Dinosaur bones found on Sucia Island

Caption: Dr. Christian Sidor, Burke Museum curator of vertebrate paleontology, and Brandon Peecook, University of Washington graduate student, show the size and placement of the fossil fragment compared to the cast of a Daspletosaurusfemur.  - Photo Courtesy of the Burke Museum
  • May 21, 2015 at 7:00PM

Burke Museum paleontologists have published a description of the first dinosaur fossil from Washington state. The fossil was collected by a Burke Museum research team along the shores of Sucia Island State Park in the San Juan Islands.

Local Memorial Day events

  • May 21, 2015 at 7:00AM updated at 9:55AM

On Monday, May 25, the American Legion Post 93 Color Guard will be paying tribute to past veterans at Woodlawn Cemetery at 11 a.m. The public is encouraged to attend.


Let’s get money out of politics | Letter

  • May 21, 2015 at 9:00AM

Are you tired of billionaires and corporations running/ruining our country, buying candidates and political outcomes? The only solution is to get money out of politics by passing a constitutional amendment that says that money is not speech and that corporations are not people.

Third, fourth graders enjoying ukuleles

  • May 21, 2015 at 7:00AM

Thanks to the generosity of the Orcas Island community, all 60-plus students in the third and fourth grades at Orcas Elementary School now have ukuleles to play and enhance their musical skills.

Fur and Feathers dinner

  • May 21, 2015 at 7:00AM

This Wednesday, May 20 from 5:30 – 7 p.m. at the senior center, Orcas Island 4H Fur and Feathers is hosting another great senior dinner.

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