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Chefs Kim Bast (l) and Jean Perry (r) are helping with the first Dinner at Lopez School.

Community dinners to showcase local food and provide affordable meals

In a collaborative effort between the farm-to-school program and Lopez community members, a series of monthly community dinners are being planned, featuring locally grown produce and meat.

  • Jun 17th, 2008
Chefs Kim Bast (l) and Jean Perry (r) are helping with the first Dinner at Lopez School.

Stalking: it’s a reality, even in the San Juans

Stalking. The word conjures visions of a big city's darkened streets. A…

Island Sinfonia to perform concert on Lopez

The Island Sinfonia, along with conductor Jack Lynch, will present its annual winter concert on Lopez at Grace Episcopal Church on Saturday, Jan. 26, at 3 p.m.

  • Jun 17th, 2008

Ellen Goodman

BOSTON -- Maybe I forgot to get my vaccination against the false-hope…

BookBeat

Colleen Smith Armstrong reviews the novel "Before I die."

  • Jun 17th, 2008

News from Lopez Library

Lopez Library director Lou Pray gives the latest update from Lopez Library.

Literary Moments

Lopez• Literary Salon at the Lopez Library on the third Tuesday of…

  • Jun 17th, 2008

Community Events

Chess night at Lopez LibraryChess players; come to the Lopez Library community…

  • Jun 17th, 2008
Mr. Bwoo

Mr. Bwoo

  • Jun 17th, 2008
Mr. Bwoo
Pic of the week

PIC OF THE WEEK

  • Jun 17th, 2008
Pic of the week

Democrats, Republicans caucus Feb. 9

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

An eagle defending its catch – a cormorant – against another eagle.

PIC OF THE WEEK

  • Jun 17th, 2008
An eagle defending its catch – a cormorant – against another eagle.
Tamara Shane

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
Tamara Shane

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,…

Nancy had this photo taken for her daughter Robin’s 25th wedding anniversary. She is wearing the same dress she wore to the wedding.

Senior Profile: Nancy Lamoureux

Colleen Armstrong interviews senior Nancy Lamoureux.

  • Jun 17th, 2008
Nancy had this photo taken for her daughter Robin’s 25th wedding anniversary. She is wearing the same dress she wore to the wedding.
Nick Brown

Volunteer scuba diver discovers invasive tunicate in San Juans

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

  • Jun 17th, 2008
Nick Brown

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

Mr. Bwoo

  • Jun 17th, 2008
Mr. Bwoo
The 2005 group in front of Place d’Youville in Quebec.

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
The 2005 group in front of Place d’Youville in Quebec.
Lopezians enjoying their meal at the first Evening Meal at Lopez School.

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
Lopezians enjoying their meal at the first Evening Meal at Lopez School.
Pic of the week

PIC OF THE WEEK

A Canadian Goose in last week's snow.

  • Jun 17th, 2008
Pic of the week
Top and bottom: Several of Tracey's art pieces. Bottom right: Tracey Levine

Artist Profile: Tracey Levine, Orcas Island

Susan Malins interviews artist Tracey Levine.

  • Jun 17th, 2008
Top and bottom: Several of Tracey's art pieces. Bottom right: Tracey Levine

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

Mr. Bwoo continues his vacation in Hawaii.

  • Jun 17th, 2008
Mr. Bwoo

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
The King 5 News helicopter landed on the Lopez High School football field last week.

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
The King 5 News helicopter landed on the Lopez High School football field last week.
Great Blue Heron

PIC OF THE WEEK

  • Jun 17th, 2008
Great Blue Heron
Joe Reilly

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
Joe Reilly
The Vortex sign welcomes diners to the Lopez Village Juice Bar and Cafe.

Vortex: a gathering place to eat local food

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

The Vortex sign welcomes diners to the Lopez Village Juice Bar and Cafe.

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
(L-R) Guitarist John Miller

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
(L-R) Guitarist John Miller