<p>Contributed photo</p><p>Orcas Fire crews working to put out the fire.</p> -

Orcas Fire responds to major house fire

  • Nov 23, 2015 at 12:01PM

Orcas Island Fire and Rescue responded to a report of a structure fire on Apple Tree Lane on Sunday, Nov. 22.

Orcas Fire putting out second house fire in two days

  • Nov 23, 2015 at 12:00AM updated Nov 24, 2015 at 4:14PM

Orcas Island Fire and Rescue responded to a report of a second structure fire at 1323 block of Raccoon Point Road around 3 p.m. on Nov. 22. Orcas Island Fire and Rescue will provide more information as it becomes available; however, both this fire and last night's fire do not appear to be related.

Orcas Choral Society concert will celebrate our longest nights

  • Nov 21, 2015 at 12:00AM updated Nov 23, 2015 at 12:17PM

Contentment. Companionship. A good book by a crackling fire. Longing. Love. Prayer.

Community feedback finalizes library design

  • Nov 22, 2015 at 12:00AM updated Nov 23, 2015 at 12:15PM


Churches come together to offer shelter on cold nights

  • Nov 23, 2015 at 12:03PM

The churches on Orcas Island have joined forces to provide an overnight severe weather shelter located in the basement fellowship hall at Orcas Island Community Church, with Benson Hall at Emmanuel Episcopal Church as a back-up. The shelter will be staffed by volunteers from the various congregations and other members of the community. It's first time being open is this week: Tuesday, Nov. 24 and Wednesday, Nov. 25.

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