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2019 Novel Coronavirus Declared a Public Health Emergency

The World Health Organization declared a global emergency on Thursday, and on…

  • Feb 11th, 2020

Calling all tree-loving, bunny-hugging, dirt worshipers!

Submitted by Stewardship Network of the San Juans Don’t forget — it’s…

  • Feb 11th, 2020
Che Apalache to perform at Lopez Center

Che Apalache to perform at Lopez Center

Submitted by Lopez Center for Community and the Arts Che Apalache is…

  • Feb 11th, 2020
Che Apalache to perform at Lopez Center

Take me there | Poetry

by Colleen James Please take me to the lake Where you learned…

  • Feb 11th, 2020

Trees | Poetry

by Colleen James I wonder if trees Ever have the urge to…

  • Feb 11th, 2020

Westervelt named to Cornell College dean’s list

Cornell College named 254 students to its Dean’s List for the fall…

  • Feb 11th, 2020
Steve Horn’s photography studio in Lopez Village is closing

Steve Horn’s photography studio in Lopez Village is closing

Steve Horn, a long-time resident of Lopez Island and a full-time professional…

  • Feb 10th, 2020
Steve Horn’s photography studio in Lopez Village is closing
Free boating safety course

Free boating safety course

Submitted by Chuck Dalldorf The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary San Juan Islands…

  • Feb 10th, 2020
Free boating safety course
Contributed photo                                Liz Smith at work.

Writer-In-Residence

Submitted by Iris Graville The table tent has been passed. Liz Smith…

  • Feb 9th, 2020
Contributed photo                                Liz Smith at work.
Annual Lopez farmers market poster contest

Annual Lopez farmers market poster contest

Submitted by Jules Mcleland Now is the time to get your creative…

  • Feb 6th, 2020
Annual Lopez farmers market poster contest
Vacation rental working group invites Lopez to timely dialogue

Vacation rental working group invites Lopez to timely dialogue

Submitted by Toby Cooper The Vacation Rental Working Group will hold a…

  • Feb 6th, 2020
Vacation rental working group invites Lopez to timely dialogue
Entertainers needed for San Juan County Fair

Entertainers needed for San Juan County Fair

Submitted by the San Juan County Fair Planning is underway for the…

  • Feb 4th, 2020
Entertainers needed for San Juan County Fair

Geyman announces new book: “Long-Term Care in America: The Crisis All of Us Will Face in Our Lifetimes.”

Submitted by Emily and John Geyman A long-time writer about U.S. health…

  • Feb 4th, 2020
Funding for studying harmful algal blooms

Funding for studying harmful algal blooms

Submitted by John Burkhardt University of Washington Tacoma Alexandrium catenella is a…

  • Feb 3rd, 2020
Funding for studying harmful algal blooms
Warmth in the Heart of Winter

Warmth in the Heart of Winter

Submitted by Susie Teague Imagine yourself walking into the community center after…

  • Feb 2nd, 2020
Warmth in the Heart of Winter
EDC offers business management and leadership with Skagit Valley College

EDC offers business management and leadership with Skagit Valley College

Submitted by the San Juan County Economic Development Council Higher-wage employment can…

  • Feb 1st, 2020
EDC offers business management and leadership with Skagit Valley College
Junior SeaDoctors Night and Free Dinner at Camp Orkila on Feb. 5

Junior SeaDoctors Night and Free Dinner at Camp Orkila on Feb. 5

On Wednesday, Feb. 5, the SeaDoc Society and Camp Orkila will serve…

  • Jan 31st, 2020
Junior SeaDoctors Night and Free Dinner at Camp Orkila on Feb. 5
Support local agricultural with a delicious winter meal and live music at Oddfellows

Support local agricultural with a delicious winter meal and live music at Oddfellows

Submitted by Rhys Hansen Those who love local food (and farmers) are…

  • Jan 31st, 2020
Support local agricultural with a delicious winter meal and live music at Oddfellows
Lopez Grange shows documentary film on Ram Dass

Lopez Grange shows documentary film on Ram Dass

Submitted by Sue DuMond The 2019 documentary “Becoming Nobody” represents the core…

  • Jan 29th, 2020
Lopez Grange shows documentary film on Ram Dass
EDC presents Creative Careers Forum

EDC presents Creative Careers Forum

Submitted by the San Juan County economic development council The San Juan…

  • Jan 28th, 2020
EDC presents Creative Careers Forum
Islanders learning trade skills to last a lifetime | EDC wraps another successful year of courses

