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April Community Meetings on Oil Spill Response in San Juan County

April Community Meetings on Oil Spill Response in San Juan County

Submitted by Islands Oil Spill Association The Islands’ Oil Spill Association is…

  • Apr 11th, 2019
April Community Meetings on Oil Spill Response in San Juan County
The Barn Owls to play monthly square dance

The Barn Owls to play monthly square dance

Seattle’s The Barn Owls will play the monthly square dance at the…

  • Apr 10th, 2019
The Barn Owls to play monthly square dance
Island Sinfonia to perform at Grace Episcopal

Island Sinfonia to perform at Grace Episcopal

On Sunday, April 14, Island Sinfonia will present their annual spring concert…

  • Apr 9th, 2019
Island Sinfonia to perform at Grace Episcopal
The license plate for stewardship passes state legislature

The license plate for stewardship passes state legislature

Submitted by the San Juan County Landbank The special license plate legislation…

  • Apr 8th, 2019
The license plate for stewardship passes state legislature
Procession of the Species highlights “Three Steps To An Orca”

Procession of the Species highlights “Three Steps To An Orca”

By Gretchen Wing On Saturday, April 13, at 3:30 p.m., Lopez Island’s…

  • Apr 8th, 2019
Procession of the Species highlights “Three Steps To An Orca”
Gardening season is here

Gardening season is here

Spring is here, and it’s time to put on your gloves, get…

Gardening season is here
Dump history not wasted on Lopez

Dump history not wasted on Lopez

Submitted by Lopez Solid Waste Disposal District Self-reliance is a part of…

  • Apr 4th, 2019
Dump history not wasted on Lopez
Free Training in Construction Welding this Spring

Free Training in Construction Welding this Spring

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

  • Apr 2nd, 2019
Free Training in Construction Welding this Spring
Panelists from 2018.

Orcas Lit Fest is back for second annual three-day event

For three days in early April, dozens of writers will gather together…

Panelists from 2018.
SAFE San Juans 5K

SAFE San Juans 5K

Submitted by SAFE San Juans Join SAFE San Juans on April 6…

  • Apr 2nd, 2019
SAFE San Juans 5K
The power of horse hugs

The power of horse hugs

Bonding with animals can sooth a traumatized soul. Horses, for example, have…

  • Apr 1st, 2019
The power of horse hugs
NOAA requests partnership with Fishery Management

NOAA requests partnership with Fishery Management

Citing a declining Southern resident orca population, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric…

  • Mar 30th, 2019
NOAA requests partnership with Fishery Management
Contributed photo.

Annual OPALCO meeting

Submitted by OPALCO April 13 is Orcas Power and Light Cooperative’s Annual…

  • Mar 29th, 2019
Contributed photo.

Compassion Lopez features events on gun ownership and gun safety

Submitted by Huddle Lopez Island Ever find it hard to have a…

  • Mar 29th, 2019

Lopez Magic | Poem

by Brenda Asterino Lopez magic seeps into my bones. No matter how…

  • Mar 29th, 2019

Nodding | Poem

by Brenda Asterino Hazy, pasty, darkening sky Blanketing the light of day…

  • Mar 29th, 2019
Ciscoe Morris comes to Brickworks

Ciscoe Morris comes to Brickworks

Submitted by Kathy Schwartz San Juan Island Garden Club The Northwest’s favorite…

  • Mar 29th, 2019
Ciscoe Morris comes to Brickworks

Lopez Library receives Active Learning Grant

Submitted by Lopez Island Library The Lopez Island Library is proud to…

  • Mar 29th, 2019
Contributed photo: 2018 OPALCO Delegates at the College of Idaho. Left to Right; Arlo Harold, Aida Must, Zach Fincher, Natalie Meenan, Henry Miller

Scholarships available

Submitted by OPALCO Orcas Power and Light Cooperative’s Nourdine Jensen Cooperative Youth…

  • Mar 28th, 2019
Contributed photo: 2018 OPALCO Delegates at the College of Idaho. Left to Right; Arlo Harold, Aida Must, Zach Fincher, Natalie Meenan, Henry Miller
A ballet student showcase, Saturday, March 30

A ballet student showcase, Saturday, March 30

On Saturday, March 30, you will have two chances to see a…

  • Mar 27th, 2019
A ballet student showcase, Saturday, March 30
Coast Salish Speaker Program at Lopez Center

