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In this age of technology and automated services, the art of working and creating with your hands is often overlooked.
It’s been much ado about rehearsals with the Community Shakespeare Company (CSC) of Lopez.
Lopez School students are doing their part to help fight world hunger.
Orcas Islanders Matt Nelson and Djuna Mascall, along with their friend Mathew Wendell from Seattle, spent their spring raising money and awareness for the protection of one of their favorite places: the Kenai Peninsula in Alaska.
Editor’s note: This is the first in a series about radio programs streaming from KLOI 102.9 FM on Lopez. The radio has been broadcasting both local and national programs since April 2008. Their goal is to feature locally produced shows exclusively.
The San Juan County Fair will host two giant Flea Market and Craft Fairs, Saturday, Nov. 15 and Saturday, Dec. 13.
Skagit Valley College (SVC) is hosting an Information Session for Prospective Nursing Students with faculty and advisors from the SVC Nursing Program on Wednesday, Nov. 12 at the San Juan Center in Friday Harbor.
Early sunsets are upon us, so now it’s time to come play indoors at the fair building in Friday Harbor.
The San Juan County Council has appointed Johannes Krieger and Andy Holman to the San Juan County Marine Resources Committee, a citizens’ committee that supports research, promotes stewardship of marine resources and advises the County Council on Marine Resource issues.
The Evening Meals at School just keep getting better.
On Tuesday, Oct. 21, San Juan County Administrator Pete Rose submitted a $13.3 million dollar budget proposal to the council that includes cuts in every county department and reduces or eliminates some highly visible government services.
The Lopez Island Family Resource Center is looking for a lost challenge kit. It was last seen at Lopez School in September of 2006.
On Tuesday, Oct. 21 winners of the Fire Prevention Week poster contest were honored by the Lopez Fire Department.
The San Juan Island Chamber of Commerce Christmas Committee is busy with plans for the 2008 Island Lights Fest Christmas Decorating Contest in the town of Friday Harbor.
The Lopez Lions annual calendar is now available to pick up. The Lions will be at Lopez Village Market on Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 1 and 2. You can pick up your calendar anytime after that at Paper Scissors on the Rock.
The San Juan County Elections department reported on Oct. 23 that when the election ballots were sent out two weeks ago, a handful of Lopez residents’ ballots were printed twice and mailed out. The San Juan County Elections Department caught the mistake, called each person who was affected, and instructed him/her to throw away the voided ballot and use the correct one.
Community members of all political beliefs are invited to view the election results on a big screen TV at Lopez Center on Tuesday, Nov. 4, starting at 7 p.m.
The San Juan County Elections department reported on Oct. 23 that when the election ballots were sent out two weeks ago, a handful of Lopez residents' ballots were printed twice and mailed out. The San Juan County Elections Department caught the mistake, called each person who was affected, and instructed him/her to throw away the voided ballot and use the correct one.
Dr. Russell Van Gelder, chair of the University of Washington Department of Ophthalmology, will be visiting the San Juan Islands on Monday, Oct. 27 to talk about “Why People Lose Their Sight and What We Can Do About It.”
Three years ago, the Lopez Union Cemetery Association, led by the late Dr. George Dengler, re-evaluated its grounds and burial plots. With a slim number of plots left and buildings in need of major maintenance, the board knew it would be a huge undertaking.
The fall coat drive for homeless teens in Seattle was a smashing success!
On Friday, Nov. 14, 9th and 10th grade youth from four local counties will unite to learn how to influence tobacco, alcohol, and drug prevention in their communities. The seventh annual Untold Youth Summit will be held at Swinomish Tribal Youth Center in La Conner, Washington from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
This Friday, Oct. 24, Woodmen Hall will once again be filled with families gathered together to carve their Halloween pumpkins.
We had an amazing year with the Lopez Island Conservation Corps (LICC).
Lopez Community Land Trust’s annual Harvest Dinner has become an island tradition of breaking bread with neighbors on a brisk fall evening.
It was just six months ago that the U.S. Border Patrol's second-highest…
Mention the name Cecelia Richmond at Lopez Island Medical Clinic, and her co-workers will use such adjectives as “energetic,” “upbeat,” and “caring.”
When Lopezians Pat Torpie and Nancy Bingham built their second home in…
“The wilderness seacoast is the overlooked slice of the wild.”
The last Presidential debate is on Wednesday, Oct. 15 at 6 p.m. and will be streamed live at Lopez Center.
Leadership San Juan Islands (LSJI) will hold three open houses in October to recruit current and aspiring leaders for the Class of 2009. LSJI seeks candidates from all sectors of the community, from businesses and non-profits, to education and government.
The Fall 2008 edition of SHARK REEF (www.sharkreef.org) is leaner than some past issues but it’s meaty and provocative. You’ll find fiction from Jill McCabe Johnson and Clark Gilbert, Lorna Reese’s memoir on how she came to the islands, and poems from Julia Klimek, Lin McNulty and Lewis Spaulding.
Area teens will be reading for the fun of it as the Lopez Island Library celebrates the 11th annual Teen Read Week™, October 12–18.
Challenges for parents change and evolve with the times, and today, one of the biggest hurdles for parents to overcome is how media and technology affects their child’s life.
Fall is in the air, the pumpkin is on the vine and it’s once again time for The Friends of Woodmen Hall Fall Festival.