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Health benefits of meditation and mindfulness practice

A questionnaire developed at the University of Rochester and reprinted in the Harvard Women’s Health Watch newsletter asks people if they recognize any of the following statements:

  • Apr 7th, 2008

Community Calender

The Friends of Woodmen Hall are accepting items for the Memorial weekend auction. If you have durable goods or services to donate please contact Connie Kyser at 468-3275 or Lynda Sellers at 468 2287.

  • Apr 7th, 2008

Lopez Public and School Libraries to participate in Rock the Drop

The Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) and www.readergirlz.com have organized Operation Teen Book Drop to celebrate Support Teen Literature Day on April 17, 2008. Teens are invited to share their favorite books by leaving them in collection boxes at either public or school libraries where others can select and read them during the month of April.

  • Apr 2nd, 2008

Community Calender

Lopez AA meetings at the Children’s Center: Monday, Big Book, 7:30 p.m.; Friday, 12x12, 7:30 p.m.; Saturday, noon. Al-Anon family group meets every Friday morning at 9:00 a.m. in the Parish Hall of Grace Episcopal Church. Women’s meeting Wednesday, 4-5 p.m. (call 468-4648 or 468-0541 for location).

  • Apr 2nd, 2008

Gathering for peace

  • Mar 28th, 2008

Birth Announcement

  • Mar 28th, 2008

Community Calender

Jonathan Byrd will perform on Friday, March 28 at 7:30 p.m. in the Lopez Island Grange Hall. $10 admission. North Carolinian and Kerrville New Folk winner Jonathan Byrd’s substantive songs are rich with imagery and textures and influences from Appalachian, country, early American balladry, modern atmospheric Mideastern, urban and old timey folk music. More info: www.radiofreelopez.com, 468-2753.

  • Mar 28th, 2008

Maxim named V.P. of Sound’s area newspapers

Sound Publishing President Manfred Tempelmayr has announced that Lori Maxim has been promoted to the position of vice president of West Sound Newspaper Operations.

  • Mar 26th, 2008

Island Museum of Art new exhibit celebrates “work”

The Island Museum of Art on San Juan Island opens its 2008 season with a group exhibition of San Juan Island Artists combining their creativity into a show entitled: WORK. The exhibition opened on March 21 and continues until April 30.

  • Mar 26th, 2008

Orcas “Town Hall” and Lopez “gameshow” focus on underage drinking

In response to the Surgeon General’s call to action, the Orcas Island Prevention Partnership (OIPP) will hold a “Town Hall on Underage Drinking” with youth and a wide range of adults in the community engaging in round-table discussions on Monday, March 31, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Orcas Senior Center. The OIPP “Town Hall” is one of thousands of similar meetings being held around the country during the months of March and April.

  • Mar 26th, 2008

Obituary – Nancy Ellen Jaeger

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  • Mar 11th, 2008

Obituary • Andy Holland

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  • Mar 4th, 2008

“Fiddler on the Roof” playing March 6-9

Come to Anatevka, a small village in pre-revolution czarist Russia in 1905. The Lopez Community Theater is staging "Fiddler on the Roof" March 6 through 9 at the Lopez Community Center.

  • Feb 26th, 2008

Obituary • Oscar W. Anderson

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  • Feb 19th, 2008

Lopez Mentor program enriches the lives of kids – and adults

The Lopez Island Family Resource Center's mentor program has been matching adults with kids for nearly a dozen years. The program currently has more children than available adults -- they are especially in need of men.

  • Feb 12th, 2008

Obituary – Wendell C. Brainerd

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  • Feb 6th, 2008

Breaking the cycle – DVSAS offers new prevention program

Family Options, a new prevention program offered by Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Services of the San Juan Islands (DVSAS), assists families, couples, children and adults whose lives are being affected by conflict.

  • Jan 29th, 2008

Save $$$ and help the environment – switch off your electronics

Our special section Project: Home, a magazine-style piece about gardening and home improvement, is available in our newspapers now – here is a sampling of what the publication has to offer.