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Democrats, Republicans caucus Feb. 9

It was New Hampshire and Iowa earlier in the month.Soon to follow…

PIC OF THE WEEK

  • Jun 17th, 2008

Tamara Shane, a traveler, artist, and musician, releases first CD

Tamara Shane's "Traveler on the Road" features 24 tracks of her original songs on the guitar and harmonica. They are vibrant, folksy songs about global issues, the wilderness around us, and the transforming powers of travel.

  • Jun 17th, 2008

Community Events

Kucinich Support GroupJoin the Kucinich Support Group at the Lopez Library Tuesday,…

  • Jun 17th, 2008

Ellen Goodman

I have been thinking about Ann Dunham's other child, the girl child,…

Senior Profile: Nancy Lamoureux

Colleen Armstrong interviews senior Nancy Lamoureux.

  • Jun 17th, 2008

Volunteer scuba diver discovers invasive tunicate in San Juans

While diving at one of his favorite sites in the San Juan…

  • Jun 17th, 2008

Shivering Sheep Fibre Arts Festival

Creativity, community, compassion and sustainability come together in the first Shivering Sheep Fibre Arts Festival in the San Juan Islands Jan. 31 to Feb. 3.

  • Jun 17th, 2008

Community Hospital Committee and PeaceHealth begin feasibility assessment

The San Juan Community Hospital Committee and PeaceHealth, a not-for-profit healthcare system…

  • Jun 17th, 2008

Clark named Project Coordinator for Agricultural Conservation Easements Education

Tim Clark of Lopez Island will be assisting the Agricultural Resources Committee (ARC) as the Project Coordinator for its Agricultural Conservation Easements Education Campaign.

  • Jun 17th, 2008

Mr. Bwoo

  • Jun 17th, 2008

Canada by train: French Club students leave for Quebec on Feb. 15

Lopez students get the chance to experience history, geography, architecture, art, and music in 16 activity-filled days during the French Club's annual Quebec trip.

  • Jun 17th, 2008

Bringing together community in the name of good food

The first Evening Meal at Lopez School on Thursday, Jan. 31 was a night of delicious, locally grown food, friendly conversation, and enough good cheer to warm a cold winter night.

  • Jun 17th, 2008

PIC OF THE WEEK

A Canadian Goose in last week's snow.

  • Jun 17th, 2008

Artist Profile: Tracey Levine, Orcas Island

Susan Malins interviews artist Tracey Levine.

  • Jun 17th, 2008

Community Events

Lopez AA MeetingsLopez AA meetings at the Children's Center: Monday, Big Book,…

  • Jun 17th, 2008

Farmland preservation 101

Tim Clark discusses how we can preserve our farmland.

  • Jun 17th, 2008

Kid-friendly open house at the Funhouse

Residents of San Juan, Lopez and Shaw Islands are invited to an Open House at The Funhouse on Saturday, Feb. 9 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

  • Jun 17th, 2008

Mr. Bwoo

Mr. Bwoo continues his vacation in Hawaii.

  • Jun 17th, 2008

Ellen Goodman

BOSTON -- Early in the week, someone showed her the headline that…

Horoscope – Feb. 5 to Feb. 11

Solar Eclipse/New MoonThis week promises to be one of the craziest in…

American Cancer Society Offers Transportation Assistance

San Juan County Health and Community Services has received funding from the…

  • Jun 17th, 2008

King 5 News visits Lopez to interview ferry passengers

Lopez Island made the evening news last week when six cars were severely damaged by wind and waves on a Washington State Ferry.

  • Jun 17th, 2008

PIC OF THE WEEK

  • Jun 17th, 2008

Joe Reilly is back!

Joe Reilly, the young singer, songwriter and environmental educator who enchanted Lopez kids and adults last summer, returns this week for two performances.

  • Jun 17th, 2008

Vortex: a gathering place to eat local food

We can eat fresh, local, seasonal meals by buying food from Lopez…

Speak to your heart

February is a good time to remember all the ways you can…

Community Events

Save gas and money"Car-less Travel off the Rock: How to save Gas,…

  • Jun 17th, 2008

Caucus results: Obama and McCain dominate county votes

Democratic and Republican party faithful caucused on Saturday, Feb. 9.The Democrats of…

  • Jun 17th, 2008

Home on the Grange ranges on

Sue DuMond's blossoming "Home on the Grange" series started last March. Since that time, she has held eight shows at the Lopez Island Grange Hall, offering everything from a string band to folk songs to rock and blues.

  • Jun 17th, 2008

New class offers tips on living a less pressured life

The Lopez Island Family Resource Center is offering a four-week class for adults and teens outlining day-to-day management skills to help cope with stress. "Easing the Burden of Daily Stress" runs four consecutive Mondays from 4-5:30 p.m. in the Lopez High School, starting Feb. 25. The course is free of charge.

  • Jun 17th, 2008

Grab your paintbrush and pastels! Submissions open for 2008 Lopez Farmers’ Market Poster Contest

The farmers' market is holding its second annual poster contest, open to all Lopez residents as well as 2007 farmers' market members, which will include some off-island folks.

  • Jun 17th, 2008

Fisherman Bay Road tree controversy

The San Juan County Public Works Department will hold an informational open house about the proposed Fisherman Bay Road improvement project that spans from Military Rd. to Hummel Lake Rd. in the basement of the Lopez Fire Hall on Thursday, Feb. 21 from 1:30 to 5 p.m.

  • Jun 17th, 2008

Community Events

Technology Lab at LIFRCThe technology lab at the Lopez Island Family Resource…

  • Jun 17th, 2008

BLM releases improvement plans for Watmough trailhead

The BLM is preparing to make improvements to the facilities and parking area at the Watmough Bay Trailhead, and is seeking public comment on the Environmental Assessment, (EA) of the proposed plans. The project area is on the southwest side of Lopez Island.

  • Jun 17th, 2008

County accepts donation of Lopez Village Park

Thanks to a transfer by donation from the Lopez Village Association, San Juan County Parks is now the legal owner of 1.35-acre Lopez Village Park, preserving the land as a park in perpetuity. The park is situated near the Market in the heart of Lopez Village, and provides open green space for day use with picnic tables, restrooms, and coin-operated showers. The property is valued at $262,000.

  • Jun 17th, 2008

PIC OF THE WEEK

  • Jun 17th, 2008

Ellen Goodman

I am sitting at the breakfast table taking my medicine. This drug…

BookBeat

Ruthie Thompson-Klein reviews the book "Plenty."

  • Jun 17th, 2008

News from Lopez Library

Non-profits and grant seekers rejoice! The Lopez Island Library now has a…