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Share a share

Share a share

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

  • Mar 20th, 2020
Share a share
The seed of an idea

The seed of an idea

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

  • Mar 19th, 2020
The seed of an idea

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

TIOLI closed due to coronavirus

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

  • Mar 18th, 2020
TIOLI closed due to coronavirus

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
Contributed photo                                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
Contributed photo                                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’

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

RONA concert

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

  • Mar 10th, 2020
RONA concert

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

Stewardship plate on track with sales

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

  • Mar 9th, 2020
Stewardship plate on track with sales
Celebrating the centennial of women’s suffrage at the library

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
Celebrating the centennial of women’s suffrage at the library
A common-sense local perspective on coronavirus

A common-sense local perspective on coronavirus

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

  • Mar 6th, 2020
A common-sense local perspective on coronavirus
Celebrating Women’s History Month, Lopez Grange shows documentary film ‘Maiden’

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
Celebrating Women’s History Month, Lopez Grange shows documentary film ‘Maiden’
LIFRC’s Open Source Wellness program underway

LIFRC’s Open Source Wellness program underway

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

  • Mar 4th, 2020
LIFRC’s Open Source Wellness program underway
Tufted Puffins at the Sea View With Joe Gaydos and Bob Friel

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
Tufted Puffins at the Sea View With Joe Gaydos and Bob Friel
Family concert with Joe Reilly

Family concert with Joe Reilly

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

  • Mar 1st, 2020
Family concert with Joe Reilly
$2,000 Climate Leadership scholarships available

$2,000 Climate Leadership scholarships available

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

  • Feb 26th, 2020
$2,000 Climate Leadership scholarships available
Contributed photo.

College Scholarships up to $2,100

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

  • Feb 26th, 2020
Contributed photo.
Parent Film Series presents, ‘Resilience: The biology of stress and the science of hope’

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

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

Thoughts from Ukie, an autism service dog

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

  • Feb 25th, 2020
Thoughts from Ukie, an autism service dog
A deep dive into the San Juan Islands urchin fishery

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
A deep dive into the San Juan Islands urchin fishery
Spotlight on Lopezians | Ron Norman

Spotlight on Lopezians | Ron Norman

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

  • Feb 23rd, 2020
Spotlight on Lopezians | Ron Norman
Looking for MAC nominations

Looking for MAC nominations

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

  • Feb 21st, 2020
Looking for MAC nominations
Census worker information meetings

Census worker information meetings

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

  • Feb 20th, 2020
Census worker information meetings

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

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

  • Feb 20th, 2020
Strengthening families through the Family Resource Center

Strengthening families through the Family Resource Center

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

  • Feb 20th, 2020
Strengthening families through the Family Resource Center
Lopez Grange shows documentary film on revolutionary garden designer

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
Lopez Grange shows documentary film on revolutionary garden designer

Presidential Primary Vote counting equipment testing

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

  • Feb 19th, 2020

Plumbing basics

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

  • 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

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

  • Feb 18th, 2020
Movie nights, no-rules book club, QiGong classes | Upcoming events at the library
Long-Time Conservation Director Stepping Down

Long-Time Conservation Director Stepping Down

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

  • Feb 18th, 2020
Long-Time Conservation Director Stepping Down
Contributed photo.

Native plant sale

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

  • Feb 17th, 2020
Contributed photo.
Contributed photos                                 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
Contributed photos                                 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

Deep Adaptation meeting

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

  • Feb 13th, 2020
Deep Adaptation meeting