th, 2019
Concourse d’ Elegance

Lopezians selected for Heritage Arts Apprenticeship Program

Submitted by Hannah Schwendeman Lopez Island residents Carol Noyes and Gabe Strand…

  • Aug 6th, 2019

San Juan County Fair Food Preservation announces Ace Award

Submitted by San Juan County Parks & Fair It’s almost time for…

  • Aug 6th, 2019
Community picnic at The Lopez Historical Museum

Community picnic at The Lopez Historical Museum

Submitted by Lopez Historical Museum Come one, come all! If you’re like…

  • Aug 5th, 2019
Community picnic at The Lopez Historical Museum
Whale sanctuary project reveals two possible locations

Whale sanctuary project reveals two possible locations

In an effort to garner community input regarding a proposed whale sanctuary,…

  • Aug 5th, 2019
Whale sanctuary project reveals two possible locations
Kevin Taylor sentenced to 20 years

Kevin Taylor sentenced to 20 years

WARNING: The following story contains graphic details. Kevin Patrick Taylor, a 56-year-old…

  • Aug 1st, 2019
Kevin Taylor sentenced to 20 years
Colleen James releases first book of poetry

Colleen James releases first book of poetry

Sculptor, pencil artist, jeweler and gallery owner Colleen James has added another…

  • Jul 31st, 2019
Colleen James releases first book of poetry

The 60s | Poetry

by Colleen James I have such fond memories of the past Flower…

  • Jul 30th, 2019

San Juan Country Fair entertainment is lined up

Submitted by the San Juan County Fair The San Juan County Fair…

  • Jul 30th, 2019
A musical ferry trip

A musical ferry trip

The Island Chordsmen Plus mixed-gender barbershop chorus from San Juan Island is…

  • Jul 29th, 2019
A musical ferry trip
The Miró Quartet, from left to right: William Fedkenheuer, John Largess, Daniel Ching and Joshua Gindele. (Contributed photo)

Orcas Island Chamber Music Festival returns to Lopez

Submitted by Orcas Island Chamber Music Festival The 22nd season of the…

  • Jul 28th, 2019
The Miró Quartet, from left to right: William Fedkenheuer, John Largess, Daniel Ching and Joshua Gindele. (Contributed photo)

Call for original artworks at the Lopez Library

Submitted by the Lopez Island Library The Lopez Island Library is excited…

  • Jul 26th, 2019
Contributed photo. Ross and Rebecca MacDonald.

Surprise 4th of July wedding

Fireworks lit up the sky as Lopez islanders Ross and Rebecca MacDonald…

  • Jul 26th, 2019
Contributed photo. Ross and Rebecca MacDonald.
Local youth achievements

Local youth achievements

Submitted by Lopez Island Prevention Coalition Over the past 10 years, three…

  • Jul 24th, 2019
Local youth achievements

Salish Sea Orca Sanctuary Project kicks off public meetings

Starting July 16, the Whale Sanctuary Project will kick off a series…

  • Jul 24th, 2019
Volunteer to be a fair supervisor

Volunteer to be a fair supervisor

Submitted by the San Juan County Fair Do you have a passion…

  • Jul 24th, 2019
Volunteer to be a fair supervisor

Enter your hay in the fair

Hay, hay, hay — new for this year at the San Juan…

  • Jul 24th, 2019