Life

Not from but for

By Nathan Kessler-Jeffrey Previously, I wrote a bit about how it can…

  • Apr 4th, 2020

Lopez community college scholarships available

Submitted by Gretchen Wing The Lopez Island Community Scholarship Foundation is pleased…

  • Apr 1st, 2020

Amid Covid-19 | Poetry

By Brenda M. Asterino Making egg salad at kitchen sink. Slicing warm…

  • Mar 31st, 2020

EDC launches Islands Strong gift card website initiative

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

  • Mar 31st, 2020

Women celebrate 110 years of suffrage in Washington state

By the time Washington legislators ratified the 19th Amendment on March 22,…

  • Mar 29th, 2020

Creativity and art in difficult times

Submitted by the San Juan Community Theater Executive Artistic Director Nathan Kessler-Jeffrey…

  • Mar 27th, 2020
Native crabapple. (Contributed photo.)

Food security and the pandemic: eat adventurously!

Submitted by Kwiaht At this stage of the COVID-19 lockdown, the supply…

  • Mar 27th, 2020
Native crabapple. (Contributed photo.)

Ferry ticket refunds

Submitted by the Washington State Ferry Service While Washington state ferries cannot…

  • Mar 26th, 2020

Auditor offers remote services

Submitted by the San Juan County Auditors Office Staying home? Need Auditor…

  • Mar 25th, 2020

April special elections expected to be canceled

Submitted by the San Juan County Auditor’s Office The long-awaited proposal to…

  • Mar 25th, 2020

New court procedures

Submitted by San Juan County Superior and District Courts San Juan County…

  • Mar 25th, 2020

Third-graders service-learning on Lopez Hill Trails

Submitted by Brian Goff This last winter we had extraordinary rain. Standing…

  • Mar 22nd, 2020

SAFE San Juans message to the community

Submitted by SAFE San Juans Life radically changed in the last month,…

  • Mar 21st, 2020

Message from senior centers

Submitted by San Juan County Senior Centers The health and safety of…

  • Mar 20th, 2020

EDC urges commercial and residential property owners to extend extraordinary leniency to tenants

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

  • Mar 20th, 2020

Share a share

Submitted by Alaya Battalia You don’t need to be a health specialist…

  • Mar 20th, 2020

The seed of an idea

Submitted by Stephanie Cariker From the outside, the Lopez Island School cafeteria…

  • Mar 19th, 2020

How are we doing? Not what we expected

Submitted by F. Milene Henley, San Juan County Auditor This is not…

  • Mar 18th, 2020

TIOLI closed due to coronavirus

Submitted by Nikyta Palmisani Lopez Solid Waste Disposal District is committed to…

  • Mar 18th, 2020

Forever | Poetry

By Colleen James Have you ever wished In the midst of a…

  • Mar 17th, 2020

“Annual Award to Promote Youth Boating and Water Safety”

Submitted by Mike North Lopez Island Yacht Club is seeking applicants for…

  • Mar 17th, 2020

Hide and Seek

By Colleen James As I sit here watching the sun Play hide…

  • Mar 17th, 2020

Call for original artworks

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

  • Mar 17th, 2020
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                                Friends of the San Juans members in Olympia.

Leadership change at Friends of the San Juans – Executive Director Stephanie Buffum steps down

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

  • Mar 15th, 2020
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                                Friends of the San Juans members in Olympia.
More than a hundred people gather in close proximity for the annual meeting aboard Washington State Ferries each spring as is evidenced by this file photo from 2016. (file photo)

Safety first! OPALCO cancels annual member meeting – elections continue

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

  • Mar 12th, 2020
More than a hundred people gather in close proximity for the annual meeting aboard Washington State Ferries each spring as is evidenced by this file photo from 2016. (file photo)

Salish Sea Early Music Festival presents ‘An Amusement for Flute and Guitar’

The 2020 Salish Sea Early Music Festival presents “An Amusement for Flute…

  • Mar 11th, 2020

RONA concert

Submitted by Sorrel North Esteemed singer-songwriter, Timothy Hull, hails from Whidbey Island…

  • Mar 10th, 2020

San Juan County homeless count declines

Submitted by San Juan County The 2020 San Juan County “Point-In-Time” homeless…

  • Mar 10th, 2020

Stewardship plate on track with sales

In three years, $100,000 will be available for an array of local…

  • Mar 9th, 2020

Celebrating the centennial of women’s suffrage at the library

Submitted by the Lopez Island Library The year 2020 marks the 100th…

  • Mar 8th, 2020

A common-sense local perspective on coronavirus

Submitted by San Juan County Health Officer Frank James, MD; San Juan…

  • Mar 6th, 2020

Celebrating Women’s History Month, Lopez Grange shows documentary film ‘Maiden’

Submitted by Sue DuMond To celebrate Women’s History month, the Lopez Grange…

  • Mar 5th, 2020

LIFRC’s Open Source Wellness program underway

Submitted by the Lopez Island Family Resource Center Last month, the Lopez…

  • Mar 4th, 2020

Tufted Puffins at the Sea View With Joe Gaydos and Bob Friel

The final Ocean Night of the season is Wednesday, March 4 and…

  • Mar 2nd, 2020

Family concert with Joe Reilly

Submitted by the Lopez Island Library The Lopez Island Library welcomes families…

  • Mar 1st, 2020

$2,000 Climate Leadership scholarships available

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

  • Feb 26th, 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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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

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

Thoughts from Ukie, an autism service dog

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

  • Feb 25th, 2020