Coast Salish Speaker Program at Lopez Center

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

  • Mar 26th, 2019
Coast Salish Speaker Program at Lopez Center
Local quilt makers exhibit in Houston and Chicago

Local quilt makers exhibit in Houston and Chicago

By Karen B. Alexander Two years ago, in April 2017, quilt teacher…

  • Mar 25th, 2019
Local quilt makers exhibit in Houston and Chicago
Magic helps reduce diabetes risk

Magic helps reduce diabetes risk

Submitted by Glenn Aufderhar Handy Andy the Magic Man, a teacher and…

  • Mar 25th, 2019
Magic helps reduce diabetes risk
Rad Lorkovic concert on Shaw and Orcas

Rad Lorkovic concert on Shaw and Orcas

For the first time ever, Radoslav Lorkovic will be performing in the…

  • Mar 22nd, 2019
Rad Lorkovic concert on Shaw and Orcas
Lopez Grange to host “Best of Fest” films

Lopez Grange to host “Best of Fest” films

Submitted by Sue DuMond Lopez Island Grange is pleased to present two…

  • Mar 20th, 2019
Lopez Grange to host “Best of Fest” films
Story Bridge returns to Lopez

Story Bridge returns to Lopez

Submitted by Rhea Miller Three internationally renowned facilitators return to Lopez for…

  • Mar 19th, 2019
Story Bridge returns to Lopez

Lopez scholarship information meeting

Submitted by Lopez Island Community Scholarship Foundation The Lopez Island Community Scholarship…

  • Mar 18th, 2019
Lopez Community Land Trust achieves Built Green 5 Star Certification

Lopez Community Land Trust achieves Built Green 5 Star Certification

Submitted by Lopez Community Land Trust Lopez Community Land Trust teamed up…

  • Mar 17th, 2019
Lopez Community Land Trust achieves Built Green 5 Star Certification
Protect What You Love: Southern Resident Orca Presentations and Community Discussions

Protect What You Love: Southern Resident Orca Presentations and Community Discussions

Submitted by Friends of the San Juans Friends of the San Juans…

  • Mar 16th, 2019
Protect What You Love: Southern Resident Orca Presentations and Community Discussions
Shark Reef Rounders events this weekend

Shark Reef Rounders events this weekend

Submitted by event organizers Hi, there music lovers! Get y’er green on…

  • Mar 15th, 2019
Shark Reef Rounders events this weekend
New director takes helm of Lopez Island Historical Society

New director takes helm of Lopez Island Historical Society

By Gretchen Wing In January of this year, Lopez Historical Society welcomed…

  • Mar 15th, 2019
New director takes helm of Lopez Island Historical Society
Local students named to dean’s list

Local students named to dean’s list

Submitted by UW News Fletcher John Moore has been named to the…

  • Mar 15th, 2019
Local students named to dean’s list
Local student named candidate in U.S. Presidential Scholars Program

Local student named candidate in U.S. Presidential Scholars Program

Submitted by Lesley Combs Katherine R. Combs, a graduating senior at Lopez…

  • Mar 11th, 2019
Local student named candidate in U.S. Presidential Scholars Program

Choices

By Colleen James I wake up Longing for your sweetness Against my…

  • Mar 11th, 2019

Lopezian attends Colorado college

Ellen Fisher, of Lopez Island, started coursework at Fort Lewis College on…

  • Mar 11th, 2019

Calling all tree-loving, bunny-hugging dirt worshipers

It’s award season here in the San Juans. The Oscars have nothing…

  • Mar 11th, 2019
Contra Dance and Waltz return to Lopez Island March 9-10

Contra Dance and Waltz return to Lopez Island March 9-10

On Saturday, March 9, at 7:30 p.m., Lopez Center will host a…

  • Mar 9th, 2019
Contra Dance and Waltz return to Lopez Island March 9-10
Animal Acupressure Demonstration at Sweet Water Farm

Animal Acupressure Demonstration at Sweet Water Farm

Submitted by Blue Island Animal Acupressure, LLC A demonstration of how animal…

  • Mar 9th, 2019
Animal Acupressure Demonstration at Sweet Water Farm
Staff photo/Heather Spaulding. Artist Nancy Spaulding.

Lovelett introduces bill for island stewardship

Submitted by Senate Democrats Sen. Liz Lovelett, D-Anacortes, introduced bills supporting stewardship…

  • Mar 4th, 2019
Staff photo/Heather Spaulding. Artist Nancy Spaulding.