Islanders learning trade skills to last a lifetime | EDC wraps another successful year of courses

A local organization has been quietly working to diversify the economy of…

  • Jan 27th, 2020
Islanders learning trade skills to last a lifetime | EDC wraps another successful year of courses
Spotlight on Lopezians: Mary Richie

Spotlight on Lopezians: Mary Richie

To hear Mary Ritchie’s stories is to take a guided tour of…

  • Jan 26th, 2020
Spotlight on Lopezians: Mary Richie
Sharing islander opinions about world topics

Sharing islander opinions about world topics

A nationally renowned program is coming to the San Juan Island Library…

Sharing islander opinions about world topics
New Year Baby

New Year Baby

Christian Carter and Leah Swearingen welcomed Eli Cautious Carter into the world…

  • Jan 23rd, 2020
New Year Baby

Wilderness First Responder Training

Submitted by San Juan Island EMS San Juan Island Emergency Medical Services…

  • Jan 23rd, 2020
Lopez Island boys bringing italian food and cocktails to Bellingham

Lopez Island boys bringing italian food and cocktails to Bellingham

Submitted by Jonathan Sutton Former Lopezian Jonathan Sutton, Executive Chef/Owner, will be…

  • Jan 22nd, 2020
Lopez Island boys bringing italian food and cocktails to Bellingham
Author talk and table-top role playing at the Lopez Library

Author talk and table-top role playing at the Lopez Library

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

  • Jan 21st, 2020
Author talk and table-top role playing at the Lopez Library
Local singer songwriter Emree Franklin

Local singer songwriter Emree Franklin

As the daughter of falconers, island singer-songwriter Rianna “Emree” Franklin based her…

  • Jan 21st, 2020
Local singer songwriter Emree Franklin

Request for salmon recovery project proposals

Submitted by The San Juan County Lead Entity for Salmon Recovery The…

  • Jan 21st, 2020

Northwest Marine Trade Association awards

Submitted by the Northwest Marine Trade Association The Northwest Marine Trade Association’s…

  • Jan 21st, 2020

Annual homeless count is Jan. 23

San Juan County’s 2020 Point in Time Homeless Count will be conducted…

  • Jan 21st, 2020

ARC to host farmer and rancher listening session

Submitted by The Agricultural Resource Committee The Agricultural Resource Committee of San…

  • Jan 21st, 2020
Salish Sea Early Music Festival’s 10th year begins Jan. 20

Salish Sea Early Music Festival’s 10th year begins Jan. 20

Submitted by the Salish Sea Early Music Festival The 2020 Salish Sea…

  • Jan 20th, 2020
Salish Sea Early Music Festival’s 10th year begins Jan. 20
Learner Limbach. (Contributed photo.)

Learner Limbach announces campaign

Submitted by Learner Limbach I’m running to serve as your next representative…

  • Jan 19th, 2020
Learner Limbach. (Contributed photo.)
‘Dog-Whistles and Cat-Calls: The Modern Signs, Symbols, and Signals of Hate’ presentation

‘Dog-Whistles and Cat-Calls: The Modern Signs, Symbols, and Signals of Hate’ presentation

Submitted by The Lopez Island Library The Lopez Island Library invites you…

  • Jan 17th, 2020
‘Dog-Whistles and Cat-Calls: The Modern Signs, Symbols, and Signals of Hate’ presentation
New Parent Film Series shows ‘Screenagers’

New Parent Film Series shows ‘Screenagers’

Submitted by Lopez Island Prevention Coalition The Lopez Island Prevention Coalition and…

  • Jan 15th, 2020
New Parent Film Series shows ‘Screenagers’
Climate change and the future of salmon

Climate change and the future of salmon

Submitted by Kwiaht A salmon barbecue, Holly B’s pastries, Lopez Island Vineyard…

  • Jan 13th, 2020
Climate change and the future of salmon
FairVote to host three island meetings about ranked-choice voting

FairVote to host three island meetings about ranked-choice voting

Submitted by FairVote Washington FairVote Washington would like to invite folks to…

  • Jan 9th, 2020
FairVote to host three island meetings about ranked-choice voting
Sway Wild returns to Lopez Center this saturday

Sway Wild returns to Lopez Center this saturday

Submitted by Lopez Center for Community and the Arts Internationally acclaimed songwriters…

  • Jan 8th, 2020
Sway Wild returns to Lopez Center this saturday

Flu activity increasing in our region

Submitted by San Juan County Flu activity and hospital visits for flu-like…

  • Jan 7th, 2020